Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 12 11
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 178 194 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 17.71% 15.65% 15.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.28% 17.00% 17.06%
Number of salaries quoted 108 167 197
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £41,626 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.10% -0.89% +20.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £55,500 £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 923 1,141 1,155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 91.84% 92.02% 92.40%
Number of salaries quoted 636 975 969
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £25,900
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £58,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,025
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.60% +2.56%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 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 0 72 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Taunton +6 42 £42,029 +0.97% 7
Weston-super-Mare - 21 £45,000 - 1
Yeovil -7 10 £37,500 +1.35% 2
Street - 6 £55,000 -
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 109 (61.24%) C#
2 92 (51.69%) .NET
3 80 (44.94%) HTML
4 78 (43.82%) CSS
5 76 (42.70%) Continuous Delivery
6 71 (39.89%) JavaScript
7 70 (39.33%) ASP.NET
8 69 (38.76%) MVC
9 67 (37.64%) Agile Software Development
10 66 (37.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 64 (35.96%) AngularJS
12 61 (34.27%) Microservices
12 61 (34.27%) Web Services
13 60 (33.71%) SQL Server
13 60 (33.71%) Mentoring
14 54 (30.34%) Coaching
15 53 (29.78%) Amazon AWS
15 53 (29.78%) MySQL
16 52 (29.21%) PostgreSQL
17 50 (28.09%) Java
18 49 (27.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 49 (27.53%) API Development
18 49 (27.53%) Chatbot
18 49 (27.53%) Conversational UI
19 41 (23.03%) Test Automation
20 36 (20.22%) SQL
21 30 (16.85%) Analytics
22 29 (16.29%) C++
23 27 (15.17%) Linux
24 23 (12.92%) Windows

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 15 (8.43%) Apache
2 7 (3.93%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.56%) Confluence
3 1 (0.56%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 49 (27.53%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.56%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 53 (29.78%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (9.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.30%) HTTP
2 3 (1.69%) Internet
2 3 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (33.71%) SQL Server
2 53 (29.78%) MySQL
3 52 (29.21%) PostgreSQL
4 49 (27.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 18 (10.11%) Geospatial Data
6 16 (8.99%) Hadoop
7 12 (6.74%) NoSQL
8 11 (6.18%) Big Data
9 6 (3.37%) GIS
9 6 (3.37%) RDBMS
9 6 (3.37%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.69%) CouchDB
10 3 (1.69%) SQLite
11 2 (1.12%) Redis
11 2 (1.12%) Riak
12 1 (0.56%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (8.99%) Eclipse
2 15 (8.43%) Eclipse RCP
3 13 (7.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (6.18%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.69%) JIRA
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (1.69%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.12%) NUnit
7 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.56%) JUnit
7 1 (0.56%) Moq
7 1 (0.56%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.56%) Selenium
7 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (3.93%) Manufacturing
2 6 (3.37%) Banking
3 4 (2.25%) Finance
4 3 (1.69%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.69%) Games
5 2 (1.12%) Electronics
5 2 (1.12%) Marketing
5 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 134 (75.28%) Software Engineer
2 69 (38.76%) Senior Software Engineer
3 28 (15.73%) Developer
4 23 (12.92%) Java Engineer
5 22 (12.36%) Java Software Engineer
6 20 (11.24%) Lead Software Engineer
7 13 (7.30%) Junior
7 13 (7.30%) Junior Software Engineer
8 12 (6.74%) .NET Software Engineer
9 11 (6.18%) C# Software Engineer
10 10 (5.62%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.93%) .NET Developer
11 7 (3.93%) C++ Software Engineer
11 7 (3.93%) Head of Digital
11 7 (3.93%) Head of Technology
12 6 (3.37%) Analyst
12 6 (3.37%) Development Engineer
12 6 (3.37%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.37%) Software Development Engineer
13 5 (2.81%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (51.69%) .NET
2 80 (44.94%) HTML
3 78 (43.82%) CSS
4 70 (39.33%) ASP.NET
5 66 (37.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 64 (35.96%) AngularJS
7 61 (34.27%) Web Services
8 15 (8.43%) JSP
8 15 (8.43%) Middleware
9 13 (7.30%) WPF
10 12 (6.74%) .NET Framework
11 11 (6.18%) JSON
12 7 (3.93%) jQuery
13 6 (3.37%) Hibernate
13 6 (3.37%) RESTful
13 6 (3.37%) Spring
14 5 (2.81%) Java EE
15 4 (2.25%) Entity Framework
15 4 (2.25%) React
15 4 (2.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
1 9 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (2.25%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (2.25%) User Experience
3 2 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.12%) Device Driver
3 2 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.17%) Linux
2 23 (12.92%) Windows
3 5 (2.81%) Android
3 5 (2.81%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.56%) Debian
4 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (42.70%) Continuous Delivery
2 69 (38.76%) MVC
3 67 (37.64%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (34.27%) Microservices
5 60 (33.71%) Mentoring
6 54 (30.34%) Coaching
7 49 (27.53%) API Development
7 49 (27.53%) Conversational UI
8 41 (23.03%) Test Automation
9 30 (16.85%) Analytics
10 22 (12.36%) Unit Testing
11 21 (11.80%) Scrum
12 20 (11.24%) OO
13 19 (10.67%) UML
14 18 (10.11%) OOD
14 18 (10.11%) Problem-Solving
15 17 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (9.55%) Technical Leadership
16 15 (8.43%) ETL
16 15 (8.43%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 109 (61.24%) C#
2 71 (39.89%) JavaScript
3 50 (28.09%) Java
4 36 (20.22%) SQL
5 29 (16.29%) C++
6 22 (12.36%) Python
7 17 (9.55%) C
8 13 (7.30%) Erlang
9 7 (3.93%) PHP
10 1 (0.56%) Ada
10 1 (0.56%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.56%) ES6
10 1 (0.56%) Java 8
10 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (7.87%) Degree
1 14 (7.87%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.06%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.56%) GDPR
2 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (5.06%) Oracle
2 8 (4.49%) Civica
3 7 (3.93%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.12%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.12%) SAP
5 1 (0.56%) VMware