The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 69 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 220 288 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.77% 5.66% 5.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.92% 5.91% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 199 260 288
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,450 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
5610 4870 5039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.13% 95.64% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4731 4153 4460
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,950 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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
Dorset -15 54 £33,250 -5.00% 16
Bristol -24 49 £42,500 -5.55% 11
Gloucestershire -15 46 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Wiltshire +1 27 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Somerset -11 27 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Devon -14 12 £35,000 +27.27% 4
Cornwall -7 3 £26,000 -20.00% 1
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 323 (65.78%) C#
2 301 (61.30%) .NET
3 243 (49.49%) ASP.NET
4 242 (49.29%) JavaScript
5 238 (48.47%) HTML
6 226 (46.03%) SQL Server
7 190 (38.70%) Software Engineering
8 189 (38.49%) CSS
9 178 (36.25%) MVC
10 174 (35.44%) SQL
11 140 (28.51%) Agile Software Development
12 139 (28.31%) Degree
13 123 (25.05%) jQuery
14 109 (22.20%) C++
15 104 (21.18%) ASP.NET MVC
16 103 (20.98%) Linux
17 100 (20.37%) Java
18 98 (19.96%) Windows
19 97 (19.76%) Microsoft
20 85 (17.31%) OO
21 79 (16.09%) AngularJS
22 76 (15.48%) HTML5
23 73 (14.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
24 69 (14.05%) Python
25 68 (13.85%) VB.NET
26 63 (12.83%) XML
27 58 (11.81%) Web Development
27 58 (11.81%) PHP
28 57 (11.61%) TDD
29 56 (11.41%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 29 (5.91%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.87%) Node.js
3 18 (3.67%) Apache
4 13 (2.65%) CMS
5 10 (2.04%) JBoss
6 8 (1.63%) Umbraco
7 7 (1.43%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.43%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.22%) nginx
8 6 (1.22%) Gunicorn
9 5 (1.02%) IIS
10 4 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.61%) Kentico
12 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.41%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.20%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.43%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.81%) AutoCAD
3 4 (0.81%) Revit
3 4 (0.81%) MS Office
4 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.04%) SaaS
2 3 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.89%) TCP/IP
2 19 (3.87%) Internet
3 18 (3.67%) HTTP
4 6 (1.22%) Kerberos
4 6 (1.22%) SNMP
4 6 (1.22%) Firewall
4 6 (1.22%) LDAP
4 6 (1.22%) SMTP
4 6 (1.22%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.41%) PBX
5 2 (0.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (46.03%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.54%) MySQL
3 24 (4.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (4.28%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.81%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.81%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.61%) Big Data
10 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.61%) MS Access
11 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.20%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (7.74%) Visual Studio
2 27 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (5.09%) Git (software)
4 21 (4.28%) Subversion
5 19 (3.87%) NUnit
6 9 (1.83%) Bugzilla
6 9 (1.83%) Eclipse
6 9 (1.83%) PEAR
6 9 (1.83%) PHPUnit
6 9 (1.83%) Trac
7 6 (1.22%) Jasmine
8 4 (0.81%) InstallShield
8 4 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.81%) JUnit
8 4 (0.81%) Maven
8 4 (0.81%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.41%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.41%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.20%) WATIR
General
1 23 (4.68%) Finance
2 14 (2.85%) Aerospace
3 9 (1.83%) Marketing
4 7 (1.43%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.22%) Advertising
6 5 (1.02%) Military
6 5 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.81%) Back Office
7 4 (0.81%) Spanish Language
7 4 (0.81%) Retail
8 3 (0.61%) Games
8 3 (0.61%) Banking
8 3 (0.61%) Electronics
9 2 (0.41%) Automotive
9 2 (0.41%) Legal
9 2 (0.41%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (61.30%) .NET
2 243 (49.49%) ASP.NET
3 238 (48.47%) HTML
4 189 (38.49%) CSS
5 123 (25.05%) jQuery
6 104 (21.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 79 (16.09%) AngularJS
8 76 (15.48%) HTML5
9 73 (14.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 63 (12.83%) XML
11 56 (11.41%) .NET Framework
12 53 (10.79%) Web Services
13 52 (10.59%) Ajax
14 51 (10.39%) WCF
15 49 (9.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 29 (5.91%) LINQ
17 27 (5.50%) RESTful
18 26 (5.30%) WinForms
18 26 (5.30%) JSON
19 25 (5.09%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.00%) Computer Science
2 21 (4.28%) Open Source
2 21 (4.28%) Mobile App
2 21 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.05%) N-Tier
4 12 (2.44%) Mathematics
5 11 (2.24%) Client/Server
6 10 (2.04%) GIS
7 8 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.63%) User Experience
8 6 (1.22%) Physics
9 3 (0.61%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.61%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.41%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.41%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.41%) Photography
11 1 (0.20%) MPEG
11 1 (0.20%) DTV
11 1 (0.20%) VLE
11 1 (0.20%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 103 (20.98%) Linux
2 98 (19.96%) Windows
3 23 (4.68%) UNIX
4 20 (4.07%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.65%) Android
6 8 (1.63%) Windows 8
6 8 (1.63%) Windows Phone
7 6 (1.22%) Solaris
8 2 (0.41%) AIX
9 1 (0.20%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (38.70%) Software Engineering
2 178 (36.25%) MVC
3 140 (28.51%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (17.31%) OO
5 58 (11.81%) Web Development
6 57 (11.61%) TDD
7 56 (11.41%) Scrum
8 55 (11.20%) Unit Testing
9 41 (8.35%) OOP
10 37 (7.54%) OOD
11 18 (3.67%) Signal Processing
12 17 (3.46%) Digital Signal Processing
13 16 (3.26%) Web Application Development
13 16 (3.26%) Computer Forensics
14 14 (2.85%) Pair Programming
14 14 (2.85%) Cyber Security
15 13 (2.65%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (2.44%) Automated Testing
16 12 (2.44%) CRM
17 11 (2.24%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 323 (65.78%) C#
2 242 (49.29%) JavaScript
3 174 (35.44%) SQL
4 109 (22.20%) C++
5 100 (20.37%) Java
6 69 (14.05%) Python
7 68 (13.85%) VB.NET
8 58 (11.81%) PHP
9 56 (11.41%) T-SQL
10 40 (8.15%) C
11 30 (6.11%) VB
12 25 (5.09%) Ruby
13 17 (3.46%) VB6
14 12 (2.44%) Assembly Language
15 10 (2.04%) PHP5
16 8 (1.63%) XAML
17 7 (1.43%) Perl
18 6 (1.22%) Delphi
18 6 (1.22%) Bourne shell
18 6 (1.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 139 (28.31%) Degree
2 33 (6.72%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.28%) DV Cleared
4 19 (3.87%) VCP4
5 14 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.04%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) MCP
7 1 (0.20%) MCSD
7 1 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.22%) qmail
3 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.22%) Nagios
1 6 (1.22%) Zenoss
1 6 (1.22%) yum
1 6 (1.22%) Puppet
1 6 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 97 (19.76%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.31%) Oracle
3 8 (1.63%) Google
3 8 (1.63%) Xamarin
4 7 (1.43%) Adobe
5 5 (1.02%) Sybase
6 4 (0.81%) Sage
6 4 (0.81%) Autodesk
7 3 (0.61%) Zend
8 2 (0.41%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.41%) VMware
8 2 (0.41%) Cisco
8 2 (0.41%) IBM
9 1 (0.20%) SAP
9 1 (0.20%) Sophos
Taunton, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 72,000 Negotiated on individual.
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Venn Group
Salary: £18000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warminster, Wiltshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £29000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 5 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Salary: From £21,264 to £23,790 per annum + relocation allowance + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 11 days ago