Period
to 14 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 44 37
Rank change year-on-year +27 -7 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 225 134 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 13.45% 8.06% 7.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.02% 8.33% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 163 127 121
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £40,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.28% -10.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,750 £31,750
90th Percentile £61,000 £56,250 £65,000
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 1,605 1,608 2,039
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 96.69% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,307 1,311 1,539
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £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 14 August 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 14 August 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 92 £47,500 +4.09% 9
Gloucester +20 42 £52,500 +15.97% 13
Tewkesbury -13 17 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Tetbury - 4 £52,500 -
Cirencester +18 3 £50,500 +6.32% 1
Software Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 215 (95.56%) Software Engineering
2 138 (61.33%) C++
3 125 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (51.11%) Security Cleared
5 108 (48.00%) Java
5 108 (48.00%) Python
6 107 (47.56%) C#
7 95 (42.22%) C
8 90 (40.00%) Linux
9 84 (37.33%) JavaScript
10 76 (33.78%) DV Cleared
11 72 (32.00%) Scrum
12 65 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
13 62 (27.56%) SQL
13 62 (27.56%) OO
14 56 (24.89%) SC Cleared
15 53 (23.56%) DevOps
16 52 (23.11%) Java EE
17 47 (20.89%) JIRA
17 47 (20.89%) TDD
17 47 (20.89%) Spring
18 46 (20.44%) OOD
18 46 (20.44%) .NET
19 44 (19.56%) Apache
19 44 (19.56%) Open Source
19 44 (19.56%) Bitbucket
20 42 (18.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
21 40 (17.78%) Git (software)
21 40 (17.78%) Windows
22 39 (17.33%) EasyMock

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 44 (19.56%) Apache
2 35 (15.56%) Confluence
3 17 (7.56%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (4.89%) Apache Pig
5 5 (2.22%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.78%) ArcGIS
6 4 (1.78%) JBoss
7 2 (0.89%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.89%) GitHub
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.33%) HTTP
2 11 (4.89%) Network Security
2 11 (4.89%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.44%) Firewall
3 10 (4.44%) SSL
4 8 (3.56%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.44%) FTP
5 1 (0.44%) IPsec
5 1 (0.44%) IPv4
5 1 (0.44%) L2TP
5 1 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.44%) Big Data
2 26 (11.56%) Hadoop
3 21 (9.33%) Apache Hive
3 21 (9.33%) SQL Server
4 20 (8.89%) MySQL
5 13 (5.78%) MongoDB
6 12 (5.33%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (3.56%) Geospatial Data
7 8 (3.56%) GIS
7 8 (3.56%) Neo4j
8 6 (2.67%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.22%) OrientDB
10 4 (1.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.78%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 47 (20.89%) JIRA
2 44 (19.56%) Bitbucket
3 42 (18.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 40 (17.78%) Git (software)
5 39 (17.33%) EasyMock
6 35 (15.56%) Jenkins
7 33 (14.67%) JUnit
8 19 (8.44%) Visual Studio
9 13 (5.78%) Rational DOORS
9 13 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (4.89%) Selenium
11 10 (4.44%) CodeSonar
11 10 (4.44%) git-flow
11 10 (4.44%) Robot Framework
12 9 (4.00%) MSTest
12 9 (4.00%) NUnit
13 3 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (1.33%) Rational Rhapsody
14 1 (0.44%) ReSharper
General
1 29 (12.89%) Military
2 28 (12.44%) Finance
3 21 (9.33%) Electronics
4 10 (4.44%) Aerospace
4 10 (4.44%) Automotive
4 10 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.56%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.56%) Marketing
6 6 (2.67%) Avionics
7 5 (2.22%) Law
8 4 (1.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (23.11%) Java EE
2 47 (20.89%) Spring
3 46 (20.44%) .NET
4 38 (16.89%) EJB
5 35 (15.56%) JSF
6 34 (15.11%) AngularJS
7 33 (14.67%) Django
8 29 (12.89%) ASP.NET
8 29 (12.89%) HTML
9 27 (12.00%) .NET Framework
9 27 (12.00%) Node.js
10 26 (11.56%) WPF
11 24 (10.67%) CSS
12 22 (9.78%) XML
13 19 (8.44%) SOAP
14 16 (7.11%) Hibernate
15 15 (6.67%) REST
16 14 (6.22%) RESTful
16 14 (6.22%) Web Services
17 13 (5.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.78%) Wiki
2 14 (6.22%) Embedded Systems
3 11 (4.89%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.56%) User Experience
5 4 (1.78%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (1.78%) Device Driver
5 4 (1.78%) Media Streaming
5 4 (1.78%) Video\Live Streaming
6 3 (1.33%) Cyber Warfare
6 3 (1.33%) Cybercrime
7 2 (0.89%) Fintech
7 2 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.89%) Social Media
8 1 (0.44%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.44%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.44%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 90 (40.00%) Linux
2 40 (17.78%) Windows
3 29 (12.89%) CentOS
4 27 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (7.56%) Android
6 16 (7.11%) Mac OS X
7 14 (6.22%) Apple iOS
8 10 (4.44%) Unix
9 3 (1.33%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.89%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.44%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (95.56%) Software Engineering
2 125 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (32.00%) Scrum
4 65 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
5 62 (27.56%) OO
6 53 (23.56%) DevOps
7 47 (20.89%) TDD
8 46 (20.44%) OOD
9 44 (19.56%) Open Source
10 38 (16.89%) Cybersecurity
11 31 (13.78%) Requirements Analysis
11 31 (13.78%) SDLC
12 30 (13.33%) UML
13 29 (12.89%) Software Delivery
14 20 (8.89%) MVC
15 19 (8.44%) Kanban
16 18 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (8.00%) Mentoring
16 18 (8.00%) Unit Testing
17 17 (7.56%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 138 (61.33%) C++
2 108 (48.00%) Java
2 108 (48.00%) Python
3 107 (47.56%) C#
4 95 (42.22%) C
5 84 (37.33%) JavaScript
6 62 (27.56%) SQL
7 16 (7.11%) PHP
8 15 (6.67%) Ada
8 15 (6.67%) Embedded C
8 15 (6.67%) PL/SQL
9 14 (6.22%) Bash Shell
9 14 (6.22%) PowerShell
10 13 (5.78%) Ruby
11 12 (5.33%) Embedded C++
11 12 (5.33%) Objective-C
11 12 (5.33%) T-SQL
12 10 (4.44%) Assembly Language
13 8 (3.56%) Perl
14 5 (2.22%) Rust
Qualifications
1 115 (51.11%) Security Cleared
2 76 (33.78%) DV Cleared
3 56 (24.89%) SC Cleared
4 36 (16.00%) Degree
5 10 (4.44%) CCNA
5 10 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (4.44%) CISSP
5 10 (4.44%) CompTIA Security+
5 10 (4.44%) GIAC
5 10 (4.44%) Linux+ Certification
5 10 (4.44%) MCSE
5 10 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (4.44%) Network+ Certification
5 10 (4.44%) SANS
5 10 (4.44%) SSCP
6 4 (1.78%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.56%) DO-178B
2 3 (1.33%) MISRA
3 2 (0.89%) Def Stans
3 2 (0.89%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.89%) MISRA C
System Software
1 18 (8.00%) Docker
2 10 (4.44%) vSphere
3 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (4.89%) Puppet
2 10 (4.44%) Salt
3 3 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.89%) Ansible
5 1 (0.44%) Ambari
5 1 (0.44%) Kibana
5 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (12.89%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.44%) Red Hat
3 12 (5.33%) Oracle
4 8 (3.56%) SAP
5 4 (1.78%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.78%) ESRI
6 3 (1.33%) IBM
7 2 (0.89%) Zend
8 1 (0.44%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.44%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.44%) Serena
8 1 (0.44%) VMware