The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 33 41 49
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 28 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.67% 4.65% 2.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.92% 4.77% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 8
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £39,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Senior Developer
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
473 398 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 95.75% 97.31% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 328 324 287
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,950 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Cheltenham region.

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 31 (77.50%) Web Services
2 30 (75.00%) OO
2 30 (75.00%) Java
3 26 (65.00%) Finance
4 24 (60.00%) JUnit
4 24 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (50.00%) TDD
5 20 (50.00%) C#
6 19 (47.50%) XML
7 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (45.00%) Software Engineering
8 17 (42.50%) Hibernate
9 16 (40.00%) MVC
9 16 (40.00%) Apple
9 16 (40.00%) OOP
9 16 (40.00%) SOAP
9 16 (40.00%) Marketing
9 16 (40.00%) JSON
9 16 (40.00%) BDD
9 16 (40.00%) REST
10 15 (37.50%) Spring Integration
10 15 (37.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 15 (37.50%) Apache Camel
10 15 (37.50%) Mule ESB
10 15 (37.50%) MongoDB
10 15 (37.50%) NoSQL
10 15 (37.50%) SaaS
10 15 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
10 15 (37.50%) Integration Testing
10 15 (37.50%) Kanban

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (37.50%) JBoss
1 15 (37.50%) Mule
1 15 (37.50%) Mule ESB
1 15 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.50%) IIS
3 2 (5.00%) Moodle
4 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.50%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 24 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (37.50%) SaaS
3 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 15 (37.50%) MongoDB
1 15 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.50%) MySQL
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (60.00%) JUnit
2 15 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 15 (37.50%) IntelliJ
2 15 (37.50%) JIRA
3 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.50%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.50%) FinalBuilder
5 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (65.00%) Finance
2 16 (40.00%) Marketing
3 15 (37.50%) Electronics
3 15 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 15 (37.50%) Retail
3 15 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Advertising
4 2 (5.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (77.50%) Web Services
2 19 (47.50%) XML
3 17 (42.50%) Hibernate
4 16 (40.00%) JSON
4 16 (40.00%) REST
4 16 (40.00%) SOAP
5 15 (37.50%) Apache Camel
5 15 (37.50%) JPA
5 15 (37.50%) Spring
5 15 (37.50%) Spring Integration
5 15 (37.50%) Spring MVC
6 6 (15.00%) .NET
6 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (15.00%) HTML
7 5 (12.50%) J2EE
8 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (7.50%) ADO.NET
9 3 (7.50%) COM+
9 3 (7.50%) Java EE
9 3 (7.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) User Experience
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) PMI
3 2 (5.00%) VLE
4 1 (2.50%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) OO
2 20 (50.00%) TDD
3 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (45.00%) Software Engineering
4 16 (40.00%) BDD
4 16 (40.00%) MVC
4 16 (40.00%) OOP
5 15 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
5 15 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 15 (37.50%) Integration Testing
5 15 (37.50%) Kanban
5 15 (37.50%) Programme Management
5 15 (37.50%) Scrum
6 13 (32.50%) OOD
7 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
8 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 4 (10.00%) SDLC
10 3 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 30 (75.00%) Java
2 20 (50.00%) C#
3 15 (37.50%) Python
3 15 (37.50%) Ruby
4 11 (27.50%) SQL
5 5 (12.50%) C++
6 4 (10.00%) VB
6 4 (10.00%) VB6
7 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.50%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
1 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Apple
2 15 (37.50%) SAP
3 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Sophos
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