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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 45 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 309 383 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.06% 7.31% 8.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.28% 7.68% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 275 352 439
Average salary £35,100 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.23% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5852 4985 5344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.82% 95.17% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4858 4322 4722
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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 -16 96 £35,000 +7.69% 10
Dorset -10 58 £30,000 -14.28% 8
Somerset +2 57 £41,250 +8.55% 6
Gloucestershire -18 50 £41,650 +11.06% 8
Wiltshire -7 24 £40,000 +33.33% 6
Devon +8 23 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Cornwall -4 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 623 (94.97%) Software Engineering
2 313 (47.71%) C++
3 288 (43.90%) Java
4 251 (38.26%) Degree
5 228 (34.76%) C#
6 211 (32.16%) C
7 201 (30.64%) Computer Science
8 166 (25.30%) SQL
9 159 (24.24%) Windows
10 149 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
11 148 (22.56%) Linux
12 126 (19.21%) OO
13 111 (16.92%) HTML
14 106 (16.16%) Security Cleared
15 102 (15.55%) Scrum
16 101 (15.40%) .NET
17 93 (14.18%) JavaScript
18 92 (14.02%) UML
19 86 (13.11%) Spring
20 80 (12.20%) Eclipse
21 79 (12.04%) Python
22 78 (11.89%) UNIX
23 77 (11.74%) OOD
24 74 (11.28%) Mathematics
25 70 (10.67%) Telecoms
26 68 (10.37%) TDD
27 67 (10.21%) Unit Testing
28 66 (10.06%) Oracle
29 65 (9.91%) XML
30 62 (9.45%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 43 (6.55%) WebLogic
2 34 (5.18%) WebSphere
3 14 (2.13%) Apache ServiceMix
4 13 (1.98%) Apache
5 12 (1.83%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.83%) Apache Solr
6 7 (1.07%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.76%) SAS
8 4 (0.61%) IIS
9 2 (0.30%) Node.js
9 2 (0.30%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.15%) uWSGI
10 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.15%) Confluence
10 1 (0.15%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.15%) Mule
10 1 (0.15%) WordPress
10 1 (0.15%) nginx
Applications
1 19 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.46%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (1.22%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.07%) SaaS
2 1 (0.15%) PaaS
2 1 (0.15%) Heroku
2 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.73%) TCP/IP
2 21 (3.20%) HTTP
3 14 (2.13%) Ethernet
4 13 (1.98%) Wireless
5 12 (1.83%) SSL
5 12 (1.83%) Internet
6 10 (1.52%) LTE
7 9 (1.37%) SAN
7 9 (1.37%) 4G
7 9 (1.37%) DHCP
8 8 (1.22%) VoIP
9 6 (0.91%) Wireshark
10 5 (0.76%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (0.76%) iSCSI
10 5 (0.76%) FTP
11 3 (0.46%) LDAP
11 3 (0.46%) 802.15
11 3 (0.46%) X.509
12 2 (0.30%) SMPP
12 2 (0.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 52 (7.93%) MySQL
3 32 (4.88%) Hadoop
4 31 (4.73%) Relational Database
5 30 (4.57%) RDBMS
6 26 (3.96%) Big Data
7 11 (1.68%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.37%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.07%) Apache Hive
10 7 (1.07%) SQLite
11 6 (0.91%) Apache Accumulo
11 6 (0.91%) Redis
12 5 (0.76%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.76%) DB2
13 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 80 (12.20%) Eclipse
2 58 (8.84%) JUnit
3 40 (6.10%) Eclipse RCP
4 35 (5.34%) Visual Studio
5 33 (5.03%) Selenium
6 32 (4.88%) Subversion
7 29 (4.42%) JIRA
8 25 (3.81%) Jenkins
9 23 (3.51%) Rational DOORS
10 22 (3.35%) FitNesse
11 21 (3.20%) Git (software)
12 20 (3.05%) Maven
13 18 (2.74%) Ant
14 11 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (1.52%) GCC
15 10 (1.52%) Artifactory
16 7 (1.07%) MSBuild
17 5 (0.76%) Cucumber
17 5 (0.76%) Bugzilla
18 4 (0.61%) NUnit
General
1 70 (10.67%) Telecoms
2 62 (9.45%) Aerospace
3 53 (8.08%) Finance
4 39 (5.95%) Retail
5 37 (5.64%) Banking
6 34 (5.18%) French Language
6 34 (5.18%) Electronics
7 28 (4.27%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.74%) Games
9 16 (2.44%) Military
10 6 (0.91%) Advertising
10 6 (0.91%) Publishing
10 6 (0.91%) Law
11 5 (0.76%) Avionics
11 5 (0.76%) Marketing
12 4 (0.61%) Automotive
13 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.15%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (16.92%) HTML
2 101 (15.40%) .NET
3 86 (13.11%) Spring
4 65 (9.91%) XML
5 55 (8.38%) J2EE
6 38 (5.79%) jQuery
6 38 (5.79%) HTML5
7 35 (5.34%) CSS
8 34 (5.18%) Web Services
8 34 (5.18%) GWT
9 32 (4.88%) ASP.NET
10 28 (4.27%) Qt
11 24 (3.66%) STL
11 24 (3.66%) XSLT
12 22 (3.35%) Hibernate
12 22 (3.35%) Java EE
13 20 (3.05%) JSP
14 19 (2.90%) Servlets
15 18 (2.74%) JSF
15 18 (2.74%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 201 (30.64%) Computer Science
2 74 (11.28%) Mathematics
3 39 (5.95%) Digital Media
4 22 (3.35%) Client/Server
5 21 (3.20%) Embedded Systems
6 20 (3.05%) Open Source
7 19 (2.90%) Mobile App
7 19 (2.90%) N-Tier
8 18 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (2.74%) Inversion of Control
8 18 (2.74%) SWIFT
9 16 (2.44%) CAN bus
10 14 (2.13%) Device Driver
11 12 (1.83%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.68%) Physics
12 11 (1.68%) PKI
13 6 (0.91%) CCTV
13 6 (0.91%) Firmware
14 3 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 2 (0.30%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 159 (24.24%) Windows
2 148 (22.56%) Linux
3 78 (11.89%) UNIX
4 12 (1.83%) Android
5 9 (1.37%) HPUX
5 9 (1.37%) Solaris
6 8 (1.22%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (0.91%) Debian
8 4 (0.61%) VxWorks
8 4 (0.61%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.46%) Windows Phone 8
9 3 (0.46%) Windows Phone 7
9 3 (0.46%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 623 (94.97%) Software Engineering
2 149 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (19.21%) OO
4 102 (15.55%) Scrum
5 92 (14.02%) UML
6 77 (11.74%) OOD
7 68 (10.37%) TDD
8 67 (10.21%) Unit Testing
9 60 (9.15%) OOP
10 37 (5.64%) MVC
11 36 (5.49%) Software Testing
12 34 (5.18%) Problem Management
12 34 (5.18%) Multithreading
13 31 (4.73%) OOA/OOD
13 31 (4.73%) CAD
14 30 (4.57%) E-Commerce
15 28 (4.27%) Configuration Management
16 24 (3.66%) Software Architecture
17 22 (3.35%) Data Modelling
17 22 (3.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 313 (47.71%) C++
2 288 (43.90%) Java
3 228 (34.76%) C#
4 211 (32.16%) C
5 166 (25.30%) SQL
6 93 (14.18%) JavaScript
7 79 (12.04%) Python
8 42 (6.40%) Ruby
9 38 (5.79%) Perl
10 29 (4.42%) Embedded C
11 21 (3.20%) PHP
12 14 (2.13%) Shell Script
12 14 (2.13%) MATLAB
13 12 (1.83%) Objective-C
14 11 (1.68%) Embedded C++
14 11 (1.68%) Assembly Language
14 11 (1.68%) Lisp
14 11 (1.68%) VB.NET
15 10 (1.52%) VC++
15 10 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 251 (38.26%) Degree
2 106 (16.16%) Security Cleared
3 47 (7.16%) SC Cleared
4 38 (5.79%) DV Cleared
5 21 (3.20%) PhD
6 8 (1.22%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.30%) ISEB
8 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.15%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (7.47%) QA
2 19 (2.90%) IEC 61508
3 17 (2.59%) DO-178B
4 14 (2.13%) TickIT
5 5 (0.76%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) WAI
System Software
1 18 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.37%) Hyper-V
2 9 (1.37%) vSphere
2 9 (1.37%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (1.37%) NetBackup
2 8 (1.22%) Puppet
3 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.15%) Ansible
4 1 (0.15%) Kibana
4 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 66 (10.06%) Oracle
2 56 (8.54%) JBoss
3 50 (7.62%) Microsoft
4 41 (6.25%) hybris
5 28 (4.27%) VMware
6 19 (2.90%) IBM
7 18 (2.74%) Google
8 12 (1.83%) Twitter
9 10 (1.52%) HP
9 10 (1.52%) Embarcadero
9 10 (1.52%) Borland
10 9 (1.37%) Symantec
10 9 (1.37%) NetApp
10 9 (1.37%) Veritas
10 9 (1.37%) Citrix
10 9 (1.37%) Cisco
10 9 (1.37%) Brocade
10 9 (1.37%) Zend
11 4 (0.61%) Trapeze
11 4 (0.61%) Intel
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + pension, bonus, medical
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bath, Avon
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 22 hours ago
Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £32,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32000 - 70000
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000-50000 / 10% bonus / Pension / Healthcare / Insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago