Period
to 24 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £42,029 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 39 27
Rank change year-on-year +25 -12 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 139 91 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.59% 7.30% 9.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.62% 7.48% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 75 68 112
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £42,750 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.69% +1.79% +18.31%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,375 £52,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 951 1,217 1,215
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.96% 97.59% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 700 1,028 1,036
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,851 £26,175 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £59,050 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 January 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 24 January 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 +14 54 £45,000 +2.27% 10
Taunton +14 23 £42,029 -6.60% 3
Weston-super-Mare - 20 £35,000 -
Yeovil -7 11 £37,500 +1.35% 2
Street - 6 £55,000 -
Software Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 99 (71.22%) C#
3 82 (58.99%) HTML
4 80 (57.55%) .NET
5 79 (56.83%) CSS
6 69 (49.64%) JavaScript
7 65 (46.76%) ASP.NET
8 64 (46.04%) MVC
8 64 (46.04%) Continuous Delivery
9 63 (45.32%) AngularJS
10 62 (44.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 61 (43.88%) Mentoring
11 61 (43.88%) SQL Server
12 55 (39.57%) MySQL
12 55 (39.57%) PostgreSQL
12 55 (39.57%) Coaching
12 55 (39.57%) Amazon AWS
13 53 (38.13%) Microservices
14 52 (37.41%) API Development
14 52 (37.41%) Chatbot
14 52 (37.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 52 (37.41%) Conversational UI
14 52 (37.41%) Web Services
15 46 (33.09%) Java
16 43 (30.94%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (23.02%) SQL
18 29 (20.86%) C++
19 26 (18.71%) Linux
20 24 (17.27%) Windows
21 23 (16.55%) Test Automation

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 16 (11.51%) Apache
2 5 (3.60%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 52 (37.41%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.72%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 55 (39.57%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (10.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.16%) HTTP
1 3 (2.16%) Internet
1 3 (2.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (43.88%) SQL Server
2 55 (39.57%) MySQL
2 55 (39.57%) PostgreSQL
3 52 (37.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 14 (10.07%) Hadoop
5 12 (8.63%) Big Data
6 11 (7.91%) Geospatial Data
7 6 (4.32%) RDBMS
7 6 (4.32%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.16%) CouchDB
8 3 (2.16%) SQLite
9 2 (1.44%) Redis
9 2 (1.44%) Riak
10 1 (0.72%) GIS
10 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (11.51%) Eclipse
1 16 (11.51%) Eclipse RCP
2 9 (6.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.47%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (2.16%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.44%) JIRA
4 2 (1.44%) NUnit
5 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.72%) Moq
General
1 6 (4.32%) Banking
1 6 (4.32%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.16%) Aerospace
2 3 (2.16%) Games
3 2 (1.44%) Finance
4 1 (0.72%) Electronics
4 1 (0.72%) Local Government
4 1 (0.72%) Marketing
4 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (58.99%) HTML
2 80 (57.55%) .NET
3 79 (56.83%) CSS
4 65 (46.76%) ASP.NET
5 63 (45.32%) AngularJS
6 62 (44.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 52 (37.41%) Web Services
8 16 (11.51%) JSP
8 16 (11.51%) Middleware
9 10 (7.19%) .NET Framework
9 10 (7.19%) WPF
10 6 (4.32%) jQuery
11 5 (3.60%) Hibernate
11 5 (3.60%) Spring
12 4 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (2.88%) Entity Framework
12 4 (2.88%) Java EE
12 4 (2.88%) React
13 3 (2.16%) Django
13 3 (2.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.76%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (5.04%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.44%) Device Driver
3 2 (1.44%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.71%) Linux
2 24 (17.27%) Windows
3 5 (3.60%) Android
3 5 (3.60%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.72%) Debian
4 1 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 64 (46.04%) Continuous Delivery
2 64 (46.04%) MVC
3 61 (43.88%) Mentoring
4 55 (39.57%) Coaching
5 53 (38.13%) Microservices
6 52 (37.41%) API Development
6 52 (37.41%) Conversational UI
7 43 (30.94%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (16.55%) Test Automation
9 22 (15.83%) Unit Testing
10 21 (15.11%) OO
11 20 (14.39%) UML
12 19 (13.67%) Analytics
12 19 (13.67%) OOD
12 19 (13.67%) Scrum
13 17 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (11.51%) Business Analytics
14 16 (11.51%) ETL
15 13 (9.35%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 99 (71.22%) C#
2 69 (49.64%) JavaScript
3 46 (33.09%) Java
4 32 (23.02%) SQL
5 29 (20.86%) C++
6 22 (15.83%) Python
7 15 (10.79%) C
8 6 (4.32%) PHP
9 3 (2.16%) Erlang
10 1 (0.72%) Ada
10 1 (0.72%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.72%) ES6
10 1 (0.72%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (6.47%) Degree
2 8 (5.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.16%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.72%) Xen
Vendors
1 9 (6.47%) Oracle
2 7 (5.04%) Xamarin
3 6 (4.32%) Civica
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.72%) SAP
4 1 (0.72%) VMware