Period
to 25 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer/Software Engineer was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 92 120
Rank change year-on-year -11 +28 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer/Software Engineer 26 35 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.69% 2.25% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 2.33% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 26 34 30
Gloucestershire median annual salary £53,750 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.47% -5.56% -18.18%
10th Percentile £41,250 £19,750 £30,875
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £62,500
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% -11.58%

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 1,476 1,501 1,721
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 96.28% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,098 1,234 1,412
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,625 £63,750
South West median annual salary £42,557 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.13% +6.25% -

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 +16 13 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Gloucester -16 8 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Developer/Software Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 26 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (88.46%) Java
3 21 (80.77%) C++
4 20 (76.92%) C#
4 20 (76.92%) JavaScript
5 19 (73.08%) Python
5 19 (73.08%) Big Data
6 16 (61.54%) Linux
7 14 (53.85%) Node.js
8 13 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (50.00%) Hadoop
9 12 (46.15%) DevOps
10 11 (42.31%) AngularJS
10 11 (42.31%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (38.46%) Java EE
11 10 (38.46%) Docker
11 10 (38.46%) React
12 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
13 8 (30.77%) Scrum
13 8 (30.77%) C
13 8 (30.77%) HTML
13 8 (30.77%) Spring
13 8 (30.77%) Cybercrime
14 7 (26.92%) Bitbucket
14 7 (26.92%) Go
14 7 (26.92%) MongoDB
14 7 (26.92%) JIRA
14 7 (26.92%) MySQL
14 7 (26.92%) CSS

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 13 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (23.08%) Apache Spark
3 5 (19.23%) JBoss
4 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
4 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
5 2 (7.69%) Confluence
5 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
6 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (7.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.85%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (73.08%) Big Data
2 13 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 7 (26.92%) MongoDB
3 7 (26.92%) MySQL
4 6 (23.08%) Apache Hive
5 5 (19.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (15.38%) Neo4j
6 4 (15.38%) OrientDB
7 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Bitbucket
1 7 (26.92%) JIRA
2 5 (19.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (19.23%) Bitbucket Server
2 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) git-flow
2 5 (19.23%) JUnit
3 3 (11.54%) CodeSonar
3 3 (11.54%) Robot Framework
3 3 (11.54%) Selenium
4 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (3.85%) Electronics
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Node.js
2 11 (42.31%) AngularJS
3 10 (38.46%) Java EE
3 10 (38.46%) React
4 8 (30.77%) HTML
4 8 (30.77%) Spring
5 7 (26.92%) CSS
5 7 (26.92%) Web Services
6 6 (23.08%) .NET
6 6 (23.08%) Vue.js
7 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
7 5 (19.23%) REST
7 5 (19.23%) Spring MVC
8 4 (15.38%) CSS3
8 4 (15.38%) Django
8 4 (15.38%) HTML5
8 4 (15.38%) Kafka
8 4 (15.38%) RESTful
9 3 (11.54%) Ember.js
9 3 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Cybercrime
2 2 (7.69%) Wiki
3 1 (3.85%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Android
2 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
2 5 (19.23%) Unix
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) Mac OS X
4 2 (7.69%) CentOS
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (46.15%) DevOps
3 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (42.31%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (30.77%) Scrum
5 6 (23.08%) Integration Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Kanban
5 6 (23.08%) Network Design
5 6 (23.08%) TDD
5 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 6 (23.08%) Visualisation
6 5 (19.23%) API Design
6 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (19.23%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (19.23%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (15.38%) Business Development
7 4 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (15.38%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) Java
2 21 (80.77%) C++
3 20 (76.92%) C#
3 20 (76.92%) JavaScript
4 19 (73.08%) Python
5 8 (30.77%) C
6 7 (26.92%) Go
7 5 (19.23%) Ruby
7 5 (19.23%) SQL
8 3 (11.54%) Objective-C
8 3 (11.54%) Scala
9 1 (3.85%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) CCNA
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.69%) CISSP
3 2 (7.69%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) GIAC
3 2 (7.69%) Linux+ Certification
3 2 (7.69%) MCSE
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (7.69%) SANS
3 2 (7.69%) SSCP
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Docker
2 3 (11.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
1 3 (11.54%) Salt
2 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Google
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.85%) SAP