Period
to 28 March 2020

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

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
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 4 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 138 120 213
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cheltenham 26.19% 24.44% 41.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.69% 25.26% 43.20%
Number of salaries quoted 94 93 201
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,675 £62,500 £58,750
Gloucestershire median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%

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 481 475 493
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.27% 96.74% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 350 374 435
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £76,375 £65,000 £60,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Cheltenham

Developer
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Developer in Cheltenham.

Salary trend for Developer in Cheltenham

Developer
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

Salary histogram for Developer in Cheltenham

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, 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 86 (62.32%) JavaScript
2 66 (47.83%) Java
3 54 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (35.51%) C#
5 46 (33.33%) HTML
6 41 (29.71%) Security Cleared
7 39 (28.26%) CSS
8 36 (26.09%) jQuery
9 35 (25.36%) SQL
10 34 (24.64%) Python
11 33 (23.91%) .NET
12 32 (23.19%) DV Cleared
13 30 (21.74%) AngularJS
14 29 (21.01%) MVC
15 28 (20.29%) C++
16 25 (18.12%) SQL Server
17 24 (17.39%) Linux
17 24 (17.39%) Microsoft
18 23 (16.67%) MySQL
19 22 (15.94%) PHP
19 22 (15.94%) Machine Learning
20 21 (15.22%) HTML5
20 21 (15.22%) Web Development
21 19 (13.77%) Artificial Intelligence
21 19 (13.77%) MongoDB
22 17 (12.32%) Oracle
22 17 (12.32%) XML
22 17 (12.32%) .NET Framework
22 17 (12.32%) Selenium
22 17 (12.32%) Scrum

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 11 (7.97%) CMS
2 9 (6.52%) JBoss
3 5 (3.62%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.17%) Apache
5 2 (1.45%) nginx
6 1 (0.72%) Mule
6 1 (0.72%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Fuse
6 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.72%) Adobe XD
2 1 (0.72%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.70%) AWS
2 8 (5.80%) Azure
3 2 (1.45%) GCP
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.72%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.72%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.12%) SQL Server
2 23 (16.67%) MySQL
3 19 (13.77%) MongoDB
4 15 (10.87%) Big Data
5 12 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (4.35%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.17%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.72%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (12.32%) Selenium
2 16 (11.59%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.42%) Eclipse
4 11 (7.97%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.80%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.35%) JUnit
6 6 (4.35%) Maven
7 4 (2.90%) Grunt
7 4 (2.90%) gulp
8 3 (2.17%) JIRA
9 2 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.45%) InstallShield
9 2 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.45%) WiX
10 1 (0.72%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.72%) Babel
10 1 (0.72%) Broccoli
10 1 (0.72%) Gradle
10 1 (0.72%) JSHint
10 1 (0.72%) webpack
General
1 15 (10.87%) Manufacturing
2 11 (7.97%) Marketing
3 9 (6.52%) German Language
3 9 (6.52%) Legal
4 8 (5.80%) Finance
5 7 (5.07%) Electronics
6 6 (4.35%) Public Sector
6 6 (4.35%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.17%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.45%) Advertising
9 1 (0.72%) Games
9 1 (0.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (33.33%) HTML
2 39 (28.26%) CSS
3 36 (26.09%) jQuery
4 33 (23.91%) .NET
5 30 (21.74%) AngularJS
6 21 (15.22%) HTML5
7 17 (12.32%) .NET Framework
7 17 (12.32%) XML
8 16 (11.59%) Node.js
8 16 (11.59%) React
9 15 (10.87%) Hibernate
10 14 (10.14%) CSS3
11 13 (9.42%) JSON
11 13 (9.42%) Laravel
11 13 (9.42%) RESTful
12 12 (8.70%) Spring
13 11 (7.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (7.97%) Vue.js
13 11 (7.97%) WinForms
14 10 (7.25%) Nuxt
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.52%) Cyberthreat
2 9 (6.52%) Reinsurance
2 9 (6.52%) User Experience
3 7 (5.07%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.90%) Cybercrime
5 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.72%) Digital TV
5 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.39%) Linux
2 2 (1.45%) CentOS
2 2 (1.45%) Debian
2 2 (1.45%) Ubuntu
2 2 (1.45%) Windows
3 1 (0.72%) Android
3 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.01%) MVC
3 22 (15.94%) Machine Learning
4 21 (15.22%) Web Development
5 19 (13.77%) Artificial Intelligence
6 17 (12.32%) DevOps
6 17 (12.32%) Scrum
7 16 (11.59%) SDLC
8 15 (10.87%) Data Science
9 13 (9.42%) Software Engineering
10 11 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (7.97%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (7.25%) Computer Science
11 10 (7.25%) Customer Requirements
11 10 (7.25%) Test Automation
12 9 (6.52%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (6.52%) Front End Development
12 9 (6.52%) Problem Management
12 9 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (6.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 86 (62.32%) JavaScript
2 66 (47.83%) Java
3 49 (35.51%) C#
4 35 (25.36%) SQL
5 34 (24.64%) Python
6 28 (20.29%) C++
7 22 (15.94%) PHP
8 8 (5.80%) TypeScript
9 4 (2.90%) Java 8
10 2 (1.45%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.45%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (1.45%) Perl
10 2 (1.45%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.45%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.72%) C
11 1 (0.72%) ES6
11 1 (0.72%) Go
11 1 (0.72%) Lua
11 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (29.71%) Security Cleared
2 32 (23.19%) DV Cleared
3 10 (7.25%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.52%) Degree
5 5 (3.62%) MCAD
5 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.32%) Oracle
3 6 (4.35%) Atlassian
3 6 (4.35%) SAP
4 2 (1.45%) Adobe
4 2 (1.45%) Google
4 2 (1.45%) Telerik
5 1 (0.72%) Apple
5 1 (0.72%) IFS
5 1 (0.72%) Tableau