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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West / Somerset
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 13 23
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 112 92 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 16.02% 13.71% 8.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.58% 15.59% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 72 84 48
Median salary £35,750 £41,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.80% +20.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £33,022 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,350 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 637 590 494
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 91.13% 87.93% 79.81%
Number of salaries quoted 464 515 442
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 £32,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +10 60 £41,250 -2.94% 6
Taunton -5 27 £35,750 -13.59% 3
Street +12 1 £65,000 -7.14%
Yeovil +4 1 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Portishead - 1 - -
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 119 (51.97%) .NET
2 108 (47.16%) Java
2 108 (47.16%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (43.67%) C#
4 97 (42.36%) Test Automation
5 91 (39.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 85 (37.12%) SQL Server
6 85 (37.12%) Scrum
7 83 (36.24%) JavaScript
7 83 (36.24%) Unit Testing
8 78 (34.06%) SQL
9 70 (30.57%) ASP.NET
10 60 (26.20%) HTML
11 55 (24.02%) MVC
12 54 (23.58%) Security Cleared
13 52 (22.71%) SC Cleared
13 52 (22.71%) Microsoft
14 49 (21.40%) C
15 46 (20.09%) .NET Framework
16 42 (18.34%) Windows
16 42 (18.34%) Continuous Delivery
17 41 (17.90%) C++
17 41 (17.90%) ETL
18 40 (17.47%) WPF
18 40 (17.47%) MongoDB
19 39 (17.03%) Line Management
20 38 (16.59%) Customer Requirements
21 37 (16.16%) Windows Server
22 36 (15.72%) NoSQL
22 36 (15.72%) IIS

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 36 (15.72%) IIS
2 15 (6.55%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.31%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.87%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.87%) Drupal
4 2 (0.87%) JBoss
4 2 (0.87%) Jetty
4 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.44%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.44%) ATG Dynamo
5 1 (0.44%) CMS
5 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (6.99%) SaaS
3 7 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.62%) Kerberos
2 4 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.44%) Internet
3 1 (0.44%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (37.12%) SQL Server
2 40 (17.47%) MongoDB
3 36 (15.72%) NoSQL
4 23 (10.04%) Hadoop
5 16 (6.99%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (6.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (5.68%) Power BI
7 13 (5.68%) QlikView
8 9 (3.93%) Relational Database
9 8 (3.49%) Big Data
10 7 (3.06%) MySQL
11 3 (1.31%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.87%) Geospatial Data
12 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.44%) RethinkDB
13 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 91 (39.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (10.92%) Visual Studio Team System
3 22 (9.61%) Visual Studio
4 17 (7.42%) NUnit
5 15 (6.55%) Moq
6 8 (3.49%) Git (software)
7 6 (2.62%) JUnit
7 6 (2.62%) Selenium
8 5 (2.18%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.18%) Subversion
9 4 (1.75%) GCC
9 4 (1.75%) Mockito
9 4 (1.75%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.75%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.31%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.87%) JIRA
11 2 (0.87%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.44%) LabVIEW
12 1 (0.44%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (5.24%) Advertising
2 5 (2.18%) Electronics
3 3 (1.31%) Finance
3 3 (1.31%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.31%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 127 (55.46%) Software Engineer
2 104 (45.41%) Developer
3 61 (26.64%) Java Engineer
4 51 (22.27%) Java Software Engineer
5 49 (21.40%) Senior Software Engineer
6 37 (16.16%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 35 (15.28%) .NET Developer
7 35 (15.28%) Java Developer
8 32 (13.97%) .NET Software Engineer
8 32 (13.97%) Lead Developer
9 28 (12.23%) Software Developer
10 21 (9.17%) Senior Developer
11 20 (8.73%) Lead Software Engineer
12 19 (8.30%) .NET Software Developer
13 18 (7.86%) Java Software Developer
14 15 (6.55%) Lead Software Developer
15 14 (6.11%) SQL Developer
16 13 (5.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 13 (5.68%) Business Intelligence Lead
16 13 (5.68%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (51.97%) .NET
2 70 (30.57%) ASP.NET
3 60 (26.20%) HTML
4 46 (20.09%) .NET Framework
5 40 (17.47%) WPF
6 28 (12.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 27 (11.79%) Entity Framework
7 27 (11.79%) Hibernate
8 25 (10.92%) AngularJS
8 25 (10.92%) CSS
8 25 (10.92%) WCF
9 22 (9.61%) Spring
10 21 (9.17%) REST
11 20 (8.73%) J2EE
12 19 (8.30%) Web Services
13 18 (7.86%) jQuery
14 17 (7.42%) RESTful
15 16 (6.99%) GWT
15 16 (6.99%) Java EE
15 16 (6.99%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.97%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (7.42%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (1.31%) RIA
6 2 (0.87%) Fintech
7 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.44%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.44%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.44%) Robotics
7 1 (0.44%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.34%) Windows
2 37 (16.16%) Windows Server
3 27 (11.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (10.48%) Linux
5 3 (1.31%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.31%) OpenWrt
6 2 (0.87%) Android
6 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (47.16%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (42.36%) Test Automation
3 85 (37.12%) Scrum
4 83 (36.24%) Unit Testing
5 55 (24.02%) MVC
6 42 (18.34%) Continuous Delivery
7 41 (17.90%) ETL
8 39 (17.03%) Line Management
9 38 (16.59%) Customer Requirements
10 33 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (11.35%) ITIL
12 25 (10.92%) SDLC
12 25 (10.92%) Service Delivery
12 25 (10.92%) UML
13 23 (10.04%) Refactoring
14 22 (9.61%) Release Management
14 22 (9.61%) System Testing
15 21 (9.17%) Web Development
16 20 (8.73%) Service Management
16 20 (8.73%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 108 (47.16%) Java
2 100 (43.67%) C#
3 83 (36.24%) JavaScript
4 78 (34.06%) SQL
5 49 (21.40%) C
6 41 (17.90%) C++
7 23 (10.04%) PowerShell
7 23 (10.04%) T-SQL
8 14 (6.11%) PHP
9 11 (4.80%) Python
10 6 (2.62%) XPath
10 6 (2.62%) XQuery
11 4 (1.75%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.31%) VB
13 2 (0.87%) Perl
13 2 (0.87%) Scala
13 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.44%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.44%) Go
Qualifications
1 54 (23.58%) Security Cleared
2 52 (22.71%) SC Cleared
3 21 (9.17%) Degree
4 10 (4.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.44%) ISEB
6 1 (0.44%) MCSD
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.44%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (2.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.18%) Docker
3 1 (0.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) Ansible
1 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.44%) Oozie
1 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (22.71%) Microsoft
2 32 (13.97%) Oracle
3 17 (7.42%) Xamarin
4 2 (0.87%) Google
5 1 (0.44%) ATG
5 1 (0.44%) SAP
5 1 (0.44%) Zend
Bath, Somerset
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £40-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bath, Somerset
IO Associates
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 37,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton
UK Hydrographic Office
Salary: £24,597 - £34,157 with possibility of RRA of up to £3,900
Posted: 19 days ago
Bath
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
UKHO
Posted: 13 days ago