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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 16 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 666 520 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 11.43% 8.41% 11.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.46% 10.20% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 549 444 528
Average salary £40,000 £35,200 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +0.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £47,300
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
4949 5100 4236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 84.90% 82.48% 82.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4128 4125 3624
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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 August 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 August 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 +11 349 £45,000 +20.00% 26
Gloucestershire +3 128 £40,000 - 33
Somerset -1 52 £35,000 - 9
Wiltshire -2 50 £37,500 -7.40% 12
Dorset -12 47 £37,500 +17.18% 16
Devon -5 26 £32,250 -6.52% 10
Cornwall -5 6 £26,000 -12.60% 2
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 644 (53.44%) Java
2 528 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
3 439 (36.43%) C++
4 388 (32.20%) C#
5 363 (30.12%) Degree
6 328 (27.22%) Linux
7 320 (26.56%) JavaScript
8 287 (23.82%) HTML
9 280 (23.24%) C
10 275 (22.82%) SQL
11 264 (21.91%) Python
12 253 (21.00%) .NET
13 249 (20.66%) CSS
14 234 (19.42%) OO
15 216 (17.93%) Scrum
16 208 (17.26%) Oracle
17 199 (16.51%) TDD
18 195 (16.18%) Computer Science
19 193 (16.02%) Git (software)
20 190 (15.77%) SQL Server
21 186 (15.44%) Web Services
22 178 (14.77%) Windows
23 175 (14.52%) Spring
24 159 (13.20%) Telecoms
25 150 (12.45%) SDLC
26 144 (11.95%) MVC
27 142 (11.78%) MySQL
28 141 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
28 141 (11.70%) Security Cleared
29 140 (11.62%) J2EE

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 75 (6.22%) Node.js
2 55 (4.56%) JBoss
3 54 (4.48%) OpenStack
4 47 (3.90%) WebLogic
4 47 (3.90%) Tomcat
5 45 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
6 44 (3.65%) WebSphere
7 20 (1.66%) Apache ServiceMix
8 18 (1.49%) Apache
9 16 (1.33%) nginx
10 14 (1.16%) SharePoint
11 11 (0.91%) MQSeries
11 11 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
11 11 (0.91%) Mule
12 10 (0.83%) Apache Pig
12 10 (0.83%) ArcGIS
13 9 (0.75%) Confluence
14 8 (0.66%) Mule ESB
15 7 (0.58%) Umbraco
16 6 (0.50%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 46 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.50%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.33%) Simulink
7 3 (0.25%) MS Office
8 1 (0.083%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 29 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 82 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (6.14%) SaaS
3 49 (4.07%) Google Cloud Platform
4 48 (3.98%) Google App Engine
5 46 (3.82%) PaaS
6 38 (3.15%) IaaS
7 25 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
8 23 (1.91%) HP Helion
9 22 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.50%) GitHub
12 3 (0.25%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.083%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.083%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 95 (7.88%) TCP/IP
2 40 (3.32%) HTTP
3 37 (3.07%) Internet
4 15 (1.24%) Firewall
5 12 (1.00%) Ethernet
6 9 (0.75%) DLNA
7 8 (0.66%) SSL
8 5 (0.41%) IPv4
8 5 (0.41%) Wireless
9 4 (0.33%) LTE
9 4 (0.33%) DNS
9 4 (0.33%) CTI
9 4 (0.33%) DHCP
9 4 (0.33%) VoIP
10 3 (0.25%) Intranet
10 3 (0.25%) DVB
11 2 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.17%) NAS
11 2 (0.17%) SAN
11 2 (0.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (15.77%) SQL Server
2 142 (11.78%) MySQL
3 80 (6.64%) MongoDB
4 71 (5.89%) Big Data
5 63 (5.23%) Relational Database
6 57 (4.73%) RDBMS
7 46 (3.82%) NoSQL
8 33 (2.74%) Hadoop
9 25 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (1.24%) Apache Hive
11 12 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (0.58%) Redis
13 7 (0.58%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (0.41%) SQLite
15 5 (0.41%) Couchbase
16 4 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
16 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 193 (16.02%) Git (software)
2 119 (9.88%) Maven
3 101 (8.38%) Eclipse
4 96 (7.97%) Jenkins
5 91 (7.55%) Ant
6 83 (6.89%) JUnit
7 73 (6.06%) Artifactory
8 64 (5.31%) Gradle
9 61 (5.06%) Hudson
10 56 (4.65%) Subversion
11 39 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
12 30 (2.49%) Selenium
13 29 (2.41%) Eclipse RCP
14 27 (2.24%) Visual Studio
15 26 (2.16%) JIRA
16 19 (1.58%) ClearCase
17 11 (0.91%) IntelliJ
17 11 (0.91%) Cucumber
18 10 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
19 9 (0.75%) TestNG
General
1 159 (13.20%) Telecoms
2 134 (11.12%) Finance
3 82 (6.80%) Electronics
4 60 (4.98%) Games
5 58 (4.81%) Aerospace
6 55 (4.56%) Retail
7 43 (3.57%) Manufacturing
8 42 (3.49%) Military
8 42 (3.49%) Marketing
9 38 (3.15%) Banking
10 28 (2.32%) Advertising
11 14 (1.16%) Automotive
12 12 (1.00%) French Language
13 10 (0.83%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.66%) Law
15 4 (0.33%) Publishing
16 3 (0.25%) Back Office
17 2 (0.17%) Arabic Language
17 2 (0.17%) Avionics
18 1 (0.083%) Billing
Job Titles
1 689 (57.18%) Software Engineer
2 457 (37.93%) Developer
3 161 (13.36%) Software Developer
4 132 (10.95%) Senior Software Engineer
5 102 (8.46%) Java Developer
6 75 (6.22%) Senior Developer
7 71 (5.89%) Graduate
8 62 (5.15%) C++ Software Engineer
9 61 (5.06%) Principal Engineer
10 60 (4.98%) Principal Software Engineer
11 54 (4.48%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 48 (3.98%) .NET Developer
13 46 (3.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 46 (3.82%) Junior
14 43 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
15 37 (3.07%) C++ Developer
16 35 (2.90%) C# Developer
17 33 (2.74%) Programmer
17 33 (2.74%) PHP Developer
18 32 (2.66%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (23.82%) HTML
2 253 (21.00%) .NET
3 249 (20.66%) CSS
4 186 (15.44%) Web Services
5 175 (14.52%) Spring
6 140 (11.62%) J2EE
7 116 (9.63%) XML
8 113 (9.38%) jQuery
9 107 (8.88%) HTML5
10 105 (8.71%) ASP.NET
11 101 (8.38%) Hibernate
12 81 (6.72%) REST
13 70 (5.81%) Java EE
14 65 (5.39%) RESTful
15 59 (4.90%) AngularJS
16 57 (4.73%) CSS3
17 56 (4.65%) Apache Camel
18 55 (4.56%) Middleware
19 50 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
20 48 (3.98%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 195 (16.18%) Computer Science
2 108 (8.96%) Mathematics
3 82 (6.80%) Digital Media
4 69 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
5 66 (5.48%) Algorithms
6 53 (4.40%) Xbox
7 41 (3.40%) User Experience
8 36 (2.99%) Physics
9 33 (2.74%) Visualisation
9 33 (2.74%) DTV
10 26 (2.16%) Client/Server
10 26 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
11 25 (2.07%) Inversion of Control
12 23 (1.91%) Mobile App
13 22 (1.83%) N-Tier
14 21 (1.74%) Data Structures
14 21 (1.74%) Public Cloud
15 20 (1.66%) SWIFT
15 20 (1.66%) PKI
16 17 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 328 (27.22%) Linux
2 178 (14.77%) Windows
3 106 (8.80%) UNIX
4 88 (7.30%) Android
5 70 (5.81%) Apple iOS
6 28 (2.32%) Windows Phone
7 27 (2.24%) Windows 8
8 8 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.33%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.33%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.33%) Debian
10 3 (0.25%) Fedora
10 3 (0.25%) Windows CE
10 3 (0.25%) CentOS
11 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.17%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 528 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (19.42%) OO
3 216 (17.93%) Scrum
4 199 (16.51%) TDD
5 150 (12.45%) SDLC
6 144 (11.95%) MVC
7 141 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
8 124 (10.29%) UML
9 112 (9.29%) Unit Testing
10 101 (8.38%) Open Source
11 94 (7.80%) OOP
12 84 (6.97%) Mentoring
13 74 (6.14%) OOD
14 66 (5.48%) Configuration Management
15 59 (4.90%) Multithreading
15 59 (4.90%) Continuous Delivery
16 56 (4.65%) Software Architecture
16 56 (4.65%) Software Testing
17 52 (4.32%) Business Intelligence
18 51 (4.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 644 (53.44%) Java
2 439 (36.43%) C++
3 388 (32.20%) C#
4 320 (26.56%) JavaScript
5 280 (23.24%) C
6 275 (22.82%) SQL
7 264 (21.91%) Python
8 102 (8.46%) Scala
8 102 (8.46%) Clojure
9 92 (7.63%) Ruby
10 75 (6.22%) PHP
11 70 (5.81%) Perl
12 38 (3.15%) Objective-C
13 32 (2.66%) T-SQL
14 30 (2.49%) VB.NET
15 27 (2.24%) Embedded C
16 22 (1.83%) XAML
17 20 (1.66%) Bash Shell
18 19 (1.58%) MATLAB
18 19 (1.58%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 363 (30.12%) Degree
2 141 (11.70%) Security Cleared
3 75 (6.22%) SC Cleared
4 58 (4.81%) DV Cleared
5 16 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.75%) MCSE
6 9 (0.75%) CCNA
6 9 (0.75%) CISSP
6 9 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (0.75%) SSCP
6 9 (0.75%) Linux+ Certification
6 9 (0.75%) GIAC
7 8 (0.66%) PhD
8 7 (0.58%) HND
9 6 (0.50%) Network+ Certification
10 5 (0.41%) ISEB
11 2 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.083%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (5.98%) QA
2 19 (1.58%) DO-178B
3 9 (0.75%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.58%) SLA
5 2 (0.17%) TickIT
6 1 (0.083%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 106 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (5.81%) Docker
3 55 (4.56%) Xen
4 47 (3.90%) LXC
5 33 (2.74%) KVM
6 26 (2.16%) Firmware
7 20 (1.66%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.17%) Snort
11 1 (0.083%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.083%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 29 (2.41%) Puppet
2 26 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.41%) Ansible
4 13 (1.08%) Graphite
5 8 (0.66%) Kibana
6 3 (0.25%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.083%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 208 (17.26%) Oracle
2 127 (10.54%) VMware
3 122 (10.12%) Microsoft
4 103 (8.55%) Google
5 36 (2.99%) SAP
6 30 (2.49%) Rackspace
7 24 (1.99%) IBM
8 23 (1.91%) HP
9 22 (1.83%) Facebook
10 21 (1.74%) Xamarin
11 17 (1.41%) ForgeRock
11 17 (1.41%) Sybase
12 15 (1.24%) TIBCO
13 14 (1.16%) hybris
14 13 (1.08%) BEA
15 12 (1.00%) ESRI
16 10 (0.83%) Zend
17 9 (0.75%) Perforce
18 8 (0.66%) Adobe
19 7 (0.58%) Cisco
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