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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 83 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 181 258 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.46% 4.42% 4.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 4.55% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 163 222 251
Median salary £39,000 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
5096 5667 5930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.29% 97.09% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4325 4758 4931
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 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -8 52 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Gloucestershire -8 48 £42,500 +21.42% 8
Devon +23 34 £37,500 +2.73% 2
Somerset -24 22 £38,000 +8.57% 7
Dorset -7 17 £33,250 -2.20% 4
Wiltshire -20 7 £33,750 -13.46% 2
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 263 (60.88%) C#
2 227 (52.55%) .NET
3 201 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
4 192 (44.44%) SQL
5 180 (41.67%) HTML
6 169 (39.12%) Java
7 159 (36.81%) ASP.NET
8 152 (35.19%) Software Engineering
9 144 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 141 (32.64%) SQL Server
11 132 (30.56%) C++
11 132 (30.56%) MVC
12 126 (29.17%) CSS
13 106 (24.54%) Degree
14 99 (22.92%) .NET Framework
15 97 (22.45%) OO
16 94 (21.76%) Microsoft
17 76 (17.59%) Web Services
18 66 (15.28%) Security Cleared
19 65 (15.05%) TDD
20 64 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
20 64 (14.81%) HTML5
21 63 (14.58%) Oracle
22 61 (14.12%) Computer Science
22 61 (14.12%) Entity Framework
23 60 (13.89%) Windows
24 59 (13.66%) MS Excel
24 59 (13.66%) SDLC
25 58 (13.43%) Scrum
25 58 (13.43%) C

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 (7.41%) WebLogic
2 24 (5.56%) JBoss
3 18 (4.17%) Node.js
4 14 (3.24%) SharePoint
5 13 (3.01%) SAS
5 13 (3.01%) WebSphere
6 10 (2.31%) GlassFish
6 10 (2.31%) IIS
7 8 (1.85%) CMS
8 7 (1.62%) Apache
8 7 (1.62%) Confluence
8 7 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.39%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.69%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.69%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.69%) Mule
10 3 (0.69%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.46%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.46%) Kentico
11 2 (0.46%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 59 (13.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (4.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (3.47%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.69%) Magento
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.31%) SaaS
3 8 (1.85%) IaaS
4 6 (1.39%) GitHub
5 3 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.46%) PaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.93%) DNS
2 4 (0.93%) HTTP
3 3 (0.69%) LAN
3 3 (0.69%) Software-Defined Networking
3 3 (0.69%) Wireless
4 2 (0.46%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.46%) Internet
5 1 (0.23%) ASN.1
5 1 (0.23%) DVB
5 1 (0.23%) Network Security
5 1 (0.23%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (32.64%) SQL Server
2 47 (10.88%) MySQL
3 39 (9.03%) Relational Database
4 29 (6.71%) RDBMS
5 28 (6.48%) MongoDB
6 24 (5.56%) NoSQL
7 15 (3.47%) Crystal Reports
8 12 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (2.31%) Big Data
11 9 (2.08%) OrientDB
12 8 (1.85%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
13 7 (1.62%) SQLite
14 6 (1.39%) Hadoop
15 5 (1.16%) Sybase ASE
16 4 (0.93%) MS Access
16 4 (0.93%) Neo4j
17 3 (0.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 56 (12.96%) Visual Studio
2 33 (7.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (6.48%) JIRA
4 23 (5.32%) JUnit
4 23 (5.32%) NUnit
5 19 (4.40%) Maven
6 13 (3.01%) NetBeans
7 11 (2.55%) Git (software)
7 11 (2.55%) Moq
8 8 (1.85%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.39%) Ant
9 6 (1.39%) NuGet
9 6 (1.39%) Subversion
10 5 (1.16%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.16%) PowerBuilder
11 4 (0.93%) ReSharper
11 4 (0.93%) Selenium
11 4 (0.93%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.69%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.69%) MSTest
General
1 57 (13.19%) Telecoms
2 43 (9.95%) Finance
3 24 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 21 (4.86%) Electronics
4 21 (4.86%) Marketing
5 19 (4.40%) Aerospace
6 9 (2.08%) Games
7 6 (1.39%) Back Office
7 6 (1.39%) Retail
8 5 (1.16%) Banking
9 3 (0.69%) International Banking
9 3 (0.69%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.46%) Advertising
10 2 (0.46%) Automotive
10 2 (0.46%) Law
10 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (52.55%) .NET
2 180 (41.67%) HTML
3 159 (36.81%) ASP.NET
4 126 (29.17%) CSS
5 99 (22.92%) .NET Framework
6 76 (17.59%) Web Services
7 64 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 64 (14.81%) HTML5
8 61 (14.12%) Entity Framework
9 57 (13.19%) jQuery
10 55 (12.73%) WCF
11 51 (11.81%) J2EE
12 50 (11.57%) XML
13 46 (10.65%) AngularJS
14 38 (8.80%) Spring
15 29 (6.71%) LINQ
16 27 (6.25%) WPF
17 23 (5.32%) JSON
18 22 (5.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 20 (4.63%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 61 (14.12%) Computer Science
2 41 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (6.94%) Mobile App
4 29 (6.71%) Mathematics
5 19 (4.40%) Digital Media
6 11 (2.55%) Physics
7 9 (2.08%) iPhone
7 9 (2.08%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.85%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.85%) EPoS
9 7 (1.62%) User Experience
10 5 (1.16%) e-Learning
10 5 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.16%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.16%) PKI
11 4 (0.93%) Cybercrime
11 4 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (0.93%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.69%) Biology
12 3 (0.69%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 60 (13.89%) Windows
2 52 (12.04%) Linux
3 27 (6.25%) Android
3 27 (6.25%) Unix
4 22 (5.09%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.85%) AIX
5 8 (1.85%) Mac OS X
6 7 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.62%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.16%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.93%) Debian
8 4 (0.93%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.93%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.23%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (35.19%) Software Engineering
3 132 (30.56%) MVC
4 97 (22.45%) OO
5 65 (15.05%) TDD
6 59 (13.66%) SDLC
7 58 (13.43%) Scrum
8 49 (11.34%) Mentoring
9 41 (9.49%) Web Development
10 38 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (8.33%) OOD
12 34 (7.87%) Unit Testing
13 30 (6.94%) OOP
14 24 (5.56%) Refactoring
15 22 (5.09%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (5.09%) Cybersecurity
15 22 (5.09%) UML
16 21 (4.86%) Digital Marketing
17 20 (4.63%) Programme Management
18 17 (3.94%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 263 (60.88%) C#
2 192 (44.44%) SQL
3 169 (39.12%) Java
4 144 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 132 (30.56%) C++
6 58 (13.43%) C
7 52 (12.04%) Python
8 38 (8.80%) T-SQL
9 35 (8.10%) VB.NET
10 30 (6.94%) VB
11 26 (6.02%) Ruby
12 25 (5.79%) Objective-C
13 22 (5.09%) PHP
14 19 (4.40%) VB6
15 16 (3.70%) VC++
16 15 (3.47%) Perl
17 14 (3.24%) R
18 13 (3.01%) MATLAB
19 12 (2.78%) XAML
20 7 (1.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 106 (24.54%) Degree
2 66 (15.28%) Security Cleared
3 31 (7.18%) DV Cleared
4 28 (6.48%) SC Cleared
5 17 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (3.47%) MCPD
6 15 (3.47%) MCTS
7 4 (0.93%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.41%) QA
2 11 (2.55%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (1.85%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 94 (21.76%) Microsoft
2 63 (14.58%) Oracle
3 35 (8.10%) SAP
4 13 (3.01%) Apple
4 13 (3.01%) VMware
5 10 (2.31%) Sybase
6 8 (1.85%) Perforce
7 6 (1.39%) Google
8 4 (0.93%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.69%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.69%) Cisco
9 3 (0.69%) Dell
9 3 (0.69%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.46%) hybris
10 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.46%) Telerik
11 1 (0.23%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.23%) Green Hills
11 1 (0.23%) Sencha
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
WA Consultants
Salary: Many Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Rockfield
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000.0000 - £65000.0000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive Salary & Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £2200 - £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Wiltshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £36,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 65k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 75,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 25 days ago
Chippenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
South West
intY
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum DOE+ great benefits+ flexible hours
Posted: 19 days ago
Yeovil
aap3
Salary: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 26 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago