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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 83 49 83
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 207 324 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.65% 5.50% 3.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.78% 5.67% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 189 307 195
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
5483 5716 5997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.55% 96.98% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4640 4843 5021
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -14 69 £39,000 -6.02% 15
Dorset +23 34 £35,000 +1.44% 7
Gloucestershire -34 33 £45,000 +15.75% 10
Somerset -23 32 £35,000 - 5
Devon -14 22 £37,500 +28.20% 3
Wiltshire -32 16 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 226 (60.75%) C#
2 205 (55.11%) .NET
3 170 (45.70%) JavaScript
4 168 (45.16%) HTML
5 164 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
6 158 (42.47%) SQL
7 143 (38.44%) Java
8 134 (36.02%) ASP.NET
9 121 (32.53%) CSS
10 108 (29.03%) MVC
11 99 (26.61%) SQL Server
12 89 (23.92%) Software Engineering
13 81 (21.77%) C++
14 77 (20.70%) Microsoft
15 70 (18.82%) ASP.NET MVC
16 67 (18.01%) OO
17 66 (17.74%) Oracle
18 65 (17.47%) Visual Studio
19 63 (16.94%) jQuery
20 57 (15.32%) Scrum
21 56 (15.05%) AngularJS
22 52 (13.98%) .NET Framework
23 51 (13.71%) Web Services
24 50 (13.44%) Linux
24 50 (13.44%) Web Development
25 49 (13.17%) Spring
26 48 (12.90%) Degree
26 48 (12.90%) Python
27 46 (12.37%) XML
27 46 (12.37%) Relational Database

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 21 (5.65%) WebLogic
2 20 (5.38%) JBoss
3 16 (4.30%) Umbraco
4 13 (3.49%) WebSphere
5 12 (3.23%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.69%) CMS
7 8 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (2.15%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.88%) Apache
8 7 (1.88%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.34%) Confluence
9 5 (1.34%) IIS
10 4 (1.08%) Apache Pig
10 4 (1.08%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.08%) Jetty
11 3 (0.81%) SAS
12 2 (0.54%) Drupal
13 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.27%) Mule
13 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 33 (8.87%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (5.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.81%) Magento
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.23%) GitHub
2 12 (3.23%) Trello
3 11 (2.96%) Basecamp
3 11 (2.96%) Dropbox
3 11 (2.96%) Google Apps
3 11 (2.96%) Slack
4 6 (1.61%) TestFlight
5 5 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.81%) PaaS
6 3 (0.81%) SaaS
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.27%) IaaS
7 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.34%) Internet
2 3 (0.81%) HTTP
2 3 (0.81%) Network Security
3 2 (0.54%) Wireless
4 1 (0.27%) DNS
4 1 (0.27%) Firewall
4 1 (0.27%) Intranet
4 1 (0.27%) LDAP
4 1 (0.27%) SSH
4 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.27%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (26.61%) SQL Server
2 46 (12.37%) Relational Database
3 44 (11.83%) MySQL
4 38 (10.22%) NoSQL
5 29 (7.80%) RDBMS
6 28 (7.53%) MongoDB
7 21 (5.65%) Big Data
8 13 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.69%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.88%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.88%) OrientDB
10 7 (1.88%) SQLite
11 5 (1.34%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.81%) Neo4j
12 3 (0.81%) Redis
12 3 (0.81%) Riak
12 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.54%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 65 (17.47%) Visual Studio
2 30 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (6.72%) Maven
4 23 (6.18%) JUnit
5 20 (5.38%) Git (software)
6 18 (4.84%) Jenkins
7 13 (3.49%) NUnit
7 13 (3.49%) Subversion
8 12 (3.23%) Bitbucket
9 11 (2.96%) JIRA
10 8 (2.15%) NuGet
10 8 (2.15%) Selenium
11 7 (1.88%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.88%) NetBeans
12 6 (1.61%) Android Studio
12 6 (1.61%) Ant
12 6 (1.61%) CocoaPods
12 6 (1.61%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.61%) Xcode
13 5 (1.34%) SpecFlow
General
1 43 (11.56%) Finance
2 30 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 22 (5.91%) Marketing
4 21 (5.65%) Electronics
4 21 (5.65%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.23%) Aerospace
6 10 (2.69%) Retail
7 7 (1.88%) Back Office
8 3 (0.81%) Banking
8 3 (0.81%) Publishing
9 2 (0.54%) Advertising
9 2 (0.54%) Military
10 1 (0.27%) Automotive
10 1 (0.27%) Games
10 1 (0.27%) International Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (55.11%) .NET
2 168 (45.16%) HTML
3 134 (36.02%) ASP.NET
4 121 (32.53%) CSS
5 70 (18.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 63 (16.94%) jQuery
7 56 (15.05%) AngularJS
8 52 (13.98%) .NET Framework
9 51 (13.71%) Web Services
10 49 (13.17%) Spring
11 46 (12.37%) XML
12 45 (12.10%) HTML5
13 31 (8.33%) J2EE
13 31 (8.33%) WPF
14 29 (7.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 28 (7.53%) WCF
16 27 (7.26%) Entity Framework
17 26 (6.99%) CSS3
17 26 (6.99%) REST
18 25 (6.72%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.95%) Computer Science
2 20 (5.38%) Mobile App
3 15 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.42%) Algorithms
5 9 (2.42%) Data Structures
6 8 (2.15%) Digital Media
6 8 (2.15%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (1.61%) EPoS
7 6 (1.61%) User Experience
7 6 (1.61%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.34%) PKI
9 4 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.81%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.54%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.54%) NHS
11 2 (0.54%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.27%) Digital TV
12 1 (0.27%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 50 (13.44%) Linux
2 44 (11.83%) Windows
3 27 (7.26%) Unix
4 25 (6.72%) Android
5 20 (5.38%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.61%) AIX
6 6 (1.61%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.61%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.81%) FreeBSD
7 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (29.03%) MVC
3 89 (23.92%) Software Engineering
4 67 (18.01%) OO
5 57 (15.32%) Scrum
6 50 (13.44%) Web Development
7 46 (12.37%) SDLC
8 44 (11.83%) TDD
9 30 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (7.53%) OOD
11 25 (6.72%) Cybersecurity
12 24 (6.45%) Mentoring
13 23 (6.18%) OOP
13 23 (6.18%) Refactoring
14 22 (5.91%) Digital Marketing
14 22 (5.91%) Unit Testing
15 21 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (5.65%) Programme Management
16 17 (4.57%) E-Commerce
17 15 (4.03%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 226 (60.75%) C#
2 170 (45.70%) JavaScript
3 158 (42.47%) SQL
4 143 (38.44%) Java
5 81 (21.77%) C++
6 48 (12.90%) Python
7 31 (8.33%) C
8 27 (7.26%) VB.NET
9 21 (5.65%) T-SQL
10 20 (5.38%) Perl
10 20 (5.38%) PHP
11 13 (3.49%) Objective-C
12 11 (2.96%) Bash Shell
13 10 (2.69%) PL/SQL
14 9 (2.42%) Ruby
15 7 (1.88%) Apple Swift
15 7 (1.88%) VB
16 6 (1.61%) Scala
16 6 (1.61%) TypeScript
17 5 (1.34%) XAML
Qualifications
1 48 (12.90%) Degree
2 43 (11.56%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.76%) DV Cleared
4 10 (2.69%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.81%) ISEB
5 3 (0.81%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.54%) PhD
7 1 (0.27%) MCPD
7 1 (0.27%) MCSD
7 1 (0.27%) MCTS
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.38%) QA
2 13 (3.49%) SLA
3 2 (0.54%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.54%) SDET
4 1 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.81%) Hyper-V
1 3 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.54%) Docker
3 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.08%) Puppet
3 3 (0.81%) Ansible
4 1 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 77 (20.70%) Microsoft
2 66 (17.74%) Oracle
3 22 (5.91%) SAP
4 14 (3.76%) Google
5 11 (2.96%) Xamarin
6 6 (1.61%) Perforce
7 5 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.08%) Apple
9 3 (0.81%) PayPal
9 3 (0.81%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.81%) Sybase
9 3 (0.81%) VMware
9 3 (0.81%) Zend
10 2 (0.54%) Citrix
11 1 (0.27%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.27%) Facebook
11 1 (0.27%) HP
11 1 (0.27%) MapR
11 1 (0.27%) Progress
11 1 (0.27%) Sitecore
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + competitive, Bonus!
Posted: 3 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Fuse
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 32,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Fuse
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £35-40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Exeter
Guru Careers
Salary: 30000-35000 Per Annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salisbury
Spectrum IT
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + £10k Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago