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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 23 43 30
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 49 37 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 8.28% 4.60% 5.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.51% 4.84% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 46 37 28
Average salary £33,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
576 765 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 97.30% 95.15% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 517 689 458
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +8 19 £31,250 -14.38% 1
Yeovil 0 8 £31,500 +5.00%
Taunton +14 7 £30,000 - 7
Bridgwater - 7 £35,000 -
Wells -7 1 £45,000 +87.50%
Clevedon - 1 £43,500 -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 43 (51.81%) C#
2 42 (50.60%) .NET
3 41 (49.40%) JavaScript
4 39 (46.99%) Software Engineering
5 37 (44.58%) HTML
6 35 (42.17%) MVC
7 34 (40.96%) CSS
8 32 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (32.53%) C++
10 26 (31.33%) jQuery
11 25 (30.12%) SQL
12 24 (28.92%) ASP.NET
13 21 (25.30%) MySQL
14 20 (24.10%) OO
15 17 (20.48%) Java
16 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
17 15 (18.07%) HTML5
18 14 (16.87%) Web Services
19 13 (15.66%) Python
19 13 (15.66%) ASP.NET MVC
20 12 (14.46%) Mentoring
20 12 (14.46%) Ajax
20 12 (14.46%) Degree
20 12 (14.46%) PHP
21 11 (13.25%) Telecoms
21 11 (13.25%) OOP
21 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
21 11 (13.25%) CAD
21 11 (13.25%) Web Development
21 11 (13.25%) Open Source

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 4 (4.82%) WebLogic
1 4 (4.82%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.41%) Apache
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (3.61%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.30%) MySQL
2 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.82%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.82%) Apache Hive
3 4 (4.82%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (8.43%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.02%) JUnit
4 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.82%) jMock
5 4 (4.82%) WebLogic Workshop
6 3 (3.61%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.41%) Trac
7 2 (2.41%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.41%) PEAR
7 2 (2.41%) PHPUnit
7 2 (2.41%) Bugzilla
7 2 (2.41%) Subversion
8 1 (1.20%) Maven
8 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (13.25%) Telecoms
2 10 (12.05%) Aerospace
3 6 (7.23%) Law
4 4 (4.82%) Advertising
4 4 (4.82%) Military
4 4 (4.82%) Electronics
5 2 (2.41%) Back Office
5 2 (2.41%) Finance
6 1 (1.20%) Arabic Language
6 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (50.60%) .NET
2 37 (44.58%) HTML
3 34 (40.96%) CSS
4 26 (31.33%) jQuery
5 24 (28.92%) ASP.NET
6 15 (18.07%) HTML5
7 14 (16.87%) Web Services
8 13 (15.66%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (14.46%) Ajax
10 10 (12.05%) XML
10 10 (12.05%) XHTML
10 10 (12.05%) Qt
11 9 (10.84%) Sass
12 8 (9.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (9.64%) JSON
13 7 (8.43%) SOAP
13 7 (8.43%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (7.23%) WPF
14 6 (7.23%) XML-RPC
14 6 (7.23%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) User Experience
2 8 (9.64%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.82%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.61%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.41%) Photography
6 1 (1.20%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.20%) Blog
6 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.05%) Linux
2 9 (10.84%) Windows
3 6 (7.23%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.41%) Android
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.99%) Software Engineering
2 35 (42.17%) MVC
3 32 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (24.10%) OO
5 12 (14.46%) Mentoring
6 11 (13.25%) CAD
6 11 (13.25%) OOP
6 11 (13.25%) Web Development
6 11 (13.25%) Open Source
7 10 (12.05%) Scrum
8 9 (10.84%) SDLC
9 8 (9.64%) MVVM
10 7 (8.43%) TDD
11 6 (7.23%) Unit Testing
11 6 (7.23%) Mobile Development
12 5 (6.02%) Waterfall
12 5 (6.02%) BDD
12 5 (6.02%) Pair Programming
12 5 (6.02%) E-Commerce
13 4 (4.82%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (51.81%) C#
2 41 (49.40%) JavaScript
3 27 (32.53%) C++
4 25 (30.12%) SQL
5 17 (20.48%) Java
6 13 (15.66%) Python
7 12 (14.46%) PHP
8 9 (10.84%) Ruby
9 4 (4.82%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.61%) C
11 2 (2.41%) VB
11 2 (2.41%) Embedded C
11 2 (2.41%) PHP5
12 1 (1.20%) VB6
12 1 (1.20%) VC++
12 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Degree
2 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) Adobe
3 4 (4.82%) ATG
4 3 (3.61%) Google
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle
5 1 (1.20%) Trapeze
5 1 (1.20%) Sophos
5 1 (1.20%) ESRI
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