The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Software Developer
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 43 27
Rank change year-on-year +2 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 12 23 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 5.11% 5.76% 6.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.53% 5.82% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 24
Median salary £46,250 £41,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.12% +37.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £23,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,250 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 217 395 355
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 92.34% 99.00% 98.89%
Number of salaries quoted 181 330 317
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Cheltenham

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Cheltenham

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Cheltenham over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Cheltenham

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 31 (75.61%) CSS
1 31 (75.61%) JavaScript
2 30 (73.17%) HTML
3 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (53.66%) MVC
5 21 (51.22%) C#
6 18 (43.90%) HTML5
6 18 (43.90%) CSS3
7 17 (41.46%) .NET
7 17 (41.46%) Web Services
8 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
8 16 (39.02%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (36.59%) Software Engineering
10 14 (34.15%) AngularJS
11 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (31.71%) .NET Framework
11 13 (31.71%) Java
12 12 (29.27%) T-SQL
12 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
12 12 (29.27%) WCF
13 11 (26.83%) Sass
13 11 (26.83%) LESS
13 11 (26.83%) Finance
14 10 (24.39%) MySQL
14 10 (24.39%) jQuery
15 9 (21.95%) OO
16 8 (19.51%) PHP
16 8 (19.51%) SQL
16 8 (19.51%) Python

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 5 (12.20%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (12.20%) JBoss
1 5 (12.20%) WebLogic
1 5 (12.20%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.76%) Apache
2 4 (9.76%) Confluence
3 3 (7.32%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) GitHub
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 10 (24.39%) MySQL
3 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
4 5 (12.20%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (12.20%) Hadoop
4 5 (12.20%) NoSQL
4 5 (12.20%) OrientDB
5 4 (9.76%) Big Data
6 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.88%) Apache Hive
7 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.76%) EasyMock
2 4 (9.76%) JIRA
3 2 (4.88%) JUnit
4 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.44%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (75.61%) CSS
2 30 (73.17%) HTML
3 18 (43.90%) CSS3
3 18 (43.90%) HTML5
4 17 (41.46%) .NET
4 17 (41.46%) Web Services
5 14 (34.15%) AngularJS
6 13 (31.71%) .NET Framework
6 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 12 (29.27%) WCF
8 11 (26.83%) LESS
8 11 (26.83%) Sass
9 10 (24.39%) jQuery
10 8 (19.51%) XML
11 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
11 6 (14.63%) JSON
12 5 (12.20%) J2EE
12 5 (12.20%) Java EE
12 5 (12.20%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Cyber Defence
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) AIX
2 5 (12.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) MVC
3 16 (39.02%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (36.59%) Software Engineering
5 9 (21.95%) OO
6 5 (12.20%) Scrum
6 5 (12.20%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (12.20%) Wealth Management
6 5 (12.20%) Web Development
7 3 (7.32%) DevOps
7 3 (7.32%) Kanban
7 3 (7.32%) SDLC
8 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.88%) OO PHP
8 2 (4.88%) OOD
8 2 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) TDD
9 1 (2.44%) Analytics
9 1 (2.44%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 31 (75.61%) JavaScript
2 21 (51.22%) C#
3 13 (31.71%) Java
4 12 (29.27%) T-SQL
5 8 (19.51%) PHP
5 8 (19.51%) Python
5 8 (19.51%) SQL
6 5 (12.20%) C++
7 2 (4.88%) Perl
8 1 (2.44%) C
8 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Zend
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
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