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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 25 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 50 97 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 8.18% 11.29% 11.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.78% 13.70% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 45 89 58
Average salary £34,000 £34,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.44% -4.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
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
464 708 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 75.94% 82.42% 75.21%
Number of salaries quoted 412 606 408
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,950 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +8 27 £34,000 +4.61% 3
Yeovil +1 11 £32,000 +20.75% 3
Taunton +3 4 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Street +12 2 £45,000 - 1
Templecombe +5 1 - - 1
Frome -1 1 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Bridgwater -7 1 £34,500 -23.33% 1
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 73 (66.36%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (64.55%) C#
3 56 (50.91%) C++
4 51 (46.36%) Degree
5 42 (38.18%) Scrum
6 41 (37.27%) HTML
6 41 (37.27%) SQL
7 34 (30.91%) Mathematics
8 33 (30.00%) CSS
9 32 (29.09%) JavaScript
9 32 (29.09%) Computer Science
10 31 (28.18%) .NET
11 29 (26.36%) Software Testing
11 29 (26.36%) Mentoring
12 25 (22.73%) MySQL
12 25 (22.73%) Java
12 25 (22.73%) Windows
12 25 (22.73%) jQuery
13 23 (20.91%) SDLC
13 23 (20.91%) XML
14 22 (20.00%) Linux
14 22 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 22 (20.00%) WPF
15 21 (19.09%) Ajax
16 20 (18.18%) OO
17 19 (17.27%) MVC
18 18 (16.36%) PHP
19 17 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
20 16 (14.55%) Trac
20 16 (14.55%) Web Application Development

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (14.55%) Apache
2 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.91%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.73%) MySQL
2 22 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.91%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 16 (14.55%) Bugzilla
1 16 (14.55%) PEAR
1 16 (14.55%) PHPUnit
1 16 (14.55%) Trac
2 12 (10.91%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.91%) Subversion
3 8 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (6.36%) Visual Studio
4 7 (6.36%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.73%) Ant
5 3 (2.73%) JUnit
5 3 (2.73%) Maven
5 3 (2.73%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.73%) jMock
5 3 (2.73%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.73%) Apache Buildr
6 2 (1.82%) JIRA
7 1 (0.91%) Selenium
General
1 11 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 9 (8.18%) Aerospace
3 8 (7.27%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.45%) Military
5 4 (3.64%) Electronics
5 4 (3.64%) Law
6 2 (1.82%) Advertising
6 2 (1.82%) Back Office
6 2 (1.82%) Finance
6 2 (1.82%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 64 (58.18%) Software Engineer
2 56 (50.91%) Developer
3 39 (35.45%) Software Developer
4 26 (23.64%) C# Software Engineer
5 17 (15.45%) C++ Software Engineer
6 16 (14.55%) PHP Developer
7 15 (13.64%) C++ Developer
7 15 (13.64%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 14 (12.73%) C# Developer
8 14 (12.73%) C++ Software Developer
9 13 (11.82%) Senior Software Engineer
10 11 (10.00%) Graduate
10 11 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
11 10 (9.09%) Senior C# Software Engineer
12 9 (8.18%) C# .NET Developer
13 8 (7.27%) Graduate Developer
13 8 (7.27%) .NET Developer
14 7 (6.36%) Programmer
14 7 (6.36%) Software Programmer
14 7 (6.36%) Graduate PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (37.27%) HTML
2 33 (30.00%) CSS
3 31 (28.18%) .NET
4 25 (22.73%) jQuery
5 23 (20.91%) XML
6 22 (20.00%) WPF
7 21 (19.09%) Ajax
8 11 (10.00%) ASP.NET
9 10 (9.09%) Web Services
10 9 (8.18%) Symfony
10 9 (8.18%) CakePHP
11 8 (7.27%) JSON
11 8 (7.27%) Qt
11 8 (7.27%) HTML5
12 5 (4.55%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 5 (4.55%) Java EE
12 5 (4.55%) Spring
12 5 (4.55%) JSP
12 5 (4.55%) SOAP
13 4 (3.64%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (30.91%) Mathematics
2 32 (29.09%) Computer Science
3 17 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.64%) User Experience
5 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.82%) Physics
5 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.91%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.91%) GIS
6 1 (0.91%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.91%) Equities
6 1 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.73%) Windows
2 22 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (2.73%) UNIX
4 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (66.36%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (38.18%) Scrum
3 29 (26.36%) Software Testing
3 29 (26.36%) Mentoring
4 23 (20.91%) SDLC
5 20 (18.18%) OO
6 19 (17.27%) MVC
7 16 (14.55%) Web Application Development
8 14 (12.73%) OOP
9 12 (10.91%) CAD
9 12 (10.91%) MVVM
10 11 (10.00%) Unit Testing
11 8 (7.27%) TDD
12 7 (6.36%) Waterfall
13 6 (5.45%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (4.55%) UML
14 5 (4.55%) Software Architecture
14 5 (4.55%) Critical Success Factor
15 4 (3.64%) Signal Processing
15 4 (3.64%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 71 (64.55%) C#
2 56 (50.91%) C++
3 41 (37.27%) SQL
4 32 (29.09%) JavaScript
5 25 (22.73%) Java
6 18 (16.36%) PHP
7 12 (10.91%) C
8 9 (8.18%) PHP5
9 8 (7.27%) VB.NET
10 5 (4.55%) Python
11 3 (2.73%) Embedded C
11 3 (2.73%) VC++
12 2 (1.82%) VB6
12 2 (1.82%) VB
13 1 (0.91%) Delphi
13 1 (0.91%) Pascal
13 1 (0.91%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 51 (46.36%) Degree
2 16 (14.55%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.27%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (7.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.55%) Oracle
3 3 (2.73%) ATG
4 2 (1.82%) Google
4 2 (1.82%) hybris
4 2 (1.82%) Trapeze
4 2 (1.82%) ESRI
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Salary competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago
Dorset Square, Baker Street, London, UK
Euro Car Parks
Salary: £25-30k
Posted: 12 days ago
Bath
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Frome
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago