The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Software Development Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Engineer
Rank 242 241 239
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 2 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.036% 0.15% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.16% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Median salary £43,250 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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
5407 5741 6029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.74% 97.16% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4566 4843 4970
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Software Development Engineer in the job title.

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
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -5 1 £47,500 +26.66%
Devon - 1 £39,000 -
Software Development Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Software Development Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Software Development Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) C++
3 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) C
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) UML
4 3 (42.86%) Electronics
4 3 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
5 2 (28.57%) Big Data
5 2 (28.57%) Deep Learning
5 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) Middleware
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) Scala
5 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
5 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
6 1 (14.29%) HTML5
6 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (14.29%) SysML
6 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
6 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
6 1 (14.29%) Automotive

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) Deep Learning
3 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 1 (14.29%) SysML
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Scala
4 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM