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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 67 46 35
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 244 293 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.96% 5.06% 5.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.12% 5.30% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 214 264 301
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,150 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
5921 5524 5277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.07% 95.37% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4880 4671 4662
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £53,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Gloucestershire -4 60 £37,750 +1.34% 4
Bristol -13 58 £37,500 -14.28% 7
Dorset -24 39 £34,000 -2.85% 10
Wiltshire +5 34 £38,000 +8.57% 3
Somerset -13 34 £35,000 +16.66% 7
Devon -1 17 £35,000 +6.06% 2
Cornwall - 1 £37,500 - 1
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 317 (63.27%) C#
2 287 (57.29%) .NET
3 232 (46.31%) ASP.NET
4 229 (45.71%) JavaScript
5 222 (44.31%) HTML
6 198 (39.52%) SQL
6 198 (39.52%) SQL Server
7 194 (38.72%) Software Engineering
8 186 (37.13%) CSS
9 180 (35.93%) MVC
10 136 (27.15%) Degree
11 130 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
12 121 (24.15%) jQuery
13 119 (23.75%) C++
14 114 (22.75%) Java
15 103 (20.56%) Linux
15 103 (20.56%) ASP.NET MVC
16 102 (20.36%) Windows
17 91 (18.16%) OO
18 86 (17.17%) Microsoft
19 80 (15.97%) HTML5
20 75 (14.97%) AngularJS
21 73 (14.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
22 66 (13.17%) Python
23 59 (11.78%) T-SQL
24 58 (11.58%) XML
24 58 (11.58%) TDD
24 58 (11.58%) Computer Science
25 57 (11.38%) Web Development
25 57 (11.38%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 27 (5.39%) SharePoint
2 22 (4.39%) Node.js
3 17 (3.39%) Apache
4 13 (2.59%) JBoss
5 10 (2.00%) WebLogic
5 10 (2.00%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.00%) IIS
7 4 (0.80%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.80%) CMS
8 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.40%) nginx
9 2 (0.40%) Kentico
9 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.40%) Gunicorn
9 2 (0.40%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.40%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.20%) WordPress
10 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.20%) Tornado
Applications
1 38 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.40%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.80%) AutoCAD
3 4 (0.80%) Revit
3 4 (0.80%) MS Office
4 3 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.60%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.40%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.60%) SaaS
2 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.59%) TCP/IP
2 19 (3.79%) HTTP
3 16 (3.19%) Internet
4 6 (1.20%) Firewall
4 6 (1.20%) Kerberos
4 6 (1.20%) SNMP
4 6 (1.20%) LDAP
4 6 (1.20%) SMTP
4 6 (1.20%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.60%) PBX
5 3 (0.60%) VoIP
6 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (39.52%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.99%) MySQL
3 22 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (3.19%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.80%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.60%) Big Data
11 2 (0.40%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.40%) MS Access
11 2 (0.40%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.20%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (6.39%) Visual Studio
2 28 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (4.19%) Subversion
4 20 (3.99%) Git (software)
5 13 (2.59%) Eclipse
6 10 (2.00%) JUnit
7 9 (1.80%) Maven
8 8 (1.60%) Bugzilla
8 8 (1.60%) NUnit
8 8 (1.60%) PEAR
8 8 (1.60%) PHPUnit
8 8 (1.60%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.60%) Trac
9 7 (1.40%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.00%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.80%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.80%) InstallShield
11 4 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.40%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.20%) WATIR
General
1 29 (5.79%) Finance
2 14 (2.79%) Aerospace
2 14 (2.79%) Games
3 13 (2.59%) Electronics
3 13 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.40%) Advertising
5 9 (1.80%) Marketing
6 8 (1.60%) Retail
7 7 (1.40%) Back Office
8 5 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.00%) Military
9 4 (0.80%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.60%) Banking
11 2 (0.40%) Legal
11 2 (0.40%) Publishing
12 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (57.29%) .NET
2 232 (46.31%) ASP.NET
3 222 (44.31%) HTML
4 186 (37.13%) CSS
5 121 (24.15%) jQuery
6 103 (20.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 80 (15.97%) HTML5
8 75 (14.97%) AngularJS
9 73 (14.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 58 (11.58%) XML
11 57 (11.38%) Ajax
12 50 (9.98%) .NET Framework
13 46 (9.18%) Web Services
14 45 (8.98%) Entity Framework
14 45 (8.98%) WCF
15 29 (5.79%) Qt
16 28 (5.59%) CSS3
17 27 (5.39%) LINQ
18 24 (4.79%) KnockoutJS
18 24 (4.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.58%) Computer Science
2 21 (4.19%) Open Source
3 19 (3.79%) Mobile App
3 19 (3.79%) Mathematics
4 18 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.79%) User Experience
6 13 (2.59%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.80%) N-Tier
7 9 (1.80%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.60%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.40%) Physics
10 6 (1.20%) GIS
11 5 (1.00%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.40%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.40%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.40%) Photography
13 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Cloud
13 1 (0.20%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 103 (20.56%) Linux
2 102 (20.36%) Windows
3 20 (3.99%) UNIX
4 16 (3.19%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.20%) Android
6 8 (1.60%) Windows 8
6 8 (1.60%) Windows Phone
7 6 (1.20%) Solaris
8 2 (0.40%) AIX
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (38.72%) Software Engineering
2 180 (35.93%) MVC
3 130 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (18.16%) OO
5 58 (11.58%) TDD
6 57 (11.38%) Web Development
7 46 (9.18%) Unit Testing
7 46 (9.18%) Scrum
8 35 (6.99%) OOD
9 33 (6.59%) OOP
10 23 (4.59%) Signal Processing
11 20 (3.99%) Mentoring
12 19 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (3.39%) Computer Forensics
13 17 (3.39%) Digital Signal Processing
13 17 (3.39%) Cyber Security
14 15 (2.99%) CRM
15 14 (2.79%) Project Management
15 14 (2.79%) Web Application Development
16 13 (2.59%) UML
Programming Languages
1 317 (63.27%) C#
2 229 (45.71%) JavaScript
3 198 (39.52%) SQL
4 119 (23.75%) C++
5 114 (22.75%) Java
6 66 (13.17%) Python
7 59 (11.78%) T-SQL
8 55 (10.98%) VB.NET
8 55 (10.98%) PHP
9 48 (9.58%) C
10 32 (6.39%) Ruby
11 20 (3.99%) VB
12 13 (2.59%) Assembly Language
13 11 (2.20%) VB6
14 9 (1.80%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.60%) PHP5
15 8 (1.60%) XAML
16 7 (1.40%) PL/SQL
17 6 (1.20%) Perl
17 6 (1.20%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 136 (27.15%) Degree
2 37 (7.39%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.79%) DV Cleared
4 13 (2.59%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.79%) QA
2 3 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.20%) qmail
3 4 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.20%) Nagios
1 6 (1.20%) Zenoss
1 6 (1.20%) yum
1 6 (1.20%) Puppet
1 6 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 86 (17.17%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.19%) Oracle
3 18 (3.59%) Google
4 9 (1.80%) VMware
4 9 (1.80%) Cisco
4 9 (1.80%) IBM
5 8 (1.60%) Xamarin
6 7 (1.40%) Sybase
6 7 (1.40%) Adobe
7 4 (0.80%) Autodesk
8 3 (0.60%) Sage
9 2 (0.40%) Minitab
9 2 (0.40%) Zend
10 1 (0.20%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.20%) Sophos
10 1 (0.20%) SAP
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-43,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Health Insurance, Bonus, Training
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Connectus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £42000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + negotiable + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Weston-Super-Mare, Avon
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Somerset, Avon (BA2)
Guru Careers
Salary: £18-24k (DOE) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, working from home
Posted: 9 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bournemouth
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Possible flexibility in salary
Posted: 16 days ago
Bournemouth
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago