The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Somerset region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 20 46 35
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 70 28 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 10.13% 4.68% 6.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.51% 4.75% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 57 18 40
Median salary £42,000 £36,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.86% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,045 £29,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
666 590 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 96.38% 98.66% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 584 490 633
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 30 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +4 36 £41,000 +13.10% 3
Bath +5 22 £46,000 +53.33% 1
Bridgwater - 2 £40,000 -
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £19,000 -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 90 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 59 (65.56%) Java
3 55 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (38.89%) C#
5 32 (35.56%) .NET
6 28 (31.11%) Automated Testing
6 28 (31.11%) JavaScript
7 27 (30.00%) Mentoring
8 25 (27.78%) Open Source
9 24 (26.67%) Unit Testing
9 24 (26.67%) HTML
9 24 (26.67%) Scrum
10 21 (23.33%) ASP.NET
10 21 (23.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 19 (21.11%) Hadoop
11 19 (21.11%) SQL
12 18 (20.00%) System Testing
13 17 (18.89%) Security Cleared
14 16 (17.78%) C++
14 16 (17.78%) Big Data
15 15 (16.67%) TDD
16 14 (15.56%) MVC
16 14 (15.56%) NoSQL
17 13 (14.44%) SC Cleared
17 13 (14.44%) MongoDB
17 13 (14.44%) Oracle
17 13 (14.44%) .NET Framework
18 12 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
19 11 (12.22%) WPF
19 11 (12.22%) Spring

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (2.22%) CMS
2 2 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.22%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.11%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.11%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.11%) Mule
3 1 (1.11%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) Internet
2 2 (2.22%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.11%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.11%) IPv6
3 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.11%) Hadoop
2 16 (17.78%) Big Data
3 14 (15.56%) NoSQL
4 13 (14.44%) MongoDB
5 10 (11.11%) MySQL
5 10 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.22%) CouchDB
7 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.11%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (1.11%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.11%) HBase
8 1 (1.11%) Power BI
8 1 (1.11%) Redis
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.89%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.56%) JUnit
3 5 (5.56%) NUnit
3 5 (5.56%) PHPUnit
4 4 (4.44%) Mockito
5 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.33%) JIRA
5 3 (3.33%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (2.22%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.22%) Selenium
6 2 (2.22%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.22%) Subversion
7 1 (1.11%) Maven
7 1 (1.11%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.11%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (8.89%) Aerospace
2 7 (7.78%) Retail
3 4 (4.44%) Finance
4 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Advertising
5 1 (1.11%) Automotive
5 1 (1.11%) Electronics
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.56%) .NET
2 24 (26.67%) HTML
3 21 (23.33%) ASP.NET
4 13 (14.44%) .NET Framework
5 11 (12.22%) Spring
5 11 (12.22%) WPF
6 10 (11.11%) CSS
6 10 (11.11%) REST
7 8 (8.89%) Hibernate
7 8 (8.89%) HTML5
7 8 (8.89%) J2EE
8 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (7.78%) Entity Framework
8 7 (7.78%) jQuery
8 7 (7.78%) RESTful
8 7 (7.78%) Web Services
9 6 (6.67%) Java EE
9 6 (6.67%) WCF
10 5 (5.56%) AngularJS
10 5 (5.56%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.33%) Blog
1 3 (3.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.22%) e-Learning
2 2 (2.22%) iPad
3 1 (1.11%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (1.11%) Chemistry
3 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.11%) Life Science
3 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.11%) Physics
3 1 (1.11%) Semantic Web
3 1 (1.11%) Social Network
3 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.11%) Linux
2 8 (8.89%) Windows
3 6 (6.67%) Unix
3 6 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.22%) FreeBSD
5 1 (1.11%) Android
5 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 55 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (31.11%) Automated Testing
4 27 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 25 (27.78%) Open Source
6 24 (26.67%) Scrum
6 24 (26.67%) Unit Testing
7 21 (23.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 18 (20.00%) System Testing
9 15 (16.67%) TDD
10 14 (15.56%) MVC
11 10 (11.11%) SDLC
11 10 (11.11%) Test Automation
12 8 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (7.78%) ETL
13 7 (7.78%) Workflow
14 6 (6.67%) DevOps
14 6 (6.67%) Project Management
14 6 (6.67%) UML
15 5 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (65.56%) Java
2 35 (38.89%) C#
3 28 (31.11%) JavaScript
4 19 (21.11%) SQL
5 16 (17.78%) C++
6 10 (11.11%) Python
7 6 (6.67%) PHP
8 5 (5.56%) Groovy
8 5 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.56%) Ruby
9 4 (4.44%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.22%) C
10 2 (2.22%) Perl
10 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.22%) XPath
10 2 (2.22%) XQuery
11 1 (1.11%) Ada
11 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.11%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 17 (18.89%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.44%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (1.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) ISO 14001
1 6 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) Docker
2 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.56%) Puppet
2 3 (3.33%) Ansible
3 1 (1.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (14.44%) Oracle
2 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.44%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.22%) AppDynamics
4 2 (2.22%) New Relic
4 2 (2.22%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.11%) Google
5 1 (1.11%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (1.11%) SAP
5 1 (1.11%) Tableau
5 1 (1.11%) Talend
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £32000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £48000 per annum + pension + government benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Taunton
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago