The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Development Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Development Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Engineer
Rank - 239 223
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 0 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 7
Average salary - £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Software Development Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5525 5738 5201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.03% 97.45% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4640 4883 4422
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Software Development Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer across the South West region.

Software Development Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Software Development Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Development Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) Ant
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Python
4 4 (44.44%) Data Management
4 4 (44.44%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Scala
4 4 (44.44%) Google App Engine
4 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (44.44%) Google
4 4 (44.44%) Xen
4 4 (44.44%) Hudson
4 4 (44.44%) SaaS
4 4 (44.44%) PaaS
4 4 (44.44%) Clojure
4 4 (44.44%) OpenStack
4 4 (44.44%) Rackspace
4 4 (44.44%) IaaS
4 4 (44.44%) Gradle
4 4 (44.44%) Artifactory

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Software Development Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Development Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) OpenStack
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (44.44%) Google App Engine
1 4 (44.44%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (44.44%) HP Helion
1 4 (44.44%) IaaS
1 4 (44.44%) PaaS
1 4 (44.44%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Ant
1 4 (44.44%) Artifactory
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) Gradle
1 4 (44.44%) Hudson
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
1 4 (44.44%) Maven
1 4 (44.44%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Compact Framework
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Public Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Data Management
3 4 (44.44%) High Availability
3 4 (44.44%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) Clojure
2 4 (44.44%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) Scala
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO26262
1 1 (11.11%) MISRA
1 1 (11.11%) MISRA C
1 1 (11.11%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Docker
1 4 (44.44%) KVM
1 4 (44.44%) LXC
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (44.44%) Xen
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Google
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Rackspace
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft