Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 28 33
Rank change year-on-year -18 +5 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 97 210 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 6.87% 9.34% 7.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.05% 9.62% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 92 163 112
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,325 £31,250 £28,475
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £82,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +17.14%

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 1,375 2,183 1,913
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.45% 97.11% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,138 1,826 1,485
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +1.22% +2.50%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,375 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,225 £60,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -22 32 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Tewkesbury +5 14 £45,000 +9.76%
Gloucester +6 10 £52,500 +5.00% 7
Tetbury - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 96 (98.97%) Software Engineering
2 53 (54.64%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (49.48%) Java
4 44 (45.36%) C++
5 42 (43.30%) Python
6 39 (40.21%) C
7 37 (38.14%) C#
8 34 (35.05%) Security Cleared
9 32 (32.99%) JavaScript
10 26 (26.80%) Linux
10 26 (26.80%) Big Data
11 25 (25.77%) SQL
12 24 (24.74%) Degree
13 23 (23.71%) Scrum
14 22 (22.68%) DV Cleared
15 21 (21.65%) JIRA
15 21 (21.65%) Spring
15 21 (21.65%) .NET
15 21 (21.65%) Oracle
16 20 (20.62%) Apache
16 20 (20.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 20 (20.62%) Hadoop
16 20 (20.62%) MongoDB
17 19 (19.59%) Node.js
17 19 (19.59%) Java EE
17 19 (19.59%) ASP.NET
17 19 (19.59%) XML
18 18 (18.56%) CSS
18 18 (18.56%) Cybersecurity
19 17 (17.53%) HTML

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 (20.62%) Apache
2 13 (13.40%) Confluence
3 10 (10.31%) Mule
3 10 (10.31%) Mule ESB
4 9 (9.28%) Anypoint
4 9 (9.28%) Tomcat
4 9 (9.28%) WebSphere
5 8 (8.25%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (7.22%) Apache Pig
7 6 (6.19%) Apache Spark
7 6 (6.19%) GlassFish
7 6 (6.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.49%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.03%) Office 365
3 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.19%) Firewall
3 5 (5.15%) HTTP
3 5 (5.15%) SSL
4 1 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.80%) Big Data
2 20 (20.62%) Hadoop
2 20 (20.62%) MongoDB
3 16 (16.49%) SQL Server
4 15 (15.46%) MySQL
5 13 (13.40%) Apache Hive
6 9 (9.28%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (8.25%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.09%) Data Mining
9 2 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (21.65%) JIRA
2 20 (20.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 15 (15.46%) Git (software)
4 13 (13.40%) JUnit
5 12 (12.37%) Bitbucket
6 9 (9.28%) Eclipse
7 8 (8.25%) EasyMock
8 7 (7.22%) Jenkins
9 6 (6.19%) Gradle
9 6 (6.19%) Maven
9 6 (6.19%) Selenium
9 6 (6.19%) SoapUI
10 5 (5.15%) CodeSonar
10 5 (5.15%) git-flow
10 5 (5.15%) Robot Framework
11 4 (4.12%) Cucumber
11 4 (4.12%) Subversion
12 1 (1.03%) Mercurial
12 1 (1.03%) Rational Rhapsody
12 1 (1.03%) WinDbg
General
1 4 (4.12%) Finance
2 2 (2.06%) Avionics
2 2 (2.06%) Electronics
2 2 (2.06%) Games
2 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.03%) Automotive
3 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.65%) .NET
1 21 (21.65%) Spring
2 19 (19.59%) ASP.NET
2 19 (19.59%) Java EE
2 19 (19.59%) Node.js
2 19 (19.59%) XML
3 18 (18.56%) CSS
4 17 (17.53%) HTML
5 15 (15.46%) REST
6 14 (14.43%) SOAP
7 13 (13.40%) .NET Framework
7 13 (13.40%) Hibernate
8 10 (10.31%) AngularJS
9 9 (9.28%) J2EE
10 8 (8.25%) Django
10 8 (8.25%) HTML5
10 8 (8.25%) LAMP
11 7 (7.22%) EJB
11 7 (7.22%) JSF
11 7 (7.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) Computer Science
1 7 (7.22%) Cyber Warfare
1 7 (7.22%) Wiki
2 6 (6.19%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.09%) PKI
5 2 (2.06%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.06%) Robotics
6 1 (1.03%) Blog
6 1 (1.03%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.03%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.03%) State Machine
6 1 (1.03%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.80%) Linux
2 9 (9.28%) Windows
3 7 (7.22%) Android
3 7 (7.22%) Apple iOS
3 7 (7.22%) CentOS
3 7 (7.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.15%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.03%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (98.97%) Software Engineering
2 53 (54.64%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (23.71%) Scrum
4 18 (18.56%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (15.46%) TDD
6 14 (14.43%) DevOps
6 14 (14.43%) SDLC
7 13 (13.40%) OO
8 12 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (11.34%) API Design
9 11 (11.34%) BDD
9 11 (11.34%) OOD
9 11 (11.34%) Test Automation
9 11 (11.34%) User Stories
10 8 (8.25%) Microservices
10 8 (8.25%) Reverse Engineering
11 7 (7.22%) Information Assurance
11 7 (7.22%) Multithreading
11 7 (7.22%) Open Source
11 7 (7.22%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (49.48%) Java
2 44 (45.36%) C++
3 42 (43.30%) Python
4 39 (40.21%) C
5 37 (38.14%) C#
6 32 (32.99%) JavaScript
7 25 (25.77%) SQL
8 6 (6.19%) Groovy
8 6 (6.19%) Objective-C
8 6 (6.19%) PHP
8 6 (6.19%) PowerShell
8 6 (6.19%) XPath
9 4 (4.12%) Assembly Language
9 4 (4.12%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.12%) Embedded C
10 3 (3.09%) Perl
10 3 (3.09%) Ruby
11 2 (2.06%) Ada
11 2 (2.06%) Embedded C++
11 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (35.05%) Security Cleared
2 24 (24.74%) Degree
3 22 (22.68%) DV Cleared
4 8 (8.25%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.15%) CCNA
5 5 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.15%) CISSP
5 5 (5.15%) GIAC
5 5 (5.15%) Linux+ Certification
5 5 (5.15%) MCSE
5 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.15%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (5.15%) SANS
5 5 (5.15%) SSCP
6 4 (4.12%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (3.09%) CITP
7 3 (3.09%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (1.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.03%) MISRA
2 1 (1.03%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.19%) Docker
2 5 (5.15%) vSphere
3 1 (1.03%) Firmware
3 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.03%) Snort
3 1 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) CloudHub
1 5 (5.15%) Puppet
1 5 (5.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (21.65%) Oracle
2 10 (10.31%) IBM
3 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.22%) MuleSoft
4 7 (7.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.03%) Twitter
5 1 (1.03%) VMware
5 1 (1.03%) Zend