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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 38 31 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 13 22 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.90% 7.21% 10.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% 7.38% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 24
Average salary £30,000 £21,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.53% -57.00%
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
325 298 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 97.60% 97.70% 99.09%
Number of salaries quoted 291 253 199
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 37 (97.37%) Software Engineering
2 34 (89.47%) C++
3 28 (73.68%) C
4 27 (71.05%) C#
4 27 (71.05%) Java
5 21 (55.26%) Linux
6 19 (50.00%) Cyber Security
7 16 (42.11%) jQuery
7 16 (42.11%) HTML
7 16 (42.11%) OO
8 15 (39.47%) Python
8 15 (39.47%) HTML5
9 14 (36.84%) Assembly Language
10 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
10 13 (34.21%) Computer Forensics
10 13 (34.21%) Ruby
10 13 (34.21%) REST
11 9 (23.68%) OOD
12 8 (21.05%) Subversion
12 8 (21.05%) Qt
13 7 (18.42%) Digital Signal Processing
13 7 (18.42%) Signal Processing
13 7 (18.42%) Windows
14 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
14 6 (15.79%) Aerospace
15 5 (13.16%) Digital Media
16 4 (10.53%) Avionics
16 4 (10.53%) Degree
16 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
17 3 (7.89%) Embedded C

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (2.63%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.63%) GCC
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
1 6 (15.79%) Aerospace
2 4 (10.53%) Avionics
3 2 (5.26%) Electronics
4 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.63%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Military
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) HTML
1 16 (42.11%) jQuery
2 15 (39.47%) HTML5
3 13 (34.21%) REST
4 8 (21.05%) Qt
5 3 (7.89%) .NET
5 3 (7.89%) J2EE
5 3 (7.89%) CSS
6 2 (5.26%) CSS3
7 1 (2.63%) SOAP
7 1 (2.63%) Web Services
7 1 (2.63%) XML
7 1 (2.63%) WSDL
7 1 (2.63%) Middleware
7 1 (2.63%) Java EE
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.26%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.63%) Physics
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) Software Engineering
2 19 (50.00%) Cyber Security
3 16 (42.11%) OO
4 13 (34.21%) Computer Forensics
5 9 (23.68%) OOD
6 7 (18.42%) Digital Signal Processing
6 7 (18.42%) Signal Processing
7 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.89%) UML
8 3 (7.89%) SDLC
9 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (2.63%) Information Assurance
10 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.63%) Embedded Software Development
10 1 (2.63%) TDD
10 1 (2.63%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (2.63%) Project Management
10 1 (2.63%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 34 (89.47%) C++
2 28 (73.68%) C
3 27 (71.05%) C#
3 27 (71.05%) Java
4 15 (39.47%) Python
5 14 (36.84%) Assembly Language
6 13 (34.21%) Ruby
7 3 (7.89%) Embedded C
7 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.63%) SQL
8 1 (2.63%) VC++
8 1 (2.63%) Ada
8 1 (2.63%) XQuery
8 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.63%) ARP4754
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle
1 1 (2.63%) IBM
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
1 1 (2.63%) Green Hills
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