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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 21 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 40 43 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.79% 16.04% 16.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.64% 20.19% 22.10%
Number of salaries quoted 35 36 40
Average salary £40,000 £47,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.23% +19.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
376 213 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 82.64% 79.48% 76.69%
Number of salaries quoted 316 177 162
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £53,000
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 23 January 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 39 (60.94%) C++
2 28 (43.75%) C#
3 25 (39.06%) OO
4 21 (32.81%) Windows
5 20 (31.25%) Linux
5 20 (31.25%) OOD
5 20 (31.25%) C
6 19 (29.69%) Subversion
7 18 (28.13%) HTML
8 17 (26.56%) Qt
9 16 (25.00%) Java
9 16 (25.00%) Aerospace
10 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
10 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (21.88%) SQL
12 12 (18.75%) HTML5
12 12 (18.75%) Signal Processing
12 12 (18.75%) Cyber Security
13 11 (17.19%) Digital Signal Processing
14 10 (15.63%) DO-178B
14 10 (15.63%) Computer Science
14 10 (15.63%) jQuery
14 10 (15.63%) Python
15 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
15 9 (14.06%) Military
16 8 (12.50%) Mathematics
16 8 (12.50%) Physics
16 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
16 8 (12.50%) MVC
16 8 (12.50%) Visual Studio

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (9.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) SSL
2 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (29.69%) Subversion
2 8 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 9 (14.06%) Military
3 1 (1.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 42 (65.63%) Software Engineer
2 26 (40.63%) Developer
3 21 (32.81%) C++ Software Engineer
4 19 (29.69%) Software Developer
5 14 (21.88%) C++ Developer
6 13 (20.31%) C++ Software Developer
7 10 (15.63%) Software Programmer
7 10 (15.63%) Programmer
8 9 (14.06%) Software Manager
9 6 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (9.38%) C# Developer
9 6 (9.38%) C++ Programmer
10 4 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Cyber Security Specialist
10 4 (6.25%) Software Development Manager
10 4 (6.25%) Security Specialist
10 4 (6.25%) Development Manager
11 3 (4.69%) Senior Developer
11 3 (4.69%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.13%) HTML
2 17 (26.56%) Qt
3 12 (18.75%) HTML5
4 10 (15.63%) jQuery
5 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 8 (12.50%) CSS
5 8 (12.50%) .NET
6 7 (10.94%) WCF
7 6 (9.38%) CSS3
7 6 (9.38%) XML
8 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (6.25%) REST
9 2 (3.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (3.13%) D-Bus
9 2 (3.13%) STL
9 2 (3.13%) COM
9 2 (3.13%) MFC
10 1 (1.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 8 (12.50%) Physics
3 6 (9.38%) Chemistry
3 6 (9.38%) PKI
3 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.81%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.13%) CCTV
6 1 (1.56%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.81%) Windows
2 20 (31.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) OO
2 20 (31.25%) OOD
3 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (18.75%) Signal Processing
4 12 (18.75%) Cyber Security
5 11 (17.19%) Digital Signal Processing
6 8 (12.50%) MVC
7 6 (9.38%) Time Management
7 6 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (9.38%) Information Security
7 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.81%) Data Analysis
8 5 (7.81%) UML
8 5 (7.81%) Probability Theory
8 5 (7.81%) Information Assurance
9 4 (6.25%) Scrum
10 2 (3.13%) Web Development
10 2 (3.13%) Multithreading
10 2 (3.13%) Computer Forensics
11 1 (1.56%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.94%) C++
2 28 (43.75%) C#
3 20 (31.25%) C
4 16 (25.00%) Java
5 14 (21.88%) SQL
6 10 (15.63%) Python
7 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 4 (6.25%) Ruby
9 2 (3.13%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.94%) PhD
2 7 (10.94%) Degree
3 6 (9.38%) DV Cleared
3 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.81%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.56%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
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