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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 46 31 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 59 72 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.94% 7.68% 4.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.08% 8.10% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 50 66 35
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
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
1161 889 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 97.15% 94.78% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 984 768 762
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
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 22 December 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 22 December 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
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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 -15 16 £38,750 -3.12%
Gloucester +4 15 £30,000 -
Cirencester +3 6 £32,500 +41.30%
Stroud - 2 £40,000 -
Tewkesbury -5 1 £39,000 -2.50%
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 76 (67.86%) C#
2 68 (60.71%) HTML
3 63 (56.25%) Software Engineering
4 62 (55.36%) .NET
5 51 (45.54%) C++
6 50 (44.64%) JavaScript
6 50 (44.64%) ASP.NET
6 50 (44.64%) CSS
7 44 (39.29%) SQL Server
8 43 (38.39%) Linux
9 40 (35.71%) Java
10 36 (32.14%) Windows
11 33 (29.46%) HTML5
12 30 (26.79%) Python
13 27 (24.11%) SQL
14 26 (23.21%) XML
15 25 (22.32%) C
15 25 (22.32%) TCP/IP
15 25 (22.32%) Microsoft
15 25 (22.32%) MVC
16 22 (19.64%) Degree
17 21 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (18.75%) MS Excel
18 18 (16.07%) jQuery
18 18 (16.07%) Team Foundation Server
19 17 (15.18%) Finance
19 17 (15.18%) SMTP
20 16 (14.29%) Computer Science
21 15 (13.39%) OO
22 14 (12.50%) OOD

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 11 (9.82%) Apache
2 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.68%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.89%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.89%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.89%) CMS
3 1 (0.89%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.89%) IIS
3 1 (0.89%) JBoss
Applications
1 21 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.32%) TCP/IP
2 17 (15.18%) SMTP
3 11 (9.82%) FTP
4 8 (7.14%) Internet
5 7 (6.25%) HTTP
6 6 (5.36%) Kerberos
6 6 (5.36%) LDAP
6 6 (5.36%) Firewall
6 6 (5.36%) Ethernet
6 6 (5.36%) SNMP
7 5 (4.46%) ADSL
7 5 (4.46%) GPRS
7 5 (4.46%) SMS
7 5 (4.46%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 11 (9.82%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (6.25%) MySQL
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (16.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (6.25%) Subversion
3 5 (4.46%) Bugzilla
3 5 (4.46%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.89%) Maven
5 1 (0.89%) Mercurial
General
1 17 (15.18%) Finance
2 11 (9.82%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.93%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.89%) Advertising
4 1 (0.89%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (60.71%) HTML
2 62 (55.36%) .NET
3 50 (44.64%) ASP.NET
3 50 (44.64%) CSS
4 33 (29.46%) HTML5
5 26 (23.21%) XML
6 18 (16.07%) jQuery
7 14 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 13 (11.61%) REST
9 11 (9.82%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 10 (8.93%) Qt
11 6 (5.36%) J2EE
12 5 (4.46%) Ajax
13 3 (2.68%) CSS3
13 3 (2.68%) Web Services
14 2 (1.79%) AngularJS
14 2 (1.79%) .NET Framework
14 2 (1.79%) WCF
14 2 (1.79%) STL
15 1 (0.89%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.82%) Mobile App
4 7 (6.25%) User Experience
5 6 (5.36%) Open Source
5 6 (5.36%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.68%) Economics
6 3 (2.68%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.89%) Physics
7 1 (0.89%) GIS
7 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 43 (38.39%) Linux
2 36 (32.14%) Windows
3 12 (10.71%) UNIX
4 11 (9.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (9.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.36%) Solaris
5 6 (5.36%) Debian
6 5 (4.46%) SUSE
7 1 (0.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 25 (22.32%) MVC
3 21 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.39%) OO
5 14 (12.50%) OOD
5 14 (12.50%) Computer Forensics
6 11 (9.82%) Web Development
6 11 (9.82%) Mobile Application Development
7 7 (6.25%) Signal Processing
7 7 (6.25%) TDD
8 6 (5.36%) ITIL
8 6 (5.36%) Change Management
8 6 (5.36%) Unit Testing
8 6 (5.36%) Digital Signal Processing
8 6 (5.36%) Software Deployment
9 5 (4.46%) Cyber Security
9 5 (4.46%) Waterfall
9 5 (4.46%) Workflow
9 5 (4.46%) Migration
10 3 (2.68%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (67.86%) C#
2 51 (45.54%) C++
3 50 (44.64%) JavaScript
4 40 (35.71%) Java
5 30 (26.79%) Python
6 27 (24.11%) SQL
7 25 (22.32%) C
8 13 (11.61%) Perl
8 13 (11.61%) PHP
8 13 (11.61%) Assembly Language
8 13 (11.61%) Ruby
9 11 (9.82%) XPath
9 11 (9.82%) XQuery
9 11 (9.82%) VB.NET
10 10 (8.93%) Shell Script
10 10 (8.93%) VB
11 6 (5.36%) Bourne shell
12 4 (3.57%) VB6
13 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (19.64%) Degree
2 10 (8.93%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.04%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.68%) HND
5 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.36%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.36%) qmail
2 5 (4.46%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (9.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (5.36%) Nagios
2 6 (5.36%) Zenoss
2 6 (5.36%) yum
2 6 (5.36%) Puppet
2 6 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (22.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.25%) Oracle
3 5 (4.46%) Adobe
3 5 (4.46%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.46%) VMware