The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 27 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 55 22 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 7.03% 4.02% 6.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.53% 4.17% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 45 22 39
Average salary £32,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £35,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
730 527 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.35% 96.34% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 615 457 583
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 0 28 £32,500 -23.52% 9
Taunton - 8 £31,500 -
Yeovil +5 3 £26,500 -37.64% 1
Shepton Mallet -2 2 £45,000 -
Bridgwater -4 2 £45,000 +20.00%
Glastonbury - 2 £45,000 -
Somerton - 2 £45,000 -
Street - 2 £45,000 -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 120 (98.36%) Software Engineering
2 65 (53.28%) C#
2 65 (53.28%) C++
3 56 (45.90%) Degree
3 56 (45.90%) Computer Science
4 45 (36.89%) Java
5 42 (34.43%) HTML
6 39 (31.97%) C
7 37 (30.33%) Windows
7 37 (30.33%) Mathematics
8 36 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (27.87%) JavaScript
10 32 (26.23%) .NET
11 29 (23.77%) Scrum
12 27 (22.13%) Manufacturing
12 27 (22.13%) Software Testing
13 26 (21.31%) OO
14 25 (20.49%) CAD
15 21 (17.21%) SQL
16 20 (16.39%) Automated Testing
17 19 (15.57%) Security Cleared
17 19 (15.57%) Mentoring
18 18 (14.75%) hybris
18 18 (14.75%) JIRA
18 18 (14.75%) E-Commerce
19 16 (13.11%) ASP.NET
19 16 (13.11%) Retail
20 15 (12.30%) Team Foundation Server
20 15 (12.30%) SQL Server
20 15 (12.30%) SharePoint

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (12.30%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.10%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) HTTP
1 6 (4.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.02%) MySQL
3 2 (1.64%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.64%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (14.75%) JIRA
2 15 (12.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (8.20%) NUnit
4 8 (6.56%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.64%) JUnit
5 2 (1.64%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.82%) Selenium
6 1 (0.82%) FitNesse
General
1 27 (22.13%) Manufacturing
2 16 (13.11%) Retail
3 15 (12.30%) Telecoms
4 13 (10.66%) Aerospace
5 8 (6.56%) Law
6 6 (4.92%) Publishing
7 5 (4.10%) Avionics
8 3 (2.46%) Finance
9 1 (0.82%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (34.43%) HTML
2 32 (26.23%) .NET
3 16 (13.11%) ASP.NET
4 13 (10.66%) HTML5
5 12 (9.84%) CSS
5 12 (9.84%) XML
6 10 (8.20%) WPF
7 9 (7.38%) WCF
7 9 (7.38%) Spring
8 6 (4.92%) JSF
8 6 (4.92%) XSL
8 6 (4.92%) XSLT
8 6 (4.92%) J2SE
8 6 (4.92%) FreeMarker
9 5 (4.10%) Qt
9 5 (4.10%) Web Services
9 5 (4.10%) .NET Framework
10 4 (3.28%) Java EE
10 4 (3.28%) jQuery
11 3 (2.46%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 56 (45.90%) Computer Science
2 37 (30.33%) Mathematics
3 7 (5.74%) Client/Server
4 6 (4.92%) Open Source
4 6 (4.92%) Digital Media
4 6 (4.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (30.33%) Windows
2 6 (4.92%) Linux
2 6 (4.92%) Debian
3 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Phone 7
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (98.36%) Software Engineering
2 36 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (23.77%) Scrum
4 27 (22.13%) Software Testing
5 26 (21.31%) OO
6 25 (20.49%) CAD
7 20 (16.39%) Automated Testing
8 19 (15.57%) Mentoring
9 18 (14.75%) E-Commerce
10 11 (9.02%) OOP
10 11 (9.02%) Unit Testing
11 10 (8.20%) UML
12 7 (5.74%) ITIL
12 7 (5.74%) OOD
12 7 (5.74%) Logistics
12 7 (5.74%) Software Architecture
13 5 (4.10%) Refactoring
13 5 (4.10%) Risk Analysis
13 5 (4.10%) Line Management
13 5 (4.10%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 65 (53.28%) C#
1 65 (53.28%) C++
2 45 (36.89%) Java
3 39 (31.97%) C
4 34 (27.87%) JavaScript
5 21 (17.21%) SQL
6 12 (9.84%) Python
7 6 (4.92%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.92%) MATLAB
7 6 (4.92%) Perl
8 5 (4.10%) Objective-C
9 4 (3.28%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.46%) Ruby
11 2 (1.64%) XAML
Qualifications
1 56 (45.90%) Degree
2 19 (15.57%) Security Cleared
3 11 (9.02%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.74%) PhD
5 4 (3.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 18 (14.75%) hybris
2 10 (8.20%) Oracle
3 2 (1.64%) Trapeze
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