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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
England / South West
Rank 17 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 572 692 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 11.47% 12.64% 10.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.01% 14.20% 12.05%
Number of salaries quoted 464 587 554
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
4398 4874 5229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 88.17% 89.02% 86.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3602 4127 4374
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the South West region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +2 190 £47,500 +5.55% 22
Bristol -8 179 £45,000 - 38
Somerset +10 106 £38,000 +4.82% 14
Wiltshire +31 37 £40,000 -2.43% 18
Dorset -3 29 £40,000 +2.56% 8
Devon -19 28 £32,750 -6.42% 2
Cornwall -6 4 £35,000 +34.61%
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 631 (56.95%) Java
2 601 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
3 409 (36.91%) C#
4 402 (36.28%) C++
5 398 (35.92%) JavaScript
6 344 (31.05%) Security Cleared
7 333 (30.05%) HTML
8 289 (26.08%) Linux
9 286 (25.81%) Degree
10 284 (25.63%) C
11 252 (22.74%) Python
12 247 (22.29%) SQL
13 243 (21.93%) .NET
14 225 (20.31%) OO
15 220 (19.86%) Spring
16 214 (19.31%) Scrum
17 208 (18.77%) Cybersecurity
18 200 (18.05%) CSS
18 200 (18.05%) DV Cleared
19 173 (15.61%) MongoDB
20 163 (14.71%) Hibernate
21 152 (13.72%) AngularJS
22 140 (12.64%) HTML5
23 136 (12.27%) Big Data
23 136 (12.27%) Windows
24 135 (12.18%) Oracle
25 132 (11.91%) J2EE
26 128 (11.55%) SQL Server
26 128 (11.55%) Java EE
26 128 (11.55%) NoSQL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 70 (6.32%) JBoss
2 68 (6.14%) Apache Pig
2 68 (6.14%) Elasticsearch
3 53 (4.78%) WebLogic
4 45 (4.06%) Apache Spark
5 41 (3.70%) Tomcat
6 30 (2.71%) IIS
7 25 (2.26%) Mule
8 23 (2.08%) Mule ESB
8 23 (2.08%) WebSphere
9 19 (1.71%) Confluence
10 18 (1.62%) Apache
11 15 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.63%) Drupal
13 6 (0.54%) Jetty
13 6 (0.54%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (0.18%) CMS
16 1 (0.090%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.26%) MS Office
3 5 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.18%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.18%) CATIA
4 2 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.090%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.090%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.090%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.090%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 36 (3.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.18%) ENOVIA
3 2 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 52 (4.69%) SaaS
2 50 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (2.89%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (1.62%) GitHub
6 10 (0.90%) IaaS
6 10 (0.90%) PaaS
7 6 (0.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 5 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.36%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.36%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.090%) G Suite
11 1 (0.090%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (5.51%) TCP/IP
2 38 (3.43%) HTTP
3 36 (3.25%) Firewall
4 34 (3.07%) Internet
5 21 (1.90%) SSL
6 14 (1.26%) Network Security
7 13 (1.17%) HTTPS
7 13 (1.17%) Wireless
8 12 (1.08%) RS-485
9 10 (0.90%) Modbus
10 8 (0.72%) Kerberos
10 8 (0.72%) RS-232
11 7 (0.63%) Ethernet
12 6 (0.54%) FTP
12 6 (0.54%) Wireshark
13 5 (0.45%) SNMP
13 5 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (0.36%) LDAP
15 3 (0.27%) DNS
15 3 (0.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (15.61%) MongoDB
2 136 (12.27%) Big Data
3 128 (11.55%) NoSQL
3 128 (11.55%) SQL Server
4 122 (11.01%) Hadoop
5 92 (8.30%) MySQL
6 69 (6.23%) Apache Hive
7 61 (5.51%) Relational Database
8 34 (3.07%) RDBMS
9 25 (2.26%) Data Mining
10 23 (2.08%) Apache Accumulo
10 23 (2.08%) OrientDB
11 22 (1.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 20 (1.81%) HBase
13 19 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (0.45%) Neo4j
17 4 (0.36%) CouchDB
17 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 79 (7.13%) JIRA
2 78 (7.04%) Git (software)
3 77 (6.95%) JUnit
4 64 (5.78%) Jenkins
5 57 (5.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (3.16%) Visual Studio
7 28 (2.53%) Maven
7 28 (2.53%) Selenium
8 26 (2.35%) IntelliJ
9 25 (2.26%) Mockito
10 24 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 23 (2.08%) Subversion
12 21 (1.90%) NUnit
13 20 (1.81%) Bitbucket
14 16 (1.44%) Vagrant
15 15 (1.35%) SonarQube
16 14 (1.26%) Cucumber
17 13 (1.17%) Eclipse
17 13 (1.17%) Moq
18 11 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
General
1 110 (9.93%) Finance
2 88 (7.94%) Telecoms
3 79 (7.13%) Electronics
4 71 (6.41%) Manufacturing
5 66 (5.96%) Games
6 45 (4.06%) Marketing
7 37 (3.34%) Retail
8 25 (2.26%) Aerospace
9 11 (0.99%) Military
10 10 (0.90%) Advertising
11 7 (0.63%) Automotive
12 6 (0.54%) Banking
13 5 (0.45%) Publishing
14 2 (0.18%) Local Government
15 1 (0.090%) Avionics
15 1 (0.090%) Back Office
15 1 (0.090%) Billing
15 1 (0.090%) French Language
15 1 (0.090%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 541 (48.83%) Software Engineer
2 368 (33.21%) Developer
3 169 (15.25%) Java Engineer
4 144 (13.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 142 (12.82%) Java Developer
6 101 (9.12%) Senior Software Engineer
7 92 (8.30%) Software Developer
8 80 (7.22%) C++ Software Engineer
9 75 (6.77%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 73 (6.59%) C# Software Engineer
11 70 (6.32%) Senior Developer
12 68 (6.14%) Embedded Engineer
13 61 (5.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 50 (4.51%) Senior Java Engineer
14 50 (4.51%) Test Engineer
15 49 (4.42%) .NET Software Engineer
15 49 (4.42%) C# Developer
16 44 (3.97%) .NET Developer
17 43 (3.88%) Senior Java Developer
18 40 (3.61%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (30.05%) HTML
2 243 (21.93%) .NET
3 220 (19.86%) Spring
4 200 (18.05%) CSS
5 163 (14.71%) Hibernate
6 152 (13.72%) AngularJS
7 140 (12.64%) HTML5
8 132 (11.91%) J2EE
9 128 (11.55%) Java EE
10 124 (11.19%) REST
11 123 (11.10%) Web Services
12 121 (10.92%) XML
13 109 (9.84%) ASP.NET
14 100 (9.03%) jQuery
15 96 (8.66%) Node.js
16 76 (6.86%) SOAP
17 72 (6.50%) .NET Framework
18 71 (6.41%) JSON
19 60 (5.42%) CSS3
20 54 (4.87%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 114 (10.29%) Computer Science
2 70 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (5.23%) Mathematics
4 55 (4.96%) Visualisation
5 42 (3.79%) Embedded Systems
6 38 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
7 36 (3.25%) Algorithms
8 34 (3.07%) Cyber Defence
9 32 (2.89%) Management Information System
10 26 (2.35%) PKI
11 25 (2.26%) Device Driver
11 25 (2.26%) Physics
12 20 (1.81%) User Experience
13 16 (1.44%) Internet of Things
14 12 (1.08%) Cybercrime
14 12 (1.08%) Mobile App
14 12 (1.08%) Wiki
15 11 (0.99%) iPhone
15 11 (0.99%) Robotics
16 10 (0.90%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 289 (26.08%) Linux
2 136 (12.27%) Windows
3 111 (10.02%) Unix
4 93 (8.39%) Android
5 60 (5.42%) Apple iOS
6 22 (1.99%) Mac OS X
7 19 (1.71%) AIX
8 17 (1.53%) Windows Server
9 16 (1.44%) Embedded Linux
10 13 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (0.99%) Windows Phone
12 8 (0.72%) CentOS
13 7 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.27%) FreeBSD
14 3 (0.27%) Solaris
15 2 (0.18%) Windows CE
15 2 (0.18%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.090%) Fedora
16 1 (0.090%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 601 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (20.31%) OO
3 214 (19.31%) Scrum
4 208 (18.77%) Cybersecurity
5 124 (11.19%) Mentoring
5 124 (11.19%) MVC
6 121 (10.92%) SDLC
7 103 (9.30%) TDD
8 96 (8.66%) Unit Testing
9 94 (8.48%) Reverse Engineering
10 93 (8.39%) UML
11 88 (7.94%) Automated Testing
12 86 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
12 86 (7.76%) Web Development
13 85 (7.67%) Coaching
14 74 (6.68%) Open Source
15 69 (6.23%) ITIL
16 68 (6.14%) DevOps
17 66 (5.96%) Multithreading
17 66 (5.96%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 631 (56.95%) Java
2 409 (36.91%) C#
3 402 (36.28%) C++
4 398 (35.92%) JavaScript
5 284 (25.63%) C
6 252 (22.74%) Python
7 247 (22.29%) SQL
8 87 (7.85%) Perl
9 65 (5.87%) Ruby
10 63 (5.69%) PHP
11 62 (5.60%) Objective-C
12 43 (3.88%) Embedded C
12 43 (3.88%) VB
13 40 (3.61%) Scala
14 32 (2.89%) Embedded C++
15 29 (2.62%) T-SQL
16 22 (1.99%) PowerShell
17 21 (1.90%) Apex Code
18 20 (1.81%) Bash Shell
19 19 (1.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 344 (31.05%) Security Cleared
2 286 (25.81%) Degree
3 200 (18.05%) DV Cleared
4 101 (9.12%) SC Cleared
5 45 (4.06%) CISSP
5 45 (4.06%) GIAC
5 45 (4.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 45 (4.06%) SANS
6 44 (3.97%) MCSE
7 42 (3.79%) CCNA
7 42 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
7 42 (3.79%) Linux+ Certification
7 42 (3.79%) Network+ Certification
7 42 (3.79%) SSCP
8 32 (2.89%) CompTIA Security+
8 32 (2.89%) Security+ Certification
9 15 (1.35%) PhD
10 6 (0.54%) ISEB
11 5 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.98%) SLA
2 15 (1.35%) QA
3 14 (1.26%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.81%) ISO 14001
5 7 (0.63%) DO-178B
6 6 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.54%) MISRA
7 5 (0.45%) IEC 61508
7 5 (0.45%) MISRA C
8 3 (0.27%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.27%) JTAG
8 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.18%) Def Stans
9 2 (0.18%) WCAG
10 1 (0.090%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.090%) GPG13
System Software
1 38 (3.43%) Docker
2 32 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.99%) vSphere
5 9 (0.81%) Firmware
6 7 (0.63%) Active Directory
7 5 (0.45%) NFS
7 5 (0.45%) Snort
7 5 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.27%) Ceph
9 2 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.090%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.090%) Samba
10 1 (0.090%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (1.71%) Ansible
2 16 (1.44%) Oozie
3 14 (1.26%) Puppet
4 8 (0.72%) Salt
5 6 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.45%) Nagios
7 4 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.36%) OpenView
7 4 (0.36%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.36%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.36%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 3 (0.27%) Nmap
9 2 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.18%) RSA Security Analytics
10 1 (0.090%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.090%) Kibana
10 1 (0.090%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.090%) logstash
10 1 (0.090%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 135 (12.18%) Oracle
2 72 (6.50%) Microsoft
3 41 (3.70%) SAP
4 33 (2.98%) VMware
5 22 (1.99%) Apple
5 22 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (1.53%) Adobe
7 16 (1.44%) Coverity
8 15 (1.35%) Cisco
9 13 (1.17%) Atlassian
10 10 (0.90%) Red Hat
11 9 (0.81%) IBM
12 8 (0.72%) BMC
12 8 (0.72%) HP
13 7 (0.63%) EMC
13 7 (0.63%) Google
14 6 (0.54%) Zend
15 5 (0.45%) NetApp
16 4 (0.36%) CA
16 4 (0.36%) CheckPoint
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