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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 29 47 35
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 44 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 7.36% 3.76% 4.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.59% 4.02% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 42 28 19
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,700 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
580 697 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 96.99% 93.68% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 478 603 433
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 +11 20 £35,000 -6.66%
Taunton +15 9 £32,500 +4.83% 8
Bridgwater - 5 £35,000 -
Yeovil -12 4 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Wells -2 1 £45,000 +87.50%
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (56.82%) C#
2 48 (54.55%) .NET
3 46 (52.27%) JavaScript
4 44 (50.00%) MVC
5 40 (45.45%) HTML
5 40 (45.45%) Software Engineering
6 38 (43.18%) CSS
7 34 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (35.23%) jQuery
9 30 (34.09%) SQL
10 25 (28.41%) C++
11 24 (27.27%) ASP.NET
12 21 (23.86%) MySQL
12 21 (23.86%) SQL Server
12 21 (23.86%) OO
13 17 (19.32%) HTML5
14 16 (18.18%) Java
15 15 (17.05%) Web Services
15 15 (17.05%) XHTML
15 15 (17.05%) Ajax
16 14 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (14.77%) ASP.NET MVC
17 13 (14.77%) Mentoring
17 13 (14.77%) Web Development
17 13 (14.77%) Telecoms
17 13 (14.77%) CAD
18 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
18 12 (13.64%) PHP
18 12 (13.64%) MVVM
19 11 (12.50%) Open Source

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 4 (4.55%) WebLogic
1 4 (4.55%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.41%) IIS
2 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (10.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (3.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.86%) MySQL
1 21 (23.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.55%) Apache Hive
2 4 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.95%) Visual Studio
4 6 (6.82%) Eclipse
5 5 (5.68%) JUnit
6 4 (4.55%) jMock
6 4 (4.55%) WebLogic Workshop
7 3 (3.41%) Subversion
7 3 (3.41%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.14%) Maven
8 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (14.77%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.36%) Aerospace
3 6 (6.82%) Law
4 5 (5.68%) Electronics
5 4 (4.55%) Finance
5 4 (4.55%) Advertising
5 4 (4.55%) Military
6 2 (2.27%) Back Office
6 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.14%) Marketing
7 1 (1.14%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (54.55%) .NET
2 40 (45.45%) HTML
3 38 (43.18%) CSS
4 31 (35.23%) jQuery
5 24 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 17 (19.32%) HTML5
7 15 (17.05%) Ajax
7 15 (17.05%) Web Services
7 15 (17.05%) XHTML
8 13 (14.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (12.50%) Sass
9 11 (12.50%) JSON
10 10 (11.36%) Qt
11 9 (10.23%) XML
11 9 (10.23%) SOAP
12 8 (9.09%) XML-RPC
12 8 (9.09%) WPF
12 8 (9.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 8 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (7.95%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) User Experience
2 6 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.27%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.14%) Blog
5 1 (1.14%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.14%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.23%) Linux
2 8 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 6 (6.82%) Windows
4 2 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.00%) MVC
2 40 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 34 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (23.86%) OO
5 13 (14.77%) CAD
5 13 (14.77%) Web Development
5 13 (14.77%) Mentoring
6 12 (13.64%) MVVM
7 11 (12.50%) Open Source
8 10 (11.36%) TDD
9 9 (10.23%) SDLC
10 8 (9.09%) Scrum
11 7 (7.95%) OOP
11 7 (7.95%) Waterfall
12 5 (5.68%) BDD
12 5 (5.68%) Unit Testing
12 5 (5.68%) E-Commerce
13 4 (4.55%) Pair Programming
13 4 (4.55%) Refactoring
13 4 (4.55%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (56.82%) C#
2 46 (52.27%) JavaScript
3 30 (34.09%) SQL
4 25 (28.41%) C++
5 16 (18.18%) Java
6 12 (13.64%) PHP
7 11 (12.50%) Python
7 11 (12.50%) Ruby
8 8 (9.09%) VB.NET
9 5 (5.68%) VB
10 1 (1.14%) C
10 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.14%) VC++
10 1 (1.14%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) Degree
2 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.50%) Adobe
3 4 (4.55%) ATG
3 4 (4.55%) Google
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle
5 1 (1.14%) SAP
5 1 (1.14%) ESRI
5 1 (1.14%) Trapeze
5 1 (1.14%) Capita
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Yeovil, Somerset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits, Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
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Taunton
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago