Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 31 7
Rank change year-on-year +24 -24 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 75 44 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 14.07% 8.76% 20.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.79% 9.65% 22.37%
Number of salaries quoted 51 42 141
Cheltenham median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £36,250 £26,375 £33,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £56,925 £63,750
Gloucestershire median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £47,750
% change year-on-year +8.33% -5.76% +11.05%

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 475 456 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 89.12% 90.84% 92.93%
Number of salaries quoted 374 398 589
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 61 (81.33%) Java
2 47 (62.67%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (53.33%) Spring
4 38 (50.67%) Python
5 37 (49.33%) Linux
6 35 (46.67%) C++
7 30 (40.00%) DevOps
8 28 (37.33%) Scrum
8 28 (37.33%) JIRA
9 27 (36.00%) Big Data
10 24 (32.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 24 (32.00%) Apache
11 23 (30.67%) Java EE
12 22 (29.33%) JUnit
12 22 (29.33%) Jenkins
13 21 (28.00%) Bitbucket
13 21 (28.00%) EasyMock
14 19 (25.33%) JavaScript
14 19 (25.33%) OO
15 18 (24.00%) C#
15 18 (24.00%) EJB
15 18 (24.00%) Red Hat
15 18 (24.00%) CentOS
15 18 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 18 (24.00%) Wiki
15 18 (24.00%) JSF
15 18 (24.00%) Open Source
15 18 (24.00%) Confluence
16 17 (22.67%) Elasticsearch
16 17 (22.67%) Hadoop

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 24 (32.00%) Apache
2 18 (24.00%) Confluence
3 17 (22.67%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.00%) Apache Spark
4 3 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (6.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (6.67%) Amazon S3
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.00%) Big Data
2 17 (22.67%) Hadoop
3 12 (16.00%) MySQL
4 11 (14.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (14.67%) Apache Hive
5 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 8 (10.67%) MongoDB
7 7 (9.33%) Relational Database
8 6 (8.00%) NoSQL
9 5 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (4.00%) Data Lake
10 3 (4.00%) Neo4j
10 3 (4.00%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.67%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (1.33%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 28 (37.33%) JIRA
2 24 (32.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 22 (29.33%) Jenkins
3 22 (29.33%) JUnit
4 21 (28.00%) Bitbucket
4 21 (28.00%) EasyMock
5 10 (13.33%) Git (software)
6 8 (10.67%) Maven
7 6 (8.00%) Eclipse
8 5 (6.67%) Liquibase
8 5 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (5.33%) Selenium
10 3 (4.00%) CodeSonar
10 3 (4.00%) git-flow
10 3 (4.00%) Mercurial
10 3 (4.00%) Robot Framework
10 3 (4.00%) Subversion
11 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
12 1 (1.33%) PhpStorm
General
1 6 (8.00%) Retail
2 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Military
3 3 (4.00%) Avionics
4 1 (1.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (70.67%) Software Engineer
2 43 (57.33%) Developer
3 31 (41.33%) Java Engineer
3 31 (41.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 30 (40.00%) Software Developer
5 24 (32.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 20 (26.67%) Java Developer
7 14 (18.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (14.67%) Java Software Developer
8 11 (14.67%) Senior Developer
9 9 (12.00%) Lead Software Engineer
10 5 (6.67%) Agile Developer
10 5 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
10 5 (6.67%) DevOps Developer
10 5 (6.67%) Graduate
10 5 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (5.33%) C++ Software Engineer
11 4 (5.33%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (5.33%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
11 4 (5.33%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (53.33%) Spring
2 23 (30.67%) Java EE
3 18 (24.00%) EJB
3 18 (24.00%) JSF
4 14 (18.67%) Apache NiFi
4 14 (18.67%) Kafka
4 14 (18.67%) Web Services
5 13 (17.33%) RESTful
6 12 (16.00%) CSS
7 11 (14.67%) HTML
7 11 (14.67%) JSON
8 10 (13.33%) .NET
9 8 (10.67%) .NET Framework
9 8 (10.67%) Hibernate
9 8 (10.67%) REST
9 8 (10.67%) Spring MVC
10 7 (9.33%) jQuery
11 6 (8.00%) AngularJS
11 6 (8.00%) Node.js
12 5 (6.67%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.00%) Wiki
2 6 (8.00%) Cybercrime
3 5 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.67%) Fintech
3 5 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (5.33%) Cyber Defence
5 3 (4.00%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.67%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.33%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 37 (49.33%) Linux
2 18 (24.00%) CentOS
2 18 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.00%) Android
3 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (4.00%) Unix
3 3 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (62.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.00%) DevOps
3 28 (37.33%) Scrum
4 19 (25.33%) OO
5 18 (24.00%) Open Source
6 16 (21.33%) OOD
7 15 (20.00%) TDD
8 14 (18.67%) Requirements Analysis
9 13 (17.33%) Integration Testing
10 12 (16.00%) Mentoring
11 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (13.33%) Machine Learning
12 9 (12.00%) Web Development
13 8 (10.67%) MVC
14 7 (9.33%) SDLC
15 6 (8.00%) Coaching
15 6 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (8.00%) Network Design
15 6 (8.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (81.33%) Java
2 38 (50.67%) Python
3 35 (46.67%) C++
4 19 (25.33%) JavaScript
5 18 (24.00%) C#
6 11 (14.67%) C
6 11 (14.67%) SQL
7 5 (6.67%) Ada
8 3 (4.00%) Clojure
8 3 (4.00%) Cypher
8 3 (4.00%) Objective-C
8 3 (4.00%) Scala
8 3 (4.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.67%) Java 8
9 2 (2.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.67%) DV Cleared
3 5 (6.67%) DBS Check
4 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (10.67%) Docker
2 3 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (4.00%) Puppet
1 3 (4.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (24.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.00%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle