The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 22 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 549 565 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 8.99% 10.79% 11.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.19% 13.62% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 481 517 581
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,350 £47,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4908 4149 4286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 80.37% 79.21% 77.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3998 3577 3795
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,646 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 -4 172 £42,500 +21.42% 16
Gloucestershire -9 105 £40,825 +6.03% 8
Dorset -2 100 £32,500 - 11
Somerset +1 82 £36,000 -4.00% 12
Wiltshire -11 56 £42,500 +18.05% 14
Devon +11 29 £34,500 +2.98% 1
Cornwall -2 2 £30,250 +0.83%
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 552 (45.73%) Java
2 474 (39.27%) C++
3 437 (36.21%) C#
4 415 (34.38%) Degree
5 346 (28.67%) SQL
6 328 (27.17%) Computer Science
7 319 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
8 311 (25.77%) C
9 267 (22.12%) JavaScript
10 261 (21.62%) HTML
11 239 (19.80%) .NET
12 237 (19.64%) Linux
13 233 (19.30%) Scrum
14 223 (18.48%) OO
15 217 (17.98%) Windows
16 203 (16.82%) SQL Server
17 195 (16.16%) Spring
17 195 (16.16%) Security Cleared
18 172 (14.25%) XML
19 165 (13.67%) UML
20 162 (13.42%) CSS
21 154 (12.76%) UNIX
22 141 (11.68%) Oracle
23 135 (11.18%) TDD
24 134 (11.10%) Finance
25 131 (10.85%) Python
25 131 (10.85%) Eclipse
26 128 (10.60%) J2EE
26 128 (10.60%) Telecoms
27 121 (10.02%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 86 (7.13%) WebLogic
2 51 (4.23%) WebSphere
3 42 (3.48%) Apache
4 41 (3.40%) Tomcat
5 29 (2.40%) CMS
6 26 (2.15%) Apache ServiceMix
7 21 (1.74%) WordPress
8 18 (1.49%) Apache Solr
9 16 (1.33%) SharePoint
10 12 (0.99%) IIS
11 9 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.41%) Node.js
12 5 (0.41%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.41%) SAS
12 5 (0.41%) Drupal
13 4 (0.33%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.33%) Immediacy CMS
14 1 (0.083%) Mule
14 1 (0.083%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.083%) Confluence
Applications
1 42 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.41%) Fireworks
2 17 (1.41%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.25%) Simulink
4 1 (0.083%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (1.66%) Magento
2 11 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (0.75%) Google Analytics
4 8 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.083%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.24%) SaaS
2 9 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.083%) PaaS
5 1 (0.083%) Heroku
5 1 (0.083%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.97%) HTTP
2 45 (3.73%) TCP/IP
3 32 (2.65%) Network Security
4 22 (1.82%) Ethernet
4 22 (1.82%) VoIP
5 18 (1.49%) Internet
6 13 (1.08%) Wireless
7 12 (0.99%) SAN
7 12 (0.99%) SSL
8 11 (0.91%) LTE
9 10 (0.83%) 4G
10 9 (0.75%) DHCP
11 6 (0.50%) Wireshark
11 6 (0.50%) PBX
12 5 (0.41%) FTP
12 5 (0.41%) iSCSI
12 5 (0.41%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (0.25%) NAS
13 3 (0.25%) X.509
13 3 (0.25%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (16.82%) SQL Server
2 121 (10.02%) MySQL
3 74 (6.13%) Relational Database
4 65 (5.39%) RDBMS
5 47 (3.89%) Big Data
6 42 (3.48%) Hadoop
7 22 (1.82%) NoSQL
8 20 (1.66%) MongoDB
8 20 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
10 15 (1.24%) DB2
11 12 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (0.99%) Oracle Database
12 10 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (0.58%) SQLite
13 7 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.58%) Apache Hive
13 7 (0.58%) Redis
14 6 (0.50%) Riak
14 6 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 131 (10.85%) Eclipse
2 99 (8.20%) JUnit
3 72 (5.97%) Visual Studio
4 55 (4.56%) Eclipse RCP
5 52 (4.31%) Selenium
5 52 (4.31%) Git (software)
6 51 (4.23%) Subversion
7 36 (2.98%) Ant
8 32 (2.65%) FitNesse
9 31 (2.57%) Jenkins
10 30 (2.49%) JIRA
11 27 (2.24%) Maven
11 27 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
11 27 (2.24%) PHPUnit
12 26 (2.15%) Rational DOORS
13 17 (1.41%) Cucumber
14 15 (1.24%) Bugzilla
15 10 (0.83%) PVCS
15 10 (0.83%) PEAR
15 10 (0.83%) GCC
General
1 134 (11.10%) Finance
2 128 (10.60%) Telecoms
3 91 (7.54%) Aerospace
4 60 (4.97%) Banking
5 53 (4.39%) Electronics
6 49 (4.06%) French Language
7 39 (3.23%) Retail
8 32 (2.65%) Military
8 32 (2.65%) Manufacturing
9 30 (2.49%) Marketing
10 22 (1.82%) Games
11 17 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (1.08%) Advertising
13 7 (0.58%) Avionics
14 6 (0.50%) Law
14 6 (0.50%) Publishing
15 5 (0.41%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.33%) Automotive
17 1 (0.083%) Back Office
17 1 (0.083%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 623 (51.62%) Software Engineer
2 451 (37.37%) Developer
3 147 (12.18%) Java Developer
4 139 (11.52%) Software Developer
5 119 (9.86%) Java Software Engineer
6 113 (9.36%) Senior Software Engineer
7 102 (8.45%) Graduate
8 86 (7.13%) Junior
9 83 (6.88%) C++ Software Engineer
10 73 (6.05%) C# Developer
11 68 (5.63%) Junior Software Engineer
12 65 (5.39%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 56 (4.64%) .NET Developer
14 53 (4.39%) Senior Developer
15 44 (3.65%) PHP Developer
16 43 (3.56%) Web Developer
17 34 (2.82%) Programmer
18 32 (2.65%) C++ Developer
19 31 (2.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
20 29 (2.40%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (21.62%) HTML
2 239 (19.80%) .NET
3 195 (16.16%) Spring
4 172 (14.25%) XML
5 162 (13.42%) CSS
6 128 (10.60%) J2EE
7 120 (9.94%) jQuery
8 114 (9.44%) ASP.NET
9 91 (7.54%) Hibernate
10 87 (7.21%) Web Services
11 82 (6.79%) HTML5
12 65 (5.39%) GWT
13 59 (4.89%) Qt
14 45 (3.73%) EJB
15 40 (3.31%) Servlets
16 39 (3.23%) XSLT
17 38 (3.15%) JSP
18 37 (3.07%) CSS3
19 36 (2.98%) .NET Framework
20 33 (2.73%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 328 (27.17%) Computer Science
2 118 (9.78%) Mathematics
3 94 (7.79%) Mobile App
4 57 (4.72%) Digital Media
5 56 (4.64%) Client/Server
6 54 (4.47%) N-Tier
7 44 (3.65%) Open Source
8 43 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (2.73%) Inversion of Control
9 33 (2.73%) Embedded Systems
9 33 (2.73%) SWIFT
10 28 (2.32%) iPhone
11 24 (1.99%) CAN bus
12 23 (1.91%) Device Driver
13 22 (1.82%) Physics
14 13 (1.08%) Management Information System
15 11 (0.91%) PKI
16 10 (0.83%) Firmware
16 10 (0.83%) GIS
17 9 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 237 (19.64%) Linux
2 217 (17.98%) Windows
3 154 (12.76%) UNIX
4 50 (4.14%) Android
5 28 (2.32%) Apple iOS
6 22 (1.82%) Solaris
7 20 (1.66%) HPUX
8 12 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (0.58%) Windows Phone
10 7 (0.58%) CentOS
10 7 (0.58%) Fedora
11 6 (0.50%) Debian
12 5 (0.41%) VxWorks
13 3 (0.25%) Windows CE
13 3 (0.25%) Windows Phone 7
13 3 (0.25%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
14 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.083%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (19.30%) Scrum
3 223 (18.48%) OO
4 165 (13.67%) UML
5 135 (11.18%) TDD
6 118 (9.78%) OOD
7 116 (9.61%) Unit Testing
8 97 (8.04%) OOP
9 84 (6.96%) Web Development
10 82 (6.79%) Continuous Integration
11 76 (6.30%) E-Commerce
12 70 (5.80%) MVC
13 54 (4.47%) OOA/OOD
14 44 (3.65%) Multithreading
15 42 (3.48%) iOS Development
16 40 (3.31%) Waterfall
16 40 (3.31%) Software Testing
17 39 (3.23%) Configuration Management
17 39 (3.23%) Software Architecture
18 38 (3.15%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 552 (45.73%) Java
2 474 (39.27%) C++
3 437 (36.21%) C#
4 346 (28.67%) SQL
5 311 (25.77%) C
6 267 (22.12%) JavaScript
7 131 (10.85%) Python
8 87 (7.21%) PHP
9 74 (6.13%) Ruby
10 55 (4.56%) Perl
11 52 (4.31%) Shell Script
12 42 (3.48%) VB
13 38 (3.15%) VB.NET
14 32 (2.65%) Embedded C
15 28 (2.32%) PHP5
16 27 (2.24%) VC++
17 23 (1.91%) Assembly Language
18 22 (1.82%) T-SQL
19 20 (1.66%) Bash Shell
20 19 (1.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 415 (34.38%) Degree
2 195 (16.16%) Security Cleared
3 72 (5.97%) DV Cleared
4 71 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 54 (4.47%) PhD
6 31 (2.57%) HND
7 21 (1.74%) ISEB
8 13 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.83%) MCTS
9 10 (0.83%) MCPD
10 8 (0.66%) BC Cleared
11 7 (0.58%) Sun Certification
12 6 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.25%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.17%) HNC
15 1 (0.083%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (8.12%) QA
2 25 (2.07%) IEC 61508
3 24 (1.99%) DO-178B
4 16 (1.33%) TickIT
5 7 (0.58%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.25%) SLA
7 1 (0.083%) WAI
System Software
1 33 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.75%) Hyper-V
2 9 (0.75%) vSphere
2 9 (0.75%) VMware ESX
3 6 (0.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.083%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (0.99%) Puppet
2 9 (0.75%) NetBackup
3 5 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.17%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.083%) YUM
5 1 (0.083%) Ansible
5 1 (0.083%) logstash
5 1 (0.083%) Kibana
5 1 (0.083%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 141 (11.68%) Oracle
2 97 (8.04%) Microsoft
3 77 (6.38%) JBoss
4 60 (4.97%) hybris
5 44 (3.65%) VMware
5 44 (3.65%) Google
6 35 (2.90%) IBM
7 28 (2.32%) BT
8 20 (1.66%) Citrix
9 19 (1.57%) Twitter
10 15 (1.24%) Red Hat
10 15 (1.24%) Zend
11 13 (1.08%) HP
12 10 (0.83%) Borland
12 10 (0.83%) Embarcadero
12 10 (0.83%) Facebook
13 9 (0.75%) Brocade
13 9 (0.75%) Symantec
13 9 (0.75%) NetApp
13 9 (0.75%) Veritas
Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 minutes ago
Bristol, Avon
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, etc
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32000 - 70000
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £37000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 4 days ago