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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 20 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 34 25 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.33% 6.44% 6.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.89% 7.04% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 34 20 28
Median salary £50,000 £66,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.52% +65.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £45,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
286 355 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 95.33% 91.49% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 258 238 380
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 94 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 66 (70.21%) Java
3 58 (61.70%) Cybersecurity
4 56 (59.57%) C++
5 48 (51.06%) Security Cleared
6 40 (42.55%) C#
7 37 (39.36%) C
8 35 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (37.23%) Big Data
9 33 (35.11%) Linux
10 31 (32.98%) Reverse Engineering
11 27 (28.72%) Python
11 27 (28.72%) Ethical Hacking
12 24 (25.53%) TCP/IP
12 24 (25.53%) JavaScript
13 22 (23.40%) DV Cleared
14 21 (22.34%) HTML
14 21 (22.34%) CSS
15 17 (18.09%) Hadoop
16 16 (17.02%) MongoDB
16 16 (17.02%) OO
17 15 (15.96%) Web Services
17 15 (15.96%) MySQL
17 15 (15.96%) Telecoms
17 15 (15.96%) Penetration Testing
18 14 (14.89%) Threat Detection
18 14 (14.89%) Algorithms
18 14 (14.89%) Data Mining
19 13 (13.83%) Unix
19 13 (13.83%) Test Scripting

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 13 (13.83%) Apache Pig
2 10 (10.64%) JBoss
2 10 (10.64%) WebLogic
2 10 (10.64%) WebSphere
3 7 (7.45%) Confluence
4 5 (5.32%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.06%) Apache
6 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.06%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) GitHub
2 3 (3.19%) SaaS
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.53%) TCP/IP
2 11 (11.70%) RS-485
3 10 (10.64%) Firewall
3 10 (10.64%) Internet
3 10 (10.64%) Modbus
3 10 (10.64%) Wireless
4 1 (1.06%) LAN
4 1 (1.06%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (37.23%) Big Data
2 17 (18.09%) Hadoop
3 16 (17.02%) MongoDB
4 15 (15.96%) MySQL
5 14 (14.89%) Data Mining
6 13 (13.83%) Apache Hive
7 11 (11.70%) NoSQL
7 11 (11.70%) OrientDB
8 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.06%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (1.06%) HBase
10 1 (1.06%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.06%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (7.45%) JIRA
1 7 (7.45%) Subversion
2 4 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.26%) Mercurial
3 3 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (3.19%) Bitbucket
3 3 (3.19%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.19%) JUnit
3 3 (3.19%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.06%) EasyMock
General
1 15 (15.96%) Telecoms
2 12 (12.77%) Finance
3 6 (6.38%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.19%) Games
5 2 (2.13%) Electronics
5 2 (2.13%) Marketing
6 1 (1.06%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.34%) CSS
1 21 (22.34%) HTML
2 15 (15.96%) Web Services
3 12 (12.77%) CSS3
3 12 (12.77%) HTML5
3 12 (12.77%) Java EE
4 10 (10.64%) J2EE
4 10 (10.64%) Java SE
4 10 (10.64%) STL
5 8 (8.51%) jQuery
6 5 (5.32%) .NET
6 5 (5.32%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.26%) Backbone.js
7 4 (4.26%) JSON
7 4 (4.26%) Kendo UI
7 4 (4.26%) XML
7 4 (4.26%) Zend Framework
8 3 (3.19%) Qt
8 3 (3.19%) RESTful
8 3 (3.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.89%) Algorithms
2 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.64%) Cyber Defence
3 10 (10.64%) Cybercrime
3 10 (10.64%) Device Driver
3 10 (10.64%) Industrial Internet of Things
3 10 (10.64%) Internet of Things
4 6 (6.38%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.26%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.26%) Physics
6 3 (3.19%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (3.19%) Wiki
7 1 (1.06%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (35.11%) Linux
2 13 (13.83%) Unix
3 10 (10.64%) AIX
3 10 (10.64%) Android
3 10 (10.64%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.26%) Windows
5 3 (3.19%) FreeBSD
5 3 (3.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 58 (61.70%) Cybersecurity
3 35 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (32.98%) Reverse Engineering
5 27 (28.72%) Ethical Hacking
6 16 (17.02%) OO
7 15 (15.96%) Penetration Testing
8 14 (14.89%) Threat Detection
9 13 (13.83%) Test Scripting
10 10 (10.64%) Energy Management
10 10 (10.64%) Mobile Development
10 10 (10.64%) Multithreading
10 10 (10.64%) Time Management
10 10 (10.64%) Translating Business Requirements
11 9 (9.57%) Scrum
11 9 (9.57%) SDLC
12 8 (8.51%) OOD
13 6 (6.38%) MVC
13 6 (6.38%) UML
14 5 (5.32%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (70.21%) Java
2 56 (59.57%) C++
3 40 (42.55%) C#
4 37 (39.36%) C
5 27 (28.72%) Python
6 24 (25.53%) JavaScript
7 12 (12.77%) SQL
8 11 (11.70%) Embedded C
8 11 (11.70%) Embedded C++
9 10 (10.64%) Objective-C
10 8 (8.51%) PHP
11 6 (6.38%) Perl
12 5 (5.32%) Scala
13 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
14 2 (2.13%) MATLAB
14 2 (2.13%) R
15 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
15 1 (1.06%) Ruby
15 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (51.06%) Security Cleared
2 22 (23.40%) DV Cleared
3 10 (10.64%) CCNA
3 10 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (10.64%) CISSP
3 10 (10.64%) GIAC
3 10 (10.64%) Linux+ Certification
3 10 (10.64%) MCSE
3 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (10.64%) Network+ Certification
3 10 (10.64%) SANS
3 10 (10.64%) SSCP
4 5 (5.32%) Degree
5 3 (3.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) MISRA
2 5 (5.32%) MISRA C
3 2 (2.13%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 12 (12.77%) Oracle
2 4 (4.26%) Zend
3 2 (2.13%) SAP
4 1 (1.06%) Freescale
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
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