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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 29 47 30
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 28 14 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 9.56% 3.59% 8.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.62% 3.73% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 27 9 35
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,300 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,000 £36,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
291 375 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 99.32% 96.15% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 248 317 338
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £19,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +7 17 £37,500 -6.25%
Plymouth +1 1 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Barnstaple - 1 £35,000 -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 43 (61.43%) C#
2 41 (58.57%) .NET
3 36 (51.43%) SQL
4 35 (50.00%) HTML
5 31 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (41.43%) JavaScript
7 25 (35.71%) Java
7 25 (35.71%) C++
8 24 (34.29%) ASP.NET
9 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 20 (28.57%) MVC
10 20 (28.57%) Objective-C
10 20 (28.57%) Mobile App
11 19 (27.14%) Android
11 19 (27.14%) Python
12 18 (25.71%) CSS
13 16 (22.86%) Scrum
13 16 (22.86%) QA
13 16 (22.86%) AngularJS
14 15 (21.43%) OO
15 14 (20.00%) Software Engineering
15 14 (20.00%) HTML5
15 14 (20.00%) Apple iOS
16 13 (18.57%) Git (software)
16 13 (18.57%) jQuery
16 13 (18.57%) VB.NET
16 13 (18.57%) PostgreSQL
17 12 (17.14%) Telecoms
17 12 (17.14%) JIRA
17 12 (17.14%) TDD

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (11.43%) SAS
2 4 (5.71%) ColdFusion
2 4 (5.71%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (1.43%) Node.js
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Wireless
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.57%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (10.00%) SQLite
4 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.86%) MySQL
5 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Git (software)
2 12 (17.14%) JIRA
3 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.29%) IntelliJ
4 3 (4.29%) JUnit
4 3 (4.29%) Maven
5 1 (1.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 12 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.00%) Games
3 6 (8.57%) Finance
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (58.57%) .NET
2 35 (50.00%) HTML
3 24 (34.29%) ASP.NET
4 18 (25.71%) CSS
5 16 (22.86%) AngularJS
6 14 (20.00%) HTML5
7 13 (18.57%) jQuery
8 10 (14.29%) Web Services
9 8 (11.43%) WCF
10 7 (10.00%) Django
11 6 (8.57%) Ajax
11 6 (8.57%) Classic ASP
12 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (7.14%) XML
13 4 (5.71%) JSON
14 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
14 3 (4.29%) NHibernate
14 3 (4.29%) RESTful
14 3 (4.29%) WinForms
14 3 (4.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 11 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (12.86%) Computer Science
4 7 (10.00%) Digital Media
5 5 (7.14%) iPhone
6 3 (4.29%) User Experience
7 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.14%) Android
2 14 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (8.57%) Linux
3 6 (8.57%) Windows
4 5 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.57%) MVC
3 16 (22.86%) Scrum
4 15 (21.43%) OO
5 14 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 12 (17.14%) TDD
7 10 (14.29%) OOP
8 8 (11.43%) Data Analysis
9 7 (10.00%) Android Development
9 7 (10.00%) Game Development
9 7 (10.00%) iOS Development
9 7 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (7.14%) DevOps
10 5 (7.14%) SDLC
10 5 (7.14%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.71%) Change Control
12 3 (4.29%) Line Management
12 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
12 3 (4.29%) Product Management
12 3 (4.29%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (61.43%) C#
2 36 (51.43%) SQL
3 29 (41.43%) JavaScript
4 25 (35.71%) C++
4 25 (35.71%) Java
5 20 (28.57%) Objective-C
6 19 (27.14%) Python
7 13 (18.57%) VB.NET
8 10 (14.29%) C
9 8 (11.43%) MATLAB
9 8 (11.43%) R
9 8 (11.43%) Ruby
10 7 (10.00%) VB
11 6 (8.57%) VBScript
12 5 (7.14%) T-SQL
13 3 (4.29%) PHP
14 1 (1.43%) Perl
14 1 (1.43%) X++
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.86%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) ISO 14001
2 3 (4.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) Apple
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle
3 4 (5.71%) Google
4 3 (4.29%) Cisco
4 3 (4.29%) IBM
4 3 (4.29%) VMware
5 1 (1.43%) hybris
5 1 (1.43%) JD Edwards
Plymouth, Devon
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