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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 27 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 43 81 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 7.40% 10.21% 8.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.73% 12.58% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 38 74 40
Average salary £34,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.22% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
442 644 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 76.08% 81.21% 76.29%
Number of salaries quoted 397 568 375
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 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 29 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 +7 18 £34,000 +4.61% 8
Yeovil +1 13 £31,500 +18.86% 3
Taunton +7 5 £45,000 +38.46% 5
Street +10 2 £45,000 -
Frome -3 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Bridgwater -6 1 £34,500 -23.33%
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 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 70 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (62.73%) C#
3 56 (50.91%) C++
4 47 (42.73%) Degree
5 42 (38.18%) SQL
6 36 (32.73%) Scrum
7 33 (30.00%) HTML
7 33 (30.00%) Computer Science
8 32 (29.09%) Mathematics
9 31 (28.18%) .NET
10 30 (27.27%) JavaScript
11 29 (26.36%) Software Testing
12 27 (24.55%) Windows
13 25 (22.73%) CSS
13 25 (22.73%) SQL Server
14 24 (21.82%) Java
15 23 (20.91%) Mentoring
16 22 (20.00%) MVC
16 22 (20.00%) MySQL
17 21 (19.09%) OO
17 21 (19.09%) SDLC
17 21 (19.09%) WPF
18 20 (18.18%) jQuery
19 19 (17.27%) Linux
20 17 (15.45%) XML
21 16 (14.55%) Ajax
21 16 (14.55%) Security Cleared
22 14 (12.73%) Web Services
23 13 (11.82%) ASP.NET
23 13 (11.82%) PHP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 11 (10.00%) Apache
2 4 (3.64%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (5.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) PaaS
1 1 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.82%) HTTP
2 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.91%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.91%) ICMP
2 1 (0.91%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.00%) MySQL
3 5 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.64%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.64%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.91%) Redis
5 1 (0.91%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 11 (10.00%) Bugzilla
1 11 (10.00%) PEAR
1 11 (10.00%) PHPUnit
1 11 (10.00%) Trac
2 10 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (8.18%) Subversion
4 7 (6.36%) Eclipse
5 5 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.64%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.73%) Apache Buildr
7 3 (2.73%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.73%) jMock
7 3 (2.73%) Ant
7 3 (2.73%) JUnit
7 3 (2.73%) Maven
8 1 (0.91%) JIRA
8 1 (0.91%) Selenium
General
1 12 (10.91%) Aerospace
2 11 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 10 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.36%) Military
5 6 (5.45%) Law
6 4 (3.64%) Electronics
7 2 (1.82%) Back Office
7 2 (1.82%) Finance
7 2 (1.82%) Advertising
7 2 (1.82%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 54 (49.09%) Developer
3 39 (35.45%) Software Developer
4 23 (20.91%) C# Software Engineer
5 18 (16.36%) C++ Software Engineer
6 14 (12.73%) C++ Developer
7 13 (11.82%) C# Developer
7 13 (11.82%) C++ Software Developer
8 11 (10.00%) PHP Developer
8 11 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 11 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 10 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (8.18%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (8.18%) Graduate
11 8 (7.27%) .NET Developer
11 8 (7.27%) Senior C# Software Engineer
12 6 (5.45%) Graduate Developer
12 6 (5.45%) Programmer
12 6 (5.45%) Software Programmer
12 6 (5.45%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (30.00%) HTML
2 31 (28.18%) .NET
3 25 (22.73%) CSS
4 21 (19.09%) WPF
5 20 (18.18%) jQuery
6 17 (15.45%) XML
7 16 (14.55%) Ajax
8 14 (12.73%) Web Services
9 13 (11.82%) ASP.NET
10 10 (9.09%) Qt
11 6 (5.45%) JSON
12 5 (4.55%) .NET Framework
12 5 (4.55%) Spring
12 5 (4.55%) Symfony
12 5 (4.55%) CakePHP
12 5 (4.55%) JSP
12 5 (4.55%) SOAP
12 5 (4.55%) HTML5
12 5 (4.55%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 4 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 32 (29.09%) Mathematics
3 12 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.64%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (2.73%) User Experience
6 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.82%) Physics
6 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.82%) GIS
7 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.91%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.91%) Equities
7 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.91%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.55%) Windows
2 19 (17.27%) Linux
3 3 (2.73%) UNIX
4 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (32.73%) Scrum
3 29 (26.36%) Software Testing
4 23 (20.91%) Mentoring
5 22 (20.00%) MVC
6 21 (19.09%) OO
6 21 (19.09%) SDLC
7 13 (11.82%) MVVM
8 12 (10.91%) CAD
8 12 (10.91%) OOP
8 12 (10.91%) Unit Testing
9 11 (10.00%) Web Application Development
10 8 (7.27%) Waterfall
11 7 (6.36%) TDD
12 6 (5.45%) UML
13 4 (3.64%) E-Commerce
13 4 (3.64%) OOD
13 4 (3.64%) Signal Processing
13 4 (3.64%) Continuous Delivery
14 3 (2.73%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 69 (62.73%) C#
2 56 (50.91%) C++
3 42 (38.18%) SQL
4 30 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 24 (21.82%) Java
6 13 (11.82%) C
6 13 (11.82%) PHP
7 8 (7.27%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.55%) PHP5
9 3 (2.73%) VC++
9 3 (2.73%) Python
10 2 (1.82%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.82%) VB
10 2 (1.82%) VB6
11 1 (0.91%) Delphi
11 1 (0.91%) Pascal
11 1 (0.91%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.91%) Erlang
11 1 (0.91%) Groovy
11 1 (0.91%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (42.73%) Degree
2 16 (14.55%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.82%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (7.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.45%) Oracle
3 3 (2.73%) Google
3 3 (2.73%) ATG
4 2 (1.82%) ESRI
4 2 (1.82%) Trapeze
5 1 (0.91%) hybris
5 1 (0.91%) Capita
Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + healthcare, pension, flexible working, etc
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wells
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £300 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Shepton Mallet
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Shepton Mallet
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits & equity
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
BAE Systems
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,363 per annum Competitive pension and benefits pac
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + pension, healthcare, flexible working, etc
Posted: 19 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Market related
Posted: 20 days ago
Shepton Mallet
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Shepton Mallet
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bath
CPS Group
Salary: £45k - 65k per year
Posted: 22 days ago