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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 58 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 252 335 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.22% 6.05% 5.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 6.34% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 227 295 278
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
5729 5287 5497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.95% 95.48% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4881 4476 4897
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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
Dorset +2 73 £30,000 -17.80% 1
Gloucestershire -15 54 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Bristol -16 54 £40,000 +11.11% 11
Somerset +3 32 £32,500 -7.14% 8
Wiltshire -39 17 £35,000 +16.66% 8
Devon -20 14 £37,500 +38.88%
Cornwall 0 6 £32,500 -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 327 (66.33%) C#
2 306 (62.07%) .NET
3 260 (52.74%) SQL Server
4 248 (50.30%) HTML
5 245 (49.70%) JavaScript
6 244 (49.49%) ASP.NET
7 197 (39.96%) CSS
8 183 (37.12%) Software Engineering
9 171 (34.69%) SQL
9 171 (34.69%) MVC
10 145 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
11 127 (25.76%) Degree
11 127 (25.76%) jQuery
12 104 (21.10%) Microsoft
13 103 (20.89%) Java
13 103 (20.89%) C++
14 102 (20.69%) Linux
15 94 (19.07%) ASP.NET MVC
16 83 (16.84%) Windows
17 82 (16.63%) VB.NET
18 78 (15.82%) OO
19 75 (15.21%) AngularJS
20 71 (14.40%) HTML5
21 70 (14.20%) .NET Framework
21 70 (14.20%) Unit Testing
22 64 (12.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
23 63 (12.78%) Python
24 60 (12.17%) XML
24 60 (12.17%) PHP
24 60 (12.17%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 36 (7.30%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.65%) CMS
3 16 (3.25%) Apache
4 14 (2.84%) Node.js
5 11 (2.23%) Gunicorn
5 11 (2.23%) nginx
5 11 (2.23%) WebLogic
5 11 (2.23%) JBoss
5 11 (2.23%) WebSphere
6 10 (2.03%) IIS
7 8 (1.62%) Umbraco
7 8 (1.62%) Kentico
8 6 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.81%) Confluence
9 4 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.20%) WordPress
12 1 (0.20%) Joomla!
Applications
1 53 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.22%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.01%) MS Office
4 4 (0.81%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.81%) Revit
5 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.61%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.20%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.20%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.23%) SaaS
2 5 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.87%) TCP/IP
2 16 (3.25%) Internet
3 14 (2.84%) HTTP
4 8 (1.62%) SMTP
5 6 (1.22%) Ethernet
5 6 (1.22%) Kerberos
5 6 (1.22%) LDAP
5 6 (1.22%) SNMP
5 6 (1.22%) Firewall
6 4 (0.81%) ADSL
6 4 (0.81%) GPRS
6 4 (0.81%) SMS
6 4 (0.81%) PPP
7 2 (0.41%) FTP
8 1 (0.20%) Extranet
8 1 (0.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (52.74%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.32%) MySQL
3 25 (5.07%) Relational Database
4 24 (4.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.22%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.81%) RavenDB
9 4 (0.81%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.81%) MS Access
10 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.61%) Big Data
10 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 40 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 34 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 33 (6.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (5.88%) NUnit
5 14 (2.84%) Subversion
6 10 (2.03%) Bugzilla
7 6 (1.22%) JUnit
7 6 (1.22%) PEAR
7 6 (1.22%) PHPUnit
7 6 (1.22%) Trac
8 5 (1.01%) Jasmine
8 5 (1.01%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.01%) WATIR
9 4 (0.81%) JIRA
9 4 (0.81%) ReSharper
9 4 (0.81%) InstallShield
9 4 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.81%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.81%) NCrunch
9 4 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 20 (4.06%) Finance
2 19 (3.85%) Aerospace
3 8 (1.62%) Retail
3 8 (1.62%) Marketing
4 7 (1.42%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.01%) Back Office
6 4 (0.81%) Spanish Language
6 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.81%) Advertising
7 3 (0.61%) Military
7 3 (0.61%) Banking
7 3 (0.61%) Automotive
8 2 (0.41%) Legal
8 2 (0.41%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (62.07%) .NET
2 248 (50.30%) HTML
3 244 (49.49%) ASP.NET
4 197 (39.96%) CSS
5 127 (25.76%) jQuery
6 94 (19.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 75 (15.21%) AngularJS
8 71 (14.40%) HTML5
9 70 (14.20%) .NET Framework
10 64 (12.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 60 (12.17%) XML
12 57 (11.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 55 (11.16%) WCF
14 49 (9.94%) Web Services
15 45 (9.13%) Ajax
16 30 (6.09%) LINQ
17 29 (5.88%) WPF
18 28 (5.68%) WinForms
19 25 (5.07%) JSON
19 25 (5.07%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.95%) Computer Science
2 24 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 18 (3.65%) Open Source
5 16 (3.25%) N-Tier
6 13 (2.64%) GIS
7 12 (2.43%) Mathematics
8 11 (2.23%) User Experience
9 10 (2.03%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.22%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.22%) Physics
11 4 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.61%) Economics
12 3 (0.61%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.61%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.41%) Digital Media
14 1 (0.20%) Embedded Systems
14 1 (0.20%) iPhone
14 1 (0.20%) VLE
14 1 (0.20%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 102 (20.69%) Linux
2 83 (16.84%) Windows
3 31 (6.29%) UNIX
4 23 (4.67%) Apple iOS
5 14 (2.84%) Android
6 8 (1.62%) Windows 8
6 8 (1.62%) Windows Phone
7 6 (1.22%) Solaris
8 5 (1.01%) Debian
9 4 (0.81%) SUSE
10 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.20%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (37.12%) Software Engineering
2 171 (34.69%) MVC
3 145 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (15.82%) OO
5 70 (14.20%) Unit Testing
6 60 (12.17%) TDD
7 56 (11.36%) Web Development
8 53 (10.75%) Scrum
9 41 (8.32%) OOD
10 34 (6.90%) OOP
11 17 (3.45%) Pair Programming
11 17 (3.45%) Automated Testing
12 15 (3.04%) Migration
12 15 (3.04%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (2.64%) Signal Processing
13 13 (2.64%) Web Application Development
13 13 (2.64%) Computer Forensics
14 12 (2.43%) Digital Signal Processing
15 11 (2.23%) UML
16 9 (1.83%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 327 (66.33%) C#
2 245 (49.70%) JavaScript
3 171 (34.69%) SQL
4 103 (20.89%) C++
4 103 (20.89%) Java
5 82 (16.63%) VB.NET
6 63 (12.78%) Python
7 60 (12.17%) PHP
8 50 (10.14%) T-SQL
9 34 (6.90%) VB
10 31 (6.29%) C
11 26 (5.27%) Ruby
12 19 (3.85%) VB6
13 12 (2.43%) PHP5
13 12 (2.43%) Perl
13 12 (2.43%) Assembly Language
14 11 (2.23%) TypeScript
15 8 (1.62%) XAML
16 7 (1.42%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 127 (25.76%) Degree
2 34 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.67%) DV Cleared
4 12 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.22%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.61%) HND
7 1 (0.20%) MCP
7 1 (0.20%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 7 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.22%) qmail
3 4 (0.81%) Samba
4 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.22%) Nagios
1 6 (1.22%) Zenoss
1 6 (1.22%) yum
1 6 (1.22%) Puppet
1 6 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 104 (21.10%) Microsoft
2 50 (10.14%) Oracle
3 10 (2.03%) Sybase
3 10 (2.03%) Adobe
3 10 (2.03%) Google
4 8 (1.62%) Xamarin
5 4 (0.81%) Endeca
5 4 (0.81%) RedPrairie
5 4 (0.81%) VMware
5 4 (0.81%) Autodesk
6 3 (0.61%) Red Hat
6 3 (0.61%) Sage
7 2 (0.41%) Metastorm
7 2 (0.41%) Zend
7 2 (0.41%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.20%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.20%) LexisNexis
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Pension
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
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