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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West / Somerset
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 18 20
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 118 72 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 18.67% 11.27% 10.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.83% 13.04% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 95 63 55
Median salary £38,525 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.68% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,339 £55,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.73% +8.12%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 595 552 456
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 94.15% 86.38% 90.30%
Number of salaries quoted 481 485 398
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +5 39 £44,000 -5.88% 10
Taunton +16 30 £37,500 -8.53%
Street +6 2 £62,500 -10.71%
Bridgwater 0 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 127 (57.73%) Java
2 123 (55.91%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (47.27%) .NET
4 97 (44.09%) Scrum
5 96 (43.64%) Unit Testing
6 82 (37.27%) C#
7 81 (36.82%) JavaScript
8 74 (33.64%) ASP.NET
9 73 (33.18%) HTML
9 73 (33.18%) SQL Server
10 70 (31.82%) Automated Testing
11 68 (30.91%) SQL
12 61 (27.73%) Continuous Delivery
13 57 (25.91%) Team Foundation Server
14 52 (23.64%) SC Cleared
14 52 (23.64%) Security Cleared
15 48 (21.82%) C++
16 47 (21.36%) Windows
16 47 (21.36%) MVC
17 43 (19.55%) MongoDB
18 42 (19.09%) Continuous Integration
19 39 (17.73%) C
20 38 (17.27%) Oracle
20 38 (17.27%) Microsoft
20 38 (17.27%) NoSQL
21 36 (16.36%) .NET Framework
22 35 (15.91%) Hibernate
23 33 (15.00%) IIS
24 32 (14.55%) Hadoop
24 32 (14.55%) Line Management

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 33 (15.00%) IIS
2 12 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (4.55%) Apache Spark
4 9 (4.09%) Apache Pig
5 7 (3.18%) JBoss
5 7 (3.18%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.27%) Jetty
7 1 (0.45%) CMS
7 1 (0.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 23 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.36%) SaaS
3 9 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.64%) GitHub
5 2 (0.91%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.73%) Kerberos
2 4 (1.82%) SNMP
2 4 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.91%) HTTP
4 1 (0.45%) Internet
4 1 (0.45%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (33.18%) SQL Server
2 43 (19.55%) MongoDB
3 38 (17.27%) NoSQL
4 32 (14.55%) Hadoop
5 12 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (4.09%) Apache Accumulo
6 9 (4.09%) Apache Hive
6 9 (4.09%) HBase
7 7 (3.18%) MySQL
8 5 (2.27%) Big Data
9 4 (1.82%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.91%) Redis
11 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.45%) Riak
12 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 57 (25.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (10.91%) Visual Studio
3 22 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 17 (7.73%) NUnit
5 16 (7.27%) Moq
6 12 (5.45%) JUnit
7 10 (4.55%) Jenkins
8 9 (4.09%) Mockito
8 9 (4.09%) Vagrant
9 6 (2.73%) Git (software)
10 5 (2.27%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.82%) Subversion
11 4 (1.82%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.91%) JIRA
13 1 (0.45%) gulp
13 1 (0.45%) Hudson
13 1 (0.45%) Maven
13 1 (0.45%) Mocha
13 1 (0.45%) Protractor
13 1 (0.45%) Sinon.JS
General
1 11 (5.00%) Advertising
2 9 (4.09%) Finance
3 4 (1.82%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.36%) Electronics
4 3 (1.36%) Games
4 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (60.91%) Software Engineer
2 75 (34.09%) Developer
2 75 (34.09%) Java Engineer
3 55 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 51 (23.18%) Senior Software Engineer
5 33 (15.00%) .NET Software Engineer
6 32 (14.55%) Java Developer
7 30 (13.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 28 (12.73%) .NET Developer
9 24 (10.91%) Senior Java Engineer
10 21 (9.55%) Senior Developer
10 21 (9.55%) Software Developer
11 17 (7.73%) Lead Software Engineer
12 16 (7.27%) .NET Software Developer
13 15 (6.82%) C# Software Engineer
14 14 (6.36%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
15 13 (5.91%) Lead Developer
15 13 (5.91%) Senior Java Software Engineer
16 12 (5.45%) Java Software Developer
17 11 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (47.27%) .NET
2 74 (33.64%) ASP.NET
3 73 (33.18%) HTML
4 36 (16.36%) .NET Framework
5 35 (15.91%) Hibernate
6 30 (13.64%) CSS
6 30 (13.64%) Spring
7 26 (11.82%) WPF
8 23 (10.45%) Entity Framework
8 23 (10.45%) REST
9 22 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (9.09%) Web Services
11 19 (8.64%) Java EE
12 18 (8.18%) AngularJS
12 18 (8.18%) XML
13 17 (7.73%) WCF
14 16 (7.27%) J2EE
14 16 (7.27%) RESTful
15 14 (6.36%) GWT
16 13 (5.91%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.82%) e-Health
3 4 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.36%) Virtual Team
5 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.91%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.91%) Replication
5 2 (0.91%) RIA
6 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.45%) Blog
6 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.45%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 47 (21.36%) Windows
2 31 (14.09%) Windows Server
3 22 (10.00%) Linux
4 19 (8.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.82%) Unix
6 2 (0.91%) Android
6 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (55.91%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (44.09%) Scrum
3 96 (43.64%) Unit Testing
4 70 (31.82%) Automated Testing
5 61 (27.73%) Continuous Delivery
6 47 (21.36%) MVC
7 42 (19.09%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (14.55%) Line Management
9 31 (14.09%) ETL
10 26 (11.82%) Customer Requirements
10 26 (11.82%) TDD
11 24 (10.91%) Web Development
12 23 (10.45%) Release Management
13 21 (9.55%) ITIL
14 20 (9.09%) SDLC
14 20 (9.09%) Service Delivery
15 19 (8.64%) System Testing
15 19 (8.64%) Test Automation
15 19 (8.64%) UML
16 17 (7.73%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 127 (57.73%) Java
2 82 (37.27%) C#
3 81 (36.82%) JavaScript
4 68 (30.91%) SQL
5 48 (21.82%) C++
6 39 (17.73%) C
7 23 (10.45%) PowerShell
8 13 (5.91%) PHP
9 9 (4.09%) Python
10 8 (3.64%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.18%) VB
12 6 (2.73%) XPath
12 6 (2.73%) XQuery
13 5 (2.27%) Perl
14 4 (1.82%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.45%) CoffeeScript
15 1 (0.45%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.45%) Erlang
15 1 (0.45%) Groovy
15 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (23.64%) SC Cleared
1 52 (23.64%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (3.64%) Degree
4 1 (0.45%) MCSD
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.36%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (6.36%) Docker
2 6 (2.73%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (4.55%) Ansible
2 9 (4.09%) Oozie
3 4 (1.82%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (1.82%) Nagios
3 4 (1.82%) OpenView
3 4 (1.82%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.82%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 2 (0.91%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (17.27%) Microsoft
1 38 (17.27%) Oracle
2 9 (4.09%) Xamarin
3 4 (1.82%) BMC
3 4 (1.82%) CA
3 4 (1.82%) Compuware
3 4 (1.82%) Dynatrace
3 4 (1.82%) HP
3 4 (1.82%) IBM
3 4 (1.82%) Nimsoft
4 3 (1.36%) Google
5 2 (0.91%) Zend
6 1 (0.45%) Perforce
Somerset
Pearson Frank
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Pension and Healthcare
Posted: 15 hours ago
Somerset
Datasource Computer Employment
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bath
Wessex Water
Salary: circa £40k dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Resource Group
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits and excellent incentiv
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Generous salary + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Wessex Water
Salary: Circa £45k dependent on experience + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Pearson Frank
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + possibility of RRA of up to £3,900
Posted: 26 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago