Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 24 8
Rank change year-on-year +20 -16 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 115 65 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 17.97% 13.51% 19.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.52% 14.48% 21.44%
Number of salaries quoted 67 62 145
Cheltenham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £37,500 £28,875 £33,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £66,250
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +15.85%

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 589 449 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 92.03% 93.35% 92.52%
Number of salaries quoted 463 393 665
Cheltenham median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -8.60% +16.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £65,750
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 88 (76.52%) Java
2 70 (60.87%) Linux
3 61 (53.04%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (52.17%) C++
5 58 (50.43%) Spring
6 56 (48.70%) Python
7 50 (43.48%) JIRA
8 45 (39.13%) Scrum
8 45 (39.13%) DevOps
9 42 (36.52%) Apache
10 41 (35.65%) EasyMock
11 39 (33.91%) OO
12 38 (33.04%) Java EE
13 36 (31.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 35 (30.43%) Bitbucket
14 35 (30.43%) JavaScript
15 34 (29.57%) C#
15 34 (29.57%) JUnit
15 34 (29.57%) Jenkins
15 34 (29.57%) CentOS
15 34 (29.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 34 (29.57%) Confluence
16 33 (28.70%) Open Source
16 33 (28.70%) Wiki
16 33 (28.70%) EJB
16 33 (28.70%) Red Hat
16 33 (28.70%) JSF
17 32 (27.83%) OOD
18 29 (25.22%) SQL
19 27 (23.48%) Requirements Analysis

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 42 (36.52%) Apache
2 34 (29.57%) Confluence
3 16 (13.91%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (5.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.87%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.26%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (11.30%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (10.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 12 (10.43%) Amazon S3
4 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.83%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.22%) HTTP
3 1 (0.87%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.26%) Big Data
1 21 (18.26%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.65%) MySQL
3 14 (12.17%) Hadoop
4 13 (11.30%) Amazon RDS
4 13 (11.30%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (10.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (10.43%) Apache Hive
6 8 (6.96%) MongoDB
7 6 (5.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (5.22%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.61%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.74%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.87%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 50 (43.48%) JIRA
2 41 (35.65%) EasyMock
3 36 (31.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 35 (30.43%) Bitbucket
5 34 (29.57%) Jenkins
5 34 (29.57%) JUnit
6 13 (11.30%) Eclipse
7 12 (10.43%) Liquibase
7 12 (10.43%) Maven
8 8 (6.96%) Rational DOORS
9 6 (5.22%) MSTest
9 6 (5.22%) NUnit
10 4 (3.48%) Git (software)
11 3 (2.61%) Rational Rhapsody
11 3 (2.61%) Selenium
12 2 (1.74%) CodeSonar
12 2 (1.74%) git-flow
12 2 (1.74%) Robot Framework
12 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
13 1 (0.87%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 13 (11.30%) Military
2 8 (6.96%) Electronics
3 7 (6.09%) Aerospace
4 6 (5.22%) Avionics
4 6 (5.22%) Retail
5 5 (4.35%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.74%) Automotive
6 2 (1.74%) Finance
6 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.87%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 82 (71.30%) Software Engineer
2 49 (42.61%) Java Engineer
3 48 (41.74%) Java Software Engineer
4 47 (40.87%) Developer
5 31 (26.96%) Java Developer
6 27 (23.48%) DevOps Engineer
7 25 (21.74%) Software Developer
8 24 (20.87%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 16 (13.91%) Senior Developer
10 15 (13.04%) Java Software Developer
11 12 (10.43%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (8.70%) Agile Developer
12 10 (8.70%) Agile Java Developer
12 10 (8.70%) DevOps Developer
13 9 (7.83%) Lead Software Engineer
14 7 (6.09%) .NET Software Engineer
14 7 (6.09%) C++ Software Engineer
15 6 (5.22%) C# Software Engineer
15 6 (5.22%) Software Team Leader
15 6 (5.22%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (50.43%) Spring
2 38 (33.04%) Java EE
3 33 (28.70%) EJB
3 33 (28.70%) JSF
4 25 (21.74%) CSS
5 24 (20.87%) HTML
6 20 (17.39%) jQuery
7 19 (16.52%) Web Services
8 17 (14.78%) AngularJS
9 16 (13.91%) .NET
10 15 (13.04%) REST
11 14 (12.17%) RESTful
11 14 (12.17%) Spring MVC
12 13 (11.30%) JSON
13 12 (10.43%) Kafka
13 12 (10.43%) OSGi
14 11 (9.57%) Hibernate
15 9 (7.83%) ASP.NET
15 9 (7.83%) XML
16 8 (6.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (28.70%) Wiki
2 9 (7.83%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.83%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (5.22%) CAN bus
3 6 (5.22%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.74%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (1.74%) Cybercrime
4 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.74%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.87%) Cyberattack
5 1 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 70 (60.87%) Linux
2 34 (29.57%) CentOS
2 34 (29.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (8.70%) Windows
4 6 (5.22%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (2.61%) Android
5 3 (2.61%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (53.04%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (39.13%) DevOps
2 45 (39.13%) Scrum
3 39 (33.91%) OO
4 33 (28.70%) Open Source
5 32 (27.83%) OOD
6 27 (23.48%) Requirements Analysis
7 21 (18.26%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (18.26%) TDD
8 20 (17.39%) MVC
9 16 (13.91%) Integration Testing
10 12 (10.43%) Code Coverage
11 11 (9.57%) Mentoring
11 11 (9.57%) UML
11 11 (9.57%) Unit Testing
12 10 (8.70%) Software Delivery
13 8 (6.96%) Machine Learning
13 8 (6.96%) Microservices
14 6 (5.22%) Cybersecurity
14 6 (5.22%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 88 (76.52%) Java
2 60 (52.17%) C++
3 56 (48.70%) Python
4 35 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 34 (29.57%) C#
6 29 (25.22%) SQL
7 24 (20.87%) C
8 10 (8.70%) Ada
9 8 (6.96%) Embedded C
10 6 (5.22%) Perl
10 6 (5.22%) PL/SQL
10 6 (5.22%) Tcl
10 6 (5.22%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.74%) Java 8
11 2 (1.74%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.74%) PHP
12 1 (0.87%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.87%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.87%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 22 (19.13%) Security Cleared
2 21 (18.26%) DV Cleared
3 12 (10.43%) Degree
4 4 (3.48%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) MISRA
2 2 (1.74%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.87%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.87%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (5.22%) Firmware
2 4 (3.48%) Docker
3 2 (1.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Puppet
1 2 (1.74%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (28.70%) Red Hat
2 13 (11.30%) Atlassian
3 7 (6.09%) Oracle
4 5 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.61%) IBM