Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cornwall during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
South West > Cornwall
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 52 28
Rank change year-on-year +25 -24 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 24 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cornwall 7.92% 0.36% 4.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.48% 0.41% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 38 1 17
Cornwall median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -35.00% +53.85%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £45,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £33,750 £56,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cornwall. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cornwall
Permanent vacancies in Cornwall with a recognized job title 283 245 139
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.40% 87.19% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 186 135 126
Cornwall median annual salary £37,500 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £18,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cornwall

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cornwall.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Cornwall

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cornwall

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Cornwall.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Cornwall

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Cornwall

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Cornwall region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Falmouth - 18 £38,750 - 1
Penryn - 16 £38,750 -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cornwall

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cornwall region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (91.67%) Freescale
2 22 (91.67%) Degree
2 22 (91.67%) Computer Science
2 22 (91.67%) C
2 22 (91.67%) C++
2 22 (91.67%) HND
2 22 (91.67%) OO
2 22 (91.67%) Electronics
3 16 (66.67%) Embedded C
4 14 (58.33%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (33.33%) Android
5 8 (33.33%) Qt
5 8 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 8 (33.33%) Firmware
5 8 (33.33%) Linux
5 8 (33.33%) Java
6 2 (8.33%) SQL
6 2 (8.33%) .NET
6 2 (8.33%) ETL
6 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cornwall by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 22 (91.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) Qt
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (91.67%) Computer Science
2 14 (58.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Android
1 8 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (91.67%) OO
3 2 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (8.33%) ETL
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) C
1 22 (91.67%) C++
2 16 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 8 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (91.67%) Degree
1 22 (91.67%) HND
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Freescale