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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West / Devon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 29 22
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 35 24 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 9.49% 8.36% 10.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.90% 9.80% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 35 14 40
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,516 £31,450 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,500 £42,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Devon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 321 245 314
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 86.99% 85.37% 83.96%
Number of salaries quoted 297 222 257
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -6 11 £28,591 -43.38% 1
Paignton - 8 £30,500 -
Plymouth -1 7 £37,500 - 2
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 34 (55.74%) C++
2 33 (54.10%) Degree
3 28 (45.90%) C
3 28 (45.90%) C#
4 22 (36.07%) Electronics
5 20 (32.79%) Physics
6 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (31.15%) SQL
7 17 (27.87%) SDLC
8 16 (26.23%) Java
9 14 (22.95%) Embedded Systems
10 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
11 12 (19.67%) Regression Testing
11 12 (19.67%) Firmware
11 12 (19.67%) Oracle
11 12 (19.67%) Algorithms
11 12 (19.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (16.39%) RS-232
12 10 (16.39%) Visual Studio
12 10 (16.39%) VC++
12 10 (16.39%) Ethernet
13 9 (14.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 9 (14.75%) Manufacturing
13 9 (14.75%) Python
13 9 (14.75%) Linux
13 9 (14.75%) JTAG
14 8 (13.11%) OO
14 8 (13.11%) Scrum
14 8 (13.11%) Computer Science
15 7 (11.48%) JSON

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 3 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.28%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (1.64%) GitHub
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) Ethernet
1 10 (16.39%) RS-232
2 3 (4.92%) HTTP
2 3 (4.92%) Internet
2 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.28%) 802.15
3 2 (3.28%) Bluetooth
3 2 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) MySQL
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) Triplestore
3 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.20%) JIRA
3 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.92%) Spock
4 3 (4.92%) Travis CI
General
1 22 (36.07%) Electronics
2 9 (14.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.64%) Finance
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Software Engineer
2 13 (21.31%) Developer
3 12 (19.67%) Firmware Engineer
4 11 (18.03%) Development Engineer
5 10 (16.39%) Test Engineer
6 8 (13.11%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) Java Developer
7 7 (11.48%) Senior Firmware Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Designer
8 5 (8.20%) Junior
8 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Java Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Senior Development Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Software Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) HTML
1 7 (11.48%) JSON
2 6 (9.84%) .NET
2 6 (9.84%) CSS
2 6 (9.84%) Spring
3 5 (8.20%) .NET Framework
3 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
3 5 (8.20%) XML
4 4 (6.56%) AngularJS
4 4 (6.56%) REST
5 3 (4.92%) Grails
5 3 (4.92%) HTML5
5 3 (4.92%) OpenMP
5 3 (4.92%) React
5 3 (4.92%) Spring MVC
5 3 (4.92%) WCF
5 3 (4.92%) Web Services
5 3 (4.92%) WPF
5 3 (4.92%) XML Schema
6 2 (3.28%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (19.67%) Algorithms
3 9 (14.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 8 (13.11%) Computer Science
5 5 (8.20%) Social Media
5 5 (8.20%) User Experience
6 3 (4.92%) Internet of Things
6 3 (4.92%) Semantic Web
6 3 (4.92%) Smart Home
7 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.64%) Fintech
7 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Linux
2 5 (8.20%) Windows
3 3 (4.92%) Unix
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Physics
2 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.87%) SDLC
4 12 (19.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (19.67%) Regression Testing
5 8 (13.11%) OO
5 8 (13.11%) Scrum
6 7 (11.48%) Mathematics
6 7 (11.48%) Software Testing
7 6 (9.84%) OOP
7 6 (9.84%) TDD
8 5 (8.20%) Automated Testing
8 5 (8.20%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (8.20%) Informatics
8 5 (8.20%) UX Design
8 5 (8.20%) Web Development
9 4 (6.56%) BDD
9 4 (6.56%) Software Architecture
9 4 (6.56%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (55.74%) C++
2 28 (45.90%) C
2 28 (45.90%) C#
3 19 (31.15%) SQL
4 16 (26.23%) Java
5 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
6 10 (16.39%) VC++
7 9 (14.75%) Python
8 3 (4.92%) CoffeeScript
8 3 (4.92%) Fortran
8 3 (4.92%) SPARQL
9 2 (3.28%) Embedded C++
9 2 (3.28%) PHP
9 2 (3.28%) VB
10 1 (1.64%) Ada
10 1 (1.64%) Erlang
10 1 (1.64%) Haskell
10 1 (1.64%) RPG
10 1 (1.64%) Ruby
10 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (54.10%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) HNC
3 3 (4.92%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.92%) NVQ Level 4
3 3 (4.92%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.64%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) JTAG
2 1 (1.64%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (19.67%) Firmware
2 4 (6.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Oracle
2 1 (1.64%) Infor
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Devon
Novate IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Plymouth
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago