The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1774 1985 1978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 31.35% 32.42% 34.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.40% 33.29% 35.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1786 1734
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5476 5963 5624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.77% 97.39% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4593 4891 4703
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £55,859
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the South West region.

Developer Salary Trend in the South West

Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Developer Salary Histogram in the South West

Developer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
Bristol 0 693 £38,000 +1.33% 96
Gloucestershire -1 278 £42,500 +6.25% 45
Wiltshire -2 236 £40,000 +6.66% 31
Dorset 0 213 £37,500 +2.73% 49
Somerset 0 180 £37,500 +7.14% 40
Devon 0 131 £33,000 -5.71% 20
Cornwall -3 12 £31,000 +3.33% 4
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the South West region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 1712 (49.49%) JavaScript
2 1602 (46.31%) HTML
3 1443 (41.72%) .NET
4 1427 (41.25%) C#
5 1379 (39.87%) CSS
6 1333 (38.54%) SQL
7 1327 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
8 1200 (34.69%) MVC
9 1109 (32.06%) SQL Server
10 1004 (29.03%) ASP.NET
11 993 (28.71%) Java
12 721 (20.84%) jQuery
13 613 (17.72%) PHP
14 601 (17.37%) Web Development
15 585 (16.91%) HTML5
16 584 (16.88%) Microsoft
17 568 (16.42%) Degree
18 551 (15.93%) ASP.NET MVC
19 544 (15.73%) TDD
20 525 (15.18%) XML
21 520 (15.03%) Finance
22 505 (14.60%) AngularJS
23 502 (14.51%) MySQL
24 498 (14.40%) OO
25 486 (14.05%) Software Engineering
26 477 (13.79%) Web Services
27 446 (12.89%) Scrum
28 400 (11.56%) Spring
29 389 (11.25%) .NET Framework
30 385 (11.13%) Telecoms

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the South West region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 204 (5.90%) Node.js
2 178 (5.15%) CMS
3 149 (4.31%) SharePoint
4 125 (3.61%) Apache
5 121 (3.50%) WordPress
6 120 (3.47%) IIS
7 112 (3.24%) Drupal
8 100 (2.89%) JBoss
9 87 (2.52%) Tomcat
10 75 (2.17%) Umbraco
11 72 (2.08%) WebLogic
12 60 (1.73%) WebSphere
13 57 (1.65%) Joomla!
14 52 (1.50%) Alfresco
15 48 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
16 42 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
17 40 (1.16%) SAS
18 34 (0.98%) Mule
19 31 (0.90%) Mule ESB
20 29 (0.84%) GlassFish
Applications
1 256 (7.40%) MS Excel
2 55 (1.59%) Photoshop
3 33 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
4 19 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 18 (0.52%) MS Office
6 7 (0.20%) Maya
7 6 (0.17%) 3ds Max
8 4 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
9 3 (0.087%) DOC1
9 3 (0.087%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.087%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.087%) MS Project
9 3 (0.087%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.058%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.029%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.029%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.029%) GIMP
11 1 (0.029%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 99 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 43 (1.24%) Magento
3 21 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 18 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (0.52%) SAP Business One
5 15 (0.43%) FastStats
5 15 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
6 12 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
7 11 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
7 11 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
8 10 (0.29%) Demantra
8 10 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
9 9 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
9 9 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
9 9 (0.26%) SAP IS-U
10 8 (0.23%) Oracle SCM
11 7 (0.20%) Shopify
12 5 (0.14%) Infor CRM
12 5 (0.14%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 126 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 114 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (1.65%) SaaS
4 38 (1.10%) GitHub
5 23 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (0.29%) IaaS
7 8 (0.23%) Google Analytics
7 8 (0.23%) Office 365
8 7 (0.20%) Trello
9 5 (0.14%) Heroku
10 4 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.087%) Force.com
12 2 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.058%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.058%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.058%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.058%) AWS OpsWorks
13 1 (0.029%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 113 (3.27%) Internet
2 62 (1.79%) HTTP
3 34 (0.98%) TCP/IP
4 29 (0.84%) Intranet
5 19 (0.55%) FTP
6 11 (0.32%) SSH
7 8 (0.23%) DNS
8 6 (0.17%) HTTPS
8 6 (0.17%) Network Security
9 5 (0.14%) 2G
9 5 (0.14%) 3G
9 5 (0.14%) CTI
9 5 (0.14%) ICMP
9 5 (0.14%) Skype
9 5 (0.14%) SSL
9 5 (0.14%) VPN
9 5 (0.14%) Wireless
10 4 (0.12%) SMTP
10 4 (0.12%) Software-Defined Networking
11 3 (0.087%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1109 (32.06%) SQL Server
2 502 (14.51%) MySQL
3 253 (7.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 247 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 232 (6.71%) Relational Database
6 221 (6.39%) MongoDB
7 188 (5.44%) NoSQL
8 162 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 154 (4.45%) RDBMS
10 144 (4.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 131 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
12 91 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
13 83 (2.40%) Big Data
14 75 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
15 62 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
16 51 (1.47%) Oracle Database
17 41 (1.19%) Hadoop
18 39 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
19 33 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 33 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 373 (10.78%) Git (software)
2 303 (8.76%) Visual Studio
3 207 (5.98%) Subversion
4 193 (5.58%) JUnit
5 181 (5.23%) Maven
6 157 (4.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 119 (3.44%) Eclipse
8 108 (3.12%) JIRA
9 99 (2.86%) Jenkins
10 98 (2.83%) Ant
11 62 (1.79%) Selenium
12 59 (1.71%) NUnit
13 53 (1.53%) Apache Ivy
14 46 (1.33%) IntelliJ
15 44 (1.27%) Grunt
15 44 (1.27%) PHPUnit
16 37 (1.07%) gulp
17 36 (1.04%) Hudson
18 34 (0.98%) Cucumber
19 31 (0.90%) Gradle
General
1 520 (15.03%) Finance
2 385 (11.13%) Telecoms
3 207 (5.98%) Marketing
4 144 (4.16%) Banking
5 127 (3.67%) Manufacturing
6 116 (3.35%) Advertising
7 106 (3.06%) Electronics
8 70 (2.02%) Retail
9 60 (1.73%) Games
10 45 (1.30%) Aerospace
11 36 (1.04%) Automotive
12 35 (1.01%) Legal
13 32 (0.93%) Investment Banking
14 24 (0.69%) Publishing
15 22 (0.64%) Law
16 21 (0.61%) Multimedia
17 20 (0.58%) Back Office
18 12 (0.35%) Military
19 7 (0.20%) Financial Institution
20 4 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1602 (46.31%) HTML
2 1443 (41.72%) .NET
3 1379 (39.87%) CSS
4 1004 (29.03%) ASP.NET
5 721 (20.84%) jQuery
6 585 (16.91%) HTML5
7 551 (15.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 525 (15.18%) XML
9 505 (14.60%) AngularJS
10 477 (13.79%) Web Services
11 400 (11.56%) Spring
12 389 (11.25%) .NET Framework
13 312 (9.02%) CSS3
14 267 (7.72%) Hibernate
15 242 (7.00%) Entity Framework
16 240 (6.94%) SOAP
17 229 (6.62%) JSON
18 225 (6.50%) WCF
19 224 (6.48%) REST
20 221 (6.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 262 (7.57%) User Experience
2 255 (7.37%) Computer Science
3 184 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
4 161 (4.65%) Digital Media
5 131 (3.79%) Mobile App
6 73 (2.11%) Visualisation
7 71 (2.05%) Mathematics
8 51 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
9 45 (1.30%) RIA
10 35 (1.01%) N-Tier
11 33 (0.95%) Streaming Music
12 26 (0.75%) Cybercrime
13 25 (0.72%) Physics
14 24 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
15 22 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 19 (0.55%) iPad
16 19 (0.55%) Management Information System
17 18 (0.52%) Algorithms
17 18 (0.52%) AS400
17 18 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 359 (10.38%) Linux
2 321 (9.28%) Windows
3 173 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 169 (4.89%) Android
5 144 (4.16%) Unix
6 69 (1.99%) Windows Server
7 23 (0.66%) Mac OS X
8 18 (0.52%) Windows Phone
9 16 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (0.43%) Windows 8
11 12 (0.35%) Debian
12 11 (0.32%) AIX
13 8 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.23%) Windows 10
14 7 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.17%) webOS
15 6 (0.17%) Windows Phone 7
16 5 (0.14%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
17 4 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1327 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
2 1200 (34.69%) MVC
3 601 (17.37%) Web Development
4 544 (15.73%) TDD
5 498 (14.40%) OO
6 486 (14.05%) Software Engineering
7 446 (12.89%) Scrum
8 298 (8.62%) SDLC
9 290 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
10 282 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
11 239 (6.91%) E-Commerce
12 234 (6.76%) Front End Development
13 221 (6.39%) Unit Testing
14 193 (5.58%) OOP
15 189 (5.46%) Open Source
16 169 (4.89%) Mentoring
17 166 (4.80%) UML
18 165 (4.77%) BDD
19 159 (4.60%) ETL
20 136 (3.93%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1712 (49.49%) JavaScript
2 1427 (41.25%) C#
3 1333 (38.54%) SQL
4 993 (28.71%) Java
5 613 (17.72%) PHP
6 332 (9.60%) T-SQL
7 291 (8.41%) C++
8 254 (7.34%) VB.NET
9 200 (5.78%) Python
10 159 (4.60%) VB
11 137 (3.96%) Ruby
12 134 (3.87%) C
13 77 (2.23%) PL/SQL
14 72 (2.08%) Objective-C
15 71 (2.05%) VB6
16 56 (1.62%) PowerShell
17 47 (1.36%) Scala
18 35 (1.01%) Clojure
19 31 (0.90%) R
19 31 (0.90%) RPG
Qualifications
1 568 (16.42%) Degree
2 216 (6.24%) Security Cleared
3 129 (3.73%) SC Cleared
4 85 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 58 (1.68%) DV Cleared
6 23 (0.66%) BC Cleared
6 23 (0.66%) MCPD
7 22 (0.64%) MCSD
8 19 (0.55%) MCTS
9 12 (0.35%) ISTQB
10 10 (0.29%) ISEB
11 6 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.14%) MCP
13 4 (0.12%) MCSE
13 4 (0.12%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.087%) PhD
15 2 (0.058%) HND
16 1 (0.029%) OCPJP
16 1 (0.029%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (1.94%) QA
2 17 (0.49%) SLA
3 7 (0.20%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.029%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.029%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (0.029%) TickIT
System Software
1 29 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (0.66%) Docker
3 11 (0.32%) Xen
4 8 (0.23%) Firmware
4 8 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (0.38%) Puppet
2 8 (0.23%) Ansible
2 8 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.12%) Control-M
3 4 (0.12%) Nagios
4 3 (0.087%) logstash
4 3 (0.087%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.058%) Grafana
5 2 (0.058%) Graphite
5 2 (0.058%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.058%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.058%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.029%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.029%) Kibana
6 1 (0.029%) Salt
Vendors
1 584 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 347 (10.03%) Oracle
3 148 (4.28%) SAP
4 99 (2.86%) Adobe
5 71 (2.05%) Zend
6 63 (1.82%) Apple
7 44 (1.27%) Sitecore
8 41 (1.19%) Google
9 39 (1.13%) VMware
10 37 (1.07%) Sybase
11 35 (1.01%) IBM
12 20 (0.58%) Twitter
13 19 (0.55%) Infor
14 17 (0.49%) TIBCO
14 17 (0.49%) Xamarin
15 15 (0.43%) Informatica
15 15 (0.43%) Tableau
16 14 (0.40%) IFS
16 14 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
17 12 (0.35%) Kenexa
Bournemouth, Dorset
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits incl excellent Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health Care, Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus great benefits.
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: Excellent benefits; inc share scheme.
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Amazing Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Paignton, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West
Colston Consulting
Salary: £350000 per annum, Benefits Rewarding benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40400 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire
Bowerford Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Relocation assistance / Sign-on bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago