Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 54 36
Rank change year-on-year +35 -18 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 204 107 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 12.33% 6.77% 8.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.94% 6.92% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 136 100 142
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -21.05% +18.75%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,750 £31,300
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,350 £66,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%

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 1,577 1,546 2,088
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.34% 97.85% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,280 1,261 1,681
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 October 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 15 October 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 +29 91 £47,500 +5.56% 12
Gloucester +21 37 £50,000 +17.65% 12
Tewkesbury -13 12 £37,500 -11.76%
Cirencester +16 4 £56,000 +17.89%
Software Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 195 (95.59%) Software Engineering
2 132 (64.71%) C++
3 114 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (55.39%) Java
5 107 (52.45%) Python
6 101 (49.51%) Security Cleared
7 97 (47.55%) C#
8 89 (43.63%) C
9 88 (43.14%) Linux
10 78 (38.24%) Scrum
11 75 (36.76%) DV Cleared
12 73 (35.78%) JavaScript
13 58 (28.43%) OO
14 56 (27.45%) Java EE
14 56 (27.45%) Continuous Integration
15 51 (25.00%) DevOps
16 50 (24.51%) JIRA
17 49 (24.02%) Spring
17 49 (24.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 49 (24.02%) Bitbucket
18 48 (23.53%) SC Cleared
18 48 (23.53%) Apache
19 47 (23.04%) Big Data
20 46 (22.55%) OOD
20 46 (22.55%) .NET
21 45 (22.06%) Git (software)
22 44 (21.57%) Open Source
23 43 (21.08%) SQL
23 43 (21.08%) Windows
23 43 (21.08%) Cybersecurity

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 48 (23.53%) Apache
2 34 (16.67%) Confluence
3 20 (9.80%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (7.35%) Apache Pig
5 5 (2.45%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.45%) GlassFish
5 5 (2.45%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.47%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.45%) GitHub
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.33%) HTTP
1 17 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 15 (7.35%) Firewall
2 15 (7.35%) SSL
3 8 (3.92%) Network Security
4 7 (3.43%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.49%) FTP
5 1 (0.49%) Internet
5 1 (0.49%) IPsec
5 1 (0.49%) IPv4
5 1 (0.49%) L2TP
5 1 (0.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (23.04%) Big Data
2 32 (15.69%) Hadoop
3 26 (12.75%) Apache Hive
4 25 (12.25%) SQL Server
5 20 (9.80%) MySQL
6 11 (5.39%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (3.92%) Geospatial Data
7 8 (3.92%) GIS
8 5 (2.45%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.96%) Neo4j
9 4 (1.96%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (24.51%) JIRA
2 49 (24.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 49 (24.02%) Bitbucket
3 45 (22.06%) Git (software)
4 41 (20.10%) EasyMock
5 39 (19.12%) Jenkins
6 32 (15.69%) JUnit
7 20 (9.80%) Visual Studio
8 17 (8.33%) Selenium
9 16 (7.84%) CodeSonar
9 16 (7.84%) git-flow
9 16 (7.84%) Robot Framework
10 15 (7.35%) Rational DOORS
11 10 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (4.41%) MSTest
12 9 (4.41%) NUnit
13 3 (1.47%) Rational Rhapsody
14 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
14 1 (0.49%) ReSharper
General
1 35 (17.16%) Military
2 20 (9.80%) Electronics
2 20 (9.80%) Finance
3 10 (4.90%) Automotive
4 9 (4.41%) Aerospace
5 7 (3.43%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.94%) Avionics
6 6 (2.94%) Law
7 5 (2.45%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.45%) Marketing
8 4 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (27.45%) Java EE
2 49 (24.02%) Spring
3 46 (22.55%) .NET
4 36 (17.65%) EJB
5 34 (16.67%) Django
6 32 (15.69%) JSF
7 30 (14.71%) ASP.NET
8 29 (14.22%) Node.js
9 27 (13.24%) .NET Framework
9 27 (13.24%) HTML
10 26 (12.75%) AngularJS
11 25 (12.25%) SOAP
12 24 (11.76%) WPF
13 17 (8.33%) CSS
13 17 (8.33%) REST
14 16 (7.84%) LAMP
14 16 (7.84%) RabbitMQ
14 16 (7.84%) Spring MVC
14 16 (7.84%) STL
15 15 (7.35%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.69%) Wiki
2 15 (7.35%) Embedded Systems
3 10 (4.90%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.45%) Cyber Defence
4 5 (2.45%) Cybercrime
4 5 (2.45%) Social Media
4 5 (2.45%) User Experience
5 4 (1.96%) Media Streaming
5 4 (1.96%) Video\Live Streaming
6 3 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.49%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.49%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 88 (43.14%) Linux
2 43 (21.08%) Windows
3 33 (16.18%) CentOS
4 32 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (11.27%) Android
5 23 (11.27%) Apple iOS
6 19 (9.31%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.96%) Unix
8 2 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (95.59%) Software Engineering
2 114 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (38.24%) Scrum
4 58 (28.43%) OO
5 56 (27.45%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (25.00%) DevOps
7 46 (22.55%) OOD
8 44 (21.57%) Open Source
9 43 (21.08%) Cybersecurity
10 41 (20.10%) TDD
11 34 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
12 26 (12.75%) Software Delivery
13 25 (12.25%) SDLC
14 24 (11.76%) Kanban
15 23 (11.27%) UML
16 20 (9.80%) Line Management
17 19 (9.31%) MVC
17 19 (9.31%) Test Automation
18 18 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
19 17 (8.33%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 132 (64.71%) C++
2 113 (55.39%) Java
3 107 (52.45%) Python
4 97 (47.55%) C#
5 89 (43.63%) C
6 73 (35.78%) JavaScript
7 43 (21.08%) SQL
8 21 (10.29%) Objective-C
9 19 (9.31%) PHP
10 17 (8.33%) Ada
10 17 (8.33%) Bash Shell
11 16 (7.84%) PowerShell
12 15 (7.35%) Embedded C
13 12 (5.88%) Embedded C++
14 11 (5.39%) PL/SQL
15 10 (4.90%) Assembly Language
16 9 (4.41%) T-SQL
17 6 (2.94%) Perl
18 5 (2.45%) Ruby
18 5 (2.45%) Rust
Qualifications
1 101 (49.51%) Security Cleared
2 75 (36.76%) DV Cleared
3 48 (23.53%) SC Cleared
4 35 (17.16%) Degree
5 15 (7.35%) CCNA
5 15 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (7.35%) CISSP
5 15 (7.35%) CompTIA Security+
5 15 (7.35%) GIAC
5 15 (7.35%) Linux+ Certification
5 15 (7.35%) MCSE
5 15 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (7.35%) Network+ Certification
5 15 (7.35%) SANS
5 15 (7.35%) SSCP
6 8 (3.92%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.92%) DO-178B
2 3 (1.47%) MISRA
3 2 (0.98%) Def Stans
3 2 (0.98%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.49%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 28 (13.73%) Docker
2 16 (7.84%) vSphere
3 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (7.84%) Puppet
1 16 (7.84%) Salt
2 5 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.49%) Ansible
3 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 32 (15.69%) Red Hat
2 31 (15.20%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.43%) Oracle
4 5 (2.45%) SAP
5 3 (1.47%) ESRI
5 3 (1.47%) IBM
6 2 (0.98%) Zend
7 1 (0.49%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.49%) VMware