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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
England / South West
Rank 50 43 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 262 325 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.28% 5.93% 5.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.46% 6.10% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 209 281 266
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
4799 5332 5785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.64% 97.25% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4009 4555 4898
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 0 94 £45,000 +4.65% 13
Somerset +22 66 £38,000 +13.43% 9
Bristol -53 48 £46,250 +8.82% 19
Wiltshire +39 21 £36,000 +26.31% 9
Dorset +12 19 £40,000 - 6
Devon -29 13 £33,000 -8.33% 2
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 548 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 308 (56.20%) Java
3 297 (54.20%) C++
4 251 (45.80%) Agile Software Development
5 222 (40.51%) C#
6 217 (39.60%) JavaScript
7 193 (35.22%) Linux
8 185 (33.76%) HTML
9 184 (33.58%) C
10 174 (31.75%) Security Cleared
11 155 (28.28%) .NET
12 140 (25.55%) Python
13 136 (24.82%) SQL
14 133 (24.27%) Scrum
15 130 (23.72%) Degree
16 125 (22.81%) CSS
17 108 (19.71%) OO
18 107 (19.53%) Spring
19 102 (18.61%) Cybersecurity
20 101 (18.43%) Oracle
21 100 (18.25%) MongoDB
22 98 (17.88%) Hibernate
23 89 (16.24%) Java EE
23 89 (16.24%) SQL Server
24 88 (16.06%) Big Data
25 87 (15.88%) Windows
26 78 (14.23%) Unit Testing
27 74 (13.50%) AngularJS
28 73 (13.32%) Hadoop
29 71 (12.96%) ASP.NET

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 43 (7.85%) Apache Pig
2 37 (6.75%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (5.29%) JBoss
4 24 (4.38%) Apache Spark
5 23 (4.20%) IIS
6 22 (4.01%) WebLogic
7 16 (2.92%) Apache
8 15 (2.74%) Confluence
9 13 (2.37%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.09%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.18%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.18%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 14 (2.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.65%) SaaS
2 12 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (0.73%) GitHub
7 3 (0.55%) IaaS
7 3 (0.55%) PaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (7.48%) TCP/IP
2 19 (3.47%) Internet
3 17 (3.10%) Firewall
4 15 (2.74%) HTTP
5 12 (2.19%) RS-485
6 10 (1.82%) Modbus
6 10 (1.82%) Wireless
7 8 (1.46%) Kerberos
8 7 (1.28%) SSL
9 5 (0.91%) Network Security
9 5 (0.91%) RS-232
10 4 (0.73%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.73%) FTP
10 4 (0.73%) LDAP
10 4 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.55%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.36%) ASN.1
12 2 (0.36%) DVB
12 2 (0.36%) LAN
12 2 (0.36%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (18.25%) MongoDB
2 89 (16.24%) SQL Server
3 88 (16.06%) Big Data
4 73 (13.32%) Hadoop
5 69 (12.59%) NoSQL
6 58 (10.58%) MySQL
7 44 (8.03%) Apache Hive
8 43 (7.85%) Relational Database
9 26 (4.74%) RDBMS
10 15 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (2.55%) Data Mining
12 12 (2.19%) OrientDB
13 5 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.55%) Apache Accumulo
15 2 (0.36%) HBase
15 2 (0.36%) Redis
16 1 (0.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 1 (0.18%) Amazon Redshift
16 1 (0.18%) Neo4j
16 1 (0.18%) Riak
Development Applications
1 43 (7.85%) JUnit
1 43 (7.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (7.48%) JIRA
3 26 (4.74%) Git (software)
4 22 (4.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 21 (3.83%) Visual Studio
6 19 (3.47%) Jenkins
7 18 (3.28%) Bitbucket
7 18 (3.28%) Mockito
7 18 (3.28%) Selenium
8 17 (3.10%) NUnit
9 12 (2.19%) Moq
10 10 (1.82%) Cucumber
10 10 (1.82%) Robot Framework
10 10 (1.82%) Subversion
11 9 (1.64%) EasyMock
11 9 (1.64%) Maven
12 8 (1.46%) Ant
12 8 (1.46%) Mercurial
13 7 (1.28%) git-flow
General
1 48 (8.76%) Telecoms
2 40 (7.30%) Manufacturing
3 35 (6.39%) Electronics
3 35 (6.39%) Finance
4 20 (3.65%) Games
5 17 (3.10%) Marketing
6 13 (2.37%) Aerospace
7 7 (1.28%) Military
8 3 (0.55%) Retail
9 2 (0.36%) Advertising
9 2 (0.36%) Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Automotive
10 1 (0.18%) Avionics
10 1 (0.18%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Billing
10 1 (0.18%) French Language
10 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (33.76%) HTML
2 155 (28.28%) .NET
3 125 (22.81%) CSS
4 107 (19.53%) Spring
5 98 (17.88%) Hibernate
6 89 (16.24%) Java EE
7 74 (13.50%) AngularJS
8 71 (12.96%) ASP.NET
9 65 (11.86%) HTML5
10 59 (10.77%) J2EE
10 59 (10.77%) jQuery
11 53 (9.67%) .NET Framework
12 51 (9.31%) Node.js
13 48 (8.76%) Web Services
14 45 (8.21%) REST
15 42 (7.66%) CSS3
16 39 (7.12%) XML
17 34 (6.20%) LAMP
18 31 (5.66%) Entity Framework
18 31 (5.66%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 61 (11.13%) Computer Science
2 39 (7.12%) Mathematics
3 29 (5.29%) Visualisation
4 27 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (4.74%) PKI
6 23 (4.20%) Algorithms
7 20 (3.65%) Embedded Systems
8 19 (3.47%) Device Driver
9 12 (2.19%) Internet of Things
10 11 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (2.01%) Physics
10 11 (2.01%) Robotics
10 11 (2.01%) Wiki
11 10 (1.82%) Cyber Defence
11 10 (1.82%) Cybercrime
11 10 (1.82%) Industrial Internet of Things
11 10 (1.82%) VHDL
12 9 (1.64%) Digital Media
13 7 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
14 5 (0.91%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 193 (35.22%) Linux
2 87 (15.88%) Windows
3 54 (9.85%) Unix
4 51 (9.31%) Android
5 35 (6.39%) Apple iOS
6 18 (3.28%) Embedded Linux
7 15 (2.74%) Mac OS X
8 14 (2.55%) Windows Server
9 11 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (1.82%) AIX
11 8 (1.46%) CentOS
11 8 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.55%) FreeBSD
12 3 (0.55%) Solaris
13 2 (0.36%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 548 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 251 (45.80%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (24.27%) Scrum
4 108 (19.71%) OO
5 102 (18.61%) Cybersecurity
6 78 (14.23%) Unit Testing
7 59 (10.77%) MVC
7 59 (10.77%) UML
8 57 (10.40%) SDLC
9 46 (8.39%) DevOps
9 46 (8.39%) Reverse Engineering
10 44 (8.03%) Automated Testing
11 43 (7.85%) Mentoring
11 43 (7.85%) Multithreading
12 41 (7.48%) OOP
13 37 (6.75%) TDD
14 34 (6.20%) Ethical Hacking
14 34 (6.20%) OOD
15 32 (5.84%) Time Management
16 31 (5.66%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 308 (56.20%) Java
2 297 (54.20%) C++
3 222 (40.51%) C#
4 217 (39.60%) JavaScript
5 184 (33.58%) C
6 140 (25.55%) Python
7 136 (24.82%) SQL
8 48 (8.76%) Perl
9 38 (6.93%) Ruby
10 34 (6.20%) Embedded C
11 29 (5.29%) Embedded C++
11 29 (5.29%) Objective-C
11 29 (5.29%) PHP
12 21 (3.83%) PowerShell
13 14 (2.55%) Scala
14 11 (2.01%) Assembly Language
14 11 (2.01%) VB.NET
15 10 (1.82%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.46%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 174 (31.75%) Security Cleared
2 130 (23.72%) Degree
3 68 (12.41%) DV Cleared
4 61 (11.13%) SC Cleared
5 17 (3.10%) CCNA
5 17 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (3.10%) CISSP
5 17 (3.10%) GIAC
5 17 (3.10%) Linux+ Certification
5 17 (3.10%) MCSE
5 17 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (3.10%) Network+ Certification
5 17 (3.10%) SANS
5 17 (3.10%) SSCP
6 7 (1.28%) CompTIA Security+
6 7 (1.28%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (0.73%) PhD
8 3 (0.55%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.64%) ISO 9001
2 6 (1.09%) DO-178B
2 6 (1.09%) MISRA
2 6 (1.09%) QA
3 5 (0.91%) ISO 14001
3 5 (0.91%) MISRA C
4 4 (0.73%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (4.74%) Hyper-V
2 23 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.74%) Docker
4 7 (1.28%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.28%) vSphere
5 5 (0.91%) Firmware
6 4 (0.73%) NFS
7 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (1.28%) Puppet
1 7 (1.28%) Salt
2 1 (0.18%) Ansible
2 1 (0.18%) Oozie
Vendors
1 101 (18.43%) Oracle
2 36 (6.57%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.20%) VMware
4 14 (2.55%) SAP
5 8 (1.46%) Red Hat
6 4 (0.73%) Zend
7 2 (0.36%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.36%) EMC
7 2 (0.36%) Freescale
7 2 (0.36%) Renesas
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe
8 1 (0.18%) Apple
8 1 (0.18%) Google
8 1 (0.18%) Informatica
8 1 (0.18%) Sencha
8 1 (0.18%) Xamarin
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Bristol, Avon
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + strong benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Clevedon, Avon
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + stock options.
Posted: Yesterday
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Varied role, progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Superb Package , incl Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + pension + healthcare + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 plus great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 65,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Flexi-bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago