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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 30 19 48
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 46 63 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 6.94% 9.53% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.26% 9.84% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 43 58 10
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -8.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £43,250 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
634 640 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 95.63% 96.82% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 540 586 454
Average salary £36,000 £34,750 £33,950
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.59% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bath -17 24 £32,500 -4.41% 8
Bridgwater +8 15 £50,000 +42.85%
Street - 5 £80,000 -
Taunton - 2 £29,250 - 3
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 71 (97.26%) Software Engineering
2 43 (58.90%) Java
3 31 (42.47%) C#
3 31 (42.47%) C++
4 30 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (41.10%) OOD
4 30 (41.10%) Mathematics
5 29 (39.73%) .NET
6 28 (38.36%) Computer Science
6 28 (38.36%) Degree
7 25 (34.25%) Scrum
8 23 (31.51%) hybris
9 22 (30.14%) TDD
9 22 (30.14%) C
9 22 (30.14%) Windows
9 22 (30.14%) Retail
10 20 (27.40%) OO
11 19 (26.03%) JUnit
11 19 (26.03%) SQL
11 19 (26.03%) Selenium
12 18 (24.66%) Spring
13 17 (23.29%) HTML
14 16 (21.92%) OOP
15 15 (20.55%) Manufacturing
16 13 (17.81%) CAD
16 13 (17.81%) Software Testing
16 13 (17.81%) Java EE
16 13 (17.81%) FitNesse
17 12 (16.44%) Product Management
17 12 (16.44%) HTML5

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (4.11%) ColdFusion
2 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.37%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) Hadoop
2 5 (6.85%) Apache Hive
2 5 (6.85%) Redis
2 5 (6.85%) Big Data
3 4 (5.48%) MySQL
4 1 (1.37%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 19 (26.03%) JUnit
1 19 (26.03%) Selenium
2 13 (17.81%) FitNesse
3 10 (13.70%) JIRA
4 7 (9.59%) Visual Studio
5 5 (6.85%) Maven
5 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.74%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 22 (30.14%) Retail
2 15 (20.55%) Manufacturing
3 7 (9.59%) Finance
4 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.74%) French Language
4 2 (2.74%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (39.73%) .NET
2 18 (24.66%) Spring
3 17 (23.29%) HTML
4 13 (17.81%) Java EE
5 12 (16.44%) HTML5
6 8 (10.96%) jQuery
7 5 (6.85%) Apache Avro
7 5 (6.85%) JSF
8 4 (5.48%) Web Services
8 4 (5.48%) XML
8 4 (5.48%) CSS
8 4 (5.48%) SOAP
8 4 (5.48%) STL
8 4 (5.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (5.48%) XML Schema
8 4 (5.48%) WCF
8 4 (5.48%) WPF
8 4 (5.48%) Silverlight
9 3 (4.11%) JSON
9 3 (4.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (41.10%) Mathematics
2 28 (38.36%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.74%) Open Source
4 2 (2.74%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.37%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.37%) CUDA
5 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.37%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.14%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) Linux
3 4 (5.48%) Windows Phone
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Phone 7
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (2.74%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.74%) Debian
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (97.26%) Software Engineering
2 30 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (41.10%) OOD
3 25 (34.25%) Scrum
4 22 (30.14%) TDD
5 20 (27.40%) OO
6 16 (21.92%) OOP
7 13 (17.81%) Software Testing
7 13 (17.81%) CAD
8 12 (16.44%) Product Management
9 10 (13.70%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.22%) Multithreading
11 5 (6.85%) Analytics
12 4 (5.48%) Kanban
12 4 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (5.48%) Web Design
13 3 (4.11%) B2B
13 3 (4.11%) Pair Programming
13 3 (4.11%) Change Control
14 2 (2.74%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (58.90%) Java
2 31 (42.47%) C#
2 31 (42.47%) C++
3 22 (30.14%) C
4 19 (26.03%) SQL
5 12 (16.44%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.59%) Python
7 4 (5.48%) XAML
7 4 (5.48%) Objective-C
7 4 (5.48%) Ruby
8 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.74%) Perl
10 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (38.36%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.85%) PhD
3 1 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (31.51%) hybris
2 4 (5.48%) Trapeze
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.74%) JBoss
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