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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 34 38 75
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 52 44 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.31% 5.39% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.63% 5.62% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 49 43 23
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £26,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
784 783 1182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.15% 95.96% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 660 701 1075
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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 20 £37,500 +15.38%
Cirencester +27 5 £35,000 +32.07%
Tewkesbury +11 5 £21,500 -38.57%
Tetbury - 5 £37,000 - 1
Stroud -2 1 £35,000 - 1
Gloucester -22 1 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (81.82%) C#
2 55 (62.50%) HTML
3 54 (61.36%) .NET
4 48 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 45 (51.14%) SQL
6 42 (47.73%) ASP.NET
7 36 (40.91%) Java
8 35 (39.77%) SQL Server
8 35 (39.77%) CSS
9 31 (35.23%) Microsoft
10 30 (34.09%) Windows
10 30 (34.09%) C++
11 27 (30.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 27 (30.68%) XML
12 26 (29.55%) MS Excel
13 25 (28.41%) Linux
13 25 (28.41%) Finance
13 25 (28.41%) Telecoms
13 25 (28.41%) Relational Database
14 22 (25.00%) Degree
14 22 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 22 (25.00%) Software Engineering
15 21 (23.86%) XQuery
15 21 (23.86%) SMTP
15 21 (23.86%) FTP
15 21 (23.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 21 (23.86%) XPath
15 21 (23.86%) ASP.NET 2.0
15 21 (23.86%) Windows Server 2008

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 5 (5.68%) Apache
2 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.41%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.14%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 26 (29.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.86%) SMTP
1 21 (23.86%) FTP
2 10 (11.36%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.68%) PPP
3 5 (5.68%) ADSL
3 5 (5.68%) GPRS
3 5 (5.68%) SMS
4 3 (3.41%) Internet
5 2 (2.27%) Broadband
6 1 (1.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (39.77%) SQL Server
2 27 (30.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (28.41%) Relational Database
4 22 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (7.95%) MySQL
6 5 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.41%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.27%) Big Data
8 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.68%) Bugzilla
3 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.27%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.27%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.14%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 25 (28.41%) Telecoms
1 25 (28.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.27%) Automotive
2 2 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (1.14%) Electronics
3 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (62.50%) HTML
2 54 (61.36%) .NET
3 42 (47.73%) ASP.NET
4 35 (39.77%) CSS
5 27 (30.68%) XML
6 21 (23.86%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 12 (13.64%) jQuery
8 9 (10.23%) J2EE
9 8 (9.09%) Ajax
10 7 (7.95%) HTML5
11 6 (6.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (4.55%) .NET Framework
12 4 (4.55%) Web Services
13 3 (3.41%) LAMP
14 2 (2.27%) Hibernate
14 2 (2.27%) EJB
14 2 (2.27%) JSF
14 2 (2.27%) Zend Framework
14 2 (2.27%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.86%) Mobile App
2 14 (15.91%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.68%) Open Source
5 3 (3.41%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.41%) Economics
6 2 (2.27%) GIS
7 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.14%) CCTV
7 1 (1.14%) Physics
7 1 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.14%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.09%) Windows
2 25 (28.41%) Linux
3 21 (23.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (23.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (14.77%) UNIX
5 6 (6.82%) Debian
6 5 (5.68%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (23.86%) Mobile Application Development
3 17 (19.32%) MVC
4 12 (13.64%) OO
5 8 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 6 (6.82%) Scrum
7 5 (5.68%) Workflow
7 5 (5.68%) Computer Forensics
8 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.55%) TDD
9 3 (3.41%) UML
9 3 (3.41%) Supply Chain Management
9 3 (3.41%) Release Management
9 3 (3.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (2.27%) Web Development
10 2 (2.27%) Web Application Development
10 2 (2.27%) Analytics
10 2 (2.27%) Unit Testing
10 2 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 72 (81.82%) C#
2 48 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 45 (51.14%) SQL
4 36 (40.91%) Java
5 30 (34.09%) C++
6 21 (23.86%) XQuery
6 21 (23.86%) XPath
7 18 (20.45%) C
8 17 (19.32%) PHP
9 16 (18.18%) Shell Script
10 12 (13.64%) VB
10 12 (13.64%) Python
11 7 (7.95%) VB.NET
11 7 (7.95%) Ruby
12 6 (6.82%) Perl
13 5 (5.68%) Assembly Language
14 3 (3.41%) T-SQL
14 3 (3.41%) Delphi
15 1 (1.14%) VBScript
15 1 (1.14%) Ada
Qualifications
1 22 (25.00%) Degree
2 14 (15.91%) Security Cleared
3 11 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.41%) HND
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Samba
Systems Management
1 21 (23.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (35.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.77%) Oracle
3 11 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.68%) VMware
4 5 (5.68%) Zend
4 5 (5.68%) Adobe
5 2 (2.27%) JBoss
6 1 (1.14%) HP
6 1 (1.14%) SAP
6 1 (1.14%) Sage
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stroud
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Required IT
Salary: £35,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Tetbury, Gloucestershire
IHS
Posted: 20 days ago