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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 41 44 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 56 54 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.46% 6.22% 5.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.69% 6.58% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 48 54 41
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £48,000 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
984 821 908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.91% 94.59% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 806 756 771
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +13 25 £38,500 -14.44% 2
Gloucester +1 15 £50,000 +49.25% 3
Stroud +2 3 £29,500 -26.25% 1
Cirencester -2 3 £28,000 +21.73%
Tewkesbury -8 1 £32,000 -44.34%
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 74 (63.79%) C#
2 67 (57.76%) Software Engineering
3 61 (52.59%) C++
4 51 (43.97%) .NET
4 51 (43.97%) Linux
5 46 (39.66%) HTML
6 43 (37.07%) Java
7 42 (36.21%) Python
8 36 (31.03%) C
9 35 (30.17%) HTML5
10 34 (29.31%) ASP.NET
11 32 (27.59%) Windows
12 31 (26.72%) JavaScript
13 30 (25.86%) OO
14 29 (25.00%) CSS
15 26 (22.41%) SQL Server
15 26 (22.41%) SQL
16 25 (21.55%) TCP/IP
17 24 (20.69%) MVC
18 23 (19.83%) jQuery
19 20 (17.24%) Security Cleared
19 20 (17.24%) Ruby
19 20 (17.24%) OOD
20 18 (15.52%) Computer Forensics
20 18 (15.52%) REST
20 18 (15.52%) DV Cleared
21 16 (13.79%) Cyber Security
21 16 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
22 15 (12.93%) Assembly Language
22 15 (12.93%) VB.NET

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (6.03%) 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%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.55%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.76%) Internet
2 9 (7.76%) HTTP
3 6 (5.17%) Kerberos
3 6 (5.17%) SNMP
3 6 (5.17%) LDAP
3 6 (5.17%) SMTP
3 6 (5.17%) Ethernet
3 6 (5.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.41%) 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%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (12.93%) Subversion
2 12 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.72%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.72%) Maven
4 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (8.62%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Aerospace
2 7 (6.03%) Advertising
2 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.86%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (43.97%) .NET
2 46 (39.66%) HTML
3 35 (30.17%) HTML5
4 34 (29.31%) ASP.NET
5 29 (25.00%) CSS
6 23 (19.83%) jQuery
7 18 (15.52%) REST
8 15 (12.93%) Qt
9 13 (11.21%) XML
10 10 (8.62%) STL
10 10 (8.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (6.03%) CSS3
11 7 (6.03%) Web Services
12 4 (3.45%) WCF
13 3 (2.59%) .NET Framework
13 3 (2.59%) WSDL
13 3 (2.59%) XML Schema
14 2 (1.72%) WPF
14 2 (1.72%) Silverlight
14 2 (1.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.17%) Open Source
2 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.59%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.86%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 51 (43.97%) Linux
2 32 (27.59%) Windows
3 9 (7.76%) UNIX
4 6 (5.17%) Solaris
5 2 (1.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (57.76%) Software Engineering
2 30 (25.86%) OO
3 24 (20.69%) MVC
4 20 (17.24%) OOD
5 18 (15.52%) Computer Forensics
6 16 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (13.79%) Cyber Security
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%) Change Management
10 6 (5.17%) Web Development
10 6 (5.17%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.17%) Software Deployment
11 5 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (3.45%) Migration
13 3 (2.59%) Scrum
13 3 (2.59%) CRM
13 3 (2.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 74 (63.79%) C#
2 61 (52.59%) C++
3 43 (37.07%) Java
4 42 (36.21%) Python
5 36 (31.03%) C
6 31 (26.72%) JavaScript
7 26 (22.41%) SQL
8 20 (17.24%) Ruby
9 15 (12.93%) Assembly Language
9 15 (12.93%) VB.NET
10 9 (7.76%) PHP
10 9 (7.76%) Bash Shell
11 7 (6.03%) Perl
12 6 (5.17%) Bourne shell
13 5 (4.31%) VB
14 4 (3.45%) VB6
15 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.72%) Delphi
16 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.86%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 20 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 18 (15.52%) DV Cleared
3 12 (10.34%) Degree
4 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.76%) 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%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.90%) Oracle
Stroud, Gloucestershire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £34,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48,000 - 70,000 plus excelent bnefits
Posted: 6 days ago