The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 74 60 44
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 226 245 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.98% 4.18% 5.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.10% 4.29% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 210 226 287
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software 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
5516 5711 5293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.04% 97.46% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4613 4858 4507
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Software Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the South West region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in the South West

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in the South West

Software 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 Software Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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 57 £40,500 -4.70% 22
Dorset -6 47 £34,000 +13.33% 8
Somerset -5 33 £37,500 +20.00% 3
Gloucestershire -18 29 £52,500 +31.25% 8
Devon +18 28 £33,500 -10.66% 2
Wiltshire +5 25 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Cornwall -4 4 £38,500 +31.62% 1
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 330 (65.87%) C#
2 303 (60.48%) .NET
3 233 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
4 231 (46.11%) HTML
5 215 (42.91%) SQL
6 200 (39.92%) JavaScript
7 197 (39.32%) SQL Server
8 182 (36.33%) MVC
9 177 (35.33%) ASP.NET
10 167 (33.33%) Software Engineering
11 166 (33.13%) CSS
12 153 (30.54%) Java
13 115 (22.95%) Degree
13 115 (22.95%) C++
14 112 (22.36%) Windows
15 110 (21.96%) Microsoft
16 103 (20.56%) jQuery
17 98 (19.56%) OO
18 89 (17.76%) SDLC
19 88 (17.56%) TDD
20 87 (17.37%) Web Services
21 86 (17.17%) .NET Framework
22 76 (15.17%) ASP.NET MVC
23 75 (14.97%) Visual Studio
24 72 (14.37%) Scrum
25 67 (13.37%) HTML5
26 66 (13.17%) Telecoms
27 62 (12.38%) XML
27 62 (12.38%) MS Excel
28 58 (11.58%) Linux

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (6.59%) IIS
2 24 (4.79%) WebLogic
3 18 (3.59%) JBoss
4 14 (2.79%) Node.js
4 14 (2.79%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.00%) Confluence
6 8 (1.60%) Apache
6 8 (1.60%) SAS
7 7 (1.40%) ColdFusion
7 7 (1.40%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.80%) CMS
8 4 (0.80%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.60%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.40%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.40%) Kentico
10 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.20%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 62 (12.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (3.39%) SAP Business One
2 8 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.20%) SaaS
2 8 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.60%) IaaS
3 7 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.19%) HTTP
2 14 (2.79%) Internet
3 13 (2.59%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.20%) FTP
4 11 (2.20%) SMPP
4 11 (2.20%) SMTP
5 4 (0.80%) DNS
6 2 (0.40%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.40%) Wireless
7 1 (0.20%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (39.32%) SQL Server
2 45 (8.98%) MySQL
2 45 (8.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (4.19%) MongoDB
5 20 (3.99%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (3.39%) Crystal Reports
8 14 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (2.40%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.40%) SQLite
11 6 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.00%) Big Data
12 5 (1.00%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.80%) MS Access
14 3 (0.60%) Hadoop
15 2 (0.40%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.40%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 75 (14.97%) Visual Studio
2 54 (10.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (6.59%) Git (software)
4 26 (5.19%) JIRA
5 21 (4.19%) Subversion
6 16 (3.19%) Maven
7 14 (2.79%) Eclipse
7 14 (2.79%) Jenkins
8 12 (2.40%) NUnit
9 11 (2.20%) Selenium
10 10 (2.00%) Hudson
10 10 (2.00%) NetBeans
11 8 (1.60%) Ant
11 8 (1.60%) Bugzilla
11 8 (1.60%) Moq
11 8 (1.60%) PEAR
11 8 (1.60%) PHPUnit
11 8 (1.60%) Trac
12 7 (1.40%) JMeter
13 6 (1.20%) JUnit
General
1 66 (13.17%) Telecoms
2 50 (9.98%) Finance
3 16 (3.19%) Games
4 12 (2.40%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.40%) Marketing
5 11 (2.20%) Aerospace
6 10 (2.00%) Back Office
7 9 (1.80%) Electronics
7 9 (1.80%) Retail
8 8 (1.60%) Banking
9 6 (1.20%) Advertising
9 6 (1.20%) International Banking
9 6 (1.20%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.20%) Publishing
10 4 (0.80%) Automotive
11 2 (0.40%) Law
11 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (60.48%) .NET
2 231 (46.11%) HTML
3 177 (35.33%) ASP.NET
4 166 (33.13%) CSS
5 103 (20.56%) jQuery
6 87 (17.37%) Web Services
7 86 (17.17%) .NET Framework
8 76 (15.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 67 (13.37%) HTML5
10 62 (12.38%) XML
11 56 (11.18%) WCF
12 51 (10.18%) J2EE
13 46 (9.18%) Ajax
13 46 (9.18%) Entity Framework
14 37 (7.39%) WPF
15 36 (7.19%) JSON
16 35 (6.99%) AngularJS
16 35 (6.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 29 (5.79%) SOAP
18 28 (5.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.18%) Computer Science
2 35 (6.99%) Mobile App
3 33 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.99%) Digital Media
5 22 (4.39%) Mathematics
6 16 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.99%) User Experience
8 11 (2.20%) iPhone
9 10 (2.00%) Physics
10 7 (1.40%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.40%) Xbox
11 4 (0.80%) Cybercrime
12 3 (0.60%) VHDL
12 3 (0.60%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.40%) BBC
13 2 (0.40%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.40%) Cyberthreat
13 2 (0.40%) EPoS
13 2 (0.40%) PKI
14 1 (0.20%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 112 (22.36%) Windows
2 58 (11.58%) Linux
3 50 (9.98%) Android
4 39 (7.78%) Apple iOS
5 37 (7.39%) Unix
6 17 (3.39%) Windows Phone
7 16 (3.19%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.60%) Mac OS X
8 8 (1.60%) Ubuntu
8 8 (1.60%) Windows Server
9 7 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.80%) Debian
11 2 (0.40%) AIX
12 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (36.33%) MVC
3 167 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 98 (19.56%) OO
5 89 (17.76%) SDLC
6 88 (17.56%) TDD
7 72 (14.37%) Scrum
8 57 (11.38%) Mentoring
9 49 (9.78%) Unit Testing
10 45 (8.98%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (7.19%) OOP
12 34 (6.79%) MVVM
13 29 (5.79%) Android Development
13 29 (5.79%) iOS Development
14 26 (5.19%) BDD
15 22 (4.39%) OOD
16 20 (3.99%) Mobile Application Development
16 20 (3.99%) Web Application Development
17 19 (3.79%) Waterfall
18 18 (3.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 330 (65.87%) C#
2 215 (42.91%) SQL
3 200 (39.92%) JavaScript
4 153 (30.54%) Java
5 115 (22.95%) C++
6 50 (9.98%) VB.NET
7 44 (8.78%) PHP
8 42 (8.38%) VB
9 41 (8.18%) Python
10 38 (7.58%) C
11 37 (7.39%) T-SQL
12 25 (4.99%) Ruby
13 21 (4.19%) Objective-C
14 20 (3.99%) VB6
15 17 (3.39%) Perl
15 17 (3.39%) VC++
15 17 (3.39%) XAML
16 11 (2.20%) XPath
16 11 (2.20%) XQuery
17 8 (1.60%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 115 (22.95%) Degree
2 40 (7.98%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.19%) SC Cleared
4 20 (3.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (3.39%) MCPD
5 17 (3.39%) MCTS
6 13 (2.59%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.60%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) CITP
8 1 (0.20%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.39%) QA
2 2 (0.40%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.20%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (2.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 110 (21.96%) Microsoft
2 40 (7.98%) Oracle
3 25 (4.99%) SAP
4 18 (3.59%) Google
4 18 (3.59%) Xamarin
5 13 (2.59%) Sybase
5 13 (2.59%) VMware
6 8 (1.60%) Apple
7 5 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.00%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.00%) Zend
8 4 (0.80%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.60%) Adobe
9 3 (0.60%) Cisco
9 3 (0.60%) IBM
10 2 (0.40%) hybris
10 2 (0.40%) Perforce
10 2 (0.40%) Telerik
10 2 (0.40%) Twitter
11 1 (0.20%) MuleSoft
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £18000 - £46000 per annum + excellent benefits + pension
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £0.00 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 plus excellent benefits
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Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £25000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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