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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 21 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 49 52 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 9.84% 8.86% 15.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.42% 10.88% 17.99%
Number of salaries quoted 44 48 101
Average salary £34,250 £31,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.60% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £59,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
429 478 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 86.14% 81.43% 84.01%
Number of salaries quoted 377 395 543
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,650 £50,000 £55,000
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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +5 36 £35,500 +18.33% 24
Taunton +8 5 £31,818 -2.09%
Bridgwater +3 5 £34,500 -3.49%
Street -9 1 £110,000 +37.50%
Frome - 1 £42,500 -
Yeovil - 1 - -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 88 (62.41%) C#
2 77 (54.61%) C++
3 75 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (46.10%) HTML
5 57 (40.43%) Degree
6 46 (32.62%) Scrum
7 44 (31.21%) .NET
7 44 (31.21%) CSS
8 42 (29.79%) Mathematics
9 39 (27.66%) Java
10 36 (25.53%) SQL
11 35 (24.82%) Mentoring
12 34 (24.11%) JavaScript
13 31 (21.99%) Computer Science
14 28 (19.86%) OO
15 27 (19.15%) XML
16 26 (18.44%) PHP
16 26 (18.44%) Manufacturing
17 25 (17.73%) Software Testing
17 25 (17.73%) MySQL
17 25 (17.73%) SC Cleared
17 25 (17.73%) Security Cleared
18 24 (17.02%) Linux
19 23 (16.31%) SQL Server
19 23 (16.31%) DV Cleared
19 23 (16.31%) Requirements Analysis
20 22 (15.60%) WPF
20 22 (15.60%) Windows
21 21 (14.89%) OOP
21 21 (14.89%) WCF

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 17 (12.06%) Apache
2 7 (4.96%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.42%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.73%) MySQL
2 23 (16.31%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (12.06%) PEAR
2 15 (10.64%) PHPUnit
2 15 (10.64%) Trac
2 15 (10.64%) Bugzilla
3 12 (8.51%) NUnit
4 11 (7.80%) Git (software)
5 9 (6.38%) Subversion
6 8 (5.67%) Visual Studio
7 7 (4.96%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.84%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.13%) Selenium
9 3 (2.13%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.42%) JIRA
11 1 (0.71%) WATIR
11 1 (0.71%) JUnit
General
1 26 (18.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.71%) Retail
2 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (0.71%) Electronics
2 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 89 (63.12%) Software Engineer
2 52 (36.88%) Developer
3 35 (24.82%) Senior Software Engineer
3 35 (24.82%) C# Software Engineer
4 30 (21.28%) Software Developer
5 22 (15.60%) PHP Developer
5 22 (15.60%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 14 (9.93%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 13 (9.22%) Senior Developer
7 13 (9.22%) Graduate
8 11 (7.80%) C++ Software Engineer
9 8 (5.67%) C# Developer
9 8 (5.67%) Graduate Developer
10 7 (4.96%) Senior Software Developer
11 6 (4.26%) Software Programmer
11 6 (4.26%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 6 (4.26%) Graduate PHP Developer
11 6 (4.26%) Programmer
11 6 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (3.55%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (46.10%) HTML
2 44 (31.21%) .NET
2 44 (31.21%) CSS
3 27 (19.15%) XML
4 22 (15.60%) WPF
5 21 (14.89%) WCF
5 21 (14.89%) HTML5
6 19 (13.48%) jQuery
6 19 (13.48%) Java EE
7 17 (12.06%) Ajax
8 14 (9.93%) Spring
9 13 (9.22%) Web Services
10 12 (8.51%) ASP.NET
10 12 (8.51%) Symfony
10 12 (8.51%) CakePHP
11 10 (7.09%) JSON
12 3 (2.13%) J2EE
12 3 (2.13%) MFC
12 3 (2.13%) RESTful
13 2 (1.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 42 (29.79%) Mathematics
2 31 (21.99%) Computer Science
3 17 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (9.22%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.42%) User Experience
6 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.71%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.71%) Equities
6 1 (0.71%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.71%) Open Source
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.71%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.02%) Linux
2 22 (15.60%) Windows
3 4 (2.84%) Android
4 3 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.42%) UNIX
6 1 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (32.62%) Scrum
3 35 (24.82%) Mentoring
4 28 (19.86%) OO
5 25 (17.73%) Software Testing
6 23 (16.31%) Requirements Analysis
7 21 (14.89%) OOP
8 18 (12.77%) Software Architecture
9 16 (11.35%) OOD
10 15 (10.64%) TDD
10 15 (10.64%) Web Application Development
11 14 (9.93%) Unit Testing
12 13 (9.22%) Logistics
13 12 (8.51%) Pair Programming
14 11 (7.80%) Automated Testing
15 7 (4.96%) Web Development
15 7 (4.96%) UML
16 6 (4.26%) Validation
17 5 (3.55%) DoDAF
17 5 (3.55%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 88 (62.41%) C#
2 77 (54.61%) C++
3 39 (27.66%) Java
4 36 (25.53%) SQL
5 34 (24.11%) JavaScript
6 26 (18.44%) PHP
7 19 (13.48%) Python
8 18 (12.77%) PHP5
9 16 (11.35%) C
10 9 (6.38%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.13%) Delphi
12 2 (1.42%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.71%) Ruby
13 1 (0.71%) Ada
13 1 (0.71%) Groovy
13 1 (0.71%) VBA
13 1 (0.71%) VC++
13 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (40.43%) Degree
2 25 (17.73%) SC Cleared
2 25 (17.73%) Security Cleared
3 23 (16.31%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) DO-178B
1 1 (0.71%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (11.35%) Oracle
2 10 (7.09%) hybris
3 7 (4.96%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.84%) Zend
5 1 (0.71%) Adobe
5 1 (0.71%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.71%) Apple
5 1 (0.71%) Google
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