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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 98 43 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 36.16% 23.76% 23.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.98% 24.71% 23.74%
Number of salaries quoted 94 40 80
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £30,950 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
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
265 174 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 97.79% 96.13% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 232 156 305
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,900 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
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 17 September 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 132 (62.56%) C#
2 130 (61.61%) .NET
3 105 (49.76%) JavaScript
4 99 (46.92%) SQL
5 97 (45.97%) CSS
6 92 (43.60%) SQL Server
7 91 (43.13%) ASP.NET
8 83 (39.34%) HTML
9 75 (35.55%) XML
10 67 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (21.33%) OO
11 45 (21.33%) Mobile App
12 42 (19.91%) SQL Server 2008
13 40 (18.96%) SOAP
13 40 (18.96%) WCF
14 39 (18.48%) .NET Framework
15 38 (18.01%) Java
15 38 (18.01%) Finance
15 38 (18.01%) jQuery
16 37 (17.54%) MVC
17 36 (17.06%) Microsoft
17 36 (17.06%) Team Foundation Server
18 34 (16.11%) PHP
18 34 (16.11%) ASP.NET MVC
19 33 (15.64%) T-SQL
20 32 (15.17%) Mobile Application Development
21 31 (14.69%) ASP.NET Web API
22 30 (14.22%) Telecoms
22 30 (14.22%) Relational Database
23 29 (13.74%) C++

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 13 (6.16%) Node.js
2 10 (4.74%) WebLogic
2 10 (4.74%) Apache
3 6 (2.84%) ColdFusion
4 4 (1.90%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.95%) CMS
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (11.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.90%) SaaS
2 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.95%) SMTP
1 21 (9.95%) FTP
2 10 (4.74%) HTTP
2 10 (4.74%) Network Security
3 3 (1.42%) Internet
3 3 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.95%) Broadband
5 1 (0.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (43.60%) SQL Server
2 42 (19.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (14.22%) Relational Database
4 25 (11.85%) MySQL
5 23 (10.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (7.11%) NoSQL
7 12 (5.69%) Crystal Reports
8 11 (5.21%) SQLite
9 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.42%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.42%) Big Data
11 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.47%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 36 (17.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (11.37%) Git (software)
3 16 (7.58%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.79%) Subversion
5 7 (3.32%) ClearCase
6 6 (2.84%) Dreamweaver
7 5 (2.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.95%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.95%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.95%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.47%) Maven
9 1 (0.47%) Ant
9 1 (0.47%) JUnit
9 1 (0.47%) Xcode
9 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
General
1 38 (18.01%) Finance
2 30 (14.22%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.16%) Advertising
4 8 (3.79%) Banking
5 3 (1.42%) Retail
5 3 (1.42%) Marketing
6 2 (0.95%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (61.61%) .NET
2 97 (45.97%) CSS
3 91 (43.13%) ASP.NET
4 83 (39.34%) HTML
5 75 (35.55%) XML
6 40 (18.96%) SOAP
6 40 (18.96%) WCF
7 39 (18.48%) .NET Framework
8 38 (18.01%) jQuery
9 34 (16.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 31 (14.69%) ASP.NET Web API
11 26 (12.32%) Web Services
12 25 (11.85%) XSL
12 25 (11.85%) REST
13 24 (11.37%) HTML5
14 22 (10.43%) AngularJS
15 21 (9.95%) ASP.NET 2.0
16 19 (9.00%) WPF
17 17 (8.06%) Ajax
17 17 (8.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 45 (21.33%) Mobile App
2 21 (9.95%) iPhone
3 15 (7.11%) User Experience
3 15 (7.11%) Computer Science
4 13 (6.16%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (5.21%) Smartphone
6 7 (3.32%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.95%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.95%) Open Source
8 2 (0.95%) Physics
8 2 (0.95%) Social Network
8 2 (0.95%) Firmware
8 2 (0.95%) VHDL
8 2 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.47%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.32%) Windows
2 23 (10.90%) Android
3 21 (9.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (9.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (6.64%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.32%) Linux
6 1 (0.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (21.33%) OO
3 37 (17.54%) MVC
4 32 (15.17%) Mobile Application Development
5 25 (11.85%) iOS Development
6 24 (11.37%) Regression Testing
7 23 (10.90%) Android Development
7 23 (10.90%) Web Application Development
8 17 (8.06%) TDD
9 16 (7.58%) Software Engineering
9 16 (7.58%) Web Development
9 16 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (6.64%) Unit Testing
10 14 (6.64%) Scrum
11 13 (6.16%) BDD
12 10 (4.74%) OOP
12 10 (4.74%) Information Assurance
12 10 (4.74%) Cyber Security
13 8 (3.79%) UML
14 7 (3.32%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 132 (62.56%) C#
2 105 (49.76%) JavaScript
3 99 (46.92%) SQL
4 38 (18.01%) Java
5 34 (16.11%) PHP
6 33 (15.64%) T-SQL
7 29 (13.74%) C++
8 27 (12.80%) C
9 21 (9.95%) XQuery
9 21 (9.95%) XPath
10 17 (8.06%) Ruby
11 12 (5.69%) Objective-C
11 12 (5.69%) Python
12 11 (5.21%) VB
13 10 (4.74%) VB.NET
14 6 (2.84%) PHP5
15 5 (2.37%) Ada
16 3 (1.42%) Assembly Language
17 2 (0.95%) Embedded C
17 2 (0.95%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 12 (5.69%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.27%) Degree
3 2 (0.95%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.47%) SLA
Systems Management
1 21 (9.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (17.06%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.16%) Facebook
3 10 (4.74%) BT
4 8 (3.79%) Twitter
5 7 (3.32%) Oracle
6 4 (1.90%) Adobe
7 3 (1.42%) Zend
8 2 (0.95%) Xilinx
8 2 (0.95%) webMethods
9 1 (0.47%) Sun
9 1 (0.47%) Sencha
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