The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 27 31 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 27 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.00% 6.38% 9.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.31% 6.48% 9.18%
Number of salaries quoted 27 19 19
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Software 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
290 293 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 96.67% 98.32% 99.04%
Number of salaries quoted 268 244 187
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 50 (94.34%) C#
2 37 (69.81%) HTML
3 35 (66.04%) C++
4 29 (54.72%) Java
5 25 (47.17%) .NET
6 24 (45.28%) SQL
7 23 (43.40%) JavaScript
7 23 (43.40%) Linux
7 23 (43.40%) jQuery
8 21 (39.62%) HTML5
8 21 (39.62%) C
9 20 (37.74%) Web Services
9 20 (37.74%) Finance
9 20 (37.74%) Software Engineering
10 19 (35.85%) Cyber Security
10 19 (35.85%) MVC
10 19 (35.85%) XML
10 19 (35.85%) WSDL
10 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
11 18 (33.96%) Python
12 17 (32.08%) ASP.NET
12 17 (32.08%) Computer Forensics
13 16 (30.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (30.19%) Ruby
13 16 (30.19%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (30.19%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (28.30%) REST
14 15 (28.30%) TCP/IP
15 14 (26.42%) Assembly Language
15 14 (26.42%) Mentoring

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (20.75%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) Node.js
3 1 (1.89%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.89%) Mule
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Changepoint
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.30%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.32%) SMTP
2 6 (11.32%) FTP
2 6 (11.32%) HTTP
2 6 (11.32%) SMPP
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
2 16 (30.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (30.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
5 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (30.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.43%) Subversion
General
1 20 (37.74%) Finance
2 12 (22.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (69.81%) HTML
2 25 (47.17%) .NET
3 23 (43.40%) jQuery
4 21 (39.62%) HTML5
5 20 (37.74%) Web Services
6 19 (35.85%) XML
6 19 (35.85%) WSDL
7 17 (32.08%) ASP.NET
8 15 (28.30%) REST
9 13 (24.53%) XML Schema
9 13 (24.53%) .NET Framework
10 12 (22.64%) CSS
11 10 (18.87%) LINQ
11 10 (18.87%) COM+
11 10 (18.87%) XSL
11 10 (18.87%) XSLT
11 10 (18.87%) XHTML
12 7 (13.21%) SOAP
13 6 (11.32%) CSS3
13 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Digital Media
1 6 (11.32%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.89%) Physics
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 23 (43.40%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Software Engineering
2 19 (35.85%) MVC
2 19 (35.85%) Cyber Security
3 17 (32.08%) Computer Forensics
4 14 (26.42%) Mentoring
5 13 (24.53%) Performance Testing
5 13 (24.53%) Load Testing
6 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (18.87%) Coaching
7 9 (16.98%) SDLC
8 6 (11.32%) Technical Analysis
8 6 (11.32%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (11.32%) OO
9 5 (9.43%) OOD
9 5 (9.43%) Digital Signal Processing
9 5 (9.43%) Signal Processing
10 3 (5.66%) Scrum
11 2 (3.77%) Asset Management
12 1 (1.89%) User Stories
12 1 (1.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (94.34%) C#
2 35 (66.04%) C++
3 29 (54.72%) Java
4 24 (45.28%) SQL
5 23 (43.40%) JavaScript
6 21 (39.62%) C
7 18 (33.96%) Python
8 16 (30.19%) Ruby
9 14 (26.42%) Assembly Language
10 11 (20.75%) PHP
11 10 (18.87%) T-SQL
11 10 (18.87%) VB
11 10 (18.87%) VB6
12 6 (11.32%) XPath
12 6 (11.32%) XQuery
13 2 (3.77%) R
14 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.89%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
LRS
Salary: Competative Salary
Posted: 20 days ago