Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 203 282 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 38.59% 36.39% 36.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 39.88% 37.40% 37.23%
Number of salaries quoted 176 264 210
Devon median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% +2.19% +14.17%
10th Percentile £27,895 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £45,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

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 509 754 591
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 97.29% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 394 664 519
Devon median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £61,775 £53,750 £45,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +2 155 £47,000 +34.29% 52
Plymouth -1 25 £40,000 -15.79% 18
Newton Abbot -4 4 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Totnes +1 2 £55,000 +83.33%
Tavistock - 1 £35,000 -
Tiverton - 1 £22,500 - 4
Ivybridge - 1 £27,500 - 1
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 117 (57.64%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (53.69%) C#
2 109 (53.69%) JavaScript
3 96 (47.29%) MVC
4 95 (46.80%) SQL Server
5 90 (44.33%) RESTful
6 82 (40.39%) TDD
7 80 (39.41%) .NET
8 73 (35.96%) HTML
9 70 (34.48%) CSS
10 67 (33.00%) BDD
11 62 (30.54%) ASP.NET
12 60 (29.56%) SQL
13 54 (26.60%) Web Services
14 53 (26.11%) Java
15 51 (25.12%) AngularJS
16 50 (24.63%) Git (software)
17 49 (24.14%) Node.js
18 47 (23.15%) ASP.NET MVC
19 46 (22.66%) Scrum
19 46 (22.66%) ASP.NET Web API
20 43 (21.18%) .NET Framework
21 42 (20.69%) Entity Framework
22 41 (20.20%) Web Application Development
22 41 (20.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
23 40 (19.70%) T-SQL
24 37 (18.23%) NoSQL
24 37 (18.23%) Test Automation
24 37 (18.23%) Continuous Integration
25 32 (15.76%) Ruby

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 23 (11.33%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (9.85%) Apache Solr
3 14 (6.90%) Apache Spark
4 12 (5.91%) Apache
5 4 (1.97%) CMS
6 3 (1.48%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.48%) Confluence
6 3 (1.48%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.99%) concrete5
7 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.99%) WordPress
8 1 (0.49%) Drupal
8 1 (0.49%) nginx
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.46%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.45%) SaaS
4 3 (1.48%) GitHub
5 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.96%) SMS
2 5 (2.46%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.48%) Internet
4 2 (0.99%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (46.80%) SQL Server
2 37 (18.23%) NoSQL
3 32 (15.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 27 (13.30%) Hadoop
5 16 (7.88%) MySQL
6 15 (7.39%) MongoDB
7 13 (6.40%) Big Data
8 12 (5.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (4.93%) Relational Database
10 9 (4.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (4.43%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (3.94%) RavenDB
12 7 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (2.96%) OrientDB
13 6 (2.96%) Redis
13 6 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.48%) HBase
15 2 (0.99%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 50 (24.63%) Git (software)
2 30 (14.78%) NUnit
3 11 (5.42%) JIRA
4 7 (3.45%) IntelliJ
4 7 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.45%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.96%) Eclipse
5 6 (2.96%) NetBeans
6 4 (1.97%) Selenium
6 4 (1.97%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.48%) Gradle
7 3 (1.48%) JUnit
8 2 (0.99%) Maven
8 2 (0.99%) webpack
9 1 (0.49%) Grunt
9 1 (0.49%) Hamcrest
9 1 (0.49%) Liquibase
9 1 (0.49%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (3.45%) Advertising
1 7 (3.45%) Finance
2 2 (0.99%) Law
3 1 (0.49%) Automotive
3 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (44.33%) RESTful
2 80 (39.41%) .NET
3 73 (35.96%) HTML
4 70 (34.48%) CSS
5 62 (30.54%) ASP.NET
6 54 (26.60%) Web Services
7 51 (25.12%) AngularJS
8 49 (24.14%) Node.js
9 47 (23.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 46 (22.66%) ASP.NET Web API
11 43 (21.18%) .NET Framework
12 42 (20.69%) Entity Framework
13 41 (20.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 32 (15.76%) Code First Entity Framework
14 32 (15.76%) Spring
14 32 (15.76%) WCF
15 23 (11.33%) Hibernate
16 19 (9.36%) Lucene
17 16 (7.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 15 (7.39%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.85%) Mobile App
2 14 (6.90%) User Experience
3 10 (4.93%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.93%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.48%) Internet of Things
5 2 (0.99%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.99%) Fintech
5 2 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.49%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (0.49%) STB
6 1 (0.49%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.87%) Linux
2 8 (3.94%) Windows
3 4 (1.97%) Android
3 4 (1.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (57.64%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (47.29%) MVC
3 82 (40.39%) TDD
4 67 (33.00%) BDD
5 46 (22.66%) Scrum
6 41 (20.20%) Web Application Development
7 37 (18.23%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (18.23%) Test Automation
8 31 (15.27%) SOLID
9 28 (13.79%) Unit Testing
9 28 (13.79%) Web Design
10 18 (8.87%) SEO
11 14 (6.90%) Analytics
12 12 (5.91%) Front End Development
13 11 (5.42%) OO
14 10 (4.93%) Artificial Intelligence
14 10 (4.93%) Machine Learning
15 9 (4.43%) Web Development
16 8 (3.94%) E-Commerce
16 8 (3.94%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 109 (53.69%) C#
1 109 (53.69%) JavaScript
2 60 (29.56%) SQL
3 53 (26.11%) Java
4 40 (19.70%) T-SQL
5 32 (15.76%) Ruby
6 22 (10.84%) PHP
7 13 (6.40%) VB.NET
8 10 (4.93%) Python
9 9 (4.43%) C++
10 5 (2.46%) X++
11 4 (1.97%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.97%) Groovy
12 3 (1.48%) C
12 3 (1.48%) Delphi
13 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.99%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.99%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.99%) R
13 2 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (7.39%) Degree
2 8 (3.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.99%) ISEB
3 2 (0.99%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (0.99%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.48%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.48%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) SLA
2 1 (0.49%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (6.90%) Docker
2 3 (1.48%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.48%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 24 (11.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.46%) Xamarin
3 2 (0.99%) Adobe
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle
4 1 (0.49%) Capita
4 1 (0.49%) Facebook
4 1 (0.49%) Google
4 1 (0.49%) Nintex