Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £39,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 21 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 100 108
Rank change year-on-year +30 +8 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 51 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 3.27% 1.35% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.34% 1.38% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 32 23 29
Wiltshire median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% -7.41%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £23,600
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies in Wiltshire with a recognized job title 1526 1662 2108
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.76% 97.54% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1289 1422 1859
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +3.90%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,998 £60,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Wiltshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Wiltshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Wiltshire

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Swindon +15 23 £39,000 -2.50% 2
Chippenham +36 18 £43,750 -2.78% 1
Corsham +6 5 £47,500 +31.03% 1
Trowbridge - 2 £37,500 -
Salisbury - 1 - -
Software Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Wiltshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 51 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (64.71%) Java
3 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (43.14%) C++
5 19 (37.25%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (33.33%) C
6 17 (33.33%) UML
7 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
7 16 (31.37%) REST
8 15 (29.41%) Git (software)
8 15 (29.41%) HTML
9 14 (27.45%) Python
9 14 (27.45%) Spring
10 13 (25.49%) SQL
11 12 (23.53%) C#
11 12 (23.53%) Maven
11 12 (23.53%) Scrum
11 12 (23.53%) Java EE
11 12 (23.53%) Jenkins
12 11 (21.57%) TDD
13 10 (19.61%) Degree
13 10 (19.61%) Web Development
13 10 (19.61%) HTML5
13 10 (19.61%) MongoDB
14 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
15 8 (15.69%) Selenium
16 7 (13.73%) Android
16 7 (13.73%) Apple iOS

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 5 (9.80%) OpenStack
2 4 (7.84%) Alfresco
2 4 (7.84%) Joomla!
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Internet
2 5 (9.80%) HTTP
3 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.92%) SMS
5 1 (1.96%) IPsec
5 1 (1.96%) RS-232
5 1 (1.96%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) MongoDB
2 7 (13.73%) MySQL
2 7 (13.73%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 5 (9.80%) MariaDB
5 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.92%) SQLite
6 1 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.96%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 12 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 12 (23.53%) Maven
3 8 (15.69%) Selenium
4 5 (9.80%) Subversion
5 3 (5.88%) JUnit
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.96%) Ant
7 1 (1.96%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.96%) Moq
7 1 (1.96%) NUnit
7 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
1 2 (3.92%) Retail
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (31.37%) REST
2 15 (29.41%) HTML
3 14 (27.45%) Spring
4 12 (23.53%) Java EE
5 10 (19.61%) HTML5
6 7 (13.73%) AngularJS
6 7 (13.73%) CSS
6 7 (13.73%) Hibernate
6 7 (13.73%) Servlets
6 7 (13.73%) Web Services
6 7 (13.73%) XML
7 6 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (9.80%) .NET
9 4 (7.84%) JPA
9 4 (7.84%) JSF
9 4 (7.84%) RESTful
9 4 (7.84%) XHTML
10 3 (5.88%) D3.js
10 3 (5.88%) MFC
11 2 (3.92%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) User Experience
2 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.84%) RIA
3 3 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.88%) SCADA
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Android
1 7 (13.73%) Apple iOS
2 5 (9.80%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (37.25%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (33.33%) UML
5 12 (23.53%) Scrum
6 11 (21.57%) TDD
7 10 (19.61%) Web Development
8 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
9 7 (13.73%) Android Development
9 7 (13.73%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 7 (13.73%) iOS Development
9 7 (13.73%) Line Management
10 6 (11.76%) OO
11 5 (9.80%) BDD
11 5 (9.80%) Extreme Programming
11 5 (9.80%) Mobile Development
11 5 (9.80%) OWASP
11 5 (9.80%) Performance Testing
11 5 (9.80%) Requirements Engineering
11 5 (9.80%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (64.71%) Java
2 22 (43.14%) C++
3 17 (33.33%) C
4 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
5 14 (27.45%) Python
6 13 (25.49%) SQL
7 12 (23.53%) C#
8 6 (11.76%) Delphi
9 5 (9.80%) Go
9 5 (9.80%) PHP
9 5 (9.80%) Ruby
10 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.96%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.92%) Docker
3 1 (1.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) rkt
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle
2 5 (9.80%) VMware
3 2 (3.92%) Intel
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.96%) Atmel
4 1 (1.96%) BT
4 1 (1.96%) EMC