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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 37 37 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 33 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.38% 5.62% 3.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.46% 5.73% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 33 23 24
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £20,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,700 £47,500 £42,750
UK excluding London average 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
604 489 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 98.53% 98.19% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 520 439 471
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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
Yeovil - 15 £32,500 - 5
Bath -16 6 £38,500 -3.75% 2
Taunton -12 5 £41,000 +28.85% 1
Bridgwater -4 3 £34,000 +65.85%
Glastonbury - 1 £25,000 -
Street - 1 £60,000 -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 65 (98.48%) Software Engineering
2 45 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (56.06%) Java
4 26 (39.39%) C#
4 26 (39.39%) OO
5 24 (36.36%) TDD
6 21 (31.82%) Scrum
6 21 (31.82%) SQL
7 20 (30.30%) JavaScript
7 20 (30.30%) Spring
8 17 (25.76%) OOP
9 16 (24.24%) C++
9 16 (24.24%) Aerospace
10 14 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (21.21%) HTML
11 13 (19.70%) MySQL
11 13 (19.70%) MVC
11 13 (19.70%) Degree
12 12 (18.18%) JSON
12 12 (18.18%) CSS
13 11 (16.67%) Telecoms
13 11 (16.67%) UML
14 10 (15.15%) Git (software)
15 9 (13.64%) Qt
15 9 (13.64%) Security Cleared
15 9 (13.64%) Law
16 8 (12.12%) Manufacturing
16 8 (12.12%) Retail
16 8 (12.12%) Java EE
16 8 (12.12%) .NET

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (1.52%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) IaaS
1 5 (7.58%) PaaS
2 2 (3.03%) SaaS
3 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) HTTP
2 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) MySQL
2 5 (7.58%) Couchbase
2 5 (7.58%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.58%) Redis
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.52%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.61%) JUnit
3 6 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.06%) Eclipse RCP
5 3 (4.55%) Mockito
5 3 (4.55%) Subversion
6 2 (3.03%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.52%) Ant
7 1 (1.52%) Apache Buildr
7 1 (1.52%) jMock
7 1 (1.52%) Maven
7 1 (1.52%) NUnit
7 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.52%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 16 (24.24%) Aerospace
2 11 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 9 (13.64%) Law
4 8 (12.12%) Manufacturing
4 8 (12.12%) Retail
5 5 (7.58%) Finance
6 1 (1.52%) Electronics
6 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (30.30%) Spring
2 14 (21.21%) HTML
3 12 (18.18%) CSS
3 12 (18.18%) JSON
4 9 (13.64%) Qt
5 8 (12.12%) .NET
5 8 (12.12%) J2EE
5 8 (12.12%) Java EE
6 7 (10.61%) jQuery
7 6 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 6 (9.09%) HTML5
7 6 (9.09%) MEAN Stack
7 6 (9.09%) RESTful
8 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET
8 5 (7.58%) Middleware
8 5 (7.58%) Play Framework
8 5 (7.58%) React
8 5 (7.58%) Spring Boot
8 5 (7.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Mathematics
1 7 (10.61%) N-Tier
2 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.06%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.52%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.52%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (3.03%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) Debian
3 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.52%) Unix
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (98.48%) Software Engineering
2 45 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (39.39%) OO
4 24 (36.36%) TDD
5 21 (31.82%) Scrum
6 17 (25.76%) OOP
7 14 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (19.70%) MVC
9 11 (16.67%) UML
10 6 (9.09%) Automated Testing
10 6 (9.09%) DevOps
10 6 (9.09%) Microservices
10 6 (9.09%) OOD
10 6 (9.09%) SDLC
11 5 (7.58%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (7.58%) DSDM
11 5 (7.58%) MVVM
11 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
11 5 (7.58%) Waterfall
12 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.06%) Java
2 26 (39.39%) C#
3 21 (31.82%) SQL
4 20 (30.30%) JavaScript
5 16 (24.24%) C++
6 6 (9.09%) Groovy
7 5 (7.58%) Clojure
7 5 (7.58%) Scala
8 3 (4.55%) C
9 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.03%) ECMAScript
9 2 (3.03%) ES6
9 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.03%) Python
9 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.52%) Delphi
10 1 (1.52%) PHP
10 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) Degree
2 9 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) Oracle
2 6 (9.09%) ATG
3 4 (6.06%) hybris
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.52%) BEA
5 1 (1.52%) Borland
5 1 (1.52%) SAP
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Posted: 19 hours ago
Somerset
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + flexible hours & benefits
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