The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bridgwater region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 21 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgwater 75.00% 50.00% 100.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 91.30% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 2
Average salary £45,000 £32,250 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.53% +61.25%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
Job Titles Category
Bridgwater
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
23 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgwater 82.14% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 2
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Developer
Somerset

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
Salary Histogram in Bridgwater

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Bridgwater region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Bridgwater

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgwater

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 33 (89.19%) Java
2 25 (67.57%) E-Commerce
3 22 (59.46%) Retail
4 21 (56.76%) Software Engineering
4 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (56.76%) Scrum
4 21 (56.76%) JIRA
4 21 (56.76%) hybris
5 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
5 16 (43.24%) HTML
5 16 (43.24%) CSS
6 15 (40.54%) jQuery
7 12 (32.43%) Git (software)
7 12 (32.43%) Open Source
7 12 (32.43%) Symfony
7 12 (32.43%) Zend
7 12 (32.43%) Zend Framework
7 12 (32.43%) CakePHP
7 12 (32.43%) Ruby
7 12 (32.43%) Ubuntu
7 12 (32.43%) Web Development
7 12 (32.43%) JSON
7 12 (32.43%) XML-RPC
7 12 (32.43%) Subversion
7 12 (32.43%) SOAP
7 12 (32.43%) Web Services
7 12 (32.43%) XML
7 12 (32.43%) Linux
7 12 (32.43%) OO
7 12 (32.43%) Python

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgwater by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 11 (29.73%) Apache
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (56.76%) JIRA
2 12 (32.43%) Git (software)
2 12 (32.43%) Subversion
General
1 22 (59.46%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) HTML
1 16 (43.24%) CSS
2 15 (40.54%) jQuery
3 12 (32.43%) Symfony
3 12 (32.43%) Zend Framework
3 12 (32.43%) CakePHP
3 12 (32.43%) JSON
3 12 (32.43%) XML-RPC
3 12 (32.43%) SOAP
3 12 (32.43%) Web Services
3 12 (32.43%) XML
3 12 (32.43%) XHTML
4 11 (29.73%) LAMP
5 4 (10.81%) .NET
5 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Open Source
1 12 (32.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Ubuntu
1 12 (32.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) E-Commerce
2 21 (56.76%) Software Engineering
2 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (56.76%) Scrum
3 12 (32.43%) Web Development
3 12 (32.43%) OO
3 12 (32.43%) MVC
3 12 (32.43%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.70%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (89.19%) Java
2 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
3 12 (32.43%) Ruby
3 12 (32.43%) Python
3 12 (32.43%) PHP
3 12 (32.43%) ECMAScript
4 4 (10.81%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) SQL
5 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) CNA
1 1 (2.70%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) hybris
2 12 (32.43%) Zend
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
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