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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 71 61 65
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 210 251 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.99% 4.37% 4.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.11% 4.51% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 160 232 250
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,350 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
5115 5569 6309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.17% 96.90% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4308 4720 5250
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +29 76 £45,000 +7.14% 5
Gloucestershire +1 39 £45,000 +20.80% 6
Dorset +15 38 £30,000 -11.76% 9
Devon -24 21 £33,750 +18.42%
Wiltshire -10 17 £36,250 -5.84% 3
Somerset -31 17 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 238 (57.07%) C#
2 224 (53.72%) .NET
3 206 (49.40%) SQL
4 195 (46.76%) JavaScript
5 180 (43.17%) HTML
6 179 (42.93%) Java
6 179 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
7 148 (35.49%) ASP.NET
8 140 (33.57%) CSS
9 130 (31.18%) OO
10 123 (29.50%) SQL Server
11 115 (27.58%) MVC
12 112 (26.86%) C++
13 95 (22.78%) SDLC
14 88 (21.10%) Software Engineering
15 81 (19.42%) jQuery
16 79 (18.94%) XML
17 76 (18.23%) ASP.NET MVC
18 75 (17.99%) Computer Science
19 73 (17.51%) AngularJS
20 72 (17.27%) TDD
21 70 (16.79%) Scrum
22 69 (16.55%) Microsoft
23 68 (16.31%) Visual Studio
24 61 (14.63%) Web Development
25 58 (13.91%) Oracle
26 56 (13.43%) Python
26 56 (13.43%) HTML5
27 53 (12.71%) MySQL
28 51 (12.23%) Mathematics

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 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (5.28%) JBoss
2 22 (5.28%) WebLogic
3 19 (4.56%) WebSphere
4 16 (3.84%) Umbraco
5 14 (3.36%) Tomcat
6 13 (3.12%) Apache Spark
7 9 (2.16%) Jetty
8 8 (1.92%) CMS
8 8 (1.92%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.68%) Apache
9 7 (1.68%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.20%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.96%) Confluence
11 4 (0.96%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.72%) Drupal
12 3 (0.72%) IIS
13 2 (0.48%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.24%) nginx
Applications
1 24 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (4.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.88%) Trello
4 11 (2.64%) Basecamp
4 11 (2.64%) Dropbox
4 11 (2.64%) G Suite
4 11 (2.64%) GitHub
4 11 (2.64%) Slack
5 6 (1.44%) TestFlight
6 3 (0.72%) SaaS
7 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.24%) IaaS
8 1 (0.24%) PaaS
8 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.40%) HTTP
2 6 (1.44%) Internet
3 4 (0.96%) Network Security
4 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.24%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.24%) DNS
5 1 (0.24%) Firewall
5 1 (0.24%) Intranet
5 1 (0.24%) LDAP
5 1 (0.24%) SSH
5 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (29.50%) SQL Server
2 53 (12.71%) MySQL
3 45 (10.79%) NoSQL
4 38 (9.11%) Relational Database
5 37 (8.87%) MongoDB
6 24 (5.76%) Big Data
7 22 (5.28%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (4.32%) Hadoop
9 11 (2.64%) RDBMS
10 10 (2.40%) OrientDB
11 9 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (2.16%) Redis
11 9 (2.16%) Riak
12 7 (1.68%) SQLite
13 6 (1.44%) Apache Hive
13 6 (1.44%) Couchbase
14 5 (1.20%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 68 (16.31%) Visual Studio
2 36 (8.63%) Git (software)
3 29 (6.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (6.00%) Jenkins
5 24 (5.76%) Subversion
6 14 (3.36%) Bitbucket
6 14 (3.36%) JIRA
6 14 (3.36%) Maven
7 13 (3.12%) Selenium
8 12 (2.88%) JUnit
9 7 (1.68%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.68%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.44%) Android Studio
10 6 (1.44%) CocoaPods
10 6 (1.44%) NUnit
10 6 (1.44%) Xcode
11 4 (0.96%) Ant
11 4 (0.96%) Hudson
12 3 (0.72%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.72%) JMeter
General
1 45 (10.79%) Finance
2 29 (6.95%) Telecoms
3 21 (5.04%) Manufacturing
4 20 (4.80%) Electronics
5 19 (4.56%) Marketing
6 13 (3.12%) Retail
7 7 (1.68%) Banking
8 6 (1.44%) Back Office
9 5 (1.20%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.72%) Publishing
11 2 (0.48%) Games
11 2 (0.48%) Military
11 2 (0.48%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.24%) Advertising
12 1 (0.24%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) Avionics
12 1 (0.24%) Billing
12 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Law
12 1 (0.24%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (53.72%) .NET
2 180 (43.17%) HTML
3 148 (35.49%) ASP.NET
4 140 (33.57%) CSS
5 81 (19.42%) jQuery
6 79 (18.94%) XML
7 76 (18.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 73 (17.51%) AngularJS
9 56 (13.43%) HTML5
10 48 (11.51%) .NET Framework
11 44 (10.55%) Spring
12 43 (10.31%) Web Services
13 41 (9.83%) WCF
14 38 (9.11%) REST
15 36 (8.63%) CSS3
16 34 (8.15%) JSON
17 32 (7.67%) J2EE
18 31 (7.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 30 (7.19%) RESTful
20 28 (6.71%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 75 (17.99%) Computer Science
2 51 (12.23%) Mathematics
3 25 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.80%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.64%) User Experience
7 7 (1.68%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.44%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (1.20%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.20%) PKI
9 5 (1.20%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.96%) Physics
11 3 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.48%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.48%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.48%) iPhone
12 2 (0.48%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.48%) NHS
12 2 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (11.75%) Linux
2 44 (10.55%) Android
3 39 (9.35%) Windows
4 34 (8.15%) Apple iOS
5 27 (6.47%) Unix
6 8 (1.92%) AIX
7 6 (1.44%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.96%) FreeBSD
8 4 (0.96%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (31.18%) OO
3 115 (27.58%) MVC
4 95 (22.78%) SDLC
5 88 (21.10%) Software Engineering
6 72 (17.27%) TDD
7 70 (16.79%) Scrum
8 61 (14.63%) Web Development
9 39 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (6.71%) Mentoring
10 28 (6.71%) OOD
10 28 (6.71%) OOP
11 26 (6.24%) Cybersecurity
12 21 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (5.04%) Unit Testing
13 20 (4.80%) UML
14 19 (4.56%) Android Development
14 19 (4.56%) Digital Marketing
14 19 (4.56%) Mobile Development
14 19 (4.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 238 (57.07%) C#
2 206 (49.40%) SQL
3 195 (46.76%) JavaScript
4 179 (42.93%) Java
5 112 (26.86%) C++
6 56 (13.43%) Python
7 35 (8.39%) VB.NET
8 27 (6.47%) C
9 25 (6.00%) Perl
10 24 (5.76%) PHP
11 19 (4.56%) T-SQL
12 14 (3.36%) Apex Code
12 14 (3.36%) Bash Shell
12 14 (3.36%) Objective-C
12 14 (3.36%) SOQL
13 13 (3.12%) Go
14 12 (2.88%) PL/SQL
15 10 (2.40%) VB
16 9 (2.16%) Scala
17 7 (1.68%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 44 (10.55%) Degree
2 37 (8.87%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.36%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.68%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.72%) ISEB
5 3 (0.72%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.72%) MCSD
5 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.48%) HNC
6 2 (0.48%) NVQ Level 4
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.16%) QA
2 3 (0.72%) ISO 14001
2 3 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.48%) SDET
3 2 (0.48%) SLA
3 2 (0.48%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.48%) Docker
1 2 (0.48%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (3.12%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (2.88%) Puppet
3 10 (2.40%) Ansible
4 7 (1.68%) Salt
5 6 (1.44%) Kibana
5 6 (1.44%) logstash
6 1 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 69 (16.55%) Microsoft
2 58 (13.91%) Oracle
3 19 (4.56%) SAP
4 17 (4.08%) Xamarin
5 14 (3.36%) Google
5 14 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.72%) PayPal
6 3 (0.72%) ServiceNow
6 3 (0.72%) Zend
7 2 (0.48%) Apple
7 2 (0.48%) Citrix
7 2 (0.48%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.48%) Sybase
7 2 (0.48%) VMware
8 1 (0.24%) Facebook
8 1 (0.24%) HP
8 1 (0.24%) IBM
8 1 (0.24%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (0.24%) Progress
8 1 (0.24%) Red Hat
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Yeovil, Somerset
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 (With Exceptional Package)
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 (With Exceptional Package)
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Bournemouth
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits + Company Car*
Posted: 21 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum
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Taunton
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Bath
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