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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 50 40 54
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 49 59 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.82% 6.58% 4.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.04% 6.88% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 40 54 42
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £39,800
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
972 857 889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.67% 95.54% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 800 777 750
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £49,500
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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -5 21 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Gloucester +10 16 £50,000 +49.25% 2
Stroud 0 2 - -
Cirencester -9 1 £28,000 +21.73%
Tewkesbury -11 1 £39,000 -30.66%
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (64.29%) C#
2 69 (61.61%) Software Engineering
3 57 (50.89%) C++
4 52 (46.43%) .NET
5 48 (42.86%) HTML
6 47 (41.96%) Linux
7 41 (36.61%) Java
8 38 (33.93%) ASP.NET
9 36 (32.14%) Python
10 35 (31.25%) CSS
10 35 (31.25%) JavaScript
11 34 (30.36%) HTML5
12 33 (29.46%) Windows
13 32 (28.57%) OO
14 30 (26.79%) SQL Server
15 29 (25.89%) C
16 26 (23.21%) MVC
17 23 (20.54%) OOD
18 22 (19.64%) TCP/IP
19 20 (17.86%) SQL
19 20 (17.86%) jQuery
20 18 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
20 18 (16.07%) Qt
21 17 (15.18%) Team Foundation Server
22 16 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
22 16 (14.29%) REST
23 15 (13.39%) Subversion
23 15 (13.39%) Microsoft
24 14 (12.50%) VB.NET
24 14 (12.50%) Security Cleared

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 6 (5.36%) Apache
1 6 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.68%) IIS
3 2 (1.79%) JBoss
3 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.79%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.89%) CMS
4 1 (0.89%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.64%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.04%) Internet
2 9 (8.04%) HTTP
3 6 (5.36%) Kerberos
3 6 (5.36%) SNMP
3 6 (5.36%) LDAP
3 6 (5.36%) SMTP
3 6 (5.36%) Ethernet
3 6 (5.36%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (26.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.04%) MySQL
3 6 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (15.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (13.39%) Subversion
3 2 (1.79%) Maven
3 2 (1.79%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (7.14%) Finance
1 8 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 6 (5.36%) Advertising
3 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.89%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (46.43%) .NET
2 48 (42.86%) HTML
3 38 (33.93%) ASP.NET
4 35 (31.25%) CSS
5 34 (30.36%) HTML5
6 20 (17.86%) jQuery
7 18 (16.07%) Qt
8 16 (14.29%) REST
9 13 (11.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 13 (11.61%) XML
10 7 (6.25%) STL
11 6 (5.36%) CSS3
12 5 (4.46%) Web Services
12 5 (4.46%) WCF
13 3 (2.68%) WPF
14 2 (1.79%) Silverlight
14 2 (1.79%) J2EE
14 2 (1.79%) AngularJS
15 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 1 (0.89%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.36%) Open Source
4 3 (2.68%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.79%) User Experience
6 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.89%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 47 (41.96%) Linux
2 33 (29.46%) Windows
3 9 (8.04%) UNIX
4 6 (5.36%) Solaris
5 2 (1.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (61.61%) Software Engineering
2 32 (28.57%) OO
3 26 (23.21%) MVC
4 23 (20.54%) OOD
5 18 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
7 14 (12.50%) Signal Processing
8 13 (11.61%) Digital Signal Processing
8 13 (11.61%) Cyber Security
9 11 (9.82%) TDD
10 9 (8.04%) Web Development
11 6 (5.36%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.36%) Software Deployment
11 6 (5.36%) Change Management
11 6 (5.36%) ITIL
12 5 (4.46%) Migration
13 3 (2.68%) Scrum
13 3 (2.68%) CRM
14 2 (1.79%) OOP
14 2 (1.79%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 72 (64.29%) C#
2 57 (50.89%) C++
3 41 (36.61%) Java
4 36 (32.14%) Python
5 35 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 29 (25.89%) C
7 20 (17.86%) SQL
8 14 (12.50%) VB.NET
9 13 (11.61%) Ruby
10 12 (10.71%) Assembly Language
11 10 (8.93%) PHP
12 7 (6.25%) Perl
13 6 (5.36%) Bourne shell
13 6 (5.36%) Bash Shell
14 5 (4.46%) VB
15 4 (3.57%) VB6
16 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
16 2 (1.79%) Delphi
17 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.89%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 14 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.61%) Degree
2 13 (11.61%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.57%) VCP4
4 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.36%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.36%) qmail
2 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) Nagios
1 6 (5.36%) Zenoss
1 6 (5.36%) yum
1 6 (5.36%) Puppet
1 6 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (13.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.36%) Oracle
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