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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 77 40 54
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 207 283 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.40% 5.53% 4.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.58% 5.80% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 195 267 226
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £43,300
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
5790 4876 5498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.07% 95.31% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4855 4209 4869
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 30 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 30 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 -5 52 £35,000 +9.37% 8
Bristol -45 44 £43,750 +34.61% 6
Somerset -6 33 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Wiltshire -16 32 £37,500 +7.91% 5
Devon -22 27 £31,000 -8.82% 1
Dorset -18 16 £28,750 -17.85% 7
Cornwall -1 2 £23,500 -14.54%
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 277 (61.83%) C#
2 243 (54.24%) .NET
3 199 (44.42%) JavaScript
4 180 (40.18%) HTML
4 180 (40.18%) SQL
5 176 (39.29%) SQL Server
6 173 (38.62%) ASP.NET
7 159 (35.49%) Agile Software Development
8 132 (29.46%) Java
8 132 (29.46%) CSS
9 113 (25.22%) Software Engineering
10 106 (23.66%) Linux
11 103 (22.99%) jQuery
12 102 (22.77%) Degree
12 102 (22.77%) MVC
13 87 (19.42%) Microsoft
14 81 (18.08%) C++
15 73 (16.29%) OO
16 69 (15.40%) Windows
17 67 (14.96%) PHP
18 61 (13.62%) MySQL
18 61 (13.62%) Computer Science
19 57 (12.72%) Web Services
20 56 (12.50%) Oracle
20 56 (12.50%) TDD
21 55 (12.28%) Scrum
21 55 (12.28%) VB.NET
21 55 (12.28%) XML
21 55 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
21 55 (12.28%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 21 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.35%) CMS
3 14 (3.13%) nginx
3 14 (3.13%) Gunicorn
4 12 (2.68%) IIS
5 9 (2.01%) Apache
5 9 (2.01%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.01%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.01%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.79%) Kentico
7 5 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.89%) Node.js
8 4 (0.89%) Confluence
8 4 (0.89%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.67%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.45%) Drupal
10 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.22%) Joomla!
Applications
1 49 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.01%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.22%) Revit
Business Applications
1 12 (2.68%) Magento
1 12 (2.68%) Shopify
2 7 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.67%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.67%) GoldMine
4 3 (0.67%) Exchequer
4 3 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.22%) Summit
5 1 (0.22%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.24%) SaaS
2 12 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.46%) SMTP
1 20 (4.46%) FTP
1 20 (4.46%) HTTP
2 18 (4.02%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.12%) SMS
3 5 (1.12%) Internet
3 5 (1.12%) PPP
3 5 (1.12%) ADSL
3 5 (1.12%) GPRS
4 4 (0.89%) VoIP
4 4 (0.89%) Network Security
5 2 (0.45%) Intranet
5 2 (0.45%) PBX
5 2 (0.45%) Broadband
6 1 (0.22%) Extranet
6 1 (0.22%) SS7
6 1 (0.22%) Wireless
6 1 (0.22%) LTE
6 1 (0.22%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 61 (13.62%) MySQL
3 55 (12.28%) Relational Database
4 32 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (5.58%) RDBMS
7 23 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (3.35%) NoSQL
9 14 (3.13%) Big Data
10 12 (2.68%) Hazelcast
11 7 (1.56%) Riak
12 6 (1.34%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.89%) RavenDB
13 4 (0.89%) Redis
14 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.67%) MS Access
14 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
15 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (8.48%) Git (software)
2 37 (8.26%) Visual Studio
3 21 (4.69%) NUnit
4 14 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (2.90%) JUnit
6 10 (2.23%) Eclipse
7 7 (1.56%) Bugzilla
8 4 (0.89%) Subversion
8 4 (0.89%) JIRA
8 4 (0.89%) ReSharper
8 4 (0.89%) WATIR
8 4 (0.89%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.89%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (0.89%) Moq
8 4 (0.89%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.89%) NCrunch
9 3 (0.67%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.67%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.67%) Xcode
General
1 43 (9.60%) Finance
2 38 (8.48%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.23%) Back Office
3 10 (2.23%) Aerospace
4 9 (2.01%) Advertising
5 7 (1.56%) Marketing
6 6 (1.34%) Retail
6 6 (1.34%) Electronics
7 5 (1.12%) Automotive
8 4 (0.89%) Local Government
9 3 (0.67%) Banking
9 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.45%) Legal
10 2 (0.45%) Publishing
10 2 (0.45%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (54.24%) .NET
2 180 (40.18%) HTML
3 173 (38.62%) ASP.NET
4 132 (29.46%) CSS
5 103 (22.99%) jQuery
6 57 (12.72%) Web Services
7 55 (12.28%) XML
7 55 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 49 (10.94%) .NET Framework
9 41 (9.15%) RESTful
10 35 (7.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 33 (7.37%) AngularJS
12 31 (6.92%) HTML5
13 30 (6.70%) WPF
14 26 (5.80%) WCF
14 26 (5.80%) Spring
15 20 (4.46%) ASP.NET 2.0
16 18 (4.02%) Django
16 18 (4.02%) Ajax
16 18 (4.02%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 61 (13.62%) Computer Science
2 39 (8.71%) Mobile App
3 30 (6.70%) Mathematics
4 17 (3.79%) GIS
5 16 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.90%) User Experience
7 8 (1.79%) Open Source
8 6 (1.34%) Physics
9 5 (1.12%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.12%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.89%) Device Driver
10 4 (0.89%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.67%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.67%) Economics
11 3 (0.67%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.67%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.67%) DTV
12 2 (0.45%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 106 (23.66%) Linux
2 69 (15.40%) Windows
3 27 (6.03%) UNIX
4 21 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (4.02%) Apple iOS
7 17 (3.79%) Android
7 17 (3.79%) Ubuntu
8 13 (2.90%) Windows CE
9 12 (2.68%) Fedora
9 12 (2.68%) CentOS
10 7 (1.56%) Debian
11 5 (1.12%) SUSE
12 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (35.49%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (25.22%) Software Engineering
3 102 (22.77%) MVC
4 73 (16.29%) OO
5 56 (12.50%) TDD
6 55 (12.28%) Scrum
7 49 (10.94%) Unit Testing
8 43 (9.60%) OOD
9 26 (5.80%) Mobile Application Development
10 23 (5.13%) Web Development
11 21 (4.69%) Waterfall
12 17 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (3.35%) Android Development
13 15 (3.35%) Analytics
13 15 (3.35%) Pair Programming
14 14 (3.13%) CRM
14 14 (3.13%) E-Commerce
14 14 (3.13%) Automated Testing
15 13 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (2.68%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 277 (61.83%) C#
2 199 (44.42%) JavaScript
3 180 (40.18%) SQL
4 132 (29.46%) Java
5 81 (18.08%) C++
6 67 (14.96%) PHP
7 55 (12.28%) VB.NET
8 46 (10.27%) Python
9 33 (7.37%) C
10 30 (6.70%) VB
11 27 (6.03%) PHP5
12 25 (5.58%) Ruby
13 21 (4.69%) XPath
14 20 (4.46%) XQuery
15 19 (4.24%) T-SQL
16 14 (3.13%) TypeScript
17 13 (2.90%) Shell Script
18 11 (2.46%) Perl
19 10 (2.23%) Assembly Language
20 8 (1.79%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 102 (22.77%) Degree
2 22 (4.91%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.34%) PhD
4 6 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.12%) HND
6 2 (0.45%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) MCP
7 1 (0.22%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.03%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.22%) SLA
2 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (1.12%) Samba
2 1 (0.22%) Xen
2 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (4.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 87 (19.42%) Microsoft
2 56 (12.50%) Oracle
3 21 (4.69%) Zend
4 20 (4.46%) Red Hat
5 10 (2.23%) JBoss
6 9 (2.01%) Sybase
7 8 (1.79%) Google
8 5 (1.12%) Adobe
8 5 (1.12%) VMware
9 4 (0.89%) RedPrairie
9 4 (0.89%) SAP
9 4 (0.89%) Sage
9 4 (0.89%) Endeca
10 3 (0.67%) Pegasus
11 2 (0.45%) Metastorm
12 1 (0.22%) ION Trading
12 1 (0.22%) Sencha
12 1 (0.22%) LexisNexis
12 1 (0.22%) Autodesk
12 1 (0.22%) ESRI
Bath, Avon
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 3 hours ago
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 43,000 + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 55,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Somerset
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 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
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Scott Logic Limited
Salary: Competitive + Benfits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: From £25,500 to £46,000 per annum + bonuses depending upon experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago