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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 4 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 88 162 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 22.56% 36.65% 38.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.11% 38.12% 41.32%
Number of salaries quoted 67 139 90
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
365 425 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 93.59% 96.15% 92.37%
Number of salaries quoted 237 355 216
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 98 (61.25%) C#
2 79 (49.38%) .NET
3 68 (42.50%) HTML
3 68 (42.50%) JavaScript
4 65 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 64 (40.00%) MVC
6 63 (39.38%) SQL Server
7 60 (37.50%) Java
8 56 (35.00%) CSS
9 53 (33.13%) SQL
10 47 (29.38%) SDLC
11 46 (28.75%) Software Engineering
12 45 (28.13%) OO
13 43 (26.88%) Web Services
13 43 (26.88%) XML
14 36 (22.50%) Scrum
14 36 (22.50%) C++
15 35 (21.88%) Finance
15 35 (21.88%) TDD
15 35 (21.88%) jQuery
16 34 (21.25%) Telecoms
17 31 (19.38%) MySQL
18 30 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
18 30 (18.75%) Security Cleared
19 29 (18.13%) SOAP
20 27 (16.88%) Linux
21 26 (16.25%) PHP
21 26 (16.25%) Microsoft
21 26 (16.25%) SQL Server 2008

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 13 (8.13%) Confluence
1 13 (8.13%) JBoss
2 11 (6.88%) IIS
2 11 (6.88%) Mule
2 11 (6.88%) Mule ESB
2 11 (6.88%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.63%) CMS
3 9 (5.63%) Drupal
4 7 (4.38%) Node.js
5 5 (3.13%) Apache Pig
5 5 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.13%) WordPress
6 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.25%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.25%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.63%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.63%) nginx
7 1 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (6.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (3.13%) Magento
3 1 (0.63%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.50%) SaaS
3 11 (6.88%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.38%) HTTP
2 14 (8.75%) FTP
2 14 (8.75%) SMPP
2 14 (8.75%) SMTP
3 5 (3.13%) Firewall
3 5 (3.13%) Internet
3 5 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.25%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.25%) Intranet
5 1 (0.63%) LDAP
5 1 (0.63%) Skype
5 1 (0.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (39.38%) SQL Server
2 31 (19.38%) MySQL
3 26 (16.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (14.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (13.13%) MongoDB
5 21 (13.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 16 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 13 (8.13%) NoSQL
9 11 (6.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 11 (6.88%) Big Data
10 9 (5.63%) Hadoop
11 8 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (4.38%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (3.13%) Apache Hive
13 5 (3.13%) Data Mining
14 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database
15 2 (1.25%) Oracle8/8i Database
15 2 (1.25%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 24 (15.00%) JIRA
2 23 (14.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (11.88%) Git (software)
4 18 (11.25%) Subversion
5 17 (10.63%) Visual Studio
6 16 (10.00%) JUnit
7 14 (8.75%) NUnit
8 13 (8.13%) Rhino Mocks
9 11 (6.88%) IntelliJ
10 4 (2.50%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.88%) Axure RP
11 3 (1.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 1 (0.63%) Selenium
12 1 (0.63%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 35 (21.88%) Finance
2 34 (21.25%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.50%) Manufacturing
3 12 (7.50%) Marketing
3 12 (7.50%) Retail
4 11 (6.88%) Electronics
5 5 (3.13%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (49.38%) .NET
2 68 (42.50%) HTML
3 64 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 56 (35.00%) CSS
5 43 (26.88%) Web Services
5 43 (26.88%) XML
6 35 (21.88%) jQuery
7 30 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (18.13%) SOAP
9 22 (13.75%) WCF
10 21 (13.13%) WSDL
11 18 (11.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 17 (10.63%) JSON
13 16 (10.00%) Ajax
13 16 (10.00%) HTML5
14 14 (8.75%) AngularJS
14 14 (8.75%) Castle Windsor
15 13 (8.13%) Apache Camel
15 13 (8.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 13 (8.13%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.25%) User Experience
2 15 (9.38%) Mobile App
3 13 (8.13%) Social Network
4 10 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.00%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.13%) Cybercrime
7 4 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.50%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.88%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.88%) VHDL
8 3 (1.88%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.25%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.25%) PKI
10 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.63%) Replication
10 1 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.88%) Linux
2 8 (5.00%) Windows
3 7 (4.38%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.38%) Mac OS X
3 7 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.13%) Android
5 4 (2.50%) Unix
6 2 (1.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (40.00%) MVC
3 47 (29.38%) SDLC
4 46 (28.75%) Software Engineering
5 45 (28.13%) OO
6 36 (22.50%) Scrum
7 35 (21.88%) TDD
8 26 (16.25%) Cybersecurity
9 17 (10.63%) E-Commerce
9 17 (10.63%) Kanban
10 15 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (8.75%) OOP
11 14 (8.75%) Technical Analysis
11 14 (8.75%) Web Application Development
12 13 (8.13%) BDD
12 13 (8.13%) Mobile Application Development
13 12 (7.50%) Front End Development
14 11 (6.88%) Digital Marketing
14 11 (6.88%) Integration Testing
14 11 (6.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (61.25%) C#
2 68 (42.50%) JavaScript
3 60 (37.50%) Java
4 53 (33.13%) SQL
5 36 (22.50%) C++
6 26 (16.25%) PHP
7 19 (11.88%) C
8 17 (10.63%) Ruby
8 17 (10.63%) VB
8 17 (10.63%) VB6
9 15 (9.38%) XPath
9 15 (9.38%) XQuery
10 13 (8.13%) Python
11 9 (5.63%) Perl
12 8 (5.00%) T-SQL
13 7 (4.38%) Objective-C
14 6 (3.75%) VB.NET
15 4 (2.50%) Scala
15 4 (2.50%) VBA
16 2 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 25 (15.63%) DV Cleared
3 15 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.25%) Degree
5 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.13%) CCNA
6 5 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.13%) CISSP
6 5 (3.13%) GIAC
6 5 (3.13%) Linux+ Certification
6 5 (3.13%) MCSE
6 5 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (3.13%) SANS
6 5 (3.13%) SSCP
7 1 (0.63%) CITP
7 1 (0.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.25%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (8.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.13%) Apple
3 11 (6.88%) SAP
4 9 (5.63%) Zend
5 7 (4.38%) Oracle
6 4 (2.50%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.88%) Adobe
8 2 (1.25%) Informatica
8 2 (1.25%) VMware
9 1 (0.63%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.63%) i2
9 1 (0.63%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.63%) MuleSoft
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