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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 25 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 20 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 7.22% 9.15% 7.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.55% 9.40% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 9
Average salary £40,000 £51,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.56% +70.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
265 149 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 95.67% 97.39% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 238 128 166
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 32 (88.89%) C++
2 30 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 20 (55.56%) C#
4 17 (47.22%) Linux
5 13 (36.11%) C
6 12 (33.33%) .NET
7 11 (30.56%) Java
7 11 (30.56%) Aerospace
7 11 (30.56%) Automotive
8 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
9 9 (25.00%) Ethernet
9 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 9 (25.00%) MFC
9 9 (25.00%) Windows
9 9 (25.00%) STL
10 8 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (19.44%) Ruby
11 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (19.44%) Python
11 7 (19.44%) J2EE
11 7 (19.44%) SQL
11 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
12 6 (16.67%) Firmware
12 6 (16.67%) Scrum
12 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
12 6 (16.67%) Software Architecture
12 6 (16.67%) Software Delivery
13 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
13 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
13 5 (13.89%) Coaching

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.89%) JBoss
2 2 (5.56%) Node.js
2 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (5.56%) MS Access
3 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 11 (30.56%) Aerospace
1 11 (30.56%) Automotive
2 4 (11.11%) Electronics
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) .NET
2 9 (25.00%) MFC
2 9 (25.00%) STL
3 7 (19.44%) J2EE
4 5 (13.89%) HTML
4 5 (13.89%) CSS
5 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.56%) Spring
6 2 (5.56%) XSL
6 2 (5.56%) Middleware
6 2 (5.56%) HTML5
6 2 (5.56%) CSS3
7 1 (2.78%) Apache Camel
7 1 (2.78%) JSF
7 1 (2.78%) jQuery
7 1 (2.78%) EJB
7 1 (2.78%) Web Services
7 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
1 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) DTV
2 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Linux
2 9 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
3 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.67%) Scrum
4 6 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 6 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
5 5 (13.89%) Coaching
5 5 (13.89%) UML
6 4 (11.11%) Business Development
7 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.56%) SDLC
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.78%) Big Data Analytics
9 1 (2.78%) Data Analytics
9 1 (2.78%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) C++
2 20 (55.56%) C#
3 13 (36.11%) C
4 11 (30.56%) Java
5 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (19.44%) SQL
6 7 (19.44%) Python
6 7 (19.44%) Ruby
7 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.56%) Embedded C
8 2 (5.56%) Embedded C++
8 2 (5.56%) VB
8 2 (5.56%) Perl
8 2 (5.56%) Delphi
9 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Firmware
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) SAP
2 1 (2.78%) VMware
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