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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 27 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 67 78 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.18% 10.92% 15.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.56% 11.40% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 52 67 175
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £29,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
783 684 1200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.60% 95.80% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 674 610 1075
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
Gloucester -5 15 £51,000 +70.00% 3
Cheltenham -20 15 £39,000 +4.00% 2
Tewkesbury +1 10 £50,000 +37.93% 1
Cirencester - 2 £33,850 -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 119 (92.97%) Software Engineering
2 102 (79.69%) C++
3 79 (61.72%) C#
4 69 (53.91%) C
5 58 (45.31%) Security Cleared
6 56 (43.75%) Degree
7 50 (39.06%) Java
8 44 (34.38%) SQL
9 43 (33.59%) Windows
10 38 (29.69%) HTML
11 37 (28.91%) Linux
11 37 (28.91%) DV Cleared
12 35 (27.34%) .NET
13 32 (25.00%) Python
14 30 (23.44%) OO
14 30 (23.44%) Computer Science
15 29 (22.66%) Microsoft
15 29 (22.66%) Oracle
16 27 (21.09%) SQL Server
16 27 (21.09%) Aerospace
17 25 (19.53%) XML
18 21 (16.41%) MVC
19 20 (15.63%) J2EE
20 19 (14.84%) jQuery
21 18 (14.06%) MySQL
22 17 (13.28%) MS Excel
22 17 (13.28%) Configuration Management
22 17 (13.28%) Agile Software Development
22 17 (13.28%) SC Cleared
22 17 (13.28%) HTML5

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 4 (3.13%) Apache
1 4 (3.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.78%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (13.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
2 1 (0.78%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) PaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Heroku
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.59%) TCP/IP
2 10 (7.81%) SSL
3 6 (4.69%) Ethernet
4 5 (3.91%) HTTP
5 4 (3.13%) SAN
5 4 (3.13%) DHCP
6 1 (0.78%) LAN
6 1 (0.78%) Internet
6 1 (0.78%) RFID
6 1 (0.78%) SMPP
6 1 (0.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.09%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.06%) MySQL
3 14 (10.94%) Hadoop
4 11 (8.59%) Apache Accumulo
5 4 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.78%) Redis
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (7.81%) Subversion
2 6 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.91%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (2.34%) NUnit
5 3 (2.34%) GCC
5 3 (2.34%) MSBuild
5 3 (2.34%) Selenium
6 2 (1.56%) WinDbg
6 2 (1.56%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.56%) GDB
6 2 (1.56%) LabVIEW
6 2 (1.56%) PVCS
7 1 (0.78%) JUnit
7 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (21.09%) Aerospace
2 13 (10.16%) Military
3 12 (9.38%) Electronics
3 12 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.91%) Automotive
5 4 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.34%) Advertising
7 2 (1.56%) Finance
7 2 (1.56%) Games
8 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (29.69%) HTML
2 35 (27.34%) .NET
3 25 (19.53%) XML
4 20 (15.63%) J2EE
5 19 (14.84%) jQuery
6 17 (13.28%) HTML5
7 15 (11.72%) CSS
8 14 (10.94%) ASP.NET
9 9 (7.03%) Web Services
10 8 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (5.47%) REST
12 6 (4.69%) MFC
13 5 (3.91%) Hibernate
13 5 (3.91%) JSF
14 4 (3.13%) WCF
14 4 (3.13%) Qt
14 4 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (3.13%) LINQ
14 4 (3.13%) WinForms
14 4 (3.13%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.44%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.16%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.81%) Digital Media
3 10 (7.81%) PKI
4 8 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 8 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.34%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.34%) Open Source
7 2 (1.56%) CCTV
7 2 (1.56%) CAN bus
7 2 (1.56%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.56%) Firmware
8 1 (0.78%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (33.59%) Windows
2 37 (28.91%) Linux
3 5 (3.91%) UNIX
4 4 (3.13%) HPUX
4 4 (3.13%) Solaris
5 3 (2.34%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (92.97%) Software Engineering
2 30 (23.44%) OO
3 21 (16.41%) MVC
4 17 (13.28%) Configuration Management
4 17 (13.28%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (10.16%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (10.16%) OOD
6 12 (9.38%) UML
6 12 (9.38%) Information Security
7 10 (7.81%) Time Management
8 9 (7.03%) Web Development
9 8 (6.25%) Software Architecture
10 7 (5.47%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.47%) Cyber Security
11 6 (4.69%) Multithreading
12 5 (3.91%) Scrum
12 5 (3.91%) Computer Forensics
13 4 (3.13%) Software Testing
13 4 (3.13%) SysML
13 4 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 102 (79.69%) C++
2 79 (61.72%) C#
3 69 (53.91%) C
4 50 (39.06%) Java
5 44 (34.38%) SQL
6 32 (25.00%) Python
7 15 (11.72%) Ruby
8 14 (10.94%) JavaScript
9 10 (7.81%) Ada
10 8 (6.25%) Embedded C
10 8 (6.25%) Perl
11 7 (5.47%) Assembly Language
12 6 (4.69%) MATLAB
13 5 (3.91%) VB
13 5 (3.91%) Embedded C++
14 4 (3.13%) T-SQL
14 4 (3.13%) PHP
15 3 (2.34%) VC++
15 3 (2.34%) PowerShell
16 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (45.31%) Security Cleared
2 56 (43.75%) Degree
3 37 (28.91%) DV Cleared
4 17 (13.28%) SC Cleared
5 8 (6.25%) PhD
6 1 (0.78%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) TickIT
1 3 (2.34%) DO-178B
1 3 (2.34%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 10 (7.81%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.13%) vSphere
2 4 (3.13%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.13%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (22.66%) Microsoft
1 29 (22.66%) Oracle
2 8 (6.25%) JBoss
3 5 (3.91%) VMware
4 4 (3.13%) Brocade
4 4 (3.13%) Symantec
4 4 (3.13%) HP
4 4 (3.13%) Citrix
4 4 (3.13%) NetApp
4 4 (3.13%) Veritas
4 4 (3.13%) Cisco
5 3 (2.34%) Zend
6 2 (1.56%) Coverity
6 2 (1.56%) Wind River
6 2 (1.56%) Remedy
7 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.78%) Renesas
7 1 (0.78%) Freescale
7 1 (0.78%) AppFog
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