The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 54 54 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 6 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.21% 0.73% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.75% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Average salary £39,500 £62,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.80% +47.05%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Senior Software Engineer
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
473 400 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 95.75% 97.32% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 328 326 282
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) C++
2 7 (70.00%) C
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 5 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Java EE
3 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (40.00%) RS-485
4 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) Device Driver
4 4 (40.00%) Embedded C++
4 4 (40.00%) UML
5 3 (30.00%) OO
5 3 (30.00%) J2EE
5 3 (30.00%) OOD
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (30.00%) User Experience
6 2 (20.00%) Apache Hive
6 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (20.00%) Big Data
6 2 (20.00%) Apache Pig
6 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) RS-485
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
1 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Java EE
2 3 (30.00%) J2EE
3 2 (20.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Device Driver
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) User Experience
3 2 (20.00%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) OO
4 3 (30.00%) OOD
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
5 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C
1 7 (70.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 5 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Embedded C++
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (20.00%) CISSP
3 2 (20.00%) GIAC
3 2 (20.00%) Linux+ Certification
3 2 (20.00%) MCSE
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (20.00%) SANS
3 2 (20.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) MISRA
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