The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgwater region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 10 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgwater 90.91% 75.00% 50.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 100.00% 91.30% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 8
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +39.53%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,650 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +8.87%
Developer
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgwater region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bridgwater
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgwater 90.91% 82.14% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 16
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgwater

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Bridgwater region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgwater

Developer
Salary Trend in Bridgwater

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Bridgwater region.

Developer Salary Trend in Bridgwater

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgwater

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgwater region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) PHP
1 12 (100.00%) MySQL
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
1 12 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (91.67%) Web Development
2 11 (91.67%) Ruby
2 11 (91.67%) jQuery
2 11 (91.67%) Python
2 11 (91.67%) MVC
3 9 (75.00%) Adobe
3 9 (75.00%) Internet
3 9 (75.00%) XML
3 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 9 (75.00%) Open Source
3 9 (75.00%) HTML5
3 9 (75.00%) Sass
4 8 (66.67%) Ajax
4 8 (66.67%) JSON
4 8 (66.67%) SOAP
4 8 (66.67%) XHTML
5 6 (50.00%) XML-RPC
5 6 (50.00%) Ubuntu
5 6 (50.00%) OO
6 3 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
7 2 (16.67%) OOP
8 1 (8.33%) Web Design
8 1 (8.33%) Grunt

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgwater by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgwater region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) WordPress
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Grunt
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) jQuery
3 9 (75.00%) HTML5
3 9 (75.00%) Sass
3 9 (75.00%) XML
4 8 (66.67%) XHTML
4 8 (66.67%) SOAP
4 8 (66.67%) Ajax
4 8 (66.67%) JSON
5 6 (50.00%) XML-RPC
6 1 (8.33%) Symfony
6 1 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) MVC
1 11 (91.67%) Web Development
2 9 (75.00%) Open Source
3 6 (50.00%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) Web Design
5 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (91.67%) Python
2 11 (91.67%) Ruby
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Adobe