The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 45 35 98
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 304 319 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.17% 5.83% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.42% 6.03% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 272 300 131
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5606 5287 5359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.39% 96.58% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4748 4671 4650
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Software Developer
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -22 82 £43,750 +25.00% 11
Somerset +14 66 £30,000 -7.69% 10
Gloucestershire +5 50 £37,250 +14.61% 4
Dorset +14 47 £35,000 +13.82% 9
Wiltshire -12 35 £35,000 +1.44% 8
Devon -23 14 £31,500 -10.00% 2
Avon - 4 £28,500 -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 380 (60.61%) C#
2 329 (52.47%) .NET
3 225 (35.89%) ASP.NET
4 222 (35.41%) Degree
5 221 (35.25%) Java
6 214 (34.13%) SQL Server
7 209 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 200 (31.90%) SQL
9 194 (30.94%) OO
10 185 (29.51%) HTML
11 158 (25.20%) Software Engineering
12 152 (24.24%) CSS
13 150 (23.92%) Agile Software Development
14 136 (21.69%) Linux
15 133 (21.21%) C++
16 132 (21.05%) Computer Science
17 130 (20.73%) PHP
18 126 (20.10%) MVC
19 111 (17.70%) XML
20 104 (16.59%) Microsoft
21 103 (16.43%) jQuery
22 102 (16.27%) Scrum
23 101 (16.11%) OOP
24 100 (15.95%) Web Services
25 89 (14.19%) Windows
26 85 (13.56%) MySQL
27 81 (12.92%) Telecoms
28 75 (11.96%) TDD
29 67 (10.69%) Visual Studio
30 66 (10.53%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 40 (6.38%) Apache
2 22 (3.51%) Tomcat
2 22 (3.51%) IIS
3 17 (2.71%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.44%) CMS
4 9 (1.44%) Node.js
5 6 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (0.96%) Umbraco
5 6 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (0.96%) ColdFusion
5 6 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.48%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.48%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.48%) Drupal
7 2 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.32%) nginx
7 2 (0.32%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.32%) Gunicorn
8 1 (0.16%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (3.03%) Magento
2 18 (2.87%) Shopify
3 8 (1.28%) Summit
4 6 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.16%) Exchequer
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.16%) GoldMine
6 1 (0.16%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.87%) SaaS
2 9 (1.44%) GitHub
3 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.99%) HTTP
2 20 (3.19%) Internet
3 12 (1.91%) FTP
3 12 (1.91%) SMTP
4 10 (1.59%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.32%) Network Security
5 2 (0.32%) Broadband
5 2 (0.32%) SMPP
6 1 (0.16%) SMS
6 1 (0.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (34.13%) SQL Server
2 85 (13.56%) MySQL
3 53 (8.45%) Relational Database
4 50 (7.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (4.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 26 (4.15%) RDBMS
6 26 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (3.51%) NoSQL
8 19 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (2.87%) Hazelcast
10 17 (2.71%) Big Data
11 15 (2.39%) Crystal Reports
11 15 (2.39%) MongoDB
12 10 (1.59%) Redis
13 9 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.44%) Oracle Database
14 8 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (1.12%) Data Mining
16 6 (0.96%) Hadoop
16 6 (0.96%) Riak
Development Applications
1 67 (10.69%) Visual Studio
2 38 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 34 (5.42%) Subversion
4 26 (4.15%) Eclipse
5 21 (3.35%) PHPUnit
6 12 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (1.91%) PEAR
7 11 (1.75%) Bugzilla
7 11 (1.75%) Trac
8 10 (1.59%) Selenium
8 10 (1.59%) FitNesse
9 9 (1.44%) Maven
10 7 (1.12%) JUnit
11 5 (0.80%) NUnit
11 5 (0.80%) FogBugz
12 4 (0.64%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.64%) NetBeans
12 4 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
13 3 (0.48%) InstallShield
13 3 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 81 (12.92%) Telecoms
2 62 (9.89%) Marketing
3 39 (6.22%) Finance
4 18 (2.87%) Electronics
4 18 (2.87%) Retail
5 15 (2.39%) Banking
6 11 (1.75%) Back Office
7 5 (0.80%) Advertising
7 5 (0.80%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.64%) Local Government
9 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.48%) Games
10 2 (0.32%) Publishing
10 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.32%) Automotive
11 1 (0.16%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (52.47%) .NET
2 225 (35.89%) ASP.NET
3 185 (29.51%) HTML
4 152 (24.24%) CSS
5 111 (17.70%) XML
6 103 (16.43%) jQuery
7 100 (15.95%) Web Services
8 60 (9.57%) .NET Framework
8 60 (9.57%) RESTful
9 52 (8.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 46 (7.34%) Spring
11 39 (6.22%) JSON
12 35 (5.58%) HTML5
13 33 (5.26%) WCF
14 29 (4.63%) Ajax
15 25 (3.99%) Ruby on Rails
15 25 (3.99%) WPF
15 25 (3.99%) CSS3
16 20 (3.19%) Hibernate
17 18 (2.87%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 132 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 50 (7.97%) Digital Media
3 43 (6.86%) Mobile App
4 42 (6.70%) Mathematics
5 36 (5.74%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (4.63%) iPad
7 12 (1.91%) Physics
7 12 (1.91%) N-Tier
8 9 (1.44%) Open Source
9 7 (1.12%) DTV
9 7 (1.12%) Kindle
10 6 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.80%) Device Driver
11 5 (0.80%) GIS
11 5 (0.80%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.80%) Video on Demand
12 4 (0.64%) NHS
13 2 (0.32%) Augmented Reality
13 2 (0.32%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 136 (21.69%) Linux
2 89 (14.19%) Windows
3 48 (7.66%) Apple iOS
4 34 (5.42%) Android
5 21 (3.35%) Windows Phone
6 18 (2.87%) Windows 8
7 17 (2.71%) Windows CE
7 17 (2.71%) UNIX
8 12 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.28%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.96%) CentOS
11 6 (0.96%) Fedora
12 3 (0.48%) Windows Phone 8
12 3 (0.48%) Windows Phone 7
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (30.94%) OO
2 158 (25.20%) Software Engineering
3 150 (23.92%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (20.10%) MVC
5 102 (16.27%) Scrum
6 101 (16.11%) OOP
7 75 (11.96%) TDD
8 65 (10.37%) Unit Testing
9 44 (7.02%) OOD
10 36 (5.74%) Waterfall
11 35 (5.58%) Web Development
12 29 (4.63%) Web Application Development
13 28 (4.47%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (4.31%) E-Commerce
15 22 (3.51%) Time Management
15 22 (3.51%) Pair Programming
16 20 (3.19%) Analytics
16 20 (3.19%) Android Development
16 20 (3.19%) MVVM
17 19 (3.03%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 380 (60.61%) C#
2 221 (35.25%) Java
3 209 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 200 (31.90%) SQL
5 133 (21.21%) C++
6 130 (20.73%) PHP
7 66 (10.53%) VB.NET
8 63 (10.05%) VB
9 57 (9.09%) C
10 45 (7.18%) T-SQL
11 38 (6.06%) Ruby
11 38 (6.06%) Python
12 29 (4.63%) PHP5
13 21 (3.35%) XAML
13 21 (3.35%) Perl
14 14 (2.23%) PL/SQL
15 13 (2.07%) XPath
16 12 (1.91%) XQuery
17 9 (1.44%) Delphi
18 7 (1.12%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 222 (35.41%) Degree
2 18 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (1.59%) PhD
5 9 (1.44%) MCP
5 9 (1.44%) MCSD
6 8 (1.28%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.80%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.22%) QA
2 15 (2.39%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.28%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (1.44%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (1.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (1.28%) Puppet
2 8 (1.28%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 104 (16.59%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.10%) Oracle
3 31 (4.94%) Zend
4 9 (1.44%) Red Hat
5 7 (1.12%) JBoss
6 6 (0.96%) Sencha
7 5 (0.80%) SAP
7 5 (0.80%) DevExpress
8 3 (0.48%) HP
8 3 (0.48%) Sybase
8 3 (0.48%) Infragistics
8 3 (0.48%) Trapeze
9 2 (0.32%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.32%) VMware
10 1 (0.16%) Sage
10 1 (0.16%) Pegasus
10 1 (0.16%) Adobe
10 1 (0.16%) Google
Bournemouth, Dorset
Venator Recruitment Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £28000 - £250100 per annum + fab benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wellington, Somerset
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits + training + progression
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ThreePeople
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stroud, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £33,000 to £36,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
iSupply Energy
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Upto 20% Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago