Period
to 25 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 363 417 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 36.56% 31.83% 34.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.00% 32.55% 34.79%
Number of salaries quoted 324 386 419
Somerset median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £52,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +1.33%

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 981 1,281 1,213
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.79% 97.79% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 845 1,014 1,061
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,700 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,150 £62,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +1 243 £42,500 +6.25% 32
Taunton -1 33 £36,000 -8.86% 16
Yeovil +5 27 £62,500 +108.33% 3
Bridgwater 0 15 £50,000 +33.33% 6
Frome 0 6 £40,000 +77.78%
Portishead -5 5 £45,000 - 2
Street -8 5 £51,500 +21.18% 1
Cheddar 0 2 £40,000 -8.57%
Clevedon -5 2 £32,500 -
Glastonbury -5 2 £49,250 +11.93%
Weston-super-Mare 0 1 £50,000 +100.00% 1
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 174 (47.93%) JavaScript
2 149 (41.05%) C#
3 138 (38.02%) MVC
4 137 (37.74%) SQL Server
5 135 (37.19%) CSS
6 134 (36.91%) HTML
6 134 (36.91%) .NET
7 132 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
8 130 (35.81%) SQL
9 89 (24.52%) TDD
10 87 (23.97%) ASP.NET
11 80 (22.04%) Git (software)
12 72 (19.83%) jQuery
13 71 (19.56%) Web Development
14 70 (19.28%) Java
14 70 (19.28%) MySQL
15 66 (18.18%) Entity Framework
16 59 (16.25%) Scrum
17 58 (15.98%) Microsoft
17 58 (15.98%) AngularJS
18 55 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
19 53 (14.60%) PHP
19 53 (14.60%) .NET Framework
20 48 (13.22%) T-SQL
21 44 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
22 38 (10.47%) Test Automation
22 38 (10.47%) HTML5
23 37 (10.19%) Front End Development
24 36 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
24 36 (9.92%) RESTful

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 14 (3.86%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (3.31%) nginx
3 11 (3.03%) CMS
3 11 (3.03%) IIS
4 9 (2.48%) Apache
4 9 (2.48%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.65%) OpenStack
5 6 (1.65%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.65%) WordPress
6 4 (1.10%) ArcGIS
7 3 (0.83%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.55%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.28%) Gunicorn
9 1 (0.28%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 11 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.28%) Magento
3 1 (0.28%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.28%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 44 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.48%) SaaS
4 7 (1.93%) GitHub
5 6 (1.65%) Office 365
6 4 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.55%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.55%) PaaS
8 1 (0.28%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.86%) Internet
2 4 (1.10%) SNMP
3 1 (0.28%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.28%) IPv4
3 1 (0.28%) IPv6
3 1 (0.28%) SMS
3 1 (0.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (37.74%) SQL Server
2 70 (19.28%) MySQL
3 32 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 32 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (7.71%) NoSQL
5 21 (5.79%) SQL Server 2016
5 21 (5.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (4.41%) Power BI
7 16 (4.41%) SQL Server 2014
8 15 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (3.86%) Redis
10 12 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (2.20%) QlikView
11 8 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.93%) MS Access
13 6 (1.65%) GIS
13 6 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (1.38%) Hadoop
15 4 (1.10%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 80 (22.04%) Git (software)
2 26 (7.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (7.16%) Visual Studio
3 16 (4.41%) PHPUnit
4 7 (1.93%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.93%) Subversion
5 6 (1.65%) PostCSS
5 6 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (1.38%) Selenium
7 4 (1.10%) Grunt
7 4 (1.10%) JIRA
8 3 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.83%) Babel
8 3 (0.83%) Bugzilla
8 3 (0.83%) gulp
8 3 (0.83%) NCrunch
8 3 (0.83%) ReSharper
8 3 (0.83%) Trac
8 3 (0.83%) webpack
9 2 (0.55%) JUnit
General
1 28 (7.71%) Marketing
2 27 (7.44%) Finance
3 21 (5.79%) Retail
4 10 (2.75%) Automotive
4 10 (2.75%) Music Industry
5 7 (1.93%) Electronics
5 7 (1.93%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.93%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.55%) Advertising
6 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.55%) Front Office
6 2 (0.55%) Games
6 2 (0.55%) Law
6 2 (0.55%) Publishing
7 1 (0.28%) Banking
7 1 (0.28%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (37.19%) CSS
2 134 (36.91%) .NET
2 134 (36.91%) HTML
3 87 (23.97%) ASP.NET
4 72 (19.83%) jQuery
5 66 (18.18%) Entity Framework
6 58 (15.98%) AngularJS
7 55 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 53 (14.60%) .NET Framework
9 38 (10.47%) HTML5
10 36 (9.92%) RESTful
11 35 (9.64%) WCF
11 35 (9.64%) Web Services
12 29 (7.99%) Ajax
13 28 (7.71%) CSS3
13 28 (7.71%) Node.js
14 26 (7.16%) Laravel
14 26 (7.16%) React
15 24 (6.61%) REST
16 20 (5.51%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.44%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (4.68%) NHS
3 12 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.31%) Fintech
4 11 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (1.93%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.93%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.65%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.83%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.83%) User Experience
8 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.55%) Minimum Viable Product
8 2 (0.55%) Social Media
9 1 (0.28%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.28%) Animation
9 1 (0.28%) Blog
9 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.28%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 35 (9.64%) Linux
2 27 (7.44%) Windows
3 16 (4.41%) Unix
4 3 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.55%) Android
5 2 (0.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (38.02%) MVC
2 132 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (24.52%) TDD
4 71 (19.56%) Web Development
5 59 (16.25%) Scrum
6 38 (10.47%) Test Automation
7 37 (10.19%) Front End Development
8 36 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
9 34 (9.37%) Software Engineering
9 34 (9.37%) Unit Testing
10 33 (9.09%) SDLC
11 32 (8.82%) BDD
11 32 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (8.54%) OO
13 30 (8.26%) Open Source
14 25 (6.89%) Pair Programming
14 25 (6.89%) Project Management
15 23 (6.34%) E-Commerce
15 23 (6.34%) ETL
16 20 (5.51%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 174 (47.93%) JavaScript
2 149 (41.05%) C#
3 130 (35.81%) SQL
4 70 (19.28%) Java
5 53 (14.60%) PHP
6 48 (13.22%) T-SQL
7 36 (9.92%) Python
8 33 (9.09%) Ruby
9 20 (5.51%) TypeScript
10 9 (2.48%) ES6
10 9 (2.48%) VB
11 8 (2.20%) Java 8
12 5 (1.38%) VBA
13 4 (1.10%) C
13 4 (1.10%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.10%) R
14 3 (0.83%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.83%) C++
14 3 (0.83%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (3.58%) Degree
2 12 (3.31%) SC Cleared
2 12 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.83%) GDPR
1 3 (0.83%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.10%) Terraform
2 3 (0.83%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.55%) Packer
4 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 58 (15.98%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.96%) Google
3 10 (2.75%) SAP
4 8 (2.20%) ATG
4 8 (2.20%) Xamarin
5 7 (1.93%) Oracle
6 6 (1.65%) Cisco
6 6 (1.65%) Tableau
6 6 (1.65%) VMware
7 3 (0.83%) Adobe
7 3 (0.83%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.55%) Apple
8 2 (0.55%) hybris
8 2 (0.55%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.28%) Capita
9 1 (0.28%) Cognos
9 1 (0.28%) IBM
9 1 (0.28%) Sage
9 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com