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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 24 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 538 535 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 8.65% 10.69% 9.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.66% 13.08% 13.02%
Number of salaries quoted 468 497 530
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
5049 4091 4325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.21% 81.71% 75.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4117 3516 3805
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 -6 167 £37,500 +11.94% 33
Dorset -9 97 £31,250 -3.84% 20
Gloucestershire -12 93 £39,000 +4.00% 12
Somerset +11 75 £35,000 -17.64% 17
Wiltshire -15 60 £40,000 +11.11% 11
Devon -3 32 £34,500 +6.15% 10
Cornwall +4 5 £29,750 -0.83% 2
Avon - 1 £52,500 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 534 (44.65%) C++
2 513 (42.89%) Java
3 479 (40.05%) C#
4 454 (37.96%) Degree
5 398 (33.28%) Agile Software Development
6 341 (28.51%) Computer Science
7 323 (27.01%) SQL
8 310 (25.92%) JavaScript
9 306 (25.59%) C
10 298 (24.92%) HTML
11 273 (22.83%) .NET
12 247 (20.65%) Scrum
13 231 (19.31%) Windows
14 226 (18.90%) SQL Server
15 217 (18.14%) Linux
16 198 (16.56%) OO
17 190 (15.89%) Security Cleared
18 188 (15.72%) Spring
18 188 (15.72%) CSS
19 180 (15.05%) XML
20 168 (14.05%) Oracle
21 152 (12.71%) UML
21 152 (12.71%) Unit Testing
22 151 (12.63%) UNIX
23 148 (12.37%) ASP.NET
24 134 (11.20%) TDD
25 122 (10.20%) Mathematics
25 122 (10.20%) OOD
26 120 (10.03%) Finance
27 115 (9.62%) J2EE

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 74 (6.19%) WebLogic
2 46 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 38 (3.18%) Tomcat
4 31 (2.59%) Apache
4 31 (2.59%) Apache ServiceMix
5 24 (2.01%) CMS
6 23 (1.92%) Apache Solr
7 22 (1.84%) SharePoint
8 17 (1.42%) IIS
9 12 (1.00%) WordPress
10 8 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.59%) SAS
12 5 (0.42%) Node.js
12 5 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.33%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.17%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.17%) Immediacy CMS
15 1 (0.084%) Adobe CQ
15 1 (0.084%) Liferay
15 1 (0.084%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 50 (4.18%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.00%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.92%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.25%) Simulink
5 2 (0.17%) MS Office
6 1 (0.084%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (1.25%) Magento
2 11 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (0.67%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (0.50%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.17%) Shopify
7 1 (0.084%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.09%) SaaS
2 9 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.17%) PaaS
6 1 (0.084%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.43%) HTTP
2 40 (3.34%) TCP/IP
3 23 (1.92%) Network Security
4 22 (1.84%) VoIP
5 19 (1.59%) Internet
6 12 (1.00%) SSL
6 12 (1.00%) Ethernet
7 11 (0.92%) Wireless
8 9 (0.75%) LTE
9 8 (0.67%) 4G
10 7 (0.59%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (0.59%) FTP
10 7 (0.59%) iSCSI
11 6 (0.50%) PBX
12 5 (0.42%) WAN
13 4 (0.33%) SAN
13 4 (0.33%) DHCP
14 3 (0.25%) X.509
14 3 (0.25%) 802.15
14 3 (0.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (18.90%) SQL Server
2 102 (8.53%) MySQL
3 80 (6.69%) Relational Database
4 68 (5.69%) RDBMS
5 39 (3.26%) Hadoop
6 36 (3.01%) Big Data
7 26 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (1.25%) DB2
8 15 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
10 12 (1.00%) NoSQL
10 12 (1.00%) MongoDB
11 11 (0.92%) Apache Accumulo
11 11 (0.92%) Oracle Database
11 11 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (0.67%) SQLite
13 6 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.25%) Riak
Development Applications
1 113 (9.45%) Eclipse
2 72 (6.02%) JUnit
3 62 (5.18%) Visual Studio
4 48 (4.01%) Subversion
4 48 (4.01%) Jenkins
5 46 (3.85%) Eclipse RCP
6 39 (3.26%) Selenium
7 37 (3.09%) Git (software)
7 37 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 35 (2.93%) Ant
9 29 (2.42%) Maven
10 26 (2.17%) JIRA
10 26 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
11 16 (1.34%) NUnit
11 16 (1.34%) Artifactory
12 13 (1.09%) FitNesse
13 12 (1.00%) PHPUnit
13 12 (1.00%) Cucumber
14 10 (0.84%) Bugzilla
14 10 (0.84%) GCC
General
1 120 (10.03%) Finance
2 96 (8.03%) Telecoms
3 82 (6.86%) Aerospace
4 66 (5.52%) Electronics
5 53 (4.43%) Banking
6 46 (3.85%) Manufacturing
6 46 (3.85%) French Language
7 31 (2.59%) Military
8 24 (2.01%) Games
9 21 (1.76%) Marketing
10 19 (1.59%) Retail
11 17 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 14 (1.17%) Advertising
13 10 (0.84%) Automotive
14 8 (0.67%) Law
15 6 (0.50%) Avionics
15 6 (0.50%) Publishing
16 3 (0.25%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 643 (53.76%) Software Engineer
2 418 (34.95%) Developer
3 140 (11.71%) Senior Software Engineer
4 137 (11.45%) Java Developer
5 116 (9.70%) Software Developer
6 110 (9.20%) Graduate
7 103 (8.61%) Java Software Engineer
8 100 (8.36%) C++ Software Engineer
9 82 (6.86%) C# Developer
10 74 (6.19%) Junior
11 69 (5.77%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 58 (4.85%) .NET Developer
13 54 (4.52%) Junior Software Engineer
14 51 (4.26%) Senior Developer
15 41 (3.43%) Web Developer
16 37 (3.09%) C# Software Engineer
17 33 (2.76%) C++ Developer
18 29 (2.42%) Programmer
19 28 (2.34%) PHP Developer
19 28 (2.34%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (24.92%) HTML
2 273 (22.83%) .NET
3 188 (15.72%) Spring
3 188 (15.72%) CSS
4 180 (15.05%) XML
5 148 (12.37%) ASP.NET
6 115 (9.62%) J2EE
7 109 (9.11%) jQuery
8 97 (8.11%) Hibernate
9 95 (7.94%) HTML5
10 86 (7.19%) Web Services
11 65 (5.43%) GWT
12 56 (4.68%) Qt
13 46 (3.85%) .NET Framework
14 43 (3.60%) XSLT
15 42 (3.51%) CSS3
16 39 (3.26%) Servlets
17 38 (3.18%) Ajax
17 38 (3.18%) WCF
18 37 (3.09%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 341 (28.51%) Computer Science
2 122 (10.20%) Mathematics
3 72 (6.02%) Mobile App
4 62 (5.18%) Client/Server
5 56 (4.68%) N-Tier
6 50 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
7 46 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
7 46 (3.85%) Open Source
8 36 (3.01%) Embedded Systems
9 31 (2.59%) SWIFT
9 31 (2.59%) Inversion of Control
10 28 (2.34%) Digital Media
11 24 (2.01%) Physics
12 21 (1.76%) Device Driver
13 20 (1.67%) iPhone
14 15 (1.25%) CAN bus
14 15 (1.25%) Management Information System
15 13 (1.09%) GIS
16 11 (0.92%) PKI
17 10 (0.84%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 231 (19.31%) Windows
2 217 (18.14%) Linux
3 151 (12.63%) UNIX
4 44 (3.68%) Android
5 27 (2.26%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.92%) HPUX
6 11 (0.92%) Solaris
6 11 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.59%) Fedora
7 7 (0.59%) CentOS
8 6 (0.50%) Debian
9 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.42%) VxWorks
9 5 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.25%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.25%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone 7
11 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.084%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (33.28%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (20.65%) Scrum
3 198 (16.56%) OO
4 152 (12.71%) UML
4 152 (12.71%) Unit Testing
5 134 (11.20%) TDD
6 122 (10.20%) OOD
7 100 (8.36%) OOP
8 90 (7.53%) MVC
9 88 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
10 77 (6.44%) Web Development
11 62 (5.18%) E-Commerce
12 59 (4.93%) OOA/OOD
13 51 (4.26%) Mentoring
14 49 (4.10%) Software Testing
15 46 (3.85%) Pair Programming
16 39 (3.26%) Multithreading
17 38 (3.18%) Waterfall
17 38 (3.18%) Automated Testing
18 36 (3.01%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 534 (44.65%) C++
2 513 (42.89%) Java
3 479 (40.05%) C#
4 323 (27.01%) SQL
5 310 (25.92%) JavaScript
6 306 (25.59%) C
7 114 (9.53%) Python
8 68 (5.69%) Ruby
9 55 (4.60%) PHP
10 53 (4.43%) Shell Script
11 49 (4.10%) VB.NET
12 40 (3.34%) Perl
13 35 (2.93%) VB
14 27 (2.26%) VC++
14 27 (2.26%) Embedded C
15 26 (2.17%) T-SQL
16 21 (1.76%) Assembly Language
17 19 (1.59%) PHP5
18 18 (1.51%) MATLAB
19 17 (1.42%) Ada
Qualifications
1 454 (37.96%) Degree
2 190 (15.89%) Security Cleared
3 76 (6.35%) SC Cleared
3 76 (6.35%) DV Cleared
4 47 (3.93%) PhD
5 42 (3.51%) HND
6 21 (1.76%) ISEB
7 14 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.67%) MCPD
9 8 (0.67%) MCTS
10 7 (0.59%) BC Cleared
11 5 (0.42%) HNC
11 5 (0.42%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.17%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.084%) APMP
13 1 (0.084%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (7.53%) QA
2 20 (1.67%) DO-178B
3 10 (0.84%) TickIT
3 10 (0.84%) IEC 61508
4 8 (0.67%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.84%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.33%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.33%) vSphere
5 1 (0.084%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (0.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.17%) Puppet
3 1 (0.084%) Kibana
3 1 (0.084%) logstash
3 1 (0.084%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.084%) YUM
3 1 (0.084%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 168 (14.05%) Oracle
2 111 (9.28%) Microsoft
3 64 (5.35%) JBoss
4 50 (4.18%) hybris
5 39 (3.26%) Google
6 37 (3.09%) VMware
7 32 (2.68%) IBM
8 25 (2.09%) Twitter
9 20 (1.67%) BT
10 19 (1.59%) Red Hat
11 12 (1.00%) Zend
11 12 (1.00%) Adobe
12 11 (0.92%) Citrix
13 7 (0.59%) Facebook
13 7 (0.59%) Borland
13 7 (0.59%) Embarcadero
14 6 (0.50%) HP
15 5 (0.42%) SAP
15 5 (0.42%) Intel
15 5 (0.42%) Sitecore
Barnstaple, Devon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, 23days
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
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Salary: from £25,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
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Salary: £39,000 to £66,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
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Salary: Up to 50k
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: 30-40K plus fantastic benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Holiday
Posted: 6 days ago