Period
to 15 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 15 December 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
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 30 33
Rank change year-on-year -22 +3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 94 200 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 6.55% 8.82% 7.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.70% 9.08% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 89 152 116
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £31,300 £27,875
90th Percentile £56,250 £65,000 £82,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%

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 1404 2203 1904
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.77% 97.18% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1153 1843 1532
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.94% +5.19%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,650 £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 15 December 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 6 months to 15 December 2017. 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 -19 35 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Tewkesbury +4 10 £45,000 +16.13% 1
Gloucester +3 10 £52,500 +5.00% 3
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 15 December 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 94 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 57 (60.64%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (55.32%) Java
4 36 (38.30%) C++
4 36 (38.30%) Python
5 35 (37.23%) C#
6 32 (34.04%) JavaScript
7 31 (32.98%) Security Cleared
8 30 (31.91%) C
9 29 (30.85%) Linux
10 28 (29.79%) Scrum
11 27 (28.72%) JIRA
12 26 (27.66%) Oracle
12 26 (27.66%) Big Data
13 25 (26.60%) SQL
13 25 (26.60%) Spring
13 25 (26.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 25 (26.60%) MongoDB
14 23 (24.47%) Degree
14 23 (24.47%) .NET
14 23 (24.47%) CSS
15 22 (23.40%) DV Cleared
15 22 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
16 21 (22.34%) MySQL
16 21 (22.34%) HTML
16 21 (22.34%) Apache
17 20 (21.28%) SQL Server
17 20 (21.28%) ASP.NET
17 20 (21.28%) XML
17 20 (21.28%) TDD

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 21 (22.34%) Apache
2 17 (18.09%) Confluence
3 15 (15.96%) Mule
3 15 (15.96%) Mule ESB
4 14 (14.89%) Tomcat
5 13 (13.83%) WebSphere
6 12 (12.77%) Anypoint
7 10 (10.64%) WebLogic
8 9 (9.57%) GlassFish
9 7 (7.45%) Apache Pig
10 6 (6.38%) Apache Spark
10 6 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (1.06%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.06%) Office 365
4 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.38%) Firewall
3 5 (5.32%) HTTP
3 5 (5.32%) SSL
4 1 (1.06%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.06%) Wireless
4 1 (1.06%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.66%) Big Data
2 25 (26.60%) MongoDB
3 21 (22.34%) MySQL
4 20 (21.28%) SQL Server
5 19 (20.21%) Hadoop
6 12 (12.77%) Apache Hive
6 12 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (6.38%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.19%) Data Mining
9 2 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.06%) OrientDB
10 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (28.72%) JIRA
2 25 (26.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 18 (19.15%) Git (software)
4 17 (18.09%) JUnit
5 12 (12.77%) Eclipse
6 11 (11.70%) Bitbucket
7 9 (9.57%) Gradle
7 9 (9.57%) Maven
7 9 (9.57%) SoapUI
8 7 (7.45%) Cucumber
9 6 (6.38%) EasyMock
9 6 (6.38%) Jenkins
9 6 (6.38%) Selenium
10 5 (5.32%) CodeSonar
10 5 (5.32%) git-flow
10 5 (5.32%) Robot Framework
11 4 (4.26%) Subversion
12 1 (1.06%) Mercurial
12 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
12 1 (1.06%) WinDbg
General
1 6 (6.38%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Electronics
3 2 (2.13%) Avionics
3 2 (2.13%) Games
3 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.06%) Automotive
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.60%) Spring
2 23 (24.47%) .NET
2 23 (24.47%) CSS
3 21 (22.34%) HTML
4 20 (21.28%) ASP.NET
4 20 (21.28%) XML
5 18 (19.15%) REST
6 17 (18.09%) Java EE
6 17 (18.09%) SOAP
7 16 (17.02%) Hibernate
8 15 (15.96%) Node.js
9 13 (13.83%) J2EE
10 12 (12.77%) .NET Framework
11 10 (10.64%) AngularJS
11 10 (10.64%) JSON
12 9 (9.57%) HTML5
12 9 (9.57%) JMS
12 9 (9.57%) RAML
12 9 (9.57%) XSD
12 9 (9.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.38%) Wiki
3 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.19%) Cyber Warfare
4 3 (3.19%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.19%) PKI
5 2 (2.13%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.06%) Blog
6 1 (1.06%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.06%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.06%) Fintech
6 1 (1.06%) Robotics
6 1 (1.06%) State Machine
6 1 (1.06%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.85%) Linux
2 12 (12.77%) Windows
3 7 (7.45%) Android
3 7 (7.45%) Apple iOS
4 6 (6.38%) CentOS
4 6 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.32%) Mac OS X
5 5 (5.32%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.13%) Unix
7 1 (1.06%) AIX
7 1 (1.06%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 57 (60.64%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (29.79%) Scrum
4 20 (21.28%) TDD
5 17 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (15.96%) DevOps
6 15 (15.96%) User Stories
7 14 (14.89%) API Design
7 14 (14.89%) BDD
7 14 (14.89%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (14.89%) Test Automation
8 12 (12.77%) OO
8 12 (12.77%) SDLC
9 11 (11.70%) Release Management
10 9 (9.57%) OOD
11 8 (8.51%) Microservices
11 8 (8.51%) Reverse Engineering
12 7 (7.45%) Continuous Deployment
12 7 (7.45%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (7.45%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 52 (55.32%) Java
2 36 (38.30%) C++
2 36 (38.30%) Python
3 35 (37.23%) C#
4 32 (34.04%) JavaScript
5 30 (31.91%) C
6 25 (26.60%) SQL
7 9 (9.57%) Groovy
7 9 (9.57%) PowerShell
7 9 (9.57%) XPath
8 6 (6.38%) Objective-C
8 6 (6.38%) PHP
9 4 (4.26%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.19%) Perl
10 3 (3.19%) Ruby
11 2 (2.13%) Ada
11 2 (2.13%) Embedded C
11 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (32.98%) Security Cleared
2 23 (24.47%) Degree
3 22 (23.40%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.32%) CCNA
4 5 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.32%) CISSP
4 5 (5.32%) GIAC
4 5 (5.32%) Linux+ Certification
4 5 (5.32%) MCSE
4 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.32%) Network+ Certification
4 5 (5.32%) SANS
4 5 (5.32%) SSCP
5 4 (4.26%) CITP
5 4 (4.26%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.06%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.06%) MISRA
2 1 (1.06%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.38%) Docker
2 5 (5.32%) vSphere
3 1 (1.06%) Firmware
3 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.06%) Snort
3 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (8.51%) CloudHub
2 5 (5.32%) Puppet
2 5 (5.32%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (27.66%) Oracle
2 13 (13.83%) IBM
3 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.64%) MuleSoft
4 6 (6.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.13%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.06%) Twitter
6 1 (1.06%) VMware
6 1 (1.06%) Zend