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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 31 31 41
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 38 48 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 6.38% 7.00% 4.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.79% 7.43% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 38 33 29
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
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
560 646 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.96% 94.17% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 494 551 570
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 December 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 December 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
Taunton - 13 £32,500 - 3
Bath -16 12 £37,500 +22.95% 2
Bridgwater +8 4 £29,000 -17.14%
Street +5 1 £38,000 -15.55%
Clevedon - 1 £36,000 -
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £35,000 -
Yeovil - 1 £30,000 -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 51 (72.86%) HTML
2 46 (65.71%) JavaScript
3 38 (54.29%) .NET
4 36 (51.43%) C#
4 36 (51.43%) SQL Server
5 32 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (44.29%) SQL
7 30 (42.86%) CSS
8 26 (37.14%) jQuery
9 25 (35.71%) ASP.NET
10 20 (28.57%) Java
10 20 (28.57%) MySQL
11 19 (27.14%) C++
11 19 (27.14%) Git (software)
12 18 (25.71%) Oracle
12 18 (25.71%) Linux
13 17 (24.29%) MVC
13 17 (24.29%) VB.NET
13 17 (24.29%) Software Engineering
14 16 (22.86%) Scrum
14 16 (22.86%) Python
15 14 (20.00%) HTML5
15 14 (20.00%) Apple iOS
15 14 (20.00%) .NET Framework
16 13 (18.57%) Unit Testing
16 13 (18.57%) TDD
17 12 (17.14%) GIS
17 12 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
17 12 (17.14%) OOD
17 12 (17.14%) Web Services

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 12 (17.14%) nginx
1 12 (17.14%) Gunicorn
2 3 (4.29%) IIS
2 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.43%) CMS
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (5.71%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) Internet
2 2 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (51.43%) SQL Server
2 20 (28.57%) MySQL
3 12 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (27.14%) Git (software)
2 12 (17.14%) NUnit
3 10 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 5 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (7.14%) JUnit
5 2 (2.86%) PEAR
5 2 (2.86%) PHPUnit
5 2 (2.86%) Trac
5 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.86%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.43%) Subversion
6 1 (1.43%) WATIR
General
1 3 (4.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Banking
2 1 (1.43%) Electronics
2 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (72.86%) HTML
2 38 (54.29%) .NET
3 30 (42.86%) CSS
4 26 (37.14%) jQuery
5 25 (35.71%) ASP.NET
6 14 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 14 (20.00%) HTML5
7 12 (17.14%) AngularJS
7 12 (17.14%) Leaflet
7 12 (17.14%) Django
7 12 (17.14%) WCF
7 12 (17.14%) Web Services
7 12 (17.14%) Flask
8 10 (14.29%) RESTful
9 9 (12.86%) XML
10 6 (8.57%) Ajax
11 5 (7.14%) JPA
11 5 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (7.14%) Backbone.js
11 5 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) GIS
2 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.71%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.71%) Open Source
4 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) VLE
5 1 (1.43%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Linux
2 14 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.71%) Android
4 3 (4.29%) Windows
5 2 (2.86%) UNIX
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (24.29%) MVC
2 17 (24.29%) Software Engineering
3 16 (22.86%) Scrum
4 13 (18.57%) TDD
4 13 (18.57%) Unit Testing
5 12 (17.14%) Automated Testing
5 12 (17.14%) OOD
6 10 (14.29%) OO
7 7 (10.00%) Web Development
8 6 (8.57%) OOP
9 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.71%) Web Application Development
11 3 (4.29%) Performance Management
11 3 (4.29%) Strategic Planning
12 2 (2.86%) Service Delivery
12 2 (2.86%) Web Design
12 2 (2.86%) OOA/OOD
12 2 (2.86%) ITIL
12 2 (2.86%) UML
Programming Languages
1 46 (65.71%) JavaScript
2 36 (51.43%) C#
3 31 (44.29%) SQL
4 20 (28.57%) Java
5 19 (27.14%) C++
6 17 (24.29%) VB.NET
7 16 (22.86%) Python
8 12 (17.14%) TypeScript
9 8 (11.43%) PHP
10 5 (7.14%) Ruby
10 5 (7.14%) VB
11 4 (5.71%) VBScript
11 4 (5.71%) VB6
12 3 (4.29%) PHP5
13 2 (2.86%) VBA
13 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
14 1 (1.43%) C
14 1 (1.43%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) MCSD
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) Oracle
2 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.71%) Adobe
4 1 (1.43%) Zend
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