Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 13 11
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 +25
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 108 79 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 16.85% 17.67% 16.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.15% 19.32% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 73 74 119
Cheltenham median annual salary £47,500 £45,269 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% -9.46% +25.00%
10th Percentile £36,500 £21,900 £30,125
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.74% -6.32% +18.75%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 595 409 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 92.82% 91.50% 88.47%
Number of salaries quoted 505 334 554
Cheltenham median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,225 £29,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.76%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Cheltenham

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Cheltenham

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 65 (60.19%) Java
2 53 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (48.15%) JavaScript
4 51 (47.22%) C#
5 43 (39.81%) SQL
6 42 (38.89%) C++
7 40 (37.04%) Spring
8 39 (36.11%) Scrum
8 39 (36.11%) Linux
8 39 (36.11%) Python
9 37 (34.26%) OO
9 37 (34.26%) JIRA
10 36 (33.33%) CSS
10 36 (33.33%) HTML
11 33 (30.56%) AngularJS
12 30 (27.78%) .NET
12 30 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (26.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 29 (26.85%) Confluence
13 29 (26.85%) Apache
14 28 (25.93%) EasyMock
14 28 (25.93%) DevOps
15 27 (25.00%) Java EE
16 26 (24.07%) Open Source
17 25 (23.15%) Wiki
17 25 (23.15%) Jenkins
17 25 (23.15%) Bitbucket
17 25 (23.15%) JSF
17 25 (23.15%) EJB
17 25 (23.15%) JUnit

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (26.85%) Apache
1 29 (26.85%) Confluence
2 7 (6.48%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.63%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.19%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (6.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 7 (6.48%) Amazon S3
4 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.70%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (3.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (1.85%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) HTTP
1 5 (4.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.81%) MySQL
3 11 (10.19%) Amazon RDS
3 11 (10.19%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.48%) Big Data
6 6 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (3.70%) Neo4j
8 4 (3.70%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.70%) OrientDB
9 3 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.78%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.78%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.85%) MySQL Workbench
Development Applications
1 37 (34.26%) JIRA
2 29 (26.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 28 (25.93%) EasyMock
4 25 (23.15%) Bitbucket
4 25 (23.15%) Jenkins
4 25 (23.15%) JUnit
5 9 (8.33%) MSTest
5 9 (8.33%) NUnit
6 8 (7.41%) Visual Studio
7 7 (6.48%) Eclipse
7 7 (6.48%) Liquibase
7 7 (6.48%) Maven
8 5 (4.63%) Git (software)
8 5 (4.63%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (2.78%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (1.85%) ReSharper
12 1 (0.93%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 8 (7.41%) Aerospace
2 7 (6.48%) Electronics
2 7 (6.48%) Military
3 5 (4.63%) Finance
4 4 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.70%) Retail
5 3 (2.78%) Avionics
6 2 (1.85%) Automotive
6 2 (1.85%) Marketing
6 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (68.52%) Software Engineer
2 37 (34.26%) Java Engineer
3 35 (32.41%) Developer
4 31 (28.70%) Java Software Engineer
5 18 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 18 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 15 (13.89%) .NET Software Engineer
7 13 (12.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 12 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (10.19%) .NET Developer
9 11 (10.19%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
10 9 (8.33%) Senior Java Engineer
11 8 (7.41%) Software Developer
12 7 (6.48%) Full Stack Developer
12 7 (6.48%) Graduate
13 6 (5.56%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 6 (5.56%) Junior
13 6 (5.56%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (37.04%) Spring
2 36 (33.33%) CSS
2 36 (33.33%) HTML
3 33 (30.56%) AngularJS
4 30 (27.78%) .NET
5 27 (25.00%) Java EE
6 25 (23.15%) EJB
6 25 (23.15%) JSF
7 21 (19.44%) Web Services
8 17 (15.74%) ASP.NET
9 16 (14.81%) jQuery
9 16 (14.81%) REST
9 16 (14.81%) XML
10 13 (12.04%) RESTful
11 12 (11.11%) JSON
12 11 (10.19%) Django
12 11 (10.19%) XSLT
13 10 (9.26%) WPF
14 9 (8.33%) Silverlight
14 9 (8.33%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.15%) Wiki
2 7 (6.48%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.63%) CAN bus
4 4 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.85%) Fintech
6 1 (0.93%) TMS320
Operating Systems
1 39 (36.11%) Linux
2 22 (20.37%) CentOS
2 22 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (6.48%) Windows
4 5 (4.63%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Android
5 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (36.11%) Scrum
3 37 (34.26%) OO
4 30 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (25.93%) DevOps
6 26 (24.07%) Open Source
7 25 (23.15%) OOD
8 24 (22.22%) MVC
9 20 (18.52%) TDD
10 16 (14.81%) Software Delivery
11 14 (12.96%) Requirements Analysis
12 12 (11.11%) Mentoring
12 12 (11.11%) UML
12 12 (11.11%) Unit Testing
13 10 (9.26%) Mathematics
13 10 (9.26%) Microservices
13 10 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (8.33%) ITIL
14 9 (8.33%) Pair Programming
14 9 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 65 (60.19%) Java
2 52 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 51 (47.22%) C#
4 43 (39.81%) SQL
5 42 (38.89%) C++
6 39 (36.11%) Python
7 20 (18.52%) C
8 13 (12.04%) PL/SQL
9 9 (8.33%) T-SQL
10 7 (6.48%) Embedded C
11 5 (4.63%) Ada
11 5 (4.63%) Java 8
11 5 (4.63%) Perl
11 5 (4.63%) PowerShell
11 5 (4.63%) Tcl
11 5 (4.63%) TypeScript
12 4 (3.70%) Ruby
12 4 (3.70%) Scala
13 3 (2.78%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.93%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 22 (20.37%) DV Cleared
1 22 (20.37%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.74%) Degree
3 2 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) DO-178B
1 3 (2.78%) MISRA
2 2 (1.85%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.93%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (4.63%) Firmware
Vendors
1 21 (19.44%) Red Hat
2 11 (10.19%) Oracle
3 7 (6.48%) Atlassian
4 6 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.78%) IBM
5 3 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.93%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.93%) Freescale
6 1 (0.93%) Serena
6 1 (0.93%) Wind River