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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 92 48 81
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 179 320 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.30% 5.48% 3.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 5.65% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 165 280 182
Median salary £40,000 £36,375 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.96% +1.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
5281 5665 5992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.22% 97.00% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4464 4823 4965
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -15 57 £42,500 +2.40% 5
Devon +3 33 £40,000 +9.58% 1
Gloucestershire -16 31 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Somerset -28 26 £37,500 +12.78% 9
Dorset +3 21 £37,500 +1.35% 9
Wiltshire -28 9 £35,000 - 3
Cornwall -14 1 £65,000 +73.33% 1
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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.

1 248 (59.90%) C#
2 220 (53.14%) .NET
3 185 (44.69%) SQL
3 185 (44.69%) Agile Software Development
4 166 (40.10%) Java
5 165 (39.86%) HTML
6 156 (37.68%) JavaScript
7 144 (34.78%) ASP.NET
8 125 (30.19%) SQL Server
9 122 (29.47%) Software Engineering
10 116 (28.02%) CSS
11 114 (27.54%) MVC
12 112 (27.05%) C++
13 90 (21.74%) Microsoft
14 84 (20.29%) .NET Framework
15 80 (19.32%) Oracle
15 80 (19.32%) OO
16 77 (18.60%) Degree
17 64 (15.46%) ASP.NET MVC
18 62 (14.98%) Web Services
18 62 (14.98%) Visual Studio
19 58 (14.01%) Scrum
19 58 (14.01%) TDD
19 58 (14.01%) Security Cleared
20 56 (13.53%) Windows
21 54 (13.04%) MySQL
21 54 (13.04%) AngularJS
22 51 (12.32%) MS Excel
23 50 (12.08%) Linux
23 50 (12.08%) Relational Database

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 30 (7.25%) WebLogic
2 25 (6.04%) JBoss
3 18 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.38%) WebSphere
5 12 (2.90%) CMS
6 11 (2.66%) Umbraco
7 9 (2.17%) GlassFish
8 8 (1.93%) Apache
8 8 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.69%) SAS
10 6 (1.45%) IIS
11 5 (1.21%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.97%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.97%) Confluence
12 4 (0.97%) Jetty
13 3 (0.72%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.72%) Mule
13 3 (0.72%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.48%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 51 (12.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (4.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.93%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.17%) GitHub
3 5 (1.21%) SaaS
3 5 (1.21%) Trello
4 4 (0.97%) Basecamp
4 4 (0.97%) Dropbox
4 4 (0.97%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.97%) IaaS
4 4 (0.97%) TestFlight
5 2 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.48%) PaaS
6 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.97%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.72%) LAN
2 3 (0.72%) Network Security
2 3 (0.72%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (0.48%) HTTP
3 2 (0.48%) Internet
4 1 (0.24%) ASN.1
4 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.24%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 54 (13.04%) MySQL
3 50 (12.08%) Relational Database
4 38 (9.18%) RDBMS
5 36 (8.70%) NoSQL
6 32 (7.73%) MongoDB
7 19 (4.59%) Big Data
8 13 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (2.90%) Oracle Database
10 10 (2.42%) OrientDB
11 9 (2.17%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.93%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
13 7 (1.69%) Sybase ASE
14 6 (1.45%) SQLite
15 4 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (0.97%) Neo4j
15 4 (0.97%) Redis
16 3 (0.72%) Apache Hive
16 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 62 (14.98%) Visual Studio
2 32 (7.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (6.76%) Maven
4 26 (6.28%) JUnit
5 20 (4.83%) NUnit
6 19 (4.59%) JIRA
7 16 (3.86%) Git (software)
8 13 (3.14%) Jenkins
9 12 (2.90%) NetBeans
9 12 (2.90%) Subversion
10 10 (2.42%) Eclipse
11 8 (1.93%) NuGet
12 7 (1.69%) Ant
13 6 (1.45%) PowerBuilder
13 6 (1.45%) Selenium
14 5 (1.21%) Bitbucket
14 5 (1.21%) Moq
14 5 (1.21%) SpecFlow
15 4 (0.97%) Android Studio
15 4 (0.97%) ReSharper
General
1 44 (10.63%) Finance
2 38 (9.18%) Telecoms
3 22 (5.31%) Manufacturing
4 20 (4.83%) Electronics
4 20 (4.83%) Marketing
5 18 (4.35%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.45%) Back Office
6 6 (1.45%) Retail
7 5 (1.21%) Games
8 3 (0.72%) Advertising
8 3 (0.72%) Automotive
8 3 (0.72%) Banking
9 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
10 1 (0.24%) International Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Military
10 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (53.14%) .NET
2 165 (39.86%) HTML
3 144 (34.78%) ASP.NET
4 116 (28.02%) CSS
5 84 (20.29%) .NET Framework
6 64 (15.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 62 (14.98%) Web Services
8 54 (13.04%) AngularJS
9 49 (11.84%) jQuery
10 48 (11.59%) Entity Framework
10 48 (11.59%) Spring
10 48 (11.59%) XML
11 47 (11.35%) HTML5
12 46 (11.11%) WCF
13 41 (9.90%) J2EE
14 36 (8.70%) WPF
15 28 (6.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 25 (6.04%) Hibernate
16 25 (6.04%) LINQ
17 22 (5.31%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.35%) Computer Science
2 29 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.83%) Mobile App
4 17 (4.11%) Mathematics
5 16 (3.86%) Digital Media
6 10 (2.42%) Algorithms
7 9 (2.17%) Data Structures
7 9 (2.17%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.93%) PKI
9 7 (1.69%) EPoS
9 7 (1.69%) User Experience
10 5 (1.21%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.21%) Physics
11 4 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (0.97%) e-Learning
11 4 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.72%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.48%) Biology
13 2 (0.48%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.48%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 56 (13.53%) Windows
2 50 (12.08%) Linux
3 28 (6.76%) Unix
4 24 (5.80%) Android
5 22 (5.31%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.17%) AIX
7 7 (1.69%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.21%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.72%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.48%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.24%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (44.69%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (29.47%) Software Engineering
3 114 (27.54%) MVC
4 80 (19.32%) OO
5 58 (14.01%) Scrum
5 58 (14.01%) TDD
6 50 (12.08%) SDLC
7 40 (9.66%) OOD
8 39 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (7.97%) Mentoring
9 33 (7.97%) Web Development
10 29 (7.00%) Unit Testing
11 28 (6.76%) Refactoring
11 28 (6.76%) UML
12 24 (5.80%) Cybersecurity
13 23 (5.56%) DevOps
14 21 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (4.83%) Digital Marketing
15 20 (4.83%) OOP
16 19 (4.59%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 248 (59.90%) C#
2 185 (44.69%) SQL
3 166 (40.10%) Java
4 156 (37.68%) JavaScript
5 112 (27.05%) C++
6 48 (11.59%) Python
7 47 (11.35%) C
8 40 (9.66%) T-SQL
9 36 (8.70%) VB.NET
10 19 (4.59%) Perl
10 19 (4.59%) PHP
11 18 (4.35%) Ruby
12 15 (3.62%) Objective-C
13 14 (3.38%) VB
14 10 (2.42%) PL/SQL
14 10 (2.42%) VB6
14 10 (2.42%) XAML
15 9 (2.17%) VC++
16 8 (1.93%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.93%) R
Qualifications
1 77 (18.60%) Degree
2 58 (14.01%) Security Cleared
3 28 (6.76%) DV Cleared
4 22 (5.31%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.93%) MCPD
6 8 (1.93%) MCTS
7 3 (0.72%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.72%) PhD
8 1 (0.24%) ISEB
8 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.24%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.00%) QA
2 14 (3.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.17%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.72%) Ansible
1 3 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 90 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 80 (19.32%) Oracle
3 27 (6.52%) SAP
4 11 (2.66%) Xamarin
5 10 (2.42%) VMware
6 8 (1.93%) Perforce
6 8 (1.93%) Sybase
7 7 (1.69%) Apple
8 6 (1.45%) Google
9 3 (0.72%) Cisco
9 3 (0.72%) Dell
9 3 (0.72%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.48%) Citrix
10 2 (0.48%) PayPal
10 2 (0.48%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.24%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.24%) Green Hills
11 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.24%) Sencha
11 1 (0.24%) Telerik
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Poole
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Fixed Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Tank Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 (With Exception Package)
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 (With Exception Package)
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £42500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Taunton
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 11 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Somerset
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 11 days ago
Weymouth
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 10 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Posted: 8 days ago
Devon
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £100 - £250 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago