The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Exeter 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 18 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 19 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 10.86% 11.56% 7.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.45% 12.14% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 15
Average salary £31,000 £35,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.67% +18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,500 £39,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Developer
Devon

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Exeter 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
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
166 140 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 94.86% 95.24% 98.56%
Number of salaries quoted 126 124 196
Average salary £35,000 £30,157 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.06% -7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Exeter

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Exeter

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Exeter

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 23 (76.67%) JavaScript
2 22 (73.33%) HTML
3 16 (53.33%) C#
3 16 (53.33%) .NET
4 13 (43.33%) CSS
5 11 (36.67%) MVC
5 11 (36.67%) jQuery
6 9 (30.00%) OO
6 9 (30.00%) Oracle
7 8 (26.67%) MySQL
7 8 (26.67%) Web Services
7 8 (26.67%) PHP
7 8 (26.67%) JSON
7 8 (26.67%) OO PHP
8 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
8 7 (23.33%) NUnit
8 7 (23.33%) PHP5
8 7 (23.33%) SQL
9 6 (20.00%) Java
9 6 (20.00%) XML
9 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 5 (16.67%) Data Analysis
10 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 5 (16.67%) RESTful
10 5 (16.67%) UNIX
10 5 (16.67%) Python
10 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 (10.00%) CMS
1 3 (10.00%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) MySQL
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) NUnit
2 1 (3.33%) Maven
2 1 (3.33%) JUnit
General
1 3 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) HTML
2 16 (53.33%) .NET
3 13 (43.33%) CSS
4 11 (36.67%) jQuery
5 8 (26.67%) JSON
5 8 (26.67%) Web Services
6 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
7 6 (20.00%) XML
8 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 5 (16.67%) RESTful
9 4 (13.33%) NHibernate
9 4 (13.33%) WPF
10 3 (10.00%) WCF
10 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
10 3 (10.00%) WinForms
11 1 (3.33%) Spring
11 1 (3.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) UNIX
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) MVC
2 9 (30.00%) OO
3 8 (26.67%) OO PHP
4 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Scrum
7 1 (3.33%) OOP
7 1 (3.33%) Refactoring
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) JavaScript
2 16 (53.33%) C#
3 8 (26.67%) PHP
4 7 (23.33%) SQL
4 7 (23.33%) PHP5
5 6 (20.00%) Java
6 5 (16.67%) Python
7 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
7 4 (13.33%) C++
8 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) ESRI