Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 166 218 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 30.86% 43.51% 33.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.17% 44.95% 34.98%
Number of salaries quoted 131 208 218
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,750 £27,125 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 516 485 729
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 96.81% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 415 418 632
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +1.84%

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 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Developer in Cheltenham

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 83 (50.00%) Java
2 74 (44.58%) JavaScript
3 70 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (38.55%) CSS
5 58 (34.94%) HTML
6 56 (33.73%) C#
7 52 (31.33%) MVC
8 50 (30.12%) Spring
9 44 (26.51%) .NET
10 43 (25.90%) Software Engineering
11 40 (24.10%) Python
11 40 (24.10%) AngularJS
12 34 (20.48%) SQL
13 32 (19.28%) MongoDB
14 31 (18.67%) MySQL
14 31 (18.67%) Linux
15 30 (18.07%) RESTful
15 30 (18.07%) Elasticsearch
16 28 (16.87%) React
16 28 (16.87%) Finance
17 27 (16.27%) C++
17 27 (16.27%) Spring MVC
18 26 (15.66%) SDLC
18 26 (15.66%) Big Data
19 25 (15.06%) Kafka
19 25 (15.06%) Apache Cassandra
19 25 (15.06%) Node.js
19 25 (15.06%) HTML5
20 24 (14.46%) CSS3
20 24 (14.46%) jQuery

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 30 (18.07%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (9.04%) Apache Spark
3 11 (6.63%) Apache
3 11 (6.63%) CMS
3 11 (6.63%) Umbraco
4 9 (5.42%) Confluence
4 9 (5.42%) Drupal
5 5 (3.01%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.41%) JBoss
7 2 (1.20%) IIS
7 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.20%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.45%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.01%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 5 (3.01%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.61%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.01%) AMQP
3 3 (1.81%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.28%) MongoDB
2 31 (18.67%) MySQL
3 26 (15.66%) Big Data
4 25 (15.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 20 (12.05%) SQL Server
6 13 (7.83%) Hadoop
7 10 (6.02%) Apache Hive
8 8 (4.82%) Relational Database
9 6 (3.61%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (3.01%) NoSQL
10 5 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (1.20%) HSQLDB
13 1 (0.60%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 21 (12.65%) JUnit
2 19 (11.45%) JIRA
3 14 (8.43%) Jenkins
4 12 (7.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (7.23%) Bitbucket
5 11 (6.63%) EasyMock
6 10 (6.02%) Maven
7 9 (5.42%) Git (software)
8 8 (4.82%) Eclipse
9 6 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (3.01%) Liquibase
10 5 (3.01%) Selenium
10 5 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.81%) CodeSonar
11 3 (1.81%) git-flow
11 3 (1.81%) Robot Framework
12 2 (1.20%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
13 1 (0.60%) PhpStorm
General
1 28 (16.87%) Finance
2 20 (12.05%) Marketing
3 18 (10.84%) Electronics
3 18 (10.84%) Manufacturing
3 18 (10.84%) Telecoms
4 14 (8.43%) Games
5 9 (5.42%) Retail
6 4 (2.41%) Law
7 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (38.55%) CSS
2 58 (34.94%) HTML
3 50 (30.12%) Spring
4 44 (26.51%) .NET
5 40 (24.10%) AngularJS
6 30 (18.07%) RESTful
7 28 (16.87%) React
8 27 (16.27%) Spring MVC
9 25 (15.06%) HTML5
9 25 (15.06%) Kafka
9 25 (15.06%) Node.js
10 24 (14.46%) CSS3
10 24 (14.46%) jQuery
11 22 (13.25%) REST
12 20 (12.05%) Backbone.js
13 18 (10.84%) Web Services
14 16 (9.64%) .NET Framework
14 16 (9.64%) ASP.NET
14 16 (9.64%) D3.js
15 14 (8.43%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.23%) User Experience
2 9 (5.42%) Wiki
3 7 (4.22%) Cybercrime
4 6 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.61%) Fintech
4 6 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.61%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.61%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.01%) Cyber Defence
5 5 (3.01%) Life Science
6 2 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.60%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.60%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.67%) Linux
2 9 (5.42%) CentOS
2 9 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (3.01%) Windows
4 3 (1.81%) Android
4 3 (1.81%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (31.33%) MVC
3 43 (25.90%) Software Engineering
4 26 (15.66%) SDLC
5 24 (14.46%) DevOps
5 24 (14.46%) Scrum
6 20 (12.05%) Front End Development
7 19 (11.45%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (10.84%) Digital Marketing
8 18 (10.84%) Programme Management
9 14 (8.43%) E-Commerce
9 14 (8.43%) Web Development
10 13 (7.83%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (6.63%) Integration Testing
11 11 (6.63%) Kanban
11 11 (6.63%) Mentoring
11 11 (6.63%) OO
12 9 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (4.82%) Multithreading
13 8 (4.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (50.00%) Java
2 74 (44.58%) JavaScript
3 56 (33.73%) C#
4 40 (24.10%) Python
5 34 (20.48%) SQL
6 27 (16.27%) C++
7 23 (13.86%) PHP
8 20 (12.05%) C
9 7 (4.22%) TypeScript
10 6 (3.61%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.81%) Java 8
11 3 (1.81%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.81%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.60%) ES6
Qualifications
1 18 (10.84%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.43%) DV Cleared
3 11 (6.63%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.01%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.81%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.61%) Docker
2 3 (1.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.81%) Puppet
1 3 (1.81%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (10.84%) SAP
2 15 (9.04%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.42%) Red Hat
4 8 (4.82%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.01%) Oracle
5 5 (3.01%) Twitter
6 3 (1.81%) IBM
7 2 (1.20%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (0.60%) Cognos
8 1 (0.60%) Google
8 1 (0.60%) Xamarin