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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 43 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 36 30 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.52% 5.33% 9.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.75% 5.52% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 36 29 53
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
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
758 543 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 95.11% 96.45% 99.28%
Number of salaries quoted 683 461 505
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 1 August 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 1 August 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 25 £36,500 +12.30% 1
Yeovil - 3 £30,000 -
Wells +1 2 £24,000 -31.42%
Street - 2 £45,000 -
Taunton -8 1 £30,000 -40.00% 4
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (44.95%) JavaScript
2 44 (40.37%) Software Engineering
3 41 (37.61%) HTML
4 39 (35.78%) Linux
5 38 (34.86%) jQuery
6 34 (31.19%) CSS
7 31 (28.44%) Web Services
7 31 (28.44%) C#
8 30 (27.52%) Java
9 29 (26.61%) SQL
10 28 (25.69%) .NET
11 25 (22.94%) MySQL
11 25 (22.94%) Git (software)
12 24 (22.02%) RESTful
12 24 (22.02%) SQL Server
13 23 (21.10%) OO
13 23 (21.10%) Python
13 23 (21.10%) Analytics
14 19 (17.43%) Degree
15 17 (15.60%) Ajax
15 17 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (15.60%) HTTP
16 16 (14.68%) XML
16 16 (14.68%) JSON
17 15 (13.76%) OOD
18 14 (12.84%) Microsoft
18 14 (12.84%) Telecoms
18 14 (12.84%) C++
18 14 (12.84%) TDD
19 13 (11.93%) PostgreSQL

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (10.09%) Apache
2 7 (6.42%) Gunicorn
2 7 (6.42%) nginx
3 4 (3.67%) IIS
4 3 (2.75%) Drupal
5 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.60%) HTTP
2 4 (3.67%) Network Security
3 1 (0.92%) VoIP
3 1 (0.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.94%) MySQL
2 24 (22.02%) SQL Server
3 13 (11.93%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (9.17%) Big Data
4 10 (9.17%) Riak
4 10 (9.17%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.67%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.67%) Redis
5 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.92%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (22.94%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.34%) Bugzilla
2 8 (7.34%) PEAR
2 8 (7.34%) PHPUnit
2 8 (7.34%) Trac
3 7 (6.42%) JUnit
4 4 (3.67%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.75%) Subversion
6 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.92%) Maven
6 1 (0.92%) NUnit
6 1 (0.92%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (12.84%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.59%) Finance
3 2 (1.83%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.83%) Marketing
3 2 (1.83%) Advertising
3 2 (1.83%) Publishing
4 1 (0.92%) Banking
4 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.92%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (37.61%) HTML
2 38 (34.86%) jQuery
3 34 (31.19%) CSS
4 31 (28.44%) Web Services
5 28 (25.69%) .NET
6 24 (22.02%) RESTful
7 17 (15.60%) Ajax
8 16 (14.68%) XML
8 16 (14.68%) JSON
9 13 (11.93%) .NET Framework
9 13 (11.93%) AngularJS
10 12 (11.01%) HTML5
10 12 (11.01%) Django
11 11 (10.09%) ASP.NET
12 9 (8.26%) Spring
13 8 (7.34%) Symfony
13 8 (7.34%) CakePHP
13 8 (7.34%) Android SDK
14 7 (6.42%) Leaflet
14 7 (6.42%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) Digital Media
2 9 (8.26%) Mathematics
2 9 (8.26%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.42%) GIS
4 4 (3.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.92%) Open Source
5 1 (0.92%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (0.92%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 39 (35.78%) Linux
2 13 (11.93%) Windows
2 13 (11.93%) Android
3 11 (10.09%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.59%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.75%) Windows Phone
5 3 (2.75%) Windows Phone 8
5 3 (2.75%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.92%) Debian
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.37%) Software Engineering
2 23 (21.10%) OO
2 23 (21.10%) Analytics
3 17 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.76%) OOD
5 14 (12.84%) TDD
6 13 (11.93%) Scrum
6 13 (11.93%) Android Development
7 10 (9.17%) Web Application Development
8 8 (7.34%) OOP
8 8 (7.34%) MVC
9 6 (5.50%) Automated Testing
9 6 (5.50%) Web Development
9 6 (5.50%) Web Design
10 5 (4.59%) Migration
11 4 (3.67%) Project Management
11 4 (3.67%) Data Analysis
11 4 (3.67%) User Experience Design
11 4 (3.67%) iOS Development
11 4 (3.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 49 (44.95%) JavaScript
2 31 (28.44%) C#
3 30 (27.52%) Java
4 29 (26.61%) SQL
5 23 (21.10%) Python
6 14 (12.84%) C++
7 12 (11.01%) PHP
8 10 (9.17%) Erlang
8 10 (9.17%) VB.NET
8 10 (9.17%) C
9 9 (8.26%) Perl
10 8 (7.34%) PHP5
11 7 (6.42%) TypeScript
12 4 (3.67%) Ruby
12 4 (3.67%) Objective-C
13 3 (2.75%) XAML
14 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.92%) VB
14 1 (0.92%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 19 (17.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Xen
Vendors
1 14 (12.84%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.26%) Oracle
3 3 (2.75%) Trapeze
4 1 (0.92%) SAP
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