Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer/Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 117 128
Rank change year-on-year +24 +11 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer/Software Engineer 27 20 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.79% 1.38% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.41% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 34
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.15% -8.33% +50.00%
10th Percentile £37,250 £19,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £59,625
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +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 1,445 1,422 2,176
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.82% 97.87% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,118 1,165 1,815
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,350 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +23 23 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Gloucester -2 3 £60,000 +14.29% 2
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 11 December 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 25 (92.59%) Java
1 25 (92.59%) Software Engineering
2 23 (85.19%) C++
2 23 (85.19%) Python
3 21 (77.78%) Linux
4 19 (70.37%) Spring
4 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (70.37%) DevOps
5 18 (66.67%) Apache
6 17 (62.96%) EasyMock
7 15 (55.56%) Scrum
7 15 (55.56%) Java EE
8 14 (51.85%) Big Data
9 13 (48.15%) Bitbucket
9 13 (48.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (48.15%) JIRA
9 13 (48.15%) C#
10 12 (44.44%) Hadoop
10 12 (44.44%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
11 11 (40.74%) CentOS
11 11 (40.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (40.74%) Confluence
11 11 (40.74%) OO
11 11 (40.74%) JUnit
11 11 (40.74%) EJB
11 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
11 11 (40.74%) Wiki
11 11 (40.74%) JSF
12 10 (37.04%) Apache Cassandra

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 18 (66.67%) Apache
2 12 (44.44%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (40.74%) Confluence
4 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) Big Data
2 12 (44.44%) Hadoop
3 10 (37.04%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (37.04%) Apache Hive
4 3 (11.11%) MySQL
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) EasyMock
2 13 (48.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 13 (48.15%) Bitbucket
2 13 (48.15%) JIRA
3 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
3 11 (40.74%) JUnit
4 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.41%) CodeSonar
5 2 (7.41%) git-flow
5 2 (7.41%) Robot Framework
5 2 (7.41%) Selenium
6 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (3.70%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) Spring
2 15 (55.56%) Java EE
3 11 (40.74%) EJB
3 11 (40.74%) JSF
4 10 (37.04%) Kafka
5 8 (29.63%) Hibernate
6 4 (14.81%) HTML
6 4 (14.81%) Node.js
7 3 (11.11%) .NET
7 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 3 (11.11%) Entity Framework
8 2 (7.41%) CSS
8 2 (7.41%) Django
8 2 (7.41%) LAMP
8 2 (7.41%) RESTful
8 2 (7.41%) SOAP
8 2 (7.41%) Spring MVC
8 2 (7.41%) STL
8 2 (7.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Wiki
2 2 (7.41%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (7.41%) Cybercrime
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Linux
2 11 (40.74%) CentOS
2 11 (40.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Android
3 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Software Engineering
2 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (70.37%) DevOps
3 15 (55.56%) Scrum
4 11 (40.74%) OO
5 9 (33.33%) OOD
5 9 (33.33%) Open Source
5 9 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (29.63%) TDD
7 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
8 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (14.81%) MVC
9 3 (11.11%) Front End Development
9 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (7.41%) Android Development
10 2 (7.41%) Computer Forensics
10 2 (7.41%) Ethical Hacking
10 2 (7.41%) Network Design
10 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (7.41%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) Java
2 23 (85.19%) C++
2 23 (85.19%) Python
3 13 (48.15%) C#
4 7 (25.93%) C
4 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.11%) PHP
6 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
1 2 (7.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
1 2 (7.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Zend