Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 9 25
Rank change year-on-year -1 +16 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 269 219 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 17.60% 14.99% 9.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.92% 16.53% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 198 143 123
Gloucestershire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £56,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,422 1,325 1,314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 93.06% 90.69% 91.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,095 963 1,066
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,800 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,125
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 February 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 21 February 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 +2 89 £50,000 - 17
Cheltenham -1 82 £50,000 - 26
Tewkesbury -9 14 £47,500 -13.64% 5
Stroud - 2 £45,000 - 1
Cirencester +6 1 £50,000 -23.08%
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 151 (56.13%) Java
2 129 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (47.21%) C++
4 126 (46.84%) Python
5 111 (41.26%) Security Cleared
6 98 (36.43%) C
7 95 (35.32%) DevOps
8 94 (34.94%) JavaScript
9 82 (30.48%) AngularJS
10 80 (29.74%) DV Cleared
10 80 (29.74%) Linux
11 78 (29.00%) Node.js
12 77 (28.62%) C#
13 73 (27.14%) React
14 72 (26.77%) OO
15 67 (24.91%) Docker
16 48 (17.84%) Cybersecurity
17 46 (17.10%) TDD
18 45 (16.73%) MongoDB
19 44 (16.36%) Ansible
20 41 (15.24%) Artificial Intelligence
20 41 (15.24%) Unix
21 40 (14.87%) Degree
22 38 (14.13%) Requirements Analysis
23 37 (13.75%) Scrum
24 36 (13.38%) .NET
24 36 (13.38%) JIRA
24 36 (13.38%) Machine Learning
25 33 (12.27%) Atlassian
26 32 (11.90%) Software Testing

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 15 (5.58%) Confluence
2 13 (4.83%) Apache
2 13 (4.83%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (4.46%) Apache Spark
3 12 (4.46%) JBoss
4 9 (3.35%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.74%) IIS
5 2 (0.74%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.37%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.37%) SAS
6 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.52%) AWS
2 25 (9.29%) Azure
3 10 (3.72%) GCP
4 7 (2.60%) OpenShift
5 5 (1.86%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.86%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.49%) SaaS
7 3 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.12%) Serverless
8 2 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.74%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (0.74%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (0.74%) AWS Fargate
8 2 (0.74%) PaaS
8 2 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) GitHub
9 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.95%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.97%) Software-Defined Radio
3 7 (2.60%) Firewall
3 7 (2.60%) Internet
4 5 (1.86%) HTTP
4 5 (1.86%) HTTPS
5 4 (1.49%) VLAN
5 4 (1.49%) VPN
5 4 (1.49%) Wireshark
6 3 (1.12%) Network Security
7 2 (0.74%) BGP
7 2 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.74%) DNS
7 2 (0.74%) IPsec
7 2 (0.74%) MPLS
7 2 (0.74%) OSPF
7 2 (0.74%) RS-232
7 2 (0.74%) RS-485
7 2 (0.74%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (16.73%) MongoDB
2 30 (11.15%) Big Data
2 30 (11.15%) Hadoop
3 13 (4.83%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.09%) GIS
5 8 (2.97%) Neo4j
6 6 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.86%) ArangoDB
7 5 (1.86%) Geospatial Data
7 5 (1.86%) SQLite
8 4 (1.49%) MySQL
8 4 (1.49%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.74%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.37%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 36 (13.38%) JIRA
2 27 (10.04%) Jenkins
3 26 (9.67%) Git (software)
4 21 (7.81%) Bitbucket
5 14 (5.20%) git-flow
6 11 (4.09%) Cucumber
6 11 (4.09%) JUnit
7 8 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (2.60%) Bitbucket Server
8 7 (2.60%) EasyMock
9 5 (1.86%) Vagrant
10 4 (1.49%) GitLab
10 4 (1.49%) LabVIEW
10 4 (1.49%) Subversion
11 3 (1.12%) Gradle
11 3 (1.12%) Selenium
11 3 (1.12%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.74%) IDA Disassembler
12 2 (0.74%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.37%) gulp
General
1 30 (11.15%) Finance
2 24 (8.92%) Electronics
2 24 (8.92%) Public Sector
3 23 (8.55%) Telecoms
4 22 (8.18%) Marketing
5 21 (7.81%) Manufacturing
6 12 (4.46%) Military
7 6 (2.23%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.86%) Banking
8 5 (1.86%) Games
9 4 (1.49%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.49%) Retail
10 3 (1.12%) Law
11 1 (0.37%) Advertising
11 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 153 (56.88%) Software Engineer
2 63 (23.42%) Developer
3 36 (13.38%) Software Developer
4 21 (7.81%) Java Engineer
5 20 (7.43%) Java Software Engineer
6 18 (6.69%) C++ Software Engineer
7 14 (5.20%) Data Scientist
8 13 (4.83%) Java Developer
9 11 (4.09%) Embedded Engineer
9 11 (4.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 11 (4.09%) Junior
9 11 (4.09%) Senior Software Engineer
10 10 (3.72%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 9 (3.35%) C# Software Engineer
12 8 (2.97%) Radio Engineer
12 8 (2.97%) RF Engineer
12 8 (2.97%) Systems Engineer
13 7 (2.60%) C# Developer
13 7 (2.60%) Python Engineer
13 7 (2.60%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (30.48%) AngularJS
2 78 (29.00%) Node.js
3 73 (27.14%) React
4 36 (13.38%) .NET
5 31 (11.52%) Spring
6 25 (9.29%) Enzyme
6 25 (9.29%) Jest
7 24 (8.92%) Vue.js
8 22 (8.18%) HTML
9 21 (7.81%) Java EE
10 19 (7.06%) CSS
11 18 (6.69%) EJB
12 17 (6.32%) Hibernate
13 16 (5.95%) HTML5
14 15 (5.58%) Django
15 14 (5.20%) REST
16 11 (4.09%) Kafka
16 11 (4.09%) XML
17 10 (3.72%) Apache NiFi
18 9 (3.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.69%) Embedded Systems
2 17 (6.32%) Cyberthreat
3 15 (5.58%) VHDL
4 12 (4.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 12 (4.46%) Verilog
5 10 (3.72%) Wiki
6 9 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (2.97%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.97%) Cybercrime
8 6 (2.23%) User Experience
9 5 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.49%) CUDA
10 4 (1.49%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.12%) Cyber Warfare
11 3 (1.12%) Cyberattack
12 2 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (0.74%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.74%) PMI
12 2 (0.74%) TMS320
Operating Systems
1 80 (29.74%) Linux
2 41 (15.24%) Unix
3 19 (7.06%) Windows
4 14 (5.20%) CentOS
5 11 (4.09%) Android
6 10 (3.72%) Apple iOS
7 9 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.74%) Solaris
9 1 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (35.32%) DevOps
3 72 (26.77%) OO
4 48 (17.84%) Cybersecurity
5 46 (17.10%) TDD
6 41 (15.24%) Artificial Intelligence
7 38 (14.13%) Requirements Analysis
8 37 (13.75%) Scrum
9 36 (13.38%) Machine Learning
10 32 (11.90%) Software Testing
11 27 (10.04%) SDLC
12 25 (9.29%) Programme Management
13 24 (8.92%) Mentoring
13 24 (8.92%) OOD
14 22 (8.18%) Digital Marketing
14 22 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (8.18%) Software Architecture
15 21 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (7.81%) Data Science
16 18 (6.69%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 151 (56.13%) Java
2 127 (47.21%) C++
3 126 (46.84%) Python
4 98 (36.43%) C
5 94 (34.94%) JavaScript
6 77 (28.62%) C#
7 29 (10.78%) SQL
8 19 (7.06%) Ruby
9 18 (6.69%) Go
10 16 (5.95%) PowerShell
11 14 (5.20%) Bash Shell
11 14 (5.20%) Java 8
12 12 (4.46%) Embedded C
12 12 (4.46%) MATLAB
13 11 (4.09%) Scala
14 8 (2.97%) PHP
14 8 (2.97%) R
15 3 (1.12%) Apple Swift
15 3 (1.12%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 111 (41.26%) Security Cleared
2 80 (29.74%) DV Cleared
3 40 (14.87%) Degree
4 29 (10.78%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.23%) CCNA
5 6 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.86%) HND
7 4 (1.49%) CISSP
7 4 (1.49%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (1.49%) GIAC
7 4 (1.49%) Linux+ Certification
7 4 (1.49%) MCSE
7 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (1.49%) SANS
7 4 (1.49%) SSCP
8 2 (0.74%) CCNP
8 2 (0.74%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.37%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.23%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (24.91%) Docker
2 5 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.86%) VirtualBox
3 4 (1.49%) vSphere
4 3 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.37%) Firmware
5 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 44 (16.36%) Ansible
2 20 (7.43%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.74%) Puppet
4 2 (0.74%) Salt
5 1 (0.37%) Cloudify
5 1 (0.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (12.27%) Atlassian
2 26 (9.67%) Oracle
3 21 (7.81%) SAP
4 10 (3.72%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.72%) Red Hat
5 9 (3.35%) Google
6 3 (1.12%) Apple
7 2 (0.74%) Cisco
7 2 (0.74%) Juniper
7 2 (0.74%) Telerik
8 1 (0.37%) Freescale
8 1 (0.37%) Informatica
8 1 (0.37%) Motorola
8 1 (0.37%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.37%) Talend
8 1 (0.37%) VMware