Period
to 9 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Exeter during the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

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

Software Developer
Devon > Exeter
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 29 33
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 36 30 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Exeter 11.50% 8.75% 6.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.65% 8.98% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 31 30 30
Exeter median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +47.06%
10th Percentile £33,750 £27,586 £27,500
90th Percentile £42,500 £47,750 £48,375
Devon median annual salary £38,057 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.15% +1.33% +31.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter. 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
Exeter
Permanent vacancies in Exeter with a recognized job title 309 334 419
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.72% 97.38% 92.70%
Number of salaries quoted 265 300 373
Exeter median annual salary £38,057 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.86% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £24,200 £22,665 £22,100
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £53,750
Devon median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +9.38%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Exeter

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Exeter

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Exeter

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Exeter

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Exeter over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Exeter

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, Software 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 Exeter region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 35 (97.22%) JavaScript
2 28 (77.78%) C#
3 24 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (61.11%) PHP
5 22 (61.11%) MVC
6 20 (55.56%) Information Security
6 20 (55.56%) HTML
6 20 (55.56%) MySQL
6 20 (55.56%) Linux
6 20 (55.56%) jQuery
6 20 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
6 20 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (55.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 20 (55.56%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (52.78%) Amazon AWS
7 19 (52.78%) Technical Architecture
7 19 (52.78%) LAMP
7 19 (52.78%) Apache
7 19 (52.78%) B2B
7 19 (52.78%) B2C
8 8 (22.22%) .NET
9 7 (19.44%) Python
9 7 (19.44%) C++
9 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
10 6 (16.67%) Mathematics
11 4 (11.11%) Java
11 4 (11.11%) SQL
11 4 (11.11%) Computer Science

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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 19 (52.78%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (52.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) Spatial Data
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
1 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.78%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) HTML
1 20 (55.56%) jQuery
2 19 (52.78%) LAMP
3 8 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (5.56%) Node.js
5 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.78%) CSS
5 1 (2.78%) Electron Framework
5 1 (2.78%) HTML5
5 1 (2.78%) LINQ
5 1 (2.78%) React
5 1 (2.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (61.11%) MVC
4 20 (55.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 20 (55.56%) Information Security
4 20 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
4 20 (55.56%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (52.78%) B2B
5 19 (52.78%) B2C
5 19 (52.78%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
7 6 (16.67%) Mathematics
8 4 (11.11%) Complexity Analysis
8 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
9 3 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) Mathematical Modelling
9 3 (8.33%) OO
9 3 (8.33%) Performance Optimisation
9 3 (8.33%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 35 (97.22%) JavaScript
2 28 (77.78%) C#
3 22 (61.11%) PHP
4 7 (19.44%) C++
4 7 (19.44%) Python
5 4 (11.11%) Go
5 4 (11.11%) Java
5 4 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (5.56%) TypeScript
6 2 (5.56%) VB
7 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.78%) PHP 5
7 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Xamarin
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Google