Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 47 64
Rank change year-on-year -21 +17 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 17 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.05% 3.22% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 3.32% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 11
Swindon median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £37,250 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £54,500 £52,500 £52,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £41,250 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.43% -1.25% +6.67%

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 791 693 797
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.42% 97.06% 98.27%
Number of salaries quoted 720 570 657
Swindon median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,725 £25,175 £22,650
90th Percentile £67,529 £57,500 £60,000
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%

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 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Swindon

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 17 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (58.82%) C++
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
5 7 (41.18%) OO
5 7 (41.18%) Eclipse
6 6 (35.29%) OOD
6 6 (35.29%) TDD
6 6 (35.29%) Subversion
7 5 (29.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (29.41%) MVC
7 5 (29.41%) ClearCase
7 5 (29.41%) SQL
7 5 (29.41%) Degree
7 5 (29.41%) System Testing
7 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
7 5 (29.41%) Qt
7 5 (29.41%) SDLC
8 4 (23.53%) Analytics
8 4 (23.53%) .NET
8 4 (23.53%) C#
9 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
9 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
9 3 (17.65%) CSS
9 3 (17.65%) HTML
9 3 (17.65%) Java
9 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
9 3 (17.65%) Hibernate

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 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) 5G
1 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
2 7 (41.18%) Eclipse
3 6 (35.29%) Subversion
4 5 (29.41%) ClearCase
4 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.88%) Ant
5 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.88%) JUnit
5 1 (5.88%) Moq
5 1 (5.88%) NUnit
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Qt
2 4 (23.53%) .NET
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) Spring
3 3 (17.65%) WCF
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (11.76%) Java EE
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) NHibernate
5 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
5 1 (5.88%) WPF
5 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) OO
4 6 (35.29%) OOD
4 6 (35.29%) TDD
5 5 (29.41%) MVC
5 5 (29.41%) SDLC
5 5 (29.41%) System Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Analytics
7 3 (17.65%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (11.76%) Machine Learning
8 2 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (11.76%) Workflow
9 1 (5.88%) BDD
9 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
9 1 (5.88%) Decision-Making
9 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 1 (5.88%) Scrum
9 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C++
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Civica
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle