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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1989 1941 2005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.71% 33.52% 37.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.09% 35.17% 38.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1787 1698 1837
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
5835 5519 5194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.97% 95.30% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4801 4622 4566
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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
Bristol 0 705 £37,500 +4.16% 130
Gloucestershire 0 344 £40,000 +6.66% 64
Dorset 0 273 £35,000 - 53
Wiltshire 0 263 £37,500 +7.14% 38
Somerset 0 181 £35,000 - 44
Devon 0 139 £35,000 +16.66% 25
Cornwall -9 10 £30,750 +2.50% 4
Avon 0 4 £30,000 -5.51%
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 2025 (49.17%) JavaScript
2 1960 (47.60%) HTML
3 1823 (44.27%) .NET
4 1806 (43.86%) CSS
5 1713 (41.60%) C#
6 1375 (33.39%) SQL Server
7 1358 (32.98%) SQL
8 1338 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
9 1290 (31.33%) ASP.NET
10 1270 (30.84%) MVC
11 1023 (24.84%) jQuery
12 994 (24.14%) Java
13 803 (19.50%) PHP
14 709 (17.22%) HTML5
15 668 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
16 657 (15.95%) XML
17 643 (15.61%) OO
18 614 (14.91%) MySQL
19 587 (14.25%) TDD
20 586 (14.23%) Web Services
21 570 (13.84%) Microsoft
22 512 (12.43%) Oracle
23 508 (12.34%) Degree
24 486 (11.80%) Scrum
25 479 (11.63%) Linux
26 464 (11.27%) Software Engineering
27 463 (11.24%) Finance
28 458 (11.12%) Web Development
29 447 (10.85%) CSS3
30 438 (10.64%) AngularJS

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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
1 233 (5.66%) Node.js
2 202 (4.91%) CMS
3 170 (4.13%) WordPress
4 168 (4.08%) Drupal
5 163 (3.96%) SharePoint
6 162 (3.93%) Apache
7 109 (2.65%) Tomcat
8 100 (2.43%) IIS
9 83 (2.02%) JBoss
10 73 (1.77%) Umbraco
11 70 (1.70%) Joomla!
12 59 (1.43%) ColdFusion
13 50 (1.21%) WebLogic
14 48 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
15 46 (1.12%) nginx
16 42 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
17 37 (0.90%) WebSphere
18 29 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 24 (0.58%) SAS
20 21 (0.51%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 242 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 94 (2.28%) Photoshop
3 55 (1.34%) MS Office
4 48 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 39 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (0.34%) InfoPath
7 13 (0.32%) Fireworks
7 13 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (0.097%) MS Visio
10 3 (0.073%) InDesign
11 2 (0.049%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.049%) MS Project
12 1 (0.024%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.024%) Revit
12 1 (0.024%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.024%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 81 (1.97%) Magento
2 32 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 29 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
4 26 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
5 23 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
6 21 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 12 (0.29%) Changepoint
8 8 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.17%) Oracle SCM
9 7 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.17%) Zen Cart
10 6 (0.15%) Summit
11 4 (0.097%) Oracle General Ledger
11 4 (0.097%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (0.097%) Oracle Receivables
12 3 (0.073%) Oracle Financials
12 3 (0.073%) Oracle HRMS
13 2 (0.049%) Oracle BPM
13 2 (0.049%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 2 (0.049%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 83 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (1.85%) SaaS
3 65 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (0.39%) GitHub
5 13 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (0.29%) Google App Engine
7 9 (0.22%) PaaS
8 6 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.073%) Trello
10 2 (0.049%) Office 365
10 2 (0.049%) Heroku
11 1 (0.024%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.024%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.024%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 114 (2.77%) Internet
2 86 (2.09%) HTTP
3 40 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.19%) DLNA
4 8 (0.19%) SMTP
4 8 (0.19%) LDAP
5 6 (0.15%) Firewall
5 6 (0.15%) Kerberos
5 6 (0.15%) SNMP
5 6 (0.15%) Ethernet
6 5 (0.12%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.097%) SAN
7 4 (0.097%) SMS
7 4 (0.097%) VoIP
8 3 (0.073%) PBX
9 2 (0.049%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.049%) Wireless
9 2 (0.049%) SMPP
9 2 (0.049%) DNS
9 2 (0.049%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1375 (33.39%) SQL Server
2 614 (14.91%) MySQL
3 215 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 214 (5.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 182 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 180 (4.37%) Relational Database
7 144 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
8 131 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
9 123 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 115 (2.79%) NoSQL
11 113 (2.74%) MongoDB
12 96 (2.33%) Oracle Database
13 87 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
14 82 (1.99%) RDBMS
15 71 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
16 65 (1.58%) Big Data
17 60 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
18 53 (1.29%) OLAP
19 40 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
20 38 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 427 (10.37%) Git (software)
2 290 (7.04%) Subversion
3 274 (6.65%) Visual Studio
4 189 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 188 (4.57%) JUnit
6 145 (3.52%) Eclipse
7 135 (3.28%) NUnit
8 129 (3.13%) Maven
9 82 (1.99%) Rhino Mocks
10 63 (1.53%) JIRA
11 58 (1.41%) Jenkins
12 46 (1.12%) Ant
13 41 (1.00%) Selenium
14 38 (0.92%) Moq
14 38 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
15 37 (0.90%) Xcode
15 37 (0.90%) PHPUnit
16 35 (0.85%) TeamCity
16 35 (0.85%) SpecFlow
17 33 (0.80%) Cucumber
General
1 463 (11.24%) Finance
2 203 (4.93%) Advertising
3 181 (4.40%) Marketing
4 142 (3.45%) Banking
5 95 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 85 (2.06%) Retail
7 78 (1.89%) Games
8 52 (1.26%) Multimedia
9 48 (1.17%) Manufacturing
10 46 (1.12%) Back Office
11 43 (1.04%) Electronics
12 26 (0.63%) Publishing
13 24 (0.58%) Aerospace
14 23 (0.56%) Financial Institution
15 19 (0.46%) Legal
16 18 (0.44%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.19%) Military
18 5 (0.12%) Spanish Language
19 4 (0.097%) Interactive Media
20 3 (0.073%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1960 (47.60%) HTML
2 1823 (44.27%) .NET
3 1806 (43.86%) CSS
4 1290 (31.33%) ASP.NET
5 1023 (24.84%) jQuery
6 709 (17.22%) HTML5
7 668 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 657 (15.95%) XML
9 586 (14.23%) Web Services
10 447 (10.85%) CSS3
11 438 (10.64%) AngularJS
12 417 (10.13%) .NET Framework
13 409 (9.93%) Spring
14 374 (9.08%) WCF
15 366 (8.89%) JSON
16 355 (8.62%) Ajax
17 274 (6.65%) Entity Framework
18 259 (6.29%) Hibernate
19 247 (6.00%) RESTful
20 231 (5.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 209 (5.08%) User Experience
2 197 (4.78%) Computer Science
3 194 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 177 (4.30%) Open Source
5 129 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 67 (1.63%) Mathematics
7 65 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
8 45 (1.09%) Social Network
9 43 (1.04%) Social Media
10 37 (0.90%) Data Structures
11 32 (0.78%) BBC
12 31 (0.75%) Client/Server
12 31 (0.75%) iPhone
13 30 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
14 26 (0.63%) N-Tier
15 25 (0.61%) GIS
15 25 (0.61%) Physics
16 24 (0.58%) Graphic Design
17 23 (0.56%) Visualisation
17 23 (0.56%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 479 (11.63%) Linux
2 368 (8.94%) Windows
3 175 (4.25%) Android
4 166 (4.03%) Apple iOS
5 139 (3.38%) UNIX
6 20 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
6 20 (0.49%) Windows Phone
7 16 (0.39%) Windows 8
7 16 (0.39%) Solaris
8 13 (0.32%) Mac OS X
9 11 (0.27%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.17%) AIX
12 6 (0.15%) CentOS
13 4 (0.097%) Fedora
14 3 (0.073%) Windows CE
14 3 (0.073%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.073%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.049%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.049%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1338 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
2 1270 (30.84%) MVC
3 643 (15.61%) OO
4 587 (14.25%) TDD
5 486 (11.80%) Scrum
6 464 (11.27%) Software Engineering
7 458 (11.12%) Web Development
8 274 (6.65%) Business Intelligence
9 240 (5.83%) OOP
10 227 (5.51%) E-Commerce
10 227 (5.51%) Web Application Development
11 199 (4.83%) Unit Testing
12 187 (4.54%) Continuous Integration
13 180 (4.37%) Mentoring
14 173 (4.20%) Responsive Web Design
15 171 (4.15%) BDD
16 150 (3.64%) OOD
17 141 (3.42%) ETL
18 132 (3.21%) iOS Development
19 131 (3.18%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2025 (49.17%) JavaScript
2 1713 (41.60%) C#
3 1358 (32.98%) SQL
4 994 (24.14%) Java
5 803 (19.50%) PHP
6 358 (8.69%) T-SQL
7 321 (7.80%) C++
8 318 (7.72%) VB.NET
9 178 (4.32%) PL/SQL
10 148 (3.59%) Ruby
11 134 (3.25%) Python
12 130 (3.16%) C
13 113 (2.74%) PHP5
14 91 (2.21%) VB
15 89 (2.16%) Objective-C
16 54 (1.31%) Perl
17 49 (1.19%) Bash Shell
18 40 (0.97%) Shell Script
19 26 (0.63%) VB6
20 23 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 508 (12.34%) Degree
2 202 (4.91%) Security Cleared
3 131 (3.18%) SC Cleared
4 95 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 72 (1.75%) DV Cleared
6 37 (0.90%) MCSD
7 27 (0.66%) MCP
8 22 (0.53%) MCPD
9 8 (0.19%) PhD
10 4 (0.097%) ISEB
10 4 (0.097%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.097%) HND
11 2 (0.049%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.049%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.024%) MCAD
12 1 (0.024%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.024%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.024%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (1.65%) QA
2 26 (0.63%) SLA
3 16 (0.39%) WAI
4 6 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.15%) Basel II
5 4 (0.097%) WCAG
5 4 (0.097%) ISO 14001
5 4 (0.097%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.049%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.024%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.36%) Firmware
3 7 (0.17%) Docker
3 7 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.15%) qmail
4 6 (0.15%) Xen
4 6 (0.15%) LXC
5 3 (0.073%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.049%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.049%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 50 (1.21%) Puppet
2 27 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (0.56%) Vagrant
4 8 (0.19%) Graphite
5 6 (0.15%) yum
5 6 (0.15%) Zenoss
5 6 (0.15%) Nagios
6 2 (0.049%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.049%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.049%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.049%) logstash
6 2 (0.049%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.024%) cPanel
7 1 (0.024%) Webmin
Vendors
1 570 (13.84%) Microsoft
2 512 (12.43%) Oracle
3 154 (3.74%) Zend
4 109 (2.65%) Google
5 95 (2.31%) Adobe
6 76 (1.85%) Facebook
7 58 (1.41%) Business Objects
8 53 (1.29%) SAP
8 53 (1.29%) Informatica
9 50 (1.21%) Twitter
10 46 (1.12%) IBM
11 35 (0.85%) Xamarin
12 29 (0.70%) Sitecore
13 28 (0.68%) Apple
14 26 (0.63%) Sybase
15 14 (0.34%) VMware
16 11 (0.27%) Siebel
16 11 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
17 10 (0.24%) ESRI
17 10 (0.24%) Cisco
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