Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West > Devon
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 32 26
Rank change year-on-year +17 -6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 63 58 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 11.52% 8.33% 10.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.35% 9.51% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 51 63 43
Devon median annual salary £44,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.67% +7.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £53,750 £50,750
South West median annual salary £46,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -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 472 610 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 86.29% 87.64% 90.53%
Number of salaries quoted 353 562 461
Devon median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.68% +5.97% -4.29%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,375 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £53,750 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Exeter +19 21 £100,000 +175.48% 6
Newton Abbot -1 3 £32,500 - 2
Paignton -4 2 £44,500 +27.14%
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 43 (68.25%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.68%) SaaS
3 24 (38.10%) Jenkins
4 23 (36.51%) Scrum
5 20 (31.75%) Firmware
5 20 (31.75%) Degree
6 19 (30.16%) Embedded Systems
7 18 (28.57%) BDD
7 18 (28.57%) QA
7 18 (28.57%) Migration
7 18 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (28.57%) Python
8 17 (26.98%) Collaborative Working
9 16 (25.40%) System Testing
9 16 (25.40%) TeamCity
10 15 (23.81%) C
10 15 (23.81%) Configuration Management
11 14 (22.22%) C++
12 12 (19.05%) Linux
13 10 (15.87%) Electronics
13 10 (15.87%) Internet
13 10 (15.87%) Google
13 10 (15.87%) Google Cloud Platform
14 9 (14.29%) SDLC
14 9 (14.29%) Energy Management
14 9 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (14.29%) Smart Home
14 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
14 9 (14.29%) Manufacturing
15 8 (12.70%) Aerospace

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 7 (11.11%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (39.68%) SaaS
2 10 (15.87%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (11.11%) IaaS
4 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (11.11%) PaaS
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) Internet
2 7 (11.11%) SMS
3 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.17%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.59%) LAN
5 1 (1.59%) WAN
5 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) MySQL
1 8 (12.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.59%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 16 (25.40%) TeamCity
3 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.17%) NUnit
4 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.59%) Gradle
5 1 (1.59%) Hamcrest
5 1 (1.59%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.59%) JUnit
5 1 (1.59%) Liquibase
5 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 10 (15.87%) Electronics
2 9 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 8 (12.70%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.76%) Automotive
4 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.17%) Avionics
5 2 (3.17%) Finance
5 2 (3.17%) Law
6 1 (1.59%) Advertising
6 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Test Engineer
2 13 (20.63%) Head of Technology
3 12 (19.05%) Software Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Chief Technology Officer
5 7 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Graduate
7 5 (7.94%) Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Firmware Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) C# Developer
10 2 (3.17%) C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Graduate Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Head of Software Engineering
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) Middleware
2 3 (4.76%) .NET
2 3 (4.76%) MFC
3 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (3.17%) React
3 2 (3.17%) RESTful
3 2 (3.17%) Web Services
4 1 (1.59%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.59%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.59%) HTML
4 1 (1.59%) J2EE
4 1 (1.59%) Java EE
4 1 (1.59%) Spring
4 1 (1.59%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.59%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.16%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (14.29%) Smart Home
3 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Fintech
4 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.05%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (68.25%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (36.51%) Scrum
3 18 (28.57%) BDD
3 18 (28.57%) Migration
3 18 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (26.98%) Collaborative Working
5 16 (25.40%) System Testing
6 15 (23.81%) Configuration Management
7 9 (14.29%) Energy Management
7 9 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (14.29%) SDLC
8 8 (12.70%) Integration Testing
8 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
9 7 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (11.11%) DevOps
10 6 (9.52%) OO
10 6 (9.52%) Software Testing
11 3 (4.76%) Data Analysis
11 3 (4.76%) UML
11 3 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) Python
2 15 (23.81%) C
3 14 (22.22%) C++
4 6 (9.52%) Ada
5 4 (6.35%) C#
6 3 (4.76%) Embedded C
6 3 (4.76%) Embedded C++
6 3 (4.76%) Java
6 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.76%) SQL
7 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.59%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.59%) AWK
8 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.59%) Perl
8 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (31.75%) Degree
2 6 (9.52%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) HNC
3 1 (1.59%) PhD
3 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) MISRA
System Software
1 20 (31.75%) Firmware
2 8 (12.70%) Docker
3 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) Ansible
1 7 (11.11%) Kibana
1 7 (11.11%) Kubernetes
1 7 (11.11%) Nagios
1 7 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (11.11%) Puppet
1 7 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Google
2 7 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (3.17%) Intel
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft