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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 34 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 68 69 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.56% 6.70% 7.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.89% 6.88% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 50 60 58
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £34,300 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £49,300
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
862 1003 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.88% 97.38% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 603 837 767
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 +7 26 £63,750 +59.37% 5
Gloucester -4 16 £28,750 -32.35% 4
Tewkesbury +10 7 £40,000 - 1
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

1 141 (97.24%) Software Engineering
2 122 (84.14%) C++
3 116 (80.00%) C#
4 106 (73.10%) Java
5 95 (65.52%) C
6 80 (55.17%) Security Cleared
7 74 (51.03%) Linux
8 66 (45.52%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
10 49 (33.79%) Hadoop
11 47 (32.41%) Java EE
12 44 (30.34%) DV Cleared
13 43 (29.66%) Oracle
14 42 (28.97%) HTML
14 42 (28.97%) JavaScript
15 39 (26.90%) Telecoms
16 38 (26.21%) Scrum
17 37 (25.52%) Big Data
18 36 (24.83%) SC Cleared
18 36 (24.83%) Degree
19 35 (24.14%) Reverse Engineering
19 35 (24.14%) MongoDB
19 35 (24.14%) TCP/IP
19 35 (24.14%) Configuration Management
20 33 (22.76%) Python
21 31 (21.38%) Ethical Hacking
22 30 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
23 29 (20.00%) Apple iOS
23 29 (20.00%) Cybercrime
24 28 (19.31%) Perl

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 26 (17.93%) Apache Pig
2 24 (16.55%) JBoss
3 14 (9.66%) Node.js
4 7 (4.83%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.69%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (24.14%) TCP/IP
2 26 (17.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (33.79%) Hadoop
2 37 (25.52%) Big Data
3 35 (24.14%) MongoDB
4 26 (17.93%) Apache Hive
5 17 (11.72%) SQL Server
6 13 (8.97%) NoSQL
7 12 (8.28%) MySQL
8 6 (4.14%) RDBMS
8 6 (4.14%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.76%) Apache Accumulo
10 3 (2.07%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.38%) MS Access
11 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (10.34%) JIRA
2 13 (8.97%) Cucumber
2 13 (8.97%) JUnit
2 13 (8.97%) Selenium
3 8 (5.52%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.14%) ClearCase
5 5 (3.45%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.38%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.38%) Subversion
6 2 (1.38%) Toad
6 2 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.69%) dotCover
7 1 (0.69%) FindBugs
7 1 (0.69%) Maven
7 1 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.69%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (26.90%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.90%) Military
3 5 (3.45%) Aerospace
3 5 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.07%) Electronics
5 2 (1.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (32.41%) Java EE
2 42 (28.97%) HTML
3 28 (19.31%) CSS
4 26 (17.93%) Hibernate
4 26 (17.93%) J2EE
4 26 (17.93%) jQuery
4 26 (17.93%) STL
5 25 (17.24%) .NET
6 21 (14.48%) HTML5
7 20 (13.79%) AngularJS
7 20 (13.79%) Web Services
8 19 (13.10%) EJB
8 19 (13.10%) JSF
9 13 (8.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (8.97%) XML
10 11 (7.59%) WCF
11 9 (6.21%) ASP.NET
11 9 (6.21%) WPF
12 7 (4.83%) Middleware
12 7 (4.83%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.00%) Cybercrime
2 18 (12.41%) Computer Science
3 12 (8.28%) Algorithms
4 9 (6.21%) User Experience
5 7 (4.83%) Digital Media
6 6 (4.14%) PKI
6 6 (4.14%) Visualisation
7 5 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (2.76%) Cyber Attack
8 4 (2.76%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.07%) Life Science
10 2 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.69%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.69%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.69%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 74 (51.03%) Linux
2 29 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 27 (18.62%) Android
4 22 (15.17%) Unix
5 20 (13.79%) Windows
6 7 (4.83%) Debian
6 7 (4.83%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.69%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (97.24%) Software Engineering
2 66 (45.52%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 38 (26.21%) Scrum
5 35 (24.14%) Configuration Management
5 35 (24.14%) Reverse Engineering
6 31 (21.38%) Ethical Hacking
7 30 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
8 27 (18.62%) Mobile Development
9 26 (17.93%) Multithreading
9 26 (17.93%) OO
10 20 (13.79%) SDLC
10 20 (13.79%) Software Architecture
11 17 (11.72%) Mentoring
11 17 (11.72%) Requirements Analysis
11 17 (11.72%) Software Delivery
11 17 (11.72%) UML
12 15 (10.34%) Coaching
13 13 (8.97%) SOA
14 11 (7.59%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 122 (84.14%) C++
2 116 (80.00%) C#
3 106 (73.10%) Java
4 95 (65.52%) C
5 42 (28.97%) JavaScript
6 33 (22.76%) Python
7 28 (19.31%) Perl
8 26 (17.93%) Objective-C
9 23 (15.86%) SQL
10 22 (15.17%) Ruby
11 11 (7.59%) VB.NET
12 9 (6.21%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.38%) Delphi
13 2 (1.38%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.38%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.69%) Ada
14 1 (0.69%) VC++
Qualifications
1 80 (55.17%) Security Cleared
2 44 (30.34%) DV Cleared
3 36 (24.83%) Degree
3 36 (24.83%) SC Cleared
4 26 (17.93%) CCNA
4 26 (17.93%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (17.93%) CISSP
4 26 (17.93%) GIAC
4 26 (17.93%) Linux+ Certification
4 26 (17.93%) MCSE
4 26 (17.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (17.93%) SANS
4 26 (17.93%) SSCP
5 11 (7.59%) Network+ Certification
5 11 (7.59%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.38%) MISRA
1 2 (1.38%) QA
1 2 (1.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (4.14%) Hyper-V
1 6 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 43 (29.66%) Oracle
2 17 (11.72%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.14%) VMware
4 3 (2.07%) Apple
5 1 (0.69%) Perforce
5 1 (0.69%) Telelogic
5 1 (0.69%) Xilinx
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 65,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 75,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £22500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits pa
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago