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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 23 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 20 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 9.90% 3.73% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.26% 3.97% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 1
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +44.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
195 126 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 96.53% 94.03% 84.03%
Number of salaries quoted 130 120 85
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 19 (70.37%) Games
1 19 (70.37%) VMware
1 19 (70.37%) Google
1 19 (70.37%) Computer Science
1 19 (70.37%) Cisco
1 19 (70.37%) IBM
2 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (48.15%) SDLC
3 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (37.04%) Web Services
5 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
5 8 (29.63%) .NET
5 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
6 7 (25.93%) C++
6 7 (25.93%) HTML
6 7 (25.93%) Java
6 7 (25.93%) XML
7 6 (22.22%) VB.NET
7 6 (22.22%) OO
7 6 (22.22%) SQL
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (22.22%) RESTful
8 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
8 5 (18.52%) JIRA
8 5 (18.52%) jQuery
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (18.52%) C#
8 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
8 5 (18.52%) CSS
8 5 (18.52%) VBScript

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) JIRA
1 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) IntelliJ
2 2 (7.41%) Maven
General
1 19 (70.37%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Web Services
2 8 (29.63%) .NET
3 7 (25.93%) XML
3 7 (25.93%) HTML
4 6 (22.22%) RESTful
5 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
5 5 (18.52%) CSS
5 5 (18.52%) Ajax
5 5 (18.52%) jQuery
6 4 (14.81%) Qt
6 4 (14.81%) JSON
7 3 (11.11%) EDI
8 2 (7.41%) Classic ASP
8 2 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (7.41%) Spring
8 2 (7.41%) HTML5
8 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
8 2 (7.41%) Apache Camel
9 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
9 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (70.37%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) SDLC
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) OO
4 5 (18.52%) MVC
5 4 (14.81%) OOP
6 2 (7.41%) BDD
6 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Web Design
6 2 (7.41%) OOD
7 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) C++
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 5 (18.52%) VBScript
4 5 (18.52%) C#
5 3 (11.11%) C
5 3 (11.11%) Perl
5 3 (11.11%) VB
5 3 (11.11%) Python
5 3 (11.11%) Fortran
5 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) ISO 14001
3 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Cisco
1 19 (70.37%) IBM
1 19 (70.37%) VMware
1 19 (70.37%) Google
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
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