Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 11 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 221 209 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 16.49% 15.87% 9.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.28% 17.47% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 165 192 104
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £54,500 £55,000 £56,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +9.33%

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 1209 1196 1089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.22% 90.81% 86.98%
Number of salaries quoted 996 1011 941
Somerset median annual salary £40,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +7 133 £45,000 -2.17% 4
Taunton -2 28 £40,000 -0.16%
Yeovil +8 6 £37,000 +5.71%
Clevedon - 5 £47,500 -
Frome - 2 - -
Portishead - 2 £42,500 -
Street +7 1 £65,000 -7.14%
Bridgwater -5 1 - -
Ilminster - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 97 (43.89%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (38.01%) Java
3 79 (35.75%) .NET
4 74 (33.48%) C#
5 73 (33.03%) JavaScript
6 55 (24.89%) SQL
7 53 (23.98%) HTML
8 49 (22.17%) Degree
9 48 (21.72%) AngularJS
10 47 (21.27%) MVC
11 43 (19.46%) SQL Server
11 43 (19.46%) CSS
12 39 (17.65%) Linux
13 37 (16.74%) ASP.NET
14 36 (16.29%) Test Automation
15 32 (14.48%) Hibernate
16 30 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (13.12%) WPF
17 29 (13.12%) Team Foundation Server
17 29 (13.12%) C++
17 29 (13.12%) OO
17 29 (13.12%) MongoDB
17 29 (13.12%) SDLC
18 28 (12.67%) NoSQL
19 27 (12.22%) TDD
20 26 (11.76%) System Testing
20 26 (11.76%) jQuery
21 25 (11.31%) Computer Science
21 25 (11.31%) React
22 24 (10.86%) WCF

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 19 (8.60%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (3.17%) IIS
3 5 (2.26%) Apache Solr
3 5 (2.26%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.90%) Apache
4 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.90%) Drupal
4 2 (0.90%) WordPress
5 1 (0.45%) CMS
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (2.71%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.45%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.45%) Autodesk Inventor
3 1 (0.45%) CATIA
3 1 (0.45%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.95%) SaaS
2 20 (9.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (7.24%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.36%) Bluemix
5 3 (1.36%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.62%) Bluetooth
2 5 (2.26%) Wireless
3 4 (1.81%) Internet
4 2 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.45%) 3G
5 1 (0.45%) 4G
5 1 (0.45%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.46%) SQL Server
2 29 (13.12%) MongoDB
3 28 (12.67%) NoSQL
4 23 (10.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 21 (9.50%) Hadoop
6 15 (6.79%) MySQL
7 12 (5.43%) Big Data
8 11 (4.98%) Redis
9 10 (4.52%) Geospatial Data
9 10 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.71%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (2.26%) Data Mining
11 5 (2.26%) Power BI
11 5 (2.26%) QlikView
12 4 (1.81%) CouchDB
13 3 (1.36%) GIS
14 1 (0.45%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
14 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (13.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (9.50%) Moq
3 19 (8.60%) Git (software)
4 18 (8.14%) NUnit
5 15 (6.79%) Subversion
6 12 (5.43%) JUnit
6 12 (5.43%) Visual Studio
7 10 (4.52%) Mockito
8 8 (3.62%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (2.26%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (1.81%) Codeception
11 4 (1.81%) JIRA
11 4 (1.81%) Vagrant
12 3 (1.36%) PHPUnit
13 2 (0.90%) Bugzilla
13 2 (0.90%) NetBeans
13 2 (0.90%) PEAR
13 2 (0.90%) Selenium
13 2 (0.90%) Trac
General
1 16 (7.24%) Finance
1 16 (7.24%) Manufacturing
2 10 (4.52%) Electronics
2 10 (4.52%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.07%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.81%) Banking
4 4 (1.81%) Marketing
5 3 (1.36%) Games
6 2 (0.90%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 114 (51.58%) Software Engineer
2 90 (40.72%) Developer
3 32 (14.48%) Senior Software Engineer
4 29 (13.12%) Java Engineer
5 28 (12.67%) Java Developer
5 28 (12.67%) Java Software Engineer
5 28 (12.67%) Lead Developer
6 23 (10.41%) .NET Software Engineer
7 21 (9.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 20 (9.05%) Senior Developer
9 19 (8.60%) .NET Developer
10 18 (8.14%) Lead Java Developer
11 17 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
12 16 (7.24%) C++ Software Engineer
13 15 (6.79%) Software Developer
14 12 (5.43%) Architect
15 10 (4.52%) Data Architect
15 10 (4.52%) Junior
15 10 (4.52%) Senior Architect
15 10 (4.52%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (35.75%) .NET
2 53 (23.98%) HTML
3 48 (21.72%) AngularJS
4 43 (19.46%) CSS
5 37 (16.74%) ASP.NET
6 32 (14.48%) Hibernate
7 29 (13.12%) WPF
8 26 (11.76%) jQuery
9 25 (11.31%) React
10 24 (10.86%) WCF
11 22 (9.95%) J2EE
12 21 (9.50%) .NET Framework
13 18 (8.14%) Node.js
13 18 (8.14%) REST
13 18 (8.14%) Spring
14 17 (7.69%) Java EE
15 16 (7.24%) GWT
15 16 (7.24%) JPA
15 16 (7.24%) Restlet
16 15 (6.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.31%) Computer Science
2 19 (8.60%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.88%) User Experience
4 7 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.71%) Graphic Design
6 5 (2.26%) Fintech
6 5 (2.26%) Renewable Energy
7 4 (1.81%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.36%) Robotics
9 2 (0.90%) RIA
9 2 (0.90%) Social Media
10 1 (0.45%) 3D Printing
10 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.45%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.45%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (0.45%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 39 (17.65%) Linux
2 7 (3.17%) Windows
3 6 (2.71%) Unix
4 4 (1.81%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.36%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (1.36%) OpenWrt
5 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (43.89%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (21.27%) MVC
3 36 (16.29%) Test Automation
4 30 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (13.12%) OO
5 29 (13.12%) SDLC
6 27 (12.22%) TDD
7 26 (11.76%) System Testing
8 21 (9.50%) Scrum
8 21 (9.50%) Unit Testing
9 20 (9.05%) Open Source
10 17 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
11 16 (7.24%) Mentoring
12 15 (6.79%) Front End Development
12 15 (6.79%) Innovative Thinking
12 15 (6.79%) Web Development
13 11 (4.98%) Line Management
14 10 (4.52%) Analytics
14 10 (4.52%) Data Engineering
14 10 (4.52%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 84 (38.01%) Java
2 74 (33.48%) C#
3 73 (33.03%) JavaScript
4 55 (24.89%) SQL
5 29 (13.12%) C++
6 18 (8.14%) C
7 17 (7.69%) PHP
8 16 (7.24%) Python
9 10 (4.52%) Embedded C
9 10 (4.52%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.17%) GraphQL
11 6 (2.71%) Objective-C
12 5 (2.26%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.26%) XPath
13 4 (1.81%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.81%) PHP 7
13 4 (1.81%) Scala
14 3 (1.36%) ES6
15 2 (0.90%) Perl
15 2 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (22.17%) Degree
2 23 (10.41%) Security Cleared
3 22 (9.95%) SC Cleared
4 18 (8.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.90%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 16 (7.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (3.62%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.17%) Terraform
3 3 (1.36%) Ansible
3 3 (1.36%) Puppet
4 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (8.60%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.88%) Google
3 7 (3.17%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.81%) Oracle
4 4 (1.81%) SAP
5 3 (1.36%) IBM
6 1 (0.45%) Twitter