The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 33 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 27 30 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.99% 11.36% 12.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.26% 12.35% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 26 25 30
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £34,100 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £48,985 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
431 243 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 95.57% 92.05% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 367 214 210
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £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%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 43 (95.56%) Software Engineering
2 40 (88.89%) C++
3 27 (60.00%) OO
4 23 (51.11%) C#
5 22 (48.89%) Windows
6 21 (46.67%) OOD
7 20 (44.44%) Subversion
7 20 (44.44%) Linux
8 18 (40.00%) Qt
9 17 (37.78%) C
9 17 (37.78%) Java
10 13 (28.89%) HTML
10 13 (28.89%) Signal Processing
11 12 (26.67%) Digital Signal Processing
11 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
12 11 (24.44%) SQL
13 10 (22.22%) Python
14 7 (15.56%) Cyber Security
14 7 (15.56%) Aerospace
14 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
14 7 (15.56%) XML
15 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
15 6 (13.33%) Military
15 6 (13.33%) Information Security
15 6 (13.33%) SSL
15 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
15 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (13.33%) jQuery
15 6 (13.33%) Time Management
15 6 (13.33%) PKI

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) SSL
2 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (44.44%) Subversion
2 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.22%) GCC
3 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (15.56%) Aerospace
2 6 (13.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) Qt
2 13 (28.89%) HTML
3 7 (15.56%) XML
4 6 (13.33%) jQuery
4 6 (13.33%) HTML5
5 4 (8.89%) REST
6 3 (6.67%) WCF
6 3 (6.67%) .NET
6 3 (6.67%) CSS
7 2 (4.44%) STL
7 2 (4.44%) MFC
7 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.44%) COM
7 2 (4.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (4.44%) D-Bus
7 2 (4.44%) CSS3
8 1 (2.22%) WPF
8 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 6 (13.33%) PKI
1 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.89%) Mathematics
2 4 (8.89%) Physics
3 2 (4.44%) CCTV
3 2 (4.44%) Chemistry
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 22 (48.89%) Windows
2 20 (44.44%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (95.56%) Software Engineering
2 27 (60.00%) OO
3 21 (46.67%) OOD
4 13 (28.89%) Signal Processing
5 12 (26.67%) Digital Signal Processing
6 7 (15.56%) Cyber Security
7 6 (13.33%) Information Security
7 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (13.33%) Time Management
8 4 (8.89%) MVC
9 2 (4.44%) UML
9 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.44%) Computer Forensics
9 2 (4.44%) Multithreading
10 1 (2.22%) Embedded Software Development
10 1 (2.22%) MVVM
10 1 (2.22%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (2.22%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 40 (88.89%) C++
2 23 (51.11%) C#
3 17 (37.78%) C
3 17 (37.78%) Java
4 11 (24.44%) SQL
5 10 (22.22%) Python
6 4 (8.89%) Ruby
7 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.44%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.22%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.22%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) DV Cleared
1 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) PhD
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) IEC 61508
1 1 (2.22%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Green Hills
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