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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 77 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 188 243 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.06% 4.66% 5.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.20% 4.90% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 183 227 284
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
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
5883 4957 5378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.66% 95.02% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4887 4278 4749
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Bristol -35 43 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Somerset -10 37 £35,000 - 6
Dorset -6 35 £36,000 +2.85% 5
Gloucestershire -11 35 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Wiltshire -21 21 £40,000 +11.11% 2
Devon -15 13 £35,000 +17.64% 3
Cornwall -3 1 £28,000 -20.00%
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 277 (57.23%) C#
2 225 (46.49%) .NET
3 207 (42.77%) JavaScript
4 197 (40.70%) SQL
5 166 (34.30%) HTML
6 162 (33.47%) ASP.NET
7 148 (30.58%) Java
8 144 (29.75%) SQL Server
8 144 (29.75%) Degree
9 135 (27.89%) Software Engineering
10 134 (27.69%) CSS
11 133 (27.48%) Linux
12 124 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
13 114 (23.55%) jQuery
14 108 (22.31%) OO
15 95 (19.63%) MVC
16 89 (18.39%) PHP
17 87 (17.98%) MySQL
18 83 (17.15%) C++
18 83 (17.15%) Scrum
19 82 (16.94%) Microsoft
20 80 (16.53%) Web Services
21 78 (16.12%) Windows
22 71 (14.67%) Computer Science
23 68 (14.05%) RESTful
23 68 (14.05%) Relational Database
23 68 (14.05%) XML
24 57 (11.78%) Telecoms
25 55 (11.36%) TDD
26 54 (11.16%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (3.31%) Tomcat
2 14 (2.89%) Apache
3 13 (2.69%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.86%) IIS
5 8 (1.65%) Node.js
5 8 (1.65%) CMS
6 7 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (1.45%) Gunicorn
6 7 (1.45%) nginx
7 6 (1.24%) Kentico
8 4 (0.83%) Drupal
8 4 (0.83%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.83%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.21%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.21%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.21%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 41 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.21%) Revit
Business Applications
1 28 (5.79%) Magento
2 27 (5.58%) Shopify
3 9 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.62%) Exchequer
6 3 (0.62%) Summit
6 3 (0.62%) GoldMine
6 3 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.62%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.21%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.34%) SaaS
2 13 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.17%) HTTP
2 20 (4.13%) SMTP
2 20 (4.13%) FTP
3 13 (2.69%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.48%) Internet
5 4 (0.83%) Network Security
5 4 (0.83%) VoIP
6 2 (0.41%) PBX
6 2 (0.41%) Broadband
7 1 (0.21%) Intranet
7 1 (0.21%) SS7
7 1 (0.21%) GPRS
7 1 (0.21%) ADSL
7 1 (0.21%) SMS
7 1 (0.21%) PPP
7 1 (0.21%) Firewall
7 1 (0.21%) Wireless
7 1 (0.21%) VoLTE
7 1 (0.21%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (29.75%) SQL Server
2 87 (17.98%) MySQL
3 68 (14.05%) Relational Database
4 45 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (7.23%) RDBMS
6 30 (6.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (5.58%) Hazelcast
8 22 (4.55%) Big Data
9 19 (3.93%) NoSQL
10 14 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (2.27%) Riak
13 7 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (1.45%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.83%) Redis
15 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
15 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 52 (10.74%) Visual Studio
2 35 (7.23%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.89%) Eclipse
4 10 (2.07%) PHPUnit
5 9 (1.86%) Bugzilla
6 8 (1.65%) PEAR
6 8 (1.65%) Trac
6 8 (1.65%) JUnit
7 6 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.24%) Subversion
8 5 (1.03%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.03%) FogBugz
9 4 (0.83%) Maven
9 4 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (0.62%) Xcode
10 3 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.41%) Mocha
11 2 (0.41%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.41%) JIRA
11 2 (0.41%) LabVIEW
General
1 57 (11.78%) Telecoms
2 47 (9.71%) Finance
3 21 (4.34%) Marketing
4 10 (2.07%) Back Office
4 10 (2.07%) Electronics
5 7 (1.45%) Automotive
5 7 (1.45%) Advertising
6 6 (1.24%) Banking
7 5 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.83%) Retail
8 4 (0.83%) Local Government
9 3 (0.62%) Publishing
10 2 (0.41%) Legal
10 2 (0.41%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (46.49%) .NET
2 166 (34.30%) HTML
3 162 (33.47%) ASP.NET
4 134 (27.69%) CSS
5 114 (23.55%) jQuery
6 80 (16.53%) Web Services
7 68 (14.05%) RESTful
7 68 (14.05%) XML
8 54 (11.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 43 (8.88%) .NET Framework
10 41 (8.47%) Spring
11 33 (6.82%) WPF
12 27 (5.58%) Ajax
12 27 (5.58%) ActiveMQ
13 24 (4.96%) WCF
14 23 (4.75%) JSON
15 21 (4.34%) HTML5
16 20 (4.13%) ASP.NET 2.0
17 19 (3.93%) AngularJS
18 17 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 71 (14.67%) Computer Science
2 47 (9.71%) Mobile App
3 31 (6.40%) Mathematics
4 22 (4.55%) Digital Media
5 12 (2.48%) Open Source
6 9 (1.86%) GIS
7 7 (1.45%) Device Driver
8 6 (1.24%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (1.24%) Physics
9 5 (1.03%) DTV
10 4 (0.83%) iPad
10 4 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.62%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.41%) CCTV
12 2 (0.41%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.21%) W3C
13 1 (0.21%) 3D Graphics
13 1 (0.21%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 133 (27.48%) Linux
2 78 (16.12%) Windows
3 22 (4.55%) Windows CE
4 21 (4.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (4.34%) UNIX
5 20 (4.13%) Ubuntu
5 20 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (3.93%) Android
7 18 (3.72%) Apple iOS
8 15 (3.10%) Fedora
8 15 (3.10%) CentOS
9 6 (1.24%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.62%) Windows Phone 8
10 3 (0.62%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.62%) Windows Phone 7
11 2 (0.41%) Debian
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (27.89%) Software Engineering
2 124 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (22.31%) OO
4 95 (19.63%) MVC
5 83 (17.15%) Scrum
6 55 (11.36%) TDD
7 44 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 44 (9.09%) OOD
8 36 (7.44%) Waterfall
9 29 (5.99%) E-Commerce
9 29 (5.99%) OOP
10 27 (5.58%) Analytics
11 25 (5.17%) Mobile Application Development
12 22 (4.55%) Web Development
13 21 (4.34%) CRM
14 20 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (4.13%) Web Application Development
15 18 (3.72%) Time Management
16 17 (3.51%) Android Development
17 13 (2.69%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 277 (57.23%) C#
2 207 (42.77%) JavaScript
3 197 (40.70%) SQL
4 148 (30.58%) Java
5 89 (18.39%) PHP
6 83 (17.15%) C++
7 49 (10.12%) VB
8 37 (7.64%) Python
9 36 (7.44%) C
10 32 (6.61%) VB.NET
11 31 (6.40%) PHP5
12 25 (5.17%) Ruby
13 22 (4.55%) XPath
14 20 (4.13%) XQuery
15 18 (3.72%) T-SQL
16 12 (2.48%) Erlang
17 11 (2.27%) Perl
18 10 (2.07%) Shell Script
19 7 (1.45%) Assembly Language
19 7 (1.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 144 (29.75%) Degree
2 16 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.48%) PhD
4 9 (1.86%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.83%) ISEB
7 2 (0.41%) HND
8 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.26%) QA
2 3 (0.62%) ISO 14001
2 3 (0.62%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.21%) Samba
1 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (4.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 82 (16.94%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.85%) Zend
3 37 (7.64%) Oracle
4 24 (4.96%) Red Hat
5 8 (1.65%) SAP
5 8 (1.65%) JBoss
6 4 (0.83%) Google
6 4 (0.83%) Sybase
6 4 (0.83%) Sage
7 3 (0.62%) Pegasus
7 3 (0.62%) Infragistics
7 3 (0.62%) Trapeze
8 1 (0.21%) ESRI
8 1 (0.21%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.21%) Adobe
8 1 (0.21%) HP
8 1 (0.21%) VMware
8 1 (0.21%) Sencha
8 1 (0.21%) Sitecore
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