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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 19 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 648 573 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.22% 9.70% 9.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.35% 11.78% 12.49%
Number of salaries quoted 563 512 497
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,050 £45,000 £48,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
5245 4864 4405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.70% 82.32% 77.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4336 4102 3876
Average salary £40,000 £39,250 £38,800
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,234 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +5 207 £37,500 +7.14% 27
Gloucestershire -2 131 £40,000 +6.66% 19
Dorset -6 116 £35,000 -6.66% 14
Somerset +20 75 £35,000 -6.66% 8
Wiltshire +7 51 £37,500 +27.11% 12
Devon -8 43 £34,500 -8.00% 5
Cornwall - 7 £32,500 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 520 (44.26%) C++
2 508 (43.23%) C#
3 451 (38.38%) Degree
4 384 (32.68%) Java
5 360 (30.64%) HTML
6 353 (30.04%) .NET
7 349 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
8 348 (29.62%) JavaScript
9 298 (25.36%) SQL
10 295 (25.11%) Computer Science
11 264 (22.47%) SQL Server
12 250 (21.28%) CSS
13 233 (19.83%) OO
14 213 (18.13%) Linux
15 208 (17.70%) C
16 205 (17.45%) ASP.NET
17 190 (16.17%) Windows
17 190 (16.17%) Scrum
18 176 (14.98%) XML
19 167 (14.21%) Oracle
20 164 (13.96%) MVC
21 159 (13.53%) OOD
22 155 (13.19%) Unit Testing
23 149 (12.68%) Security Cleared
23 149 (12.68%) Spring
24 132 (11.23%) jQuery
25 131 (11.15%) Mathematics
26 119 (10.13%) Web Services
26 119 (10.13%) HTML5
27 113 (9.62%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 43 (3.66%) WebLogic
1 43 (3.66%) JBoss
2 36 (3.06%) WebSphere
3 29 (2.47%) Apache
4 25 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 21 (1.79%) IIS
6 20 (1.70%) Tomcat
6 20 (1.70%) Apache ServiceMix
7 15 (1.28%) Apache Solr
8 14 (1.19%) CMS
9 8 (0.68%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.26%) nginx
12 3 (0.26%) Node.js
13 2 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.17%) Kentico
13 2 (0.17%) LiveLink
13 2 (0.17%) SAS
14 1 (0.085%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 56 (4.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.26%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.17%) MS Office
4 1 (0.085%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.085%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.085%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.085%) Magento
3 1 (0.085%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.085%) Shopify
3 1 (0.085%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.28%) SaaS
2 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.17%) PaaS
4 1 (0.085%) Heroku
4 1 (0.085%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 24 (2.04%) Internet
3 20 (1.70%) HTTP
4 17 (1.45%) Ethernet
5 10 (0.85%) Firewall
6 9 (0.77%) SSL
6 9 (0.77%) SNMP
7 8 (0.68%) Network Security
8 7 (0.60%) Kerberos
8 7 (0.60%) SMTP
8 7 (0.60%) LDAP
8 7 (0.60%) VoIP
9 6 (0.51%) WAN
9 6 (0.51%) Wireless
10 4 (0.34%) LAN
11 3 (0.26%) DHCP
11 3 (0.26%) IPsec
11 3 (0.26%) DLNA
11 3 (0.26%) SAN
12 2 (0.17%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (22.47%) SQL Server
2 102 (8.68%) MySQL
3 59 (5.02%) Relational Database
4 48 (4.09%) RDBMS
5 28 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (2.38%) Hadoop
6 19 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (1.36%) Big Data
9 15 (1.28%) Oracle Database
10 13 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (0.94%) Apache Accumulo
12 10 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (0.68%) SQLite
14 7 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
16 5 (0.43%) MongoDB
17 4 (0.34%) NoSQL
17 4 (0.34%) DB2
Development Applications
1 80 (6.81%) Eclipse
2 51 (4.34%) JUnit
3 50 (4.26%) Subversion
4 42 (3.57%) Visual Studio
5 40 (3.40%) Jenkins
6 39 (3.32%) Git (software)
7 34 (2.89%) Eclipse RCP
8 33 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 33 (2.81%) NUnit
9 28 (2.38%) Maven
10 26 (2.21%) Rational DOORS
11 25 (2.13%) Ant
12 20 (1.70%) Selenium
13 19 (1.62%) JIRA
14 11 (0.94%) FitNesse
14 11 (0.94%) Artifactory
15 9 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
16 7 (0.60%) Cucumber
16 7 (0.60%) MSBuild
16 7 (0.60%) Jasmine
General
1 85 (7.23%) Aerospace
2 84 (7.15%) Finance
3 55 (4.68%) Electronics
4 46 (3.91%) Banking
5 39 (3.32%) Manufacturing
6 34 (2.89%) French Language
7 30 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 29 (2.47%) Games
9 28 (2.38%) Military
10 12 (1.02%) Automotive
10 12 (1.02%) Avionics
11 11 (0.94%) Advertising
12 8 (0.68%) Marketing
13 7 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.60%) Retail
14 3 (0.26%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.26%) Law
15 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.085%) Billing
16 1 (0.085%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 649 (55.23%) Software Engineer
2 434 (36.94%) Developer
3 161 (13.70%) Software Developer
4 142 (12.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 134 (11.40%) C++ Software Engineer
6 91 (7.74%) Graduate
7 80 (6.81%) Java Developer
8 76 (6.47%) .NET Developer
9 68 (5.79%) Java Software Engineer
10 65 (5.53%) C# Developer
11 63 (5.36%) Senior Developer
12 61 (5.19%) Junior
13 56 (4.77%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 47 (4.00%) C# Software Engineer
15 40 (3.40%) C++ Developer
16 33 (2.81%) Programmer
16 33 (2.81%) Junior Software Engineer
17 32 (2.72%) C# .NET Developer
18 30 (2.55%) Web Developer
19 27 (2.30%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (30.64%) HTML
2 353 (30.04%) .NET
3 250 (21.28%) CSS
4 205 (17.45%) ASP.NET
5 176 (14.98%) XML
6 149 (12.68%) Spring
7 132 (11.23%) jQuery
8 119 (10.13%) Web Services
8 119 (10.13%) HTML5
9 90 (7.66%) J2EE
10 71 (6.04%) AngularJS
11 70 (5.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 69 (5.87%) .NET Framework
13 68 (5.79%) WCF
14 58 (4.94%) Hibernate
15 57 (4.85%) Ajax
16 56 (4.77%) JSON
17 55 (4.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 53 (4.51%) Qt
19 52 (4.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 295 (25.11%) Computer Science
2 131 (11.15%) Mathematics
3 78 (6.64%) Open Source
4 50 (4.26%) Algorithms
5 46 (3.91%) Client/Server
6 45 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
7 37 (3.15%) Physics
8 34 (2.89%) N-Tier
8 34 (2.89%) Data Structures
9 33 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
10 29 (2.47%) Embedded Systems
11 27 (2.30%) Mobile App
12 21 (1.79%) Device Driver
13 20 (1.70%) SWIFT
13 20 (1.70%) Inversion of Control
14 15 (1.28%) Management Information System
14 15 (1.28%) User Experience
15 9 (0.77%) Artificial Intelligence
15 9 (0.77%) CAN bus
16 8 (0.68%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 213 (18.13%) Linux
2 190 (16.17%) Windows
3 113 (9.62%) UNIX
4 39 (3.32%) Android
5 29 (2.47%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.11%) Solaris
7 6 (0.51%) HPUX
8 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.26%) CentOS
10 3 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.17%) Debian
12 1 (0.085%) Fedora
12 1 (0.085%) Nucleus RTOS
12 1 (0.085%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.085%) AIX
12 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (19.83%) OO
3 190 (16.17%) Scrum
4 164 (13.96%) MVC
5 159 (13.53%) OOD
6 155 (13.19%) Unit Testing
7 113 (9.62%) UML
8 104 (8.85%) OOP
8 104 (8.85%) TDD
9 88 (7.49%) Web Development
10 57 (4.85%) Mentoring
11 51 (4.34%) OOA/OOD
11 51 (4.34%) Continuous Integration
12 46 (3.91%) Multithreading
12 46 (3.91%) Pair Programming
13 42 (3.57%) Software Testing
14 38 (3.23%) Software Architecture
15 37 (3.15%) Problem Management
16 32 (2.72%) Requirements Analysis
16 32 (2.72%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 520 (44.26%) C++
2 508 (43.23%) C#
3 384 (32.68%) Java
4 348 (29.62%) JavaScript
5 298 (25.36%) SQL
6 208 (17.70%) C
7 108 (9.19%) Python
8 82 (6.98%) VB.NET
9 55 (4.68%) T-SQL
10 43 (3.66%) PHP
10 43 (3.66%) Ruby
11 41 (3.49%) Perl
12 26 (2.21%) Assembly Language
13 25 (2.13%) Shell Script
14 19 (1.62%) Embedded C
15 17 (1.45%) PHP5
16 15 (1.28%) VC++
17 13 (1.11%) VB
18 12 (1.02%) Bash Shell
19 11 (0.94%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 451 (38.38%) Degree
2 149 (12.68%) Security Cleared
3 97 (8.26%) SC Cleared
4 68 (5.79%) DV Cleared
5 33 (2.81%) PhD
6 22 (1.87%) HND
7 13 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (1.02%) ISEB
9 8 (0.68%) Postgraduate
10 6 (0.51%) BC Cleared
11 5 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.26%) HNC
13 1 (0.085%) MBA
13 1 (0.085%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (6.04%) QA
2 33 (2.81%) DO-178B
3 6 (0.51%) SLA
4 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.26%) IEC 61508
5 3 (0.26%) TickIT
6 2 (0.17%) JTAG
7 1 (0.085%) DO-254
System Software
1 21 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (1.11%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.60%) qmail
3 7 (0.60%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.43%) Firmware
5 3 (0.26%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (0.60%) Zenoss
1 7 (0.60%) yum
1 7 (0.60%) Puppet
1 7 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (0.60%) Nagios
2 3 (0.26%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.085%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 167 (14.21%) Oracle
2 102 (8.68%) Microsoft
3 34 (2.89%) hybris
4 27 (2.30%) IBM
5 24 (2.04%) Google
5 24 (2.04%) VMware
6 21 (1.79%) Hyland
7 13 (1.11%) Twitter
7 13 (1.11%) Adobe
8 12 (1.02%) Zend
9 10 (0.85%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.51%) Citrix
11 4 (0.34%) CA
11 4 (0.34%) HP
11 4 (0.34%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.34%) Intel
11 4 (0.34%) ForgeRock
12 3 (0.26%) Freescale
12 3 (0.26%) Brocade
12 3 (0.26%) Facebook
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