Period
to 3 August 2021

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

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
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 194 122 221
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 30.36% 29.12% 28.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.21% 31.94% 29.35%
Number of salaries quoted 142 104 194
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,975 £29,750
25th Percentile £36,750 £38,688 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £48,500 £41,925
Median % change year-on-year -7.22% +15.68% +4.81%
75th Percentile £55,000 £55,313 £52,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £68,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 551 382 753
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 86.23% 91.17% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 384 333 663
10th Percentile £26,475 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,700 £47,500 £41,350
Median % change year-on-year -5.89% +14.87% +3.38%
75th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,750 £64,750
South West median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +1.12% +4.71%

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 3 August 2021.

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 3 August 2021. 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 72 £47,500 -5.00% 34
Yeovil +13 20 £39,750 +44.55% 3
Taunton +1 17 £46,418 +30.66% 4
Street -2 11 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Bridgwater - 6 £35,000 - 1
Minehead 0 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Frome -1 3 - -
Clevedon - 2 £37,000 - 1
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, 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.

1 126 (64.95%) JavaScript
2 78 (40.21%) HTML
3 67 (34.54%) PHP
4 66 (34.02%) React
5 64 (32.99%) C#
6 60 (30.93%) Git (software)
7 59 (30.41%) CSS
8 54 (27.84%) MySQL
9 53 (27.32%) .NET
10 49 (25.26%) SQL
11 36 (18.56%) OO
12 34 (17.53%) MVC
12 34 (17.53%) Node.js
12 34 (17.53%) jQuery
13 33 (17.01%) Software Engineering
13 33 (17.01%) TypeScript
13 33 (17.01%) Front End Development
14 32 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
15 30 (15.46%) Laravel
15 30 (15.46%) Docker
16 29 (14.95%) Test Automation
16 29 (14.95%) Azure
17 26 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
17 26 (13.40%) DevOps
17 26 (13.40%) Full Stack Development
18 25 (12.89%) Software Testing
19 24 (12.37%) MongoDB
20 23 (11.86%) AWS
20 23 (11.86%) CMS
21 22 (11.34%) AngularJS

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 23 (11.86%) CMS
2 16 (8.25%) WordPress
3 6 (3.09%) EPiServer
3 6 (3.09%) Headless CMS
3 6 (3.09%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (3.09%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.06%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.03%) Drupal
5 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.52%) Apache
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.52%) JBoss
6 1 (0.52%) nginx
6 1 (0.52%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (3.61%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (3.61%) Adobe XD
1 7 (3.61%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.58%) OpenCart
1 5 (2.58%) WebTrends
2 4 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.95%) Azure
2 23 (11.86%) AWS
3 14 (7.22%) Power Platform
4 11 (5.67%) GCP
5 10 (5.15%) SaaS
6 9 (4.64%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (3.09%) Firebase
8 5 (2.58%) GitHub
9 4 (2.06%) npm
10 3 (1.55%) Google Analytics
11 2 (1.03%) Amazon S3
11 2 (1.03%) BrowserStack
11 2 (1.03%) Microsoft 365
11 2 (1.03%) Power Automate
11 2 (1.03%) PowerApps
11 2 (1.03%) Serverless
12 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.52%) DigitalOcean
12 1 (0.52%) PaaS
12 1 (0.52%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.55%) HTTP
1 3 (1.55%) SSL
2 2 (1.03%) ICMP
2 2 (1.03%) Intranet
2 2 (1.03%) Skype
3 1 (0.52%) Firewall
3 1 (0.52%) Internet
3 1 (0.52%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (27.84%) MySQL
2 24 (12.37%) MongoDB
3 21 (10.82%) SQL Server
4 18 (9.28%) NoSQL
5 14 (7.22%) Power BI
6 13 (6.70%) MariaDB
7 10 (5.15%) Redis
8 9 (4.64%) CouchDB
9 8 (4.12%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (2.06%) Apache Hive
11 4 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.06%) Hadoop
11 4 (2.06%) Tableau
12 3 (1.55%) Big Data
12 3 (1.55%) MS Access
12 3 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (1.03%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 60 (30.93%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.28%) PHPUnit
3 11 (5.67%) webpack
4 10 (5.15%) Jenkins
5 9 (4.64%) JIRA
6 7 (3.61%) Ant
6 7 (3.61%) Maven
7 6 (3.09%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.58%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.06%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.06%) gulp
9 4 (2.06%) Selenium
9 4 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.55%) Babel
10 3 (1.55%) Subversion
11 2 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (1.03%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.03%) Storybook
12 1 (0.52%) Android Studio
12 1 (0.52%) Gradle
General
1 14 (7.22%) Marketing
1 14 (7.22%) Social Skills
2 12 (6.19%) Finance
3 11 (5.67%) Public Sector
4 10 (5.15%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.12%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.61%) Electronics
7 5 (2.58%) Law
8 4 (2.06%) Legal
9 3 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.03%) Billing
10 2 (1.03%) Games
11 1 (0.52%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.52%) Presentation Skills
11 1 (0.52%) Publishing
11 1 (0.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (40.21%) HTML
2 66 (34.02%) React
3 59 (30.41%) CSS
4 53 (27.32%) .NET
5 34 (17.53%) jQuery
5 34 (17.53%) Node.js
6 30 (15.46%) Laravel
7 22 (11.34%) AngularJS
8 20 (10.31%) HTML5
8 20 (10.31%) Sass
8 20 (10.31%) Vue.js
9 17 (8.76%) REST
9 17 (8.76%) Symfony
10 16 (8.25%) ASP.NET
11 15 (7.73%) Kafka
12 14 (7.22%) LAMP
12 14 (7.22%) Web Services
13 11 (5.67%) React Native
14 10 (5.15%) RESTful
14 10 (5.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.25%) User Experience
2 12 (6.19%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (4.64%) Animation
5 8 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (3.61%) EPoS
7 3 (1.55%) Blog
7 3 (1.55%) PKI
8 2 (1.03%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.03%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.03%) Housing Association
8 2 (1.03%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.52%) BBC
9 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.52%) NHS
9 1 (0.52%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.52%) Social Media
9 1 (0.52%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.52%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.31%) Linux
2 9 (4.64%) Windows
3 4 (2.06%) Android
4 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.56%) OO
2 34 (17.53%) MVC
3 33 (17.01%) Front End Development
3 33 (17.01%) Software Engineering
4 32 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (14.95%) Test Automation
6 26 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (13.40%) DevOps
6 26 (13.40%) Full Stack Development
7 25 (12.89%) Software Testing
8 22 (11.34%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 21 (10.82%) Collaborative Working
9 21 (10.82%) Scrum
10 20 (10.31%) TDD
11 19 (9.79%) Unit Testing
12 17 (8.76%) SOLID
12 17 (8.76%) Web Development
13 15 (7.73%) OOD
14 13 (6.70%) E-Commerce
14 13 (6.70%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 126 (64.95%) JavaScript
2 67 (34.54%) PHP
3 64 (32.99%) C#
4 49 (25.26%) SQL
5 33 (17.01%) TypeScript
6 20 (10.31%) Java
7 16 (8.25%) Python
8 11 (5.67%) ES6
9 10 (5.15%) PowerShell
10 7 (3.61%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.09%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.03%) Go
12 2 (1.03%) JSX
12 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.52%) C++
13 1 (0.52%) Groovy
13 1 (0.52%) Java 8
13 1 (0.52%) R
13 1 (0.52%) VBA
13 1 (0.52%) X++
Qualifications
1 17 (8.76%) Degree
2 14 (7.22%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.58%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.03%) PhD
6 1 (0.52%) MCSA
6 1 (0.52%) MCSE
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.61%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.58%) Accessibility
3 2 (1.03%) QA
3 2 (1.03%) SLA
4 1 (0.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 30 (15.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.58%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.06%) Terraform
3 1 (0.52%) Ansible
3 1 (0.52%) Bugsnag
3 1 (0.52%) cPanel
Vendors
1 21 (10.82%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.70%) Google
3 10 (5.15%) SAP
4 6 (3.09%) Huawei
4 6 (3.09%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.03%) Zend
6 1 (0.52%) Cadence
6 1 (0.52%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.52%) Netlify
6 1 (0.52%) Sage
6 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com