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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 33 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 26 88 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.28% 25.66% 15.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.88% 30.77% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 22 80 35
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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
330 286 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 79.71% 83.38% 73.00%
Number of salaries quoted 268 244 166
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £71,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 43 (65.15%) C++
2 31 (46.97%) OO
3 29 (43.94%) C#
4 26 (39.39%) Linux
5 23 (34.85%) C
5 23 (34.85%) OOD
6 22 (33.33%) Java
7 19 (28.79%) Cyber Security
8 18 (27.27%) Qt
9 16 (24.24%) Subversion
9 16 (24.24%) Windows
9 16 (24.24%) Aerospace
9 16 (24.24%) HTML
9 16 (24.24%) HTML5
10 15 (22.73%) Signal Processing
11 14 (21.21%) Digital Signal Processing
11 14 (21.21%) jQuery
12 10 (15.15%) Computer Science
13 9 (13.64%) Mathematics
13 9 (13.64%) Physics
13 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (13.64%) .NET
13 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
13 9 (13.64%) Assembly Language
14 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
14 8 (12.12%) Python
14 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
14 8 (12.12%) CSS
14 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
14 8 (12.12%) Computer Forensics

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (1.52%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.58%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Subversion
2 6 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (24.24%) Aerospace
2 6 (9.09%) Electronics
3 4 (6.06%) Avionics
4 3 (4.55%) Military
5 1 (1.52%) Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Finance
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (74.24%) Software Engineer
2 36 (54.55%) Developer
3 30 (45.45%) Software Developer
4 18 (27.27%) C++ Software Engineer
5 15 (22.73%) Programmer
5 15 (22.73%) Software Programmer
6 13 (19.70%) C++ Developer
6 13 (19.70%) C++ Software Developer
7 6 (9.09%) C++ Programmer
7 6 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 6 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Software Manager
8 5 (7.58%) Cyber Security Specialist
8 5 (7.58%) Security Specialist
9 4 (6.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Engineering Manager
9 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering Manager
9 4 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.27%) Qt
2 16 (24.24%) HTML5
2 16 (24.24%) HTML
3 14 (21.21%) jQuery
4 9 (13.64%) .NET
5 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
5 8 (12.12%) CSS
5 8 (12.12%) REST
6 6 (9.09%) CSS3
6 6 (9.09%) WCF
7 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.03%) J2EE
9 1 (1.52%) Middleware
9 1 (1.52%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.64%) Mathematics
2 9 (13.64%) Physics
3 6 (9.09%) Chemistry
4 5 (7.58%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.03%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (39.39%) Linux
2 16 (24.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.97%) OO
2 23 (34.85%) OOD
3 19 (28.79%) Cyber Security
4 15 (22.73%) Signal Processing
5 14 (21.21%) Digital Signal Processing
6 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (12.12%) Computer Forensics
8 6 (9.09%) MVC
8 6 (9.09%) Information Assurance
9 5 (7.58%) Data Analysis
9 5 (7.58%) Probability Theory
10 2 (3.03%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (3.03%) UML
10 2 (3.03%) Web Development
11 1 (1.52%) Technical Architecture
11 1 (1.52%) Waterfall
11 1 (1.52%) Risk Management
11 1 (1.52%) Penetration Testing
11 1 (1.52%) CAD
11 1 (1.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (65.15%) C++
2 29 (43.94%) C#
3 23 (34.85%) C
4 22 (33.33%) Java
5 9 (13.64%) Assembly Language
6 8 (12.12%) Ruby
6 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
6 8 (12.12%) Python
7 6 (9.09%) SQL
8 3 (4.55%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.52%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.52%) Ada
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) PhD
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.09%) Degree
3 5 (7.58%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.52%) ARP4754
2 1 (1.52%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle
2 1 (1.52%) IBM
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