The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 47 31 54
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 54 75 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.18% 8.13% 4.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.37% 8.53% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 42 69 37
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £47,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Software Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1005 879 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.45% 95.23% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 851 771 735
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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 Gloucestershire

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Software Developer
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -13 23 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Gloucester +12 18 £48,750 +47.72% 1
Cirencester -7 2 £35,000 +52.17%
Stroud -1 1 - -
Tewkesbury -9 1 £39,000 -29.09%
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 72 (63.72%) C#
2 68 (60.18%) Software Engineering
3 57 (50.44%) C++
3 57 (50.44%) .NET
4 56 (49.56%) HTML
5 47 (41.59%) Linux
6 45 (39.82%) Java
7 44 (38.94%) ASP.NET
8 41 (36.28%) CSS
9 40 (35.40%) JavaScript
10 37 (32.74%) SQL Server
11 34 (30.09%) Python
12 33 (29.20%) HTML5
13 29 (25.66%) Windows
14 26 (23.01%) C
14 26 (23.01%) MVC
15 23 (20.35%) TCP/IP
16 21 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (18.58%) OO
16 21 (18.58%) SQL
17 19 (16.81%) OOD
17 19 (16.81%) Microsoft
17 19 (16.81%) Degree
18 18 (15.93%) jQuery
18 18 (15.93%) Team Foundation Server
18 18 (15.93%) XML
19 16 (14.16%) PHP
20 15 (13.27%) Computer Science
21 14 (12.39%) Qt
22 13 (11.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 10 (8.85%) Apache
2 5 (4.42%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.65%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (1.77%) IIS
5 1 (0.88%) JBoss
5 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.88%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.88%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (10.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.35%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.96%) HTTP
3 8 (7.08%) SMTP
3 8 (7.08%) Internet
4 6 (5.31%) Firewall
4 6 (5.31%) SNMP
4 6 (5.31%) Ethernet
4 6 (5.31%) Kerberos
4 6 (5.31%) LDAP
5 4 (3.54%) ADSL
5 4 (3.54%) GPRS
5 4 (3.54%) SMS
5 4 (3.54%) PPP
6 2 (1.77%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (32.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.85%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (7.08%) MySQL
4 4 (3.54%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (15.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (9.73%) Subversion
3 4 (3.54%) Bugzilla
3 4 (3.54%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.88%) Maven
5 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (8.85%) Aerospace
2 8 (7.08%) Finance
3 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (50.44%) .NET
2 56 (49.56%) HTML
3 44 (38.94%) ASP.NET
4 41 (36.28%) CSS
5 33 (29.20%) HTML5
6 18 (15.93%) XML
6 18 (15.93%) jQuery
7 14 (12.39%) Qt
8 13 (11.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 13 (11.50%) REST
9 5 (4.42%) Ajax
9 5 (4.42%) STL
9 5 (4.42%) Web Services
10 4 (3.54%) WCF
10 4 (3.54%) CSS3
11 3 (2.65%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.65%) J2EE
12 2 (1.77%) WPF
12 2 (1.77%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.27%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.19%) User Experience
4 6 (5.31%) Open Source
5 3 (2.65%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.65%) Economics
5 3 (2.65%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.65%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.88%) Physics
7 1 (0.88%) GIS
7 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 47 (41.59%) Linux
2 29 (25.66%) Windows
3 10 (8.85%) UNIX
4 6 (5.31%) Solaris
5 5 (4.42%) Debian
6 4 (3.54%) SUSE
7 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (60.18%) Software Engineering
2 26 (23.01%) MVC
3 21 (18.58%) OO
3 21 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (16.81%) OOD
5 13 (11.50%) Computer Forensics
6 11 (9.73%) Web Development
7 10 (8.85%) Signal Processing
7 10 (8.85%) TDD
8 9 (7.96%) Digital Signal Processing
9 6 (5.31%) ITIL
9 6 (5.31%) Change Management
9 6 (5.31%) Software Deployment
9 6 (5.31%) Cyber Security
9 6 (5.31%) Unit Testing
10 5 (4.42%) Migration
11 4 (3.54%) Workflow
12 3 (2.65%) Supply Chain Management
13 2 (1.77%) Refactoring
13 2 (1.77%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 72 (63.72%) C#
2 57 (50.44%) C++
3 45 (39.82%) Java
4 40 (35.40%) JavaScript
5 34 (30.09%) Python
6 26 (23.01%) C
7 21 (18.58%) SQL
8 16 (14.16%) PHP
9 12 (10.62%) Perl
9 12 (10.62%) Assembly Language
9 12 (10.62%) Ruby
10 11 (9.73%) VB.NET
11 7 (6.19%) VB
12 6 (5.31%) Shell Script
12 6 (5.31%) Bourne shell
13 5 (4.42%) Bash Shell
14 4 (3.54%) VB6
15 2 (1.77%) XQuery
15 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.77%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (16.81%) Degree
2 13 (11.50%) Security Cleared
3 12 (10.62%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.65%) HND
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.31%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.31%) qmail
2 4 (3.54%) Samba
3 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.31%) Nagios
1 6 (5.31%) Zenoss
1 6 (5.31%) yum
1 6 (5.31%) Puppet
1 6 (5.31%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.31%) Oracle
3 4 (3.54%) VMware
3 4 (3.54%) Adobe
4 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
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