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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 78 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 195 248 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.15% 4.79% 4.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.31% 5.05% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 183 232 265
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
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
5900 4912 5429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.16% 94.92% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4875 4224 4806
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Gloucestershire +2 53 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Bristol -33 40 £45,000 +30.43% 6
Somerset -15 31 £35,000 +3.70% 3
Wiltshire -20 26 £38,750 +7.63% 4
Dorset -15 23 £35,000 - 1
Devon -18 17 £35,000 +17.64% 2
Cornwall -3 2 £23,500 -32.85%
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 276 (59.35%) C#
2 230 (49.46%) .NET
3 205 (44.09%) JavaScript
4 194 (41.72%) SQL
5 172 (36.99%) HTML
6 168 (36.13%) ASP.NET
7 160 (34.41%) SQL Server
8 154 (33.12%) Java
9 132 (28.39%) CSS
10 131 (28.17%) Degree
11 126 (27.10%) Linux
12 120 (25.81%) Software Engineering
13 117 (25.16%) jQuery
14 116 (24.95%) Agile Software Development
15 96 (20.65%) MVC
16 90 (19.35%) Microsoft
17 86 (18.49%) OO
17 86 (18.49%) C++
17 86 (18.49%) PHP
18 78 (16.77%) MySQL
19 74 (15.91%) Windows
20 70 (15.05%) Computer Science
21 68 (14.62%) Scrum
21 68 (14.62%) Relational Database
22 66 (14.19%) Web Services
23 63 (13.55%) XML
24 61 (13.12%) TDD
25 53 (11.40%) ASP.NET MVC
26 51 (10.97%) RESTful
27 50 (10.75%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (4.09%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.44%) Tomcat
3 15 (3.23%) IIS
4 14 (3.01%) Apache
5 10 (2.15%) Gunicorn
5 10 (2.15%) nginx
6 9 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (1.94%) WebLogic
6 9 (1.94%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.51%) CMS
9 6 (1.29%) Kentico
10 5 (1.08%) Node.js
11 4 (0.86%) Confluence
11 4 (0.86%) Drupal
12 2 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.22%) WordPress
13 1 (0.22%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 50 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.15%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) Revit
3 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 23 (4.95%) Magento
2 22 (4.73%) Shopify
3 11 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.65%) Exchequer
6 3 (0.65%) GoldMine
6 3 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.65%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.43%) Summit
8 1 (0.22%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.87%) SaaS
2 12 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.52%) SMTP
1 21 (4.52%) FTP
2 19 (4.09%) HTTP
3 18 (3.87%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.72%) Internet
5 5 (1.08%) ADSL
5 5 (1.08%) PPP
5 5 (1.08%) GPRS
5 5 (1.08%) SMS
6 4 (0.86%) VoIP
6 4 (0.86%) Network Security
7 2 (0.43%) Broadband
7 2 (0.43%) PBX
8 1 (0.22%) VoLTE
8 1 (0.22%) LTE
8 1 (0.22%) Firewall
8 1 (0.22%) SS7
8 1 (0.22%) Intranet
8 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (34.41%) SQL Server
2 78 (16.77%) MySQL
3 68 (14.62%) Relational Database
4 42 (9.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (7.10%) RDBMS
6 31 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (4.73%) Hazelcast
8 21 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (4.09%) Big Data
10 16 (3.44%) NoSQL
11 11 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.72%) Riak
13 7 (1.51%) MongoDB
14 6 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (0.86%) RavenDB
15 4 (0.86%) Redis
16 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 2 (0.43%) MS Access
17 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 49 (10.54%) Visual Studio
2 38 (8.17%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.01%) Eclipse
4 12 (2.58%) JUnit
5 11 (2.37%) Bugzilla
6 9 (1.94%) NUnit
7 8 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.29%) PHPUnit
8 6 (1.29%) PEAR
8 6 (1.29%) Trac
9 5 (1.08%) FogBugz
9 5 (1.08%) JIRA
10 4 (0.86%) ReSharper
10 4 (0.86%) Subversion
10 4 (0.86%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.86%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (0.86%) Moq
10 4 (0.86%) WATIR
10 4 (0.86%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.86%) Jenkins
General
1 47 (10.11%) Finance
2 44 (9.46%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.80%) Back Office
3 13 (2.80%) Marketing
4 10 (2.15%) Electronics
5 7 (1.51%) Advertising
5 7 (1.51%) Aerospace
5 7 (1.51%) Automotive
6 5 (1.08%) Retail
6 5 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.86%) Local Government
8 2 (0.43%) Banking
8 2 (0.43%) Publishing
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (49.46%) .NET
2 172 (36.99%) HTML
3 168 (36.13%) ASP.NET
4 132 (28.39%) CSS
5 117 (25.16%) jQuery
6 66 (14.19%) Web Services
7 63 (13.55%) XML
8 53 (11.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 51 (10.97%) RESTful
10 50 (10.75%) .NET Framework
11 37 (7.96%) WPF
12 36 (7.74%) Spring
13 30 (6.45%) Ajax
14 28 (6.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 25 (5.38%) HTML5
15 25 (5.38%) WCF
16 23 (4.95%) AngularJS
17 22 (4.73%) ActiveMQ
18 21 (4.52%) ASP.NET 2.0
19 20 (4.30%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 70 (15.05%) Computer Science
2 46 (9.89%) Mobile App
3 30 (6.45%) Mathematics
4 13 (2.80%) GIS
5 12 (2.58%) Open Source
6 9 (1.94%) Digital Media
7 7 (1.51%) Device Driver
8 6 (1.29%) Physics
8 6 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (1.08%) DTV
10 3 (0.65%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.43%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.43%) CCTV
11 2 (0.43%) Economics
11 2 (0.43%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.43%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.22%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 126 (27.10%) Linux
2 74 (15.91%) Windows
3 29 (6.24%) UNIX
4 22 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (3.87%) Windows CE
7 17 (3.66%) Ubuntu
8 13 (2.80%) Apple iOS
8 13 (2.80%) Android
9 12 (2.58%) Fedora
9 12 (2.58%) CentOS
10 7 (1.51%) Debian
11 5 (1.08%) SUSE
12 3 (0.65%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.65%) Windows Phone 8
12 3 (0.65%) Windows Phone 7
12 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (25.81%) Software Engineering
2 116 (24.95%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (20.65%) MVC
4 86 (18.49%) OO
5 68 (14.62%) Scrum
6 61 (13.12%) TDD
7 46 (9.89%) Unit Testing
8 44 (9.46%) OOD
9 31 (6.67%) Waterfall
10 28 (6.02%) E-Commerce
11 27 (5.81%) Mobile Application Development
12 23 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (4.73%) CRM
14 21 (4.52%) Web Development
15 18 (3.87%) Web Application Development
15 18 (3.87%) Time Management
15 18 (3.87%) OOP
16 15 (3.23%) Analytics
17 14 (3.01%) Pair Programming
17 14 (3.01%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 276 (59.35%) C#
2 205 (44.09%) JavaScript
3 194 (41.72%) SQL
4 154 (33.12%) Java
5 86 (18.49%) C++
5 86 (18.49%) PHP
6 41 (8.82%) VB.NET
7 40 (8.60%) C
8 39 (8.39%) VB
8 39 (8.39%) Python
9 30 (6.45%) Ruby
10 28 (6.02%) PHP5
11 22 (4.73%) XPath
12 21 (4.52%) XQuery
13 18 (3.87%) T-SQL
14 16 (3.44%) Shell Script
15 14 (3.01%) Perl
16 10 (2.15%) TypeScript
17 9 (1.94%) Erlang
18 8 (1.72%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 131 (28.17%) Degree
2 21 (4.52%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.01%) DV Cleared
4 10 (2.15%) PhD
5 9 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.08%) HND
7 2 (0.43%) ISEB
8 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.10%) QA
2 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.43%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.08%) Samba
2 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (4.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 90 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 46 (9.89%) Oracle
3 31 (6.67%) Zend
4 23 (4.95%) Red Hat
5 12 (2.58%) JBoss
6 9 (1.94%) Sybase
7 8 (1.72%) Google
8 7 (1.51%) SAP
9 5 (1.08%) Adobe
9 5 (1.08%) VMware
10 4 (0.86%) Endeca
10 4 (0.86%) Sage
10 4 (0.86%) RedPrairie
11 3 (0.65%) Trapeze
11 3 (0.65%) Pegasus
12 2 (0.43%) Infragistics
13 1 (0.22%) Sencha
13 1 (0.22%) Autodesk
13 1 (0.22%) HP
13 1 (0.22%) ESRI
Bristol, Avon
ARM Technology
Salary: £40 - £55 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stroud
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + training + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingsbridge, Devon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 39,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
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
Tetbury, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 39,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
Required IT
Salary: £35,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Chippenham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
OHO Group
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Tetbury, Gloucestershire
IHS
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Plymouth
OHO Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Health care
Posted: 24 days ago
Taunton
Three People
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago