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 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 17 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 17 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 12.59% 5.93% 12.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.78% 6.40% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 25
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £36,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
133 125 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 98.52% 92.59% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 130 90 183
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,400 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Exeter

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 26 (68.42%) SQL
2 21 (55.26%) HTML
3 18 (47.37%) .NET
4 17 (44.74%) Java
5 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
6 15 (39.47%) C++
6 15 (39.47%) CSS
6 15 (39.47%) Python
7 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (34.21%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (31.58%) Objective-C
9 12 (31.58%) C#
9 12 (31.58%) Mobile App
10 11 (28.95%) AngularJS
10 11 (28.95%) OO
11 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
12 9 (23.68%) VB.NET
12 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET
12 9 (23.68%) MVC
12 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
13 8 (21.05%) QA
13 8 (21.05%) Degree
13 8 (21.05%) JIRA
13 8 (21.05%) Scrum
14 7 (18.42%) OOP
14 7 (18.42%) C
14 7 (18.42%) Django
14 7 (18.42%) SQLite
14 7 (18.42%) Games
14 7 (18.42%) Mobile Application Development

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (13.16%) SAS
2 4 (10.53%) ColdFusion
2 4 (10.53%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 7 (18.42%) SQLite
4 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) MySQL
5 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) JIRA
2 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.89%) IntelliJ
3 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.89%) JUnit
3 3 (7.89%) Maven
3 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (18.42%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (55.26%) HTML
2 18 (47.37%) .NET
3 15 (39.47%) CSS
4 11 (28.95%) AngularJS
5 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET
6 7 (18.42%) Django
7 6 (15.79%) Ajax
7 6 (15.79%) Classic ASP
7 6 (15.79%) jQuery
8 4 (10.53%) XML
9 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
9 3 (7.89%) Entity Framework
9 3 (7.89%) HTML5
9 3 (7.89%) JSON
9 3 (7.89%) NHibernate
9 3 (7.89%) RESTful
9 3 (7.89%) WCF
9 3 (7.89%) Web Services
9 3 (7.89%) WinForms
9 3 (7.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Mobile App
2 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Android
1 7 (18.42%) Apple iOS
2 6 (15.79%) Windows
3 5 (13.16%) Linux
3 5 (13.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) OO
3 9 (23.68%) MVC
4 8 (21.05%) Scrum
5 7 (18.42%) Game Development
5 7 (18.42%) Mobile Application Development
5 7 (18.42%) OOP
6 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.16%) Data Analysis
8 4 (10.53%) Change Control
8 4 (10.53%) SDLC
9 3 (7.89%) Product Management
9 3 (7.89%) Software Delivery
9 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
9 3 (7.89%) TDD
10 2 (5.26%) DevOps
10 2 (5.26%) Web Development
11 1 (2.63%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) SQL
2 17 (44.74%) Java
3 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 15 (39.47%) C++
4 15 (39.47%) Python
5 12 (31.58%) C#
5 12 (31.58%) Objective-C
6 9 (23.68%) VB.NET
7 7 (18.42%) C
8 6 (15.79%) VBScript
9 5 (13.16%) MATLAB
9 5 (13.16%) R
9 5 (13.16%) Ruby
10 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
11 2 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) ISO 14001
2 3 (7.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Apple
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco
4 3 (7.89%) Google
4 3 (7.89%) IBM
4 3 (7.89%) VMware