Period
to 23 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 81 84
Rank change year-on-year +41 +3 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 101 68 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 6.09% 4.20% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.38% 4.33% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 81 65 66
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,750 £60,000
South West median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -10.26% +8.33%

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 1,584 1,572 2,080
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 97.16% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,294 1,269 1,635
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £63,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 September 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 23 September 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 +26 42 £45,000 - 4
Gloucester +9 24 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Tewkesbury -3 13 £37,500 +66.67%
Cirencester - 1 - - 2
Fairford - 1 £35,000 - 3
Software Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 65 (64.36%) C#
2 55 (54.46%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (52.48%) Software Engineering
4 47 (46.53%) C++
5 44 (43.56%) JavaScript
5 44 (43.56%) .NET
6 41 (40.59%) Java
7 40 (39.60%) Python
8 38 (37.62%) Linux
9 30 (29.70%) SQL Server
10 29 (28.71%) SQL
10 29 (28.71%) DevOps
11 28 (27.72%) Scrum
12 27 (26.73%) CSS
13 25 (24.75%) HTML
13 25 (24.75%) AngularJS
14 24 (23.76%) Apache
15 23 (22.77%) Spring
16 21 (20.79%) Windows
17 19 (18.81%) OO
17 19 (18.81%) EasyMock
17 19 (18.81%) Team Foundation Server
18 17 (16.83%) Security Cleared
18 17 (16.83%) Java EE
19 16 (15.84%) C
20 15 (14.85%) T-SQL
20 15 (14.85%) XML
20 15 (14.85%) OOD
20 15 (14.85%) .NET Framework
20 15 (14.85%) Open Source

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 24 (23.76%) Apache
2 15 (14.85%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (11.88%) Confluence
4 4 (3.96%) CMS
5 3 (2.97%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.98%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.99%) Drupal
7 1 (0.99%) IIS
7 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.93%) SaaS
2 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.92%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.97%) Network Security
3 1 (0.99%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (29.70%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.87%) Big Data
2 13 (12.87%) Hadoop
3 12 (11.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (11.88%) Apache Hive
3 12 (11.88%) MySQL
4 10 (9.90%) MongoDB
5 8 (7.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.97%) Geospatial Data
7 3 (2.97%) GIS
8 2 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (18.81%) EasyMock
1 19 (18.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (13.86%) JIRA
3 13 (12.87%) Git (software)
4 12 (11.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (11.88%) Bitbucket
4 12 (11.88%) Jenkins
4 12 (11.88%) JUnit
4 12 (11.88%) Visual Studio
5 7 (6.93%) MSI
5 7 (6.93%) WiX
6 5 (4.95%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (3.96%) Selenium
8 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.99%) CodeSonar
9 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.99%) git-flow
9 1 (0.99%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 7 (6.93%) Finance
1 7 (6.93%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.94%) Electronics
2 6 (5.94%) Marketing
2 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.95%) Law
3 5 (4.95%) Military
4 1 (0.99%) Games
4 1 (0.99%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (43.56%) .NET
2 27 (26.73%) CSS
3 25 (24.75%) AngularJS
3 25 (24.75%) HTML
4 23 (22.77%) Spring
5 17 (16.83%) Java EE
6 15 (14.85%) .NET Framework
6 15 (14.85%) XML
7 12 (11.88%) EJB
7 12 (11.88%) JSF
8 11 (10.89%) Kafka
9 10 (9.90%) Hibernate
10 9 (8.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET
11 8 (7.92%) Web Services
11 8 (7.92%) XSL
12 7 (6.93%) Django
12 7 (6.93%) Node.js
12 7 (6.93%) WPF
13 6 (5.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.89%) Wiki
3 8 (7.92%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.96%) Cyber Defence
4 4 (3.96%) Cybercrime
4 4 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.96%) User Experience
5 3 (2.97%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.98%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.98%) CUDA
6 2 (1.98%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.98%) Industry 4.0
6 2 (1.98%) Media Streaming
6 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.98%) Video\Live Streaming
6 2 (1.98%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.99%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.99%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 38 (37.62%) Linux
2 21 (20.79%) Windows
3 13 (12.87%) CentOS
4 12 (11.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.96%) Android
5 4 (3.96%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.97%) Unix
7 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (54.46%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (52.48%) Software Engineering
3 29 (28.71%) DevOps
4 28 (27.72%) Scrum
5 19 (18.81%) OO
6 15 (14.85%) OOD
6 15 (14.85%) Open Source
7 14 (13.86%) TDD
8 13 (12.87%) MVC
9 10 (9.90%) Multithreading
9 10 (9.90%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (8.91%) Analytics
10 9 (8.91%) Kanban
10 9 (8.91%) Multithreaded Programming
11 8 (7.92%) Secure Coding
11 8 (7.92%) Test Automation
11 8 (7.92%) Web Application Development
12 7 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (6.93%) Data Modelling
13 6 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 65 (64.36%) C#
2 47 (46.53%) C++
3 44 (43.56%) JavaScript
4 41 (40.59%) Java
5 40 (39.60%) Python
6 29 (28.71%) SQL
7 16 (15.84%) C
8 15 (14.85%) T-SQL
9 10 (9.90%) PHP
10 9 (8.91%) TypeScript
11 5 (4.95%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.97%) Perl
12 3 (2.97%) Ruby
12 3 (2.97%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.98%) Go
13 2 (1.98%) Rust
14 1 (0.99%) Java 8
14 1 (0.99%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (16.83%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.89%) Degree
3 9 (8.91%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) Docker
2 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) Ansible
2 2 (1.98%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.98%) Puppet
2 2 (1.98%) Salt
3 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (11.88%) Red Hat
2 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.91%) Twitter
4 6 (5.94%) SAP
5 4 (3.96%) HP
6 2 (1.98%) Zend
7 1 (0.99%) Google