The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 95 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 10 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.91% 0.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £54,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
Software Programmer
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
1054 869 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.17% 93.44% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 837 781 821
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 £23,500 £27,000
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 Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Programmer in the job title across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Programmer across the Gloucestershire region.

Software Programmer Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Software Programmer
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Programmer across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Software Programmer Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Software Programmer
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 Programmer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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 6 £40,000 -25.92%
Gloucester - 4 £58,500 -
Software Programmer
South West

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Software Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 19 (86.36%) Software Engineering
2 16 (72.73%) C++
2 16 (72.73%) Linux
3 14 (63.64%) OO
4 13 (59.09%) OOD
4 13 (59.09%) Windows
4 13 (59.09%) Subversion
4 13 (59.09%) Qt
4 13 (59.09%) Digital Signal Processing
4 13 (59.09%) Signal Processing
5 12 (54.55%) C#
6 7 (31.82%) C
6 7 (31.82%) Java
7 6 (27.27%) .NET
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 5 (22.73%) CSS
8 5 (22.73%) HTML
8 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
9 4 (18.18%) HTML5
9 4 (18.18%) Web Development
10 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
10 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
10 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
10 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
10 3 (13.64%) Coaching
10 3 (13.64%) Ruby
10 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
10 3 (13.64%) Python

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Software Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) Qt
2 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 5 (22.73%) CSS
3 5 (22.73%) HTML
4 4 (18.18%) HTML5
5 3 (13.64%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 13 (59.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Software Engineering
2 14 (63.64%) OO
3 13 (59.09%) OOD
3 13 (59.09%) Digital Signal Processing
3 13 (59.09%) Signal Processing
4 4 (18.18%) Web Development
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.64%) Coaching
6 1 (4.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C++
2 12 (54.55%) C#
3 7 (31.82%) C
3 7 (31.82%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.64%) Python
5 3 (13.64%) Ruby
5 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft