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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 30 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 20 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.27% 7.54% 3.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.49% 7.73% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 11
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £31,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
267 194 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 97.09% 97.49% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 228 174 292
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 29 (93.55%) C#
2 26 (83.87%) .NET
3 25 (80.65%) JavaScript
3 25 (80.65%) SQL
4 24 (77.42%) HTML
4 24 (77.42%) ASP.NET
5 23 (74.19%) SQL Server
5 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
5 23 (74.19%) Finance
5 23 (74.19%) Relational Database
6 22 (70.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (70.97%) Telecoms
6 22 (70.97%) MS Excel
7 21 (67.74%) Windows
7 21 (67.74%) XQuery
7 21 (67.74%) SMTP
7 21 (67.74%) FTP
7 21 (67.74%) CSS
7 21 (67.74%) XML
7 21 (67.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (67.74%) XPath
7 21 (67.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 21 (67.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (67.74%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 21 (67.74%) Mobile App
7 21 (67.74%) Mobile Application Development
7 21 (67.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (22.58%) MVC
9 4 (12.90%) Degree
9 4 (12.90%) Computer Science

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (70.97%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) SMTP
1 21 (67.74%) FTP
2 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) Broadband
4 1 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (74.19%) SQL Server
1 23 (74.19%) Relational Database
2 22 (70.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (67.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 2 (6.45%) Big Data
4 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.45%) Jasmine
General
1 23 (74.19%) Finance
2 22 (70.97%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (83.87%) .NET
2 24 (77.42%) HTML
2 24 (77.42%) ASP.NET
3 21 (67.74%) CSS
3 21 (67.74%) XML
3 21 (67.74%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 4 (12.90%) jQuery
5 3 (9.68%) HTML5
5 3 (9.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (6.45%) Zend Framework
6 2 (6.45%) Ext JS
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.23%) WPF
7 1 (3.23%) Ajax
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (67.74%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Open Source
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
1 21 (67.74%) Windows Server 2008
1 21 (67.74%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Mobile Application Development
2 7 (22.58%) MVC
3 3 (9.68%) TDD
3 3 (9.68%) Computer Forensics
3 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
3 3 (9.68%) Scrum
3 3 (9.68%) OO
4 2 (6.45%) Analytics
4 2 (6.45%) Web Application Development
4 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.23%) V-Model
5 1 (3.23%) CRUD
5 1 (3.23%) Logistics
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) SOA
5 1 (3.23%) ETL
5 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) C#
2 25 (80.65%) JavaScript
2 25 (80.65%) SQL
3 21 (67.74%) XQuery
3 21 (67.74%) XPath
4 3 (9.68%) Ruby
4 3 (9.68%) C
4 3 (9.68%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) C++
4 3 (9.68%) Assembly Language
4 3 (9.68%) Python
5 2 (6.45%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 21 (67.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Zend
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + training + bens
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