Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 49 30
Rank change year-on-year +29 -19 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 162 94 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 10.74% 6.51% 8.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.22% 6.65% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 92 89 151
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £37,500 £26,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £65,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%

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 1,444 1,414 2,178
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.69% 97.92% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,117 1,160 1,816
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +5.59%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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 +26 71 £47,500 +5.56% 10
Gloucester +24 36 £51,250 -2.38% 11
Tewkesbury -10 2 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Stroud - 1 £37,500 - 2
Cirencester - 1 £65,000 -
Software Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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.

1 153 (94.44%) Software Engineering
2 95 (58.64%) Java
3 93 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (56.17%) C++
5 83 (51.23%) Python
6 61 (37.65%) C
6 61 (37.65%) C#
7 60 (37.04%) Linux
7 60 (37.04%) Scrum
7 60 (37.04%) Security Cleared
8 54 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 54 (33.33%) DV Cleared
9 50 (30.86%) Cybersecurity
10 49 (30.25%) Java EE
11 45 (27.78%) Big Data
11 45 (27.78%) Spring
12 44 (27.16%) Bitbucket
12 44 (27.16%) JIRA
13 43 (26.54%) DevOps
14 42 (25.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 40 (24.69%) Apache
16 35 (21.60%) OO
17 34 (20.99%) .NET
17 34 (20.99%) Jenkins
17 34 (20.99%) EasyMock
18 32 (19.75%) HTML
19 31 (19.14%) EJB
19 31 (19.14%) Open Source
19 31 (19.14%) Continuous Integration
20 30 (18.52%) SC Cleared

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 40 (24.69%) Apache
2 28 (17.28%) Confluence
3 21 (12.96%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (7.41%) Apache Pig
5 5 (3.09%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.09%) GlassFish
5 5 (3.09%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (6.79%) Chatbot
2 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.09%) GitHub
4 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.88%) TCP/IP
2 13 (8.02%) HTTP
3 12 (7.41%) Firewall
3 12 (7.41%) SSL
4 5 (3.09%) Network Security
5 2 (1.23%) AMQP
6 1 (0.62%) CDMA
6 1 (0.62%) FTP
6 1 (0.62%) GSM
6 1 (0.62%) Internet
6 1 (0.62%) IPsec
6 1 (0.62%) IPv4
6 1 (0.62%) L2TP
6 1 (0.62%) LTE
6 1 (0.62%) UMTS
6 1 (0.62%) VPN
6 1 (0.62%) WCDMA
6 1 (0.62%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (27.78%) Big Data
2 30 (18.52%) Hadoop
2 30 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 26 (16.05%) MySQL
4 23 (14.20%) Apache Hive
5 14 (8.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 11 (6.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (6.79%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.70%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.47%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.85%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (27.16%) Bitbucket
1 44 (27.16%) JIRA
2 42 (25.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 34 (20.99%) EasyMock
3 34 (20.99%) Jenkins
4 27 (16.67%) JUnit
5 25 (15.43%) Git (software)
6 16 (9.88%) git-flow
7 15 (9.26%) Rational DOORS
7 15 (9.26%) Selenium
8 14 (8.64%) CodeSonar
8 14 (8.64%) Robot Framework
9 5 (3.09%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.85%) MSTest
10 3 (1.85%) NUnit
11 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.62%) Maven
11 1 (0.62%) Subversion
11 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (14.20%) Military
2 18 (11.11%) Electronics
3 10 (6.17%) Automotive
4 9 (5.56%) Finance
5 8 (4.94%) Aerospace
6 6 (3.70%) Avionics
7 5 (3.09%) Law
7 5 (3.09%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.47%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.47%) Marketing
9 3 (1.85%) Retail
10 1 (0.62%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (30.25%) Java EE
2 45 (27.78%) Spring
3 34 (20.99%) .NET
4 32 (19.75%) HTML
5 31 (19.14%) EJB
6 29 (17.90%) ASP.NET
7 27 (16.67%) JSF
8 22 (13.58%) CSS
9 21 (12.96%) AngularJS
9 21 (12.96%) Node.js
10 18 (11.11%) Django
11 17 (10.49%) SOAP
12 15 (9.26%) .NET Framework
12 15 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (8.64%) LAMP
13 14 (8.64%) RabbitMQ
13 14 (8.64%) REST
13 14 (8.64%) Spring MVC
13 14 (8.64%) STL
13 14 (8.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.67%) Wiki
2 10 (6.17%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (4.32%) Cyber Defence
4 6 (3.70%) Cybercrime
5 5 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.09%) Social Media
6 3 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.23%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.23%) User Experience
8 1 (0.62%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 60 (37.04%) Linux
2 28 (17.28%) CentOS
3 27 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (12.96%) Windows
5 20 (12.35%) Android
5 20 (12.35%) Apple iOS
6 15 (9.26%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (94.44%) Software Engineering
2 93 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (37.04%) Scrum
4 50 (30.86%) Cybersecurity
5 43 (26.54%) DevOps
6 35 (21.60%) OO
7 31 (19.14%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (19.14%) Open Source
8 29 (17.90%) OOD
8 29 (17.90%) TDD
9 27 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 26 (16.05%) Requirements Analysis
11 23 (14.20%) Line Management
12 22 (13.58%) MVC
12 22 (13.58%) Software Delivery
13 19 (11.73%) Continuous Delivery
13 19 (11.73%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (11.11%) Coaching
14 18 (11.11%) Kanban
14 18 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 95 (58.64%) Java
2 91 (56.17%) C++
3 83 (51.23%) Python
4 61 (37.65%) C
4 61 (37.65%) C#
5 54 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 19 (11.73%) Objective-C
7 15 (9.26%) Ada
7 15 (9.26%) Bash Shell
7 15 (9.26%) PHP
8 12 (7.41%) Embedded C++
8 12 (7.41%) PowerShell
9 11 (6.79%) Embedded C
10 10 (6.17%) SQL
11 6 (3.70%) Perl
12 5 (3.09%) Apple Swift
12 5 (3.09%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.47%) ES6
13 4 (2.47%) Ruby
14 3 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 60 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 54 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 30 (18.52%) SC Cleared
4 26 (16.05%) Degree
5 12 (7.41%) CCNA
5 12 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (7.41%) CISSP
5 12 (7.41%) CompTIA Security+
5 12 (7.41%) GIAC
5 12 (7.41%) Linux+ Certification
5 12 (7.41%) MCSE
5 12 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (7.41%) Network+ Certification
5 12 (7.41%) Numerate Degree
5 12 (7.41%) SANS
5 12 (7.41%) SSCP
6 2 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.62%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.62%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.94%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.62%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 25 (15.43%) Docker
2 14 (8.64%) vSphere
3 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (8.64%) Puppet
1 14 (8.64%) Salt
2 5 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.62%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 27 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 21 (12.96%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.94%) Oracle
4 4 (2.47%) SAP
5 2 (1.23%) Zend
6 1 (0.62%) ATG
6 1 (0.62%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.62%) VMware