The first table below looks at the demand for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Gloucester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 14 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 23 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 13.14% 10.99% 8.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.83% 13.70% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 33
Average salary £42,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.60% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,800 £46,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
116 219 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 66.29% 80.22% 82.86%
Number of salaries quoted 112 171 230
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £53,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Engineering
Gloucestershire

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Gloucester

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 36 (76.60%) C++
2 32 (68.09%) C#
3 21 (44.68%) Java
4 17 (36.17%) .NET
5 15 (31.91%) HTML
5 15 (31.91%) Linux
5 15 (31.91%) Degree
6 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
7 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
8 12 (25.53%) C
8 12 (25.53%) Windows
9 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
9 10 (21.28%) UNIX
9 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
10 9 (19.15%) XML
10 9 (19.15%) Mathematics
11 8 (17.02%) Physics
11 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
11 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (17.02%) CSS
11 8 (17.02%) OO
11 8 (17.02%) Python
11 8 (17.02%) SQL
11 8 (17.02%) Shell Script
12 7 (14.89%) Scrum
12 7 (14.89%) MVC
12 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
12 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio
12 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
13 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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.

Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) MySQL
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.64%) Games
2 4 (8.51%) Electronics
3 3 (6.38%) Advertising
4 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Developer
2 24 (51.06%) Software Engineer
3 12 (25.53%) Software Developer
4 9 (19.15%) C# Developer
5 8 (17.02%) .NET Developer
5 8 (17.02%) C++ Developer
6 7 (14.89%) Java Developer
7 6 (12.77%) C++/Java Developer
7 6 (12.77%) C++/C# Developer
8 5 (10.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Administrator
9 3 (6.38%) .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Delphi Software Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) .NET
2 15 (31.91%) HTML
3 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
4 9 (19.15%) XML
5 8 (17.02%) CSS
6 6 (12.77%) MFC
7 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
7 4 (8.51%) Web Services
8 3 (6.38%) ADO
8 3 (6.38%) WCF
8 3 (6.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (4.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (4.26%) WPF
9 2 (4.26%) Silverlight
9 2 (4.26%) OpenGL
9 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
9 2 (4.26%) J2EE
9 2 (4.26%) COM
10 1 (2.13%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Mathematics
2 8 (17.02%) Physics
2 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.26%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.26%) CCTV
4 2 (4.26%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.13%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.13%) Firmware
5 1 (2.13%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Linux
2 12 (25.53%) Windows
3 10 (21.28%) UNIX
4 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (17.02%) OO
2 7 (14.89%) Scrum
2 7 (14.89%) MVC
3 5 (10.64%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
4 3 (6.38%) UML
4 3 (6.38%) Change Management
4 3 (6.38%) TDD
4 3 (6.38%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (6.38%) Multithreading
4 3 (6.38%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (4.26%) 3D Visualisation
5 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.13%) OOD
6 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.13%) Kanban
6 1 (2.13%) Usability Testing
6 1 (2.13%) Regression Analysis
6 1 (2.13%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 36 (76.60%) C++
2 32 (68.09%) C#
3 21 (44.68%) Java
4 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
5 12 (25.53%) C
6 8 (17.02%) Python
6 8 (17.02%) SQL
6 8 (17.02%) Shell Script
7 6 (12.77%) PHP
8 5 (10.64%) Perl
8 5 (10.64%) Embedded C
9 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
9 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
10 3 (6.38%) Delphi
11 2 (4.26%) XAML
11 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
11 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
12 1 (2.13%) VB
12 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
12 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) Degree
2 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) JBoss
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
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