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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 31 48 16
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 26 11 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.48% 3.15% 13.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.70% 3.30% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 25 11 33
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.07%
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
388 333 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 96.76% 95.42% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 325 289 221
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 37 (75.51%) C#
2 32 (65.31%) C++
3 28 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 26 (53.06%) Linux
5 23 (46.94%) Java
6 20 (40.82%) OO
7 19 (38.78%) HTML
8 18 (36.73%) OOD
9 17 (34.69%) .NET
10 16 (32.65%) C
10 16 (32.65%) HTML5
11 14 (28.57%) SQL
11 14 (28.57%) Windows
12 13 (26.53%) Subversion
12 13 (26.53%) Qt
13 12 (24.49%) Digital Signal Processing
13 12 (24.49%) Signal Processing
14 11 (22.45%) jQuery
14 11 (22.45%) Python
14 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
15 10 (20.41%) Computer Forensics
15 10 (20.41%) Ruby
15 10 (20.41%) Cyber Security
16 9 (18.37%) REST
16 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
16 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET
16 9 (18.37%) TCP/IP
17 8 (16.33%) Assembly Language
17 8 (16.33%) Web Services
17 8 (16.33%) CSS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 5 (10.20%) IIS
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.04%) Node.js
3 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Changepoint
2 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Subversion
2 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) HTML
2 17 (34.69%) .NET
3 16 (32.65%) HTML5
4 13 (26.53%) Qt
5 11 (22.45%) jQuery
6 9 (18.37%) REST
6 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET
7 8 (16.33%) Web Services
7 8 (16.33%) CSS
8 6 (12.24%) WSDL
8 6 (12.24%) XML Schema
8 6 (12.24%) .NET Framework
8 6 (12.24%) XML
8 6 (12.24%) CSS3
9 4 (8.16%) WCF
10 3 (6.12%) XSL
10 3 (6.12%) XSLT
10 3 (6.12%) XHTML
10 3 (6.12%) COM+
10 3 (6.12%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (53.06%) Linux
2 14 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 20 (40.82%) OO
3 18 (36.73%) OOD
4 12 (24.49%) Digital Signal Processing
4 12 (24.49%) Signal Processing
5 10 (20.41%) Cyber Security
5 10 (20.41%) Computer Forensics
6 8 (16.33%) MVC
6 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing
7 6 (12.24%) Load Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.12%) Coaching
9 2 (4.08%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.08%) Web Development
9 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.08%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (4.08%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.08%) TDD
9 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (75.51%) C#
2 32 (65.31%) C++
3 23 (46.94%) Java
4 16 (32.65%) C
5 14 (28.57%) SQL
6 11 (22.45%) Python
6 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
7 10 (20.41%) Ruby
8 8 (16.33%) Assembly Language
9 5 (10.20%) PHP
10 3 (6.12%) VB6
10 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
10 3 (6.12%) VB
11 2 (4.08%) Delphi
11 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
11 2 (4.08%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft