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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 58 56 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 44 37 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.29% 3.86% 5.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.53% 4.10% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 42 37 44
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £26,800 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £43,500 £34,550
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
972 902 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 94.74% 94.06% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 799 732 767
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 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 26 £30,000 -29.41% 4
Gloucester +2 13 £41,000 +17.14% 2
Tewkesbury +4 1 £32,000 -13.51% 1
Stroud -4 1 £29,500 -27.16% 1
Cirencester - 1 £55,000 -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 79 (78.22%) C#
2 59 (58.42%) C++
3 46 (45.54%) Java
3 46 (45.54%) .NET
4 44 (43.56%) HTML
5 43 (42.57%) SQL
6 37 (36.63%) Python
7 35 (34.65%) ASP.NET
8 34 (33.66%) Linux
8 34 (33.66%) C
8 34 (33.66%) Software Engineering
9 31 (30.69%) JavaScript
10 27 (26.73%) MVC
10 27 (26.73%) HTML5
11 26 (25.74%) OO
12 25 (24.75%) jQuery
13 24 (23.76%) SQL Server
14 23 (22.77%) Cyber Security
15 22 (21.78%) Ruby
15 22 (21.78%) Finance
16 21 (20.79%) Windows
16 21 (20.79%) Web Services
17 20 (19.80%) CSS
17 20 (19.80%) Computer Forensics
18 19 (18.81%) TCP/IP
18 19 (18.81%) REST
19 18 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
20 17 (16.83%) Telecoms
20 17 (16.83%) Security Cleared
21 16 (15.84%) Mentoring

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (10.89%) IIS
2 7 (6.93%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.97%) Node.js
4 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.99%) JBoss
5 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (8.91%) Changepoint
2 3 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.99%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.99%) SaaS
1 1 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.81%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.97%) HTTP
3 2 (1.98%) Internet
3 2 (1.98%) SMPP
3 2 (1.98%) SMTP
3 2 (1.98%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.76%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (10.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (9.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (9.90%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (8.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.94%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.95%) MySQL
8 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.98%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (13.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (7.92%) Subversion
3 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.99%) Maven
4 1 (0.99%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (21.78%) Finance
2 17 (16.83%) Telecoms
3 11 (10.89%) Advertising
4 2 (1.98%) Games
5 1 (0.99%) Electronics
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (45.54%) .NET
2 44 (43.56%) HTML
3 35 (34.65%) ASP.NET
4 27 (26.73%) HTML5
5 25 (24.75%) jQuery
6 21 (20.79%) Web Services
7 20 (19.80%) CSS
8 19 (18.81%) REST
9 16 (15.84%) .NET Framework
9 16 (15.84%) XML
10 15 (14.85%) WSDL
11 14 (13.86%) CSS3
12 13 (12.87%) XML Schema
13 11 (10.89%) XHTML
13 11 (10.89%) LINQ
14 10 (9.90%) XSL
15 9 (8.91%) XSLT
15 9 (8.91%) COM+
15 9 (8.91%) Entity Framework
16 8 (7.92%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.96%) Digital Media
2 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.97%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.98%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.98%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (1.98%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.99%) iPad
4 1 (0.99%) iPhone
4 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.99%) Physics
4 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 34 (33.66%) Linux
2 21 (20.79%) Windows
3 3 (2.97%) UNIX
4 1 (0.99%) AIX
4 1 (0.99%) Solaris
4 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (33.66%) Software Engineering
2 27 (26.73%) MVC
3 26 (25.74%) OO
4 23 (22.77%) Cyber Security
5 20 (19.80%) Computer Forensics
6 18 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (15.84%) Mentoring
8 14 (13.86%) Coaching
8 14 (13.86%) SDLC
9 12 (11.88%) Performance Testing
9 12 (11.88%) Load Testing
10 9 (8.91%) OOD
11 7 (6.93%) Digital Signal Processing
11 7 (6.93%) Signal Processing
11 7 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (3.96%) Scrum
13 3 (2.97%) CRM
13 3 (2.97%) TDD
13 3 (2.97%) Mobile Application Development
14 2 (1.98%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 79 (78.22%) C#
2 59 (58.42%) C++
3 46 (45.54%) Java
4 43 (42.57%) SQL
5 37 (36.63%) Python
6 34 (33.66%) C
7 31 (30.69%) JavaScript
8 22 (21.78%) Ruby
9 15 (14.85%) VB.NET
10 13 (12.87%) PHP
11 12 (11.88%) T-SQL
11 12 (11.88%) Assembly Language
12 9 (8.91%) VB6
12 9 (8.91%) VB
13 7 (6.93%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.98%) R
14 2 (1.98%) Perl
14 2 (1.98%) Delphi
14 2 (1.98%) XPath
14 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (16.83%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.88%) DV Cleared
3 5 (4.95%) Degree
3 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (11.88%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.90%) Oracle
3 1 (0.99%) BT
3 1 (0.99%) Google
3 1 (0.99%) Facebook
3 1 (0.99%) Twitter
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