Period
to 18 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 26 43
Rank change year-on-year -13 +17 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 79 130 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.47% 10.38% 5.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.63% 10.62% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 58 117 73
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £38,049 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.27% +1.46% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,450 £25,250
90th Percentile £55,375 £51,300 £65,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +12.67%

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 1,192 1,224 1,221
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.62% 97.69% 98.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,004 1,031 1,053
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,825 £24,167 £23,500
90th Percentile £59,750 £57,500 £53,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -15 46 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Taunton -1 8 £45,000 +18.42% 2
Yeovil - 5 £37,000 - 3
Clevedon - 2 £41,250 -
Frome - 1 - -
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 18 February 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 79 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 42 (53.16%) C#
3 39 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (43.04%) JavaScript
5 33 (41.77%) HTML
5 33 (41.77%) Java
6 29 (36.71%) .NET
7 25 (31.65%) SQL Server
8 24 (30.38%) ASP.NET
9 23 (29.11%) SQL
10 22 (27.85%) RESTful
11 21 (26.58%) AngularJS
11 21 (26.58%) Linux
11 21 (26.58%) OO
12 20 (25.32%) Degree
12 20 (25.32%) Docker
13 18 (22.78%) CSS
13 18 (22.78%) C++
14 17 (21.52%) Amazon AWS
15 16 (20.25%) MongoDB
15 16 (20.25%) React
16 15 (18.99%) MVC
16 15 (18.99%) HTML5
16 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Azure
17 14 (17.72%) TDD
17 14 (17.72%) Computer Science
17 14 (17.72%) Unit Testing
18 13 (16.46%) jQuery
18 13 (16.46%) PostgreSQL
18 13 (16.46%) Scrum

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 8 (10.13%) Apache Solr
2 7 (8.86%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.80%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.52%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (15.19%) SaaS
4 9 (11.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Bluetooth
2 3 (3.80%) Wireless
3 1 (1.27%) 3G
3 1 (1.27%) 4G
3 1 (1.27%) Internet
3 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (31.65%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.25%) MongoDB
3 13 (16.46%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (16.46%) Redis
4 12 (15.19%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (13.92%) NoSQL
6 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.06%) GIS
7 4 (5.06%) MySQL
8 2 (2.53%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (1.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.59%) JUnit
2 6 (7.59%) Mockito
2 6 (7.59%) Moq
2 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (7.59%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.33%) JSUnit
3 5 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.06%) Codeception
4 4 (5.06%) NUnit
4 4 (5.06%) Subversion
4 4 (5.06%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.53%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.53%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (1.27%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.27%) JIRA
6 1 (1.27%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.27%) Selenium
General
1 9 (11.39%) Manufacturing
2 7 (8.86%) Aerospace
2 7 (8.86%) Games
3 4 (5.06%) Electronics
4 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.53%) Finance
5 2 (2.53%) Military
6 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (41.77%) HTML
2 29 (36.71%) .NET
3 24 (30.38%) ASP.NET
4 22 (27.85%) RESTful
5 21 (26.58%) AngularJS
6 18 (22.78%) CSS
7 16 (20.25%) React
8 15 (18.99%) HTML5
9 13 (16.46%) jQuery
10 11 (13.92%) Node.js
11 10 (12.66%) Hibernate
12 9 (11.39%) .NET Core
12 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (11.39%) Entity Framework
12 9 (11.39%) React Native
12 9 (11.39%) Web Services
13 8 (10.13%) Spring
14 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (7.59%) WCF
15 6 (7.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.59%) Graphic Design
3 5 (6.33%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (5.06%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.06%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (5.06%) User Experience
5 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) BBC
6 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.27%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (1.27%) Robotics
6 1 (1.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.58%) Linux
2 8 (10.13%) Unix
3 3 (3.80%) Windows
4 1 (1.27%) Android
4 1 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.27%) FreeRTOS
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 39 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (26.58%) OO
4 15 (18.99%) MVC
5 14 (17.72%) TDD
5 14 (17.72%) Unit Testing
6 13 (16.46%) Scrum
7 11 (13.92%) SDLC
8 10 (12.66%) Mentoring
9 8 (10.13%) Customer Requirements
10 7 (8.86%) BDD
10 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.86%) DevOps
10 7 (8.86%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (8.86%) Test Automation
11 6 (7.59%) CAD
11 6 (7.59%) Open Source
12 5 (6.33%) Capacity Management
12 5 (6.33%) Embedded Software Development
12 5 (6.33%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.16%) C#
2 34 (43.04%) JavaScript
3 33 (41.77%) Java
4 23 (29.11%) SQL
5 18 (22.78%) C++
6 9 (11.39%) C
6 9 (11.39%) GraphQL
7 7 (8.86%) PHP
8 6 (7.59%) Objective-C
9 5 (6.33%) Embedded C
10 4 (5.06%) PHP 7
10 4 (5.06%) XPath
11 3 (3.80%) Python
12 2 (2.53%) Perl
12 2 (2.53%) Scala
13 1 (1.27%) Ada
13 1 (1.27%) ES6
13 1 (1.27%) R
13 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (25.32%) Degree
2 11 (13.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) HND
4 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) QA
System Software
1 20 (25.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) Kubernetes
2 9 (11.39%) Terraform
3 6 (7.59%) Ansible
4 2 (2.53%) Puppet
5 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) Google
2 5 (6.33%) Syncsort
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.27%) Twitter