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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 110 51 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 41.35% 26.15% 19.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 42.47% 26.84% 20.23%
Number of salaries quoted 106 48 68
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,050 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -
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
259 190 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 97.37% 97.44% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 219 170 302
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,300 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 136 (58.87%) C#
2 134 (58.01%) .NET
3 112 (48.48%) JavaScript
4 108 (46.75%) CSS
5 107 (46.32%) SQL
6 105 (45.45%) SQL Server
7 100 (43.29%) HTML
8 99 (42.86%) ASP.NET
9 75 (32.47%) XML
10 50 (21.65%) Mobile App
11 47 (20.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 47 (20.35%) WCF
11 47 (20.35%) MVC
12 44 (19.05%) Finance
12 44 (19.05%) jQuery
13 43 (18.61%) Agile Software Development
13 43 (18.61%) OO
13 43 (18.61%) Microsoft
14 42 (18.18%) Java
14 42 (18.18%) PHP
14 42 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
15 38 (16.45%) SOAP
16 37 (16.02%) T-SQL
16 37 (16.02%) Team Foundation Server
17 35 (15.15%) HTML5
18 34 (14.72%) MS Excel
19 33 (14.29%) .NET Framework
20 32 (13.85%) Mobile Application Development
21 31 (13.42%) Relational Database
22 30 (12.99%) C++

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 14 (6.06%) WebLogic
2 13 (5.63%) Node.js
3 10 (4.33%) Apache
4 5 (2.16%) ColdFusion
5 2 (0.87%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.43%) IIS
6 1 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (14.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.73%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.73%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.09%) SMTP
1 21 (9.09%) FTP
2 14 (6.06%) HTTP
2 14 (6.06%) Network Security
3 6 (2.60%) Internet
4 3 (1.30%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.87%) Intranet
5 2 (0.87%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 47 (20.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (13.42%) Relational Database
4 28 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (11.26%) MySQL
6 15 (6.49%) NoSQL
7 14 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
8 12 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (4.76%) SQLite
10 6 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.73%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.73%) Big Data
12 3 (1.30%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (16.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (9.96%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.49%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.03%) Dreamweaver
4 7 (3.03%) Subversion
5 6 (2.60%) ClearCase
6 5 (2.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.87%) JUnit
7 2 (0.87%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.87%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.87%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.43%) Maven
8 1 (0.43%) Xcode
8 1 (0.43%) Ant
General
1 44 (19.05%) Finance
2 27 (11.69%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.90%) Advertising
4 5 (2.16%) Banking
4 5 (2.16%) Marketing
5 2 (0.87%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.87%) Electronics
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (58.01%) .NET
2 108 (46.75%) CSS
3 100 (43.29%) HTML
4 99 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 75 (32.47%) XML
6 47 (20.35%) WCF
7 44 (19.05%) jQuery
8 42 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (16.45%) SOAP
10 35 (15.15%) HTML5
11 33 (14.29%) .NET Framework
12 29 (12.55%) ASP.NET Web API
13 27 (11.69%) Web Services
14 24 (10.39%) REST
15 21 (9.09%) WPF
15 21 (9.09%) ASP.NET 2.0
16 20 (8.66%) Ajax
16 20 (8.66%) XSL
17 18 (7.79%) J2EE
18 16 (6.93%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 50 (21.65%) Mobile App
2 25 (10.82%) iPhone
3 20 (8.66%) Computer Science
4 17 (7.36%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (4.76%) Smartphone
6 6 (2.60%) Social Network
6 6 (2.60%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (1.73%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.87%) Open Source
8 2 (0.87%) Physics
8 2 (0.87%) Firmware
9 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.43%) VHDL
9 1 (0.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.43%) Social Media
9 1 (0.43%) iPad
9 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.69%) Android
2 25 (10.82%) Windows
3 21 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (6.06%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.60%) Linux
6 2 (0.87%) UNIX
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (20.35%) MVC
2 43 (18.61%) OO
2 43 (18.61%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (13.85%) Mobile Application Development
4 29 (12.55%) iOS Development
5 27 (11.69%) Android Development
6 23 (9.96%) Web Application Development
7 21 (9.09%) Web Development
8 20 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (8.66%) Software Engineering
8 20 (8.66%) Regression Testing
9 18 (7.79%) OOP
9 18 (7.79%) TDD
10 15 (6.49%) Scrum
10 15 (6.49%) Unit Testing
11 14 (6.06%) Information Assurance
11 14 (6.06%) Cyber Security
12 13 (5.63%) BDD
13 7 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (3.03%) UML
Programming Languages
1 136 (58.87%) C#
2 112 (48.48%) JavaScript
3 107 (46.32%) SQL
4 42 (18.18%) PHP
4 42 (18.18%) Java
5 37 (16.02%) T-SQL
6 30 (12.99%) C
6 30 (12.99%) C++
7 22 (9.52%) XPath
8 21 (9.09%) XQuery
9 17 (7.36%) Ruby
10 12 (5.19%) Objective-C
11 11 (4.76%) VB
11 11 (4.76%) Python
12 8 (3.46%) VB.NET
13 7 (3.03%) PHP5
14 4 (1.73%) Ada
15 3 (1.30%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.87%) XAML
16 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (7.36%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.90%) Degree
3 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.43%) SLA
Systems Management
1 21 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (18.61%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.06%) BT
3 13 (5.63%) Facebook
4 12 (5.19%) Twitter
5 6 (2.60%) Oracle
6 5 (2.16%) Adobe
7 4 (1.73%) Zend
8 2 (0.87%) webMethods
9 1 (0.43%) Sun
9 1 (0.43%) Sencha
9 1 (0.43%) Telerik
9 1 (0.43%) Xilinx
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