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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 20 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 631 547 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.74% 8.90% 10.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.76% 10.76% 13.31%
Number of salaries quoted 529 479 521
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,950 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £51,000 £47,500
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
4945 5083 4251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 84.16% 82.70% 81.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4176 4141 3657
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 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 31 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 +11 355 £45,000 +5.88% 38
Gloucestershire -2 96 £40,000 - 23
Wiltshire -7 53 £37,000 -15.42% 4
Dorset -16 46 £35,500 +9.23% 12
Somerset -11 42 £34,000 -4.22% 22
Devon -3 27 £35,000 +1.44% 15
Cornwall -9 4 £29,250 -3.30% 1
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 611 (50.83%) Java
2 519 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
3 448 (37.27%) C++
4 394 (32.78%) C#
5 374 (31.11%) Degree
6 334 (27.79%) JavaScript
7 316 (26.29%) Linux
8 307 (25.54%) HTML
9 288 (23.96%) C
10 277 (23.04%) SQL
11 268 (22.30%) CSS
12 267 (22.21%) .NET
13 244 (20.30%) Python
14 239 (19.88%) OO
15 221 (18.39%) Scrum
16 205 (17.05%) Computer Science
17 201 (16.72%) Oracle
17 201 (16.72%) SQL Server
18 185 (15.39%) Web Services
18 185 (15.39%) TDD
19 184 (15.31%) Windows
20 176 (14.64%) Git (software)
21 167 (13.89%) SDLC
21 167 (13.89%) Spring
22 152 (12.65%) MySQL
23 144 (11.98%) MVC
24 140 (11.65%) Finance
25 135 (11.23%) jQuery
26 131 (10.90%) J2EE
27 130 (10.82%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 77 (6.41%) Node.js
2 53 (4.41%) JBoss
3 52 (4.33%) OpenStack
4 44 (3.66%) WebLogic
5 39 (3.24%) Tomcat
5 39 (3.24%) WebSphere
5 39 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
6 27 (2.25%) Apache
7 20 (1.66%) Apache ServiceMix
8 16 (1.33%) nginx
9 14 (1.16%) IIS
9 14 (1.16%) SharePoint
10 10 (0.83%) MQSeries
10 10 (0.83%) ArcGIS
11 9 (0.75%) Umbraco
12 7 (0.58%) Confluence
13 6 (0.50%) CMS
14 5 (0.42%) ColdFusion
14 5 (0.42%) Mule
14 5 (0.42%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 44 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.42%) Simulink
5 3 (0.25%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.083%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 72 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (5.32%) SaaS
3 44 (3.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 43 (3.58%) Google App Engine
5 38 (3.16%) PaaS
6 31 (2.58%) IaaS
7 20 (1.66%) HP Helion
8 19 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.50%) GitHub
12 5 (0.42%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.083%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.083%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 81 (6.74%) TCP/IP
2 44 (3.66%) HTTP
3 28 (2.33%) Internet
4 14 (1.16%) Ethernet
5 8 (0.67%) SSL
5 8 (0.67%) DLNA
6 5 (0.42%) Firewall
6 5 (0.42%) IPv4
6 5 (0.42%) CTI
6 5 (0.42%) DNS
7 4 (0.33%) Wireless
8 3 (0.25%) LTE
8 3 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.25%) Intranet
8 3 (0.25%) VoIP
8 3 (0.25%) DHCP
9 2 (0.17%) Broadband
9 2 (0.17%) SAN
9 2 (0.17%) NAS
10 1 (0.083%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (16.72%) SQL Server
2 152 (12.65%) MySQL
3 77 (6.41%) MongoDB
4 60 (4.99%) Relational Database
5 54 (4.49%) RDBMS
6 51 (4.24%) Big Data
7 38 (3.16%) NoSQL
8 27 (2.25%) Hadoop
9 25 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (0.75%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.50%) Apache Hive
12 6 (0.50%) SQLite
12 6 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (0.33%) Apache Accumulo
14 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 176 (14.64%) Git (software)
2 110 (9.15%) Maven
3 96 (7.99%) Eclipse
4 88 (7.32%) Jenkins
5 83 (6.91%) JUnit
6 82 (6.82%) Ant
7 64 (5.32%) Artifactory
8 63 (5.24%) Subversion
9 56 (4.66%) Hudson
10 54 (4.49%) Gradle
11 39 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
12 32 (2.66%) Visual Studio
13 31 (2.58%) Selenium
14 30 (2.50%) Eclipse RCP
15 19 (1.58%) ClearCase
16 18 (1.50%) JIRA
17 16 (1.33%) Rational DOORS
18 15 (1.25%) Bugzilla
19 12 (1.00%) PHPUnit
19 12 (1.00%) Cucumber
General
1 140 (11.65%) Finance
2 123 (10.23%) Telecoms
3 89 (7.40%) Electronics
4 65 (5.41%) Aerospace
5 59 (4.91%) Games
6 49 (4.08%) Retail
7 41 (3.41%) Military
7 41 (3.41%) Marketing
8 40 (3.33%) Manufacturing
9 38 (3.16%) Banking
10 26 (2.16%) Advertising
11 19 (1.58%) Automotive
12 14 (1.16%) French Language
13 13 (1.08%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.50%) Law
14 6 (0.50%) Avionics
15 4 (0.33%) Publishing
16 3 (0.25%) Back Office
17 2 (0.17%) Legal
17 2 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 696 (57.90%) Software Engineer
2 443 (36.86%) Developer
3 158 (13.14%) Software Developer
4 133 (11.06%) Senior Software Engineer
5 88 (7.32%) Java Developer
6 82 (6.82%) Graduate
7 65 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 62 (5.16%) C++ Software Engineer
9 61 (5.07%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 58 (4.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 55 (4.58%) Principal Engineer
12 53 (4.41%) Principal Software Engineer
13 48 (3.99%) Junior
14 45 (3.74%) .NET Developer
15 43 (3.58%) Java Software Engineer
16 40 (3.33%) C++ Developer
16 40 (3.33%) Web Developer
16 40 (3.33%) Programmer
17 38 (3.16%) PHP Developer
18 33 (2.75%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (25.54%) HTML
2 268 (22.30%) CSS
3 267 (22.21%) .NET
4 185 (15.39%) Web Services
5 167 (13.89%) Spring
6 135 (11.23%) jQuery
7 131 (10.90%) J2EE
8 116 (9.65%) XML
9 115 (9.57%) HTML5
10 112 (9.32%) ASP.NET
11 85 (7.07%) Hibernate
12 75 (6.24%) REST
13 67 (5.57%) AngularJS
14 61 (5.07%) CSS3
15 60 (4.99%) RESTful
16 59 (4.91%) Apache Camel
17 58 (4.83%) ASP.NET MVC
18 56 (4.66%) Middleware
19 52 (4.33%) Java EE
20 50 (4.16%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 205 (17.05%) Computer Science
2 123 (10.23%) Mathematics
3 66 (5.49%) Algorithms
4 65 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 60 (4.99%) Digital Media
6 55 (4.58%) Xbox
7 46 (3.83%) User Experience
8 44 (3.66%) Physics
9 31 (2.58%) Visualisation
10 30 (2.50%) Client/Server
11 28 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
12 25 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
12 25 (2.08%) DTV
13 23 (1.91%) N-Tier
13 23 (1.91%) Mobile App
14 21 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
14 21 (1.75%) Data Structures
15 20 (1.66%) SWIFT
15 20 (1.66%) PKI
16 19 (1.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 316 (26.29%) Linux
2 184 (15.31%) Windows
3 92 (7.65%) UNIX
4 77 (6.41%) Android
5 59 (4.91%) Apple iOS
6 25 (2.08%) Windows Phone
7 24 (2.00%) Windows 8
8 9 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.25%) CentOS
10 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.25%) Windows CE
10 3 (0.25%) Debian
10 3 (0.25%) Fedora
10 3 (0.25%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (19.88%) OO
3 221 (18.39%) Scrum
4 185 (15.39%) TDD
5 167 (13.89%) SDLC
6 144 (11.98%) MVC
7 130 (10.82%) Continuous Integration
8 113 (9.40%) UML
9 106 (8.82%) Unit Testing
10 105 (8.74%) Open Source
11 93 (7.74%) OOP
12 85 (7.07%) OOD
13 79 (6.57%) Mentoring
14 54 (4.49%) Configuration Management
14 54 (4.49%) Multithreading
15 53 (4.41%) Software Testing
16 52 (4.33%) OOA/OOD
16 52 (4.33%) Continuous Delivery
17 51 (4.24%) Product Management
18 50 (4.16%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 611 (50.83%) Java
2 448 (37.27%) C++
3 394 (32.78%) C#
4 334 (27.79%) JavaScript
5 288 (23.96%) C
6 277 (23.04%) SQL
7 244 (20.30%) Python
8 91 (7.57%) Scala
9 90 (7.49%) Clojure
10 84 (6.99%) Ruby
10 84 (6.99%) PHP
11 62 (5.16%) Perl
12 38 (3.16%) Embedded C
13 36 (3.00%) T-SQL
14 30 (2.50%) VB.NET
15 29 (2.41%) Objective-C
16 27 (2.25%) Embedded C++
17 21 (1.75%) Bash Shell
18 20 (1.66%) XAML
19 17 (1.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 374 (31.11%) Degree
2 130 (10.82%) Security Cleared
3 78 (6.49%) SC Cleared
4 45 (3.74%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.75%) PhD
7 4 (0.33%) PMP
7 4 (0.33%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.25%) ISEB
9 1 (0.083%) MCAD
9 1 (0.083%) MCSD
9 1 (0.083%) HND
9 1 (0.083%) MCTS
9 1 (0.083%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.083%) MCPD
9 1 (0.083%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.083%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.083%) APMP
9 1 (0.083%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (6.16%) QA
2 21 (1.75%) DO-178B
3 8 (0.67%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.33%) SLA
5 1 (0.083%) TickIT
5 1 (0.083%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.083%) ARP4754
System Software
1 95 (7.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (5.07%) Docker
3 47 (3.91%) Xen
4 43 (3.58%) LXC
5 34 (2.83%) Firmware
6 29 (2.41%) KVM
7 20 (1.66%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.17%) Snort
11 1 (0.083%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 24 (2.00%) Puppet
2 18 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.00%) Graphite
4 9 (0.75%) Ansible
5 7 (0.58%) Kibana
6 3 (0.25%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.083%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 201 (16.72%) Oracle
2 120 (9.98%) Microsoft
3 114 (9.48%) VMware
4 101 (8.40%) Google
5 30 (2.50%) SAP
6 26 (2.16%) Rackspace
7 24 (2.00%) Facebook
8 22 (1.83%) ForgeRock
9 20 (1.66%) HP
9 20 (1.66%) IBM
10 19 (1.58%) Xamarin
11 18 (1.50%) Sybase
12 16 (1.33%) TIBCO
13 15 (1.25%) hybris
14 13 (1.08%) ESRI
15 12 (1.00%) BEA
16 9 (0.75%) Adobe
16 9 (0.75%) Zend
17 8 (0.67%) Cisco
18 7 (0.58%) Panasonic
Bristol, Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Recruitment Partnership
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
BAE Systems
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
BAE Systems
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Eames Consulting
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Generous benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,363 per annum Competitive pension and benefits pac
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago