Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 24 September 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 > Somerset
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 277 480 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 32.28% 36.95% 32.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.33% 37.83% 33.54%
Number of salaries quoted 231 449 385
Somerset median annual salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £29,850
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £52,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 831 1,269 1,276
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.85% 97.69% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 704 1,012 1,122
Somerset median annual salary £42,028 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £24,856 £26,250 £25,513
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Somerset

Developer
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Developer in Somerset

Developer
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Somerset over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Somerset

Developer
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
Bath 0 141 £41,000 +0.61% 46
Taunton -1 35 £37,000 -10.58% 16
Yeovil -1 26 £57,500 +85.48% 10
Bridgwater -2 18 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Portishead 0 17 £40,000 -11.11%
Street -9 7 £50,000 -9.09%
Weston-super-Mare 0 1 £45,000 +63.64% 1
Glastonbury -1 1 £35,000 -20.45%
Frome -3 1 £46,000 - 3
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Somerset region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 147 (53.07%) JavaScript
2 103 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (36.82%) CSS
4 81 (29.24%) HTML
5 79 (28.52%) .NET
6 77 (27.80%) C#
7 75 (27.08%) Java
8 63 (22.74%) SQL Server
8 63 (22.74%) TDD
9 62 (22.38%) SQL
10 59 (21.30%) Git (software)
11 58 (20.94%) MySQL
11 58 (20.94%) PHP
12 57 (20.58%) jQuery
13 54 (19.49%) Scrum
14 45 (16.25%) MVC
14 45 (16.25%) Web Development
15 39 (14.08%) Linux
16 37 (13.36%) ASP.NET
17 35 (12.64%) AngularJS
18 34 (12.27%) Microsoft Azure
18 34 (12.27%) Python
18 34 (12.27%) Microsoft
19 33 (11.91%) Degree
19 33 (11.91%) React
20 28 (10.11%) REST
20 28 (10.11%) Software Engineering
20 28 (10.11%) Computer Science
21 27 (9.75%) Test Automation
21 27 (9.75%) Workflow

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 16 (5.78%) CMS
2 15 (5.42%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.97%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (3.97%) nginx
4 8 (2.89%) WordPress
5 7 (2.53%) ArcGIS
5 7 (2.53%) Umbraco
6 6 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (1.81%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.36%) Apache
8 1 (0.36%) IIS
8 1 (0.36%) JBoss
8 1 (0.36%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.44%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.08%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.36%) Magento
4 1 (0.36%) OPENContractor
4 1 (0.36%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (5.78%) Dynamics 365
3 11 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.89%) Office 365
5 5 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.08%) GitHub
7 2 (0.72%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.72%) SaaS
8 1 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.36%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.78%) Internet
2 3 (1.08%) HTTP
3 1 (0.36%) Broadband
3 1 (0.36%) ICMP
3 1 (0.36%) Skype
3 1 (0.36%) SMS
3 1 (0.36%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (22.74%) SQL Server
2 58 (20.94%) MySQL
3 15 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (5.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (5.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (4.69%) NoSQL
5 12 (4.33%) Power BI
6 11 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (3.97%) Redis
7 9 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (3.25%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (2.89%) Big Data
8 8 (2.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.53%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.53%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (2.17%) GIS
10 6 (2.17%) MS Access
10 6 (2.17%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.81%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 5 (1.81%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 59 (21.30%) Git (software)
2 21 (7.58%) Visual Studio
3 17 (6.14%) PHPUnit
4 15 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (1.81%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.44%) Mockito
7 4 (1.44%) NCrunch
7 4 (1.44%) ReSharper
7 4 (1.44%) Subversion
8 3 (1.08%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.08%) Grunt
8 3 (1.08%) gulp
9 2 (0.72%) GitLab
9 2 (0.72%) PhantomJS
9 2 (0.72%) PhpStorm
9 2 (0.72%) PostCSS
9 2 (0.72%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.72%) webpack
General
1 21 (7.58%) Retail
2 17 (6.14%) Finance
3 16 (5.78%) Games
4 7 (2.53%) Publishing
5 6 (2.17%) Georgian Language
5 6 (2.17%) Law
5 6 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.81%) Marketing
7 3 (1.08%) Electronics
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (36.82%) CSS
2 81 (29.24%) HTML
3 79 (28.52%) .NET
4 57 (20.58%) jQuery
5 37 (13.36%) ASP.NET
6 35 (12.64%) AngularJS
7 33 (11.91%) React
8 28 (10.11%) REST
9 24 (8.66%) RESTful
10 23 (8.30%) Web Services
11 22 (7.94%) Laravel
12 20 (7.22%) .NET Framework
12 20 (7.22%) HTML5
12 20 (7.22%) XML
13 17 (6.14%) CSS3
14 16 (5.78%) Spring
15 14 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (5.05%) Entity Framework
15 14 (5.05%) Redux
16 13 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.11%) Computer Science
2 19 (6.86%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (4.69%) NHS
4 10 (3.61%) Data Structures
5 8 (2.89%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.81%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.81%) Fintech
8 3 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.08%) AS400
8 3 (1.08%) iPad
8 3 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.72%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.72%) Blog
9 2 (0.72%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.36%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (0.36%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.08%) Linux
2 16 (5.78%) Unix
3 14 (5.05%) Windows
4 11 (3.97%) Android
5 7 (2.53%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.72%) CentOS
6 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.36%) Debian
7 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (22.74%) TDD
3 54 (19.49%) Scrum
4 45 (16.25%) MVC
4 45 (16.25%) Web Development
5 28 (10.11%) Software Engineering
6 27 (9.75%) OO
6 27 (9.75%) Test Automation
6 27 (9.75%) Workflow
7 25 (9.03%) Mentoring
8 24 (8.66%) BDD
8 24 (8.66%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (8.30%) Project Management
9 23 (8.30%) Unit Testing
10 22 (7.94%) Visualisation
11 20 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (7.22%) Front End Development
12 19 (6.86%) E-Commerce
12 19 (6.86%) Mathematics
13 18 (6.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 147 (53.07%) JavaScript
2 77 (27.80%) C#
3 75 (27.08%) Java
4 62 (22.38%) SQL
5 58 (20.94%) PHP
6 34 (12.27%) Python
7 24 (8.66%) T-SQL
8 23 (8.30%) TypeScript
9 19 (6.86%) Scala
10 17 (6.14%) Ruby
11 13 (4.69%) PowerShell
12 11 (3.97%) C++
12 11 (3.97%) Java 8
13 8 (2.89%) C
14 7 (2.53%) VB
15 6 (2.17%) Apple Swift
15 6 (2.17%) ES6
16 4 (1.44%) Groovy
16 4 (1.44%) VB.NET
17 3 (1.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (11.91%) Degree
2 13 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.97%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (2.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.81%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.72%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.36%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.44%) GDPR
2 3 (1.08%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) Puppet
2 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.36%) Terraform
Vendors
1 34 (12.27%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.25%) Oracle
3 8 (2.89%) Google
3 8 (2.89%) SAP
4 7 (2.53%) Tableau
5 6 (2.17%) ATG
6 5 (1.81%) Cisco
6 5 (1.81%) VMware
7 4 (1.44%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.44%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.72%) Adobe
8 2 (0.72%) Cognos
8 2 (0.72%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.72%) Zend
9 1 (0.36%) Sage
9 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com