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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 44 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 28 49 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 4.05% 7.70% 4.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.88% 8.88% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 21 41 23
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 £32,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
574 552 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 83.07% 86.79% 79.36%
Number of salaries quoted 457 436 337
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £62,500 £57,500
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 1 October 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Swindon

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 43 (65.15%) Java
2 41 (62.12%) HTML
2 41 (62.12%) CSS
3 36 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 33 (50.00%) XML
5 31 (46.97%) Oracle
6 28 (42.42%) Computer Science
7 27 (40.91%) Telecoms
8 23 (34.85%) HTML5
8 23 (34.85%) CSS3
9 22 (33.33%) Finance
9 22 (33.33%) Hibernate
9 22 (33.33%) Spring
9 22 (33.33%) OOD
10 21 (31.82%) UNIX
11 19 (28.79%) SQL
11 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (27.27%) SQL Server
13 17 (25.76%) HND
13 17 (25.76%) XSD
13 17 (25.76%) OOA/OOD
13 17 (25.76%) PhD
13 17 (25.76%) RDBMS
13 17 (25.76%) Pharmaceutical
13 17 (25.76%) jQuery
13 17 (25.76%) Unit Testing
13 17 (25.76%) Relational Database
14 16 (24.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (24.24%) Degree
14 16 (24.24%) Subversion

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 15 (22.73%) Apache
1 15 (22.73%) Tomcat
2 7 (10.61%) CMS
2 7 (10.61%) WordPress
3 1 (1.52%) Liferay
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Photoshop
2 7 (10.61%) Fireworks
3 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
4 3 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (10.61%) Magento
3 4 (6.06%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
1 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) LTE
2 6 (9.09%) 4G
3 5 (7.58%) Wireless
4 4 (6.06%) VoIP
5 2 (3.03%) Broadband
5 2 (3.03%) WiMAX
5 2 (3.03%) VoLTE
6 1 (1.52%) RTP
6 1 (1.52%) SS7
6 1 (1.52%) GSM
6 1 (1.52%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 17 (25.76%) RDBMS
2 17 (25.76%) Relational Database
3 15 (22.73%) MySQL
4 10 (15.15%) DB2
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Subversion
2 15 (22.73%) JUnit
3 13 (19.70%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.03%) JIRA
4 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (40.91%) Telecoms
2 22 (33.33%) Finance
3 17 (25.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (12.12%) Marketing
5 2 (3.03%) Retail
6 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Back Office
6 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 34 (51.52%) Developer
2 24 (36.36%) Software Engineer
2 24 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.15%) Senior Software Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Junior
5 6 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Junior Software Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) SEO Executive
8 3 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Junior Java Software Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Website Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.55%) Java Team Leader
8 3 (4.55%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.03%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (62.12%) HTML
1 41 (62.12%) CSS
2 33 (50.00%) XML
3 23 (34.85%) HTML5
3 23 (34.85%) CSS3
4 22 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 22 (33.33%) Spring
5 17 (25.76%) XSD
5 17 (25.76%) jQuery
6 16 (24.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 15 (22.73%) GWT
8 10 (15.15%) .NET
9 9 (13.64%) Web Services
9 9 (13.64%) OSGi
10 3 (4.55%) Flash
10 3 (4.55%) POSIX
11 2 (3.03%) J2EE
11 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
11 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
11 2 (3.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (42.42%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.12%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.06%) Social Media
3 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.55%) Open Source
5 2 (3.03%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.03%) User Experience
6 1 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.82%) UNIX
2 8 (12.12%) Windows
3 5 (7.58%) Linux
4 4 (6.06%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) OOD
2 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.76%) OOA/OOD
3 17 (25.76%) Unit Testing
4 13 (19.70%) Scrum
5 10 (15.15%) Process Management
6 8 (12.12%) E-Commerce
7 7 (10.61%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (10.61%) UML
7 7 (10.61%) Data Modelling
7 7 (10.61%) Database Tuning
8 5 (7.58%) Web Development
8 5 (7.58%) MVC
8 5 (7.58%) OO
9 4 (6.06%) SEO
9 4 (6.06%) TDD
9 4 (6.06%) Pay per click
9 4 (6.06%) Analytics
10 3 (4.55%) Line Management
11 2 (3.03%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 43 (65.15%) Java
2 36 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 19 (28.79%) SQL
4 16 (24.24%) Shell Script
5 12 (18.18%) C++
6 9 (13.64%) C
7 7 (10.61%) C#
8 5 (7.58%) Python
9 4 (6.06%) Perl
9 4 (6.06%) PHP
10 3 (4.55%) Embedded C
11 2 (3.03%) Embedded C++
11 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.52%) Ruby
12 1 (1.52%) PHP5
12 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) HND
1 17 (25.76%) PhD
2 16 (24.24%) Degree
3 1 (1.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 31 (46.97%) Oracle
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) Adobe
2 4 (6.06%) Google
3 3 (4.55%) Facebook
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