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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 27 23 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 14 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 6.51% 8.53% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.86% 8.74% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 3
Average salary £48,750 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.52% +3.07%
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
204 206 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 94.88% 97.63% 91.56%
Number of salaries quoted 177 191 179
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,000 £47,500
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 5 March 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 16 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 14 (50.00%) C#
2 14 (50.00%) Linux
3 13 (46.43%) Python
4 12 (42.86%) .NET
5 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
6 10 (35.71%) DV Cleared
6 10 (35.71%) Windows
7 9 (32.14%) UNIX
7 9 (32.14%) C++
7 9 (32.14%) Java
8 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 8 (28.57%) HTML
8 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (28.57%) TDD
8 8 (28.57%) HTTP
9 7 (25.00%) MVC
9 7 (25.00%) CSS
9 7 (25.00%) Degree
10 6 (21.43%) Zenoss
10 6 (21.43%) qmail
10 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
10 6 (21.43%) QA
10 6 (21.43%) Software Deployment
10 6 (21.43%) yum
10 6 (21.43%) Puppet
10 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
10 6 (21.43%) Open Source
10 6 (21.43%) Bourne shell

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (21.43%) Apache
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.14%) JBoss
3 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) HTTP
2 6 (21.43%) LDAP
2 6 (21.43%) Firewall
2 6 (21.43%) Kerberos
2 6 (21.43%) SNMP
2 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 6 (21.43%) SMTP
2 6 (21.43%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) MySQL
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 6 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.14%) Mercurial
2 2 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Advertising
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 8 (28.57%) HTML
2 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 7 (25.00%) CSS
4 5 (17.86%) STL
4 5 (17.86%) XML
4 5 (17.86%) HTML5
5 2 (7.14%) WPF
5 2 (7.14%) Silverlight
5 2 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
1 6 (21.43%) Open Source
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.57%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Windows
3 9 (32.14%) UNIX
4 6 (21.43%) Solaris
5 2 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) TDD
3 7 (25.00%) MVC
4 6 (21.43%) Software Deployment
4 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 6 (21.43%) ITIL
4 6 (21.43%) Change Management
5 5 (17.86%) Cyber Security
6 3 (10.71%) OO
7 2 (7.14%) CRM
8 1 (3.57%) OOP
8 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) C#
2 13 (46.43%) Python
3 9 (32.14%) C++
3 9 (32.14%) Java
4 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 6 (21.43%) Bourne shell
5 6 (21.43%) SQL
5 6 (21.43%) Perl
6 5 (17.86%) PHP
6 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
7 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 4 (14.29%) C
8 1 (3.57%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) DV Cleared
3 7 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) qmail
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Zenoss
1 6 (21.43%) yum
1 6 (21.43%) Puppet
1 6 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (21.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
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