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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 79 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 194 247 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.16% 4.85% 4.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.32% 5.11% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 181 233 254
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
5840 4837 5478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.14% 94.94% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4824 4174 4859
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,881 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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 +1 55 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Bristol -32 41 £45,000 +32.35% 7
Somerset -10 29 £35,000 +3.70% 3
Wiltshire -24 26 £38,750 +7.63% 3
Dorset -21 20 £35,000 - 3
Devon -15 19 £30,000 -4.00% 1
Cornwall -1 2 £23,500 -32.85%
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 278 (60.43%) C#
2 234 (50.87%) .NET
3 205 (44.57%) JavaScript
4 189 (41.09%) SQL
5 174 (37.83%) HTML
6 171 (37.17%) ASP.NET
7 161 (35.00%) SQL Server
8 149 (32.39%) Java
9 134 (29.13%) CSS
10 127 (27.61%) Degree
11 121 (26.30%) Linux
12 116 (25.22%) Software Engineering
13 115 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
13 115 (25.00%) jQuery
14 96 (20.87%) MVC
15 85 (18.48%) C++
15 85 (18.48%) PHP
15 85 (18.48%) Microsoft
16 84 (18.26%) OO
17 75 (16.30%) MySQL
18 71 (15.43%) Computer Science
19 69 (15.00%) Windows
20 66 (14.35%) Relational Database
21 64 (13.91%) Scrum
22 63 (13.70%) Web Services
23 61 (13.26%) XML
24 58 (12.61%) TDD
25 53 (11.52%) ASP.NET MVC
26 50 (10.87%) MS Excel
27 48 (10.43%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 18 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.26%) Tomcat
3 14 (3.04%) IIS
4 13 (2.83%) Apache
5 10 (2.17%) nginx
5 10 (2.17%) Gunicorn
6 9 (1.96%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.96%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.52%) CMS
9 6 (1.30%) Kentico
10 5 (1.09%) Node.js
11 4 (0.87%) Confluence
11 4 (0.87%) Drupal
12 3 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
13 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.22%) WordPress
14 1 (0.22%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 50 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.22%) Revit
Business Applications
1 21 (4.57%) Magento
2 20 (4.35%) Shopify
3 10 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.65%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.65%) GoldMine
5 3 (0.65%) Exchequer
5 3 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.43%) Summit
7 1 (0.22%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.13%) SaaS
2 12 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.57%) SMTP
1 21 (4.57%) FTP
2 19 (4.13%) HTTP
2 19 (4.13%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.52%) Internet
4 5 (1.09%) SMS
4 5 (1.09%) PPP
4 5 (1.09%) ADSL
4 5 (1.09%) GPRS
5 4 (0.87%) VoIP
5 4 (0.87%) Network Security
6 2 (0.43%) PBX
6 2 (0.43%) Broadband
7 1 (0.22%) Intranet
7 1 (0.22%) SS7
7 1 (0.22%) Firewall
7 1 (0.22%) Wireless
7 1 (0.22%) LTE
7 1 (0.22%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 75 (16.30%) MySQL
3 66 (14.35%) Relational Database
4 40 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (6.74%) RDBMS
6 29 (6.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (4.35%) Hazelcast
9 18 (3.91%) Big Data
10 15 (3.26%) NoSQL
11 10 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.52%) Riak
12 7 (1.52%) MongoDB
13 6 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (0.87%) RavenDB
15 4 (0.87%) Redis
16 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 2 (0.43%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 45 (9.78%) Visual Studio
2 37 (8.04%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.83%) Eclipse
4 12 (2.61%) JUnit
5 10 (2.17%) Bugzilla
5 10 (2.17%) NUnit
6 8 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.09%) PEAR
7 5 (1.09%) PHPUnit
7 5 (1.09%) FogBugz
7 5 (1.09%) Trac
7 5 (1.09%) JIRA
8 4 (0.87%) ReSharper
8 4 (0.87%) WATIR
8 4 (0.87%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.87%) NCrunch
8 4 (0.87%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (0.87%) Moq
8 4 (0.87%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.87%) Jenkins
General
1 45 (9.78%) Finance
2 40 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.83%) Back Office
4 10 (2.17%) Marketing
5 8 (1.74%) Electronics
5 8 (1.74%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.52%) Automotive
6 7 (1.52%) Advertising
7 6 (1.30%) Retail
8 4 (0.87%) Local Government
9 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.43%) Publishing
10 2 (0.43%) Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (50.87%) .NET
2 174 (37.83%) HTML
3 171 (37.17%) ASP.NET
4 134 (29.13%) CSS
5 115 (25.00%) jQuery
6 63 (13.70%) Web Services
7 61 (13.26%) XML
8 53 (11.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 48 (10.43%) RESTful
10 45 (9.78%) .NET Framework
11 34 (7.39%) Spring
11 34 (7.39%) WPF
12 29 (6.30%) Ajax
13 28 (6.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 27 (5.87%) HTML5
15 24 (5.22%) WCF
15 24 (5.22%) AngularJS
16 21 (4.57%) ASP.NET 2.0
17 20 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
17 20 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 71 (15.43%) Computer Science
2 45 (9.78%) Mobile App
3 30 (6.52%) Mathematics
4 13 (2.83%) GIS
5 12 (2.61%) Open Source
6 7 (1.52%) Device Driver
7 6 (1.30%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (1.30%) Physics
8 3 (0.65%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.65%) DTV
8 3 (0.65%) Economics
8 3 (0.65%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.43%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.22%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.22%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 121 (26.30%) Linux
2 69 (15.00%) Windows
3 29 (6.30%) UNIX
4 22 (4.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (3.70%) Windows CE
6 17 (3.70%) Ubuntu
7 13 (2.83%) Android
7 13 (2.83%) Apple iOS
8 12 (2.61%) Fedora
8 12 (2.61%) CentOS
9 7 (1.52%) Debian
10 5 (1.09%) SUSE
11 3 (0.65%) Windows Phone 7
11 3 (0.65%) Windows Phone 8
11 3 (0.65%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (25.22%) Software Engineering
2 115 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (20.87%) MVC
4 84 (18.26%) OO
5 64 (13.91%) Scrum
6 58 (12.61%) TDD
7 45 (9.78%) Unit Testing
8 42 (9.13%) OOD
9 29 (6.30%) Waterfall
10 27 (5.87%) Mobile Application Development
11 25 (5.43%) E-Commerce
12 22 (4.78%) Web Development
12 22 (4.78%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (4.57%) CRM
14 18 (3.91%) Time Management
15 17 (3.70%) Web Application Development
16 16 (3.48%) OOP
17 15 (3.26%) Analytics
18 14 (3.04%) Pair Programming
19 13 (2.83%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 278 (60.43%) C#
2 205 (44.57%) JavaScript
3 189 (41.09%) SQL
4 149 (32.39%) Java
5 85 (18.48%) C++
5 85 (18.48%) PHP
6 41 (8.91%) VB.NET
7 40 (8.70%) C
8 38 (8.26%) VB
8 38 (8.26%) Python
9 29 (6.30%) PHP5
9 29 (6.30%) Ruby
10 22 (4.78%) XPath
11 21 (4.57%) XQuery
12 16 (3.48%) Shell Script
12 16 (3.48%) T-SQL
13 13 (2.83%) Perl
14 10 (2.17%) TypeScript
15 9 (1.96%) Assembly Language
16 8 (1.74%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 127 (27.61%) Degree
2 21 (4.57%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.04%) DV Cleared
4 9 (1.96%) PhD
5 8 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.09%) HND
7 2 (0.43%) ISEB
8 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.74%) QA
2 2 (0.43%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.09%) Samba
2 1 (0.22%) Xen
2 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (4.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 85 (18.48%) Microsoft
2 48 (10.43%) Oracle
3 29 (6.30%) Zend
4 23 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 12 (2.61%) JBoss
6 9 (1.96%) Sybase
7 8 (1.74%) Google
8 5 (1.09%) SAP
8 5 (1.09%) Adobe
8 5 (1.09%) VMware
9 4 (0.87%) RedPrairie
9 4 (0.87%) Sage
9 4 (0.87%) Endeca
10 3 (0.65%) Trapeze
10 3 (0.65%) Pegasus
11 2 (0.43%) Infragistics
12 1 (0.22%) ION Trading
12 1 (0.22%) Sencha
12 1 (0.22%) Autodesk
12 1 (0.22%) ESRI
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 50% Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £16000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £42500.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum + Healthcare, pension, parking
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ARM Technology
Salary: £45 - £55 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tetbury, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 39,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Stroud
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucestershire
Required IT
Salary: £35,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Chippenham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
OHO Group
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago