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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 81 43 54
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 201 267 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.26% 5.27% 4.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.42% 5.54% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 189 253 234
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £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
5871 4816 5591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.14% 95.01% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4911 4167 4952
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 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 September 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 -4 54 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Bristol -43 47 £42,500 +30.76% 5
Somerset -15 31 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Wiltshire -13 28 £38,000 +5.55% 5
Devon -21 25 £31,000 -6.76% 5
Dorset -23 13 £27,500 -21.42% 7
Cornwall 0 2 £23,500 -14.54%
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 284 (61.61%) C#
2 248 (53.80%) .NET
3 206 (44.69%) JavaScript
4 184 (39.91%) SQL
5 182 (39.48%) HTML
6 176 (38.18%) SQL Server
6 176 (38.18%) ASP.NET
7 164 (35.57%) Agile Software Development
8 139 (30.15%) Java
9 137 (29.72%) CSS
10 115 (24.95%) Software Engineering
11 114 (24.73%) Degree
12 109 (23.64%) Linux
13 108 (23.43%) jQuery
14 99 (21.48%) MVC
15 93 (20.17%) Microsoft
16 88 (19.09%) C++
17 77 (16.70%) OO
18 73 (15.84%) PHP
19 71 (15.40%) Windows
20 67 (14.53%) MySQL
21 66 (14.32%) Computer Science
22 61 (13.23%) TDD
23 59 (12.80%) Web Services
24 58 (12.58%) XML
24 58 (12.58%) Relational Database
25 57 (12.36%) Scrum
26 54 (11.71%) VB.NET
26 54 (11.71%) ASP.NET MVC
27 52 (11.28%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 22 (4.77%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.82%) CMS
2 13 (2.82%) Gunicorn
2 13 (2.82%) nginx
3 12 (2.60%) IIS
4 10 (2.17%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.17%) Apache
5 9 (1.95%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.95%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.74%) Kentico
7 7 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.87%) Confluence
9 4 (0.87%) Node.js
10 3 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (0.65%) Drupal
10 3 (0.65%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.22%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 51 (11.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.95%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.22%) Revit
Business Applications
1 15 (3.25%) Magento
2 14 (3.04%) Shopify
3 9 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.65%) GoldMine
5 3 (0.65%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.65%) Exchequer
6 2 (0.43%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.12%) SaaS
2 12 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.56%) SMTP
1 21 (4.56%) FTP
2 20 (4.34%) HTTP
3 18 (3.90%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.08%) ADSL
4 5 (1.08%) PPP
4 5 (1.08%) GPRS
4 5 (1.08%) SMS
5 4 (0.87%) Network Security
5 4 (0.87%) VoIP
5 4 (0.87%) Internet
6 2 (0.43%) Broadband
6 2 (0.43%) PBX
6 2 (0.43%) Intranet
7 1 (0.22%) Wireless
7 1 (0.22%) SS7
7 1 (0.22%) Extranet
7 1 (0.22%) LTE
7 1 (0.22%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (38.18%) SQL Server
2 67 (14.53%) MySQL
3 58 (12.58%) Relational Database
4 35 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (6.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (5.64%) RDBMS
7 24 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (3.47%) Big Data
9 15 (3.25%) NoSQL
10 14 (3.04%) Hazelcast
11 7 (1.52%) Riak
12 6 (1.30%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.87%) Redis
14 4 (0.87%) RavenDB
14 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (0.43%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 42 (9.11%) Visual Studio
2 40 (8.68%) Git (software)
3 18 (3.90%) NUnit
4 14 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (2.82%) JUnit
6 11 (2.39%) Eclipse
7 8 (1.74%) Bugzilla
8 4 (0.87%) NCrunch
8 4 (0.87%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.87%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (0.87%) Moq
8 4 (0.87%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.87%) WATIR
8 4 (0.87%) Subversion
8 4 (0.87%) JIRA
8 4 (0.87%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.65%) Xcode
9 3 (0.65%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.65%) PHPUnit
9 3 (0.65%) PEAR
General
1 43 (9.33%) Finance
2 41 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.17%) Advertising
3 10 (2.17%) Back Office
4 9 (1.95%) Aerospace
5 8 (1.74%) Marketing
6 7 (1.52%) Electronics
7 6 (1.30%) Retail
7 6 (1.30%) Automotive
8 4 (0.87%) Local Government
9 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.43%) Banking
10 2 (0.43%) Military
10 2 (0.43%) Legal
10 2 (0.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (53.80%) .NET
2 182 (39.48%) HTML
3 176 (38.18%) ASP.NET
4 137 (29.72%) CSS
5 108 (23.43%) jQuery
6 59 (12.80%) Web Services
7 58 (12.58%) XML
8 54 (11.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 52 (11.28%) .NET Framework
10 43 (9.33%) RESTful
11 34 (7.38%) WPF
12 33 (7.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 33 (7.16%) AngularJS
13 32 (6.94%) HTML5
14 28 (6.07%) Spring
14 28 (6.07%) WCF
15 22 (4.77%) Ajax
16 21 (4.56%) ASP.NET 2.0
17 18 (3.90%) NHibernate
17 18 (3.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 66 (14.32%) Computer Science
2 44 (9.54%) Mobile App
3 31 (6.72%) Mathematics
4 21 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.47%) GIS
6 13 (2.82%) User Experience
7 9 (1.95%) Open Source
8 6 (1.30%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.30%) Physics
9 5 (1.08%) Device Driver
10 4 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.65%) Economics
11 3 (0.65%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.65%) DTV
11 3 (0.65%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.43%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.22%) 3D Graphics
13 1 (0.22%) Firmware
13 1 (0.22%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.22%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 109 (23.64%) Linux
2 71 (15.40%) Windows
3 27 (5.86%) UNIX
4 22 (4.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (4.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (3.69%) Ubuntu
6 17 (3.69%) Apple iOS
6 17 (3.69%) Android
7 14 (3.04%) Windows CE
8 12 (2.60%) CentOS
8 12 (2.60%) Fedora
9 7 (1.52%) Debian
10 5 (1.08%) SUSE
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Phone 7
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (35.57%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (24.95%) Software Engineering
3 99 (21.48%) MVC
4 77 (16.70%) OO
5 61 (13.23%) TDD
6 57 (12.36%) Scrum
7 48 (10.41%) Unit Testing
8 43 (9.33%) OOD
9 28 (6.07%) Mobile Application Development
10 23 (4.99%) Waterfall
11 22 (4.77%) Web Development
12 20 (4.34%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (3.69%) E-Commerce
13 17 (3.69%) CRM
14 16 (3.47%) Time Management
15 15 (3.25%) Pair Programming
15 15 (3.25%) Analytics
15 15 (3.25%) Android Development
16 14 (3.04%) OOP
17 13 (2.82%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 284 (61.61%) C#
2 206 (44.69%) JavaScript
3 184 (39.91%) SQL
4 139 (30.15%) Java
5 88 (19.09%) C++
6 73 (15.84%) PHP
7 54 (11.71%) VB.NET
8 44 (9.54%) Python
9 37 (8.03%) C
10 34 (7.38%) VB
11 28 (6.07%) PHP5
12 25 (5.42%) Ruby
13 22 (4.77%) XPath
14 21 (4.56%) XQuery
15 18 (3.90%) T-SQL
16 14 (3.04%) Shell Script
17 13 (2.82%) Perl
17 13 (2.82%) TypeScript
18 9 (1.95%) Assembly Language
19 8 (1.74%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 114 (24.73%) Degree
2 22 (4.77%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.04%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.74%) PhD
5 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.08%) HND
7 2 (0.43%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.64%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.22%) SLA
2 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.08%) Samba
2 1 (0.22%) Xen
2 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (4.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 93 (20.17%) Microsoft
2 52 (11.28%) Oracle
3 23 (4.99%) Zend
4 21 (4.56%) Red Hat
5 10 (2.17%) JBoss
6 9 (1.95%) Sybase
7 8 (1.74%) Google
8 5 (1.08%) VMware
8 5 (1.08%) Adobe
9 4 (0.87%) RedPrairie
9 4 (0.87%) Sage
9 4 (0.87%) SAP
9 4 (0.87%) Endeca
10 3 (0.65%) Pegasus
11 2 (0.43%) Trapeze
11 2 (0.43%) Metastorm
12 1 (0.22%) ION Trading
12 1 (0.22%) Infragistics
12 1 (0.22%) ESRI
12 1 (0.22%) Autodesk
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ARM Technology
Salary: £45 - £55 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + 35 days hols
Posted: 3 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £39,000 to £66,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + pension, death in service.
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Creative Personnel
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits: excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago