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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 34 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 46 49 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 6.72% 7.12% 4.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.15% 7.49% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 46 35 26
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -12.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
643 654 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.87% 95.06% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 557 576 538
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -17 17 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Taunton +18 13 £31,500 +5.00% 5
Street -1 2 £39,000 -13.33%
Yeovil - 2 £30,000 -
Bridgwater +6 1 £29,000 -17.14%
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £35,000 -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (64.47%) HTML
2 48 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 39 (51.32%) C#
3 39 (51.32%) .NET
4 35 (46.05%) SQL Server
4 35 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (43.42%) SQL
6 29 (38.16%) CSS
7 28 (36.84%) jQuery
8 27 (35.53%) Java
9 25 (32.89%) ASP.NET
10 21 (27.63%) Oracle
11 20 (26.32%) Linux
12 19 (25.00%) Software Engineering
13 18 (23.68%) MySQL
14 17 (22.37%) C++
14 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
15 16 (21.05%) VB.NET
15 16 (21.05%) Web Services
15 16 (21.05%) Python
16 15 (19.74%) MVC
16 15 (19.74%) .NET Framework
16 15 (19.74%) Apple iOS
17 14 (18.42%) Django
17 14 (18.42%) Scrum
17 14 (18.42%) TDD
18 13 (17.11%) PostgreSQL
18 13 (17.11%) OOD
18 13 (17.11%) GIS
18 13 (17.11%) nginx

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (17.11%) nginx
1 13 (17.11%) Gunicorn
2 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.95%) IIS
4 2 (2.63%) Apache
5 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.32%) CMS
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (46.05%) SQL Server
2 18 (23.68%) MySQL
3 13 (17.11%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.32%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.79%) NUnit
3 8 (10.53%) JUnit
3 8 (10.53%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.63%) PEAR
5 2 (2.63%) PHPUnit
5 2 (2.63%) Trac
5 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.63%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.32%) Subversion
6 1 (1.32%) WATIR
General
1 6 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Advertising
3 1 (1.32%) Publishing
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Electronics
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (64.47%) HTML
2 39 (51.32%) .NET
3 29 (38.16%) CSS
4 28 (36.84%) jQuery
5 25 (32.89%) ASP.NET
6 16 (21.05%) Web Services
7 15 (19.74%) .NET Framework
8 14 (18.42%) Django
9 13 (17.11%) AngularJS
9 13 (17.11%) Leaflet
9 13 (17.11%) Flask
10 12 (15.79%) RESTful
10 12 (15.79%) HTML5
11 10 (13.16%) XML
12 9 (11.84%) Spring
12 9 (11.84%) WCF
13 8 (10.53%) JPA
13 8 (10.53%) Java EE
13 8 (10.53%) Backbone.js
14 7 (9.21%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) GIS
2 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.63%) Open Source
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.32%) Linux
2 15 (19.74%) Apple iOS
3 7 (9.21%) Windows
4 4 (5.26%) Android
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.32%) Debian
6 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.32%) UNIX
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 15 (19.74%) MVC
4 14 (18.42%) Scrum
4 14 (18.42%) TDD
5 13 (17.11%) OOD
5 13 (17.11%) Unit Testing
6 12 (15.79%) Automated Testing
7 11 (14.47%) OO
8 6 (7.89%) OOP
8 6 (7.89%) Web Development
8 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.95%) Performance Management
9 3 (3.95%) Web Application Development
9 3 (3.95%) Strategic Planning
10 2 (2.63%) Web Design
10 2 (2.63%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.63%) Change Management
10 2 (2.63%) ITIL
10 2 (2.63%) UML
Programming Languages
1 48 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 39 (51.32%) C#
3 33 (43.42%) SQL
4 27 (35.53%) Java
5 17 (22.37%) C++
6 16 (21.05%) VB.NET
6 16 (21.05%) Python
7 13 (17.11%) TypeScript
8 5 (6.58%) PHP
9 4 (5.26%) VB
10 3 (3.95%) VBScript
10 3 (3.95%) PHP5
10 3 (3.95%) VB6
11 2 (2.63%) Ruby
11 2 (2.63%) VBA
12 1 (1.32%) Groovy
12 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) MCSD
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Xen
Vendors
1 21 (27.63%) Oracle
2 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.32%) Adobe
3 1 (1.32%) Zend
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
ITF Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits, profit related bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Talent Spa
Salary: £28k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Send
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago