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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 31 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 23 33 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.67% 11.07% 15.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.88% 15.21% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 32
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
259 217 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 86.33% 72.82% 76.56%
Number of salaries quoted 240 182 148
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 38 (76.00%) Java
2 34 (68.00%) C#
3 33 (66.00%) C++
4 26 (52.00%) C
5 24 (48.00%) Linux
6 23 (46.00%) Python
6 23 (46.00%) REST
7 22 (44.00%) Cyber Security
8 21 (42.00%) jQuery
8 21 (42.00%) HTML
9 19 (38.00%) Ruby
9 19 (38.00%) HTML5
10 16 (32.00%) Assembly Language
11 15 (30.00%) TCP/IP
11 15 (30.00%) Computer Forensics
12 14 (28.00%) OO
13 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
15 10 (20.00%) Aerospace
15 10 (20.00%) TDD
16 9 (18.00%) Electronics
16 9 (18.00%) XML
16 9 (18.00%) SOAP
17 8 (16.00%) JUnit
17 8 (16.00%) E-Commerce
17 8 (16.00%) Hibernate
17 8 (16.00%) Retail
17 8 (16.00%) Spring
17 8 (16.00%) JSON
17 8 (16.00%) JPA

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.00%) Mule
1 5 (10.00%) Mule ESB
2 4 (8.00%) JBoss
2 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.00%) SaaS
2 4 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (8.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) JUnit
2 5 (10.00%) Subversion
3 4 (8.00%) Maven
3 4 (8.00%) JIRA
3 4 (8.00%) TestNG
3 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 9 (18.00%) Electronics
4 8 (16.00%) Retail
5 6 (12.00%) Finance
6 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
6 4 (8.00%) Avionics
7 3 (6.00%) Marketing
8 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
8 1 (2.00%) Military
8 1 (2.00%) Banking
8 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (74.00%) Software Engineer
2 28 (56.00%) Developer
3 20 (40.00%) Software Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Programmer
5 5 (10.00%) Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Java Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Software Programmer
6 4 (8.00%) Java Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Software Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Engineering Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Cyber Security Specialist
8 2 (4.00%) Security Specialist
8 2 (4.00%) Lead Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.00%) REST
2 21 (42.00%) HTML
2 21 (42.00%) jQuery
3 19 (38.00%) HTML5
4 9 (18.00%) SOAP
4 9 (18.00%) XML
5 8 (16.00%) JPA
5 8 (16.00%) Hibernate
5 8 (16.00%) Spring
5 8 (16.00%) JSON
6 6 (12.00%) CSS
7 5 (10.00%) Apache Camel
7 5 (10.00%) Java EE
7 5 (10.00%) Qt
7 5 (10.00%) Web Services
7 5 (10.00%) .NET
8 4 (8.00%) Spring MVC
8 4 (8.00%) CSS3
8 4 (8.00%) Spring Integration
9 3 (6.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Digital Media
2 3 (6.00%) DTV
3 1 (2.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.00%) Physics
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) Cyber Security
2 15 (30.00%) Computer Forensics
3 14 (28.00%) OO
4 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.00%) TDD
6 8 (16.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (12.00%) MVC
7 6 (12.00%) Scrum
8 5 (10.00%) OOD
8 5 (10.00%) SDLC
8 5 (10.00%) Digital Signal Processing
8 5 (10.00%) Signal Processing
9 4 (8.00%) Integration Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Kanban
9 4 (8.00%) BDD
9 4 (8.00%) OOP
10 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (6.00%) Programme Management
10 3 (6.00%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (76.00%) Java
2 34 (68.00%) C#
3 33 (66.00%) C++
4 26 (52.00%) C
5 23 (46.00%) Python
6 19 (38.00%) Ruby
7 16 (32.00%) Assembly Language
8 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.00%) SQL
9 2 (4.00%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.00%) XQuery
10 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.00%) XPath
10 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.00%) Ada
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.00%) ARP4754
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Apple
2 3 (6.00%) SAP
3 1 (2.00%) IBM
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle
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