Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West > Devon
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 28 14
Rank change year-on-year -6 -14 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 37 70 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 7.03% 9.03% 15.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.41% 10.32% 17.47%
Number of salaries quoted 31 72 70
Devon median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% +7.69% -5.80%
10th Percentile £38,000 £24,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £47,250 £44,375
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +14.67%

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 440 678 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 83.65% 87.48% 89.22%
Number of salaries quoted 342 602 470
Devon median annual salary £42,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £24,075 £22,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £53,750 £46,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018. 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 11 £70,000 +144.83% 12
Plymouth +4 9 £41,000 +9.33% 8
Torquay -1 2 £50,000 +33.33%
Paignton -2 2 £44,500 +27.14% 1
Barnstaple - 2 - -
Newton Abbot -4 1 £47,500 +46.15%
Exmouth - 1 £39,500 -
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Linux
3 12 (32.43%) C++
3 12 (32.43%) Scrum
4 10 (27.03%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (27.03%) C
5 9 (24.32%) Java
5 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
5 9 (24.32%) Python
5 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (21.62%) TDD
6 8 (21.62%) Degree
6 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
6 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
6 8 (21.62%) C#
7 7 (18.92%) Mathematics
7 7 (18.92%) Google
7 7 (18.92%) SaaS
7 7 (18.92%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
8 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
8 6 (16.22%) Front End Development
8 6 (16.22%) HTML
8 6 (16.22%) CSS
8 6 (16.22%) MySQL
9 5 (13.51%) SQL
9 5 (13.51%) Project Management
9 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
9 5 (13.51%) Windows

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 5 (13.51%) Apache
2 3 (8.11%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.70%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Google Cloud Platform
1 7 (18.92%) SaaS
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.11%) IaaS
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.11%) PaaS
4 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.11%) LAN
2 3 (8.11%) SMS
2 3 (8.11%) WAN
2 3 (8.11%) Wireless
3 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (16.22%) MySQL
2 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.11%) QGIS
5 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.41%) Redis
6 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.11%) JUnit
3 3 (8.11%) Mercurial
3 3 (8.11%) NUnit
3 3 (8.11%) Selenium
3 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.41%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.70%) Gradle
5 1 (2.70%) Grunt
5 1 (2.70%) Hamcrest
5 1 (2.70%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.70%) Liquibase
5 1 (2.70%) webpack
General
1 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.41%) Avionics
2 2 (5.41%) Law
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Software Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Head of Technology
4 4 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Java Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) AWS Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Head of Development
6 2 (5.41%) Head of Software Development
6 2 (5.41%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
1 6 (16.22%) CSS
1 6 (16.22%) HTML
2 4 (10.81%) .NET
2 4 (10.81%) MFC
2 4 (10.81%) React
2 4 (10.81%) Web Services
3 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.11%) Java EE
3 3 (8.11%) LAMP
3 3 (8.11%) Middleware
3 3 (8.11%) PostGIS
3 3 (8.11%) XML
4 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (5.41%) HTML5
4 2 (5.41%) RESTful
4 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.70%) CSS3
5 1 (2.70%) Laravel
5 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) Algorithms
2 3 (8.11%) User Experience
3 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.41%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Fintech
4 1 (2.70%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) Scrum
3 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (21.62%) TDD
5 7 (18.92%) Mathematics
6 6 (16.22%) Front End Development
7 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
7 5 (13.51%) Data Architecture
7 5 (13.51%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (13.51%) Project Management
7 5 (13.51%) SDLC
8 4 (10.81%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
8 4 (10.81%) DevOps
8 4 (10.81%) Migration
8 4 (10.81%) MVC
9 3 (8.11%) Analytics
9 3 (8.11%) Multithreading
9 3 (8.11%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) C++
2 10 (27.03%) C
3 9 (24.32%) Java
3 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
3 9 (24.32%) Python
4 8 (21.62%) C#
5 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
5 5 (13.51%) SQL
6 4 (10.81%) AWK
6 4 (10.81%) Perl
6 4 (10.81%) PHP
7 2 (5.41%) Ada
7 2 (5.41%) Embedded C
7 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.70%) ES6
8 1 (2.70%) Go
8 1 (2.70%) Ruby
8 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (8.11%) PhD
3 2 (5.41%) ISEB
4 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) HNC
4 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) DO-178B
3 1 (2.70%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.70%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Docker
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Kubernetes
2 3 (8.11%) Ansible
2 3 (8.11%) Kibana
2 3 (8.11%) Nagios
2 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.11%) Puppet
2 3 (8.11%) Terraform
3 1 (2.70%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (2.70%) Mesos
3 1 (2.70%) Rancher
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Google
2 3 (8.11%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) IBM
3 2 (5.41%) Intel
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle