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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 32 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 57 92 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.79% 11.50% 16.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.12% 12.01% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 42 79 190
Average salary £40,825 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.86% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,090 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £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
801 766 1181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.36% 95.75% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 675 687 1073
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 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 2 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 -2 14 £51,000 +70.00% 2
Cheltenham -25 14 £33,250 -11.33% 4
Tewkesbury +3 9 £47,500 +38.68% 2
Cirencester +25 2 £35,200 +0.57%
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 116 (92.80%) Software Engineering
2 97 (77.60%) C++
3 79 (63.20%) C#
4 72 (57.60%) C
5 60 (48.00%) Security Cleared
6 54 (43.20%) Degree
7 51 (40.80%) Java
8 42 (33.60%) SQL
9 40 (32.00%) Windows
10 39 (31.20%) DV Cleared
11 37 (29.60%) Linux
12 35 (28.00%) HTML
13 32 (25.60%) .NET
13 32 (25.60%) Python
14 31 (24.80%) Computer Science
15 28 (22.40%) OO
15 28 (22.40%) Aerospace
16 27 (21.60%) Oracle
17 24 (19.20%) XML
18 23 (18.40%) SQL Server
18 23 (18.40%) Microsoft
19 21 (16.80%) MVC
20 20 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
20 20 (16.00%) J2EE
20 20 (16.00%) jQuery
21 17 (13.60%) SC Cleared
21 17 (13.60%) Configuration Management
22 16 (12.80%) MySQL
22 16 (12.80%) Ruby
22 16 (12.80%) HTML5

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (3.20%) WebLogic
1 4 (3.20%) Apache
2 1 (0.80%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (11.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.80%) SaaS
1 1 (0.80%) PaaS
1 1 (0.80%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.80%) TCP/IP
2 10 (8.00%) SSL
3 7 (5.60%) Ethernet
4 5 (4.00%) HTTP
5 4 (3.20%) DHCP
5 4 (3.20%) SAN
6 1 (0.80%) Internet
6 1 (0.80%) SMPP
6 1 (0.80%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.40%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.80%) MySQL
3 14 (11.20%) Hadoop
4 9 (7.20%) Apache Accumulo
5 4 (3.20%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.80%) Redis
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.00%) Subversion
2 6 (4.80%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (3.20%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.40%) NUnit
4 3 (2.40%) Selenium
4 3 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.40%) GCC
4 3 (2.40%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.60%) GDB
5 2 (1.60%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.60%) WinDbg
5 2 (1.60%) PVCS
5 2 (1.60%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.80%) JUnit
General
1 28 (22.40%) Aerospace
2 14 (11.20%) Telecoms
3 12 (9.60%) Military
4 10 (8.00%) Electronics
5 4 (3.20%) Games
5 4 (3.20%) Automotive
5 4 (3.20%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.60%) Advertising
7 1 (0.80%) Finance
7 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (28.00%) HTML
2 32 (25.60%) .NET
3 24 (19.20%) XML
4 20 (16.00%) J2EE
4 20 (16.00%) jQuery
5 16 (12.80%) HTML5
6 11 (8.80%) ASP.NET
6 11 (8.80%) CSS
7 7 (5.60%) Web Services
8 6 (4.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (4.80%) REST
9 5 (4.00%) Hibernate
9 5 (4.00%) WinForms
9 5 (4.00%) JSF
9 5 (4.00%) MFC
10 4 (3.20%) EJB
10 4 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (2.40%) LINQ
11 3 (2.40%) .NET Framework
11 3 (2.40%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (24.80%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.40%) Management Information System
3 12 (9.60%) Digital Media
4 10 (8.00%) PKI
5 8 (6.40%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.20%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.40%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.40%) CAN bus
7 3 (2.40%) Open Source
8 2 (1.60%) Firmware
8 2 (1.60%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.80%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 40 (32.00%) Windows
2 37 (29.60%) Linux
3 5 (4.00%) UNIX
4 4 (3.20%) HPUX
4 4 (3.20%) Solaris
5 3 (2.40%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (92.80%) Software Engineering
2 28 (22.40%) OO
3 21 (16.80%) MVC
4 20 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (13.60%) Configuration Management
6 14 (11.20%) UML
7 13 (10.40%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (9.60%) Information Security
9 11 (8.80%) OOD
10 10 (8.00%) Time Management
10 10 (8.00%) Software Architecture
11 8 (6.40%) Web Development
12 7 (5.60%) Cyber Security
13 6 (4.80%) Mentoring
13 6 (4.80%) SysML
14 5 (4.00%) Multithreading
14 5 (4.00%) Scrum
15 4 (3.20%) ITIL
15 4 (3.20%) Computer Forensics
15 4 (3.20%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 97 (77.60%) C++
2 79 (63.20%) C#
3 72 (57.60%) C
4 51 (40.80%) Java
5 42 (33.60%) SQL
6 32 (25.60%) Python
7 16 (12.80%) Ruby
8 11 (8.80%) JavaScript
9 10 (8.00%) Ada
9 10 (8.00%) Embedded C
10 8 (6.40%) Perl
11 7 (5.60%) Assembly Language
12 6 (4.80%) MATLAB
13 5 (4.00%) VB
13 5 (4.00%) Embedded C++
14 4 (3.20%) PHP
15 3 (2.40%) VC++
15 3 (2.40%) PowerShell
16 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
16 2 (1.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 54 (43.20%) Degree
3 39 (31.20%) DV Cleared
4 17 (13.60%) SC Cleared
5 10 (8.00%) PhD
6 1 (0.80%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) TickIT
1 4 (3.20%) IEC 61508
2 3 (2.40%) DO-178B
System Software
1 10 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.20%) vSphere
2 4 (3.20%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.20%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (21.60%) Oracle
2 23 (18.40%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.40%) JBoss
4 5 (4.00%) VMware
5 4 (3.20%) Brocade
5 4 (3.20%) Cisco
5 4 (3.20%) Symantec
5 4 (3.20%) HP
5 4 (3.20%) Citrix
5 4 (3.20%) NetApp
5 4 (3.20%) Veritas
6 3 (2.40%) Zend
7 2 (1.60%) Coverity
7 2 (1.60%) Wind River
8 1 (0.80%) AppFog
8 1 (0.80%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.80%) Remedy
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 50k
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £42500.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
UCAS
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucestershire
Required IT
Salary: £35,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago