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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 28 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 99 159 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.73% 17.38% 15.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.59% 22.71% 20.58%
Number of salaries quoted 73 150 140
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £21,500 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £51,500 £46,000
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
935 700 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 82.45% 76.50% 77.03%
Number of salaries quoted 728 615 655
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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
Cheltenham -28 26 £40,000 - 2
Tewkesbury +3 20 £33,500 -16.25%
Gloucester -20 18 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Berkeley - 1 £35,000 -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 127 (58.80%) C++
2 85 (39.35%) C#
3 82 (37.96%) C
4 77 (35.65%) Linux
5 70 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (31.48%) Java
7 65 (30.09%) HTML
8 59 (27.31%) OO
9 55 (25.46%) Degree
9 55 (25.46%) Computer Science
10 54 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 52 (24.07%) Windows
12 50 (23.15%) JavaScript
13 48 (22.22%) Python
14 47 (21.76%) CSS
15 43 (19.91%) .NET
16 42 (19.44%) SQL Server
16 42 (19.44%) Microsoft
16 42 (19.44%) Aerospace
17 41 (18.98%) HTML5
18 39 (18.06%) Oracle
19 35 (16.20%) Scrum
20 34 (15.74%) DV Cleared
21 32 (14.81%) OOD
22 31 (14.35%) MySQL
22 31 (14.35%) jQuery
23 28 (12.96%) J2EE
23 28 (12.96%) Cyber Security
24 25 (11.57%) SC Cleared
24 25 (11.57%) Ruby

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 17 (7.87%) IIS
2 14 (6.48%) JBoss
3 12 (5.56%) Node.js
3 12 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (4.63%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.17%) Apache
6 8 (3.70%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.78%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.78%) CMS
8 3 (1.39%) Sitefinity
8 3 (1.39%) DNN
8 3 (1.39%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.39%) Confluence
8 3 (1.39%) Kentico
9 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.46%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.39%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.46%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.39%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.19%) TCP/IP
2 12 (5.56%) Internet
3 9 (4.17%) HTTP
4 8 (3.70%) Ethernet
5 7 (3.24%) SMTP
5 7 (3.24%) LDAP
5 7 (3.24%) Firewall
5 7 (3.24%) Kerberos
5 7 (3.24%) SNMP
6 5 (2.31%) Network Security
7 2 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.46%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 31 (14.35%) MySQL
3 16 (7.41%) MongoDB
4 12 (5.56%) Big Data
4 12 (5.56%) Hadoop
4 12 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.78%) Apache Accumulo
7 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.46%) DTS
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (7.41%) Subversion
2 14 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (6.02%) Git (software)
4 10 (4.63%) ClearCase
5 9 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.31%) Maven
7 4 (1.85%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.39%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (1.39%) JIRA
8 3 (1.39%) ReSharper
8 3 (1.39%) FindBugs
8 3 (1.39%) dotCover
9 2 (0.93%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
General
1 42 (19.44%) Aerospace
2 23 (10.65%) Military
3 18 (8.33%) Finance
4 15 (6.94%) Telecoms
5 14 (6.48%) Electronics
6 12 (5.56%) Avionics
7 4 (1.85%) Marketing
8 3 (1.39%) Banking
8 3 (1.39%) Automotive
8 3 (1.39%) Legal
8 3 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.46%) Retail
10 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 150 (69.44%) Software Engineer
2 95 (43.98%) Developer
3 62 (28.70%) Software Developer
4 33 (15.28%) C++ Software Engineer
5 21 (9.72%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 20 (9.26%) Programmer
7 18 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 18 (8.33%) Software Programmer
8 16 (7.41%) C++ Developer
9 15 (6.94%) Software Manager
10 14 (6.48%) C++ Software Developer
11 10 (4.63%) C# Developer
11 10 (4.63%) Graduate
11 10 (4.63%) Web Developer
12 9 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
13 8 (3.70%) Junior
14 7 (3.24%) Senior Developer
14 7 (3.24%) Firmware Engineer
15 6 (2.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 6 (2.78%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (30.09%) HTML
2 47 (21.76%) CSS
3 43 (19.91%) .NET
4 41 (18.98%) HTML5
5 31 (14.35%) jQuery
6 28 (12.96%) J2EE
7 21 (9.72%) ASP.NET
7 21 (9.72%) Middleware
8 18 (8.33%) Qt
8 18 (8.33%) CSS3
9 17 (7.87%) XML
9 17 (7.87%) Hibernate
10 15 (6.94%) Spring
11 12 (5.56%) REST
12 11 (5.09%) Web Services
12 11 (5.09%) Apache Camel
13 9 (4.17%) JSON
13 9 (4.17%) WCF
14 8 (3.70%) WPF
14 8 (3.70%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 55 (25.46%) Computer Science
2 21 (9.72%) Mathematics
3 19 (8.80%) Physics
4 15 (6.94%) Chemistry
5 14 (6.48%) Visualisation
6 11 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (5.09%) PKI
7 7 (3.24%) User Experience
7 7 (3.24%) Open Source
8 5 (2.31%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.39%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.39%) Blog
10 2 (0.93%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.46%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 77 (35.65%) Linux
2 52 (24.07%) Windows
3 14 (6.48%) UNIX
4 8 (3.70%) Solaris
5 3 (1.39%) Android
6 2 (0.93%) CentOS
6 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.93%) AIX
7 1 (0.46%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (27.31%) OO
3 35 (16.20%) Scrum
4 32 (14.81%) OOD
5 28 (12.96%) Cyber Security
6 19 (8.80%) Time Management
6 19 (8.80%) UML
7 15 (6.94%) Signal Processing
7 15 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (6.48%) Digital Signal Processing
8 14 (6.48%) Analytics
9 13 (6.02%) Configuration Management
10 12 (5.56%) MVC
10 12 (5.56%) Computer Forensics
11 11 (5.09%) Systems Analysis
11 11 (5.09%) RUP
11 11 (5.09%) Data Analytics
11 11 (5.09%) DevOps
11 11 (5.09%) Big Data Analytics
12 10 (4.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 127 (58.80%) C++
2 85 (39.35%) C#
3 82 (37.96%) C
4 68 (31.48%) Java
5 50 (23.15%) JavaScript
6 48 (22.22%) Python
7 25 (11.57%) Ruby
8 24 (11.11%) SQL
9 20 (9.26%) Perl
10 15 (6.94%) Embedded C
11 13 (6.02%) Embedded C++
11 13 (6.02%) Assembly Language
12 9 (4.17%) VB.NET
12 9 (4.17%) PHP
13 7 (3.24%) Bourne shell
14 4 (1.85%) VB
15 3 (1.39%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.46%) MATLAB
17 1 (0.46%) Ada
Qualifications
1 55 (25.46%) Degree
2 54 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 34 (15.74%) DV Cleared
4 25 (11.57%) SC Cleared
5 13 (6.02%) PhD
6 6 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.31%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.48%) DO-178B
2 6 (2.78%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.46%) ARP4754
3 1 (0.46%) TickIT
System Software
1 19 (8.80%) Hyper-V
2 11 (5.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.24%) qmail
3 7 (3.24%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (3.24%) Nagios
1 7 (3.24%) Zenoss
1 7 (3.24%) yum
1 7 (3.24%) Puppet
1 7 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 39 (18.06%) Oracle
3 11 (5.09%) VMware
4 9 (4.17%) TIBCO
5 8 (3.70%) Sybase
6 7 (3.24%) IBM
7 4 (1.85%) Zend
8 3 (1.39%) Twitter
8 3 (1.39%) Perforce
8 3 (1.39%) Google
8 3 (1.39%) Adobe
9 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.93%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.46%) Freescale
10 1 (0.46%) SAP
10 1 (0.46%) Citrix
10 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £61000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £17,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago