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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 21 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 575 565 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.60% 10.70% 10.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.51% 13.09% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 511 518 470
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
4994 4317 4267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.34% 81.75% 78.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4153 3640 3748
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,900 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 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 27 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 -2 196 £42,500 +11.84% 48
Dorset +2 128 £36,500 +12.30% 20
Gloucestershire -10 98 £40,000 - 12
Somerset -1 57 £34,000 +2.64% 24
Devon +9 39 £36,000 -4.00% 8
Wiltshire -2 39 £38,500 +18.46% 13
Cornwall -9 2 - -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 517 (42.66%) C#
2 489 (40.35%) C++
3 441 (36.39%) Degree
4 407 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
5 400 (33.00%) Java
6 398 (32.84%) JavaScript
7 391 (32.26%) HTML
8 390 (32.18%) .NET
9 318 (26.24%) CSS
10 315 (25.99%) SQL
11 281 (23.18%) SQL Server
12 271 (22.36%) Linux
13 259 (21.37%) OO
14 243 (20.05%) Computer Science
15 237 (19.55%) ASP.NET
16 226 (18.65%) C
17 205 (16.91%) MVC
18 204 (16.83%) jQuery
19 199 (16.42%) Scrum
20 181 (14.93%) Windows
21 152 (12.54%) Mathematics
22 147 (12.13%) OOD
23 144 (11.88%) Spring
24 143 (11.80%) XML
24 143 (11.80%) MySQL
24 143 (11.80%) Oracle
24 143 (11.80%) Security Cleared
25 142 (11.72%) Python
26 131 (10.81%) Web Services
27 123 (10.15%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 (3.88%) Apache
2 45 (3.71%) JBoss
3 37 (3.05%) Tomcat
4 32 (2.64%) SharePoint
4 32 (2.64%) WebSphere
5 27 (2.23%) IIS
5 27 (2.23%) Node.js
6 25 (2.06%) OpenStack
7 24 (1.98%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.16%) CMS
9 11 (0.91%) Apache ServiceMix
10 8 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (0.66%) nginx
11 7 (0.58%) Umbraco
11 7 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.50%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.41%) Kentico
14 3 (0.25%) Sitefinity
14 3 (0.25%) DNN
15 2 (0.17%) LiveLink
Applications
1 60 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.83%) Photoshop
2 10 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.41%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.17%) MS Office
7 1 (0.083%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.083%) Simulink
7 1 (0.083%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (0.33%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.90%) SaaS
2 11 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (0.83%) Google App Engine
4 9 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.66%) PaaS
6 7 (0.58%) HP Helion
7 6 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.083%) GitHub
10 1 (0.083%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (5.03%) TCP/IP
2 31 (2.56%) HTTP
3 20 (1.65%) Internet
4 16 (1.32%) Ethernet
5 9 (0.74%) Firewall
6 8 (0.66%) Wireless
6 8 (0.66%) SNMP
7 7 (0.58%) Kerberos
7 7 (0.58%) SMTP
7 7 (0.58%) LDAP
7 7 (0.58%) Network Security
8 5 (0.41%) CTI
9 4 (0.33%) SSL
10 3 (0.25%) LAN
10 3 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.17%) IPsec
11 2 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.17%) DNS
11 2 (0.17%) SAN
11 2 (0.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (23.18%) SQL Server
2 143 (11.80%) MySQL
3 32 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (2.48%) Relational Database
5 29 (2.39%) RDBMS
5 29 (2.39%) MongoDB
6 22 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (1.49%) Hadoop
7 18 (1.49%) Oracle Database
8 16 (1.32%) Big Data
8 16 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.58%) Apache Accumulo
11 7 (0.58%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.50%) SQLite
13 5 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 76 (6.27%) Git (software)
2 69 (5.69%) Subversion
3 57 (4.70%) Eclipse
4 52 (4.29%) JUnit
5 37 (3.05%) Visual Studio
5 37 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (2.48%) Maven
7 29 (2.39%) Jenkins
8 24 (1.98%) Bugzilla
9 23 (1.90%) Ant
9 23 (1.90%) NUnit
9 23 (1.90%) Selenium
10 21 (1.73%) Eclipse RCP
11 20 (1.65%) Rational DOORS
12 19 (1.57%) Hudson
12 19 (1.57%) PEAR
13 17 (1.40%) PHPUnit
13 17 (1.40%) Trac
14 16 (1.32%) Artifactory
15 13 (1.07%) Jasmine
General
1 105 (8.66%) Finance
2 70 (5.78%) Aerospace
3 63 (5.20%) Electronics
4 38 (3.14%) Banking
5 37 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 35 (2.89%) Military
7 33 (2.72%) Manufacturing
8 29 (2.39%) Advertising
9 24 (1.98%) Marketing
10 21 (1.73%) French Language
11 17 (1.40%) Avionics
11 17 (1.40%) Retail
12 16 (1.32%) Games
13 14 (1.16%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.91%) Automotive
15 4 (0.33%) Billing
16 3 (0.25%) Legal
17 2 (0.17%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
18 1 (0.083%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 637 (52.56%) Software Engineer
2 472 (38.94%) Developer
3 194 (16.01%) Software Developer
4 120 (9.90%) Senior Software Engineer
5 112 (9.24%) C++ Software Engineer
6 91 (7.51%) Graduate
7 79 (6.52%) .NET Developer
8 60 (4.95%) Senior Developer
9 58 (4.79%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 57 (4.70%) C# Software Engineer
11 55 (4.54%) Junior
12 53 (4.37%) Java Developer
13 51 (4.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 49 (4.04%) C# Developer
15 46 (3.80%) C++ Developer
16 45 (3.71%) Web Developer
17 44 (3.63%) Java Software Engineer
18 42 (3.47%) PHP Developer
19 41 (3.38%) Programmer
20 38 (3.14%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 391 (32.26%) HTML
2 390 (32.18%) .NET
3 318 (26.24%) CSS
4 237 (19.55%) ASP.NET
5 204 (16.83%) jQuery
6 144 (11.88%) Spring
7 143 (11.80%) XML
8 131 (10.81%) Web Services
9 123 (10.15%) HTML5
9 123 (10.15%) AngularJS
10 119 (9.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 104 (8.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 81 (6.68%) J2EE
13 63 (5.20%) WCF
14 60 (4.95%) Ajax
15 57 (4.70%) .NET Framework
15 57 (4.70%) JSON
16 53 (4.37%) Hibernate
17 47 (3.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 45 (3.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 243 (20.05%) Computer Science
2 152 (12.54%) Mathematics
3 119 (9.82%) Open Source
4 61 (5.03%) Physics
5 60 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
6 51 (4.21%) Algorithms
7 37 (3.05%) Client/Server
8 36 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
9 34 (2.81%) Embedded Systems
10 24 (1.98%) Data Structures
10 24 (1.98%) User Experience
11 22 (1.82%) Device Driver
12 18 (1.49%) Mobile App
13 17 (1.40%) Xbox
14 15 (1.24%) N-Tier
14 15 (1.24%) Chemistry
15 14 (1.16%) MPEG
16 13 (1.07%) Artificial Intelligence
17 12 (0.99%) Management Information System
17 12 (0.99%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 271 (22.36%) Linux
2 181 (14.93%) Windows
3 71 (5.86%) UNIX
4 54 (4.46%) Android
5 39 (3.22%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.91%) Solaris
7 10 (0.83%) CentOS
8 8 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (0.50%) Debian
9 6 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.33%) HPUX
11 2 (0.17%) AIX
11 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.17%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.17%) Fedora
11 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.083%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (21.37%) OO
3 205 (16.91%) MVC
4 199 (16.42%) Scrum
5 147 (12.13%) OOD
6 111 (9.16%) OOP
7 107 (8.83%) TDD
8 101 (8.33%) UML
9 100 (8.25%) Web Development
10 94 (7.76%) Unit Testing
11 68 (5.61%) Mentoring
12 57 (4.70%) Multithreading
13 49 (4.04%) Signal Processing
14 47 (3.88%) Web Application Development
15 41 (3.38%) SOA
16 40 (3.30%) Software Architecture
17 37 (3.05%) Continuous Integration
18 35 (2.89%) Product Management
18 35 (2.89%) Software Testing
19 34 (2.81%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 517 (42.66%) C#
2 489 (40.35%) C++
3 400 (33.00%) Java
4 398 (32.84%) JavaScript
5 315 (25.99%) SQL
6 226 (18.65%) C
7 142 (11.72%) Python
8 90 (7.43%) T-SQL
9 74 (6.11%) PHP
10 68 (5.61%) VB.NET
11 50 (4.13%) Perl
12 49 (4.04%) Ruby
13 32 (2.64%) Embedded C
14 21 (1.73%) Embedded C++
14 21 (1.73%) PHP5
15 19 (1.57%) Scala
15 19 (1.57%) Assembly Language
16 17 (1.40%) Clojure
17 15 (1.24%) Bash Shell
18 14 (1.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 441 (36.39%) Degree
2 143 (11.80%) Security Cleared
3 105 (8.66%) SC Cleared
4 60 (4.95%) DV Cleared
5 25 (2.06%) PhD
6 17 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.83%) ISEB
8 6 (0.50%) Postgraduate
9 5 (0.41%) HND
9 5 (0.41%) PMP
9 5 (0.41%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.083%) MBA
11 1 (0.083%) GCIA
11 1 (0.083%) GCIH
11 1 (0.083%) MCTS
11 1 (0.083%) MCPD
11 1 (0.083%) MCAD
11 1 (0.083%) MCSD
11 1 (0.083%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (5.69%) QA
2 27 (2.23%) DO-178B
3 5 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.33%) SLA
5 3 (0.25%) TickIT
5 3 (0.25%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.17%) JTAG
7 1 (0.083%) DO-254
7 1 (0.083%) ARP4754
7 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (1.98%) Firmware
3 18 (1.49%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.32%) Docker
5 9 (0.74%) LXC
5 9 (0.74%) Xen
6 7 (0.58%) Active Directory
6 7 (0.58%) qmail
7 6 (0.50%) KVM
8 2 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.083%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.083%) vSphere
9 1 (0.083%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (0.74%) Puppet
1 9 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.58%) Nagios
2 7 (0.58%) Zenoss
2 7 (0.58%) yum
3 2 (0.17%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.083%) Ansible
4 1 (0.083%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 143 (11.80%) Oracle
2 118 (9.74%) Microsoft
3 45 (3.71%) Google
4 31 (2.56%) VMware
5 27 (2.23%) Hyland
6 26 (2.15%) hybris
7 25 (2.06%) IBM
8 18 (1.49%) ForgeRock
9 17 (1.40%) Facebook
10 12 (0.99%) Zend
11 10 (0.83%) Adobe
12 9 (0.74%) HP
12 9 (0.74%) Red Hat
13 8 (0.66%) TIBCO
13 8 (0.66%) Twitter
14 7 (0.58%) Rackspace
14 7 (0.58%) Toshiba
14 7 (0.58%) Panasonic
14 7 (0.58%) Sybase
15 6 (0.50%) Cisco
Dorset
Hays IT
Salary: Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bath, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £53,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £23,000 to £33,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Pension + Medical
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warminster, Wiltshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Templecombe, Somerset
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
BAE Systems
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 2 days ago