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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
England / South West
Rank 15 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 626 695 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 12.37% 12.11% 10.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.89% 13.66% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 511 589 561
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,902
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%

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
4507 5089 5198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 89.09% 88.70% 87.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3684 4198 4356
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,100 £65,000
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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -2 218 £42,500 -5.55% 36
Gloucestershire +3 163 £45,000 -14.28% 11
Somerset +12 121 £38,000 +4.82% 15
Wiltshire +37 49 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Devon -4 38 £37,500 +4.16% 4
Dorset +6 34 £40,000 +3.22% 11
Cornwall -8 1 £52,500 +101.92%
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 660 (57.39%) Java
2 611 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 425 (36.96%) C++
4 415 (36.09%) C#
5 378 (32.87%) JavaScript
6 341 (29.65%) Security Cleared
7 301 (26.17%) HTML
8 297 (25.83%) C
9 292 (25.39%) Degree
10 284 (24.70%) Linux
11 263 (22.87%) .NET
12 249 (21.65%) Python
13 240 (20.87%) SQL
14 212 (18.43%) Scrum
15 201 (17.48%) Spring
16 200 (17.39%) OO
17 190 (16.52%) DV Cleared
18 179 (15.57%) CSS
18 179 (15.57%) Cybersecurity
19 148 (12.87%) Windows
20 145 (12.61%) MongoDB
21 140 (12.17%) Hibernate
22 134 (11.65%) SQL Server
23 133 (11.57%) AngularJS
24 129 (11.22%) Hadoop
24 129 (11.22%) Unit Testing
25 127 (11.04%) Computer Science
25 127 (11.04%) Web Services
25 127 (11.04%) MVC
26 125 (10.87%) Oracle

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 62 (5.39%) Elasticsearch
2 59 (5.13%) Apache Pig
3 56 (4.87%) JBoss
4 46 (4.00%) WebLogic
5 36 (3.13%) Apache Spark
6 34 (2.96%) Tomcat
7 28 (2.43%) IIS
8 27 (2.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 22 (1.91%) Apache
10 21 (1.83%) WebSphere
11 18 (1.57%) Confluence
12 13 (1.13%) Mule
12 13 (1.13%) Mule ESB
13 7 (0.61%) Drupal
14 5 (0.43%) DNN
14 5 (0.43%) Jetty
14 5 (0.43%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.17%) CMS
16 2 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.13%) MS Office
3 8 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.17%) CATIA
4 2 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.087%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.087%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.087%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.087%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 28 (2.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.26%) Infor M3
2 3 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.17%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.087%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 51 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (3.48%) SaaS
3 33 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (2.09%) GitHub
5 22 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (1.04%) IaaS
6 12 (1.04%) PaaS
7 7 (0.61%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.26%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.087%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (5.39%) TCP/IP
2 45 (3.91%) Internet
3 37 (3.22%) HTTP
4 33 (2.87%) Firewall
5 15 (1.30%) SSL
6 13 (1.13%) Network Security
7 12 (1.04%) Wireless
8 10 (0.87%) RS-485
8 10 (0.87%) Wireshark
9 9 (0.78%) Modbus
10 8 (0.70%) HTTPS
10 8 (0.70%) RS-232
11 7 (0.61%) Ethernet
11 7 (0.61%) Kerberos
12 5 (0.43%) Bluetooth
12 5 (0.43%) SNMP
13 4 (0.35%) FTP
13 4 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (0.26%) DNS
14 3 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (12.61%) MongoDB
2 134 (11.65%) SQL Server
3 129 (11.22%) Hadoop
4 119 (10.35%) Big Data
5 106 (9.22%) NoSQL
6 85 (7.39%) MySQL
7 60 (5.22%) Apache Hive
8 56 (4.87%) Relational Database
9 28 (2.43%) RDBMS
10 21 (1.83%) OrientDB
11 20 (1.74%) Apache Accumulo
11 20 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
12 19 (1.65%) Data Mining
13 17 (1.48%) HBase
14 12 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 11 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
16 7 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (0.43%) DB2
17 5 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 84 (7.30%) Git (software)
2 82 (7.13%) Jenkins
3 78 (6.78%) JIRA
4 69 (6.00%) JUnit
5 65 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 52 (4.52%) Visual Studio
7 42 (3.65%) Maven
8 38 (3.30%) Mockito
9 32 (2.78%) Selenium
10 29 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 27 (2.35%) SonarQube
12 24 (2.09%) NUnit
13 23 (2.00%) Bitbucket
14 20 (1.74%) Subversion
15 18 (1.57%) Moq
16 17 (1.48%) IntelliJ
17 16 (1.39%) Cucumber
17 16 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
18 15 (1.30%) Vagrant
19 13 (1.13%) Ant
General
1 119 (10.35%) Finance
2 79 (6.87%) Electronics
3 76 (6.61%) Games
4 73 (6.35%) Telecoms
5 70 (6.09%) Manufacturing
6 37 (3.22%) Marketing
7 26 (2.26%) Retail
8 23 (2.00%) Aerospace
9 16 (1.39%) Military
10 14 (1.22%) Advertising
11 8 (0.70%) Automotive
12 7 (0.61%) Banking
13 6 (0.52%) Publishing
14 2 (0.17%) Avionics
15 1 (0.087%) Back Office
15 1 (0.087%) Billing
15 1 (0.087%) French Language
15 1 (0.087%) Legal
15 1 (0.087%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 560 (48.70%) Software Engineer
2 396 (34.43%) Developer
3 201 (17.48%) Java Engineer
4 169 (14.70%) Java Software Engineer
5 145 (12.61%) Java Developer
6 104 (9.04%) Senior Software Engineer
7 94 (8.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 94 (8.17%) Software Developer
8 92 (8.00%) C++ Software Engineer
9 80 (6.96%) Senior Developer
10 75 (6.52%) C# Software Engineer
11 61 (5.30%) Embedded Engineer
12 59 (5.13%) .NET Developer
13 56 (4.87%) .NET Software Engineer
13 56 (4.87%) Senior Java Engineer
14 55 (4.78%) Graduate
15 54 (4.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 48 (4.17%) C# Developer
17 47 (4.09%) Junior
18 46 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (26.17%) HTML
2 263 (22.87%) .NET
3 201 (17.48%) Spring
4 179 (15.57%) CSS
5 140 (12.17%) Hibernate
6 133 (11.57%) AngularJS
7 127 (11.04%) Web Services
8 125 (10.87%) REST
9 122 (10.61%) J2EE
10 119 (10.35%) HTML5
11 114 (9.91%) Java EE
12 113 (9.83%) ASP.NET
13 109 (9.48%) XML
14 86 (7.48%) jQuery
15 77 (6.70%) Node.js
16 76 (6.61%) SOAP
17 71 (6.17%) .NET Framework
18 66 (5.74%) JSON
19 50 (4.35%) CSS3
19 50 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 127 (11.04%) Computer Science
2 68 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (4.43%) Embedded Systems
4 36 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 34 (2.96%) Management Information System
6 30 (2.61%) Cyber Defence
7 29 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (2.00%) Device Driver
9 21 (1.83%) User Experience
10 18 (1.57%) Internet of Things
11 17 (1.48%) PKI
12 15 (1.30%) Wiki
13 13 (1.13%) Mobile App
14 10 (0.87%) Cyberthreat
14 10 (0.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 10 (0.87%) Social Media
15 9 (0.78%) Cybercrime
15 9 (0.78%) Security Operations Centre
15 9 (0.78%) VHDL
16 8 (0.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 284 (24.70%) Linux
2 148 (12.87%) Windows
3 115 (10.00%) Unix
4 89 (7.74%) Android
5 62 (5.39%) Apple iOS
6 23 (2.00%) Windows Server
7 22 (1.91%) Embedded Linux
7 22 (1.91%) Mac OS X
8 18 (1.57%) AIX
9 13 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (0.96%) CentOS
10 11 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.52%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.35%) FreeBSD
13 3 (0.26%) Solaris
14 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 2 (0.17%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.087%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 611 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (18.43%) Scrum
3 200 (17.39%) OO
4 179 (15.57%) Cybersecurity
5 129 (11.22%) Unit Testing
6 127 (11.04%) MVC
7 125 (10.87%) TDD
8 121 (10.52%) SDLC
9 118 (10.26%) Mentoring
10 105 (9.13%) Automated Testing
11 101 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
12 94 (8.17%) UML
13 91 (7.91%) Web Development
14 81 (7.04%) Coaching
15 73 (6.35%) Reverse Engineering
16 72 (6.26%) DevOps
17 70 (6.09%) BDD
18 69 (6.00%) Continuous Delivery
19 68 (5.91%) Mathematics
19 68 (5.91%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 660 (57.39%) Java
2 425 (36.96%) C++
3 415 (36.09%) C#
4 378 (32.87%) JavaScript
5 297 (25.83%) C
6 249 (21.65%) Python
7 240 (20.87%) SQL
8 69 (6.00%) Perl
9 55 (4.78%) PHP
10 52 (4.52%) Objective-C
11 46 (4.00%) Ruby
12 44 (3.83%) Scala
13 40 (3.48%) Embedded C
14 36 (3.13%) Embedded C++
15 35 (3.04%) VB
16 28 (2.43%) PowerShell
17 27 (2.35%) Apex Code
18 25 (2.17%) T-SQL
19 20 (1.74%) VB.NET
20 19 (1.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 341 (29.65%) Security Cleared
2 292 (25.39%) Degree
3 190 (16.52%) DV Cleared
4 106 (9.22%) SC Cleared
5 39 (3.39%) CISSP
5 39 (3.39%) GIAC
5 39 (3.39%) SANS
6 34 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 32 (2.78%) CCNA
7 32 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (2.78%) Linux+ Certification
7 32 (2.78%) MCSE
7 32 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
7 32 (2.78%) SSCP
8 29 (2.52%) PhD
9 25 (2.17%) CompTIA Security+
9 25 (2.17%) Security+ Certification
10 11 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
11 10 (0.87%) GCIA
12 7 (0.61%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.26%) SLA
2 17 (1.48%) QA
3 9 (0.78%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.78%) JTAG
4 8 (0.70%) MISRA
5 6 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.52%) MISRA C
6 4 (0.35%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.26%) Def Stans
7 3 (0.26%) DO-178B
7 3 (0.26%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.17%) IEC 61508
8 2 (0.17%) WCAG
9 1 (0.087%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.087%) DO-254
9 1 (0.087%) GPG13
System Software
1 41 (3.57%) Docker
2 26 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.48%) Firmware
4 16 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.13%) Snort
6 11 (0.96%) vSphere
7 8 (0.70%) Active Directory
8 6 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.26%) Ceph
9 3 (0.26%) NFS
10 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.087%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.087%) Samba
11 1 (0.087%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (1.48%) Ansible
2 14 (1.22%) Oozie
3 13 (1.13%) Puppet
4 7 (0.61%) Nmap
4 7 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.52%) Salt
6 5 (0.43%) Nagios
6 5 (0.43%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.35%) OpenView
7 4 (0.35%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.35%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 2 (0.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.17%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.17%) RSA Security Analytics
9 1 (0.087%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.087%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 125 (10.87%) Oracle
2 79 (6.87%) Microsoft
3 35 (3.04%) SAP
4 29 (2.52%) Adobe
5 28 (2.43%) Coverity
5 28 (2.43%) VMware
6 27 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (1.13%) Red Hat
8 12 (1.04%) Apple
9 11 (0.96%) Cisco
10 10 (0.87%) Atlassian
10 10 (0.87%) IBM
11 9 (0.78%) BMC
11 9 (0.78%) EMC
11 9 (0.78%) HP
12 8 (0.70%) Xamarin
13 7 (0.61%) ArcSight
13 7 (0.61%) FireEye
13 7 (0.61%) Google
13 7 (0.61%) LogRhythm
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