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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 42 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 55 54 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.39% 6.54% 5.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.60% 6.82% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 53 51 45
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
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
982 792 739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.18% 95.88% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 811 670 660
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +2 29 £37,500 - 2
Gloucester - 13 £32,500 - 2
Cirencester -9 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Dursley - 2 £26,000 -
Stroud +1 1 £25,000 -28.57%
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 84 (77.78%) C#
2 64 (59.26%) HTML
3 58 (53.70%) SQL
4 57 (52.78%) JavaScript
5 56 (51.85%) C++
6 52 (48.15%) .NET
7 45 (41.67%) Java
7 45 (41.67%) ASP.NET
8 42 (38.89%) MVC
8 42 (38.89%) jQuery
9 41 (37.96%) CSS
10 39 (36.11%) Python
11 37 (34.26%) Web Services
12 33 (30.56%) C
12 33 (30.56%) SQL Server
12 33 (30.56%) Finance
13 31 (28.70%) HTML5
14 30 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
15 28 (25.93%) Cyber Security
16 27 (25.00%) SDLC
17 25 (23.15%) XML
17 25 (23.15%) Linux
17 25 (23.15%) Software Engineering
18 24 (22.22%) WSDL
19 23 (21.30%) Telecoms
19 23 (21.30%) Ruby
20 22 (20.37%) Computer Forensics
20 22 (20.37%) Mentoring
21 21 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
22 20 (18.52%) REST

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (9.26%) IIS
2 7 (6.48%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.70%) Confluence
3 4 (3.70%) Node.js
4 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.93%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.93%) Mule
4 1 (0.93%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (12.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (9.26%) Changepoint
2 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.85%) Google App Engine
1 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 10 (9.26%) SMPP
2 10 (9.26%) SMTP
2 10 (9.26%) FTP
2 10 (9.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 21 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (12.04%) Relational Database
5 11 (10.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (10.19%) SQL Server 2000
6 10 (9.26%) MySQL
6 10 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.70%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 30 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (10.19%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 33 (30.56%) Finance
2 23 (21.30%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.56%) Advertising
4 2 (1.85%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (59.26%) HTML
2 52 (48.15%) .NET
3 45 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 42 (38.89%) jQuery
5 41 (37.96%) CSS
6 37 (34.26%) Web Services
7 31 (28.70%) HTML5
8 25 (23.15%) XML
9 24 (22.22%) WSDL
10 20 (18.52%) REST
11 19 (17.59%) .NET Framework
12 17 (15.74%) LINQ
12 17 (15.74%) XHTML
13 15 (13.89%) CSS3
14 14 (12.96%) XML Schema
15 11 (10.19%) XSL
15 11 (10.19%) SOAP
15 11 (10.19%) WPF
15 11 (10.19%) Entity Framework
16 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.48%) Digital Media
3 5 (4.63%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.85%) iPhone
5 2 (1.85%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.85%) iPad
5 2 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.93%) Physics
6 1 (0.93%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.15%) Linux
2 14 (12.96%) Windows
3 5 (4.63%) UNIX
4 2 (1.85%) Android
5 1 (0.93%) Solaris
5 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (38.89%) MVC
2 28 (25.93%) Cyber Security
3 27 (25.00%) SDLC
4 25 (23.15%) Software Engineering
5 22 (20.37%) Computer Forensics
5 22 (20.37%) Mentoring
6 19 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (13.89%) Coaching
8 13 (12.04%) Performance Testing
8 13 (12.04%) Load Testing
9 12 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
10 11 (10.19%) OO
11 10 (9.26%) Technical Analysis
12 7 (6.48%) MVVM
13 6 (5.56%) Scrum
14 5 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (3.70%) Information Security
16 3 (2.78%) UML
17 2 (1.85%) CRM
17 2 (1.85%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (77.78%) C#
2 58 (53.70%) SQL
3 57 (52.78%) JavaScript
4 56 (51.85%) C++
5 45 (41.67%) Java
6 39 (36.11%) Python
7 33 (30.56%) C
8 23 (21.30%) Ruby
9 19 (17.59%) T-SQL
10 16 (14.81%) PHP
11 13 (12.04%) Assembly Language
12 12 (11.11%) VB.NET
13 10 (9.26%) XQuery
13 10 (9.26%) XPath
13 10 (9.26%) VB
13 10 (9.26%) VB6
14 8 (7.41%) Bash Shell
15 6 (5.56%) Perl
16 3 (2.78%) sed
16 3 (2.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 9 (8.33%) Degree
3 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (9.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (3.70%) Zend
4 2 (1.85%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.85%) Facebook
4 2 (1.85%) Twitter
4 2 (1.85%) BT
4 2 (1.85%) Google
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Tank Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Watkins Hire Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago