Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £36,742 in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Software Developer
South West > Devon
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 41 22
Rank change year-on-year +9 -19 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 42 50 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 7.39% 6.36% 9.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.64% 6.65% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 36 49 50
Devon median annual salary £36,742 £37,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.02% +20.00% -13.19%
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £54,375 £54,250 £41,250
South West median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% +2.86%

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 550 752 706
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 95.67% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 462 662 594
Devon median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -2.99%
10th Percentile £22,050 £22,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £47,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Devon

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Devon

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Devon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Devon over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Devon

Software 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 Software Developer within the Devon region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +4 32 £36,742 -2.02%
Totnes - 4 £55,000 -
Plymouth +2 3 - -
Software Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Devon region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 27 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (47.62%) SQL
4 19 (45.24%) Java
5 17 (40.48%) C#
6 16 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
8 14 (33.33%) Scrum
9 13 (30.95%) AngularJS
10 12 (28.57%) Open Source
10 12 (28.57%) Web Development
10 12 (28.57%) MVC
11 10 (23.81%) PHP
11 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
11 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
12 9 (21.43%) Docker
12 9 (21.43%) Groovy
12 9 (21.43%) Degree
12 9 (21.43%) Spring
12 9 (21.43%) TDD
12 9 (21.43%) Unit Testing
12 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
12 9 (21.43%) .NET
12 9 (21.43%) Web Services
12 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
13 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
13 8 (19.05%) Gradle
13 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
13 8 (19.05%) Maven
13 8 (19.05%) Grails

Software 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 4 (9.52%) nginx
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.38%) CMS
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) GitHub
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.52%) Hadoop
3 4 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (9.52%) Triplestore
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.38%) Power BI
6 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 8 (19.05%) Gradle
2 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 8 (19.05%) Maven
3 5 (11.90%) NUnit
4 4 (9.52%) JIRA
4 4 (9.52%) Mockito
4 4 (9.52%) Subversion
5 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.38%) JUnit
6 1 (2.38%) Selenium
6 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) AngularJS
2 9 (21.43%) .NET
2 9 (21.43%) Spring
2 9 (21.43%) Web Services
3 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
3 8 (19.05%) Grails
4 7 (16.67%) HTML
5 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 5 (11.90%) Lucene
6 5 (11.90%) RESTful
6 5 (11.90%) XML
7 4 (9.52%) Apache Tika
7 4 (9.52%) JPA
7 4 (9.52%) Nutch
7 4 (9.52%) Play Framework
7 4 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (9.52%) Spring Boot
7 4 (9.52%) XSD
8 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) NHS
3 3 (7.14%) User Experience
4 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (33.33%) Scrum
4 12 (28.57%) MVC
4 12 (28.57%) Open Source
4 12 (28.57%) Web Development
5 9 (21.43%) TDD
5 9 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 7 (16.67%) BDD
7 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.52%) SOLID
9 4 (9.52%) UML
9 4 (9.52%) Web Design
10 3 (7.14%) Visualisation
11 2 (4.76%) ITIL
11 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
11 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
11 2 (4.76%) Product Management
11 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 20 (47.62%) SQL
3 19 (45.24%) Java
4 17 (40.48%) C#
5 10 (23.81%) PHP
6 9 (21.43%) Groovy
7 5 (11.90%) Python
7 5 (11.90%) VB.NET
8 4 (9.52%) Delphi
8 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.76%) VB
10 1 (2.38%) Apple Swift
10 1 (2.38%) C++
10 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO 14001
1 2 (4.76%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com