Period
to 14 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 186 199 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 29.25% 41.63% 30.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.54% 42.25% 31.18%
Number of salaries quoted 146 190 220
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £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 609 471 821
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.75% 98.54% 98.09%
Number of salaries quoted 484 406 703
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £18,500 £24,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Cheltenham

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

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 90 (48.39%) Java
2 82 (44.09%) JavaScript
3 80 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (39.78%) CSS
5 69 (37.10%) HTML
6 60 (32.26%) Spring
7 59 (31.72%) MVC
7 59 (31.72%) C#
8 51 (27.42%) AngularJS
9 48 (25.81%) Linux
10 47 (25.27%) .NET
10 47 (25.27%) Software Engineering
11 43 (23.12%) SQL
12 40 (21.51%) Python
13 38 (20.43%) MongoDB
14 34 (18.28%) MySQL
15 33 (17.74%) REST
16 32 (17.20%) JIRA
16 32 (17.20%) SQL Server
16 32 (17.20%) Scrum
17 31 (16.67%) C++
17 31 (16.67%) Spring MVC
17 31 (16.67%) jQuery
17 31 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
17 31 (16.67%) DevOps
18 30 (16.13%) RESTful
18 30 (16.13%) HTML5
18 30 (16.13%) Elasticsearch
19 29 (15.59%) React
20 28 (15.05%) CSS3

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 (16.13%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (10.75%) Apache
3 14 (7.53%) Apache Spark
3 14 (7.53%) Confluence
4 11 (5.91%) CMS
4 11 (5.91%) Umbraco
5 9 (4.84%) Drupal
6 4 (2.15%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.61%) JBoss
8 2 (1.08%) IIS
8 2 (1.08%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.08%) Mule
8 2 (1.08%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.54%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 31 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.60%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (6.99%) Amazon S3
5 12 (6.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (2.69%) SaaS
7 2 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.54%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.61%) Internet
1 3 (1.61%) SMS
1 3 (1.61%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.08%) AMQP
3 1 (0.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.43%) MongoDB
2 34 (18.28%) MySQL
3 32 (17.20%) SQL Server
4 24 (12.90%) Big Data
5 23 (12.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (7.53%) NoSQL
6 14 (7.53%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (6.99%) Amazon RDS
7 13 (6.99%) Hadoop
8 11 (5.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 11 (5.91%) Apache Hive
9 9 (4.84%) Relational Database
10 6 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.54%) HSQLDB
13 1 (0.54%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (17.20%) JIRA
2 22 (11.83%) JUnit
3 19 (10.22%) EasyMock
4 16 (8.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 16 (8.60%) Maven
5 15 (8.06%) Bitbucket
5 15 (8.06%) Jenkins
6 14 (7.53%) Eclipse
7 13 (6.99%) Git (software)
8 12 (6.45%) Liquibase
9 7 (3.76%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.61%) IntelliJ
12 2 (1.08%) CodeSonar
12 2 (1.08%) git-flow
12 2 (1.08%) Robot Framework
12 2 (1.08%) Selenium
12 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
13 1 (0.54%) PhpStorm
13 1 (0.54%) ReSharper
General
1 23 (12.37%) Finance
2 18 (9.68%) Retail
3 16 (8.60%) Games
3 16 (8.60%) Marketing
4 15 (8.06%) Electronics
4 15 (8.06%) Manufacturing
4 15 (8.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.54%) Advertising
5 1 (0.54%) Law
5 1 (0.54%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (39.78%) CSS
2 69 (37.10%) HTML
3 60 (32.26%) Spring
4 51 (27.42%) AngularJS
5 47 (25.27%) .NET
6 33 (17.74%) REST
7 31 (16.67%) jQuery
7 31 (16.67%) Spring MVC
8 30 (16.13%) HTML5
8 30 (16.13%) RESTful
9 29 (15.59%) React
10 28 (15.05%) CSS3
11 25 (13.44%) Node.js
12 24 (12.90%) Kafka
13 23 (12.37%) ASP.NET
14 22 (11.83%) Backbone.js
15 20 (10.75%) Web Services
16 19 (10.22%) XML
17 18 (9.68%) Java EE
17 18 (9.68%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.45%) Wiki
2 9 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (4.30%) User Experience
4 6 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.23%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.69%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.69%) Life Science
5 5 (2.69%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.08%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.08%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.54%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.54%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.54%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.54%) Fintech
8 1 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (25.81%) Linux
2 13 (6.99%) CentOS
2 13 (6.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (4.30%) Windows
4 3 (1.61%) Android
4 3 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.61%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (31.72%) MVC
3 47 (25.27%) Software Engineering
4 32 (17.20%) Scrum
5 31 (16.67%) DevOps
6 22 (11.83%) Front End Development
7 20 (10.75%) SDLC
8 18 (9.68%) TDD
9 17 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (9.14%) E-Commerce
9 17 (9.14%) Integration Testing
10 15 (8.06%) Digital Marketing
10 15 (8.06%) Programme Management
11 14 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (7.53%) OO
12 13 (6.99%) Kanban
12 13 (6.99%) Machine Learning
13 12 (6.45%) Code Coverage
14 11 (5.91%) OOD
14 11 (5.91%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 90 (48.39%) Java
2 82 (44.09%) JavaScript
3 59 (31.72%) C#
4 43 (23.12%) SQL
5 40 (21.51%) Python
6 31 (16.67%) C++
7 26 (13.98%) PHP
8 20 (10.75%) C
9 8 (4.30%) TypeScript
10 7 (3.76%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.69%) Java 8
12 3 (1.61%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.61%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.08%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.08%) VB
14 1 (0.54%) ES6
14 1 (0.54%) Ruby
14 1 (0.54%) SOQL
14 1 (0.54%) SOSL
14 1 (0.54%) X++
Qualifications
1 20 (10.75%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.06%) DV Cleared
3 9 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.08%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.69%) Docker
2 2 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.15%) Salt
2 2 (1.08%) Ansible
2 2 (1.08%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (8.60%) Atlassian
2 15 (8.06%) SAP
3 12 (6.45%) Red Hat
4 9 (4.84%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.84%) Twitter
5 4 (2.15%) Google
6 3 (1.61%) Oracle
7 2 (1.08%) Apple
7 2 (1.08%) IBM
7 2 (1.08%) Informatica
8 1 (0.54%) Cognos
8 1 (0.54%) HP
8 1 (0.54%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.54%) Talend
8 1 (0.54%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.54%) XMPie