The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 41 45 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 365 336 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.09% 5.51% 7.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.35% 5.75% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 290 306 356
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £48,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
5752 5848 4991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.95% 95.92% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4844 4808 4398
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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 3 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +20 190 £43,750 +25.00% 35
Gloucestershire +5 60 £40,000 +23.07% 15
Wiltshire -8 29 £37,000 -7.50% 4
Devon -5 28 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Somerset -14 28 £34,000 +4.61% 3
Dorset -27 25 £27,500 -12.69% 6
Cornwall -7 1 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Software 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 660 (93.48%) Software Engineering
2 367 (51.98%) C++
3 354 (50.14%) Java
4 275 (38.95%) C#
5 274 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
6 241 (34.14%) Degree
7 235 (33.29%) Linux
8 230 (32.58%) C
9 186 (26.35%) Python
10 163 (23.09%) OO
11 160 (22.66%) JavaScript
12 146 (20.68%) SQL
12 146 (20.68%) HTML
13 145 (20.54%) .NET
14 142 (20.11%) Computer Science
15 135 (19.12%) Scrum
16 134 (18.98%) Windows
17 124 (17.56%) Oracle
18 106 (15.01%) TDD
18 106 (15.01%) Spring
18 106 (15.01%) SDLC
19 104 (14.73%) Git (software)
20 101 (14.31%) Mathematics
20 101 (14.31%) CSS
21 93 (13.17%) SQL Server
22 92 (13.03%) MySQL
23 90 (12.75%) Web Services
23 90 (12.75%) VMware
24 83 (11.76%) J2EE
24 83 (11.76%) OOD

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Software 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 48 (6.80%) Node.js
2 47 (6.66%) JBoss
3 41 (5.81%) OpenStack
4 40 (5.67%) WebLogic
4 40 (5.67%) WebSphere
5 26 (3.68%) Tomcat
6 25 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (2.41%) Apache ServiceMix
8 9 (1.27%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.85%) nginx
10 5 (0.71%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.71%) ColdFusion
10 5 (0.71%) Apache
11 4 (0.57%) IIS
12 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.14%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.14%) Drupal
13 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 22 (3.12%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.71%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (6.23%) SaaS
2 35 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (4.39%) PaaS
4 29 (4.11%) Google App Engine
4 29 (4.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 20 (2.83%) IaaS
5 20 (2.83%) HP Helion
6 10 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.42%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 59 (8.36%) TCP/IP
2 24 (3.40%) HTTP
3 14 (1.98%) Internet
4 11 (1.56%) Ethernet
5 7 (0.99%) SSL
5 7 (0.99%) DLNA
6 4 (0.57%) IPv4
6 4 (0.57%) Firewall
6 4 (0.57%) Wireless
7 3 (0.42%) LTE
7 3 (0.42%) DHCP
7 3 (0.42%) DNS
8 2 (0.28%) Broadband
8 2 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.14%) NAS
9 1 (0.14%) Intranet
9 1 (0.14%) VPN
9 1 (0.14%) GSM
9 1 (0.14%) LAN
9 1 (0.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (13.17%) SQL Server
2 92 (13.03%) MySQL
3 40 (5.67%) Relational Database
4 37 (5.24%) RDBMS
5 36 (5.10%) MongoDB
6 30 (4.25%) Big Data
7 18 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (1.84%) Hadoop
9 10 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (0.99%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.71%) SQLite
12 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.57%) Apache Accumulo
13 3 (0.42%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.14%) Oracle BI EE
15 1 (0.14%) Redis
15 1 (0.14%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 104 (14.73%) Git (software)
2 66 (9.35%) Maven
3 61 (8.64%) Eclipse
4 60 (8.50%) Jenkins
5 55 (7.79%) Ant
6 53 (7.51%) JUnit
7 48 (6.80%) Hudson
8 45 (6.37%) Subversion
8 45 (6.37%) Artifactory
9 44 (6.23%) Gradle
10 30 (4.25%) Eclipse RCP
11 19 (2.69%) Selenium
12 16 (2.27%) ClearCase
13 13 (1.84%) FitNesse
14 12 (1.70%) Visual Studio
15 10 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
16 9 (1.27%) JIRA
16 9 (1.27%) NUnit
17 7 (0.99%) Bugzilla
General
1 71 (10.06%) Finance
2 66 (9.35%) Telecoms
3 64 (9.07%) Electronics
4 36 (5.10%) Aerospace
5 30 (4.25%) Banking
6 24 (3.40%) Military
7 23 (3.26%) Retail
8 22 (3.12%) Manufacturing
9 21 (2.97%) Games
10 20 (2.83%) French Language
11 18 (2.55%) Automotive
12 13 (1.84%) Marketing
13 8 (1.13%) Advertising
14 6 (0.85%) Avionics
15 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.42%) Billing
16 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (20.68%) HTML
2 145 (20.54%) .NET
3 106 (15.01%) Spring
4 101 (14.31%) CSS
5 90 (12.75%) Web Services
6 83 (11.76%) J2EE
7 67 (9.49%) XML
8 57 (8.07%) Apache Camel
9 54 (7.65%) HTML5
10 45 (6.37%) REST
11 44 (6.23%) Hibernate
12 42 (5.95%) ASP.NET
13 41 (5.81%) jQuery
14 40 (5.67%) Apache CXF
15 35 (4.96%) Middleware
16 34 (4.82%) WPF
17 33 (4.67%) Java EE
18 30 (4.25%) GWT
19 25 (3.54%) STL
20 22 (3.12%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 142 (20.11%) Computer Science
2 101 (14.31%) Mathematics
3 34 (4.82%) Digital Media
4 32 (4.53%) Algorithms
4 32 (4.53%) Physics
5 26 (3.68%) Client/Server
6 22 (3.12%) User Experience
7 20 (2.83%) Embedded Systems
8 19 (2.69%) Public Cloud
9 18 (2.55%) Inversion of Control
9 18 (2.55%) N-Tier
9 18 (2.55%) PKI
10 17 (2.41%) SWIFT
10 17 (2.41%) Visualisation
10 17 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (2.12%) MPEG
12 13 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (1.42%) Device Driver
13 10 (1.42%) Xbox
14 8 (1.13%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 235 (33.29%) Linux
2 134 (18.98%) Windows
3 72 (10.20%) UNIX
4 36 (5.10%) Android
5 25 (3.54%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.42%) Windows 8
6 10 (1.42%) Windows Phone
7 9 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.57%) Debian
9 3 (0.42%) Windows CE
9 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.42%) CentOS
9 3 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.28%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.28%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.14%) AIX
11 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 660 (93.48%) Software Engineering
2 274 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (23.09%) OO
4 135 (19.12%) Scrum
5 106 (15.01%) TDD
5 106 (15.01%) SDLC
6 83 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 83 (11.76%) OOD
7 77 (10.91%) UML
8 65 (9.21%) OOP
9 58 (8.22%) Unit Testing
10 56 (7.93%) Mentoring
11 47 (6.66%) Open Source
11 47 (6.66%) Multithreading
12 46 (6.52%) Software Testing
13 43 (6.09%) MVC
14 41 (5.81%) Continuous Delivery
15 37 (5.24%) Data Management
16 31 (4.39%) Procedural Programming
17 29 (4.11%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 367 (51.98%) C++
2 354 (50.14%) Java
3 275 (38.95%) C#
4 230 (32.58%) C
5 186 (26.35%) Python
6 160 (22.66%) JavaScript
7 146 (20.68%) SQL
8 64 (9.07%) Ruby
9 61 (8.64%) Scala
10 58 (8.22%) Clojure
11 56 (7.93%) Perl
12 40 (5.67%) Embedded C
13 26 (3.68%) Bash Shell
14 23 (3.26%) Embedded C++
15 18 (2.55%) VB.NET
16 14 (1.98%) Assembly Language
17 13 (1.84%) PHP
18 11 (1.56%) T-SQL
18 11 (1.56%) XAML
18 11 (1.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 241 (34.14%) Degree
2 77 (10.91%) Security Cleared
3 56 (7.93%) SC Cleared
4 38 (5.38%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.27%) PhD
6 2 (0.28%) ISEB
6 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.24%) QA
2 13 (1.84%) DO-178B
3 3 (0.42%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.28%) SLA
4 2 (0.28%) GAMP
5 1 (0.14%) ARP4754
System Software
1 79 (11.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (6.23%) Docker
3 30 (4.25%) LXC
3 30 (4.25%) Firmware
3 30 (4.25%) Xen
4 28 (3.97%) KVM
5 19 (2.69%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 11 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.85%) Kibana
2 6 (0.85%) Graphite
3 5 (0.71%) Ansible
3 5 (0.71%) Puppet
4 3 (0.42%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 124 (17.56%) Oracle
2 90 (12.75%) VMware
3 63 (8.92%) Microsoft
4 47 (6.66%) Google
5 24 (3.40%) Rackspace
6 20 (2.83%) IBM
6 20 (2.83%) HP
7 17 (2.41%) hybris
8 14 (1.98%) Sybase
9 10 (1.42%) Xamarin
10 9 (1.27%) TIBCO
11 8 (1.13%) SAP
12 6 (0.85%) BEA
12 6 (0.85%) Hyland
13 4 (0.57%) Wind River
14 3 (0.42%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.42%) Cisco
15 2 (0.28%) Borland
15 2 (0.28%) Minitab
16 1 (0.14%) ATG
Dorset
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Posted: 4 hours ago
Dorset
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: extensive benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Auburn Rose
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £24000 per annum + 27 days holiday, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Modis
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £100000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago