The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 30 32 34
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 20 25 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 8.93% 4.84% 6.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.52% 5.17% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 26
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +37.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 210 484 375
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 93.75% 93.80% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 162 290 310
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Cheltenham

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Cheltenham

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Cheltenham over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Cheltenham

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheltenham region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 33 (86.84%) Java
2 32 (84.21%) XML
3 30 (78.95%) MVC
3 30 (78.95%) Web Services
3 30 (78.95%) Spring
3 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (76.32%) SOAP
4 29 (76.32%) REST
5 28 (73.68%) Hibernate
6 27 (71.05%) Integration Testing
7 26 (68.42%) Git (software)
7 26 (68.42%) TDD
7 26 (68.42%) Tomcat
8 25 (65.79%) JSON
8 25 (65.79%) Spring MVC
9 24 (63.16%) JPA
9 24 (63.16%) Amazon AWS
9 24 (63.16%) MongoDB
9 24 (63.16%) NoSQL
9 24 (63.16%) Apache Camel
9 24 (63.16%) Mule ESB
9 24 (63.16%) Linux
9 24 (63.16%) JUnit
9 24 (63.16%) Scrum
10 23 (60.53%) JBoss
10 23 (60.53%) IntelliJ
10 23 (60.53%) Apple
10 23 (60.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 23 (60.53%) BDD
10 23 (60.53%) Spring Integration

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (68.42%) Tomcat
2 24 (63.16%) Mule ESB
3 23 (60.53%) JBoss
3 23 (60.53%) Mule
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
Business Applications
1 19 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (63.16%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (60.53%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (55.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (63.16%) MongoDB
1 24 (63.16%) NoSQL
2 23 (60.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (10.53%) MySQL
3 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (68.42%) Git (software)
2 24 (63.16%) JUnit
3 23 (60.53%) IntelliJ
3 23 (60.53%) JIRA
4 4 (10.53%) Maven
5 3 (7.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (7.89%) Subversion
6 1 (2.63%) TestNG
General
1 22 (57.89%) Finance
1 22 (57.89%) Retail
2 19 (50.00%) Electronics
2 19 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 19 (50.00%) Marketing
2 19 (50.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (84.21%) XML
2 30 (78.95%) Spring
2 30 (78.95%) Web Services
3 29 (76.32%) REST
3 29 (76.32%) SOAP
4 28 (73.68%) Hibernate
5 25 (65.79%) JSON
5 25 (65.79%) Spring MVC
6 24 (63.16%) Apache Camel
6 24 (63.16%) JPA
7 23 (60.53%) Spring Integration
8 8 (21.05%) CSS
9 7 (18.42%) AngularJS
9 7 (18.42%) HTML
9 7 (18.42%) jQuery
10 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (10.53%) RESTful
10 4 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (10.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (78.95%) MVC
2 27 (71.05%) Integration Testing
3 26 (68.42%) TDD
4 24 (63.16%) Scrum
5 23 (60.53%) BDD
5 23 (60.53%) Kanban
6 21 (55.26%) E-Commerce
7 19 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
7 19 (50.00%) Programme Management
8 11 (28.95%) OO
9 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
10 7 (18.42%) OOP
11 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (10.53%) SDLC
12 3 (7.89%) API Integration
12 3 (7.89%) Dependency Injection
12 3 (7.89%) Low Latency
13 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (86.84%) Java
2 10 (26.32%) C#
3 6 (15.79%) Python
3 6 (15.79%) Ruby
4 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) SQL
5 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Apple
2 19 (50.00%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.63%) Zend
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