Period
to 18 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £42,892 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 44 26
Rank change year-on-year +17 -18 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 60 45 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 8.03% 5.14% 8.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.26% 5.26% 9.17%
Number of salaries quoted 46 39 90
Somerset median annual salary £42,892 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.68% +28.57% -16.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,500 £55,300 £50,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%

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 726 856 1,287
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.19% 97.72% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 622 729 1,002
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,450 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £63,625
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 +11 25 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Taunton +4 15 £42,784 +1.80% 1
Yeovil - 11 £40,250 - 3
Weston-super-Mare - 3 £50,000 -
Street +4 2 £60,000 +9.09%
Wincanton - 2 £37,500 - 1
Clevedon - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 59 (98.33%) Software Engineering
2 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (50.00%) C#
4 24 (40.00%) Java
5 21 (35.00%) C++
5 21 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (28.33%) CSS
6 17 (28.33%) Python
7 16 (26.67%) HTML
8 15 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 14 (23.33%) Big Data
9 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
9 14 (23.33%) DevOps
10 13 (21.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (21.67%) .NET
10 13 (21.67%) Analytics
11 12 (20.00%) SQL
11 12 (20.00%) Windows
12 11 (18.33%) Linux
12 11 (18.33%) Eclipse
12 11 (18.33%) MVC
13 10 (16.67%) Scrum
13 10 (16.67%) OOD
13 10 (16.67%) UML
13 10 (16.67%) OO
13 10 (16.67%) AngularJS
13 10 (16.67%) Machine Learning
13 10 (16.67%) Unit Testing
13 10 (16.67%) Geospatial Data
14 9 (15.00%) Data Protection Act

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 9 (15.00%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.67%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 21 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.67%) SaaS
3 5 (8.33%) GitHub
4 4 (6.67%) PaaS
4 4 (6.67%) Serverless
5 2 (3.33%) Slack
6 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) Big Data
2 10 (16.67%) Geospatial Data
3 9 (15.00%) GIS
4 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.00%) Redis
6 2 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Eclipse
2 9 (15.00%) Eclipse RCP
3 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.33%) NCrunch
4 5 (8.33%) ReSharper
4 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.67%) GitLab
5 1 (1.67%) MSTest
5 1 (1.67%) NUnit
5 1 (1.67%) Subversion
5 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (6.67%) Automotive
2 2 (3.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.33%) Electronics
2 2 (3.33%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Military
3 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) CSS
2 16 (26.67%) HTML
3 13 (21.67%) .NET
4 10 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 9 (15.00%) JSP
5 9 (15.00%) Middleware
6 8 (13.33%) Node.js
6 8 (13.33%) React
7 7 (11.67%) Vue.js
8 6 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (10.00%) Entity Framework
9 5 (8.33%) Redux
10 3 (5.00%) REST
10 3 (5.00%) Spring
11 2 (3.33%) Django
11 2 (3.33%) Flask
11 2 (3.33%) GraphQL
11 2 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (5.00%) Blog
2 3 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) 3D Printing
4 1 (1.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Windows
2 11 (18.33%) Linux
3 3 (5.00%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (98.33%) Software Engineering
2 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 14 (23.33%) DevOps
5 13 (21.67%) Analytics
5 13 (21.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (18.33%) MVC
7 10 (16.67%) Machine Learning
7 10 (16.67%) OO
7 10 (16.67%) OOD
7 10 (16.67%) Scrum
7 10 (16.67%) UML
7 10 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 9 (15.00%) Business Analytics
8 9 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (15.00%) Data Protection
8 9 (15.00%) ETL
9 8 (13.33%) User Stories
10 7 (11.67%) System Testing
10 7 (11.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.00%) C#
2 24 (40.00%) Java
3 21 (35.00%) C++
4 17 (28.33%) Python
5 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
6 12 (20.00%) SQL
7 9 (15.00%) C
7 9 (15.00%) TypeScript
8 4 (6.67%) Scala
9 3 (5.00%) Embedded C
9 3 (5.00%) Go
10 1 (1.67%) Ada
10 1 (1.67%) PHP
10 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Degree
1 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.67%) HND
2 1 (1.67%) PhD
2 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) MISRA
2 1 (1.67%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.67%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Docker
2 3 (5.00%) Firmware
3 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) Kubernetes
2 6 (10.00%) Terraform
3 2 (3.33%) Ansible
3 2 (3.33%) Grafana
3 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.33%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 2 (3.33%) Pinterest
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft