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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 28 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 37 63 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 6.62% 8.25% 7.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.09% 8.64% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 37 58 43
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
522 729 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.38% 95.42% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 454 639 555
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 26 £34,000 +4.61% 4
Yeovil +5 4 £26,500 -1.85% 4
Taunton +5 3 £31,500 -3.07% 4
Street +10 2 £45,000 -43.75%
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 65 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 56 (86.15%) C#
3 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (60.00%) C++
5 36 (55.38%) Degree
6 31 (47.69%) Mathematics
7 30 (46.15%) Computer Science
8 29 (44.62%) Software Testing
9 24 (36.92%) Scrum
9 24 (36.92%) .NET
10 22 (33.85%) HTML
11 20 (30.77%) Java
12 19 (29.23%) SDLC
13 18 (27.69%) Windows
13 18 (27.69%) WPF
14 17 (26.15%) OO
15 14 (21.54%) XML
15 14 (21.54%) JavaScript
15 14 (21.54%) SQL
15 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
16 13 (20.00%) CSS
17 11 (16.92%) SC Cleared
17 11 (16.92%) Security Cleared
17 11 (16.92%) C
17 11 (16.92%) Manufacturing
17 11 (16.92%) Mentoring
18 10 (15.38%) HTML5
18 10 (15.38%) Java EE
18 10 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
19 9 (13.85%) DV Cleared

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) MySQL
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.08%) JUnit
3 2 (3.08%) Subversion
4 1 (1.54%) Maven
4 1 (1.54%) jMock
4 1 (1.54%) Selenium
4 1 (1.54%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.54%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.54%) Ant
4 1 (1.54%) PEAR
4 1 (1.54%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Buildr
4 1 (1.54%) Trac
General
1 11 (16.92%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.15%) Military
2 4 (6.15%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.62%) Electronics
3 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.92%) .NET
2 22 (33.85%) HTML
3 18 (27.69%) WPF
4 14 (21.54%) XML
5 13 (20.00%) CSS
6 10 (15.38%) HTML5
6 10 (15.38%) Java EE
7 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET
8 8 (12.31%) WCF
9 3 (4.62%) STL
9 3 (4.62%) Qt
9 3 (4.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (4.62%) jQuery
10 2 (3.08%) Web Services
10 2 (3.08%) J2EE
10 2 (3.08%) Ajax
10 2 (3.08%) Spring
11 1 (1.54%) WinForms
11 1 (1.54%) JSF
11 1 (1.54%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 31 (47.69%) Mathematics
2 30 (46.15%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.54%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.54%) Equities
4 1 (1.54%) Biometrics
4 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.54%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.69%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (44.62%) Software Testing
4 24 (36.92%) Scrum
5 19 (29.23%) SDLC
6 17 (26.15%) OO
7 11 (16.92%) Mentoring
8 10 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (13.85%) Software Architecture
9 9 (13.85%) Critical Success Factor
10 6 (9.23%) MVC
10 6 (9.23%) MVVM
11 5 (7.69%) Waterfall
12 4 (6.15%) Unit Testing
13 3 (4.62%) TDD
13 3 (4.62%) OOD
13 3 (4.62%) Identity Management
13 3 (4.62%) UML
13 3 (4.62%) Image Processing
13 3 (4.62%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 56 (86.15%) C#
2 39 (60.00%) C++
3 20 (30.77%) Java
4 14 (21.54%) JavaScript
4 14 (21.54%) SQL
5 11 (16.92%) C
6 9 (13.85%) Python
7 5 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.62%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.08%) PHP
10 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.54%) Pascal
10 1 (1.54%) VC++
10 1 (1.54%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 36 (55.38%) Degree
2 11 (16.92%) SC Cleared
2 11 (16.92%) Security Cleared
3 9 (13.85%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) ATG
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Searchability
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £450000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + pension, healthcare, Training
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Automotive Robots
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £23 - 28k (DOE) + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: 28,000 - 37,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Frome
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 9 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 17 days ago
Taunton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 18 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Market related
Posted: 24 days ago