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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 18 34 16
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 72 43 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 12.33% 6.31% 12.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.57% 7.93% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 60 42 80
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -9.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,525 £26,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,625 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
494 542 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 84.59% 79.59% 81.57%
Number of salaries quoted 441 467 477
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,469
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
(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 +20 44 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Taunton - 9 £27,500 - 1
Bridgwater +8 8 £34,500 -8.00% 1
Yeovil - 4 £35,000 - 1
Street +5 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Frome - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 97 (65.99%) C#
2 92 (62.59%) C++
3 65 (44.22%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (36.05%) Degree
5 52 (35.37%) HTML
6 50 (34.01%) Mathematics
7 43 (29.25%) Scrum
8 42 (28.57%) .NET
9 40 (27.21%) Computer Science
10 38 (25.85%) Java
11 31 (21.09%) JavaScript
12 30 (20.41%) OO
13 29 (19.73%) SQL
14 28 (19.05%) CSS
14 28 (19.05%) Manufacturing
14 28 (19.05%) Software Testing
15 27 (18.37%) Windows
16 26 (17.69%) SQL Server
17 25 (17.01%) C
18 23 (15.65%) Mentoring
19 22 (14.97%) OOP
19 22 (14.97%) WPF
20 21 (14.29%) XML
20 21 (14.29%) WCF
20 21 (14.29%) Security Cleared
21 19 (12.93%) OOD
22 18 (12.24%) Oracle
22 18 (12.24%) TDD
22 18 (12.24%) Spring
22 18 (12.24%) Requirements Analysis

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.44%) IIS
3 7 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.36%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.69%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.56%) MySQL
3 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.68%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (10.88%) NUnit
2 10 (6.80%) Rational DOORS
3 9 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.08%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.40%) PEAR
5 5 (3.40%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.72%) JIRA
7 3 (2.04%) Subversion
7 3 (2.04%) Bugzilla
7 3 (2.04%) PHPUnit
7 3 (2.04%) Trac
8 2 (1.36%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.36%) Selenium
8 2 (1.36%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.68%) WATIR
9 1 (0.68%) FishEye
General
1 28 (19.05%) Manufacturing
2 7 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.04%) Law
3 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.04%) Avionics
4 2 (1.36%) Finance
5 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.68%) Electronics
5 1 (0.68%) Publishing
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 96 (65.31%) Software Engineer
2 43 (29.25%) Developer
3 32 (21.77%) Senior Software Engineer
4 26 (17.69%) C# Software Engineer
5 17 (11.56%) Software Developer
6 16 (10.88%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 14 (9.52%) Senior Developer
7 14 (9.52%) C++ Software Engineer
8 12 (8.16%) PHP Developer
9 10 (6.80%) C# Developer
10 7 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
11 6 (4.08%) Web Developer
11 6 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (3.40%) Graduate
12 5 (3.40%) C Software Engineer
13 4 (2.72%) C++/C# Developer
13 4 (2.72%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 4 (2.72%) C++ Developer
13 4 (2.72%) Programmer
13 4 (2.72%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (35.37%) HTML
2 42 (28.57%) .NET
3 28 (19.05%) CSS
4 22 (14.97%) WPF
5 21 (14.29%) WCF
5 21 (14.29%) XML
6 18 (12.24%) Spring
7 15 (10.20%) Web Services
7 15 (10.20%) HTML5
8 13 (8.84%) Java EE
8 13 (8.84%) ASP.NET
9 8 (5.44%) jQuery
10 6 (4.08%) Symfony
10 6 (4.08%) CakePHP
10 6 (4.08%) JSON
10 6 (4.08%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.40%) Ajax
11 5 (3.40%) Qt
12 4 (2.72%) SOAP
12 4 (2.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 50 (34.01%) Mathematics
2 40 (27.21%) Computer Science
3 15 (10.20%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.36%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.68%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.68%) Open Source
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.68%) User Experience
6 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.68%) Physics
6 1 (0.68%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 27 (18.37%) Windows
2 12 (8.16%) Linux
3 5 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.40%) Android
4 4 (2.72%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.36%) UNIX
6 1 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (44.22%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (29.25%) Scrum
3 30 (20.41%) OO
4 28 (19.05%) Software Testing
5 23 (15.65%) Mentoring
6 22 (14.97%) OOP
7 19 (12.93%) OOD
8 18 (12.24%) TDD
8 18 (12.24%) Requirements Analysis
8 18 (12.24%) Unit Testing
9 16 (10.88%) Automated Testing
9 16 (10.88%) Pair Programming
10 15 (10.20%) CAD
11 14 (9.52%) UML
11 14 (9.52%) Logistics
12 13 (8.84%) Software Architecture
13 9 (6.12%) Web Development
14 8 (5.44%) SysML
14 8 (5.44%) Requirements Management
15 6 (4.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 97 (65.99%) C#
2 92 (62.59%) C++
3 38 (25.85%) Java
4 31 (21.09%) JavaScript
5 29 (19.73%) SQL
6 25 (17.01%) C
7 15 (10.20%) PHP
8 14 (9.52%) Python
9 12 (8.16%) PHP5
10 8 (5.44%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.04%) Delphi
12 2 (1.36%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.36%) Fortran
13 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.68%) Ruby
13 1 (0.68%) Groovy
13 1 (0.68%) Ada
13 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (36.05%) Degree
2 21 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 18 (12.24%) SC Cleared
3 18 (12.24%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.72%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.68%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (12.24%) Oracle
2 16 (10.88%) hybris
3 8 (5.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.72%) Zend
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe
5 1 (0.68%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.68%) Apple
5 1 (0.68%) Google
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