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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 38 33 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 14 18 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.68% 6.08% 12.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.83% 6.19% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 27
Average salary £30,750 £21,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.02% -46.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £47,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
290 291 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 96.99% 98.31% 99.06%
Number of salaries quoted 268 243 191
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 28 July 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 37 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (89.19%) C++
3 30 (81.08%) Java
4 29 (78.38%) C#
5 26 (70.27%) C
6 22 (59.46%) Cyber Security
7 20 (54.05%) jQuery
7 20 (54.05%) HTML
7 20 (54.05%) Linux
8 19 (51.35%) Python
8 19 (51.35%) HTML5
9 16 (43.24%) Assembly Language
10 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
10 15 (40.54%) Computer Forensics
10 15 (40.54%) Ruby
10 15 (40.54%) REST
11 10 (27.03%) OO
12 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
13 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (18.92%) Digital Media
14 6 (16.22%) Aerospace
15 5 (13.51%) OOD
15 5 (13.51%) Subversion
15 5 (13.51%) Windows
15 5 (13.51%) CSS
15 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
15 5 (13.51%) Digital Signal Processing
15 5 (13.51%) Signal Processing
15 5 (13.51%) Qt
15 5 (13.51%) SDLC

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) MQSeries
1 1 (2.70%) Mule ESB
1 1 (2.70%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.22%) Aerospace
3 4 (10.81%) Avionics
4 2 (5.41%) Electronics
4 2 (5.41%) Finance
5 1 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.70%) Military
5 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) jQuery
1 20 (54.05%) HTML
2 19 (51.35%) HTML5
3 15 (40.54%) REST
4 5 (13.51%) CSS
4 5 (13.51%) Qt
5 4 (10.81%) CSS3
5 4 (10.81%) .NET
6 3 (8.11%) J2EE
7 1 (2.70%) Java EE
7 1 (2.70%) Middleware
7 1 (2.70%) WSDL
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.70%) SOAP
7 1 (2.70%) Web Services
7 1 (2.70%) XML
7 1 (2.70%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.70%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.70%) Physics
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (59.46%) Cyber Security
3 15 (40.54%) Computer Forensics
4 10 (27.03%) OO
5 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.51%) OOD
6 5 (13.51%) Digital Signal Processing
6 5 (13.51%) Signal Processing
6 5 (13.51%) SDLC
7 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.70%) TDD
8 1 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (2.70%) MVC
8 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.70%) Scrum
8 1 (2.70%) Project Management
8 1 (2.70%) UML
8 1 (2.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 33 (89.19%) C++
2 30 (81.08%) Java
3 29 (78.38%) C#
4 26 (70.27%) C
5 19 (51.35%) Python
6 16 (43.24%) Assembly Language
7 15 (40.54%) Ruby
8 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
9 2 (5.41%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.70%) XPath
10 1 (2.70%) XQuery
10 1 (2.70%) Ada
10 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.70%) ARP4754
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) TIBCO
1 1 (2.70%) IBM
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago