The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 106 82 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 31.55% 34.75% 27.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.82% 36.61% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 100 81 81
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Developer
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
323 224 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 96.13% 94.92% 98.67%
Number of salaries quoted 293 203 258
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Developer
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Cheltenham region.

Developer Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Developer
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 148 (70.14%) .NET
2 146 (69.19%) C#
3 108 (51.18%) JavaScript
4 101 (47.87%) CSS
5 99 (46.92%) ASP.NET
6 96 (45.50%) SQL Server
7 89 (42.18%) SQL
8 87 (41.23%) HTML
9 67 (31.75%) XML
10 59 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
11 48 (22.75%) .NET Framework
12 45 (21.33%) WCF
12 45 (21.33%) OO
13 44 (20.85%) MVC
14 42 (19.91%) Finance
15 40 (18.96%) ASP.NET Web API
15 40 (18.96%) SQL Server 2008
16 39 (18.48%) jQuery
17 38 (18.01%) Team Foundation Server
18 37 (17.54%) ASP.NET MVC
18 37 (17.54%) SOAP
19 36 (17.06%) AngularJS
20 34 (16.11%) Microsoft
21 30 (14.22%) T-SQL
21 30 (14.22%) Mobile App
21 30 (14.22%) HTML5
22 28 (13.27%) Java
22 28 (13.27%) Windows
22 28 (13.27%) Telecoms
23 27 (12.80%) XSL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (8.53%) Node.js
2 10 (4.74%) Apache
3 4 (1.90%) ColdFusion
3 4 (1.90%) CMS
3 4 (1.90%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (9.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.84%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.47%) InDesign
5 1 (0.47%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.32%) SaaS
2 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.53%) SMTP
1 18 (8.53%) FTP
2 4 (1.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.95%) Internet
4 1 (0.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (45.50%) SQL Server
2 40 (18.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (10.43%) Relational Database
4 21 (9.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (9.48%) MySQL
6 18 (8.53%) NoSQL
7 12 (5.69%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (4.27%) SQLite
9 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.95%) SSDT
11 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (18.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (12.80%) Git (software)
3 16 (7.58%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.79%) Subversion
5 7 (3.32%) ClearCase
6 3 (1.42%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.95%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.47%) Xcode
8 1 (0.47%) Maven
8 1 (0.47%) Ant
General
1 42 (19.91%) Finance
2 28 (13.27%) Telecoms
3 18 (8.53%) Advertising
4 9 (4.27%) Banking
5 5 (2.37%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.42%) Electronics
6 3 (1.42%) Retail
7 2 (0.95%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (70.14%) .NET
2 101 (47.87%) CSS
3 99 (46.92%) ASP.NET
4 87 (41.23%) HTML
5 67 (31.75%) XML
6 48 (22.75%) .NET Framework
7 45 (21.33%) WCF
8 40 (18.96%) ASP.NET Web API
9 39 (18.48%) jQuery
10 37 (17.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 37 (17.54%) SOAP
11 36 (17.06%) AngularJS
12 30 (14.22%) HTML5
13 27 (12.80%) XSL
14 24 (11.37%) REST
15 22 (10.43%) Web Services
16 21 (9.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 20 (9.48%) RESTful
18 19 (9.00%) WPF
19 18 (8.53%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.22%) Mobile App
2 18 (8.53%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (7.58%) User Experience
4 9 (4.27%) Smartphone
4 9 (4.27%) iPhone
5 8 (3.79%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (3.32%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.90%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.95%) Social Media
9 2 (0.95%) Physics
9 2 (0.95%) VHDL
9 2 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.47%) Social Network
10 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.27%) Windows
2 22 (10.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (8.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (5.69%) Apple iOS
5 11 (5.21%) Android
6 9 (4.27%) Linux
7 4 (1.90%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (21.33%) OO
3 44 (20.85%) MVC
4 27 (12.80%) Mobile Application Development
5 25 (11.85%) Web Application Development
5 25 (11.85%) Regression Testing
6 19 (9.00%) TDD
7 18 (8.53%) BDD
8 12 (5.69%) iOS Development
8 12 (5.69%) Unit Testing
8 12 (5.69%) SOA
9 11 (5.21%) Android Development
10 9 (4.27%) Scrum
11 8 (3.79%) B2B
11 8 (3.79%) UML
11 8 (3.79%) Software Engineering
11 8 (3.79%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (3.32%) Project Management
12 7 (3.32%) ETL
13 6 (2.84%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 146 (69.19%) C#
2 108 (51.18%) JavaScript
3 89 (42.18%) SQL
4 30 (14.22%) T-SQL
5 28 (13.27%) Java
6 26 (12.32%) PHP
7 23 (10.90%) Ruby
8 21 (9.95%) C++
9 18 (8.53%) XQuery
9 18 (8.53%) XPath
10 17 (8.06%) C
11 12 (5.69%) VB.NET
12 11 (5.21%) Python
12 11 (5.21%) VB
13 10 (4.74%) Objective-C
14 5 (2.37%) PHP5
14 5 (2.37%) Ada
15 4 (1.90%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.95%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.95%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 8 (3.79%) Degree
2 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.47%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (0.95%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (8.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (16.11%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.48%) Facebook
3 7 (3.32%) Twitter
4 5 (2.37%) Adobe
5 4 (1.90%) Oracle
6 2 (0.95%) Xilinx
7 1 (0.47%) Zend
7 1 (0.47%) Sencha
7 1 (0.47%) Sun
7 1 (0.47%) webMethods
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