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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 17 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 61 94 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 11.07% 12.69% 13.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.86% 15.36% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 59 89 72
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 £27,300 £26,000 £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
440 612 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 79.85% 82.59% 79.40%
Number of salaries quoted 384 532 465
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £38,327
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +0.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 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 22 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 45 £34,000 +4.61% 3
Yeovil +6 7 £31,500 +14.54% 2
Taunton +6 4 £31,500 -3.07% 5
Street +5 2 £45,000 -52.63%
Templecombe - 1 - -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 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 77 (69.37%) C#
2 74 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (54.05%) C++
4 56 (50.45%) Degree
5 47 (42.34%) HTML
5 47 (42.34%) Scrum
6 39 (35.14%) Mathematics
7 38 (34.23%) SQL
8 36 (32.43%) CSS
9 35 (31.53%) Computer Science
10 33 (29.73%) .NET
11 31 (27.93%) Software Testing
11 31 (27.93%) Mentoring
12 29 (26.13%) JavaScript
13 28 (25.23%) Java
14 25 (22.52%) XML
14 25 (22.52%) Windows
14 25 (22.52%) WPF
14 25 (22.52%) jQuery
15 24 (21.62%) Linux
16 23 (20.72%) OO
17 22 (19.82%) MySQL
17 22 (19.82%) SQL Server
18 19 (17.12%) Ajax
19 18 (16.22%) PHP
19 18 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
20 16 (14.41%) Trac
20 16 (14.41%) PEAR
20 16 (14.41%) PHPUnit
20 16 (14.41%) Web Application Development

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (14.41%) Apache
2 5 (4.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.31%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.82%) MySQL
1 22 (19.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (14.41%) Trac
1 16 (14.41%) PEAR
1 16 (14.41%) PHPUnit
1 16 (14.41%) Bugzilla
2 12 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.81%) Subversion
3 7 (6.31%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.31%) Eclipse
3 7 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.60%) JUnit
5 3 (2.70%) Maven
5 3 (2.70%) Ant
5 3 (2.70%) Apache Buildr
5 3 (2.70%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.70%) jMock
6 2 (1.80%) Selenium
6 2 (1.80%) JIRA
7 1 (0.90%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.90%) FitNesse
General
1 13 (11.71%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.50%) Aerospace
2 5 (4.50%) Military
3 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.70%) Electronics
5 1 (0.90%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Law
Job Titles
1 67 (60.36%) Software Engineer
2 49 (44.14%) Developer
3 33 (29.73%) Software Developer
4 28 (25.23%) C# Software Engineer
5 16 (14.41%) C++ Software Engineer
5 16 (14.41%) PHP Developer
6 15 (13.51%) Graduate
6 15 (13.51%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 13 (11.71%) C++ Developer
7 13 (11.71%) C# Developer
8 12 (10.81%) Senior Software Engineer
8 12 (10.81%) C++ Software Developer
9 10 (9.01%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (8.11%) Senior C# Software Engineer
10 9 (8.11%) Graduate Developer
10 9 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (7.21%) .NET Developer
12 7 (6.31%) Programmer
12 7 (6.31%) Software Programmer
12 7 (6.31%) Graduate PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (42.34%) HTML
2 36 (32.43%) CSS
3 33 (29.73%) .NET
4 25 (22.52%) XML
4 25 (22.52%) WPF
4 25 (22.52%) jQuery
5 19 (17.12%) Ajax
6 13 (11.71%) HTML5
7 11 (9.91%) Java EE
7 11 (9.91%) WCF
8 10 (9.01%) ASP.NET
9 9 (8.11%) Web Services
9 9 (8.11%) Symfony
9 9 (8.11%) CakePHP
10 8 (7.21%) Spring
10 8 (7.21%) JSON
11 5 (4.50%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 4 (3.60%) LINQ
12 4 (3.60%) Qt
12 4 (3.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (35.14%) Mathematics
2 35 (31.53%) Computer Science
3 18 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.60%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.80%) Physics
5 2 (1.80%) User Experience
6 1 (0.90%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.90%) Equities
6 1 (0.90%) GIS
6 1 (0.90%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.90%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.52%) Windows
2 24 (21.62%) Linux
3 5 (4.50%) UNIX
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (42.34%) Scrum
3 31 (27.93%) Software Testing
3 31 (27.93%) Mentoring
4 23 (20.72%) OO
5 16 (14.41%) Web Application Development
6 14 (12.61%) OOP
6 14 (12.61%) MVC
7 11 (9.91%) CAD
7 11 (9.91%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (9.01%) Software Architecture
8 10 (9.01%) MVVM
8 10 (9.01%) Critical Success Factor
9 9 (8.11%) TDD
10 7 (6.31%) OOD
10 7 (6.31%) Unit Testing
11 5 (4.50%) UML
11 5 (4.50%) Waterfall
12 4 (3.60%) Pair Programming
13 3 (2.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 77 (69.37%) C#
2 60 (54.05%) C++
3 38 (34.23%) SQL
4 29 (26.13%) JavaScript
5 28 (25.23%) Java
6 18 (16.22%) PHP
7 12 (10.81%) C
8 10 (9.01%) Python
9 9 (8.11%) PHP5
10 6 (5.41%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.70%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.90%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.90%) Delphi
12 1 (0.90%) Pascal
12 1 (0.90%) VC++
Qualifications
1 56 (50.45%) Degree
2 15 (13.51%) Security Cleared
3 13 (11.71%) SC Cleared
4 10 (9.01%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.90%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) DO-178B
1 1 (0.90%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (4.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.60%) hybris
3 3 (2.70%) ATG
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (0.90%) Cognizant
Taunton, Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £29400 - £37488 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
BPR Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Good Bonus & Private Medical (BUPA)
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Frome
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 - 35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 11 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
Taunton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 13 days ago
Bath
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Market related
Posted: 19 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago