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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 33 25 69
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 59 71 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.05% 8.95% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.29% 9.35% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 55 67 25
Average salary £35,000 £30,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.82% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £43,250 £43,000
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
938 759 1024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.11% 95.71% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 824 670 898
Average salary £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Cirencester +23 11 £32,500 +41.30%
Cheltenham -12 8 £37,500 - 3
Tetbury - 7 £37,000 -
Tewkesbury -5 3 £21,500 -38.57%
Stroud - 3 £40,000 - 1
Gloucester -16 2 £24,430 -18.56% 2
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 77 (81.05%) C#
2 64 (67.37%) .NET
3 63 (66.32%) HTML
4 50 (52.63%) JavaScript
5 49 (51.58%) ASP.NET
6 43 (45.26%) CSS
7 41 (43.16%) SQL Server
8 39 (41.05%) SQL
9 38 (40.00%) Java
9 38 (40.00%) C++
10 35 (36.84%) Software Engineering
11 33 (34.74%) Windows
11 33 (34.74%) Microsoft
12 28 (29.47%) MS Excel
13 27 (28.42%) Linux
14 25 (26.32%) XML
15 23 (24.21%) Finance
16 22 (23.16%) C
17 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (22.11%) SQL Server 2008
18 20 (21.05%) Relational Database
18 20 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 20 (21.05%) Degree
18 20 (21.05%) MVC
18 20 (21.05%) Telecoms
19 19 (20.00%) Python
20 18 (18.95%) XQuery
20 18 (18.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
20 18 (18.95%) SMTP
20 18 (18.95%) FTP

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (5.26%) Apache
2 3 (3.16%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.05%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.05%) CMS
4 1 (1.05%) Joomla!
Applications
1 28 (29.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.95%) SMTP
1 18 (18.95%) FTP
2 16 (16.84%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.26%) Internet
3 5 (5.26%) PPP
3 5 (5.26%) ADSL
3 5 (5.26%) GPRS
3 5 (5.26%) SMS
4 1 (1.05%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (43.16%) SQL Server
2 21 (22.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 20 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.21%) MySQL
6 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.32%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.26%) Bugzilla
4 4 (4.21%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.05%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 23 (24.21%) Finance
2 20 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.32%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Electronics
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Advertising
5 1 (1.05%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (67.37%) .NET
2 63 (66.32%) HTML
3 49 (51.58%) ASP.NET
4 43 (45.26%) CSS
5 25 (26.32%) XML
6 18 (18.95%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 18 (18.95%) HTML5
7 17 (17.89%) jQuery
8 11 (11.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 9 (9.47%) REST
10 8 (8.42%) Ajax
11 7 (7.37%) J2EE
12 3 (3.16%) .NET Framework
12 3 (3.16%) Qt
13 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (2.11%) Web Services
13 2 (2.11%) CSS3
14 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 1 (1.05%) Razor View Engine
14 1 (1.05%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.95%) Mobile App
2 11 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.58%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.42%) Mathematics
4 7 (7.37%) User Experience
5 3 (3.16%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.16%) Economics
6 2 (2.11%) GIS
7 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.05%) DTV
7 1 (1.05%) Open Source
7 1 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.05%) Physics
7 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 33 (34.74%) Windows
2 27 (28.42%) Linux
3 18 (18.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (18.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (8.42%) UNIX
5 6 (6.32%) Debian
6 5 (5.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.05%) MVC
4 18 (18.95%) Mobile Application Development
5 11 (11.58%) Computer Forensics
6 8 (8.42%) Waterfall
6 8 (8.42%) OO
7 6 (6.32%) Web Development
8 5 (5.26%) Workflow
8 5 (5.26%) Migration
9 4 (4.21%) OOD
9 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.16%) Supply Chain Management
10 3 (3.16%) Cyber Security
11 2 (2.11%) Refactoring
11 2 (2.11%) E-Commerce
11 2 (2.11%) Scrum
11 2 (2.11%) TDD
12 1 (1.05%) Data Management
12 1 (1.05%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (81.05%) C#
2 50 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 39 (41.05%) SQL
4 38 (40.00%) C++
4 38 (40.00%) Java
5 22 (23.16%) C
6 19 (20.00%) Python
7 18 (18.95%) XQuery
7 18 (18.95%) XPath
8 14 (14.74%) VB
9 13 (13.68%) Shell Script
10 12 (12.63%) VB.NET
10 12 (12.63%) PHP
11 10 (10.53%) Assembly Language
11 10 (10.53%) Ruby
12 7 (7.37%) Perl
13 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
13 4 (4.21%) VB6
14 1 (1.05%) Pascal
14 1 (1.05%) Ada
Qualifications
1 20 (21.05%) Degree
2 9 (9.47%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.42%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.16%) HND
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (5.26%) Samba
Systems Management
1 18 (18.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (34.74%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.42%) Oracle
2 8 (8.42%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.26%) VMware
3 5 (5.26%) Adobe
4 1 (1.05%) HP
4 1 (1.05%) SAP
4 1 (1.05%) Zend
4 1 (1.05%) Sage
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Yoh Company
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Stroud
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago