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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 19 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 633 662 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.45% 11.25% 9.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.82% 12.67% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 526 572 511
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 £30,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  

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 4579 5223 5264
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.05% 88.74% 87.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3780 4264 4373
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 £29,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 0 253 £41,250 -8.33% 30
Gloucestershire -3 132 £45,000 -14.28% 17
Somerset +11 117 £38,000 -6.17% 15
Dorset +12 46 £40,000 +3.22% 12
Wiltshire +24 39 £42,500 -5.55% 19
Devon +10 35 £36,301 -3.19% 5
Cornwall +10 6 £37,500 +44.23% 2
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 673 (56.84%) Java
2 619 (52.28%) Agile Software Development
3 430 (36.32%) C++
4 426 (35.98%) C#
5 359 (30.32%) JavaScript
6 327 (27.62%) Security Cleared
7 307 (25.93%) C
8 296 (25.00%) Degree
9 294 (24.83%) .NET
10 289 (24.41%) HTML
11 285 (24.07%) Linux
12 242 (20.44%) SQL
13 217 (18.33%) OO
14 215 (18.16%) Scrum
15 212 (17.91%) Python
16 193 (16.30%) Spring
17 174 (14.70%) Windows
17 174 (14.70%) DV Cleared
18 162 (13.68%) CSS
19 153 (12.92%) Unit Testing
20 151 (12.75%) Cybersecurity
21 148 (12.50%) SQL Server
22 147 (12.42%) TDD
23 139 (11.74%) Web Services
24 136 (11.49%) MVC
25 134 (11.32%) REST
26 132 (11.15%) SDLC
26 132 (11.15%) Computer Science
27 131 (11.06%) ASP.NET
28 130 (10.98%) Hibernate

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 54 (4.56%) Elasticsearch
2 44 (3.72%) IIS
3 43 (3.63%) Apache Pig
4 42 (3.55%) JBoss
5 40 (3.38%) WebLogic
6 37 (3.13%) Tomcat
7 32 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 29 (2.45%) Apache Spark
9 27 (2.28%) WebSphere
10 25 (2.11%) Apache
11 20 (1.69%) Confluence
12 9 (0.76%) Drupal
12 9 (0.76%) Mule ESB
13 8 (0.68%) Mule
14 6 (0.51%) DNN
15 5 (0.42%) Jetty
15 5 (0.42%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
16 4 (0.34%) CMS
17 3 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 44 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.10%) MS Office
3 11 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.17%) CATIA
4 2 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.084%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.084%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.084%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 22 (1.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.25%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.17%) ENOVIA
3 2 (0.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.084%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.084%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.084%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 44 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (2.62%) SaaS
4 20 (1.69%) GitHub
5 13 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (0.93%) IaaS
6 11 (0.93%) PaaS
7 5 (0.42%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.17%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.17%) Heroku
10 1 (0.084%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.084%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 58 (4.90%) TCP/IP
2 44 (3.72%) Internet
3 35 (2.96%) HTTP
4 30 (2.53%) Firewall
5 15 (1.27%) Ethernet
6 14 (1.18%) Wireshark
7 13 (1.10%) SSL
8 12 (1.01%) RS-232
9 11 (0.93%) Network Security
10 8 (0.68%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.51%) Kerberos
12 5 (0.42%) Bluetooth
12 5 (0.42%) SNMP
13 4 (0.34%) Wireless
14 3 (0.25%) DNS
14 3 (0.25%) NAS
14 3 (0.25%) SAN
14 3 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
15 2 (0.17%) FTP
15 2 (0.17%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 129 (10.90%) MongoDB
3 113 (9.54%) Hadoop
4 106 (8.95%) Big Data
5 102 (8.61%) NoSQL
6 77 (6.50%) MySQL
7 46 (3.89%) Relational Database
8 45 (3.80%) Apache Hive
9 24 (2.03%) RDBMS
10 21 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (1.52%) Data Mining
11 18 (1.52%) OrientDB
12 14 (1.18%) Apache Accumulo
13 12 (1.01%) HBase
13 12 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 6 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 5 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (0.42%) DB2
Development Applications
1 90 (7.60%) Jenkins
2 78 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 77 (6.50%) Git (software)
4 73 (6.17%) Visual Studio
5 68 (5.74%) JIRA
6 66 (5.57%) JUnit
7 58 (4.90%) Maven
8 41 (3.46%) Mockito
9 32 (2.70%) SonarQube
9 32 (2.70%) Subversion
10 30 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 29 (2.45%) Selenium
12 25 (2.11%) Bitbucket
13 24 (2.03%) NUnit
14 22 (1.86%) Visual Studio Team System
15 20 (1.69%) Eclipse
15 20 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
16 19 (1.60%) Moq
17 16 (1.35%) Vagrant
18 15 (1.27%) EasyMock
General
1 127 (10.73%) Finance
2 89 (7.52%) Electronics
3 75 (6.33%) Games
4 62 (5.24%) Manufacturing
5 59 (4.98%) Telecoms
6 34 (2.87%) Marketing
7 27 (2.28%) Aerospace
8 22 (1.86%) Advertising
9 19 (1.60%) Military
10 18 (1.52%) Retail
11 12 (1.01%) Automotive
12 9 (0.76%) Banking
13 8 (0.68%) Avionics
14 5 (0.42%) Publishing
15 4 (0.34%) Legal
16 1 (0.084%) Back Office
16 1 (0.084%) Billing
16 1 (0.084%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 569 (48.06%) Software Engineer
2 426 (35.98%) Developer
3 207 (17.48%) Java Engineer
4 179 (15.12%) Java Software Engineer
5 146 (12.33%) Java Developer
6 109 (9.21%) C++ Software Engineer
7 107 (9.04%) Senior Software Engineer
8 97 (8.19%) Software Developer
9 92 (7.77%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 88 (7.43%) Senior Developer
11 77 (6.50%) C# Software Engineer
12 74 (6.25%) .NET Developer
13 60 (5.07%) .NET Software Engineer
14 53 (4.48%) C# Developer
15 51 (4.31%) Junior
16 50 (4.22%) Graduate
17 49 (4.14%) Lead Developer
17 49 (4.14%) Senior Java Developer
18 47 (3.97%) Embedded Engineer
18 47 (3.97%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (24.83%) .NET
2 289 (24.41%) HTML
3 193 (16.30%) Spring
4 162 (13.68%) CSS
5 139 (11.74%) Web Services
6 134 (11.32%) REST
7 131 (11.06%) ASP.NET
8 130 (10.98%) AngularJS
8 130 (10.98%) Hibernate
9 110 (9.29%) HTML5
10 108 (9.12%) J2EE
11 98 (8.28%) XML
12 97 (8.19%) Java EE
13 79 (6.67%) jQuery
14 76 (6.42%) .NET Framework
14 76 (6.42%) SOAP
15 69 (5.83%) Node.js
16 65 (5.49%) RESTful
17 59 (4.98%) JSON
18 54 (4.56%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 132 (11.15%) Computer Science
2 70 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (4.73%) Embedded Systems
4 39 (3.29%) Algorithms
5 33 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
6 32 (2.70%) User Experience
7 31 (2.62%) Management Information System
8 27 (2.28%) Cyber Defence
9 18 (1.52%) Mobile App
10 17 (1.44%) Wiki
11 16 (1.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 15 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
12 15 (1.27%) VHDL
13 14 (1.18%) Device Driver
14 11 (0.93%) Social Media
15 10 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
15 10 (0.84%) Mainframe
15 10 (0.84%) PKI
16 8 (0.68%) 3D Graphics
16 8 (0.68%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 285 (24.07%) Linux
2 174 (14.70%) Windows
3 112 (9.46%) Unix
4 84 (7.09%) Android
5 57 (4.81%) Apple iOS
6 31 (2.62%) Windows Server
7 23 (1.94%) Embedded Linux
8 21 (1.77%) Mac OS X
9 19 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (1.44%) AIX
11 15 (1.27%) CentOS
11 15 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.51%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.34%) FreeBSD
14 3 (0.25%) Solaris
15 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.17%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.084%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.084%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (52.28%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (18.33%) OO
3 215 (18.16%) Scrum
4 153 (12.92%) Unit Testing
5 151 (12.75%) Cybersecurity
6 147 (12.42%) TDD
7 136 (11.49%) MVC
8 132 (11.15%) SDLC
9 124 (10.47%) Mentoring
10 120 (10.14%) Automated Testing
10 120 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
11 96 (8.11%) UML
12 90 (7.60%) Web Development
13 85 (7.18%) Coaching
14 82 (6.93%) BDD
14 82 (6.93%) Open Source
15 73 (6.17%) Continuous Delivery
16 72 (6.08%) DevOps
17 70 (5.91%) ITIL
18 66 (5.57%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 673 (56.84%) Java
2 430 (36.32%) C++
3 426 (35.98%) C#
4 359 (30.32%) JavaScript
5 307 (25.93%) C
6 242 (20.44%) SQL
7 212 (17.91%) Python
8 54 (4.56%) PHP
9 52 (4.39%) Scala
10 47 (3.97%) Perl
11 41 (3.46%) Objective-C
12 33 (2.79%) Embedded C
12 33 (2.79%) PowerShell
12 33 (2.79%) Ruby
13 30 (2.53%) VB.NET
14 29 (2.45%) T-SQL
14 29 (2.45%) VB
15 27 (2.28%) Apex Code
16 26 (2.20%) Embedded C++
17 15 (1.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 327 (27.62%) Security Cleared
2 296 (25.00%) Degree
3 174 (14.70%) DV Cleared
4 117 (9.88%) SC Cleared
5 37 (3.13%) CISSP
5 37 (3.13%) PhD
5 37 (3.13%) SANS
6 33 (2.79%) GIAC
7 22 (1.86%) GCIA
7 22 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (1.69%) CCNA
8 20 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (1.69%) Linux+ Certification
8 20 (1.69%) MCSE
8 20 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
8 20 (1.69%) SSCP
9 17 (1.44%) GCIH
10 16 (1.35%) CompTIA Security+
10 16 (1.35%) Security+ Certification
11 11 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 19 (1.60%) QA
2 18 (1.52%) SLA
3 12 (1.01%) Def Stans
4 10 (0.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 9 (0.76%) DO-178B
5 9 (0.76%) JTAG
6 7 (0.59%) DO-254
6 7 (0.59%) IEC 61508
7 6 (0.51%) ISO26262
7 6 (0.51%) MISRA
8 5 (0.42%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.42%) MISRA C
9 4 (0.34%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.17%) GPG13
10 2 (0.17%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.17%) WCAG
11 1 (0.084%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.084%) TickIT
System Software
1 38 (3.21%) Docker
2 25 (2.11%) Snort
3 19 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.52%) Firmware
5 14 (1.18%) vSphere
6 9 (0.76%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.76%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.17%) Ceph
8 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.084%) NFS
9 1 (0.084%) Samba
9 1 (0.084%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (1.44%) Ansible
1 17 (1.44%) Puppet
2 13 (1.10%) Nmap
2 13 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.76%) Oozie
4 6 (0.51%) RSA enVision
5 5 (0.42%) Nagios
5 5 (0.42%) SCVMM
6 4 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (0.34%) OpenView
6 4 (0.34%) Salt
6 4 (0.34%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.34%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (0.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.17%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.17%) RSA Security Analytics
8 1 (0.084%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 119 (10.05%) Oracle
2 86 (7.26%) Microsoft
3 34 (2.87%) Adobe
4 32 (2.70%) Coverity
5 28 (2.36%) SAP
6 27 (2.28%) IBM
6 27 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
7 25 (2.11%) VMware
8 19 (1.60%) ArcSight
8 19 (1.60%) LogRhythm
9 17 (1.44%) Red Hat
10 13 (1.10%) FireEye
11 11 (0.93%) Cisco
11 11 (0.93%) Xamarin
12 10 (0.84%) Atlassian
13 9 (0.76%) BMC
13 9 (0.76%) HP
14 8 (0.68%) EMC
14 8 (0.68%) Google
14 8 (0.68%) Zend
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Broadstone, Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £450 - £65000 per day + benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 36 days holiday + lots more!
Posted: 3 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £64000 per annum + Superb Package , incl Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ neg + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £58000 per annum + OT + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol Area
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £66500 - £82000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £58000 per annum + OT + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Penryn, Cornwall
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + help with relocation + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago