The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 49 39
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 74 59 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 8.69% 5.28% 7.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.17% 5.44% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 68 43 58
Median salary £40,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.73% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £65,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 807 1084 1106
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 94.72% 96.96% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 654 752 866
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 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
Cheltenham +14 20 £46,385 -7.23%
Gloucester +7 14 £45,269 -21.27% 4
Stroud - 10 £36,250 -
Cirencester - 2 £47,500 -
Tewkesbury - 2 £37,500 -
Software Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 161 (99.38%) Software Engineering
2 128 (79.01%) Java
3 108 (66.67%) C++
4 101 (62.35%) Security Cleared
5 99 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (50.62%) C
7 80 (49.38%) Python
8 73 (45.06%) Linux
9 67 (41.36%) C#
10 59 (36.42%) DV Cleared
11 52 (32.10%) Big Data
12 50 (30.86%) Spring
13 49 (30.25%) Cybersecurity
14 48 (29.63%) JavaScript
15 43 (26.54%) Java EE
16 42 (25.93%) Hadoop
17 38 (23.46%) EJB
18 36 (22.22%) HTML
18 36 (22.22%) OO
19 32 (19.75%) MongoDB
20 30 (18.52%) Scrum
20 30 (18.52%) Oracle
20 30 (18.52%) Web Services
21 29 (17.90%) CSS
22 28 (17.28%) Hibernate
22 28 (17.28%) DevOps
23 25 (15.43%) SQL
23 25 (15.43%) J2EE
23 25 (15.43%) OOD
23 25 (15.43%) Reverse Engineering

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 20 (12.35%) Apache
1 20 (12.35%) Confluence
2 17 (10.49%) Apache Spark
3 15 (9.26%) Apache Pig
3 15 (9.26%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (8.02%) WebSphere
5 12 (7.41%) JBoss
6 10 (6.17%) WebLogic
7 7 (4.32%) IIS
7 7 (4.32%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.62%) Mule
8 1 (0.62%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.47%) GitHub
2 3 (1.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.70%) Internet
3 4 (2.47%) Firewall
4 2 (1.23%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.23%) HTTP
4 2 (1.23%) Network Security
4 2 (1.23%) SSL
5 1 (0.62%) ASN.1
5 1 (0.62%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.62%) LAN
5 1 (0.62%) RS-232
5 1 (0.62%) RS-485
5 1 (0.62%) Wireless
5 1 (0.62%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (32.10%) Big Data
2 42 (25.93%) Hadoop
3 32 (19.75%) MongoDB
4 21 (12.96%) Apache Hive
5 19 (11.73%) MySQL
6 15 (9.26%) SQL Server
7 11 (6.79%) Relational Database
8 10 (6.17%) NoSQL
9 7 (4.32%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (4.32%) Data Mining
9 7 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (3.70%) OrientDB
10 6 (3.70%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.62%) Apache Accumulo
11 1 (0.62%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 23 (14.20%) JUnit
2 22 (13.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 22 (13.58%) Bitbucket
2 22 (13.58%) JIRA
3 20 (12.35%) Jenkins
4 19 (11.73%) EasyMock
5 12 (7.41%) Maven
6 10 (6.17%) Visual Studio
7 9 (5.56%) Subversion
8 8 (4.94%) Selenium
9 7 (4.32%) Eclipse
9 7 (4.32%) Git (software)
10 5 (3.09%) Ant
10 5 (3.09%) QUnit
11 3 (1.85%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.23%) CodeSonar
12 2 (1.23%) git-flow
12 2 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (1.23%) Robot Framework
12 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (6.79%) Electronics
2 8 (4.94%) Finance
2 8 (4.94%) Military
3 5 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.47%) Automotive
4 4 (2.47%) Games
4 4 (2.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (30.86%) Spring
2 43 (26.54%) Java EE
3 38 (23.46%) EJB
4 36 (22.22%) HTML
5 30 (18.52%) Web Services
6 29 (17.90%) CSS
7 28 (17.28%) Hibernate
8 25 (15.43%) J2EE
9 24 (14.81%) JSF
10 18 (11.11%) SOAP
11 16 (9.88%) CSS3
11 16 (9.88%) HTML5
12 15 (9.26%) .NET
12 15 (9.26%) REST
12 15 (9.26%) RESTful
12 15 (9.26%) XML
13 13 (8.02%) ASP.NET
13 13 (8.02%) Java SE
13 13 (8.02%) jQuery
14 12 (7.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.35%) Wiki
2 17 (10.49%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.32%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.32%) Mainframe
4 7 (4.32%) User Experience
4 7 (4.32%) VHDL
5 6 (3.70%) CAN bus
5 6 (3.70%) Cyber Defence
5 6 (3.70%) PKI
6 3 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.23%) Cybercrime
7 2 (1.23%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.62%) Bitcoin
8 1 (0.62%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.62%) Fintech
8 1 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 73 (45.06%) Linux
2 19 (11.73%) Unix
3 18 (11.11%) CentOS
3 18 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (11.11%) Windows
4 17 (10.49%) Android
5 16 (9.88%) Apple iOS
6 14 (8.64%) Mac OS X
7 6 (3.70%) AIX
8 5 (3.09%) FreeBSD
9 3 (1.85%) Solaris
10 1 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (99.38%) Software Engineering
2 99 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (30.25%) Cybersecurity
4 36 (22.22%) OO
5 30 (18.52%) Scrum
6 28 (17.28%) DevOps
7 25 (15.43%) OOD
7 25 (15.43%) Reverse Engineering
8 23 (14.20%) TDD
9 19 (11.73%) Open Source
10 18 (11.11%) ITIL
10 18 (11.11%) Service Delivery
11 17 (10.49%) MVC
12 16 (9.88%) Unit Testing
13 15 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (8.64%) Configuration Management
15 12 (7.41%) Ethical Hacking
15 12 (7.41%) Mentoring
16 11 (6.79%) Visualisation
17 10 (6.17%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 128 (79.01%) Java
2 108 (66.67%) C++
3 82 (50.62%) C
4 80 (49.38%) Python
5 67 (41.36%) C#
6 48 (29.63%) JavaScript
7 25 (15.43%) SQL
8 19 (11.73%) Perl
9 16 (9.88%) Ruby
10 14 (8.64%) Objective-C
11 9 (5.56%) PowerShell
12 8 (4.94%) Scala
13 7 (4.32%) Embedded C
14 5 (3.09%) Groovy
15 4 (2.47%) Bash Shell
15 4 (2.47%) PHP
16 2 (1.23%) Embedded C++
16 2 (1.23%) Fortran
16 2 (1.23%) Pascal
16 2 (1.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 101 (62.35%) Security Cleared
2 59 (36.42%) DV Cleared
3 17 (10.49%) Degree
4 10 (6.17%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.47%) CCNA
5 4 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.47%) CISSP
5 4 (2.47%) GIAC
5 4 (2.47%) Linux+ Certification
5 4 (2.47%) MCSE
5 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.47%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (2.47%) SANS
5 4 (2.47%) SSCP
6 2 (1.23%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (1.23%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (0.62%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 7 (4.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.23%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.09%) Hyper-V
1 5 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.23%) Docker
2 2 (1.23%) vSphere
3 1 (0.62%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) Puppet
1 2 (1.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (18.52%) Oracle
2 18 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 7 (4.32%) IBM
4 5 (3.09%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.09%) VMware
5 1 (0.62%) Freescale
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