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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 47 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 31 24 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.99% 4.33% 9.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.22% 4.49% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 53
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £20,650 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,250 £41,750
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
734 535 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 94.59% 96.57% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 642 455 544
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -3 20 £36,250 +54.25% 1
Taunton -7 3 £31,000 - 2
Wells 0 2 £24,000 -31.42%
Street - 2 £45,000 -
Yeovil - 1 £30,000 -
Frome - 1 £30,000 -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 50 (52.08%) JavaScript
2 41 (42.71%) jQuery
3 39 (40.63%) HTML
4 34 (35.42%) Linux
5 32 (33.33%) Java
5 32 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 30 (31.25%) C#
7 29 (30.21%) CSS
8 28 (29.17%) SQL
9 27 (28.13%) .NET
10 26 (27.08%) MySQL
10 26 (27.08%) Web Services
11 24 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 24 (25.00%) Python
12 22 (22.92%) Git (software)
12 22 (22.92%) RESTful
13 18 (18.75%) Degree
14 17 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (17.71%) TDD
15 16 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
15 16 (16.67%) Ajax
15 16 (16.67%) AngularJS
16 15 (15.63%) HTML5
16 15 (15.63%) Django
16 15 (15.63%) OOD
16 15 (15.63%) C++
16 15 (15.63%) XML
17 14 (14.58%) JSON
18 13 (13.54%) ASP.NET
18 13 (13.54%) Oracle

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (10.42%) Gunicorn
1 10 (10.42%) nginx
2 9 (9.38%) Apache
3 6 (6.25%) IIS
4 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.13%) Drupal
6 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.54%) HTTP
2 4 (4.17%) Network Security
3 1 (1.04%) VoIP
3 1 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.08%) MySQL
2 24 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (8.33%) Riak
4 8 (8.33%) Big Data
4 8 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.17%) Redis
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.04%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (22.92%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.38%) JUnit
3 6 (6.25%) Trac
3 6 (6.25%) PHPUnit
3 6 (6.25%) PEAR
3 6 (6.25%) Bugzilla
4 4 (4.17%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.13%) NUnit
6 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.04%) Maven
6 1 (1.04%) Subversion
General
1 11 (11.46%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.21%) Finance
3 2 (2.08%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.08%) Advertising
3 2 (2.08%) Publishing
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.04%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (42.71%) jQuery
2 39 (40.63%) HTML
3 29 (30.21%) CSS
4 27 (28.13%) .NET
5 26 (27.08%) Web Services
6 22 (22.92%) RESTful
7 16 (16.67%) Ajax
7 16 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 15 (15.63%) HTML5
8 15 (15.63%) Django
8 15 (15.63%) XML
9 14 (14.58%) JSON
10 13 (13.54%) ASP.NET
11 12 (12.50%) .NET Framework
12 11 (11.46%) Spring
13 10 (10.42%) Leaflet
13 10 (10.42%) Flask
14 9 (9.38%) Java EE
14 9 (9.38%) JPA
14 9 (9.38%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) GIS
2 9 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.33%) Digital Media
3 8 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.04%) Open Source
5 1 (1.04%) DTV
5 1 (1.04%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 34 (35.42%) Linux
2 10 (10.42%) Apple iOS
2 10 (10.42%) Windows
3 9 (9.38%) Android
4 5 (5.21%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.13%) Windows Phone 8
5 3 (3.13%) Windows Phone
5 3 (3.13%) Windows Phone 7
5 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.04%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 17 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.71%) TDD
3 15 (15.63%) OOD
4 13 (13.54%) Analytics
5 12 (12.50%) OO
6 9 (9.38%) Android Development
7 8 (8.33%) Web Application Development
7 8 (8.33%) Scrum
8 7 (7.29%) MVC
9 6 (6.25%) OOP
10 5 (5.21%) Automated Testing
11 4 (4.17%) Data Analysis
11 4 (4.17%) Web Development
11 4 (4.17%) User Experience Design
11 4 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (3.13%) User Stories
12 3 (3.13%) Waterfall
12 3 (3.13%) Kanban
12 3 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (52.08%) JavaScript
2 32 (33.33%) Java
3 30 (31.25%) C#
4 28 (29.17%) SQL
5 24 (25.00%) Python
6 15 (15.63%) C++
7 10 (10.42%) TypeScript
7 10 (10.42%) VB.NET
7 10 (10.42%) C
7 10 (10.42%) PHP
8 8 (8.33%) Erlang
9 7 (7.29%) Perl
10 6 (6.25%) PHP5
11 4 (4.17%) Ruby
12 3 (3.13%) XAML
13 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.04%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 18 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Xen
Vendors
1 13 (13.54%) Oracle
2 11 (11.46%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.13%) Trapeze
4 1 (1.04%) SAP
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