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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 25 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 514 567 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 8.43% 10.92% 10.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.55% 13.58% 14.07%
Number of salaries quoted 441 527 572
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 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
4871 4175 4306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 79.90% 80.40% 75.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3932 3554 3798
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -5 159 £41,000 +26.15% 27
Dorset -2 104 £32,500 - 21
Gloucestershire -8 92 £39,500 +5.33% 16
Somerset +10 69 £36,500 -14.11% 13
Wiltshire -22 56 £43,750 +21.52% 8
Devon -5 24 £34,500 +6.15% 7
Cornwall +4 5 £29,750 -0.83% 1
Avon - 1 £52,500 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 543 (44.77%) Java
2 501 (41.30%) C++
3 466 (38.42%) C#
4 450 (37.10%) Degree
5 351 (28.94%) Computer Science
6 346 (28.52%) SQL
7 319 (26.30%) Agile Software Development
8 316 (26.05%) C
9 290 (23.91%) JavaScript
10 276 (22.75%) HTML
11 260 (21.43%) .NET
12 241 (19.87%) Scrum
13 226 (18.63%) Linux
14 221 (18.22%) Windows
15 218 (17.97%) SQL Server
16 207 (17.07%) OO
17 197 (16.24%) Security Cleared
18 192 (15.83%) Spring
19 179 (14.76%) CSS
20 177 (14.59%) XML
21 164 (13.52%) UML
22 155 (12.78%) Oracle
23 152 (12.53%) UNIX
24 137 (11.29%) ASP.NET
25 135 (11.13%) Unit Testing
26 130 (10.72%) TDD
27 127 (10.47%) J2EE
28 126 (10.39%) Finance
29 125 (10.31%) Mathematics
30 122 (10.06%) Eclipse

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 84 (6.92%) WebLogic
2 49 (4.04%) WebSphere
3 44 (3.63%) Tomcat
4 39 (3.22%) Apache
5 31 (2.56%) CMS
6 28 (2.31%) Apache ServiceMix
7 20 (1.65%) Apache Solr
8 18 (1.48%) SharePoint
8 18 (1.48%) WordPress
9 16 (1.32%) IIS
10 8 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.49%) SAS
12 5 (0.41%) Node.js
13 4 (0.33%) Drupal
13 4 (0.33%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.33%) Immediacy CMS
14 3 (0.25%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
15 1 (0.082%) Adobe CQ
15 1 (0.082%) WinCC
Applications
1 44 (3.63%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.32%) Photoshop
3 15 (1.24%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.25%) Simulink
5 1 (0.082%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (1.57%) Magento
2 11 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (0.66%) Google Analytics
3 8 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.16%) Shopify
6 1 (0.082%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.32%) SaaS
2 10 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.082%) PaaS
5 1 (0.082%) Heroku
5 1 (0.082%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 54 (4.45%) HTTP
2 40 (3.30%) TCP/IP
3 33 (2.72%) Network Security
4 22 (1.81%) VoIP
5 19 (1.57%) Ethernet
6 18 (1.48%) Internet
7 14 (1.15%) Wireless
8 12 (0.99%) SSL
9 11 (0.91%) LTE
10 10 (0.82%) 4G
11 7 (0.58%) SAN
12 6 (0.49%) iSCSI
12 6 (0.49%) FTP
12 6 (0.49%) DHCP
12 6 (0.49%) PBX
12 6 (0.49%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (0.41%) WAN
14 4 (0.33%) Wireshark
15 3 (0.25%) IPsec
15 3 (0.25%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (17.97%) SQL Server
2 112 (9.23%) MySQL
3 76 (6.27%) Relational Database
4 66 (5.44%) RDBMS
5 40 (3.30%) Hadoop
6 39 (3.22%) Big Data
7 22 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (1.24%) DB2
8 15 (1.24%) MongoDB
8 15 (1.24%) NoSQL
9 12 (0.99%) Oracle Database
9 12 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.66%) Apache Accumulo
14 7 (0.58%) SQLite
15 5 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
16 4 (0.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 122 (10.06%) Eclipse
2 83 (6.84%) JUnit
3 70 (5.77%) Visual Studio
4 51 (4.20%) Subversion
4 51 (4.20%) Eclipse RCP
5 45 (3.71%) Selenium
6 41 (3.38%) Git (software)
7 39 (3.22%) Jenkins
8 37 (3.05%) Ant
9 30 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 28 (2.31%) JIRA
11 27 (2.23%) Maven
12 26 (2.14%) Rational DOORS
13 21 (1.73%) FitNesse
14 20 (1.65%) PHPUnit
15 13 (1.07%) Cucumber
15 13 (1.07%) Bugzilla
15 13 (1.07%) Artifactory
16 10 (0.82%) PVCS
17 9 (0.74%) PEAR
General
1 126 (10.39%) Finance
2 114 (9.40%) Telecoms
3 84 (6.92%) Aerospace
4 59 (4.86%) Electronics
4 59 (4.86%) Banking
5 49 (4.04%) French Language
6 35 (2.89%) Manufacturing
7 31 (2.56%) Military
8 30 (2.47%) Retail
9 28 (2.31%) Marketing
10 22 (1.81%) Games
11 17 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
12 15 (1.24%) Advertising
13 7 (0.58%) Avionics
13 7 (0.58%) Automotive
13 7 (0.58%) Law
14 6 (0.49%) Publishing
15 3 (0.25%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.16%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 624 (51.44%) Software Engineer
2 442 (36.44%) Developer
3 143 (11.79%) Java Developer
4 127 (10.47%) Software Developer
5 120 (9.89%) Senior Software Engineer
6 108 (8.90%) Java Software Engineer
7 105 (8.66%) Graduate
8 92 (7.58%) C++ Software Engineer
9 82 (6.76%) Junior
10 80 (6.60%) C# Developer
11 68 (5.61%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 64 (5.28%) Junior Software Engineer
13 63 (5.19%) .NET Developer
14 50 (4.12%) Senior Developer
15 45 (3.71%) Web Developer
16 38 (3.13%) PHP Developer
17 32 (2.64%) Programmer
18 31 (2.56%) C# Software Engineer
19 30 (2.47%) C++ Developer
20 29 (2.39%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (22.75%) HTML
2 260 (21.43%) .NET
3 192 (15.83%) Spring
4 179 (14.76%) CSS
5 177 (14.59%) XML
6 137 (11.29%) ASP.NET
7 127 (10.47%) J2EE
8 119 (9.81%) jQuery
9 97 (8.00%) Hibernate
10 85 (7.01%) Web Services
11 83 (6.84%) HTML5
12 67 (5.52%) GWT
13 61 (5.03%) Qt
14 47 (3.87%) .NET Framework
15 46 (3.79%) EJB
16 43 (3.54%) XSLT
17 41 (3.38%) Servlets
18 40 (3.30%) CSS3
19 39 (3.22%) Ajax
20 35 (2.89%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 351 (28.94%) Computer Science
2 125 (10.31%) Mathematics
3 94 (7.75%) Mobile App
4 59 (4.86%) Client/Server
5 57 (4.70%) N-Tier
6 48 (3.96%) Open Source
7 46 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
8 42 (3.46%) Digital Media
9 33 (2.72%) SWIFT
9 33 (2.72%) Inversion of Control
10 32 (2.64%) Embedded Systems
11 28 (2.31%) iPhone
12 24 (1.98%) Device Driver
13 23 (1.90%) Physics
14 21 (1.73%) CAN bus
15 13 (1.07%) GIS
15 13 (1.07%) Management Information System
16 11 (0.91%) PKI
17 10 (0.82%) Firmware
18 9 (0.74%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 226 (18.63%) Linux
2 221 (18.22%) Windows
3 152 (12.53%) UNIX
4 49 (4.04%) Android
5 26 (2.14%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.24%) HPUX
6 15 (1.24%) Solaris
7 10 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.66%) CentOS
8 8 (0.66%) Fedora
9 7 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (0.49%) VxWorks
10 6 (0.49%) Debian
10 6 (0.49%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
11 3 (0.25%) Windows Phone 7
11 3 (0.25%) Windows CE
11 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (26.30%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (19.87%) Scrum
3 207 (17.07%) OO
4 164 (13.52%) UML
5 135 (11.13%) Unit Testing
6 130 (10.72%) TDD
7 118 (9.73%) OOD
8 97 (8.00%) OOP
9 91 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
10 82 (6.76%) Web Development
11 81 (6.68%) MVC
12 73 (6.02%) E-Commerce
13 58 (4.78%) OOA/OOD
14 44 (3.63%) Software Testing
15 43 (3.54%) Waterfall
16 41 (3.38%) Multithreading
17 40 (3.30%) Pair Programming
18 39 (3.22%) Cyber Security
19 37 (3.05%) iOS Development
19 37 (3.05%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 543 (44.77%) Java
2 501 (41.30%) C++
3 466 (38.42%) C#
4 346 (28.52%) SQL
5 316 (26.05%) C
6 290 (23.91%) JavaScript
7 116 (9.56%) Python
8 76 (6.27%) PHP
9 70 (5.77%) Ruby
10 54 (4.45%) Shell Script
11 47 (3.87%) Perl
12 44 (3.63%) VB.NET
13 38 (3.13%) VB
14 33 (2.72%) Embedded C
15 28 (2.31%) VC++
16 27 (2.23%) PHP5
17 26 (2.14%) T-SQL
18 23 (1.90%) Assembly Language
19 19 (1.57%) MATLAB
20 17 (1.40%) Ada
Qualifications
1 450 (37.10%) Degree
2 197 (16.24%) Security Cleared
3 74 (6.10%) DV Cleared
4 72 (5.94%) SC Cleared
5 53 (4.37%) PhD
6 39 (3.22%) HND
7 22 (1.81%) ISEB
8 13 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.66%) MCTS
9 8 (0.66%) MCPD
9 8 (0.66%) BC Cleared
9 8 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.49%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.25%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.25%) HNC
12 1 (0.082%) APMP
12 1 (0.082%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (8.16%) QA
2 22 (1.81%) DO-178B
3 17 (1.40%) IEC 61508
4 13 (1.07%) TickIT
5 8 (0.66%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.74%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.49%) vSphere
3 6 (0.49%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.49%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.082%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (0.49%) NetBackup
2 5 (0.41%) Puppet
3 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.082%) logstash
4 1 (0.082%) Kibana
4 1 (0.082%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.082%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.082%) YUM
Vendors
1 155 (12.78%) Oracle
2 100 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 71 (5.85%) JBoss
4 55 (4.53%) hybris
5 43 (3.54%) Google
6 41 (3.38%) VMware
7 33 (2.72%) IBM
8 28 (2.31%) BT
9 22 (1.81%) Twitter
10 19 (1.57%) Red Hat
11 15 (1.24%) Citrix
12 14 (1.15%) Zend
13 10 (0.82%) Adobe
14 9 (0.74%) Facebook
15 8 (0.66%) HP
15 8 (0.66%) Embarcadero
15 8 (0.66%) Borland
16 6 (0.49%) NetApp
16 6 (0.49%) Veritas
16 6 (0.49%) Cisco
Bath, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum - Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
UCAS
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Weymouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £47000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
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Salary: Up to 50k
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
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Salary: £30-40,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent career progression
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Corsham, Wiltshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire
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Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: 30,000 - 32,000
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
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