The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 37 21 35
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 37 50 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 5.18% 8.87% 4.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.41% 10.22% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 26 38 20
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £29,250 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineering
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
577 489 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 80.81% 86.70% 78.88%
Number of salaries quoted 455 384 407
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,100 £85,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Swindon

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Swindon

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 50 (64.10%) HTML
1 50 (64.10%) CSS
2 46 (58.97%) Java
3 45 (57.69%) JavaScript
4 37 (47.44%) XML
5 31 (39.74%) Oracle
5 31 (39.74%) Telecoms
6 29 (37.18%) HTML5
6 29 (37.18%) CSS3
7 26 (33.33%) Finance
7 26 (33.33%) Hibernate
7 26 (33.33%) Spring
8 25 (32.05%) OOD
9 24 (30.77%) Computer Science
10 22 (28.21%) SQL
11 21 (26.92%) UNIX
12 19 (24.36%) JUnit
12 19 (24.36%) Apache
12 19 (24.36%) Tomcat
13 18 (23.08%) SQL Server
13 18 (23.08%) Subversion
14 17 (21.79%) jQuery
14 17 (21.79%) XSD
14 17 (21.79%) MySQL
14 17 (21.79%) HND
14 17 (21.79%) PhD
14 17 (21.79%) RDBMS
14 17 (21.79%) Pharmaceutical
14 17 (21.79%) Relational Database
15 16 (20.51%) Twitter Bootstrap

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 19 (24.36%) Apache
1 19 (24.36%) Tomcat
2 13 (16.67%) CMS
2 13 (16.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Photoshop
2 13 (16.67%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Magento
2 11 (14.10%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (8.97%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) LTE
2 10 (12.82%) 4G
3 9 (11.54%) Wireless
4 4 (5.13%) VoIP
5 2 (2.56%) Broadband
5 2 (2.56%) WiMAX
5 2 (2.56%) VoLTE
6 1 (1.28%) GSM
6 1 (1.28%) 3GPP
6 1 (1.28%) RTP
6 1 (1.28%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 17 (21.79%) RDBMS
2 17 (21.79%) MySQL
2 17 (21.79%) Relational Database
3 10 (12.82%) DB2
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (24.36%) JUnit
2 18 (23.08%) Subversion
3 15 (19.23%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.13%) JIRA
4 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (39.74%) Telecoms
2 26 (33.33%) Finance
3 17 (21.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 14 (17.95%) Marketing
5 2 (2.56%) Retail
6 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.28%) Back Office
6 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (53.85%) Developer
2 29 (37.18%) Software Engineer
3 28 (35.90%) Java Developer
4 12 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) Senior Developer
6 8 (10.26%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) Junior Software Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) SEO Executive
7 7 (8.97%) Junior
8 6 (7.69%) Website Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) .NET Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Architect
11 3 (3.85%) .NET Software Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Senior .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (64.10%) HTML
1 50 (64.10%) CSS
2 37 (47.44%) XML
3 29 (37.18%) HTML5
3 29 (37.18%) CSS3
4 26 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 26 (33.33%) Spring
5 17 (21.79%) XSD
5 17 (21.79%) jQuery
6 16 (20.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 15 (19.23%) GWT
8 13 (16.67%) .NET
9 12 (15.38%) Web Services
10 9 (11.54%) OSGi
11 7 (8.97%) POSIX
12 6 (7.69%) Flash
13 5 (6.41%) J2EE
14 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
14 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2 (2.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 14 (17.95%) Mobile App
3 7 (8.97%) Social Media
4 6 (7.69%) Open Source
5 4 (5.13%) Device Driver
6 3 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.92%) UNIX
2 9 (11.54%) Linux
3 8 (10.26%) Windows
4 6 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.05%) OOD
2 16 (20.51%) OOA/OOD
3 14 (17.95%) E-Commerce
3 14 (17.95%) Scrum
3 14 (17.95%) Unit Testing
4 13 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.82%) Process Management
6 9 (11.54%) OO
7 7 (8.97%) Data Modelling
7 7 (8.97%) SEO
7 7 (8.97%) Pay per click
7 7 (8.97%) Web Development
7 7 (8.97%) UML
7 7 (8.97%) Database Tuning
7 7 (8.97%) Analytics
8 5 (6.41%) MVC
9 4 (5.13%) TDD
9 4 (5.13%) Multithreading
10 3 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 46 (58.97%) Java
2 45 (57.69%) JavaScript
3 22 (28.21%) SQL
4 16 (20.51%) Shell Script
5 15 (19.23%) C++
6 14 (17.95%) C
7 7 (8.97%) C#
7 7 (8.97%) PHP
7 7 (8.97%) Python
8 6 (7.69%) Perl
9 3 (3.85%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.56%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.28%) Ruby
11 1 (1.28%) PHP5
11 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (21.79%) HND
1 17 (21.79%) PhD
2 11 (14.10%) Degree
3 1 (1.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 31 (39.74%) Oracle
2 7 (8.97%) Adobe
2 7 (8.97%) Google
3 6 (7.69%) Facebook
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
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