Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 12 18
Rank change year-on-year -19 +6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 138 371 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 9.29% 16.38% 13.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.47% 18.13% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 127 297 197
Gloucestershire median annual salary £44,500 £47,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.32% +15.85% +2.50%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £56,550 £60,000 £71,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,125
% change year-on-year - +9.42% +9.67%

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 1318 2046 1822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 88.69% 90.33% 89.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1072 1674 1472
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,400 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -16 59 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Gloucester -16 17 £50,000 +8.11% 6
Tewkesbury +1 8 £43,750 +9.38%
Filton - 2 - -
Stroud +2 1 £35,000 -17.65%
Tetbury - 1 £50,000 -
Lydney - 1 £35,000 -
Chipping Campden - 1 - -
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 94 (68.12%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (52.90%) Java
3 48 (34.78%) C++
3 48 (34.78%) Security Cleared
4 47 (34.06%) Linux
5 46 (33.33%) C#
6 42 (30.43%) Python
6 42 (30.43%) JIRA
7 41 (29.71%) Scrum
8 40 (28.99%) C
9 36 (26.09%) JavaScript
9 36 (26.09%) Degree
9 36 (26.09%) Spring
10 34 (24.64%) SQL
11 33 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
12 32 (23.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 32 (23.19%) Oracle
12 32 (23.19%) MongoDB
13 31 (22.46%) Big Data
13 31 (22.46%) TDD
14 30 (21.74%) .NET
14 30 (21.74%) Apache
15 29 (21.01%) CSS
16 28 (20.29%) DV Cleared
17 27 (19.57%) ASP.NET
17 27 (19.57%) HTML
18 26 (18.84%) SQL Server
19 25 (18.12%) MySQL
19 25 (18.12%) Confluence

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 30 (21.74%) Apache
2 25 (18.12%) Confluence
3 21 (15.22%) Mule ESB
4 20 (14.49%) Tomcat
5 19 (13.77%) Mule
6 18 (13.04%) WebSphere
7 17 (12.32%) Anypoint
8 13 (9.42%) WebLogic
9 12 (8.70%) GlassFish
10 8 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (5.07%) Apache Spark
12 5 (3.62%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.72%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.72%) IIS
13 1 (0.72%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (5.80%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (5.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 8 (5.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.72%) Office 365
5 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.97%) TCP/IP
2 10 (7.25%) Firewall
3 5 (3.62%) DNS
3 5 (3.62%) FCoE
3 5 (3.62%) SNMP
3 5 (3.62%) SSL
4 4 (2.90%) HTTP
5 2 (1.45%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.45%) Wireless
5 2 (1.45%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.19%) MongoDB
2 31 (22.46%) Big Data
3 26 (18.84%) SQL Server
4 25 (18.12%) MySQL
5 22 (15.94%) Hadoop
6 15 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (8.70%) Apache Hive
8 8 (5.80%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.90%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.17%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.45%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.72%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 42 (30.43%) JIRA
2 32 (23.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 22 (15.94%) Git (software)
3 22 (15.94%) JUnit
4 17 (12.32%) Eclipse
5 12 (8.70%) Gradle
5 12 (8.70%) Maven
5 12 (8.70%) SoapUI
6 10 (7.25%) Bitbucket
6 10 (7.25%) Cucumber
7 9 (6.52%) EasyMock
8 7 (5.07%) Jenkins
9 6 (4.35%) Selenium
10 5 (3.62%) Redmine
11 4 (2.90%) CodeSonar
11 4 (2.90%) git-flow
11 4 (2.90%) Robot Framework
11 4 (2.90%) Subversion
12 3 (2.17%) Rational Rhapsody
13 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (7.25%) Finance
2 9 (6.52%) Games
3 6 (4.35%) Electronics
4 5 (3.62%) Aerospace
4 5 (3.62%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.17%) Automotive
6 2 (1.45%) Avionics
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 104 (75.36%) Software Engineer
2 37 (26.81%) Developer
3 20 (14.49%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 19 (13.77%) Senior Software Engineer
4 19 (13.77%) Software Developer
5 16 (11.59%) Java Engineer
5 16 (11.59%) Java Software Engineer
6 13 (9.42%) AWS Engineer
7 12 (8.70%) Java Developer
8 11 (7.97%) AWS Software Engineer
9 10 (7.25%) C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (5.80%) Java Software Developer
10 8 (5.80%) Junior
10 8 (5.80%) Junior Developer
11 6 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
11 6 (4.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) Graduate
11 6 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (26.09%) Spring
2 30 (21.74%) .NET
3 29 (21.01%) CSS
4 27 (19.57%) ASP.NET
4 27 (19.57%) HTML
5 22 (15.94%) XML
6 21 (15.22%) Hibernate
6 21 (15.22%) SOAP
7 20 (14.49%) REST
8 18 (13.04%) J2EE
8 18 (13.04%) Java EE
9 16 (11.59%) Node.js
10 13 (9.42%) AngularJS
10 13 (9.42%) JSON
11 12 (8.70%) XSD
11 12 (8.70%) XSLT
12 10 (7.25%) .NET Framework
12 10 (7.25%) JMS
12 10 (7.25%) RAML
12 10 (7.25%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.49%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.52%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (4.35%) Wiki
4 4 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.90%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.17%) Social Media
5 3 (2.17%) User Experience
6 2 (1.45%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.45%) Cyber Warfare
6 2 (1.45%) Cybercrime
6 2 (1.45%) PKI
7 1 (0.72%) Blog
7 1 (0.72%) CAN bus
7 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.72%) Fintech
7 1 (0.72%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 47 (34.06%) Linux
2 23 (16.67%) Windows
3 12 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 12 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (5.07%) Android
5 6 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.35%) CentOS
5 6 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.90%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.45%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.45%) Unix
8 1 (0.72%) AIX
8 1 (0.72%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (68.12%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (29.71%) Scrum
3 33 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (22.46%) TDD
5 25 (18.12%) User Stories
6 23 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 21 (15.22%) DevOps
8 20 (14.49%) BDD
9 17 (12.32%) Release Management
9 17 (12.32%) Test Automation
10 15 (10.87%) SDLC
10 15 (10.87%) Software Delivery
11 14 (10.14%) API Design
12 13 (9.42%) Continuous Deployment
12 13 (9.42%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (8.70%) OO
14 9 (6.52%) OOD
15 8 (5.80%) Mentoring
15 8 (5.80%) Open Source
16 7 (5.07%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 73 (52.90%) Java
2 48 (34.78%) C++
3 46 (33.33%) C#
4 42 (30.43%) Python
5 40 (28.99%) C
6 36 (26.09%) JavaScript
7 34 (24.64%) SQL
8 15 (10.87%) PowerShell
9 12 (8.70%) Groovy
9 12 (8.70%) XPath
10 10 (7.25%) Bash Shell
11 6 (4.35%) PHP
12 5 (3.62%) Korn
12 5 (3.62%) Objective-C
13 3 (2.17%) Ada
13 3 (2.17%) Perl
13 3 (2.17%) Ruby
13 3 (2.17%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.45%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 48 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 36 (26.09%) Degree
3 28 (20.29%) DV Cleared
4 9 (6.52%) CCNA
4 9 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (6.52%) CISSP
4 9 (6.52%) GIAC
4 9 (6.52%) Linux+ Certification
4 9 (6.52%) MCSE
4 9 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (6.52%) Network+ Certification
4 9 (6.52%) SANS
4 9 (6.52%) SSCP
5 8 (5.80%) CompTIA Security+
5 8 (5.80%) Security+ Certification
6 7 (5.07%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (2.90%) CITP
7 4 (2.90%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.72%) PhD
8 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.17%) DO-178B
1 3 (2.17%) MISRA
1 3 (2.17%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.35%) Docker
2 5 (3.62%) NFS
2 5 (3.62%) Samba
2 5 (3.62%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (3.62%) VMware NSX
3 4 (2.90%) vSphere
4 1 (0.72%) Snort
4 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (7.97%) CloudHub
2 9 (6.52%) Puppet
3 6 (4.35%) Ansible
4 5 (3.62%) Nagios
4 5 (3.62%) Salt
4 5 (3.62%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 32 (23.19%) Oracle
2 20 (14.49%) IBM
3 11 (7.97%) MuleSoft
4 10 (7.25%) Atlassian
5 9 (6.52%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.62%) EMC
7 5 (3.62%) NetApp
7 5 (3.62%) SolarWinds
7 5 (3.62%) VMware
8 1 (0.72%) ESRI
8 1 (0.72%) Freescale
8 1 (0.72%) Motorola
8 1 (0.72%) Twitter
8 1 (0.72%) Zend