The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 29 27 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 60 29 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 7.58% 5.11% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.94% 5.32% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 54 28 16
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
756 545 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 95.45% 96.12% 99.26%
Number of salaries quoted 682 465 494
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Somerset region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Somerset

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Somerset

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -15 18 £32,500 -14.47% 4
Bridgwater +1 11 £45,000 +38.46%
Street -8 9 £45,000 -43.75% 1
Taunton - 9 £32,500 -
Yeovil - 6 £27,000 - 3
Glastonbury - 3 £45,000 -
Shepton Mallet - 3 £45,000 -
Somerton - 3 £45,000 -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 109 (99.09%) Software Engineering
2 59 (53.64%) Java
3 45 (40.91%) Degree
3 45 (40.91%) Computer Science
4 43 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (37.27%) C#
6 38 (34.55%) C++
7 32 (29.09%) HTML
8 30 (27.27%) Scrum
8 30 (27.27%) Mathematics
9 29 (26.36%) hybris
9 29 (26.36%) Windows
9 29 (26.36%) C
10 27 (24.55%) Retail
11 25 (22.73%) JavaScript
11 25 (22.73%) .NET
12 24 (21.82%) E-Commerce
12 24 (21.82%) JIRA
13 23 (20.91%) OO
14 20 (18.18%) CAD
15 19 (17.27%) Spring
16 18 (16.36%) Software Testing
16 18 (16.36%) Manufacturing
17 15 (13.64%) OOD
17 15 (13.64%) HTML5
18 14 (12.73%) OOP
18 14 (12.73%) SQL
19 13 (11.82%) Telecoms
19 13 (11.82%) TDD
19 13 (11.82%) Security Cleared

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.45%) HTTP
1 6 (5.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.09%) MySQL
2 7 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.36%) Hadoop
2 7 (6.36%) Apache Hive
2 7 (6.36%) Big Data
3 5 (4.55%) Redis
4 2 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 24 (21.82%) JIRA
2 12 (10.91%) JUnit
3 11 (10.00%) Selenium
4 10 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (7.27%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (5.45%) FitNesse
7 5 (4.55%) Maven
7 5 (4.55%) Git (software)
8 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (24.55%) Retail
2 18 (16.36%) Manufacturing
3 13 (11.82%) Telecoms
4 11 (10.00%) Aerospace
5 8 (7.27%) Finance
6 6 (5.45%) Law
6 6 (5.45%) Publishing
7 5 (4.55%) Avionics
8 1 (0.91%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (29.09%) HTML
2 25 (22.73%) .NET
3 19 (17.27%) Spring
4 15 (13.64%) HTML5
5 11 (10.00%) JSF
5 11 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 10 (9.09%) XML
6 10 (9.09%) jQuery
7 9 (8.18%) CSS
8 6 (5.45%) XSL
8 6 (5.45%) XSLT
8 6 (5.45%) J2SE
8 6 (5.45%) FreeMarker
9 5 (4.55%) Apache Avro
9 5 (4.55%) Java EE
10 4 (3.64%) WCF
10 4 (3.64%) WPF
10 4 (3.64%) Silverlight
10 4 (3.64%) XML Schema
10 4 (3.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (40.91%) Computer Science
2 30 (27.27%) Mathematics
3 7 (6.36%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.45%) Open Source
4 6 (5.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.36%) Windows
2 6 (5.45%) Linux
2 6 (5.45%) Debian
3 4 (3.64%) Windows Phone
4 3 (2.73%) Windows Phone 7
4 3 (2.73%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (99.09%) Software Engineering
2 43 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (27.27%) Scrum
4 24 (21.82%) E-Commerce
5 23 (20.91%) OO
6 20 (18.18%) CAD
7 18 (16.36%) Software Testing
8 15 (13.64%) OOD
9 14 (12.73%) OOP
10 13 (11.82%) TDD
11 10 (9.09%) Automated Testing
12 7 (6.36%) Multithreading
12 7 (6.36%) Analytics
13 5 (4.55%) Product Management
13 5 (4.55%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
13 5 (4.55%) SysML
13 5 (4.55%) Requirements Management
13 5 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
13 5 (4.55%) UML
14 4 (3.64%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 59 (53.64%) Java
2 41 (37.27%) C#
3 38 (34.55%) C++
4 29 (26.36%) C
5 25 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 14 (12.73%) SQL
7 9 (8.18%) Python
8 6 (5.45%) Shell Script
8 6 (5.45%) MATLAB
8 6 (5.45%) Perl
9 5 (4.55%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.64%) Ruby
10 4 (3.64%) XAML
11 3 (2.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 45 (40.91%) Degree
2 13 (11.82%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.36%) PhD
3 7 (6.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (26.36%) hybris
2 4 (3.64%) Trapeze
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