Period
to 24 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

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

Software Engineer
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 41 37
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 135 136 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 7.89% 6.49% 6.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.18% 6.68% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 126 112 107
Gloucestershire median annual salary £40,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £31,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,875 £65,000 £64,350
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1650 2037 2025
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 96.43% 97.19% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1337 1515 1650
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,625
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Gloucestershire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Gloucestershire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Gloucestershire

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 24 July 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
Cheltenham 0 46 £46,000 -3.16% 3
Gloucester +5 22 £45,269 +6.52% 2
Stroud - 12 £35,000 -
Tewkesbury +1 6 £32,000 -20.00%
Cirencester - 3 £47,500 -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, Software 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 134 (99.26%) Software Engineering
2 96 (71.11%) Java
3 86 (63.70%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (48.89%) C++
5 59 (43.70%) Security Cleared
6 58 (42.96%) Python
7 52 (38.52%) C
8 47 (34.81%) C#
8 47 (34.81%) Spring
9 43 (31.85%) Linux
10 37 (27.41%) DV Cleared
10 37 (27.41%) Big Data
11 36 (26.67%) Scrum
12 34 (25.19%) TDD
12 34 (25.19%) MongoDB
13 33 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (24.44%) JIRA
14 32 (23.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 31 (22.96%) JUnit
16 30 (22.22%) Confluence
17 28 (20.74%) Oracle
17 28 (20.74%) Apache
18 27 (20.00%) Java EE
19 26 (19.26%) Hadoop
19 26 (19.26%) DevOps
20 25 (18.52%) EJB
21 24 (17.78%) SQL
22 22 (16.30%) SQL Server
22 22 (16.30%) JavaScript
22 22 (16.30%) OO

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 30 (22.22%) Confluence
2 28 (20.74%) Apache
3 21 (15.56%) Tomcat
4 20 (14.81%) WebSphere
5 14 (10.37%) Mule ESB
6 13 (9.63%) WebLogic
7 12 (8.89%) Mule
8 11 (8.15%) Apache Spark
8 11 (8.15%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (7.41%) Anypoint
9 10 (7.41%) GlassFish
10 7 (5.19%) IIS
11 4 (2.96%) Apache Pig
12 3 (2.22%) JBoss
13 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.59%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.19%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.44%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (4.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 6 (4.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) Ethernet
2 4 (2.96%) DNS
2 4 (2.96%) Internet
2 4 (2.96%) Wireless
2 4 (2.96%) ZigBee
3 3 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (27.41%) Big Data
2 34 (25.19%) MongoDB
3 26 (19.26%) Hadoop
4 22 (16.30%) SQL Server
5 20 (14.81%) MySQL
6 11 (8.15%) Apache Hive
7 10 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (5.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (5.19%) NoSQL
9 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.48%) Data Mining
12 2 (1.48%) OrientDB
13 1 (0.74%) Blockchain
13 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (24.44%) JIRA
2 32 (23.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 31 (22.96%) JUnit
4 19 (14.07%) Maven
5 18 (13.33%) EasyMock
6 17 (12.59%) Eclipse
6 17 (12.59%) Git (software)
7 15 (11.11%) Bitbucket
7 15 (11.11%) Jenkins
8 10 (7.41%) Gradle
8 10 (7.41%) SoapUI
8 10 (7.41%) Visual Studio
9 8 (5.93%) Cucumber
10 7 (5.19%) Subversion
11 3 (2.22%) Mercurial
11 3 (2.22%) Selenium
12 2 (1.48%) Ant
12 2 (1.48%) QUnit
12 2 (1.48%) Rational DOORS
13 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (11.11%) Electronics
2 6 (4.44%) Finance
3 5 (3.70%) Automotive
4 2 (1.48%) Military
5 1 (0.74%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (34.81%) Spring
2 27 (20.00%) Java EE
3 25 (18.52%) EJB
4 20 (14.81%) Hibernate
4 20 (14.81%) HTML
4 20 (14.81%) SOAP
5 19 (14.07%) .NET
6 18 (13.33%) REST
7 17 (12.59%) ASP.NET
8 15 (11.11%) CSS
8 15 (11.11%) JSF
9 14 (10.37%) J2EE
10 13 (9.63%) XML
11 12 (8.89%) JSON
12 11 (8.15%) RESTful
12 11 (8.15%) Web Services
13 10 (7.41%) XSD
13 10 (7.41%) XSLT
14 9 (6.67%) .NET Framework
15 8 (5.93%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.11%) Wiki
2 13 (9.63%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.93%) CAN bus
4 7 (5.19%) Mainframe
4 7 (5.19%) User Experience
5 6 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.48%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.48%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.48%) Fintech
7 2 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.74%) Bitcoin
8 1 (0.74%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.74%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 43 (31.85%) Linux
2 18 (13.33%) Windows
3 15 (11.11%) CentOS
3 15 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.44%) Mac OS X
6 5 (3.70%) Unix
7 4 (2.96%) Android
7 4 (2.96%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.22%) FreeBSD
9 2 (1.48%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (99.26%) Software Engineering
2 86 (63.70%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (26.67%) Scrum
4 34 (25.19%) TDD
5 33 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (19.26%) DevOps
7 22 (16.30%) OO
8 21 (15.56%) Cybersecurity
9 19 (14.07%) Test Automation
10 18 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
11 16 (11.85%) OOD
11 16 (11.85%) Open Source
12 15 (11.11%) BDD
12 15 (11.11%) ITIL
12 15 (11.11%) Service Delivery
13 13 (9.63%) Release Management
13 13 (9.63%) Unit Testing
13 13 (9.63%) User Stories
14 12 (8.89%) MVC
14 12 (8.89%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 96 (71.11%) Java
2 66 (48.89%) C++
3 58 (42.96%) Python
4 52 (38.52%) C
5 47 (34.81%) C#
6 24 (17.78%) SQL
7 22 (16.30%) JavaScript
8 13 (9.63%) PowerShell
9 12 (8.89%) Groovy
10 10 (7.41%) XPath
11 7 (5.19%) Scala
12 5 (3.70%) Embedded C
13 4 (2.96%) Perl
13 4 (2.96%) Ruby
14 3 (2.22%) Bash Shell
14 3 (2.22%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.48%) PHP
15 2 (1.48%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.74%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (43.70%) Security Cleared
2 37 (27.41%) DV Cleared
3 15 (11.11%) Degree
4 5 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.48%) CITP
7 1 (0.74%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 7 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.22%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (5.93%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 28 (20.74%) Oracle
2 17 (12.59%) IBM
3 15 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 8 (5.93%) MuleSoft
5 7 (5.19%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.48%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.74%) Freescale
7 1 (0.74%) Motorola
7 1 (0.74%) webMethods
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 40000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits packag
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago