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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 32 24 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 28 28 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.93% 9.56% 13.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.15% 10.37% 13.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 39
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,378 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
455 270 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 96.40% 92.15% 98.59%
Number of salaries quoted 385 235 250
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
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 17 December 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 41 (97.62%) Software Engineering
2 38 (90.48%) C++
3 25 (59.52%) C#
4 23 (54.76%) Windows
5 20 (47.62%) OO
6 17 (40.48%) C
6 17 (40.48%) OOD
7 16 (38.10%) Linux
7 16 (38.10%) Subversion
8 15 (35.71%) Java
9 14 (33.33%) Qt
10 13 (30.95%) HTML
11 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
12 11 (26.19%) SQL
13 10 (23.81%) Python
13 10 (23.81%) Signal Processing
14 9 (21.43%) Aerospace
14 9 (21.43%) Digital Signal Processing
15 8 (19.05%) .NET
16 7 (16.67%) XML
16 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
16 7 (16.67%) Degree
17 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
17 6 (14.29%) SSL
17 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
17 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
17 6 (14.29%) Military
17 6 (14.29%) Information Security
17 6 (14.29%) PKI
17 6 (14.29%) Computer Science

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) SSL
2 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.76%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Subversion
2 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (21.43%) Aerospace
2 6 (14.29%) Military
3 3 (7.14%) Automotive
4 2 (4.76%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) Qt
2 13 (30.95%) HTML
3 8 (19.05%) .NET
4 7 (16.67%) XML
5 6 (14.29%) jQuery
5 6 (14.29%) HTML5
6 5 (11.90%) MFC
7 4 (9.52%) REST
8 3 (7.14%) CSS
8 3 (7.14%) WCF
9 2 (4.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (4.76%) CSS3
9 2 (4.76%) D-Bus
9 2 (4.76%) STL
9 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
9 2 (4.76%) COM
9 2 (4.76%) J2EE
10 1 (2.38%) Web Services
10 1 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 6 (14.29%) PKI
1 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.52%) Mathematics
2 4 (9.52%) Physics
3 2 (4.76%) CCTV
3 2 (4.76%) Chemistry
4 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) Windows
2 16 (38.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (97.62%) Software Engineering
2 20 (47.62%) OO
3 17 (40.48%) OOD
4 10 (23.81%) Signal Processing
5 9 (21.43%) Digital Signal Processing
6 6 (14.29%) Time Management
6 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (14.29%) Information Security
6 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 5 (11.90%) Cyber Security
8 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.52%) MVC
9 3 (7.14%) Multithreading
10 2 (4.76%) Computer Forensics
11 1 (2.38%) CAD
11 1 (2.38%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 38 (90.48%) C++
2 25 (59.52%) C#
3 17 (40.48%) C
4 15 (35.71%) Java
5 11 (26.19%) SQL
6 10 (23.81%) Python
7 4 (9.52%) Ruby
8 3 (7.14%) Embedded C++
8 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.76%) Embedded C
9 2 (4.76%) Assembly Language
10 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) PhD
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) IEC 61508
1 1 (2.38%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle
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