Period
to 17 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 50 61
Rank change year-on-year -21 +11 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 16 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.93% 2.32% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 2.41% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 16
Swindon median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.43% -30.00%
10th Percentile £32,516 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £56,000 £52,500 £53,125
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year -15.79% +29.25% -17.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Swindon
Permanent vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 788 623 767
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.28% 96.29% 98.59%
Number of salaries quoted 705 529 648
Swindon median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £69,500 £60,000 £60,000
Wiltshire median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.25% - -

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swindon.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Swindon

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Swindon.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Swindon

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Swindon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Swindon over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Swindon

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Swindon region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (68.75%) C++
3 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) Linux
4 10 (62.50%) Degree
5 7 (43.75%) Java
5 7 (43.75%) SQL
5 7 (43.75%) SDLC
6 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
6 6 (37.50%) OO
6 6 (37.50%) OOD
6 6 (37.50%) TDD
7 5 (31.25%) Subversion
7 5 (31.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (31.25%) System Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Qt
7 5 (31.25%) RESTful
7 5 (31.25%) Eclipse
7 5 (31.25%) Python
7 5 (31.25%) ClearCase
7 5 (31.25%) Web Services
7 5 (31.25%) C
7 5 (31.25%) DevOps
7 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
7 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
8 3 (18.75%) Analytics
8 3 (18.75%) C#
8 3 (18.75%) .NET

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (31.25%) ClearCase
2 5 (31.25%) Eclipse
2 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 5 (31.25%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) Moq
3 1 (6.25%) NUnit
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Qt
1 5 (31.25%) RESTful
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) Java EE
3 2 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Core
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) Redux
4 1 (6.25%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) WCF
4 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) SDLC
4 6 (37.50%) OO
4 6 (37.50%) OOD
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (31.25%) DevOps
5 5 (31.25%) System Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (12.50%) Machine Learning
7 2 (12.50%) MVC
8 1 (6.25%) BDD
8 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
8 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 1 (6.25%) UML
8 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C++
2 7 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) C
3 5 (31.25%) Python
4 3 (18.75%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Civica