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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 36 23 36
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 30 56 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.75% 9.36% 5.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.09% 9.84% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 30 55 34
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 £32,641
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £30,000 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £38,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
493 569 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 94.44% 95.15% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 434 483 609
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,150 £22,500
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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -17 19 £33,500 +11.66% 3
Yeovil +6 3 £26,500 -11.66% 2
Taunton -4 3 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Bridgwater - 2 £32,000 -
Street - 2 £26,000 -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 48 (72.73%) HTML
2 42 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 34 (51.52%) C#
3 34 (51.52%) CSS
4 32 (48.48%) .NET
5 29 (43.94%) Software Engineering
6 26 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (37.88%) jQuery
8 24 (36.36%) ASP.NET
9 23 (34.85%) SQL Server
10 22 (33.33%) C++
10 22 (33.33%) MySQL
10 22 (33.33%) MVC
11 20 (30.30%) SQL
12 18 (27.27%) Linux
13 17 (25.76%) PHP
14 16 (24.24%) Degree
15 15 (22.73%) XML
15 15 (22.73%) Scrum
16 14 (21.21%) Python
16 14 (21.21%) Git (software)
16 14 (21.21%) HTML5
17 13 (19.70%) Visual Studio
17 13 (19.70%) OOP
18 12 (18.18%) Ajax
18 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
19 11 (16.67%) Java
19 11 (16.67%) OO
19 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
19 11 (16.67%) .NET Framework

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (13.64%) Apache
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) nginx
2 2 (3.03%) Gunicorn
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.52%) IIS
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (10.61%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) SaaS
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.85%) SQL Server
2 22 (33.33%) MySQL
3 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 13 (19.70%) Visual Studio
3 9 (13.64%) Bugzilla
3 9 (13.64%) PEAR
3 9 (13.64%) PHPUnit
3 9 (13.64%) Trac
4 5 (7.58%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.06%) Subversion
6 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.55%) NUnit
7 2 (3.03%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.52%) WATIR
General
1 3 (4.55%) Electronics
2 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.03%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (72.73%) HTML
2 34 (51.52%) CSS
3 32 (48.48%) .NET
4 25 (37.88%) jQuery
5 24 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 15 (22.73%) XML
7 14 (21.21%) HTML5
8 12 (18.18%) Ajax
9 11 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 10 (15.15%) JSON
11 9 (13.64%) WCF
12 8 (12.12%) Symfony
12 8 (12.12%) CakePHP
13 7 (10.61%) Sass
13 7 (10.61%) Web Services
14 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (7.58%) Entity Framework
16 4 (6.06%) Qt
16 4 (6.06%) Flask
17 3 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.64%) Open Source
3 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.06%) User Experience
4 4 (6.06%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.03%) Photography
5 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.03%) GIS
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.52%) VLE
6 1 (1.52%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.52%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.27%) Linux
2 7 (10.61%) Windows
3 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.55%) UNIX
5 2 (3.03%) Android
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) Software Engineering
2 26 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (33.33%) MVC
4 15 (22.73%) Scrum
5 13 (19.70%) OOP
6 11 (16.67%) OO
6 11 (16.67%) Web Application Development
7 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
8 8 (12.12%) Web Development
9 7 (10.61%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.58%) Image Processing
11 3 (4.55%) Performance Management
11 3 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
11 3 (4.55%) TDD
11 3 (4.55%) Identity Management
11 3 (4.55%) Automated Testing
11 3 (4.55%) CAD
12 2 (3.03%) OOD
12 2 (3.03%) OOA/OOD
12 2 (3.03%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 42 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 34 (51.52%) C#
3 22 (33.33%) C++
4 20 (30.30%) SQL
5 17 (25.76%) PHP
6 14 (21.21%) Python
7 11 (16.67%) Java
8 9 (13.64%) VB.NET
8 9 (13.64%) PHP5
9 8 (12.12%) Ruby
10 6 (9.09%) C
11 3 (4.55%) Embedded C
12 2 (3.03%) TypeScript
12 2 (3.03%) Dart
12 2 (3.03%) VB
12 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.52%) VBScript
13 1 (1.52%) Groovy
13 1 (1.52%) VB6
13 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) Adobe
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle
4 1 (1.52%) Sophos
4 1 (1.52%) Zend
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