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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 27 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 30 59 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.41% 20.70% 20.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.98% 24.69% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 26 53 43
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
334 239 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 82.47% 83.86% 73.97%
Number of salaries quoted 277 205 148
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 3 March 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (66.22%) C++
2 34 (45.95%) C#
3 33 (44.59%) OO
4 26 (35.14%) Linux
4 26 (35.14%) C
5 25 (33.78%) OOD
6 24 (32.43%) Windows
7 23 (31.08%) Java
8 22 (29.73%) Subversion
8 22 (29.73%) Qt
9 20 (27.03%) Aerospace
10 17 (22.97%) HTML
10 17 (22.97%) Signal Processing
10 17 (22.97%) Cyber Security
11 16 (21.62%) Digital Signal Processing
12 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (17.57%) HTML5
13 13 (17.57%) Microsoft
14 12 (16.22%) SQL
15 11 (14.86%) Computer Science
15 11 (14.86%) jQuery
16 10 (13.51%) DO-178B
16 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
17 9 (12.16%) Python
17 9 (12.16%) Mathematics
17 9 (12.16%) Physics
18 8 (10.81%) Degree
18 8 (10.81%) Visual Studio
18 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET
18 8 (10.81%) CSS

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (1.35%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.76%) Network Security
3 4 (5.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (29.73%) Subversion
2 8 (10.81%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (27.03%) Aerospace
2 8 (10.81%) Military
3 4 (5.41%) Avionics
4 3 (4.05%) Electronics
5 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Finance
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (72.97%) Software Engineer
2 33 (44.59%) Developer
3 26 (35.14%) Software Developer
4 22 (29.73%) C++ Software Engineer
5 15 (20.27%) Programmer
5 15 (20.27%) Software Programmer
6 14 (18.92%) C++ Developer
7 13 (17.57%) C++ Software Developer
8 8 (10.81%) Software Manager
9 6 (8.11%) C# Developer
9 6 (8.11%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (8.11%) Security Specialist
9 6 (8.11%) C++ Programmer
9 6 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (8.11%) Cyber Security Specialist
10 4 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 3 (4.05%) Software Development Manager
11 3 (4.05%) Graduate
11 3 (4.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.73%) Qt
2 17 (22.97%) HTML
3 13 (17.57%) HTML5
4 11 (14.86%) jQuery
5 8 (10.81%) .NET
5 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET
5 8 (10.81%) CSS
6 7 (9.46%) WCF
7 6 (8.11%) CSS3
8 5 (6.76%) REST
9 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (5.41%) XML
10 2 (2.70%) STL
10 2 (2.70%) COM
10 2 (2.70%) MFC
10 2 (2.70%) D-Bus
10 2 (2.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 1 (1.35%) WPF
11 1 (1.35%) J2EE
11 1 (1.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.16%) Mathematics
2 9 (12.16%) Physics
3 6 (8.11%) Chemistry
4 5 (6.76%) Algorithms
5 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.41%) PKI
6 2 (2.70%) CCTV
6 2 (2.70%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.14%) Linux
2 24 (32.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.59%) OO
2 25 (33.78%) OOD
3 17 (22.97%) Signal Processing
3 17 (22.97%) Cyber Security
4 16 (21.62%) Digital Signal Processing
5 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.46%) MVC
7 6 (8.11%) Information Assurance
8 5 (6.76%) Probability Theory
8 5 (6.76%) UML
8 5 (6.76%) Data Analysis
9 4 (5.41%) Computer Forensics
9 4 (5.41%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.41%) Information Security
9 4 (5.41%) Time Management
10 3 (4.05%) Scrum
11 2 (2.70%) Web Development
11 2 (2.70%) Multithreading
11 2 (2.70%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (66.22%) C++
2 34 (45.95%) C#
3 26 (35.14%) C
4 23 (31.08%) Java
5 12 (16.22%) SQL
6 9 (12.16%) Python
7 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
8 5 (6.76%) Assembly Language
8 5 (6.76%) Ruby
9 2 (2.70%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.35%) Ada
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Degree
2 7 (9.46%) PhD
3 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.76%) Postgraduate
5 4 (5.41%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.35%) ARP4754
2 1 (1.35%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (17.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.35%) TIBCO
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle
2 1 (1.35%) IBM
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
UCAS
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago