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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 38 25 36
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 22 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.84% 8.42% 5.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.06% 9.13% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 12
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +27.81%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
435 252 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 95.60% 92.31% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 371 221 212
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,963
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 19 (63.33%) Software Engineering
2 18 (60.00%) C++
3 17 (56.67%) C#
3 17 (56.67%) OO
4 15 (50.00%) OOD
5 13 (43.33%) Linux
6 12 (40.00%) .NET
7 10 (33.33%) Subversion
7 10 (33.33%) Windows
7 10 (33.33%) Qt
8 9 (30.00%) Signal Processing
8 9 (30.00%) SQL
8 9 (30.00%) HTML
8 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 8 (26.67%) CSS
9 8 (26.67%) Digital Signal Processing
10 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
11 6 (20.00%) Java
11 6 (20.00%) HTML5
12 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 4 (13.33%) C
13 4 (13.33%) Python
13 4 (13.33%) MVC
13 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (13.33%) Web Development
13 4 (13.33%) jQuery
14 3 (10.00%) WCF
14 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
14 3 (10.00%) Relational Database

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) CMS
1 1 (3.33%) Joomla!
1 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
1 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) SMTP
1 2 (6.67%) FTP
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) .NET
2 10 (33.33%) Qt
3 9 (30.00%) HTML
4 8 (26.67%) CSS
5 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
6 6 (20.00%) HTML5
7 4 (13.33%) jQuery
8 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (10.00%) XML
8 3 (10.00%) WCF
9 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 2 (6.67%) REST
9 2 (6.67%) CSS3
10 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (3.33%) WPF
10 1 (3.33%) Silverlight
10 1 (3.33%) XSL
10 1 (3.33%) COM
10 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 10 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Software Engineering
2 17 (56.67%) OO
3 15 (50.00%) OOD
4 9 (30.00%) Signal Processing
5 8 (26.67%) Digital Signal Processing
6 4 (13.33%) Web Development
6 4 (13.33%) MVC
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) Computer Forensics
7 2 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (6.67%) Cyber Security
8 1 (3.33%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.33%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (3.33%) OOP
8 1 (3.33%) TDD
8 1 (3.33%) Content Management
8 1 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) C++
2 17 (56.67%) C#
3 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 6 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (13.33%) Python
5 4 (13.33%) C
6 2 (6.67%) PHP
6 2 (6.67%) XQuery
6 2 (6.67%) Assembly Language
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby
6 2 (6.67%) XPath
7 1 (3.33%) PHP5
7 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.33%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
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