The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester 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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 32 39 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 14 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 5.36% 1.57% 9.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.60% 1.62% 10.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 17
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £35,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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 Gloucester 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
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
250 185 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 95.79% 96.86% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 229 152 151
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Gloucester region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Gloucester

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 22 (70.97%) C#
2 16 (51.61%) .NET
3 15 (48.39%) C++
4 14 (45.16%) HTML
4 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
4 14 (45.16%) SQL
4 14 (45.16%) Python
5 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET
6 12 (38.71%) CSS
6 12 (38.71%) Java
7 11 (35.48%) Linux
8 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
8 10 (32.26%) HTML5
9 9 (29.03%) OO
9 9 (29.03%) VB.NET
9 9 (29.03%) Finance
9 9 (29.03%) MVC
9 9 (29.03%) Ruby
10 8 (25.81%) Windows
10 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
10 8 (25.81%) Entity Framework
10 8 (25.81%) CSS3
11 7 (22.58%) Oracle
11 7 (22.58%) C
11 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (22.58%) WPF
12 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
12 6 (19.35%) J2EE
12 6 (19.35%) STL
12 6 (19.35%) jQuery

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) Node.js
3 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.45%) Google App Engine
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Advertising
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) .NET
2 14 (45.16%) HTML
3 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET
4 12 (38.71%) CSS
5 10 (32.26%) HTML5
6 8 (25.81%) Entity Framework
6 8 (25.81%) CSS3
7 7 (22.58%) WPF
8 6 (19.35%) jQuery
8 6 (19.35%) STL
8 6 (19.35%) J2EE
9 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
10 4 (12.90%) WCF
10 4 (12.90%) Web Services
10 4 (12.90%) REST
11 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
12 2 (6.45%) XHTML
12 2 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (6.45%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.45%) iPhone
1 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
1 2 (6.45%) iPad
1 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) UNIX
4 2 (6.45%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) OO
1 9 (29.03%) MVC
2 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) Cyber Security
3 6 (19.35%) SDLC
4 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
4 5 (16.13%) Coaching
4 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.90%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (9.68%) CRM
7 2 (6.45%) Scrum
7 2 (6.45%) OOP
7 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.45%) MVVM
7 2 (6.45%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (6.45%) Android Development
7 2 (6.45%) iOS Development
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) C#
2 15 (48.39%) C++
3 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 14 (45.16%) SQL
3 14 (45.16%) Python
4 12 (38.71%) Java
5 9 (29.03%) VB.NET
5 9 (29.03%) Ruby
6 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
7 7 (22.58%) C
8 4 (12.90%) Perl
9 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
9 2 (6.45%) R
9 2 (6.45%) sed
9 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
9 2 (6.45%) AWK
10 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) DV Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) Degree
3 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) BT
3 2 (6.45%) Google
3 2 (6.45%) Facebook
3 2 (6.45%) Twitter