Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Plymouth during the 6 months to 21 July 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 > Plymouth
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 25 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 - +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 4.35% 2.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.46% 2.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Plymouth median annual salary £45,000 £38,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.13% - -
Devon median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% +11.11% -4.00%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Plymouth. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Plymouth
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 112 86 119
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Plymouth 97.39% 100.00% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 99 78 100
Plymouth median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -1.52% -1.49%
10th Percentile £23,700 £21,500 £25,350
90th Percentile £53,750 £41,275 £57,750
Devon median annual salary £36,182 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.01% -4.29% +7.69%

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 July 2017.

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 July 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 Plymouth region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Smart Home
3 2 (40.00%) 802.1X
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) Bluetooth
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) 802.15
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (40.00%) Internet of Things
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) 802.15
1 2 (40.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) 802.1X
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Internet of Things
1 2 (40.00%) Smart Home
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C++
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Ada
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Chartered Engineer
Plymouth, Devon
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
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