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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 48 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 323 318 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.63% 5.30% 5.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.81% 5.44% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 284 280 277
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £23,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £48,963
UK excluding London average 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
5562 5847 5292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.00% 97.45% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4963 4496
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 +11 148 £40,000 - 19
Gloucestershire -2 68 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Devon +10 37 £37,500 +5.63% 1
Somerset -4 32 £34,500 -8.00% 12
Dorset -21 24 £40,500 +24.61% 7
Wiltshire -16 5 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 671 (98.24%) Software Engineering
2 365 (53.44%) Java
3 322 (47.14%) C++
4 297 (43.48%) C#
5 274 (40.12%) Agile Software Development
6 233 (34.11%) Linux
7 214 (31.33%) Degree
8 206 (30.16%) JavaScript
9 176 (25.77%) OO
10 169 (24.74%) C
11 163 (23.87%) Python
12 158 (23.13%) Telecoms
13 153 (22.40%) SQL
14 146 (21.38%) HTML
15 128 (18.74%) .NET
16 127 (18.59%) Security Cleared
17 126 (18.45%) CSS
18 118 (17.28%) Scrum
19 113 (16.54%) Computer Science
20 112 (16.40%) TDD
21 107 (15.67%) Oracle
22 102 (14.93%) Digital Media
23 101 (14.79%) SQL Server
24 94 (13.76%) TCP/IP
25 93 (13.62%) Web Services
26 91 (13.32%) Git (software)
27 90 (13.18%) Big Data
27 90 (13.18%) Spring
28 87 (12.74%) Windows
29 82 (12.01%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 41 (6.00%) JBoss
2 38 (5.56%) OpenStack
3 37 (5.42%) Node.js
4 26 (3.81%) Apache Pig
5 25 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
5 25 (3.66%) WebSphere
6 23 (3.37%) Apache
6 23 (3.37%) WebLogic
7 19 (2.78%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.46%) Apache Spark
9 9 (1.32%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.02%) ColdFusion
10 7 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (1.02%) Umbraco
10 7 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.44%) Drupal
11 3 (0.44%) IIS
11 3 (0.44%) Mule
11 3 (0.44%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.29%) MS Office
2 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.15%) MS Project
3 1 (0.15%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (1.76%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 54 (7.91%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.51%) Google App Engine
2 24 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 23 (3.37%) IaaS
3 23 (3.37%) SaaS
4 22 (3.22%) PaaS
5 17 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.32%) HP Helion
8 3 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 94 (13.76%) TCP/IP
2 48 (7.03%) Internet
3 26 (3.81%) Firewall
4 16 (2.34%) HTTP
5 6 (0.88%) DVB
6 5 (0.73%) SSL
6 5 (0.73%) VoIP
7 2 (0.29%) 3G
7 2 (0.29%) 4G
7 2 (0.29%) DLNA
7 2 (0.29%) HbbTV
8 1 (0.15%) 2G
8 1 (0.15%) Broadband
8 1 (0.15%) Network Security
8 1 (0.15%) TETRA
8 1 (0.15%) WiMAX
8 1 (0.15%) Wireless
8 1 (0.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (14.79%) SQL Server
2 90 (13.18%) Big Data
3 71 (10.40%) MySQL
4 58 (8.49%) Hadoop
5 53 (7.76%) MongoDB
6 41 (6.00%) NoSQL
7 38 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
8 35 (5.12%) Relational Database
9 26 (3.81%) Apache Hive
10 24 (3.51%) RDBMS
11 16 (2.34%) Oracle Database
11 16 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (2.05%) SQL Server 2014
13 10 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 9 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (1.32%) Redis
15 7 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
15 7 (1.02%) SQLite
16 5 (0.73%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 91 (13.32%) Git (software)
2 57 (8.35%) Eclipse
2 57 (8.35%) JUnit
3 52 (7.61%) Maven
4 51 (7.47%) Ant
5 39 (5.71%) Subversion
6 35 (5.12%) Artifactory
6 35 (5.12%) Jenkins
6 35 (5.12%) Sonatype Nexus
7 28 (4.10%) Visual Studio
8 27 (3.95%) Hudson
9 25 (3.66%) Cucumber
9 25 (3.66%) Gradle
10 19 (2.78%) NUnit
11 16 (2.34%) Eclipse RCP
11 16 (2.34%) JIRA
12 15 (2.20%) Rational Rhapsody
13 14 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (1.90%) Selenium
14 13 (1.90%) SpecFlow
General
1 158 (23.13%) Telecoms
2 42 (6.15%) Finance
3 36 (5.27%) Electronics
4 34 (4.98%) Aerospace
5 31 (4.54%) Manufacturing
6 21 (3.07%) Games
7 20 (2.93%) Retail
8 19 (2.78%) Advertising
8 19 (2.78%) Marketing
8 19 (2.78%) Military
9 16 (2.34%) Banking
10 9 (1.32%) Law
11 5 (0.73%) French Language
11 5 (0.73%) Legal
12 4 (0.59%) Automotive
12 4 (0.59%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (21.38%) HTML
2 128 (18.74%) .NET
3 126 (18.45%) CSS
4 93 (13.62%) Web Services
5 90 (13.18%) Spring
6 81 (11.86%) J2EE
7 67 (9.81%) Hibernate
8 66 (9.66%) ASP.NET
9 65 (9.52%) HTML5
10 58 (8.49%) AngularJS
10 58 (8.49%) Java EE
11 57 (8.35%) XML
12 45 (6.59%) jQuery
13 42 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
14 41 (6.00%) JSON
15 38 (5.56%) RESTful
16 36 (5.27%) REST
17 34 (4.98%) CSS3
18 32 (4.69%) .NET Framework
19 31 (4.54%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 113 (16.54%) Computer Science
2 102 (14.93%) Digital Media
3 71 (10.40%) Mathematics
4 46 (6.73%) Algorithms
5 34 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (4.54%) Physics
7 29 (4.25%) Cybercrime
8 28 (4.10%) Client/Server
9 22 (3.22%) User Experience
10 19 (2.78%) N-Tier
11 17 (2.49%) Visualisation
12 15 (2.20%) Embedded Systems
13 13 (1.90%) Mobile App
14 12 (1.76%) Inversion of Control
14 12 (1.76%) SWIFT
15 10 (1.46%) Data Structures
15 10 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (1.17%) DTV
16 8 (1.17%) Public Cloud
17 7 (1.02%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 233 (34.11%) Linux
2 87 (12.74%) Windows
3 80 (11.71%) Unix
4 78 (11.42%) Android
5 66 (9.66%) Apple iOS
6 14 (2.05%) Windows 8
6 14 (2.05%) Windows Phone
7 8 (1.17%) Debian
7 8 (1.17%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.02%) Windows CE
9 6 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.44%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.15%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.15%) LynxOS
12 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 671 (98.24%) Software Engineering
2 274 (40.12%) Agile Software Development
3 176 (25.77%) OO
4 118 (17.28%) Scrum
5 112 (16.40%) TDD
6 82 (12.01%) UML
7 78 (11.42%) OOP
8 71 (10.40%) MVC
9 68 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
10 65 (9.52%) Multithreading
11 63 (9.22%) Cybersecurity
11 63 (9.22%) SDLC
12 56 (8.20%) Unit Testing
13 55 (8.05%) Configuration Management
14 46 (6.73%) Software Architecture
15 43 (6.30%) OOD
16 41 (6.00%) OOA/OOD
17 40 (5.86%) Mentoring
18 39 (5.71%) Open Source
19 38 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 365 (53.44%) Java
2 322 (47.14%) C++
3 297 (43.48%) C#
4 206 (30.16%) JavaScript
5 169 (24.74%) C
6 163 (23.87%) Python
7 153 (22.40%) SQL
8 65 (9.52%) Ruby
9 55 (8.05%) Perl
10 35 (5.12%) Objective-C
11 34 (4.98%) Clojure
11 34 (4.98%) Scala
12 18 (2.64%) PHP
13 17 (2.49%) MATLAB
13 17 (2.49%) VB.NET
14 15 (2.20%) Bash Shell
15 14 (2.05%) XAML
16 12 (1.76%) T-SQL
17 11 (1.61%) Embedded C
17 11 (1.61%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 214 (31.33%) Degree
2 127 (18.59%) Security Cleared
3 47 (6.88%) SC Cleared
4 45 (6.59%) DV Cleared
5 26 (3.81%) CCNA
5 26 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (3.81%) CISSP
5 26 (3.81%) GIAC
5 26 (3.81%) Linux+ Certification
5 26 (3.81%) MCSE
5 26 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (3.81%) SANS
5 26 (3.81%) SSCP
6 16 (2.34%) PhD
7 11 (1.61%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.07%) QA
2 12 (1.76%) ISO15022
2 12 (1.76%) ISO20022
3 11 (1.61%) DO-178B
4 5 (0.73%) GPG13
4 5 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.73%) ISO22301
4 5 (0.73%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.73%) SLA
5 4 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.59%) MISRA
6 2 (0.29%) MISRA C
6 2 (0.29%) OIPF
7 1 (0.15%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.15%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.15%) ISO26262
7 1 (0.15%) JTAG
7 1 (0.15%) SDET
7 1 (0.15%) TickIT
System Software
1 44 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (5.86%) Docker
3 33 (4.83%) Xen
4 22 (3.22%) LXC
5 15 (2.20%) Firmware
6 9 (1.32%) KVM
7 6 (0.88%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 23 (3.37%) Ansible
2 20 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (2.49%) Puppet
4 1 (0.15%) Graphite
4 1 (0.15%) Kibana
4 1 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 107 (15.67%) Oracle
2 57 (8.35%) Microsoft
3 48 (7.03%) VMware
4 33 (4.83%) Google
5 15 (2.20%) hybris
6 14 (2.05%) Intel
6 14 (2.05%) Xamarin
7 11 (1.61%) BEA
7 11 (1.61%) Rackspace
8 10 (1.46%) SAP
9 9 (1.32%) HP
9 9 (1.32%) Sybase
10 8 (1.17%) IBM
11 7 (1.02%) Adobe
12 6 (0.88%) ATG
13 4 (0.59%) Facebook
14 3 (0.44%) Apple
14 3 (0.44%) Twitter
15 2 (0.29%) Perforce
15 2 (0.29%) Wonderware
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-42,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000- 45,000 / 10% bonus / Pension / Healthcare / Insurance
Posted: 8 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorchester, Dorset
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £22500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Truro, Cornwall
Bluetownonline
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £38049 per annum + Bonus, Pension & More
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £24331 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.0000000 - £50000.0000000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent+bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago