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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 49 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 51 35 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.93% 3.61% 5.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.18% 3.88% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 45 35 39
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £30,800 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
984 903 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.16% 93.19% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 809 748 773
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £51,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +19 23 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Gloucester -11 15 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Tewkesbury +6 2 £32,000 -32.63% 2
Cirencester +2 2 £28,000 +19.14%
Stroud -1 2 £29,500 -26.25%
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 69 (69.00%) C#
2 56 (56.00%) C++
3 44 (44.00%) .NET
4 43 (43.00%) Java
5 40 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 39 (39.00%) SQL
7 38 (38.00%) Linux
8 36 (36.00%) Python
9 34 (34.00%) HTML
10 31 (31.00%) C
10 31 (31.00%) ASP.NET
11 29 (29.00%) OO
12 25 (25.00%) Windows
12 25 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 23 (23.00%) Security Cleared
14 20 (20.00%) SQL Server
15 19 (19.00%) MVC
15 19 (19.00%) Finance
15 19 (19.00%) DV Cleared
15 19 (19.00%) HTML5
16 18 (18.00%) Cyber Security
16 18 (18.00%) Ruby
17 17 (17.00%) Web Services
17 17 (17.00%) CSS
18 16 (16.00%) VB.NET
18 16 (16.00%) jQuery
18 16 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (14.00%) PHP
20 13 (13.00%) Oracle
20 13 (13.00%) TCP/IP

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (9.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (9.00%) IIS
2 3 (3.00%) Node.js
3 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.00%) JBoss
3 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Changepoint
2 3 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.00%) SaaS
1 1 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.00%) HTTP
3 2 (2.00%) Internet
4 1 (1.00%) LDAP
4 1 (1.00%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.00%) SNMP
4 1 (1.00%) SMTP
4 1 (1.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (6.00%) MySQL
4 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.00%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (10.00%) Subversion
2 9 (9.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.00%) Maven
3 2 (2.00%) Mercurial
General
1 19 (19.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.00%) Advertising
2 11 (11.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.00%) Games
4 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (44.00%) .NET
2 34 (34.00%) HTML
3 31 (31.00%) ASP.NET
4 19 (19.00%) HTML5
5 17 (17.00%) Web Services
5 17 (17.00%) CSS
6 16 (16.00%) jQuery
7 13 (13.00%) .NET Framework
8 12 (12.00%) STL
8 12 (12.00%) XML
8 12 (12.00%) REST
9 10 (10.00%) WSDL
9 10 (10.00%) XML Schema
9 10 (10.00%) Qt
9 10 (10.00%) CSS3
10 8 (8.00%) XHTML
10 8 (8.00%) LINQ
11 7 (7.00%) XSL
12 6 (6.00%) XSLT
12 6 (6.00%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.00%) iPhone
4 1 (1.00%) iPad
4 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 38 (38.00%) Linux
2 25 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (4.00%) UNIX
4 2 (2.00%) AIX
5 1 (1.00%) Android
5 1 (1.00%) Solaris
5 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 29 (29.00%) OO
3 19 (19.00%) MVC
4 18 (18.00%) Cyber Security
5 16 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (13.00%) Computer Forensics
7 12 (12.00%) OOD
8 11 (11.00%) Mentoring
8 11 (11.00%) Coaching
9 9 (9.00%) Digital Signal Processing
9 9 (9.00%) Signal Processing
9 9 (9.00%) Performance Testing
9 9 (9.00%) Load Testing
10 7 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.00%) SDLC
11 6 (6.00%) TDD
12 5 (5.00%) Scrum
13 4 (4.00%) CRM
14 2 (2.00%) Automated Testing
14 2 (2.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (69.00%) C#
2 56 (56.00%) C++
3 43 (43.00%) Java
4 39 (39.00%) SQL
5 36 (36.00%) Python
6 31 (31.00%) C
7 25 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 18 (18.00%) Ruby
9 16 (16.00%) VB.NET
10 14 (14.00%) PHP
11 11 (11.00%) Bash Shell
12 9 (9.00%) T-SQL
13 8 (8.00%) Assembly Language
14 6 (6.00%) VB
14 6 (6.00%) VB6
15 3 (3.00%) Perl
16 2 (2.00%) Delphi
16 2 (2.00%) Embedded C
16 2 (2.00%) Embedded C++
16 2 (2.00%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (23.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (19.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (7.00%) Degree
4 5 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.00%) qmail
2 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Zenoss
1 1 (1.00%) Puppet
1 1 (1.00%) yum
1 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (13.00%) Oracle
2 10 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.00%) Facebook
3 1 (1.00%) Twitter
3 1 (1.00%) BT
3 1 (1.00%) Google
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago