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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 31 37 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 24 13 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.14% 4.71% 15.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.41% 4.83% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 31
Average salary £31,500 £33,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £42,300 £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
324 269 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 96.43% 97.46% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 292 234 170
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 34 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (94.12%) C++
3 31 (91.18%) Java
4 30 (88.24%) C#
5 27 (79.41%) Cyber Security
6 26 (76.47%) C
7 23 (67.65%) HTML
7 23 (67.65%) Linux
7 23 (67.65%) jQuery
8 22 (64.71%) HTML5
8 22 (64.71%) TCP/IP
8 22 (64.71%) Python
9 18 (52.94%) Assembly Language
9 18 (52.94%) Ruby
9 18 (52.94%) Computer Forensics
9 18 (52.94%) REST
10 16 (47.06%) Telecoms
11 12 (35.29%) Digital Media
12 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (20.59%) Hadoop
14 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
14 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
14 5 (14.71%) CSS
14 5 (14.71%) .NET
15 4 (11.76%) OO
15 4 (11.76%) MCSE
15 4 (11.76%) STL
15 4 (11.76%) Firewall
15 4 (11.76%) SSCP
15 4 (11.76%) CCNA

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (11.76%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.94%) Mule ESB
2 1 (2.94%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Hadoop
2 4 (11.76%) Apache Hive
2 4 (11.76%) Big Data
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.94%) Subversion
1 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (67.65%) HTML
1 23 (67.65%) jQuery
2 22 (64.71%) HTML5
3 18 (52.94%) REST
4 5 (14.71%) CSS
4 5 (14.71%) .NET
5 4 (11.76%) STL
5 4 (11.76%) CSS3
5 4 (11.76%) Java EE
6 3 (8.82%) J2EE
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.94%) Web Services
7 1 (2.94%) XML
7 1 (2.94%) WSDL
7 1 (2.94%) Apache Camel
7 1 (2.94%) SOAP
7 1 (2.94%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Digital Media
2 3 (8.82%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Android
2 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (79.41%) Cyber Security
3 18 (52.94%) Computer Forensics
4 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (11.76%) OO
5 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.76%) Coaching
5 4 (11.76%) Mobile Development
5 4 (11.76%) SDLC
5 4 (11.76%) Multithreading
5 4 (11.76%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (5.88%) OOD
7 1 (2.94%) MVC
7 1 (2.94%) Scrum
7 1 (2.94%) TDD
7 1 (2.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) C++
2 31 (91.18%) Java
3 30 (88.24%) C#
4 26 (76.47%) C
5 22 (64.71%) Python
6 18 (52.94%) Assembly Language
6 18 (52.94%) Ruby
7 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
8 4 (11.76%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.94%) XPath
9 1 (2.94%) SQL
9 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.94%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) MCSE
2 4 (11.76%) CCNA
2 4 (11.76%) CISSP
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.76%) SSCP
2 4 (11.76%) Linux+ Certification
2 4 (11.76%) GIAC
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
3 3 (8.82%) PhD
4 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) Network+ Certification
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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