Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 14 12
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 187 297 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 12.30% 15.73% 15.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.63% 16.84% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 151 255 216
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £23,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £68,875
South West median annual salary £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.10% -6.67% +16.88%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,372 1,764 1,823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 90.26% 93.43% 90.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,120 1,466 1,224
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £41,750 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% -5.11% +4.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,875 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Gloucestershire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Gloucestershire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Gloucestershire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 21 April 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 -17 55 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Gloucester +8 44 £51,250 +2.50% 15
Tewkesbury +4 20 £45,000 +23.29% 5
Tetbury - 4 £52,500 -
Filton - 1 - -
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 102 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (49.73%) Security Cleared
3 86 (45.99%) C#
4 84 (44.92%) C
5 79 (42.25%) C++
6 77 (41.18%) Java
7 76 (40.64%) JavaScript
8 72 (38.50%) Python
9 66 (35.29%) Linux
10 62 (33.16%) DV Cleared
11 61 (32.62%) SQL
12 52 (27.81%) JIRA
13 49 (26.20%) .NET
14 47 (25.13%) XML
14 47 (25.13%) DevOps
15 42 (22.46%) Windows
16 39 (20.86%) Degree
16 39 (20.86%) HTML
17 38 (20.32%) CSS
18 37 (19.79%) Scrum
18 37 (19.79%) SC Cleared
19 36 (19.25%) Java EE
20 33 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
20 33 (17.65%) REST
21 32 (17.11%) SDLC
21 32 (17.11%) ASP.NET
22 31 (16.58%) Oracle
22 31 (16.58%) Microsoft
22 31 (16.58%) JSF
23 30 (16.04%) Spring

Software Engineering
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 29 (15.51%) Confluence
2 23 (12.30%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (10.16%) Apache
4 13 (6.95%) JBoss
5 8 (4.28%) Apache Pig
6 7 (3.74%) Apache Spark
6 7 (3.74%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.67%) Mule
8 4 (2.14%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (1.60%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.07%) Anypoint
10 2 (1.07%) ArcGIS
10 2 (1.07%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.07%) Mule ESB
10 2 (1.07%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.53%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (2.14%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.07%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (1.07%) Heroku
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.16%) TCP/IP
2 14 (7.49%) Firewall
3 10 (5.35%) Network Security
4 8 (4.28%) FCoE
4 8 (4.28%) SNMP
5 6 (3.21%) HTTP
5 6 (3.21%) SSL
6 2 (1.07%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.07%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.04%) Relational Database
1 30 (16.04%) SQL Server
2 28 (14.97%) MongoDB
3 22 (11.76%) Big Data
4 20 (10.70%) Hadoop
5 18 (9.63%) MySQL
6 14 (7.49%) Apache Hive
7 8 (4.28%) Oracle Database
7 8 (4.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.67%) OrientDB
8 5 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.14%) GIS
9 4 (2.14%) Neo4j
9 4 (2.14%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.07%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.07%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 52 (27.81%) JIRA
2 28 (14.97%) Git (software)
3 26 (13.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 26 (13.90%) JUnit
4 23 (12.30%) Bitbucket
5 16 (8.56%) EasyMock
5 16 (8.56%) Jenkins
6 15 (8.02%) Visual Studio
7 8 (4.28%) Redmine
8 7 (3.74%) Selenium
9 6 (3.21%) CodeSonar
9 6 (3.21%) git-flow
9 6 (3.21%) Robot Framework
10 5 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.14%) MSI
11 4 (2.14%) WiX
12 2 (1.07%) Gradle
12 2 (1.07%) Maven
12 2 (1.07%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (7.49%) Finance
2 10 (5.35%) Games
3 7 (3.74%) Electronics
4 5 (2.67%) Marketing
5 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.07%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 134 (71.66%) Software Engineer
2 55 (29.41%) Developer
3 42 (22.46%) Senior Software Engineer
4 32 (17.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 32 (17.11%) Java Engineer
5 25 (13.37%) Java Software Engineer
6 21 (11.23%) .NET Developer
7 19 (10.16%) Software Developer
8 18 (9.63%) Embedded Engineer
8 18 (9.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 17 (9.09%) Junior
9 17 (9.09%) Junior Developer
10 13 (6.95%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 12 (6.42%) C# Developer
11 12 (6.42%) Java Developer
12 11 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
13 10 (5.35%) Applications Engineer
13 10 (5.35%) Junior Software Developer
13 10 (5.35%) Junior Software Engineer
13 10 (5.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (26.20%) .NET
2 47 (25.13%) XML
3 39 (20.86%) HTML
4 38 (20.32%) CSS
5 36 (19.25%) Java EE
6 33 (17.65%) REST
7 32 (17.11%) ASP.NET
8 31 (16.58%) JSF
9 30 (16.04%) Spring
9 30 (16.04%) Web Services
10 27 (14.44%) AngularJS
10 27 (14.44%) EJB
11 24 (12.83%) Node.js
12 21 (11.23%) .NET Framework
13 18 (9.63%) Hibernate
14 15 (8.02%) XSL
14 15 (8.02%) XSLT
15 14 (7.49%) XSD
16 13 (6.95%) Django
16 13 (6.95%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.63%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.49%) Wiki
3 12 (6.42%) Device Driver
4 11 (5.88%) Cyber Warfare
5 8 (4.28%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.67%) User Experience
8 4 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (2.14%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.60%) VHDL
10 2 (1.07%) Fintech
10 2 (1.07%) Robotics
10 2 (1.07%) State Machine
11 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.53%) PKI
11 1 (0.53%) TMS320
Operating Systems
1 66 (35.29%) Linux
2 42 (22.46%) Windows
3 17 (9.09%) Android
4 16 (8.56%) Mac OS X
5 15 (8.02%) Unix
6 11 (5.88%) CentOS
7 10 (5.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (3.74%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.14%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.53%) Fedora
10 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (25.13%) DevOps
3 37 (19.79%) Scrum
4 33 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
5 32 (17.11%) SDLC
6 26 (13.90%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (13.37%) Mentoring
8 24 (12.83%) OO
9 23 (12.30%) TDD
10 22 (11.76%) Information Assurance
11 21 (11.23%) Software Architecture
12 20 (10.70%) ITIL
13 19 (10.16%) MVC
14 18 (9.63%) Software Delivery
15 17 (9.09%) Open Source
16 16 (8.56%) Configuration Management
16 16 (8.56%) Test Automation
17 15 (8.02%) OOD
18 14 (7.49%) Problem-Solving
18 14 (7.49%) UML
Programming Languages
1 86 (45.99%) C#
2 84 (44.92%) C
3 79 (42.25%) C++
4 77 (41.18%) Java
5 76 (40.64%) JavaScript
6 72 (38.50%) Python
7 61 (32.62%) SQL
8 14 (7.49%) Bash Shell
8 14 (7.49%) T-SQL
9 11 (5.88%) PowerShell
10 10 (5.35%) Ruby
11 9 (4.81%) PHP
11 9 (4.81%) PL/SQL
12 8 (4.28%) Korn
13 6 (3.21%) Assembly Language
13 6 (3.21%) Objective-C
13 6 (3.21%) Perl
14 5 (2.67%) Java 8
14 5 (2.67%) TypeScript
15 4 (2.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 93 (49.73%) Security Cleared
2 62 (33.16%) DV Cleared
3 39 (20.86%) Degree
4 37 (19.79%) SC Cleared
5 12 (6.42%) CCNA
5 12 (6.42%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (6.42%) CISSP
5 12 (6.42%) CompTIA Security+
5 12 (6.42%) GIAC
5 12 (6.42%) Linux+ Certification
5 12 (6.42%) MCSE
5 12 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (6.42%) Network+ Certification
5 12 (6.42%) SANS
5 12 (6.42%) SSCP
6 3 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.60%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.53%) HND
7 1 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.74%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.07%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.53%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (4.28%) NFS
1 8 (4.28%) Samba
1 8 (4.28%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (4.28%) VMware NSX
2 7 (3.74%) Docker
3 6 (3.21%) vSphere
4 4 (2.14%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.60%) Firmware
6 2 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.53%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (12.83%) Puppet
2 10 (5.35%) Ansible
2 10 (5.35%) Kibana
2 10 (5.35%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.28%) Nagios
3 8 (4.28%) vCenter Server
4 7 (3.74%) Salt
5 1 (0.53%) Ambari
5 1 (0.53%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 31 (16.58%) Microsoft
1 31 (16.58%) Oracle
2 11 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 9 (4.81%) VMware
4 8 (4.28%) EMC
4 8 (4.28%) NetApp
4 8 (4.28%) SolarWinds
5 5 (2.67%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.14%) Fujitsu
7 3 (1.60%) IBM
7 3 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.60%) SAP
8 2 (1.07%) ESRI
8 2 (1.07%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.53%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.53%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.53%) Samsung
9 1 (0.53%) Serena
9 1 (0.53%) Twitter
9 1 (0.53%) Wind River