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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 48 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 15 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.60% 8.70% 7.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.64% 9.00% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 21
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
412 311 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 98.80% 96.58% 98.91%
Number of salaries quoted 346 280 230
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,950 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £60,000
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 28 August 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (68.18%) Software Engineering
2 25 (56.82%) Java
3 24 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 18 (40.91%) C++
5 17 (38.64%) CSS
5 17 (38.64%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (36.36%) C#
6 16 (36.36%) SQL
7 14 (31.82%) .NET
7 14 (31.82%) HTML
7 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
8 13 (29.55%) Oracle
8 13 (29.55%) DV Cleared
9 12 (27.27%) C
9 12 (27.27%) OO
10 11 (25.00%) MVC
11 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (22.73%) J2EE
11 10 (22.73%) SDLC
12 9 (20.45%) MySQL
12 9 (20.45%) Linux
12 9 (20.45%) CSS3
12 9 (20.45%) HTML5
13 8 (18.18%) jQuery
13 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
14 7 (15.91%) WebLogic
14 7 (15.91%) Unix
14 7 (15.91%) Python
14 7 (15.91%) TDD
14 7 (15.91%) Finance

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 (15.91%) WebLogic
2 6 (13.64%) JBoss
2 6 (13.64%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.82%) Apache Spark
3 3 (6.82%) Confluence
3 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.27%) Drupal
4 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.27%) Mule
4 1 (2.27%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) GitHub
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) MySQL
2 7 (15.91%) MongoDB
2 7 (15.91%) NoSQL
2 7 (15.91%) OrientDB
3 3 (6.82%) Big Data
3 3 (6.82%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.27%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) SpecFlow
1 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.55%) JIRA
3 2 (4.55%) NUnit
3 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) CSS
2 14 (31.82%) .NET
2 14 (31.82%) HTML
3 10 (22.73%) J2EE
4 9 (20.45%) CSS3
4 9 (20.45%) HTML5
5 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 8 (18.18%) jQuery
6 6 (13.64%) Java SE
6 6 (13.64%) Web Services
6 6 (13.64%) XML
7 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (6.82%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.82%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (6.82%) Node.js
8 3 (6.82%) React
8 3 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (6.82%) WPF
9 2 (4.55%) Java EE
9 2 (4.55%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (13.64%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.82%) User Experience
3 2 (4.55%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Linux
2 7 (15.91%) Unix
3 6 (13.64%) AIX
4 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (68.18%) Software Engineering
2 17 (38.64%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (27.27%) OO
4 11 (25.00%) MVC
5 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (22.73%) SDLC
6 7 (15.91%) Scrum
6 7 (15.91%) TDD
7 6 (13.64%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (11.36%) OOD
8 5 (11.36%) OOP
9 4 (9.09%) SOLID
10 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.82%) Performance Optimisation
10 3 (6.82%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.82%) Web Development
10 3 (6.82%) Wireframes
11 2 (4.55%) Digital Signal Processing
11 2 (4.55%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 25 (56.82%) Java
2 18 (40.91%) C++
3 16 (36.36%) C#
3 16 (36.36%) SQL
4 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 12 (27.27%) C
6 7 (15.91%) Python
7 3 (6.82%) PHP
8 2 (4.55%) Scala
9 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.27%) Perl
9 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 13 (29.55%) DV Cleared
3 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Zend
4 1 (2.27%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.27%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.27%) MapR
4 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com