Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 100 74
Rank change year-on-year +18 -26 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 53 71 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.57% 3.13% 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.64% 3.22% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 52 68 73
Gloucestershire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,500 £32,125 £25,500
90th Percentile £56,000 £60,000 £52,250
South West median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% +2.86%

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 1458 2205 1974
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.12% 97.27% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1194 1839 1609
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.94% +6.58%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £63,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +5 17 £45,000 -5.26%
Gloucester +14 16 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Tewkesbury - 2 £35,000 -
Stroud +1 1 £40,000 -7.51%
Tetbury - 1 £45,000 -
Berkeley - 1 £21,000 -
Software Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 37 (69.81%) C#
1 37 (69.81%) HTML
1 37 (69.81%) JavaScript
2 34 (64.15%) CSS
3 26 (49.06%) SQL Server
4 25 (47.17%) SQL
5 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (33.96%) Software Engineering
6 18 (33.96%) .NET
6 18 (33.96%) MVC
7 16 (30.19%) T-SQL
7 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET
8 15 (28.30%) PHP
8 15 (28.30%) Java
9 13 (24.53%) C++
9 13 (24.53%) Web Services
9 13 (24.53%) Python
10 12 (22.64%) HTML5
10 12 (22.64%) Big Data
11 11 (20.75%) AngularJS
11 11 (20.75%) Git (software)
11 11 (20.75%) Windows
12 10 (18.87%) Linux
12 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
12 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (16.98%) Hadoop
13 9 (16.98%) CSS3
13 9 (16.98%) jQuery
13 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio
14 8 (15.09%) IIS

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 8 (15.09%) IIS
1 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.21%) Apache
3 6 (11.32%) Apache Spark
3 6 (11.32%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.77%) Anypoint
5 2 (3.77%) Mule
5 2 (3.77%) Mule ESB
5 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.89%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.77%) SaaS
4 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.89%) GitHub
4 1 (1.89%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) SMS
2 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) Firewall
3 1 (1.89%) HTTP
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (49.06%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.64%) Big Data
3 9 (16.98%) Hadoop
4 7 (13.21%) Apache Hive
4 7 (13.21%) MySQL
5 5 (9.43%) MongoDB
6 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (5.66%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (3.77%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.43%) JIRA
3 5 (9.43%) Subversion
4 2 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.77%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.77%) EasyMock
4 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.77%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.89%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.89%) CodeSonar
5 1 (1.89%) git-flow
5 1 (1.89%) Hudson
5 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.89%) JUnit
5 1 (1.89%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (69.81%) HTML
2 34 (64.15%) CSS
3 18 (33.96%) .NET
4 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET
5 13 (24.53%) Web Services
6 12 (22.64%) HTML5
7 11 (20.75%) AngularJS
8 9 (16.98%) CSS3
8 9 (16.98%) jQuery
9 8 (15.09%) Hibernate
9 8 (15.09%) Spring
10 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (13.21%) Java EE
11 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
11 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (9.43%) LESS
11 5 (9.43%) Node.js
11 5 (9.43%) REST
11 5 (9.43%) Sass
11 5 (9.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.77%) iPhone
2 2 (3.77%) iSeries
2 2 (3.77%) PKI
3 1 (1.89%) AS400
3 1 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.89%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) Linux
3 5 (9.43%) Android
4 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.77%) Mac OS
5 2 (3.77%) Unix
6 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.96%) MVC
2 18 (33.96%) Software Engineering
3 7 (13.21%) SDLC
4 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (9.43%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (9.43%) DevOps
5 5 (9.43%) Scrum
5 5 (9.43%) TDD
6 4 (7.55%) OO
6 4 (7.55%) Validation
7 3 (5.66%) Analytics
7 3 (5.66%) Data Analytics
7 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.66%) Web Development
8 2 (3.77%) Android Development
8 2 (3.77%) BDD
8 2 (3.77%) Big Data Analytics
8 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.77%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 37 (69.81%) C#
1 37 (69.81%) JavaScript
2 25 (47.17%) SQL
3 16 (30.19%) T-SQL
4 15 (28.30%) Java
4 15 (28.30%) PHP
5 13 (24.53%) C++
5 13 (24.53%) Python
6 4 (7.55%) Perl
7 3 (5.66%) C
8 2 (3.77%) RPG
8 2 (3.77%) RPG IV
8 2 (3.77%) Ruby
9 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.89%) ES6
9 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.09%) DV Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
1 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Puppet
2 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.89%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) IBM
3 2 (3.77%) Twitter
3 2 (3.77%) Zend
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.89%) Xamarin