Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £39,500 in advertised job vacancies in Exeter during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
Devon > Exeter
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 50 49
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Exeter 1.69% 2.60% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 2.79% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 9
Exeter median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% +25.00% +13.21%
10th Percentile £35,003 £25,016 £25,000
90th Percentile £54,625 £48,400 £35,000
Devon median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% +3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Exeter
Permanent vacancies in Exeter with a recognized job title 345 430 349
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.91% 93.28% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 308 386 281
Exeter median annual salary £37,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.86% - -
10th Percentile £21,896 £22,625 £20,800
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £48,750
Devon median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -1.89%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Exeter.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Exeter

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Exeter

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Exeter

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Exeter

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Exeter over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Exeter

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Exeter region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Jasmine
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
4 2 (33.33%) NUnit
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Data Management
4 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jasmine
1 2 (33.33%) NUnit
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO 14001
1 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001