Software Engineering Jobs in the South West

Software Engineering
England > South West

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West requiring Software Engineering skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Software Engineering over the 6 months leading up to 23 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 9 21 10
Rank change year-on-year +12 -11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1,395 658 1,498
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 13.21% 10.20% 17.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.53% 10.79% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,025 386 755
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £36,450
25th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +14.29%
75th Percentile £70,000 £77,715 £75,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +12.00%

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West

Software Engineering falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills in the South West.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,437 6,100 8,281
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 79.87% 94.60% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5,959 3,496 4,999
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,500 £30,241
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £53,519 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.77% +7.04% +8.70%
75th Percentile £65,000 £69,675 £66,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 23 June 2024.

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 23 June 2024. 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 +13 482 £57,500 -12.01% 62
Gloucestershire +14 342 £55,000 -15.38% 55
Dorset +20 234 £57,500 +15.00% 30
Wiltshire +17 142 £55,000 -21.43% 5
Devon +27 104 £45,000 - 9
Somerset +7 53 £55,000 -3.84% 18
Cornwall -13 8 £80,000 +190.91% 2
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 67 (4.80%) Confluence
2 28 (2.01%) Apache
3 25 (1.79%) ArcGIS
3 25 (1.79%) GeoServer
4 22 (1.58%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.29%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.14%) CMS
7 1 (0.072%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.072%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.072%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (1.43%) Simulink
2 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.14%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 1 (0.072%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 232 (16.63%) AWS
2 190 (13.62%) Azure
3 46 (3.30%) GCP
4 41 (2.94%) Serverless
5 32 (2.29%) OpenShift
6 28 (2.01%) Azure DevOps
6 28 (2.01%) SaaS
7 27 (1.94%) AWS Lambda
8 18 (1.29%) Amazon EKS
8 18 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (0.86%) npm
10 10 (0.72%) GitHub
11 9 (0.65%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
11 9 (0.65%) Power Platform
12 8 (0.57%) Azure Functions
13 6 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.36%) Azure Storage
15 4 (0.29%) Azure Pipelines
15 4 (0.29%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.72%) AMQP
2 13 (0.93%) Internet
3 11 (0.79%) HTTP
4 10 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (0.65%) Network Security
6 8 (0.57%) Bluetooth
6 8 (0.57%) DNS
6 8 (0.57%) SMTP
6 8 (0.57%) Wireless
7 5 (0.36%) Ethernet
7 5 (0.36%) RS-232
8 4 (0.29%) ZigBee
9 2 (0.14%) 3GPP
9 2 (0.14%) 5G
10 1 (0.072%) OFDM
10 1 (0.072%) PPP
10 1 (0.072%) RS-422
10 1 (0.072%) Software-Defined Radio
10 1 (0.072%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
2 58 (4.16%) SQL Server
3 32 (2.29%) MySQL
4 30 (2.15%) Big Data
4 30 (2.15%) Relational Database
5 25 (1.79%) GIS
5 25 (1.79%) QGIS
6 23 (1.65%) Hadoop
7 18 (1.29%) Cloudera CDH
8 11 (0.79%) SQLite
9 9 (0.65%) MongoDB
10 8 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
10 8 (0.57%) Data Lake
10 8 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.43%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.43%) Power BI
12 5 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.36%) InfluxDB
13 4 (0.29%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 163 (11.68%) Git
2 104 (7.46%) Visual Studio
3 86 (6.16%) JIRA
4 70 (5.02%) Bitbucket
5 59 (4.23%) Sourcetree
6 46 (3.30%) Jenkins
7 31 (2.22%) LabVIEW
8 25 (1.79%) Subversion
9 24 (1.72%) GitLab
10 18 (1.29%) Rational Rhapsody
11 11 (0.79%) Eclipse
11 11 (0.79%) NetBeans
11 11 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
12 9 (0.65%) Cypress.io
12 9 (0.65%) Storybook
13 8 (0.57%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.57%) MSTest
13 8 (0.57%) NUnit
14 7 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
14 7 (0.50%) Selenium
General
1 146 (10.47%) Social Skills
2 107 (7.67%) Finance
3 88 (6.31%) Aerospace
4 87 (6.24%) Manufacturing
5 70 (5.02%) Presentation Skills
6 65 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
7 63 (4.52%) Games
8 58 (4.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 55 (3.94%) Electronics
10 47 (3.37%) Retail
11 40 (2.87%) Marketing
12 35 (2.51%) Automotive
13 33 (2.37%) Banking
14 28 (2.01%) Aviation
15 24 (1.72%) Telecoms
16 22 (1.58%) Military
17 19 (1.36%) Public Sector
18 18 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
19 14 (1.00%) Financial Institution
19 14 (1.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1,019 (73.05%) Software Engineer
2 431 (30.90%) Senior
3 339 (24.30%) Senior Software Engineer
4 249 (17.85%) Embedded Engineer
5 245 (17.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 209 (14.98%) Developer
7 109 (7.81%) Senior Embedded Engineer
8 107 (7.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 92 (6.59%) Lead
10 89 (6.38%) C++ Software Engineer
11 59 (4.23%) 3D Developer
11 59 (4.23%) Games Developer
11 59 (4.23%) Unity 3D Developer
12 58 (4.16%) Senior Developer
13 57 (4.09%) Lead Software Engineer
14 55 (3.94%) Software Developer
15 54 (3.87%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
16 48 (3.44%) Java Engineer
17 40 (2.87%) Java Software Engineer
18 39 (2.80%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (12.62%) React
2 174 (12.47%) .NET
3 102 (7.31%) AngularJS
4 80 (5.73%) Node.js
5 77 (5.52%) .NET Core
6 71 (5.09%) CSS
6 71 (5.09%) Spring
7 65 (4.66%) Spring Boot
8 59 (4.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 56 (4.01%) REST
10 54 (3.87%) HTML
11 51 (3.66%) Vue
12 47 (3.37%) .NET Framework
13 32 (2.29%) RESTful
14 31 (2.22%) Swagger
15 29 (2.08%) ASP.NET
16 28 (2.01%) Kafka
16 28 (2.01%) Laravel
17 26 (1.86%) Entity Framework
18 25 (1.79%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 59 (4.23%) Virtual Reality
2 58 (4.16%) Self-Motivation
3 42 (3.01%) Cloud Native
4 34 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
5 30 (2.15%) Mobile App
6 29 (2.08%) Algorithms
7 24 (1.72%) IoT
8 21 (1.51%) GNSS
8 21 (1.51%) Private Cloud
8 21 (1.51%) Product Ownership
9 19 (1.36%) Cyberattack
10 18 (1.29%) Robotics
11 15 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
12 14 (1.00%) Renewable Energy
13 12 (0.86%) FPGA
13 12 (0.86%) PMI
14 11 (0.79%) Acoustics
14 11 (0.79%) Driving Licence
15 10 (0.72%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.72%) Hackathon
Operating Systems
1 221 (15.84%) Linux
2 117 (8.39%) Windows
3 63 (4.52%) Embedded Linux
4 31 (2.22%) Ubuntu
5 23 (1.65%) Apple iOS
6 21 (1.51%) Android
7 20 (1.43%) Debian
8 18 (1.29%) CentOS
8 18 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.72%) Unix
10 5 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 2 (0.14%) Alpine Linux
12 2 (0.14%) FreeRTOS
13 1 (0.072%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.072%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 367 (26.31%) Agile
2 215 (15.41%) DevOps
3 197 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
4 182 (13.05%) Scrum
5 118 (8.46%) CI/CD
6 114 (8.17%) SDLC
7 112 (8.03%) UML
8 110 (7.89%) Full Stack Development
9 96 (6.88%) Microservices
10 94 (6.74%) Cybersecurity
10 94 (6.74%) Design Patterns
11 87 (6.24%) Computer Science
12 84 (6.02%) Mentoring
13 75 (5.38%) Actionable Insight
14 69 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
15 66 (4.73%) Machine Learning
16 65 (4.66%) Web Development
17 63 (4.52%) Artificial Intelligence
18 62 (4.44%) Containerisation
19 61 (4.37%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 351 (25.16%) Python
2 283 (20.29%) Java
3 269 (19.28%) C#
4 240 (17.20%) JavaScript
5 233 (16.70%) C++
6 202 (14.48%) C
7 95 (6.81%) TypeScript
8 92 (6.59%) Bash
9 88 (6.31%) SQL
10 65 (4.66%) Rust
11 64 (4.59%) Embedded C
12 40 (2.87%) Ada
13 39 (2.80%) PHP
14 29 (2.08%) MATLAB
15 25 (1.79%) Perl
16 18 (1.29%) Go
17 16 (1.15%) Shell Script
17 16 (1.15%) T-SQL
18 10 (0.72%) Swift
19 8 (0.57%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 394 (28.24%) Security Cleared
2 235 (16.85%) Degree
3 184 (13.19%) SC Cleared
4 106 (7.60%) DV Cleared
5 98 (7.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 21 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (1.00%) ISTQB
8 12 (0.86%) PMI Certification
9 10 (0.72%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.22%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.22%) AWS Certified Developer
10 3 (0.22%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.14%) HND
12 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.51%) Def Stans
2 20 (1.43%) IEC 61508
2 20 (1.43%) QA
3 12 (0.86%) PMO
4 8 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.57%) TickIT
5 7 (0.50%) MISRA
6 6 (0.43%) Accessibility
7 4 (0.29%) DO-254
7 4 (0.29%) MISRA C
8 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 12207
9 1 (0.072%) AQAP
9 1 (0.072%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.072%) SEPA
System Software
1 89 (6.38%) Docker
2 26 (1.86%) Firmware
3 17 (1.22%) Embedded Firmware
4 5 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.29%) NFS
5 4 (0.29%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 94 (6.74%) Kubernetes
2 50 (3.58%) Terraform
3 46 (3.30%) Ansible
4 18 (1.29%) Puppet
5 11 (0.79%) Grafana
6 9 (0.65%) Progress Chef
7 6 (0.43%) Functional Safety
8 5 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (0.36%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 128 (9.18%) Microsoft
2 26 (1.86%) ESRI
2 26 (1.86%) Google
2 26 (1.86%) Xamarin
3 21 (1.51%) Red Hat
4 18 (1.29%) SaltStack
5 16 (1.15%) Oracle
6 14 (1.00%) Atlassian
7 8 (0.57%) SAP
8 6 (0.43%) Twitter
9 5 (0.36%) VMware
10 4 (0.29%) Cognizant
10 4 (0.29%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.29%) Teradata
11 3 (0.22%) Coverity
11 3 (0.22%) Samsung
11 3 (0.22%) SmartStream
12 2 (0.14%) IBM
12 2 (0.14%) Keysight
12 2 (0.14%) Xilinx