Period
to 22 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 208 287 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 27.99% 33.73% 34.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.77% 34.54% 35.34%
Number of salaries quoted 195 245 411
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,750 £55,000
South West median annual salary £44,757 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.89% - -

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 723 831 1,282
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.31% 97.65% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 620 710 998
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,475 £24,845 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £63,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 2019. 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 -1 127 £45,000 +12.50% 33
Taunton -13 19 £41,350 +11.76% 6
Street +8 18 £62,500 +25.00%
Clevedon - 15 £36,250 -
Bridgwater 0 11 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Yeovil -9 6 £30,000 -47.83% 4
Glastonbury +1 2 - -
Weston-super-Mare -4 2 £35,750 -20.56% 1
Portishead -5 1 £47,500 +26.67%
Minehead - 1 - -
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 98 (47.12%) JavaScript
2 85 (40.87%) C#
3 84 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (37.02%) HTML
5 76 (36.54%) SQL
6 72 (34.62%) .NET
7 66 (31.73%) CSS
8 61 (29.33%) MVC
9 54 (25.96%) Git (software)
10 51 (24.52%) ASP.NET
11 50 (24.04%) Azure
12 47 (22.60%) SQL Server
13 46 (22.12%) AngularJS
14 45 (21.63%) Scrum
15 40 (19.23%) Microsoft
16 37 (17.79%) Unit Testing
17 36 (17.31%) HTML5
18 34 (16.35%) ASP.NET MVC
19 31 (14.90%) jQuery
19 31 (14.90%) DevOps
20 30 (14.42%) Sass
20 30 (14.42%) Front End Development
20 30 (14.42%) PHP
21 27 (12.98%) Java
22 25 (12.02%) Web Development
22 25 (12.02%) TypeScript
23 23 (11.06%) Degree
23 23 (11.06%) Ajax
24 22 (10.58%) Python
24 22 (10.58%) React

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 8 (3.85%) WordPress
2 6 (2.88%) Apache Solr
3 5 (2.40%) NServiceBus
4 3 (1.44%) Apache
4 3 (1.44%) Tornado
5 2 (0.96%) Confluence
6 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.48%) CMS
6 1 (0.48%) Drupal
6 1 (0.48%) Kentico
6 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.48%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 50 (24.04%) Azure
2 12 (5.77%) npm
3 10 (4.81%) AWS
4 9 (4.33%) SaaS
5 5 (2.40%) GitHub
5 5 (2.40%) Power Platform
6 3 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.44%) Serverless
7 2 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.96%) PaaS
8 1 (0.48%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.48%) GCP
8 1 (0.48%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.48%) Quay.io
8 1 (0.48%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.81%) HTTP
2 6 (2.88%) Extranet
3 2 (0.96%) Internet
4 1 (0.48%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (22.60%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.13%) NoSQL
3 17 (8.17%) MySQL
4 11 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (3.85%) Geospatial Data
8 7 (3.37%) MongoDB
8 7 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (2.88%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.40%) Power BI
11 4 (1.92%) Big Data
11 4 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.92%) Redis
12 3 (1.44%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.96%) QlikView
14 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
14 1 (0.48%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 54 (25.96%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.13%) Subversion
3 10 (4.81%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.81%) webpack
4 8 (3.85%) JIRA
5 7 (3.37%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.88%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.40%) PostCSS
8 4 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.92%) JUnit
8 4 (1.92%) Selenium
9 3 (1.44%) Eclipse RCP
9 3 (1.44%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.44%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.44%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.96%) Codeception
10 2 (0.96%) FishEye
10 2 (0.96%) GitLab
10 2 (0.96%) Xdebug
General
1 10 (4.81%) Finance
2 9 (4.33%) Retail
3 6 (2.88%) Marketing
4 4 (1.92%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.44%) Military
6 2 (0.96%) Advertising
6 2 (0.96%) Automotive
6 2 (0.96%) Electronics
6 2 (0.96%) Law
6 2 (0.96%) Public Sector
6 2 (0.96%) Publishing
6 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (37.02%) HTML
2 72 (34.62%) .NET
3 66 (31.73%) CSS
4 51 (24.52%) ASP.NET
5 46 (22.12%) AngularJS
6 36 (17.31%) HTML5
7 34 (16.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 31 (14.90%) jQuery
9 30 (14.42%) Sass
10 23 (11.06%) Ajax
11 22 (10.58%) React
12 20 (9.62%) .NET Framework
12 20 (9.62%) Vue.js
13 19 (9.13%) CSS3
14 18 (8.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 17 (8.17%) Entity Framework
15 17 (8.17%) Web Services
16 16 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
17 15 (7.21%) .NET Core
17 15 (7.21%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (6.73%) User Experience
2 9 (4.33%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (2.88%) AS400
3 6 (2.88%) EPoS
4 4 (1.92%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.44%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.44%) NHS
6 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.48%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.48%) Robotics
7 1 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.48%) Social Media
7 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.48%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.65%) Linux
2 8 (3.85%) Windows
3 6 (2.88%) Unix
4 5 (2.40%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (29.33%) MVC
3 45 (21.63%) Scrum
4 37 (17.79%) Unit Testing
5 31 (14.90%) DevOps
6 30 (14.42%) Front End Development
7 25 (12.02%) Web Development
8 21 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (9.62%) SDLC
10 19 (9.13%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 19 (9.13%) OO
11 18 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (8.65%) Microservices
12 15 (7.21%) Analytics
12 15 (7.21%) ETL
12 15 (7.21%) Test Automation
13 13 (6.25%) TDD
14 12 (5.77%) Mentoring
14 12 (5.77%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 98 (47.12%) JavaScript
2 85 (40.87%) C#
3 76 (36.54%) SQL
4 30 (14.42%) PHP
5 27 (12.98%) Java
6 25 (12.02%) TypeScript
7 22 (10.58%) Python
8 11 (5.29%) ES6
8 11 (5.29%) T-SQL
9 9 (4.33%) C++
10 8 (3.85%) Scala
11 7 (3.37%) Erlang
12 6 (2.88%) RPG
12 6 (2.88%) RPG IV
12 6 (2.88%) VBA
13 5 (2.40%) R
13 5 (2.40%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.92%) Java 8
14 4 (1.92%) Ruby
15 3 (1.44%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (11.06%) Degree
2 9 (4.33%) HND
3 8 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.92%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.48%) GDPR
2 1 (0.48%) HL7
2 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (5.77%) Docker
2 3 (1.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (2.88%) Puppet
2 5 (2.40%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.48%) Ansible
Vendors
1 40 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.88%) Zend
3 3 (1.44%) Google
3 3 (1.44%) Oracle
4 2 (0.96%) Apple
4 2 (0.96%) Atlassian
4 2 (0.96%) SAP
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe
5 1 (0.48%) Facebook
5 1 (0.48%) Pinterest
5 1 (0.48%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.48%) Sun
5 1 (0.48%) Tableau
5 1 (0.48%) YouTube