Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 8 16
Rank change year-on-year -23 +8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 134 388 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 9.45% 17.68% 15.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.56% 19.35% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 122 324 213
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95% +10.00%
10th Percentile £26,375 £23,575 £30,650
90th Percentile £56,925 £60,000 £77,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%

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 1,269 2,005 1,830
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 89.49% 91.39% 90.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,042 1,649 1,370
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +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 January 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 22 January 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 -28 44 £45,000 -10.00% 21
Gloucester -8 22 £52,500 +5.26% 10
Tewkesbury +4 15 £45,000 +9.76% 2
Filton - 2 - -
Tetbury - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 80 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (47.76%) Java
3 57 (42.54%) C
3 57 (42.54%) Security Cleared
4 54 (40.30%) C++
5 48 (35.82%) C#
6 47 (35.07%) Python
7 46 (34.33%) Linux
8 42 (31.34%) JavaScript
9 40 (29.85%) DV Cleared
10 39 (29.10%) SQL
11 38 (28.36%) JIRA
12 35 (26.12%) Degree
13 32 (23.88%) XML
14 31 (23.13%) Cybersecurity
15 30 (22.39%) Oracle
16 28 (20.90%) Scrum
17 27 (20.15%) .NET
17 27 (20.15%) Spring
17 27 (20.15%) Big Data
18 26 (19.40%) REST
18 26 (19.40%) MongoDB
19 24 (17.91%) Java EE
19 24 (17.91%) CSS
19 24 (17.91%) ASP.NET
19 24 (17.91%) Windows
20 23 (17.16%) SDLC
21 22 (16.42%) HTML
21 22 (16.42%) Apache
21 22 (16.42%) Git (software)

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 22 (16.42%) Apache
2 17 (12.69%) Confluence
3 15 (11.19%) WebSphere
4 13 (9.70%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (8.96%) Mule
5 12 (8.96%) Mule ESB
6 11 (8.21%) Anypoint
6 11 (8.21%) Tomcat
7 8 (5.97%) Apache Pig
8 7 (5.22%) Apache Spark
9 6 (4.48%) GlassFish
9 6 (4.48%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.99%) JBoss
10 4 (2.99%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.75%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.18%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.75%) Office 365
3 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.94%) TCP/IP
2 15 (11.19%) Firewall
3 8 (5.97%) FCoE
3 8 (5.97%) SNMP
4 7 (5.22%) SSL
5 6 (4.48%) HTTP
6 1 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.15%) Big Data
2 26 (19.40%) MongoDB
3 20 (14.93%) Hadoop
3 20 (14.93%) SQL Server
4 17 (12.69%) MySQL
5 14 (10.45%) Apache Hive
6 13 (9.70%) Relational Database
7 9 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.99%) GIS
8 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.24%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (28.36%) JIRA
2 22 (16.42%) Git (software)
3 21 (15.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (12.69%) JUnit
5 13 (9.70%) Bitbucket
6 11 (8.21%) Eclipse
7 8 (5.97%) EasyMock
7 8 (5.97%) Redmine
7 8 (5.97%) Selenium
8 7 (5.22%) Jenkins
9 6 (4.48%) CodeSonar
9 6 (4.48%) git-flow
9 6 (4.48%) Gradle
9 6 (4.48%) Maven
9 6 (4.48%) Robot Framework
9 6 (4.48%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.99%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.99%) Subversion
11 3 (2.24%) Rational Rhapsody
11 3 (2.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (7.46%) Games
2 5 (3.73%) Finance
2 5 (3.73%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.99%) Aerospace
3 4 (2.99%) Electronics
4 3 (2.24%) Automotive
5 1 (0.75%) Avionics
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 97 (72.39%) Software Engineer
2 33 (24.63%) Developer
3 22 (16.42%) Senior Software Engineer
4 21 (15.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 21 (15.67%) Java Engineer
5 17 (12.69%) Java Software Engineer
6 16 (11.94%) Software Developer
7 15 (11.19%) Embedded Engineer
7 15 (11.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 10 (7.46%) Junior
8 10 (7.46%) Junior Developer
9 9 (6.72%) Junior Software Developer
9 9 (6.72%) Junior Software Engineer
10 8 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.97%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (5.97%) Platform Engineer
10 8 (5.97%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 8 (5.97%) Windows Engineer
10 8 (5.97%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.48%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (23.88%) XML
2 27 (20.15%) .NET
2 27 (20.15%) Spring
3 26 (19.40%) REST
4 24 (17.91%) ASP.NET
4 24 (17.91%) CSS
4 24 (17.91%) Java EE
5 22 (16.42%) HTML
6 21 (15.67%) Node.js
7 19 (14.18%) Hibernate
8 17 (12.69%) SOAP
8 17 (12.69%) Web Services
9 15 (11.19%) .NET Framework
9 15 (11.19%) J2EE
9 15 (11.19%) JSF
10 11 (8.21%) EJB
11 10 (7.46%) AngularJS
11 10 (7.46%) JSON
11 10 (7.46%) XSD
11 10 (7.46%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.70%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.97%) Cyber Warfare
3 7 (5.22%) Wiki
4 6 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.48%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.24%) PKI
6 2 (1.49%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.49%) Cybercrime
6 2 (1.49%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.49%) Robotics
7 1 (0.75%) Blog
7 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.75%) State Machine
7 1 (0.75%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 46 (34.33%) Linux
2 24 (17.91%) Windows
3 10 (7.46%) Android
4 8 (5.97%) Apple iOS
5 7 (5.22%) CentOS
5 7 (5.22%) Mac OS X
5 7 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.48%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.49%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.75%) Unix
8 1 (0.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (23.13%) Cybersecurity
3 28 (20.90%) Scrum
4 23 (17.16%) SDLC
5 19 (14.18%) DevOps
5 19 (14.18%) User Stories
6 18 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (13.43%) TDD
7 16 (11.94%) Test Automation
8 14 (10.45%) BDD
8 14 (10.45%) Mentoring
8 14 (10.45%) OO
9 13 (9.70%) Information Assurance
10 12 (8.96%) API Design
11 11 (8.21%) ITIL
11 11 (8.21%) OOD
12 10 (7.46%) Coaching
12 10 (7.46%) Software Architecture
13 9 (6.72%) Microservices
13 9 (6.72%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 64 (47.76%) Java
2 57 (42.54%) C
3 54 (40.30%) C++
4 48 (35.82%) C#
5 47 (35.07%) Python
6 42 (31.34%) JavaScript
7 39 (29.10%) SQL
8 13 (9.70%) Bash Shell
9 8 (5.97%) Korn
10 7 (5.22%) Objective-C
10 7 (5.22%) PHP
11 6 (4.48%) Groovy
11 6 (4.48%) PowerShell
11 6 (4.48%) XPath
12 5 (3.73%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.99%) Assembly Language
13 4 (2.99%) Embedded C
13 4 (2.99%) PL/SQL
14 3 (2.24%) Perl
14 3 (2.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (42.54%) Security Cleared
2 40 (29.85%) DV Cleared
3 35 (26.12%) Degree
4 15 (11.19%) SC Cleared
5 13 (9.70%) CCNA
5 13 (9.70%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (9.70%) CISSP
5 13 (9.70%) GIAC
5 13 (9.70%) Linux+ Certification
5 13 (9.70%) MCSE
5 13 (9.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (9.70%) Network+ Certification
5 13 (9.70%) SANS
5 13 (9.70%) SSCP
6 12 (8.96%) CompTIA Security+
7 6 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (2.24%) CITP
8 3 (2.24%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.75%) PhD
9 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) MISRA
1 3 (2.24%) MISRA C
2 2 (1.49%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.97%) Docker
1 8 (5.97%) NFS
1 8 (5.97%) Samba
1 8 (5.97%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (5.97%) VMware NSX
2 6 (4.48%) vSphere
3 4 (2.99%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.75%) Firmware
4 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.75%) Snort
4 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (13.43%) Puppet
2 9 (6.72%) Ansible
3 8 (5.97%) Nagios
3 8 (5.97%) vCenter Server
4 7 (5.22%) Salt
5 5 (3.73%) CloudHub
6 4 (2.99%) Kibana
6 4 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (22.39%) Oracle
2 17 (12.69%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.45%) IBM
4 9 (6.72%) VMware
5 8 (5.97%) EMC
5 8 (5.97%) NetApp
5 8 (5.97%) SolarWinds
6 7 (5.22%) MuleSoft
6 7 (5.22%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.99%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.75%) ESRI
8 1 (0.75%) Twitter
8 1 (0.75%) Zend