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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 39 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 30 56 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.07% 6.97% 4.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.21% 7.32% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 25 50 25
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
576 765 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 97.30% 95.15% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 517 689 458
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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 +10 12 £31,250 -3.84% 1
Taunton +7 6 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Yeovil -5 6 £32,500 +20.37% 3
Street +9 1 £45,000 -
Frome - 1 £35,000 -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 66 (94.29%) Software Engineering
2 50 (71.43%) C#
3 47 (67.14%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (50.00%) Degree
5 30 (42.86%) C++
6 29 (41.43%) Computer Science
7 27 (38.57%) Software Testing
8 26 (37.14%) Mathematics
9 22 (31.43%) Scrum
9 22 (31.43%) .NET
10 20 (28.57%) Java
11 19 (27.14%) SQL Server
11 19 (27.14%) Windows
12 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
13 16 (22.86%) MVC
13 16 (22.86%) SDLC
14 14 (20.00%) SQL
14 14 (20.00%) WPF
15 13 (18.57%) HTML
16 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET
17 10 (14.29%) C
18 9 (12.86%) OO
18 9 (12.86%) MVVM
19 8 (11.43%) Waterfall
19 8 (11.43%) Unit Testing
19 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
19 8 (11.43%) Oracle
19 8 (11.43%) Manufacturing
20 7 (10.00%) XML
20 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 5 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.71%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) PaaS
1 1 (1.43%) GitHub
1 1 (1.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.43%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.43%) ICMP
2 1 (1.43%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.14%) MySQL
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (5.71%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.71%) Apache Hive
4 3 (4.29%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.43%) Redis
5 1 (1.43%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) JUnit
1 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
1 4 (5.71%) Eclipse
1 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.29%) SpecFlow
2 3 (4.29%) Maven
2 3 (4.29%) Selenium
3 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Buildr
4 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.43%) Ant
4 1 (1.43%) jMock
4 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 8 (11.43%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 5 (7.14%) Military
3 4 (5.71%) Electronics
4 2 (2.86%) Advertising
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.43%) .NET
2 14 (20.00%) WPF
3 13 (18.57%) HTML
4 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET
5 7 (10.00%) XML
6 6 (8.57%) Web Services
6 6 (8.57%) CSS
6 6 (8.57%) Java EE
7 4 (5.71%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (5.71%) Qt
7 4 (5.71%) J2EE
7 4 (5.71%) Cascading
8 3 (4.29%) WCF
8 3 (4.29%) JSP
8 3 (4.29%) HTML5
8 3 (4.29%) Ajax
8 3 (4.29%) jQuery
9 2 (2.86%) RESTful
9 2 (2.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 29 (41.43%) Computer Science
2 26 (37.14%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.71%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.43%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.43%) GIS
5 1 (1.43%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.43%) Equities
5 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.43%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.14%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.43%) UNIX
4 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (94.29%) Software Engineering
2 47 (67.14%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (38.57%) Software Testing
4 22 (31.43%) Scrum
5 16 (22.86%) MVC
5 16 (22.86%) SDLC
6 9 (12.86%) OO
6 9 (12.86%) MVVM
7 8 (11.43%) Waterfall
7 8 (11.43%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.14%) TDD
9 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.71%) Signal Processing
9 4 (5.71%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (4.29%) Release Management
10 3 (4.29%) Test Automation
10 3 (4.29%) BDD
10 3 (4.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 50 (71.43%) C#
2 30 (42.86%) C++
3 20 (28.57%) Java
4 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
5 14 (20.00%) SQL
6 10 (14.29%) C
7 6 (8.57%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.86%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.43%) Pascal
9 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.43%) Erlang
9 1 (1.43%) Groovy
9 1 (1.43%) Scala
9 1 (1.43%) Clojure
9 1 (1.43%) VC++
9 1 (1.43%) Python
9 1 (1.43%) PHP
9 1 (1.43%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 35 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) Oracle
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.43%) ATG
2 1 (1.43%) Capita
2 1 (1.43%) Google
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,363 per annum Competitive pension and benefits pac
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + healthcare, pension, flexible working, etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £300 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Shepton Mallet
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Shepton Mallet
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
BAE Systems
Posted: 10 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Market related
Posted: 25 days ago
Bath
CPS Group
Salary: £45k - 65k per year
Posted: 27 days ago