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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 26 29 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 44 41 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 8.76% 6.74% 14.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.48% 8.25% 16.55%
Number of salaries quoted 38 37 97
Average salary £34,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.47% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £25,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
420 497 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 83.67% 81.74% 84.56%
Number of salaries quoted 379 414 553
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +11 30 £40,000 +33.33% 14
Bridgwater +3 5 £34,500 -8.00% 1
Taunton 0 5 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Frome - 2 £42,500 - 1
Yeovil - 1 - - 2
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 95 (66.43%) C#
2 90 (62.94%) C++
3 69 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (41.26%) HTML
5 54 (37.76%) Degree
6 48 (33.57%) Scrum
7 47 (32.87%) Mathematics
8 44 (30.77%) .NET
9 40 (27.97%) Java
10 37 (25.87%) CSS
11 35 (24.48%) Computer Science
12 33 (23.08%) SQL
13 32 (22.38%) JavaScript
14 30 (20.98%) OO
14 30 (20.98%) Mentoring
15 27 (18.88%) Manufacturing
15 27 (18.88%) Software Testing
16 24 (16.78%) SQL Server
16 24 (16.78%) XML
16 24 (16.78%) Windows
16 24 (16.78%) Security Cleared
17 23 (16.08%) WPF
17 23 (16.08%) OOP
18 22 (15.38%) WCF
18 22 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
18 22 (15.38%) SC Cleared
18 22 (15.38%) DV Cleared
19 20 (13.99%) C
19 20 (13.99%) MySQL
20 19 (13.29%) PHP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (6.99%) Apache
2 9 (6.29%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.20%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) SaaS
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.78%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.99%) MySQL
3 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (11.19%) NUnit
2 10 (6.99%) PEAR
3 9 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (5.59%) PHPUnit
4 8 (5.59%) Trac
4 8 (5.59%) Visual Studio
4 8 (5.59%) Bugzilla
5 7 (4.90%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (4.90%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.50%) Subversion
7 3 (2.10%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.10%) Selenium
7 3 (2.10%) FitNesse
7 3 (2.10%) JIRA
8 1 (0.70%) JUnit
8 1 (0.70%) WATIR
8 1 (0.70%) FishEye
General
1 27 (18.88%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.10%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.40%) Law
3 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.70%) Electronics
4 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 92 (64.34%) Software Engineer
2 43 (30.07%) Developer
3 35 (24.48%) Senior Software Engineer
4 30 (20.98%) C# Software Engineer
5 24 (16.78%) Software Developer
6 19 (13.29%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 15 (10.49%) PHP Developer
8 12 (8.39%) Senior Developer
8 12 (8.39%) C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (6.29%) Graduate
10 8 (5.59%) C# Developer
11 7 (4.90%) Senior Software Developer
11 7 (4.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 6 (4.20%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 6 (4.20%) Systems Engineer
13 5 (3.50%) C++ Developer
13 5 (3.50%) C++/C# Developer
14 4 (2.80%) Software Programmer
14 4 (2.80%) Graduate Developer
14 4 (2.80%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (41.26%) HTML
2 44 (30.77%) .NET
3 37 (25.87%) CSS
4 24 (16.78%) XML
5 23 (16.08%) WPF
6 22 (15.38%) WCF
7 19 (13.29%) HTML5
8 18 (12.59%) Java EE
9 17 (11.89%) Spring
10 14 (9.79%) Web Services
11 13 (9.09%) ASP.NET
12 11 (7.69%) jQuery
13 10 (6.99%) Ajax
14 9 (6.29%) CakePHP
14 9 (6.29%) Symfony
15 8 (5.59%) JSON
16 6 (4.20%) .NET Framework
17 4 (2.80%) Qt
18 3 (2.10%) J2EE
18 3 (2.10%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (32.87%) Mathematics
2 35 (24.48%) Computer Science
3 15 (10.49%) Client/Server
4 10 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.40%) User Experience
5 2 (1.40%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.70%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.70%) Open Source
6 1 (0.70%) Physics
6 1 (0.70%) Human Factors
6 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.78%) Windows
2 16 (11.19%) Linux
3 5 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.50%) Android
4 4 (2.80%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.40%) UNIX
6 1 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (33.57%) Scrum
3 30 (20.98%) OO
3 30 (20.98%) Mentoring
4 27 (18.88%) Software Testing
5 23 (16.08%) OOP
6 22 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
7 19 (13.29%) OOD
8 18 (12.59%) TDD
9 17 (11.89%) Unit Testing
9 17 (11.89%) Software Architecture
10 15 (10.49%) Pair Programming
10 15 (10.49%) Automated Testing
11 14 (9.79%) Logistics
12 11 (7.69%) UML
13 8 (5.59%) Web Application Development
13 8 (5.59%) CAD
14 7 (4.90%) Web Development
15 6 (4.20%) Validation
15 6 (4.20%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 95 (66.43%) C#
2 90 (62.94%) C++
3 40 (27.97%) Java
4 33 (23.08%) SQL
5 32 (22.38%) JavaScript
6 20 (13.99%) C
7 19 (13.29%) PHP
8 18 (12.59%) Python
9 15 (10.49%) PHP5
10 9 (6.29%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.10%) Delphi
12 2 (1.40%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.40%) Fortran
13 1 (0.70%) Ada
13 1 (0.70%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.70%) VBA
13 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.70%) Ruby
13 1 (0.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 54 (37.76%) Degree
2 24 (16.78%) Security Cleared
3 22 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 22 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) DO-178B
1 1 (0.70%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (12.59%) Oracle
2 13 (9.09%) hybris
3 6 (4.20%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.80%) Zend
5 1 (0.70%) Adobe
5 1 (0.70%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.70%) Apple
5 1 (0.70%) Google
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