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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 28 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 28 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.56% 7.41% 7.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.89% 7.60% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 28 20 14
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
315 263 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 96.33% 97.41% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 282 228 166
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 43 (84.31%) C#
2 40 (78.43%) HTML
3 30 (58.82%) JavaScript
4 29 (56.86%) SQL
4 29 (56.86%) C++
5 24 (47.06%) Java
5 24 (47.06%) .NET
5 24 (47.06%) jQuery
6 22 (43.14%) MVC
6 22 (43.14%) Finance
7 21 (41.18%) Web Services
7 21 (41.18%) XML
7 21 (41.18%) WSDL
8 20 (39.22%) SQL Server
8 20 (39.22%) HTML5
8 20 (39.22%) Cyber Security
9 19 (37.25%) CSS
10 18 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET
10 18 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (31.37%) Linux
11 16 (31.37%) Python
11 16 (31.37%) Computer Forensics
12 15 (29.41%) Telecoms
12 15 (29.41%) C
12 15 (29.41%) PHP
12 15 (29.41%) Ruby
12 15 (29.41%) Mentoring
13 14 (27.45%) REST

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (19.61%) IIS
2 3 (5.88%) Confluence
3 2 (3.92%) Node.js
4 1 (1.96%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.96%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) TCP/IP
2 8 (15.69%) SMPP
2 8 (15.69%) SMTP
2 8 (15.69%) FTP
2 8 (15.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (39.22%) SQL Server
2 18 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 18 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (19.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (19.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (19.61%) SQL Server 2000
4 9 (17.65%) Relational Database
5 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (9.80%) MySQL
7 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (15.69%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 22 (43.14%) Finance
2 15 (29.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (78.43%) HTML
2 24 (47.06%) .NET
2 24 (47.06%) jQuery
3 21 (41.18%) Web Services
3 21 (41.18%) XML
3 21 (41.18%) WSDL
4 20 (39.22%) HTML5
5 19 (37.25%) CSS
6 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET
7 14 (27.45%) REST
8 13 (25.49%) .NET Framework
8 13 (25.49%) XML Schema
9 10 (19.61%) COM+
9 10 (19.61%) XSL
9 10 (19.61%) XSLT
9 10 (19.61%) XHTML
9 10 (19.61%) LINQ
10 9 (17.65%) SOAP
11 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (11.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Mobile App
2 7 (13.73%) Digital Media
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.96%) Physics
5 1 (1.96%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) MVC
2 20 (39.22%) Cyber Security
3 16 (31.37%) Computer Forensics
4 15 (29.41%) Mentoring
5 14 (27.45%) Software Engineering
6 13 (25.49%) Performance Testing
6 13 (25.49%) Load Testing
7 11 (21.57%) SDLC
8 10 (19.61%) Coaching
9 8 (15.69%) Technical Analysis
9 8 (15.69%) Mobile Application Development
10 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (5.88%) Information Security
12 2 (3.92%) Asset Management
12 2 (3.92%) Scrum
13 1 (1.96%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 43 (84.31%) C#
2 30 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 29 (56.86%) C++
3 29 (56.86%) SQL
4 24 (47.06%) Java
5 16 (31.37%) Python
6 15 (29.41%) PHP
6 15 (29.41%) Ruby
6 15 (29.41%) C
7 13 (25.49%) Assembly Language
8 10 (19.61%) VB6
8 10 (19.61%) T-SQL
8 10 (19.61%) VB
9 8 (15.69%) XQuery
9 8 (15.69%) XPath
10 2 (3.92%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Zend
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