Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 19 14
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 303 211 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 18.09% 12.37% 14.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.68% 13.49% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 234 183 227
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.74% -6.32% +18.75%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,000 £31,550
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +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 1,540 1,564 1,858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 91.94% 91.68% 88.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,253 1,253 1,306
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,377 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% -

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +3 108 £47,500 +4.93% 20
Gloucester +19 62 £52,500 +5.00% 16
Tewkesbury -5 28 £42,750 +33.59% 1
Cirencester +19 3 £50,500 +6.32%
Tetbury - 3 £55,000 -
Filton - 1 - -
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 164 (54.13%) Security Cleared
2 160 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (51.49%) C++
4 155 (51.16%) C#
5 128 (42.24%) Linux
6 127 (41.91%) C
6 127 (41.91%) Java
7 121 (39.93%) Python
8 119 (39.27%) JavaScript
9 108 (35.64%) SQL
10 104 (34.32%) DV Cleared
11 83 (27.39%) Windows
12 81 (26.73%) .NET
13 72 (23.76%) Scrum
14 71 (23.43%) Continuous Integration
15 70 (23.10%) DevOps
15 70 (23.10%) JIRA
16 63 (20.79%) HTML
17 60 (19.80%) OO
17 60 (19.80%) AngularJS
18 59 (19.47%) SC Cleared
19 57 (18.81%) CSS
20 54 (17.82%) Degree
20 54 (17.82%) Git (software)
21 51 (16.83%) SQL Server
22 50 (16.50%) Microsoft
22 50 (16.50%) Spring
23 47 (15.51%) Mentoring
24 46 (15.18%) TDD
24 46 (15.18%) Java EE

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 38 (12.54%) Confluence
2 31 (10.23%) Apache
3 18 (5.94%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.97%) JBoss
5 8 (2.64%) Apache Pig
6 5 (1.65%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.65%) ArcGIS
6 5 (1.65%) Mule
6 5 (1.65%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.33%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.33%) IIS
7 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (1.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Simulink
2 1 (0.33%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.63%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 7 (2.31%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.66%) Heroku
7 1 (0.33%) GitHub
7 1 (0.33%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.90%) TCP/IP
2 18 (5.94%) Network Security
3 17 (5.61%) HTTP
4 15 (4.95%) Firewall
5 11 (3.63%) SSL
6 8 (2.64%) FCoE
6 8 (2.64%) SNMP
6 8 (2.64%) Wireshark
7 5 (1.65%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.66%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.66%) Internet
8 2 (0.66%) VLAN
9 1 (0.33%) FTP
9 1 (0.33%) IPsec
9 1 (0.33%) IPv4
9 1 (0.33%) L2TP
9 1 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (16.83%) SQL Server
2 31 (10.23%) Big Data
3 28 (9.24%) MySQL
4 23 (7.59%) MongoDB
5 20 (6.60%) Relational Database
6 18 (5.94%) Hadoop
7 16 (5.28%) Geospatial Data
7 16 (5.28%) GIS
8 15 (4.95%) Apache Hive
9 11 (3.63%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (3.30%) Neo4j
11 5 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.65%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.65%) OrientDB
11 5 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (1.32%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 70 (23.10%) JIRA
2 54 (17.82%) Git (software)
3 40 (13.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 37 (12.21%) Bitbucket
5 36 (11.88%) Visual Studio
6 35 (11.55%) JUnit
7 34 (11.22%) Jenkins
8 28 (9.24%) EasyMock
9 23 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (2.97%) MSTest
10 9 (2.97%) NUnit
10 9 (2.97%) Selenium
11 8 (2.64%) MSI
11 8 (2.64%) Redmine
11 8 (2.64%) WiX
12 7 (2.31%) CodeSonar
12 7 (2.31%) Eclipse
12 7 (2.31%) git-flow
12 7 (2.31%) Liquibase
12 7 (2.31%) Robot Framework
General
1 34 (11.22%) Finance
2 29 (9.57%) Military
3 25 (8.25%) Electronics
4 13 (4.29%) Games
5 12 (3.96%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.96%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.30%) Marketing
7 9 (2.97%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.32%) Automotive
8 4 (1.32%) Retail
9 3 (0.99%) Avionics
10 2 (0.66%) Law
Job Titles
1 198 (65.35%) Software Engineer
2 95 (31.35%) Developer
3 53 (17.49%) Java Engineer
4 49 (16.17%) Senior Software Engineer
5 47 (15.51%) Java Software Engineer
6 43 (14.19%) Software Developer
7 37 (12.21%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 30 (9.90%) Java Developer
9 23 (7.59%) .NET Developer
10 22 (7.26%) C# Software Engineer
10 22 (7.26%) C++ Software Engineer
10 22 (7.26%) Senior Developer
11 21 (6.93%) C# Developer
12 18 (5.94%) DevOps Engineer
12 18 (5.94%) Embedded Engineer
13 17 (5.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 16 (5.28%) .NET Software Engineer
15 15 (4.95%) .NET Software Developer
15 15 (4.95%) Senior Java Developer
16 14 (4.62%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (26.73%) .NET
2 63 (20.79%) HTML
3 60 (19.80%) AngularJS
4 57 (18.81%) CSS
5 50 (16.50%) Spring
6 46 (15.18%) Java EE
7 39 (12.87%) WPF
8 38 (12.54%) EJB
9 37 (12.21%) XML
10 36 (11.88%) ASP.NET
10 36 (11.88%) REST
11 34 (11.22%) JSF
12 33 (10.89%) Web Services
13 31 (10.23%) .NET Framework
13 31 (10.23%) Django
14 30 (9.90%) Node.js
15 23 (7.59%) jQuery
16 20 (6.60%) WinForms
17 18 (5.94%) RESTful
18 17 (5.61%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.23%) Computer Science
2 25 (8.25%) Wiki
3 16 (5.28%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (4.62%) Device Driver
5 13 (4.29%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (2.97%) User Experience
7 7 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.65%) CAN bus
8 5 (1.65%) Cyber Warfare
8 5 (1.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (1.65%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.32%) iPhone
9 4 (1.32%) Media Streaming
9 4 (1.32%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.32%) VHDL
9 4 (1.32%) Video\Live Streaming
10 3 (0.99%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.66%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 128 (42.24%) Linux
2 83 (27.39%) Windows
3 28 (9.24%) Android
4 25 (8.25%) CentOS
5 23 (7.59%) Mac OS X
5 23 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (7.26%) Unix
7 11 (3.63%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.31%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (1.32%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.33%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (23.76%) Scrum
3 71 (23.43%) Continuous Integration
4 70 (23.10%) DevOps
5 60 (19.80%) OO
6 47 (15.51%) Mentoring
7 46 (15.18%) TDD
8 45 (14.85%) Cybersecurity
9 43 (14.19%) Open Source
10 42 (13.86%) OOD
10 42 (13.86%) SDLC
11 40 (13.20%) UML
12 38 (12.54%) Software Delivery
13 35 (11.55%) MVC
14 25 (8.25%) Test Automation
15 24 (7.92%) Requirements Analysis
16 23 (7.59%) Kanban
17 22 (7.26%) Collaborative Working
17 22 (7.26%) Continuous Improvement
18 21 (6.93%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 156 (51.49%) C++
2 155 (51.16%) C#
3 127 (41.91%) C
3 127 (41.91%) Java
4 121 (39.93%) Python
5 119 (39.27%) JavaScript
6 108 (35.64%) SQL
7 21 (6.93%) Bash Shell
7 21 (6.93%) T-SQL
8 19 (6.27%) PowerShell
9 17 (5.61%) Embedded C
10 14 (4.62%) PHP
10 14 (4.62%) PL/SQL
11 13 (4.29%) Ruby
12 12 (3.96%) Objective-C
12 12 (3.96%) Perl
13 10 (3.30%) Assembly Language
13 10 (3.30%) Embedded C++
14 8 (2.64%) Java 8
14 8 (2.64%) Korn
Qualifications
1 164 (54.13%) Security Cleared
2 104 (34.32%) DV Cleared
3 59 (19.47%) SC Cleared
4 54 (17.82%) Degree
5 16 (5.28%) CCNA
5 16 (5.28%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (5.28%) CISSP
5 16 (5.28%) CompTIA Security+
5 16 (5.28%) GIAC
5 16 (5.28%) Linux+ Certification
5 16 (5.28%) MCSE
5 16 (5.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (5.28%) Network+ Certification
5 16 (5.28%) SANS
5 16 (5.28%) SSCP
6 4 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.31%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.65%) QA
3 4 (1.32%) MISRA
4 3 (0.99%) Def Stans
4 3 (0.99%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.66%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.33%) TickIT
System Software
1 16 (5.28%) Docker
2 9 (2.97%) Firmware
2 9 (2.97%) vSphere
3 8 (2.64%) NFS
3 8 (2.64%) Samba
3 8 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (2.64%) VMware NSX
4 4 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.66%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (7.59%) Puppet
2 12 (3.96%) Ansible
3 9 (2.97%) Salt
4 8 (2.64%) Nagios
4 8 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.64%) vCenter Server
5 6 (1.98%) Kibana
6 3 (0.99%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.33%) Ambari
7 1 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 50 (16.50%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.26%) Oracle
2 22 (7.26%) Red Hat
3 17 (5.61%) Atlassian
4 9 (2.97%) VMware
5 8 (2.64%) EMC
5 8 (2.64%) NetApp
5 8 (2.64%) SAP
5 8 (2.64%) SolarWinds
6 6 (1.98%) ESRI
7 5 (1.65%) IBM
8 4 (1.32%) Cisco
9 3 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.99%) Zend
10 1 (0.33%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.33%) Freescale
10 1 (0.33%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.33%) HP
10 1 (0.33%) Serena
10 1 (0.33%) Wind River