The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior 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
Senior Developer
Rank 18 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 34 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.12% 8.47% 5.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.53% 8.93% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 15
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,950 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,500 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Senior 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%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

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

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 38 (77.55%) CSS
1 38 (77.55%) .NET
2 36 (73.47%) C#
3 33 (67.35%) HTML
3 33 (67.35%) JavaScript
4 31 (63.27%) ASP.NET
5 22 (44.90%) SQL
6 21 (42.86%) OO
6 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (40.82%) jQuery
8 17 (34.69%) MVC
9 16 (32.65%) WCF
9 16 (32.65%) AngularJS
10 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (30.61%) Finance
11 14 (28.57%) Visual Studio
12 13 (26.53%) T-SQL
12 13 (26.53%) SOAP
12 13 (26.53%) REST
13 12 (24.49%) CSS3
14 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
14 11 (22.45%) XML
14 11 (22.45%) SOA
15 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
15 10 (20.41%) HTML5
16 8 (16.33%) Sass
16 8 (16.33%) Enterprise Architecture
16 8 (16.33%) B2B
17 7 (14.29%) XSL
17 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

Senior 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 Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.12%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.12%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 7 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Banking
2 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (77.55%) .NET
1 38 (77.55%) CSS
2 33 (67.35%) HTML
3 31 (63.27%) ASP.NET
4 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (40.82%) jQuery
6 16 (32.65%) WCF
6 16 (32.65%) AngularJS
7 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (26.53%) REST
8 13 (26.53%) SOAP
9 12 (24.49%) CSS3
10 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
10 11 (22.45%) XML
11 10 (20.41%) HTML5
12 8 (16.33%) Sass
13 7 (14.29%) XSL
14 4 (8.16%) Ajax
15 3 (6.12%) Web Services
15 3 (6.12%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) User Experience
2 2 (4.08%) VHDL
2 2 (4.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
1 1 (2.04%) Android
1 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) OO
2 17 (34.69%) MVC
3 11 (22.45%) SOA
4 8 (16.33%) B2B
4 8 (16.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.16%) Scrum
6 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.08%) Digital Signal Processing
7 2 (4.08%) Signal Processing
8 1 (2.04%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.04%) Cyber Security
8 1 (2.04%) Android Development
8 1 (2.04%) iOS Development
8 1 (2.04%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (2.04%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.04%) UML
8 1 (2.04%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (73.47%) C#
2 33 (67.35%) JavaScript
3 22 (44.90%) SQL
4 13 (26.53%) T-SQL
5 5 (10.20%) C++
6 4 (8.16%) PHP
6 4 (8.16%) C
7 3 (6.12%) Java
8 2 (4.08%) Embedded C
8 2 (4.08%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Xilinx
3 1 (2.04%) Twitter
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