Period
to 19 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

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

Senior Software Developer
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 71 94
Rank change year-on-year +7 +23 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 2 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 0.34% 1.25% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 1.28% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Cheltenham median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,500 £50,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £55,000 £46,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +3.89% -5.26%

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 569 469 773
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.11% 97.71% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 455 405 667
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £18,800 £22,750 £27,800
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in Cheltenham

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in Cheltenham

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, Senior Software 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 Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Forensics
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) AMQP
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Defence

Senior Software 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 2 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) AMQP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Defence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Forensics
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft