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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 35 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 73 84 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.19% 9.32% 8.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.52% 9.77% 9.42%
Number of salaries quoted 60 76 63
Average salary £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £48,981 £45,000
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
971 860 881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.57% 95.45% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 794 780 739
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -12 26 £40,000 -3.03% 3
Gloucester +25 22 £42,500 +14.86% 1
Tewkesbury -6 9 £40,000 -11.11%
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 158 (96.93%) Software Engineering
2 125 (76.69%) C++
3 77 (47.24%) C#
4 63 (38.65%) Linux
5 62 (38.04%) Java
6 60 (36.81%) C
6 60 (36.81%) Windows
6 60 (36.81%) OO
7 49 (30.06%) Degree
8 43 (26.38%) Python
9 41 (25.15%) Computer Science
9 41 (25.15%) Security Cleared
10 40 (24.54%) HTML
11 38 (23.31%) OOD
12 35 (21.47%) SQL Server
13 33 (20.25%) Aerospace
14 31 (19.02%) Microsoft
14 31 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (17.18%) DV Cleared
16 27 (16.56%) Oracle
17 25 (15.34%) HTML5
17 25 (15.34%) Qt
18 24 (14.72%) MySQL
18 24 (14.72%) TCP/IP
19 23 (14.11%) SQL
19 23 (14.11%) J2EE
19 23 (14.11%) Cyber Security
20 22 (13.50%) Subversion
21 21 (12.88%) .NET
22 19 (11.66%) JavaScript

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 11 (6.75%) JBoss
2 8 (4.91%) Apache
2 8 (4.91%) IIS
2 8 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (3.68%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.45%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.45%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.84%) Node.js
5 3 (1.84%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.61%) MQSeries
Applications
1 9 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) Simulink
2 1 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.61%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.72%) TCP/IP
2 15 (9.20%) Internet
3 9 (5.52%) HTTP
4 7 (4.29%) Kerberos
4 7 (4.29%) SNMP
4 7 (4.29%) LDAP
4 7 (4.29%) SMTP
4 7 (4.29%) Firewall
4 7 (4.29%) Ethernet
5 4 (2.45%) SSL
6 2 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.61%) RFID
7 1 (0.61%) SAN
7 1 (0.61%) DHCP
7 1 (0.61%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.47%) SQL Server
2 24 (14.72%) MySQL
3 13 (7.98%) Hadoop
4 9 (5.52%) Apache Accumulo
5 7 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.29%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.07%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.07%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.84%) Big Data
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (13.50%) Subversion
2 7 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.45%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.45%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.84%) ClearCase
4 3 (1.84%) GCC
5 2 (1.23%) Maven
5 2 (1.23%) JUnit
5 2 (1.23%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
General
1 33 (20.25%) Aerospace
2 14 (8.59%) Finance
3 10 (6.13%) Military
4 6 (3.68%) Electronics
5 5 (3.07%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.45%) Avionics
7 3 (1.84%) Banking
8 2 (1.23%) Retail
8 2 (1.23%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Automotive
9 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (24.54%) HTML
2 25 (15.34%) Qt
2 25 (15.34%) HTML5
3 23 (14.11%) J2EE
4 21 (12.88%) .NET
5 19 (11.66%) jQuery
6 18 (11.04%) CSS
7 14 (8.59%) XML
7 14 (8.59%) REST
8 10 (6.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (4.91%) Middleware
9 8 (4.91%) ASP.NET
10 7 (4.29%) Hibernate
11 6 (3.68%) WPF
12 5 (3.07%) CSS3
12 5 (3.07%) Spring
12 5 (3.07%) STL
13 4 (2.45%) Web Services
13 4 (2.45%) JSF
13 4 (2.45%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (25.15%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.52%) Mathematics
3 8 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.29%) Open Source
4 7 (4.29%) Physics
4 7 (4.29%) PKI
5 4 (2.45%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.45%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.45%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (2.45%) User Experience
6 3 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.23%) Chemistry
7 2 (1.23%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.23%) CCTV
8 1 (0.61%) 3D Printing
8 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.61%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 63 (38.65%) Linux
2 60 (36.81%) Windows
3 11 (6.75%) UNIX
4 8 (4.91%) Solaris
5 2 (1.23%) AIX
6 1 (0.61%) HPUX
6 1 (0.61%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (96.93%) Software Engineering
2 60 (36.81%) OO
3 38 (23.31%) OOD
4 31 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (14.11%) Cyber Security
6 17 (10.43%) Signal Processing
6 17 (10.43%) UML
7 16 (9.82%) Digital Signal Processing
8 13 (7.98%) Computer Forensics
8 13 (7.98%) MVC
9 12 (7.36%) Configuration Management
10 10 (6.13%) Scrum
11 9 (5.52%) Unit Testing
12 7 (4.29%) Time Management
12 7 (4.29%) Information Security
12 7 (4.29%) TDD
12 7 (4.29%) ITIL
12 7 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (4.29%) Software Deployment
13 6 (3.68%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 125 (76.69%) C++
2 77 (47.24%) C#
3 62 (38.04%) Java
4 60 (36.81%) C
5 43 (26.38%) Python
6 23 (14.11%) SQL
7 19 (11.66%) JavaScript
8 18 (11.04%) Ruby
9 13 (7.98%) Assembly Language
10 12 (7.36%) Perl
11 7 (4.29%) PHP
11 7 (4.29%) Bourne shell
12 5 (3.07%) Embedded C
13 4 (2.45%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.84%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.84%) VC++
15 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.61%) VB
16 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.61%) Ada
Qualifications
1 49 (30.06%) Degree
2 41 (25.15%) Security Cleared
3 28 (17.18%) DV Cleared
4 17 (10.43%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.29%) PhD
6 3 (1.84%) VCP4
7 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.68%) QA
2 4 (2.45%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.61%) ARP4754
3 1 (0.61%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.61%) TickIT
System Software
1 15 (9.20%) Hyper-V
2 7 (4.29%) qmail
2 7 (4.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.23%) Firmware
5 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.29%) Zenoss
1 7 (4.29%) yum
1 7 (4.29%) Puppet
1 7 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (4.29%) Nagios
2 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (19.02%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.56%) Oracle
3 5 (3.07%) TIBCO
4 4 (2.45%) Sybase
4 4 (2.45%) Zend
4 4 (2.45%) VMware
5 2 (1.23%) IBM
5 2 (1.23%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.61%) Renesas
6 1 (0.61%) Freescale
6 1 (0.61%) Brocade
6 1 (0.61%) Green Hills
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco
6 1 (0.61%) Symantec
6 1 (0.61%) Remedy
6 1 (0.61%) Adobe
6 1 (0.61%) HP
6 1 (0.61%) Citrix
6 1 (0.61%) NetApp
6 1 (0.61%) Veritas
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
UCAS
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Bath, Chippenham, Swindon, Gloucester,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago