The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 20 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 82 47 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 10.35% 8.38% 9.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.85% 11.19% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 75 40 50
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
638 420 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 80.56% 74.87% 77.28%
Number of salaries quoted 562 367 375
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
South West

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -17 30 £32,500 -22.36% 8
Bridgwater +2 16 £45,000 +28.57%
Street -10 9 £45,000 -43.75% 2
Yeovil - 8 £26,500 -
Taunton - 7 £32,500 -
Frome - 3 £50,000 - 1
Glastonbury - 3 £45,000 -
Shepton Mallet - 3 £45,000 -
Somerton - 3 £45,000 -
Templecombe -1 1 - -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 67 (38.95%) Java
2 62 (36.05%) C#
2 62 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (34.30%) Degree
4 52 (30.23%) C++
5 51 (29.65%) HTML
6 50 (29.07%) Computer Science
7 48 (27.91%) Scrum
8 46 (26.74%) JavaScript
9 45 (26.16%) Mathematics
10 38 (22.09%) OO
11 37 (21.51%) hybris
12 35 (20.35%) .NET
13 34 (19.77%) C
13 34 (19.77%) Windows
14 32 (18.60%) OOP
15 28 (16.28%) Spring
15 28 (16.28%) Analytics
16 27 (15.70%) Linux
17 26 (15.12%) Retail
18 25 (14.53%) CSS
19 24 (13.95%) MySQL
19 24 (13.95%) E-Commerce
19 24 (13.95%) JIRA
19 24 (13.95%) jQuery
20 23 (13.37%) OOD
20 23 (13.37%) XML
21 21 (12.21%) SQL
21 21 (12.21%) CAD
21 21 (12.21%) TDD

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (6.40%) Apache
1 11 (6.40%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.16%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.74%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.72%) HTTP
2 7 (4.07%) Internet
3 1 (0.58%) Wireless
3 1 (0.58%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.95%) MySQL
2 18 (10.47%) SQL Server
3 13 (7.56%) Big Data
4 7 (4.07%) Hadoop
4 7 (4.07%) Apache Hive
5 6 (3.49%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.49%) Riak
6 5 (2.91%) Redis
7 2 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (13.95%) JIRA
2 13 (7.56%) Git (software)
3 12 (6.98%) JUnit
4 10 (5.81%) Bugzilla
4 10 (5.81%) Selenium
4 10 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (5.81%) PEAR
4 10 (5.81%) PHPUnit
4 10 (5.81%) Trac
5 8 (4.65%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (3.49%) Maven
7 5 (2.91%) FitNesse
7 5 (2.91%) Subversion
8 4 (2.33%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (15.12%) Retail
2 19 (11.05%) Manufacturing
3 14 (8.14%) Finance
4 13 (7.56%) Aerospace
4 13 (7.56%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.49%) Law
5 6 (3.49%) Publishing
6 5 (2.91%) Avionics
7 1 (0.58%) Games
7 1 (0.58%) Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 109 (63.37%) Software Engineer
2 85 (49.42%) Developer
3 48 (27.91%) Software Developer
4 42 (24.42%) Java Software Engineer
5 31 (18.02%) Java Developer
6 26 (15.12%) Programmer
7 25 (14.53%) Java Programmer
8 14 (8.14%) PHP Developer
9 12 (6.98%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 11 (6.40%) C# Software Engineer
10 11 (6.40%) Web Developer
11 10 (5.81%) Junior
11 10 (5.81%) Junior Software Engineer
11 10 (5.81%) Senior Software Engineer
12 8 (4.65%) Senior C# Software Engineer
12 8 (4.65%) Graduate
13 7 (4.07%) C++ Software Engineer
14 6 (3.49%) Android Developer
14 6 (3.49%) Java Web Developer
15 5 (2.91%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (29.65%) HTML
2 35 (20.35%) .NET
3 28 (16.28%) Spring
4 25 (14.53%) CSS
5 24 (13.95%) jQuery
6 23 (13.37%) XML
7 16 (9.30%) Web Services
7 16 (9.30%) Ajax
7 16 (9.30%) HTML5
8 13 (7.56%) JSON
8 13 (7.56%) ASP.NET
9 12 (6.98%) RESTful
10 11 (6.40%) JSF
11 10 (5.81%) Symfony
11 10 (5.81%) CakePHP
12 7 (4.07%) .NET Framework
12 7 (4.07%) SOAP
13 6 (3.49%) XSL
13 6 (3.49%) XSLT
13 6 (3.49%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 50 (29.07%) Computer Science
2 45 (26.16%) Mathematics
3 7 (4.07%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.49%) Open Source
4 6 (3.49%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.58%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.77%) Windows
2 27 (15.70%) Linux
3 6 (3.49%) Debian
3 6 (3.49%) Android
4 4 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.33%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.74%) Windows Phone 8
5 3 (1.74%) Windows Phone 7
6 2 (1.16%) UNIX
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (27.91%) Scrum
3 38 (22.09%) OO
4 32 (18.60%) OOP
5 28 (16.28%) Analytics
6 24 (13.95%) E-Commerce
7 23 (13.37%) OOD
8 21 (12.21%) CAD
8 21 (12.21%) TDD
9 19 (11.05%) Software Testing
10 12 (6.98%) Web Application Development
11 10 (5.81%) Pair Programming
11 10 (5.81%) Automated Testing
12 7 (4.07%) Multithreading
13 6 (3.49%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (3.49%) Android Development
14 5 (2.91%) UML
14 5 (2.91%) Risk Analysis
14 5 (2.91%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
14 5 (2.91%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 67 (38.95%) Java
2 62 (36.05%) C#
3 52 (30.23%) C++
4 46 (26.74%) JavaScript
5 34 (19.77%) C
6 21 (12.21%) SQL
7 16 (9.30%) Python
8 14 (8.14%) PHP
9 11 (6.40%) Perl
10 10 (5.81%) PHP5
11 9 (5.23%) Objective-C
12 6 (3.49%) Erlang
12 6 (3.49%) Shell Script
12 6 (3.49%) MATLAB
13 4 (2.33%) XAML
13 4 (2.33%) Ruby
14 3 (1.74%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.58%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 59 (34.30%) Degree
2 13 (7.56%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.07%) PhD
3 7 (4.07%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.91%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 5 (2.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (21.51%) hybris
2 9 (5.23%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.33%) Trapeze
4 2 (1.16%) Twitter
5 1 (0.58%) Primavera
5 1 (0.58%) Zend
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle
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