Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucester 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 > Gloucester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 45 56
Rank change year-on-year +13 +11 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 17 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 5.30% 4.98% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.36% 5.07% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 15
Gloucester median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +38.46% +8.33%
10th Percentile £29,500 £32,500 £27,800
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,875 £42,400
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 Gloucester. 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
Gloucester
Permanent vacancies in Gloucester with a recognized job title 317 611 534
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.75% 98.07% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 277 581 479
Gloucester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £28,100 £22,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £63,150
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +7.89%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Gloucester

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Gloucester

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Gloucester over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Gloucester

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

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 Gloucester region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) HTML
2 10 (58.82%) CSS
3 8 (47.06%) C#
3 8 (47.06%) C++
3 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
3 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) Big Data
4 7 (41.18%) Java
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 6 (35.29%) MVC
5 6 (35.29%) Python
5 6 (35.29%) DV Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) HTML5
6 5 (29.41%) Linux
6 5 (29.41%) .NET
6 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) Java EE
7 4 (23.53%) MySQL
7 4 (23.53%) Apache Hive
7 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (23.53%) CSS3
7 4 (23.53%) Apache Spark
8 3 (17.65%) DevOps
8 3 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (17.65%) Spring
8 3 (17.65%) SQL
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucester 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 4 (23.53%) Apache Spark
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Big Data
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (23.53%) Apache Hive
3 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
3 4 (23.53%) MySQL
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) CSS
1 10 (58.82%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) HTML5
3 4 (23.53%) CSS3
3 4 (23.53%) Java EE
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
4 3 (17.65%) Spring
5 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) Apache Camel
5 2 (11.76%) jQuery
5 2 (11.76%) LAMP
5 2 (11.76%) Node.js
5 2 (11.76%) STL
5 2 (11.76%) XML
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.88%) JSON
6 1 (5.88%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) iPhone
1 2 (11.76%) iSeries
1 2 (11.76%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) MVC
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (17.65%) DevOps
6 2 (11.76%) Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) Big Data Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) Data Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
7 1 (5.88%) Android Development
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Microservices
7 1 (5.88%) OO
7 1 (5.88%) OO PHP
7 1 (5.88%) OOP
7 1 (5.88%) TDD
7 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) C++
3 7 (41.18%) Java
4 6 (35.29%) Python
5 3 (17.65%) Ruby
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) Perl
6 2 (11.76%) PHP
6 2 (11.76%) RPG
6 2 (11.76%) RPG IV
7 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.88%) C
7 1 (5.88%) ES6
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) DV Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Zend