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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 23 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 93 116 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.55% 15.70% 18.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.42% 20.68% 25.28%
Number of salaries quoted 79 104 220
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,300 £47,050 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
603 561 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 74.91% 75.91% 72.77%
Number of salaries quoted 505 496 818
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 16 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
Cheltenham -14 23 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Gloucester -4 17 £51,000 +70.00% 6
Tewkesbury -1 11 £42,500 +17.24% 1
Cirencester +21 2 £33,850 -3.28% 3
Tetbury - 2 £35,000 -
Berkeley - 1 £26,000 -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 189 (79.75%) C++
2 146 (61.60%) C#
3 125 (52.74%) C
4 123 (51.90%) Java
5 116 (48.95%) Security Cleared
6 102 (43.04%) Degree
7 81 (34.18%) Computer Science
8 75 (31.65%) Linux
9 71 (29.96%) DV Cleared
10 70 (29.54%) SQL
11 69 (29.11%) HTML
12 66 (27.85%) .NET
12 66 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
13 62 (26.16%) Windows
14 57 (24.05%) JavaScript
15 56 (23.63%) J2EE
16 42 (17.72%) Oracle
16 42 (17.72%) Microsoft
17 40 (16.88%) Python
17 40 (16.88%) ASP.NET
17 40 (16.88%) XML
18 39 (16.46%) OO
18 39 (16.46%) Aerospace
19 38 (16.03%) UNIX
19 38 (16.03%) SQL Server
19 38 (16.03%) Web Development
20 32 (13.50%) jQuery
21 31 (13.08%) Shell Script
22 29 (12.24%) MVC
22 29 (12.24%) Hibernate

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 24 (10.13%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.69%) Apache
3 1 (0.42%) Node.js
3 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (10.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.42%) PaaS
2 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.42%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.55%) HTTP
2 22 (9.28%) Network Security
3 15 (6.33%) TCP/IP
4 12 (5.06%) Ethernet
5 9 (3.80%) SSL
6 4 (1.69%) Internet
6 4 (1.69%) SAN
6 4 (1.69%) DHCP
7 2 (0.84%) LAN
8 1 (0.42%) SMPP
8 1 (0.42%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.03%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.33%) MySQL
3 14 (5.91%) Hadoop
4 11 (4.64%) Apache Accumulo
5 8 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.69%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.27%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (7.17%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.80%) Subversion
3 8 (3.38%) PVCS
4 6 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (1.69%) LabVIEW
6 3 (1.27%) MSBuild
6 3 (1.27%) Selenium
6 3 (1.27%) GCC
6 3 (1.27%) NUnit
7 2 (0.84%) GDB
7 2 (0.84%) WinDbg
7 2 (0.84%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.84%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.42%) JUnit
8 1 (0.42%) Synon
General
1 39 (16.46%) Aerospace
2 22 (9.28%) Electronics
3 20 (8.44%) Military
4 19 (8.02%) Telecoms
5 14 (5.91%) Finance
6 5 (2.11%) Automotive
6 5 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.27%) Advertising
7 3 (1.27%) Games
8 2 (0.84%) Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 118 (49.79%) Software Engineer
2 83 (35.02%) Developer
3 32 (13.50%) Graduate
4 26 (10.97%) Software Developer
5 23 (9.70%) C++ Developer
6 16 (6.75%) Java Developer
7 15 (6.33%) C# Developer
8 14 (5.91%) Graduate Developer
9 13 (5.49%) C++/Java Developer
9 13 (5.49%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 12 (5.06%) Development Engineer
10 12 (5.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 12 (5.06%) Senior Software Engineer
10 12 (5.06%) Junior
11 10 (4.22%) .NET Developer
11 10 (4.22%) C++/C# Developer
12 9 (3.80%) Junior Developer
13 8 (3.38%) Consultant
13 8 (3.38%) Technical Consultant
13 8 (3.38%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (29.11%) HTML
2 66 (27.85%) .NET
3 56 (23.63%) J2EE
4 40 (16.88%) ASP.NET
4 40 (16.88%) XML
5 32 (13.50%) jQuery
6 29 (12.24%) Hibernate
7 26 (10.97%) EJB
7 26 (10.97%) Qt
7 26 (10.97%) HTML5
8 23 (9.70%) CSS
8 23 (9.70%) Spring
9 13 (5.49%) Web Services
10 12 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (5.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 8 (3.38%) MFC
12 7 (2.95%) REST
12 7 (2.95%) .NET Framework
12 7 (2.95%) JSF
13 6 (2.53%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 81 (34.18%) Computer Science
2 23 (9.70%) Mobile App
3 21 (8.86%) Mathematics
4 20 (8.44%) iPhone
5 15 (6.33%) Digital Media
5 15 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (5.06%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.80%) PKI
8 8 (3.38%) CAN bus
8 8 (3.38%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (2.53%) Firmware
10 5 (2.11%) Physics
11 3 (1.27%) User Experience
12 2 (0.84%) CCTV
12 2 (0.84%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.84%) GIS
13 1 (0.42%) PMI
13 1 (0.42%) Smartcard
13 1 (0.42%) Robotics
13 1 (0.42%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 75 (31.65%) Linux
2 62 (26.16%) Windows
3 38 (16.03%) UNIX
4 20 (8.44%) Android
5 12 (5.06%) HPUX
5 12 (5.06%) Solaris
6 10 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.69%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (16.46%) OO
3 38 (16.03%) Web Development
4 29 (12.24%) MVC
4 29 (12.24%) UML
5 27 (11.39%) Cyber Security
6 20 (8.44%) Information Assurance
6 20 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (8.44%) Android Development
6 20 (8.44%) iOS Development
7 18 (7.59%) Configuration Management
7 18 (7.59%) Software Architecture
7 18 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (6.33%) OOD
9 13 (5.49%) Scrum
10 11 (4.64%) Mentoring
10 11 (4.64%) Information Security
11 9 (3.80%) Time Management
11 9 (3.80%) SysML
12 8 (3.38%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 189 (79.75%) C++
2 146 (61.60%) C#
3 125 (52.74%) C
4 123 (51.90%) Java
5 70 (29.54%) SQL
6 57 (24.05%) JavaScript
7 40 (16.88%) Python
8 31 (13.08%) Shell Script
9 25 (10.55%) VB
10 20 (8.44%) Ruby
11 12 (5.06%) VB.NET
11 12 (5.06%) Embedded C
12 10 (4.22%) Assembly Language
12 10 (4.22%) Ada
12 10 (4.22%) Perl
13 8 (3.38%) PHP
13 8 (3.38%) Embedded C++
14 6 (2.53%) T-SQL
14 6 (2.53%) MATLAB
15 4 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 116 (48.95%) Security Cleared
2 102 (43.04%) Degree
3 71 (29.96%) DV Cleared
4 21 (8.86%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.38%) ISEB
5 8 (3.38%) HND
5 8 (3.38%) PhD
6 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.42%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.42%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.53%) DO-178B
2 3 (1.27%) TickIT
2 3 (1.27%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 9 (3.80%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.69%) vSphere
2 4 (1.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (17.72%) Oracle
1 42 (17.72%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.44%) BT
3 12 (5.06%) Citrix
3 12 (5.06%) Red Hat
4 10 (4.22%) JBoss
5 6 (2.53%) HP
6 4 (1.69%) Brocade
6 4 (1.69%) VMware
6 4 (1.69%) Symantec
6 4 (1.69%) Cisco
6 4 (1.69%) NetApp
6 4 (1.69%) Veritas
7 2 (0.84%) Coverity
7 2 (0.84%) Wind River
8 1 (0.42%) AppFog
8 1 (0.42%) Renesas
8 1 (0.42%) Freescale
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 50k
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, bonus, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Chippenham, Gloucester, Bath, Swindon,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol, Chippenham, Gloucester, Bath, Swindon,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £45-55,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Cirencester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Cheltenham
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Cheltenham
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: benefits
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