Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 22 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 71 73
Rank change year-on-year +20 +2 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 84 79 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.03% 4.61% 4.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.24% 4.78% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 72 76 73
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.53% +26.67%
10th Percentile £27,625 £24,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £39,000 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.85% -8.75% +9.59%

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 1,603 1,652 2,041
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 96.44% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,313 1,338 1,518
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 July 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 July 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 -7 26 £42,500 -5.56% 7
Gloucester +9 21 £40,000 -6.43% 7
Tewkesbury -10 14 £37,500 +11.11% 1
Cirencester - 2 £35,000 -
Software Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 60 (71.43%) C#
2 45 (53.57%) Software Engineering
3 44 (52.38%) JavaScript
4 43 (51.19%) .NET
5 38 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (40.48%) C++
7 31 (36.90%) SQL Server
8 29 (34.52%) CSS
9 28 (33.33%) Python
10 27 (32.14%) Java
10 27 (32.14%) SQL
11 26 (30.95%) Linux
12 25 (29.76%) AngularJS
13 24 (28.57%) HTML
14 20 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (23.81%) Windows
15 18 (21.43%) DevOps
16 15 (17.86%) .NET Framework
16 15 (17.86%) Scrum
16 15 (17.86%) XML
16 15 (17.86%) Security Cleared
17 14 (16.67%) Visual Studio
17 14 (16.67%) Apache
17 14 (16.67%) T-SQL
18 13 (15.48%) OO
18 13 (15.48%) MVC
19 12 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 12 (14.29%) Spring
20 11 (13.10%) Degree
20 11 (13.10%) Git (software)

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 14 (16.67%) Apache
2 10 (11.90%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (7.14%) Confluence
4 4 (4.76%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.19%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.19%) CMS
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) SaaS
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.57%) Network Security
3 1 (1.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.90%) MySQL
3 9 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (8.33%) Apache Hive
4 7 (8.33%) Big Data
4 7 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 7 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 6 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.57%) Geospatial Data
7 3 (3.57%) GIS
7 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.19%) Redis
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 11 (13.10%) Git (software)
4 9 (10.71%) EasyMock
5 8 (9.52%) MSI
5 8 (9.52%) WiX
6 7 (8.33%) JIRA
7 6 (7.14%) Jenkins
7 6 (7.14%) JUnit
8 5 (5.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (5.95%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.38%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.38%) Selenium
9 2 (2.38%) Subversion
10 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
1 8 (9.52%) Manufacturing
1 8 (9.52%) Marketing
2 7 (8.33%) Electronics
2 7 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.95%) Military
4 2 (2.38%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (51.19%) .NET
2 29 (34.52%) CSS
3 25 (29.76%) AngularJS
4 24 (28.57%) HTML
5 15 (17.86%) .NET Framework
5 15 (17.86%) XML
6 12 (14.29%) Spring
6 12 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (11.90%) Java EE
8 9 (10.71%) XSL
9 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET
9 7 (8.33%) Django
9 7 (8.33%) WPF
10 6 (7.14%) EJB
10 6 (7.14%) JSF
10 6 (7.14%) JSON
10 6 (7.14%) Web Services
11 5 (5.95%) Hibernate
11 5 (5.95%) WinForms
11 5 (5.95%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Computer Science
1 10 (11.90%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (5.95%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.95%) Wiki
3 4 (4.76%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (3.57%) Device Driver
4 3 (3.57%) User Experience
5 2 (2.38%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.38%) CUDA
5 2 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.38%) Media Streaming
5 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.38%) Video\Live Streaming
5 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.19%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.19%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 26 (30.95%) Linux
2 20 (23.81%) Windows
3 7 (8.33%) CentOS
4 6 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.57%) Android
5 3 (3.57%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (53.57%) Software Engineering
2 38 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.43%) DevOps
4 15 (17.86%) Scrum
5 13 (15.48%) MVC
5 13 (15.48%) OO
6 10 (11.90%) Multithreaded Programming
6 10 (11.90%) Multithreading
6 10 (11.90%) OOD
7 9 (10.71%) Secure Coding
7 9 (10.71%) Web Application Development
8 8 (9.52%) Data Modelling
8 8 (9.52%) Open Source
8 8 (9.52%) Regression Testing
9 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 7 (8.33%) TDD
10 5 (5.95%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 60 (71.43%) C#
2 44 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 34 (40.48%) C++
4 28 (33.33%) Python
5 27 (32.14%) Java
5 27 (32.14%) SQL
6 14 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 10 (11.90%) C
8 8 (9.52%) PHP
9 5 (5.95%) TypeScript
10 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.57%) Ruby
11 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.19%) Go
12 1 (1.19%) Java 8
12 1 (1.19%) Perl
12 1 (1.19%) Rust
12 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.10%) Degree
3 6 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Ansible
1 2 (2.38%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.19%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
1 10 (11.90%) Twitter
2 7 (8.33%) SAP
3 6 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.76%) HP
5 2 (2.38%) Zend
6 1 (1.19%) Google