Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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

Software Engineer
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 29 28
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 89 115 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 9.35% 8.52% 8.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.89% 8.78% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 60 84 94
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% +25.37%
10th Percentile £30,875 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,000 £52,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +11.80%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 900 1,310 1,315
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.54% 97.04% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 718 1,081 1,129
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,675 £25,000 £24,150
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Somerset

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Somerset

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Somerset over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Somerset

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -1 35 £43,750 -0.57% 6
Taunton +13 23 £42,029 +29.10% 13
Weston-super-Mare - 6 - - 1
Street - 6 £55,000 - 1
Yeovil -7 1 £37,500 +1.35% 1
Axbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 89 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 54 (60.67%) C#
3 40 (44.94%) .NET
4 37 (41.57%) HTML
5 34 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (37.08%) Java
6 33 (37.08%) CSS
7 32 (35.96%) JavaScript
8 31 (34.83%) ASP.NET
8 31 (34.83%) MVC
9 29 (32.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (32.58%) Continuous Delivery
10 28 (31.46%) Mentoring
11 27 (30.34%) AngularJS
12 24 (26.97%) Test Automation
12 24 (26.97%) SQL Server
13 21 (23.60%) MySQL
13 21 (23.60%) C++
13 21 (23.60%) PostgreSQL
13 21 (23.60%) Amazon AWS
14 20 (22.47%) Microservices
14 20 (22.47%) Web Services
15 19 (21.35%) SQL
15 19 (21.35%) Coaching
16 18 (20.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 18 (20.22%) Chatbot
16 18 (20.22%) API Development
16 18 (20.22%) Conversational UI
17 17 (19.10%) Linux
18 16 (17.98%) Windows

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 6 (6.74%) Apache
2 2 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (20.22%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 21 (23.60%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (14.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) HTTP
2 3 (3.37%) Internet
2 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.12%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.97%) SQL Server
2 21 (23.60%) MySQL
2 21 (23.60%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (20.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 11 (12.36%) Geospatial Data
4 11 (12.36%) Hadoop
5 6 (6.74%) RDBMS
5 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.37%) CouchDB
6 3 (3.37%) SQLite
7 2 (2.25%) Big Data
7 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.12%) GIS
8 1 (1.12%) Riak
Development Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (11.24%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (6.74%) Eclipse
3 6 (6.74%) Eclipse RCP
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.12%) JIRA
6 1 (1.12%) Moq
6 1 (1.12%) NUnit
6 1 (1.12%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 8 (8.99%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.74%) Banking
3 4 (4.49%) Aerospace
3 4 (4.49%) Electronics
3 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.37%) Finance
5 2 (2.25%) Games
5 2 (2.25%) Marketing
6 1 (1.12%) Automotive
6 1 (1.12%) Local Government
6 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (44.94%) .NET
2 37 (41.57%) HTML
3 33 (37.08%) CSS
4 31 (34.83%) ASP.NET
5 29 (32.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (30.34%) AngularJS
7 20 (22.47%) Web Services
8 11 (12.36%) WPF
9 10 (11.24%) .NET Framework
10 6 (6.74%) JSP
10 6 (6.74%) Middleware
11 5 (5.62%) jQuery
11 5 (5.62%) XML
12 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (4.49%) Hibernate
12 4 (4.49%) Java EE
12 4 (4.49%) JSON
12 4 (4.49%) Spring
13 3 (3.37%) Django
14 2 (2.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.87%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (6.74%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.25%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.12%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.10%) Linux
2 16 (17.98%) Windows
3 3 (3.37%) Android
3 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.37%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.25%) Debian
4 2 (2.25%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.25%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (34.83%) MVC
4 29 (32.58%) Continuous Delivery
5 28 (31.46%) Mentoring
6 24 (26.97%) Test Automation
7 20 (22.47%) Microservices
8 19 (21.35%) Coaching
9 18 (20.22%) API Development
9 18 (20.22%) Conversational UI
10 16 (17.98%) Scrum
11 15 (16.85%) OO
12 13 (14.61%) System Testing
12 13 (14.61%) Unit Testing
13 11 (12.36%) SDLC
14 10 (11.24%) UML
15 9 (10.11%) Analytics
15 9 (10.11%) Mathematics
15 9 (10.11%) OOD
16 8 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 54 (60.67%) C#
2 33 (37.08%) Java
3 32 (35.96%) JavaScript
4 21 (23.60%) C++
5 19 (21.35%) SQL
6 14 (15.73%) C
7 12 (13.48%) Python
8 4 (4.49%) PHP
9 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.25%) Erlang
9 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.12%) Ada
10 1 (1.12%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (1.12%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.12%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.12%) ES6
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Degree
2 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.12%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.12%) MISRA
2 1 (1.12%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.25%) Xen
Vendors
1 10 (11.24%) Xamarin
2 9 (10.11%) Oracle
3 5 (5.62%) Civica
4 2 (2.25%) SAP
4 2 (2.25%) VMware
5 1 (1.12%) IBM