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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1994 2076 1727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.01% 33.79% 33.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.35% 35.46% 35.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1844 1809 1583
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
5805 5854 4877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.09% 95.28% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4901 4839 4202
Average salary £37,750 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.02% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 0 712 £37,500 -6.25% 80
Wiltshire 0 292 £35,000 - 66
Dorset 0 271 £37,500 - 65
Gloucestershire -1 254 £42,500 +13.33% 67
Somerset 0 229 £36,500 +4.28% 57
Devon 0 169 £37,500 +15.38% 43
Cornwall -1 28 £32,500 - 2
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1745 (44.78%) .NET
2 1723 (44.21%) JavaScript
3 1697 (43.55%) HTML
4 1629 (41.80%) C#
5 1508 (38.70%) CSS
6 1395 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
7 1380 (35.41%) SQL
8 1223 (31.38%) SQL Server
9 1196 (30.69%) MVC
10 1149 (29.48%) ASP.NET
11 1014 (26.02%) Java
12 843 (21.63%) jQuery
13 688 (17.65%) TDD
14 640 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC
15 597 (15.32%) HTML5
16 574 (14.73%) PHP
17 551 (14.14%) Scrum
18 549 (14.09%) Web Services
19 541 (13.88%) Finance
20 534 (13.70%) XML
21 493 (12.65%) Microsoft
22 490 (12.57%) OO
23 477 (12.24%) Degree
24 475 (12.19%) Git (software)
25 470 (12.06%) MySQL
26 468 (12.01%) Oracle
27 454 (11.65%) Software Engineering
28 426 (10.93%) .NET Framework
29 399 (10.24%) Spring
30 398 (10.21%) Linux

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 246 (6.31%) Node.js
2 152 (3.90%) CMS
3 136 (3.49%) SharePoint
4 123 (3.16%) Tomcat
5 91 (2.34%) WordPress
6 89 (2.28%) Apache
7 85 (2.18%) JBoss
8 81 (2.08%) Drupal
9 66 (1.69%) Umbraco
10 51 (1.31%) IIS
11 41 (1.05%) WebLogic
12 36 (0.92%) WebSphere
13 34 (0.87%) SAS
14 31 (0.80%) Joomla!
15 30 (0.77%) Mule
16 27 (0.69%) Mule ESB
17 25 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
17 25 (0.64%) ArcGIS
18 24 (0.62%) ColdFusion
19 22 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 196 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 63 (1.62%) Photoshop
3 49 (1.26%) MS Office
4 28 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (0.23%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.10%) FastStats
7 4 (0.10%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.051%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.026%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.026%) InDesign
9 1 (0.026%) MS Project
9 1 (0.026%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 55 (1.41%) Magento
2 49 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 32 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 27 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
5 17 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
7 11 (0.28%) Changepoint
8 10 (0.26%) INSURE/90
9 9 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
9 9 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
9 9 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
9 9 (0.23%) Summit
10 8 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
11 7 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
11 7 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
12 6 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
12 6 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
12 6 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
12 6 (0.15%) Oracle Manufacturing
13 5 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 102 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 93 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
3 85 (2.18%) SaaS
4 24 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 23 (0.59%) Google App Engine
6 19 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (0.33%) GitHub
9 6 (0.15%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.10%) PaaS
10 4 (0.10%) IaaS
11 3 (0.077%) Sage Pay
12 2 (0.051%) Office 365
13 1 (0.026%) Trello
13 1 (0.026%) MailChimp
13 1 (0.026%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.026%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 147 (3.77%) Internet
2 93 (2.39%) HTTP
3 39 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 31 (0.80%) SMPP
4 31 (0.80%) SMTP
5 20 (0.51%) SMS
6 15 (0.38%) FTP
7 10 (0.26%) LDAP
8 6 (0.15%) Intranet
8 6 (0.15%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (0.13%) Firewall
10 4 (0.10%) Unified Communications
10 4 (0.10%) Extranet
10 4 (0.10%) WEP
11 3 (0.077%) SSH
11 3 (0.077%) DLNA
12 2 (0.051%) Software-Defined Radio
12 2 (0.051%) Wireless
12 2 (0.051%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.026%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1223 (31.38%) SQL Server
2 470 (12.06%) MySQL
3 204 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 189 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 184 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 157 (4.03%) MongoDB
7 142 (3.64%) Relational Database
8 139 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
9 129 (3.31%) NoSQL
10 125 (3.21%) Oracle Database
11 113 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
12 86 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 62 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
14 59 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
15 57 (1.46%) RDBMS
16 55 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
17 54 (1.39%) Big Data
18 45 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
19 32 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
20 30 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 475 (12.19%) Git (software)
2 266 (6.83%) Visual Studio
3 265 (6.80%) Subversion
4 197 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 182 (4.67%) JUnit
6 155 (3.98%) Maven
7 154 (3.95%) Eclipse
8 103 (2.64%) JIRA
9 99 (2.54%) Jenkins
10 95 (2.44%) Selenium
11 88 (2.26%) NUnit
12 87 (2.23%) Ant
13 71 (1.82%) Rhino Mocks
14 63 (1.62%) Cucumber
15 38 (0.98%) Xcode
16 37 (0.95%) Hudson
17 36 (0.92%) Mockito
18 34 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 31 (0.80%) NetBeans
19 31 (0.80%) MSTest
General
1 541 (13.88%) Finance
2 287 (7.36%) Telecoms
3 177 (4.54%) Marketing
4 157 (4.03%) Advertising
5 142 (3.64%) Banking
6 108 (2.77%) Retail
7 102 (2.62%) Manufacturing
8 95 (2.44%) Games
9 93 (2.39%) Back Office
10 86 (2.21%) Electronics
11 28 (0.72%) Publishing
12 21 (0.54%) Aerospace
13 19 (0.49%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.36%) Automotive
15 12 (0.31%) Multimedia
16 11 (0.28%) Law
17 8 (0.21%) Legal
18 7 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
19 6 (0.15%) Investment Banking
20 5 (0.13%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1745 (44.78%) .NET
2 1697 (43.55%) HTML
3 1508 (38.70%) CSS
4 1149 (29.48%) ASP.NET
5 843 (21.63%) jQuery
6 640 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 597 (15.32%) HTML5
8 549 (14.09%) Web Services
9 534 (13.70%) XML
10 426 (10.93%) .NET Framework
11 399 (10.24%) Spring
12 357 (9.16%) CSS3
13 339 (8.70%) AngularJS
14 308 (7.90%) Ajax
15 307 (7.88%) WCF
16 291 (7.47%) JSON
17 284 (7.29%) SOAP
18 267 (6.85%) RESTful
19 262 (6.72%) Hibernate
20 251 (6.44%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 239 (6.13%) Computer Science
2 184 (4.72%) User Experience
3 144 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 119 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
5 115 (2.95%) Digital Media
6 70 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 70 (1.80%) Mathematics
7 60 (1.54%) iPhone
8 49 (1.26%) Social Network
8 49 (1.26%) DTV
9 46 (1.18%) iPad
10 45 (1.15%) Data Structures
11 43 (1.10%) Xbox
12 35 (0.90%) GIS
13 34 (0.87%) Smartphone
13 34 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
14 31 (0.80%) Algorithms
15 30 (0.77%) Streaming Music
16 29 (0.74%) AS400
16 29 (0.74%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 398 (10.21%) Linux
2 372 (9.55%) Windows
3 286 (7.34%) Android
4 263 (6.75%) Apple iOS
5 130 (3.34%) UNIX
6 50 (1.28%) Windows Phone
7 35 (0.90%) Windows 8
8 20 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
9 15 (0.38%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.23%) Windows Phone 7
11 8 (0.21%) Windows CE
12 7 (0.18%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.13%) CentOS
14 4 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.077%) Fedora
15 3 (0.077%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.051%) Solaris
16 2 (0.051%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.051%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.051%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1395 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
2 1196 (30.69%) MVC
3 688 (17.65%) TDD
4 551 (14.14%) Scrum
5 490 (12.57%) OO
6 454 (11.65%) Software Engineering
7 345 (8.85%) Web Development
8 329 (8.44%) SDLC
9 302 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
10 232 (5.95%) Unit Testing
11 223 (5.72%) Continuous Integration
12 216 (5.54%) OOP
12 216 (5.54%) Android Development
13 214 (5.49%) BDD
14 208 (5.34%) iOS Development
15 199 (5.11%) E-Commerce
16 192 (4.93%) Web Application Development
17 174 (4.46%) Mentoring
18 139 (3.57%) Open Source
19 126 (3.23%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1723 (44.21%) JavaScript
2 1629 (41.80%) C#
3 1380 (35.41%) SQL
4 1014 (26.02%) Java
5 574 (14.73%) PHP
6 350 (8.98%) C++
7 294 (7.54%) T-SQL
8 257 (6.59%) VB.NET
9 169 (4.34%) PL/SQL
10 163 (4.18%) C
11 162 (4.16%) Python
12 130 (3.34%) Ruby
13 119 (3.05%) Objective-C
14 107 (2.75%) VB
15 62 (1.59%) Bash Shell
16 53 (1.36%) Clojure
16 53 (1.36%) PHP5
17 50 (1.28%) Scala
18 40 (1.03%) Perl
19 35 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 477 (12.24%) Degree
2 181 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 114 (2.93%) SC Cleared
4 64 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 59 (1.51%) DV Cleared
6 15 (0.38%) MCPD
7 14 (0.36%) HND
8 12 (0.31%) MCSD
9 7 (0.18%) MCP
10 5 (0.13%) MCSE
10 5 (0.13%) CCNA
10 5 (0.13%) CISSP
10 5 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.13%) SSCP
10 5 (0.13%) Network+ Certification
10 5 (0.13%) Linux+ Certification
10 5 (0.13%) GIAC
11 4 (0.10%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.10%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (1.92%) QA
2 16 (0.41%) SLA
3 11 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.26%) WCAG
5 9 (0.23%) ISO 14001
6 7 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.15%) Basel II
8 5 (0.13%) WAI
8 5 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 23 (0.59%) Docker
2 22 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.33%) LXC
3 13 (0.33%) Xen
4 12 (0.31%) Firmware
5 9 (0.23%) Active Directory
6 7 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.18%) Oracle Clusterware
7 4 (0.10%) Varnish
8 2 (0.051%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.026%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 50 (1.28%) Puppet
2 27 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (0.44%) Vagrant
4 10 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (0.18%) Oracle Flashback
6 7 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (0.18%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.10%) CA Endevor
7 4 (0.10%) cPanel
8 3 (0.077%) Graphite
9 1 (0.026%) Plesk
9 1 (0.026%) Ansible
Vendors
1 493 (12.65%) Microsoft
2 468 (12.01%) Oracle
3 129 (3.31%) Google
4 83 (2.13%) Zend
5 77 (1.98%) SAP
6 76 (1.95%) Xamarin
7 58 (1.49%) Adobe
8 54 (1.39%) IBM
9 38 (0.98%) Informatica
10 35 (0.90%) Sitecore
11 33 (0.85%) Apple
12 28 (0.72%) VMware
13 24 (0.62%) Cisco
14 23 (0.59%) Facebook
15 22 (0.56%) Siebel
16 21 (0.54%) Twitter
17 20 (0.51%) Sybase
17 20 (0.51%) TIBCO
18 19 (0.49%) ESRI
18 19 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
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