Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
South West > Devon
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 229 239 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 39.28% 44.59% 38.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 39.97% 46.14% 40.36%
Number of salaries quoted 203 220 279
Devon median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% +15.71% -2.78%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,790 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £47,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Devon
Permanent vacancies in Devon with a recognized job title 573 518 731
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.28% 96.64% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 444 438 641
Devon median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,875 £55,609 £52,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Devon

Developer
Salary Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in Devon.

Salary trend for Developer in Devon

Developer
Salary Histogram in Devon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Devon over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Devon

Developer
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Devon region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter 0 147 £40,000 - 62
Plymouth +1 28 £30,000 -25.00% 28
Torquay - 8 £45,000 - 1
Totnes +1 5 £35,000 -36.36%
Honiton - 2 £25,000 -
Ivybridge - 1 £32,500 -
Newton Abbot - 1 £35,000 - 6
Developer
South West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Devon region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 140 (61.14%) JavaScript
2 117 (51.09%) HTML
3 86 (37.55%) PHP
4 83 (36.24%) CSS
5 78 (34.06%) C#
5 78 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (27.51%) Linux
7 59 (25.76%) SQL
7 59 (25.76%) MySQL
8 53 (23.14%) .NET
9 52 (22.71%) Git (software)
9 52 (22.71%) Microsoft Azure
10 49 (21.40%) Python
11 47 (20.52%) Amazon AWS
12 45 (19.65%) MVC
13 44 (19.21%) Java
14 40 (17.47%) Test Automation
14 40 (17.47%) Problem-Solving
15 39 (17.03%) Web Development
16 38 (16.59%) User Experience
17 34 (14.85%) Web Services
18 33 (14.41%) Degree
18 33 (14.41%) Front End Development
19 32 (13.97%) Apache
20 31 (13.54%) Node.js
21 30 (13.10%) TDD
21 30 (13.10%) Sass
22 29 (12.66%) jQuery
22 29 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
23 27 (11.79%) REST

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 32 (13.97%) Apache
2 9 (3.93%) CMS
3 8 (3.49%) Alfresco
4 6 (2.62%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.18%) Apache Pig
5 5 (2.18%) Apache Solr
5 5 (2.18%) WordPress
6 2 (0.87%) nginx
7 1 (0.44%) Confluence
7 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (1.31%) InVision
1 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (22.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (20.52%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.18%) GitHub
4 4 (1.75%) SaaS
5 3 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.31%) npm
6 2 (0.87%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.44%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.44%) HTTP
2 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.44%) Hyperconnected
2 1 (0.44%) Internet
2 1 (0.44%) SMS
2 1 (0.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (25.76%) MySQL
2 27 (11.79%) Relational Database
3 26 (11.35%) SQL Server
4 13 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (4.37%) Power BI
5 10 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.93%) Redis
7 7 (3.06%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.06%) Spatial Data
7 7 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.18%) HBase
9 3 (1.31%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.44%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.44%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.44%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 52 (22.71%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.11%) Jenkins
3 12 (5.24%) Eclipse
4 9 (3.93%) JIRA
4 9 (3.93%) Vagrant
5 8 (3.49%) Apache Ivy
5 8 (3.49%) GitLab
5 8 (3.49%) Gradle
5 8 (3.49%) Maven
5 8 (3.49%) Mercurial
5 8 (3.49%) Subversion
5 8 (3.49%) webpack
6 6 (2.62%) IntelliJ
6 6 (2.62%) Xdebug
7 5 (2.18%) gulp
7 5 (2.18%) NetBeans
8 4 (1.75%) AccuRev
8 4 (1.75%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.75%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (1.75%) Selenium
General
1 10 (4.37%) Back Office
2 4 (1.75%) Finance
2 4 (1.75%) Games
3 3 (1.31%) Advertising
3 3 (1.31%) Local Government
4 2 (0.87%) Marketing
5 1 (0.44%) Law
5 1 (0.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (51.09%) HTML
2 83 (36.24%) CSS
3 53 (23.14%) .NET
4 34 (14.85%) Web Services
5 31 (13.54%) Node.js
6 30 (13.10%) Sass
7 29 (12.66%) jQuery
8 27 (11.79%) LAMP
8 27 (11.79%) REST
9 26 (11.35%) HTML5
10 24 (10.48%) CodeIgniter
11 20 (8.73%) Django
11 20 (8.73%) SOAP
12 19 (8.30%) AngularJS
13 17 (7.42%) CSS3
13 17 (7.42%) JSON
13 17 (7.42%) Spring
14 16 (6.99%) RESTful
14 16 (6.99%) XML
15 14 (6.11%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.59%) User Experience
2 23 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.49%) Algorithms
3 8 (3.49%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.06%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.06%) Graphic Design
4 7 (3.06%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.31%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.31%) Xbox
6 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.44%) Blog
7 1 (0.44%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 63 (27.51%) Linux
2 21 (9.17%) Android
3 19 (8.30%) Apple iOS
4 11 (4.80%) Windows
5 8 (3.49%) CentOS
6 7 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.18%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.31%) Unix
9 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (19.65%) MVC
3 40 (17.47%) Problem-Solving
3 40 (17.47%) Test Automation
4 39 (17.03%) Web Development
5 33 (14.41%) Front End Development
6 30 (13.10%) TDD
7 29 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (10.48%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 21 (9.17%) Continuous Delivery
9 21 (9.17%) Information Security
9 21 (9.17%) Performance Tuning
10 20 (8.73%) B2B
10 20 (8.73%) B2C
10 20 (8.73%) Project Management
10 20 (8.73%) Technical Architecture
11 19 (8.30%) Computer Science
11 19 (8.30%) Microservices
12 17 (7.42%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (6.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 140 (61.14%) JavaScript
2 86 (37.55%) PHP
3 78 (34.06%) C#
4 59 (25.76%) SQL
5 49 (21.40%) Python
6 44 (19.21%) Java
7 17 (7.42%) C++
8 15 (6.55%) T-SQL
9 14 (6.11%) ES6
9 14 (6.11%) VB
10 10 (4.37%) TypeScript
11 9 (3.93%) Bash Shell
12 8 (3.49%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.18%) Go
13 5 (2.18%) Ruby
14 4 (1.75%) C
14 4 (1.75%) Groovy
15 3 (1.31%) Delphi
16 2 (0.87%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.87%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (14.41%) Degree
2 13 (5.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.31%) MCPD
5 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.55%) ISO 9001
1 15 (6.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (8.30%) Docker
2 5 (2.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.18%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 19 (8.30%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.42%) Xamarin
3 8 (3.49%) Red Hat
4 4 (1.75%) Mapbox
5 3 (1.31%) Adobe
5 3 (1.31%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.31%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 3 (1.31%) Sencha
6 2 (0.87%) Google
6 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com