The median annual salary for a Software Programmer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Software Programmer
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 - 52
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 1 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 0.45% - 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% - 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Median salary £30,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

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 208 477 383
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 93.69% 94.27% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 160 293 317
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 £30,500 £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 Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Programmer in Cheltenham

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Software Programmer in Cheltenham

Software Programmer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Software Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Chemistry
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5

Software Programmer 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Chemistry
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA