Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 594 456 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 44.33% 34.21% 38.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 45.69% 35.27% 38.76%
Number of salaries quoted 544 432 461
Somerset median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,050 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,125 £55,000 £51,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 1300 1293 1228
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 97.00% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1074 1107 1065
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,700 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 0 311 £42,500 +3.66% 25
Clevedon - 53 £36,750 - 1
Taunton +2 46 £41,377 +3.44% 5
Yeovil 0 21 £31,750 +5.83%
Street +17 14 £55,000 +15.79%
Portishead +4 14 £47,500 +35.71%
Bridgwater - 10 - - 1
Frome - 4 £40,000 -
Weston-super-Mare 0 3 £27,500 -4.35%
Cheddar - 2 £40,000 -
Glastonbury +1 1 £44,000 +2.33%
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Somerset region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 267 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (44.11%) JavaScript
3 216 (36.36%) .NET
4 207 (34.85%) C#
5 192 (32.32%) SQL
6 187 (31.48%) MVC
7 185 (31.14%) SQL Server
8 173 (29.12%) HTML
9 155 (26.09%) ASP.NET
10 143 (24.07%) CSS
11 142 (23.91%) Java
12 138 (23.23%) AngularJS
13 119 (20.03%) TDD
14 107 (18.01%) Web Development
15 102 (17.17%) Microsoft
16 99 (16.67%) Git (software)
17 95 (15.99%) ASP.NET MVC
18 93 (15.66%) jQuery
18 93 (15.66%) Scrum
19 92 (15.49%) React
20 89 (14.98%) Software Engineering
21 88 (14.81%) PHP
22 83 (13.97%) Node.js
23 80 (13.47%) OO
24 79 (13.30%) Business Intelligence
25 76 (12.79%) Test Automation
26 75 (12.63%) E-Commerce
27 74 (12.46%) HTML5
27 74 (12.46%) SDLC
28 70 (11.78%) Front End Development

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 20 (3.37%) IIS
2 15 (2.53%) OpenStack
3 11 (1.85%) CMS
4 7 (1.18%) Apache
5 5 (0.84%) JBoss
5 5 (0.84%) Umbraco
5 5 (0.84%) WordPress
6 4 (0.67%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.67%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.51%) Drupal
7 3 (0.51%) nginx
7 3 (0.51%) SilverStripe
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.17%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (1.01%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.17%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.17%) Autodesk Inventor
4 1 (0.17%) CATIA
4 1 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.67%) Magento
2 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (6.57%) Amazon AWS
1 39 (6.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (4.71%) SaaS
3 22 (3.70%) npm
4 15 (2.53%) GitHub
5 11 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.01%) Office 365
7 5 (0.84%) PaaS
8 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.34%) Bluemix
8 2 (0.34%) IaaS
8 2 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.34%) Serverless
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.17%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.70%) Internet
2 6 (1.01%) Kerberos
2 6 (1.01%) SMS
3 3 (0.51%) HTTP
4 2 (0.34%) DNS
4 2 (0.34%) Firewall
4 2 (0.34%) SAN
4 2 (0.34%) Skype
5 1 (0.17%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.17%) LDAP
5 1 (0.17%) SNMP
5 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (31.14%) SQL Server
2 66 (11.11%) MySQL
3 64 (10.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 58 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (7.07%) NoSQL
6 39 (6.57%) Hadoop
7 35 (5.89%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (5.72%) QlikView
9 32 (5.39%) SQL Server 2016
10 31 (5.22%) Relational Database
10 31 (5.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 25 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
11 25 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
12 22 (3.70%) Power BI
13 21 (3.54%) SQL Server 2014
14 19 (3.20%) MongoDB
15 14 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
15 14 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (2.19%) Redis
17 12 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 99 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 53 (8.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (7.07%) Visual Studio
4 36 (6.06%) Grunt
5 35 (5.89%) Subversion
6 22 (3.70%) Moq
6 22 (3.70%) NUnit
7 20 (3.37%) gulp
8 19 (3.20%) Bower
9 18 (3.03%) Jenkins
10 17 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
11 16 (2.69%) webpack
12 12 (2.02%) Protractor
13 11 (1.85%) Eclipse
13 11 (1.85%) JUnit
13 11 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
14 9 (1.52%) PHPUnit
15 8 (1.35%) JIRA
15 8 (1.35%) Maven
16 7 (1.18%) Mercurial
General
1 61 (10.27%) Finance
2 37 (6.23%) Telecoms
3 28 (4.71%) Marketing
4 26 (4.38%) Electronics
5 19 (3.20%) Manufacturing
6 18 (3.03%) Retail
7 16 (2.69%) Law
8 15 (2.53%) Advertising
9 11 (1.85%) Banking
9 11 (1.85%) Games
10 7 (1.18%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.51%) Publishing
12 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.17%) Automotive
13 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (36.36%) .NET
2 173 (29.12%) HTML
3 155 (26.09%) ASP.NET
4 143 (24.07%) CSS
5 138 (23.23%) AngularJS
6 95 (15.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 93 (15.66%) jQuery
8 92 (15.49%) React
9 83 (13.97%) Node.js
10 74 (12.46%) HTML5
11 62 (10.44%) .NET Framework
12 60 (10.10%) WCF
12 60 (10.10%) WPF
13 59 (9.93%) RESTful
14 57 (9.60%) Entity Framework
14 57 (9.60%) Web Services
15 53 (8.92%) Sass
16 42 (7.07%) CSS3
17 41 (6.90%) Spring
18 40 (6.73%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.59%) User Experience
2 42 (7.07%) Greenfield Project
3 34 (5.72%) Computer Science
4 16 (2.69%) Data Structures
4 16 (2.69%) Music Streaming
5 15 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.36%) Fintech
7 10 (1.68%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.18%) Social Media
9 6 (1.01%) FMCG
9 6 (1.01%) IPTV
9 6 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.01%) NHS
10 5 (0.84%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.84%) Renewable Energy
11 4 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.51%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.34%) Raspberry Pi
13 2 (0.34%) Robotics
14 1 (0.17%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 50 (8.42%) Linux
2 27 (4.55%) Unix
3 23 (3.87%) Windows
4 9 (1.52%) Android
5 7 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.34%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.17%) Debian
7 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.17%) OpenWrt
7 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (31.48%) MVC
3 119 (20.03%) TDD
4 107 (18.01%) Web Development
5 93 (15.66%) Scrum
6 89 (14.98%) Software Engineering
7 80 (13.47%) OO
8 79 (13.30%) Business Intelligence
9 76 (12.79%) Test Automation
10 75 (12.63%) E-Commerce
11 74 (12.46%) SDLC
12 70 (11.78%) Front End Development
13 61 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
14 55 (9.26%) Unit Testing
15 50 (8.42%) ETL
16 47 (7.91%) OOP
17 44 (7.41%) System Testing
18 42 (7.07%) BDD
19 41 (6.90%) Open Source
20 39 (6.57%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 262 (44.11%) JavaScript
2 207 (34.85%) C#
3 192 (32.32%) SQL
4 142 (23.91%) Java
5 88 (14.81%) PHP
6 65 (10.94%) T-SQL
7 27 (4.55%) Python
8 19 (3.20%) C++
9 17 (2.86%) Ruby
10 10 (1.68%) GraphQL
11 9 (1.52%) TypeScript
12 8 (1.35%) C
13 7 (1.18%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.01%) ES6
14 6 (1.01%) VB
15 5 (0.84%) XPath
15 5 (0.84%) XQuery
16 4 (0.67%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.67%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 52 (8.75%) Degree
2 42 (7.07%) Security Cleared
3 40 (6.73%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.51%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 36 (6.06%) Docker
2 6 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.17%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 11 (1.85%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.68%) Ansible
3 7 (1.18%) Terraform
4 5 (0.84%) Puppet
5 4 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 102 (17.17%) Microsoft
2 47 (7.91%) Google
3 22 (3.70%) Zend
4 19 (3.20%) SAP
5 12 (2.02%) Oracle
6 9 (1.52%) Twitter
7 7 (1.18%) Adobe
7 7 (1.18%) Apple
8 5 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.51%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.34%) Facebook
10 2 (0.34%) IBM
10 2 (0.34%) PayPal
10 2 (0.34%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.34%) Tableau
11 1 (0.17%) Cadence
11 1 (0.17%) Murex
11 1 (0.17%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.17%) RedGate
11 1 (0.17%) Teradata