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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2148 2007 2047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.56% 37.28% 36.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.03% 39.01% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1969 1825 1866
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
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
5801 5145 5413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.03% 95.56% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4942 4365 4815
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 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 30 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
Bristol 0 686 £37,500 +6.38% 148
Dorset 0 370 £35,000 +7.69% 80
Gloucestershire 0 356 £42,500 +21.08% 74
Wiltshire 0 278 £37,500 +15.38% 38
Somerset 0 210 £35,000 - 48
Devon 0 166 £30,000 +1.69% 17
Cornwall +4 15 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2206 (51.93%) JavaScript
2 2123 (49.98%) HTML
3 1990 (46.85%) .NET
4 1968 (46.33%) CSS
5 1933 (45.50%) C#
6 1527 (35.95%) SQL Server
7 1444 (33.99%) ASP.NET
8 1423 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
9 1332 (31.36%) SQL
10 1308 (30.79%) MVC
11 1129 (26.58%) jQuery
12 1023 (24.08%) Java
13 844 (19.87%) XML
14 750 (17.66%) PHP
15 715 (16.83%) HTML5
16 663 (15.61%) OO
17 661 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
18 653 (15.37%) Microsoft
19 638 (15.02%) TDD
20 633 (14.90%) Web Services
21 600 (14.12%) MySQL
22 546 (12.85%) .NET Framework
23 539 (12.69%) Oracle
24 517 (12.17%) Scrum
25 504 (11.86%) Degree
26 482 (11.35%) CSS3
27 475 (11.18%) Software Engineering
28 459 (10.81%) Linux
29 428 (10.08%) Finance
30 425 (10.00%) WCF

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 272 (6.40%) CMS
2 225 (5.30%) SharePoint
3 199 (4.68%) Node.js
4 172 (4.05%) WordPress
5 153 (3.60%) Drupal
6 147 (3.46%) Apache
7 104 (2.45%) Umbraco
8 98 (2.31%) Joomla!
9 91 (2.14%) IIS
10 90 (2.12%) Tomcat
11 78 (1.84%) WebLogic
12 69 (1.62%) ColdFusion
12 69 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
13 68 (1.60%) JBoss
14 55 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
15 50 (1.18%) nginx
16 49 (1.15%) WebSphere
17 43 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
18 34 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 33 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 279 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 149 (3.51%) Photoshop
3 56 (1.32%) MS Office
4 52 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 44 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
6 25 (0.59%) Fireworks
7 18 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
9 8 (0.19%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.094%) MS Visio
10 4 (0.094%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.094%) Revit
11 3 (0.071%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.047%) InDesign
12 2 (0.047%) Shockwave
12 2 (0.047%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.024%) GIMP
13 1 (0.024%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 88 (2.07%) Magento
2 56 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 13 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 12 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 11 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
7 10 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (0.19%) Zen Cart
8 8 (0.19%) Changepoint
9 7 (0.16%) Summit
10 5 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
11 3 (0.071%) SAP ECC
11 3 (0.071%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.071%) SAP CRM
12 2 (0.047%) Agresso
12 2 (0.047%) Oracle BPM
12 2 (0.047%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 55 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (1.22%) SaaS
3 33 (0.78%) GitHub
4 25 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.21%) PaaS
7 4 (0.094%) Heroku
8 2 (0.047%) Force.com
9 1 (0.024%) Trello
9 1 (0.024%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.024%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.024%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 132 (3.11%) Internet
2 64 (1.51%) HTTP
3 50 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.24%) Firewall
4 10 (0.24%) DNS
4 10 (0.24%) NFC
5 9 (0.21%) DLNA
6 8 (0.19%) LDAP
6 8 (0.19%) SMTP
6 8 (0.19%) SAN
7 6 (0.14%) Ethernet
7 6 (0.14%) SMS
7 6 (0.14%) Kerberos
7 6 (0.14%) SNMP
7 6 (0.14%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.12%) VPN
9 4 (0.094%) ADSL
9 4 (0.094%) Broadband
9 4 (0.094%) GPRS
9 4 (0.094%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1527 (35.95%) SQL Server
2 600 (14.12%) MySQL
3 248 (5.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 213 (5.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 202 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 167 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 142 (3.34%) NoSQL
8 134 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
9 113 (2.66%) RDBMS
10 106 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 103 (2.42%) MongoDB
12 99 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
13 80 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
14 75 (1.77%) Big Data
15 73 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
16 67 (1.58%) Oracle Database
17 50 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
18 44 (1.04%) Hadoop
19 38 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
20 32 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 396 (9.32%) Git (software)
2 324 (7.63%) Visual Studio
3 280 (6.59%) Subversion
4 205 (4.83%) JUnit
5 188 (4.43%) Eclipse
6 174 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 164 (3.86%) NUnit
8 112 (2.64%) Maven
9 84 (1.98%) Rhino Mocks
10 69 (1.62%) Moq
11 63 (1.48%) Ant
12 56 (1.32%) Jenkins
13 55 (1.29%) JIRA
14 51 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
14 51 (1.20%) JDeveloper
15 41 (0.97%) SpecFlow
15 41 (0.97%) Cucumber
16 36 (0.85%) MSTest
17 32 (0.75%) TeamCity
18 30 (0.71%) Xcode
General
1 428 (10.08%) Finance
2 210 (4.94%) Advertising
3 180 (4.24%) Marketing
4 158 (3.72%) Banking
5 107 (2.52%) Retail
6 90 (2.12%) Games
7 85 (2.00%) Telecoms
8 43 (1.01%) Back Office
9 38 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 38 (0.89%) Multimedia
10 32 (0.75%) Aerospace
11 30 (0.71%) Legal
12 24 (0.56%) Electronics
13 23 (0.54%) Investment Banking
14 14 (0.33%) Publishing
15 11 (0.26%) Financial Institution
16 8 (0.19%) Automotive
17 6 (0.14%) Music Industry
18 5 (0.12%) Local Government
18 5 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2123 (49.98%) HTML
2 1990 (46.85%) .NET
3 1968 (46.33%) CSS
4 1444 (33.99%) ASP.NET
5 1129 (26.58%) jQuery
6 844 (19.87%) XML
7 715 (16.83%) HTML5
8 661 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 633 (14.90%) Web Services
10 546 (12.85%) .NET Framework
11 482 (11.35%) CSS3
12 425 (10.00%) WCF
13 410 (9.65%) Spring
14 393 (9.25%) AngularJS
15 372 (8.76%) JSON
16 354 (8.33%) Ajax
17 299 (7.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 265 (6.24%) Hibernate
19 256 (6.03%) XHTML
20 250 (5.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 198 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
2 193 (4.54%) Computer Science
3 189 (4.45%) User Experience
4 185 (4.35%) Open Source
5 172 (4.05%) Mobile App
6 86 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
7 58 (1.37%) Mathematics
8 55 (1.29%) iPhone
9 50 (1.18%) N-Tier
10 47 (1.11%) RIA
11 42 (0.99%) Social Media
12 41 (0.97%) Social Network
13 38 (0.89%) BBC
14 37 (0.87%) iPad
15 34 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
15 34 (0.80%) Digital Media
16 32 (0.75%) Client/Server
17 29 (0.68%) Derivative
18 28 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 28 (0.66%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 459 (10.81%) Linux
2 351 (8.26%) Windows
3 197 (4.64%) Android
4 196 (4.61%) Apple iOS
5 105 (2.47%) UNIX
6 33 (0.78%) Mac OS X
7 28 (0.66%) Windows 8
8 27 (0.64%) Windows Phone
9 19 (0.45%) Solaris
10 13 (0.31%) Windows 7
11 12 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.24%) AIX
13 9 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (0.16%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.16%) Windows Phone 7
15 5 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.12%) CentOS
15 5 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
15 5 (0.12%) Debian
16 4 (0.094%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1423 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1308 (30.79%) MVC
3 663 (15.61%) OO
4 638 (15.02%) TDD
5 517 (12.17%) Scrum
6 475 (11.18%) Software Engineering
7 425 (10.00%) Web Development
8 286 (6.73%) OOP
9 258 (6.07%) Unit Testing
10 247 (5.81%) E-Commerce
11 227 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
12 224 (5.27%) Business Intelligence
13 223 (5.25%) Web Application Development
14 216 (5.08%) BDD
15 170 (4.00%) OOD
16 166 (3.91%) Mentoring
17 161 (3.79%) Responsive Web Design
18 157 (3.70%) Content Management
19 133 (3.13%) SOA
19 133 (3.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2206 (51.93%) JavaScript
2 1933 (45.50%) C#
3 1332 (31.36%) SQL
4 1023 (24.08%) Java
5 750 (17.66%) PHP
6 375 (8.83%) VB.NET
7 328 (7.72%) T-SQL
8 297 (6.99%) C++
9 185 (4.35%) Ruby
10 141 (3.32%) Python
11 140 (3.30%) PL/SQL
12 123 (2.90%) VB
13 119 (2.80%) C
14 110 (2.59%) PHP5
15 92 (2.17%) Objective-C
16 57 (1.34%) Perl
17 45 (1.06%) VB6
18 36 (0.85%) Bash Shell
19 33 (0.78%) VBA
19 33 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 504 (11.86%) Degree
2 212 (4.99%) Security Cleared
3 128 (3.01%) SC Cleared
4 100 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 61 (1.44%) DV Cleared
6 37 (0.87%) MCSD
7 29 (0.68%) MCP
8 16 (0.38%) MCPD
9 7 (0.16%) ISEB
9 7 (0.16%) PhD
10 6 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.14%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.12%) HND
12 4 (0.094%) Sun Certification
12 4 (0.094%) MCTS
13 3 (0.071%) MCAD
14 2 (0.047%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 1 (0.024%) Oracle Certification
15 1 (0.024%) MCSE
15 1 (0.024%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (1.86%) QA
2 23 (0.54%) WAI
3 10 (0.24%) SLA
4 6 (0.14%) ISO 14001
4 6 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.047%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.024%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.16%) Firmware
3 6 (0.14%) qmail
4 4 (0.094%) Samba
5 3 (0.071%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.071%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.047%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.047%) NFS
6 2 (0.047%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.047%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.024%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (0.61%) Puppet
2 21 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (0.42%) Vagrant
4 12 (0.28%) Graphite
5 6 (0.14%) Nagios
5 6 (0.14%) Zenoss
5 6 (0.14%) yum
6 5 (0.12%) Plesk
7 2 (0.047%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.047%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.047%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.047%) logstash
7 2 (0.047%) cPanel
8 1 (0.024%) Webmin
Vendors
1 653 (15.37%) Microsoft
2 539 (12.69%) Oracle
3 153 (3.60%) Zend
4 149 (3.51%) Adobe
5 101 (2.38%) Facebook
6 91 (2.14%) Google
7 66 (1.55%) Apple
8 61 (1.44%) IBM
9 58 (1.37%) Sitecore
10 44 (1.04%) Twitter
11 39 (0.92%) SAP
12 37 (0.87%) Informatica
13 21 (0.49%) Sybase
14 20 (0.47%) Sony
14 20 (0.47%) Yahoo!
15 15 (0.35%) Business Objects
15 15 (0.35%) Cognos
16 13 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
17 12 (0.28%) Teradata
17 12 (0.28%) Sage
Bournemouth, Dorset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits 15% bonus & benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: Competitive Salary and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 plus 27 Days Holiday.
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday