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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 20 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 532 739 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.39% 12.68% 9.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.82% 14.29% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 434 647 563
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
4500 5170 5642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.86% 88.69% 85.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3737 4355 4639
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Gloucestershire 0 182 £50,000 +17.64% 14
Bristol -10 152 £47,500 +5.55% 29
Somerset +3 94 £39,000 +8.33% 13
Dorset 0 44 £40,000 -6.97% 8
Devon -18 33 £32,000 -4.47% 3
Wiltshire +1 23 £41,250 +3.12% 4
Cornwall -13 5 £35,000 +3.70%
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 622 (56.09%) Java
2 569 (51.31%) Agile Software Development
3 421 (37.96%) C#
4 394 (35.53%) JavaScript
5 365 (32.91%) C++
6 343 (30.93%) HTML
7 301 (27.14%) Security Cleared
8 284 (25.61%) Linux
9 271 (24.44%) Degree
10 266 (23.99%) Python
11 261 (23.53%) .NET
12 260 (23.44%) C
13 256 (23.08%) SQL
14 221 (19.93%) Scrum
15 220 (19.84%) CSS
16 203 (18.30%) OO
17 202 (18.21%) Cybersecurity
18 194 (17.49%) Spring
19 180 (16.23%) AngularJS
20 174 (15.69%) DV Cleared
21 161 (14.52%) MongoDB
22 157 (14.16%) HTML5
23 151 (13.62%) Big Data
24 141 (12.71%) Hibernate
25 140 (12.62%) Hadoop
26 137 (12.35%) Windows
27 136 (12.26%) NoSQL
28 133 (11.99%) Oracle
29 131 (11.81%) Mentoring
30 128 (11.54%) Java EE

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 (6.31%) Apache Pig
2 63 (5.68%) Elasticsearch
3 58 (5.23%) JBoss
4 52 (4.69%) WebLogic
5 49 (4.42%) Apache Spark
6 33 (2.98%) Tomcat
7 25 (2.25%) Mule
8 23 (2.07%) Mule ESB
9 22 (1.98%) IIS
10 19 (1.71%) WebSphere
11 17 (1.53%) Confluence
12 16 (1.44%) Apache
13 8 (0.72%) Drupal
13 8 (0.72%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 6 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 5 (0.45%) Apache Solr
16 5 (0.45%) CMS
16 5 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 28 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.08%) MS Office
3 2 (0.18%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.18%) CATIA
3 2 (0.18%) GNU Octave
3 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.090%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.090%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (2.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.18%) ENOVIA
3 2 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 57 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (3.97%) SaaS
3 34 (3.07%) Amazon EC2
4 32 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (1.62%) GitHub
6 9 (0.81%) IaaS
6 9 (0.81%) PaaS
7 7 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 6 (0.54%) Google App Engine
9 5 (0.45%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.27%) G Suite
11 3 (0.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 64 (5.77%) TCP/IP
2 38 (3.43%) Firewall
2 38 (3.43%) HTTP
3 33 (2.98%) Internet
4 26 (2.34%) SSL
5 18 (1.62%) HTTPS
6 14 (1.26%) Network Security
7 13 (1.17%) RS-485
7 13 (1.17%) Wireless
8 10 (0.90%) Modbus
9 9 (0.81%) RS-232
10 8 (0.72%) Ethernet
11 6 (0.54%) FTP
11 6 (0.54%) Kerberos
12 5 (0.45%) NAS
12 5 (0.45%) SAN
12 5 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (0.36%) DVB
13 4 (0.36%) ICMP
13 4 (0.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (14.52%) MongoDB
2 151 (13.62%) Big Data
3 140 (12.62%) Hadoop
4 136 (12.26%) NoSQL
5 126 (11.36%) SQL Server
6 103 (9.29%) MySQL
7 71 (6.40%) Apache Hive
8 63 (5.68%) Relational Database
9 36 (3.25%) RDBMS
10 23 (2.07%) OrientDB
11 22 (1.98%) Apache Accumulo
12 21 (1.89%) Data Mining
13 19 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 19 (1.71%) HBase
14 13 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
16 9 (0.81%) Neo4j
17 8 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
18 6 (0.54%) DB2
18 6 (0.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 83 (7.48%) Git (software)
1 83 (7.48%) JIRA
2 70 (6.31%) JUnit
3 55 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 53 (4.78%) Jenkins
5 36 (3.25%) Visual Studio
6 30 (2.71%) Selenium
7 24 (2.16%) IntelliJ
7 24 (2.16%) Subversion
8 23 (2.07%) Eclipse
9 22 (1.98%) Maven
10 21 (1.89%) NUnit
11 19 (1.71%) Mockito
12 17 (1.53%) Cucumber
13 16 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 14 (1.26%) Vagrant
15 13 (1.17%) Bitbucket
16 11 (0.99%) Moq
17 10 (0.90%) TeamCity
18 9 (0.81%) gulp
General
1 92 (8.30%) Telecoms
2 87 (7.84%) Finance
3 69 (6.22%) Electronics
4 67 (6.04%) Games
5 62 (5.59%) Manufacturing
6 41 (3.70%) Marketing
7 35 (3.16%) Retail
8 28 (2.52%) Aerospace
9 13 (1.17%) Advertising
10 8 (0.72%) Automotive
11 7 (0.63%) Publishing
12 5 (0.45%) Banking
13 4 (0.36%) French Language
14 3 (0.27%) Military
15 2 (0.18%) Local Government
15 2 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
16 1 (0.090%) Back Office
16 1 (0.090%) Billing
16 1 (0.090%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 547 (49.32%) Software Engineer
2 354 (31.92%) Developer
3 163 (14.70%) Java Engineer
4 150 (13.53%) Java Developer
5 139 (12.53%) Java Software Engineer
6 107 (9.65%) Senior Software Engineer
7 86 (7.75%) Software Developer
8 71 (6.40%) C# Software Engineer
8 71 (6.40%) C++ Software Engineer
8 71 (6.40%) Embedded Engineer
9 68 (6.13%) Senior Developer
10 63 (5.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 59 (5.32%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 52 (4.69%) Test Engineer
13 50 (4.51%) Senior Java Engineer
14 48 (4.33%) C# Developer
15 47 (4.24%) .NET Software Engineer
15 47 (4.24%) Lead Software Engineer
16 45 (4.06%) Senior Java Developer
17 38 (3.43%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (30.93%) HTML
2 261 (23.53%) .NET
3 220 (19.84%) CSS
4 194 (17.49%) Spring
5 180 (16.23%) AngularJS
6 157 (14.16%) HTML5
7 141 (12.71%) Hibernate
8 128 (11.54%) Java EE
9 119 (10.73%) Node.js
10 113 (10.19%) ASP.NET
11 112 (10.10%) jQuery
12 111 (10.01%) J2EE
13 107 (9.65%) REST
13 107 (9.65%) Web Services
13 107 (9.65%) XML
14 74 (6.67%) .NET Framework
15 65 (5.86%) CSS3
16 62 (5.59%) SOAP
17 58 (5.23%) JSON
18 48 (4.33%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 112 (10.10%) Computer Science
2 68 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (5.41%) Visualisation
4 56 (5.05%) Mathematics
5 38 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
6 36 (3.25%) Algorithms
7 31 (2.80%) Embedded Systems
8 27 (2.43%) PKI
9 26 (2.34%) User Experience
10 23 (2.07%) Device Driver
10 23 (2.07%) Management Information System
11 19 (1.71%) Digital Media
12 16 (1.44%) Physics
13 15 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
13 15 (1.35%) Internet of Things
14 14 (1.26%) Cybercrime
14 14 (1.26%) iPhone
15 13 (1.17%) Robotics
16 10 (0.90%) Mobile App
17 9 (0.81%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 284 (25.61%) Linux
2 137 (12.35%) Windows
3 97 (8.75%) Unix
4 93 (8.39%) Android
5 52 (4.69%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.71%) Mac OS X
7 15 (1.35%) AIX
8 14 (1.26%) Windows Phone
9 13 (1.17%) Embedded Linux
10 10 (0.90%) Windows Server
11 8 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.36%) CentOS
13 3 (0.27%) Fedora
13 3 (0.27%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.18%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.090%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.090%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.090%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.090%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 569 (51.31%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (19.93%) Scrum
3 203 (18.30%) OO
4 202 (18.21%) Cybersecurity
5 131 (11.81%) Mentoring
6 119 (10.73%) SDLC
7 116 (10.46%) MVC
8 95 (8.57%) UML
9 93 (8.39%) Reverse Engineering
10 91 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
11 90 (8.12%) TDD
12 89 (8.03%) Automated Testing
13 84 (7.57%) Open Source
13 84 (7.57%) Web Development
14 83 (7.48%) Unit Testing
15 77 (6.94%) Coaching
16 73 (6.58%) DevOps
17 72 (6.49%) Multithreading
18 67 (6.04%) Penetration Testing
19 62 (5.59%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 622 (56.09%) Java
2 421 (37.96%) C#
3 394 (35.53%) JavaScript
4 365 (32.91%) C++
5 266 (23.99%) Python
6 260 (23.44%) C
7 256 (23.08%) SQL
8 89 (8.03%) Perl
9 71 (6.40%) Ruby
10 69 (6.22%) PHP
11 63 (5.68%) Objective-C
12 47 (4.24%) Scala
13 46 (4.15%) Embedded C
14 37 (3.34%) VB
15 28 (2.52%) Bash Shell
16 27 (2.43%) Embedded C++
16 27 (2.43%) T-SQL
17 21 (1.89%) VB.NET
18 19 (1.71%) PowerShell
19 17 (1.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 301 (27.14%) Security Cleared
2 271 (24.44%) Degree
3 174 (15.69%) DV Cleared
4 92 (8.30%) SC Cleared
5 47 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 46 (4.15%) MCSE
7 44 (3.97%) CCNA
7 44 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
7 44 (3.97%) CISSP
7 44 (3.97%) GIAC
7 44 (3.97%) Linux+ Certification
7 44 (3.97%) Network+ Certification
7 44 (3.97%) SANS
7 44 (3.97%) SSCP
8 32 (2.89%) CompTIA Security+
8 32 (2.89%) Security+ Certification
9 14 (1.26%) PhD
10 7 (0.63%) ISEB
11 6 (0.54%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.61%) SLA
2 21 (1.89%) QA
3 15 (1.35%) ISO 9001
4 12 (1.08%) ISO 14001
5 7 (0.63%) DO-178B
5 7 (0.63%) MISRA
6 5 (0.45%) IEC 61508
6 5 (0.45%) MISRA C
7 3 (0.27%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.18%) Def Stans
8 2 (0.18%) WCAG
9 1 (0.090%) GPG13
System Software
1 40 (3.61%) Docker
2 35 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (2.52%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.08%) vSphere
5 9 (0.81%) Firmware
6 7 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.36%) NFS
8 3 (0.27%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.27%) Ceph
9 2 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.18%) Snort
9 2 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (1.98%) Puppet
2 18 (1.62%) Ansible
3 14 (1.26%) Oozie
3 14 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.81%) Salt
5 6 (0.54%) SCVMM
6 5 (0.45%) Nagios
7 4 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.36%) Kibana
7 4 (0.36%) logstash
7 4 (0.36%) OpenView
7 4 (0.36%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.36%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 3 (0.27%) Graylog
8 3 (0.27%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.18%) RSA Security Analytics
10 1 (0.090%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.090%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 133 (11.99%) Oracle
2 76 (6.85%) Microsoft
3 37 (3.34%) SAP
4 36 (3.25%) VMware
5 22 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (1.89%) Cisco
7 20 (1.80%) Apple
8 15 (1.35%) Atlassian
9 12 (1.08%) IBM
10 11 (0.99%) Google
10 11 (0.99%) HP
11 10 (0.90%) BMC
12 9 (0.81%) Adobe
12 9 (0.81%) EMC
13 8 (0.72%) Coverity
14 7 (0.63%) Xamarin
15 6 (0.54%) Citrix
15 6 (0.54%) Juniper
15 6 (0.54%) NetApp
15 6 (0.54%) Red Hat
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Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
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Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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