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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 45 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 59 81 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.32% 7.14% 8.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.51% 7.35% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 43 58 76
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £30,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £77,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1071 1102 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.66% 97.18% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 750 868 749
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £49,600 £58,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 -2 20 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Gloucester +11 16 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 127 (96.95%) Software Engineering
2 109 (83.21%) C++
3 95 (72.52%) Java
4 84 (64.12%) Security Cleared
5 77 (58.78%) C
6 75 (57.25%) C#
7 67 (51.15%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (41.22%) Cybersecurity
9 51 (38.93%) Java EE
10 49 (37.40%) DV Cleared
10 49 (37.40%) Linux
11 43 (32.82%) Oracle
12 42 (32.06%) Hadoop
13 39 (29.77%) Scrum
14 36 (27.48%) Degree
15 33 (25.19%) SQL
16 31 (23.66%) JavaScript
17 29 (22.14%) HTML
17 29 (22.14%) EJB
17 29 (22.14%) MongoDB
18 28 (21.37%) Reverse Engineering
18 28 (21.37%) JIRA
18 28 (21.37%) JSF
19 26 (19.85%) Hibernate
20 25 (19.08%) CSS
20 25 (19.08%) Web Services
20 25 (19.08%) Python
20 25 (19.08%) Big Data
21 24 (18.32%) OO
21 24 (18.32%) JBoss

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 24 (18.32%) JBoss
2 13 (9.92%) Apache Pig
3 6 (4.58%) Confluence
3 6 (4.58%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.82%) Node.js
5 3 (2.29%) Apache
5 3 (2.29%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.76%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) GitHub
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.92%) Firewall
1 13 (9.92%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.05%) RS-485
3 2 (1.53%) Internet
4 1 (0.76%) ASN.1
4 1 (0.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (32.06%) Hadoop
2 29 (22.14%) MongoDB
3 25 (19.08%) Big Data
4 22 (16.79%) NoSQL
5 14 (10.69%) Apache Hive
6 11 (8.40%) MySQL
7 9 (6.87%) Oracle Database
8 8 (6.11%) OrientDB
9 7 (5.34%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (4.58%) Data Mining
10 6 (4.58%) Neo4j
10 6 (4.58%) Relational Database
11 4 (3.05%) Apache Accumulo
11 4 (3.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (21.37%) JIRA
2 22 (16.79%) JUnit
3 21 (16.03%) Cucumber
3 21 (16.03%) Selenium
4 7 (5.34%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (4.58%) Bitbucket
6 5 (3.82%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.05%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.29%) dotCover
8 3 (2.29%) FindBugs
8 3 (2.29%) Maven
8 3 (2.29%) ReSharper
8 3 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.53%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.76%) Ant
10 1 (0.76%) GCC
10 1 (0.76%) Hudson
10 1 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 19 (14.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.05%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.05%) Military
3 3 (2.29%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.29%) Finance
4 2 (1.53%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (38.93%) Java EE
2 29 (22.14%) EJB
2 29 (22.14%) HTML
3 28 (21.37%) JSF
4 26 (19.85%) Hibernate
5 25 (19.08%) CSS
5 25 (19.08%) Web Services
6 23 (17.56%) AngularJS
7 22 (16.79%) jQuery
8 21 (16.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 17 (12.98%) XML
10 15 (11.45%) J2EE
11 13 (9.92%) STL
12 11 (8.40%) Spring
13 10 (7.63%) .NET
14 6 (4.58%) HTML5
15 3 (2.29%) WCF
16 1 (0.76%) EJB 3.0
16 1 (0.76%) Java SE
16 1 (0.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.74%) Computer Science
2 17 (12.98%) Cybercrime
3 15 (11.45%) Algorithms
4 12 (9.16%) User Experience
5 8 (6.11%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (3.82%) Device Driver
7 4 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.05%) Cyber Attack
8 3 (2.29%) Cryptography
8 3 (2.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (2.29%) Life Science
8 3 (2.29%) Wiki
9 2 (1.53%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.53%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.76%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.76%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 49 (37.40%) Linux
2 24 (18.32%) Unix
3 16 (12.21%) Apple iOS
4 14 (10.69%) Android
5 6 (4.58%) Windows
6 4 (3.05%) Debian
6 4 (3.05%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.76%) AIX
8 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.76%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (96.95%) Software Engineering
2 67 (51.15%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (41.22%) Cybersecurity
4 39 (29.77%) Scrum
5 28 (21.37%) Reverse Engineering
6 24 (18.32%) OO
7 22 (16.79%) Configuration Management
8 21 (16.03%) Ethical Hacking
8 21 (16.03%) SDLC
8 21 (16.03%) SOA
8 21 (16.03%) Software Testing
9 19 (14.50%) Requirements Analysis
10 17 (12.98%) Penetration Testing
10 17 (12.98%) Software Architecture
11 13 (9.92%) Mobile Development
11 13 (9.92%) Multithreading
11 13 (9.92%) OOD
12 12 (9.16%) Software Delivery
13 11 (8.40%) UML
14 9 (6.87%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 109 (83.21%) C++
2 95 (72.52%) Java
3 77 (58.78%) C
4 75 (57.25%) C#
5 33 (25.19%) SQL
6 31 (23.66%) JavaScript
7 25 (19.08%) Python
8 20 (15.27%) Perl
9 13 (9.92%) Objective-C
10 11 (8.40%) Ruby
11 9 (6.87%) Scala
12 7 (5.34%) PL/SQL
13 6 (4.58%) Embedded C
14 4 (3.05%) Embedded C++
15 2 (1.53%) Assembly Language
16 1 (0.76%) Ada
16 1 (0.76%) PHP
16 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.76%) VC++
Qualifications
1 84 (64.12%) Security Cleared
2 49 (37.40%) DV Cleared
3 36 (27.48%) Degree
4 18 (13.74%) SC Cleared
5 13 (9.92%) CCNA
5 13 (9.92%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (9.92%) CISSP
5 13 (9.92%) GIAC
5 13 (9.92%) Linux+ Certification
5 13 (9.92%) MCSE
5 13 (9.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (9.92%) SANS
5 13 (9.92%) SSCP
6 10 (7.63%) Network+ Certification
7 7 (5.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.29%) MISRA
2 2 (1.53%) QA
3 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 43 (32.82%) Oracle
2 3 (2.29%) Perforce
3 1 (0.76%) Google
3 1 (0.76%) Green Hills
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.76%) Telelogic
3 1 (0.76%) Xilinx
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