Period
to 22 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 22 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 11 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 143 220 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 14.64% 16.41% 16.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.09% 17.89% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 94 164 202
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £41,750 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.80% -0.60% +20.00%
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £54,625 £55,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 889 1,230 1,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.99% 91.72% 92.45%
Number of salaries quoted 675 1,015 1,045
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Somerset

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Somerset.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Somerset

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Somerset over the 6 months to 22 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Somerset

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 22 November 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 -10 52 £43,750 -2.78% 10
Taunton +7 45 £42,029 +5.07% 20
Weston-super-Mare - 7 - - 1
Street +1 6 £55,000 -15.38%
Yeovil -8 2 £37,500 +1.35% 1
Axbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 81 (56.64%) C#
2 64 (44.76%) .NET
3 62 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (34.27%) Test Automation
5 48 (33.57%) Java
5 48 (33.57%) JavaScript
6 46 (32.17%) Continuous Delivery
7 45 (31.47%) ASP.NET
8 44 (30.77%) HTML
9 40 (27.97%) CSS
10 38 (26.57%) MVC
11 37 (25.87%) SQL Server
12 35 (24.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 33 (23.08%) AngularJS
14 32 (22.38%) C++
15 31 (21.68%) Web Services
16 30 (20.98%) Mentoring
17 29 (20.28%) Microservices
18 28 (19.58%) SQL
19 26 (18.18%) MySQL
20 25 (17.48%) OO
21 24 (16.78%) PostgreSQL
21 24 (16.78%) Amazon AWS
21 24 (16.78%) Degree
22 22 (15.38%) Coaching
23 21 (14.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
23 21 (14.69%) API Development
23 21 (14.69%) Chatbot
23 21 (14.69%) Conversational UI
24 20 (13.99%) Linux

Software Engineering
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 7 (4.90%) Apache
2 4 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.70%) Confluence
3 1 (0.70%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 21 (14.69%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.70%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.78%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (11.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.99%) HTTP
2 3 (2.10%) Internet
2 3 (2.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (25.87%) SQL Server
2 26 (18.18%) MySQL
3 24 (16.78%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (14.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 19 (13.29%) Geospatial Data
6 16 (11.19%) Hadoop
7 8 (5.59%) NoSQL
8 6 (4.20%) Big Data
8 6 (4.20%) GIS
8 6 (4.20%) RDBMS
8 6 (4.20%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.80%) CouchDB
10 3 (2.10%) SQLite
11 2 (1.40%) Riak
12 1 (0.70%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.70%) MS Access
12 1 (0.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (12.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 10 (6.99%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (5.59%) Eclipse
5 7 (4.90%) Eclipse RCP
5 7 (4.90%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.80%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.80%) Selenium
7 3 (2.10%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.10%) JIRA
7 3 (2.10%) JMeter
7 3 (2.10%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (2.10%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.10%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.70%) Moq
8 1 (0.70%) NUnit
8 1 (0.70%) PhpStorm
8 1 (0.70%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 8 (5.59%) Games
1 8 (5.59%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.20%) Banking
3 5 (3.50%) Finance
3 5 (3.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.80%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.80%) Electronics
5 3 (2.10%) Marketing
6 2 (1.40%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.40%) Publishing
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
7 1 (0.70%) Automotive
7 1 (0.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 94 (65.73%) Software Engineer
2 33 (23.08%) Senior Software Engineer
3 30 (20.98%) Developer
4 21 (14.69%) Java Engineer
4 21 (14.69%) Java Software Engineer
4 21 (14.69%) Lead Software Engineer
5 15 (10.49%) Software Developer
6 13 (9.09%) Graduate
7 11 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
8 10 (6.99%) C# Software Engineer
8 10 (6.99%) C++ Software Engineer
9 8 (5.59%) Graduate Developer
9 8 (5.59%) Graduate Software Developer
10 7 (4.90%) Head of Digital
10 7 (4.90%) Head of Technology
10 7 (4.90%) Junior
11 6 (4.20%) Analyst
11 6 (4.20%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 6 (4.20%) Development Engineer
11 6 (4.20%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (44.76%) .NET
2 45 (31.47%) ASP.NET
3 44 (30.77%) HTML
4 40 (27.97%) CSS
5 35 (24.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (23.08%) AngularJS
7 31 (21.68%) Web Services
8 13 (9.09%) WPF
9 10 (6.99%) .NET Framework
9 10 (6.99%) JSON
10 7 (4.90%) jQuery
10 7 (4.90%) JSP
10 7 (4.90%) Middleware
11 6 (4.20%) XML
12 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (2.80%) Hibernate
12 4 (2.80%) Java EE
12 4 (2.80%) RESTful
12 4 (2.80%) Spring
12 4 (2.80%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.49%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.59%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (4.90%) Data Structures
4 6 (4.20%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.50%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (2.80%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.80%) Minimum Viable Product
7 2 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.70%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.70%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.99%) Linux
2 16 (11.19%) Windows
3 10 (6.99%) Android
3 10 (6.99%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.10%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.40%) Debian
5 2 (1.40%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (34.27%) Test Automation
3 46 (32.17%) Continuous Delivery
4 38 (26.57%) MVC
5 30 (20.98%) Mentoring
6 29 (20.28%) Microservices
7 25 (17.48%) OO
8 22 (15.38%) Coaching
9 21 (14.69%) API Development
9 21 (14.69%) Conversational UI
10 19 (13.29%) Scrum
11 18 (12.59%) SDLC
12 17 (11.89%) Analytics
13 16 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (9.79%) Mathematics
14 14 (9.79%) System Testing
14 14 (9.79%) Unit Testing
15 12 (8.39%) UML
16 10 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (6.99%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 81 (56.64%) C#
2 48 (33.57%) Java
2 48 (33.57%) JavaScript
3 32 (22.38%) C++
4 28 (19.58%) SQL
5 16 (11.19%) C
6 14 (9.79%) Python
7 8 (5.59%) Erlang
8 6 (4.20%) Apple Swift
9 5 (3.50%) PHP
10 3 (2.10%) Ruby
11 2 (1.40%) Ada
11 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.40%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.70%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (0.70%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.70%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.70%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (16.78%) Degree
2 14 (9.79%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.29%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.10%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.40%) GDPR
3 1 (0.70%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.70%) MISRA
3 1 (0.70%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.40%) Xen
2 1 (0.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (6.29%) Oracle
1 9 (6.29%) Xamarin
2 5 (3.50%) Civica
3 3 (2.10%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.10%) SAP
4 2 (1.40%) VMware
5 1 (0.70%) IBM
5 1 (0.70%) ServiceNow