Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 25 11
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 212 141 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 14.72% 9.86% 16.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.28% 10.78% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 138 123 301
Gloucestershire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £35,000 £21,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £60,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 1,302 1,308 2,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 90.42% 91.47% 93.67%
Number of salaries quoted 948 1,061 1,659
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% -2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 +20 61 £51,250 +13.89% 10
Gloucester +10 55 £50,000 -4.76% 18
Tewkesbury -3 8 £55,000 +22.22% 10
Cirencester - 1 £65,000 - 1
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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.

1 113 (53.30%) Java
2 112 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (46.70%) Security Cleared
4 97 (45.75%) C++
5 90 (42.45%) C
6 85 (40.09%) Python
7 79 (37.26%) Linux
8 78 (36.79%) DV Cleared
9 75 (35.38%) C#
10 72 (33.96%) Cybersecurity
11 68 (32.08%) JavaScript
12 67 (31.60%) Mentoring
13 54 (25.47%) Big Data
14 50 (23.58%) JIRA
15 49 (23.11%) HTML
15 49 (23.11%) Coaching
16 48 (22.64%) Scrum
17 46 (21.70%) .NET
18 43 (20.28%) CSS
19 42 (19.81%) Continuous Integration
20 41 (19.34%) DevOps
20 41 (19.34%) MySQL
21 40 (18.87%) Web Services
21 40 (18.87%) SC Cleared
22 39 (18.40%) Amazon AWS
22 39 (18.40%) SQL Server
23 38 (17.92%) Git (software)
24 36 (16.98%) Windows
24 36 (16.98%) Spring
25 34 (16.04%) ASP.NET

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 (10.38%) Apache
2 17 (8.02%) Confluence
3 16 (7.55%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (5.66%) Apache Spark
5 8 (3.77%) WebLogic
6 7 (3.30%) Apache Pig
7 5 (2.36%) JBoss
7 5 (2.36%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.42%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.42%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.94%) IIS
9 2 (0.94%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.47%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.47%) CMS
10 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (9.43%) Chatbot
2 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (18.40%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.42%) GitHub
5 2 (0.94%) Office 365
6 1 (0.47%) IaaS
6 1 (0.47%) PaaS
6 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.91%) TCP/IP
2 15 (7.08%) Firewall
3 12 (5.66%) HTTP
3 12 (5.66%) SSL
4 6 (2.83%) FCoE
4 6 (2.83%) Network Security
4 6 (2.83%) SNMP
5 4 (1.89%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.42%) AMQP
7 2 (0.94%) MPLS
7 2 (0.94%) VoIP
8 1 (0.47%) Broadband
8 1 (0.47%) CDMA
8 1 (0.47%) GSM
8 1 (0.47%) Internet
8 1 (0.47%) LTE
8 1 (0.47%) UMTS
8 1 (0.47%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (25.47%) Big Data
2 41 (19.34%) MySQL
3 39 (18.40%) SQL Server
4 31 (14.62%) Hadoop
5 23 (10.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 20 (9.43%) MongoDB
6 20 (9.43%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (7.55%) Apache Hive
8 12 (5.66%) Relational Database
9 9 (4.25%) NoSQL
10 8 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (2.83%) Data Lake
11 6 (2.83%) Neo4j
12 5 (2.36%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.42%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.94%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 50 (23.58%) JIRA
2 38 (17.92%) Git (software)
3 34 (16.04%) Bitbucket
4 30 (14.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 29 (13.68%) Jenkins
6 22 (10.38%) JUnit
7 19 (8.96%) git-flow
8 18 (8.49%) Selenium
9 13 (6.13%) EasyMock
10 10 (4.72%) CodeSonar
10 10 (4.72%) Robot Framework
11 7 (3.30%) Mercurial
12 6 (2.83%) Eclipse
12 6 (2.83%) Maven
12 6 (2.83%) Redmine
12 6 (2.83%) Visual Studio
13 5 (2.36%) LoadRunner
14 4 (1.89%) Mockito
14 4 (1.89%) Subversion
15 3 (1.42%) Cucumber
General
1 12 (5.66%) Games
2 10 (4.72%) Finance
2 10 (4.72%) Military
3 9 (4.25%) Retail
4 8 (3.77%) Electronics
5 3 (1.42%) Advertising
5 3 (1.42%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.94%) Automotive
6 2 (0.94%) Legal
6 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.94%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 138 (65.09%) Software Engineer
2 53 (25.00%) Developer
3 42 (19.81%) Java Engineer
3 42 (19.81%) Java Software Engineer
4 31 (14.62%) Software Developer
5 28 (13.21%) Senior Software Engineer
6 23 (10.85%) C++ Software Engineer
7 19 (8.96%) Java Developer
8 18 (8.49%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 15 (7.08%) Linux Engineer
10 14 (6.60%) Data Engineer
10 14 (6.60%) Lead Software Engineer
11 13 (6.13%) Embedded Engineer
11 13 (6.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 12 (5.66%) Java Software Developer
12 12 (5.66%) Python Engineer
13 11 (5.19%) Graduate
13 11 (5.19%) Python Software Engineer
14 10 (4.72%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 10 (4.72%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (23.11%) HTML
2 46 (21.70%) .NET
3 43 (20.28%) CSS
4 40 (18.87%) Web Services
5 36 (16.98%) Spring
6 34 (16.04%) ASP.NET
7 32 (15.09%) Java EE
8 31 (14.62%) AngularJS
9 24 (11.32%) EJB
10 21 (9.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (8.96%) JSF
12 18 (8.49%) Node.js
12 18 (8.49%) RESTful
13 17 (8.02%) STL
13 17 (8.02%) XML
14 16 (7.55%) .NET Framework
15 13 (6.13%) J2EE
15 13 (6.13%) JSON
15 13 (6.13%) Kafka
16 12 (5.66%) Apache NiFi
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.08%) Wiki
2 12 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.25%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (3.30%) Algorithms
4 7 (3.30%) Cybercrime
5 6 (2.83%) Analytical Mindset
5 6 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.36%) Device Driver
6 5 (2.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (2.36%) Fintech
7 4 (1.89%) Cyber Defence
7 4 (1.89%) Cyber Warfare
7 4 (1.89%) iPhone
7 4 (1.89%) Social Media
7 4 (1.89%) User Experience
8 2 (0.94%) iPad
8 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.94%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.47%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 79 (37.26%) Linux
2 36 (16.98%) Windows
3 20 (9.43%) Android
4 18 (8.49%) CentOS
5 16 (7.55%) Apple iOS
6 15 (7.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (7.08%) Unix
7 10 (4.72%) Embedded Linux
7 10 (4.72%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.89%) Windows Phone
9 3 (1.42%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.94%) FreeRTOS
10 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (33.96%) Cybersecurity
3 67 (31.60%) Mentoring
4 49 (23.11%) Coaching
5 48 (22.64%) Scrum
6 42 (19.81%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (19.34%) DevOps
8 33 (15.57%) Open Source
9 32 (15.09%) OO
9 32 (15.09%) SDLC
10 30 (14.15%) TDD
11 29 (13.68%) Continuous Improvement
11 29 (13.68%) Machine Learning
12 28 (13.21%) Microservices
12 28 (13.21%) MVC
12 28 (13.21%) OOD
12 28 (13.21%) Visualisation
13 27 (12.74%) Systems Engineering
14 24 (11.32%) Continuous Delivery
14 24 (11.32%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 113 (53.30%) Java
2 97 (45.75%) C++
3 90 (42.45%) C
4 85 (40.09%) Python
5 75 (35.38%) C#
6 68 (32.08%) JavaScript
7 33 (15.57%) SQL
8 29 (13.68%) Bash Shell
9 19 (8.96%) Embedded C++
9 19 (8.96%) Objective-C
10 17 (8.02%) Embedded C
10 17 (8.02%) PHP
11 13 (6.13%) Scala
12 12 (5.66%) Perl
12 12 (5.66%) PowerShell
13 6 (2.83%) Clojure
13 6 (2.83%) Cypher
13 6 (2.83%) Korn
13 6 (2.83%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 99 (46.70%) Security Cleared
2 78 (36.79%) DV Cleared
3 40 (18.87%) SC Cleared
4 30 (14.15%) Degree
5 18 (8.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (7.08%) CCNA
6 15 (7.08%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (7.08%) CISSP
6 15 (7.08%) CompTIA Security+
6 15 (7.08%) GIAC
6 15 (7.08%) Linux+ Certification
6 15 (7.08%) MCSE
6 15 (7.08%) Network+ Certification
6 15 (7.08%) SANS
6 15 (7.08%) SSCP
7 8 (3.77%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (2.36%) DBS Check
9 4 (1.89%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.42%) OCP
10 3 (1.42%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.83%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.47%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.47%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 26 (12.26%) Docker
2 10 (4.72%) vSphere
3 8 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (2.83%) NFS
4 6 (2.83%) Samba
4 6 (2.83%) VMware NSX
5 3 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.94%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.94%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.94%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (9.91%) Puppet
2 12 (5.66%) Ansible
3 10 (4.72%) Salt
4 8 (3.77%) vCenter Server
5 6 (2.83%) Kubernetes
5 6 (2.83%) Nagios
5 6 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.36%) HP ALM
7 3 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.42%) Terraform
8 2 (0.94%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.94%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 32 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.49%) Red Hat
3 17 (8.02%) Oracle
4 10 (4.72%) Atlassian
5 9 (4.25%) VMware
6 7 (3.30%) HP
7 6 (2.83%) Cisco
7 6 (2.83%) EMC
7 6 (2.83%) NetApp
7 6 (2.83%) SolarWinds
8 5 (2.36%) SAP
9 1 (0.47%) ATG
9 1 (0.47%) ESRI
9 1 (0.47%) Zend