The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
England / South West
Rank 69 72 70
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 221 246 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.40% 4.24% 3.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.56% 4.37% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 156 232 218
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
4851 5629 5826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.48% 97.03% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4023 4668 4922
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,116 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 25 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +20 101 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Gloucestershire -9 35 £37,500 -31.81% 5
Dorset +17 29 £35,000 +2.94% 7
Somerset -15 27 £35,000 -4.10% 4
Wiltshire +12 18 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Devon -18 11 £37,500 - 3
Software Developer
England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 236 (54.50%) C#
2 217 (50.12%) Java
2 217 (50.12%) SQL
3 210 (48.50%) .NET
4 191 (44.11%) Agile Software Development
5 184 (42.49%) JavaScript
6 164 (37.88%) HTML
7 156 (36.03%) OO
8 151 (34.87%) ASP.NET
9 148 (34.18%) CSS
10 142 (32.79%) C++
11 141 (32.56%) SQL Server
12 132 (30.48%) SDLC
13 131 (30.25%) MVC
14 116 (26.79%) Computer Science
15 113 (26.10%) XML
16 98 (22.63%) Mathematics
17 90 (20.79%) Software Engineering
18 87 (20.09%) TDD
19 80 (18.48%) Scrum
20 79 (18.24%) AngularJS
21 75 (17.32%) ASP.NET MVC
22 67 (15.47%) jQuery
23 60 (13.86%) Python
24 58 (13.39%) Microsoft
24 58 (13.39%) HTML5
25 57 (13.16%) .NET Framework
26 56 (12.93%) Web Development
27 55 (12.70%) Git (software)
28 51 (11.78%) Finance

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (4.39%) JBoss
3 17 (3.93%) WebLogic
3 17 (3.93%) WebSphere
4 15 (3.46%) Apache Spark
5 14 (3.23%) IIS
6 8 (1.85%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.62%) Apache Solr
7 7 (1.62%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.39%) Jetty
9 4 (0.92%) CMS
9 4 (0.92%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.69%) Apache
10 3 (0.69%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.69%) Confluence
11 2 (0.46%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.46%) Drupal
11 2 (0.46%) SAS
12 1 (0.23%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 16 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (4.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (6.47%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.85%) SaaS
4 4 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.46%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.46%) Dropbox
5 2 (0.46%) G Suite
5 2 (0.46%) GitHub
5 2 (0.46%) Slack
5 2 (0.46%) Trello
5 2 (0.46%) Zapier
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.23%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.39%) HTTP
2 11 (2.54%) Internet
3 4 (0.92%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.69%) Intranet
5 2 (0.46%) Network Security
6 1 (0.23%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.23%) DNS
6 1 (0.23%) LDAP
6 1 (0.23%) SSH
6 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 44 (10.16%) MongoDB
3 40 (9.24%) MySQL
4 36 (8.31%) NoSQL
5 26 (6.00%) Relational Database
6 21 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (4.62%) Hadoop
8 19 (4.39%) Big Data
9 10 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (2.31%) OrientDB
10 6 (1.39%) Couchbase
10 6 (1.39%) Redis
10 6 (1.39%) Riak
10 6 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.92%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.69%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.46%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 55 (12.70%) Git (software)
2 44 (10.16%) Visual Studio
3 26 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (4.85%) Subversion
5 18 (4.16%) Selenium
6 17 (3.93%) Jenkins
7 16 (3.70%) JIRA
8 9 (2.08%) Bitbucket
9 8 (1.85%) JUnit
10 7 (1.62%) Maven
11 5 (1.15%) Ant
11 5 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.15%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.69%) NUnit
13 2 (0.46%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.46%) Grunt
13 2 (0.46%) gulp
13 2 (0.46%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.46%) MSTest
13 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 51 (11.78%) Finance
2 26 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 23 (5.31%) Manufacturing
4 22 (5.08%) Electronics
5 21 (4.85%) Marketing
6 13 (3.00%) Retail
7 10 (2.31%) Games
8 8 (1.85%) Banking
9 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.46%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Avionics
10 1 (0.23%) Back Office
10 1 (0.23%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (48.50%) .NET
2 164 (37.88%) HTML
3 151 (34.87%) ASP.NET
4 148 (34.18%) CSS
5 113 (26.10%) XML
6 79 (18.24%) AngularJS
7 75 (17.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 67 (15.47%) jQuery
9 58 (13.39%) HTML5
10 57 (13.16%) .NET Framework
11 45 (10.39%) Web Services
12 42 (9.70%) RESTful
13 39 (9.01%) CSS3
13 39 (9.01%) WCF
14 37 (8.55%) REST
15 34 (7.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 33 (7.62%) ASP.NET Web API
17 25 (5.77%) Entity Framework
18 24 (5.54%) JSON
19 20 (4.62%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 116 (26.79%) Computer Science
2 36 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.46%) Mobile App
4 11 (2.54%) User Experience
5 10 (2.31%) Cyber Defence
6 8 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.62%) Streaming Video
7 7 (1.62%) Video on Demand
8 3 (0.69%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.69%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.46%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.46%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.46%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.46%) iPhone
9 2 (0.46%) NHS
10 1 (0.23%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.23%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.23%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.23%) Fintech
10 1 (0.23%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.62%) Android
2 32 (7.39%) Linux
3 26 (6.00%) Apple iOS
4 24 (5.54%) Windows
5 15 (3.46%) Unix
6 9 (2.08%) AIX
7 8 (1.85%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.23%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (44.11%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (36.03%) OO
3 132 (30.48%) SDLC
4 131 (30.25%) MVC
5 98 (22.63%) Mathematics
6 90 (20.79%) Software Engineering
7 87 (20.09%) TDD
8 80 (18.48%) Scrum
9 56 (12.93%) Web Development
10 32 (7.39%) Mentoring
11 29 (6.70%) Unit Testing
12 27 (6.24%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (6.24%) OOP
13 23 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (4.85%) Refactoring
15 20 (4.62%) Cybersecurity
15 20 (4.62%) Digital Marketing
15 20 (4.62%) Programme Management
15 20 (4.62%) UML
16 19 (4.39%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 236 (54.50%) C#
2 217 (50.12%) Java
2 217 (50.12%) SQL
3 184 (42.49%) JavaScript
4 142 (32.79%) C++
5 60 (13.86%) Python
6 39 (9.01%) C
7 29 (6.70%) PHP
8 28 (6.47%) VB.NET
9 22 (5.08%) T-SQL
10 19 (4.39%) Go
11 17 (3.93%) Apex Code
12 14 (3.23%) SOQL
12 14 (3.23%) VB
13 11 (2.54%) Perl
13 11 (2.54%) Ruby
14 10 (2.31%) Bash Shell
14 10 (2.31%) Scala
15 8 (1.85%) Objective-C
16 7 (1.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (10.62%) Degree
2 41 (9.47%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.93%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.54%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.69%) MCSD
5 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.46%) HNC
6 2 (0.46%) NVQ Level 4
7 1 (0.23%) ISEB
7 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.85%) QA
2 3 (0.69%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.46%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.46%) WCAG
4 1 (0.23%) SDET
4 1 (0.23%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.46%) Firmware
3 1 (0.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (2.08%) Ansible
1 9 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.85%) Puppet
3 6 (1.39%) Kibana
3 6 (1.39%) logstash
3 6 (1.39%) Salt
4 3 (0.69%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 58 (13.39%) Microsoft
2 38 (8.78%) Oracle
3 20 (4.62%) SAP
4 17 (3.93%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (2.77%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.15%) Google
7 4 (0.92%) Zend
8 2 (0.46%) Apple
8 2 (0.46%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe
9 1 (0.23%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.23%) HP
9 1 (0.23%) IBM
9 1 (0.23%) IBM Sterling
9 1 (0.23%) Progress
9 1 (0.23%) Remedy
9 1 (0.23%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.23%) Twitter
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Strike IT Services
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus incentives and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
itecopeople
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Easy commute from Newbury, Swindon, South Oxon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £35k + good benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
Exeter
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 24 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago