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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 21 17 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 564 682 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.95% 11.41% 8.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.36% 13.05% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 461 585 456
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,250 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.62% +3.75%
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
4965 5225 5180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.63% 87.42% 84.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4157 4397 4261
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Gloucestershire +6 208 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Bristol -18 138 £47,500 +5.55% 21
Somerset +6 92 £42,500 +13.33% 10
Dorset +8 51 £40,000 +3.22% 11
Wiltshire -4 34 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Devon +11 33 £35,000 +1.44% 7
Cornwall -21 1 £32,500 +8.33% 5
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 570 (53.77%) Java
2 503 (47.45%) Agile Software Development
3 398 (37.55%) C#
4 345 (32.55%) JavaScript
5 329 (31.04%) C++
6 310 (29.25%) HTML
7 279 (26.32%) Python
8 277 (26.13%) Linux
9 275 (25.94%) Security Cleared
10 274 (25.85%) Degree
11 256 (24.15%) SQL
12 231 (21.79%) C
13 230 (21.70%) .NET
14 216 (20.38%) CSS
15 210 (19.81%) OO
16 202 (19.06%) Scrum
17 179 (16.89%) Cybersecurity
18 161 (15.19%) Spring
19 159 (15.00%) AngularJS
20 157 (14.81%) DV Cleared
21 154 (14.53%) HTML5
22 144 (13.58%) Windows
23 136 (12.83%) Big Data
24 135 (12.74%) NoSQL
24 135 (12.74%) Oracle
25 128 (12.08%) SQL Server
26 127 (11.98%) Computer Science
27 126 (11.89%) Hibernate
28 124 (11.70%) Hadoop
29 123 (11.60%) Telecoms

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 65 (6.13%) JBoss
2 47 (4.43%) Apache Pig
3 42 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
4 41 (3.87%) Apache Spark
4 41 (3.87%) WebLogic
5 36 (3.40%) Tomcat
6 35 (3.30%) Mule
7 33 (3.11%) Mule ESB
8 25 (2.36%) WebSphere
9 24 (2.26%) Apache
10 23 (2.17%) Confluence
11 20 (1.89%) IIS
12 16 (1.51%) Apache Solr
13 12 (1.13%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.75%) CMS
15 7 (0.66%) Commerce Server
15 7 (0.66%) SharePoint
16 6 (0.57%) Drupal
17 5 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
17 5 (0.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 36 (3.40%) MS Excel
2 27 (2.55%) MS Office
3 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.19%) GNU Octave
3 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (3.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.13%) Magento
3 8 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.094%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 79 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
3 48 (4.53%) SaaS
4 36 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (1.23%) IaaS
5 13 (1.23%) PaaS
6 11 (1.04%) Amazon S3
6 11 (1.04%) GitHub
7 7 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 5 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.38%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.28%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.28%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 79 (7.45%) TCP/IP
2 44 (4.15%) Internet
3 33 (3.11%) Firewall
4 27 (2.55%) Wireless
5 26 (2.45%) RS-485
6 21 (1.98%) HTTP
6 21 (1.98%) SSL
7 15 (1.42%) Ethernet
7 15 (1.42%) RS-232
7 15 (1.42%) VPN
8 14 (1.32%) HTTPS
8 14 (1.32%) NFC
9 11 (1.04%) Network Security
10 10 (0.94%) ICMP
10 10 (0.94%) Modbus
11 7 (0.66%) Software-Defined Networking
12 6 (0.57%) Kerberos
13 5 (0.47%) DVB
13 5 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (0.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (12.83%) Big Data
2 135 (12.74%) NoSQL
3 128 (12.08%) SQL Server
4 124 (11.70%) Hadoop
5 119 (11.23%) MongoDB
6 102 (9.62%) MySQL
7 51 (4.81%) Relational Database
8 49 (4.62%) Apache Hive
9 26 (2.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 23 (2.17%) RDBMS
11 20 (1.89%) DB2
11 20 (1.89%) OrientDB
12 14 (1.32%) Data Mining
13 13 (1.23%) Neo4j
14 12 (1.13%) Apache Accumulo
15 11 (1.04%) Couchbase
16 9 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (0.85%) HBase
16 9 (0.85%) Oracle Database
17 8 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 98 (9.25%) JIRA
2 94 (8.87%) Git (software)
3 84 (7.92%) JUnit
4 53 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 47 (4.43%) Jenkins
6 46 (4.34%) Visual Studio
7 44 (4.15%) Selenium
8 36 (3.40%) Cucumber
9 33 (3.11%) IntelliJ
10 31 (2.92%) Eclipse
11 30 (2.83%) Maven
12 26 (2.45%) Subversion
13 16 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 15 (1.42%) NUnit
15 14 (1.32%) PHPUnit
16 12 (1.13%) TeamCity
17 11 (1.04%) Bitbucket
17 11 (1.04%) Mockito
18 9 (0.85%) Ant
19 7 (0.66%) SpecFlow
General
1 123 (11.60%) Telecoms
2 78 (7.36%) Finance
3 62 (5.85%) Electronics
4 57 (5.38%) Manufacturing
5 56 (5.28%) Retail
6 54 (5.09%) Games
7 53 (5.00%) Marketing
8 25 (2.36%) Aerospace
9 18 (1.70%) Advertising
10 14 (1.32%) Publishing
11 10 (0.94%) Automotive
11 10 (0.94%) Banking
12 9 (0.85%) Military
13 5 (0.47%) French Language
14 3 (0.28%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
14 3 (0.28%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.19%) Back Office
15 2 (0.19%) Local Government
16 1 (0.094%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 490 (46.23%) Software Engineer
2 334 (31.51%) Developer
3 149 (14.06%) Java Developer
4 135 (12.74%) Java Engineer
5 121 (11.42%) Java Software Engineer
6 109 (10.28%) Senior Software Engineer
7 87 (8.21%) Software Developer
8 78 (7.36%) Senior Developer
9 69 (6.51%) Test Engineer
10 68 (6.42%) C++ Software Engineer
11 59 (5.57%) C# Software Engineer
12 55 (5.19%) Embedded Engineer
13 54 (5.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 53 (5.00%) C# Developer
15 52 (4.91%) Senior Java Developer
16 50 (4.72%) Graduate
17 49 (4.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 46 (4.34%) Lead Developer
18 46 (4.34%) Software Test Engineer
19 43 (4.06%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (29.25%) HTML
2 230 (21.70%) .NET
3 216 (20.38%) CSS
4 161 (15.19%) Spring
5 159 (15.00%) AngularJS
6 154 (14.53%) HTML5
7 126 (11.89%) Hibernate
8 122 (11.51%) jQuery
9 115 (10.85%) XML
10 102 (9.62%) Java EE
11 100 (9.43%) REST
11 100 (9.43%) Web Services
12 96 (9.06%) ASP.NET
13 92 (8.68%) Node.js
14 87 (8.21%) J2EE
15 73 (6.89%) .NET Framework
16 59 (5.57%) CSS3
17 49 (4.62%) EJB
18 48 (4.53%) React
19 47 (4.43%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 127 (11.98%) Computer Science
2 59 (5.57%) Mathematics
3 57 (5.38%) Visualisation
4 51 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (4.43%) Embedded Systems
6 42 (3.96%) Digital Media
7 41 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
8 25 (2.36%) User Experience
9 22 (2.08%) Algorithms
10 20 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
11 18 (1.70%) PKI
12 17 (1.60%) Device Driver
12 17 (1.60%) Internet of Things
13 16 (1.51%) Physics
14 14 (1.32%) Cybercrime
14 14 (1.32%) Driving Licence
15 13 (1.23%) CMDB
15 13 (1.23%) Data Centre
16 12 (1.13%) Mobile App
17 11 (1.04%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 277 (26.13%) Linux
2 144 (13.58%) Windows
3 99 (9.34%) Unix
4 73 (6.89%) Android
5 43 (4.06%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.51%) Mac OS X
7 11 (1.04%) Windows Phone
8 9 (0.85%) AIX
9 8 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
9 8 (0.75%) Windows Server
9 8 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.47%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.38%) CentOS
12 3 (0.28%) Fedora
13 2 (0.19%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.094%) LynxOS
14 1 (0.094%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.094%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.094%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 503 (47.45%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (19.81%) OO
3 202 (19.06%) Scrum
4 179 (16.89%) Cybersecurity
5 122 (11.51%) SDLC
6 119 (11.23%) Mentoring
7 112 (10.57%) MVC
8 109 (10.28%) UML
9 98 (9.25%) Open Source
9 98 (9.25%) TDD
10 90 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
11 83 (7.83%) Automated Testing
12 73 (6.89%) Web Development
13 70 (6.60%) Reverse Engineering
14 66 (6.23%) Coaching
14 66 (6.23%) OOP
15 62 (5.85%) BDD
15 62 (5.85%) DevOps
15 62 (5.85%) ITIL
16 60 (5.66%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 570 (53.77%) Java
2 398 (37.55%) C#
3 345 (32.55%) JavaScript
4 329 (31.04%) C++
5 279 (26.32%) Python
6 256 (24.15%) SQL
7 231 (21.79%) C
8 84 (7.92%) Ruby
9 80 (7.55%) Perl
10 71 (6.70%) PHP
11 49 (4.62%) Objective-C
12 46 (4.34%) Scala
13 30 (2.83%) Embedded C
14 27 (2.55%) VB
15 25 (2.36%) T-SQL
16 23 (2.17%) Bash Shell
17 21 (1.98%) Embedded C++
18 18 (1.70%) PL/SQL
19 14 (1.32%) PowerShell
19 14 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 275 (25.94%) Security Cleared
2 274 (25.85%) Degree
3 157 (14.81%) DV Cleared
4 83 (7.83%) SC Cleared
5 41 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 40 (3.77%) SANS
7 39 (3.68%) CISSP
8 36 (3.40%) MCSE
9 35 (3.30%) CCNA
9 35 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
10 34 (3.21%) GIAC
10 34 (3.21%) Linux+ Certification
10 34 (3.21%) Network+ Certification
10 34 (3.21%) SSCP
11 25 (2.36%) CompTIA Security+
11 25 (2.36%) Security+ Certification
12 15 (1.42%) ISEB
13 13 (1.23%) PMI Certification
13 13 (1.23%) PMP
14 12 (1.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.64%) QA
2 18 (1.70%) SLA
3 13 (1.23%) ISO 9001
4 11 (1.04%) ISO 14001
5 8 (0.75%) MISRA
6 6 (0.57%) DO-178B
6 6 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.47%) MISRA C
8 4 (0.38%) IEC 61508
9 3 (0.28%) ISO15022
9 3 (0.28%) ISO20022
9 3 (0.28%) SDET
10 1 (0.094%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.094%) GPG13
10 1 (0.094%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.094%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (1.98%) Docker
3 20 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.57%) Firmware
6 5 (0.47%) Snort
7 4 (0.38%) NFS
7 4 (0.38%) vSphere
8 3 (0.28%) Active Directory
9 2 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 14 (1.32%) Puppet
2 13 (1.23%) SCVMM
3 10 (0.94%) Ansible
4 9 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.66%) Oozie
6 5 (0.47%) Salt
7 4 (0.38%) Graylog
7 4 (0.38%) Kibana
7 4 (0.38%) logstash
7 4 (0.38%) RSA enVision
8 3 (0.28%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.094%) FTK
10 1 (0.094%) Nagios
10 1 (0.094%) Nessus
10 1 (0.094%) WSUS
Vendors
1 135 (12.74%) Oracle
2 88 (8.30%) Microsoft
3 36 (3.40%) SAP
4 31 (2.92%) VMware
5 27 (2.55%) Apple
6 26 (2.45%) Cisco
7 24 (2.26%) IBM
8 16 (1.51%) EMC
9 15 (1.42%) HP
9 15 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (1.23%) BMC
10 13 (1.23%) CheckPoint
10 13 (1.23%) Citrix
10 13 (1.23%) Juniper
10 13 (1.23%) NetApp
11 11 (1.04%) Atlassian
11 11 (1.04%) Google
12 9 (0.85%) ATG
12 9 (0.85%) hybris
13 7 (0.66%) Venda
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Devon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cornwall
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + company benefits and pension scheme
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wells, Somerset
Datamine Software Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum strictly depending on experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + £7K-£10K Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorchester, Dorset
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Torquay, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cornwall
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £48000 per annum + pension + government benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Fuse
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago