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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 36 34 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 28 27 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.70% 6.59% 3.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.97% 6.75% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24 25 11
Median salary £52,500 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £28,900 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £40,000 £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
469 400 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 95.52% 97.56% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 324 328 284
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 £29,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £55,000
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 4 May 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 4 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 40 (76.92%) Java
2 36 (69.23%) Software Engineering
3 33 (63.46%) Security Cleared
4 29 (55.77%) C++
5 25 (48.08%) C
5 25 (48.08%) DV Cleared
6 21 (40.38%) CSS
7 20 (38.46%) C#
8 19 (36.54%) HTML
8 19 (36.54%) .NET
9 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
9 18 (34.62%) SQL
9 18 (34.62%) SC Cleared
10 16 (30.77%) SDLC
11 15 (28.85%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (28.85%) J2EE
12 14 (26.92%) OO
12 14 (26.92%) Linux
12 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (25.00%) HTML5
13 13 (25.00%) CSS3
14 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (23.08%) Oracle
15 11 (21.15%) Web Services
16 10 (19.23%) User Experience
16 10 (19.23%) MongoDB
16 10 (19.23%) Finance
16 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET
16 10 (19.23%) Perl
17 9 (17.31%) MVC

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 7 (13.46%) JBoss
1 7 (13.46%) WebLogic
1 7 (13.46%) WebSphere
2 6 (11.54%) Node.js
3 3 (5.77%) Confluence
3 3 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) FTP
1 3 (5.77%) HTTP
1 3 (5.77%) SMPP
1 3 (5.77%) SMTP
2 2 (3.85%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) MongoDB
2 7 (13.46%) MySQL
2 7 (13.46%) NoSQL
2 7 (13.46%) OrientDB
3 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.77%) Big Data
5 3 (5.77%) Data Mining
5 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.77%) JIRA
4 2 (3.85%) NUnit
4 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (40.38%) CSS
2 19 (36.54%) .NET
2 19 (36.54%) HTML
3 15 (28.85%) J2EE
4 13 (25.00%) CSS3
4 13 (25.00%) HTML5
5 11 (21.15%) Web Services
6 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET
7 9 (17.31%) jQuery
8 7 (13.46%) Java SE
9 6 (11.54%) AngularJS
9 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (11.54%) XML
10 5 (9.62%) Java EE
10 5 (9.62%) SOAP
11 4 (7.69%) WSDL
12 3 (5.77%) Hibernate
12 3 (5.77%) Middleware
12 3 (5.77%) Spring
12 3 (5.77%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (19.23%) User Experience
3 7 (13.46%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.77%) PKI
4 3 (5.77%) VHDL
4 3 (5.77%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Linux
2 7 (13.46%) AIX
2 7 (13.46%) Mac OS X
2 7 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (13.46%) Unix
2 7 (13.46%) Windows
3 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 16 (30.77%) SDLC
3 15 (28.85%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (26.92%) OO
5 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (17.31%) MVC
7 7 (13.46%) Rapid Prototyping
7 7 (13.46%) Translating Business Requirements
7 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
8 5 (9.62%) OOD
8 5 (9.62%) OOP
8 5 (9.62%) TDD
9 3 (5.77%) Big Data Analytics
9 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.77%) Open Source
9 3 (5.77%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (5.77%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (5.77%) Software Testing
9 3 (5.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (76.92%) Java
2 29 (55.77%) C++
3 25 (48.08%) C
4 20 (38.46%) C#
5 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
5 18 (34.62%) SQL
6 10 (19.23%) Perl
7 6 (11.54%) Python
7 6 (11.54%) Ruby
8 3 (5.77%) Scala
8 3 (5.77%) XPath
8 3 (5.77%) XQuery
9 1 (1.92%) VB
9 1 (1.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 33 (63.46%) Security Cleared
2 25 (48.08%) DV Cleared
3 18 (34.62%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
1 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.77%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.77%) VMware
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Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
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