Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West > Devon
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 37 37
Rank change year-on-year +28 0 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 72 46 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 14.15% 7.26% 6.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.14% 7.90% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 59 48 46
Devon median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £29,000 £22,319 £28,750
90th Percentile £110,500 £53,750 £54,375
South West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +12.50%

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 446 582 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 87.62% 91.80% 88.32%
Number of salaries quoted 353 519 515
Devon median annual salary £37,500 £36,301 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.30% +3.72% -
10th Percentile £24,300 £23,699 £22,500
90th Percentile £69,400 £52,750 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 17 August 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 17 August 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
Plymouth +12 30 £38,750 -13.89% 1
Exeter +32 29 £100,000 +177.29% 7
Newton Abbot - 10 £35,000 - 4
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 42 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (40.28%) Embedded Systems
3 23 (31.94%) Scrum
3 23 (31.94%) Firmware
4 22 (30.56%) Python
4 22 (30.56%) C
4 22 (30.56%) C++
4 22 (30.56%) Jenkins
4 22 (30.56%) Degree
5 20 (27.78%) SaaS
6 18 (25.00%) TeamCity
6 18 (25.00%) BDD
6 18 (25.00%) System Testing
7 16 (22.22%) QA
7 16 (22.22%) Migration
7 16 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
8 14 (19.44%) Git (software)
9 12 (16.67%) Electronics
9 12 (16.67%) Embedded C++
10 11 (15.28%) Internet
10 11 (15.28%) Embedded C
10 11 (15.28%) Integration Testing
10 11 (15.28%) Data Analysis
10 11 (15.28%) Smart Home
11 10 (13.89%) Energy Management
11 10 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (13.89%) Automotive
11 10 (13.89%) Manufacturing
11 10 (13.89%) Configuration Management

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 4 (5.56%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.78%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (27.78%) SaaS
2 10 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (5.56%) IaaS
4 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.56%) PaaS
5 2 (2.78%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) Internet
2 4 (5.56%) SMS
3 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) MySQL
2 4 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.78%) Redis
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (30.56%) Jenkins
2 18 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 14 (19.44%) Git (software)
4 8 (11.11%) Subversion
5 2 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (16.67%) Electronics
2 10 (13.89%) Automotive
2 10 (13.89%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.33%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.17%) Games
5 1 (1.39%) Advertising
5 1 (1.39%) Finance
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (27.78%) Embedded Engineer
1 20 (27.78%) Software Engineer
2 18 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 16 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Head of Technology
5 10 (13.89%) Software Test Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Graduate
7 6 (8.33%) Chief Technology Officer
7 6 (8.33%) Developer
8 4 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Firmware Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Games Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Research Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) Middleware
2 3 (4.17%) .NET
2 3 (4.17%) CSS
2 3 (4.17%) HTML
2 3 (4.17%) Node.js
2 3 (4.17%) Web Services
3 2 (2.78%) Alternative PHP Cache
3 2 (2.78%) HTML5
3 2 (2.78%) jQuery
3 2 (2.78%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.39%) Electron Framework
4 1 (1.39%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (40.28%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (15.28%) Smart Home
3 3 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.17%) Xbox
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Linux
2 2 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.94%) Scrum
3 18 (25.00%) BDD
3 18 (25.00%) System Testing
4 16 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
4 16 (22.22%) Migration
4 16 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (15.28%) Data Analysis
5 11 (15.28%) Integration Testing
6 10 (13.89%) Configuration Management
6 10 (13.89%) Energy Management
7 8 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 7 (9.72%) OO
9 6 (8.33%) DevOps
9 6 (8.33%) SDLC
9 6 (8.33%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.56%) Mathematics
11 3 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.56%) C
1 22 (30.56%) C++
1 22 (30.56%) Python
2 12 (16.67%) Embedded C++
3 11 (15.28%) Embedded C
4 6 (8.33%) Ada
5 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.56%) Java
7 3 (4.17%) C#
7 3 (4.17%) PHP
7 3 (4.17%) SQL
8 2 (2.78%) Ruby
9 1 (1.39%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (30.56%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) MISRA
System Software
1 23 (31.94%) Firmware
2 6 (8.33%) Docker
3 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Ansible
1 4 (5.56%) Kibana
1 4 (5.56%) Kubernetes
1 4 (5.56%) Nagios
1 4 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.56%) Puppet
1 4 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (6.94%) Google
2 4 (5.56%) VMware
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft