The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 58 57 48
Rank change year-on-year -1 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 43 48 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.14% 4.49% 5.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.35% 4.67% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 42 37 42
Median salary £41,250 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +37.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £37,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 803 1028 989
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 96.05% 96.25% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 660 672 808
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +10.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £58,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +6 29 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Gloucester -5 4 £50,000 +33.33%
Stroud 0 1 £45,000 +2.27%
Tewkesbury - 1 £45,000 -
Cirencester - 1 £40,000 -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 48 (60.00%) C#
2 46 (57.50%) JavaScript
3 41 (51.25%) HTML
4 39 (48.75%) CSS
5 38 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (43.75%) Software Engineering
7 34 (42.50%) Java
7 34 (42.50%) .NET
8 29 (36.25%) MVC
8 29 (36.25%) HTML5
9 28 (35.00%) CSS3
10 24 (30.00%) SQL
11 23 (28.75%) Python
12 22 (27.50%) Cybersecurity
13 21 (26.25%) C++
13 21 (26.25%) Web Services
13 21 (26.25%) SQL Server
13 21 (26.25%) ASP.NET
13 21 (26.25%) Security Cleared
14 17 (21.25%) OO
15 16 (20.00%) MongoDB
16 15 (18.75%) AngularJS
16 15 (18.75%) Linux
16 15 (18.75%) T-SQL
17 14 (17.50%) MySQL
17 14 (17.50%) jQuery
17 14 (17.50%) .NET Framework
17 14 (17.50%) SDLC
18 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 11 (13.75%) Apache Spark
2 10 (12.50%) JBoss
3 9 (11.25%) WebLogic
3 9 (11.25%) WebSphere
4 8 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.75%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.50%) Confluence
7 1 (1.25%) Apache
7 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.25%) GitHub
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) Internet
2 2 (2.50%) Network Security
2 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.25%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 14 (17.50%) MySQL
4 13 (16.25%) Hadoop
5 11 (13.75%) Big Data
5 11 (13.75%) NoSQL
6 10 (12.50%) OrientDB
7 6 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (6.25%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.25%) Blockchain
9 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.00%) JIRA
4 3 (3.75%) Subversion
5 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.25%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.25%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.25%) Hudson
6 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (15.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (51.25%) HTML
2 39 (48.75%) CSS
3 34 (42.50%) .NET
4 29 (36.25%) HTML5
5 28 (35.00%) CSS3
6 21 (26.25%) ASP.NET
6 21 (26.25%) Web Services
7 15 (18.75%) AngularJS
8 14 (17.50%) .NET Framework
8 14 (17.50%) jQuery
9 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (13.75%) XML
11 10 (12.50%) J2EE
11 10 (12.50%) Java SE
11 10 (12.50%) WCF
12 9 (11.25%) LESS
13 8 (10.00%) Java EE
13 8 (10.00%) JSON
13 8 (10.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.75%) Cyber Defence
3 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.50%) iPhone
5 1 (1.25%) Bitcoin
5 1 (1.25%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.75%) Linux
2 11 (13.75%) Unix
3 9 (11.25%) AIX
4 3 (3.75%) Windows
5 1 (1.25%) Android
5 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 29 (36.25%) MVC
4 22 (27.50%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (21.25%) OO
6 14 (17.50%) SDLC
7 9 (11.25%) Translating Business Requirements
7 9 (11.25%) Web Development
8 7 (8.75%) Visualisation
9 6 (7.50%) Deep Learning
9 6 (7.50%) Machine Learning
9 6 (7.50%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (6.25%) Wealth Management
11 4 (5.00%) Integration Testing
11 4 (5.00%) OOD
11 4 (5.00%) Scrum
12 3 (3.75%) DevOps
12 3 (3.75%) Requirements Analysis
12 3 (3.75%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (60.00%) C#
2 46 (57.50%) JavaScript
3 34 (42.50%) Java
4 24 (30.00%) SQL
5 23 (28.75%) Python
6 21 (26.25%) C++
7 15 (18.75%) T-SQL
8 8 (10.00%) C
8 8 (10.00%) PHP
9 7 (8.75%) Scala
10 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.50%) Perl
10 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.50%) Ruby
10 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.25%) R
11 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.25%) VB
11 1 (1.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (26.25%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.25%) DV Cleared
3 9 (11.25%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (15.00%) Oracle
2 5 (6.25%) Zend
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.25%) Twitter
4 1 (1.25%) Xamarin
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