Period
to 8 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 23 18
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 84 196 228
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 10.13% 11.52% 13.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.59% 11.98% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 66 138 167
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +17.28%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £69,000 £62,500 £60,500
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 793 1,636 1,625
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.66% 96.18% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 591 1,253 1,321
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £65,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Gloucestershire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineer in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Gloucestershire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineer in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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
Gloucester +7 27 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Cheltenham -8 26 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Tewkesbury -5 4 - - 1
Cirencester - 2 £53,750 -
Software Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Gloucestershire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 84 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 55 (65.48%) Java
3 46 (54.76%) Security Cleared
4 44 (52.38%) C++
5 42 (50.00%) DV Cleared
6 41 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (45.24%) DevOps
8 37 (44.05%) C
8 37 (44.05%) Python
9 34 (40.48%) Mentoring
10 33 (39.29%) Linux
10 33 (39.29%) JavaScript
11 32 (38.10%) OO
12 28 (33.33%) Docker
13 27 (32.14%) C#
14 23 (27.38%) JIRA
14 23 (27.38%) Ansible
15 21 (25.00%) Jenkins
15 21 (25.00%) Confluence
15 21 (25.00%) OOD
15 21 (25.00%) Scrum
16 20 (23.81%) Node.js
17 19 (22.62%) Technical Leadership
18 16 (19.05%) Business Development
18 16 (19.05%) React
18 16 (19.05%) Line Management
19 15 (17.86%) AngularJS
20 13 (15.48%) Cybersecurity
20 13 (15.48%) Apache NiFi
20 13 (15.48%) Open Source

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 21 (25.00%) Confluence
2 5 (5.95%) Apache
2 5 (5.95%) JBoss
3 1 (1.19%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.19%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.19%) IIS
3 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 7 (8.33%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) AWS
2 1 (1.19%) GCP
2 1 (1.19%) GitHub
2 1 (1.19%) PaaS
2 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.19%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.19%) HTTP
2 1 (1.19%) Network Security
2 1 (1.19%) Wireless
2 1 (1.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 7 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.57%) Big Data
4 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.19%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.19%) GIS
5 1 (1.19%) MySQL
5 1 (1.19%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (27.38%) JIRA
2 21 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 7 (8.33%) Subversion
5 5 (5.95%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.76%) JUnit
7 3 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.57%) Bitbucket
7 3 (3.57%) Bitbucket Server
7 3 (3.57%) EasyMock
7 3 (3.57%) Mockito
8 2 (2.38%) Maven
9 1 (1.19%) Babel
9 1 (1.19%) CircleCI
9 1 (1.19%) GoCD
9 1 (1.19%) IDA Disassembler
9 1 (1.19%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.19%) webpack
General
1 6 (7.14%) Military
2 3 (3.57%) Law
3 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.38%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.19%) Automotive
4 1 (1.19%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.81%) Node.js
2 16 (19.05%) React
3 15 (17.86%) AngularJS
4 13 (15.48%) Apache NiFi
5 12 (14.29%) HTML
6 11 (13.10%) CSS
6 11 (13.10%) HTML5
6 11 (13.10%) Kafka
6 11 (13.10%) Spring
7 8 (9.52%) EJB
7 8 (9.52%) Java EE
8 7 (8.33%) .NET
8 7 (8.33%) jQuery
9 6 (7.14%) Ajax
9 6 (7.14%) Hibernate
10 5 (5.95%) Middleware
11 3 (3.57%) CSS3
11 3 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
11 3 (3.57%) JSF
11 3 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (4.76%) TMS320
2 4 (4.76%) Wiki
3 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.57%) VHDL
4 2 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) Social Media
5 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (39.29%) Linux
2 13 (15.48%) CentOS
2 13 (15.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (11.90%) Unix
4 2 (2.38%) Android
4 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (45.24%) DevOps
4 34 (40.48%) Mentoring
5 32 (38.10%) OO
6 21 (25.00%) OOD
6 21 (25.00%) Scrum
7 19 (22.62%) Technical Leadership
8 16 (19.05%) Business Development
8 16 (19.05%) Line Management
9 13 (15.48%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (15.48%) Open Source
9 13 (15.48%) TDD
10 12 (14.29%) SDLC
11 10 (11.90%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (11.90%) Software Architecture
11 10 (11.90%) Software Testing
11 10 (11.90%) Test Automation
12 8 (9.52%) MVC
13 6 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 55 (65.48%) Java
2 44 (52.38%) C++
3 37 (44.05%) C
3 37 (44.05%) Python
4 33 (39.29%) JavaScript
5 27 (32.14%) C#
6 10 (11.90%) SQL
7 9 (10.71%) PHP
8 7 (8.33%) Java 8
9 6 (7.14%) Ruby
10 1 (1.19%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.19%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.19%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.19%) Go
10 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 46 (54.76%) Security Cleared
2 42 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (8.33%) Degree
4 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 28 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.19%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (27.38%) Ansible
2 2 (2.38%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (15.48%) Red Hat
2 10 (11.90%) Atlassian
3 7 (8.33%) Oracle
4 6 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.38%) Twitter
6 1 (1.19%) Adobe
6 1 (1.19%) Google
6 1 (1.19%) Telerik
6 1 (1.19%) VMware