The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 42 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 32 23 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.12% 4.29% 6.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.41% 4.44% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 32 21 42
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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 Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
726 518 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.44% 96.64% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 610 448 583
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Somerset

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Somerset

Software Developer
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
Bath -14 18 £45,000 +50.00% 4
Taunton -1 6 £31,250 +4.16% 1
Yeovil - 1 £30,000 -
Frome - 1 £30,000 -
Street - 1 £40,000 -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 49 (51.58%) JavaScript
2 40 (42.11%) HTML
3 39 (41.05%) jQuery
4 36 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (35.79%) Linux
6 33 (34.74%) Java
7 31 (32.63%) C#
8 30 (31.58%) Software Engineering
9 28 (29.47%) .NET
10 27 (28.42%) SQL
11 26 (27.37%) MySQL
11 26 (27.37%) CSS
11 26 (27.37%) Web Services
11 26 (27.37%) Python
12 24 (25.26%) SQL Server
12 24 (25.26%) Git (software)
13 23 (24.21%) RESTful
14 20 (21.05%) TDD
15 19 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
15 19 (20.00%) AngularJS
16 17 (17.89%) OOD
16 17 (17.89%) C++
16 17 (17.89%) Oracle
16 17 (17.89%) Django
17 15 (15.79%) Degree
17 15 (15.79%) HTTP
18 14 (14.74%) OO
18 14 (14.74%) HTML5
19 13 (13.68%) nginx
19 13 (13.68%) Apple iOS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 13 (13.68%) nginx
1 13 (13.68%) Gunicorn
2 6 (6.32%) Apache
3 4 (4.21%) IIS
4 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.11%) Drupal
6 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Office
2 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.79%) HTTP
2 4 (4.21%) Network Security
3 1 (1.05%) Wireless
3 1 (1.05%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.37%) MySQL
2 24 (25.26%) SQL Server
3 19 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (7.37%) Riak
4 7 (7.37%) Big Data
4 7 (7.37%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.21%) Redis
5 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.21%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.05%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 24 (25.26%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.47%) JUnit
3 7 (7.37%) NUnit
4 4 (4.21%) PHPUnit
4 4 (4.21%) PEAR
4 4 (4.21%) Trac
4 4 (4.21%) Bugzilla
5 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.05%) Maven
6 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (8.42%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.21%) Finance
3 2 (2.11%) Advertising
3 2 (2.11%) Publishing
4 1 (1.05%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.05%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (42.11%) HTML
2 39 (41.05%) jQuery
3 28 (29.47%) .NET
4 26 (27.37%) CSS
4 26 (27.37%) Web Services
5 23 (24.21%) RESTful
6 19 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 17 (17.89%) Django
8 14 (14.74%) HTML5
9 13 (13.68%) Leaflet
9 13 (13.68%) Flask
9 13 (13.68%) ASP.NET
10 12 (12.63%) XML
11 11 (11.58%) Ajax
11 11 (11.58%) Spring
12 9 (9.47%) JSON
12 9 (9.47%) JPA
12 9 (9.47%) Java EE
12 9 (9.47%) Backbone.js
12 9 (9.47%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.68%) GIS
2 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.42%) Mathematics
3 7 (7.37%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.32%) Digital Media
5 4 (4.21%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.21%) User Experience
6 1 (1.05%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.05%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 34 (35.79%) Linux
2 13 (13.68%) Apple iOS
3 11 (11.58%) Android
4 8 (8.42%) Windows
5 5 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.11%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.11%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (2.11%) Windows Phone 7
6 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.05%) Debian
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (31.58%) Software Engineering
3 20 (21.05%) TDD
4 17 (17.89%) OOD
5 14 (14.74%) OO
6 13 (13.68%) Analytics
7 11 (11.58%) Android Development
8 9 (9.47%) MVC
8 9 (9.47%) Scrum
9 7 (7.37%) Automated Testing
9 7 (7.37%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.26%) OOP
10 5 (5.26%) Web Application Development
11 4 (4.21%) User Experience Design
11 4 (4.21%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (4.21%) Data Analysis
12 3 (3.16%) Web Development
12 3 (3.16%) Mentoring
12 3 (3.16%) User Stories
13 2 (2.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 49 (51.58%) JavaScript
2 33 (34.74%) Java
3 31 (32.63%) C#
4 27 (28.42%) SQL
5 26 (27.37%) Python
6 17 (17.89%) C++
7 13 (13.68%) TypeScript
8 11 (11.58%) VB.NET
9 10 (10.53%) C
10 7 (7.37%) PHP
10 7 (7.37%) Erlang
11 6 (6.32%) Perl
12 4 (4.21%) PHP5
13 3 (3.16%) VBScript
13 3 (3.16%) VB
13 3 (3.16%) VB6
13 3 (3.16%) Ruby
14 2 (2.11%) XAML
15 1 (1.05%) VBA
15 1 (1.05%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 15 (15.79%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Xen
Vendors
1 17 (17.89%) Oracle
2 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.11%) Trapeze
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