Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 26 10
Rank change year-on-year +19 -16 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 120 65 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 17.91% 13.98% 19.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.90% 15.12% 21.16%
Number of salaries quoted 72 63 138
Cheltenham median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -8.16% +3.16%
10th Percentile £37,625 £19,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,650 £65,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -13.04% +15.00%

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 635 430 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 94.78% 92.47% 91.50%
Number of salaries quoted 512 371 637
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -5.43% +15.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £29,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,500
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -3.41% +8.64%

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 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 90 (75.00%) Java
2 64 (53.33%) Linux
3 62 (51.67%) C++
3 62 (51.67%) Spring
4 60 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (48.33%) Python
6 50 (41.67%) JIRA
7 49 (40.83%) JavaScript
8 46 (38.33%) Scrum
9 45 (37.50%) C#
9 45 (37.50%) Apache
9 45 (37.50%) DevOps
10 44 (36.67%) EasyMock
10 44 (36.67%) OO
11 42 (35.00%) SQL
12 39 (32.50%) Java EE
13 38 (31.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 37 (30.83%) Confluence
15 36 (30.00%) Open Source
15 36 (30.00%) Bitbucket
16 35 (29.17%) Jenkins
16 35 (29.17%) Wiki
16 35 (29.17%) JSF
16 35 (29.17%) JUnit
16 35 (29.17%) EJB
17 34 (28.33%) OOD
18 33 (27.50%) CentOS
18 33 (27.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 32 (26.67%) Red Hat
19 32 (26.67%) CSS

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 45 (37.50%) Apache
2 37 (30.83%) Confluence
3 15 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.33%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.83%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.67%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (10.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 12 (10.00%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.83%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.00%) MySQL
3 16 (13.33%) Big Data
4 14 (11.67%) Amazon RDS
4 14 (11.67%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (10.00%) Hadoop
6 11 (9.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (9.17%) Apache Hive
7 6 (5.00%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (3.33%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.50%) Neo4j
9 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.50%) OrientDB
9 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 50 (41.67%) JIRA
2 44 (36.67%) EasyMock
3 38 (31.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 36 (30.00%) Bitbucket
5 35 (29.17%) Jenkins
5 35 (29.17%) JUnit
6 12 (10.00%) Eclipse
6 12 (10.00%) Liquibase
6 12 (10.00%) Maven
7 9 (7.50%) MSTest
7 9 (7.50%) NUnit
8 7 (5.83%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (2.50%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.50%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (1.67%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.67%) Selenium
10 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.83%) Robot Framework
11 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (10.00%) Military
2 8 (6.67%) Electronics
3 7 (5.83%) Aerospace
4 6 (5.00%) Avionics
5 5 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.33%) Retail
7 2 (1.67%) Automotive
7 2 (1.67%) Finance
7 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (73.33%) Software Engineer
2 48 (40.00%) Java Engineer
3 43 (35.83%) Java Software Engineer
4 42 (35.00%) Developer
5 30 (25.00%) Java Developer
6 25 (20.83%) DevOps Engineer
7 23 (19.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 22 (18.33%) Software Developer
9 17 (14.17%) Senior Developer
10 16 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
11 14 (11.67%) Java Software Developer
12 11 (9.17%) .NET Software Engineer
13 10 (8.33%) Agile Developer
13 10 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
13 10 (8.33%) DevOps Developer
14 9 (7.50%) C# Software Engineer
15 8 (6.67%) Senior Java Engineer
16 6 (5.00%) Lead Software Engineer
16 6 (5.00%) Software Team Leader
16 6 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (51.67%) Spring
2 39 (32.50%) Java EE
3 35 (29.17%) EJB
3 35 (29.17%) JSF
4 32 (26.67%) CSS
4 32 (26.67%) HTML
5 25 (20.83%) AngularJS
5 25 (20.83%) Web Services
6 21 (17.50%) .NET
6 21 (17.50%) jQuery
7 19 (15.83%) REST
8 14 (11.67%) JSON
9 13 (10.83%) RESTful
9 13 (10.83%) Spring MVC
10 12 (10.00%) ASP.NET
10 12 (10.00%) Django
10 12 (10.00%) OSGi
11 11 (9.17%) Kafka
12 10 (8.33%) Hibernate
12 10 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (29.17%) Wiki
2 9 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (5.00%) CAN bus
5 5 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.83%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (0.83%) Cyberattack
6 1 (0.83%) Cybercrime
6 1 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 64 (53.33%) Linux
2 33 (27.50%) CentOS
2 33 (27.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (7.50%) Windows
4 6 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.67%) Android
5 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (38.33%) Scrum
3 45 (37.50%) DevOps
4 44 (36.67%) OO
5 36 (30.00%) Open Source
6 34 (28.33%) OOD
7 31 (25.83%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (22.50%) TDD
9 25 (20.83%) Requirements Analysis
10 23 (19.17%) MVC
11 16 (13.33%) Software Delivery
12 14 (11.67%) Integration Testing
12 14 (11.67%) Mentoring
12 14 (11.67%) Unit Testing
13 12 (10.00%) Code Coverage
13 12 (10.00%) UML
14 10 (8.33%) Mathematics
15 9 (7.50%) Microservices
15 9 (7.50%) MVVM
15 9 (7.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 90 (75.00%) Java
2 62 (51.67%) C++
3 58 (48.33%) Python
4 49 (40.83%) JavaScript
5 45 (37.50%) C#
6 42 (35.00%) SQL
7 22 (18.33%) C
8 12 (10.00%) PL/SQL
9 9 (7.50%) Ada
9 9 (7.50%) T-SQL
10 8 (6.67%) Embedded C
11 6 (5.00%) Perl
11 6 (5.00%) Tcl
12 4 (3.33%) Java 8
13 3 (2.50%) Ruby
13 3 (2.50%) Scala
14 1 (0.83%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.83%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (21.67%) DV Cleared
1 26 (21.67%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.83%) Degree
3 4 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) MISRA
2 2 (1.67%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.83%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.83%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (5.00%) Firmware
2 2 (1.67%) Docker
3 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Puppet
1 1 (0.83%) Salt
Vendors
1 32 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 12 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 11 (9.17%) Oracle
4 3 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft