Period
to 16 January 2018

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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West > Somerset
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 12 19
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 197 197 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 15.90% 15.71% 11.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.61% 17.34% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 169 197 131
Somerset median annual salary £41,626 £42,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.89% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,250 £55,000 £58,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +14.86%

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 1,119 1,136 1,095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.31% 90.59% 88.66%
Number of salaries quoted 958 956 923
Somerset median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,600 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +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 16 January 2018.

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 January 2018. 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 +4 122 £43,000 -6.52% 9
Taunton -1 16 £42,313 +11.35% 8
Yeovil - 6 £37,000 - 1
Clevedon - 5 £47,500 -
Frome - 4 £40,000 - 2
Portishead - 2 £42,500 -
Bridgwater -7 1 - -
Ilminster - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 104 (52.79%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (38.07%) Java
3 63 (31.98%) JavaScript
4 60 (30.46%) C#
5 59 (29.95%) .NET
6 54 (27.41%) HTML
7 50 (25.38%) Degree
8 47 (23.86%) SQL
9 46 (23.35%) CSS
10 45 (22.84%) AngularJS
11 37 (18.78%) React
12 36 (18.27%) Linux
13 35 (17.77%) MVC
14 33 (16.75%) TDD
15 32 (16.24%) ASP.NET
16 31 (15.74%) SQL Server
16 31 (15.74%) jQuery
17 29 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
18 27 (13.71%) Test Automation
19 26 (13.20%) Scrum
19 26 (13.20%) Mentoring
19 26 (13.20%) Node.js
20 25 (12.69%) Git (software)
20 25 (12.69%) Computer Science
21 24 (12.18%) Security Cleared
21 24 (12.18%) NoSQL
22 23 (11.68%) OO
23 22 (11.17%) Hibernate
23 22 (11.17%) Docker
23 22 (11.17%) SDLC

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 10 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (4.57%) Apache Solr
3 6 (3.05%) Apache
4 5 (2.54%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.03%) IIS
6 3 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.51%) CMS
7 1 (0.51%) Drupal
7 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (3.05%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.51%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.51%) Autodesk Inventor
2 1 (0.51%) CATIA
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.51%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.66%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (9.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (7.61%) SaaS
4 9 (4.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.03%) Bluemix
5 4 (2.03%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.06%) Bluetooth
2 5 (2.54%) Wireless
3 3 (1.52%) Internet
4 2 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.51%) 3G
5 1 (0.51%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.18%) NoSQL
3 19 (9.64%) MongoDB
4 18 (9.14%) Hadoop
4 18 (9.14%) MySQL
5 16 (8.12%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (6.60%) Redis
7 12 (6.09%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (5.58%) Big Data
8 11 (5.58%) Relational Database
9 9 (4.57%) Geospatial Data
10 5 (2.54%) GIS
11 4 (2.03%) CouchDB
11 4 (2.03%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.51%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (12.69%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.66%) Subversion
3 14 (7.11%) Jenkins
3 14 (7.11%) Moq
4 13 (6.60%) Visual Studio
5 12 (6.09%) NUnit
5 12 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (5.08%) JUnit
7 8 (4.06%) Bugzilla
7 8 (4.06%) Mockito
7 8 (4.06%) Trac
8 7 (3.55%) PHPUnit
9 6 (3.05%) PEAR
9 6 (3.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (2.03%) Codeception
10 4 (2.03%) JIRA
10 4 (2.03%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.02%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (8.12%) Finance
2 13 (6.60%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.57%) Electronics
3 9 (4.57%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.06%) Aerospace
5 7 (3.55%) Games
6 6 (3.05%) Banking
7 4 (2.03%) Marketing
8 2 (1.02%) Law
9 1 (0.51%) Advertising
9 1 (0.51%) Military
9 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 93 (47.21%) Software Engineer
2 85 (43.15%) Developer
3 27 (13.71%) Java Developer
4 23 (11.68%) Java Engineer
5 22 (11.17%) Java Software Engineer
5 22 (11.17%) Senior Software Engineer
6 21 (10.66%) .NET Developer
7 20 (10.15%) Lead Developer
8 19 (9.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 18 (9.14%) .NET Software Engineer
10 17 (8.63%) Lead Java Developer
10 17 (8.63%) Senior Developer
11 15 (7.61%) C# Software Engineer
12 13 (6.60%) Software Developer
13 12 (6.09%) C++ Software Engineer
14 11 (5.58%) Architect
15 10 (5.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 9 (4.57%) .NET Software Developer
16 9 (4.57%) Senior Architect
16 9 (4.57%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (29.95%) .NET
2 54 (27.41%) HTML
3 46 (23.35%) CSS
4 45 (22.84%) AngularJS
5 37 (18.78%) React
6 32 (16.24%) ASP.NET
7 31 (15.74%) jQuery
8 26 (13.20%) Node.js
9 22 (11.17%) Hibernate
10 18 (9.14%) RESTful
11 16 (8.12%) .NET Framework
11 16 (8.12%) WCF
12 15 (7.61%) Java EE
12 15 (7.61%) WPF
13 14 (7.11%) HTML5
13 14 (7.11%) Spring
14 13 (6.60%) Web Services
15 12 (6.09%) .NET Core
15 12 (6.09%) J2EE
16 11 (5.58%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.69%) Computer Science
2 18 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.12%) User Experience
4 12 (6.09%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.05%) Graphic Design
6 5 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.03%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.03%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (2.03%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.52%) Fintech
8 3 (1.52%) Robotics
8 3 (1.52%) Social Media
9 1 (0.51%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.51%) 3D Printing
9 1 (0.51%) BBC
9 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.51%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.27%) Linux
2 9 (4.57%) Windows
3 6 (3.05%) Unix
4 3 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.51%) Android
5 1 (0.51%) OpenWrt
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (52.79%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (17.77%) MVC
3 33 (16.75%) TDD
4 29 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (13.71%) Test Automation
6 26 (13.20%) Mentoring
6 26 (13.20%) Scrum
7 23 (11.68%) OO
8 22 (11.17%) SDLC
9 21 (10.66%) Open Source
9 21 (10.66%) System Testing
10 15 (7.61%) Innovative Thinking
10 15 (7.61%) Unit Testing
11 14 (7.11%) Web Development
12 13 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (5.58%) Front End Development
13 11 (5.58%) OOP
13 11 (5.58%) Project Management
14 10 (5.08%) Low Latency
14 10 (5.08%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 75 (38.07%) Java
2 63 (31.98%) JavaScript
3 60 (30.46%) C#
4 47 (23.86%) SQL
5 21 (10.66%) C++
6 20 (10.15%) PHP
7 15 (7.61%) Python
8 14 (7.11%) C
9 9 (4.57%) GraphQL
10 8 (4.06%) Embedded C
11 6 (3.05%) Objective-C
12 5 (2.54%) Scala
12 5 (2.54%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.03%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.03%) PHP 7
13 4 (2.03%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.03%) XPath
14 2 (1.02%) ES6
14 2 (1.02%) Perl
14 2 (1.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 50 (25.38%) Degree
2 24 (12.18%) Security Cleared
3 20 (10.15%) SC Cleared
4 17 (8.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.02%) HND
6 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.60%) QA
System Software
1 22 (11.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (5.08%) Kubernetes
2 9 (4.57%) Terraform
3 7 (3.55%) Ansible
4 3 (1.52%) Puppet
5 2 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (7.11%) Google
2 12 (6.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.03%) IBM
3 4 (2.03%) SAP
4 3 (1.52%) Oracle
5 2 (1.02%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.51%) Twitter