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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 31 44 15
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 25 14 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.31% 4.55% 15.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.63% 4.75% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 33
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
377 295 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 95.20% 95.78% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 312 268 206
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,430 £50,000
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 27 March 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 30 (73.17%) Software Engineering
2 28 (68.29%) C#
2 28 (68.29%) C++
3 26 (63.41%) Linux
4 22 (53.66%) OO
5 20 (48.78%) OOD
6 19 (46.34%) Java
7 15 (36.59%) C
7 15 (36.59%) Subversion
7 15 (36.59%) Qt
8 14 (34.15%) Windows
8 14 (34.15%) Signal Processing
9 13 (31.71%) HTML5
9 13 (31.71%) Digital Signal Processing
9 13 (31.71%) HTML
10 12 (29.27%) .NET
11 10 (24.39%) Python
11 10 (24.39%) jQuery
12 9 (21.95%) Ruby
12 9 (21.95%) SQL
13 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
13 8 (19.51%) Assembly Language
13 8 (19.51%) Computer Forensics
13 8 (19.51%) REST
13 8 (19.51%) Cyber Security
14 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
14 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
15 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
15 5 (12.20%) CSS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (4.88%) IIS
1 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) Qt
2 13 (31.71%) HTML5
2 13 (31.71%) HTML
3 12 (29.27%) .NET
4 10 (24.39%) jQuery
5 8 (19.51%) REST
6 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
7 5 (12.20%) CSS
8 4 (9.76%) Web Services
8 4 (9.76%) WCF
9 3 (7.32%) CSS3
10 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
10 2 (4.88%) WPF
10 2 (4.88%) Silverlight
10 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
10 2 (4.88%) XML
10 2 (4.88%) WSDL
10 2 (4.88%) XML Schema
11 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (2.44%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (63.41%) Linux
2 14 (34.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Software Engineering
2 22 (53.66%) OO
3 20 (48.78%) OOD
4 14 (34.15%) Signal Processing
5 13 (31.71%) Digital Signal Processing
6 8 (19.51%) Cyber Security
6 8 (19.51%) Computer Forensics
7 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.76%) MVC
9 2 (4.88%) Scrum
9 2 (4.88%) TDD
9 2 (4.88%) CRM
9 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.88%) Web Development
9 2 (4.88%) Performance Testing
9 2 (4.88%) Load Testing
9 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.88%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (2.44%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) C#
1 28 (68.29%) C++
2 19 (46.34%) Java
3 15 (36.59%) C
4 10 (24.39%) Python
5 9 (21.95%) SQL
5 9 (21.95%) Ruby
6 8 (19.51%) Assembly Language
7 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.88%) PHP
8 2 (4.88%) Delphi
8 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.44%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
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