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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 42 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 64 71 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.03% 7.40% 11.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.32% 7.93% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 45 61 88
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,400 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
1013 895 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.39% 93.33% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 833 747 764
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £51,000
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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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 -7 16 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Cheltenham -20 10 £30,000 +18.81% 1
Tewkesbury +6 7 £38,500 -6.66%
Lechlade - 3 £40,000 -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

1 131 (94.93%) Software Engineering
2 107 (77.54%) C++
3 69 (50.00%) C
4 63 (45.65%) C#
5 61 (44.20%) Java
6 60 (43.48%) Linux
7 51 (36.96%) Security Cleared
8 45 (32.61%) OO
9 44 (31.88%) Python
10 42 (30.43%) Windows
10 42 (30.43%) Oracle
11 39 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (28.26%) HTML
12 35 (25.36%) DV Cleared
13 31 (22.46%) SC Cleared
14 29 (21.01%) Ruby
14 29 (21.01%) HTML5
14 29 (21.01%) J2EE
15 27 (19.57%) JavaScript
15 27 (19.57%) Microsoft
16 26 (18.84%) SQL Server
16 26 (18.84%) CSS
16 26 (18.84%) Scrum
16 26 (18.84%) Computer Science
17 25 (18.12%) Degree
17 25 (18.12%) Middleware
17 25 (18.12%) MySQL
18 22 (15.94%) .NET
18 22 (15.94%) Hyper-V
19 20 (14.49%) Aerospace

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 16 (11.59%) Node.js
2 15 (10.87%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (10.14%) JBoss
4 10 (7.25%) WebSphere
5 8 (5.80%) Tomcat
5 8 (5.80%) IIS
5 8 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (4.35%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.45%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.45%) Apache
8 1 (0.72%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.80%) Internet
3 5 (3.62%) Ethernet
4 4 (2.90%) HTTP
5 2 (1.45%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.45%) SNMP
5 2 (1.45%) Firewall
5 2 (1.45%) LDAP
5 2 (1.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.84%) SQL Server
2 25 (18.12%) MySQL
3 19 (13.77%) MongoDB
4 16 (11.59%) Relational Database
5 15 (10.87%) RDBMS
6 14 (10.14%) Big Data
7 10 (7.25%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.90%) Apache Accumulo
9 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (9.42%) Git (software)
1 13 (9.42%) ClearCase
2 10 (7.25%) Subversion
3 3 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.45%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.45%) Maven
5 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.72%) GCC
General
1 20 (14.49%) Aerospace
2 17 (12.32%) Finance
3 14 (10.14%) Military
4 13 (9.42%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.07%) Electronics
6 5 (3.62%) Automotive
7 4 (2.90%) Avionics
8 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.45%) Banking
9 1 (0.72%) Retail
9 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.72%) Marketing
9 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (28.26%) HTML
2 29 (21.01%) J2EE
2 29 (21.01%) HTML5
3 26 (18.84%) CSS
4 25 (18.12%) Middleware
5 22 (15.94%) .NET
6 17 (12.32%) Hibernate
7 16 (11.59%) CSS3
7 16 (11.59%) jQuery
8 15 (10.87%) Spring
9 14 (10.14%) Apache Camel
10 11 (7.97%) REST
10 11 (7.97%) WPF
10 11 (7.97%) STL
11 10 (7.25%) Qt
12 8 (5.80%) ASP.NET
12 8 (5.80%) MSMQ
13 7 (5.07%) XML
13 7 (5.07%) WCF
14 5 (3.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.84%) Computer Science
2 14 (10.14%) Visualisation
2 14 (10.14%) PKI
3 7 (5.07%) User Experience
4 6 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.90%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.90%) Physics
6 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.45%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.45%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.72%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.72%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 60 (43.48%) Linux
2 42 (30.43%) Windows
3 6 (4.35%) UNIX
4 2 (1.45%) AIX
4 2 (1.45%) Solaris
5 1 (0.72%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (94.93%) Software Engineering
2 45 (32.61%) OO
3 39 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (18.84%) Scrum
5 19 (13.77%) OOD
6 18 (13.04%) Cyber Security
6 18 (13.04%) SDLC
7 17 (12.32%) Analytics
8 15 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (10.87%) UML
9 14 (10.14%) Configuration Management
9 14 (10.14%) Big Data Analytics
9 14 (10.14%) Data Analytics
9 14 (10.14%) DevOps
10 13 (9.42%) Time Management
10 13 (9.42%) Information Security
11 9 (6.52%) Digital Signal Processing
11 9 (6.52%) Signal Processing
12 8 (5.80%) Multithreading
12 8 (5.80%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 107 (77.54%) C++
2 69 (50.00%) C
3 63 (45.65%) C#
4 61 (44.20%) Java
5 44 (31.88%) Python
6 29 (21.01%) Ruby
7 27 (19.57%) JavaScript
8 20 (14.49%) SQL
9 17 (12.32%) Perl
10 13 (9.42%) Embedded C
11 10 (7.25%) Embedded C++
12 9 (6.52%) Assembly Language
13 8 (5.80%) Bash Shell
14 7 (5.07%) PHP
15 4 (2.90%) VB.NET
16 2 (1.45%) Bourne shell
17 1 (0.72%) VC++
17 1 (0.72%) Ada
17 1 (0.72%) MATLAB
17 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (36.96%) Security Cleared
2 35 (25.36%) DV Cleared
3 31 (22.46%) SC Cleared
4 25 (18.12%) Degree
5 6 (4.35%) PhD
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) QA
1 2 (1.45%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.72%) ARP4754
System Software
1 22 (15.94%) Hyper-V
2 14 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.97%) Firmware
4 2 (1.45%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.45%) qmail
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) Nagios
1 2 (1.45%) Zenoss
1 2 (1.45%) yum
1 2 (1.45%) Puppet
1 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (30.43%) Oracle
2 27 (19.57%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.14%) VMware
4 9 (6.52%) TIBCO
5 8 (5.80%) Sybase
5 8 (5.80%) IBM
6 4 (2.90%) Zend
7 3 (2.17%) Google
8 1 (0.72%) Green Hills
8 1 (0.72%) SAP
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