The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 21 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 99 127 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.37% 16.06% 17.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.52% 20.89% 24.13%
Number of salaries quoted 86 106 182
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £41,900 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
732 608 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 76.65% 76.86% 73.87%
Number of salaries quoted 626 521 702
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Gloucestershire region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 20 October 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 -13 22 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Tewkesbury 0 13 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Gloucester -17 13 £51,000 +70.00% 5
Cirencester +19 3 £32,500 +22.64% 1
Stroud -6 1 £40,000 - 1
Tetbury - 1 £35,000 -
Berkeley - 1 £26,000 -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 158 (78.61%) C++
2 121 (60.20%) C#
3 99 (49.25%) Degree
4 92 (45.77%) Java
5 86 (42.79%) C
6 80 (39.80%) Security Cleared
7 68 (33.83%) Linux
8 62 (30.85%) Windows
8 62 (30.85%) DV Cleared
9 58 (28.86%) HTML
9 58 (28.86%) .NET
10 53 (26.37%) Computer Science
11 50 (24.88%) JavaScript
12 46 (22.89%) SQL
13 44 (21.89%) OO
14 43 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
15 42 (20.90%) SQL Server
16 39 (19.40%) Aerospace
17 37 (18.41%) Oracle
18 36 (17.91%) Microsoft
19 35 (17.41%) ASP.NET
20 34 (16.92%) J2EE
21 31 (15.42%) Python
22 30 (14.93%) XML
23 29 (14.43%) UNIX
24 27 (13.43%) UML
25 26 (12.94%) Shell Script
26 23 (11.44%) MS Excel
26 23 (11.44%) jQuery
26 23 (11.44%) HTML5

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.98%) JBoss
2 5 (2.49%) Apache
2 5 (2.49%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 23 (11.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.50%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.50%) SaaS
2 1 (0.50%) PaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.47%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.48%) Ethernet
3 7 (3.48%) SSL
4 5 (2.49%) SAN
4 5 (2.49%) DHCP
5 4 (1.99%) HTTP
5 4 (1.99%) Internet
6 2 (1.00%) LAN
7 1 (0.50%) RFID
7 1 (0.50%) SMPP
7 1 (0.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.96%) MySQL
3 13 (6.47%) Hadoop
4 11 (5.47%) Apache Accumulo
5 8 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.49%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.99%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.99%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.49%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (7.46%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.48%) Subversion
3 8 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.49%) PVCS
5 3 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (1.49%) GCC
6 2 (1.00%) GDB
6 2 (1.00%) WinDbg
6 2 (1.00%) JUnit
6 2 (1.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.00%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.50%) NUnit
7 1 (0.50%) Selenium
7 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.50%) Synon
7 1 (0.50%) MSBuild
General
1 39 (19.40%) Aerospace
2 22 (10.95%) Electronics
3 16 (7.96%) Military
4 14 (6.97%) Finance
5 11 (5.47%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.49%) Automotive
7 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.49%) Advertising
8 2 (1.00%) Banking
8 2 (1.00%) Avionics
9 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 109 (54.23%) Software Engineer
2 74 (36.82%) Developer
3 32 (15.92%) Software Developer
4 31 (15.42%) Graduate
5 25 (12.44%) C++ Developer
6 15 (7.46%) Software Manager
7 13 (6.47%) Graduate Developer
7 13 (6.47%) C# Developer
7 13 (6.47%) Java Developer
8 12 (5.97%) Senior Software Engineer
8 12 (5.97%) C++/Java Developer
9 11 (5.47%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 11 (5.47%) Junior
10 10 (4.98%) C++ Software Engineer
10 10 (4.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 9 (4.48%) C++/C# Developer
11 9 (4.48%) Junior Developer
12 8 (3.98%) .NET Developer
13 7 (3.48%) Programmer
13 7 (3.48%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (28.86%) HTML
1 58 (28.86%) .NET
2 35 (17.41%) ASP.NET
3 34 (16.92%) J2EE
4 30 (14.93%) XML
5 23 (11.44%) jQuery
5 23 (11.44%) HTML5
6 20 (9.95%) CSS
7 12 (5.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 10 (4.98%) Qt
8 10 (4.98%) REST
8 10 (4.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (4.48%) Web Services
10 8 (3.98%) MFC
11 7 (3.48%) .NET Framework
12 6 (2.99%) Backbone.js
12 6 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (2.99%) Hibernate
12 6 (2.99%) CSS3
13 5 (2.49%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 53 (26.37%) Computer Science
2 20 (9.95%) Mathematics
3 18 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.48%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (3.98%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.48%) PKI
6 7 (3.48%) Digital Media
7 6 (2.99%) Physics
8 5 (2.49%) CAN bus
9 4 (1.99%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.00%) CCTV
10 2 (1.00%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.00%) GIS
11 1 (0.50%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.50%) Robotics
11 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.50%) 3D Printing
11 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 68 (33.83%) Linux
2 62 (30.85%) Windows
3 29 (14.43%) UNIX
4 10 (4.98%) HPUX
4 10 (4.98%) Solaris
5 9 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.89%) OO
2 43 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (13.43%) UML
4 22 (10.95%) MVC
5 20 (9.95%) OOD
6 19 (9.45%) Web Development
7 14 (6.97%) Software Architecture
7 14 (6.97%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (5.97%) Configuration Management
9 9 (4.48%) Information Security
9 9 (4.48%) Computer Forensics
9 9 (4.48%) Cyber Security
9 9 (4.48%) Mentoring
10 8 (3.98%) Scrum
10 8 (3.98%) Regression Analysis
11 7 (3.48%) Waterfall
11 7 (3.48%) Time Management
12 6 (2.99%) SysML
12 6 (2.99%) E-Commerce
13 5 (2.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 158 (78.61%) C++
2 121 (60.20%) C#
3 92 (45.77%) Java
4 86 (42.79%) C
5 50 (24.88%) JavaScript
6 46 (22.89%) SQL
7 31 (15.42%) Python
8 26 (12.94%) Shell Script
9 21 (10.45%) VB
10 13 (6.47%) VB.NET
10 13 (6.47%) Ruby
11 10 (4.98%) Assembly Language
11 10 (4.98%) Perl
12 9 (4.48%) Embedded C++
13 8 (3.98%) PHP
14 7 (3.48%) Ada
14 7 (3.48%) Embedded C
15 6 (2.99%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.99%) PL/SQL
17 3 (1.49%) VC++
Qualifications
1 99 (49.25%) Degree
2 80 (39.80%) Security Cleared
3 62 (30.85%) DV Cleared
4 19 (9.45%) SC Cleared
5 11 (5.47%) PhD
6 8 (3.98%) HND
7 5 (2.49%) ISEB
8 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.98%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.50%) TickIT
2 1 (0.50%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 7 (3.48%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.49%) vSphere
2 5 (2.49%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.99%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (2.49%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (18.41%) Oracle
2 36 (17.91%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.47%) Red Hat
4 10 (4.98%) Citrix
5 7 (3.48%) HP
6 5 (2.49%) NetApp
6 5 (2.49%) Veritas
6 5 (2.49%) Cisco
6 5 (2.49%) Symantec
6 5 (2.49%) VMware
6 5 (2.49%) Brocade
7 2 (1.00%) Coverity
7 2 (1.00%) Wind River
8 1 (0.50%) Renesas
8 1 (0.50%) Freescale
8 1 (0.50%) AppFog
8 1 (0.50%) Adobe
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