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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 33 26 81
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 56 55 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.79% 7.52% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.10% 7.85% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 53 52 22
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,900 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £44,500
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
789 701 1199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.64% 95.90% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 679 625 1074
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -1 18 £37,500 +15.38%
Cirencester - 8 £35,000 -
Tetbury - 7 £37,000 -
Tewkesbury +2 3 £21,500 -38.57%
Stroud - 1 £35,000 -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 75 (79.79%) C#
2 60 (63.83%) .NET
3 58 (61.70%) HTML
4 50 (53.19%) JavaScript
5 47 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 44 (46.81%) SQL
7 40 (42.55%) CSS
8 39 (41.49%) SQL Server
9 37 (39.36%) Java
10 35 (37.23%) Microsoft
11 32 (34.04%) Windows
12 30 (31.91%) C++
13 29 (30.85%) XML
13 29 (30.85%) MS Excel
14 27 (28.72%) Software Engineering
15 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (26.60%) Telecoms
16 25 (26.60%) Finance
16 25 (26.60%) SQL Server 2008
16 25 (26.60%) Relational Database
17 24 (25.53%) Linux
18 23 (24.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 22 (23.40%) Degree
20 21 (22.34%) XPath
20 21 (22.34%) ASP.NET 2.0
20 21 (22.34%) Windows Server 2008
20 21 (22.34%) Windows Server 2012
20 21 (22.34%) Mobile App
20 21 (22.34%) Mobile Application Development
20 21 (22.34%) XQuery

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.32%) Apache
2 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.19%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.06%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.06%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.06%) CMS
Applications
1 29 (30.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.34%) SMTP
1 21 (22.34%) FTP
2 11 (11.70%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.32%) PPP
3 5 (5.32%) ADSL
3 5 (5.32%) GPRS
3 5 (5.32%) SMS
4 3 (3.19%) Internet
5 2 (2.13%) Broadband
6 1 (1.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (41.49%) SQL Server
2 25 (26.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 25 (26.60%) Relational Database
3 23 (24.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (8.51%) MySQL
5 5 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.13%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.13%) Big Data
6 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.38%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.32%) Bugzilla
4 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.13%) LabVIEW
5 2 (2.13%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.06%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 25 (26.60%) Telecoms
1 25 (26.60%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.13%) Automotive
3 2 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Electronics
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Advertising
4 1 (1.06%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (63.83%) .NET
2 58 (61.70%) HTML
3 47 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 40 (42.55%) CSS
5 29 (30.85%) XML
6 21 (22.34%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 12 (12.77%) jQuery
8 11 (11.70%) HTML5
9 9 (9.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (8.51%) J2EE
10 8 (8.51%) Ajax
11 4 (4.26%) .NET Framework
11 4 (4.26%) Web Services
11 4 (4.26%) REST
12 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.19%) LAMP
13 2 (2.13%) Zend Framework
13 2 (2.13%) Ext JS
13 2 (2.13%) Qt
14 1 (1.06%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.34%) Mobile App
2 13 (13.83%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.51%) Mathematics
3 8 (8.51%) User Experience
3 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.32%) Open Source
5 3 (3.19%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.19%) Economics
6 2 (2.13%) GIS
7 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) DTV
7 1 (1.06%) Physics
7 1 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 32 (34.04%) Windows
2 24 (25.53%) Linux
3 21 (22.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (22.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (10.64%) UNIX
5 6 (6.38%) Debian
6 5 (5.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) Software Engineering
2 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (22.34%) Mobile Application Development
4 19 (20.21%) MVC
5 14 (14.89%) OO
6 8 (8.51%) Waterfall
7 7 (7.45%) Computer Forensics
8 5 (5.32%) Scrum
8 5 (5.32%) Web Development
8 5 (5.32%) Workflow
9 4 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.26%) TDD
10 3 (3.19%) OOD
10 3 (3.19%) Release Management
10 3 (3.19%) Supply Chain Management
10 3 (3.19%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.13%) E-Commerce
11 2 (2.13%) UML
11 2 (2.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 75 (79.79%) C#
2 50 (53.19%) JavaScript
3 44 (46.81%) SQL
4 37 (39.36%) Java
5 30 (31.91%) C++
6 21 (22.34%) XQuery
6 21 (22.34%) XPath
7 18 (19.15%) PHP
8 17 (18.09%) C
9 15 (15.96%) Python
10 14 (14.89%) Shell Script
11 10 (10.64%) VB
12 8 (8.51%) VB.NET
13 7 (7.45%) Ruby
14 6 (6.38%) Assembly Language
14 6 (6.38%) Perl
15 4 (4.26%) T-SQL
16 3 (3.19%) Delphi
17 1 (1.06%) VBScript
17 1 (1.06%) Ada
Qualifications
1 22 (23.40%) Degree
2 11 (11.70%) Security Cleared
3 9 (9.57%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.19%) HND
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Samba
Systems Management
1 21 (22.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (37.23%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.64%) Oracle
3 9 (9.57%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.32%) VMware
4 5 (5.32%) Zend
4 5 (5.32%) Adobe
5 1 (1.06%) HP
5 1 (1.06%) SAP
5 1 (1.06%) JBoss
5 1 (1.06%) Sage
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Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + pension, death in service.
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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