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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 19 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 518 522 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.84% 9.10% 11.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.33% 10.68% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 446 434 641
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 £26,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,750 £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
4570 4887 5144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 86.78% 85.20% 85.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3828 4084 4263
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -5 196 £45,000 +5.88% 26
Gloucestershire +17 160 £50,000 +29.87% 20
Somerset -4 66 £40,000 +17.64% 10
Dorset +19 56 £47,500 +35.71% 10
Wiltshire -14 19 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Devon -16 17 £36,250 +0.69% 5
Cornwall -10 1 £26,000 - 1
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 587 (48.75%) Java
2 498 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
3 419 (34.80%) Degree
4 394 (32.72%) C++
5 390 (32.39%) C#
6 342 (28.41%) JavaScript
7 332 (27.57%) SQL
8 308 (25.58%) HTML
9 287 (23.84%) Linux
10 269 (22.34%) OO
11 263 (21.84%) Security Cleared
12 250 (20.76%) CSS
13 240 (19.93%) Telecoms
14 238 (19.77%) Python
15 224 (18.60%) .NET
16 217 (18.02%) C
17 193 (16.03%) Computer Science
18 182 (15.12%) MVC
19 179 (14.87%) Scrum
19 179 (14.87%) Spring
20 178 (14.78%) Web Services
21 177 (14.70%) SQL Server
22 166 (13.79%) Windows
23 160 (13.29%) Unix
24 159 (13.21%) Cybersecurity
25 155 (12.87%) Oracle
26 154 (12.79%) TDD
27 152 (12.62%) DV Cleared
28 146 (12.13%) HTML5
29 142 (11.79%) MySQL

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 74 (6.15%) JBoss
2 62 (5.15%) Node.js
3 52 (4.32%) Apache
4 47 (3.90%) Tomcat
5 46 (3.82%) OpenStack
5 46 (3.82%) WebSphere
6 43 (3.57%) WebLogic
7 39 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
8 29 (2.41%) Mule
9 27 (2.24%) Apache Spark
9 27 (2.24%) Mule ESB
10 25 (2.08%) Apache Solr
11 20 (1.66%) Confluence
12 13 (1.08%) IIS
13 12 (1.00%) Apache Pig
14 8 (0.66%) Drupal
14 8 (0.66%) SharePoint
15 7 (0.58%) Commerce Server
16 5 (0.42%) CMS
16 5 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 74 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.58%) MS Office
3 6 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.50%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.083%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 37 (3.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (1.33%) Payment Gateway
3 15 (1.25%) SAP Business One
4 10 (0.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 93 (7.72%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (3.99%) SaaS
3 44 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 40 (3.32%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (1.83%) IaaS
6 16 (1.33%) GitHub
7 14 (1.16%) PaaS
8 13 (1.08%) Amazon S3
9 12 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (0.83%) Google App Engine
11 5 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.17%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 80 (6.64%) TCP/IP
2 61 (5.07%) Internet
3 24 (1.99%) Firewall
4 23 (1.91%) SSL
5 21 (1.74%) RS-485
6 20 (1.66%) Wireless
7 19 (1.58%) Ethernet
8 17 (1.41%) RS-232
8 17 (1.41%) VPN
9 16 (1.33%) NFC
10 14 (1.16%) HTTP
11 10 (0.83%) Broadband
12 7 (0.58%) Network Security
13 6 (0.50%) ICMP
13 6 (0.50%) SAN
14 5 (0.42%) 2G
14 5 (0.42%) 3G
14 5 (0.42%) HTTPS
14 5 (0.42%) Software-Defined Networking
15 4 (0.33%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (14.70%) SQL Server
2 142 (11.79%) MySQL
3 109 (9.05%) Big Data
4 105 (8.72%) NoSQL
5 88 (7.31%) MongoDB
6 85 (7.06%) Hadoop
7 60 (4.98%) Relational Database
8 30 (2.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 27 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (2.08%) RDBMS
11 23 (1.91%) Oracle Database
12 21 (1.74%) DB2
13 19 (1.58%) OrientDB
14 15 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
15 14 (1.16%) Neo4j
16 13 (1.08%) Apache Hive
16 13 (1.08%) Data Mining
17 12 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
18 11 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
19 10 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 138 (11.46%) Git (software)
2 103 (8.55%) JUnit
3 83 (6.89%) JIRA
4 82 (6.81%) Maven
5 74 (6.15%) Jenkins
6 70 (5.81%) Eclipse
7 61 (5.07%) Visual Studio
8 46 (3.82%) Cucumber
9 45 (3.74%) Selenium
10 43 (3.57%) Subversion
10 43 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 42 (3.49%) Ant
12 31 (2.57%) IntelliJ
12 31 (2.57%) Sonatype Nexus
13 30 (2.49%) Artifactory
14 23 (1.91%) Hudson
15 20 (1.66%) Gradle
16 19 (1.58%) NUnit
17 14 (1.16%) Moq
18 11 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 240 (19.93%) Telecoms
2 116 (9.63%) Finance
3 74 (6.15%) Electronics
4 59 (4.90%) Manufacturing
4 59 (4.90%) Marketing
5 58 (4.82%) Retail
6 43 (3.57%) Aerospace
7 32 (2.66%) Games
8 30 (2.49%) Banking
9 29 (2.41%) Advertising
10 25 (2.08%) Automotive
11 15 (1.25%) Law
12 14 (1.16%) Publishing
13 12 (1.00%) Financial Institution
13 12 (1.00%) Military
14 8 (0.66%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.50%) French Language
16 3 (0.25%) Back Office
16 3 (0.25%) International Banking
16 3 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 476 (39.53%) Software Engineer
2 450 (37.38%) Developer
3 181 (15.03%) Java Engineer
4 167 (13.87%) Java Developer
5 152 (12.62%) Software Developer
6 141 (11.71%) Java Software Engineer
7 121 (10.05%) Senior Developer
8 110 (9.14%) C# Developer
9 103 (8.55%) C++ Software Engineer
10 99 (8.22%) Test Engineer
11 90 (7.48%) Senior Software Engineer
12 75 (6.23%) .NET Developer
13 68 (5.65%) C# Software Engineer
14 67 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 63 (5.23%) Senior Java Developer
16 57 (4.73%) Graduate
17 56 (4.65%) Software Test Engineer
18 54 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
19 53 (4.40%) Java Software Developer
20 45 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (25.58%) HTML
2 250 (20.76%) CSS
3 224 (18.60%) .NET
4 179 (14.87%) Spring
5 178 (14.78%) Web Services
6 146 (12.13%) HTML5
7 134 (11.13%) XML
8 133 (11.05%) J2EE
9 127 (10.55%) AngularJS
10 123 (10.22%) ASP.NET
11 121 (10.05%) jQuery
12 108 (8.97%) Hibernate
13 94 (7.81%) REST
14 85 (7.06%) .NET Framework
15 82 (6.81%) CSS3
16 71 (5.90%) ASP.NET MVC
17 68 (5.65%) JSON
17 68 (5.65%) RESTful
18 66 (5.48%) Java EE
19 62 (5.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 193 (16.03%) Computer Science
2 132 (10.96%) Digital Media
3 116 (9.63%) Mathematics
4 64 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (3.82%) Physics
6 40 (3.32%) Algorithms
7 39 (3.24%) Embedded Systems
8 36 (2.99%) Visualisation
9 33 (2.74%) User Experience
10 32 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
11 31 (2.57%) Mobile App
12 28 (2.33%) Client/Server
13 23 (1.91%) N-Tier
14 19 (1.58%) Data Centre
14 19 (1.58%) Driving Licence
15 18 (1.50%) Inversion of Control
16 16 (1.33%) Cybercrime
16 16 (1.33%) SWIFT
17 14 (1.16%) CMDB
18 13 (1.08%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 287 (23.84%) Linux
2 166 (13.79%) Windows
3 160 (13.29%) Unix
4 81 (6.73%) Android
5 72 (5.98%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.41%) Mac OS X
7 9 (0.75%) AIX
7 9 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (0.50%) Windows Phone
8 6 (0.50%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.42%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.33%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.33%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.25%) CentOS
12 2 (0.17%) LynxOS
12 2 (0.17%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (22.34%) OO
3 182 (15.12%) MVC
4 179 (14.87%) Scrum
5 159 (13.21%) Cybersecurity
6 154 (12.79%) TDD
7 132 (10.96%) SDLC
8 113 (9.39%) OOP
9 110 (9.14%) Open Source
10 105 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
11 103 (8.55%) UML
12 99 (8.22%) Mentoring
13 84 (6.98%) BDD
14 83 (6.89%) OOD
15 73 (6.06%) Web Development
16 62 (5.15%) Unit Testing
17 55 (4.57%) E-Commerce
18 54 (4.49%) Integration Testing
19 53 (4.40%) Waterfall
20 52 (4.32%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 587 (48.75%) Java
2 394 (32.72%) C++
3 390 (32.39%) C#
4 342 (28.41%) JavaScript
5 332 (27.57%) SQL
6 238 (19.77%) Python
7 217 (18.02%) C
8 86 (7.14%) Ruby
9 69 (5.73%) PHP
10 65 (5.40%) Perl
11 50 (4.15%) Scala
12 48 (3.99%) T-SQL
13 41 (3.41%) VB
14 27 (2.24%) Objective-C
14 27 (2.24%) PL/SQL
14 27 (2.24%) VB.NET
15 25 (2.08%) Clojure
16 22 (1.83%) Erlang
17 21 (1.74%) Bash Shell
18 20 (1.66%) Go
Qualifications
1 419 (34.80%) Degree
2 263 (21.84%) Security Cleared
3 152 (12.62%) DV Cleared
4 63 (5.23%) SC Cleared
5 42 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (2.08%) SANS
7 24 (1.99%) CISSP
8 18 (1.50%) ISEB
9 17 (1.41%) PhD
10 16 (1.33%) PMI Certification
11 15 (1.25%) CCNA
11 15 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (1.25%) MCPD
11 15 (1.25%) MCTS
12 14 (1.16%) GIAC
12 14 (1.16%) Linux+ Certification
12 14 (1.16%) MCSE
12 14 (1.16%) Network+ Certification
12 14 (1.16%) PMP
12 14 (1.16%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (5.07%) QA
2 16 (1.33%) ISO15022
2 16 (1.33%) ISO20022
3 13 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.83%) MISRA
5 9 (0.75%) HMG Infosec
6 7 (0.58%) GPG13
7 5 (0.42%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.33%) Def Stans
9 3 (0.25%) SDET
10 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.083%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.083%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.083%) MISRA C
11 1 (0.083%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (2.57%) Docker
3 20 (1.66%) Xen
4 13 (1.08%) Snort
5 10 (0.83%) LXC
6 9 (0.75%) Firmware
7 5 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.25%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.083%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.083%) etcd
9 1 (0.083%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 14 (1.16%) SCVMM
2 7 (0.58%) RSA enVision
3 6 (0.50%) Puppet
4 4 (0.33%) Nessus
5 2 (0.17%) Grafana
5 2 (0.17%) Graphite
5 2 (0.17%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.17%) logstash
5 2 (0.17%) Nagios
5 2 (0.17%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.17%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.083%) Ansible
6 1 (0.083%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (0.083%) Graylog
6 1 (0.083%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.083%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.083%) QRadar
6 1 (0.083%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.083%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (0.083%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 155 (12.87%) Oracle
2 125 (10.38%) Microsoft
3 58 (4.82%) VMware
4 52 (4.32%) SAP
5 46 (3.82%) Google
6 36 (2.99%) IBM
7 33 (2.74%) hybris
8 24 (1.99%) Apple
9 17 (1.41%) Cisco
10 15 (1.25%) Citrix
10 15 (1.25%) HP
11 14 (1.16%) BMC
11 14 (1.16%) CheckPoint
11 14 (1.16%) EMC
11 14 (1.16%) Facebook
11 14 (1.16%) Juniper
11 14 (1.16%) NetApp
12 13 (1.08%) ArcSight
12 13 (1.08%) Sybase
13 11 (0.91%) BT
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £46000 per annum + excellent benefits + pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Health, Training
Posted: 14 hours ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary DOE+ Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bath, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive Salary & Excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 65,000 plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Career progression
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Home Working, Flexitime & More
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Searchability
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BAE Systems
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago