The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 20 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 587 532 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.82% 10.04% 9.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.81% 12.29% 12.30%
Number of salaries quoted 524 484 458
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,620 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
Software Engineering
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4972 4330 4210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.19% 81.68% 78.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4154 3628 3722
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the South West region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in the South West

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in the South West

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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 -1 191 £41,000 +2.50% 36
Dorset +2 149 £35,000 -6.66% 21
Gloucestershire -8 97 £40,000 -5.88% 17
Somerset -2 50 £34,250 +9.60% 24
Wiltshire +6 40 £38,500 +18.46% 16
Devon +3 39 £35,500 -5.33% 8
Cornwall - 3 £32,500 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 550 (44.68%) C#
2 520 (42.24%) C++
3 452 (36.72%) Degree
4 417 (33.87%) .NET
5 416 (33.79%) HTML
6 414 (33.63%) JavaScript
7 394 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
8 388 (31.52%) Java
9 326 (26.48%) SQL
9 326 (26.48%) CSS
10 305 (24.78%) SQL Server
11 267 (21.69%) OO
12 259 (21.04%) Linux
13 251 (20.39%) ASP.NET
14 248 (20.15%) Computer Science
15 214 (17.38%) MVC
16 211 (17.14%) C
17 203 (16.49%) Scrum
18 201 (16.33%) Windows
19 200 (16.25%) jQuery
20 160 (13.00%) OOD
21 159 (12.92%) XML
22 153 (12.43%) Spring
22 153 (12.43%) Security Cleared
23 147 (11.94%) Oracle
24 146 (11.86%) Mathematics
25 136 (11.05%) MySQL
26 134 (10.89%) Web Services
27 129 (10.48%) Microsoft
28 126 (10.24%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 47 (3.82%) JBoss
2 42 (3.41%) Apache
3 34 (2.76%) WebSphere
4 32 (2.60%) WebLogic
4 32 (2.60%) SharePoint
5 28 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 28 (2.27%) IIS
6 20 (1.62%) Node.js
7 15 (1.22%) OpenStack
7 15 (1.22%) CMS
8 14 (1.14%) Apache ServiceMix
9 9 (0.73%) Apache Solr
10 8 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (0.57%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.41%) nginx
12 5 (0.41%) Kentico
13 4 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.24%) Sitefinity
14 3 (0.24%) DNN
15 2 (0.16%) LiveLink
Applications
1 66 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (0.73%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.41%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.24%) MS Office
5 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.081%) InDesign
6 1 (0.081%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.081%) Simulink
6 1 (0.081%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (0.32%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.46%) SaaS
2 4 (0.32%) PaaS
2 4 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.24%) Google App Engine
3 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.24%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.081%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 56 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 25 (2.03%) HTTP
3 23 (1.87%) Internet
4 15 (1.22%) Ethernet
5 9 (0.73%) Firewall
6 8 (0.65%) SNMP
7 7 (0.57%) Network Security
7 7 (0.57%) Kerberos
7 7 (0.57%) SMTP
7 7 (0.57%) LDAP
8 6 (0.49%) SSL
9 5 (0.41%) Wireless
10 4 (0.32%) LAN
11 3 (0.24%) DLNA
12 2 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.16%) IPsec
12 2 (0.16%) CTI
12 2 (0.16%) DVB
12 2 (0.16%) GSM
12 2 (0.16%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (24.78%) SQL Server
2 136 (11.05%) MySQL
3 35 (2.84%) Relational Database
4 33 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (2.68%) RDBMS
5 26 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (1.87%) MongoDB
7 21 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (1.71%) Hadoop
8 18 (1.46%) Oracle Database
9 14 (1.14%) Big Data
10 12 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (0.73%) Apache Accumulo
12 9 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.57%) SQLite
15 5 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
16 4 (0.32%) SQLPlus
17 3 (0.24%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 65 (5.28%) Subversion
2 63 (5.12%) Eclipse
3 61 (4.96%) Git (software)
4 53 (4.31%) JUnit
5 42 (3.41%) Visual Studio
6 40 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 34 (2.76%) NUnit
8 29 (2.36%) Jenkins
9 26 (2.11%) Maven
9 26 (2.11%) Eclipse RCP
10 24 (1.95%) Selenium
11 23 (1.87%) Rational DOORS
12 21 (1.71%) Bugzilla
13 19 (1.54%) Ant
14 17 (1.38%) PEAR
15 15 (1.22%) PHPUnit
15 15 (1.22%) Trac
15 15 (1.22%) JIRA
16 13 (1.06%) Jasmine
16 13 (1.06%) FitNesse
General
1 105 (8.53%) Finance
2 69 (5.61%) Aerospace
3 55 (4.47%) Electronics
4 43 (3.49%) Banking
5 39 (3.17%) Manufacturing
6 35 (2.84%) Military
7 29 (2.36%) Telecoms
8 26 (2.11%) French Language
9 24 (1.95%) Advertising
10 22 (1.79%) Marketing
11 20 (1.62%) Games
12 15 (1.22%) Avionics
13 13 (1.06%) Retail
13 13 (1.06%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.89%) Automotive
15 3 (0.24%) Billing
15 3 (0.24%) Legal
16 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.16%) Investment Banking
17 1 (0.081%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 660 (53.61%) Software Engineer
2 477 (38.75%) Developer
3 195 (15.84%) Software Developer
4 133 (10.80%) Senior Software Engineer
5 123 (9.99%) C++ Software Engineer
6 92 (7.47%) Graduate
7 86 (6.99%) .NET Developer
8 62 (5.04%) Senior Developer
9 59 (4.79%) C# Software Engineer
10 57 (4.63%) Java Developer
11 56 (4.55%) C# Developer
11 56 (4.55%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 53 (4.31%) Junior
13 52 (4.22%) Java Software Engineer
14 47 (3.82%) C++ Developer
15 44 (3.57%) Web Developer
16 42 (3.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 42 (3.41%) Programmer
17 39 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
18 37 (3.01%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 417 (33.87%) .NET
2 416 (33.79%) HTML
3 326 (26.48%) CSS
4 251 (20.39%) ASP.NET
5 200 (16.25%) jQuery
6 159 (12.92%) XML
7 153 (12.43%) Spring
8 134 (10.89%) Web Services
9 126 (10.24%) HTML5
10 124 (10.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 123 (9.99%) AngularJS
12 106 (8.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 87 (7.07%) J2EE
14 69 (5.61%) WCF
15 67 (5.44%) .NET Framework
16 61 (4.96%) JSON
17 58 (4.71%) Ajax
18 54 (4.39%) Hibernate
19 53 (4.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 49 (3.98%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 248 (20.15%) Computer Science
2 146 (11.86%) Mathematics
3 111 (9.02%) Open Source
4 55 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (4.39%) Physics
6 46 (3.74%) Algorithms
7 43 (3.49%) Client/Server
8 42 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (2.68%) Embedded Systems
10 25 (2.03%) Device Driver
11 24 (1.95%) Data Structures
12 23 (1.87%) User Experience
13 20 (1.62%) N-Tier
14 19 (1.54%) Mobile App
15 16 (1.30%) MPEG
16 14 (1.14%) Management Information System
16 14 (1.14%) Chemistry
16 14 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
16 14 (1.14%) SWIFT
17 13 (1.06%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 259 (21.04%) Linux
2 201 (16.33%) Windows
3 82 (6.66%) UNIX
4 55 (4.47%) Android
5 40 (3.25%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.89%) Solaris
7 9 (0.73%) CentOS
8 6 (0.49%) Debian
8 6 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.32%) HPUX
10 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.16%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.16%) AIX
11 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.081%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.081%) Fedora
12 1 (0.081%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (21.69%) OO
3 214 (17.38%) MVC
4 203 (16.49%) Scrum
5 160 (13.00%) OOD
6 115 (9.34%) OOP
7 111 (9.02%) Unit Testing
8 109 (8.85%) TDD
9 106 (8.61%) Web Development
10 100 (8.12%) UML
11 69 (5.61%) Mentoring
12 57 (4.63%) Multithreading
13 48 (3.90%) Software Architecture
14 47 (3.82%) Web Application Development
15 44 (3.57%) Signal Processing
16 41 (3.33%) SOA
17 37 (3.01%) Pair Programming
18 36 (2.92%) Continuous Integration
19 33 (2.68%) Requirements Analysis
19 33 (2.68%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 550 (44.68%) C#
2 520 (42.24%) C++
3 414 (33.63%) JavaScript
4 388 (31.52%) Java
5 326 (26.48%) SQL
6 211 (17.14%) C
7 125 (10.15%) Python
8 93 (7.55%) T-SQL
9 77 (6.26%) VB.NET
10 65 (5.28%) PHP
11 46 (3.74%) Ruby
12 44 (3.57%) Perl
13 26 (2.11%) Embedded C
14 19 (1.54%) PHP5
15 15 (1.22%) Bash Shell
15 15 (1.22%) Embedded C++
15 15 (1.22%) Assembly Language
16 14 (1.14%) Objective-C
17 10 (0.81%) Shell Script
18 8 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 452 (36.72%) Degree
2 153 (12.43%) Security Cleared
3 114 (9.26%) SC Cleared
4 71 (5.77%) DV Cleared
5 21 (1.71%) VCP4
5 21 (1.71%) PhD
6 16 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.81%) ISEB
8 8 (0.65%) HND
9 7 (0.57%) Postgraduate
10 4 (0.32%) PMP
10 4 (0.32%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.16%) HNC
13 1 (0.081%) GCIA
13 1 (0.081%) GCIH
13 1 (0.081%) MCPD
13 1 (0.081%) MCTS
13 1 (0.081%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (0.081%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (5.61%) QA
2 29 (2.36%) DO-178B
3 6 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.32%) SLA
5 3 (0.24%) IEC 61508
5 3 (0.24%) TickIT
6 2 (0.16%) JTAG
7 1 (0.081%) DO-254
7 1 (0.081%) ARP4754
7 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (1.46%) Firmware
3 17 (1.38%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.57%) qmail
4 7 (0.57%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.41%) Docker
6 3 (0.24%) KVM
6 3 (0.24%) LXC
6 3 (0.24%) Xen
7 1 (0.081%) vSphere
7 1 (0.081%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (0.57%) Zenoss
1 7 (0.57%) yum
1 7 (0.57%) Puppet
1 7 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (0.57%) Nagios
2 1 (0.081%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 147 (11.94%) Oracle
2 129 (10.48%) Microsoft
3 35 (2.84%) Google
4 30 (2.44%) hybris
5 27 (2.19%) Hyland
6 25 (2.03%) IBM
7 24 (1.95%) VMware
8 14 (1.14%) ForgeRock
9 13 (1.06%) Facebook
9 13 (1.06%) Adobe
10 10 (0.81%) Zend
10 10 (0.81%) Twitter
11 9 (0.73%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.49%) Toshiba
12 6 (0.49%) Wind River
12 6 (0.49%) Panasonic
13 5 (0.41%) TIBCO
13 5 (0.41%) HP
13 5 (0.41%) Citrix
13 5 (0.41%) ESRI
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