Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 27 46
Rank change year-on-year -1 +19 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 109 119 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 8.18% 8.94% 4.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.44% 9.21% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 79 97 49
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +25.37% -8.22%
10th Percentile £27,250 £32,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £51,150 £52,500 £60,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +14.29%

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 1292 1292 1237
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.00% 97.07% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1067 1108 1073
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,775 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +9 72 £45,000 -2.17% 2
Taunton -12 7 £32,556 -18.61%
Yeovil - 6 £37,000 -
Clevedon - 2 £41,250 -
Frome - 2 - -
Ilminster - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 48 (44.04%) C#
2 48 (44.04%) JavaScript
3 43 (39.45%) .NET
4 42 (38.53%) Java
5 39 (35.78%) HTML
6 33 (30.28%) Linux
6 33 (30.28%) Degree
7 32 (29.36%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (29.36%) SQL
7 32 (29.36%) SQL Server
8 31 (28.44%) AngularJS
9 28 (25.69%) MongoDB
10 27 (24.77%) CSS
10 27 (24.77%) MVC
11 26 (23.85%) OO
12 25 (22.94%) ASP.NET
12 25 (22.94%) C++
13 23 (21.10%) Hibernate
14 20 (18.35%) Apache Cassandra
14 20 (18.35%) SaaS
14 20 (18.35%) Computer Science
15 19 (17.43%) WPF
15 19 (17.43%) Unit Testing
16 17 (15.60%) Elasticsearch
17 16 (14.68%) WCF
17 16 (14.68%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (14.68%) Manufacturing
17 16 (14.68%) J2EE
18 15 (13.76%) Moq

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 17 (15.60%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.67%) Apache Solr
2 4 (3.67%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.75%) IIS
4 2 (1.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.35%) SaaS
2 16 (14.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (12.84%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (6.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) Bluetooth
2 5 (4.59%) Wireless
3 2 (1.83%) Internet
4 1 (0.92%) 3G
4 1 (0.92%) 4G
4 1 (0.92%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.36%) SQL Server
2 28 (25.69%) MongoDB
3 20 (18.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (11.01%) NoSQL
5 11 (10.09%) Redis
6 10 (9.17%) MySQL
7 8 (7.34%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (3.67%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.83%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.92%) Big Data
10 1 (0.92%) GIS
10 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (13.76%) Moq
2 12 (11.01%) NUnit
3 9 (8.26%) JUnit
3 9 (8.26%) Mockito
4 7 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.50%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.50%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (5.50%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.67%) Codeception
6 4 (3.67%) Subversion
6 4 (3.67%) Vagrant
7 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.83%) JIRA
9 1 (0.92%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.92%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.92%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.92%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (14.68%) Manufacturing
2 10 (9.17%) Electronics
2 10 (9.17%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.26%) Finance
4 8 (7.34%) Aerospace
5 4 (3.67%) Marketing
6 3 (2.75%) Games
7 1 (0.92%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (39.45%) .NET
2 39 (35.78%) HTML
3 31 (28.44%) AngularJS
4 27 (24.77%) CSS
5 25 (22.94%) ASP.NET
6 23 (21.10%) Hibernate
7 19 (17.43%) WPF
8 16 (14.68%) J2EE
8 16 (14.68%) WCF
9 15 (13.76%) REST
10 14 (12.84%) GWT
10 14 (12.84%) JPA
10 14 (12.84%) jQuery
10 14 (12.84%) RESTful
10 14 (12.84%) Restlet
11 13 (11.93%) Spring
12 12 (11.01%) NHibernate
13 11 (10.09%) React
14 10 (9.17%) Node.js
15 9 (8.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.35%) Computer Science
2 12 (11.01%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (5.50%) Graphic Design
4 4 (3.67%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.67%) Fintech
4 4 (3.67%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.83%) RIA
6 1 (0.92%) BBC
6 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.92%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.92%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (0.92%) Robotics
6 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.28%) Linux
2 4 (3.67%) Unix
2 4 (3.67%) Windows
2 4 (3.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.83%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.92%) Android
5 1 (0.92%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (29.36%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (24.77%) MVC
4 26 (23.85%) OO
5 19 (17.43%) Unit Testing
6 15 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (13.76%) Customer Requirements
7 12 (11.01%) Open Source
8 11 (10.09%) Scrum
8 11 (10.09%) Test Automation
9 10 (9.17%) TDD
10 9 (8.26%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.42%) Mathematics
11 7 (6.42%) SDLC
12 6 (5.50%) CAD
12 6 (5.50%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (5.50%) Signal Processing
13 5 (4.59%) Embedded Software Development
13 5 (4.59%) Front End Development
13 5 (4.59%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (44.04%) C#
1 48 (44.04%) JavaScript
2 42 (38.53%) Java
3 32 (29.36%) SQL
4 25 (22.94%) C++
5 14 (12.84%) C
6 11 (10.09%) Python
7 10 (9.17%) PHP
8 7 (6.42%) GraphQL
9 6 (5.50%) Embedded C
9 6 (5.50%) Objective-C
10 5 (4.59%) PowerShell
10 5 (4.59%) XPath
11 4 (3.67%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.67%) PHP 7
12 2 (1.83%) Perl
13 1 (0.92%) Ada
13 1 (0.92%) Ruby
13 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.92%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 33 (30.28%) Degree
2 14 (12.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.83%) HND
4 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 15 (13.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (7.34%) Kubernetes
2 7 (6.42%) Terraform
3 3 (2.75%) Ansible
3 3 (2.75%) Puppet
4 2 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (7.34%) Google
2 4 (3.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.67%) Oracle
2 4 (3.67%) SAP
3 3 (2.75%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.92%) Twitter