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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 15 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 708 636 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 12.35% 10.60% 9.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.11% 12.26% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 598 570 474
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,990 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
5019 5189 4618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.53% 86.48% 84.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4157 4360 3903
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 +5 323 £45,000 +12.50% 41
Gloucestershire +6 146 £49,000 +15.29% 25
Somerset +4 75 £35,000 +1.44% 16
Dorset -18 60 £39,000 +11.42% 12
Devon +10 50 £36,000 +2.85% 2
Wiltshire -9 30 £45,000 +16.88% 7
Cornwall -4 4 £26,000 -20.00% 1
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 686 (48.79%) Java
2 592 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 567 (40.33%) C#
4 481 (34.21%) Degree
5 472 (33.57%) C++
6 427 (30.37%) JavaScript
7 370 (26.32%) HTML
8 360 (25.60%) Linux
9 347 (24.68%) .NET
10 339 (24.11%) SQL
11 326 (23.19%) CSS
12 296 (21.05%) OO
13 265 (18.85%) Python
14 261 (18.56%) Telecoms
15 243 (17.28%) MVC
16 241 (17.14%) Security Cleared
17 236 (16.79%) Computer Science
18 232 (16.50%) C
19 230 (16.36%) SQL Server
20 227 (16.15%) Scrum
21 204 (14.51%) Web Services
22 202 (14.37%) TDD
23 189 (13.44%) ASP.NET
23 189 (13.44%) Windows
24 187 (13.30%) Spring
25 179 (12.73%) Unix
26 165 (11.74%) Microsoft
27 160 (11.38%) J2EE
27 160 (11.38%) Git (software)
28 158 (11.24%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 83 (5.90%) JBoss
2 66 (4.69%) Node.js
3 55 (3.91%) Tomcat
4 51 (3.63%) Apache
5 48 (3.41%) WebSphere
6 41 (2.92%) WebLogic
7 40 (2.84%) OpenStack
8 36 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
9 32 (2.28%) Apache Pig
10 25 (1.78%) CMS
11 22 (1.56%) Mule
12 21 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
13 19 (1.35%) Mule ESB
14 14 (1.00%) Drupal
15 13 (0.92%) Apache Spark
15 13 (0.92%) IIS
15 13 (0.92%) SharePoint
15 13 (0.92%) Umbraco
16 12 (0.85%) Apache Solr
16 12 (0.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 73 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.21%) MS Office
2 3 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.14%) MS Project
3 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.071%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.071%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.071%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.071%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 40 (2.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 20 (1.42%) Payment Gateway
3 17 (1.21%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.071%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 114 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (4.69%) SaaS
3 48 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (2.49%) IaaS
5 29 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 26 (1.85%) PaaS
7 24 (1.71%) Google App Engine
8 20 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (1.00%) GitHub
10 11 (0.78%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.64%) HP Helion
12 4 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.071%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.071%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.071%) AWS OpsWorks
13 1 (0.071%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 109 (7.75%) TCP/IP
2 85 (6.05%) Internet
3 37 (2.63%) Firewall
4 34 (2.42%) HTTP
5 18 (1.28%) SSL
6 11 (0.78%) Broadband
7 6 (0.43%) DVB
7 6 (0.43%) Wireless
8 5 (0.36%) 3G
8 5 (0.36%) DNS
8 5 (0.36%) VoIP
9 4 (0.28%) 2G
9 4 (0.28%) LTE
10 3 (0.21%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.14%) 4G
11 2 (0.14%) DHCP
11 2 (0.14%) DLNA
11 2 (0.14%) HbbTV
11 2 (0.14%) LDAP
12 1 (0.071%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 153 (10.88%) MySQL
3 144 (10.24%) Big Data
4 101 (7.18%) MongoDB
5 97 (6.90%) NoSQL
6 84 (5.97%) Hadoop
7 76 (5.41%) Relational Database
8 56 (3.98%) RDBMS
9 52 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
10 33 (2.35%) Apache Hive
11 30 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 26 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
12 26 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
14 19 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
15 18 (1.28%) Oracle Database
16 15 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
17 11 (0.78%) Redis
18 10 (0.71%) Data Mining
18 10 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 160 (11.38%) Git (software)
2 87 (6.19%) Maven
3 86 (6.12%) JUnit
4 79 (5.62%) Eclipse
5 65 (4.62%) Jenkins
6 60 (4.27%) Ant
7 58 (4.13%) Subversion
8 53 (3.77%) Artifactory
8 53 (3.77%) Sonatype Nexus
9 51 (3.63%) Visual Studio
10 50 (3.56%) JIRA
11 46 (3.27%) Hudson
12 43 (3.06%) Gradle
13 39 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
14 33 (2.35%) Selenium
15 29 (2.06%) Cucumber
16 26 (1.85%) NUnit
17 21 (1.49%) IntelliJ
18 19 (1.35%) Moq
19 17 (1.21%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 261 (18.56%) Telecoms
2 116 (8.25%) Finance
3 80 (5.69%) Electronics
4 72 (5.12%) Manufacturing
5 69 (4.91%) Marketing
6 49 (3.49%) Aerospace
7 48 (3.41%) Advertising
8 42 (2.99%) Retail
9 37 (2.63%) Games
10 29 (2.06%) Military
11 26 (1.85%) Banking
12 19 (1.35%) Law
13 7 (0.50%) Automotive
14 6 (0.43%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.43%) French Language
14 6 (0.43%) International Banking
14 6 (0.43%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.36%) Legal
16 1 (0.071%) Back Office
16 1 (0.071%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 671 (47.72%) Software Engineer
2 514 (36.56%) Developer
3 239 (17.00%) Java Engineer
4 179 (12.73%) Java Software Engineer
5 174 (12.38%) Software Developer
6 153 (10.88%) Java Developer
7 147 (10.46%) C++ Software Engineer
8 137 (9.74%) C# Developer
8 137 (9.74%) Senior Developer
9 132 (9.39%) Senior Software Engineer
10 115 (8.18%) C# Software Engineer
11 95 (6.76%) .NET Developer
12 72 (5.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 68 (4.84%) Principal Engineer
14 59 (4.20%) Graduate
15 57 (4.05%) Principal Software Engineer
16 56 (3.98%) .NET Software Engineer
16 56 (3.98%) C# .NET Developer
17 55 (3.91%) C# Software Developer
18 54 (3.84%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 370 (26.32%) HTML
2 347 (24.68%) .NET
3 326 (23.19%) CSS
4 204 (14.51%) Web Services
5 189 (13.44%) ASP.NET
6 187 (13.30%) Spring
7 160 (11.38%) J2EE
8 145 (10.31%) HTML5
9 142 (10.10%) XML
10 132 (9.39%) Hibernate
11 130 (9.25%) jQuery
12 123 (8.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 122 (8.68%) AngularJS
14 100 (7.11%) .NET Framework
15 99 (7.04%) REST
16 85 (6.05%) Java EE
17 83 (5.90%) WCF
18 74 (5.26%) CSS3
19 72 (5.12%) JSON
20 69 (4.91%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 236 (16.79%) Computer Science
2 153 (10.88%) Digital Media
3 127 (9.03%) Mathematics
4 89 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
5 76 (5.41%) Algorithms
6 59 (4.20%) User Experience
7 56 (3.98%) Physics
8 37 (2.63%) Client/Server
9 35 (2.49%) Visualisation
10 31 (2.20%) Cybercrime
11 26 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
12 25 (1.78%) N-Tier
13 23 (1.64%) Xbox
14 21 (1.49%) Mobile App
15 19 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
16 16 (1.14%) Management Information System
17 14 (1.00%) Data Structures
18 12 (0.85%) Internet of Things
18 12 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
18 12 (0.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 360 (25.60%) Linux
2 189 (13.44%) Windows
3 179 (12.73%) Unix
4 126 (8.96%) Android
5 114 (8.11%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.35%) Windows 8
6 19 (1.35%) Windows Phone
7 10 (0.71%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
9 7 (0.50%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.43%) Windows CE
11 5 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.36%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.36%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.28%) Debian
13 3 (0.21%) CentOS
14 2 (0.14%) AIX
15 1 (0.071%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 592 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (21.05%) OO
3 243 (17.28%) MVC
4 227 (16.15%) Scrum
5 202 (14.37%) TDD
6 143 (10.17%) UML
7 139 (9.89%) OOP
8 129 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
9 119 (8.46%) SDLC
10 113 (8.04%) Cybersecurity
10 113 (8.04%) Open Source
11 108 (7.68%) Mentoring
12 87 (6.19%) Multithreading
13 75 (5.33%) Unit Testing
14 73 (5.19%) BDD
15 72 (5.12%) OOD
16 67 (4.77%) SOA
17 65 (4.62%) Configuration Management
18 57 (4.05%) E-Commerce
19 54 (3.84%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 686 (48.79%) Java
2 567 (40.33%) C#
3 472 (33.57%) C++
4 427 (30.37%) JavaScript
5 339 (24.11%) SQL
6 265 (18.85%) Python
7 232 (16.50%) C
8 103 (7.33%) Ruby
9 77 (5.48%) Perl
9 77 (5.48%) PHP
10 66 (4.69%) T-SQL
11 55 (3.91%) Clojure
12 53 (3.77%) Scala
13 44 (3.13%) Objective-C
14 38 (2.70%) VB.NET
15 36 (2.56%) VB
16 27 (1.92%) Haskell
16 27 (1.92%) MATLAB
17 23 (1.64%) Go
18 22 (1.56%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 481 (34.21%) Degree
2 241 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 112 (7.97%) DV Cleared
4 93 (6.61%) SC Cleared
5 58 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (2.49%) CISSP
7 34 (2.42%) SANS
8 32 (2.28%) CCNA
8 32 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (2.28%) GIAC
8 32 (2.28%) Linux+ Certification
8 32 (2.28%) MCSE
8 32 (2.28%) SSCP
9 23 (1.64%) PhD
10 17 (1.21%) HND
10 17 (1.21%) MCPD
10 17 (1.21%) MCTS
11 16 (1.14%) Network+ Certification
12 9 (0.64%) HNC
13 6 (0.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (4.98%) QA
2 13 (0.92%) SLA
3 12 (0.85%) ISO15022
3 12 (0.85%) ISO20022
4 11 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.78%) DO-178B
5 10 (0.71%) GPG13
6 9 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.50%) HMG Infosec
8 6 (0.43%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.43%) MISRA
9 5 (0.36%) ISO22301
9 5 (0.36%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.14%) Def Stans
10 2 (0.14%) MISRA C
10 2 (0.14%) OIPF
11 1 (0.071%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.071%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.071%) JTAG
11 1 (0.071%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 68 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (3.84%) Docker
3 41 (2.92%) Xen
4 22 (1.56%) LXC
5 20 (1.42%) Firmware
6 11 (0.78%) KVM
7 8 (0.57%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.36%) Snort
9 5 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.14%) Active Directory
11 1 (0.071%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (1.71%) Ansible
2 20 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.28%) Puppet
4 2 (0.14%) Graphite
4 2 (0.14%) Nessus
5 1 (0.071%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.071%) Grafana
5 1 (0.071%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.071%) Kibana
5 1 (0.071%) logstash
5 1 (0.071%) Nagios
5 1 (0.071%) QRadar
5 1 (0.071%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.071%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (0.071%) SCCM
5 1 (0.071%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.071%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.071%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.071%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 165 (11.74%) Microsoft
2 158 (11.24%) Oracle
3 83 (5.90%) VMware
4 72 (5.12%) Google
5 58 (4.13%) SAP
6 30 (2.13%) IBM
7 29 (2.06%) hybris
8 25 (1.78%) Facebook
9 22 (1.56%) Apple
10 17 (1.21%) Sybase
11 14 (1.00%) Intel
11 14 (1.00%) Xamarin
12 12 (0.85%) BEA
12 12 (0.85%) HP
13 11 (0.78%) Rackspace
14 10 (0.71%) BT
15 9 (0.64%) EPiServer
16 8 (0.57%) Adobe
16 8 (0.57%) Atlassian
16 8 (0.57%) ForgeRock
Bristol, Avon
AAP3
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £46000 per annum + excellent benefits + pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-42,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000- 45,000 / 10% bonus / Pension / Healthcare / Insurance
Posted: 18 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000 per annum + Great Bens + Bonus etc.
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorchester, Dorset
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £22500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + flexitime
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Truro, Cornwall
Bluetownonline
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago