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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 45 50 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 62 45 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.61% 4.82% 5.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.83% 5.16% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 54 45 43
Average salary £37,750 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
1063 872 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.11% 93.36% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 842 778 813
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 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £50,100
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 20 April 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 20 April 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 27 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Gloucester -5 17 £42,000 +25.37% 2
Stroud -1 4 £29,500 -26.25%
Cirencester +1 3 £28,000 +21.73%
Tewkesbury - 2 £32,000 -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 76 (65.52%) C#
2 65 (56.03%) Software Engineering
3 58 (50.00%) C++
4 51 (43.97%) Linux
5 49 (42.24%) .NET
6 44 (37.93%) HTML
7 42 (36.21%) Java
8 41 (35.34%) Python
9 36 (31.03%) ASP.NET
10 35 (30.17%) C
10 35 (30.17%) HTML5
11 34 (29.31%) OO
12 33 (28.45%) Windows
13 31 (26.72%) JavaScript
13 31 (26.72%) SQL
14 29 (25.00%) CSS
15 25 (21.55%) SQL Server
16 23 (19.83%) MVC
16 23 (19.83%) Security Cleared
17 22 (18.97%) TCP/IP
18 21 (18.10%) jQuery
19 20 (17.24%) OOD
20 19 (16.38%) Ruby
20 19 (16.38%) DV Cleared
21 17 (14.66%) Computer Forensics
21 17 (14.66%) Cyber Security
22 16 (13.79%) REST
22 16 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
23 15 (12.93%) Subversion
23 15 (12.93%) Qt

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 8 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.17%) Apache
3 3 (2.59%) IIS
4 2 (1.72%) JBoss
4 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.72%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.86%) Node.js
5 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.97%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.76%) HTTP
3 7 (6.03%) Internet
4 6 (5.17%) Firewall
4 6 (5.17%) Kerberos
4 6 (5.17%) SNMP
4 6 (5.17%) LDAP
4 6 (5.17%) SMTP
4 6 (5.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.55%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.90%) MySQL
3 6 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (12.93%) Subversion
2 11 (9.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.72%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.72%) Maven
General
1 10 (8.62%) Telecoms
1 10 (8.62%) Advertising
2 9 (7.76%) Finance
3 5 (4.31%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.86%) Games
4 1 (0.86%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (42.24%) .NET
2 44 (37.93%) HTML
3 36 (31.03%) ASP.NET
4 35 (30.17%) HTML5
5 29 (25.00%) CSS
6 21 (18.10%) jQuery
7 16 (13.79%) REST
8 15 (12.93%) Qt
9 14 (12.07%) XML
10 10 (8.62%) STL
11 9 (7.76%) Web Services
11 9 (7.76%) CSS3
12 8 (6.90%) Entity Framework
13 5 (4.31%) .NET Framework
14 4 (3.45%) WSDL
14 4 (3.45%) XML Schema
14 4 (3.45%) WCF
15 3 (2.59%) WPF
16 2 (1.72%) Silverlight
16 2 (1.72%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.17%) Open Source
3 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.59%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.72%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.86%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 51 (43.97%) Linux
2 33 (28.45%) Windows
3 9 (7.76%) UNIX
4 6 (5.17%) Solaris
5 2 (1.72%) AIX
6 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (56.03%) Software Engineering
2 34 (29.31%) OO
3 23 (19.83%) MVC
4 20 (17.24%) OOD
5 17 (14.66%) Computer Forensics
5 17 (14.66%) Cyber Security
6 16 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (12.07%) Signal Processing
8 13 (11.21%) Digital Signal Processing
9 11 (9.48%) TDD
10 6 (5.17%) ITIL
10 6 (5.17%) Software Deployment
10 6 (5.17%) Change Management
10 6 (5.17%) Web Development
10 6 (5.17%) Unit Testing
11 5 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (2.59%) Performance Testing
12 3 (2.59%) Load Testing
12 3 (2.59%) CRM
12 3 (2.59%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 76 (65.52%) C#
2 58 (50.00%) C++
3 42 (36.21%) Java
4 41 (35.34%) Python
5 35 (30.17%) C
6 31 (26.72%) SQL
6 31 (26.72%) JavaScript
7 19 (16.38%) Ruby
8 13 (11.21%) VB.NET
8 13 (11.21%) Assembly Language
9 9 (7.76%) Bash Shell
10 8 (6.90%) PHP
11 6 (5.17%) Perl
11 6 (5.17%) Bourne shell
12 2 (1.72%) Delphi
12 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.72%) R
12 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.72%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.72%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 23 (19.83%) Security Cleared
2 19 (16.38%) DV Cleared
3 12 (10.34%) Degree
4 5 (4.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.62%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.17%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.17%) qmail
2 2 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.17%) Nagios
1 6 (5.17%) Zenoss
1 6 (5.17%) yum
1 6 (5.17%) Puppet
1 6 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (7.76%) Oracle
2 8 (6.90%) Microsoft
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