The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 21 33 33
Rank change year-on-year +12 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 29 30 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 12.78% 5.83% 5.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.62% 6.21% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 20
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.72% +40.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £49,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 213 483 375
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 93.83% 93.79% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 165 290 308
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 £31,300 £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%  

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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Cheltenham

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 (73.81%) JavaScript
2 30 (71.43%) CSS
3 29 (69.05%) HTML
4 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (54.76%) HTML5
5 23 (54.76%) CSS3
6 22 (52.38%) C#
7 20 (47.62%) MVC
8 18 (42.86%) Web Services
8 18 (42.86%) .NET
9 17 (40.48%) Java
9 17 (40.48%) Software Engineering
9 17 (40.48%) Cybersecurity
10 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
11 14 (33.33%) MongoDB
12 13 (30.95%) AngularJS
12 13 (30.95%) .NET Framework
13 12 (28.57%) SQL
13 12 (28.57%) Finance
13 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
14 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (26.19%) MySQL
14 11 (26.19%) Cyber Defence
15 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
15 10 (23.81%) T-SQL
15 10 (23.81%) OO
15 10 (23.81%) DV Cleared
16 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
16 9 (21.43%) NoSQL

Software 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 9 (21.43%) JBoss
1 9 (21.43%) WebLogic
1 9 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.76%) Confluence
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) GitHub
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 14 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 11 (26.19%) MySQL
4 9 (21.43%) NoSQL
4 9 (21.43%) OrientDB
5 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.38%) Big Data
6 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.76%) JIRA
2 2 (4.76%) Subversion
2 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.38%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (71.43%) CSS
2 29 (69.05%) HTML
3 23 (54.76%) CSS3
3 23 (54.76%) HTML5
4 18 (42.86%) .NET
4 18 (42.86%) Web Services
5 13 (30.95%) .NET Framework
5 13 (30.95%) AngularJS
6 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
9 9 (21.43%) J2EE
9 9 (21.43%) Java SE
9 9 (21.43%) jQuery
9 9 (21.43%) WCF
10 8 (19.05%) LESS
10 8 (19.05%) Sass
11 5 (11.90%) XML
12 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (7.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Cyber Defence
2 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) AIX
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
1 9 (21.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) MVC
3 17 (40.48%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (40.48%) Software Engineering
4 10 (23.81%) OO
5 9 (21.43%) Translating Business Requirements
6 6 (14.29%) SDLC
7 5 (11.90%) Wealth Management
7 5 (11.90%) Web Development
8 4 (9.52%) OOD
9 3 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (7.14%) Scrum
10 2 (4.76%) OO PHP
11 1 (2.38%) Analytics
11 1 (2.38%) DevOps
11 1 (2.38%) Front End Development
11 1 (2.38%) Kanban
11 1 (2.38%) Malware Analysis
11 1 (2.38%) Open Source
11 1 (2.38%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (73.81%) JavaScript
2 22 (52.38%) C#
3 17 (40.48%) Java
4 12 (28.57%) SQL
5 10 (23.81%) T-SQL
6 6 (14.29%) Python
7 5 (11.90%) PHP
8 3 (7.14%) C
8 3 (7.14%) C++
9 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.81%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) Zend
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
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