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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 23 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 9 27 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 6.72% 12.50% 5.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.20% 13.11% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 26 11
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -12.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
125 206 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 93.28% 95.37% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 91 185 205
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -16.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £20,800 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
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 30 January 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Exeter

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 22 (81.48%) JavaScript
2 17 (62.96%) HTML
3 13 (48.15%) C#
3 13 (48.15%) .NET
4 10 (37.04%) Linux
4 10 (37.04%) MVC
4 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
5 9 (33.33%) Oracle
6 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
6 8 (29.63%) Python
6 8 (29.63%) CSS
6 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (29.63%) JSON
7 7 (25.93%) NUnit
7 7 (25.93%) Web Services
7 7 (25.93%) jQuery
7 7 (25.93%) RESTful
8 6 (22.22%) MySQL
8 6 (22.22%) PHP
8 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
9 5 (18.52%) Degree
9 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
9 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
9 5 (18.52%) Java
9 5 (18.52%) XML
9 5 (18.52%) UNIX
9 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
9 5 (18.52%) OO
9 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
10 4 (14.81%) OO PHP

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) CMS
1 1 (3.70%) Kentico
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) MySQL
3 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) NUnit
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.70%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) HTML
2 13 (48.15%) .NET
3 8 (29.63%) CSS
3 8 (29.63%) JSON
4 7 (25.93%) Web Services
4 7 (25.93%) jQuery
4 7 (25.93%) RESTful
5 5 (18.52%) XML
5 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
6 4 (14.81%) WPF
6 4 (14.81%) NHibernate
7 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 3 (11.11%) Physics
2 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
2 3 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) UNIX
3 3 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) MVC
2 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
4 5 (18.52%) OO
5 4 (14.81%) OO PHP
5 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 3 (11.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) JavaScript
2 13 (48.15%) C#
3 8 (29.63%) Python
4 6 (22.22%) PHP
5 5 (18.52%) Java
6 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
6 4 (14.81%) C++
6 4 (14.81%) SQL
6 4 (14.81%) PHP5
7 3 (11.11%) VB6
7 3 (11.11%) VB
8 2 (7.41%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft