The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheltenham region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 23 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 35 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.43% 6.65% 6.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.75% 7.17% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 35 15 24
Median salary £50,000 £75,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +87.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £58,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £46,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
359 307 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 96.77% 92.75% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 326 223 356
Median salary £42,500 £37,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.58% +7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,350 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,450
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheltenham region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 9 December 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheltenham region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 95 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 62 (65.26%) Java
3 56 (58.95%) Cybersecurity
4 52 (54.74%) C++
5 47 (49.47%) Security Cleared
6 38 (40.00%) C#
7 36 (37.89%) C
8 35 (36.84%) Big Data
9 32 (33.68%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (29.47%) Reverse Engineering
10 28 (29.47%) Linux
11 27 (28.42%) Python
12 26 (27.37%) Ethical Hacking
13 25 (26.32%) TCP/IP
14 24 (25.26%) CSS
14 24 (25.26%) HTML
15 22 (23.16%) DV Cleared
16 21 (22.11%) Hadoop
17 20 (21.05%) JavaScript
18 17 (17.89%) Telecoms
19 16 (16.84%) OO
19 16 (16.84%) Penetration Testing
19 16 (16.84%) MongoDB
20 15 (15.79%) NoSQL
20 15 (15.79%) Apache Hive
20 15 (15.79%) Apache Pig
20 15 (15.79%) MySQL
21 14 (14.74%) Time Management
21 14 (14.74%) Java EE
22 13 (13.68%) SQL

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (15.79%) Apache Pig
2 8 (8.42%) Confluence
2 8 (8.42%) JBoss
2 8 (8.42%) WebLogic
2 8 (8.42%) WebSphere
3 7 (7.37%) Apache Spark
4 4 (4.21%) Apache
4 4 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.21%) SaaS
3 3 (3.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 11 (11.58%) Firewall
2 11 (11.58%) RS-485
3 10 (10.53%) Internet
3 10 (10.53%) Modbus
3 10 (10.53%) Wireless
4 1 (1.05%) LAN
4 1 (1.05%) Network Security
4 1 (1.05%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (36.84%) Big Data
2 21 (22.11%) Hadoop
3 16 (16.84%) MongoDB
4 15 (15.79%) Apache Hive
4 15 (15.79%) MySQL
4 15 (15.79%) NoSQL
5 12 (12.63%) Data Mining
5 12 (12.63%) OrientDB
6 7 (7.37%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.21%) Neo4j
7 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
8 3 (3.16%) Apache Accumulo
8 3 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.11%) HBase
9 2 (2.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (8.42%) JIRA
2 7 (7.37%) Subversion
3 5 (5.26%) JUnit
4 4 (4.21%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.21%) Mercurial
5 3 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.16%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.16%) EasyMock
5 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.16%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (17.89%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.53%) Finance
3 6 (6.32%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.16%) Games
5 2 (2.11%) Electronics
5 2 (2.11%) Marketing
6 1 (1.05%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.26%) CSS
1 24 (25.26%) HTML
2 14 (14.74%) Java EE
3 13 (13.68%) Web Services
4 11 (11.58%) CSS3
4 11 (11.58%) HTML5
4 11 (11.58%) STL
5 10 (10.53%) AngularJS
6 9 (9.47%) jQuery
7 8 (8.42%) .NET
7 8 (8.42%) J2EE
7 8 (8.42%) Java SE
8 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET
9 5 (5.26%) Backbone.js
9 5 (5.26%) Spring
10 4 (4.21%) JSON
10 4 (4.21%) Kendo UI
10 4 (4.21%) RESTful
10 4 (4.21%) XML
10 4 (4.21%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Algorithms
2 11 (11.58%) Cybercrime
3 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.53%) Device Driver
3 10 (10.53%) Internet of Things
4 9 (9.47%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.26%) Mathematics
6 4 (4.21%) Physics
6 4 (4.21%) Wiki
7 3 (3.16%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (29.47%) Linux
2 11 (11.58%) Android
2 11 (11.58%) Apple iOS
2 11 (11.58%) Unix
3 8 (8.42%) AIX
4 1 (1.05%) FreeBSD
4 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 56 (58.95%) Cybersecurity
3 32 (33.68%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (29.47%) Reverse Engineering
5 26 (27.37%) Ethical Hacking
6 16 (16.84%) OO
6 16 (16.84%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (14.74%) Time Management
8 12 (12.63%) Scrum
8 12 (12.63%) Threat Detection
9 11 (11.58%) Mobile Development
9 11 (11.58%) Multithreading
9 11 (11.58%) Test Scripting
10 10 (10.53%) Energy Management
11 8 (8.42%) OOD
11 8 (8.42%) Translating Business Requirements
11 8 (8.42%) UML
12 6 (6.32%) MVC
12 6 (6.32%) SDLC
13 5 (5.26%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 62 (65.26%) Java
2 52 (54.74%) C++
3 38 (40.00%) C#
4 36 (37.89%) C
5 27 (28.42%) Python
6 20 (21.05%) JavaScript
7 13 (13.68%) SQL
8 11 (11.58%) Embedded C
8 11 (11.58%) Objective-C
9 10 (10.53%) Embedded C++
10 8 (8.42%) PHP
11 6 (6.32%) Scala
12 4 (4.21%) Perl
12 4 (4.21%) TypeScript
13 3 (3.16%) PL/SQL
13 3 (3.16%) Ruby
14 2 (2.11%) R
15 1 (1.05%) MATLAB
15 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (49.47%) Security Cleared
2 22 (23.16%) DV Cleared
3 11 (11.58%) CCNA
3 11 (11.58%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (11.58%) CISSP
3 11 (11.58%) GIAC
3 11 (11.58%) Linux+ Certification
3 11 (11.58%) MCSE
3 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (11.58%) Network+ Certification
3 11 (11.58%) SANS
3 11 (11.58%) SSCP
4 7 (7.37%) Degree
5 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) MISRA
2 5 (5.26%) MISRA C
3 2 (2.11%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) Oracle
2 4 (4.21%) Zend
3 2 (2.11%) SAP
4 1 (1.05%) Freescale
4 1 (1.05%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
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