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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 69 47 32
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 28 54 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.13% 5.14% 7.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.26% 5.27% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 17 42 64
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +13.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £50,000 £47,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
859 1024 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.98% 97.43% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 602 853 769
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 20 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Gloucester -13 7 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 38 (60.32%) C#
1 38 (60.32%) JavaScript
2 33 (52.38%) SQL
3 32 (50.79%) HTML
3 32 (50.79%) CSS
4 31 (49.21%) Java
5 28 (44.44%) .NET
6 26 (41.27%) C++
7 25 (39.68%) Web Services
8 23 (36.51%) Security Cleared
8 23 (36.51%) SDLC
9 22 (34.92%) ASP.NET
9 22 (34.92%) MVC
10 21 (33.33%) jQuery
10 21 (33.33%) Software Engineering
11 19 (30.16%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (30.16%) C
12 18 (28.57%) Telecoms
12 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (25.40%) Finance
13 16 (25.40%) SQL Server
13 16 (25.40%) Linux
14 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
14 15 (23.81%) XML
14 15 (23.81%) Relational Database
15 14 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
15 14 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (22.22%) Visual Studio
15 14 (22.22%) WSDL
16 13 (20.63%) SMPP

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (14.29%) Confluence
2 7 (11.11%) Node.js
3 4 (6.35%) JBoss
4 2 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.59%) CMS
5 1 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.63%) FTP
1 13 (20.63%) HTTP
1 13 (20.63%) SMPP
1 13 (20.63%) SMTP
2 2 (3.17%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.40%) SQL Server
2 15 (23.81%) Relational Database
3 14 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (15.87%) MySQL
6 9 (14.29%) MongoDB
7 4 (6.35%) Hadoop
8 2 (3.17%) Big Data
8 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
8 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.17%) OrientDB
8 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (30.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 11 (17.46%) JIRA
4 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.59%) dotCover
5 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.59%) FindBugs
5 1 (1.59%) Hudson
5 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.59%) JUnit
5 1 (1.59%) Maven
5 1 (1.59%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.59%) Selenium
5 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 18 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 16 (25.40%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Electronics
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.79%) CSS
1 32 (50.79%) HTML
2 28 (44.44%) .NET
3 25 (39.68%) Web Services
4 22 (34.92%) ASP.NET
5 21 (33.33%) jQuery
6 15 (23.81%) XML
7 14 (22.22%) WSDL
8 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 13 (20.63%) SOAP
9 10 (15.87%) HTML5
10 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (14.29%) J2EE
11 6 (9.52%) CSS3
12 5 (7.94%) Hibernate
12 5 (7.94%) LAMP
13 4 (6.35%) Ajax
13 4 (6.35%) Java EE
13 4 (6.35%) Spring
14 3 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Mobile App
2 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.11%) User Experience
4 6 (9.52%) Algorithms
5 4 (6.35%) Cybercrime
6 3 (4.76%) VHDL
7 2 (3.17%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (3.17%) PKI
7 2 (3.17%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.40%) Linux
2 11 (17.46%) Windows
3 7 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 7 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (7.94%) Unix
5 4 (6.35%) Debian
5 4 (6.35%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) SDLC
2 22 (34.92%) MVC
3 21 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (20.63%) Mobile Application Development
6 13 (20.63%) Technical Analysis
7 9 (14.29%) OO
8 8 (12.70%) Waterfall
9 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 6 (9.52%) TDD
10 5 (7.94%) Information Security
10 5 (7.94%) Secure Coding
11 4 (6.35%) Web Application Development
12 3 (4.76%) MVVM
12 3 (4.76%) OOD
12 3 (4.76%) Open Source
12 3 (4.76%) Reverse Engineering
12 3 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 38 (60.32%) C#
1 38 (60.32%) JavaScript
2 33 (52.38%) SQL
3 31 (49.21%) Java
4 26 (41.27%) C++
5 19 (30.16%) C
6 13 (20.63%) XPath
6 13 (20.63%) XQuery
7 11 (17.46%) Perl
8 8 (12.70%) PHP
9 6 (9.52%) Python
9 6 (9.52%) Ruby
10 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
11 3 (4.76%) Scala
11 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.59%) VB
12 1 (1.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (36.51%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.63%) DV Cleared
3 11 (17.46%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) Degree
5 1 (1.59%) CITP
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (20.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle
2 5 (7.94%) Zend
3 4 (6.35%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.17%) DevExpress
4 2 (3.17%) VMware
5 1 (1.59%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.59%) Perforce
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.59%) SAP
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 75,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- 85,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000 (and an exception package)
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham
aap3
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago