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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 35 37 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 21 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.22% 5.40% 7.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.61% 5.64% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 15
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £35,000 £36,300
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £40,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
374 408 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 93.03% 95.77% 92.45%
Number of salaries quoted 245 339 219
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 26 (59.09%) Java
2 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
2 25 (56.82%) CSS
3 23 (52.27%) SQL
4 21 (47.73%) .NET
4 21 (47.73%) C#
4 21 (47.73%) HTML
5 19 (43.18%) SDLC
6 18 (40.91%) MVC
6 18 (40.91%) Software Engineering
7 17 (38.64%) Telecoms
7 17 (38.64%) Web Services
8 16 (36.36%) C++
9 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
9 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
9 15 (34.09%) Finance
9 15 (34.09%) Relational Database
10 14 (31.82%) WSDL
10 14 (31.82%) XML
10 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
10 14 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (29.55%) jQuery
11 13 (29.55%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (29.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (29.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (29.55%) XPath
11 13 (29.55%) C
11 13 (29.55%) SOAP
11 13 (29.55%) Visual Studio
11 13 (29.55%) MS Excel

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (18.18%) Confluence
2 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.55%) JBoss
2 2 (4.55%) Node.js
2 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) FTP
1 13 (29.55%) HTTP
1 13 (29.55%) SMPP
1 13 (29.55%) SMTP
2 2 (4.55%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) Relational Database
2 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 14 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (29.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (29.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (22.73%) MySQL
5 4 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.55%) Big Data
6 2 (4.55%) Data Mining
6 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.55%) OrientDB
6 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 13 (29.55%) Visual Studio
2 8 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 17 (38.64%) Telecoms
2 15 (34.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (56.82%) CSS
2 21 (47.73%) .NET
2 21 (47.73%) HTML
3 17 (38.64%) Web Services
4 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
5 14 (31.82%) WSDL
5 14 (31.82%) XML
6 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 13 (29.55%) jQuery
6 13 (29.55%) SOAP
7 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (18.18%) J2EE
9 5 (11.36%) LAMP
10 4 (9.09%) CSS3
10 4 (9.09%) HTML5
10 4 (9.09%) Java EE
11 3 (6.82%) Ajax
11 3 (6.82%) OpenCL
12 2 (4.55%) Java SE
12 2 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Mobile App
2 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (18.18%) User Experience
4 6 (13.64%) Algorithms
5 3 (6.82%) VHDL
6 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (4.55%) PKI
6 2 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Linux
2 7 (15.91%) Mac OS X
2 7 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (15.91%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) AIX
3 2 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) SDLC
2 18 (40.91%) MVC
2 18 (40.91%) Software Engineering
3 13 (29.55%) Mobile Application Development
3 13 (29.55%) Technical Analysis
4 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (22.73%) OO
6 7 (15.91%) Waterfall
7 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.36%) Information Security
8 5 (11.36%) Secure Coding
8 5 (11.36%) TDD
9 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (9.09%) OOD
10 3 (6.82%) Open Source
11 2 (4.55%) Big Data Analytics
11 2 (4.55%) Reverse Engineering
11 2 (4.55%) Software Testing
11 2 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) Java
2 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
3 23 (52.27%) SQL
4 21 (47.73%) C#
5 16 (36.36%) C++
6 13 (29.55%) C
6 13 (29.55%) XPath
6 13 (29.55%) XQuery
7 9 (20.45%) Perl
8 8 (18.18%) PHP
9 5 (11.36%) Ruby
10 3 (6.82%) Scala
11 2 (4.55%) Python
12 1 (2.27%) VB
12 1 (2.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) Degree
5 1 (2.27%) CITP
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Zend
3 4 (9.09%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle
4 2 (4.55%) VMware
5 1 (2.27%) MuleSoft
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