Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 17 12
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 102 30 123
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cheltenham 21.66% 12.77% 18.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.06% 13.51% 19.97%
Number of salaries quoted 32 29 58
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,500 "
25th Percentile £43,938 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £69,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,625 " £61,625
Gloucestershire median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +5.26%

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 424 222 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 90.02% 94.47% 90.32%
Number of salaries quoted 267 165 461
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,000 £79,000 £67,500
Gloucestershire median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.00% +5.26% -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Cheltenham

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineering in Cheltenham.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Cheltenham

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineering in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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 81 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (65.69%) Scrum
3 65 (63.73%) DevOps
4 57 (55.88%) Java
5 54 (52.94%) Microservices
6 53 (51.96%) Mentoring
7 52 (50.98%) Cyber Intelligence
8 50 (49.02%) Open Source
9 44 (43.14%) Legal
9 44 (43.14%) Python
9 44 (43.14%) Information Assurance
9 44 (43.14%) Cybersecurity
9 44 (43.14%) Collaborative Working
9 44 (43.14%) Cyberattack
10 43 (42.16%) JIRA
11 42 (41.18%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 42 (41.18%) Ansible
11 42 (41.18%) Docker
11 42 (41.18%) Confluence
12 41 (40.20%) Machine Learning
12 41 (40.20%) Data Science
12 41 (40.20%) Artificial Intelligence
13 39 (38.24%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 39 (38.24%) Analytics
13 39 (38.24%) Big Data
13 39 (38.24%) DevSecOps
14 38 (37.25%) Apache NiFi
14 38 (37.25%) Test Automation
15 37 (36.27%) Kafka
16 34 (33.33%) Jenkins

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 (41.18%) Confluence
2 20 (19.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (2.94%) Figma
1 3 (2.94%) GIMP
1 3 (2.94%) Inkscape
1 3 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (2.94%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 33 (32.35%) AWS
2 22 (21.57%) SaaS
3 16 (15.69%) Azure
3 16 (15.69%) Serverless
4 13 (12.75%) PaaS
5 9 (8.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (4.90%) GCP
7 4 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.94%) IaaS
9 2 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.96%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (38.24%) Big Data
2 13 (12.75%) Apache Accumulo
3 7 (6.86%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.88%) MySQL
5 5 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.98%) MySQL Workbench
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 43 (42.16%) JIRA
2 34 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.90%) IDA Disassembler
3 5 (4.90%) SonarQube
4 3 (2.94%) Balsamiq
5 2 (1.96%) GitLab
5 2 (1.96%) JUnit
6 1 (0.98%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.98%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.98%) Maven
6 1 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.98%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.98%) Subversion
6 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (43.14%) Legal
2 13 (12.75%) Social Skills
3 10 (9.80%) Finance
4 7 (6.86%) Marketing
5 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.92%) Electronics
7 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.94%) Public Sector
7 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.96%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.96%) Automotive
8 2 (1.96%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 47 (46.08%) Software Engineer
2 21 (20.59%) Senior Software Engineer
3 13 (12.75%) Lead Software Engineer
4 9 (8.82%) Platform Engineer
5 6 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (5.88%) Software Manager
6 5 (4.90%) Data Scientist
6 5 (4.90%) Delivery Project Manager
6 5 (4.90%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.92%) Test Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) Developer
8 3 (2.94%) Product Manager
8 3 (2.94%) Product Owner
8 3 (2.94%) Senior Data Scientist
8 3 (2.94%) Service Owner
8 3 (2.94%) Software Product Manager
8 3 (2.94%) UX Specialist
9 2 (1.96%) Embedded Engineer
9 2 (1.96%) Head of Engineering
9 2 (1.96%) Mid-Level Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (37.25%) Apache NiFi
2 37 (36.27%) Kafka
3 21 (20.59%) Elastic Stack
4 14 (13.73%) .NET
5 6 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 6 (5.88%) CSS
5 6 (5.88%) HTML
6 5 (4.90%) React
6 5 (4.90%) RESTful
7 4 (3.92%) Spring
8 3 (2.94%) CSS3
8 3 (2.94%) HTML5
8 3 (2.94%) Material Design
8 3 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.96%) JSON
9 2 (1.96%) REST
10 1 (0.98%) Apache Axis
10 1 (0.98%) jQuery
10 1 (0.98%) SOAP
10 1 (0.98%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (43.14%) Cyberattack
2 18 (17.65%) User Experience
3 7 (6.86%) Private Cloud
4 6 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.90%) Cyber Defence
5 5 (4.90%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.90%) Wiki
6 4 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.94%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.98%) Analogue Electronics
8 1 (0.98%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.98%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.49%) Linux
2 20 (19.61%) CentOS
2 20 (19.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (8.82%) Android
3 9 (8.82%) Apple iOS
4 6 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (65.69%) Scrum
3 65 (63.73%) DevOps
4 54 (52.94%) Microservices
5 53 (51.96%) Mentoring
6 52 (50.98%) Cyber Intelligence
7 50 (49.02%) Open Source
8 44 (43.14%) Collaborative Working
8 44 (43.14%) Cybersecurity
8 44 (43.14%) Information Assurance
9 42 (41.18%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 41 (40.20%) Artificial Intelligence
10 41 (40.20%) Data Science
10 41 (40.20%) Machine Learning
11 39 (38.24%) Analytics
11 39 (38.24%) DevSecOps
11 39 (38.24%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 38 (37.25%) Test Automation
13 20 (19.61%) OO
13 20 (19.61%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 57 (55.88%) Java
2 44 (43.14%) Python
3 31 (30.39%) C++
4 29 (28.43%) C
5 23 (22.55%) JavaScript
6 15 (14.71%) C#
7 5 (4.90%) Kotlin
8 4 (3.92%) Apple Swift
8 4 (3.92%) PHP
9 3 (2.94%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.96%) Ada
10 2 (1.96%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.96%) R
10 2 (1.96%) Scala
10 2 (1.96%) SQL
11 1 (0.98%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.98%) Delphi
11 1 (0.98%) Java 8
11 1 (0.98%) Ruby
11 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (18.63%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.75%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.88%) Degree
4 5 (4.90%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.94%) PhD
6 1 (0.98%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) Accessibility
2 5 (4.90%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.92%) QA
4 3 (2.94%) WCAG
5 2 (1.96%) DO-178B
System Software
1 42 (41.18%) Docker
2 6 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.90%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 42 (41.18%) Ansible
2 13 (12.75%) Kubernetes
3 10 (9.80%) Packer
3 10 (9.80%) Terraform
4 1 (0.98%) Grafana
4 1 (0.98%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.98%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (19.61%) Red Hat
2 7 (6.86%) Oracle
3 6 (5.88%) VMware
4 3 (2.94%) Google
4 3 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.94%) SAP
5 2 (1.96%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.98%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.98%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud