Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West > Somerset
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 21 11
Rank change year-on-year +7 -10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 104 94 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 12.35% 9.45% 17.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.98% 10.30% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 85 75 169
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.97% -8.24%
10th Percentile £30,613 £24,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £52,500
South West median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +18.75% -11.11%

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 744 913 1,271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 88.36% 91.76% 94.71%
Number of salaries quoted 611 782 967
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,375 £62,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +19 51 £43,750 +2.94% 14
Taunton -2 19 £42,557 +1.26% 1
Yeovil +6 13 £37,500 -37.50% 8
Weston-super-Mare - 8 £50,000 -
Wincanton - 3 £37,500 - 1
Clevedon - 1 £50,000 -
Street - 1 £70,000 - 1
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 57 (54.81%) C#
2 55 (52.88%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (38.46%) HTML
3 40 (38.46%) CSS
4 30 (28.85%) .NET
5 28 (26.92%) Java
5 28 (26.92%) JavaScript
6 24 (23.08%) MVC
7 23 (22.12%) C++
7 23 (22.12%) SQL
7 23 (22.12%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (22.12%) Analytics
8 20 (19.23%) Mentoring
8 20 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
8 20 (19.23%) ASP.NET
9 19 (18.27%) Microservices
9 19 (18.27%) Big Data
9 19 (18.27%) Test Automation
10 18 (17.31%) Web Services
10 18 (17.31%) Python
11 17 (16.35%) Linux
11 17 (16.35%) SQL Server
11 17 (16.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (16.35%) AngularJS
12 16 (15.38%) Windows
12 16 (15.38%) Unit Testing
13 15 (14.42%) Scrum
13 15 (14.42%) DevOps
13 15 (14.42%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement

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 12 (11.54%) Apache
2 1 (0.96%) Tornado
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Chatbot
2 8 (7.69%) Sketch
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (22.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.81%) SaaS
4 2 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.92%) GitHub
4 2 (1.92%) PaaS
4 2 (1.92%) Serverless
5 1 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.27%) Big Data
2 17 (16.35%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.62%) GIS
3 10 (9.62%) NoSQL
3 10 (9.62%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (8.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (8.65%) MySQL
5 8 (7.69%) Geospatial Data
6 5 (4.81%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (13.46%) Eclipse
2 12 (11.54%) Eclipse RCP
3 11 (10.58%) Git (software)
4 9 (8.65%) Visual Studio
5 8 (7.69%) Axure RP
6 5 (4.81%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.81%) NCrunch
6 5 (4.81%) ReSharper
6 5 (4.81%) Selenium
7 4 (3.85%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.85%) JMeter
7 4 (3.85%) SoapUI
7 4 (3.85%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.88%) GitLab
8 3 (2.88%) NUnit
8 3 (2.88%) Subversion
8 3 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.92%) MSTest
9 2 (1.92%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (3.85%) Automotive
2 3 (2.88%) Finance
3 2 (1.92%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.92%) Electronics
4 1 (0.96%) Law
4 1 (0.96%) Military
4 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (64.42%) Software Engineer
2 26 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 20 (19.23%) Developer
4 16 (15.38%) Junior
5 12 (11.54%) Junior Software Engineer
6 10 (9.62%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.69%) Designer
7 8 (7.69%) UX Designer
8 7 (6.73%) .NET Software Engineer
8 7 (6.73%) Erlang Developer
8 7 (6.73%) Graduate
8 7 (6.73%) UI Designer
8 7 (6.73%) UI/UX Designer
9 5 (4.81%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Lead Software Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.85%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.85%) Automation Test Lead
10 4 (3.85%) Java Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (38.46%) CSS
1 40 (38.46%) HTML
2 30 (28.85%) .NET
3 20 (19.23%) ASP.NET
4 18 (17.31%) Web Services
5 17 (16.35%) AngularJS
5 17 (16.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (11.54%) JSP
6 12 (11.54%) Middleware
7 10 (9.62%) .NET Framework
8 9 (8.65%) Entity Framework
8 9 (8.65%) JSON
9 7 (6.73%) React
9 7 (6.73%) RESTful
10 5 (4.81%) REST
10 5 (4.81%) Vue.js
11 4 (3.85%) Node.js
11 4 (3.85%) Redux
11 4 (3.85%) WPF
12 3 (2.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) Data Protection Act
1 10 (9.62%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (8.65%) User Experience
3 4 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.88%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.96%) Blog
5 1 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.96%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.35%) Linux
2 16 (15.38%) Windows
3 3 (2.88%) FreeRTOS
4 2 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (52.88%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.08%) MVC
3 23 (22.12%) Analytics
4 20 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
4 20 (19.23%) Mentoring
5 19 (18.27%) Microservices
5 19 (18.27%) Test Automation
6 16 (15.38%) Unit Testing
7 15 (14.42%) DevOps
7 15 (14.42%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (14.42%) Scrum
8 14 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (13.46%) Machine Learning
8 14 (13.46%) OO
9 13 (12.50%) OOD
9 13 (12.50%) UML
10 12 (11.54%) Business Analytics
10 12 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (11.54%) ETL
11 11 (10.58%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 57 (54.81%) C#
2 28 (26.92%) Java
2 28 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 23 (22.12%) C++
3 23 (22.12%) SQL
4 18 (17.31%) Python
5 10 (9.62%) C
6 9 (8.65%) Erlang
6 9 (8.65%) TypeScript
7 4 (3.85%) Go
7 4 (3.85%) Ruby
8 3 (2.88%) Embedded C
8 3 (2.88%) Scala
9 2 (1.92%) ES6
9 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.96%) Ada
10 1 (0.96%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.96%) PHP
10 1 (0.96%) R
10 1 (0.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (9.62%) Degree
2 8 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.92%) HND
5 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.96%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) MISRA
2 2 (1.92%) MISRA C
2 2 (1.92%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) Docker
1 3 (2.88%) Firmware
2 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.88%) Terraform
3 1 (0.96%) Ansible
3 1 (0.96%) Grafana
3 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.96%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 8 (7.69%) Adobe
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.88%) Google
4 1 (0.96%) Xamarin