The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 58 47 53
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 15 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.10% 3.52% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 3.62% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 10
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £27,500 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineer
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
684 553 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 95.93% 97.36% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 552 448 499
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Swindon region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Swindon

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Swindon

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (51.72%) C++
3 14 (48.28%) C
4 13 (44.83%) Java
4 13 (44.83%) Telecoms
5 10 (34.48%) LTE
6 9 (31.03%) 4G
6 9 (31.03%) Degree
6 9 (31.03%) Wireless
6 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
6 9 (31.03%) SQL
6 9 (31.03%) Linux
7 8 (27.59%) CSS
7 8 (27.59%) HTML
8 7 (24.14%) Subversion
8 7 (24.14%) Python
8 7 (24.14%) POSIX
9 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
9 6 (20.69%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (20.69%) Perl
10 5 (17.24%) C#
10 5 (17.24%) .NET
10 5 (17.24%) OOD
10 5 (17.24%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
10 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
11 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
11 4 (13.79%) JIRA
11 4 (13.79%) MVC
11 4 (13.79%) TDD

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) Apache
1 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) LTE
2 9 (31.03%) 4G
2 9 (31.03%) Wireless
3 4 (13.79%) VoIP
4 2 (6.90%) WiMAX
4 2 (6.90%) Broadband
5 1 (3.45%) VoLTE
5 1 (3.45%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Subversion
2 4 (13.79%) JIRA
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
3 3 (10.34%) JUnit
General
1 13 (44.83%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) HTML
1 8 (27.59%) CSS
2 7 (24.14%) POSIX
3 5 (17.24%) .NET
4 3 (10.34%) XML
4 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
4 3 (10.34%) Spring
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (3.45%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Ajax
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.45%) LINQ
5 1 (3.45%) jQuery
5 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.79%) Device Driver
3 3 (10.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (10.34%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (10.34%) UNIX
4 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (17.24%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (17.24%) OOD
2 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
3 4 (13.79%) TDD
3 4 (13.79%) MVC
3 4 (13.79%) Scrum
4 3 (10.34%) SOA
4 3 (10.34%) OO
4 3 (10.34%) Multithreading
4 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) C++
2 14 (48.28%) C
3 13 (44.83%) Java
4 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 9 (31.03%) SQL
5 7 (24.14%) Python
6 6 (20.69%) Perl
7 5 (17.24%) C#
7 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
8 3 (10.34%) Embedded C
9 2 (6.90%) Embedded C++
10 1 (3.45%) Ruby
10 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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