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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 69 44 51
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 215 372 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.00% 6.31% 4.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.11% 6.51% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 178 311 268
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
5232 5718 5928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.27% 96.95% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4431 4869 4897
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 £23,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,648
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +3 75 £45,000 +12.50% 28
Somerset +10 46 £41,000 +23.30% 12
Bristol -64 36 £45,000 - 8
Dorset +9 32 £42,500 +41.66% 7
Wiltshire -2 13 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Devon 0 11 £34,000 -5.55% 1
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 457 (99.56%) Software Engineering
2 249 (54.25%) Java
3 226 (49.24%) C++
4 200 (43.57%) Agile Software Development
5 181 (39.43%) C#
6 144 (31.37%) Degree
7 125 (27.23%) C
8 122 (26.58%) JavaScript
9 121 (26.36%) Linux
10 105 (22.88%) OO
11 104 (22.66%) SQL
12 101 (22.00%) Security Cleared
13 98 (21.35%) Python
14 90 (19.61%) HTML
15 85 (18.52%) .NET
16 80 (17.43%) Scrum
17 77 (16.78%) CSS
18 75 (16.34%) Hadoop
19 71 (15.47%) Spring
20 69 (15.03%) Computer Science
20 69 (15.03%) AngularJS
21 68 (14.81%) Telecoms
22 66 (14.38%) Big Data
23 65 (14.16%) Oracle
24 62 (13.51%) Cybersecurity
25 61 (13.29%) Web Services
26 60 (13.07%) TDD
27 59 (12.85%) NoSQL
27 59 (12.85%) Mathematics
28 54 (11.76%) MySQL

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 23 (5.01%) Apache Spark
1 23 (5.01%) JBoss
2 20 (4.36%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (3.70%) Apache
3 17 (3.70%) WebSphere
4 16 (3.49%) Apache Pig
5 15 (3.27%) OpenStack
6 13 (2.83%) Confluence
7 10 (2.18%) Apache Solr
8 9 (1.96%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.74%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.31%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.87%) Mule
12 3 (0.65%) CMS
13 2 (0.44%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.44%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.22%) IIS
14 1 (0.22%) nginx
14 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (1.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.65%) MS Office
3 2 (0.44%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Magento
1 3 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.53%) SaaS
4 5 (1.09%) Google App Engine
4 5 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.44%) GitHub
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.66%) TCP/IP
2 17 (3.70%) Internet
3 9 (1.96%) Firewall
4 8 (1.74%) HTTP
5 5 (1.09%) Network Security
5 5 (1.09%) RS-485
6 4 (0.87%) DVB
7 3 (0.65%) SSL
7 3 (0.65%) VoIP
8 2 (0.44%) SS7
8 2 (0.44%) Wireless
9 1 (0.22%) ASN.1
9 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.22%) IPsec
9 1 (0.22%) IPv6
9 1 (0.22%) LTE
9 1 (0.22%) Profibus
9 1 (0.22%) RS-232
9 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (16.34%) Hadoop
2 66 (14.38%) Big Data
3 59 (12.85%) NoSQL
4 54 (11.76%) MySQL
5 47 (10.24%) SQL Server
6 40 (8.71%) MongoDB
7 32 (6.97%) Relational Database
8 17 (3.70%) Apache Hive
9 13 (2.83%) Oracle Database
9 13 (2.83%) OrientDB
10 11 (2.40%) Neo4j
11 10 (2.18%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (1.74%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.53%) Data Mining
15 6 (1.31%) Apache Accumulo
16 4 (0.87%) Redis
17 3 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
17 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
17 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 48 (10.46%) Git (software)
2 41 (8.93%) JIRA
3 38 (8.28%) Eclipse
3 38 (8.28%) JUnit
4 29 (6.32%) Maven
5 26 (5.66%) Cucumber
6 25 (5.45%) Visual Studio
7 23 (5.01%) Selenium
7 23 (5.01%) Subversion
8 22 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (3.92%) Ant
10 15 (3.27%) Jenkins
11 13 (2.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (2.83%) NUnit
12 11 (2.40%) Bitbucket
13 8 (1.74%) SpecFlow
14 5 (1.09%) Artifactory
14 5 (1.09%) Moq
14 5 (1.09%) PHPUnit
14 5 (1.09%) TeamCity
General
1 68 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 27 (5.88%) Electronics
3 18 (3.92%) Finance
4 17 (3.70%) Aerospace
5 14 (3.05%) Games
5 14 (3.05%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.61%) Banking
7 10 (2.18%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.18%) Retail
8 5 (1.09%) Automotive
8 5 (1.09%) Marketing
9 3 (0.65%) Advertising
9 3 (0.65%) French Language
9 3 (0.65%) Law
9 3 (0.65%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (19.61%) HTML
2 85 (18.52%) .NET
3 77 (16.78%) CSS
4 71 (15.47%) Spring
5 69 (15.03%) AngularJS
6 61 (13.29%) Web Services
7 52 (11.33%) Hibernate
8 48 (10.46%) Java EE
9 45 (9.80%) HTML5
10 44 (9.59%) J2EE
11 36 (7.84%) jQuery
12 35 (7.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 35 (7.63%) XML
13 33 (7.19%) ASP.NET
13 33 (7.19%) RESTful
14 29 (6.32%) EJB
15 27 (5.88%) JSF
15 27 (5.88%) Node.js
16 23 (5.01%) .NET Framework
16 23 (5.01%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 69 (15.03%) Computer Science
2 59 (12.85%) Mathematics
3 43 (9.37%) Digital Media
4 18 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (3.70%) Algorithms
6 15 (3.27%) Client/Server
7 14 (3.05%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (2.83%) Physics
9 12 (2.61%) Inversion of Control
9 12 (2.61%) N-Tier
10 10 (2.18%) SWIFT
10 10 (2.18%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.74%) Cyberthreat
11 8 (1.74%) Device Driver
12 6 (1.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 6 (1.31%) Wiki
13 5 (1.09%) Cybercrime
13 5 (1.09%) User Experience
13 5 (1.09%) Xbox
14 4 (0.87%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 121 (26.36%) Linux
2 54 (11.76%) Windows
3 43 (9.37%) Unix
4 34 (7.41%) Android
5 23 (5.01%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.18%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.65%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.65%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.65%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.65%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.44%) AIX
8 2 (0.44%) FreeBSD
8 2 (0.44%) LynxOS
8 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.22%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (99.56%) Software Engineering
2 200 (43.57%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (22.88%) OO
4 80 (17.43%) Scrum
5 62 (13.51%) Cybersecurity
6 60 (13.07%) TDD
7 53 (11.55%) SDLC
8 52 (11.33%) Open Source
9 49 (10.68%) OOD
10 45 (9.80%) UML
11 40 (8.71%) BDD
12 39 (8.50%) MVC
13 38 (8.28%) Unit Testing
14 35 (7.63%) Mentoring
15 33 (7.19%) Automated Testing
15 33 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (6.54%) Requirements Analysis
16 30 (6.54%) Software Architecture
17 28 (6.10%) DevOps
18 27 (5.88%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 249 (54.25%) Java
2 226 (49.24%) C++
3 181 (39.43%) C#
4 125 (27.23%) C
5 122 (26.58%) JavaScript
6 104 (22.66%) SQL
7 98 (21.35%) Python
8 36 (7.84%) Ruby
9 23 (5.01%) PHP
10 22 (4.79%) Perl
10 22 (4.79%) Scala
11 15 (3.27%) Embedded C
12 13 (2.83%) Embedded C++
13 11 (2.40%) Bash Shell
13 11 (2.40%) PL/SQL
14 10 (2.18%) Clojure
14 10 (2.18%) Objective-C
15 8 (1.74%) Groovy
15 8 (1.74%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.31%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 144 (31.37%) Degree
2 101 (22.00%) Security Cleared
3 49 (10.68%) DV Cleared
4 26 (5.66%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.53%) CCNA
5 7 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.53%) CISSP
5 7 (1.53%) GIAC
5 7 (1.53%) Linux+ Certification
5 7 (1.53%) MCSE
5 7 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.53%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (1.53%) SANS
5 7 (1.53%) SSCP
6 4 (0.87%) PhD
7 2 (0.44%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (0.44%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.14%) QA
2 10 (2.18%) ISO15022
2 10 (2.18%) ISO20022
3 5 (1.09%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.09%) MISRA
4 4 (0.87%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.65%) SDET
6 1 (0.22%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.22%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.22%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 10 (2.18%) Docker
2 7 (1.53%) Firmware
3 6 (1.31%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.09%) LXC
4 5 (1.09%) Xen
5 4 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.44%) vSphere
7 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (1.53%) Puppet
2 5 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.44%) Ansible
3 2 (0.44%) Salt
4 1 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 65 (14.16%) Oracle
2 28 (6.10%) Microsoft
3 7 (1.53%) Google
3 7 (1.53%) Xamarin
4 5 (1.09%) hybris
4 5 (1.09%) Perforce
4 5 (1.09%) VMware
5 2 (0.44%) AppDynamics
5 2 (0.44%) IBM
5 2 (0.44%) New Relic
5 2 (0.44%) QNX
5 2 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.44%) SAP
5 2 (0.44%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.22%) Atmel
6 1 (0.22%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.22%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (0.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.22%) Tableau
6 1 (0.22%) Talend
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