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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 27 37 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 24 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.21% 5.25% 11.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.38% 5.37% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 25
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
325 298 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 97.60% 97.70% 99.09%
Number of salaries quoted 291 253 199
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £54,000
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 7 July 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 48 (94.12%) C#
2 34 (66.67%) C++
3 29 (56.86%) HTML
4 28 (54.90%) Java
5 25 (49.02%) Linux
6 22 (43.14%) .NET
7 21 (41.18%) SQL
7 21 (41.18%) Software Engineering
8 20 (39.22%) C
9 18 (35.29%) HTML5
10 17 (33.33%) jQuery
10 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 16 (31.37%) Web Services
11 16 (31.37%) Python
11 16 (31.37%) MVC
12 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
12 15 (29.41%) Cyber Security
13 14 (27.45%) Computer Forensics
13 14 (27.45%) Ruby
13 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET
13 14 (27.45%) XML
13 14 (27.45%) WSDL
13 14 (27.45%) Finance
14 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
14 13 (25.49%) REST
15 12 (23.53%) .NET Framework
15 12 (23.53%) Performance Testing
15 12 (23.53%) Load Testing
15 12 (23.53%) XML Schema
15 12 (23.53%) Assembly Language

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 11 (21.57%) IIS
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.96%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Changepoint
2 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.92%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) SMPP
2 2 (3.92%) SMTP
2 2 (3.92%) FTP
2 2 (3.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.92%) MySQL
6 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (15.69%) Subversion
3 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (56.86%) HTML
2 22 (43.14%) .NET
3 18 (35.29%) HTML5
4 17 (33.33%) jQuery
5 16 (31.37%) Web Services
6 14 (27.45%) XML
6 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET
6 14 (27.45%) WSDL
7 13 (25.49%) REST
8 12 (23.53%) XML Schema
8 12 (23.53%) .NET Framework
9 9 (17.65%) COM+
9 9 (17.65%) XSL
9 9 (17.65%) XSLT
9 9 (17.65%) XHTML
9 9 (17.65%) LINQ
10 8 (15.69%) Qt
10 8 (15.69%) CSS
11 6 (11.76%) CSS3
12 3 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Digital Media
2 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.96%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 25 (49.02%) Linux
2 9 (17.65%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 16 (31.37%) MVC
3 15 (29.41%) Cyber Security
4 14 (27.45%) Computer Forensics
5 12 (23.53%) Performance Testing
5 12 (23.53%) Load Testing
6 11 (21.57%) OO
6 11 (21.57%) Mentoring
7 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (17.65%) OOD
8 9 (17.65%) Coaching
9 7 (13.73%) Digital Signal Processing
9 7 (13.73%) Signal Processing
10 4 (7.84%) SDLC
11 2 (3.92%) Business Analysis
11 2 (3.92%) Mobile Application Development
11 2 (3.92%) Technical Analysis
11 2 (3.92%) CRM
11 2 (3.92%) TDD
11 2 (3.92%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (94.12%) C#
2 34 (66.67%) C++
3 28 (54.90%) Java
4 21 (41.18%) SQL
5 20 (39.22%) C
6 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 16 (31.37%) Python
8 14 (27.45%) Ruby
9 12 (23.53%) Assembly Language
10 11 (21.57%) PHP
11 9 (17.65%) T-SQL
11 9 (17.65%) VB
11 9 (17.65%) VB6
12 2 (3.92%) XPath
12 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
12 2 (3.92%) R
12 2 (3.92%) XQuery
12 2 (3.92%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
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