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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 20 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 499 582 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.55% 9.77% 10.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.91% 11.46% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 424 473 589
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
4575 5080 5279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.53% 85.32% 85.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3835 4248 4299
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 27 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bristol -9 155 £45,000 - 31
Gloucestershire +17 144 £47,500 +18.75% 22
Somerset +8 90 £41,000 +20.58% 17
Dorset +23 60 £47,500 +46.15% 7
Devon -12 25 £34,000 -5.55% 5
Wiltshire -15 19 £44,000 +17.33% 3
Cornwall -9 1 £26,000 -42.22%
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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.

1 567 (48.80%) Java
2 498 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 389 (33.48%) C#
4 376 (32.36%) Degree
5 360 (30.98%) C++
6 327 (28.14%) JavaScript
7 316 (27.19%) SQL
8 294 (25.30%) HTML
9 266 (22.89%) Linux
10 265 (22.81%) Security Cleared
11 251 (21.60%) OO
12 235 (20.22%) CSS
12 235 (20.22%) .NET
13 231 (19.88%) Python
14 216 (18.59%) Telecoms
15 212 (18.24%) C
16 180 (15.49%) Scrum
17 179 (15.40%) Computer Science
18 171 (14.72%) SQL Server
19 169 (14.54%) Spring
20 167 (14.37%) MVC
21 166 (14.29%) Web Services
22 162 (13.94%) Windows
23 155 (13.34%) Oracle
24 153 (13.17%) Cybersecurity
25 149 (12.82%) TDD
26 148 (12.74%) DV Cleared
27 144 (12.39%) HTML5
28 135 (11.62%) Unix
29 132 (11.36%) AngularJS

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 68 (5.85%) JBoss
2 47 (4.04%) Tomcat
3 42 (3.61%) WebLogic
3 42 (3.61%) WebSphere
4 39 (3.36%) Apache
4 39 (3.36%) OpenStack
5 33 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
6 30 (2.58%) Mule
7 28 (2.41%) Apache Spark
7 28 (2.41%) Mule ESB
8 24 (2.07%) Apache Solr
9 21 (1.81%) Confluence
10 14 (1.20%) Apache Pig
11 12 (1.03%) IIS
12 8 (0.69%) CMS
13 7 (0.60%) Commerce Server
13 7 (0.60%) SharePoint
14 6 (0.52%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 66 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.72%) MS Office
3 6 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.52%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.086%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 34 (2.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (1.20%) Payment Gateway
3 13 (1.12%) SAP Business One
4 10 (0.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 96 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (4.04%) SaaS
4 44 (3.79%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (2.07%) IaaS
6 18 (1.55%) PaaS
7 15 (1.29%) GitHub
8 12 (1.03%) Amazon S3
9 10 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.69%) Google App Engine
11 5 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.17%) AWS OpsWorks
12 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.086%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 75 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 57 (4.91%) Internet
3 24 (2.07%) Firewall
4 22 (1.89%) RS-485
5 19 (1.64%) Ethernet
6 18 (1.55%) RS-232
6 18 (1.55%) Wireless
7 17 (1.46%) SSL
7 17 (1.46%) VPN
8 16 (1.38%) NFC
9 15 (1.29%) HTTP
10 9 (0.77%) Network Security
11 8 (0.69%) ICMP
11 8 (0.69%) SAN
12 7 (0.60%) Broadband
12 7 (0.60%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.52%) Software-Defined Networking
14 5 (0.43%) 2G
14 5 (0.43%) 3G
15 4 (0.34%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (14.72%) SQL Server
2 131 (11.27%) MySQL
3 110 (9.47%) NoSQL
4 108 (9.29%) Big Data
5 96 (8.26%) Hadoop
6 85 (7.31%) MongoDB
7 54 (4.65%) Relational Database
8 29 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 25 (2.15%) DB2
10 23 (1.98%) RDBMS
11 22 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
12 21 (1.81%) Oracle Database
13 20 (1.72%) OrientDB
14 15 (1.29%) Apache Hive
15 14 (1.20%) Neo4j
16 13 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
16 13 (1.12%) Data Mining
17 11 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
18 10 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
19 9 (0.77%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 129 (11.10%) Git (software)
2 97 (8.35%) JUnit
3 88 (7.57%) JIRA
4 72 (6.20%) Maven
5 68 (5.85%) Jenkins
6 64 (5.51%) Eclipse
7 63 (5.42%) Visual Studio
8 52 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 47 (4.04%) Cucumber
10 45 (3.87%) Selenium
11 40 (3.44%) Subversion
12 34 (2.93%) Ant
13 32 (2.75%) IntelliJ
14 23 (1.98%) Artifactory
14 23 (1.98%) Sonatype Nexus
15 20 (1.72%) NUnit
16 18 (1.55%) Hudson
17 15 (1.29%) Gradle
18 14 (1.20%) Moq
19 13 (1.12%) PHPUnit
General
1 216 (18.59%) Telecoms
2 107 (9.21%) Finance
3 70 (6.02%) Electronics
4 56 (4.82%) Retail
5 53 (4.56%) Marketing
6 51 (4.39%) Manufacturing
7 38 (3.27%) Aerospace
8 35 (3.01%) Games
9 25 (2.15%) Banking
10 24 (2.07%) Automotive
11 22 (1.89%) Advertising
12 18 (1.55%) Publishing
13 13 (1.12%) Law
14 11 (0.95%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.77%) Military
16 8 (0.69%) French Language
16 8 (0.69%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.26%) Back Office
17 3 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
18 2 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 468 (40.28%) Software Engineer
2 430 (37.01%) Developer
3 170 (14.63%) Java Developer
4 167 (14.37%) Java Engineer
5 141 (12.13%) Software Developer
6 134 (11.53%) Java Software Engineer
7 116 (9.98%) Senior Developer
8 105 (9.04%) Senior Software Engineer
9 102 (8.78%) C# Developer
10 92 (7.92%) Test Engineer
11 80 (6.88%) C++ Software Engineer
12 70 (6.02%) .NET Developer
13 69 (5.94%) Senior Java Developer
14 66 (5.68%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 59 (5.08%) C# Software Engineer
15 59 (5.08%) Graduate
16 57 (4.91%) Software Test Engineer
17 52 (4.48%) Lead Developer
18 51 (4.39%) C# .NET Developer
19 48 (4.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (25.30%) HTML
2 235 (20.22%) .NET
2 235 (20.22%) CSS
3 169 (14.54%) Spring
4 166 (14.29%) Web Services
5 144 (12.39%) HTML5
6 132 (11.36%) AngularJS
7 123 (10.59%) ASP.NET
8 120 (10.33%) J2EE
8 120 (10.33%) XML
9 112 (9.64%) jQuery
10 107 (9.21%) Hibernate
11 90 (7.75%) REST
12 83 (7.14%) .NET Framework
13 77 (6.63%) CSS3
14 67 (5.77%) Java EE
15 66 (5.68%) ASP.NET MVC
15 66 (5.68%) RESTful
16 62 (5.34%) Node.js
17 60 (5.16%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 179 (15.40%) Computer Science
2 115 (9.90%) Digital Media
3 102 (8.78%) Mathematics
4 64 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (3.36%) Physics
6 38 (3.27%) Algorithms
7 37 (3.18%) Embedded Systems
7 37 (3.18%) Visualisation
8 33 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (2.50%) User Experience
10 27 (2.32%) Mobile App
11 23 (1.98%) Data Centre
12 20 (1.72%) Client/Server
12 20 (1.72%) N-Tier
13 18 (1.55%) CMDB
13 18 (1.55%) Driving Licence
14 16 (1.38%) Inversion of Control
15 15 (1.29%) Cybercrime
15 15 (1.29%) Cyberthreat
16 14 (1.20%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 266 (22.89%) Linux
2 162 (13.94%) Windows
3 135 (11.62%) Unix
4 74 (6.37%) Android
5 59 (5.08%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.38%) Mac OS X
7 10 (0.86%) AIX
8 9 (0.77%) Windows Phone
9 8 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (0.52%) Windows Server
11 5 (0.43%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.43%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.34%) CentOS
12 4 (0.34%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.17%) LynxOS
14 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.086%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (21.60%) OO
3 180 (15.49%) Scrum
4 167 (14.37%) MVC
5 153 (13.17%) Cybersecurity
6 149 (12.82%) TDD
7 129 (11.10%) SDLC
8 112 (9.64%) Mentoring
9 109 (9.38%) Open Source
10 107 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
11 96 (8.26%) UML
12 95 (8.18%) OOP
13 89 (7.66%) OOD
14 77 (6.63%) BDD
15 74 (6.37%) Web Development
16 69 (5.94%) Unit Testing
17 58 (4.99%) DevOps
17 58 (4.99%) Test Automation
18 56 (4.82%) Automated Testing
18 56 (4.82%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 567 (48.80%) Java
2 389 (33.48%) C#
3 360 (30.98%) C++
4 327 (28.14%) JavaScript
5 316 (27.19%) SQL
6 231 (19.88%) Python
7 212 (18.24%) C
8 79 (6.80%) Ruby
9 59 (5.08%) Perl
10 58 (4.99%) PHP
11 48 (4.13%) Scala
12 44 (3.79%) T-SQL
13 30 (2.58%) VB
14 28 (2.41%) Objective-C
15 26 (2.24%) PL/SQL
16 24 (2.07%) VB.NET
17 21 (1.81%) Bash Shell
18 19 (1.64%) Clojure
19 18 (1.55%) Embedded C
20 16 (1.38%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 376 (32.36%) Degree
2 265 (22.81%) Security Cleared
3 148 (12.74%) DV Cleared
4 65 (5.59%) SC Cleared
5 38 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (2.15%) SANS
7 24 (2.07%) CISSP
8 22 (1.89%) ISEB
9 20 (1.72%) PMI Certification
10 18 (1.55%) PMP
11 15 (1.29%) CCNA
11 15 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (1.20%) GIAC
12 14 (1.20%) Linux+ Certification
12 14 (1.20%) MCSE
12 14 (1.20%) Network+ Certification
12 14 (1.20%) SSCP
13 13 (1.12%) MCPD
13 13 (1.12%) MCTS
14 11 (0.95%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.39%) QA
2 14 (1.20%) ISO15022
2 14 (1.20%) ISO20022
3 13 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.77%) HMG Infosec
4 9 (0.77%) MISRA
5 7 (0.60%) GPG13
6 4 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.26%) Def Stans
7 3 (0.26%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.26%) SDET
8 1 (0.086%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.086%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.086%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.086%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (2.07%) Docker
3 23 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (1.29%) Xen
5 13 (1.12%) Snort
6 9 (0.77%) Firmware
7 7 (0.60%) LXC
8 5 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.26%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.086%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.086%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (1.55%) SCVMM
2 8 (0.69%) Puppet
3 7 (0.60%) RSA enVision
4 4 (0.34%) Nessus
5 3 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.17%) Grafana
6 2 (0.17%) Graphite
6 2 (0.17%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.17%) logstash
6 2 (0.17%) Nagios
6 2 (0.17%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.17%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.086%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.086%) FTK
7 1 (0.086%) Graylog
7 1 (0.086%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.086%) QRadar
7 1 (0.086%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.086%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.086%) WSUS
Vendors
1 155 (13.34%) Oracle
2 120 (10.33%) Microsoft
3 51 (4.39%) VMware
4 47 (4.04%) SAP
5 40 (3.44%) IBM
6 36 (3.10%) Google
7 25 (2.15%) hybris
8 24 (2.07%) Apple
8 24 (2.07%) Cisco
9 19 (1.64%) Citrix
9 19 (1.64%) EMC
9 19 (1.64%) HP
10 18 (1.55%) BMC
10 18 (1.55%) CheckPoint
10 18 (1.55%) Juniper
10 18 (1.55%) NetApp
11 13 (1.12%) ArcSight
12 11 (0.95%) Atlassian
13 10 (0.86%) Perforce
13 10 (0.86%) Sybase
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