Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West > Devon
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 31 21
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 44 63 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 7.93% 7.92% 10.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.11% 9.09% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 41 64 65
Devon median annual salary £43,500 £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.94% +13.33% -13.04%
10th Percentile £27,790 £24,305 £20,900
90th Percentile £71,250 £52,250 £40,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +10.00%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Devon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 483 693 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 87.03% 87.17% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 411 616 520
Devon median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +1.45% +1.47%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £56,013 £53,750 £47,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Devon

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Devon

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Devon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Devon over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Devon

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Devon region over the 6 months to 23 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 -4 20 £39,500 +5.33% 1
Plymouth -1 9 £44,250 +36.15% 1
Exmouth +2 2 £39,500 +16.18%
Torquay -3 2 £50,000 +33.33%
Barnstaple - 2 - -
Newton Abbot +4 1 £47,500 +22.58%
Totnes - 1 £55,000 -
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.82%) Python
3 14 (31.82%) Scrum
4 13 (29.55%) Linux
5 12 (27.27%) CSS
5 12 (27.27%) C#
5 12 (27.27%) HTML
5 12 (27.27%) Java
6 11 (25.00%) TDD
6 11 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 11 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 11 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (20.45%) Degree
8 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
9 8 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (18.18%) GitHub
9 8 (18.18%) C++
9 8 (18.18%) MVC
10 7 (15.91%) .NET
10 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
10 7 (15.91%) Mathematics
10 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (15.91%) RESTful
11 6 (13.64%) HTML5
11 6 (13.64%) Front End Development
11 6 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
11 6 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (13.64%) SQL

Software Engineering
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.64%) Apache
2 2 (4.55%) nginx
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (18.18%) GitHub
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.82%) SaaS
4 2 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.27%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
1 2 (4.55%) LAN
1 2 (4.55%) WAN
1 2 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (11.36%) MySQL
5 3 (6.82%) QGIS
6 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.27%) MariaDB
7 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.27%) Redis
7 1 (2.27%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.36%) Selenium
3 3 (6.82%) JUnit
4 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.55%) FitNesse
4 2 (4.55%) Grunt
4 2 (4.55%) Jasmine
4 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.55%) Maven
4 2 (4.55%) Mercurial
4 2 (4.55%) NUnit
4 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.55%) webpack
4 2 (4.55%) Xcode
5 1 (2.27%) Gradle
5 1 (2.27%) JIRA
5 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.09%) Retail
2 3 (6.82%) Electronics
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.27%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 15 (34.09%) Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Head of Technology
5 3 (6.82%) Java Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Android Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Head of Development
6 2 (4.55%) Head of Software Development
6 2 (4.55%) iOS Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Python Software Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) CSS
1 12 (27.27%) HTML
2 11 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (15.91%) .NET
3 7 (15.91%) RESTful
4 6 (13.64%) HTML5
5 5 (11.36%) Web Services
5 5 (11.36%) XML
6 4 (9.09%) jQuery
6 4 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (6.82%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (6.82%) LAMP
7 3 (6.82%) PostGIS
8 2 (4.55%) Ajax
8 2 (4.55%) Cocoa
8 2 (4.55%) Django
8 2 (4.55%) Java EE
8 2 (4.55%) JSON
8 2 (4.55%) Lucene
8 2 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) User Experience
3 4 (9.09%) Video\Live Streaming
4 3 (6.82%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (4.55%) Internet of Things
5 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
5 2 (4.55%) Smart Home
5 2 (4.55%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) Android
3 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.55%) Unix
4 1 (2.27%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) Scrum
3 11 (25.00%) TDD
4 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (18.18%) MVC
6 7 (15.91%) Mathematics
6 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (13.64%) Front End Development
8 5 (11.36%) Data Architecture
8 5 (11.36%) Project Management
8 5 (11.36%) SDLC
8 5 (11.36%) Visualisation
9 4 (9.09%) Data Protection
9 4 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (9.09%) DRM
9 4 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (9.09%) OO
9 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.82%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 14 (31.82%) Python
3 12 (27.27%) C#
3 12 (27.27%) Java
4 8 (18.18%) C++
5 6 (13.64%) C
5 6 (13.64%) SQL
6 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
6 5 (11.36%) PHP
7 3 (6.82%) AWK
7 3 (6.82%) Perl
8 2 (4.55%) Ada
8 2 (4.55%) ECMAScript
8 2 (4.55%) Embedded C
8 2 (4.55%) ES6
8 2 (4.55%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.55%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.27%) Go
9 1 (2.27%) Groovy
9 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.55%) ISEB
3 2 (4.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) ISO 14001
1 4 (9.09%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.55%) DO-178B
2 2 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.27%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (2.27%) Mesos
2 1 (2.27%) Rancher
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) Google
1 2 (4.55%) IBM
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle
1 2 (4.55%) Xamarin