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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 34 22 45
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 29 47 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.84% 8.05% 5.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 8.45% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 29 45 34
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £36,500 £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
464 556 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.36% 95.21% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 406 447 616
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 4 March 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 March 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 -16 15 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Bridgwater +11 6 £29,000 -17.14%
Taunton -1 5 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Street - 2 £26,000 -
Clevedon - 1 £36,000 -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 57 (76.00%) HTML
2 50 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 41 (54.67%) C#
3 41 (54.67%) .NET
4 37 (49.33%) CSS
5 34 (45.33%) SQL Server
6 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (38.67%) Software Engineering
8 27 (36.00%) jQuery
9 26 (34.67%) ASP.NET
10 24 (32.00%) MySQL
11 23 (30.67%) SQL
12 22 (29.33%) C++
12 22 (29.33%) MVC
12 22 (29.33%) Scrum
13 21 (28.00%) Linux
14 18 (24.00%) Python
14 18 (24.00%) Git (software)
15 17 (22.67%) PHP
16 16 (21.33%) XML
17 15 (20.00%) Degree
17 15 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (18.67%) HTML5
18 14 (18.67%) OOP
18 14 (18.67%) Java
18 14 (18.67%) VB.NET
19 12 (16.00%) OO
19 12 (16.00%) Visual Studio
19 12 (16.00%) Unit Testing
19 12 (16.00%) WCF

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 9 (12.00%) Apache
2 6 (8.00%) nginx
2 6 (8.00%) Gunicorn
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.33%) CMS
4 1 (1.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (9.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) SaaS
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) Internet
2 2 (2.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (45.33%) SQL Server
2 24 (32.00%) MySQL
3 6 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.00%) Visual Studio
3 9 (12.00%) NUnit
3 9 (12.00%) Bugzilla
3 9 (12.00%) Trac
3 9 (12.00%) PHPUnit
3 9 (12.00%) PEAR
4 4 (5.33%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.33%) Subversion
5 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.67%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.33%) WATIR
General
1 2 (2.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (76.00%) HTML
2 41 (54.67%) .NET
3 37 (49.33%) CSS
4 27 (36.00%) jQuery
5 26 (34.67%) ASP.NET
6 16 (21.33%) XML
7 14 (18.67%) HTML5
8 12 (16.00%) WCF
8 12 (16.00%) .NET Framework
8 12 (16.00%) Ajax
9 10 (13.33%) JSON
10 9 (12.00%) Web Services
11 8 (10.67%) Flask
11 8 (10.67%) Symfony
11 8 (10.67%) CakePHP
12 7 (9.33%) Sass
13 6 (8.00%) Django
13 6 (8.00%) AngularJS
13 6 (8.00%) Leaflet
14 5 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.00%) Open Source
3 6 (8.00%) GIS
4 4 (5.33%) N-Tier
4 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.67%) User Experience
5 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.67%) Photography
5 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.33%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.33%) VLE
6 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.00%) Linux
2 8 (10.67%) Apple iOS
3 6 (8.00%) Windows
4 4 (5.33%) Android
5 3 (4.00%) UNIX
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (38.67%) Software Engineering
3 22 (29.33%) MVC
3 22 (29.33%) Scrum
4 14 (18.67%) OOP
5 12 (16.00%) OO
5 12 (16.00%) Unit Testing
6 11 (14.67%) Web Application Development
7 9 (12.00%) Web Development
7 9 (12.00%) Automated Testing
8 8 (10.67%) Mentoring
8 8 (10.67%) TDD
9 6 (8.00%) OOD
10 4 (5.33%) Image Processing
11 3 (4.00%) Strategic Planning
11 3 (4.00%) Performance Management
12 2 (2.67%) BDD
12 2 (2.67%) Android Development
12 2 (2.67%) Software Architecture
12 2 (2.67%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 50 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 41 (54.67%) C#
3 23 (30.67%) SQL
4 22 (29.33%) C++
5 18 (24.00%) Python
6 17 (22.67%) PHP
7 14 (18.67%) Java
7 14 (18.67%) VB.NET
8 9 (12.00%) PHP5
9 8 (10.67%) Ruby
10 6 (8.00%) TypeScript
10 6 (8.00%) Dart
11 5 (6.67%) VB
11 5 (6.67%) C
12 4 (5.33%) VBScript
12 4 (5.33%) VB6
13 2 (2.67%) VBA
13 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.67%) Embedded C
14 1 (1.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Degree
2 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.33%) MCSD
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) Oracle
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.33%) Adobe
3 1 (1.33%) Zend
3 1 (1.33%) Sophos
Bath, Avon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago