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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 28 31 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 32 38 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 6.48% 6.01% 4.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.96% 6.39% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 32 29 31
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £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
460 595 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.12% 94.15% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 415 487 637
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,500 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -9 12 £33,750 -3.57% 6
Taunton +8 11 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Bridgwater +7 6 £29,000 -17.14%
Street +1 1 £38,000 -15.55%
Clevedon - 1 £36,000 -
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £35,000 -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 55 (74.32%) HTML
2 50 (67.57%) JavaScript
3 39 (52.70%) .NET
4 37 (50.00%) C#
4 37 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 33 (44.59%) CSS
5 33 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (40.54%) jQuery
7 29 (39.19%) SQL
8 26 (35.14%) ASP.NET
9 25 (33.78%) MySQL
10 21 (28.38%) Linux
10 21 (28.38%) Software Engineering
11 20 (27.03%) Scrum
11 20 (27.03%) Git (software)
12 19 (25.68%) MVC
12 19 (25.68%) C++
13 18 (24.32%) Java
14 17 (22.97%) VB.NET
14 17 (22.97%) Python
15 16 (21.62%) Oracle
16 14 (18.92%) .NET Framework
17 13 (17.57%) PHP
17 13 (17.57%) Unit Testing
17 13 (17.57%) TDD
17 13 (17.57%) HTML5
17 13 (17.57%) Apple iOS
18 12 (16.22%) Automated Testing
18 12 (16.22%) NUnit
18 12 (16.22%) WCF

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 11 (14.86%) nginx
1 11 (14.86%) Gunicorn
2 6 (8.11%) Apache
3 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.05%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) CMS
4 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (8.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (33.78%) MySQL
3 11 (14.86%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (27.03%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.22%) NUnit
3 10 (13.51%) Visual Studio
4 6 (8.11%) Bugzilla
4 6 (8.11%) PEAR
4 6 (8.11%) PHPUnit
4 6 (8.11%) Trac
5 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.05%) JUnit
7 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.70%) Subversion
8 1 (1.35%) WATIR
General
1 2 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (74.32%) HTML
2 39 (52.70%) .NET
3 33 (44.59%) CSS
4 30 (40.54%) jQuery
5 26 (35.14%) ASP.NET
6 14 (18.92%) .NET Framework
7 13 (17.57%) HTML5
8 12 (16.22%) WCF
8 12 (16.22%) XML
9 11 (14.86%) AngularJS
9 11 (14.86%) Leaflet
9 11 (14.86%) Django
9 11 (14.86%) Flask
10 10 (13.51%) Web Services
10 10 (13.51%) Ajax
11 8 (10.81%) RESTful
12 7 (9.46%) JSON
13 6 (8.11%) Sass
14 5 (6.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 5 (6.76%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) GIS
1 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.11%) Open Source
3 4 (5.41%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) VLE
5 1 (1.35%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.38%) Linux
2 13 (17.57%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.41%) Android
3 4 (5.41%) Windows
4 3 (4.05%) UNIX
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.38%) Software Engineering
3 20 (27.03%) Scrum
4 19 (25.68%) MVC
5 13 (17.57%) TDD
5 13 (17.57%) Unit Testing
6 12 (16.22%) Automated Testing
7 11 (14.86%) OOD
8 10 (13.51%) OO
9 9 (12.16%) OOP
9 9 (12.16%) Web Development
10 8 (10.81%) Web Application Development
11 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
12 3 (4.05%) Performance Management
12 3 (4.05%) Strategic Planning
13 2 (2.70%) Service Delivery
13 2 (2.70%) Web Design
13 2 (2.70%) OOA/OOD
13 2 (2.70%) ITIL
13 2 (2.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 50 (67.57%) JavaScript
2 37 (50.00%) C#
3 29 (39.19%) SQL
4 19 (25.68%) C++
5 18 (24.32%) Java
6 17 (22.97%) VB.NET
6 17 (22.97%) Python
7 13 (17.57%) PHP
8 11 (14.86%) TypeScript
9 7 (9.46%) Ruby
10 6 (8.11%) PHP5
11 5 (6.76%) VB
12 4 (5.41%) VB6
12 4 (5.41%) VBScript
13 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.70%) VBA
14 1 (1.35%) Groovy
14 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) MCSD
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) Oracle
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.11%) Adobe
4 1 (1.35%) Zend
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