Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 68 34
Rank change year-on-year +5 -34 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 18 27 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 3.82% 3.25% 7.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 3.31% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18 27 44
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -
10th Percentile £35,875 £32,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,875 £62,500 £50,500
Gloucestershire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% +7.14%

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 464 815 644
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.51% 97.96% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 398 700 532
Cheltenham median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £23,525 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +7.89%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) C#
3 12 (66.67%) HTML
4 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 10 (55.56%) CSS
5 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
6 8 (44.44%) Web Services
7 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
7 7 (38.89%) .NET
7 7 (38.89%) Java
7 7 (38.89%) MVC
7 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (38.89%) HTML5
8 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
9 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
9 5 (27.78%) C++
9 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
9 5 (27.78%) Linux
9 5 (27.78%) Apache
9 5 (27.78%) SMS
9 5 (27.78%) Spring
9 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
9 5 (27.78%) WCF
9 5 (27.78%) Sass
9 5 (27.78%) LESS
9 5 (27.78%) CSS3
9 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API

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 (27.78%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (11.11%) Anypoint
3 2 (11.11%) Apache Spark
3 2 (11.11%) Mule
3 2 (11.11%) Mule ESB
3 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SMS
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) Big Data
2 4 (22.22%) Hadoop
3 3 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (11.11%) Apache Hive
4 2 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 2 (11.11%) MySQL
5 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) EasyMock
2 3 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 2 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (5.56%) Android Studio
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.56%) CodeSonar
4 1 (5.56%) git-flow
4 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.56%) Robot Framework
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) HTML
2 10 (55.56%) CSS
3 8 (44.44%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) .NET
4 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
4 7 (38.89%) HTML5
5 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
6 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (27.78%) CSS3
6 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
6 5 (27.78%) LESS
6 5 (27.78%) Sass
6 5 (27.78%) Spring
6 5 (27.78%) WCF
7 4 (22.22%) Java EE
8 3 (16.67%) REST
8 3 (16.67%) SOAP
9 2 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Android
3 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (11.11%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 7 (38.89%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Kanban
6 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.56%) Network Design
6 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) C++
4 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Python
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) PHP
7 2 (11.11%) Perl
8 1 (5.56%) C
8 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) IBM
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
1 2 (11.11%) Twitter
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Zend