Period
to 22 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

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

Software Developer
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 87 84
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 38 78 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.66% 3.65% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% 3.75% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 38 74 50
Gloucestershire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -8.11% +27.59%
10th Percentile £30,250 £30,200 £31,125
90th Percentile £52,000 £60,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%

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 1,395 2,078 1,904
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.62% 97.19% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,144 1,729 1,426
Gloucestershire median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,250 £26,125
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Gloucestershire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Gloucestershire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Gloucestershire

Software Developer
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 22 February 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 -6 18 £42,500 -3.41% 3
Gloucester +17 10 £38,750 -11.43% 9
Cirencester -9 3 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Tetbury - 1 £45,000 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £47,500 -
Software Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, Software Developer 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 27 (71.05%) C#
2 26 (68.42%) JavaScript
2 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (50.00%) .NET
3 19 (50.00%) CSS
4 18 (47.37%) HTML
5 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
6 16 (42.11%) MVC
7 15 (39.47%) SQL
8 13 (34.21%) Software Engineering
9 12 (31.58%) Java
9 12 (31.58%) AngularJS
10 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
12 9 (23.68%) C++
13 8 (21.05%) Linux
13 8 (21.05%) Python
13 8 (21.05%) jQuery
13 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
14 7 (18.42%) JSON
14 7 (18.42%) Web Services
14 7 (18.42%) XML
14 7 (18.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
14 7 (18.42%) HTML5
15 6 (15.79%) Big Data
15 6 (15.79%) CSS3
15 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
15 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared

Software Developer 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 4 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (7.89%) Apache
2 3 (7.89%) Apache Solr
2 3 (7.89%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.63%) Anypoint
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.63%) Mule
3 1 (2.63%) Mule ESB
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.26%) SaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) SMS
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) HTTP
3 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) Big Data
3 5 (13.16%) Apache Hive
3 5 (13.16%) Hadoop
3 5 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (10.53%) MySQL
5 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
5 3 (7.89%) Redis
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.16%) JIRA
2 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
3 4 (10.53%) Subversion
4 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.26%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.63%) Android Studio
6 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.63%) CodeSonar
6 1 (2.63%) EasyMock
6 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.63%) git-flow
6 1 (2.63%) Robot Framework
6 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
1 4 (10.53%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (50.00%) .NET
1 19 (50.00%) CSS
2 18 (47.37%) HTML
3 12 (31.58%) AngularJS
4 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
5 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
5 8 (21.05%) jQuery
6 7 (18.42%) HTML5
6 7 (18.42%) JSON
6 7 (18.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (18.42%) Web Services
6 7 (18.42%) XML
7 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (15.79%) CSS3
8 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (13.16%) REST
9 4 (10.53%) LESS
9 4 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (10.53%) Sass
9 4 (10.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) iPhone
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.63%) AS400
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Android
2 2 (5.26%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) MVC
3 13 (34.21%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (10.53%) Multithreading
4 4 (10.53%) SDLC
5 3 (7.89%) Creative Thinking
5 3 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (7.89%) DevOps
5 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.89%) Migration
5 3 (7.89%) Multithreaded Programming
5 3 (7.89%) Online Marketing
5 3 (7.89%) OO
5 3 (7.89%) Regression Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Scrum
5 3 (7.89%) Secure Coding
5 3 (7.89%) Web Application Development
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management
6 2 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) C#
2 26 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 15 (39.47%) SQL
4 12 (31.58%) Java
5 9 (23.68%) C++
6 8 (21.05%) Python
7 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
8 3 (7.89%) C
9 2 (5.26%) PHP
10 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.63%) RPG
10 1 (2.63%) RPG IV
10 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) PhD
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
1 1 (2.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Twitter
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Zend
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) SAP