Period
to 26 January 2020

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 166 159 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 26.35% 30.29% 43.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.33% 31.61% 45.09%
Number of salaries quoted 105 121 213
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £63,250 £65,000 £60,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 586 503 499
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.02% 95.81% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 404 396 430
Cheltenham 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 £22,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £73,375 £65,000 £60,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%

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 26 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Developer in Cheltenham

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 105 (63.25%) JavaScript
2 93 (56.02%) Java
3 75 (45.18%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (40.36%) C#
5 58 (34.94%) Security Cleared
6 54 (32.53%) HTML
7 49 (29.52%) CSS
8 47 (28.31%) DV Cleared
9 41 (24.70%) AngularJS
9 41 (24.70%) Python
10 38 (22.89%) SQL
11 36 (21.69%) C++
12 32 (19.28%) .NET
12 32 (19.28%) MongoDB
13 31 (18.67%) MVC
14 30 (18.07%) MySQL
15 29 (17.47%) jQuery
16 28 (16.87%) Node.js
16 28 (16.87%) DevOps
16 28 (16.87%) Linux
17 26 (15.66%) Oracle
18 25 (15.06%) Microsoft
18 25 (15.06%) Hibernate
18 25 (15.06%) Software Engineering
19 24 (14.46%) HTML5
19 24 (14.46%) PHP
19 24 (14.46%) XML
20 22 (13.25%) Manufacturing
21 21 (12.65%) Web Development
21 21 (12.65%) Spring

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 19 (11.45%) JBoss
2 11 (6.63%) CMS
3 9 (5.42%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.41%) Apache
4 4 (2.41%) Mule
4 4 (2.41%) Mule ESB
4 4 (2.41%) Red Hat Fuse
4 4 (2.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.20%) WordPress
6 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.60%) Confluence
6 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.60%) Adobe XD
2 1 (0.60%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (3.01%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.04%) AWS
2 8 (4.82%) Azure
3 4 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.60%) GCP
5 1 (0.60%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.60%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.60%) Firewall
2 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.28%) MongoDB
2 30 (18.07%) MySQL
3 19 (11.45%) Big Data
3 19 (11.45%) SQL Server
4 12 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (4.82%) NoSQL
7 7 (4.22%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.60%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.60%) Looker
12 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.60%) Power BI
12 1 (0.60%) Qlik Sense
12 1 (0.60%) QlikView
12 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (12.05%) Eclipse
2 17 (10.24%) Selenium
3 16 (9.64%) Jenkins
4 15 (9.04%) Cucumber
5 13 (7.83%) JUnit
6 12 (7.23%) Git (software)
7 9 (5.42%) Maven
8 7 (4.22%) JIRA
9 5 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.41%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.20%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.20%) InstallShield
11 2 (1.20%) Mockito
11 2 (1.20%) WiX
12 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.60%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.60%) Balsamiq
12 1 (0.60%) Gradle
12 1 (0.60%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.60%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (13.25%) Manufacturing
2 19 (11.45%) Marketing
3 14 (8.43%) Electronics
4 13 (7.83%) Finance
4 13 (7.83%) Public Sector
4 13 (7.83%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.42%) Legal
6 4 (2.41%) Retail
7 3 (1.81%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.20%) Law
9 1 (0.60%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (32.53%) HTML
2 49 (29.52%) CSS
3 41 (24.70%) AngularJS
4 32 (19.28%) .NET
5 29 (17.47%) jQuery
6 28 (16.87%) Node.js
7 25 (15.06%) Hibernate
8 24 (14.46%) HTML5
8 24 (14.46%) XML
9 21 (12.65%) Spring
10 20 (12.05%) REST
11 19 (11.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 18 (10.84%) React
13 16 (9.64%) JSON
13 16 (9.64%) Vue.js
14 15 (9.04%) CSS3
14 15 (9.04%) Gherkin
14 15 (9.04%) RESTful
15 13 (7.83%) JPA
15 13 (7.83%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.64%) Cyberthreat
2 14 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.61%) Cybercrime
3 6 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.01%) User Experience
5 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.60%) Cyberattack
5 1 (0.60%) Digital TV
5 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.87%) Linux
2 2 (1.20%) Android
2 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.20%) CentOS
2 2 (1.20%) Windows
3 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (45.18%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (18.67%) MVC
3 28 (16.87%) DevOps
4 25 (15.06%) Software Engineering
5 21 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (12.65%) Machine Learning
5 21 (12.65%) SDLC
5 21 (12.65%) Web Development
6 18 (10.84%) Artificial Intelligence
7 17 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (10.24%) Digital Marketing
8 16 (9.64%) Computer Science
8 16 (9.64%) Data Science
8 16 (9.64%) Scrum
9 15 (9.04%) Configuration Management
9 15 (9.04%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (9.04%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (7.83%) Front End Development
10 13 (7.83%) Programme Management
10 13 (7.83%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 105 (63.25%) JavaScript
2 93 (56.02%) Java
3 67 (40.36%) C#
4 41 (24.70%) Python
5 38 (22.89%) SQL
6 36 (21.69%) C++
7 24 (14.46%) PHP
8 9 (5.42%) TypeScript
9 6 (3.61%) Java 8
10 5 (3.01%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.20%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (1.20%) Perl
12 1 (0.60%) Lua
12 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (34.94%) Security Cleared
2 47 (28.31%) DV Cleared
3 17 (10.24%) SC Cleared
4 13 (7.83%) Degree
5 1 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (7.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (15.66%) Oracle
2 25 (15.06%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.83%) SAP
4 5 (3.01%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.41%) Apple
6 3 (1.81%) Tableau
7 2 (1.20%) Adobe
7 2 (1.20%) Blue Prism
7 2 (1.20%) Telerik
7 2 (1.20%) UiPath
8 1 (0.60%) Google
8 1 (0.60%) IFS
8 1 (0.60%) Red Hat