Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 32 12
Rank change year-on-year +25 -20 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 280 140 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 17.93% 9.44% 16.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.46% 10.43% 17.73%
Number of salaries quoted 189 129 290
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,100 £61,250
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 1,439 1,342 2,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 92.13% 90.49% 92.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,124 1,096 1,714
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £62,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +22 111 £47,500 +5.56% 16
Gloucester +26 62 £52,500 +5.00% 10
Tewkesbury -10 7 £47,500 +8.57% 3
Cirencester - 3 £56,000 -
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 166 (59.29%) Java
2 156 (55.71%) C++
3 150 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (48.93%) Security Cleared
5 132 (47.14%) Linux
6 131 (46.79%) Python
7 122 (43.57%) C#
8 119 (42.50%) C
9 108 (38.57%) DV Cleared
10 104 (37.14%) JavaScript
11 79 (28.21%) Scrum
12 78 (27.86%) JIRA
13 76 (27.14%) Cybersecurity
14 74 (26.43%) Windows
15 73 (26.07%) Spring
16 69 (24.64%) SQL
16 69 (24.64%) DevOps
17 63 (22.50%) Big Data
18 62 (22.14%) Continuous Integration
19 60 (21.43%) Java EE
19 60 (21.43%) HTML
20 56 (20.00%) SC Cleared
21 55 (19.64%) .NET
22 54 (19.29%) OO
23 52 (18.57%) Mentoring
24 51 (18.21%) Open Source
24 51 (18.21%) SQL Server
25 50 (17.86%) Bitbucket
26 49 (17.50%) AngularJS
26 49 (17.50%) Degree

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 46 (16.43%) Apache
2 35 (12.50%) Confluence
3 24 (8.57%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (4.64%) Apache Pig
5 9 (3.21%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.50%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.79%) GlassFish
7 5 (1.79%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.71%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.71%) IIS
8 2 (0.71%) JBoss
9 1 (0.36%) CMS
9 1 (0.36%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (2.14%) Chatbot
1 6 (2.14%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.36%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 41 (14.64%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.64%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (4.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 12 (4.29%) Amazon S3
5 6 (2.14%) GitHub
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.36%) IaaS
6 1 (0.36%) npm
6 1 (0.36%) PaaS
6 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.86%) TCP/IP
2 30 (10.71%) HTTP
3 23 (8.21%) SSL
4 20 (7.14%) Firewall
5 11 (3.93%) Network Security
6 10 (3.57%) HTTPS
7 7 (2.50%) FCoE
7 7 (2.50%) SNMP
8 4 (1.43%) Internet
9 3 (1.07%) VLAN
9 3 (1.07%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.36%) AMQP
10 1 (0.36%) Broadband
10 1 (0.36%) FTP
10 1 (0.36%) IPsec
10 1 (0.36%) IPv4
10 1 (0.36%) L2TP
10 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (22.50%) Big Data
2 51 (18.21%) SQL Server
3 43 (15.36%) MySQL
4 36 (12.86%) Hadoop
5 27 (9.64%) Apache Hive
6 20 (7.14%) MongoDB
7 19 (6.79%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (4.64%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (4.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (2.86%) Neo4j
11 8 (2.86%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.79%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.43%) Geospatial Data
13 4 (1.43%) GIS
14 2 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (0.71%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 78 (27.86%) JIRA
2 50 (17.86%) Bitbucket
3 48 (17.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 48 (17.14%) Jenkins
4 41 (14.64%) Git (software)
5 39 (13.93%) EasyMock
6 35 (12.50%) JUnit
7 23 (8.21%) Selenium
8 17 (6.07%) Eclipse
8 17 (6.07%) git-flow
9 15 (5.36%) CodeSonar
9 15 (5.36%) Robot Framework
9 15 (5.36%) Visual Studio
10 13 (4.64%) Maven
11 12 (4.29%) Liquibase
12 8 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
13 7 (2.50%) Redmine
14 6 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (1.79%) Cucumber
15 5 (1.79%) MSTest
General
1 31 (11.07%) Electronics
2 28 (10.00%) Military
3 22 (7.86%) Finance
4 19 (6.79%) Games
5 15 (5.36%) Manufacturing
6 14 (5.00%) Telecoms
7 10 (3.57%) Marketing
8 8 (2.86%) Aerospace
9 6 (2.14%) Avionics
9 6 (2.14%) Retail
10 5 (1.79%) Law
11 4 (1.43%) Automotive
12 3 (1.07%) Advertising
13 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 176 (62.86%) Software Engineer
2 88 (31.43%) Developer
3 64 (22.86%) Java Engineer
4 63 (22.50%) Java Software Engineer
5 45 (16.07%) Software Developer
6 41 (14.64%) Java Developer
7 28 (10.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 28 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 25 (8.93%) C++ Software Engineer
9 24 (8.57%) Senior Software Engineer
10 22 (7.86%) C# Software Engineer
11 19 (6.79%) Java Software Developer
11 19 (6.79%) Senior Developer
12 16 (5.71%) Graduate
12 16 (5.71%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 15 (5.36%) C# Developer
13 15 (5.36%) Lead Software Engineer
14 14 (5.00%) Embedded Engineer
15 13 (4.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 13 (4.64%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (26.07%) Spring
2 60 (21.43%) HTML
2 60 (21.43%) Java EE
3 55 (19.64%) .NET
4 49 (17.50%) AngularJS
5 44 (15.71%) EJB
6 42 (15.00%) CSS
7 33 (11.79%) Node.js
8 32 (11.43%) ASP.NET
9 31 (11.07%) JSF
10 29 (10.36%) REST
11 27 (9.64%) Django
11 27 (9.64%) Spring MVC
12 26 (9.29%) Hibernate
12 26 (9.29%) jQuery
12 26 (9.29%) Web Services
13 23 (8.21%) .NET Framework
13 23 (8.21%) XML
14 21 (7.50%) J2EE
15 20 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.07%) Wiki
2 26 (9.29%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.36%) Embedded Systems
3 15 (5.36%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.21%) Cyber Defence
5 9 (3.21%) iPhone
6 6 (2.14%) CAN bus
6 6 (2.14%) Cybercrime
7 5 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.79%) Social Media
8 4 (1.43%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.43%) User Experience
9 3 (1.07%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.07%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.71%) Cyberattack
10 2 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.71%) Industry 4.0
10 2 (0.71%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.71%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 132 (47.14%) Linux
2 74 (26.43%) Windows
3 40 (14.29%) Android
4 37 (13.21%) CentOS
5 33 (11.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (10.00%) Apple iOS
7 22 (7.86%) Mac OS X
8 14 (5.00%) Unix
9 9 (3.21%) Windows Phone
10 7 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (28.21%) Scrum
3 76 (27.14%) Cybersecurity
4 69 (24.64%) DevOps
5 62 (22.14%) Continuous Integration
6 54 (19.29%) OO
7 52 (18.57%) Mentoring
8 51 (18.21%) Open Source
9 46 (16.43%) TDD
10 41 (14.64%) OOD
11 39 (13.93%) Systems Engineering
12 35 (12.50%) Test Automation
13 34 (12.14%) Coaching
14 32 (11.43%) MVC
14 32 (11.43%) Reverse Engineering
15 30 (10.71%) User Stories
16 29 (10.36%) Software Delivery
17 28 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
18 27 (9.64%) SDLC
18 27 (9.64%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 166 (59.29%) Java
2 156 (55.71%) C++
3 131 (46.79%) Python
4 122 (43.57%) C#
5 119 (42.50%) C
6 104 (37.14%) JavaScript
7 69 (24.64%) SQL
8 32 (11.43%) Objective-C
9 28 (10.00%) Bash Shell
10 23 (8.21%) PHP
11 20 (7.14%) Embedded C
11 20 (7.14%) PowerShell
12 15 (5.36%) Perl
13 12 (4.29%) Embedded C++
14 11 (3.93%) Ada
14 11 (3.93%) Ruby
15 10 (3.57%) T-SQL
16 7 (2.50%) Go
16 7 (2.50%) Korn
16 7 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 137 (48.93%) Security Cleared
2 108 (38.57%) DV Cleared
3 56 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 49 (17.50%) Degree
5 23 (8.21%) CCNA
5 23 (8.21%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (8.21%) CISSP
5 23 (8.21%) CompTIA Security+
5 23 (8.21%) GIAC
5 23 (8.21%) Linux+ Certification
5 23 (8.21%) MCSE
5 23 (8.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (8.21%) Network+ Certification
5 23 (8.21%) SANS
5 23 (8.21%) SSCP
6 11 (3.93%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.43%) PhD
9 3 (1.07%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.43%) MISRA
2 3 (1.07%) Def Stans
3 2 (0.71%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.71%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 40 (14.29%) Docker
2 18 (6.43%) vSphere
3 8 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.50%) NFS
4 7 (2.50%) Samba
4 7 (2.50%) VMware NSX
5 6 (2.14%) Firmware
6 4 (1.43%) VirtualBox
7 3 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (10.00%) Puppet
2 18 (6.43%) Salt
3 16 (5.71%) Ansible
4 10 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.86%) vCenter Server
6 7 (2.50%) Nagios
7 5 (1.79%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.71%) Terraform
9 1 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.36%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 34 (12.14%) Microsoft
1 34 (12.14%) Red Hat
2 29 (10.36%) Atlassian
3 15 (5.36%) Oracle
4 10 (3.57%) SAP
4 10 (3.57%) VMware
5 9 (3.21%) Cisco
6 7 (2.50%) EMC
6 7 (2.50%) NetApp
6 7 (2.50%) SolarWinds
7 4 (1.43%) IBM
8 3 (1.07%) ESRI
8 3 (1.07%) Zend
9 1 (0.36%) HP