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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 16 26 9
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 47 25 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 14.07% 9.03% 16.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.72% 12.38% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 41 18 32
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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
299 202 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 89.52% 72.92% 79.58%
Number of salaries quoted 265 172 138
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 49 (80.33%) C#
2 48 (78.69%) Java
3 39 (63.93%) C++
4 35 (57.38%) Linux
5 33 (54.10%) C
5 33 (54.10%) Cyber Security
6 29 (47.54%) jQuery
7 28 (45.90%) REST
7 28 (45.90%) Python
7 28 (45.90%) TCP/IP
8 27 (44.26%) Telecoms
9 26 (42.62%) HTML
10 24 (39.34%) HTML5
10 24 (39.34%) Ruby
11 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (29.51%) Computer Forensics
12 18 (29.51%) Assembly Language
13 15 (24.59%) TDD
14 14 (22.95%) Java EE
15 13 (21.31%) Hadoop
16 12 (19.67%) Security Cleared
16 12 (19.67%) Digital Media
16 12 (19.67%) Scrum
16 12 (19.67%) .NET
17 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
17 11 (18.03%) JUnit
17 11 (18.03%) SOAP
17 11 (18.03%) XML
17 11 (18.03%) OO
17 11 (18.03%) MVC

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (16.39%) Apache Pig
2 8 (13.11%) Mule ESB
2 8 (13.11%) Mule
3 6 (9.84%) JBoss
3 6 (9.84%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.84%) SaaS
2 6 (9.84%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (45.90%) TCP/IP
2 10 (16.39%) Firewall
3 1 (1.64%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) Hadoop
2 10 (16.39%) Apache Hive
2 10 (16.39%) Big Data
3 7 (11.48%) MongoDB
4 6 (9.84%) NoSQL
4 6 (9.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) JUnit
2 6 (9.84%) IntelliJ
2 6 (9.84%) JIRA
2 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.56%) Maven
3 4 (6.56%) TestNG
4 1 (1.64%) Selenium
4 1 (1.64%) Subversion
4 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (44.26%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.39%) Retail
3 9 (14.75%) Electronics
4 7 (11.48%) Finance
5 5 (8.20%) Marketing
5 5 (8.20%) Manufacturing
6 3 (4.92%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (59.02%) Developer
2 34 (55.74%) Software Engineer
3 14 (22.95%) Software Developer
4 11 (18.03%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Architect
6 5 (8.20%) Java Architect
7 4 (6.56%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Java Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Principal Software Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Engineering Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Software Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Principal Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Technical Specialist
10 1 (1.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (47.54%) jQuery
2 28 (45.90%) REST
3 26 (42.62%) HTML
4 24 (39.34%) HTML5
5 14 (22.95%) Java EE
6 12 (19.67%) .NET
7 11 (18.03%) SOAP
7 11 (18.03%) XML
8 10 (16.39%) STL
8 10 (16.39%) JSON
8 10 (16.39%) JPA
8 10 (16.39%) Hibernate
8 10 (16.39%) Spring
9 8 (13.11%) CSS
10 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET
10 7 (11.48%) Web Services
10 7 (11.48%) Apache Camel
11 6 (9.84%) CSS3
11 6 (9.84%) Spring Integration
11 6 (9.84%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Digital Media
2 9 (14.75%) Cybercrime
3 5 (8.20%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 35 (57.38%) Linux
2 10 (16.39%) Android
2 10 (16.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (54.10%) Cyber Security
2 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (29.51%) Computer Forensics
4 15 (24.59%) TDD
5 12 (19.67%) Scrum
6 11 (18.03%) MVC
6 11 (18.03%) OO
6 11 (18.03%) Coaching
7 10 (16.39%) Mobile Development
7 10 (16.39%) Multithreading
7 10 (16.39%) Reverse Engineering
7 10 (16.39%) E-Commerce
7 10 (16.39%) Ethical Hacking
7 10 (16.39%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (9.84%) OOP
8 6 (9.84%) BDD
8 6 (9.84%) Kanban
8 6 (9.84%) Integration Testing
9 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 49 (80.33%) C#
2 48 (78.69%) Java
3 39 (63.93%) C++
4 33 (54.10%) C
5 28 (45.90%) Python
6 24 (39.34%) Ruby
7 18 (29.51%) Assembly Language
8 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
9 10 (16.39%) Objective-C
10 5 (8.20%) SQL
11 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.64%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.64%) XQuery
12 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (19.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.39%) MCSE
2 10 (16.39%) CCNA
2 10 (16.39%) CISSP
2 10 (16.39%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (16.39%) SSCP
2 10 (16.39%) Linux+ Certification
2 10 (16.39%) GIAC
3 9 (14.75%) DV Cleared
4 6 (9.84%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (4.92%) Degree
5 3 (4.92%) PhD
6 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Apple
2 5 (8.20%) SAP
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.64%) MuleSoft
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