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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 20 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 587 565 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.48% 9.30% 11.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.01% 10.84% 13.40%
Number of salaries quoted 512 478 627
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £49,800
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
4887 5214 5024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.22% 85.81% 86.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4061 4273 4164
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 6 May 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 6 May 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 0 238 £42,750 -2.84% 22
Gloucestershire +17 169 £50,000 +29.87% 20
Somerset -3 72 £45,000 +32.35% 6
Dorset +5 61 £42,500 +13.33% 12
Wiltshire -14 26 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Devon -18 15 £36,250 +0.69% 3
Cornwall -11 2 £23,250 - 1
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 628 (48.53%) Java
2 535 (41.34%) Agile Software Development
3 456 (35.24%) Degree
4 438 (33.85%) C#
5 429 (33.15%) C++
6 384 (29.68%) JavaScript
7 352 (27.20%) HTML
8 349 (26.97%) SQL
9 310 (23.96%) Linux
10 292 (22.57%) CSS
11 289 (22.33%) OO
12 270 (20.87%) Security Cleared
13 266 (20.56%) Telecoms
14 265 (20.48%) .NET
15 244 (18.86%) Python
16 224 (17.31%) C
17 214 (16.54%) Computer Science
18 212 (16.38%) MVC
19 206 (15.92%) Scrum
19 206 (15.92%) SQL Server
20 194 (14.99%) Web Services
21 185 (14.30%) Spring
22 172 (13.29%) TDD
22 172 (13.29%) Unix
23 170 (13.14%) Windows
24 166 (12.83%) HTML5
25 163 (12.60%) Oracle
26 159 (12.29%) MySQL
27 155 (11.98%) ASP.NET
28 153 (11.82%) Cybersecurity

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 82 (6.34%) JBoss
2 69 (5.33%) Node.js
3 59 (4.56%) Apache
4 51 (3.94%) WebSphere
5 50 (3.86%) Tomcat
6 46 (3.55%) OpenStack
7 44 (3.40%) WebLogic
8 39 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
9 26 (2.01%) Mule
10 25 (1.93%) Apache Spark
11 24 (1.85%) Mule ESB
12 22 (1.70%) Apache Solr
13 18 (1.39%) Confluence
14 14 (1.08%) IIS
15 13 (1.00%) Drupal
16 12 (0.93%) Apache Pig
17 10 (0.77%) SharePoint
18 8 (0.62%) CMS
19 7 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
20 6 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 83 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.08%) MS Office
3 6 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.46%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.15%) MS Project
5 1 (0.077%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.077%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.077%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.077%) OrCAD
5 1 (0.077%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 43 (3.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (1.39%) SAP Business One
3 17 (1.31%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 102 (7.88%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (3.94%) SaaS
3 48 (3.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (1.62%) IaaS
6 17 (1.31%) GitHub
7 14 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (0.93%) Amazon S3
8 12 (0.93%) Google App Engine
8 12 (0.93%) PaaS
9 8 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.15%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.077%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 82 (6.34%) TCP/IP
2 70 (5.41%) Internet
3 25 (1.93%) SSL
4 24 (1.85%) Firewall
5 18 (1.39%) Wireless
6 17 (1.31%) RS-485
7 15 (1.16%) Ethernet
7 15 (1.16%) HTTP
8 13 (1.00%) RS-232
9 12 (0.93%) NFC
9 12 (0.93%) VPN
10 10 (0.77%) Broadband
11 5 (0.39%) 2G
11 5 (0.39%) 3G
11 5 (0.39%) Network Security
11 5 (0.39%) SAN
12 4 (0.31%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.31%) ICMP
12 4 (0.31%) LTE
13 3 (0.23%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (15.92%) SQL Server
2 159 (12.29%) MySQL
3 111 (8.58%) Big Data
3 111 (8.58%) NoSQL
4 95 (7.34%) MongoDB
5 83 (6.41%) Hadoop
6 74 (5.72%) Relational Database
7 38 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
8 36 (2.78%) RDBMS
9 32 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 25 (1.93%) Oracle Database
11 18 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
12 17 (1.31%) DB2
12 17 (1.31%) OrientDB
13 16 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (1.00%) Apache Hive
15 13 (1.00%) Neo4j
15 13 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 144 (11.13%) Git (software)
2 105 (8.11%) JUnit
3 83 (6.41%) Maven
4 80 (6.18%) JIRA
5 78 (6.03%) Eclipse
6 70 (5.41%) Jenkins
7 65 (5.02%) Visual Studio
8 48 (3.71%) Ant
8 48 (3.71%) Selenium
9 47 (3.63%) Subversion
10 46 (3.55%) Cucumber
11 42 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
12 36 (2.78%) Artifactory
12 36 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
13 30 (2.32%) IntelliJ
14 27 (2.09%) Hudson
15 24 (1.85%) Gradle
16 21 (1.62%) NUnit
17 15 (1.16%) Moq
18 13 (1.00%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 266 (20.56%) Telecoms
2 128 (9.89%) Finance
3 85 (6.57%) Electronics
4 72 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 70 (5.41%) Marketing
6 56 (4.33%) Retail
7 40 (3.09%) Advertising
7 40 (3.09%) Aerospace
8 35 (2.70%) Banking
9 27 (2.09%) Games
10 24 (1.85%) Automotive
11 18 (1.39%) Law
12 16 (1.24%) Military
13 13 (1.00%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.93%) Publishing
15 9 (0.70%) Multimedia
16 8 (0.62%) French Language
17 4 (0.31%) International Banking
17 4 (0.31%) Investment Banking
18 2 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 545 (42.12%) Software Engineer
2 478 (36.94%) Developer
3 209 (16.15%) Java Engineer
4 166 (12.83%) Java Software Engineer
5 162 (12.52%) Java Developer
6 160 (12.36%) Software Developer
7 132 (10.20%) Senior Developer
8 120 (9.27%) C# Developer
9 117 (9.04%) C++ Software Engineer
10 98 (7.57%) Senior Software Engineer
11 93 (7.19%) Test Engineer
12 84 (6.49%) C# Software Engineer
13 80 (6.18%) .NET Developer
14 71 (5.49%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 59 (4.56%) Senior Java Developer
16 56 (4.33%) Graduate
17 54 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
17 54 (4.17%) Java Software Developer
18 50 (3.86%) Software Test Engineer
19 42 (3.25%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 352 (27.20%) HTML
2 292 (22.57%) CSS
3 265 (20.48%) .NET
4 194 (14.99%) Web Services
5 185 (14.30%) Spring
6 166 (12.83%) HTML5
7 155 (11.98%) ASP.NET
8 147 (11.36%) AngularJS
9 140 (10.82%) J2EE
10 137 (10.59%) XML
11 131 (10.12%) jQuery
12 115 (8.89%) Hibernate
13 102 (7.88%) REST
14 95 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC
15 92 (7.11%) .NET Framework
16 90 (6.96%) CSS3
17 74 (5.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 72 (5.56%) RESTful
19 71 (5.49%) JSON
20 70 (5.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 214 (16.54%) Computer Science
2 149 (11.51%) Digital Media
3 120 (9.27%) Mathematics
4 75 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
5 52 (4.02%) Algorithms
6 50 (3.86%) User Experience
7 49 (3.79%) Physics
8 38 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
9 35 (2.70%) Visualisation
10 34 (2.63%) Client/Server
10 34 (2.63%) Mobile App
11 30 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
12 27 (2.09%) N-Tier
13 19 (1.47%) Cybercrime
13 19 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
14 17 (1.31%) Data Centre
14 17 (1.31%) Internet of Things
14 17 (1.31%) SWIFT
15 15 (1.16%) Driving Licence
16 12 (0.93%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 310 (23.96%) Linux
2 172 (13.29%) Unix
3 170 (13.14%) Windows
4 91 (7.03%) Android
5 79 (6.11%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.16%) Mac OS X
7 10 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
8 8 (0.62%) AIX
8 8 (0.62%) Windows Phone
9 7 (0.54%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.54%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.39%) Windows CE
11 4 (0.31%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.23%) CentOS
12 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.077%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.077%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 535 (41.34%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (22.33%) OO
3 212 (16.38%) MVC
4 206 (15.92%) Scrum
5 172 (13.29%) TDD
6 153 (11.82%) Cybersecurity
7 135 (10.43%) SDLC
8 130 (10.05%) OOP
9 115 (8.89%) Open Source
10 112 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
11 111 (8.58%) UML
12 101 (7.81%) Mentoring
13 88 (6.80%) BDD
14 84 (6.49%) OOD
15 77 (5.95%) Unit Testing
15 77 (5.95%) Web Development
16 61 (4.71%) Integration Testing
17 58 (4.48%) E-Commerce
18 55 (4.25%) SOA
19 53 (4.10%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 628 (48.53%) Java
2 438 (33.85%) C#
3 429 (33.15%) C++
4 384 (29.68%) JavaScript
5 349 (26.97%) SQL
6 244 (18.86%) Python
7 224 (17.31%) C
8 92 (7.11%) Ruby
9 81 (6.26%) PHP
10 73 (5.64%) Perl
11 61 (4.71%) T-SQL
12 49 (3.79%) Scala
13 46 (3.55%) VB
14 29 (2.24%) Clojure
14 29 (2.24%) PL/SQL
15 28 (2.16%) VB.NET
16 27 (2.09%) Objective-C
17 26 (2.01%) Erlang
18 24 (1.85%) Go
18 24 (1.85%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 456 (35.24%) Degree
2 270 (20.87%) Security Cleared
3 146 (11.28%) DV Cleared
4 72 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 44 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (1.78%) CISSP
6 23 (1.78%) SANS
7 21 (1.62%) PhD
8 18 (1.39%) MCPD
8 18 (1.39%) MCTS
9 16 (1.24%) ISEB
10 14 (1.08%) PMI Certification
11 13 (1.00%) CCNA
11 13 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (1.00%) GIAC
11 13 (1.00%) Linux+ Certification
11 13 (1.00%) MCSE
11 13 (1.00%) SSCP
12 12 (0.93%) PMP
13 11 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.02%) QA
2 17 (1.31%) ISO15022
2 17 (1.31%) ISO20022
3 12 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.77%) MISRA
5 8 (0.62%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.62%) HMG Infosec
6 6 (0.46%) GPG13
7 4 (0.31%) Def Stans
7 4 (0.31%) DO-178B
7 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.077%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.077%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.077%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.077%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 49 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (2.78%) Docker
3 24 (1.85%) Xen
4 15 (1.16%) Firmware
5 12 (0.93%) LXC
5 12 (0.93%) Snort
6 5 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.077%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (0.93%) SCVMM
2 10 (0.77%) Puppet
3 7 (0.54%) RSA enVision
4 6 (0.46%) Ansible
5 5 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.23%) Nessus
7 2 (0.15%) Grafana
7 2 (0.15%) Graphite
7 2 (0.15%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.15%) logstash
7 2 (0.15%) Nagios
7 2 (0.15%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.15%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.077%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (0.077%) FTK
8 1 (0.077%) QRadar
8 1 (0.077%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.077%) RSA Security Analytics
8 1 (0.077%) SCCM
8 1 (0.077%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 163 (12.60%) Oracle
2 142 (10.97%) Microsoft
3 61 (4.71%) SAP
3 61 (4.71%) VMware
4 53 (4.10%) Google
5 35 (2.70%) hybris
6 34 (2.63%) IBM
7 24 (1.85%) Apple
8 18 (1.39%) Facebook
9 15 (1.16%) Sybase
10 13 (1.00%) Cisco
10 13 (1.00%) Citrix
11 12 (0.93%) ArcSight
11 12 (0.93%) BMC
11 12 (0.93%) CheckPoint
11 12 (0.93%) EMC
11 12 (0.93%) HP
11 12 (0.93%) Juniper
11 12 (0.93%) NetApp
12 11 (0.85%) BT
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