The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 35 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 82 86 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.16% 9.57% 9.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.45% 10.30% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 59 78 79
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £48,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1101 835 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.07% 92.88% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 868 734 809
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -15 23 £40,000 - 1
Gloucester -8 18 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Tewkesbury -3 9 £38,500 -6.66%
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

1 149 (95.51%) Software Engineering
2 120 (76.92%) C++
3 69 (44.23%) Linux
4 68 (43.59%) C
5 65 (41.67%) C#
6 62 (39.74%) Java
7 56 (35.90%) OO
8 52 (33.33%) Windows
9 51 (32.69%) Python
10 49 (31.41%) Security Cleared
11 40 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (25.00%) Oracle
13 38 (24.36%) Computer Science
14 37 (23.72%) HTML
15 36 (23.08%) Degree
16 33 (21.15%) DV Cleared
17 31 (19.87%) OOD
18 30 (19.23%) HTML5
19 29 (18.59%) Ruby
19 29 (18.59%) MySQL
20 28 (17.95%) SC Cleared
21 27 (17.31%) J2EE
21 27 (17.31%) Aerospace
22 26 (16.67%) SQL Server
23 24 (15.38%) Microsoft
24 23 (14.74%) Cyber Security
25 22 (14.10%) Scrum
26 21 (13.46%) Middleware
26 21 (13.46%) TCP/IP
26 21 (13.46%) JavaScript

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 14 (8.97%) JBoss
2 12 (7.69%) Node.js
2 12 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (6.41%) WebSphere
4 8 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.13%) IIS
4 8 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.49%) Apache
6 6 (3.85%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.28%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.64%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.64%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.46%) TCP/IP
2 12 (7.69%) Internet
3 9 (5.77%) HTTP
4 8 (5.13%) Ethernet
5 7 (4.49%) Kerberos
5 7 (4.49%) SNMP
5 7 (4.49%) LDAP
5 7 (4.49%) SMTP
5 7 (4.49%) Firewall
6 2 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.59%) MySQL
2 26 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 16 (10.26%) MongoDB
4 14 (8.97%) Relational Database
5 12 (7.69%) RDBMS
6 11 (7.05%) Big Data
6 11 (7.05%) Hadoop
7 7 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.85%) Apache Accumulo
9 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (9.62%) Subversion
2 10 (6.41%) ClearCase
2 10 (6.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.28%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.28%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.28%) Maven
4 1 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.64%) GCC
General
1 27 (17.31%) Aerospace
2 16 (10.26%) Finance
3 13 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 12 (7.69%) Military
5 6 (3.85%) Electronics
6 4 (2.56%) Avionics
7 3 (1.92%) Automotive
8 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.28%) Banking
9 1 (0.64%) Retail
9 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.64%) Marketing
9 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (23.72%) HTML
2 30 (19.23%) HTML5
3 27 (17.31%) J2EE
4 21 (13.46%) Middleware
5 20 (12.82%) CSS
6 18 (11.54%) jQuery
7 17 (10.90%) Qt
8 15 (9.62%) .NET
9 14 (8.97%) Hibernate
9 14 (8.97%) CSS3
10 12 (7.69%) REST
10 12 (7.69%) Spring
11 11 (7.05%) Apache Camel
12 9 (5.77%) WPF
13 8 (5.13%) MSMQ
13 8 (5.13%) STL
14 5 (3.21%) Entity Framework
15 4 (2.56%) ASP.NET
15 4 (2.56%) XML
15 4 (2.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (24.36%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.05%) Visualisation
2 11 (7.05%) PKI
3 7 (4.49%) Mathematics
3 7 (4.49%) Open Source
4 6 (3.85%) Physics
5 4 (2.56%) User Experience
6 3 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.28%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.28%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.64%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 69 (44.23%) Linux
2 52 (33.33%) Windows
3 11 (7.05%) UNIX
4 7 (4.49%) Solaris
5 2 (1.28%) AIX
6 1 (0.64%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (95.51%) Software Engineering
2 56 (35.90%) OO
3 40 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (19.87%) OOD
5 23 (14.74%) Cyber Security
6 22 (14.10%) Scrum
7 17 (10.90%) UML
8 14 (8.97%) Signal Processing
9 13 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 13 (8.33%) Digital Signal Processing
10 12 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (7.69%) Computer Forensics
11 11 (7.05%) Analytics
11 11 (7.05%) Big Data Analytics
11 11 (7.05%) Data Analytics
11 11 (7.05%) DevOps
12 10 (6.41%) Time Management
12 10 (6.41%) Information Security
13 8 (5.13%) RUP
13 8 (5.13%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 120 (76.92%) C++
2 68 (43.59%) C
3 65 (41.67%) C#
4 62 (39.74%) Java
5 51 (32.69%) Python
6 29 (18.59%) Ruby
7 21 (13.46%) JavaScript
8 19 (12.18%) Perl
9 17 (10.90%) SQL
10 13 (8.33%) Embedded C
10 13 (8.33%) Assembly Language
11 11 (7.05%) Embedded C++
12 7 (4.49%) PHP
12 7 (4.49%) Bourne shell
12 7 (4.49%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.28%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.64%) VC++
14 1 (0.64%) Ada
14 1 (0.64%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (31.41%) Security Cleared
2 36 (23.08%) Degree
3 33 (21.15%) DV Cleared
4 28 (17.95%) SC Cleared
5 9 (5.77%) PhD
6 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) QA
2 4 (2.56%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.64%) ARP4754
3 1 (0.64%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.64%) TickIT
System Software
1 19 (12.18%) Hyper-V
2 11 (7.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.49%) qmail
3 7 (4.49%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (4.49%) Nagios
1 7 (4.49%) Zenoss
1 7 (4.49%) yum
1 7 (4.49%) Puppet
1 7 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (25.00%) Oracle
2 24 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.05%) VMware
4 9 (5.77%) TIBCO
5 8 (5.13%) Sybase
6 7 (4.49%) IBM
7 4 (2.56%) Zend
8 2 (1.28%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.64%) Green Hills
9 1 (0.64%) SAP
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