Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 30 12
Rank change year-on-year +22 -18 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 315 161 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 18.86% 10.01% 16.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.19% 10.91% 18.08%
Number of salaries quoted 232 145 255
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -13.04% +15.00%
10th Percentile £36,375 £25,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,300 £63,250
South West median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.24% -5.56% +12.50%

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 1,560 1,476 1,936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 93.41% 91.79% 91.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,273 1,185 1,489
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -3.41% +8.64%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,650 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +19 120 £50,000 +11.11% 16
Gloucester +26 63 £52,500 +16.67% 15
Tewkesbury -6 22 £37,500 -1.96% 5
Cirencester +13 3 £50,500 +3.59%
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 184 (58.41%) C++
2 176 (55.87%) Security Cleared
3 174 (55.24%) Java
4 172 (54.60%) Agile Software Development
5 154 (48.89%) C#
6 146 (46.35%) Python
7 145 (46.03%) Linux
8 136 (43.17%) C
9 123 (39.05%) DV Cleared
10 120 (38.10%) JavaScript
11 97 (30.79%) SQL
12 94 (29.84%) Windows
13 86 (27.30%) Scrum
14 81 (25.71%) JIRA
15 80 (25.40%) Continuous Integration
16 79 (25.08%) DevOps
17 78 (24.76%) Spring
18 72 (22.86%) SC Cleared
19 69 (21.90%) Cybersecurity
19 69 (21.90%) OO
20 68 (21.59%) .NET
21 62 (19.68%) Java EE
22 60 (19.05%) HTML
22 60 (19.05%) Open Source
23 58 (18.41%) Git (software)
24 56 (17.78%) Big Data
24 56 (17.78%) Mentoring
24 56 (17.78%) SQL Server
25 55 (17.46%) AngularJS
26 54 (17.14%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 52 (16.51%) Apache
2 41 (13.02%) Confluence
3 25 (7.94%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (3.81%) Apache Pig
5 8 (2.54%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.22%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.90%) ArcGIS
8 5 (1.59%) GlassFish
8 5 (1.59%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.27%) Mule
10 3 (0.95%) JBoss
11 2 (0.63%) IIS
12 1 (0.32%) GeoServer
Applications
1 6 (1.90%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.32%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (3.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 12 (3.81%) Amazon S3
3 12 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.90%) GitHub
5 2 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.32%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 38 (12.06%) TCP/IP
2 27 (8.57%) HTTP
3 21 (6.67%) Firewall
4 20 (6.35%) SSL
5 11 (3.49%) Network Security
6 9 (2.86%) FCoE
6 9 (2.86%) HTTPS
6 9 (2.86%) SNMP
7 8 (2.54%) Wireshark
8 4 (1.27%) Internet
9 3 (0.95%) VLAN
10 1 (0.32%) FTP
10 1 (0.32%) IPsec
10 1 (0.32%) IPv4
10 1 (0.32%) L2TP
10 1 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (17.78%) Big Data
1 56 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 35 (11.11%) MySQL
3 34 (10.79%) Hadoop
4 25 (7.94%) Apache Hive
5 16 (5.08%) Geospatial Data
5 16 (5.08%) GIS
6 15 (4.76%) MongoDB
7 14 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
7 14 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (4.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (3.81%) Neo4j
10 6 (1.90%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.59%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (1.27%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.95%) OrientDB
14 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
15 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 81 (25.71%) JIRA
2 58 (18.41%) Git (software)
3 54 (17.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 52 (16.51%) Jenkins
5 50 (15.87%) Bitbucket
6 44 (13.97%) EasyMock
7 40 (12.70%) JUnit
8 33 (10.48%) Visual Studio
9 19 (6.03%) Selenium
9 19 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (4.44%) Eclipse
11 13 (4.13%) CodeSonar
11 13 (4.13%) git-flow
11 13 (4.13%) Robot Framework
12 12 (3.81%) Liquibase
12 12 (3.81%) Maven
13 9 (2.86%) MSTest
13 9 (2.86%) NUnit
13 9 (2.86%) Redmine
14 7 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 40 (12.70%) Military
2 34 (10.79%) Finance
3 31 (9.84%) Electronics
4 20 (6.35%) Games
5 15 (4.76%) Manufacturing
6 14 (4.44%) Telecoms
7 10 (3.17%) Marketing
8 8 (2.54%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.90%) Avionics
9 6 (1.90%) Law
10 4 (1.27%) Retail
11 3 (0.95%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 202 (64.13%) Software Engineer
2 94 (29.84%) Developer
3 66 (20.95%) Java Engineer
4 61 (19.37%) Java Software Engineer
5 53 (16.83%) Software Developer
6 41 (13.02%) Java Developer
7 35 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 33 (10.48%) Senior Software Engineer
9 32 (10.16%) DevOps Engineer
10 28 (8.89%) C# Software Engineer
11 26 (8.25%) C++ Software Engineer
12 21 (6.67%) Senior Developer
13 19 (6.03%) Senior Java Developer
14 18 (5.71%) Java Software Developer
15 17 (5.40%) C# Developer
16 14 (4.44%) Embedded Engineer
16 14 (4.44%) Lead Software Engineer
17 13 (4.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 12 (3.81%) DevOps Developer
18 12 (3.81%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (24.76%) Spring
2 68 (21.59%) .NET
3 62 (19.68%) Java EE
4 60 (19.05%) HTML
5 55 (17.46%) AngularJS
6 49 (15.56%) EJB
7 44 (13.97%) CSS
8 39 (12.38%) WPF
9 37 (11.75%) JSF
10 35 (11.11%) Django
10 35 (11.11%) Node.js
11 33 (10.48%) REST
12 30 (9.52%) ASP.NET
13 29 (9.21%) .NET Framework
14 27 (8.57%) Web Services
15 25 (7.94%) Spring MVC
16 24 (7.62%) Hibernate
16 24 (7.62%) jQuery
17 22 (6.98%) SOAP
17 22 (6.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.11%) Wiki
2 27 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.03%) Embedded Systems
4 17 (5.40%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.54%) Cyber Defence
6 8 (2.54%) iPhone
7 6 (1.90%) CAN bus
7 6 (1.90%) User Experience
8 5 (1.59%) Cybercrime
8 5 (1.59%) Social Media
9 4 (1.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.27%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.27%) Media Streaming
9 4 (1.27%) VHDL
9 4 (1.27%) Video\Live Streaming
10 3 (0.95%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.95%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 145 (46.03%) Linux
2 94 (29.84%) Windows
3 38 (12.06%) Android
3 38 (12.06%) CentOS
4 34 (10.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (8.57%) Apple iOS
6 20 (6.35%) Mac OS X
7 15 (4.76%) Unix
8 8 (2.54%) Windows Phone
9 7 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (1.27%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.32%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (54.60%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (27.30%) Scrum
3 80 (25.40%) Continuous Integration
4 79 (25.08%) DevOps
5 69 (21.90%) Cybersecurity
5 69 (21.90%) OO
6 60 (19.05%) Open Source
7 56 (17.78%) Mentoring
8 54 (17.14%) TDD
9 53 (16.83%) OOD
10 40 (12.70%) UML
11 37 (11.75%) Software Delivery
12 35 (11.11%) Test Automation
13 33 (10.48%) Requirements Analysis
14 32 (10.16%) SDLC
15 30 (9.52%) Coaching
16 29 (9.21%) User Stories
17 28 (8.89%) MVC
17 28 (8.89%) Reverse Engineering
18 27 (8.57%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 184 (58.41%) C++
2 174 (55.24%) Java
3 154 (48.89%) C#
4 146 (46.35%) Python
5 136 (43.17%) C
6 120 (38.10%) JavaScript
7 97 (30.79%) SQL
8 29 (9.21%) Objective-C
9 28 (8.89%) Bash Shell
10 23 (7.30%) PowerShell
11 21 (6.67%) Embedded C
12 16 (5.08%) Perl
12 16 (5.08%) PHP
12 16 (5.08%) T-SQL
13 15 (4.76%) Ruby
14 14 (4.44%) PL/SQL
15 13 (4.13%) Embedded C++
16 10 (3.17%) Ada
16 10 (3.17%) Assembly Language
17 9 (2.86%) Korn
Qualifications
1 176 (55.87%) Security Cleared
2 123 (39.05%) DV Cleared
3 72 (22.86%) SC Cleared
4 50 (15.87%) Degree
5 24 (7.62%) CCNA
5 24 (7.62%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (7.62%) CISSP
5 24 (7.62%) CompTIA Security+
5 24 (7.62%) GIAC
5 24 (7.62%) Linux+ Certification
5 24 (7.62%) MCSE
5 24 (7.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (7.62%) Network+ Certification
5 24 (7.62%) SANS
5 24 (7.62%) SSCP
6 8 (2.54%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.27%) PhD
9 3 (0.95%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.59%) QA
2 4 (1.27%) MISRA
3 3 (0.95%) Def Stans
4 2 (0.63%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.32%) DO-178B
System Software
1 34 (10.79%) Docker
2 16 (5.08%) vSphere
3 10 (3.17%) Firmware
4 9 (2.86%) NFS
4 9 (2.86%) Samba
4 9 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (2.86%) VMware NSX
5 4 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.95%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (8.57%) Puppet
2 16 (5.08%) Ansible
2 16 (5.08%) Salt
3 10 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.86%) Nagios
4 9 (2.86%) vCenter Server
5 4 (1.27%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.32%) Ambari
6 1 (0.32%) Kibana
Vendors
1 38 (12.06%) Microsoft
2 35 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 25 (7.94%) Atlassian
4 18 (5.71%) Oracle
5 10 (3.17%) SAP
5 10 (3.17%) VMware
6 9 (2.86%) EMC
6 9 (2.86%) NetApp
6 9 (2.86%) SolarWinds
7 8 (2.54%) Cisco
8 7 (2.22%) ESRI
9 4 (1.27%) IBM
10 3 (0.95%) Zend
11 1 (0.32%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.32%) Hortonworks