The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 40 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 37 34 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.74% 5.94% 10.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.96% 6.19% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 35 33 54
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £20,800 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £41,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
746 549 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 95.52% 95.98% 99.25%
Number of salaries quoted 672 473 488
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
South West

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 July 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 July 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 26 £35,750 +10.00% 2
Yeovil - 3 £30,000 -
Wells -1 2 £24,000 -31.42%
Street - 2 £45,000 -
Taunton -9 1 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (44.14%) JavaScript
2 48 (43.24%) Software Engineering
3 41 (36.94%) HTML
4 39 (35.14%) Linux
5 35 (31.53%) jQuery
6 34 (30.63%) CSS
7 32 (28.83%) Web Services
8 31 (27.93%) C#
9 29 (26.13%) SQL
10 28 (25.23%) .NET
10 28 (25.23%) Java
11 27 (24.32%) Analytics
12 25 (22.52%) RESTful
12 25 (22.52%) SQL Server
12 25 (22.52%) OO
13 24 (21.62%) Git (software)
14 23 (20.72%) MySQL
15 22 (19.82%) Python
16 19 (17.12%) HTTP
16 19 (17.12%) Degree
17 17 (15.32%) Ajax
18 16 (14.41%) JSON
18 16 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
18 16 (14.41%) XML
19 15 (13.51%) Telecoms
20 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
20 14 (12.61%) C++
20 14 (12.61%) Scrum
20 14 (12.61%) Android
20 14 (12.61%) Android Development

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 11 (9.91%) Apache
2 5 (4.50%) Gunicorn
2 5 (4.50%) nginx
3 4 (3.60%) IIS
4 3 (2.70%) Drupal
5 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.12%) HTTP
2 4 (3.60%) Network Security
3 1 (0.90%) VoIP
3 1 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.52%) SQL Server
2 23 (20.72%) MySQL
3 11 (9.91%) Big Data
3 11 (9.91%) Riak
3 11 (9.91%) NoSQL
3 11 (9.91%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.60%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.60%) Redis
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.90%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (21.62%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.21%) Bugzilla
2 8 (7.21%) Trac
2 8 (7.21%) PHPUnit
2 8 (7.21%) PEAR
3 6 (5.41%) JUnit
4 4 (3.60%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.70%) Subversion
6 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.90%) Maven
6 1 (0.90%) NUnit
General
1 15 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.50%) Finance
3 2 (1.80%) Advertising
3 2 (1.80%) Publishing
3 2 (1.80%) Marketing
3 2 (1.80%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.90%) Electronics
4 1 (0.90%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (36.94%) HTML
2 35 (31.53%) jQuery
3 34 (30.63%) CSS
4 32 (28.83%) Web Services
5 28 (25.23%) .NET
6 25 (22.52%) RESTful
7 17 (15.32%) Ajax
8 16 (14.41%) JSON
8 16 (14.41%) XML
9 13 (11.71%) .NET Framework
10 11 (9.91%) AngularJS
10 11 (9.91%) HTML5
10 11 (9.91%) ASP.NET
11 10 (9.01%) Django
12 8 (7.21%) Spring
12 8 (7.21%) Symfony
12 8 (7.21%) CakePHP
12 8 (7.21%) Android SDK
13 6 (5.41%) WCF
13 6 (5.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) Digital Media
2 10 (9.01%) Mathematics
3 9 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.50%) GIS
5 4 (3.60%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.90%) Open Source
6 1 (0.90%) DTV
6 1 (0.90%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 39 (35.14%) Linux
2 14 (12.61%) Android
3 13 (11.71%) Windows
4 10 (9.01%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.50%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.70%) Windows Phone 8
6 3 (2.70%) Windows Phone
6 3 (2.70%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.90%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (43.24%) Software Engineering
2 27 (24.32%) Analytics
3 25 (22.52%) OO
4 16 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (12.61%) Scrum
5 14 (12.61%) Android Development
6 13 (11.71%) OOD
7 12 (10.81%) TDD
8 10 (9.01%) Web Application Development
9 8 (7.21%) OOP
9 8 (7.21%) MVC
10 7 (6.31%) Automated Testing
11 6 (5.41%) Web Design
11 6 (5.41%) Migration
11 6 (5.41%) Web Development
12 5 (4.50%) iOS Development
13 4 (3.60%) Data Analysis
13 4 (3.60%) Project Management
13 4 (3.60%) User Experience Design
13 4 (3.60%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 49 (44.14%) JavaScript
2 31 (27.93%) C#
3 29 (26.13%) SQL
4 28 (25.23%) Java
5 22 (19.82%) Python
6 14 (12.61%) C++
7 12 (10.81%) PHP
8 11 (9.91%) Erlang
9 10 (9.01%) VB.NET
9 10 (9.01%) C
10 9 (8.11%) Perl
11 8 (7.21%) PHP5
12 5 (4.50%) TypeScript
12 5 (4.50%) Objective-C
13 4 (3.60%) Ruby
14 3 (2.70%) XAML
15 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.90%) VB
15 1 (0.90%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 19 (17.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Xen
Vendors
1 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.21%) Oracle
3 3 (2.70%) Trapeze
4 1 (0.90%) SAP
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