Period
to 19 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Exeter 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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Devon > Exeter
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 13 39
Rank change year-on-year +1 +26 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 61 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Exeter 13.93% 11.71% 5.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.99% 12.87% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 52 26 27
Exeter median annual salary £45,000 £65,000 £36,301
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.77% +79.06% -10.92%
10th Percentile £37,625 £31,250 £23,768
90th Percentile £74,500 £110,000 £57,000
Devon median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.27% +12.86%

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 Exeter with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Exeter
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 407 202 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Exeter 92.92% 90.99% 92.70%
Number of salaries quoted 340 175 349
Exeter median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,301
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.19% -3.20%
10th Percentile £20,063 £25,250 £23,497
90th Percentile £58,750 £70,000 £53,750
Devon median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Exeter.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Exeter

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Exeter

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Exeter

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Exeter

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Exeter over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Exeter

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 Exeter region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 47 (77.05%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (75.41%) Test Automation
3 40 (65.57%) C#
4 37 (60.66%) AWS
5 36 (59.02%) HTML
5 36 (59.02%) MySQL
6 34 (55.74%) Ruby
7 30 (49.18%) Node.js
8 29 (47.54%) Azure
9 26 (42.62%) MVC
10 24 (39.34%) PHP
11 23 (37.70%) TDD
12 22 (36.07%) Information Security
12 22 (36.07%) Technical Architecture
12 22 (36.07%) B2B
12 22 (36.07%) B2C
12 22 (36.07%) jQuery
12 22 (36.07%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (36.07%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (36.07%) Continuous Delivery
12 22 (36.07%) Task Automation
12 22 (36.07%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (36.07%) Technology Roadmap
13 19 (31.15%) Kubernetes
13 19 (31.15%) SQL
14 18 (29.51%) .NET
14 18 (29.51%) NoSQL
15 17 (27.87%) Python
16 16 (26.23%) Linux
16 16 (26.23%) TypeScript

Software Engineering
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 37 (60.66%) AWS
2 29 (47.54%) Azure
3 12 (19.67%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (19.67%) Amazon ELB
3 12 (19.67%) Amazon EMR
3 12 (19.67%) Amazon S3
4 8 (13.11%) npm
5 7 (11.48%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (59.02%) MySQL
2 18 (29.51%) NoSQL
3 12 (19.67%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (19.67%) MariaDB
3 12 (19.67%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
2 12 (19.67%) Subversion
3 6 (9.84%) git-flow
4 5 (8.20%) Ant
4 5 (8.20%) Maven
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (11.48%) Marketing
2 5 (8.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (40.98%) Software Engineer
2 24 (39.34%) Developer
3 12 (19.67%) Software Developer
4 11 (18.03%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Lead Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Team Leader
6 6 (9.84%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Senior DevOps
6 6 (9.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 2 (3.28%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Software Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Administrator
10 1 (1.64%) C# Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Linux Administrator
10 1 (1.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.64%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (59.02%) HTML
2 30 (49.18%) Node.js
3 22 (36.07%) jQuery
4 18 (29.51%) .NET
5 14 (22.95%) AngularJS
5 14 (22.95%) RESTful
6 13 (21.31%) CSS
7 12 (19.67%) ActiveMQ
7 12 (19.67%) JSON
7 12 (19.67%) Kafka
7 12 (19.67%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (19.67%) React
8 8 (13.11%) .NET Framework
8 8 (13.11%) JSON Schema
8 8 (13.11%) Swagger
9 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
10 4 (6.56%) Apache Flex
10 4 (6.56%) Web Services
10 4 (6.56%) XML
10 4 (6.56%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.07%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (19.67%) Clustering
2 12 (19.67%) Linux Command Line
2 12 (19.67%) Replication
3 6 (9.84%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (8.20%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.92%) User Experience
6 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Unix
2 3 (4.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.64%) Android
3 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (77.05%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (75.41%) Test Automation
3 26 (42.62%) MVC
4 23 (37.70%) TDD
5 22 (36.07%) B2B
5 22 (36.07%) B2C
5 22 (36.07%) Continuous Delivery
5 22 (36.07%) Information Security
5 22 (36.07%) Performance Tuning
5 22 (36.07%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (36.07%) Task Automation
5 22 (36.07%) Technical Architecture
5 22 (36.07%) Technology Roadmap
6 14 (22.95%) DevOps
6 14 (22.95%) Integration Testing
6 14 (22.95%) Load Balancing
7 13 (21.31%) SOA
8 12 (19.67%) API Design
8 12 (19.67%) Configuration Management
8 12 (19.67%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 40 (65.57%) C#
2 34 (55.74%) Ruby
3 24 (39.34%) PHP
4 19 (31.15%) SQL
5 17 (27.87%) Python
6 16 (26.23%) TypeScript
7 15 (24.59%) Go
8 14 (22.95%) Java
9 8 (13.11%) ES6
10 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
11 5 (8.20%) Perl
12 3 (4.92%) C
13 1 (1.64%) C++
13 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) QA
System Software
1 12 (19.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (31.15%) Kubernetes
2 12 (19.67%) Docker Swarm
2 12 (19.67%) Nagios
2 12 (19.67%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (19.67%) Prometheus
2 12 (19.67%) Puppet
2 12 (19.67%) Terraform
2 12 (19.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) Google
3 2 (3.28%) WooCommerce
4 1 (1.64%) Xamarin