Period
to 26 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 20 42
Rank change year-on-year -4 +22 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 149 146 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 10.06% 10.02% 7.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.63% 10.46% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 109 89 97
Gloucestershire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £22,150
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £56,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,402 1,396 1,399
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.67% 95.81% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,066 1,054 1,144
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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
Cheltenham -1 47 £46,250 -9.76% 25
Gloucester -6 45 £52,500 +5.00% 9
Tewkesbury -11 7 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Software Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 148 (99.33%) Software Engineering
2 97 (65.10%) Java
3 82 (55.03%) C++
4 81 (54.36%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (44.30%) Python
6 65 (43.62%) DevOps
7 64 (42.95%) C
8 53 (35.57%) AngularJS
9 51 (34.23%) OO
10 50 (33.56%) JavaScript
11 49 (32.89%) C#
11 49 (32.89%) Linux
12 48 (32.21%) Security Cleared
13 47 (31.54%) Node.js
14 46 (30.87%) React
15 37 (24.83%) Docker
15 37 (24.83%) DV Cleared
16 32 (21.48%) TDD
17 31 (20.81%) Cybersecurity
18 30 (20.13%) Unix
19 29 (19.46%) Ansible
20 28 (18.79%) Software Testing
20 28 (18.79%) Requirements Analysis
21 26 (17.45%) MongoDB
22 24 (16.11%) SDLC
22 24 (16.11%) JIRA
22 24 (16.11%) Scrum
23 22 (14.77%) OOD
24 21 (14.09%) Atlassian
24 21 (14.09%) Jenkins

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 15 (10.07%) Confluence
2 10 (6.71%) Apache
3 7 (4.70%) JBoss
4 5 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.68%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.67%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.67%) IIS
6 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.37%) AWS
2 7 (4.70%) Azure
3 3 (2.01%) GCP
4 2 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.34%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.34%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.34%) Serverless
5 1 (0.67%) GitHub
5 1 (0.67%) PaaS
5 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.68%) Internet
2 2 (1.34%) Network Security
2 2 (1.34%) RS-232
2 2 (1.34%) RS-485
2 2 (1.34%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.67%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.67%) DNS
3 1 (0.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.67%) Wireless
3 1 (0.67%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.45%) MongoDB
2 20 (13.42%) Hadoop
3 6 (4.03%) Big Data
3 6 (4.03%) GIS
4 4 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.01%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.34%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.67%) ArangoDB
7 1 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (16.11%) JIRA
2 21 (14.09%) Jenkins
3 14 (9.40%) Bitbucket
3 14 (9.40%) Git (software)
4 10 (6.71%) Cucumber
5 9 (6.04%) JUnit
6 8 (5.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (4.70%) Bitbucket Server
7 7 (4.70%) EasyMock
7 7 (4.70%) git-flow
8 4 (2.68%) LabVIEW
9 3 (2.01%) Subversion
9 3 (2.01%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.34%) Gradle
10 2 (1.34%) IDA Disassembler
10 2 (1.34%) Selenium
11 1 (0.67%) Burp Suite
11 1 (0.67%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (9.40%) Electronics
2 13 (8.72%) Finance
3 12 (8.05%) Public Sector
4 11 (7.38%) Manufacturing
4 11 (7.38%) Marketing
4 11 (7.38%) Telecoms
5 10 (6.71%) Military
6 3 (2.01%) Law
7 2 (1.34%) Games
8 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.67%) Automotive
8 1 (0.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (35.57%) AngularJS
2 47 (31.54%) Node.js
3 46 (30.87%) React
4 20 (13.42%) Enzyme
4 20 (13.42%) Jest
5 18 (12.08%) Java EE
6 16 (10.74%) Spring
7 15 (10.07%) .NET
8 14 (9.40%) EJB
9 13 (8.72%) Django
10 10 (6.71%) Apache NiFi
10 10 (6.71%) Hibernate
11 8 (5.37%) CSS
11 8 (5.37%) HTML
11 8 (5.37%) Vue.js
12 7 (4.70%) HTML5
12 7 (4.70%) JSF
13 4 (2.68%) .NET Core
13 4 (2.68%) CSS3
13 4 (2.68%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.07%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (9.40%) Cyberthreat
3 10 (6.71%) Wiki
4 7 (4.70%) VHDL
5 4 (2.68%) CUDA
5 4 (2.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (2.68%) Verilog
6 3 (2.01%) Cyber Warfare
6 3 (2.01%) User Experience
7 2 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.34%) TMS320
8 1 (0.67%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 49 (32.89%) Linux
2 30 (20.13%) Unix
3 9 (6.04%) CentOS
3 9 (6.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (4.70%) Windows
5 3 (2.01%) Android
6 2 (1.34%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (99.33%) Software Engineering
2 81 (54.36%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (43.62%) DevOps
4 51 (34.23%) OO
5 32 (21.48%) TDD
6 31 (20.81%) Cybersecurity
7 28 (18.79%) Requirements Analysis
7 28 (18.79%) Software Testing
8 24 (16.11%) Scrum
8 24 (16.11%) SDLC
9 22 (14.77%) OOD
10 17 (11.41%) Software Architecture
11 16 (10.74%) Artificial Intelligence
12 11 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (7.38%) Digital Marketing
12 11 (7.38%) Mentoring
12 11 (7.38%) Open Source
12 11 (7.38%) Programme Management
13 10 (6.71%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 97 (65.10%) Java
2 82 (55.03%) C++
3 66 (44.30%) Python
4 64 (42.95%) C
5 50 (33.56%) JavaScript
6 49 (32.89%) C#
7 16 (10.74%) SQL
8 11 (7.38%) Ruby
9 10 (6.71%) Go
10 9 (6.04%) Java 8
10 9 (6.04%) PowerShell
11 7 (4.70%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.68%) MATLAB
13 3 (2.01%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.34%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.34%) Embedded C++
14 2 (1.34%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.34%) Rust
15 1 (0.67%) Scala
15 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (32.21%) Security Cleared
2 37 (24.83%) DV Cleared
3 18 (12.08%) Degree
4 15 (10.07%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.03%) QA
System Software
1 37 (24.83%) Docker
2 2 (1.34%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.67%) Firmware
3 1 (0.67%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (19.46%) Ansible
2 3 (2.01%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.67%) Cloudify
3 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (14.09%) Atlassian
2 15 (10.07%) Oracle
3 11 (7.38%) SAP
4 9 (6.04%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.01%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.67%) Apple
6 1 (0.67%) Google
6 1 (0.67%) Telerik
6 1 (0.67%) VMware