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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 16 28 48
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 18 20 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 10.98% 8.23% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.39% 8.37% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 1
Average salary £48,750 £33,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.72% +3.12%
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 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
158 239 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 96.34% 98.35% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 134 201 205
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,900 £47,000 £46,000
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 29 January 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 13 (59.09%) Software Engineering
2 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 12 (54.55%) Python
3 10 (45.45%) C#
4 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
5 8 (36.36%) DV Cleared
5 8 (36.36%) C++
5 8 (36.36%) .NET
5 8 (36.36%) Java
5 8 (36.36%) HTTP
5 8 (36.36%) UNIX
5 8 (36.36%) TDD
6 7 (31.82%) Degree
6 7 (31.82%) Windows
6 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 7 (31.82%) HTML
6 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Open Source
7 6 (27.27%) Bourne shell
7 6 (27.27%) Zenoss
7 6 (27.27%) qmail
7 6 (27.27%) yum
7 6 (27.27%) Puppet
7 6 (27.27%) Software Deployment
7 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (27.27%) Perl
7 6 (27.27%) MySQL
7 6 (27.27%) CSS
7 6 (27.27%) ITIL

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (27.27%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) HTTP
2 6 (27.27%) Kerberos
2 6 (27.27%) SNMP
2 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 6 (27.27%) LDAP
2 6 (27.27%) SMTP
2 6 (27.27%) Ethernet
2 6 (27.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) MySQL
1 6 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
2 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) HTML
3 6 (27.27%) CSS
4 5 (22.73%) XML
4 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
4 5 (22.73%) HTML5
5 4 (18.18%) STL
6 1 (4.55%) WPF
6 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
6 1 (4.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Open Source
1 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Physics
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) UNIX
3 7 (31.82%) Windows
4 6 (27.27%) Solaris
5 1 (4.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Software Engineering
2 8 (36.36%) TDD
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Software Deployment
4 6 (27.27%) ITIL
4 6 (27.27%) Change Management
4 6 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (13.64%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Python
2 10 (45.45%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) C++
3 8 (36.36%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 6 (27.27%) Bourne shell
5 6 (27.27%) Perl
6 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 4 (18.18%) C
6 4 (18.18%) PHP
7 2 (9.09%) SQL
8 1 (4.55%) Pascal
8 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) DV Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) qmail
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Zenoss
1 6 (27.27%) yum
1 6 (27.27%) Puppet
1 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (27.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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