Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 25 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 > Devon
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 56 36
Rank change year-on-year +3 -20 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 20 32 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 3.63% 4.03% 6.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.75% 4.20% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 19 30 41
Devon median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £35,003 £25,016 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £48,525 £38,750
South West median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year -4.44% +11.80% +15.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon. 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
Devon
Permanent vacancies in Devon with a recognized job title 534 761 694
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.91% 95.72% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 446 668 584
Devon median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -2.26%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £46,250
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 Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Devon

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Devon

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Devon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Devon over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Devon

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Devon region over the 6 months to 25 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
Exeter -2 6 £39,500 +5.33%
Plymouth +6 4 £42,250 +30.00%
Exmouth +2 2 £39,500 +16.18%
Torquay -2 2 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Barnstaple - 2 - -
Totnes - 1 £55,000 -
Newton Abbot - 1 £47,500 -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 25 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 Devon region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (45.00%) Python
2 9 (45.00%) Degree
3 8 (40.00%) C++
4 7 (35.00%) C#
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) Mathematics
4 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (30.00%) TDD
5 6 (30.00%) Scrum
5 6 (30.00%) C
6 5 (25.00%) Java
7 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (20.00%) Retail
7 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (20.00%) .NET
7 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (15.00%) Product Management
8 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
8 3 (15.00%) PostGIS
8 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (15.00%) Analytics
8 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
8 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
8 3 (15.00%) QGIS

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
1 2 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (15.00%) QGIS
3 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) Redis
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (10.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (10.00%) JUnit
2 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (10.00%) NUnit
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.00%) Gradle
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) PostGIS
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) HTML5
3 2 (10.00%) Java EE
3 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.00%) Grails
4 1 (5.00%) Lucene
4 1 (5.00%) MFC
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) Nutch
4 1 (5.00%) Play Framework
4 1 (5.00%) React
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (35.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (30.00%) Scrum
3 6 (30.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Analytics
5 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Data Management
5 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (15.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) Product Management
5 3 (15.00%) Service Design
6 2 (10.00%) OOD
6 2 (10.00%) OOP
6 2 (10.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Python
2 8 (40.00%) C++
3 7 (35.00%) C#
4 6 (30.00%) C
5 5 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.00%) AWK
7 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (15.00%) Perl
7 3 (15.00%) SQL
8 2 (10.00%) Ada
8 2 (10.00%) Embedded C
9 1 (5.00%) Groovy
9 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) DO-178B
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 14001
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.00%) Mesos
1 1 (5.00%) Rancher