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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 17 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 647 567 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 11.15% 10.54% 10.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.95% 13.54% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 596 497 532
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £48,963 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4638 4189 4365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 79.95% 77.85% 77.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3851 3683 3717
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol 0 219 £37,500 +13.63% 41
Gloucestershire +6 165 £40,000 - 24
Dorset +6 88 £32,500 - 17
Somerset -2 82 £32,500 -13.33% 23
Wiltshire -8 54 £32,500 -4.41% 15
Devon +8 25 £34,500 -3.83% 6
Cornwall +5 4 £36,250 +3.57%
Avon - 1 £45,000 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 564 (48.00%) Java
2 433 (36.85%) C++
3 410 (34.89%) C#
4 399 (33.96%) SQL
5 367 (31.23%) Degree
6 317 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
7 309 (26.30%) C
8 274 (23.32%) .NET
9 267 (22.72%) OO
10 263 (22.38%) JavaScript
10 263 (22.38%) Computer Science
11 257 (21.87%) Linux
12 245 (20.85%) HTML
13 223 (18.98%) Scrum
14 195 (16.60%) Spring
15 191 (16.26%) SQL Server
16 180 (15.32%) Windows
17 169 (14.38%) CSS
18 166 (14.13%) Security Cleared
19 164 (13.96%) TDD
20 159 (13.53%) Eclipse
21 154 (13.11%) Mathematics
22 152 (12.94%) jQuery
23 145 (12.34%) Telecoms
24 144 (12.26%) XML
25 140 (11.91%) OOD
26 127 (10.81%) JUnit
27 125 (10.64%) MySQL
27 125 (10.64%) Finance
28 123 (10.47%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 78 (6.64%) WebLogic
2 50 (4.26%) WebSphere
3 39 (3.32%) Tomcat
4 32 (2.72%) Apache
5 29 (2.47%) CMS
6 20 (1.70%) WordPress
6 20 (1.70%) Apache Solr
7 13 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.77%) IIS
9 7 (0.60%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.51%) Drupal
10 6 (0.51%) ColdFusion
11 5 (0.43%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.34%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.34%) Immediacy CMS
12 4 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
13 3 (0.26%) Zope
13 3 (0.26%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.17%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 57 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.36%) Fireworks
2 16 (1.36%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.085%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (1.45%) Magento
2 7 (0.60%) SAP Business One
2 7 (0.60%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.085%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.68%) SaaS
2 6 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.26%) Google App Engine
4 3 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.085%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.085%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.085%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.34%) HTTP
2 42 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 37 (3.15%) Network Security
4 22 (1.87%) Ethernet
5 19 (1.62%) Internet
6 18 (1.53%) LTE
7 14 (1.19%) SAN
7 14 (1.19%) SSL
8 13 (1.11%) Wireshark
9 12 (1.02%) VoIP
9 12 (1.02%) 4G
10 9 (0.77%) GSM
10 9 (0.77%) DHCP
11 8 (0.68%) Wireless
12 7 (0.60%) PBX
12 7 (0.60%) SNMP
13 6 (0.51%) RANAP
13 6 (0.51%) RTP
13 6 (0.51%) IPsec
13 6 (0.51%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (16.26%) SQL Server
2 125 (10.64%) MySQL
3 53 (4.51%) Big Data
4 51 (4.34%) Hadoop
5 42 (3.57%) Relational Database
6 39 (3.32%) NoSQL
7 35 (2.98%) RDBMS
8 34 (2.89%) MongoDB
9 24 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
11 17 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
13 14 (1.19%) Redis
14 13 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (0.85%) Oracle Database
16 9 (0.77%) EDRMS
17 7 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
18 6 (0.51%) Apache Hive
19 5 (0.43%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 159 (13.53%) Eclipse
2 127 (10.81%) JUnit
3 110 (9.36%) Visual Studio
4 96 (8.17%) Selenium
5 76 (6.47%) FitNesse
6 65 (5.53%) Git (software)
7 55 (4.68%) Eclipse RCP
8 46 (3.91%) PHPUnit
9 39 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 30 (2.55%) Subversion
11 27 (2.30%) JIRA
12 26 (2.21%) NUnit
12 26 (2.21%) Ant
13 13 (1.11%) Cucumber
13 13 (1.11%) Bugzilla
13 13 (1.11%) Maven
14 10 (0.85%) Jenkins
14 10 (0.85%) Trac
14 10 (0.85%) PEAR
15 9 (0.77%) Rational DOORS
General
1 145 (12.34%) Telecoms
2 125 (10.64%) Finance
3 96 (8.17%) Retail
4 65 (5.53%) Aerospace
5 47 (4.00%) Marketing
6 45 (3.83%) Banking
7 44 (3.74%) Electronics
8 40 (3.40%) French Language
8 40 (3.40%) Manufacturing
8 40 (3.40%) Military
9 32 (2.72%) Games
10 19 (1.62%) Automotive
11 16 (1.36%) Legal
12 14 (1.19%) Advertising
13 11 (0.94%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.60%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.34%) Avionics
16 1 (0.085%) Publishing
16 1 (0.085%) Law
16 1 (0.085%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 626 (53.28%) Software Engineer
2 439 (37.36%) Developer
3 154 (13.11%) Software Developer
4 127 (10.81%) Java Developer
5 107 (9.11%) Senior Software Engineer
6 105 (8.94%) Java Software Engineer
7 84 (7.15%) Graduate
8 79 (6.72%) C++ Software Engineer
9 64 (5.45%) Junior
10 62 (5.28%) C# Developer
11 55 (4.68%) PHP Developer
12 52 (4.43%) .NET Developer
13 50 (4.26%) Junior Software Engineer
14 45 (3.83%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 45 (3.83%) Web Developer
15 44 (3.74%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 38 (3.23%) Senior Developer
17 36 (3.06%) PHP Web Developer
18 34 (2.89%) Programmer
19 30 (2.55%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (23.32%) .NET
2 245 (20.85%) HTML
3 195 (16.60%) Spring
4 169 (14.38%) CSS
5 152 (12.94%) jQuery
6 144 (12.26%) XML
7 117 (9.96%) ASP.NET
8 115 (9.79%) J2EE
9 91 (7.74%) Web Services
10 73 (6.21%) Java EE
11 70 (5.96%) Hibernate
12 66 (5.62%) HTML5
13 62 (5.28%) .NET Framework
14 61 (5.19%) Qt
15 48 (4.09%) Ajax
16 42 (3.57%) COM
16 42 (3.57%) EJB
16 42 (3.57%) RESTful
17 41 (3.49%) JSP
17 41 (3.49%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 263 (22.38%) Computer Science
2 154 (13.11%) Mathematics
3 79 (6.72%) Mobile App
4 74 (6.30%) Digital Media
5 33 (2.81%) Open Source
6 32 (2.72%) N-Tier
7 31 (2.64%) Client/Server
7 31 (2.64%) iPhone
7 31 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
8 29 (2.47%) Device Driver
9 28 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
9 28 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
10 24 (2.04%) SWIFT
11 22 (1.87%) Physics
12 18 (1.53%) CAN bus
13 17 (1.45%) Xbox
14 14 (1.19%) CCTV
15 13 (1.11%) Machine Learning
16 12 (1.02%) PKI
16 12 (1.02%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 257 (21.87%) Linux
2 180 (15.32%) Windows
3 117 (9.96%) UNIX
4 40 (3.40%) Android
5 36 (3.06%) Solaris
6 27 (2.30%) HPUX
7 21 (1.79%) Apple iOS
8 19 (1.62%) Windows Phone
9 15 (1.28%) Windows 8
10 8 (0.68%) VxWorks
11 6 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.51%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.43%) Nucleus RTOS
13 4 (0.34%) Debian
14 3 (0.26%) Windows Phone 7
14 3 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
14 3 (0.26%) Fedora
14 3 (0.26%) CentOS
15 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (22.72%) OO
3 223 (18.98%) Scrum
4 164 (13.96%) TDD
5 140 (11.91%) OOD
6 123 (10.47%) UML
6 123 (10.47%) OOP
7 95 (8.09%) Unit Testing
8 79 (6.72%) MVC
9 73 (6.21%) Multithreading
10 70 (5.96%) Product Management
11 66 (5.62%) Web Development
12 65 (5.53%) Continuous Integration
13 57 (4.85%) E-Commerce
14 50 (4.26%) OOA/OOD
15 44 (3.74%) Waterfall
16 42 (3.57%) Software Testing
17 41 (3.49%) iOS Development
18 38 (3.23%) Cyber Security
18 38 (3.23%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 564 (48.00%) Java
2 433 (36.85%) C++
3 410 (34.89%) C#
4 399 (33.96%) SQL
5 309 (26.30%) C
6 263 (22.38%) JavaScript
7 114 (9.70%) PHP
8 107 (9.11%) Python
9 88 (7.49%) Ruby
10 62 (5.28%) T-SQL
11 58 (4.94%) Perl
12 53 (4.51%) VB
13 44 (3.74%) VB.NET
14 38 (3.23%) Embedded C
15 31 (2.64%) Shell Script
16 28 (2.38%) Scala
17 23 (1.96%) Bash Shell
17 23 (1.96%) VC++
17 23 (1.96%) MATLAB
18 20 (1.70%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 367 (31.23%) Degree
2 166 (14.13%) Security Cleared
3 63 (5.36%) DV Cleared
4 43 (3.66%) SC Cleared
5 34 (2.89%) ISEB
6 26 (2.21%) PhD
7 15 (1.28%) HND
7 15 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (1.19%) MCPD
8 14 (1.19%) MCTS
9 5 (0.43%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.34%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.26%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.085%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (6.04%) QA
2 34 (2.89%) IEC 61508
3 20 (1.70%) DO-178B
4 17 (1.45%) TickIT
5 14 (1.19%) SLA
6 2 (0.17%) JTAG
7 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 7816
7 1 (0.085%) GAMP
7 1 (0.085%) GMP
7 1 (0.085%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.085%) WAI
System Software
1 24 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.77%) vSphere
2 9 (0.77%) VMware ESX
3 6 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (1.11%) Puppet
2 9 (0.77%) NetBackup
3 7 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.085%) Ansible
4 1 (0.085%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 108 (9.19%) Microsoft
2 90 (7.66%) Oracle
3 87 (7.40%) hybris
4 72 (6.13%) JBoss
5 36 (3.06%) Google
6 35 (2.98%) IBM
7 33 (2.81%) VMware
8 28 (2.38%) BT
9 27 (2.30%) Citrix
10 15 (1.28%) HP
10 15 (1.28%) Cisco
11 13 (1.11%) Twitter
12 11 (0.94%) Facebook
13 9 (0.77%) Adobe
13 9 (0.77%) Sun
13 9 (0.77%) Symantec
13 9 (0.77%) NetApp
13 9 (0.77%) Veritas
13 9 (0.77%) Brocade
14 8 (0.68%) SAP
Plymouth, Devon
Connectus
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Dorchester, Dorset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Venator Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension and Healthcare
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bath, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £20000 to £30000 per annum - Bonus, Shares, Health/Dental
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £37,000 to £44,000 per annum Shares, Pension, Health/Dental
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
South West
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
South West
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £42000 per annum - excellent company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum - excellent company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - flexible working hours
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 46k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday