The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 64 52
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 38 41 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.10% 4.19% 4.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.25% 4.27% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 36 34 47
Median salary £45,000 £43,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.04% +33.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £25,100 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 895 961 1012
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 96.55% 98.26% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 714 738 836
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +7 15 £40,500 -4.70% 2
Cheltenham +2 12 £46,250 +12.12% 1
Stroud +1 2 £31,000 -28.32%
Tewkesbury - 1 £22,500 -
Software Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 56 (69.14%) JavaScript
2 51 (62.96%) C#
2 51 (62.96%) CSS
3 50 (61.73%) HTML
4 40 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (40.74%) Software Engineering
5 33 (40.74%) MVC
6 31 (38.27%) .NET
7 29 (35.80%) Java
8 27 (33.33%) HTML5
8 27 (33.33%) CSS3
9 25 (30.86%) SQL
9 25 (30.86%) Python
10 24 (29.63%) Cybersecurity
11 23 (28.40%) AngularJS
11 23 (28.40%) C++
12 22 (27.16%) SQL Server
12 22 (27.16%) Web Services
13 19 (23.46%) ASP.NET
13 19 (23.46%) Git (software)
14 18 (22.22%) T-SQL
15 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
16 16 (19.75%) PHP
16 16 (19.75%) Big Data
17 15 (18.52%) Hadoop
17 15 (18.52%) XML
18 14 (17.28%) Linux
18 14 (17.28%) MySQL
18 14 (17.28%) .NET Framework
18 14 (17.28%) Java EE

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 13 (16.05%) Apache Spark
1 13 (16.05%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.17%) JBoss
2 5 (6.17%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.17%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.94%) Apache
3 4 (4.94%) Confluence
4 2 (2.47%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.47%) CMS
4 2 (2.47%) IIS
4 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) GitHub
1 2 (2.47%) SaaS
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) Internet
2 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.16%) SQL Server
2 16 (19.75%) Big Data
3 15 (18.52%) Hadoop
4 14 (17.28%) MySQL
5 9 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (11.11%) Apache Hive
5 9 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 8 (9.88%) MongoDB
7 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
8 5 (6.17%) OrientDB
9 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.23%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 19 (23.46%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.17%) JIRA
2 5 (6.17%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.94%) EasyMock
4 3 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.70%) PostCSS
5 2 (2.47%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.47%) JUnit
5 2 (2.47%) Subversion
5 2 (2.47%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.23%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.23%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (14.81%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Retail
3 2 (2.47%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (62.96%) CSS
2 50 (61.73%) HTML
3 31 (38.27%) .NET
4 27 (33.33%) CSS3
4 27 (33.33%) HTML5
5 23 (28.40%) AngularJS
6 22 (27.16%) Web Services
7 19 (23.46%) ASP.NET
8 15 (18.52%) XML
9 14 (17.28%) .NET Framework
9 14 (17.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 14 (17.28%) Java EE
9 14 (17.28%) Sass
10 13 (16.05%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (16.05%) jQuery
11 12 (14.81%) WCF
12 11 (13.58%) LESS
13 7 (8.64%) JSON
14 6 (7.41%) Node.js
14 6 (7.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.41%) Cyber Defence
3 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.47%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.23%) Bitcoin
6 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.23%) iPhone
6 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.28%) Linux
2 7 (8.64%) Unix
3 6 (7.41%) Windows
4 5 (6.17%) AIX
4 5 (6.17%) Android
4 5 (6.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (40.74%) MVC
2 33 (40.74%) Software Engineering
3 24 (29.63%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (16.05%) OO
5 10 (12.35%) Web Development
6 8 (9.88%) Scrum
7 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.64%) Machine Learning
8 6 (7.41%) Deep Learning
8 6 (7.41%) SDLC
8 6 (7.41%) TDD
9 5 (6.17%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (6.17%) Translating Business Requirements
9 5 (6.17%) Visualisation
9 5 (6.17%) Wealth Management
10 4 (4.94%) DevOps
10 4 (4.94%) OOP
11 3 (3.70%) Android Development
11 3 (3.70%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 56 (69.14%) JavaScript
2 51 (62.96%) C#
3 29 (35.80%) Java
4 25 (30.86%) Python
4 25 (30.86%) SQL
5 23 (28.40%) C++
6 18 (22.22%) T-SQL
7 16 (19.75%) PHP
8 6 (7.41%) C
8 6 (7.41%) Scala
9 4 (4.94%) ES6
9 4 (4.94%) Ruby
10 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.70%) Perl
10 3 (3.70%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.47%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.23%) Fortran
12 1 (1.23%) VB
12 1 (1.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.35%) DV Cleared
3 6 (7.41%) Degree
4 3 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.23%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (9.88%) Zend
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.70%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.23%) Telerik
Gloucestershire
Sanderson Government & Defence
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000- 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago