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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 35 39 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 23 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.81% 5.64% 11.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.23% 5.90% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 27
Average salary £62,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £45,000 £48,978
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
369 390 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 93.18% 95.59% 93.04%
Number of salaries quoted 240 326 226
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,000 £50,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 53 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 49 (92.45%) Java
3 47 (88.68%) C++
4 43 (81.13%) Cybersecurity
5 42 (79.25%) C
6 41 (77.36%) C#
7 36 (67.92%) Telecoms
8 32 (60.38%) TCP/IP
8 32 (60.38%) Linux
8 32 (60.38%) Reverse Engineering
9 31 (58.49%) Big Data
9 31 (58.49%) Java EE
10 28 (52.83%) Ethical Hacking
11 27 (50.94%) Penetration Testing
11 27 (50.94%) Hadoop
12 26 (49.06%) Android
12 26 (49.06%) Multithreading
12 26 (49.06%) Apache Pig
12 26 (49.06%) Apache Hive
12 26 (49.06%) Apple iOS
12 26 (49.06%) Mobile Development
12 26 (49.06%) SANS
12 26 (49.06%) Linux+ Certification
12 26 (49.06%) GIAC
12 26 (49.06%) Objective-C
12 26 (49.06%) STL
12 26 (49.06%) MCSE
12 26 (49.06%) Firewall
12 26 (49.06%) CCNA
12 26 (49.06%) CISSP

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 26 (49.06%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 32 (60.38%) TCP/IP
2 26 (49.06%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (58.49%) Big Data
2 27 (50.94%) Hadoop
3 26 (49.06%) Apache Hive
4 3 (5.66%) Data Mining
4 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (1.89%) MySQL
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
General
1 36 (67.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (58.49%) Java EE
2 26 (49.06%) STL
3 6 (11.32%) .NET
3 6 (11.32%) HTML
3 6 (11.32%) HTML5
3 6 (11.32%) J2EE
3 6 (11.32%) jQuery
3 6 (11.32%) REST
4 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (47.17%) Cybercrime
2 10 (18.87%) Algorithms
2 10 (18.87%) User Experience
3 6 (11.32%) Digital Media
4 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.77%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.89%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 32 (60.38%) Linux
2 26 (49.06%) Android
2 26 (49.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 43 (81.13%) Cybersecurity
3 32 (60.38%) Reverse Engineering
4 28 (52.83%) Ethical Hacking
5 27 (50.94%) Penetration Testing
6 26 (49.06%) Mobile Development
6 26 (49.06%) Multithreading
7 15 (28.30%) Coaching
8 14 (26.42%) Mentoring
9 11 (20.75%) OO
10 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (11.32%) Computer Forensics
12 4 (7.55%) OOD
12 4 (7.55%) TDD
13 3 (5.66%) SDLC
13 3 (5.66%) Software Architecture
14 2 (3.77%) Automated Testing
14 2 (3.77%) Software Testing
14 2 (3.77%) Systems Analysis
14 2 (3.77%) UML
Programming Languages
1 49 (92.45%) Java
2 47 (88.68%) C++
3 42 (79.25%) C
4 41 (77.36%) C#
5 26 (49.06%) Objective-C
6 7 (13.21%) Python
7 6 (11.32%) Assembly Language
7 6 (11.32%) Perl
7 6 (11.32%) Ruby
8 2 (3.77%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 26 (49.06%) CCNA
1 26 (49.06%) Cisco Certification
1 26 (49.06%) CISSP
1 26 (49.06%) GIAC
1 26 (49.06%) Linux+ Certification
1 26 (49.06%) MCSE
1 26 (49.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 26 (49.06%) SANS
1 26 (49.06%) SSCP
2 25 (47.17%) Security Cleared
3 11 (20.75%) Network+ Certification
4 10 (18.87%) DV Cleared
5 7 (13.21%) Degree
6 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) MISRA
Vendors
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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