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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 25 34 48
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 58 28 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 7.30% 4.91% 3.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.66% 5.10% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 52 27 16
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £39,750
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
757 549 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 95.34% 96.32% 99.26%
Number of salaries quoted 683 469 492
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £24,050
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 28 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 28 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 -18 18 £32,500 -14.47% 4
Bridgwater 0 11 £45,000 +38.46%
Street -9 9 £45,000 -43.75% 1
Taunton - 7 £32,500 -
Yeovil - 6 £27,000 -
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 28 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.

1 110 (99.10%) Software Engineering
2 58 (52.25%) Java
3 47 (42.34%) Degree
3 47 (42.34%) Computer Science
4 43 (38.74%) C#
5 42 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (36.04%) C++
7 32 (28.83%) HTML
8 31 (27.93%) C
8 31 (27.93%) Mathematics
9 30 (27.03%) Windows
10 29 (26.13%) Scrum
11 28 (25.23%) hybris
12 26 (23.42%) Retail
13 25 (22.52%) JavaScript
14 24 (21.62%) .NET
14 24 (21.62%) E-Commerce
14 24 (21.62%) JIRA
15 23 (20.72%) OO
16 22 (19.82%) CAD
17 19 (17.12%) Manufacturing
17 19 (17.12%) Software Testing
18 18 (16.22%) Spring
19 15 (13.51%) HTML5
20 14 (12.61%) OOD
21 13 (11.71%) OOP
21 13 (11.71%) SQL
21 13 (11.71%) Telecoms
21 13 (11.71%) Security Cleared
22 12 (10.81%) TDD

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (9.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) HTTP
1 6 (5.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.01%) MySQL
2 7 (6.31%) Apache Hive
2 7 (6.31%) Hadoop
2 7 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.31%) Big Data
3 5 (4.50%) Redis
4 2 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 24 (21.62%) JIRA
2 11 (9.91%) JUnit
3 10 (9.01%) Selenium
3 10 (9.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (7.21%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (4.50%) Maven
5 5 (4.50%) FitNesse
5 5 (4.50%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.60%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (23.42%) Retail
2 19 (17.12%) Manufacturing
3 13 (11.71%) Telecoms
4 11 (9.91%) Aerospace
5 8 (7.21%) Finance
6 6 (5.41%) Law
6 6 (5.41%) Publishing
7 5 (4.50%) Avionics
8 1 (0.90%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (28.83%) HTML
2 24 (21.62%) .NET
3 18 (16.22%) Spring
4 15 (13.51%) HTML5
5 11 (9.91%) ASP.NET
5 11 (9.91%) JSF
6 10 (9.01%) jQuery
6 10 (9.01%) XML
7 9 (8.11%) CSS
8 6 (5.41%) J2SE
8 6 (5.41%) XSL
8 6 (5.41%) XSLT
8 6 (5.41%) FreeMarker
9 5 (4.50%) Apache Avro
10 4 (3.60%) XML Schema
10 4 (3.60%) SOAP
10 4 (3.60%) STL
10 4 (3.60%) Web Services
10 4 (3.60%) Django
10 4 (3.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 47 (42.34%) Computer Science
2 31 (27.93%) Mathematics
3 7 (6.31%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.41%) Open Source
4 6 (5.41%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.03%) Windows
2 6 (5.41%) Linux
2 6 (5.41%) Debian
3 4 (3.60%) Windows Phone
4 3 (2.70%) Windows Phone 7
4 3 (2.70%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (99.10%) Software Engineering
2 42 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (26.13%) Scrum
4 24 (21.62%) E-Commerce
5 23 (20.72%) OO
6 22 (19.82%) CAD
7 19 (17.12%) Software Testing
8 14 (12.61%) OOD
9 13 (11.71%) OOP
10 12 (10.81%) TDD
11 10 (9.01%) Automated Testing
12 7 (6.31%) Multithreading
12 7 (6.31%) Analytics
13 5 (4.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
13 5 (4.50%) SysML
13 5 (4.50%) Requirements Management
13 5 (4.50%) Risk Analysis
13 5 (4.50%) UML
14 4 (3.60%) Web Design
14 4 (3.60%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 58 (52.25%) Java
2 43 (38.74%) C#
3 40 (36.04%) C++
4 31 (27.93%) C
5 25 (22.52%) JavaScript
6 13 (11.71%) SQL
7 9 (8.11%) Python
8 6 (5.41%) Perl
8 6 (5.41%) MATLAB
8 6 (5.41%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.50%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.60%) XAML
10 4 (3.60%) Ruby
11 3 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (42.34%) Degree
2 13 (11.71%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.31%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (25.23%) hybris
2 4 (3.60%) Trapeze
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