Period
to 21 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 205 163 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 30.42% 34.39% 32.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.13% 35.98% 33.45%
Number of salaries quoted 169 156 236
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,250 £61,250 £60,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheltenham
Permanent vacancies in Cheltenham with a recognized job title 638 453 834
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.66% 95.57% 98.35%
Number of salaries quoted 516 384 693
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,575 £29,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £65,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Cheltenham

Developer
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Developer in Cheltenham

Developer
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Cheltenham

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheltenham region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 102 (49.76%) JavaScript
2 95 (46.34%) Java
3 94 (45.85%) CSS
4 93 (45.37%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (42.93%) HTML
6 72 (35.12%) C#
7 69 (33.66%) AngularJS
8 65 (31.71%) MVC
9 61 (29.76%) Spring
10 56 (27.32%) .NET
11 54 (26.34%) SQL
12 53 (25.85%) MongoDB
13 47 (22.93%) Amazon AWS
14 45 (21.95%) Linux
15 43 (20.98%) React
16 42 (20.49%) HTML5
16 42 (20.49%) Software Engineering
17 41 (20.00%) CSS3
18 39 (19.02%) REST
18 39 (19.02%) SQL Server
19 37 (18.05%) Web Services
19 37 (18.05%) Scrum
20 36 (17.56%) TDD
20 36 (17.56%) JIRA
21 35 (17.07%) jQuery
22 34 (16.59%) Node.js
23 33 (16.10%) Python
24 31 (15.12%) XML
24 31 (15.12%) DevOps
25 30 (14.63%) JSON

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (12.68%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (10.24%) Apache
3 16 (7.80%) Confluence
4 13 (6.34%) Mule
5 9 (4.39%) CMS
5 9 (4.39%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.90%) Apache Spark
6 8 (3.90%) JBoss
6 8 (3.90%) Mule ESB
7 7 (3.41%) Drupal
8 5 (2.44%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (22.93%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (11.71%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (8.29%) Amazon S3
5 12 (5.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 11 (5.37%) SaaS
7 5 (2.44%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.49%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.95%) Internet
2 3 (1.46%) SMS
3 2 (0.98%) HTTP
4 1 (0.49%) Intranet
4 1 (0.49%) SAN
4 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (25.85%) MongoDB
2 39 (19.02%) SQL Server
3 23 (11.22%) MySQL
4 22 (10.73%) Big Data
5 21 (10.24%) NoSQL
6 18 (8.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 16 (7.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (6.83%) Amazon RDS
10 11 (5.37%) Hadoop
11 10 (4.88%) Apache Hive
11 10 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (2.93%) Relational Database
12 6 (2.93%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
15 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (17.56%) JIRA
2 21 (10.24%) JUnit
3 19 (9.27%) EasyMock
3 19 (9.27%) Git (software)
4 18 (8.78%) Eclipse
5 17 (8.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (7.32%) Bitbucket
6 15 (7.32%) Maven
7 12 (5.85%) Liquibase
8 11 (5.37%) Jenkins
9 10 (4.88%) IntelliJ
10 9 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (2.93%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (1.46%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.98%) ReSharper
14 1 (0.49%) CodeSonar
14 1 (0.49%) git-flow
14 1 (0.49%) Robot Framework
14 1 (0.49%) Selenium
General
1 29 (14.15%) Retail
2 23 (11.22%) Finance
3 10 (4.88%) Electronics
3 10 (4.88%) Games
3 10 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.88%) Marketing
3 10 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.49%) Law
4 1 (0.49%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (45.85%) CSS
2 88 (42.93%) HTML
3 69 (33.66%) AngularJS
4 61 (29.76%) Spring
5 56 (27.32%) .NET
6 43 (20.98%) React
7 42 (20.49%) HTML5
8 41 (20.00%) CSS3
9 39 (19.02%) REST
10 37 (18.05%) Web Services
11 35 (17.07%) jQuery
12 34 (16.59%) Node.js
13 31 (15.12%) XML
14 30 (14.63%) JSON
15 27 (13.17%) ASP.NET
15 27 (13.17%) Backbone.js
15 27 (13.17%) Spring MVC
16 23 (11.22%) Hibernate
17 20 (9.76%) Java EE
17 20 (9.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.37%) Wiki
2 8 (3.90%) User Experience
3 7 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.95%) Life Science
5 4 (1.95%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.95%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.98%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (0.98%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.49%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.49%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.49%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.49%) Fintech
8 1 (0.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (21.95%) Linux
2 12 (5.85%) CentOS
2 12 (5.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (2.93%) Windows
4 2 (0.98%) Android
4 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.98%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.98%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (45.37%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (31.71%) MVC
3 42 (20.49%) Software Engineering
4 37 (18.05%) Scrum
5 36 (17.56%) TDD
6 31 (15.12%) DevOps
7 29 (14.15%) Front End Development
8 23 (11.22%) Integration Testing
9 22 (10.73%) E-Commerce
10 18 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (8.78%) Web Development
11 17 (8.29%) Kanban
11 17 (8.29%) Machine Learning
12 16 (7.80%) OO
12 16 (7.80%) Responsive Web Design
12 16 (7.80%) Web Application Development
13 15 (7.32%) Unit Testing
14 14 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (6.34%) BDD
15 13 (6.34%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 102 (49.76%) JavaScript
2 95 (46.34%) Java
3 72 (35.12%) C#
4 54 (26.34%) SQL
5 33 (16.10%) Python
6 27 (13.17%) C++
7 18 (8.78%) PHP
8 11 (5.37%) C
9 7 (3.41%) Java 8
9 7 (3.41%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.41%) TypeScript
10 6 (2.93%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.95%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.46%) VB
13 1 (0.49%) ES6
13 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.49%) Ruby
13 1 (0.49%) SOQL
13 1 (0.49%) SOSL
13 1 (0.49%) X++
Qualifications
1 17 (8.29%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.34%) DV Cleared
3 8 (3.90%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.46%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.46%) Salt
2 2 (0.98%) Ansible
2 2 (0.98%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (8.29%) Google
2 15 (7.32%) Atlassian
3 11 (5.37%) Red Hat
3 11 (5.37%) Twitter
4 10 (4.88%) SAP
5 7 (3.41%) Apple
5 7 (3.41%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.98%) Informatica
7 1 (0.49%) Cognos
7 1 (0.49%) HP
7 1 (0.49%) IBM
7 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.49%) Talend
7 1 (0.49%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.49%) XMPie