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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 20 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 575 676 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.35% 11.41% 8.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.84% 13.17% 9.67%
Number of salaries quoted 467 559 432
Median salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
4858 5134 5220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.42% 86.62% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4053 4287 4224
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +9 192 £45,000 +12.50% 37
Bristol -19 144 £45,000 - 37
Somerset +14 122 £42,000 +20.00% 22
Dorset +3 44 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Wiltshire +1 34 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Devon 0 27 £34,000 -1.44% 5
Cornwall -22 1 £32,500 +25.00% 1
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 574 (52.04%) Java
2 488 (44.24%) Agile Software Development
3 386 (35.00%) C#
4 346 (31.37%) C++
5 344 (31.19%) JavaScript
6 315 (28.56%) HTML
7 304 (27.56%) Degree
8 281 (25.48%) Linux
9 276 (25.02%) Security Cleared
10 269 (24.39%) SQL
11 259 (23.48%) Python
12 229 (20.76%) C
13 228 (20.67%) .NET
14 223 (20.22%) CSS
14 223 (20.22%) OO
15 197 (17.86%) Scrum
16 183 (16.59%) Cybersecurity
17 160 (14.51%) HTML5
18 158 (14.32%) Spring
19 157 (14.23%) DV Cleared
19 157 (14.23%) AngularJS
20 156 (14.14%) Telecoms
21 152 (13.78%) Windows
22 148 (13.42%) Oracle
23 142 (12.87%) SQL Server
24 139 (12.60%) Computer Science
25 131 (11.88%) SDLC
26 130 (11.79%) NoSQL
27 129 (11.70%) Big Data
28 123 (11.15%) jQuery

Software Engineering
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 65 (5.89%) JBoss
2 43 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
3 41 (3.72%) Apache Spark
3 41 (3.72%) Tomcat
3 41 (3.72%) WebLogic
4 36 (3.26%) Mule
5 34 (3.08%) Apache Pig
6 33 (2.99%) Apache
6 33 (2.99%) Mule ESB
7 29 (2.63%) WebSphere
8 26 (2.36%) Confluence
9 23 (2.09%) OpenStack
10 20 (1.81%) Apache Solr
11 19 (1.72%) IIS
12 8 (0.73%) CMS
13 7 (0.63%) Commerce Server
13 7 (0.63%) Drupal
13 7 (0.63%) SharePoint
14 6 (0.54%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 46 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.63%) MS Office
3 3 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.27%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.18%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 32 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (1.00%) Magento
3 6 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.36%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 82 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
2 49 (4.44%) SaaS
3 41 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.63%) IaaS
5 17 (1.54%) PaaS
6 13 (1.18%) GitHub
7 9 (0.82%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.45%) Google App Engine
10 4 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.27%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.27%) Route 53
12 1 (0.091%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 75 (6.80%) TCP/IP
2 44 (3.99%) Internet
3 27 (2.45%) Firewall
3 27 (2.45%) RS-485
4 26 (2.36%) Wireless
5 22 (1.99%) SSL
6 21 (1.90%) HTTP
7 19 (1.72%) Ethernet
8 17 (1.54%) RS-232
8 17 (1.54%) VPN
9 16 (1.45%) NFC
10 14 (1.27%) HTTPS
11 11 (1.00%) ICMP
12 9 (0.82%) Network Security
13 6 (0.54%) Modbus
13 6 (0.54%) Software-Defined Networking
14 5 (0.45%) DVB
14 5 (0.45%) Kerberos
14 5 (0.45%) SAN
15 4 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 130 (11.79%) NoSQL
3 129 (11.70%) Big Data
4 115 (10.43%) Hadoop
5 114 (10.34%) MySQL
6 112 (10.15%) MongoDB
7 50 (4.53%) Relational Database
8 36 (3.26%) Apache Hive
9 26 (2.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 24 (2.18%) DB2
11 23 (2.09%) OrientDB
12 19 (1.72%) RDBMS
13 17 (1.54%) Neo4j
14 14 (1.27%) Oracle Database
15 13 (1.18%) Data Mining
16 12 (1.09%) Apache Accumulo
16 12 (1.09%) Couchbase
17 11 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
18 10 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
19 7 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 107 (9.70%) Git (software)
2 101 (9.16%) JIRA
3 91 (8.25%) JUnit
4 58 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 53 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 48 (4.35%) Selenium
6 48 (4.35%) Visual Studio
7 43 (3.90%) Maven
8 41 (3.72%) Cucumber
8 41 (3.72%) Eclipse
9 35 (3.17%) IntelliJ
10 30 (2.72%) Subversion
11 17 (1.54%) Ant
11 17 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (1.45%) PHPUnit
13 12 (1.09%) Bitbucket
13 12 (1.09%) NUnit
13 12 (1.09%) TeamCity
14 10 (0.91%) JBehave
14 10 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 156 (14.14%) Telecoms
2 88 (7.98%) Finance
3 66 (5.98%) Electronics
4 56 (5.08%) Retail
5 54 (4.90%) Marketing
6 52 (4.71%) Manufacturing
7 48 (4.35%) Games
8 28 (2.54%) Aerospace
9 20 (1.81%) Advertising
10 18 (1.63%) Automotive
11 17 (1.54%) Publishing
12 16 (1.45%) Banking
13 10 (0.91%) Military
14 7 (0.63%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.54%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.54%) French Language
16 3 (0.27%) Back Office
16 3 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
17 2 (0.18%) Billing
17 2 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 481 (43.61%) Software Engineer
2 375 (34.00%) Developer
3 158 (14.32%) Java Developer
4 132 (11.97%) Java Engineer
5 118 (10.70%) Java Software Engineer
6 105 (9.52%) Software Developer
7 102 (9.25%) Senior Software Engineer
8 92 (8.34%) Senior Developer
9 88 (7.98%) Test Engineer
10 70 (6.35%) C++ Software Engineer
11 67 (6.07%) C# Developer
12 62 (5.62%) Software Test Engineer
13 61 (5.53%) Senior Java Developer
14 59 (5.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 53 (4.81%) C# Software Engineer
16 52 (4.71%) Embedded Engineer
17 50 (4.53%) .NET Developer
17 50 (4.53%) Lead Developer
18 47 (4.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 47 (4.26%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 315 (28.56%) HTML
2 228 (20.67%) .NET
3 223 (20.22%) CSS
4 160 (14.51%) HTML5
5 158 (14.32%) Spring
6 157 (14.23%) AngularJS
7 123 (11.15%) jQuery
8 118 (10.70%) Hibernate
8 118 (10.70%) XML
9 108 (9.79%) Web Services
10 102 (9.25%) ASP.NET
11 98 (8.88%) REST
12 95 (8.61%) J2EE
13 87 (7.89%) Java EE
13 87 (7.89%) Node.js
14 69 (6.26%) .NET Framework
15 66 (5.98%) CSS3
16 54 (4.90%) React
17 51 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 48 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 139 (12.60%) Computer Science
2 67 (6.07%) Digital Media
3 59 (5.35%) Mathematics
4 54 (4.90%) Visualisation
5 53 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
6 42 (3.81%) Embedded Systems
7 39 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (2.36%) Algorithms
8 26 (2.36%) User Experience
9 19 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
9 19 (1.72%) Data Centre
10 17 (1.54%) CMDB
11 16 (1.45%) Driving Licence
11 16 (1.45%) Mobile App
11 16 (1.45%) Physics
12 15 (1.36%) Device Driver
13 13 (1.18%) Cybercrime
13 13 (1.18%) PKI
14 12 (1.09%) Internet of Things
15 11 (1.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 281 (25.48%) Linux
2 152 (13.78%) Windows
3 113 (10.24%) Unix
4 69 (6.26%) Android
5 45 (4.08%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.63%) Mac OS X
7 11 (1.00%) Windows Phone
8 10 (0.91%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.82%) AIX
9 9 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (0.45%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.36%) CentOS
13 3 (0.27%) Fedora
13 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.18%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.091%) LynxOS
15 1 (0.091%) VxWorks
15 1 (0.091%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (44.24%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (20.22%) OO
3 197 (17.86%) Scrum
4 183 (16.59%) Cybersecurity
5 131 (11.88%) SDLC
6 119 (10.79%) MVC
7 116 (10.52%) Mentoring
8 109 (9.88%) Open Source
9 107 (9.70%) UML
10 106 (9.61%) Continuous Integration
11 102 (9.25%) TDD
12 83 (7.52%) Automated Testing
13 77 (6.98%) Web Development
14 71 (6.44%) OOP
15 68 (6.17%) ITIL
16 66 (5.98%) DevOps
17 61 (5.53%) OOD
18 60 (5.44%) Unit Testing
19 59 (5.35%) Reverse Engineering
19 59 (5.35%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 574 (52.04%) Java
2 386 (35.00%) C#
3 346 (31.37%) C++
4 344 (31.19%) JavaScript
5 269 (24.39%) SQL
6 259 (23.48%) Python
7 229 (20.76%) C
8 84 (7.62%) Ruby
9 80 (7.25%) Perl
10 72 (6.53%) PHP
11 51 (4.62%) Scala
12 40 (3.63%) Objective-C
13 30 (2.72%) T-SQL
14 27 (2.45%) VB
15 26 (2.36%) Bash Shell
15 26 (2.36%) Embedded C
16 24 (2.18%) PL/SQL
17 20 (1.81%) Embedded C++
18 13 (1.18%) PowerShell
18 13 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 304 (27.56%) Degree
2 276 (25.02%) Security Cleared
3 157 (14.23%) DV Cleared
4 81 (7.34%) SC Cleared
5 38 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (3.08%) SANS
7 33 (2.99%) CISSP
8 27 (2.45%) MCSE
9 26 (2.36%) CCNA
9 26 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (2.27%) GIAC
10 25 (2.27%) Linux+ Certification
10 25 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
10 25 (2.27%) SSCP
11 19 (1.72%) CompTIA Security+
11 19 (1.72%) ISEB
11 19 (1.72%) PMI Certification
11 19 (1.72%) Security+ Certification
12 17 (1.54%) PMP
13 15 (1.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.99%) QA
2 11 (1.00%) ISO 9001
2 11 (1.00%) SLA
3 10 (0.91%) MISRA
4 9 (0.82%) ISO 14001
4 9 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.54%) ISO15022
5 6 (0.54%) ISO20022
6 5 (0.45%) DO-178B
7 3 (0.27%) IEC 61508
7 3 (0.27%) MISRA C
7 3 (0.27%) SDET
8 2 (0.18%) Def Stans
8 2 (0.18%) GPG13
8 2 (0.18%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.091%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.091%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
3 18 (1.63%) Docker
4 15 (1.36%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.73%) Snort
6 6 (0.54%) Firmware
7 4 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.36%) Xen
8 3 (0.27%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.27%) NFS
8 3 (0.27%) vSphere
9 2 (0.18%) LXC
Systems Management
1 17 (1.54%) SCVMM
2 16 (1.45%) Puppet
3 9 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.63%) Ansible
5 6 (0.54%) RSA enVision
6 4 (0.36%) Graylog
6 4 (0.36%) Kibana
6 4 (0.36%) logstash
6 4 (0.36%) Oozie
6 4 (0.36%) Salt
7 3 (0.27%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.18%) Nessus
9 1 (0.091%) FTK
9 1 (0.091%) Nagios
9 1 (0.091%) WSUS
Vendors
1 148 (13.42%) Oracle
2 95 (8.61%) Microsoft
3 36 (3.26%) SAP
4 35 (3.17%) VMware
5 33 (2.99%) IBM
6 30 (2.72%) Cisco
7 27 (2.45%) Apple
8 19 (1.72%) EMC
8 19 (1.72%) HP
9 17 (1.54%) BMC
9 17 (1.54%) CheckPoint
9 17 (1.54%) Citrix
9 17 (1.54%) Juniper
9 17 (1.54%) NetApp
10 16 (1.45%) Google
10 16 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.18%) Atlassian
12 9 (0.82%) hybris
13 8 (0.73%) ArcSight
14 7 (0.63%) Demandware
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + pension, PMI, life insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000.0000 - £25000.0000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £32000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Torquay, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Cotterrall Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Training Opportunities
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £49056.00 per annum + 20% pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £33049.00 - £38049.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago