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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 21 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 525 620 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.67% 10.64% 8.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.15% 12.36% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 428 519 480
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,062 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
4709 5015 5215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 86.75% 86.04% 85.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3929 4236 4267
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 July 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 29 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
Bristol -16 152 £45,000 - 20
Gloucestershire +8 147 £46,000 +15.00% 35
Somerset +16 105 £41,000 +20.58% 19
Dorset +22 57 £45,000 +26.76% 12
Devon +5 28 £34,000 +4.61% 4
Wiltshire -12 24 £40,000 +8.10% 7
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 560 (49.65%) Java
2 493 (43.71%) Agile Software Development
3 391 (34.66%) C#
4 346 (30.67%) JavaScript
5 342 (30.32%) C++
6 340 (30.14%) Degree
7 306 (27.13%) HTML
8 301 (26.68%) SQL
9 276 (24.47%) Linux
10 246 (21.81%) Security Cleared
11 245 (21.72%) .NET
12 237 (21.01%) Python
13 233 (20.66%) OO
14 230 (20.39%) CSS
15 215 (19.06%) C
16 185 (16.40%) Scrum
17 181 (16.05%) Telecoms
18 165 (14.63%) HTML5
19 163 (14.45%) Computer Science
20 162 (14.36%) Windows
21 160 (14.18%) SQL Server
22 157 (13.92%) Oracle
23 155 (13.74%) Cybersecurity
24 154 (13.65%) AngularJS
25 151 (13.39%) Spring
26 144 (12.77%) DV Cleared
27 138 (12.23%) SDLC
28 137 (12.15%) MVC
29 127 (11.26%) Web Services
30 122 (10.82%) 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 60 (5.32%) JBoss
2 44 (3.90%) WebLogic
3 40 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
4 37 (3.28%) Apache
4 37 (3.28%) Tomcat
5 36 (3.19%) WebSphere
6 33 (2.93%) OpenStack
7 31 (2.75%) Apache Spark
8 29 (2.57%) Mule
9 26 (2.30%) Mule ESB
10 25 (2.22%) Confluence
11 22 (1.95%) Apache Solr
12 21 (1.86%) Apache Pig
13 14 (1.24%) IIS
14 8 (0.71%) CMS
15 7 (0.62%) Commerce Server
15 7 (0.62%) SharePoint
16 6 (0.53%) Drupal
16 6 (0.53%) Umbraco
17 5 (0.44%) nginx
Applications
1 56 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.04%) MS Office
3 5 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.18%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 24 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (0.89%) Magento
4 8 (0.71%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 89 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (3.99%) SaaS
4 44 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (2.13%) IaaS
6 20 (1.77%) PaaS
7 15 (1.33%) GitHub
8 11 (0.98%) Amazon S3
9 10 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.71%) Google App Engine
11 4 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.27%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.27%) Route 53
12 3 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.089%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.089%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 75 (6.65%) TCP/IP
2 49 (4.34%) Internet
3 23 (2.04%) Firewall
4 22 (1.95%) RS-485
5 20 (1.77%) Ethernet
5 20 (1.77%) SSL
5 20 (1.77%) Wireless
6 18 (1.60%) RS-232
7 17 (1.51%) VPN
8 16 (1.42%) NFC
9 15 (1.33%) HTTP
10 11 (0.98%) HTTPS
10 11 (0.98%) ICMP
11 9 (0.80%) Network Security
12 7 (0.62%) SAN
13 6 (0.53%) Software-Defined Networking
14 4 (0.35%) DVB
15 3 (0.27%) Broadband
15 3 (0.27%) NAS
15 3 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (14.18%) SQL Server
2 119 (10.55%) MySQL
3 118 (10.46%) NoSQL
4 116 (10.28%) Big Data
5 108 (9.57%) Hadoop
6 93 (8.24%) MongoDB
7 51 (4.52%) Relational Database
8 27 (2.39%) DB2
9 25 (2.22%) OrientDB
10 23 (2.04%) Apache Hive
11 21 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 20 (1.77%) Oracle Database
13 18 (1.60%) Neo4j
13 18 (1.60%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.06%) Data Mining
14 12 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (0.98%) Couchbase
16 10 (0.89%) Apache Accumulo
16 10 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 117 (10.37%) Git (software)
2 93 (8.24%) JIRA
3 85 (7.54%) JUnit
4 70 (6.21%) Jenkins
5 63 (5.59%) Maven
6 57 (5.05%) Visual Studio
7 56 (4.96%) Eclipse
8 54 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 49 (4.34%) Selenium
10 46 (4.08%) Cucumber
11 36 (3.19%) Subversion
12 30 (2.66%) IntelliJ
13 28 (2.48%) Ant
14 19 (1.68%) Sonatype Nexus
15 18 (1.60%) Artifactory
16 17 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 17 (1.51%) NUnit
17 16 (1.42%) PHPUnit
18 14 (1.24%) Hudson
19 12 (1.06%) Bitbucket
General
1 181 (16.05%) Telecoms
2 91 (8.07%) Finance
3 61 (5.41%) Electronics
4 49 (4.34%) Retail
5 47 (4.17%) Marketing
6 43 (3.81%) Manufacturing
7 41 (3.63%) Games
8 31 (2.75%) Aerospace
9 24 (2.13%) Automotive
10 22 (1.95%) Banking
11 21 (1.86%) Advertising
12 20 (1.77%) Publishing
13 9 (0.80%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.80%) Military
14 8 (0.71%) French Language
14 8 (0.71%) Multimedia
15 7 (0.62%) Law
16 3 (0.27%) Back Office
16 3 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
17 2 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 454 (40.25%) Software Engineer
2 419 (37.15%) Developer
3 159 (14.10%) Java Developer
4 139 (12.32%) Java Engineer
5 122 (10.82%) Software Developer
6 118 (10.46%) Java Software Engineer
7 105 (9.31%) Senior Developer
8 95 (8.42%) Senior Software Engineer
9 92 (8.16%) C# Developer
10 88 (7.80%) Test Engineer
11 73 (6.47%) C++ Software Engineer
12 65 (5.76%) .NET Developer
13 64 (5.67%) Senior Java Developer
14 59 (5.23%) Software Test Engineer
15 57 (5.05%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 57 (5.05%) Lead Developer
16 56 (4.96%) C# Software Engineer
17 50 (4.43%) Architect
18 48 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
18 48 (4.26%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (27.13%) HTML
2 245 (21.72%) .NET
3 230 (20.39%) CSS
4 165 (14.63%) HTML5
5 154 (13.65%) AngularJS
6 151 (13.39%) Spring
7 127 (11.26%) Web Services
8 122 (10.82%) jQuery
9 116 (10.28%) ASP.NET
10 106 (9.40%) XML
11 101 (8.95%) Hibernate
12 99 (8.78%) J2EE
13 87 (7.71%) REST
14 83 (7.36%) Node.js
15 81 (7.18%) .NET Framework
16 76 (6.74%) CSS3
17 75 (6.65%) Java EE
18 59 (5.23%) RESTful
19 57 (5.05%) React
20 56 (4.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 163 (14.45%) Computer Science
2 96 (8.51%) Digital Media
3 79 (7.00%) Mathematics
4 56 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (4.08%) Visualisation
6 39 (3.46%) Embedded Systems
6 39 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (2.57%) User Experience
8 26 (2.30%) Algorithms
9 24 (2.13%) Data Centre
9 24 (2.13%) Physics
10 22 (1.95%) Mobile App
11 20 (1.77%) CMDB
12 17 (1.51%) Cyberthreat
13 16 (1.42%) Driving Licence
14 15 (1.33%) Client/Server
14 15 (1.33%) N-Tier
15 13 (1.15%) Cybercrime
16 11 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
17 10 (0.89%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 276 (24.47%) Linux
2 162 (14.36%) Windows
3 120 (10.64%) Unix
4 71 (6.29%) Android
5 50 (4.43%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.68%) Mac OS X
7 11 (0.98%) AIX
8 10 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
9 9 (0.80%) Windows Phone
10 7 (0.62%) Windows Server
11 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.44%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.35%) CentOS
14 3 (0.27%) Fedora
14 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.18%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.18%) LynxOS
15 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.089%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (43.71%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (20.66%) OO
3 185 (16.40%) Scrum
4 155 (13.74%) Cybersecurity
5 138 (12.23%) SDLC
6 137 (12.15%) MVC
7 121 (10.73%) Open Source
8 117 (10.37%) TDD
9 112 (9.93%) Continuous Integration
9 112 (9.93%) Mentoring
10 105 (9.31%) UML
11 76 (6.74%) Automated Testing
11 76 (6.74%) OOP
11 76 (6.74%) Web Development
12 74 (6.56%) OOD
13 68 (6.03%) DevOps
14 64 (5.67%) BDD
14 64 (5.67%) Unit Testing
15 62 (5.50%) Requirements Analysis
16 60 (5.32%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 560 (49.65%) Java
2 391 (34.66%) C#
3 346 (30.67%) JavaScript
4 342 (30.32%) C++
5 301 (26.68%) SQL
6 237 (21.01%) Python
7 215 (19.06%) C
8 83 (7.36%) Ruby
9 67 (5.94%) Perl
10 60 (5.32%) PHP
11 51 (4.52%) Scala
12 40 (3.55%) T-SQL
13 31 (2.75%) Objective-C
13 31 (2.75%) PL/SQL
14 27 (2.39%) Bash Shell
15 25 (2.22%) VB
16 20 (1.77%) VB.NET
17 18 (1.60%) Embedded C
18 16 (1.42%) Embedded C++
19 15 (1.33%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 340 (30.14%) Degree
2 246 (21.81%) Security Cleared
3 144 (12.77%) DV Cleared
4 60 (5.32%) SC Cleared
5 34 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (2.30%) SANS
7 25 (2.22%) CISSP
8 22 (1.95%) PMI Certification
9 21 (1.86%) ISEB
10 20 (1.77%) PMP
11 18 (1.60%) CCNA
11 18 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (1.51%) GIAC
12 17 (1.51%) Linux+ Certification
12 17 (1.51%) MCSE
12 17 (1.51%) Network+ Certification
12 17 (1.51%) SSCP
13 13 (1.15%) PhD
14 12 (1.06%) CompTIA Security+
14 12 (1.06%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.81%) QA
2 9 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (0.80%) ISO15022
2 9 (0.80%) ISO20022
3 8 (0.71%) MISRA
4 6 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.44%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.27%) Def Stans
7 3 (0.27%) SDET
8 2 (0.18%) GPG13
8 2 (0.18%) HMG Infosec
8 2 (0.18%) SLA
9 1 (0.089%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.089%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.089%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (1.68%) Docker
4 10 (0.89%) Firmware
4 10 (0.89%) Xen
5 9 (0.80%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.71%) Snort
7 5 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.44%) LXC
8 2 (0.18%) vSphere
9 1 (0.089%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.089%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (1.77%) SCVMM
2 15 (1.33%) Puppet
3 8 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.53%) RSA enVision
5 4 (0.35%) Graylog
5 4 (0.35%) logstash
5 4 (0.35%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.27%) Kibana
7 2 (0.18%) Ansible
7 2 (0.18%) Nagios
7 2 (0.18%) Nessus
7 2 (0.18%) Salt
8 1 (0.089%) FTK
8 1 (0.089%) Grafana
8 1 (0.089%) Graphite
8 1 (0.089%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.089%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.089%) WSUS
8 1 (0.089%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 157 (13.92%) Oracle
2 108 (9.57%) Microsoft
3 43 (3.81%) VMware
4 41 (3.63%) IBM
5 32 (2.84%) SAP
6 29 (2.57%) Cisco
6 29 (2.57%) Google
7 22 (1.95%) EMC
7 22 (1.95%) HP
8 20 (1.77%) Apple
8 20 (1.77%) BMC
8 20 (1.77%) CheckPoint
8 20 (1.77%) Citrix
8 20 (1.77%) Juniper
8 20 (1.77%) NetApp
9 17 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (1.33%) hybris
11 13 (1.15%) Atlassian
12 9 (0.80%) Perforce
13 8 (0.71%) Sybase
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