Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Development Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Development Engineer
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 319 337 336
Rank change year-on-year +18 -1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 9 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.087% 0.018% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.019% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 6
South West median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.05% +33.08% -18.75%
10th Percentile £32,700 £38,525 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £54,575 £65,625
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £54,750
% change year-on-year +10.53% -13.24% +31.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10043 10599 11397
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.53% 96.99% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8318 8956 9646
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Software Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Software Development Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Engineer in the South West

Software Development Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer in the South West.

Salary trend for Software Development Engineer in the South West

Software Development Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Development Engineer in the South West

Software Development Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer within the South West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Bristol - 7 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire +30 2 - -
Software Development Engineer
England

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Software Development Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Software Development Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
1 6 (66.67%) SDET
1 6 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (22.22%) MISRA C
2 2 (22.22%) MISRA
2 2 (22.22%) Electronics
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
2 2 (22.22%) Automotive
2 2 (22.22%) C
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) UML
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) QA

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
1 2 (22.22%) Automotive
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
1 6 (66.67%) SDET
1 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) C
2 2 (22.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) MISRA
1 2 (22.22%) MISRA C
2 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM