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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 76 48 46
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 192 312 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.60% 5.38% 5.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 5.54% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 169 251 315
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £57,500 £50,000
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
5186 5632 5751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.21% 97.19% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4395 4725 4802
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 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,600 £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 27 May 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 May 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
Bristol -34 67 £42,000 +2.43% 13
Gloucestershire -1 63 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Dorset +5 22 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Somerset -24 20 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Wiltshire +2 11 £43,000 -1.71% 2
Devon -22 7 £41,250 +14.58% 4
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 480 (98.77%) Software Engineering
2 259 (53.29%) Java
3 253 (52.06%) C++
4 199 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
5 180 (37.04%) C#
6 171 (35.19%) Degree
7 135 (27.78%) JavaScript
8 133 (27.37%) Linux
9 130 (26.75%) C
10 128 (26.34%) SQL
11 123 (25.31%) OO
12 106 (21.81%) Python
13 102 (20.99%) Telecoms
13 102 (20.99%) Security Cleared
14 97 (19.96%) HTML
15 93 (19.14%) Computer Science
16 89 (18.31%) Spring
17 80 (16.46%) CSS
18 79 (16.26%) Web Services
19 76 (15.64%) Scrum
20 72 (14.81%) Oracle
20 72 (14.81%) TDD
21 68 (13.99%) .NET
21 68 (13.99%) Mathematics
21 68 (13.99%) Digital Media
22 63 (12.96%) MySQL
23 60 (12.35%) J2EE
23 60 (12.35%) Hibernate
24 59 (12.14%) Cybersecurity
24 59 (12.14%) Git (software)

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 31 (6.38%) JBoss
2 29 (5.97%) OpenStack
3 24 (4.94%) Apache
3 24 (4.94%) WebSphere
4 23 (4.73%) Apache Spark
5 21 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (4.12%) Node.js
7 18 (3.70%) Apache Solr
8 14 (2.88%) Tomcat
9 12 (2.47%) WebLogic
10 9 (1.85%) Confluence
11 8 (1.65%) Apache Pig
12 7 (1.44%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.82%) Mule
14 2 (0.41%) IIS
14 2 (0.41%) Mule ESB
15 1 (0.21%) CMS
15 1 (0.21%) Drupal
15 1 (0.21%) SAS
15 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (1.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.62%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.35%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.06%) Google App Engine
2 10 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.82%) SaaS
5 3 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.62%) GitHub
6 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.00%) TCP/IP
2 16 (3.29%) Internet
3 10 (2.06%) HTTP
4 9 (1.85%) Firewall
5 5 (1.03%) RS-485
5 5 (1.03%) SSL
6 4 (0.82%) DVB
7 3 (0.62%) VoIP
8 2 (0.41%) Network Security
8 2 (0.41%) SS7
8 2 (0.41%) Wireless
9 1 (0.21%) ASN.1
9 1 (0.21%) IPsec
9 1 (0.21%) LTE
9 1 (0.21%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (12.96%) MySQL
2 57 (11.73%) Hadoop
3 56 (11.52%) Big Data
4 51 (10.49%) SQL Server
5 47 (9.67%) NoSQL
6 40 (8.23%) Relational Database
7 35 (7.20%) MongoDB
8 23 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (3.29%) Oracle Database
10 11 (2.26%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.85%) Apache Hive
11 9 (1.85%) OrientDB
12 8 (1.65%) Neo4j
12 8 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.44%) Data Mining
14 6 (1.23%) SQLite
15 4 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (0.82%) Apache Accumulo
15 4 (0.82%) Redis
15 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 59 (12.14%) Git (software)
2 56 (11.52%) JUnit
3 54 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 42 (8.64%) Maven
5 34 (7.00%) JIRA
6 30 (6.17%) Ant
7 29 (5.97%) Subversion
8 28 (5.76%) Visual Studio
9 26 (5.35%) Cucumber
10 19 (3.91%) Selenium
11 18 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (3.50%) Jenkins
13 10 (2.06%) Artifactory
13 10 (2.06%) NUnit
13 10 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (1.44%) Bitbucket
15 7 (1.44%) SpecFlow
16 6 (1.23%) Eclipse RCP
17 5 (1.03%) Moq
General
1 102 (20.99%) Telecoms
2 29 (5.97%) Finance
3 26 (5.35%) Electronics
4 23 (4.73%) Aerospace
5 20 (4.12%) Manufacturing
6 19 (3.91%) Banking
7 18 (3.70%) Games
7 18 (3.70%) Retail
8 14 (2.88%) Marketing
9 12 (2.47%) Advertising
10 11 (2.26%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.44%) Automotive
11 7 (1.44%) Law
11 7 (1.44%) Military
12 5 (1.03%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (19.96%) HTML
2 89 (18.31%) Spring
3 80 (16.46%) CSS
4 79 (16.26%) Web Services
5 68 (13.99%) .NET
6 60 (12.35%) Hibernate
6 60 (12.35%) J2EE
7 54 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 47 (9.67%) HTML5
9 45 (9.26%) XML
10 44 (9.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 43 (8.85%) Java EE
12 35 (7.20%) jQuery
13 33 (6.79%) RESTful
14 31 (6.38%) JSON
15 27 (5.56%) ASP.NET
15 27 (5.56%) EJB
15 27 (5.56%) JSF
16 26 (5.35%) CSS3
17 25 (5.14%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 93 (19.14%) Computer Science
2 68 (13.99%) Digital Media
2 68 (13.99%) Mathematics
3 27 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 24 (4.94%) Client/Server
5 21 (4.32%) Physics
6 20 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (4.12%) N-Tier
7 18 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
8 17 (3.50%) Embedded Systems
9 16 (3.29%) SWIFT
10 13 (2.67%) User Experience
11 11 (2.26%) Cybercrime
11 11 (2.26%) Mobile App
12 10 (2.06%) Visualisation
13 7 (1.44%) Device Driver
14 6 (1.23%) Data Structures
14 6 (1.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 5 (1.03%) e-Learning
16 4 (0.82%) STB
Operating Systems
1 133 (27.37%) Linux
2 53 (10.91%) Windows
3 52 (10.70%) Unix
4 35 (7.20%) Android
5 31 (6.38%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.82%) Debian
7 4 (0.82%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.82%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.82%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.41%) LynxOS
8 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.41%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.21%) AIX
9 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.21%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (98.77%) Software Engineering
2 199 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (25.31%) OO
4 76 (15.64%) Scrum
5 72 (14.81%) TDD
6 59 (12.14%) Cybersecurity
7 54 (11.11%) SDLC
8 50 (10.29%) UML
9 49 (10.08%) OOD
10 47 (9.67%) BDD
10 47 (9.67%) MVC
11 42 (8.64%) OOP
12 40 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
13 37 (7.61%) Open Source
13 37 (7.61%) Unit Testing
14 34 (7.00%) Software Architecture
15 29 (5.97%) OOA/OOD
16 26 (5.35%) SOA
17 25 (5.14%) Configuration Management
18 24 (4.94%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 259 (53.29%) Java
2 253 (52.06%) C++
3 180 (37.04%) C#
4 135 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 130 (26.75%) C
6 128 (26.34%) SQL
7 106 (21.81%) Python
8 36 (7.41%) Ruby
9 26 (5.35%) Scala
10 20 (4.12%) Perl
11 19 (3.91%) PHP
12 15 (3.09%) Clojure
12 15 (3.09%) Embedded C
13 13 (2.67%) Embedded C++
13 13 (2.67%) Objective-C
14 10 (2.06%) Bash Shell
14 10 (2.06%) Erlang
14 10 (2.06%) Go
14 10 (2.06%) Haskell
15 9 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 171 (35.19%) Degree
2 102 (20.99%) Security Cleared
3 48 (9.88%) DV Cleared
4 22 (4.53%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.44%) CCNA
5 7 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.44%) CISSP
5 7 (1.44%) GIAC
5 7 (1.44%) Linux+ Certification
5 7 (1.44%) MCSE
5 7 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.44%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (1.44%) SANS
5 7 (1.44%) SSCP
6 4 (0.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.32%) QA
2 16 (3.29%) ISO15022
2 16 (3.29%) ISO20022
3 5 (1.03%) MISRA
4 3 (0.62%) SDET
5 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.21%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.21%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.21%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 13 (2.67%) Docker
2 10 (2.06%) LXC
2 10 (2.06%) Xen
3 8 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.44%) Firmware
5 5 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.21%) etcd
6 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.41%) Ansible
1 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 72 (14.81%) Oracle
2 26 (5.35%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.50%) Google
4 12 (2.47%) hybris
5 11 (2.26%) VMware
6 6 (1.23%) SAP
7 5 (1.03%) BEA
7 5 (1.03%) Sybase
8 4 (0.82%) Perforce
8 4 (0.82%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.41%) Facebook
9 2 (0.41%) QNX
9 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.21%) Citrix
10 1 (0.21%) Green Hills
10 1 (0.21%) IBM
10 1 (0.21%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.21%) Tableau
10 1 (0.21%) Talend
10 1 (0.21%) Twitter
Bristol, Avon
Searchability
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Posted: 9 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
WA Consultants
Posted: 19 hours ago
Devon
WA Consultants
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BAE Systems
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 75,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £30500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Sitotek
Salary: Unspecified 25 days holiday, plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Truro, Cornwall
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £36,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £20,000 - £25,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Industry Leading Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + home working
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Abide Financial
Salary: From £25,000 to £60,000 per annum Comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 14 days ago