Period
to 13 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 57 69
Rank change year-on-year +29 +12 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 44 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 7.33% 3.48% 3.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.64% 3.56% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 34 17 25
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +26.67%
10th Percentile £29,150 £35,750 £32,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,950 £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 576 478 774
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 97.95% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 460 409 665
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £18,500 £22,750 £27,500
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 13 December 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 13 December 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 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (61.36%) C#
3 26 (59.09%) Java
4 25 (56.82%) C++
5 24 (54.55%) Software Engineering
6 23 (52.27%) Python
7 22 (50.00%) DevOps
7 22 (50.00%) Scrum
8 21 (47.73%) Linux
9 20 (45.45%) Spring
10 17 (38.64%) Apache
10 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
10 17 (38.64%) EasyMock
11 16 (36.36%) .NET
12 15 (34.09%) Java EE
13 14 (31.82%) Big Data
14 13 (29.55%) Bitbucket
14 13 (29.55%) JIRA
14 13 (29.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 12 (27.27%) Hadoop
15 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
15 12 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
16 11 (25.00%) Jenkins
16 11 (25.00%) JUnit
16 11 (25.00%) EJB
16 11 (25.00%) Red Hat
16 11 (25.00%) JSF
16 11 (25.00%) CentOS
16 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (25.00%) Confluence

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 17 (38.64%) Apache
2 12 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (25.00%) Confluence
4 4 (9.09%) CMS
4 4 (9.09%) Umbraco
5 2 (4.55%) IIS
5 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.27%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) AMQP
3 1 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) Big Data
2 12 (27.27%) Hadoop
2 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 10 (22.73%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (22.73%) Apache Hive
4 9 (20.45%) MongoDB
5 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (9.09%) MySQL
7 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) EasyMock
2 13 (29.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 13 (29.55%) Bitbucket
2 13 (29.55%) JIRA
3 11 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (25.00%) JUnit
4 7 (15.91%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.55%) CodeSonar
7 2 (4.55%) git-flow
7 2 (4.55%) Robot Framework
7 2 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 3 (6.82%) Games
2 1 (2.27%) Law
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) Spring
2 16 (36.36%) .NET
3 15 (34.09%) Java EE
4 11 (25.00%) EJB
4 11 (25.00%) JSF
5 10 (22.73%) .NET Framework
5 10 (22.73%) AngularJS
5 10 (22.73%) Kafka
6 9 (20.45%) CSS
7 8 (18.18%) Hibernate
8 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
8 7 (15.91%) XML
9 6 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (13.64%) XSL
10 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (9.09%) Entity Framework
10 4 (9.09%) HTML
10 4 (9.09%) Node.js
11 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (6.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Wiki
2 2 (4.55%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (4.55%) Cybercrime
2 2 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.27%) Fintech
3 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) Linux
2 11 (25.00%) CentOS
2 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (4.55%) Android
4 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (54.55%) Software Engineering
3 22 (50.00%) DevOps
3 22 (50.00%) Scrum
4 10 (22.73%) OO
4 10 (22.73%) OOD
5 9 (20.45%) Kanban
5 9 (20.45%) Open Source
5 9 (20.45%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (18.18%) Multithreading
6 8 (18.18%) TDD
7 6 (13.64%) Multithreaded Programming
7 6 (13.64%) MVC
7 6 (13.64%) Pair Programming
7 6 (13.64%) Secure Coding
7 6 (13.64%) Web Application Development
8 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.82%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) C#
2 26 (59.09%) Java
3 25 (56.82%) C++
4 23 (52.27%) Python
5 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
6 10 (22.73%) C
7 8 (18.18%) TypeScript
8 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
9 3 (6.82%) SQL
9 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
10 2 (4.55%) Objective-C
11 1 (2.27%) PHP
11 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
1 2 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Puppet
1 2 (4.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (13.64%) Twitter
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft