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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 33 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 85 91 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.14% 9.76% 10.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.35% 10.31% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 72 76 97
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 £30,250 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,350 £46,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
1156 883 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 97.14% 94.74% 98.02%
Number of salaries quoted 978 764 776
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £47,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Cheltenham -11 28 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Gloucester -8 16 £42,500 +24.08% 5
Tewkesbury -2 10 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Cirencester - 2 £32,500 -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 144 (95.36%) Software Engineering
2 115 (76.16%) C++
3 70 (46.36%) C#
4 60 (39.74%) Degree
5 58 (38.41%) Windows
6 56 (37.09%) Linux
6 56 (37.09%) Java
7 51 (33.77%) OO
8 47 (31.13%) C
9 43 (28.48%) Computer Science
10 40 (26.49%) Security Cleared
10 40 (26.49%) HTML
10 40 (26.49%) SQL Server
11 38 (25.17%) Python
12 34 (22.52%) SQL
13 31 (20.53%) OOD
14 30 (19.87%) .NET
15 28 (18.54%) DV Cleared
15 28 (18.54%) Microsoft
15 28 (18.54%) Aerospace
16 25 (16.56%) Oracle
16 25 (16.56%) MySQL
17 24 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
17 24 (15.89%) HTML5
18 23 (15.23%) TCP/IP
19 22 (14.57%) J2EE
20 21 (13.91%) XML
21 20 (13.25%) jQuery
22 19 (12.58%) MVC
23 17 (11.26%) CSS

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (6.62%) Apache
2 7 (4.64%) JBoss
3 6 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (3.97%) IIS
4 4 (2.65%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.66%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.66%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) SaaS
2 1 (0.66%) PaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Heroku
2 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.23%) TCP/IP
2 13 (8.61%) Internet
3 11 (7.28%) Ethernet
4 8 (5.30%) HTTP
4 8 (5.30%) Firewall
5 7 (4.64%) Kerberos
5 7 (4.64%) SNMP
5 7 (4.64%) LDAP
5 7 (4.64%) SMTP
6 6 (3.97%) SSL
7 3 (1.99%) SAN
7 3 (1.99%) DHCP
8 2 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.66%) RFID
9 1 (0.66%) SMPP
9 1 (0.66%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (26.49%) SQL Server
2 25 (16.56%) MySQL
3 13 (8.61%) Hadoop
4 11 (7.28%) Apache Accumulo
5 7 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.97%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.65%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.99%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.99%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.66%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (10.60%) Subversion
2 9 (5.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.31%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.99%) JUnit
4 3 (1.99%) GCC
5 1 (0.66%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.66%) Maven
5 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (18.54%) Aerospace
2 12 (7.95%) Electronics
3 8 (5.30%) Military
4 7 (4.64%) Finance
5 5 (3.31%) Automotive
6 2 (1.32%) Banking
6 2 (1.32%) Retail
6 2 (1.32%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (26.49%) HTML
2 30 (19.87%) .NET
3 24 (15.89%) HTML5
4 22 (14.57%) J2EE
5 21 (13.91%) XML
6 20 (13.25%) jQuery
7 17 (11.26%) Qt
7 17 (11.26%) CSS
8 16 (10.60%) REST
9 13 (8.61%) ASP.NET
9 13 (8.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (4.64%) Web Services
11 6 (3.97%) Hibernate
11 6 (3.97%) MFC
11 6 (3.97%) JSF
12 5 (3.31%) WCF
13 4 (2.65%) LINQ
13 4 (2.65%) LAMP
14 3 (1.99%) Spring
14 3 (1.99%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 43 (28.48%) Computer Science
2 15 (9.93%) Mathematics
3 12 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.30%) Open Source
5 6 (3.97%) Physics
5 6 (3.97%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.97%) PKI
6 5 (3.31%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.65%) User Experience
8 2 (1.32%) CCTV
8 2 (1.32%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.32%) Chemistry
9 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.66%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.66%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 58 (38.41%) Windows
2 56 (37.09%) Linux
3 12 (7.95%) UNIX
4 10 (6.62%) Solaris
5 3 (1.99%) HPUX
6 1 (0.66%) AIX
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (95.36%) Software Engineering
2 51 (33.77%) OO
3 31 (20.53%) OOD
4 24 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (12.58%) MVC
6 13 (8.61%) Computer Forensics
6 13 (8.61%) Configuration Management
6 13 (8.61%) Cyber Security
7 12 (7.95%) UML
8 11 (7.28%) Unit Testing
9 10 (6.62%) Signal Processing
10 9 (5.96%) Digital Signal Processing
10 9 (5.96%) ITIL
11 7 (4.64%) TDD
11 7 (4.64%) Web Development
11 7 (4.64%) Software Deployment
12 6 (3.97%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (3.97%) Mentoring
12 6 (3.97%) Software Architecture
12 6 (3.97%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (76.16%) C++
2 70 (46.36%) C#
3 56 (37.09%) Java
4 47 (31.13%) C
5 38 (25.17%) Python
6 34 (22.52%) SQL
7 16 (10.60%) JavaScript
7 16 (10.60%) Ruby
8 13 (8.61%) Perl
8 13 (8.61%) Assembly Language
9 7 (4.64%) Bourne shell
9 7 (4.64%) Embedded C++
10 6 (3.97%) PHP
11 4 (2.65%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.65%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.99%) VC++
13 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.66%) VB
13 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (39.74%) Degree
2 40 (26.49%) Security Cleared
3 28 (18.54%) DV Cleared
4 17 (11.26%) SC Cleared
5 14 (9.27%) PhD
6 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.66%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.97%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.66%) TickIT
3 1 (0.66%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 12 (7.95%) Hyper-V
2 7 (4.64%) qmail
2 7 (4.64%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.99%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.99%) vSphere
4 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.64%) Zenoss
1 7 (4.64%) yum
1 7 (4.64%) Puppet
1 7 (4.64%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (4.64%) Nagios
2 3 (1.99%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (18.54%) Microsoft
2 25 (16.56%) Oracle
3 4 (2.65%) Zend
3 4 (2.65%) VMware
4 3 (1.99%) Brocade
4 3 (1.99%) Cisco
4 3 (1.99%) HP
4 3 (1.99%) Citrix
4 3 (1.99%) NetApp
4 3 (1.99%) Veritas
4 3 (1.99%) Symantec
5 2 (1.32%) Remedy
5 2 (1.32%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.66%) Renesas
6 1 (0.66%) Freescale
6 1 (0.66%) AppFog
6 1 (0.66%) Adobe
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 25 Days Hol+ 2 x Matched Pen + More
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Tewkesbury
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GE Aviation
Salary: Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GE Aviation
Salary: £ Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago