The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 39 37
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 56 40 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 8.01% 5.96% 5.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.21% 6.12% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 47 37 30
Median salary £35,000 £41,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.63% +20.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £31,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £46,250 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 682 654 603
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 97.57% 97.47% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2063 2435 2731
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +16 35 £42,500 - 4
Taunton -15 9 £33,000 -19.51% 1
Software Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Somerset region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 127 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 74 (58.27%) Java
3 71 (55.91%) .NET
4 69 (54.33%) JavaScript
5 63 (49.61%) Unit Testing
6 60 (47.24%) Test Automation
7 57 (44.88%) C#
8 55 (43.31%) HTML
8 55 (43.31%) SQL
9 53 (41.73%) Scrum
10 52 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
11 48 (37.80%) SQL Server
12 46 (36.22%) C
13 43 (33.86%) ASP.NET
14 42 (33.07%) Team Foundation Server
15 40 (31.50%) MongoDB
16 39 (30.71%) Security Cleared
17 38 (29.92%) SC Cleared
17 38 (29.92%) Line Management
17 38 (29.92%) Customer Requirements
17 38 (29.92%) C++
18 35 (27.56%) MVC
19 34 (26.77%) .NET Framework
20 31 (24.41%) Windows
21 30 (23.62%) NoSQL
22 29 (22.83%) Oracle
22 29 (22.83%) WPF
23 28 (22.05%) IIS
24 26 (20.47%) ITIL
24 26 (20.47%) ETL

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 28 (22.05%) IIS
2 15 (11.81%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (11.02%) SaaS
2 4 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.72%) Kerberos
2 3 (2.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (37.80%) SQL Server
2 40 (31.50%) MongoDB
3 30 (23.62%) NoSQL
4 14 (11.02%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (5.51%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.15%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.36%) Big Data
8 1 (0.79%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.79%) MySQL
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (33.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (13.39%) NUnit
3 15 (11.81%) Moq
4 13 (10.24%) Visual Studio Team System
5 11 (8.66%) Visual Studio
6 7 (5.51%) Git (software)
7 6 (4.72%) JUnit
8 5 (3.94%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.15%) GCC
9 4 (3.15%) Mockito
9 4 (3.15%) Subversion
9 4 (3.15%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.36%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.57%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.79%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (5.51%) Advertising
2 4 (3.15%) Electronics
3 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.79%) Finance
4 1 (0.79%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (55.91%) .NET
2 55 (43.31%) HTML
3 43 (33.86%) ASP.NET
4 34 (26.77%) .NET Framework
5 29 (22.83%) WPF
6 23 (18.11%) Hibernate
7 22 (17.32%) WCF
8 20 (15.75%) CSS
9 19 (14.96%) Spring
10 18 (14.17%) AngularJS
10 18 (14.17%) Entity Framework
11 17 (13.39%) REST
12 16 (12.60%) NHibernate
13 15 (11.81%) J2EE
13 15 (11.81%) JPA
13 15 (11.81%) RESTful
14 14 (11.02%) GWT
14 14 (11.02%) jQuery
14 14 (11.02%) Restlet
15 13 (10.24%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.75%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.36%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (2.36%) RIA
4 1 (0.79%) Fintech
4 1 (0.79%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (0.79%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 31 (24.41%) Windows
2 26 (20.47%) Windows Server
3 24 (18.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (14.96%) Linux
5 3 (2.36%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.57%) Android
6 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.57%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 63 (49.61%) Unit Testing
3 60 (47.24%) Test Automation
4 53 (41.73%) Scrum
5 52 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (29.92%) Customer Requirements
6 38 (29.92%) Line Management
7 35 (27.56%) MVC
8 26 (20.47%) ETL
8 26 (20.47%) ITIL
9 25 (19.69%) Service Delivery
10 23 (18.11%) Refactoring
10 23 (18.11%) UML
11 21 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (15.75%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (11.02%) OO
13 14 (11.02%) Release Management
14 13 (10.24%) Mentoring
14 13 (10.24%) TDD
15 12 (9.45%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (58.27%) Java
2 69 (54.33%) JavaScript
3 57 (44.88%) C#
4 55 (43.31%) SQL
5 46 (36.22%) C
6 38 (29.92%) C++
7 15 (11.81%) PowerShell
8 7 (5.51%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.72%) XPath
9 6 (4.72%) XQuery
10 5 (3.94%) PHP
10 5 (3.94%) Python
11 3 (2.36%) Embedded C
11 3 (2.36%) VB
12 2 (1.57%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.79%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.79%) Groovy
13 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (30.71%) Security Cleared
2 38 (29.92%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.15%) Degree
4 3 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.79%) MCSD
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (4.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) Docker
Vendors
1 29 (22.83%) Oracle
2 18 (14.17%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.15%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.79%) SAP
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