Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £42,250 in advertised job vacancies in Plymouth during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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

Software Engineer
Devon > Plymouth
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 26 23
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 5.13% 3.81% 9.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% 3.88% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 7
Plymouth median annual salary £42,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.67% +15.38% -
10th Percentile £31,700 £32,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £48,192 £42,750 £38,750
Devon median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +26.67% +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 Plymouth. 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
Plymouth
Permanent vacancies in Plymouth with a recognized job title 72 103 172
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.31% 98.10% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 60 91 130
Plymouth median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £18,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £45,000
Devon median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% -1.54%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Plymouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Plymouth

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Plymouth

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Plymouth

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Plymouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Plymouth over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Plymouth

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Plymouth region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Ada
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) DO-178B
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Rancher
3 1 (25.00%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (25.00%) Redis
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Mesos
3 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) DRM
3 1 (25.00%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management

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

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Redis
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) DRM
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Ada
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (25.00%) Mesos
1 1 (25.00%) Rancher