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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1996 2129 1796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.78% 34.22% 33.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.15% 35.77% 35.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1846 1871 1654
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.15%
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
5678 5952 5028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.09% 95.68% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4824 4945 4342
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 5 August 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 5 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
Bristol +1 758 £38,500 -3.75% 132
Wiltshire 0 274 £35,000 - 65
Dorset 0 254 £35,000 -6.66% 58
Gloucestershire -1 242 £45,000 +20.00% 43
Somerset 0 229 £36,750 +5.00% 53
Devon 0 163 £37,500 +15.38% 38
Cornwall -1 31 £32,500 -3.70% 4
Avon - 2 £22,500 -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 1761 (44.50%) .NET
2 1731 (43.75%) HTML
2 1731 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 1606 (40.59%) C#
4 1540 (38.92%) CSS
5 1407 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1366 (34.52%) SQL
7 1242 (31.39%) SQL Server
8 1186 (29.97%) MVC
9 1161 (29.34%) ASP.NET
10 1041 (26.31%) Java
11 859 (21.71%) jQuery
12 685 (17.31%) TDD
13 633 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 629 (15.90%) HTML5
15 626 (15.82%) PHP
16 568 (14.35%) Web Services
17 564 (14.25%) Scrum
18 549 (13.87%) XML
19 540 (13.65%) Finance
20 516 (13.04%) OO
21 510 (12.89%) MySQL
22 500 (12.64%) Oracle
23 491 (12.41%) Microsoft
24 488 (12.33%) Degree
25 479 (12.11%) Git (software)
26 436 (11.02%) Software Engineering
27 434 (10.97%) Spring
28 420 (10.61%) Linux
29 417 (10.54%) .NET Framework

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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
1 249 (6.29%) Node.js
2 143 (3.61%) CMS
3 123 (3.11%) SharePoint
4 118 (2.98%) Tomcat
5 105 (2.65%) Apache
6 94 (2.38%) JBoss
7 91 (2.30%) WordPress
8 83 (2.10%) Drupal
9 67 (1.69%) Umbraco
10 59 (1.49%) IIS
11 38 (0.96%) WebLogic
12 34 (0.86%) SAS
13 32 (0.81%) Joomla!
13 32 (0.81%) Mule
14 29 (0.73%) ColdFusion
15 28 (0.71%) Mule ESB
16 24 (0.61%) WebSphere
16 24 (0.61%) ArcGIS
17 23 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
18 20 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 195 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 69 (1.74%) Photoshop
3 58 (1.47%) MS Office
4 29 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
5 14 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.23%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.15%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.051%) InDesign
8 2 (0.051%) MS Project
8 2 (0.051%) FastStats
8 2 (0.051%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.025%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.025%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.025%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 46 (1.16%) Magento
2 42 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 31 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
4 27 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
5 22 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
5 22 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
6 11 (0.28%) Changepoint
7 10 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
7 10 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
7 10 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
8 9 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (0.20%) Summit
10 7 (0.18%) Oracle SCM
11 6 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
11 6 (0.15%) Oracle Manufacturing
11 6 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
11 6 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
12 5 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
12 5 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
13 4 (0.10%) Aareon QL
Cloud Services
1 94 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (2.25%) SaaS
3 78 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (0.48%) Google App Engine
6 11 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.25%) GitHub
8 6 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.10%) IaaS
10 3 (0.076%) Office 365
11 2 (0.051%) Trello
11 2 (0.051%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.025%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.025%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.025%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 153 (3.87%) Internet
2 95 (2.40%) HTTP
3 38 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 23 (0.58%) SMPP
4 23 (0.58%) SMTP
5 17 (0.43%) SMS
6 10 (0.25%) FTP
7 6 (0.15%) LDAP
8 4 (0.10%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.10%) WEP
8 4 (0.10%) Intranet
9 3 (0.076%) SSH
9 3 (0.076%) DLNA
9 3 (0.076%) PBX
9 3 (0.076%) VoIP
9 3 (0.076%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.051%) SAN
10 2 (0.051%) Wireless
10 2 (0.051%) Software-Defined Radio
10 2 (0.051%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1242 (31.39%) SQL Server
2 510 (12.89%) MySQL
3 200 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 193 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 192 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 150 (3.79%) MongoDB
7 146 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
8 140 (3.54%) Relational Database
9 134 (3.39%) Oracle Database
10 116 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 116 (2.93%) NoSQL
11 104 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 78 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
13 65 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
14 64 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
15 58 (1.47%) RDBMS
16 51 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
17 41 (1.04%) Big Data
18 40 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
19 37 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 479 (12.11%) Git (software)
2 274 (6.92%) Visual Studio
2 274 (6.92%) Subversion
3 187 (4.73%) JUnit
3 187 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 159 (4.02%) Maven
5 151 (3.82%) Eclipse
6 100 (2.53%) NUnit
7 92 (2.32%) JIRA
8 88 (2.22%) Jenkins
9 87 (2.20%) Selenium
10 79 (2.00%) Ant
11 77 (1.95%) Rhino Mocks
12 60 (1.52%) Cucumber
13 46 (1.16%) Xcode
14 36 (0.91%) MSTest
15 33 (0.83%) PHPUnit
16 31 (0.78%) IntelliJ
16 31 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
17 29 (0.73%) Moq
General
1 540 (13.65%) Finance
2 236 (5.96%) Telecoms
3 174 (4.40%) Marketing
4 152 (3.84%) Advertising
5 151 (3.82%) Banking
6 104 (2.63%) Retail
6 104 (2.63%) Games
7 86 (2.17%) Manufacturing
8 77 (1.95%) Electronics
9 74 (1.87%) Back Office
10 29 (0.73%) Publishing
11 26 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 25 (0.63%) Multimedia
13 24 (0.61%) Aerospace
14 13 (0.33%) Automotive
15 12 (0.30%) Law
16 10 (0.25%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.20%) Legal
17 8 (0.20%) Military
18 6 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1761 (44.50%) .NET
2 1731 (43.75%) HTML
3 1540 (38.92%) CSS
4 1161 (29.34%) ASP.NET
5 859 (21.71%) jQuery
6 633 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 629 (15.90%) HTML5
8 568 (14.35%) Web Services
9 549 (13.87%) XML
10 434 (10.97%) Spring
11 417 (10.54%) .NET Framework
12 370 (9.35%) CSS3
13 332 (8.39%) AngularJS
14 326 (8.24%) JSON
15 324 (8.19%) WCF
16 318 (8.04%) Ajax
17 285 (7.20%) Hibernate
18 272 (6.87%) SOAP
19 262 (6.62%) RESTful
20 256 (6.47%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 241 (6.09%) Computer Science
2 222 (5.61%) User Experience
3 131 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
4 125 (3.16%) Mobile App
5 84 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
5 84 (2.12%) Digital Media
6 74 (1.87%) Mathematics
7 52 (1.31%) iPhone
8 47 (1.19%) Data Structures
9 46 (1.16%) Social Network
10 43 (1.09%) Xbox
11 42 (1.06%) iPad
11 42 (1.06%) DTV
12 37 (0.94%) GIS
13 36 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
14 35 (0.88%) Smartphone
15 30 (0.76%) Streaming Music
15 30 (0.76%) Client/Server
15 30 (0.76%) Visualisation
16 29 (0.73%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 420 (10.61%) Linux
2 396 (10.01%) Windows
3 245 (6.19%) Android
4 236 (5.96%) Apple iOS
5 131 (3.31%) UNIX
6 48 (1.21%) Windows Phone
7 35 (0.88%) Windows 8
8 25 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
9 14 (0.35%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.20%) Windows Phone 7
10 8 (0.20%) Windows CE
11 7 (0.18%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.13%) CentOS
12 5 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.076%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.076%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.076%) Fedora
14 2 (0.051%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.051%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.051%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1407 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1186 (29.97%) MVC
3 685 (17.31%) TDD
4 564 (14.25%) Scrum
5 516 (13.04%) OO
6 436 (11.02%) Software Engineering
7 372 (9.40%) Web Development
8 320 (8.09%) SDLC
9 314 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
10 230 (5.81%) Unit Testing
11 227 (5.74%) OOP
12 219 (5.53%) Continuous Integration
13 212 (5.36%) Web Application Development
14 205 (5.18%) E-Commerce
15 204 (5.16%) BDD
16 191 (4.83%) Android Development
17 190 (4.80%) iOS Development
18 182 (4.60%) Mentoring
19 140 (3.54%) Open Source
20 128 (3.23%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1731 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 1606 (40.59%) C#
3 1366 (34.52%) SQL
4 1041 (26.31%) Java
5 626 (15.82%) PHP
6 351 (8.87%) C++
7 296 (7.48%) T-SQL
8 275 (6.95%) VB.NET
9 185 (4.68%) PL/SQL
10 169 (4.27%) Python
11 167 (4.22%) C
12 130 (3.29%) Ruby
13 111 (2.81%) Objective-C
14 100 (2.53%) VB
15 75 (1.90%) PHP5
16 65 (1.64%) Bash Shell
17 49 (1.24%) Scala
18 46 (1.16%) Clojure
19 44 (1.11%) Shell Script
20 39 (0.99%) Perl
Qualifications
1 488 (12.33%) Degree
2 184 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 120 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 62 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 52 (1.31%) DV Cleared
6 19 (0.48%) MCSD
7 15 (0.38%) MCP
7 15 (0.38%) MCPD
8 5 (0.13%) ISEB
8 5 (0.13%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.10%) HND
9 4 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.051%) PhD
11 1 (0.025%) MCAD
11 1 (0.025%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.025%) MCTS
11 1 (0.025%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.025%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.025%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (2.02%) QA
2 18 (0.45%) SLA
3 10 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.23%) WCAG
5 8 (0.20%) ISO 14001
5 8 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.18%) Basel II
6 7 (0.18%) WAI
7 6 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 25 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (0.53%) Docker
3 15 (0.38%) Firmware
4 13 (0.33%) Xen
4 13 (0.33%) LXC
5 10 (0.25%) Active Directory
6 6 (0.15%) Oracle Clusterware
6 6 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.051%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.051%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.025%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 57 (1.44%) Puppet
2 21 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (0.48%) Vagrant
4 6 (0.15%) Data Guard
4 6 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (0.15%) Oracle Flashback
5 4 (0.10%) cPanel
5 4 (0.10%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.025%) Plesk
Vendors
1 500 (12.64%) Oracle
2 491 (12.41%) Microsoft
3 132 (3.34%) Google
4 89 (2.25%) Zend
5 71 (1.79%) Adobe
6 66 (1.67%) Xamarin
7 61 (1.54%) SAP
8 49 (1.24%) Informatica
9 46 (1.16%) IBM
10 38 (0.96%) Facebook
11 37 (0.94%) Twitter
12 31 (0.78%) VMware
12 31 (0.78%) Apple
13 24 (0.61%) Sitecore
14 22 (0.56%) Siebel
14 22 (0.56%) Sybase
15 20 (0.51%) TIBCO
16 19 (0.48%) Cisco
17 18 (0.45%) ESRI
18 11 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
Chippenham, Wiltshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Madison Talent Sourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Full Corporate Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum + Progression
Posted: 16 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Searchability
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum Dependant on Experience
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
ISL
Salary: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Posted: 19 hours ago