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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 81 54 85
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 199 310 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.56% 5.25% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.68% 5.40% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 184 280 181
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
5407 5741 6029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.74% 97.16% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4566 4843 4970
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 £24,000 £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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -12 64 £40,000 -2.73% 12
Somerset -14 33 £36,250 +3.57% 5
Gloucestershire -26 31 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Dorset +23 30 £35,000 -3.44% 10
Devon -1 28 £40,000 +31.14% 12
Wiltshire -28 11 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Cornwall -22 1 £65,000 +73.33%
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 240 (61.54%) C#
2 207 (53.08%) .NET
3 170 (43.59%) SQL
4 165 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
5 160 (41.03%) HTML
5 160 (41.03%) JavaScript
6 154 (39.49%) Java
7 136 (34.87%) ASP.NET
8 110 (28.21%) CSS
8 110 (28.21%) SQL Server
9 108 (27.69%) MVC
10 104 (26.67%) Software Engineering
11 102 (26.15%) C++
12 81 (20.77%) Microsoft
13 76 (19.49%) Oracle
14 72 (18.46%) OO
15 69 (17.69%) ASP.NET MVC
16 59 (15.13%) .NET Framework
17 57 (14.62%) Visual Studio
18 55 (14.10%) Degree
18 55 (14.10%) Scrum
19 53 (13.59%) AngularJS
20 52 (13.33%) jQuery
21 51 (13.08%) Linux
21 51 (13.08%) Python
21 51 (13.08%) Web Services
22 50 (12.82%) Security Cleared
23 49 (12.56%) Windows
23 49 (12.56%) MySQL
23 49 (12.56%) TDD

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 24 (6.15%) WebLogic
2 21 (5.38%) JBoss
3 17 (4.36%) SharePoint
4 16 (4.10%) Umbraco
5 11 (2.82%) WebSphere
6 10 (2.56%) Apache
7 9 (2.31%) CMS
8 8 (2.05%) IIS
9 7 (1.79%) Apache Spark
9 7 (1.79%) GlassFish
9 7 (1.79%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.28%) SAS
12 4 (1.03%) Apache Pig
12 4 (1.03%) Confluence
12 4 (1.03%) Jetty
12 4 (1.03%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.77%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.51%) ColdFusion
14 2 (0.51%) Mule
Applications
1 41 (10.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (5.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.03%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.33%) GitHub
3 10 (2.56%) Trello
4 9 (2.31%) Basecamp
4 9 (2.31%) Dropbox
4 9 (2.31%) Google Apps
4 9 (2.31%) Slack
5 5 (1.28%) TestFlight
6 4 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.77%) IaaS
7 3 (0.77%) PaaS
7 3 (0.77%) SaaS
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.03%) Internet
2 3 (0.77%) HTTP
2 3 (0.77%) LAN
2 3 (0.77%) Network Security
2 3 (0.77%) Software-Defined Networking
2 3 (0.77%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.26%) ASN.1
3 1 (0.26%) DNS
3 1 (0.26%) Firewall
3 1 (0.26%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 49 (12.56%) MySQL
3 47 (12.05%) Relational Database
4 40 (10.26%) NoSQL
5 34 (8.72%) RDBMS
6 31 (7.95%) MongoDB
7 22 (5.64%) Big Data
8 15 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (2.82%) Hadoop
9 11 (2.82%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.05%) OrientDB
11 6 (1.54%) SQLite
12 5 (1.28%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.28%) Neo4j
12 5 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (1.03%) Redis
13 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.77%) Riak
14 3 (0.77%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 57 (14.62%) Visual Studio
2 29 (7.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (6.92%) JUnit
4 26 (6.67%) Maven
5 17 (4.36%) Jenkins
6 15 (3.85%) Git (software)
6 15 (3.85%) NUnit
7 14 (3.59%) JIRA
8 11 (2.82%) Subversion
9 10 (2.56%) Bitbucket
9 10 (2.56%) NetBeans
10 8 (2.05%) NuGet
10 8 (2.05%) Selenium
11 7 (1.79%) Ant
11 7 (1.79%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.54%) SpecFlow
12 6 (1.54%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.28%) Android Studio
13 5 (1.28%) CocoaPods
13 5 (1.28%) Xcode
General
1 43 (11.03%) Finance
2 36 (9.23%) Telecoms
3 23 (5.90%) Electronics
3 23 (5.90%) Manufacturing
3 23 (5.90%) Marketing
4 17 (4.36%) Aerospace
5 9 (2.31%) Retail
6 6 (1.54%) Back Office
7 4 (1.03%) Games
8 3 (0.77%) Banking
8 3 (0.77%) Publishing
9 2 (0.51%) Advertising
9 2 (0.51%) Automotive
9 2 (0.51%) Military
10 1 (0.26%) International Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (53.08%) .NET
2 160 (41.03%) HTML
3 136 (34.87%) ASP.NET
4 110 (28.21%) CSS
5 69 (17.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 59 (15.13%) .NET Framework
7 53 (13.59%) AngularJS
8 52 (13.33%) jQuery
9 51 (13.08%) Web Services
10 49 (12.56%) Spring
11 46 (11.79%) HTML5
12 44 (11.28%) XML
13 34 (8.72%) J2EE
13 34 (8.72%) WPF
14 33 (8.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 32 (8.21%) Entity Framework
16 30 (7.69%) WCF
17 26 (6.67%) Hibernate
18 24 (6.15%) Java EE
18 24 (6.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 20 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.08%) Digital Media
5 11 (2.82%) Mathematics
6 10 (2.56%) Algorithms
7 9 (2.31%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.05%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.79%) User Experience
10 6 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (1.54%) EPoS
10 6 (1.54%) PKI
11 4 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.03%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.77%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.51%) Biology
13 2 (0.51%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.51%) e-Learning
13 2 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 51 (13.08%) Linux
2 49 (12.56%) Windows
3 27 (6.92%) Unix
4 24 (6.15%) Android
5 20 (5.13%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.79%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.54%) AIX
8 5 (1.28%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.77%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.26%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (27.69%) MVC
3 104 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 72 (18.46%) OO
5 55 (14.10%) Scrum
6 49 (12.56%) TDD
7 45 (11.54%) SDLC
8 41 (10.51%) Web Development
9 34 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (8.72%) OOD
10 27 (6.92%) Mentoring
11 26 (6.67%) Refactoring
12 23 (5.90%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (5.90%) Cybersecurity
12 23 (5.90%) Digital Marketing
13 22 (5.64%) Programme Management
13 22 (5.64%) UML
13 22 (5.64%) Unit Testing
14 21 (5.38%) OOP
15 20 (5.13%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 240 (61.54%) C#
2 170 (43.59%) SQL
3 160 (41.03%) JavaScript
4 154 (39.49%) Java
5 102 (26.15%) C++
6 51 (13.08%) Python
7 43 (11.03%) C
8 31 (7.95%) T-SQL
9 30 (7.69%) VB.NET
10 23 (5.90%) Perl
11 21 (5.38%) PHP
12 14 (3.59%) Ruby
13 13 (3.33%) Objective-C
14 11 (2.82%) Bash Shell
15 10 (2.56%) VB
16 9 (2.31%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.79%) Scala
17 7 (1.79%) XAML
18 6 (1.54%) VB6
18 6 (1.54%) VC++
Qualifications
1 55 (14.10%) Degree
2 50 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 21 (5.38%) DV Cleared
4 18 (4.62%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.03%) MCPD
6 4 (1.03%) MCTS
7 3 (0.77%) PhD
8 2 (0.51%) ISEB
8 2 (0.51%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.26%) MCSD
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.67%) QA
2 14 (3.59%) SLA
3 2 (0.51%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (1.79%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.03%) Puppet
2 3 (0.77%) Ansible
3 1 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 81 (20.77%) Microsoft
2 76 (19.49%) Oracle
3 26 (6.67%) SAP
4 12 (3.08%) Google
5 11 (2.82%) Xamarin
6 6 (1.54%) Apple
6 6 (1.54%) Perforce
6 6 (1.54%) VMware
7 4 (1.03%) Sybase
8 3 (0.77%) Cisco
8 3 (0.77%) Dell
8 3 (0.77%) PayPal
8 3 (0.77%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.51%) Citrix
10 1 (0.26%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.26%) Facebook
10 1 (0.26%) Green Hills
10 1 (0.26%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.26%) MapR
10 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
Bournemouth, Dorset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £42000 Per Annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Fuse
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 Per Annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West
Ideal Training
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Ideal Training
Salary: £31000 - £41000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Acorn
Salary: £36000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Keystream Resources Limited
Salary: Up to £35,225 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Keystream Resources Limited
Salary: Up to £41,373 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Networkers
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Minehead, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 65,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago