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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 53 35 51
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 290 381 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.10% 6.47% 4.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.28% 6.67% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 230 323 254
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +21.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,500 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,160 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.39%
Software 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
5496 5711 5935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.59% 96.99% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4653 4838 4971
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 2016.

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 September 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 +13 118 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Somerset +9 51 £43,750 +2.94% 6
Bristol -65 44 £47,500 +11.76% 14
Dorset +6 38 £37,500 -2.59% 6
Devon +3 19 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Wiltshire +7 17 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Cornwall -17 1 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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.

1 491 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 278 (56.62%) Java
3 238 (48.47%) C++
4 218 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
5 217 (44.20%) C#
6 159 (32.38%) JavaScript
7 144 (29.33%) HTML
8 138 (28.11%) C
9 136 (27.70%) Degree
10 135 (27.49%) Linux
11 132 (26.88%) Python
12 130 (26.48%) Security Cleared
13 118 (24.03%) .NET
14 113 (23.01%) SQL
15 111 (22.61%) CSS
16 103 (20.98%) Scrum
17 94 (19.14%) OO
18 90 (18.33%) Cybersecurity
19 89 (18.13%) Big Data
20 88 (17.92%) Hadoop
21 82 (16.70%) AngularJS
22 81 (16.50%) Oracle
23 74 (15.07%) Java EE
24 73 (14.87%) Spring
25 72 (14.66%) Hibernate
25 72 (14.66%) NoSQL
26 67 (13.65%) MongoDB
27 63 (12.83%) Windows
28 62 (12.63%) Computer Science
29 59 (12.02%) jQuery

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 33 (6.72%) Apache Pig
2 29 (5.91%) Apache Spark
3 25 (5.09%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (4.89%) JBoss
5 14 (2.85%) Apache
6 13 (2.65%) Confluence
7 12 (2.44%) WebLogic
8 11 (2.24%) IIS
9 10 (2.04%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.43%) SharePoint
11 5 (1.02%) Apache Solr
11 5 (1.02%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.61%) CMS
13 2 (0.41%) Mule
13 2 (0.41%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.41%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.20%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (1.43%) MS Office
2 3 (0.61%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.41%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 9 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.02%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.24%) SaaS
4 8 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (0.61%) GitHub
7 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (7.33%) TCP/IP
2 21 (4.28%) Internet
3 15 (3.05%) Firewall
4 11 (2.24%) RS-485
4 11 (2.24%) Wireless
5 10 (2.04%) HTTP
5 10 (2.04%) Modbus
6 6 (1.22%) Kerberos
7 5 (1.02%) DVB
7 5 (1.02%) Network Security
7 5 (1.02%) SSL
8 4 (0.81%) FTP
8 4 (0.81%) LDAP
9 3 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.61%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.41%) SS7
11 1 (0.20%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.20%) IPsec
11 1 (0.20%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (18.13%) Big Data
2 88 (17.92%) Hadoop
3 72 (14.66%) NoSQL
4 67 (13.65%) MongoDB
5 56 (11.41%) SQL Server
6 55 (11.20%) MySQL
7 40 (8.15%) Relational Database
8 35 (7.13%) Apache Hive
9 19 (3.87%) RDBMS
10 11 (2.24%) Data Mining
11 10 (2.04%) OrientDB
12 8 (1.63%) Neo4j
13 7 (1.43%) Oracle Database
14 6 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (1.02%) Apache Accumulo
15 5 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
16 4 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
17 3 (0.61%) HBase
18 2 (0.41%) CouchDB
18 2 (0.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 44 (8.96%) JIRA
2 37 (7.54%) JUnit
3 35 (7.13%) Git (software)
4 28 (5.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (5.09%) Selenium
6 23 (4.68%) Cucumber
7 19 (3.87%) Subversion
7 19 (3.87%) Visual Studio
8 15 (3.05%) Eclipse
9 14 (2.85%) Maven
9 14 (2.85%) NUnit
10 13 (2.65%) Jenkins
11 12 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (2.04%) Bitbucket
13 8 (1.63%) Mockito
14 6 (1.22%) Mercurial
14 6 (1.22%) TeamCity
15 5 (1.02%) SpecFlow
16 4 (0.81%) Robot Framework
16 4 (0.81%) WiX
General
1 49 (9.98%) Telecoms
2 28 (5.70%) Electronics
3 26 (5.30%) Manufacturing
4 22 (4.48%) Finance
5 14 (2.85%) Aerospace
6 12 (2.44%) Games
7 10 (2.04%) Marketing
8 7 (1.43%) Retail
9 4 (0.81%) Banking
9 4 (0.81%) Military
10 3 (0.61%) Automotive
10 3 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.41%) Advertising
12 1 (0.20%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (29.33%) HTML
2 118 (24.03%) .NET
3 111 (22.61%) CSS
4 82 (16.70%) AngularJS
5 74 (15.07%) Java EE
6 73 (14.87%) Spring
7 72 (14.66%) Hibernate
8 59 (12.02%) jQuery
9 57 (11.61%) HTML5
10 47 (9.57%) ASP.NET
11 45 (9.16%) Web Services
12 43 (8.76%) .NET Framework
12 43 (8.76%) Node.js
13 40 (8.15%) XML
14 36 (7.33%) J2EE
15 30 (6.11%) WPF
16 28 (5.70%) CSS3
16 28 (5.70%) EJB
17 26 (5.30%) Middleware
18 25 (5.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 62 (12.63%) Computer Science
2 49 (9.98%) Mathematics
3 22 (4.48%) Visualisation
4 21 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.67%) PKI
6 17 (3.46%) Algorithms
7 16 (3.26%) Device Driver
7 16 (3.26%) Digital Media
7 16 (3.26%) Embedded Systems
8 11 (2.24%) Cyberthreat
8 11 (2.24%) Internet of Things
9 9 (1.83%) Cybercrime
9 9 (1.83%) Robotics
10 8 (1.63%) Physics
11 6 (1.22%) Cyber Attack
11 6 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.02%) Blog
12 5 (1.02%) Over-the-Top Content
12 5 (1.02%) STB
12 5 (1.02%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 135 (27.49%) Linux
2 63 (12.83%) Windows
3 42 (8.55%) Unix
4 40 (8.15%) Android
5 24 (4.89%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.43%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (1.22%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.81%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.61%) AIX
9 3 (0.61%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.41%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.20%) LynxOS
11 1 (0.20%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 218 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (20.98%) Scrum
4 94 (19.14%) OO
5 90 (18.33%) Cybersecurity
6 55 (11.20%) UML
7 51 (10.39%) SDLC
8 45 (9.16%) TDD
9 41 (8.35%) Mentoring
9 41 (8.35%) MVC
9 41 (8.35%) Open Source
9 41 (8.35%) Unit Testing
10 38 (7.74%) Automated Testing
11 37 (7.54%) Multithreading
11 37 (7.54%) OOD
11 37 (7.54%) Software Architecture
12 36 (7.33%) Reverse Engineering
13 35 (7.13%) Time Management
14 34 (6.92%) DevOps
15 30 (6.11%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 278 (56.62%) Java
2 238 (48.47%) C++
3 217 (44.20%) C#
4 159 (32.38%) JavaScript
5 138 (28.11%) C
6 132 (26.88%) Python
7 113 (23.01%) SQL
8 41 (8.35%) Ruby
9 40 (8.15%) Perl
10 35 (7.13%) PHP
11 22 (4.48%) Embedded C
12 19 (3.87%) Scala
13 18 (3.67%) Objective-C
14 17 (3.46%) Embedded C++
15 14 (2.85%) PowerShell
16 13 (2.65%) Bash Shell
17 10 (2.04%) Assembly Language
17 10 (2.04%) PL/SQL
18 6 (1.22%) TypeScript
18 6 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 136 (27.70%) Degree
2 130 (26.48%) Security Cleared
3 55 (11.20%) DV Cleared
4 41 (8.35%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.65%) CCNA
5 13 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (2.65%) CISSP
5 13 (2.65%) GIAC
5 13 (2.65%) Linux+ Certification
5 13 (2.65%) MCSE
5 13 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.65%) Network+ Certification
5 13 (2.65%) SANS
5 13 (2.65%) SSCP
6 5 (1.02%) PhD
7 4 (0.81%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (0.81%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.44%) QA
2 9 (1.83%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.63%) ISO 14001
3 8 (1.63%) MISRA
4 5 (1.02%) DO-178B
4 5 (1.02%) MISRA C
5 3 (0.61%) IEC 61508
5 3 (0.61%) ISO15022
5 3 (0.61%) ISO20022
5 3 (0.61%) SDET
System Software
1 20 (4.07%) Hyper-V
2 16 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.24%) Docker
4 4 (0.81%) Firmware
4 4 (0.81%) NFS
4 4 (0.81%) vSphere
5 2 (0.41%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (1.83%) Puppet
2 5 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.81%) Salt
4 3 (0.61%) Ansible
5 1 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.20%) Oozie
Vendors
1 81 (16.50%) Oracle
2 30 (6.11%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.26%) VMware
4 9 (1.83%) SAP
5 4 (0.81%) Xamarin
5 4 (0.81%) Zend
6 2 (0.41%) AppDynamics
6 2 (0.41%) Google
6 2 (0.41%) IBM
6 2 (0.41%) New Relic
6 2 (0.41%) Perforce
6 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.41%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.20%) Apple
7 1 (0.20%) Atmel
7 1 (0.20%) EMC
7 1 (0.20%) Freescale
7 1 (0.20%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.20%) QNX
7 1 (0.20%) Sencha
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
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Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Torquay, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
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Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £48000 per annum + pension + government benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
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Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + £7K-£10K Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
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Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
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Wimborne
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bath
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Plymouth
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 21 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago