The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 37 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 345 398 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.87% 7.27% 6.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.15% 7.53% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 316 347 295
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5606 5287 5359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.39% 96.58% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4748 4671 4650
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Software Engineer
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -9 104 £33,500 +3.07% 26
Gloucestershire +2 93 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Dorset +5 50 £32,500 +8.33% 8
Somerset -12 46 £35,000 -3.44% 16
Devon -1 21 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Wiltshire -29 19 £39,000 +14.70% 9
Cornwall +3 3 £35,000 - 1
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 631 (93.90%) Software Engineering
2 319 (47.47%) Java
3 302 (44.94%) C++
4 239 (35.57%) C#
5 218 (32.44%) C
6 212 (31.55%) SQL
7 202 (30.06%) Degree
8 189 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
9 161 (23.96%) .NET
10 156 (23.21%) Linux
11 155 (23.07%) OO
12 145 (21.58%) Computer Science
13 131 (19.49%) Scrum
14 130 (19.35%) Windows
15 127 (18.90%) OOD
16 114 (16.96%) Spring
17 111 (16.52%) Mathematics
18 109 (16.22%) TDD
18 109 (16.22%) Eclipse
19 106 (15.77%) Telecoms
19 106 (15.77%) HTML
20 102 (15.18%) OOP
21 100 (14.88%) JavaScript
22 97 (14.43%) Retail
23 94 (13.99%) Security Cleared
24 89 (13.24%) SQL Server
24 89 (13.24%) JUnit
25 83 (12.35%) hybris
26 78 (11.61%) Selenium
27 73 (10.86%) FitNesse

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 33 (4.91%) WebLogic
2 24 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 12 (1.79%) Apache
3 12 (1.79%) Apache Solr
4 5 (0.74%) ColdFusion
4 5 (0.74%) Tomcat
4 5 (0.74%) IIS
4 5 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.60%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.30%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.30%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.15%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.15%) Node.js
7 1 (0.15%) Confluence
7 1 (0.15%) Mule
7 1 (0.15%) nginx
7 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.15%) CMS
7 1 (0.15%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 36 (5.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Magento
1 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.60%) SaaS
2 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.06%) TCP/IP
2 23 (3.42%) Ethernet
3 17 (2.53%) HTTP
4 14 (2.08%) SSL
5 13 (1.93%) Wireshark
5 13 (1.93%) LTE
6 12 (1.79%) Internet
7 10 (1.49%) VoIP
8 9 (1.34%) SAN
8 9 (1.34%) DHCP
8 9 (1.34%) Wireless
9 8 (1.19%) RTP
9 8 (1.19%) GSM
9 8 (1.19%) SNMP
9 8 (1.19%) Network Security
10 7 (1.04%) 4G
11 6 (0.89%) VPN
11 6 (0.89%) IPv4
11 6 (0.89%) IPv6
11 6 (0.89%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 50 (7.44%) MySQL
3 36 (5.36%) Hadoop
4 29 (4.32%) Big Data
5 15 (2.23%) MongoDB
6 14 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (1.93%) Redis
7 13 (1.93%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.93%) RDBMS
8 12 (1.79%) NoSQL
8 12 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.89%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.15%) SimpleDB
12 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.15%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 109 (16.22%) Eclipse
2 89 (13.24%) JUnit
3 78 (11.61%) Selenium
4 73 (10.86%) FitNesse
5 65 (9.67%) Visual Studio
6 40 (5.95%) Eclipse RCP
7 25 (3.72%) JIRA
8 18 (2.68%) NUnit
8 18 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (2.53%) Subversion
10 13 (1.93%) Git (software)
11 9 (1.34%) Ant
12 8 (1.19%) Jasmine
12 8 (1.19%) Jenkins
12 8 (1.19%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.04%) Fiddler
13 7 (1.04%) Maven
13 7 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
13 7 (1.04%) MSBuild
13 7 (1.04%) SpecFlow
General
1 106 (15.77%) Telecoms
2 97 (14.43%) Retail
3 67 (9.97%) Finance
4 41 (6.10%) Aerospace
5 34 (5.06%) Electronics
6 32 (4.76%) Manufacturing
7 27 (4.02%) Banking
8 25 (3.72%) French Language
9 24 (3.57%) Marketing
10 21 (3.13%) Automotive
11 17 (2.53%) Military
12 14 (2.08%) Legal
13 13 (1.93%) Games
14 8 (1.19%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.89%) Advertising
16 3 (0.45%) Avionics
17 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
17 1 (0.15%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (23.96%) .NET
2 114 (16.96%) Spring
3 106 (15.77%) HTML
4 67 (9.97%) Java EE
5 64 (9.52%) jQuery
6 53 (7.89%) ASP.NET
7 51 (7.59%) Web Services
8 50 (7.44%) XML
9 43 (6.40%) HTML5
10 42 (6.25%) CSS
11 38 (5.65%) .NET Framework
12 37 (5.51%) J2EE
13 31 (4.61%) STL
13 31 (4.61%) Ajax
14 28 (4.17%) GWT
14 28 (4.17%) RESTful
15 26 (3.87%) LINQ
16 25 (3.72%) Qt
17 24 (3.57%) COM
18 21 (3.13%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 145 (21.58%) Computer Science
2 111 (16.52%) Mathematics
3 48 (7.14%) Digital Media
4 18 (2.68%) Device Driver
5 16 (2.38%) CAN bus
6 14 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
7 12 (1.79%) PKI
8 11 (1.64%) CCTV
8 11 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
8 11 (1.64%) Client/Server
8 11 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.49%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.34%) SWIFT
10 9 (1.34%) Visualisation
10 9 (1.34%) N-Tier
10 9 (1.34%) Machine Learning
11 8 (1.19%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.19%) Open Source
12 7 (1.04%) Physics
12 7 (1.04%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 156 (23.21%) Linux
2 130 (19.35%) Windows
3 55 (8.18%) UNIX
4 10 (1.49%) HPUX
4 10 (1.49%) Solaris
5 8 (1.19%) VxWorks
6 7 (1.04%) Android
7 6 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (0.74%) Nucleus RTOS
8 5 (0.74%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.45%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.45%) Windows Phone 7
9 3 (0.45%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.45%) Debian
9 3 (0.45%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 631 (93.90%) Software Engineering
2 189 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (23.07%) OO
4 131 (19.49%) Scrum
5 127 (18.90%) OOD
6 109 (16.22%) TDD
7 102 (15.18%) OOP
8 73 (10.86%) Multithreading
9 71 (10.57%) UML
10 63 (9.38%) Product Management
11 57 (8.48%) Unit Testing
12 50 (7.44%) MVC
13 38 (5.65%) Automated Testing
14 28 (4.17%) Software Architecture
15 27 (4.02%) OOA/OOD
16 25 (3.72%) Software Testing
17 24 (3.57%) Problem Management
18 23 (3.42%) E-Commerce
18 23 (3.42%) Configuration Management
19 21 (3.13%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 319 (47.47%) Java
2 302 (44.94%) C++
3 239 (35.57%) C#
4 218 (32.44%) C
5 212 (31.55%) SQL
6 100 (14.88%) JavaScript
7 65 (9.67%) Python
8 42 (6.25%) Ruby
9 40 (5.95%) Perl
10 35 (5.21%) Embedded C
11 34 (5.06%) T-SQL
12 29 (4.32%) PHP
13 24 (3.57%) VB.NET
14 18 (2.68%) MATLAB
15 13 (1.93%) Scala
16 12 (1.79%) Assembly Language
16 12 (1.79%) VC++
16 12 (1.79%) Bash Shell
17 9 (1.34%) Embedded C++
18 7 (1.04%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 202 (30.06%) Degree
2 94 (13.99%) Security Cleared
3 35 (5.21%) DV Cleared
4 33 (4.91%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.64%) PhD
6 3 (0.45%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.06%) QA
2 22 (3.27%) IEC 61508
3 17 (2.53%) TickIT
4 14 (2.08%) SLA
5 8 (1.19%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.30%) JTAG
7 1 (0.15%) WAI
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 10 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.34%) vSphere
2 9 (1.34%) VMware ESX
3 7 (1.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.15%) Xen
4 1 (0.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (1.34%) NetBackup
2 8 (1.19%) Puppet
3 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.15%) Ansible
4 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 83 (12.35%) hybris
2 73 (10.86%) Microsoft
3 44 (6.55%) JBoss
4 40 (5.95%) Oracle
5 19 (2.83%) VMware
6 15 (2.23%) Cisco
7 13 (1.93%) HP
8 11 (1.64%) Symantec
9 10 (1.49%) IBM
10 9 (1.34%) Brocade
10 9 (1.34%) Google
10 9 (1.34%) Citrix
10 9 (1.34%) NetApp
10 9 (1.34%) Veritas
10 9 (1.34%) Twitter
11 7 (1.04%) Intel
12 6 (0.89%) Embarcadero
12 6 (0.89%) Borland
13 4 (0.60%) Trapeze
14 3 (0.45%) Zend
Devon
Roc Search
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ThreePeople
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Exmouth, Devon
Experis IT
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, pension, health care etc
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £60000 per annum + ben - trips, pens +
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 27,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago