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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 20 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 594 597 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.08% 9.77% 11.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.11% 11.83% 14.16%
Number of salaries quoted 482 537 545
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £46,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
4906 5045 4274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.24% 82.57% 80.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4083 4094 3758
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +6 332 £45,000 +5.88% 64
Gloucestershire -8 79 £40,000 +5.26% 19
Wiltshire -12 51 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Somerset -5 46 £34,250 -0.72% 15
Dorset -24 37 £35,625 +1.78% 13
Devon -4 35 £36,000 +4.34% 5
Cornwall -10 1 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 570 (47.90%) Java
2 501 (42.10%) Agile Software Development
3 442 (37.14%) C++
4 413 (34.71%) C#
5 392 (32.94%) Degree
6 350 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 334 (28.07%) HTML
8 306 (25.71%) SQL
9 303 (25.46%) Linux
10 294 (24.71%) CSS
10 294 (24.71%) .NET
11 267 (22.44%) C
12 240 (20.17%) OO
13 232 (19.50%) Scrum
14 228 (19.16%) SQL Server
15 226 (18.99%) Python
16 212 (17.82%) Computer Science
17 196 (16.47%) Oracle
18 189 (15.88%) SDLC
19 179 (15.04%) Windows
20 178 (14.96%) TDD
21 172 (14.45%) Spring
21 172 (14.45%) Web Services
22 166 (13.95%) MVC
22 166 (13.95%) Git (software)
23 165 (13.87%) jQuery
24 153 (12.86%) MySQL
25 148 (12.44%) Finance
26 138 (11.60%) ASP.NET
27 131 (11.01%) Mathematics

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 71 (5.97%) Node.js
2 55 (4.62%) JBoss
3 50 (4.20%) OpenStack
4 45 (3.78%) WebSphere
5 43 (3.61%) WebLogic
6 41 (3.45%) Tomcat
7 36 (3.03%) Apache
8 33 (2.77%) Elasticsearch
9 20 (1.68%) Apache ServiceMix
10 18 (1.51%) IIS
11 17 (1.43%) SharePoint
12 16 (1.34%) nginx
13 10 (0.84%) Umbraco
13 10 (0.84%) ArcGIS
14 8 (0.67%) CMS
14 8 (0.67%) MQSeries
15 5 (0.42%) ColdFusion
15 5 (0.42%) Confluence
16 3 (0.25%) Sitefinity
16 3 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 50 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.01%) Photoshop
2 12 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.42%) Simulink
5 4 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.34%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (1.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.084%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 64 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (4.54%) SaaS
3 39 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 38 (3.19%) Google App Engine
5 32 (2.69%) PaaS
6 21 (1.76%) IaaS
7 20 (1.68%) HP Helion
8 18 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (0.59%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.42%) GitHub
12 1 (0.084%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.084%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 69 (5.80%) TCP/IP
2 37 (3.11%) HTTP
3 25 (2.10%) Internet
4 12 (1.01%) Ethernet
5 8 (0.67%) SSL
6 7 (0.59%) DLNA
7 5 (0.42%) Wireless
7 5 (0.42%) IPv4
7 5 (0.42%) DNS
7 5 (0.42%) Firewall
7 5 (0.42%) CTI
8 3 (0.25%) Intranet
8 3 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.25%) DHCP
8 3 (0.25%) Broadband
8 3 (0.25%) LAN
8 3 (0.25%) LTE
9 2 (0.17%) NAS
9 2 (0.17%) WAN
9 2 (0.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (19.16%) SQL Server
2 153 (12.86%) MySQL
3 66 (5.55%) MongoDB
4 58 (4.87%) Relational Database
5 52 (4.37%) RDBMS
6 43 (3.61%) Big Data
7 30 (2.52%) NoSQL
8 25 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (1.85%) Hadoop
10 16 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (0.92%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.42%) SQLite
14 4 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.34%) Apache Accumulo
15 2 (0.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 166 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 96 (8.07%) Maven
3 88 (7.39%) Eclipse
4 81 (6.81%) JUnit
5 79 (6.64%) Jenkins
6 72 (6.05%) Ant
7 66 (5.55%) Subversion
8 55 (4.62%) Artifactory
9 52 (4.37%) Hudson
10 45 (3.78%) Gradle
11 39 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
12 36 (3.03%) Selenium
13 33 (2.77%) Eclipse RCP
14 32 (2.69%) Visual Studio
15 22 (1.85%) Bugzilla
16 17 (1.43%) PHPUnit
17 16 (1.34%) PEAR
17 16 (1.34%) ClearCase
17 16 (1.34%) Trac
18 15 (1.26%) Rational DOORS
General
1 148 (12.44%) Finance
2 101 (8.49%) Telecoms
3 91 (7.65%) Electronics
4 62 (5.21%) Aerospace
5 45 (3.78%) Retail
5 45 (3.78%) Games
6 44 (3.70%) Banking
7 43 (3.61%) Marketing
8 38 (3.19%) Manufacturing
9 36 (3.03%) Military
10 35 (2.94%) Advertising
11 20 (1.68%) French Language
12 18 (1.51%) Automotive
13 16 (1.34%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.67%) Avionics
15 4 (0.34%) Back Office
15 4 (0.34%) Law
15 4 (0.34%) Publishing
16 3 (0.25%) Billing
16 3 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 665 (55.88%) Software Engineer
2 431 (36.22%) Developer
3 157 (13.19%) Software Developer
4 122 (10.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 80 (6.72%) Graduate
6 76 (6.39%) Java Developer
7 70 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
8 67 (5.63%) Senior Developer
9 61 (5.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 59 (4.96%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 54 (4.54%) .NET Developer
12 50 (4.20%) Principal Engineer
13 47 (3.95%) Principal Software Engineer
14 45 (3.78%) Junior
15 43 (3.61%) Web Developer
15 43 (3.61%) PHP Developer
16 39 (3.28%) C++ Developer
16 39 (3.28%) Java Software Engineer
17 38 (3.19%) C# Software Engineer
17 38 (3.19%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (28.07%) HTML
2 294 (24.71%) .NET
2 294 (24.71%) CSS
3 172 (14.45%) Web Services
3 172 (14.45%) Spring
4 165 (13.87%) jQuery
5 138 (11.60%) ASP.NET
6 120 (10.08%) XML
7 113 (9.50%) HTML5
8 110 (9.24%) J2EE
9 88 (7.39%) AngularJS
10 85 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 80 (6.72%) Hibernate
12 65 (5.46%) REST
13 61 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 60 (5.04%) Apache Camel
15 59 (4.96%) Middleware
16 54 (4.54%) Ajax
16 54 (4.54%) CSS3
17 52 (4.37%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 212 (17.82%) Computer Science
2 131 (11.01%) Mathematics
3 70 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (4.96%) Algorithms
5 50 (4.20%) Physics
6 48 (4.03%) User Experience
7 46 (3.87%) Xbox
8 35 (2.94%) Digital Media
8 35 (2.94%) Client/Server
9 32 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
10 27 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
11 26 (2.18%) Visualisation
12 23 (1.93%) N-Tier
12 23 (1.93%) DTV
13 22 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
13 22 (1.85%) Mobile App
14 21 (1.76%) Data Structures
15 20 (1.68%) SWIFT
16 19 (1.60%) Public Cloud
17 18 (1.51%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 303 (25.46%) Linux
2 179 (15.04%) Windows
3 82 (6.89%) UNIX
4 61 (5.13%) Android
5 46 (3.87%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.18%) Windows 8
6 14 (1.18%) Windows Phone
7 10 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
8 8 (0.67%) CentOS
9 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.34%) Debian
10 4 (0.34%) Fedora
10 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.25%) Windows CE
11 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.084%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (42.10%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (20.17%) OO
3 232 (19.50%) Scrum
4 189 (15.88%) SDLC
5 178 (14.96%) TDD
6 166 (13.95%) MVC
7 116 (9.75%) Continuous Integration
8 112 (9.41%) Open Source
8 112 (9.41%) UML
9 105 (8.82%) Unit Testing
10 103 (8.66%) OOP
11 98 (8.24%) OOD
12 83 (6.97%) Mentoring
13 59 (4.96%) Web Development
14 56 (4.71%) Multithreading
15 54 (4.54%) Software Testing
16 51 (4.29%) Software Architecture
17 49 (4.12%) OOA/OOD
18 48 (4.03%) Product Management
19 47 (3.95%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 570 (47.90%) Java
2 442 (37.14%) C++
3 413 (34.71%) C#
4 350 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 306 (25.71%) SQL
6 267 (22.44%) C
7 226 (18.99%) Python
8 82 (6.89%) PHP
9 78 (6.55%) Ruby
10 75 (6.30%) Scala
11 73 (6.13%) Clojure
12 62 (5.21%) T-SQL
13 53 (4.45%) Perl
14 43 (3.61%) Embedded C
15 31 (2.61%) VB.NET
16 30 (2.52%) Embedded C++
17 28 (2.35%) Objective-C
18 18 (1.51%) Bash Shell
19 14 (1.18%) Assembly Language
19 14 (1.18%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 392 (32.94%) Degree
2 118 (9.92%) Security Cleared
3 83 (6.97%) SC Cleared
4 41 (3.45%) DV Cleared
5 11 (0.92%) PhD
6 10 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.59%) ISEB
8 5 (0.42%) PMP
8 5 (0.42%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.25%) HND
9 3 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.084%) GCIA
10 1 (0.084%) GCIH
10 1 (0.084%) MCTS
10 1 (0.084%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.084%) MCPD
10 1 (0.084%) CISSP
10 1 (0.084%) MCAD
10 1 (0.084%) MCSD
10 1 (0.084%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (6.47%) QA
2 18 (1.51%) DO-178B
3 7 (0.59%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.17%) SLA
5 1 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.084%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.084%) ARP4754
System Software
1 84 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (4.37%) Docker
3 40 (3.36%) Xen
4 39 (3.28%) LXC
5 36 (3.03%) Firmware
6 28 (2.35%) KVM
7 19 (1.60%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.17%) Snort
10 1 (0.084%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 20 (1.68%) Puppet
2 14 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.92%) Graphite
4 6 (0.50%) Kibana
5 5 (0.42%) Ansible
6 3 (0.25%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.084%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.084%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 196 (16.47%) Oracle
2 126 (10.59%) Microsoft
3 100 (8.40%) VMware
4 96 (8.07%) Google
5 27 (2.27%) SAP
6 24 (2.02%) IBM
6 24 (2.02%) Facebook
6 24 (2.02%) Rackspace
6 24 (2.02%) ForgeRock
7 20 (1.68%) HP
8 18 (1.51%) hybris
9 17 (1.43%) Sybase
10 16 (1.34%) TIBCO
11 15 (1.26%) ESRI
12 11 (0.92%) Xamarin
13 10 (0.84%) Toshiba
13 10 (0.84%) Panasonic
13 10 (0.84%) Adobe
14 9 (0.76%) BEA
14 9 (0.76%) Zend
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