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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 58 47 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 9 14 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.56% 3.11% 8.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 3.19% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 42
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +17.64%
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
557 439 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 96.53% 97.56% 94.04%
Number of salaries quoted 454 406 466
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 March 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Swindon

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 14 (87.50%) C#
2 14 (87.50%) C++
3 12 (75.00%) .NET
4 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
5 8 (50.00%) Windows
5 8 (50.00%) SQL
6 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
6 7 (43.75%) HTML
6 7 (43.75%) Web Services
6 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
6 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
6 7 (43.75%) Linux
6 7 (43.75%) Degree
6 7 (43.75%) jQuery
7 6 (37.50%) CentOS
7 6 (37.50%) Wind River
7 6 (37.50%) Analytics
7 6 (37.50%) Data Transformation
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (37.50%) Advertising
7 6 (37.50%) Debian
7 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
7 6 (37.50%) Java
7 6 (37.50%) C
8 5 (31.25%) MySQL
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 5 (31.25%) MVC
8 5 (31.25%) Web Development
9 2 (12.50%) Computer Science

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) VoIP
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (31.25%) MySQL
General
1 6 (37.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
2 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) jQuery
2 7 (43.75%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) WPF
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) STL
3 1 (6.25%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Debian
3 6 (37.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) Analytics
2 6 (37.50%) Data Transformation
3 5 (31.25%) MVC
3 5 (31.25%) Web Development
4 2 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) OOD
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (6.25%) Volume Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C#
1 14 (87.50%) C++
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 6 (37.50%) C
4 6 (37.50%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) VC++
5 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PhD
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
1 6 (37.50%) Wind River
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
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