Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 96 101
Rank change year-on-year +50 +5 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 74 44 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.12% 3.09% 3.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.33% 3.17% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 62 44 73
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £38,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.13% -13.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,575 £24,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,500 £60,000
South West median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% -3.85% +6.85%

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 1,388 1,390 2,188
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 97.54% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,054 1,149 1,826
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +1.84%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £61,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +37 51 £45,000 - 11
Gloucester -1 14 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Tewkesbury +2 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Stroud - 1 £37,500 - 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 18 January 2019, 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 49 (66.22%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (62.16%) C#
3 43 (58.11%) Java
4 40 (54.05%) Software Engineering
5 39 (52.70%) C++
6 34 (45.95%) Python
7 31 (41.89%) JavaScript
8 28 (37.84%) .NET
9 24 (32.43%) Scrum
9 24 (32.43%) Linux
10 23 (31.08%) DevOps
11 20 (27.03%) Big Data
11 20 (27.03%) Spring
12 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
12 17 (22.97%) SQL
13 16 (21.62%) CSS
13 16 (21.62%) .NET Framework
14 15 (20.27%) Java EE
14 15 (20.27%) JIRA
14 15 (20.27%) C
14 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
14 15 (20.27%) MongoDB
15 14 (18.92%) Hadoop
15 14 (18.92%) AngularJS
15 14 (18.92%) Elasticsearch
15 14 (18.92%) HTML
15 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
16 12 (16.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 12 (16.22%) JUnit
16 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET

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 (18.92%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (14.86%) Apache
3 9 (12.16%) Confluence
4 4 (5.41%) CMS
4 4 (5.41%) IIS
4 4 (5.41%) Umbraco
5 3 (4.05%) JBoss
5 3 (4.05%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.35%) Drupal
6 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.05%) AMQP
3 1 (1.35%) Network Security
3 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.03%) Big Data
2 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
3 15 (20.27%) MongoDB
4 14 (18.92%) Hadoop
5 11 (14.86%) Apache Hive
6 10 (13.51%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (10.81%) MySQL
8 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.35%) OrientDB
9 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (20.27%) JIRA
2 12 (16.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 12 (16.22%) Bitbucket
2 12 (16.22%) JUnit
3 11 (14.86%) EasyMock
3 11 (14.86%) Jenkins
4 8 (10.81%) Selenium
5 6 (8.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (4.05%) CodeSonar
7 3 (4.05%) git-flow
7 3 (4.05%) Robot Framework
8 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.35%) MSI
9 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.35%) WiX
General
1 9 (12.16%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Electronics
3 3 (4.05%) Games
3 3 (4.05%) Law
3 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.05%) Marketing
3 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Automotive
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (37.84%) .NET
2 20 (27.03%) Spring
3 16 (21.62%) .NET Framework
3 16 (21.62%) CSS
4 15 (20.27%) Java EE
5 14 (18.92%) AngularJS
5 14 (18.92%) HTML
6 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET
7 11 (14.86%) Web Services
8 10 (13.51%) Kafka
9 9 (12.16%) EJB
9 9 (12.16%) JSF
9 9 (12.16%) Node.js
10 8 (10.81%) XML
11 7 (9.46%) Hibernate
12 6 (8.11%) Django
12 6 (8.11%) Entity Framework
12 6 (8.11%) RESTful
12 6 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (6.76%) Apache NiFi
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Wiki
2 8 (10.81%) Cybercrime
3 6 (8.11%) Fintech
4 4 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (4.05%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.70%) Industry 4.0
6 2 (2.70%) User Experience
7 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.35%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.43%) Linux
2 10 (13.51%) Windows
3 9 (12.16%) CentOS
3 9 (12.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.05%) Android
4 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.05%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (66.22%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (54.05%) Software Engineering
3 24 (32.43%) Scrum
4 23 (31.08%) DevOps
5 11 (14.86%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (14.86%) Mentoring
6 10 (13.51%) MVC
6 10 (13.51%) Web Development
7 9 (12.16%) Kanban
7 9 (12.16%) Open Source
7 9 (12.16%) TDD
8 8 (10.81%) Multithreading
9 7 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.46%) OO
9 7 (9.46%) Test Automation
10 6 (8.11%) Integration Testing
10 6 (8.11%) Network Design
10 6 (8.11%) OOD
10 6 (8.11%) Visualisation
10 6 (8.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (62.16%) C#
2 43 (58.11%) Java
3 39 (52.70%) C++
4 34 (45.95%) Python
5 31 (41.89%) JavaScript
6 17 (22.97%) SQL
7 15 (20.27%) C
8 7 (9.46%) TypeScript
9 6 (8.11%) PowerShell
10 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
11 3 (4.05%) Objective-C
12 2 (2.70%) Perl
12 2 (2.70%) PHP
12 2 (2.70%) Ruby
12 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.35%) Go
13 1 (1.35%) Rust
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.86%) DV Cleared
3 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.76%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.35%) Degree
5 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.46%) Docker
2 3 (4.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) Puppet
2 4 (5.41%) Ansible
3 3 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.05%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.16%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.76%) Twitter
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle
4 3 (4.05%) SAP
5 1 (1.35%) Xamarin