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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 21 21
Rank change year-on-year +4 0  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 667 493 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.76% 9.55% 9.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.13% 10.80% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 563 420 480
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4722 4566 5212
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.30% 88.42% 86.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3889 3827 4363
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in the South West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 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
Bristol +4 242 £44,000 -2.22% 41
Gloucestershire -3 112 £38,750 -18.42% 13
Somerset 0 110 £35,000 -14.63% 7
Dorset +4 84 £40,000 -15.78% 16
Wiltshire +44 69 £44,500 +1.13% 13
Devon +6 27 £37,900 +11.47% 3
Cornwall +14 19 £37,500 +44.23% 4
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 South West region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 656 (50.19%) Java
2 593 (45.37%) Agile Software Development
3 469 (35.88%) C++
4 428 (32.75%) C#
5 365 (27.93%) C
6 354 (27.08%) JavaScript
7 332 (25.40%) Degree
8 317 (24.25%) Linux
9 304 (23.26%) .NET
10 297 (22.72%) Security Cleared
11 288 (22.04%) HTML
12 251 (19.20%) SQL
13 233 (17.83%) OO
13 233 (17.83%) Scrum
14 219 (16.76%) Python
15 216 (16.53%) Windows
16 194 (14.84%) Computer Science
17 187 (14.31%) TDD
17 187 (14.31%) Test Automation
18 174 (13.31%) CSS
19 172 (13.16%) SQL Server
20 157 (12.01%) Spring
21 152 (11.63%) AngularJS
22 149 (11.40%) SC Cleared
22 149 (11.40%) Unit Testing
23 147 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
24 133 (10.18%) Finance
25 130 (9.95%) REST
26 129 (9.87%) ASP.NET
27 127 (9.72%) UML

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 53 (4.06%) IIS
2 45 (3.44%) Elasticsearch
2 45 (3.44%) Tomcat
3 40 (3.06%) Apache
4 37 (2.83%) Confluence
5 31 (2.37%) WebLogic
6 28 (2.14%) WebSphere
7 26 (1.99%) JBoss
8 20 (1.53%) Apache Spark
9 19 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 17 (1.30%) Mule ESB
11 14 (1.07%) Apache Pig
11 14 (1.07%) Mule
12 13 (0.99%) Drupal
13 10 (0.77%) CMS
14 8 (0.61%) Anypoint
14 8 (0.61%) GlassFish
14 8 (0.61%) WordPress
15 7 (0.54%) DNN
16 6 (0.46%) Jetty
Applications
1 19 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.07%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.77%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.38%) InVision
5 3 (0.23%) Simulink
6 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.077%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 37 (2.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (0.23%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.077%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.077%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 74 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (2.30%) SaaS
4 17 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (1.22%) GitHub
6 9 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (0.54%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 7 (0.54%) IaaS
7 7 (0.54%) PaaS
7 7 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.15%) Heroku
10 1 (0.077%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.077%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.077%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.59%) Internet
2 56 (4.28%) TCP/IP
3 28 (2.14%) HTTP
4 25 (1.91%) Ethernet
5 19 (1.45%) Wireshark
6 16 (1.22%) Firewall
7 10 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (0.77%) Wireless
8 9 (0.69%) Bluetooth
9 7 (0.54%) Kerberos
10 6 (0.46%) DNS
11 5 (0.38%) ZigBee
12 4 (0.31%) RS-232
13 3 (0.23%) 802.15
13 3 (0.23%) DVB
13 3 (0.23%) MQTT
14 2 (0.15%) Network Security
14 2 (0.15%) NFC
15 1 (0.077%) FCoE
15 1 (0.077%) MIMO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 108 (8.26%) NoSQL
3 107 (8.19%) MongoDB
4 89 (6.81%) Hadoop
5 83 (6.35%) Big Data
6 68 (5.20%) MySQL
7 39 (2.98%) Relational Database
8 30 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 25 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
10 22 (1.68%) Apache Hive
11 15 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
12 13 (0.99%) Power BI
12 13 (0.99%) QlikView
13 12 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (0.69%) DB2
15 8 (0.61%) OrientDB
15 8 (0.61%) RDBMS
16 7 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
16 7 (0.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 123 (9.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 107 (8.19%) Git (software)
3 88 (6.73%) JIRA
4 79 (6.04%) Jenkins
5 73 (5.59%) Visual Studio
6 67 (5.13%) JUnit
7 58 (4.44%) Maven
8 44 (3.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 36 (2.75%) Subversion
10 34 (2.60%) Eclipse
10 34 (2.60%) Selenium
11 31 (2.37%) Bitbucket
12 28 (2.14%) Rational DOORS
13 27 (2.07%) Mockito
14 26 (1.99%) Visual Studio Team System
15 25 (1.91%) NUnit
16 24 (1.84%) EasyMock
17 22 (1.68%) SonarQube
18 21 (1.61%) TeamCity
19 19 (1.45%) Cucumber
General
1 133 (10.18%) Finance
2 126 (9.64%) Electronics
3 70 (5.36%) Manufacturing
4 61 (4.67%) Marketing
5 57 (4.36%) Telecoms
6 50 (3.83%) Games
7 24 (1.84%) Aerospace
8 21 (1.61%) Military
9 19 (1.45%) Advertising
10 17 (1.30%) Banking
11 13 (0.99%) Retail
12 11 (0.84%) Automotive
12 11 (0.84%) Avionics
13 8 (0.61%) Private Banking
14 5 (0.38%) Legal
14 5 (0.38%) Publishing
15 3 (0.23%) Law
16 2 (0.15%) German Language
17 1 (0.077%) French Language
17 1 (0.077%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 672 (51.42%) Software Engineer
2 437 (33.44%) Developer
3 207 (15.84%) Java Engineer
4 193 (14.77%) Java Software Engineer
5 156 (11.94%) C++ Software Engineer
6 144 (11.02%) Java Developer
7 125 (9.56%) Senior Software Engineer
8 116 (8.88%) Software Developer
9 100 (7.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 90 (6.89%) Senior Developer
11 78 (5.97%) C# Software Engineer
12 77 (5.89%) Junior
13 74 (5.66%) .NET Developer
14 68 (5.20%) Embedded Engineer
15 67 (5.13%) Lead Developer
16 62 (4.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 61 (4.67%) Java Software Developer
18 60 (4.59%) .NET Software Engineer
19 59 (4.51%) Graduate
20 57 (4.36%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (23.26%) .NET
2 288 (22.04%) HTML
3 174 (13.31%) CSS
4 157 (12.01%) Spring
5 152 (11.63%) AngularJS
6 130 (9.95%) REST
7 129 (9.87%) ASP.NET
8 126 (9.64%) Web Services
9 106 (8.11%) HTML5
10 98 (7.50%) Hibernate
11 91 (6.96%) XML
12 85 (6.50%) J2EE
13 84 (6.43%) .NET Framework
14 83 (6.35%) jQuery
15 76 (5.81%) RESTful
16 73 (5.59%) WPF
17 72 (5.51%) WCF
18 67 (5.13%) Java EE
19 60 (4.59%) Node.js
20 59 (4.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 194 (14.84%) Computer Science
2 95 (7.27%) Embedded Systems
3 74 (5.66%) User Experience
4 64 (4.90%) Greenfield Project
5 46 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (3.44%) Management Information System
7 40 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
8 38 (2.91%) Mobile App
9 26 (1.99%) Security Operations Centre
10 23 (1.76%) Algorithms
11 20 (1.53%) Virtual Team
11 20 (1.53%) Wiki
12 18 (1.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 17 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
14 15 (1.15%) Social Media
15 13 (0.99%) Cyber Defence
16 12 (0.92%) VHDL
17 11 (0.84%) CAN bus
17 11 (0.84%) Device Driver
17 11 (0.84%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 317 (24.25%) Linux
2 216 (16.53%) Windows
3 100 (7.65%) Unix
4 73 (5.59%) Android
5 49 (3.75%) Apple iOS
6 48 (3.67%) Windows Server
7 30 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (2.07%) Embedded Linux
9 20 (1.53%) CentOS
10 19 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.92%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.61%) AIX
12 8 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.38%) FreeBSD
13 5 (0.38%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.38%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.23%) OpenWrt
14 3 (0.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 2 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.15%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 593 (45.37%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (17.83%) OO
2 233 (17.83%) Scrum
3 187 (14.31%) TDD
3 187 (14.31%) Test Automation
4 149 (11.40%) Unit Testing
5 147 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
6 127 (9.72%) UML
7 125 (9.56%) MVC
8 122 (9.33%) SDLC
9 117 (8.95%) Mentoring
10 100 (7.65%) Open Source
11 87 (6.66%) Cybersecurity
11 87 (6.66%) Web Development
12 84 (6.43%) ITIL
13 79 (6.04%) BDD
13 79 (6.04%) Line Management
14 78 (5.97%) Microservices
15 77 (5.89%) DevOps
16 70 (5.36%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 656 (50.19%) Java
2 469 (35.88%) C++
3 428 (32.75%) C#
4 365 (27.93%) C
5 354 (27.08%) JavaScript
6 251 (19.20%) SQL
7 219 (16.76%) Python
8 58 (4.44%) Embedded C
9 54 (4.13%) PHP
10 53 (4.06%) Scala
11 48 (3.67%) T-SQL
12 42 (3.21%) PowerShell
13 38 (2.91%) Ruby
14 27 (2.07%) VB.NET
15 25 (1.91%) Embedded C++
16 22 (1.68%) Perl
17 21 (1.61%) Groovy
18 20 (1.53%) Objective-C
19 18 (1.38%) Go
20 16 (1.22%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 332 (25.40%) Degree
2 297 (22.72%) Security Cleared
3 149 (11.40%) SC Cleared
4 119 (9.10%) DV Cleared
5 111 (8.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 43 (3.29%) PhD
7 34 (2.60%) GCIA
8 31 (2.37%) HND
9 30 (2.30%) CISSP
9 30 (2.30%) SANS
10 29 (2.22%) GCIH
11 20 (1.53%) GIAC
12 16 (1.22%) Master's Degree
13 15 (1.15%) Chartered Engineer
14 10 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
14 10 (0.77%) CREST Certified
15 8 (0.61%) ISEB
15 8 (0.61%) PMI Certification
15 8 (0.61%) PMP
16 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (2.14%) QA
3 22 (1.68%) ISO 9001
4 17 (1.30%) Def Stans
5 14 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 15288
6 12 (0.92%) DO-178B
7 11 (0.84%) IEC 61508
7 11 (0.84%) ISO 26262
8 10 (0.77%) DO-254
8 10 (0.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 10 (0.77%) MISRA
9 9 (0.69%) JTAG
9 9 (0.69%) MISRA C
9 9 (0.69%) SLA
10 6 (0.46%) ISO 14001
10 6 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.23%) TickIT
12 2 (0.15%) GPG13
12 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.077%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (2.45%) Snort
2 27 (2.07%) Firmware
3 24 (1.84%) Docker
4 8 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.46%) vSphere
6 1 (0.077%) etcd
6 1 (0.077%) flannel
6 1 (0.077%) LXC
6 1 (0.077%) NFS
6 1 (0.077%) Samba
6 1 (0.077%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (1.45%) Nmap
2 11 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.77%) Ansible
3 10 (0.77%) Puppet
4 9 (0.69%) RSA enVision
5 6 (0.46%) CloudHub
6 5 (0.38%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.31%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.077%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (0.077%) Consul
8 1 (0.077%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.077%) Nagios
8 1 (0.077%) Oozie
8 1 (0.077%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.077%) RSA Security Analytics
8 1 (0.077%) Salt
8 1 (0.077%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.077%) Sysdig
8 1 (0.077%) Terraform
8 1 (0.077%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 99 (7.57%) Oracle
2 95 (7.27%) Microsoft
3 41 (3.14%) SAP
4 37 (2.83%) IBM
5 28 (2.14%) ArcSight
6 27 (2.07%) LogRhythm
6 27 (2.07%) Xamarin
7 23 (1.76%) Freescale
8 20 (1.53%) Adobe
8 20 (1.53%) Red Hat
9 19 (1.45%) Coverity
9 19 (1.45%) FireEye
10 16 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (1.15%) VMware
12 12 (0.92%) Atlassian
13 8 (0.61%) BT
13 8 (0.61%) EMC
13 8 (0.61%) Zend
14 7 (0.54%) Google
14 7 (0.54%) MuleSoft
Swindon, Wiltshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension*
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 8% Pension and wider benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford-On-Avon, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire
Verelogic IT Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £32,000 per annum Salary: £22,000 - £32,000 (depend
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
IT Connections
Salary: 75000
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £66000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-45,000 + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, health
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent+ bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + pension and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 36 days holiday + lots more!
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cornwall
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago