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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 34 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 17 28 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.20% 11.91% 11.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.36% 12.56% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11 28 34
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
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
317 223 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 96.94% 94.89% 98.68%
Number of salaries quoted 285 201 261
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 22 October 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 33 (97.06%) C++
1 33 (97.06%) Software Engineering
2 26 (76.47%) C
3 25 (73.53%) C#
4 18 (52.94%) Windows
5 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 14 (41.18%) HTML
7 13 (38.24%) Java
7 13 (38.24%) Python
7 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
7 13 (38.24%) Aerospace
8 12 (35.29%) SQL
8 12 (35.29%) Degree
9 11 (32.35%) XML
9 11 (32.35%) Subversion
10 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
11 9 (26.47%) PKI
11 9 (26.47%) Military
11 9 (26.47%) Information Security
11 9 (26.47%) Management Information System
11 9 (26.47%) SSL
11 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
11 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
11 9 (26.47%) Time Management
11 9 (26.47%) Hyper-V
11 9 (26.47%) DV Cleared
11 9 (26.47%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (20.59%) Ada
12 7 (20.59%) .NET
13 6 (17.65%) Linux

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) SSL
2 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.82%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Subversion
2 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (38.24%) Aerospace
2 9 (26.47%) Military
3 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.82%) Automotive
4 2 (5.88%) Electronics
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) HTML
2 11 (32.35%) XML
3 7 (20.59%) .NET
4 5 (14.71%) MFC
5 4 (11.76%) jQuery
5 4 (11.76%) Qt
5 4 (11.76%) HTML5
6 3 (8.82%) REST
7 2 (5.88%) STL
7 2 (5.88%) COM
7 2 (5.88%) J2EE
7 2 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (5.88%) D-Bus
8 1 (2.94%) WCF
8 1 (2.94%) WPF
8 1 (2.94%) CSS
8 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) PKI
1 9 (26.47%) Management Information System
1 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.88%) CCTV
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (97.06%) Software Engineering
2 9 (26.47%) Information Security
2 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
2 9 (26.47%) Time Management
2 9 (26.47%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (14.71%) OO
4 4 (11.76%) OOD
5 3 (8.82%) Multithreading
5 3 (8.82%) MVC
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.88%) Cyber Security
6 2 (5.88%) Digital Signal Processing
6 2 (5.88%) Signal Processing
7 1 (2.94%) MVVM
7 1 (2.94%) Computer Forensics
7 1 (2.94%) SysML
7 1 (2.94%) UML
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) C++
2 26 (76.47%) C
3 25 (73.53%) C#
4 13 (38.24%) Java
4 13 (38.24%) Python
5 12 (35.29%) SQL
6 7 (20.59%) Ada
7 4 (11.76%) Embedded C++
7 4 (11.76%) Ruby
8 3 (8.82%) Embedded C
9 2 (5.88%) Assembly Language
10 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (35.29%) Degree
3 9 (26.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) IEC 61508
1 1 (2.94%) DO-178B
1 1 (2.94%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
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