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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 8 30 11
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 66 33 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.71% 7.55% 16.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.70% 8.57% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 46 30 37
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £35,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
353 385 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 89.37% 88.10% 79.77%
Number of salaries quoted 207 322 177
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 87 (71.31%) Java
2 74 (60.66%) C#
3 68 (55.74%) Cybersecurity
4 65 (53.28%) C++
5 60 (49.18%) Linux
6 56 (45.90%) C
7 55 (45.08%) Telecoms
8 47 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (38.52%) Security Cleared
9 44 (36.07%) Big Data
10 43 (35.25%) Reverse Engineering
11 40 (32.79%) TCP/IP
12 38 (31.15%) Hadoop
12 38 (31.15%) Java EE
13 36 (29.51%) Penetration Testing
14 35 (28.69%) Ethical Hacking
15 33 (27.05%) Linux+ Certification
15 33 (27.05%) GIAC
15 33 (27.05%) Firewall
15 33 (27.05%) Objective-C
15 33 (27.05%) CISSP
15 33 (27.05%) Cisco Certification
15 33 (27.05%) Microsoft Certification
15 33 (27.05%) SSCP
15 33 (27.05%) CCNA
15 33 (27.05%) MCSE
15 33 (27.05%) STL
15 33 (27.05%) Multithreading
15 33 (27.05%) Android
15 33 (27.05%) Apache Hive

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 33 (27.05%) Apache Pig
2 13 (10.66%) JBoss
3 11 (9.02%) Mule
3 11 (9.02%) Mule ESB
3 11 (9.02%) Tomcat
4 8 (6.56%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (4.92%) Confluence
6 3 (2.46%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.46%) Node.js
7 2 (1.64%) Apache
7 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.64%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.64%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.82%) CMS
8 1 (0.82%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 11 (9.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.02%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (9.02%) SaaS
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (32.79%) TCP/IP
2 33 (27.05%) Firewall
3 10 (8.20%) Broadband
4 2 (1.64%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.64%) Internet
5 1 (0.82%) LDAP
5 1 (0.82%) SAN
5 1 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (36.07%) Big Data
2 38 (31.15%) Hadoop
3 33 (27.05%) Apache Hive
4 24 (19.67%) MongoDB
5 13 (10.66%) NoSQL
6 11 (9.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (5.74%) Data Mining
8 5 (4.10%) SQL Server
9 4 (3.28%) MySQL
10 3 (2.46%) Apache Accumulo
10 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.64%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (1.64%) Neo4j
11 2 (1.64%) OrientDB
11 2 (1.64%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (14.75%) JIRA
2 12 (9.84%) JUnit
3 11 (9.02%) Git (software)
3 11 (9.02%) IntelliJ
4 6 (4.92%) Selenium
5 3 (2.46%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.64%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.82%) WebDriver
General
1 55 (45.08%) Telecoms
2 13 (10.66%) Finance
3 11 (9.02%) Electronics
3 11 (9.02%) Manufacturing
3 11 (9.02%) Marketing
3 11 (9.02%) Retail
4 1 (0.82%) Law
4 1 (0.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 52 (42.62%) Software Engineer
2 46 (37.70%) Developer
3 21 (17.21%) Java Developer
4 18 (14.75%) Principal Engineer
5 17 (13.93%) Principal Software Engineer
5 17 (13.93%) Software Developer
6 12 (9.84%) Senior Developer
6 12 (9.84%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (7.38%) Graduate
8 8 (6.56%) C# Developer
8 8 (6.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Information Assurance Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Java Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Java Software Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Java Software Engineer
10 5 (4.10%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (3.28%) C++ Developer
11 4 (3.28%) C++ Software Engineer
11 4 (3.28%) Consultant
11 4 (3.28%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (31.15%) Java EE
2 33 (27.05%) STL
3 18 (14.75%) HTML
3 18 (14.75%) REST
4 16 (13.11%) .NET
5 15 (12.30%) Web Services
6 14 (11.48%) Apache Camel
6 14 (11.48%) HTML5
7 13 (10.66%) Hibernate
7 13 (10.66%) Spring
8 12 (9.84%) jQuery
9 11 (9.02%) JPA
9 11 (9.02%) JSON
9 11 (9.02%) SOAP
9 11 (9.02%) Spring Integration
9 11 (9.02%) Spring MVC
9 11 (9.02%) XML
10 9 (7.38%) AngularJS
10 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET
11 8 (6.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.23%) Cybercrime
2 18 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (11.48%) Algorithms
4 11 (9.02%) User Experience
5 7 (5.74%) Digital Media
6 5 (4.10%) VHDL
7 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.64%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.64%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.64%) PKI
8 2 (1.64%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.82%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.82%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.82%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 60 (49.18%) Linux
2 33 (27.05%) Android
2 33 (27.05%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.92%) Windows
4 5 (4.10%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.64%) AIX
6 2 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (55.74%) Cybersecurity
2 47 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (35.25%) Reverse Engineering
4 36 (29.51%) Penetration Testing
5 35 (28.69%) Ethical Hacking
6 33 (27.05%) Mobile Development
6 33 (27.05%) Multithreading
7 25 (20.49%) OO
7 25 (20.49%) Scrum
8 24 (19.67%) Coaching
9 22 (18.03%) TDD
10 16 (13.11%) MVC
10 16 (13.11%) SDLC
11 14 (11.48%) BDD
11 14 (11.48%) Kanban
11 14 (11.48%) Mentoring
12 13 (10.66%) OOP
13 12 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (9.84%) Integration Testing
14 11 (9.02%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 87 (71.31%) Java
2 74 (60.66%) C#
3 65 (53.28%) C++
4 56 (45.90%) C
5 33 (27.05%) Objective-C
6 26 (21.31%) Ruby
7 22 (18.03%) Python
8 14 (11.48%) JavaScript
9 12 (9.84%) Perl
10 7 (5.74%) Assembly Language
10 7 (5.74%) SQL
11 6 (4.92%) Scala
12 2 (1.64%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.64%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.82%) PHP
13 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (38.52%) Security Cleared
2 33 (27.05%) CCNA
2 33 (27.05%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (27.05%) CISSP
2 33 (27.05%) GIAC
2 33 (27.05%) Linux+ Certification
2 33 (27.05%) MCSE
2 33 (27.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (27.05%) SANS
2 33 (27.05%) SSCP
3 30 (24.59%) DV Cleared
4 17 (13.93%) Degree
5 16 (13.11%) Network+ Certification
6 11 (9.02%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.46%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (9.02%) Apple
1 11 (9.02%) SAP
2 10 (8.20%) BT
3 7 (5.74%) Atlassian
4 6 (4.92%) Oracle
5 2 (1.64%) HP
5 2 (1.64%) IBM
5 2 (1.64%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.64%) VMware
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