Period
to 19 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 85 93
Rank change year-on-year +38 +8 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 88 55 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.63% 3.71% 3.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.89% 3.78% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 73 54 68
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £26,500 £24,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,125 £61,125
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%

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 1,493 1,456 2,202
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.58% 98.18% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,175 1,194 1,831
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £24,850 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,000 £62,500 £62,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +35 47 £45,000 - 3
Gloucester +3 20 £50,000 +17.65% 8
Tewkesbury -5 6 £42,750 +22.14%
Stroud +13 1 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Fairford - 1 £35,000 - 1
Software Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 52 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (57.95%) C#
3 47 (53.41%) C++
4 45 (51.14%) Java
4 45 (51.14%) Software Engineering
5 43 (48.86%) Python
6 38 (43.18%) JavaScript
7 37 (42.05%) Linux
8 32 (36.36%) DevOps
9 31 (35.23%) .NET
9 31 (35.23%) Scrum
10 23 (26.14%) Spring
10 23 (26.14%) Apache
11 21 (23.86%) SQL Server
12 20 (22.73%) HTML
12 20 (22.73%) CSS
12 20 (22.73%) AngularJS
13 19 (21.59%) EasyMock
13 19 (21.59%) Java EE
13 19 (21.59%) SQL
14 18 (20.45%) C
15 17 (19.32%) Security Cleared
16 16 (18.18%) Open Source
16 16 (18.18%) Big Data
16 16 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
16 16 (18.18%) JIRA
16 16 (18.18%) OO
17 15 (17.05%) Hadoop
18 14 (15.91%) MongoDB
18 14 (15.91%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 23 (26.14%) Apache
2 16 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (13.64%) Confluence
4 4 (4.55%) CMS
4 4 (4.55%) Umbraco
5 3 (3.41%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.41%) IIS
6 1 (1.14%) Drupal
6 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.41%) Network Security
3 1 (1.14%) AMQP
3 1 (1.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.86%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.18%) Big Data
3 15 (17.05%) Hadoop
4 14 (15.91%) MongoDB
5 13 (14.77%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (14.77%) Apache Hive
6 9 (10.23%) MySQL
7 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (21.59%) EasyMock
2 16 (18.18%) JIRA
3 14 (15.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 14 (15.91%) Bitbucket
4 13 (14.77%) Jenkins
5 12 (13.64%) JUnit
6 10 (11.36%) Git (software)
7 9 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (7.95%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (6.82%) Selenium
10 4 (4.55%) MSI
10 4 (4.55%) WiX
11 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio
12 2 (2.27%) CodeSonar
12 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
12 2 (2.27%) git-flow
12 2 (2.27%) Robot Framework
13 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
13 1 (1.14%) Subversion
13 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (7.95%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Electronics
2 6 (6.82%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.82%) Marketing
2 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.55%) Law
4 3 (3.41%) Games
5 2 (2.27%) Military
6 1 (1.14%) Automotive
6 1 (1.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (35.23%) .NET
2 23 (26.14%) Spring
3 20 (22.73%) AngularJS
3 20 (22.73%) CSS
3 20 (22.73%) HTML
4 19 (21.59%) Java EE
5 13 (14.77%) .NET Framework
6 12 (13.64%) EJB
6 12 (13.64%) JSF
6 12 (13.64%) Kafka
7 10 (11.36%) ASP.NET
7 10 (11.36%) Hibernate
7 10 (11.36%) XML
8 9 (10.23%) Node.js
9 7 (7.95%) Django
10 6 (6.82%) React
10 6 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (6.82%) XSL
11 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Wiki
2 7 (7.95%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.82%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (5.68%) Cyber Defence
4 5 (5.68%) Cybercrime
5 4 (4.55%) User Experience
6 3 (3.41%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.27%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.27%) CUDA
7 2 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.27%) Industry 4.0
7 2 (2.27%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.14%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (1.14%) Fintech
8 1 (1.14%) Media Streaming
8 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.14%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 37 (42.05%) Linux
2 14 (15.91%) Windows
3 13 (14.77%) CentOS
3 13 (14.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.68%) Android
4 5 (5.68%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.41%) Unix
6 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (51.14%) Software Engineering
3 32 (36.36%) DevOps
4 31 (35.23%) Scrum
5 16 (18.18%) OO
5 16 (18.18%) Open Source
6 14 (15.91%) MVC
7 12 (13.64%) OOD
7 12 (13.64%) TDD
8 11 (12.50%) Kanban
9 10 (11.36%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (11.36%) Test Automation
10 9 (10.23%) Analytics
10 9 (10.23%) Multithreading
11 7 (7.95%) Mentoring
11 7 (7.95%) Multithreaded Programming
11 7 (7.95%) Web Application Development
12 6 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (6.82%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 51 (57.95%) C#
2 47 (53.41%) C++
3 45 (51.14%) Java
4 43 (48.86%) Python
5 38 (43.18%) JavaScript
6 19 (21.59%) SQL
7 18 (20.45%) C
8 8 (9.09%) PHP
8 8 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 8 (9.09%) TypeScript
9 7 (7.95%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.41%) Perl
10 3 (3.41%) Ruby
11 2 (2.27%) Go
11 2 (2.27%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.27%) Rust
11 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.14%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 17 (19.32%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.36%) DV Cleared
3 6 (6.82%) Degree
4 5 (5.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.95%) Docker
2 2 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) Ansible
2 4 (4.55%) Puppet
3 3 (3.41%) Salt
4 2 (2.27%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (13.64%) Red Hat
2 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.95%) Twitter
4 6 (6.82%) SAP
5 3 (3.41%) HP
6 2 (2.27%) Zend
7 1 (1.14%) Google