Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 +17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 126 344 332
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 15.24% 20.07% 19.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.78% 21.72% 21.13%
Number of salaries quoted 100 265 262
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +9.47% +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £69,000 £63,750 £61,250
South West median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +18.75%

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 751 1,584 1,571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 90.81% 92.42% 93.29%
Number of salaries quoted 556 1,204 1,273
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £66,250
South West median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +1.19%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Gloucestershire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineering in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Gloucestershire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineering in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020. 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
Gloucester -3 43 £50,000 -4.76% 12
Cheltenham -7 33 £50,000 +8.11% 7
Tewkesbury -3 9 - - 1
Cirencester - 3 £67,500 -
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 80 (63.49%) Java
2 73 (57.94%) Security Cleared
3 65 (51.59%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 54 (42.86%) DevOps
6 53 (42.06%) C++
7 51 (40.48%) Linux
8 50 (39.68%) OO
9 49 (38.89%) C
10 47 (37.30%) JavaScript
10 47 (37.30%) Python
10 47 (37.30%) Docker
11 45 (35.71%) Mentoring
12 38 (30.16%) Ansible
13 35 (27.78%) C#
14 33 (26.19%) Node.js
15 32 (25.40%) Scrum
16 29 (23.02%) React
17 28 (22.22%) JIRA
18 27 (21.43%) AngularJS
18 27 (21.43%) Jenkins
19 26 (20.63%) Business Development
20 24 (19.05%) Confluence
20 24 (19.05%) OOD
20 24 (19.05%) Technical Leadership
21 23 (18.25%) TDD
21 23 (18.25%) Line Management
22 22 (17.46%) Degree
23 21 (16.67%) Atlassian
23 21 (16.67%) Unix

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 24 (19.05%) Confluence
2 7 (5.56%) JBoss
3 5 (3.97%) Apache
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.79%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.79%) IIS
4 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Simulink
1 1 (0.79%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 7 (5.56%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.32%) AWS
2 5 (3.97%) Azure
3 3 (2.38%) GCP
4 2 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.79%) GitHub
5 1 (0.79%) PaaS
5 1 (0.79%) SaaS
5 1 (0.79%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.97%) HTTP
3 3 (2.38%) Network Security
4 2 (1.59%) Wireless
5 1 (0.79%) BGP
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.79%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.79%) Firewall
5 1 (0.79%) IPsec
5 1 (0.79%) LAN
5 1 (0.79%) MPLS
5 1 (0.79%) OSPF
5 1 (0.79%) RSVP
5 1 (0.79%) SSH
5 1 (0.79%) VLAN
5 1 (0.79%) VPN
5 1 (0.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.49%) Hadoop
1 17 (13.49%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.76%) Geospatial Data
2 6 (4.76%) GIS
2 6 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.97%) Big Data
3 5 (3.97%) SQLite
4 3 (2.38%) MySQL
5 2 (1.59%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.79%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (22.22%) JIRA
2 27 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.76%) JUnit
4 6 (4.76%) Subversion
5 5 (3.97%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.38%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.38%) Bitbucket Server
6 3 (2.38%) EasyMock
6 3 (2.38%) Maven
6 3 (2.38%) Mockito
7 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.79%) GitLab
7 1 (0.79%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.79%) webpack
General
1 10 (7.94%) Public Sector
2 6 (4.76%) Aerospace
2 6 (4.76%) Military
3 3 (2.38%) Electronics
3 3 (2.38%) Law
4 2 (1.59%) Finance
4 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.59%) Marketing
4 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.79%) Automotive
5 1 (0.79%) Games
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 83 (65.87%) Software Engineer
2 24 (19.05%) Developer
3 17 (13.49%) Senior Software Engineer
4 14 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 9 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 9 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 9 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
5 9 (7.14%) Principal Software Engineer
6 8 (6.35%) Lead Software Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (4.76%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (3.97%) Data Scientist
9 5 (3.97%) Python Engineer
9 5 (3.97%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.17%) C++ Developer
10 4 (3.17%) C++ Software Developer
10 4 (3.17%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (26.19%) Node.js
2 29 (23.02%) React
3 27 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 15 (11.90%) Apache NiFi
4 15 (11.90%) Kafka
5 13 (10.32%) HTML
5 13 (10.32%) Spring
6 12 (9.52%) CSS
7 11 (8.73%) .NET
7 11 (8.73%) Enzyme
7 11 (8.73%) HTML5
7 11 (8.73%) Jest
8 9 (7.14%) Java EE
9 8 (6.35%) EJB
9 8 (6.35%) JSON
9 8 (6.35%) XML
10 7 (5.56%) Hibernate
10 7 (5.56%) REST
11 6 (4.76%) Middleware
11 6 (4.76%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (3.17%) TMS320
2 4 (3.17%) User Experience
2 4 (3.17%) VHDL
2 4 (3.17%) Wiki
3 3 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.59%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.59%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (1.59%) Cybercrime
4 2 (1.59%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) PMI
5 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (40.48%) Linux
2 21 (16.67%) Unix
3 16 (12.70%) CentOS
4 15 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.97%) Windows
6 4 (3.17%) Android
6 4 (3.17%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (51.59%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (42.86%) DevOps
3 50 (39.68%) OO
4 45 (35.71%) Mentoring
5 32 (25.40%) Scrum
6 26 (20.63%) Business Development
7 24 (19.05%) OOD
7 24 (19.05%) Technical Leadership
8 23 (18.25%) Line Management
8 23 (18.25%) TDD
9 19 (15.08%) Requirements Analysis
10 18 (14.29%) Open Source
11 17 (13.49%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (12.70%) Software Architecture
12 16 (12.70%) Software Testing
13 13 (10.32%) SDLC
13 13 (10.32%) Test Automation
14 10 (7.94%) Machine Learning
15 9 (7.14%) MVC
16 8 (6.35%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 80 (63.49%) Java
2 53 (42.06%) C++
3 49 (38.89%) C
4 47 (37.30%) JavaScript
4 47 (37.30%) Python
5 35 (27.78%) C#
6 13 (10.32%) SQL
7 10 (7.94%) PHP
8 8 (6.35%) Java 8
8 8 (6.35%) Ruby
9 3 (2.38%) Go
9 3 (2.38%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.59%) R
10 2 (1.59%) Scala
11 1 (0.79%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.79%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.79%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 73 (57.94%) Security Cleared
2 63 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 22 (17.46%) Degree
4 5 (3.97%) HND
5 3 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.79%) CCNA
7 1 (0.79%) CCNP
7 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.79%) PhD
7 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.79%) DO-254
System Software
1 47 (37.30%) Docker
2 3 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.59%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (30.16%) Ansible
2 8 (6.35%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.59%) Terraform
4 1 (0.79%) Puppet
4 1 (0.79%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (16.67%) Atlassian
2 17 (13.49%) Oracle
3 15 (11.90%) Red Hat
4 10 (7.94%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.38%) Apple
6 2 (1.59%) SAP
6 2 (1.59%) Twitter
7 1 (0.79%) Adobe
7 1 (0.79%) Cisco
7 1 (0.79%) Google
7 1 (0.79%) Juniper
7 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.79%) Telerik
7 1 (0.79%) VMware
7 1 (0.79%) Zend