Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 546 448 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 44.32% 35.61% 36.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 45.39% 36.51% 37.15%
Number of salaries quoted 504 443 443
Somerset median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,950 £26,900
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

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 1,203 1,227 1,230
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.65% 97.54% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,015 1,031 1,065
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,650 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £53,750
South West median annual salary £40,362 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.90% - +6.67%

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 February 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 23 February 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 0 314 £42,500 +6.25% 41
Clevedon - 50 £36,000 -
Taunton 0 34 £36,250 -8.81% 15
Bridgwater - 19 £50,000 - 3
Yeovil +1 17 £37,000 +23.33% 3
Portishead +3 10 £47,500 +5.56%
Street +1 9 £55,000 +37.50%
Frome 0 7 £40,000 +77.78%
Glastonbury - 2 £49,250 -
Cheddar - 2 £40,000 -
Weston-super-Mare -2 1 £50,000 +122.22%
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 259 (47.44%) JavaScript
2 250 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
3 224 (41.03%) .NET
4 223 (40.84%) C#
5 202 (37.00%) MVC
6 189 (34.62%) SQL Server
7 188 (34.43%) SQL
8 181 (33.15%) HTML
9 164 (30.04%) CSS
10 147 (26.92%) ASP.NET
11 125 (22.89%) Java
12 124 (22.71%) AngularJS
13 119 (21.79%) TDD
14 117 (21.43%) Git (software)
15 116 (21.25%) Web Development
16 105 (19.23%) jQuery
17 96 (17.58%) Scrum
18 92 (16.85%) Microsoft
19 88 (16.12%) React
20 87 (15.93%) ASP.NET MVC
21 85 (15.57%) PHP
22 79 (14.47%) OO
23 75 (13.74%) MySQL
24 74 (13.55%) Entity Framework
24 74 (13.55%) Node.js
25 73 (13.37%) Software Engineering
26 72 (13.19%) .NET Framework
27 70 (12.82%) Test Automation
28 69 (12.64%) HTML5
29 68 (12.45%) SDLC

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 (2.93%) IIS
2 15 (2.75%) Apache
2 15 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (2.38%) OpenStack
4 10 (1.83%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.47%) CMS
6 5 (0.92%) Umbraco
6 5 (0.92%) WordPress
7 4 (0.73%) nginx
8 3 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.55%) JBoss
8 3 (0.55%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.55%) SilverStripe
9 1 (0.18%) Drupal
9 1 (0.18%) Gunicorn
9 1 (0.18%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.18%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.92%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.18%) Autodesk Inventor
5 1 (0.18%) CATIA
5 1 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.73%) Magento
3 1 (0.18%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 54 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (5.86%) SaaS
3 20 (3.66%) GitHub
4 14 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (1.65%) npm
6 7 (1.28%) PaaS
7 6 (1.10%) Office 365
8 3 (0.55%) Bluemix
8 3 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.37%) IaaS
10 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.18%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.76%) Internet
2 7 (1.28%) SMS
3 5 (0.92%) SNMP
4 3 (0.55%) HTTP
5 2 (0.37%) DNS
5 2 (0.37%) Firewall
5 2 (0.37%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.37%) SAN
5 2 (0.37%) Skype
6 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.18%) IPv4
6 1 (0.18%) IPv6
6 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 75 (13.74%) MySQL
3 43 (7.88%) NoSQL
4 41 (7.51%) Relational Database
5 40 (7.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 35 (6.41%) SQL Server 2016
7 29 (5.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (4.76%) Hadoop
10 22 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (2.93%) MongoDB
12 15 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (2.56%) Power BI
13 14 (2.56%) QlikView
13 14 (2.56%) Redis
14 12 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
15 7 (1.28%) RDBMS
16 6 (1.10%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 117 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 34 (6.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (6.04%) Visual Studio
4 24 (4.40%) Subversion
5 21 (3.85%) Grunt
6 20 (3.66%) PHPUnit
7 16 (2.93%) Jenkins
8 13 (2.38%) gulp
9 12 (2.20%) Moq
10 11 (2.01%) NUnit
11 9 (1.65%) JUnit
11 9 (1.65%) Rhino Mocks
12 8 (1.47%) webpack
13 7 (1.28%) Bower
13 7 (1.28%) Eclipse
14 6 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (1.10%) JIRA
14 6 (1.10%) Protractor
14 6 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
15 5 (0.92%) Selenium
General
1 46 (8.42%) Finance
2 25 (4.58%) Telecoms
3 24 (4.40%) Marketing
4 22 (4.03%) Retail
5 16 (2.93%) Law
6 13 (2.38%) Electronics
7 11 (2.01%) Advertising
8 10 (1.83%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.65%) Music Industry
10 7 (1.28%) Games
11 5 (0.92%) Automotive
12 4 (0.73%) Banking
13 3 (0.55%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.18%) French Language
14 1 (0.18%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (41.03%) .NET
2 181 (33.15%) HTML
3 164 (30.04%) CSS
4 147 (26.92%) ASP.NET
5 124 (22.71%) AngularJS
6 105 (19.23%) jQuery
7 88 (16.12%) React
8 87 (15.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 74 (13.55%) Entity Framework
9 74 (13.55%) Node.js
10 72 (13.19%) .NET Framework
11 69 (12.64%) HTML5
12 62 (11.36%) RESTful
13 58 (10.62%) WCF
14 55 (10.07%) Web Services
15 40 (7.33%) REST
16 38 (6.96%) CSS3
17 34 (6.23%) Spring
18 32 (5.86%) Ajax
18 32 (5.86%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 31 (5.68%) User Experience
3 29 (5.31%) Computer Science
4 20 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.30%) Fintech
6 12 (2.20%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.65%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.65%) Music Streaming
8 8 (1.47%) Social Media
9 4 (0.73%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (0.73%) NHS
10 3 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.37%) Minimum Viable Product
11 2 (0.37%) Raspberry Pi
11 2 (0.37%) Robotics
12 1 (0.18%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (0.18%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.18%) iPhone
12 1 (0.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 54 (9.89%) Linux
2 36 (6.59%) Unix
3 21 (3.85%) Windows
4 11 (2.01%) Android
5 10 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.18%) OpenWrt
6 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (37.00%) MVC
3 119 (21.79%) TDD
4 116 (21.25%) Web Development
5 96 (17.58%) Scrum
6 79 (14.47%) OO
7 73 (13.37%) Software Engineering
8 70 (12.82%) Test Automation
9 68 (12.45%) SDLC
10 63 (11.54%) E-Commerce
10 63 (11.54%) Front End Development
11 59 (10.81%) Open Source
12 54 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
12 54 (9.89%) Unit Testing
13 47 (8.61%) Business Intelligence
14 43 (7.88%) BDD
15 36 (6.59%) OOP
16 34 (6.23%) System Testing
17 33 (6.04%) Microservices
18 31 (5.68%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 259 (47.44%) JavaScript
2 223 (40.84%) C#
3 188 (34.43%) SQL
4 125 (22.89%) Java
5 85 (15.57%) PHP
6 52 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 39 (7.14%) Python
7 39 (7.14%) Ruby
8 11 (2.01%) GraphQL
9 10 (1.83%) VB
10 8 (1.47%) C++
11 7 (1.28%) C
11 7 (1.28%) TypeScript
11 7 (1.28%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.10%) ES6
13 5 (0.92%) Scala
14 4 (0.73%) Apple Swift
14 4 (0.73%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.55%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (7.69%) Degree
2 33 (6.04%) Security Cleared
3 31 (5.68%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.92%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 36 (6.59%) Docker
2 2 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 12 (2.20%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.83%) Terraform
3 5 (0.92%) Ansible
4 3 (0.55%) Puppet
5 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.37%) Packer
Vendors
1 92 (16.85%) Microsoft
2 50 (9.16%) Google
3 18 (3.30%) Zend
4 11 (2.01%) SAP
5 9 (1.65%) Twitter
5 9 (1.65%) Xamarin
6 7 (1.28%) Apple
7 5 (0.92%) Adobe
7 5 (0.92%) Oracle
8 3 (0.55%) IBM
8 3 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.37%) Facebook
9 2 (0.37%) hybris
9 2 (0.37%) PayPal
9 2 (0.37%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.37%) Tableau
10 1 (0.18%) ATG
10 1 (0.18%) RedGate
10 1 (0.18%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.18%) Teradata