Period
to 19 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 302 582 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 31.49% 43.69% 34.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.33% 44.98% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 265 532 425
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £55,000
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 906 1,294 1,293
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.47% 97.15% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 724 1,066 1,108
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,825 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 0 163 £42,500 - 47
Taunton -4 36 £36,608 -11.53% 12
Bridgwater -4 20 £50,000 - 6
Yeovil -1 16 £38,000 +19.69% 8
Portishead +1 14 £31,000 -34.74%
Weston-super-Mare -1 13 £32,500 +18.18% 6
Street -7 8 £41,250 -25.00% 2
Shepton Mallet - 5 £42,500 - 1
Glastonbury -1 1 £35,000 -20.45%
Frome -4 1 £46,000 +15.00% 1
Minehead - 1 - -
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 150 (49.67%) JavaScript
2 113 (37.42%) CSS
3 109 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (33.44%) SQL
5 97 (32.12%) .NET
6 90 (29.80%) HTML
7 88 (29.14%) C#
8 74 (24.50%) Java
9 67 (22.19%) SQL Server
10 64 (21.19%) Git (software)
11 60 (19.87%) PHP
12 58 (19.21%) jQuery
13 52 (17.22%) Web Development
14 51 (16.89%) Degree
15 48 (15.89%) Scrum
16 47 (15.56%) ASP.NET
16 47 (15.56%) AngularJS
17 45 (14.90%) MySQL
18 44 (14.57%) Linux
19 41 (13.58%) MVC
20 40 (13.25%) TDD
20 40 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
21 37 (12.25%) React
22 36 (11.92%) Web Services
23 34 (11.26%) Computer Science
24 33 (10.93%) Finance
25 32 (10.60%) RESTful
25 32 (10.60%) Test Automation
25 32 (10.60%) REST
26 31 (10.26%) HTML5

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 (5.30%) CMS
2 14 (4.64%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.98%) WordPress
4 8 (2.65%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.66%) ArcGIS
6 4 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.99%) nginx
7 3 (0.99%) NServiceBus
7 3 (0.99%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.33%) Apache
8 1 (0.33%) IIS
8 1 (0.33%) JBoss
8 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (4.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.98%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.99%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.66%) Magento
4 2 (0.66%) OPENContractor
4 2 (0.66%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 40 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (7.28%) Dynamics 365
3 18 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.66%) Office 365
5 3 (0.99%) GitHub
6 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.66%) PaaS
7 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.33%) npm
7 1 (0.33%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.33%) SaaS
7 1 (0.33%) Serverless
7 1 (0.33%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.30%) Internet
2 11 (3.64%) HTTP
3 1 (0.33%) Broadband
3 1 (0.33%) ICMP
3 1 (0.33%) Skype
3 1 (0.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (22.19%) SQL Server
2 45 (14.90%) MySQL
3 16 (5.30%) NoSQL
4 12 (3.97%) Power BI
5 11 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.98%) Azure SQL Database
7 9 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.65%) Big Data
9 7 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.32%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.32%) phpMyAdmin
9 7 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (2.32%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (1.66%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.32%) GIS
12 3 (0.99%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.99%) MS Access
12 3 (0.99%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 64 (21.19%) Git (software)
2 28 (9.27%) Visual Studio
3 18 (5.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (5.63%) PHPUnit
5 9 (2.98%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.99%) JUnit
6 6 (1.99%) Mockito
7 5 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.66%) Subversion
7 5 (1.66%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (1.32%) JIRA
9 3 (0.99%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.99%) gulp
9 3 (0.99%) Maven
9 3 (0.99%) Selenium
10 2 (0.66%) CircleCI
10 2 (0.66%) GitLab
10 2 (0.66%) Gradle
10 2 (0.66%) Grunt
10 2 (0.66%) SpecFlow
General
1 33 (10.93%) Finance
2 18 (5.96%) Games
2 18 (5.96%) Retail
3 14 (4.64%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.32%) Marketing
6 6 (1.99%) Georgian Language
7 5 (1.66%) Electronics
7 5 (1.66%) Publishing
8 4 (1.32%) Law
9 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.66%) Avionics
9 2 (0.66%) Local Government
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (37.42%) CSS
2 97 (32.12%) .NET
3 90 (29.80%) HTML
4 58 (19.21%) jQuery
5 47 (15.56%) AngularJS
5 47 (15.56%) ASP.NET
6 37 (12.25%) React
7 36 (11.92%) Web Services
8 32 (10.60%) REST
8 32 (10.60%) RESTful
9 31 (10.26%) HTML5
10 26 (8.61%) Spring
11 25 (8.28%) JSON
12 24 (7.95%) .NET Framework
13 22 (7.28%) Laravel
14 20 (6.62%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (5.96%) Node.js
16 16 (5.30%) CSS3
17 15 (4.97%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (4.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.26%) Computer Science
2 17 (5.63%) NHS
3 13 (4.30%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (3.31%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.32%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.66%) AS400
7 5 (1.66%) iPad
8 4 (1.32%) Fintech
8 4 (1.32%) Life Science
9 3 (0.99%) Chip and PIN
9 3 (0.99%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.99%) Renewable Energy
10 2 (0.66%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.66%) Animation
10 2 (0.66%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.66%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (14.57%) Linux
2 16 (5.30%) Android
3 15 (4.97%) Unix
3 15 (4.97%) Windows
4 9 (2.98%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.32%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.99%) Debian
7 2 (0.66%) CentOS
7 2 (0.66%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (17.22%) Web Development
3 48 (15.89%) Scrum
4 41 (13.58%) MVC
5 40 (13.25%) TDD
6 32 (10.60%) Test Automation
7 28 (9.27%) Software Engineering
8 27 (8.94%) Mentoring
8 27 (8.94%) Workflow
9 26 (8.61%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (8.28%) OO
10 25 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
11 24 (7.95%) SDLC
12 23 (7.62%) Visualisation
13 22 (7.28%) Project Management
14 21 (6.95%) BDD
14 21 (6.95%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (6.95%) E-Commerce
15 20 (6.62%) Unit Testing
16 19 (6.29%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 150 (49.67%) JavaScript
2 101 (33.44%) SQL
3 88 (29.14%) C#
4 74 (24.50%) Java
5 60 (19.87%) PHP
6 27 (8.94%) Python
7 24 (7.95%) T-SQL
8 22 (7.28%) Scala
9 19 (6.29%) Ruby
10 15 (4.97%) TypeScript
11 13 (4.30%) C++
11 13 (4.30%) Java 8
12 12 (3.97%) PowerShell
12 12 (3.97%) VB
13 9 (2.98%) Erlang
14 8 (2.65%) Apple Swift
14 8 (2.65%) C
15 6 (1.99%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.99%) VB.NET
16 5 (1.66%) RPG
Qualifications
1 51 (16.89%) Degree
2 24 (7.95%) Security Cleared
3 22 (7.28%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.99%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.66%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.66%) Xen
2 1 (0.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) Puppet
2 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (9.60%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.30%) Google
3 11 (3.64%) Oracle
4 10 (3.31%) SAP
5 3 (0.99%) Tableau
5 3 (0.99%) Xamarin
5 3 (0.99%) Zend
6 2 (0.66%) Adobe
6 2 (0.66%) Apple
6 2 (0.66%) Cognos
6 2 (0.66%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.66%) VMware
7 1 (0.33%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.33%) Civica
7 1 (0.33%) Facebook
7 1 (0.33%) Sage
7 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.33%) ServiceNow