Period
to 20 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 74 71
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 41 87 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.70% 4.58% 3.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 4.76% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 40 85 58
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.14% +32.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,950 £31,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +14.29%

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 1,474 1,827 1,940
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.10% 96.21% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,215 1,530 1,361
Gloucestershire median annual salary £43,000 £40,125 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.17% -5.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,525 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -28 15 £42,500 - 7
Gloucester +3 8 £42,500 - 4
Tewkesbury -5 4 £38,750 -13.89% 2
Cirencester +3 3 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Tetbury - 1 £45,000 -
Software Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 32 (78.05%) C#
2 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
2 24 (58.54%) .NET
3 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (51.22%) SQL Server
5 19 (46.34%) Software Engineering
6 17 (41.46%) SQL
7 16 (39.02%) CSS
8 15 (36.59%) C++
8 15 (36.59%) Java
9 13 (31.71%) AngularJS
10 12 (29.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (26.83%) Linux
11 11 (26.83%) Python
12 10 (24.39%) XML
12 10 (24.39%) HTML
12 10 (24.39%) .NET Framework
13 9 (21.95%) Multithreading
13 9 (21.95%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
14 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (19.51%) Windows
14 8 (19.51%) Regression Testing
14 8 (19.51%) Visual Studio
14 8 (19.51%) XSL
14 8 (19.51%) Twitter
14 8 (19.51%) Web Application Development
14 8 (19.51%) Secure Coding
14 8 (19.51%) Multithreaded Programming
15 7 (17.07%) T-SQL

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 6 (14.63%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (7.32%) Apache Solr
2 3 (7.32%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.88%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (51.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (14.63%) Apache Hive
3 6 (14.63%) Big Data
3 6 (14.63%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.32%) Redis
5 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (19.51%) Visual Studio
3 5 (12.20%) JIRA
4 4 (9.76%) MSI
4 4 (9.76%) WiX
5 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.88%) EasyMock
7 1 (2.44%) Android Studio
7 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.44%) CodeSonar
7 1 (2.44%) git-flow
7 1 (2.44%) JUnit
7 1 (2.44%) Robot Framework
7 1 (2.44%) Selenium
7 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 6 (14.63%) Marketing
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.32%) Electronics
4 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (58.54%) .NET
2 16 (39.02%) CSS
3 13 (31.71%) AngularJS
4 12 (29.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (24.39%) .NET Framework
5 10 (24.39%) HTML
5 10 (24.39%) XML
6 8 (19.51%) XSL
7 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
7 5 (12.20%) Java EE
7 5 (12.20%) JSON
8 4 (9.76%) Django
8 4 (9.76%) jQuery
8 4 (9.76%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (9.76%) Spring
9 3 (7.32%) STL
10 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
10 2 (4.88%) MFC
10 2 (4.88%) OpenGL
10 2 (4.88%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Linux
2 8 (19.51%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Android
4 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.44%) CentOS
4 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (46.34%) Software Engineering
3 9 (21.95%) Multithreading
4 8 (19.51%) Multithreaded Programming
4 8 (19.51%) Regression Testing
4 8 (19.51%) Secure Coding
4 8 (19.51%) Web Application Development
5 6 (14.63%) MVC
6 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
7 4 (9.76%) DevOps
8 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.32%) Creative Thinking
8 3 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (7.32%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.32%) Migration
8 3 (7.32%) Online Marketing
8 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
8 3 (7.32%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (78.05%) C#
2 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
3 17 (41.46%) SQL
4 15 (36.59%) C++
4 15 (36.59%) Java
5 11 (26.83%) Python
6 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.32%) C
8 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.88%) Ruby
9 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) PhD
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
1 1 (2.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Twitter
2 3 (7.32%) SAP
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat