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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > South West
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 6 9 20
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1,660 1,172 511
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 18.57% 15.17% 11.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.63% 16.26% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 801 511 442
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +6.38%
75th Percentile £73,750 £66,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +9.09%

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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,456 7,210 3,938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 94.58% 93.31% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5,095 4,772 3,162
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,875 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
75th Percentile £65,500 £61,250 £58,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in the South West

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineering in the South West.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in the South West

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineering in the South West over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in the South West

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the South West region over the 6 months to 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Bristol +3 745 £62,500 +19.05% 88
Gloucestershire +5 325 £55,000 - 29
Devon +31 165 £52,500 +23.53% 12
Wiltshire +8 152 £65,000 +23.81% 13
Dorset +27 114 £65,000 +36.84% 13
Somerset -6 89 £55,000 -4.35% 29
Cornwall +4 54 £37,500 -31.82% 2
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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 South West region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 860 (51.81%) Agile
2 588 (35.42%) JavaScript
3 582 (35.06%) Java
4 530 (31.93%) Python
5 470 (28.31%) C#
6 469 (28.25%) Finance
7 424 (25.54%) C++
8 411 (24.76%) Linux
9 410 (24.70%) Docker
10 404 (24.34%) .NET
11 397 (23.92%) AWS
12 364 (21.93%) CI/CD
13 334 (20.12%) Security Cleared
14 328 (19.76%) Azure
15 327 (19.70%) Degree
16 322 (19.40%) DevOps
17 308 (18.55%) SQL
18 300 (18.07%) Social Skills
19 292 (17.59%) React
20 273 (16.45%) HTML
21 264 (15.90%) CSS
22 255 (15.36%) Scrum
22 255 (15.36%) Kubernetes
23 246 (14.82%) AngularJS
24 245 (14.76%) Continuous Integration
25 243 (14.64%) Git (software)
26 236 (14.22%) Mentoring
27 233 (14.04%) Problem-Solving
28 221 (13.31%) TypeScript
29 213 (12.83%) Test Automation

Software Engineering
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:

Application Platforms
1 65 (3.92%) Umbraco
2 59 (3.55%) CMS
3 43 (2.59%) Confluence
4 39 (2.35%) Drupal
5 38 (2.29%) Joomla!
6 31 (1.87%) Cloud Foundry
7 30 (1.81%) Apache
8 19 (1.14%) SharePoint
9 15 (0.90%) OpenStack
10 11 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.36%) ArcGIS
12 5 (0.30%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.24%) nginx
14 3 (0.18%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.18%) NServiceBus
14 3 (0.18%) SAS
15 2 (0.12%) Apache Pulsar
15 2 (0.12%) WordPress
16 1 (0.060%) IIS
16 1 (0.060%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
4 14 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.60%) Simulink
6 5 (0.30%) CANalyzer
6 5 (0.30%) CATIA
6 5 (0.30%) TargetLink
7 4 (0.24%) 3ds Max
8 3 (0.18%) Doxygen
8 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.18%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 32 (1.93%) NetSuite
2 15 (0.90%) Magento
3 12 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.18%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.060%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.060%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 397 (23.92%) AWS
2 328 (19.76%) Azure
3 184 (11.08%) GCP
4 102 (6.14%) Serverless
5 99 (5.96%) Cloud Computing
6 80 (4.82%) SaaS
7 74 (4.46%) AWS Lambda
8 72 (4.34%) GitHub
9 64 (3.86%) Amazon S3
9 64 (3.86%) Azure DevOps
10 63 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
11 53 (3.19%) Amazon SQS
11 53 (3.19%) PaaS
12 42 (2.53%) Amazon ECS
13 38 (2.29%) IaaS
14 37 (2.23%) OpenShift
15 31 (1.87%) Heroku
16 27 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 22 (1.33%) Amazon EKS
18 20 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 91 (5.48%) HTTP
2 73 (4.40%) SSL
3 55 (3.31%) TCP/IP
4 43 (2.59%) Internet
5 29 (1.75%) Wireshark
6 25 (1.51%) Reverse Proxy
7 24 (1.45%) tcpdump
8 23 (1.39%) DHCP
8 23 (1.39%) IMAP
9 18 (1.08%) CATAPAN
10 17 (1.02%) DNS
11 15 (0.90%) Bluetooth
11 15 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (0.84%) WAN
13 12 (0.72%) 5G
13 12 (0.72%) SD-WAN
14 11 (0.66%) Broadband
14 11 (0.66%) SMTP
15 10 (0.60%) Wireless
15 10 (0.60%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (9.04%) SQL Server
2 125 (7.53%) MySQL
3 122 (7.35%) NoSQL
4 79 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 60 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
6 58 (3.49%) Big Data
7 51 (3.07%) Relational Database
8 39 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
9 35 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
10 31 (1.87%) Redis
11 18 (1.08%) Data Lake
12 17 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (1.02%) DynamoDB
13 16 (0.96%) Amazon Aurora
14 13 (0.78%) Power BI
15 11 (0.66%) GIS
16 9 (0.54%) Oracle Database
17 7 (0.42%) MariaDB
18 6 (0.36%) Metadata
18 6 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 243 (14.64%) Git (software)
2 195 (11.75%) Jenkins
3 123 (7.41%) JIRA
4 54 (3.25%) GitLab
5 53 (3.19%) Subversion
6 38 (2.29%) Selenium
7 36 (2.17%) NUnit
8 34 (2.05%) Bitbucket
9 29 (1.75%) MSTest
10 25 (1.51%) Visual Studio
11 24 (1.45%) Zephyr
12 14 (0.84%) Cypress.io
12 14 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
13 13 (0.78%) JUnit
14 12 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
15 11 (0.66%) Rational Rhapsody
16 10 (0.60%) Protractor
17 9 (0.54%) Artifactory
17 9 (0.54%) SonarQube
18 8 (0.48%) Cucumber
General
1 469 (28.25%) Finance
2 300 (18.07%) Social Skills
3 182 (10.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 144 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
5 114 (6.87%) Electronics
6 100 (6.02%) Marketing
7 94 (5.66%) Legal
8 79 (4.76%) Law
9 78 (4.70%) Banking
10 77 (4.64%) Retail
11 76 (4.58%) Aerospace
12 75 (4.52%) Public Sector
13 74 (4.46%) Games
14 55 (3.31%) Automotive
15 48 (2.89%) Manufacturing
16 29 (1.75%) Presentation Skills
17 28 (1.69%) Telecoms
18 21 (1.27%) Aeronautics
19 20 (1.20%) Military
20 19 (1.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 963 (58.01%) Software Engineer
2 343 (20.66%) Developer
3 164 (9.88%) Senior Software Engineer
4 144 (8.67%) Software Developer
5 115 (6.93%) Graduate
6 95 (5.72%) Lead Software Engineer
7 93 (5.60%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 76 (4.58%) Senior Developer
9 68 (4.10%) Architect
10 66 (3.98%) C# Software Engineer
11 64 (3.86%) C# Developer
12 47 (2.83%) Java Developer
13 45 (2.71%) Principal Engineer
14 44 (2.65%) Principal Software Engineer
15 41 (2.47%) DevOps Engineer
15 41 (2.47%) Security Engineer
16 39 (2.35%) Senior C# Software Engineer
17 38 (2.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 34 (2.05%) Senior Software Developer
19 33 (1.99%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 404 (24.34%) .NET
2 292 (17.59%) React
3 273 (16.45%) HTML
4 264 (15.90%) CSS
5 246 (14.82%) AngularJS
6 181 (10.90%) Node.js
7 132 (7.95%) Web Services
8 127 (7.65%) .NET Core
8 127 (7.65%) Spring
9 116 (6.99%) REST
10 110 (6.63%) HTML5
11 94 (5.66%) ASP.NET
12 82 (4.94%) Vue.js
13 81 (4.88%) XML
14 77 (4.64%) Laravel
15 69 (4.16%) .NET Framework
16 68 (4.10%) RESTful
17 63 (3.80%) Django
17 63 (3.80%) Ruby on Rails
18 60 (3.61%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 104 (6.27%) Mobile App
2 99 (5.96%) Cyberattack
3 84 (5.06%) Algorithms
4 74 (4.46%) Cloud Native
5 72 (4.34%) Cyber Defence
6 61 (3.67%) User Experience
7 48 (2.89%) Data Structures
8 46 (2.77%) Legacy Systems
9 45 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
10 41 (2.47%) Renewable Energy
11 40 (2.41%) Cyberthreat
12 38 (2.29%) Blog
13 35 (2.11%) Data Centre
14 33 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
15 31 (1.87%) Driving Licence
16 30 (1.81%) Embedded Systems
17 20 (1.20%) Mobile Computing
17 20 (1.20%) Sports Betting
18 19 (1.14%) BBC
18 19 (1.14%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 411 (24.76%) Linux
2 147 (8.86%) Windows
3 74 (4.46%) Apple iOS
4 71 (4.28%) Android
5 46 (2.77%) Ubuntu
6 29 (1.75%) Unix
7 20 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
8 19 (1.14%) Robot Operating System
9 6 (0.36%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.36%) Solaris
10 5 (0.30%) Alpine Linux
10 5 (0.30%) Android TV
10 5 (0.30%) Debian
11 4 (0.24%) CentOS
11 4 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.12%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.060%) FreeRTOS
13 1 (0.060%) SafeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 860 (51.81%) Agile
2 364 (21.93%) CI/CD
3 322 (19.40%) DevOps
4 255 (15.36%) Scrum
5 245 (14.76%) Continuous Integration
6 236 (14.22%) Mentoring
7 233 (14.04%) Problem-Solving
8 213 (12.83%) TDD
8 213 (12.83%) Test Automation
9 205 (12.35%) Computer Science
10 202 (12.17%) Microservices
11 168 (10.12%) Full Stack Development
11 168 (10.12%) SDLC
12 167 (10.06%) Software Testing
13 125 (7.53%) Machine Learning
14 121 (7.29%) Unit Testing
15 118 (7.11%) Fintech
16 117 (7.05%) Kanban
17 116 (6.99%) Infrastructure as Code
18 115 (6.93%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 588 (35.42%) JavaScript
2 582 (35.06%) Java
3 530 (31.93%) Python
4 470 (28.31%) C#
5 424 (25.54%) C++
6 308 (18.55%) SQL
7 221 (13.31%) TypeScript
8 153 (9.22%) C
9 132 (7.95%) Ruby
10 127 (7.65%) PHP
11 98 (5.90%) Go
12 73 (4.40%) Bash
13 58 (3.49%) T-SQL
14 37 (2.23%) Embedded C
15 35 (2.11%) MATLAB
16 33 (1.99%) Shell Script
17 31 (1.87%) VBA
18 29 (1.75%) Ada
19 23 (1.39%) Scala
20 22 (1.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 334 (20.12%) Security Cleared
2 327 (19.70%) Degree
3 133 (8.01%) SC Cleared
4 121 (7.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 73 (4.40%) DV Cleared
6 24 (1.45%) ISTQB
6 24 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 23 (1.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 22 (1.33%) PhD
9 21 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
10 7 (0.42%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.24%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.12%) HNC
13 2 (0.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 2 (0.12%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
13 2 (0.12%) TOGAF Certification
14 1 (0.060%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (3.80%) QA
2 51 (3.07%) Def Stans
3 47 (2.83%) MISRA
4 35 (2.11%) IEC 61508
5 26 (1.57%) Data Quality
6 24 (1.45%) MISRA C
7 19 (1.14%) Accessibility
8 12 (0.72%) DO-178B
8 12 (0.72%) ISO 26262
9 8 (0.48%) PCI DSS
10 7 (0.42%) IEC 62304
11 6 (0.36%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.30%) Automotive SPICE
12 5 (0.30%) AUTOSAR
12 5 (0.30%) JTAG
13 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 1 (0.060%) Cyber Essentials
14 1 (0.060%) ISO 13485
14 1 (0.060%) SEPA
14 1 (0.060%) SLA
System Software
1 410 (24.70%) Docker
2 28 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 23 (1.39%) Firmware
4 6 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.12%) vSphere
6 1 (0.060%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.060%) iptables
6 1 (0.060%) Lustre
6 1 (0.060%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 255 (15.36%) Kubernetes
2 118 (7.11%) Terraform
3 112 (6.75%) Ansible
4 25 (1.51%) Docker Swarm
4 25 (1.51%) Grafana
5 24 (1.45%) HP ALM
6 18 (1.08%) HP Fortify
7 12 (0.72%) Prometheus
8 6 (0.36%) Data Guard
8 6 (0.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 6 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.30%) Cisco IPCC
9 5 (0.30%) Puppet
10 3 (0.18%) Kibana
10 3 (0.18%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 172 (10.36%) Microsoft
2 100 (6.02%) Google
3 60 (3.61%) Atlassian
4 38 (2.29%) Intel
5 31 (1.87%) Oracle
6 26 (1.57%) HP
6 26 (1.57%) Zend
7 21 (1.27%) Sony
8 19 (1.14%) SAP
9 18 (1.08%) BT
10 15 (0.90%) IBM
11 14 (0.84%) Pega
12 13 (0.78%) New Relic
13 11 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (0.54%) Rackspace
15 7 (0.42%) Red Hat
15 7 (0.42%) Twitter
15 7 (0.42%) WSO2
16 6 (0.36%) FIS
17 4 (0.24%) ServiceNow