Period
to 8 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 8 July 2020.

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
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 128 238 359
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 24.33% 26.98% 34.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.34% 28.17% 35.30%
Number of salaries quoted 130 243 362
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,170 £29,075 £27,197
90th Percentile £62,750 £68,750 £58,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 486 845 1,017
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.40% 95.80% 98.55%
Number of salaries quoted 414 690 876
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £24,375
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,125 £60,625
South West median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Somerset

Developer
Salary Trend in Somerset

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Developer in Somerset.

Salary trend for Developer in Somerset

Developer
Salary Histogram in Somerset

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in Somerset over the 6 months to 8 July 2020.

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 8 July 2020. 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 99 £47,500 +5.56% 36
Taunton +21 12 £36,000 +13.96% 2
Street -3 3 £65,000 - 1
Minehead 0 2 £50,000 -
Frome -4 2 £37,500 +19.05%
Yeovil -4 2 £38,750 +14.81% 3
Bridgwater +1 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Portishead -4 1 £39,069 -19.86%
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 8 July 2020, 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 60 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 41 (32.03%) SQL
4 38 (29.69%) C#
4 38 (29.69%) .NET
5 36 (28.13%) Azure
6 34 (26.56%) SQL Server
7 31 (24.22%) MVC
8 30 (23.44%) HTML
8 30 (23.44%) DevOps
9 28 (21.88%) Java
10 27 (21.09%) CSS
10 27 (21.09%) Microsoft
11 26 (20.31%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (18.75%) AWS
13 23 (17.97%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (17.97%) Scrum
13 23 (17.97%) Fintech
14 22 (17.19%) React
14 22 (17.19%) Docker
14 22 (17.19%) T-SQL
15 21 (16.41%) ASP.NET
15 21 (16.41%) Git (software)
15 21 (16.41%) MongoDB
16 20 (15.63%) TypeScript
16 20 (15.63%) Python
17 19 (14.84%) Node.js
17 19 (14.84%) AngularJS
17 19 (14.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 19 (14.84%) Power BI

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 9 (7.03%) Apache
2 4 (3.13%) ArcGIS
2 4 (3.13%) Confluence
2 4 (3.13%) NServiceBus
2 4 (3.13%) WordPress
3 3 (2.34%) Apache Airflow
3 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.56%) CMS
4 2 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.78%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Raiser's Edge
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (28.13%) Azure
2 24 (18.75%) AWS
3 19 (14.84%) Power Platform
4 8 (6.25%) GCP
5 6 (4.69%) Serverless
6 5 (3.91%) GitHub
7 4 (3.13%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (3.13%) DigitalOcean
8 3 (2.34%) PowerApps
9 2 (1.56%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (1.56%) npm
10 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.78%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.56%) HTTP
1 2 (1.56%) Skype
1 2 (1.56%) SSH
2 1 (0.78%) Broadband
2 1 (0.78%) Extranet
2 1 (0.78%) Internet
2 1 (0.78%) RFID
2 1 (0.78%) Tactical Data Link
2 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 21 (16.41%) MongoDB
3 19 (14.84%) Power BI
3 19 (14.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (13.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (11.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (8.59%) MySQL
7 10 (7.81%) NoSQL
8 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (5.47%) Geospatial Data
9 7 (5.47%) OLAP
9 7 (5.47%) OLAP Cube
10 6 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (3.13%) BigQuery
13 3 (2.34%) CouchDB
14 2 (1.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 2 (1.56%) Big Data
14 2 (1.56%) Redis
14 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (16.41%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.47%) JIRA
2 7 (5.47%) Selenium
3 6 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.91%) Subversion
4 5 (3.91%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.13%) Gradle
5 4 (3.13%) Maven
5 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (2.34%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (2.34%) webpack
7 2 (1.56%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.78%) Babel
8 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.78%) ESLint
8 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.78%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.78%) Xcode
General
1 14 (10.94%) Finance
2 7 (5.47%) Marketing
3 4 (3.13%) Public Sector
3 4 (3.13%) Retail
4 3 (2.34%) Electronics
4 3 (2.34%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.78%) Billing
5 1 (0.78%) Law
5 1 (0.78%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (29.69%) .NET
2 30 (23.44%) HTML
3 27 (21.09%) CSS
4 22 (17.19%) React
5 21 (16.41%) ASP.NET
6 19 (14.84%) AngularJS
6 19 (14.84%) Node.js
7 18 (14.06%) .NET Core
8 16 (12.50%) Vue.js
9 14 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (10.16%) HTML5
10 13 (10.16%) Web Services
11 12 (9.38%) .NET Framework
12 11 (8.59%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (7.03%) Sass
13 9 (7.03%) Spring
14 8 (6.25%) Entity Framework
14 8 (6.25%) Laravel
14 8 (6.25%) REST
14 8 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.47%) Mobile App
1 7 (5.47%) User Experience
2 5 (3.91%) Cloud Native
3 3 (2.34%) Blog
3 3 (2.34%) NHS
4 2 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.78%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.78%) EPoS
5 1 (0.78%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.94%) Linux
2 8 (6.25%) Ubuntu
3 5 (3.91%) Unix
3 5 (3.91%) Windows
4 4 (3.13%) Debian
5 1 (0.78%) Android
5 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (24.22%) MVC
3 30 (23.44%) DevOps
4 26 (20.31%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (17.97%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (17.97%) Fintech
5 23 (17.97%) Scrum
6 14 (10.94%) Unit Testing
7 12 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (9.38%) Web Development
8 11 (8.59%) ETL
8 11 (8.59%) OO
9 10 (7.81%) TDD
10 9 (7.03%) Front End Development
11 8 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
11 8 (6.25%) Microservices
11 8 (6.25%) OOP
11 8 (6.25%) Software Engineering
11 8 (6.25%) Test Automation
12 6 (4.69%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 56 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 41 (32.03%) SQL
3 38 (29.69%) C#
4 28 (21.88%) Java
5 22 (17.19%) T-SQL
6 20 (15.63%) Python
6 20 (15.63%) TypeScript
7 14 (10.94%) PHP
8 13 (10.16%) C
9 12 (9.38%) C++
10 7 (5.47%) Go
11 5 (3.91%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.91%) ES6
12 4 (3.13%) Ruby
12 4 (3.13%) VB.NET
13 3 (2.34%) Groovy
14 2 (1.56%) ES7
14 2 (1.56%) Java 8
14 2 (1.56%) VBA
15 1 (0.78%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 12 (9.38%) Degree
2 5 (3.91%) Master's Degree
2 5 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (17.19%) Docker
2 3 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.78%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (11.72%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.56%) Ansible
2 2 (1.56%) Terraform
3 1 (0.78%) MIIS
3 1 (0.78%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 27 (21.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.25%) Google
3 4 (3.13%) Tableau
3 4 (3.13%) VMware
4 3 (2.34%) SAP
5 2 (1.56%) Cadence
5 2 (1.56%) Databricks
5 2 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.78%) Apple
6 1 (0.78%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.78%) Zend