Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £36,742 in advertised job vacancies in Exeter during the 6 months to 24 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
Devon > Exeter
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 29 20
Rank change year-on-year +1 -9 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 33 31 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Exeter 9.30% 6.71% 10.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.59% 7.23% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 31 31 22
Exeter median annual salary £36,742 £37,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.02% +47.06% -22.73%
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,500 £21,906
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £41,250
Devon median annual salary £36,742 £37,500 £29,250
% change year-on-year -2.02% +28.21% -18.75%

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 344 429 351
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.90% 92.86% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 307 383 286
Exeter median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
10th Percentile £21,896 £21,916 £20,800
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £48,750
Devon median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -2.99%

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Exeter

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Exeter region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (51.52%) C#
4 15 (45.45%) Scrum
5 13 (39.39%) Java
5 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
6 12 (36.36%) SQL
6 12 (36.36%) MVC
7 11 (33.33%) Web Development
7 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (33.33%) Open Source
8 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
8 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
8 10 (30.30%) PHP
8 10 (30.30%) Web Services
9 9 (27.27%) TDD
10 8 (24.24%) .NET
11 7 (21.21%) HTML
11 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
11 7 (21.21%) Linux
11 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
11 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
11 7 (21.21%) BDD
12 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (18.18%) RESTful
12 6 (18.18%) Finance
13 5 (15.15%) Web Design
13 5 (15.15%) NUnit
13 5 (15.15%) Hibernate
13 5 (15.15%) Python

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 4 (12.12%) nginx
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) GitHub
3 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.03%) Power BI
6 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
1 5 (15.15%) NUnit
2 4 (12.12%) Gradle
2 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.12%) Maven
2 4 (12.12%) Mockito
2 4 (12.12%) Subversion
3 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.03%) JUnit
4 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) Web Services
2 8 (24.24%) .NET
3 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
3 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
3 7 (21.21%) HTML
4 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (18.18%) RESTful
5 5 (15.15%) Hibernate
5 5 (15.15%) Spring
5 5 (15.15%) XML
6 4 (12.12%) Grails
6 4 (12.12%) JPA
6 4 (12.12%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (12.12%) XSD
7 3 (9.09%) CSS
7 3 (9.09%) HTML5
7 3 (9.09%) JSON
7 3 (9.09%) WCF
8 2 (6.06%) Angular 2
8 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
1 4 (12.12%) NHS
2 3 (9.09%) User Experience
3 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) Scrum
3 12 (36.36%) MVC
4 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (33.33%) Open Source
4 11 (33.33%) Web Development
5 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
6 9 (27.27%) TDD
7 7 (21.21%) BDD
7 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
8 5 (15.15%) SOLID
8 5 (15.15%) Web Design
9 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 3 (9.09%) Visualisation
10 2 (6.06%) Coaching
10 2 (6.06%) Line Management
10 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
10 2 (6.06%) Product Management
10 2 (6.06%) Project Management
10 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 17 (51.52%) C#
3 13 (39.39%) Java
4 12 (36.36%) SQL
5 10 (30.30%) PHP
6 5 (15.15%) Python
6 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
6 5 (15.15%) VB.NET
7 4 (12.12%) Groovy
8 2 (6.06%) VB
9 1 (3.03%) Apple Swift
9 1 (3.03%) C++
9 1 (3.03%) Delphi
9 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
9 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO 14001
1 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com