Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 62 68
Rank change year-on-year +26 +6 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 45 18 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 6.90% 3.95% 3.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.25% 3.99% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 31
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,625 £37,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,125 £52,875 £60,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +20.00%

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 621 451 839
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.25% 98.90% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 505 387 708
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £20,050 £24,000 £28,175
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%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

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 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Cheltenham

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (57.78%) C#
3 24 (53.33%) Java
4 23 (51.11%) C++
4 23 (51.11%) Linux
4 23 (51.11%) Python
4 23 (51.11%) Software Engineering
4 23 (51.11%) Spring
5 22 (48.89%) DevOps
6 21 (46.67%) Scrum
7 20 (44.44%) Apache
8 19 (42.22%) EasyMock
9 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
10 16 (35.56%) Java EE
11 14 (31.11%) .NET
12 13 (28.89%) CentOS
12 13 (28.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (28.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (28.89%) JIRA
12 13 (28.89%) Elasticsearch
12 13 (28.89%) Bitbucket
13 12 (26.67%) Big Data
13 12 (26.67%) Kafka
13 12 (26.67%) AngularJS
13 12 (26.67%) Jenkins
13 12 (26.67%) JSF
13 12 (26.67%) Wiki
13 12 (26.67%) Hadoop
13 12 (26.67%) Confluence
13 12 (26.67%) SQL Server

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 20 (44.44%) Apache
2 13 (28.89%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (26.67%) Confluence
4 4 (8.89%) CMS
4 4 (8.89%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.22%) Drupal
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Intranet
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) Big Data
1 12 (26.67%) Hadoop
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (24.44%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (24.44%) Apache Hive
3 9 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.44%) MySQL
6 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (42.22%) EasyMock
2 13 (28.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 13 (28.89%) Bitbucket
2 13 (28.89%) JIRA
3 12 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 12 (26.67%) JUnit
4 7 (15.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (15.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.22%) CodeSonar
6 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.22%) git-flow
6 1 (2.22%) Robot Framework
6 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 3 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Law
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (51.11%) Spring
2 16 (35.56%) Java EE
3 14 (31.11%) .NET
4 12 (26.67%) AngularJS
4 12 (26.67%) EJB
4 12 (26.67%) JSF
4 12 (26.67%) Kafka
5 11 (24.44%) CSS
6 10 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 10 (22.22%) Hibernate
7 9 (20.00%) XML
8 8 (17.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (15.56%) XSL
10 5 (11.11%) HTML
11 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
11 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (6.67%) Node.js
12 3 (6.67%) React
13 2 (4.44%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Wiki
2 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.44%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Cybercrime
3 1 (2.22%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 23 (51.11%) Linux
2 13 (28.89%) CentOS
2 13 (28.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Android
4 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (51.11%) Software Engineering
3 22 (48.89%) DevOps
4 21 (46.67%) Scrum
5 11 (24.44%) Open Source
6 10 (22.22%) OO
6 10 (22.22%) OOD
6 10 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (20.00%) Multithreading
7 9 (20.00%) TDD
8 8 (17.78%) Kanban
8 8 (17.78%) Multithreaded Programming
9 7 (15.56%) Secure Coding
9 7 (15.56%) Web Application Development
10 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
10 6 (13.33%) Pair Programming
11 5 (11.11%) MVC
12 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (6.67%) Front End Development
12 3 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) C#
2 24 (53.33%) Java
3 23 (51.11%) C++
3 23 (51.11%) Python
4 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
5 8 (17.78%) TypeScript
6 7 (15.56%) C
6 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
7 5 (11.11%) SQL
8 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.22%) Java 8
9 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.22%) PHP
9 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
1 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Salt
2 1 (2.22%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 8 (17.78%) Twitter
3 1 (2.22%) Google
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft