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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 62 43 24
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 26 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.07% 4.19% 6.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 4.33% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 23
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
628 601 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 96.02% 96.94% 94.47%
Number of salaries quoted 495 489 352
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,100 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Swindon

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 21 (95.45%) Software Engineering
2 12 (54.55%) Java
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (50.00%) Degree
4 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 10 (45.45%) C++
5 9 (40.91%) HTML
5 9 (40.91%) CSS
6 7 (31.82%) C
6 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
7 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
7 6 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (27.27%) OOD
7 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
8 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
9 4 (18.18%) VoIP
9 4 (18.18%) C#
9 4 (18.18%) .NET
10 3 (13.64%) Oracle
10 3 (13.64%) JUnit
10 3 (13.64%) Apache
10 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
10 3 (13.64%) Python
10 3 (13.64%) XML
10 3 (13.64%) UNIX
10 3 (13.64%) Subversion
10 3 (13.64%) Spring
10 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
10 3 (13.64%) Finance
10 3 (13.64%) Hibernate

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (13.64%) Apache
1 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) VoIP
2 3 (13.64%) LTE
3 2 (9.09%) 4G
3 2 (9.09%) Wireless
3 2 (9.09%) WiMAX
3 2 (9.09%) Broadband
4 1 (4.55%) SS7
4 1 (4.55%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) JUnit
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) HTML
1 9 (40.91%) CSS
2 4 (18.18%) .NET
3 3 (13.64%) XML
3 3 (13.64%) Spring
3 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
4 2 (9.09%) jQuery
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
5 1 (4.55%) Ajax
5 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (4.55%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (4.55%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Software Engineering
2 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
2 6 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
2 6 (27.27%) OOD
3 2 (9.09%) MVC
3 2 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (4.55%) OO
4 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.55%) OOP
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 10 (45.45%) C++
4 7 (31.82%) C
5 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
6 4 (18.18%) C#
7 3 (13.64%) Python
7 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
8 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++
8 2 (9.09%) Perl
9 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
9 1 (4.55%) VB
9 1 (4.55%) VC++
9 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
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