The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 44 38 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 13 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 3.58% 5.26% 10.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.78% 5.52% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 27
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,900 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Software Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Devon 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
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
344 344 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 94.77% 95.29% 99.03%
Number of salaries quoted 288 306 275
Average salary £33,750 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,400 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Devon

Software Developer
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Devon region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +6 7 £33,000 +21.10% 3
Plymouth +7 1 £35,000 +55.55%
Barnstaple - 1 £35,000 -
Exmouth - 1 £38,750 -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Devon region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 24 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 20 (60.61%) HTML
3 18 (54.55%) .NET
4 17 (51.52%) C#
5 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET
5 16 (48.48%) CSS
6 15 (45.45%) Computer Science
7 14 (42.42%) MVC
8 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (33.33%) Windows
9 11 (33.33%) Degree
10 10 (30.30%) jQuery
10 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
11 9 (27.27%) Linux
12 8 (24.24%) C++
12 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
13 7 (21.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (21.21%) Unit Testing
13 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (21.21%) Scrum
13 7 (21.21%) Python
13 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
14 6 (18.18%) Java
14 6 (18.18%) SQL
14 6 (18.18%) TDD
14 6 (18.18%) NUnit
14 6 (18.18%) HTML5
14 6 (18.18%) RESTful
15 5 (15.15%) Google
15 5 (15.15%) Jasmine

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Devon region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) CMS
1 1 (3.03%) Kentico
1 1 (3.03%) Tornado
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) MySQL
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.06%) MS Access
4 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) NUnit
2 5 (15.15%) Jasmine
3 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.15%) Games
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (60.61%) HTML
2 18 (54.55%) .NET
3 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET
3 16 (48.48%) CSS
4 10 (30.30%) jQuery
5 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
6 7 (21.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (18.18%) HTML5
7 6 (18.18%) RESTful
8 5 (15.15%) XML
9 4 (12.12%) Web Services
10 3 (9.09%) XHTML
10 3 (9.09%) JSON
11 2 (6.06%) Ajax
11 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
11 2 (6.06%) Classic ASP
12 1 (3.03%) SOAP
12 1 (3.03%) WCF
12 1 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Visualisation
2 3 (9.09%) Open Source
2 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 3 (9.09%) Physics
3 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) MVC
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) Scrum
3 7 (21.21%) Unit Testing
4 6 (18.18%) TDD
5 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.12%) OOP
7 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.06%) OO
8 2 (6.06%) CRM
8 2 (6.06%) ERP
8 2 (6.06%) B2B
8 2 (6.06%) B2C
9 1 (3.03%) Content Management
9 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 17 (51.52%) C#
3 8 (24.24%) C++
4 7 (21.21%) Python
5 6 (18.18%) Java
5 6 (18.18%) SQL
6 5 (15.15%) VB
6 5 (15.15%) PHP
7 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 3 (9.09%) VB6
7 3 (9.09%) C
8 2 (6.06%) R
8 2 (6.06%) VBA
8 2 (6.06%) VBScript
9 1 (3.03%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Cisco
1 5 (15.15%) IBM
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
1 5 (15.15%) VMware
1 5 (15.15%) Google
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Sage
4 1 (3.03%) Zend
Tavistock
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Salary: From £21,264 to £23,790 per annum + relocation allowance + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago