The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering 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 Engineering
Rank 18 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 43 39 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.11% 13.31% 14.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.23% 16.46% 20.49%
Number of salaries quoted 35 33 42
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 £32,500 £33,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,793 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Software Engineering
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
383 237 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 81.14% 80.89% 72.18%
Number of salaries quoted 314 198 179
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,550 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cheltenham region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 41 (63.08%) C++
2 30 (46.15%) C#
3 23 (35.38%) C
3 23 (35.38%) Windows
4 20 (30.77%) OO
4 20 (30.77%) Aerospace
5 19 (29.23%) Linux
6 17 (26.15%) HTML
6 17 (26.15%) OOD
7 16 (24.62%) Java
7 16 (24.62%) Subversion
8 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
8 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (21.54%) Qt
9 12 (18.46%) SQL
10 11 (16.92%) .NET
10 11 (16.92%) Python
10 11 (16.92%) Degree
10 11 (16.92%) HTML5
10 11 (16.92%) Cyber Security
11 10 (15.38%) Signal Processing
12 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
12 9 (13.85%) Computer Science
12 9 (13.85%) jQuery
12 9 (13.85%) DO-178B
12 9 (13.85%) Digital Signal Processing
13 8 (12.31%) Military
13 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
14 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
14 7 (10.77%) MVC

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.23%) SSL
3 5 (7.69%) Network Security
4 3 (4.62%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.54%) Internet
5 1 (1.54%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.08%) MySQL
3 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.08%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 16 (24.62%) Subversion
2 6 (9.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (30.77%) Aerospace
2 8 (12.31%) Military
3 6 (9.23%) Electronics
4 3 (4.62%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 41 (63.08%) Software Engineer
2 20 (30.77%) Developer
3 18 (27.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 15 (23.08%) Software Developer
5 11 (16.92%) C++ Developer
5 11 (16.92%) Software Manager
6 10 (15.38%) C++ Software Developer
7 8 (12.31%) Software Programmer
7 8 (12.31%) Programmer
8 6 (9.23%) C++ Programmer
9 4 (6.15%) Graduate
9 4 (6.15%) Software Development Manager
9 4 (6.15%) C# Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Development Manager
9 4 (6.15%) Engineering Manager
9 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering Manager
9 4 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Cyber Security Specialist
10 3 (4.62%) Junior Software Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.15%) HTML
2 14 (21.54%) Qt
3 11 (16.92%) .NET
3 11 (16.92%) HTML5
4 9 (13.85%) jQuery
5 6 (9.23%) XML
5 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET
5 6 (9.23%) CSS
6 5 (7.69%) WCF
6 5 (7.69%) MFC
7 4 (6.15%) REST
7 4 (6.15%) CSS3
8 2 (3.08%) STL
8 2 (3.08%) COM
8 2 (3.08%) J2EE
8 2 (3.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.08%) D-Bus
9 1 (1.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (1.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.23%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.23%) Mathematics
2 6 (9.23%) Physics
2 6 (9.23%) PKI
3 5 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 4 (6.15%) Chemistry
5 2 (3.08%) CCTV
6 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.54%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.38%) Windows
2 19 (29.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) OO
2 17 (26.15%) OOD
3 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (16.92%) Cyber Security
5 10 (15.38%) Signal Processing
6 9 (13.85%) Digital Signal Processing
7 7 (10.77%) MVC
8 6 (9.23%) Configuration Management
8 6 (9.23%) Information Security
8 6 (9.23%) Time Management
8 6 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.69%) Probability Theory
9 5 (7.69%) Information Assurance
9 5 (7.69%) Data Analysis
10 4 (6.15%) UML
10 4 (6.15%) Scrum
11 3 (4.62%) Computer Forensics
11 3 (4.62%) Multithreading
12 2 (3.08%) Web Development
13 1 (1.54%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 41 (63.08%) C++
2 30 (46.15%) C#
3 23 (35.38%) C
4 16 (24.62%) Java
5 12 (18.46%) SQL
6 11 (16.92%) Python
7 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
8 5 (7.69%) Ruby
9 4 (6.15%) Embedded C++
10 3 (4.62%) Assembly Language
11 2 (3.08%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Degree
2 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.23%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.69%) PhD
4 5 (7.69%) Postgraduate
5 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.54%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle
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