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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 52 52 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 44 37 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.74% 4.06% 5.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.97% 4.21% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 43 37 40
Average salary £36,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £34,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
885 879 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.37% 96.49% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 743 724 721
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 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +2 25 £31,500 -16.00% 3
Gloucester +9 14 £39,000 +11.42% 1
Cirencester -4 2 £47,500 +35.71%
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 87 (81.31%) C#
2 63 (58.88%) C++
3 56 (52.34%) HTML
4 52 (48.60%) .NET
5 48 (44.86%) Java
6 47 (43.93%) SQL
7 43 (40.19%) Python
8 42 (39.25%) JavaScript
9 41 (38.32%) ASP.NET
10 39 (36.45%) C
11 36 (33.64%) jQuery
12 34 (31.78%) MVC
13 33 (30.84%) HTML5
14 32 (29.91%) Linux
14 32 (29.91%) Software Engineering
15 30 (28.04%) Finance
15 30 (28.04%) SQL Server
16 28 (26.17%) Cyber Security
17 27 (25.23%) Web Services
17 27 (25.23%) CSS
18 25 (23.36%) Computer Forensics
18 25 (23.36%) Ruby
19 23 (21.50%) TCP/IP
19 23 (21.50%) REST
20 22 (20.56%) Telecoms
21 21 (19.63%) Team Foundation Server
22 20 (18.69%) SDLC
22 20 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
22 20 (18.69%) WSDL
22 20 (18.69%) OO

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 11 (10.28%) IIS
2 8 (7.48%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.74%) Node.js
4 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.93%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.93%) Mule
4 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (7.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (9.35%) Changepoint
2 3 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.87%) Google App Engine
1 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (21.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.61%) SMTP
2 6 (5.61%) FTP
2 6 (5.61%) HTTP
2 6 (5.61%) SMPP
3 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (28.04%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (14.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (10.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (10.28%) SQL Server 2000
5 10 (9.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (9.35%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (4.67%) MySQL
8 3 (2.80%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.87%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (19.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.61%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.74%) Subversion
General
1 30 (28.04%) Finance
2 22 (20.56%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.41%) Advertising
4 2 (1.87%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (52.34%) HTML
2 52 (48.60%) .NET
3 41 (38.32%) ASP.NET
4 36 (33.64%) jQuery
5 33 (30.84%) HTML5
6 27 (25.23%) CSS
6 27 (25.23%) Web Services
7 23 (21.50%) REST
8 20 (18.69%) XML
8 20 (18.69%) WSDL
9 19 (17.76%) .NET Framework
10 15 (14.02%) CSS3
11 14 (13.08%) XHTML
11 14 (13.08%) LINQ
11 14 (13.08%) XML Schema
12 12 (11.21%) Entity Framework
13 11 (10.28%) XSL
14 10 (9.35%) XSLT
14 10 (9.35%) COM+
15 9 (8.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.54%) Digital Media
3 5 (4.67%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.87%) iPhone
5 2 (1.87%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.87%) iPad
5 2 (1.87%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.93%) Physics
6 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.93%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 32 (29.91%) Linux
2 18 (16.82%) Windows
3 4 (3.74%) UNIX
4 2 (1.87%) Android
5 1 (0.93%) Solaris
5 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.78%) MVC
2 32 (29.91%) Software Engineering
3 28 (26.17%) Cyber Security
4 25 (23.36%) Computer Forensics
5 20 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (18.69%) OO
5 20 (18.69%) SDLC
6 19 (17.76%) Mentoring
7 15 (14.02%) Coaching
8 13 (12.15%) Performance Testing
8 13 (12.15%) Load Testing
9 8 (7.48%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (5.61%) Technical Analysis
10 6 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.61%) Scrum
11 4 (3.74%) OOD
11 4 (3.74%) MVVM
11 4 (3.74%) Digital Signal Processing
11 4 (3.74%) Signal Processing
12 3 (2.80%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 87 (81.31%) C#
2 63 (58.88%) C++
3 48 (44.86%) Java
4 47 (43.93%) SQL
5 43 (40.19%) Python
6 42 (39.25%) JavaScript
7 39 (36.45%) C
8 25 (23.36%) Ruby
9 16 (14.95%) T-SQL
10 15 (14.02%) Assembly Language
10 15 (14.02%) VB.NET
11 12 (11.21%) PHP
12 10 (9.35%) VB
12 10 (9.35%) VB6
13 9 (8.41%) Bash Shell
14 6 (5.61%) XQuery
14 6 (5.61%) XPath
15 5 (4.67%) Perl
16 3 (2.80%) Objective-C
16 3 (2.80%) AWK
Qualifications
1 14 (13.08%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.41%) DV Cleared
2 9 (8.41%) Degree
3 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.28%) Oracle
3 2 (1.87%) BT
3 2 (1.87%) Google
3 2 (1.87%) Facebook
3 2 (1.87%) Twitter
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