The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
England / South West
Rank 48 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 293 294 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.71% 5.11% 5.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.92% 5.27% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 247 260 269
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
4949 5583 5819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.51% 97.03% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4109 4627 4914
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

Software 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 Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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 78 £42,750 -5.00% 8
Somerset +26 76 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Bristol -28 73 £40,000 - 17
Dorset +43 29 £40,000 - 9
Wiltshire +43 27 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Devon -21 13 £37,500 - 2
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Software 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 549 (99.82%) Software Engineering
2 325 (59.09%) Java
3 309 (56.18%) C++
4 245 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
5 219 (39.82%) C#
6 196 (35.64%) C
7 193 (35.09%) Linux
8 192 (34.91%) JavaScript
9 173 (31.45%) Security Cleared
10 162 (29.45%) HTML
11 160 (29.09%) .NET
12 143 (26.00%) Python
13 138 (25.09%) SQL
14 118 (21.45%) Degree
15 116 (21.09%) Scrum
16 104 (18.91%) OO
17 101 (18.36%) Windows
18 98 (17.82%) Spring
19 94 (17.09%) CSS
20 91 (16.55%) Unit Testing
21 90 (16.36%) SQL Server
22 89 (16.18%) Oracle
23 85 (15.45%) MongoDB
24 81 (14.73%) Hibernate
25 76 (13.82%) Cybersecurity
26 74 (13.45%) UML
27 73 (13.27%) Java EE
28 70 (12.73%) ASP.NET
29 67 (12.18%) Big Data
30 65 (11.82%) SC Cleared

Software 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 34 (6.18%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (5.45%) Apache Pig
3 23 (4.18%) IIS
3 23 (4.18%) JBoss
4 18 (3.27%) Apache
5 17 (3.09%) WebLogic
6 16 (2.91%) Apache Spark
7 14 (2.55%) Confluence
8 10 (1.82%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.27%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.09%) DNN
11 1 (0.18%) Mule
11 1 (0.18%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.18%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.45%) SaaS
2 17 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.27%) GitHub
5 5 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (0.73%) IaaS
6 4 (0.73%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.82%) TCP/IP
2 20 (3.64%) Internet
3 14 (2.55%) HTTP
4 12 (2.18%) Firewall
5 8 (1.45%) RS-485
5 8 (1.45%) Wireless
6 7 (1.27%) Kerberos
6 7 (1.27%) Modbus
7 5 (0.91%) RS-232
7 5 (0.91%) SSL
8 4 (0.73%) Bluetooth
8 4 (0.73%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.73%) Network Security
8 4 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.36%) 802.15
9 2 (0.36%) ASN.1
9 2 (0.36%) LAN
9 2 (0.36%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (0.36%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 85 (15.45%) MongoDB
3 67 (12.18%) Big Data
4 62 (11.27%) Hadoop
5 61 (11.09%) NoSQL
6 41 (7.45%) MySQL
7 35 (6.36%) Relational Database
8 31 (5.64%) Apache Hive
9 17 (3.09%) RDBMS
10 15 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (2.00%) OrientDB
12 9 (1.64%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.55%) Triplestore
15 2 (0.36%) SQLite
16 1 (0.18%) Apache Accumulo
16 1 (0.18%) CouchDB
16 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
16 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
16 1 (0.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 56 (10.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 44 (8.00%) JIRA
3 40 (7.27%) JUnit
4 35 (6.36%) Git (software)
4 35 (6.36%) Visual Studio
5 25 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 24 (4.36%) Jenkins
7 19 (3.45%) Bitbucket
7 19 (3.45%) NUnit
8 18 (3.27%) Mockito
8 18 (3.27%) Selenium
9 17 (3.09%) Moq
10 13 (2.36%) Ant
10 13 (2.36%) Maven
11 12 (2.18%) EasyMock
12 10 (1.82%) Robot Framework
13 9 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
14 8 (1.45%) Cucumber
14 8 (1.45%) Mercurial
14 8 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 44 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 40 (7.27%) Manufacturing
3 38 (6.91%) Finance
4 36 (6.55%) Electronics
5 34 (6.18%) Games
6 14 (2.55%) Marketing
7 13 (2.36%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.45%) Military
9 7 (1.27%) Banking
10 5 (0.91%) Advertising
11 4 (0.73%) Automotive
12 2 (0.36%) Avionics
13 1 (0.18%) Back Office
13 1 (0.18%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (29.45%) HTML
2 160 (29.09%) .NET
3 98 (17.82%) Spring
4 94 (17.09%) CSS
5 81 (14.73%) Hibernate
6 73 (13.27%) Java EE
7 70 (12.73%) ASP.NET
8 58 (10.55%) .NET Framework
8 58 (10.55%) AngularJS
9 51 (9.27%) J2EE
10 50 (9.09%) HTML5
11 49 (8.91%) Web Services
12 44 (8.00%) REST
13 40 (7.27%) jQuery
14 38 (6.91%) WPF
15 37 (6.73%) Node.js
15 37 (6.73%) XML
16 36 (6.55%) Entity Framework
16 36 (6.55%) WCF
17 32 (5.82%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 65 (11.82%) Computer Science
2 24 (4.36%) Embedded Systems
3 22 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 22 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (2.73%) Device Driver
4 15 (2.73%) PKI
5 14 (2.55%) Wiki
6 10 (1.82%) Internet of Things
6 10 (1.82%) VHDL
7 9 (1.64%) Cyber Defence
8 8 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.45%) Robotics
9 7 (1.27%) Cybercrime
10 6 (1.09%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.09%) Industrial Internet of Things
11 5 (0.91%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (0.73%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (0.73%) CAN bus
12 4 (0.73%) Semantic Web
12 4 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 193 (35.09%) Linux
2 101 (18.36%) Windows
3 51 (9.27%) Unix
4 46 (8.36%) Android
5 30 (5.45%) Apple iOS
6 22 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
7 17 (3.09%) Windows Server
8 15 (2.73%) Mac OS X
9 13 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (2.00%) CentOS
10 11 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (1.64%) AIX
12 4 (0.73%) FreeBSD
13 3 (0.55%) Solaris
14 2 (0.36%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 549 (99.82%) Software Engineering
2 245 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (21.09%) Scrum
4 104 (18.91%) OO
5 91 (16.55%) Unit Testing
6 76 (13.82%) Cybersecurity
7 74 (13.45%) UML
8 63 (11.45%) MVC
9 62 (11.27%) SDLC
10 57 (10.36%) Automated Testing
11 49 (8.91%) TDD
12 43 (7.82%) Multithreading
13 42 (7.64%) DevOps
13 42 (7.64%) Mentoring
13 42 (7.64%) OOP
14 41 (7.45%) OOD
15 38 (6.91%) Mathematics
16 37 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
17 36 (6.55%) Customer Requirements
18 35 (6.36%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 325 (59.09%) Java
2 309 (56.18%) C++
3 219 (39.82%) C#
4 196 (35.64%) C
5 192 (34.91%) JavaScript
6 143 (26.00%) Python
7 138 (25.09%) SQL
8 35 (6.36%) Perl
9 32 (5.82%) Embedded C++
10 30 (5.45%) Embedded C
11 26 (4.73%) Ruby
12 23 (4.18%) Objective-C
12 23 (4.18%) PowerShell
12 23 (4.18%) Scala
13 18 (3.27%) PHP
14 12 (2.18%) VB.NET
15 8 (1.45%) Fortran
15 8 (1.45%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.27%) Assembly Language
16 7 (1.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 173 (31.45%) Security Cleared
2 118 (21.45%) Degree
3 65 (11.82%) SC Cleared
4 64 (11.64%) DV Cleared
5 17 (3.09%) PhD
6 13 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (2.18%) CCNA
7 12 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.18%) CISSP
7 12 (2.18%) GIAC
7 12 (2.18%) Linux+ Certification
7 12 (2.18%) MCSE
7 12 (2.18%) Network+ Certification
7 12 (2.18%) SANS
7 12 (2.18%) SSCP
8 5 (0.91%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (0.91%) Security+ Certification
9 4 (0.73%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.18%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.27%) MISRA
2 6 (1.09%) QA
3 5 (0.91%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.91%) MISRA C
4 3 (0.55%) DO-178B
4 3 (0.55%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.36%) Def Stans
5 2 (0.36%) DO-254
6 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.18%) ISO26262
System Software
1 16 (2.91%) Docker
2 14 (2.55%) Hyper-V
2 14 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.64%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.27%) vSphere
5 4 (0.73%) Firmware
6 1 (0.18%) NFS
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (1.27%) Puppet
2 5 (0.91%) Salt
3 2 (0.36%) Ansible
3 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 89 (16.18%) Oracle
2 36 (6.55%) Microsoft
3 16 (2.91%) VMware
4 11 (2.00%) Red Hat
4 11 (2.00%) SAP
5 3 (0.55%) EMC
6 2 (0.36%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.36%) Renesas
6 2 (0.36%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe
7 1 (0.18%) Freescale
7 1 (0.18%) Google
7 1 (0.18%) IBM
7 1 (0.18%) Informatica
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chard, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Broadstone, Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £64000 per annum + Superb Package , incl Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000.0000 - £25000.0000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + strong benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 + excellent benefits package - see advert body
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 5 days ago