Period
to 25 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 36 47
Rank change year-on-year +16 +11 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 193 155 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 11.91% 8.75% 6.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.40% 9.08% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 149 142 103
Gloucestershire median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,650 £29,500 £31,350
90th Percentile £57,750 £57,500 £66,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

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 1,556 1,707 1,987
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 96.33% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,295 1,384 1,406
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £41,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% -1.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +18 72 £47,500 +3.26% 15
Gloucester +17 34 £48,750 +7.69% 7
Tewkesbury -5 22 £45,000 +40.63% 3
Tetbury - 4 £52,500 -
Cirencester +12 3 £50,500 +6.32%
Software Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 185 (95.85%) Software Engineering
2 114 (59.07%) C++
3 107 (55.44%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (53.89%) Security Cleared
5 99 (51.30%) C#
6 92 (47.67%) C
7 88 (45.60%) Python
8 74 (38.34%) Linux
8 74 (38.34%) Java
9 72 (37.31%) JavaScript
10 63 (32.64%) SQL
10 63 (32.64%) DV Cleared
11 57 (29.53%) Scrum
12 54 (27.98%) Continuous Integration
13 50 (25.91%) OO
14 49 (25.39%) SC Cleared
15 44 (22.80%) .NET
16 42 (21.76%) DevOps
17 41 (21.24%) Windows
18 39 (20.21%) TDD
19 38 (19.69%) Degree
20 36 (18.65%) JIRA
20 36 (18.65%) Git (software)
21 35 (18.13%) OOD
22 34 (17.62%) Java EE
23 32 (16.58%) Open Source
24 31 (16.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
24 31 (16.06%) AngularJS
25 30 (15.54%) Bitbucket
26 29 (15.03%) SDLC

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 28 (14.51%) Apache
2 27 (13.99%) Confluence
3 11 (5.70%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (3.63%) Apache Pig
5 4 (2.07%) ArcGIS
5 4 (2.07%) JBoss
6 3 (1.55%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.55%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (1.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (1.04%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.25%) Network Security
2 8 (4.15%) Wireshark
3 7 (3.63%) HTTP
3 7 (3.63%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.11%) Firewall
4 6 (3.11%) SSL
5 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.40%) Big Data
2 21 (10.88%) SQL Server
3 19 (9.84%) MySQL
4 15 (7.77%) Hadoop
4 15 (7.77%) MongoDB
4 15 (7.77%) Relational Database
5 12 (6.22%) Apache Hive
6 8 (4.15%) Geospatial Data
6 8 (4.15%) GIS
7 6 (3.11%) Neo4j
8 5 (2.59%) OrientDB
8 5 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (2.07%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 36 (18.65%) Git (software)
1 36 (18.65%) JIRA
2 31 (16.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 30 (15.54%) Bitbucket
4 25 (12.95%) EasyMock
5 24 (12.44%) JUnit
6 23 (11.92%) Jenkins
7 18 (9.33%) Visual Studio
8 15 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (3.63%) MSTest
9 7 (3.63%) NUnit
9 7 (3.63%) Selenium
10 6 (3.11%) CodeSonar
10 6 (3.11%) git-flow
10 6 (3.11%) Robot Framework
11 5 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (2.07%) Rational DOORS
13 3 (1.55%) Rational Rhapsody
14 1 (0.52%) ReSharper
General
1 23 (11.92%) Finance
2 15 (7.77%) Military
3 9 (4.66%) Electronics
4 6 (3.11%) Aerospace
4 6 (3.11%) Marketing
4 6 (3.11%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.59%) Automotive
5 5 (2.59%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.07%) Retail
7 1 (0.52%) Avionics
7 1 (0.52%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (22.80%) .NET
2 34 (17.62%) Java EE
3 31 (16.06%) AngularJS
4 29 (15.03%) Spring
5 27 (13.99%) .NET Framework
5 27 (13.99%) Django
6 26 (13.47%) EJB
6 26 (13.47%) JSF
6 26 (13.47%) XML
7 25 (12.95%) ASP.NET
7 25 (12.95%) Node.js
7 25 (12.95%) WPF
8 24 (12.44%) HTML
9 21 (10.88%) CSS
10 16 (8.29%) REST
11 13 (6.74%) RESTful
11 13 (6.74%) SOAP
11 13 (6.74%) Web Services
12 11 (5.70%) WinForms
13 10 (5.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.40%) Wiki
2 15 (7.77%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.70%) Device Driver
3 11 (5.70%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (4.15%) Cyber Warfare
5 7 (3.63%) User Experience
6 4 (2.07%) Media Streaming
6 4 (2.07%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.07%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (1.04%) Fintech
8 1 (0.52%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.52%) Robotics
8 1 (0.52%) State Machine
8 1 (0.52%) TMS320
Operating Systems
1 74 (38.34%) Linux
2 41 (21.24%) Windows
3 19 (9.84%) CentOS
4 18 (9.33%) Mac OS X
4 18 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (8.81%) Android
6 16 (8.29%) Unix
7 7 (3.63%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.52%) Fedora
9 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (95.85%) Software Engineering
2 107 (55.44%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (29.53%) Scrum
4 54 (27.98%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (25.91%) OO
6 42 (21.76%) DevOps
7 39 (20.21%) TDD
8 35 (18.13%) OOD
9 32 (16.58%) Open Source
10 29 (15.03%) SDLC
10 29 (15.03%) UML
11 23 (11.92%) Cybersecurity
12 22 (11.40%) Software Delivery
13 20 (10.36%) MVC
13 20 (10.36%) Requirements Analysis
14 17 (8.81%) Kanban
14 17 (8.81%) Mentoring
15 15 (7.77%) Collaborative Working
16 14 (7.25%) Unit Testing
16 14 (7.25%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 114 (59.07%) C++
2 99 (51.30%) C#
3 92 (47.67%) C
4 88 (45.60%) Python
5 74 (38.34%) Java
6 72 (37.31%) JavaScript
7 63 (32.64%) SQL
8 13 (6.74%) Assembly Language
8 13 (6.74%) PHP
9 12 (6.22%) PowerShell
10 11 (5.70%) PL/SQL
11 10 (5.18%) Ruby
11 10 (5.18%) T-SQL
12 9 (4.66%) Bash Shell
12 9 (4.66%) Embedded C
13 6 (3.11%) Embedded C++
13 6 (3.11%) Objective-C
13 6 (3.11%) TypeScript
14 5 (2.59%) Ada
14 5 (2.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 104 (53.89%) Security Cleared
2 63 (32.64%) DV Cleared
3 49 (25.39%) SC Cleared
4 38 (19.69%) Degree
5 6 (3.11%) CCNA
5 6 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.11%) CISSP
5 6 (3.11%) CompTIA Security+
5 6 (3.11%) GIAC
5 6 (3.11%) Linux+ Certification
5 6 (3.11%) MCSE
5 6 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.11%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (3.11%) SANS
5 6 (3.11%) SSCP
6 2 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.04%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.59%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.07%) DO-178B
3 3 (1.55%) MISRA
4 2 (1.04%) Def Stans
4 2 (1.04%) MISRA C
System Software
1 9 (4.66%) Docker
2 6 (3.11%) vSphere
3 1 (0.52%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (3.63%) Puppet
2 6 (3.11%) Salt
3 2 (1.04%) Ansible
4 1 (0.52%) Ambari
4 1 (0.52%) Kibana
4 1 (0.52%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (14.51%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.84%) Red Hat
3 10 (5.18%) Oracle
4 4 (2.07%) ESRI
4 4 (2.07%) SAP
5 3 (1.55%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.55%) IBM
5 3 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.52%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.52%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.52%) Freescale
6 1 (0.52%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.52%) Serena
6 1 (0.52%) Wind River
6 1 (0.52%) Zend