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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 42 25 36
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 33 53 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 4.51% 8.45% 4.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.53% 9.71% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 23 43 21
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +18.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,900 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £47,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
597 546 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 81.67% 87.08% 79.72%
Number of salaries quoted 471 435 357
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £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 19 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Swindon

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 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 47 (64.38%) HTML
1 47 (64.38%) CSS
2 45 (61.64%) Java
3 42 (57.53%) JavaScript
4 35 (47.95%) XML
5 31 (42.47%) Oracle
6 29 (39.73%) Telecoms
7 27 (36.99%) Computer Science
7 27 (36.99%) HTML5
7 27 (36.99%) CSS3
8 24 (32.88%) Finance
8 24 (32.88%) Hibernate
8 24 (32.88%) Spring
8 24 (32.88%) OOD
9 22 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (28.77%) UNIX
10 21 (28.77%) SQL
11 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
12 17 (23.29%) XSD
12 17 (23.29%) HND
12 17 (23.29%) JUnit
12 17 (23.29%) OOA/OOD
12 17 (23.29%) Apache
12 17 (23.29%) Tomcat
12 17 (23.29%) PhD
12 17 (23.29%) RDBMS
12 17 (23.29%) Pharmaceutical
12 17 (23.29%) Subversion
12 17 (23.29%) jQuery
12 17 (23.29%) Relational Database

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 17 (23.29%) Apache
1 17 (23.29%) Tomcat
2 11 (15.07%) CMS
2 11 (15.07%) WordPress
3 1 (1.37%) Liferay
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Photoshop
2 11 (15.07%) Fireworks
3 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Magento
1 11 (15.07%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (8.22%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
1 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) LTE
2 8 (10.96%) 4G
3 7 (9.59%) Wireless
4 4 (5.48%) VoIP
5 2 (2.74%) Broadband
5 2 (2.74%) WiMAX
5 2 (2.74%) VoLTE
6 1 (1.37%) GSM
6 1 (1.37%) 3GPP
6 1 (1.37%) RTP
6 1 (1.37%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
2 17 (23.29%) RDBMS
2 17 (23.29%) Relational Database
3 16 (21.92%) MySQL
4 10 (13.70%) DB2
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (23.29%) JUnit
1 17 (23.29%) Subversion
2 14 (19.18%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.11%) JIRA
3 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (39.73%) Telecoms
2 24 (32.88%) Finance
3 17 (23.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (16.44%) Marketing
5 2 (2.74%) Retail
6 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.37%) Back Office
6 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (52.05%) Developer
2 26 (35.62%) Java Developer
2 26 (35.62%) Software Engineer
3 11 (15.07%) Senior Software Engineer
4 9 (12.33%) Java Software Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Senior Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Junior
6 6 (8.22%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Junior Software Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) SEO Executive
7 5 (6.85%) Website Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Junior Java Software Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Java Team Leader
8 3 (4.11%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.74%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.74%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (64.38%) HTML
1 47 (64.38%) CSS
2 35 (47.95%) XML
3 27 (36.99%) HTML5
3 27 (36.99%) CSS3
4 24 (32.88%) Hibernate
4 24 (32.88%) Spring
5 17 (23.29%) XSD
5 17 (23.29%) jQuery
6 16 (21.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 15 (20.55%) GWT
8 11 (15.07%) Web Services
8 11 (15.07%) .NET
9 9 (12.33%) OSGi
10 5 (6.85%) Flash
10 5 (6.85%) POSIX
11 4 (5.48%) J2EE
12 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
12 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
12 2 (2.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (36.99%) Computer Science
2 12 (16.44%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.22%) Social Media
3 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.85%) Open Source
5 3 (4.11%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.74%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.74%) User Experience
7 1 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.77%) UNIX
2 8 (10.96%) Windows
3 7 (9.59%) Linux
4 5 (6.85%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) OOD
2 22 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (23.29%) OOA/OOD
4 16 (21.92%) Unit Testing
5 13 (17.81%) Scrum
6 12 (16.44%) E-Commerce
7 11 (15.07%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (13.70%) Process Management
9 7 (9.59%) UML
9 7 (9.59%) Data Modelling
9 7 (9.59%) OO
9 7 (9.59%) Database Tuning
10 6 (8.22%) Web Development
10 6 (8.22%) Pay per click
10 6 (8.22%) SEO
10 6 (8.22%) Analytics
11 4 (5.48%) MVC
11 4 (5.48%) TDD
12 3 (4.11%) Multithreading
12 3 (4.11%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (61.64%) Java
2 42 (57.53%) JavaScript
3 21 (28.77%) SQL
4 16 (21.92%) Shell Script
5 13 (17.81%) C++
6 11 (15.07%) C
7 6 (8.22%) C#
7 6 (8.22%) PHP
7 6 (8.22%) Python
8 5 (6.85%) Perl
9 3 (4.11%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.74%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.37%) Ruby
11 1 (1.37%) PHP5
11 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (23.29%) HND
1 17 (23.29%) PhD
2 14 (19.18%) Degree
3 1 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 31 (42.47%) Oracle
2 6 (8.22%) Adobe
2 6 (8.22%) Google
3 5 (6.85%) Facebook
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
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