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

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 36 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 20 19 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.04% 6.81% 12.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.32% 7.20% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 28
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +46.34%
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
376 264 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 94.71% 94.62% 98.68%
Number of salaries quoted 315 238 209
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 26 February 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 25 (73.53%) Software Engineering
2 24 (70.59%) C++
3 23 (67.65%) OO
4 21 (61.76%) C#
5 20 (58.82%) Linux
5 20 (58.82%) OOD
6 15 (44.12%) Subversion
6 15 (44.12%) Qt
7 14 (41.18%) Signal Processing
7 14 (41.18%) Java
8 13 (38.24%) Windows
8 13 (38.24%) Digital Signal Processing
9 10 (29.41%) C
9 10 (29.41%) .NET
10 8 (23.53%) HTML
11 7 (20.59%) SQL
11 7 (20.59%) HTML5
12 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
12 6 (17.65%) Python
12 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
12 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (14.71%) jQuery
13 5 (14.71%) CSS
13 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
14 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
14 4 (11.76%) MVC
14 4 (11.76%) WCF
15 3 (8.82%) Ruby
15 3 (8.82%) Web Development
15 3 (8.82%) Computer Forensics

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 2 (5.88%) IIS
1 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) Qt
2 10 (29.41%) .NET
3 8 (23.53%) HTML
4 7 (20.59%) HTML5
5 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 5 (14.71%) CSS
6 5 (14.71%) jQuery
7 4 (11.76%) WCF
8 3 (8.82%) REST
9 2 (5.88%) CSS3
9 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.88%) WPF
9 2 (5.88%) Silverlight
9 2 (5.88%) Web Services
10 1 (2.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) Linux
2 13 (38.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Software Engineering
2 23 (67.65%) OO
3 20 (58.82%) OOD
4 14 (41.18%) Signal Processing
5 13 (38.24%) Digital Signal Processing
6 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.76%) MVC
8 3 (8.82%) Computer Forensics
8 3 (8.82%) Web Development
8 3 (8.82%) Cyber Security
9 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
9 2 (5.88%) TDD
9 2 (5.88%) Scrum
9 2 (5.88%) CRM
10 1 (2.94%) Project Management
10 1 (2.94%) OOP
10 1 (2.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) C++
2 21 (61.76%) C#
3 14 (41.18%) Java
4 10 (29.41%) C
5 7 (20.59%) SQL
6 6 (17.65%) Python
7 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
8 3 (8.82%) PHP
8 3 (8.82%) Assembly Language
8 3 (8.82%) Ruby
9 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 2 (5.88%) Delphi
10 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.94%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
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