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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 42 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 41 35 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.37% 5.80% 5.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.74% 6.08% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 41 28 30
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
714 576 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.58% 95.52% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 597 505 532
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
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 22 October 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 October 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 -21 18 £46,250 +54.16% 3
Taunton +10 9 £31,500 +5.00% 2
Yeovil - 2 £30,000 -
Frome - 1 £30,000 -
Street - 1 £40,000 -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 48 (60.76%) JavaScript
2 46 (58.23%) HTML
3 36 (45.57%) C#
3 36 (45.57%) .NET
4 33 (41.77%) SQL
5 32 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (36.71%) SQL Server
7 27 (34.18%) Java
7 27 (34.18%) jQuery
8 25 (31.65%) CSS
9 24 (30.38%) Software Engineering
10 22 (27.85%) Oracle
11 20 (25.32%) Linux
12 19 (24.05%) ASP.NET
13 18 (22.78%) Python
14 16 (20.25%) MySQL
14 16 (20.25%) Web Services
15 15 (18.99%) Git (software)
15 15 (18.99%) VB.NET
16 14 (17.72%) TDD
16 14 (17.72%) Django
16 14 (17.72%) RESTful
17 13 (16.46%) AngularJS
17 13 (16.46%) .NET Framework
17 13 (16.46%) C++
17 13 (16.46%) OOD
17 13 (16.46%) PostgreSQL
18 12 (15.19%) Scrum
18 12 (15.19%) GIS
18 12 (15.19%) Unit Testing

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (15.19%) Gunicorn
1 12 (15.19%) nginx
2 4 (5.06%) IIS
3 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.53%) Apache
5 1 (1.27%) CMS
5 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) HTTP
2 1 (1.27%) Wireless
2 1 (1.27%) VoIP
2 1 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (36.71%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.25%) MySQL
3 13 (16.46%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.80%) Riak
4 3 (3.80%) Big Data
4 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.27%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.27%) Redis
5 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (18.99%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.19%) NUnit
3 9 (11.39%) JUnit
4 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.27%) PEAR
5 1 (1.27%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.27%) Trac
5 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.27%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.27%) Maven
General
1 4 (5.06%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.53%) Advertising
3 2 (2.53%) Publishing
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (58.23%) HTML
2 36 (45.57%) .NET
3 27 (34.18%) jQuery
4 25 (31.65%) CSS
5 19 (24.05%) ASP.NET
6 16 (20.25%) Web Services
7 14 (17.72%) Django
7 14 (17.72%) RESTful
8 13 (16.46%) AngularJS
8 13 (16.46%) .NET Framework
9 12 (15.19%) Leaflet
9 12 (15.19%) Flask
9 12 (15.19%) HTML5
10 11 (13.92%) Spring
11 10 (12.66%) XML
12 9 (11.39%) JPA
12 9 (11.39%) Java EE
12 9 (11.39%) Backbone.js
13 6 (7.59%) Ajax
13 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) GIS
2 4 (5.06%) Mathematics
2 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.53%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.27%) Open Source
4 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.32%) Linux
2 12 (15.19%) Apple iOS
3 6 (7.59%) Windows
4 4 (5.06%) Android
5 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.38%) Software Engineering
3 14 (17.72%) TDD
4 13 (16.46%) OOD
5 12 (15.19%) Scrum
5 12 (15.19%) Unit Testing
5 12 (15.19%) Automated Testing
5 12 (15.19%) MVC
6 9 (11.39%) OO
7 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.33%) Analytics
9 4 (5.06%) Web Development
9 4 (5.06%) OOP
9 4 (5.06%) Android Development
10 3 (3.80%) User Stories
10 3 (3.80%) Performance Management
11 2 (2.53%) Strategic Planning
11 2 (2.53%) Refactoring
11 2 (2.53%) ITIL
11 2 (2.53%) UML
Programming Languages
1 48 (60.76%) JavaScript
2 36 (45.57%) C#
3 33 (41.77%) SQL
4 27 (34.18%) Java
5 18 (22.78%) Python
6 15 (18.99%) VB.NET
7 13 (16.46%) C++
8 12 (15.19%) TypeScript
9 4 (5.06%) C
10 3 (3.80%) PHP
10 3 (3.80%) VBScript
10 3 (3.80%) VB
10 3 (3.80%) Erlang
10 3 (3.80%) VB6
11 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.27%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.27%) VBA
11 1 (1.27%) Perl
11 1 (1.27%) PHP5
11 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.27%) MCSD
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Xen
Vendors
1 22 (27.85%) Oracle
2 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
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