Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 65 92
Rank change year-on-year +18 +27 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 23 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 3.22% 1.39% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.34% 1.42% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 4
Swindon median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £49,125
Wiltshire median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% -7.41%

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 689 776 1021
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 97.98% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 567 637 918
Swindon median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,000 £26,175
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £61,825
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +5.26%

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Swindon

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Swindon region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (56.52%) Java
3 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (43.48%) Spring
5 9 (39.13%) C
6 8 (34.78%) Java EE
7 7 (30.43%) Degree
7 7 (30.43%) Maven
7 7 (30.43%) C#
7 7 (30.43%) Servlets
7 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (30.43%) REST
7 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
7 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
7 7 (30.43%) Line Management
7 7 (30.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
8 6 (26.09%) C++
9 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
10 4 (17.39%) SQL
10 4 (17.39%) HTML
11 3 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
11 3 (13.04%) CSS
11 3 (13.04%) MFC
11 3 (13.04%) JUnit
11 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
11 3 (13.04%) UML
11 3 (13.04%) SCADA
11 3 (13.04%) Computer Science

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) SMS
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) RS-232
2 1 (4.35%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
1 7 (30.43%) Maven
2 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.04%) JUnit
3 3 (13.04%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.35%) Moq
4 1 (4.35%) NUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Spring
2 8 (34.78%) Java EE
3 7 (30.43%) REST
3 7 (30.43%) Servlets
4 4 (17.39%) HTML
5 3 (13.04%) CSS
5 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
5 3 (13.04%) MFC
6 2 (8.70%) .NET
6 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.70%) RESTful
7 1 (4.35%) Angular 2
7 1 (4.35%) CSS3
7 1 (4.35%) HTML5
7 1 (4.35%) React
7 1 (4.35%) Spring MVC
7 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.35%) WCF
7 1 (4.35%) Web Services
7 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.04%) SCADA
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (30.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 7 (30.43%) Line Management
4 3 (13.04%) UML
4 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Information Management
5 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
5 2 (8.70%) MVC
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) SDLC
6 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) C
3 7 (30.43%) C#
4 6 (26.09%) C++
5 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
6 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 2 (8.70%) PHP
7 2 (8.70%) Python
8 1 (4.35%) Delphi
8 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
8 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Intel
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Atmel
2 1 (4.35%) BT
2 1 (4.35%) EMC
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle