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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
England / South West
Rank 60 73 62
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 229 211 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.61% 3.85% 4.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.77% 3.96% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 156 193 227
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
4799 5332 5785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.64% 97.25% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4009 4555 4898
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +52 102 £45,000 - 12
Gloucestershire -4 40 £40,000 -13.51% 4
Dorset +4 27 £30,000 -11.76% 3
Somerset -10 22 £40,000 +8.10% 5
Wiltshire +11 21 £37,500 -8.53% 5
Devon -17 15 £32,500 -2.98% 4
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 237 (55.24%) C#
2 223 (51.98%) SQL
3 218 (50.82%) .NET
4 197 (45.92%) Java
4 197 (45.92%) JavaScript
5 188 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
6 175 (40.79%) HTML
7 154 (35.90%) ASP.NET
8 147 (34.27%) OO
9 141 (32.87%) CSS
10 129 (30.07%) C++
11 127 (29.60%) SQL Server
12 123 (28.67%) MVC
13 112 (26.11%) SDLC
14 98 (22.84%) XML
15 96 (22.38%) Computer Science
16 93 (21.68%) Software Engineering
17 78 (18.18%) TDD
17 78 (18.18%) jQuery
17 78 (18.18%) AngularJS
18 77 (17.95%) Mathematics
18 77 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC
19 70 (16.32%) Scrum
20 62 (14.45%) Microsoft
20 62 (14.45%) HTML5
20 62 (14.45%) Web Development
21 57 (13.29%) Python
22 56 (13.05%) .NET Framework
23 54 (12.59%) Finance
24 50 (11.66%) Visual Studio

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 23 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (4.66%) JBoss
3 19 (4.43%) WebLogic
4 17 (3.96%) WebSphere
5 15 (3.50%) Apache Spark
6 13 (3.03%) Umbraco
7 10 (2.33%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.86%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.63%) Apache
9 7 (1.63%) Apache Solr
10 6 (1.40%) CMS
10 6 (1.40%) Jetty
11 5 (1.17%) Confluence
11 5 (1.17%) IIS
12 4 (0.93%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.47%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.47%) Drupal
14 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.23%) OpenEdge
14 1 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.10%) Basecamp
3 9 (2.10%) Dropbox
3 9 (2.10%) G Suite
3 9 (2.10%) GitHub
3 9 (2.10%) Slack
3 9 (2.10%) Trello
4 4 (0.93%) SaaS
5 2 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.47%) TestFlight
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.23%) IaaS
6 1 (0.23%) PaaS
6 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.43%) HTTP
2 8 (1.86%) Internet
3 3 (0.70%) Network Security
4 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.23%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.23%) DNS
5 1 (0.23%) Firewall
5 1 (0.23%) Intranet
5 1 (0.23%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.23%) LDAP
5 1 (0.23%) SSH
5 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (29.60%) SQL Server
2 47 (10.96%) MySQL
3 46 (10.72%) MongoDB
4 43 (10.02%) NoSQL
5 29 (6.76%) Relational Database
6 24 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (4.66%) Big Data
8 19 (4.43%) Hadoop
9 11 (2.56%) OrientDB
10 9 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (2.10%) Redis
10 9 (2.10%) Riak
11 6 (1.40%) Couchbase
12 5 (1.17%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.17%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 50 (11.66%) Visual Studio
2 49 (11.42%) Git (software)
3 29 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (5.83%) Jenkins
5 23 (5.36%) Subversion
6 18 (4.20%) Selenium
7 14 (3.26%) JIRA
8 13 (3.03%) Bitbucket
9 7 (1.63%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.40%) JUnit
10 6 (1.40%) Maven
11 4 (0.93%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.93%) NUnit
12 3 (0.70%) Ant
12 3 (0.70%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.70%) Hudson
13 2 (0.47%) Android Studio
13 2 (0.47%) Grunt
13 2 (0.47%) PhpStorm
13 2 (0.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 54 (12.59%) Finance
2 34 (7.93%) Telecoms
3 29 (6.76%) Manufacturing
4 28 (6.53%) Electronics
5 26 (6.06%) Marketing
6 12 (2.80%) Retail
7 8 (1.86%) Banking
7 8 (1.86%) Games
8 4 (0.93%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.70%) Back Office
9 3 (0.70%) Publishing
10 2 (0.47%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Avionics
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.23%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Military
11 1 (0.23%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (50.82%) .NET
2 175 (40.79%) HTML
3 154 (35.90%) ASP.NET
4 141 (32.87%) CSS
5 98 (22.84%) XML
6 78 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 78 (18.18%) jQuery
7 77 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 62 (14.45%) HTML5
9 56 (13.05%) .NET Framework
10 41 (9.56%) REST
11 40 (9.32%) Web Services
12 39 (9.09%) CSS3
13 38 (8.86%) RESTful
13 38 (8.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 33 (7.69%) WCF
15 31 (7.23%) Spring
16 26 (6.06%) JSON
17 25 (5.83%) Entity Framework
17 25 (5.83%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 96 (22.38%) Computer Science
2 77 (17.95%) Mathematics
3 30 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.50%) Mobile App
5 14 (3.26%) User Experience
6 13 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.33%) Cyber Defence
8 6 (1.40%) Streaming Video
8 6 (1.40%) Video on Demand
9 5 (1.17%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (0.93%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.70%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.70%) Physics
11 3 (0.70%) PKI
12 2 (0.47%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (0.47%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.47%) iPhone
12 2 (0.47%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 43 (10.02%) Linux
2 36 (8.39%) Android
3 30 (6.99%) Apple iOS
4 29 (6.76%) Windows
5 25 (5.83%) Unix
6 9 (2.10%) AIX
7 5 (1.17%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.47%) FreeBSD
9 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.23%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (34.27%) OO
3 123 (28.67%) MVC
4 112 (26.11%) SDLC
5 93 (21.68%) Software Engineering
6 78 (18.18%) TDD
7 70 (16.32%) Scrum
8 62 (14.45%) Web Development
9 33 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 29 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (6.76%) OOP
11 26 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
11 26 (6.06%) Programme Management
12 24 (5.59%) BDD
12 24 (5.59%) Cybersecurity
13 23 (5.36%) Unit Testing
14 20 (4.66%) Kanban
14 20 (4.66%) UML
15 19 (4.43%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 237 (55.24%) C#
2 223 (51.98%) SQL
3 197 (45.92%) Java
3 197 (45.92%) JavaScript
4 129 (30.07%) C++
5 57 (13.29%) Python
6 31 (7.23%) VB.NET
7 27 (6.29%) C
7 27 (6.29%) PHP
8 21 (4.90%) T-SQL
9 17 (3.96%) Perl
10 16 (3.73%) Apex Code
10 16 (3.73%) Go
11 14 (3.26%) SOQL
12 13 (3.03%) VB
13 11 (2.56%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.56%) Ruby
14 10 (2.33%) Bash Shell
15 9 (2.10%) Objective-C
15 9 (2.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (10.96%) Degree
2 38 (8.86%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.70%) MCSD
5 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.47%) HNC
6 2 (0.47%) ISEB
6 2 (0.47%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.47%) NVQ Level 4
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.40%) QA
2 4 (0.93%) ISO 14001
2 4 (0.93%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.47%) SDET
3 2 (0.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.47%) Firmware
2 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.33%) Puppet
3 8 (1.86%) Ansible
4 7 (1.63%) Salt
5 6 (1.40%) Kibana
5 6 (1.40%) logstash
6 1 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 62 (14.45%) Microsoft
2 43 (10.02%) Oracle
3 26 (6.06%) SAP
4 16 (3.73%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (3.50%) Xamarin
6 13 (3.03%) Google
7 3 (0.70%) PayPal
7 3 (0.70%) ServiceNow
7 3 (0.70%) Zend
8 2 (0.47%) Apple
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe
9 1 (0.23%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.23%) Citrix
9 1 (0.23%) HP
9 1 (0.23%) IBM
9 1 (0.23%) IBM Sterling
9 1 (0.23%) Progress
9 1 (0.23%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.23%) Remedy
9 1 (0.23%) Sybase
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Roc Search Limited
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
IO Associates
Salary: fantastic benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Posted: 7 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Free Parking
Posted: 19 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 65,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Somerset
bet365
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The Appeal Group Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Large Pension, Flexi Time, Free Gym
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London, Fleet Street
Mediaforce
Salary: Attractive salary and excellent potential
Posted: 14 days ago