The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 24 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 14 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 9.21% 7.35% 7.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.46% 7.54% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 24
Average salary £51,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineer
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
148 199 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 97.37% 97.55% 98.44%
Number of salaries quoted 127 164 293
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Gloucester region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Gloucester

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 21 (91.30%) Software Engineering
2 15 (65.22%) C++
2 15 (65.22%) Java
3 13 (56.52%) SQL
3 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
4 12 (52.17%) Oracle
5 11 (47.83%) OO
6 10 (43.48%) Degree
6 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
6 10 (43.48%) DV Cleared
7 9 (39.13%) Mathematics
7 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
8 8 (34.78%) C
8 8 (34.78%) PhD
8 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
9 7 (30.43%) Linux
10 5 (21.74%) XML
10 5 (21.74%) Embedded C
10 5 (21.74%) C#
11 4 (17.39%) Games
11 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
11 4 (17.39%) HTML
11 4 (17.39%) Perl
11 4 (17.39%) J2EE
11 4 (17.39%) Windows
11 4 (17.39%) Python
11 4 (17.39%) CSS
11 4 (17.39%) Web Services
11 4 (17.39%) UML
11 4 (17.39%) JSF

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JUnit
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (17.39%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) XML
2 4 (17.39%) CSS
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) J2EE
2 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
2 4 (17.39%) JSF
3 3 (13.04%) jQuery
3 3 (13.04%) EJB
4 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.35%) LINQ
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
4 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) .NET
4 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
2 9 (39.13%) Mathematics
3 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Physics
4 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Software Engineering
2 11 (47.83%) OO
3 4 (17.39%) UML
4 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Software Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Static Code Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security
5 2 (8.70%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) MVC
6 1 (4.35%) Release Management
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.35%) CRUD
6 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) C++
1 15 (65.22%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) C
4 5 (21.74%) C#
4 5 (21.74%) Embedded C
5 4 (17.39%) Python
5 4 (17.39%) Perl
6 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.70%) Ruby
8 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
8 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.35%) PHP
8 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) Degree
2 10 (43.48%) DV Cleared
3 8 (34.78%) PhD
3 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) JBoss
3 2 (8.70%) Coverity
3 2 (8.70%) Wind River
4 1 (4.35%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) Zend
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