Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer/Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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

Software Engineer/Developer
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 127 128
Rank change year-on-year +30 +1 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer/Software Engineer 35 15 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.13% 0.96% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 0.98% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 31
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -8.16% +63.33%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £58,250 £62,500 £66,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £37,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +21.62% -22.11% +26.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 1,573 1,529 2,107
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 98.26% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,275 1,240 1,709
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,375 £62,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Developer/Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer/Software Engineer in Gloucestershire

Developer/Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Developer/Software Engineer in Gloucestershire

Developer/Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer/Software Engineer in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer/Software Engineer in Gloucestershire

Developer/Software Engineer
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer/Software Engineer within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +19 23 £47,500 +11.76%
Gloucester +4 6 £33,750 -34.15%
Tewkesbury - 4 £42,500 -
Stroud - 1 £37,500 - 1
Developer/Software Engineer
South West

Developer/Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, Developer/Software Engineer 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Developer/Software Engineer in the job title.

1 32 (91.43%) Software Engineering
2 28 (80.00%) C++
3 27 (77.14%) Linux
4 26 (74.29%) Java
4 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (68.57%) Python
6 22 (62.86%) DevOps
7 21 (60.00%) Apache
7 21 (60.00%) Spring
8 19 (54.29%) EasyMock
8 19 (54.29%) Scrum
9 18 (51.43%) C#
10 16 (45.71%) Java EE
10 16 (45.71%) OO
11 14 (40.00%) OOD
11 14 (40.00%) JIRA
11 14 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (37.14%) Confluence
12 13 (37.14%) Bitbucket
12 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
13 12 (34.29%) Big Data
13 12 (34.29%) Elasticsearch
13 12 (34.29%) Hadoop
13 12 (34.29%) CentOS
13 12 (34.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (34.29%) Wiki
13 12 (34.29%) JSF
13 12 (34.29%) Red Hat
13 12 (34.29%) JUnit
13 12 (34.29%) EJB

Developer/Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 21 (60.00%) Apache
2 13 (37.14%) Confluence
3 12 (34.29%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (2.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) Big Data
1 12 (34.29%) Hadoop
2 11 (31.43%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (31.43%) Apache Hive
3 5 (14.29%) MySQL
4 3 (8.57%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (8.57%) GIS
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (54.29%) EasyMock
2 14 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 14 (40.00%) JIRA
3 13 (37.14%) Bitbucket
3 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
4 12 (34.29%) JUnit
5 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
6 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.86%) CodeSonar
8 1 (2.86%) git-flow
8 1 (2.86%) ReSharper
8 1 (2.86%) Robot Framework
8 1 (2.86%) Selenium
8 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (11.43%) Military
2 1 (2.86%) Automotive
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Law
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (60.00%) Spring
2 16 (45.71%) Java EE
3 12 (34.29%) EJB
3 12 (34.29%) JSF
4 11 (31.43%) Kafka
5 9 (25.71%) Hibernate
6 8 (22.86%) .NET
7 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
8 5 (14.29%) HTML
9 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
9 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
9 4 (11.43%) GStreamer
9 4 (11.43%) WinForms
9 4 (11.43%) WPF
10 3 (8.57%) CSS
10 3 (8.57%) Django
11 2 (5.71%) FFmpeg
11 2 (5.71%) Laravel
11 2 (5.71%) Node.js
11 2 (5.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Wiki
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Media Streaming
2 2 (5.71%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Cybercrime
3 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Linux
2 12 (34.29%) CentOS
2 12 (34.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Android
4 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (91.43%) Software Engineering
2 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (62.86%) DevOps
4 19 (54.29%) Scrum
5 16 (45.71%) OO
6 14 (40.00%) OOD
7 12 (34.29%) TDD
8 11 (31.43%) Open Source
9 10 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
11 4 (11.43%) MVC
11 4 (11.43%) SDLC
12 3 (8.57%) Front End Development
12 3 (8.57%) Kanban
12 3 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
13 2 (5.71%) Business Development
13 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
13 2 (5.71%) Video Processing
14 1 (2.86%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 28 (80.00%) C++
2 26 (74.29%) Java
3 24 (68.57%) Python
4 18 (51.43%) C#
5 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
6 7 (20.00%) C
7 6 (17.14%) SQL
8 4 (11.43%) PHP
9 1 (2.86%) Go
9 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.86%) Rust
9 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Ansible
1 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
1 1 (2.86%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Red Hat
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Zend
4 1 (2.86%) SAP