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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 45 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 21 40 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 4.43% 10.03% 14.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.65% 10.58% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12 39 53
Average salary £38,750 £29,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.35% -21.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
452 378 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 95.36% 94.74% 98.40%
Number of salaries quoted 370 323 342
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,800 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £41,500 £41,000
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
Salary Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram 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 24 December 2014. 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 -1 15 £40,000 +43.49% 1
Exmouth - 4 £37,500 -
Plymouth -18 2 £50,000 +28.20%
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 34 (73.91%) JavaScript
2 30 (65.22%) HTML
3 26 (56.52%) .NET
4 25 (54.35%) C#
5 21 (45.65%) MVC
6 20 (43.48%) CSS
7 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET
8 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (30.43%) jQuery
10 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
10 12 (26.09%) NUnit
10 12 (26.09%) Degree
11 11 (23.91%) Computer Science
11 11 (23.91%) Unit Testing
12 10 (21.74%) PHP
12 10 (21.74%) MySQL
12 10 (21.74%) Linux
12 10 (21.74%) Scrum
13 9 (19.57%) C++
13 9 (19.57%) Oracle
13 9 (19.57%) Windows
13 9 (19.57%) OO
13 9 (19.57%) Python
14 8 (17.39%) SQL
14 8 (17.39%) Web Services
14 8 (17.39%) JSON
14 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (17.39%) AngularJS
14 8 (17.39%) OO PHP
15 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (6.52%) CMS
1 3 (6.52%) Kentico
2 1 (2.17%) Tornado
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.74%) MySQL
3 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) NUnit
2 5 (10.87%) Jasmine
3 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.52%) Automotive
2 1 (2.17%) Legal
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Electronics
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (65.22%) HTML
2 26 (56.52%) .NET
3 20 (43.48%) CSS
4 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET
5 14 (30.43%) jQuery
6 8 (17.39%) JSON
6 8 (17.39%) Web Services
6 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (17.39%) AngularJS
7 7 (15.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (15.22%) RESTful
8 6 (13.04%) HTML5
9 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
9 5 (10.87%) XML
10 4 (8.70%) NHibernate
10 4 (8.70%) WPF
11 2 (4.35%) WCF
12 1 (2.17%) Django
12 1 (2.17%) XHTML
12 1 (2.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
2 3 (6.52%) Physics
2 3 (6.52%) Visualisation
2 3 (6.52%) Open Source
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Linux
2 9 (19.57%) Windows
3 5 (10.87%) UNIX
4 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) MVC
2 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.91%) Unit Testing
4 10 (21.74%) Scrum
5 9 (19.57%) OO
6 8 (17.39%) OO PHP
7 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
8 6 (13.04%) TDD
9 5 (10.87%) Data Analysis
9 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
11 3 (6.52%) OOP
12 1 (2.17%) UML
12 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 34 (73.91%) JavaScript
2 25 (54.35%) C#
3 10 (21.74%) PHP
4 9 (19.57%) C++
4 9 (19.57%) Python
5 8 (17.39%) SQL
6 7 (15.22%) PHP5
7 6 (13.04%) Java
8 5 (10.87%) VB.NET
9 3 (6.52%) VB6
9 3 (6.52%) C
9 3 (6.52%) VB
10 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
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Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Package and Microsoft Certs
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