The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South West / Somerset
Rank 19 43 37
Rank change year-on-year +24 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 76 29 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.84% 4.56% 6.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.20% 4.63% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 63 29 32
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £56,000 £47,500
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 623 626 498
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 97.04% 98.43% 99.01%
Number of salaries quoted 514 549 436
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +20 26 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Taunton +7 13 £37,500 -8.53% 1
Bridgwater +10 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Street +4 1 £50,000 -16.66%
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 82 (61.65%) Java
3 80 (60.15%) .NET
4 74 (55.64%) Unit Testing
5 68 (51.13%) JavaScript
6 63 (47.37%) C#
7 62 (46.62%) HTML
7 62 (46.62%) Scrum
8 61 (45.86%) Agile Software Development
9 59 (44.36%) SQL
10 55 (41.35%) SQL Server
10 55 (41.35%) ASP.NET
11 49 (36.84%) Automated Testing
12 47 (35.34%) C++
13 43 (32.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 40 (30.08%) MongoDB
15 39 (29.32%) SC Cleared
15 39 (29.32%) Security Cleared
16 38 (28.57%) C
17 37 (27.82%) Windows
18 36 (27.07%) MVC
19 35 (26.32%) Oracle
19 35 (26.32%) NoSQL
20 32 (24.06%) .NET Framework
21 30 (22.56%) Line Management
22 29 (21.80%) ETL
23 26 (19.55%) Customer Requirements
24 25 (18.80%) Hibernate
24 25 (18.80%) IIS
25 23 (17.29%) Continuous Integration

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 25 (18.80%) IIS
2 12 (9.02%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.77%) SaaS
3 6 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.51%) Kerberos
2 3 (2.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (41.35%) SQL Server
2 40 (30.08%) MongoDB
3 35 (26.32%) NoSQL
4 11 (8.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (6.77%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.26%) Big Data
6 3 (2.26%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.50%) MySQL
8 1 (0.75%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.75%) Redis
8 1 (0.75%) Riak
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (32.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (13.53%) NUnit
3 16 (12.03%) Moq
3 16 (12.03%) Visual Studio
4 11 (8.27%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (7.52%) JUnit
6 9 (6.77%) Mockito
7 6 (4.51%) Git (software)
8 5 (3.76%) Mercurial
9 4 (3.01%) Subversion
9 4 (3.01%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.75%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (5.26%) Advertising
2 3 (2.26%) Electronics
2 3 (2.26%) Games
3 2 (1.50%) Finance
3 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.75%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (60.15%) .NET
2 62 (46.62%) HTML
3 55 (41.35%) ASP.NET
4 32 (24.06%) .NET Framework
5 25 (18.80%) Hibernate
6 22 (16.54%) Spring
7 21 (15.79%) CSS
7 21 (15.79%) WPF
8 19 (14.29%) Entity Framework
9 17 (12.78%) WCF
10 15 (11.28%) REST
11 14 (10.53%) Java EE
11 14 (10.53%) RESTful
12 12 (9.02%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (9.02%) JPA
13 11 (8.27%) NHibernate
13 11 (8.27%) Web Services
14 10 (7.52%) AngularJS
14 10 (7.52%) jQuery
14 10 (7.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.50%) RIA
4 1 (0.75%) Blog
4 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.75%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 37 (27.82%) Windows
2 21 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 17 (12.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (7.52%) Linux
5 2 (1.50%) Android
5 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 74 (55.64%) Unit Testing
3 62 (46.62%) Scrum
4 61 (45.86%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (36.84%) Automated Testing
6 36 (27.07%) MVC
7 30 (22.56%) Line Management
8 29 (21.80%) ETL
9 26 (19.55%) Customer Requirements
10 23 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
11 21 (15.79%) ITIL
12 20 (15.04%) Service Delivery
13 17 (12.78%) Refactoring
13 17 (12.78%) UML
14 15 (11.28%) Release Management
15 14 (10.53%) TDD
16 11 (8.27%) Mentoring
16 11 (8.27%) Web Development
17 9 (6.77%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 82 (61.65%) Java
2 68 (51.13%) JavaScript
3 63 (47.37%) C#
4 59 (44.36%) SQL
5 47 (35.34%) C++
6 38 (28.57%) C
7 15 (11.28%) PowerShell
8 7 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.51%) Python
9 6 (4.51%) XPath
9 6 (4.51%) XQuery
10 4 (3.01%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.26%) PHP
11 3 (2.26%) VB
12 1 (0.75%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.75%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.75%) Erlang
12 1 (0.75%) Groovy
12 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (29.32%) SC Cleared
1 39 (29.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.01%) Degree
3 3 (2.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.75%) MCSD
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (4.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) Docker
Vendors
1 35 (26.32%) Oracle
2 22 (16.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.50%) Xamarin
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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