The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheltenham region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 33 33 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 29 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.14% 6.22% 2.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.36% 6.32% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 10
Median salary £50,000 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £25,150 £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
456 364 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 96.61% 98.38% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 337 318 287
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheltenham region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 27 May 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheltenham region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 38 (74.51%) Java
2 36 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 36 (70.59%) Security Cleared
3 27 (52.94%) C++
4 26 (50.98%) DV Cleared
5 21 (41.18%) C
6 20 (39.22%) C#
7 19 (37.25%) CSS
8 18 (35.29%) SQL
8 18 (35.29%) SC Cleared
8 18 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
9 17 (33.33%) HTML
10 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
10 16 (31.37%) .NET
10 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (29.41%) J2EE
11 15 (29.41%) Oracle
11 15 (29.41%) Linux
11 15 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (27.45%) HTML5
12 14 (27.45%) CSS3
13 13 (25.49%) SDLC
14 11 (21.57%) MongoDB
15 10 (19.61%) OO
16 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET
16 9 (17.65%) Web Services
16 9 (17.65%) WebLogic
17 8 (15.69%) Translating Business Requirements
17 8 (15.69%) OrientDB
17 8 (15.69%) MySQL

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 8 (15.69%) JBoss
2 8 (15.69%) WebSphere
3 6 (11.76%) Node.js
4 3 (5.88%) Confluence
4 3 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) Mule
5 1 (1.96%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) GitHub
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) MongoDB
2 8 (15.69%) MySQL
2 8 (15.69%) NoSQL
2 8 (15.69%) OrientDB
3 4 (7.84%) Big Data
3 4 (7.84%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.88%) Data Mining
4 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) JIRA
1 4 (7.84%) SpecFlow
1 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.92%) NUnit
3 2 (3.92%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (37.25%) CSS
2 17 (33.33%) HTML
3 16 (31.37%) .NET
4 15 (29.41%) J2EE
5 14 (27.45%) CSS3
5 14 (27.45%) HTML5
6 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 9 (17.65%) Web Services
7 8 (15.69%) Java SE
8 6 (11.76%) AngularJS
8 6 (11.76%) jQuery
9 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (9.80%) XML
10 4 (7.84%) Hibernate
10 4 (7.84%) Spring
11 3 (5.88%) Java EE
11 3 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (5.88%) Middleware
11 3 (5.88%) OpenCL
11 3 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.76%) User Experience
3 4 (7.84%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (7.84%) Visualisation
4 3 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.88%) PKI
4 3 (5.88%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Linux
2 8 (15.69%) AIX
2 8 (15.69%) Unix
3 7 (13.73%) Mac OS X
3 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (13.73%) Windows
4 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 18 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (25.49%) SDLC
5 10 (19.61%) OO
6 8 (15.69%) MVC
6 8 (15.69%) Translating Business Requirements
7 7 (13.73%) TDD
7 7 (13.73%) Waterfall
8 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.80%) OOD
9 5 (9.80%) OOP
10 4 (7.84%) Scrum
10 4 (7.84%) SOLID
11 3 (5.88%) Big Data Analytics
11 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (5.88%) Data Analytics
11 3 (5.88%) Performance Optimisation
11 3 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (5.88%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 38 (74.51%) Java
2 27 (52.94%) C++
3 21 (41.18%) C
4 20 (39.22%) C#
5 18 (35.29%) SQL
6 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
7 8 (15.69%) Python
8 6 (11.76%) Perl
8 6 (11.76%) Ruby
9 4 (7.84%) Scala
10 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.96%) VB
10 1 (1.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 36 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 26 (50.98%) DV Cleared
3 18 (35.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) Atlassian
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 75,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago