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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 34 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 24 39 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.05% 12.79% 12.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.37% 13.36% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 19 33 27
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £35,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,963 £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
377 292 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 94.96% 95.74% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 311 265 204
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £50,000
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 26 March 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 52 (98.11%) Software Engineering
2 47 (88.68%) C++
3 34 (64.15%) OO
4 27 (50.94%) Linux
5 25 (47.17%) C#
5 25 (47.17%) OOD
6 23 (43.40%) C
6 23 (43.40%) Java
7 21 (39.62%) Windows
8 20 (37.74%) Subversion
8 20 (37.74%) Qt
9 17 (32.08%) Signal Processing
10 16 (30.19%) Digital Signal Processing
11 15 (28.30%) Cyber Security
12 11 (20.75%) HTML
12 11 (20.75%) Aerospace
13 9 (16.98%) Python
13 9 (16.98%) jQuery
13 9 (16.98%) HTML5
14 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
14 8 (15.09%) Assembly Language
15 7 (13.21%) Computer Forensics
15 7 (13.21%) Ruby
15 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
15 7 (13.21%) REST
16 6 (11.32%) Degree
17 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
17 5 (9.43%) Mathematics
17 5 (9.43%) Physics
18 4 (7.55%) SQL

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (1.89%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (37.74%) Subversion
2 2 (3.77%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.89%) GCC
3 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (20.75%) Aerospace
2 4 (7.55%) Avionics
3 3 (5.66%) Military
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) Qt
2 11 (20.75%) HTML
3 9 (16.98%) HTML5
3 9 (16.98%) jQuery
4 7 (13.21%) REST
5 3 (5.66%) WCF
6 2 (3.77%) .NET
6 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.77%) CSS
6 2 (3.77%) XML
6 2 (3.77%) CSS3
7 1 (1.89%) Middleware
7 1 (1.89%) Java EE
7 1 (1.89%) J2EE
7 1 (1.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.43%) Mathematics
2 5 (9.43%) Physics
3 2 (3.77%) Chemistry
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.77%) PKI
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (50.94%) Linux
2 21 (39.62%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (98.11%) Software Engineering
2 34 (64.15%) OO
3 25 (47.17%) OOD
4 17 (32.08%) Signal Processing
5 16 (30.19%) Digital Signal Processing
6 15 (28.30%) Cyber Security
7 7 (13.21%) Computer Forensics
8 3 (5.66%) UML
8 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.77%) Information Security
9 2 (3.77%) MVC
9 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.77%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (3.77%) Time Management
10 1 (1.89%) Information Assurance
10 1 (1.89%) MVVM
10 1 (1.89%) Waterfall
10 1 (1.89%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (1.89%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (88.68%) C++
2 25 (47.17%) C#
3 23 (43.40%) C
3 23 (43.40%) Java
4 9 (16.98%) Python
5 8 (15.09%) Assembly Language
6 7 (13.21%) Ruby
7 4 (7.55%) SQL
8 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.77%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.89%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.89%) VC++
9 1 (1.89%) Ada
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) PhD
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.89%) ARP4754
2 1 (1.89%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) TIBCO
2 1 (1.89%) Green Hills
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle
2 1 (1.89%) IBM
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago