Period
to 23 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Exeter during the 6 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 29 22
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 24 37 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Exeter 9.34% 8.31% 10.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.80% 8.62% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 38
Exeter median annual salary £45,000 £36,742 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.48% -2.02% +1.35%
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £42,500 £43,750
Devon median annual salary £37,500 £36,742 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.06% -2.02% +2.74%

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 245 429 356
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.33% 96.40% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 196 391 327
Exeter median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,375 £24,600
90th Percentile £79,375 £52,500 £68,750
Devon median annual salary £38,469 £35,750 £33,500
% change year-on-year +7.61% +6.72% -4.29%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 23 (95.83%) JavaScript
2 19 (79.17%) C#
3 14 (58.33%) MVC
4 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
5 12 (50.00%) Web Services
6 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (45.83%) Unit Testing
7 10 (41.67%) TDD
7 10 (41.67%) NUnit
7 10 (41.67%) Web Design
7 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
7 10 (41.67%) RESTful
7 10 (41.67%) BDD
7 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
7 10 (41.67%) Scrum
7 10 (41.67%) SOLID
8 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (37.50%) .NET
9 8 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (29.17%) SQL
11 6 (25.00%) C++
11 6 (25.00%) Java
11 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (20.83%) Degree
12 5 (20.83%) Google
12 5 (20.83%) Python
12 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
12 5 (20.83%) CSS
13 4 (16.67%) HTML
13 4 (16.67%) Objective-C

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) NUnit
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.17%) Advertising
1 1 (4.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) Web Services
2 10 (41.67%) RESTful
3 9 (37.50%) .NET
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
4 5 (20.83%) CSS
5 4 (16.67%) HTML
6 3 (12.50%) Node.js
7 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (8.33%) JSON
7 2 (8.33%) React
7 2 (8.33%) REST
7 2 (8.33%) SOAP
8 1 (4.17%) Electron Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Android
1 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) MVC
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Unit Testing
3 10 (41.67%) BDD
3 10 (41.67%) Scrum
3 10 (41.67%) SOLID
3 10 (41.67%) TDD
3 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 10 (41.67%) Web Design
4 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.50%) Android Development
5 3 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (12.50%) iOS Development
5 3 (12.50%) Mobile Development
5 3 (12.50%) Open Source
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.17%) OO
7 1 (4.17%) OWASP
7 1 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) JavaScript
2 19 (79.17%) C#
3 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
4 7 (29.17%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) C++
5 6 (25.00%) Java
6 5 (20.83%) Python
7 4 (16.67%) Go
7 4 (16.67%) Objective-C
8 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
9 2 (8.33%) PHP
10 1 (4.17%) C
10 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
10 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Google
2 4 (16.67%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft