Period
to 17 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £44,078 in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 17 October 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 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 54 59
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 26 27 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 3.58% 3.26% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.84% 3.42% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 18
Swindon median annual salary £44,078 £50,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.84% +28.21% -8.24%
10th Percentile £35,338 £38,750 £33,375
90th Percentile £69,951 £52,500 £52,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 677 789 746
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.12% 95.17% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 588 719 621
Swindon median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £57,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.41% +6.25% -

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 October 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 October 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 26 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (76.92%) Retail
3 20 (76.92%) DevOps
4 16 (61.54%) Mentoring
4 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
5 15 (57.69%) .NET
6 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
6 14 (53.85%) Azure
6 14 (53.85%) Node.js
6 14 (53.85%) AngularJS
6 14 (53.85%) Web Application Development
7 13 (50.00%) Kafka
7 13 (50.00%) Relational Database
7 13 (50.00%) Docker
7 13 (50.00%) Go
7 13 (50.00%) OpenShift
7 13 (50.00%) Artifactory
7 13 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 13 (50.00%) Mobile App
7 13 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 13 (50.00%) AWS
7 13 (50.00%) MongoDB
7 13 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (50.00%) NoSQL
7 13 (50.00%) Microservices
7 13 (50.00%) GCP
7 13 (50.00%) Kubernetes
7 13 (50.00%) Apigee
7 13 (50.00%) Vue.js

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 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (53.85%) Azure
2 13 (50.00%) Apigee
2 13 (50.00%) AWS
2 13 (50.00%) GCP
2 13 (50.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.85%) Azure Functions
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Flow
3 1 (3.85%) Power Platform
3 1 (3.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 13 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 13 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 13 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 13 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Artifactory
1 13 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 13 (50.00%) JMeter
1 13 (50.00%) Selenium
1 13 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.69%) Subversion
5 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (76.92%) Retail
2 13 (50.00%) Banking
3 6 (23.08%) Finance
4 2 (7.69%) Automotive
5 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) .NET
2 14 (53.85%) AngularJS
2 14 (53.85%) Node.js
3 13 (50.00%) .NET Core
3 13 (50.00%) Kafka
3 13 (50.00%) Vue.js
4 6 (23.08%) SailPoint
5 2 (7.69%) CSS
5 2 (7.69%) CSS3
5 2 (7.69%) HTML
5 2 (7.69%) HTML5
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.85%) jQuery
6 1 (3.85%) JSP
6 1 (3.85%) React
6 1 (3.85%) Sass
6 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 2 (7.69%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (76.92%) DevOps
4 16 (61.54%) Mentoring
5 14 (53.85%) Web Application Development
6 13 (50.00%) Digital Banking
6 13 (50.00%) Microservices
6 13 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 7 (26.92%) SDLC
8 6 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
8 6 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (23.08%) Security Management
8 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (7.69%) Decision-Making
10 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
10 2 (7.69%) Software Architecture
10 2 (7.69%) V-Model
11 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 13 (50.00%) Go
3 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) R
5 3 (11.54%) C
6 2 (7.69%) C#
6 2 (7.69%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.85%) C++
7 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.85%) Java
7 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) MISRA
2 2 (7.69%) MISRA C
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Docker
2 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 6 (23.08%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Google
1 13 (50.00%) Veracode
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft