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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 72 46 52
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 202 342 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.91% 5.68% 5.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.01% 5.85% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 172 271 293
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £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
5040 5843 6050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.54% 97.01% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4272 4906 4963
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,150
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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Gloucestershire +6 69 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Bristol -46 44 £45,000 -2.70% 4
Somerset +7 40 £40,000 +17.64% 12
Dorset +10 26 £42,500 +41.66% 3
Devon -15 11 £42,500 +18.05% 1
Wiltshire 0 10 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 471 (98.95%) Software Engineering
2 259 (54.41%) Java
3 232 (48.74%) C++
4 206 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
5 183 (38.45%) C#
6 150 (31.51%) Degree
7 128 (26.89%) JavaScript
8 124 (26.05%) C
9 120 (25.21%) Linux
10 117 (24.58%) SQL
11 115 (24.16%) OO
12 110 (23.11%) Security Cleared
13 98 (20.59%) Python
14 92 (19.33%) HTML
15 88 (18.49%) Telecoms
16 86 (18.07%) .NET
17 79 (16.60%) CSS
18 78 (16.39%) Spring
19 77 (16.18%) Scrum
20 73 (15.34%) Computer Science
21 72 (15.13%) Hadoop
22 70 (14.71%) Oracle
23 69 (14.50%) Web Services
23 69 (14.50%) TDD
24 65 (13.66%) Cybersecurity
25 63 (13.24%) AngularJS
26 61 (12.82%) Big Data
26 61 (12.82%) Mathematics
27 59 (12.39%) MySQL
28 56 (11.76%) NoSQL

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 26 (5.46%) JBoss
2 22 (4.62%) Apache Spark
3 21 (4.41%) Apache
3 21 (4.41%) OpenStack
4 20 (4.20%) WebSphere
5 17 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (2.94%) Apache Solr
7 13 (2.73%) Tomcat
8 12 (2.52%) Apache Pig
8 12 (2.52%) Confluence
9 9 (1.89%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.26%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.84%) Mule
12 3 (0.63%) CMS
13 2 (0.42%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.42%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.21%) IIS
14 1 (0.21%) nginx
14 1 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Magento
1 3 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
1 3 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.47%) Google App Engine
3 7 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (1.47%) SaaS
4 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (0.42%) GitHub
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.51%) TCP/IP
2 18 (3.78%) Internet
3 10 (2.10%) Firewall
4 9 (1.89%) HTTP
5 5 (1.05%) Network Security
5 5 (1.05%) RS-485
6 4 (0.84%) DVB
7 3 (0.63%) VoIP
8 2 (0.42%) SS7
8 2 (0.42%) SSL
8 2 (0.42%) Wireless
9 1 (0.21%) ASN.1
9 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.21%) IPsec
9 1 (0.21%) LTE
9 1 (0.21%) RS-232
9 1 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (15.13%) Hadoop
2 61 (12.82%) Big Data
3 59 (12.39%) MySQL
4 56 (11.76%) NoSQL
5 50 (10.50%) SQL Server
6 36 (7.56%) MongoDB
7 35 (7.35%) Relational Database
8 16 (3.36%) Oracle Database
9 15 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (2.73%) Apache Hive
11 11 (2.31%) OrientDB
12 10 (2.10%) Neo4j
12 10 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (1.68%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.26%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.84%) Apache Accumulo
16 3 (0.63%) Redis
16 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
16 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
16 3 (0.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 54 (11.34%) Git (software)
2 46 (9.66%) JUnit
3 44 (9.24%) Eclipse
4 39 (8.19%) JIRA
5 35 (7.35%) Maven
6 29 (6.09%) Visual Studio
7 27 (5.67%) Subversion
8 26 (5.46%) Cucumber
9 24 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (4.83%) Ant
11 22 (4.62%) Selenium
12 17 (3.57%) Jenkins
13 12 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (2.10%) Bitbucket
14 10 (2.10%) NUnit
15 8 (1.68%) SpecFlow
16 7 (1.47%) Artifactory
16 7 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
17 5 (1.05%) Moq
17 5 (1.05%) TeamCity
General
1 88 (18.49%) Telecoms
2 25 (5.25%) Electronics
3 22 (4.62%) Finance
4 19 (3.99%) Aerospace
5 16 (3.36%) Manufacturing
6 15 (3.15%) Banking
6 15 (3.15%) Games
7 14 (2.94%) Retail
8 11 (2.31%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.26%) Automotive
9 6 (1.26%) Law
9 6 (1.26%) Marketing
10 4 (0.84%) Advertising
10 4 (0.84%) French Language
11 3 (0.63%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (19.33%) HTML
2 86 (18.07%) .NET
3 79 (16.60%) CSS
4 78 (16.39%) Spring
5 69 (14.50%) Web Services
6 63 (13.24%) AngularJS
7 54 (11.34%) Hibernate
8 53 (11.13%) J2EE
9 48 (10.08%) Java EE
10 42 (8.82%) HTML5
11 41 (8.61%) XML
12 38 (7.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 35 (7.35%) jQuery
14 34 (7.14%) ASP.NET
14 34 (7.14%) RESTful
15 29 (6.09%) EJB
16 28 (5.88%) JSF
17 22 (4.62%) .NET Framework
17 22 (4.62%) JMS
17 22 (4.62%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 73 (15.34%) Computer Science
2 61 (12.82%) Mathematics
3 55 (11.55%) Digital Media
4 22 (4.62%) Algorithms
5 21 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.78%) Client/Server
7 16 (3.36%) Physics
8 15 (3.15%) Inversion of Control
8 15 (3.15%) N-Tier
9 13 (2.73%) SWIFT
10 12 (2.52%) Embedded Systems
11 10 (2.10%) Cybercrime
12 9 (1.89%) Device Driver
12 9 (1.89%) User Experience
13 8 (1.68%) Cyberthreat
14 6 (1.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 6 (1.26%) Mobile App
14 6 (1.26%) Visualisation
15 5 (1.05%) Wiki
15 5 (1.05%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 120 (25.21%) Linux
2 51 (10.71%) Windows
3 44 (9.24%) Unix
4 34 (7.14%) Android
5 26 (5.46%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.68%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.84%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.84%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.63%) Debian
8 3 (0.63%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.63%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.42%) LynxOS
9 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.21%) AIX
10 1 (0.21%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.21%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (98.95%) Software Engineering
2 206 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (24.16%) OO
4 77 (16.18%) Scrum
5 69 (14.50%) TDD
6 65 (13.66%) Cybersecurity
7 56 (11.76%) SDLC
8 53 (11.13%) OOD
9 49 (10.29%) Open Source
10 43 (9.03%) UML
11 42 (8.82%) BDD
12 41 (8.61%) MVC
13 40 (8.40%) Unit Testing
14 34 (7.14%) Mentoring
14 34 (7.14%) Software Architecture
15 33 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (6.72%) Automated Testing
17 31 (6.51%) OOP
18 29 (6.09%) Multithreading
19 26 (5.46%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 259 (54.41%) Java
2 232 (48.74%) C++
3 183 (38.45%) C#
4 128 (26.89%) JavaScript
5 124 (26.05%) C
6 117 (24.58%) SQL
7 98 (20.59%) Python
8 31 (6.51%) Ruby
9 22 (4.62%) PHP
9 22 (4.62%) Scala
10 19 (3.99%) Perl
11 16 (3.36%) Embedded C
12 15 (3.15%) Embedded C++
13 12 (2.52%) Clojure
13 12 (2.52%) Objective-C
14 11 (2.31%) Bash Shell
14 11 (2.31%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.68%) Groovy
16 7 (1.47%) Erlang
16 7 (1.47%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 150 (31.51%) Degree
2 110 (23.11%) Security Cleared
3 50 (10.50%) DV Cleared
4 25 (5.25%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.68%) CCNA
5 8 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.68%) CISSP
5 8 (1.68%) GIAC
5 8 (1.68%) Linux+ Certification
5 8 (1.68%) MCSE
5 8 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.68%) Network+ Certification
5 8 (1.68%) SANS
5 8 (1.68%) SSCP
6 1 (0.21%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.21%) PhD
6 1 (0.21%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.99%) QA
2 13 (2.73%) ISO15022
2 13 (2.73%) ISO20022
3 5 (1.05%) MISRA
4 4 (0.84%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.63%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.63%) SDET
6 1 (0.21%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.21%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.21%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 10 (2.10%) Docker
2 8 (1.68%) Firmware
3 7 (1.47%) LXC
3 7 (1.47%) Xen
4 4 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (0.84%) Puppet
2 3 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.21%) Ansible
3 1 (0.21%) Salt
Vendors
1 70 (14.71%) Oracle
2 30 (6.30%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.31%) Google
4 8 (1.68%) hybris
4 8 (1.68%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.26%) VMware
6 5 (1.05%) Perforce
7 3 (0.63%) SAP
8 2 (0.42%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.42%) BEA
8 2 (0.42%) IBM
8 2 (0.42%) New Relic
8 2 (0.42%) QNX
8 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.42%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.42%) Sybase
9 1 (0.21%) Atmel
9 1 (0.21%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.21%) Tableau
9 1 (0.21%) Talend
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £3500 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: Shares
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Salary: Salary Negotiable + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, South West, England
REPL Group
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Taunton
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Somerset
BAE Systems
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Taunton
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £48000 per annum + pension + government benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Taunton
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: £38 - £40 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Taunton
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + pension + government benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
South West England
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Swindon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + flexible hours & benefits
Posted: 11 days ago