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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 31 53 18
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 24 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.47% 2.83% 13.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.65% 2.96% 13.40%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 28
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
361 338 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 97.30% 95.75% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 315 286 202
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 38 (86.36%) C#
2 29 (65.91%) C++
3 23 (52.27%) Java
3 23 (52.27%) Linux
4 20 (45.45%) Software Engineering
5 19 (43.18%) HTML
6 17 (38.64%) .NET
7 16 (36.36%) C
7 16 (36.36%) SQL
8 14 (31.82%) OO
9 13 (29.55%) HTML5
10 12 (27.27%) OOD
11 11 (25.00%) Python
11 11 (25.00%) Web Services
11 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 11 (25.00%) Windows
11 11 (25.00%) MVC
12 10 (22.73%) Computer Forensics
12 10 (22.73%) Subversion
12 10 (22.73%) Ruby
12 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
12 10 (22.73%) Qt
12 10 (22.73%) jQuery
12 10 (22.73%) Cyber Security
13 9 (20.45%) Performance Testing
13 9 (20.45%) Load Testing
13 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework
13 9 (20.45%) Digital Signal Processing
13 9 (20.45%) Signal Processing
13 9 (20.45%) REST

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 8 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Changepoint
2 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Subversion
2 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) HTML
2 17 (38.64%) .NET
3 13 (29.55%) HTML5
4 11 (25.00%) Web Services
5 10 (22.73%) jQuery
5 10 (22.73%) Qt
6 9 (20.45%) REST
6 9 (20.45%) XML
6 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
6 9 (20.45%) WSDL
6 9 (20.45%) XML Schema
6 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework
7 6 (13.64%) COM+
7 6 (13.64%) XSL
7 6 (13.64%) XSLT
7 6 (13.64%) XHTML
7 6 (13.64%) LINQ
8 5 (11.36%) CSS3
8 5 (11.36%) CSS
9 3 (6.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) Visualisation
2 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.27%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) Linux
2 11 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 14 (31.82%) OO
3 12 (27.27%) OOD
4 11 (25.00%) MVC
5 10 (22.73%) Computer Forensics
5 10 (22.73%) Cyber Security
6 9 (20.45%) Digital Signal Processing
6 9 (20.45%) Signal Processing
6 9 (20.45%) Performance Testing
6 9 (20.45%) Load Testing
6 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
7 6 (13.64%) Coaching
8 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) TDD
8 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.55%) Scrum
8 2 (4.55%) CRM
8 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 38 (86.36%) C#
2 29 (65.91%) C++
3 23 (52.27%) Java
4 16 (36.36%) SQL
4 16 (36.36%) C
5 11 (25.00%) Python
5 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (22.73%) Ruby
7 8 (18.18%) PHP
7 8 (18.18%) Assembly Language
8 6 (13.64%) VB6
8 6 (13.64%) T-SQL
8 6 (13.64%) VB
9 2 (4.55%) Delphi
9 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
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Spring Technology
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