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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2082 1751 1711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 34.15% 33.72% 29.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.88% 35.54% 31.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1822 1603 1566
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -
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
5803 4927 5502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.19% 94.88% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4792 4234 4865
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 0 510 £40,000 +14.28% 102
Dorset 0 387 £37,500 +7.14% 61
Wiltshire 0 342 £35,000 - 63
Gloucestershire +1 330 £37,500 +11.94% 45
Somerset 0 294 £35,000 - 45
Devon 0 161 £34,500 +15.96% 23
Cornwall +2 23 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1852 (45.15%) JavaScript
2 1800 (43.88%) HTML
3 1779 (43.37%) .NET
4 1698 (41.39%) C#
5 1630 (39.74%) CSS
6 1415 (34.50%) SQL
7 1270 (30.96%) Java
8 1262 (30.77%) SQL Server
9 1260 (30.72%) ASP.NET
10 964 (23.50%) jQuery
11 946 (23.06%) MVC
12 821 (20.01%) XML
13 761 (18.55%) PHP
14 738 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
15 680 (16.58%) MySQL
16 646 (15.75%) OO
17 583 (14.21%) Scrum
18 570 (13.90%) HTML5
19 553 (13.48%) Microsoft
20 538 (13.12%) TDD
21 506 (12.34%) Spring
22 494 (12.04%) Web Services
23 493 (12.02%) Degree
24 486 (11.85%) Finance
25 482 (11.75%) Linux
26 466 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
27 454 (11.07%) Oracle
28 442 (10.78%) Software Engineering
29 414 (10.09%) Web Development
30 349 (8.51%) .NET Framework

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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
1 214 (5.22%) CMS
2 193 (4.71%) SharePoint
3 113 (2.75%) WordPress
4 111 (2.71%) Drupal
5 109 (2.66%) IIS
6 106 (2.58%) Apache
7 85 (2.07%) Umbraco
8 78 (1.90%) Node.js
9 71 (1.73%) Tomcat
10 61 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
11 60 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
12 54 (1.32%) WebLogic
13 39 (0.95%) Joomla!
14 37 (0.90%) WebSphere
15 27 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
16 26 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
17 22 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
18 20 (0.49%) Apache ServiceMix
19 17 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
19 17 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 266 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 105 (2.56%) Photoshop
3 52 (1.27%) MS Office
4 33 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
5 25 (0.61%) Fireworks
6 9 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.20%) InDesign
8 7 (0.17%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.073%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.049%) FastStats
11 1 (0.024%) Revit
11 1 (0.024%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.024%) SPSS
11 1 (0.024%) MS Project
11 1 (0.024%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 68 (1.66%) Magento
2 41 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (0.56%) Shopify
4 22 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 11 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
7 10 (0.24%) INSURE/90
8 7 (0.17%) Visualfiles
9 6 (0.15%) Tridion
10 5 (0.12%) WebTrends
10 5 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 4 (0.098%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.098%) Oracle EBS R12
11 4 (0.098%) Sage 200
11 4 (0.098%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
12 3 (0.073%) Dynamics GP
12 3 (0.073%) Exchequer
12 3 (0.073%) Summit
12 3 (0.073%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 50 (1.22%) SaaS
2 27 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.098%) Basecamp
7 3 (0.073%) Trello
7 3 (0.073%) Office 365
7 3 (0.073%) GitHub
7 3 (0.073%) Heroku
8 2 (0.049%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.024%) Force.com
9 1 (0.024%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.024%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.024%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 130 (3.17%) Internet
2 65 (1.58%) HTTP
3 49 (1.19%) VoIP
4 37 (0.90%) Intranet
5 27 (0.66%) FTP
6 25 (0.61%) TCP/IP
7 23 (0.56%) SMTP
8 19 (0.46%) Network Security
9 16 (0.39%) IPv4
10 15 (0.37%) IPv6
10 15 (0.37%) SS7
11 12 (0.29%) PBX
12 11 (0.27%) NFC
13 9 (0.22%) SMS
13 9 (0.22%) LTE
13 9 (0.22%) VoLTE
14 8 (0.20%) Asterisk PBX
14 8 (0.20%) LAN
15 7 (0.17%) Extranet
15 7 (0.17%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1262 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 680 (16.58%) MySQL
3 297 (7.24%) Relational Database
4 262 (6.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 199 (4.85%) RDBMS
6 160 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 122 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 109 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 95 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
10 94 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 90 (2.19%) NoSQL
12 86 (2.10%) MongoDB
13 80 (1.95%) Big Data
14 78 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
15 69 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 54 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
17 45 (1.10%) Oracle Database
18 29 (0.71%) DB2
19 27 (0.66%) MS Access
20 25 (0.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 317 (7.73%) Git (software)
2 310 (7.56%) Visual Studio
3 229 (5.58%) Subversion
4 193 (4.71%) JUnit
5 161 (3.92%) Eclipse
6 154 (3.75%) Maven
7 108 (2.63%) Ant
8 107 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 72 (1.76%) Selenium
10 70 (1.71%) NUnit
11 64 (1.56%) Jenkins
12 54 (1.32%) NetBeans
13 44 (1.07%) Moq
14 43 (1.05%) Rhino Mocks
15 41 (1.00%) Hudson
16 39 (0.95%) JIRA
17 38 (0.93%) JMeter
18 37 (0.90%) MSTest
19 32 (0.78%) PHPUnit
20 20 (0.49%) Dreamweaver
General
1 486 (11.85%) Finance
2 221 (5.39%) Telecoms
3 212 (5.17%) Marketing
4 155 (3.78%) Banking
5 127 (3.10%) Advertising
6 106 (2.58%) Retail
7 83 (2.02%) Back Office
7 83 (2.02%) Games
8 39 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 32 (0.78%) Investment Banking
10 31 (0.76%) Electronics
11 19 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 15 (0.37%) Publishing
13 14 (0.34%) Automotive
14 10 (0.24%) Aerospace
15 9 (0.22%) Law
15 9 (0.22%) Legal
16 6 (0.15%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.15%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.15%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1800 (43.88%) HTML
2 1779 (43.37%) .NET
3 1630 (39.74%) CSS
4 1260 (30.72%) ASP.NET
5 964 (23.50%) jQuery
6 821 (20.01%) XML
7 570 (13.90%) HTML5
8 506 (12.34%) Spring
9 494 (12.04%) Web Services
10 466 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
11 349 (8.51%) .NET Framework
12 328 (8.00%) Ajax
13 309 (7.53%) CSS3
14 298 (7.26%) JSON
15 283 (6.90%) WCF
16 247 (6.02%) SOAP
17 231 (5.63%) J2EE
18 219 (5.34%) RESTful
19 213 (5.19%) Hibernate
20 197 (4.80%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 293 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 279 (6.80%) Mobile App
3 138 (3.36%) Open Source
4 93 (2.27%) Mathematics
5 91 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 88 (2.15%) Digital Media
7 73 (1.78%) iPhone
8 72 (1.76%) Derivative
9 55 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 54 (1.32%) Client/Server
11 52 (1.27%) N-Tier
12 40 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
13 36 (0.88%) GIS
14 35 (0.85%) W3C
15 29 (0.71%) AS400
16 28 (0.68%) Visualisation
17 27 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
18 26 (0.63%) Management Information System
19 24 (0.59%) iPad
20 23 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 482 (11.75%) Linux
2 286 (6.97%) Windows
3 198 (4.83%) Android
4 181 (4.41%) Apple iOS
5 106 (2.58%) UNIX
6 34 (0.83%) Ubuntu
7 27 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (0.56%) Mac OS X
8 23 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (0.46%) Windows CE
10 18 (0.44%) CentOS
11 17 (0.41%) Fedora
12 14 (0.34%) AIX
12 14 (0.34%) Windows Phone
13 12 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (0.27%) Debian
15 8 (0.20%) Solaris
16 7 (0.17%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.17%) Windows Phone 7
17 6 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 946 (23.06%) MVC
2 738 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
3 646 (15.75%) OO
4 583 (14.21%) Scrum
5 538 (13.12%) TDD
6 442 (10.78%) Software Engineering
7 414 (10.09%) Web Development
8 305 (7.44%) E-Commerce
9 269 (6.56%) OOP
10 250 (6.09%) Unit Testing
11 213 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
12 164 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
13 158 (3.85%) Web Application Development
14 155 (3.78%) iOS Development
15 148 (3.61%) OOD
16 115 (2.80%) Android Development
17 107 (2.61%) Content Management
18 106 (2.58%) UML
19 95 (2.32%) Mobile Application Development
20 93 (2.27%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1852 (45.15%) JavaScript
2 1698 (41.39%) C#
3 1415 (34.50%) SQL
4 1270 (30.96%) Java
5 761 (18.55%) PHP
6 323 (7.87%) C++
7 270 (6.58%) VB.NET
8 240 (5.85%) T-SQL
9 182 (4.44%) C
9 182 (4.44%) Python
10 167 (4.07%) PHP5
11 147 (3.58%) Ruby
12 139 (3.39%) VB
13 99 (2.41%) Objective-C
14 69 (1.68%) Shell Script
15 68 (1.66%) PL/SQL
16 47 (1.15%) Perl
17 40 (0.98%) RPG
17 40 (0.98%) VBA
18 38 (0.93%) VB6
Qualifications
1 493 (12.02%) Degree
2 123 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 98 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 67 (1.63%) SC Cleared
5 57 (1.39%) MCP
6 54 (1.32%) MCSD
7 42 (1.02%) MCTS
8 41 (1.00%) DV Cleared
9 34 (0.83%) MCAD
10 31 (0.76%) HND
11 30 (0.73%) PhD
12 8 (0.20%) MCPD
13 4 (0.098%) Sun Certification
14 2 (0.049%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.049%) ISEB
14 2 (0.049%) HNC
15 1 (0.024%) Postgraduate
15 1 (0.024%) MCT
15 1 (0.024%) IBM Certification
15 1 (0.024%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (2.95%) QA
2 11 (0.27%) WCAG
3 10 (0.24%) SLA
3 10 (0.24%) COBIT
4 5 (0.12%) WAI
5 4 (0.098%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.073%) GAMP
6 3 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.073%) Basel II
6 3 (0.073%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.024%) DICOM
7 1 (0.024%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (0.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.20%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.12%) Samba
4 2 (0.049%) Xen
5 1 (0.024%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.024%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 21 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 20 (0.49%) Puppet
3 19 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.12%) Plesk
5 4 (0.098%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.098%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.049%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.024%) Nagios
Vendors
1 553 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 454 (11.07%) Oracle
3 152 (3.71%) Zend
4 84 (2.05%) Adobe
5 70 (1.71%) Google
6 54 (1.32%) Facebook
6 54 (1.32%) JBoss
7 46 (1.12%) hybris
8 40 (0.98%) Sitecore
8 40 (0.98%) Twitter
9 35 (0.85%) IBM
10 34 (0.83%) Red Hat
10 34 (0.83%) Apple
11 26 (0.63%) Informatica
11 26 (0.63%) SAP
12 24 (0.59%) Business Objects
13 20 (0.49%) Sage
14 19 (0.46%) Tableau
15 17 (0.41%) Sun
16 14 (0.34%) BT
Bristol, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £44000 per annum + Gym, Flexi time & Sitecore certs
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucestershire
RecruitX
Salary: £26k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great career progression
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kingsbridge, Devon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 39,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 20 hours ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, Half day on a Friday!
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus benefits and relocation assistance
Posted: 20 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Up to 10% bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 to £45000 per annum - Flexible Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday