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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 18 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 628 528 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.52% 9.54% 9.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.65% 11.65% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 555 469 498
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,902 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,963 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
4966 4533 4495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.17% 81.87% 78.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4175 3818 3966
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +6 212 £40,000 - 24
Dorset +1 142 £35,000 -6.66% 21
Gloucestershire -1 114 £42,500 +6.25% 24
Wiltshire +10 48 £39,250 +30.83% 10
Somerset +6 45 £34,500 +1.47% 22
Devon -8 40 £34,500 -8.00% 8
Cornwall - 4 £32,500 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 543 (45.48%) C#
2 516 (43.22%) C++
3 456 (38.19%) Degree
4 403 (33.75%) HTML
4 403 (33.75%) .NET
5 385 (32.24%) JavaScript
6 368 (30.82%) Java
7 365 (30.57%) Agile Software Development
8 319 (26.72%) SQL
9 304 (25.46%) SQL Server
10 295 (24.71%) CSS
11 268 (22.45%) Computer Science
12 255 (21.36%) OO
13 249 (20.85%) ASP.NET
14 229 (19.18%) Linux
15 212 (17.76%) MVC
16 193 (16.16%) Windows
17 191 (16.00%) Scrum
18 187 (15.66%) C
19 175 (14.66%) jQuery
20 162 (13.57%) OOD
21 160 (13.40%) XML
22 152 (12.73%) Spring
23 150 (12.56%) Security Cleared
24 148 (12.40%) Oracle
25 145 (12.14%) Unit Testing
26 136 (11.39%) Mathematics
27 126 (10.55%) HTML5
28 124 (10.39%) Web Services
29 117 (9.80%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 39 (3.27%) JBoss
2 36 (3.02%) WebLogic
3 33 (2.76%) Apache
3 33 (2.76%) WebSphere
4 30 (2.51%) SharePoint
5 24 (2.01%) Tomcat
6 23 (1.93%) IIS
7 15 (1.26%) Apache ServiceMix
8 14 (1.17%) CMS
9 13 (1.09%) Apache Solr
10 10 (0.84%) Node.js
11 9 (0.75%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.34%) nginx
14 3 (0.25%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.17%) LiveLink
15 2 (0.17%) SAS
15 2 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 68 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.34%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.17%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.084%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.084%) InDesign
5 1 (0.084%) MS Office
5 1 (0.084%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.084%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.084%) Magento
3 1 (0.084%) Shopify
3 1 (0.084%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.17%) SaaS
2 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.084%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.084%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.084%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.27%) TCP/IP
2 26 (2.18%) Internet
3 19 (1.59%) HTTP
4 13 (1.09%) Ethernet
5 10 (0.84%) Firewall
6 9 (0.75%) SSL
6 9 (0.75%) SNMP
7 8 (0.67%) Network Security
8 7 (0.59%) Kerberos
8 7 (0.59%) LDAP
8 7 (0.59%) SMTP
9 6 (0.50%) Wireless
10 5 (0.42%) LAN
10 5 (0.42%) WAN
11 3 (0.25%) Broadband
11 3 (0.25%) IPsec
11 3 (0.25%) DLNA
12 2 (0.17%) tcpdump
12 2 (0.17%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (25.46%) SQL Server
2 114 (9.55%) MySQL
3 41 (3.43%) Relational Database
4 37 (3.10%) RDBMS
5 29 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (1.76%) Hadoop
9 16 (1.34%) Oracle Database
10 14 (1.17%) Big Data
10 14 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (0.75%) Apache Accumulo
13 8 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.59%) MongoDB
15 6 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (0.50%) SQLite
16 4 (0.34%) SQLPlus
17 3 (0.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 63 (5.28%) Eclipse
2 51 (4.27%) Subversion
3 50 (4.19%) JUnit
4 45 (3.77%) Git (software)
5 42 (3.52%) Visual Studio
6 37 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 36 (3.02%) NUnit
8 35 (2.93%) Jenkins
9 29 (2.43%) Eclipse RCP
10 26 (2.18%) Selenium
11 23 (1.93%) Maven
12 17 (1.42%) JIRA
12 17 (1.42%) Rational DOORS
12 17 (1.42%) Ant
13 10 (0.84%) FitNesse
13 10 (0.84%) Jasmine
13 10 (0.84%) Artifactory
14 8 (0.67%) PEAR
14 8 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
14 8 (0.67%) Bugzilla
General
1 89 (7.45%) Finance
2 69 (5.78%) Aerospace
3 50 (4.19%) Electronics
4 43 (3.60%) Banking
5 39 (3.27%) Manufacturing
6 33 (2.76%) Military
7 29 (2.43%) French Language
8 26 (2.18%) Telecoms
9 21 (1.76%) Advertising
9 21 (1.76%) Games
10 17 (1.42%) Marketing
11 12 (1.01%) Avionics
12 9 (0.75%) Retail
12 9 (0.75%) Automotive
13 8 (0.67%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.17%) Back Office
14 2 (0.17%) Law
14 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.17%) Billing
14 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 635 (53.18%) Software Engineer
2 463 (38.78%) Developer
3 183 (15.33%) Software Developer
4 131 (10.97%) Senior Software Engineer
5 130 (10.89%) C++ Software Engineer
6 87 (7.29%) .NET Developer
7 83 (6.95%) Graduate
8 64 (5.36%) Java Developer
9 63 (5.28%) Senior Developer
10 61 (5.11%) C# Developer
11 57 (4.77%) Java Software Engineer
12 53 (4.44%) C# Software Engineer
13 51 (4.27%) Junior
13 51 (4.27%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 41 (3.43%) C++ Developer
15 38 (3.18%) Web Developer
16 35 (2.93%) C# .NET Developer
17 31 (2.60%) Programmer
17 31 (2.60%) PHP Developer
18 30 (2.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 403 (33.75%) HTML
1 403 (33.75%) .NET
2 295 (24.71%) CSS
3 249 (20.85%) ASP.NET
4 175 (14.66%) jQuery
5 160 (13.40%) XML
6 152 (12.73%) Spring
7 126 (10.55%) HTML5
8 124 (10.39%) Web Services
9 110 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 108 (9.05%) AngularJS
11 95 (7.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 81 (6.78%) J2EE
13 76 (6.37%) .NET Framework
14 73 (6.11%) WCF
15 58 (4.86%) Ajax
16 56 (4.69%) Hibernate
16 56 (4.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 55 (4.61%) JSON
18 48 (4.02%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 268 (22.45%) Computer Science
2 136 (11.39%) Mathematics
3 97 (8.12%) Open Source
4 42 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
4 42 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (3.43%) Client/Server
6 40 (3.35%) Algorithms
7 38 (3.18%) Physics
8 32 (2.68%) Embedded Systems
9 26 (2.18%) N-Tier
10 25 (2.09%) Data Structures
11 22 (1.84%) Device Driver
12 20 (1.68%) Mobile App
13 18 (1.51%) User Experience
14 17 (1.42%) Management Information System
15 15 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
15 15 (1.26%) SWIFT
16 14 (1.17%) MPEG
17 11 (0.92%) Artificial Intelligence
18 10 (0.84%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 229 (19.18%) Linux
2 193 (16.16%) Windows
3 90 (7.54%) UNIX
4 43 (3.60%) Android
5 32 (2.68%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.92%) Solaris
7 10 (0.84%) CentOS
8 6 (0.50%) Debian
9 5 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.34%) HPUX
11 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.17%) Fedora
13 1 (0.084%) Nucleus RTOS
13 1 (0.084%) AIX
13 1 (0.084%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.084%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (30.57%) Agile Software Development
2 255 (21.36%) OO
3 212 (17.76%) MVC
4 191 (16.00%) Scrum
5 162 (13.57%) OOD
6 145 (12.14%) Unit Testing
7 117 (9.80%) OOP
8 109 (9.13%) TDD
9 101 (8.46%) Web Development
10 98 (8.21%) UML
11 63 (5.28%) Mentoring
12 49 (4.10%) Multithreading
13 40 (3.35%) Pair Programming
14 39 (3.27%) Software Architecture
15 37 (3.10%) Continuous Integration
16 36 (3.02%) Software Testing
16 36 (3.02%) OOA/OOD
17 34 (2.85%) SOA
17 34 (2.85%) Problem Management
17 34 (2.85%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 543 (45.48%) C#
2 516 (43.22%) C++
3 385 (32.24%) JavaScript
4 368 (30.82%) Java
5 319 (26.72%) SQL
6 187 (15.66%) C
7 109 (9.13%) Python
8 90 (7.54%) T-SQL
9 88 (7.37%) VB.NET
10 55 (4.61%) PHP
11 42 (3.52%) Ruby
12 36 (3.02%) Perl
13 18 (1.51%) PHP5
13 18 (1.51%) Embedded C
14 17 (1.42%) Assembly Language
14 17 (1.42%) Shell Script
15 13 (1.09%) Bash Shell
16 11 (0.92%) VB
17 9 (0.75%) VC++
17 9 (0.75%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 456 (38.19%) Degree
2 150 (12.56%) Security Cleared
3 101 (8.46%) SC Cleared
4 71 (5.95%) DV Cleared
5 26 (2.18%) PhD
6 18 (1.51%) HND
7 14 (1.17%) ISEB
7 14 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.67%) Postgraduate
9 6 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.25%) HNC
11 1 (0.084%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.084%) CISSP
11 1 (0.084%) MBA
11 1 (0.084%) GCIA
11 1 (0.084%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (5.70%) QA
2 28 (2.35%) DO-178B
3 5 (0.42%) SLA
4 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.25%) IEC 61508
5 3 (0.25%) TickIT
6 2 (0.17%) JTAG
7 1 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.084%) DO-254
System Software
1 16 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (1.26%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.59%) qmail
3 7 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.59%) Firmware
4 1 (0.084%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.084%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (0.59%) Zenoss
1 7 (0.59%) yum
1 7 (0.59%) Puppet
1 7 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (0.59%) Nagios
2 1 (0.084%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 148 (12.40%) Oracle
2 116 (9.72%) Microsoft
3 33 (2.76%) hybris
4 23 (1.93%) Hyland
4 23 (1.93%) Google
4 23 (1.93%) IBM
5 17 (1.42%) VMware
6 14 (1.17%) Adobe
7 13 (1.09%) Red Hat
8 11 (0.92%) Zend
9 10 (0.84%) Twitter
10 7 (0.59%) ForgeRock
11 6 (0.50%) Facebook
11 6 (0.50%) Wind River
12 5 (0.42%) ESRI
13 4 (0.34%) Sitecore
13 4 (0.34%) CA
13 4 (0.34%) Intel
13 4 (0.34%) Citrix
14 3 (0.25%) SAP
Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 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
Ferndown, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-40,000 + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bradford-On-Avon, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-35,000 + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum with Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Posted: Yesterday
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
QUANTICA
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago