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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 95 59 69
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 166 290 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.21% 4.81% 3.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 4.96% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 152 246 217
Median salary £40,000 £36,375 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.96% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,325 £26,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,200 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
5040 5843 6050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.54% 97.01% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4272 4906 4963
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 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,150
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -10 42 £42,500 - 15
Devon +14 40 £37,500 +0.67% 5
Gloucestershire -8 40 £44,500 +18.66% 4
Dorset -2 19 £35,000 +2.94% 7
Somerset -33 17 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Wiltshire -22 7 £35,000 - 5
Cornwall -4 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 1 July 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.

1 262 (61.21%) C#
2 229 (53.50%) .NET
3 201 (46.96%) Agile Software Development
4 183 (42.76%) SQL
5 171 (39.95%) HTML
6 170 (39.72%) Java
7 153 (35.75%) ASP.NET
8 143 (33.41%) JavaScript
9 138 (32.24%) SQL Server
10 136 (31.78%) Software Engineering
11 123 (28.74%) C++
12 121 (28.27%) CSS
12 121 (28.27%) MVC
13 97 (22.66%) .NET Framework
14 96 (22.43%) Degree
15 93 (21.73%) Microsoft
16 92 (21.50%) OO
17 74 (17.29%) Web Services
18 71 (16.59%) Oracle
19 69 (16.12%) Security Cleared
20 66 (15.42%) TDD
21 63 (14.72%) ASP.NET MVC
22 62 (14.49%) Visual Studio
23 61 (14.25%) SDLC
24 60 (14.02%) Entity Framework
24 60 (14.02%) MS Excel
25 59 (13.79%) HTML5
26 58 (13.55%) WCF
26 58 (13.55%) Scrum
27 57 (13.32%) Windows

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 32 (7.48%) WebLogic
2 25 (5.84%) JBoss
3 17 (3.97%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.27%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.34%) GlassFish
5 10 (2.34%) SAS
6 9 (2.10%) CMS
6 9 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.64%) IIS
8 6 (1.40%) Apache
9 5 (1.17%) Confluence
9 5 (1.17%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.17%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.93%) Jetty
11 3 (0.70%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.70%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.70%) Mule
11 3 (0.70%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.47%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 60 (14.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (4.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (2.80%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.64%) SaaS
3 6 (1.40%) IaaS
4 5 (1.17%) GitHub
5 2 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.47%) PaaS
5 2 (0.47%) TestFlight
6 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.10%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.70%) DNS
2 3 (0.70%) HTTP
2 3 (0.70%) LAN
2 3 (0.70%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (0.47%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.47%) Network Security
4 1 (0.23%) ASN.1
4 1 (0.23%) Internet
4 1 (0.23%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (32.24%) SQL Server
2 50 (11.68%) MySQL
3 45 (10.51%) Relational Database
4 35 (8.18%) RDBMS
5 30 (7.01%) MongoDB
6 28 (6.54%) NoSQL
7 16 (3.74%) Big Data
8 12 (2.80%) Crystal Reports
8 12 (2.80%) Oracle Database
8 12 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.34%) OrientDB
10 9 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.64%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.40%) SQLite
12 6 (1.40%) Sybase ASE
13 4 (0.93%) MS Access
13 4 (0.93%) Neo4j
14 3 (0.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 62 (14.49%) Visual Studio
2 32 (7.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (5.84%) JUnit
3 25 (5.84%) Maven
4 23 (5.37%) JIRA
4 23 (5.37%) NUnit
5 12 (2.80%) Git (software)
5 12 (2.80%) NetBeans
6 9 (2.10%) Eclipse
6 9 (2.10%) Moq
7 8 (1.87%) Subversion
8 7 (1.64%) NuGet
9 6 (1.40%) Ant
9 6 (1.40%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.17%) PowerBuilder
10 5 (1.17%) ReSharper
11 4 (0.93%) dotCover
11 4 (0.93%) FindBugs
11 4 (0.93%) Selenium
11 4 (0.93%) SpecFlow
General
1 52 (12.15%) Telecoms
2 46 (10.75%) Finance
3 23 (5.37%) Manufacturing
4 21 (4.91%) Aerospace
4 21 (4.91%) Electronics
4 21 (4.91%) Marketing
5 7 (1.64%) Back Office
5 7 (1.64%) Games
5 7 (1.64%) Retail
6 3 (0.70%) Automotive
6 3 (0.70%) Banking
7 2 (0.47%) Advertising
7 2 (0.47%) Law
7 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.23%) Billing
8 1 (0.23%) International Banking
8 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.23%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (53.50%) .NET
2 171 (39.95%) HTML
3 153 (35.75%) ASP.NET
4 121 (28.27%) CSS
5 97 (22.66%) .NET Framework
6 74 (17.29%) Web Services
7 63 (14.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 60 (14.02%) Entity Framework
9 59 (13.79%) HTML5
10 58 (13.55%) WCF
11 50 (11.68%) AngularJS
11 50 (11.68%) jQuery
12 47 (10.98%) XML
13 45 (10.51%) J2EE
14 41 (9.58%) Spring
15 34 (7.94%) WPF
16 29 (6.78%) LINQ
17 24 (5.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 23 (5.37%) CSS3
19 22 (5.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 55 (12.85%) Computer Science
2 36 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (5.61%) Mathematics
3 24 (5.61%) Mobile App
4 18 (4.21%) Digital Media
5 11 (2.57%) Visualisation
6 9 (2.10%) Algorithms
6 9 (2.10%) Physics
7 8 (1.87%) User Experience
8 7 (1.64%) EPoS
8 7 (1.64%) PKI
9 6 (1.40%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (1.40%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.40%) iPhone
10 5 (1.17%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.93%) e-Learning
11 4 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.70%) Biology
12 3 (0.70%) Cybercrime
12 3 (0.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (13.32%) Windows
2 46 (10.75%) Linux
3 28 (6.54%) Android
4 23 (5.37%) Apple iOS
5 21 (4.91%) Unix
6 9 (2.10%) AIX
7 6 (1.40%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.17%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.93%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.93%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.70%) Debian
10 3 (0.70%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.23%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.23%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (46.96%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (31.78%) Software Engineering
3 121 (28.27%) MVC
4 92 (21.50%) OO
5 66 (15.42%) TDD
6 61 (14.25%) SDLC
7 58 (13.55%) Scrum
8 41 (9.58%) OOD
9 38 (8.88%) Mentoring
10 37 (8.64%) Web Development
11 32 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (7.24%) Unit Testing
13 28 (6.54%) Cybersecurity
14 27 (6.31%) Refactoring
15 23 (5.37%) OOP
15 23 (5.37%) UML
16 22 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (4.91%) Digital Marketing
18 20 (4.67%) DevOps
18 20 (4.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 262 (61.21%) C#
2 183 (42.76%) SQL
3 170 (39.72%) Java
4 143 (33.41%) JavaScript
5 123 (28.74%) C++
6 54 (12.62%) C
7 50 (11.68%) Python
8 40 (9.35%) T-SQL
8 40 (9.35%) VB.NET
9 23 (5.37%) VB
10 20 (4.67%) Objective-C
10 20 (4.67%) Ruby
11 18 (4.21%) PHP
12 16 (3.74%) Perl
13 15 (3.50%) VB6
14 13 (3.04%) VC++
15 12 (2.80%) XAML
16 11 (2.57%) R
17 10 (2.34%) MATLAB
18 7 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 96 (22.43%) Degree
2 69 (16.12%) Security Cleared
3 32 (7.48%) DV Cleared
4 25 (5.84%) SC Cleared
5 12 (2.80%) MCPD
5 12 (2.80%) MCTS
5 12 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.93%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.70%) PhD
8 1 (0.23%) ISEB
8 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.71%) QA
2 14 (3.27%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (2.34%) Hyper-V
2 7 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.23%) Ansible
1 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 93 (21.73%) Microsoft
2 71 (16.59%) Oracle
3 32 (7.48%) SAP
4 13 (3.04%) VMware
5 11 (2.57%) Xamarin
6 10 (2.34%) Apple
7 9 (2.10%) Perforce
8 7 (1.64%) Sybase
9 3 (0.70%) Cisco
9 3 (0.70%) Dell
9 3 (0.70%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.47%) Google
10 2 (0.47%) Telerik
11 1 (0.23%) Citrix
11 1 (0.23%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.23%) Green Hills
11 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.23%) Sencha
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Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bens (possibly higher)
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: Many Excellent Company Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Bristol, Somerset
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Somerset
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Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
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Bristol, Avon
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Bristol
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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