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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 20 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 529 684 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.06% 11.54% 10.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.96% 13.96% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 440 639 500
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £46,000
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
4828 4899 4204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.64% 82.63% 80.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4024 4079 3695
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +2 248 £42,500 +13.33% 35
Gloucestershire -17 80 £40,000 - 9
Somerset -1 61 £34,000 +4.61% 22
Devon -2 42 £36,000 +4.34% 7
Dorset -24 41 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Wiltshire -19 39 £40,000 +4.57% 9
Cornwall -12 1 - -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 449 (40.23%) Java
2 446 (39.96%) Agile Software Development
3 444 (39.78%) C#
4 424 (37.99%) C++
5 370 (33.15%) Degree
6 349 (31.27%) JavaScript
7 338 (30.29%) HTML
8 329 (29.48%) .NET
9 312 (27.96%) SQL
10 295 (26.43%) CSS
11 254 (22.76%) Linux
12 245 (21.95%) SQL Server
13 241 (21.59%) C
14 228 (20.43%) Scrum
15 223 (19.98%) OO
16 205 (18.37%) Computer Science
17 180 (16.13%) MVC
18 179 (16.04%) SDLC
19 176 (15.77%) ASP.NET
20 174 (15.59%) jQuery
21 172 (15.41%) Python
22 163 (14.61%) Spring
23 156 (13.98%) Windows
24 151 (13.53%) MySQL
25 149 (13.35%) TDD
26 139 (12.46%) Mathematics
27 136 (12.19%) Oracle
28 127 (11.38%) Security Cleared
29 126 (11.29%) Web Services
30 122 (10.93%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 51 (4.57%) JBoss
2 49 (4.39%) Node.js
3 41 (3.67%) Apache
3 41 (3.67%) Tomcat
4 40 (3.58%) WebSphere
5 32 (2.87%) OpenStack
6 29 (2.60%) WebLogic
7 24 (2.15%) IIS
8 23 (2.06%) SharePoint
8 23 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (1.16%) Apache ServiceMix
9 13 (1.16%) nginx
10 10 (0.90%) Umbraco
10 10 (0.90%) CMS
11 8 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (0.63%) ArcGIS
13 5 (0.45%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.45%) Confluence
14 3 (0.27%) Sitefinity
14 3 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 47 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.08%) Photoshop
2 12 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.45%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.27%) Simulink
6 2 (0.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.090%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (2.24%) SaaS
3 20 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (1.70%) Google App Engine
5 13 (1.16%) PaaS
6 12 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.72%) HP Helion
9 7 (0.63%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.36%) GitHub
11 4 (0.36%) IaaS
12 1 (0.090%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.090%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 42 (3.76%) TCP/IP
2 34 (3.05%) HTTP
3 13 (1.16%) Internet
4 10 (0.90%) Ethernet
5 7 (0.63%) Wireless
6 5 (0.45%) DLNA
6 5 (0.45%) CTI
7 4 (0.36%) DNS
7 4 (0.36%) Firewall
8 3 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.27%) Broadband
9 2 (0.18%) LAN
9 2 (0.18%) SMTP
9 2 (0.18%) DHCP
9 2 (0.18%) IPv4
9 2 (0.18%) SAN
9 2 (0.18%) LDAP
9 2 (0.18%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.18%) SNMP
9 2 (0.18%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 151 (13.53%) MySQL
3 49 (4.39%) MongoDB
4 39 (3.49%) Relational Database
5 37 (3.32%) RDBMS
6 28 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (2.15%) Big Data
8 16 (1.43%) Hadoop
9 15 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (1.25%) NoSQL
11 13 (1.16%) Oracle Database
12 11 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.45%) SQLite
15 4 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (0.36%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 121 (10.84%) Git (software)
2 80 (7.17%) Eclipse
3 69 (6.18%) Subversion
4 65 (5.82%) JUnit
5 54 (4.84%) Maven
6 42 (3.76%) Jenkins
7 41 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 38 (3.41%) Ant
9 34 (3.05%) Selenium
10 32 (2.87%) Visual Studio
11 29 (2.60%) Artifactory
12 27 (2.42%) Eclipse RCP
12 27 (2.42%) Hudson
13 22 (1.97%) Bugzilla
13 22 (1.97%) Rational DOORS
14 21 (1.88%) Gradle
15 17 (1.52%) PHPUnit
16 16 (1.43%) PEAR
16 16 (1.43%) JIRA
16 16 (1.43%) Trac
General
1 122 (10.93%) Finance
2 82 (7.35%) Electronics
3 53 (4.75%) Aerospace
4 52 (4.66%) Telecoms
5 37 (3.32%) Banking
6 34 (3.05%) Advertising
7 33 (2.96%) Marketing
8 32 (2.87%) Retail
9 31 (2.78%) Games
9 31 (2.78%) Manufacturing
10 27 (2.42%) Military
11 22 (1.97%) French Language
12 16 (1.43%) Financial Institution
12 16 (1.43%) Automotive
13 10 (0.90%) Avionics
14 3 (0.27%) Billing
14 3 (0.27%) Publishing
14 3 (0.27%) Legal
15 1 (0.090%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.090%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 611 (54.75%) Software Engineer
2 408 (36.56%) Developer
3 152 (13.62%) Software Developer
4 107 (9.59%) Senior Software Engineer
5 80 (7.17%) C++ Software Engineer
6 79 (7.08%) Graduate
7 64 (5.73%) .NET Developer
7 64 (5.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 58 (5.20%) Java Developer
9 56 (5.02%) Senior Developer
10 53 (4.75%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 45 (4.03%) Junior
11 45 (4.03%) Web Developer
11 45 (4.03%) C# Software Engineer
12 40 (3.58%) Java Software Engineer
13 39 (3.49%) C++ Developer
13 39 (3.49%) PHP Developer
14 37 (3.32%) C# Developer
15 36 (3.23%) Programmer
16 35 (3.14%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (30.29%) HTML
2 329 (29.48%) .NET
3 295 (26.43%) CSS
4 176 (15.77%) ASP.NET
5 174 (15.59%) jQuery
6 163 (14.61%) Spring
7 126 (11.29%) Web Services
8 114 (10.22%) XML
9 109 (9.77%) HTML5
10 106 (9.50%) AngularJS
11 103 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 89 (7.97%) J2EE
13 78 (6.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 67 (6.00%) Hibernate
15 58 (5.20%) Apache Camel
16 54 (4.84%) Ajax
17 50 (4.48%) Middleware
17 50 (4.48%) CSS3
18 48 (4.30%) WCF
19 46 (4.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 205 (18.37%) Computer Science
2 139 (12.46%) Mathematics
3 61 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (4.57%) Physics
5 45 (4.03%) Algorithms
6 36 (3.23%) Xbox
7 33 (2.96%) User Experience
8 31 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (2.69%) Client/Server
10 29 (2.60%) Embedded Systems
11 18 (1.61%) Visualisation
12 16 (1.43%) N-Tier
12 16 (1.43%) MPEG
13 15 (1.34%) Mobile App
14 14 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
14 14 (1.25%) GIS
14 14 (1.25%) PKI
14 14 (1.25%) Data Structures
15 13 (1.16%) DTV
15 13 (1.16%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 254 (22.76%) Linux
2 156 (13.98%) Windows
3 67 (6.00%) UNIX
4 56 (5.02%) Android
5 44 (3.94%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.08%) CentOS
7 10 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
8 8 (0.72%) Windows Phone
8 8 (0.72%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.54%) Debian
10 4 (0.36%) Fedora
10 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.27%) Solaris
12 2 (0.18%) AIX
12 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.18%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (39.96%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (20.43%) Scrum
3 223 (19.98%) OO
4 180 (16.13%) MVC
5 179 (16.04%) SDLC
6 149 (13.35%) TDD
7 112 (10.04%) OOD
8 111 (9.95%) OOP
9 108 (9.68%) UML
10 100 (8.96%) Open Source
11 92 (8.24%) Unit Testing
12 66 (5.91%) Web Development
12 66 (5.91%) Mentoring
13 65 (5.82%) Continuous Integration
14 54 (4.84%) Multithreading
15 49 (4.39%) Software Testing
16 47 (4.21%) Software Architecture
17 42 (3.76%) Web Application Development
18 39 (3.49%) Signal Processing
19 38 (3.41%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 449 (40.23%) Java
2 444 (39.78%) C#
3 424 (37.99%) C++
4 349 (31.27%) JavaScript
5 312 (27.96%) SQL
6 241 (21.59%) C
7 172 (15.41%) Python
8 78 (6.99%) PHP
9 75 (6.72%) T-SQL
10 57 (5.11%) Ruby
11 50 (4.48%) Perl
12 45 (4.03%) Embedded C
13 42 (3.76%) VB.NET
14 40 (3.58%) Scala
15 38 (3.41%) Clojure
16 29 (2.60%) Embedded C++
17 23 (2.06%) Objective-C
18 17 (1.52%) Bash Shell
19 14 (1.25%) PHP5
20 11 (0.99%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 370 (33.15%) Degree
2 127 (11.38%) Security Cleared
3 92 (8.24%) SC Cleared
4 52 (4.66%) DV Cleared
5 15 (1.34%) PhD
6 14 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (0.99%) ISEB
8 5 (0.45%) PMP
8 5 (0.45%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.45%) HND
9 4 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.090%) GCIA
10 1 (0.090%) GCIH
10 1 (0.090%) MCTS
10 1 (0.090%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.090%) MCPD
10 1 (0.090%) CISSP
10 1 (0.090%) MCAD
10 1 (0.090%) MCSD
10 1 (0.090%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.18%) QA
2 24 (2.15%) DO-178B
3 6 (0.54%) SLA
4 5 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.18%) JTAG
5 2 (0.18%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.090%) DO-254
6 1 (0.090%) ARP4754
System Software
1 50 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (3.05%) Firmware
3 28 (2.51%) Docker
4 22 (1.97%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.61%) Xen
5 18 (1.61%) LXC
6 11 (0.99%) KVM
7 3 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.18%) qmail
8 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.18%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.090%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 13 (1.16%) Puppet
2 8 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.45%) Graphite
4 3 (0.27%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.18%) Nagios
5 2 (0.18%) Zenoss
5 2 (0.18%) yum
5 2 (0.18%) Kibana
6 1 (0.090%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.090%) Ansible
Vendors
1 136 (12.19%) Oracle
2 118 (10.57%) Microsoft
3 65 (5.82%) Google
4 55 (4.93%) VMware
5 30 (2.69%) IBM
6 23 (2.06%) ForgeRock
7 22 (1.97%) hybris
8 21 (1.88%) Facebook
9 13 (1.16%) SAP
10 12 (1.08%) Zend
11 11 (0.99%) TIBCO
11 11 (0.99%) ESRI
12 10 (0.90%) Red Hat
12 10 (0.90%) Rackspace
13 9 (0.81%) HP
13 9 (0.81%) Toshiba
13 9 (0.81%) Panasonic
13 9 (0.81%) Hyland
14 8 (0.72%) Sybase
15 7 (0.63%) Cisco
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + pension, healthcare, Training
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 9 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £52500 - £60500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Automotive Robots
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits + bonus + pensi
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
QinetiQ
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: Excellent Salary - Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: Excellent Salary - Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday