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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 57 55 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 257 270 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.40% 4.55% 5.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.60% 4.77% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 221 246 273
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
5590 5661 5065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.69% 95.48% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4692 4746 4456
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Bristol +4 66 £37,500 -6.25% 14
Gloucestershire +9 55 £33,500 -16.25% 7
Somerset -2 41 £35,000 +7.69% 12
Dorset -14 37 £34,000 -5.55% 5
Wiltshire +4 33 £38,500 +2.66% 6
Devon -1 19 £36,500 +1.38% 1
Cornwall - 1 £37,500 -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 308 (63.51%) C#
2 270 (55.67%) .NET
3 206 (42.47%) HTML
4 203 (41.86%) SQL
5 201 (41.44%) ASP.NET
6 197 (40.62%) JavaScript
7 170 (35.05%) MVC
8 168 (34.64%) SQL Server
9 152 (31.34%) Software Engineering
10 151 (31.13%) CSS
11 128 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
12 127 (26.19%) Java
13 125 (25.77%) C++
14 120 (24.74%) Degree
15 118 (24.33%) jQuery
16 115 (23.71%) Windows
17 95 (19.59%) ASP.NET MVC
18 89 (18.35%) SDLC
19 81 (16.70%) Linux
20 78 (16.08%) OO
21 76 (15.67%) Microsoft
22 66 (13.61%) HTML5
23 62 (12.78%) Python
24 61 (12.58%) PHP
25 60 (12.37%) T-SQL
26 59 (12.16%) Web Development
26 59 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
27 58 (11.96%) Computer Science
28 56 (11.55%) Unit Testing
28 56 (11.55%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 23 (4.74%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.12%) Node.js
3 15 (3.09%) JBoss
4 12 (2.47%) Apache
4 12 (2.47%) WebLogic
4 12 (2.47%) WebSphere
5 11 (2.27%) IIS
6 4 (0.82%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.41%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.21%) CMS
8 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.86%) Photoshop
2 9 (1.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.62%) MS Office
4 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.24%) Changepoint
2 4 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.41%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.41%) SaaS
3 2 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.41%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.09%) HTTP
1 15 (3.09%) TCP/IP
1 15 (3.09%) Internet
2 3 (0.62%) PBX
2 3 (0.62%) VoIP
3 2 (0.41%) SMTP
3 2 (0.41%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.41%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.41%) SNMP
3 2 (0.41%) Firewall
3 2 (0.41%) LDAP
4 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (34.64%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.84%) MySQL
3 32 (6.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (3.92%) Relational Database
6 17 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (0.82%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.62%) Big Data
10 3 (0.62%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.62%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.41%) MS Access
12 1 (0.21%) DTS
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (5.57%) Visual Studio
3 21 (4.33%) Git (software)
4 15 (3.09%) Subversion
5 11 (2.27%) Eclipse
6 10 (2.06%) JUnit
7 9 (1.86%) Maven
8 8 (1.65%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.44%) Trac
9 7 (1.44%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.44%) Bugzilla
9 7 (1.44%) NUnit
9 7 (1.44%) PEAR
9 7 (1.44%) PHPUnit
10 4 (0.82%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.62%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.62%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.21%) Rhino Mocks
12 1 (0.21%) MSTest
General
1 40 (8.25%) Finance
2 24 (4.95%) Games
3 17 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.30%) Electronics
4 16 (3.30%) Advertising
5 12 (2.47%) Back Office
6 11 (2.27%) Aerospace
7 10 (2.06%) Retail
8 6 (1.24%) Marketing
8 6 (1.24%) Military
9 4 (0.82%) Publishing
10 3 (0.62%) Banking
10 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.62%) Automotive
11 2 (0.41%) Legal
11 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.21%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (55.67%) .NET
2 206 (42.47%) HTML
3 201 (41.44%) ASP.NET
4 151 (31.13%) CSS
5 118 (24.33%) jQuery
6 95 (19.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 66 (13.61%) HTML5
8 59 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 56 (11.55%) AngularJS
9 56 (11.55%) XML
10 51 (10.52%) Web Services
11 43 (8.87%) Ajax
12 42 (8.66%) .NET Framework
13 34 (7.01%) Entity Framework
13 34 (7.01%) WCF
14 28 (5.77%) LINQ
14 28 (5.77%) Qt
15 26 (5.36%) CSS3
16 22 (4.54%) KnockoutJS
17 20 (4.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.96%) Computer Science
2 21 (4.33%) Mathematics
3 20 (4.12%) User Experience
4 17 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.09%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.27%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.86%) Algorithms
7 9 (1.86%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.24%) Xbox
9 6 (1.24%) Physics
10 4 (0.82%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.82%) GIS
10 4 (0.82%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.41%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.41%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.41%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.41%) DTV
11 2 (0.41%) Photography
12 1 (0.21%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 115 (23.71%) Windows
2 81 (16.70%) Linux
3 21 (4.33%) UNIX
4 17 (3.51%) Apple iOS
5 16 (3.30%) Windows 8
5 16 (3.30%) Windows Phone
6 15 (3.09%) Android
7 3 (0.62%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.41%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.41%) AIX
8 2 (0.41%) Solaris
8 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (35.05%) MVC
2 152 (31.34%) Software Engineering
3 128 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (18.35%) SDLC
5 78 (16.08%) OO
6 59 (12.16%) Web Development
7 56 (11.55%) Unit Testing
8 53 (10.93%) TDD
9 47 (9.69%) Scrum
10 29 (5.98%) OOD
10 29 (5.98%) Mentoring
11 25 (5.15%) MVVM
12 24 (4.95%) OOP
13 23 (4.74%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (4.33%) Pair Programming
15 19 (3.92%) CRM
15 19 (3.92%) Open Source
16 18 (3.71%) System Testing
16 18 (3.71%) Cyber Security
17 17 (3.51%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 308 (63.51%) C#
2 203 (41.86%) SQL
3 197 (40.62%) JavaScript
4 127 (26.19%) Java
5 125 (25.77%) C++
6 62 (12.78%) Python
7 61 (12.58%) PHP
8 60 (12.37%) T-SQL
9 52 (10.72%) C
10 47 (9.69%) VB.NET
11 34 (7.01%) Ruby
12 19 (3.92%) VB
13 16 (3.30%) XAML
14 12 (2.47%) VB6
15 11 (2.27%) Bash Shell
16 9 (1.86%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.65%) Assembly Language
18 6 (1.24%) PHP5
18 6 (1.24%) VBScript
19 5 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 120 (24.74%) Degree
2 33 (6.80%) Security Cleared
3 22 (4.54%) DV Cleared
4 10 (2.06%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.21%) HND
6 1 (0.21%) PhD
6 1 (0.21%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.51%) QA
2 4 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.41%) qmail
Systems Management
1 2 (0.41%) Nagios
1 2 (0.41%) Zenoss
1 2 (0.41%) yum
1 2 (0.41%) Puppet
1 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 76 (15.67%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.60%) Oracle
3 21 (4.33%) Google
4 16 (3.30%) Xamarin
5 11 (2.27%) Adobe
6 10 (2.06%) Cisco
6 10 (2.06%) IBM
6 10 (2.06%) VMware
7 9 (1.86%) Sybase
8 2 (0.41%) SAP
8 2 (0.41%) Sage
8 2 (0.41%) Minitab
9 1 (0.21%) Zend
9 1 (0.21%) Facebook
9 1 (0.21%) Twitter
9 1 (0.21%) Sophos
9 1 (0.21%) BT
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