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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 50 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 52 64 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.69% 5.60% 4.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.86% 5.76% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 43 56 39
Average salary £50,000 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £28,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1071 1111 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.66% 97.20% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 751 877 750
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £49,950 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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 +2 31 £55,000 +83.33% 2
Gloucester +8 13 £37,500 -10.71% 1
Stroud -2 1 £44,000 +49.15%
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 50 (62.50%) Java
2 49 (61.25%) Software Engineering
2 49 (61.25%) Security Cleared
3 42 (52.50%) C++
4 35 (43.75%) C#
5 33 (41.25%) C
6 30 (37.50%) HTML
6 30 (37.50%) DV Cleared
7 29 (36.25%) .NET
8 28 (35.00%) JavaScript
9 25 (31.25%) CSS
10 24 (30.00%) SQL
11 22 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (27.50%) HTML5
12 21 (26.25%) SC Cleared
12 21 (26.25%) Linux
13 20 (25.00%) Oracle
14 19 (23.75%) Cybersecurity
15 18 (22.50%) OO
16 17 (21.25%) J2EE
16 17 (21.25%) ASP.NET
16 17 (21.25%) SDLC
17 16 (20.00%) Python
18 15 (18.75%) MongoDB
19 14 (17.50%) CSS3
19 14 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
20 13 (16.25%) Finance
21 12 (15.00%) Perl
22 11 (13.75%) Web Services
22 11 (13.75%) Telecoms

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 11 (13.75%) Node.js
2 7 (8.75%) Confluence
2 7 (8.75%) JBoss
2 7 (8.75%) WebLogic
2 7 (8.75%) WebSphere
3 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.00%) Apache
4 4 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (5.00%) IIS
5 3 (3.75%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.75%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.50%) CMS
7 1 (1.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) GitHub
2 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) FTP
1 3 (3.75%) HTTP
1 3 (3.75%) LAN
1 3 (3.75%) SMPP
1 3 (3.75%) SMTP
1 3 (3.75%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (2.50%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.25%) ASN.1
3 1 (1.25%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 9 (11.25%) MySQL
2 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.00%) OrientDB
3 8 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (8.75%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.00%) Big Data
5 4 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.75%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.25%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (10.00%) JIRA
1 8 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.50%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.75%) dotCover
4 3 (3.75%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.75%) FindBugs
4 3 (3.75%) Maven
4 3 (3.75%) ReSharper
5 2 (2.50%) JUnit
5 2 (2.50%) NUnit
5 2 (2.50%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.50%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.25%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.25%) EasyMock
6 1 (1.25%) GCC
6 1 (1.25%) Selenium
6 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 13 (16.25%) Finance
2 11 (13.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.75%) Games
4 2 (2.50%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Electronics
4 2 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Advertising
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.50%) HTML
2 29 (36.25%) .NET
3 25 (31.25%) CSS
4 22 (27.50%) HTML5
5 17 (21.25%) ASP.NET
5 17 (21.25%) J2EE
6 14 (17.50%) CSS3
7 11 (13.75%) jQuery
7 11 (13.75%) Web Services
8 9 (11.25%) Java EE
8 9 (11.25%) Spring
9 8 (10.00%) Hibernate
10 7 (8.75%) AngularJS
10 7 (8.75%) Java SE
11 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (7.50%) XML
12 5 (6.25%) SOAP
13 4 (5.00%) Apache Camel
13 4 (5.00%) Middleware
13 4 (5.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.50%) User Experience
3 7 (8.75%) Algorithms
4 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.00%) Cybercrime
5 4 (5.00%) PKI
5 4 (5.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.75%) VHDL
7 2 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.25%) Linux
2 9 (11.25%) Unix
3 8 (10.00%) Windows
4 7 (8.75%) AIX
4 7 (8.75%) Mac OS X
4 7 (8.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.00%) Debian
5 4 (5.00%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.25%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (61.25%) Software Engineering
2 22 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (23.75%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (22.50%) OO
5 17 (21.25%) SDLC
6 10 (12.50%) MVC
6 10 (12.50%) Scrum
6 10 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 8 (10.00%) TDD
8 7 (8.75%) Rapid Prototyping
8 7 (8.75%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.50%) OOD
9 6 (7.50%) Web Development
10 5 (6.25%) Analytics
10 5 (6.25%) OOP
10 5 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
11 4 (5.00%) Big Data Analytics
11 4 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (5.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 50 (62.50%) Java
2 42 (52.50%) C++
3 35 (43.75%) C#
4 33 (41.25%) C
5 28 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 24 (30.00%) SQL
7 16 (20.00%) Python
8 12 (15.00%) Perl
9 8 (10.00%) Ruby
10 7 (8.75%) PHP
11 4 (5.00%) Scala
12 3 (3.75%) XPath
12 3 (3.75%) XQuery
13 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
14 1 (1.25%) VB
14 1 (1.25%) VB6
14 1 (1.25%) VC++
Qualifications
1 49 (61.25%) Security Cleared
2 30 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 21 (26.25%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.75%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (25.00%) Oracle
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.00%) VMware
4 3 (3.75%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.75%) Cisco
4 3 (3.75%) Dell
4 3 (3.75%) Perforce
5 1 (1.25%) Google
5 1 (1.25%) Green Hills
5 1 (1.25%) SAP
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