The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 15 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 66 86 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 11.87% 12.50% 13.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.19% 15.14% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 64 82 75
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
465 568 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 83.63% 82.56% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 400 485 487
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Somerset region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Somerset

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Somerset

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 6 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 +7 51 £34,000 +13.33% 6
Taunton +10 5 £29,500 -9.23% 3
Yeovil +7 5 £26,500 -11.66% 1
Street -4 2 £77,500 -3.12%
Templecombe - 1 - -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 75 (69.44%) C#
2 74 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (50.00%) C++
3 54 (50.00%) Degree
4 46 (42.59%) Scrum
5 45 (41.67%) HTML
6 39 (36.11%) Mathematics
7 35 (32.41%) CSS
8 34 (31.48%) SQL
8 34 (31.48%) Computer Science
9 32 (29.63%) .NET
10 31 (28.70%) Software Testing
11 30 (27.78%) Mentoring
12 27 (25.00%) Java
12 27 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 24 (22.22%) XML
13 24 (22.22%) Linux
13 24 (22.22%) jQuery
14 23 (21.30%) Windows
15 22 (20.37%) WPF
16 20 (18.52%) MySQL
16 20 (18.52%) SQL Server
16 20 (18.52%) OO
17 19 (17.59%) PHP
17 19 (17.59%) Ajax
18 18 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (14.81%) Bugzilla
19 16 (14.81%) Apache
19 16 (14.81%) Web Application Development
19 16 (14.81%) Trac

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (14.81%) Apache
2 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.52%) MySQL
1 20 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (14.81%) Bugzilla
1 16 (14.81%) PEAR
1 16 (14.81%) PHPUnit
1 16 (14.81%) Trac
2 13 (12.04%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.04%) Subversion
3 8 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 8 (7.41%) Eclipse
4 7 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.70%) JUnit
6 3 (2.78%) Ant
6 3 (2.78%) Maven
6 3 (2.78%) JIRA
6 3 (2.78%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.78%) jMock
6 3 (2.78%) Apache Buildr
7 2 (1.85%) Selenium
8 1 (0.93%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (13.89%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.70%) Military
3 3 (2.78%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.85%) Electronics
4 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (60.19%) Software Engineer
2 47 (43.52%) Developer
3 30 (27.78%) Software Developer
3 30 (27.78%) C# Software Engineer
4 17 (15.74%) PHP Developer
5 15 (13.89%) C++ Software Engineer
5 15 (13.89%) Graduate
5 15 (13.89%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 13 (12.04%) C# Developer
6 13 (12.04%) Senior Software Engineer
7 12 (11.11%) C++ Developer
8 11 (10.19%) C++ Software Developer
8 11 (10.19%) Senior C# Software Engineer
9 10 (9.26%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
11 8 (7.41%) Programmer
11 8 (7.41%) Software Programmer
11 8 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (6.48%) Graduate PHP Developer
12 7 (6.48%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (41.67%) HTML
2 35 (32.41%) CSS
3 32 (29.63%) .NET
4 24 (22.22%) XML
4 24 (22.22%) jQuery
5 22 (20.37%) WPF
6 19 (17.59%) Ajax
7 13 (12.04%) HTML5
8 11 (10.19%) Java EE
8 11 (10.19%) WCF
9 10 (9.26%) Symfony
9 10 (9.26%) CakePHP
9 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET
10 9 (8.33%) Web Services
11 8 (7.41%) JSON
11 8 (7.41%) Spring
12 4 (3.70%) REST
12 4 (3.70%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 3 (2.78%) Entity Framework
13 3 (2.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 39 (36.11%) Mathematics
2 34 (31.48%) Computer Science
3 18 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.78%) User Experience
6 2 (1.85%) Physics
7 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.93%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.93%) GIS
7 1 (0.93%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.93%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.22%) Linux
2 23 (21.30%) Windows
3 5 (4.63%) UNIX
4 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.93%) Android
5 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (42.59%) Scrum
3 31 (28.70%) Software Testing
4 30 (27.78%) Mentoring
5 20 (18.52%) OO
6 16 (14.81%) Web Application Development
7 13 (12.04%) OOP
7 13 (12.04%) MVC
8 11 (10.19%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (9.26%) Software Architecture
9 10 (9.26%) Critical Success Factor
10 9 (8.33%) CAD
11 8 (7.41%) TDD
11 8 (7.41%) MVVM
12 7 (6.48%) Unit Testing
12 7 (6.48%) OOD
13 5 (4.63%) UML
13 5 (4.63%) Waterfall
14 4 (3.70%) Pair Programming
14 4 (3.70%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 75 (69.44%) C#
2 54 (50.00%) C++
3 34 (31.48%) SQL
4 27 (25.00%) Java
4 27 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 19 (17.59%) PHP
6 10 (9.26%) Python
6 10 (9.26%) C
6 10 (9.26%) PHP5
7 6 (5.56%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.78%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.93%) Pascal
9 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.93%) VC++
9 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.93%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 54 (50.00%) Degree
2 14 (12.96%) Security Cleared
3 13 (12.04%) SC Cleared
4 10 (9.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) DO-178B
1 1 (0.93%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.70%) hybris
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle
3 3 (2.78%) ATG
4 1 (0.93%) Cognizant
Bath, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-35,000 + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Frome
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
BAE Systems
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bath
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 18 days ago
Bath, Somerset, Avon (BA2)
Guru Careers
Salary: £18-24k (DOE) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago