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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 63 35 54
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 262 376 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.02% 6.66% 4.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.21% 6.97% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 240 341 222
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,050 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
6224 5398 5090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.56% 95.64% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5207 4693 4501
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,614
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%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 -35 62 £37,500 +15.38% 15
Gloucestershire -18 60 £32,500 - 7
Dorset 0 51 £31,250 -13.19% 11
Somerset 0 44 £35,000 - 8
Devon -26 24 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Wiltshire -34 19 £37,500 +27.11% 2
Cornwall -7 2 £32,500 +18.18%
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 303 (66.74%) C#
2 281 (61.89%) .NET
3 226 (49.78%) JavaScript
4 225 (49.56%) SQL Server
5 220 (48.46%) HTML
6 209 (46.04%) ASP.NET
7 167 (36.78%) CSS
7 167 (36.78%) SQL
8 155 (34.14%) Agile Software Development
9 144 (31.72%) MVC
10 134 (29.52%) Software Engineering
11 124 (27.31%) Java
12 117 (25.77%) jQuery
13 104 (22.91%) Microsoft
14 92 (20.26%) Degree
15 91 (20.04%) C++
15 91 (20.04%) Linux
16 82 (18.06%) Windows
17 73 (16.08%) ASP.NET MVC
18 71 (15.64%) OO
19 70 (15.42%) VB.NET
20 66 (14.54%) .NET Framework
21 64 (14.10%) Unit Testing
21 64 (14.10%) XML
22 62 (13.66%) MS Excel
23 61 (13.44%) Oracle
24 56 (12.33%) Web Services
24 56 (12.33%) HTML5
25 52 (11.45%) Computer Science
26 50 (11.01%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 30 (6.61%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.41%) CMS
3 13 (2.86%) nginx
3 13 (2.86%) Gunicorn
4 11 (2.42%) Kentico
4 11 (2.42%) Apache
5 10 (2.20%) WebLogic
5 10 (2.20%) JBoss
5 10 (2.20%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.76%) IIS
7 7 (1.54%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.88%) Node.js
9 4 (0.88%) Confluence
9 4 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.66%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.66%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.22%) Joomla!
Applications
1 62 (13.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.10%) AutoCAD
2 5 (1.10%) Revit
3 3 (0.66%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.66%) MS Office
4 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.54%) Magento
1 7 (1.54%) Shopify
2 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.22%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.22%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.22%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.41%) SaaS
2 7 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.29%) TCP/IP
2 20 (4.41%) SMTP
3 16 (3.52%) FTP
4 10 (2.20%) Internet
5 9 (1.98%) HTTP
6 5 (1.10%) PPP
6 5 (1.10%) ADSL
6 5 (1.10%) GPRS
6 5 (1.10%) SMS
7 4 (0.88%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.88%) SNMP
7 4 (0.88%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.88%) LDAP
7 4 (0.88%) Firewall
8 1 (0.22%) Extranet
8 1 (0.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (49.56%) SQL Server
2 46 (10.13%) Relational Database
3 45 (9.91%) MySQL
4 34 (7.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (5.07%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (3.30%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.76%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (1.54%) Hazelcast
10 5 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.88%) RavenDB
12 3 (0.66%) MS Access
13 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.22%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 41 (9.03%) Visual Studio
2 30 (6.61%) Git (software)
3 28 (6.17%) NUnit
4 26 (5.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (2.86%) JUnit
6 9 (1.98%) Subversion
7 7 (1.54%) Eclipse
7 7 (1.54%) Bugzilla
8 5 (1.10%) InstallShield
8 5 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (1.10%) WATIR
9 4 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (0.88%) Moq
9 4 (0.88%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.88%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.88%) NCrunch
9 4 (0.88%) JIRA
9 4 (0.88%) ReSharper
10 3 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.66%) Jasmine
General
1 39 (8.59%) Finance
2 24 (5.29%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.52%) Aerospace
4 11 (2.42%) Marketing
5 9 (1.98%) Advertising
5 9 (1.98%) Retail
6 6 (1.32%) Automotive
6 6 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.32%) Back Office
7 5 (1.10%) Banking
8 4 (0.88%) Electronics
9 2 (0.44%) Legal
9 2 (0.44%) Publishing
9 2 (0.44%) Military
10 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (61.89%) .NET
2 220 (48.46%) HTML
3 209 (46.04%) ASP.NET
4 167 (36.78%) CSS
5 117 (25.77%) jQuery
6 73 (16.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 66 (14.54%) .NET Framework
8 64 (14.10%) XML
9 56 (12.33%) Web Services
9 56 (12.33%) HTML5
10 48 (10.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 48 (10.57%) AngularJS
11 42 (9.25%) WCF
12 32 (7.05%) WPF
12 32 (7.05%) Ajax
13 31 (6.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 28 (6.17%) WinForms
15 27 (5.95%) RESTful
16 22 (4.85%) Spring
17 21 (4.63%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.45%) Computer Science
2 29 (6.39%) Mobile App
3 19 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.52%) GIS
5 14 (3.08%) N-Tier
6 11 (2.42%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.98%) User Experience
8 8 (1.76%) Open Source
9 4 (0.88%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.66%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.66%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.66%) Economics
11 2 (0.44%) DTV
11 2 (0.44%) Physics
11 2 (0.44%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.44%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.22%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.22%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 91 (20.04%) Linux
2 82 (18.06%) Windows
3 32 (7.05%) UNIX
4 21 (4.63%) Apple iOS
5 17 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.20%) Android
8 8 (1.76%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.54%) CentOS
9 7 (1.54%) Debian
9 7 (1.54%) Fedora
10 5 (1.10%) SUSE
10 5 (1.10%) Windows CE
11 4 (0.88%) Solaris
12 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.44%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (34.14%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (31.72%) MVC
3 134 (29.52%) Software Engineering
4 71 (15.64%) OO
5 64 (14.10%) Unit Testing
6 50 (11.01%) Scrum
7 48 (10.57%) TDD
8 40 (8.81%) OOD
9 30 (6.61%) Web Development
10 22 (4.85%) Mobile Application Development
11 21 (4.63%) OOP
12 18 (3.96%) Automated Testing
13 15 (3.30%) Pair Programming
14 14 (3.08%) Computer Forensics
14 14 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (3.08%) Waterfall
15 12 (2.64%) Migration
16 11 (2.42%) Business Intelligence
17 10 (2.20%) Refactoring
18 9 (1.98%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 303 (66.74%) C#
2 226 (49.78%) JavaScript
3 167 (36.78%) SQL
4 124 (27.31%) Java
5 91 (20.04%) C++
6 70 (15.42%) VB.NET
7 50 (11.01%) PHP
8 49 (10.79%) Python
9 40 (8.81%) VB
10 28 (6.17%) C
10 28 (6.17%) T-SQL
11 22 (4.85%) Ruby
12 20 (4.41%) PHP5
13 16 (3.52%) XPath
13 16 (3.52%) VB6
13 16 (3.52%) XQuery
14 15 (3.30%) Assembly Language
15 13 (2.86%) TypeScript
16 12 (2.64%) Shell Script
16 12 (2.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 92 (20.26%) Degree
2 23 (5.07%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.52%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.10%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.66%) HND
6 3 (0.66%) PhD
7 1 (0.22%) MCP
7 1 (0.22%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.73%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.10%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.10%) Samba
2 4 (0.88%) qmail
3 1 (0.22%) Xen
3 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (3.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.88%) Nagios
2 4 (0.88%) Zenoss
2 4 (0.88%) YUM
2 4 (0.88%) Puppet
2 4 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 104 (22.91%) Microsoft
2 61 (13.44%) Oracle
3 14 (3.08%) Red Hat
4 12 (2.64%) Zend
5 10 (2.20%) Sybase
6 9 (1.98%) Google
7 6 (1.32%) Adobe
8 5 (1.10%) Autodesk
8 5 (1.10%) VMware
9 4 (0.88%) Endeca
9 4 (0.88%) Sage
9 4 (0.88%) RedPrairie
10 2 (0.44%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.44%) SAP
10 2 (0.44%) Metastorm
10 2 (0.44%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.22%) ION Trading
11 1 (0.22%) ESRI
11 1 (0.22%) HP
11 1 (0.22%) Pegasus
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 plus 27 Days Holiday.
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ARM Technology
Salary: £30 - £45 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Talent Spa
Salary: £28k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ITF Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + profit related bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: 30,000 - 50000 Per Annum + Profit Share Scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SDL Plc
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wareham, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago