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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 57 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 3 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.66% 2.99% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 3.25% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 6
Average salary £50,000 £48,963 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.11% +29.70%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%
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
433 246 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 95.16% 91.79% 97.88%
Number of salaries quoted 372 216 209
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,963
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
2 2 (66.67%) Chemistry
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) PhD
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) IEC 61508
3 1 (33.33%) DO-178B

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Physics
1 2 (66.67%) Chemistry
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PhD
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) IEC 61508
1 1 (33.33%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft