Period
to 16 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 342 444 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 34.37% 33.08% 32.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.93% 33.89% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 296 407 415
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £27,062 £26,250 £30,400
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £57,500
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 979 1,310 1,272
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.39% 97.62% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 836 1,012 1,121
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,175 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 0 199 £40,000 - 36
Taunton 0 33 £37,500 -7.41% 22
Yeovil +6 32 £57,500 +85.48% 7
Bridgwater -1 17 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Portishead -1 15 £35,000 -22.22%
Street -7 4 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Frome - 3 £45,000 - 1
Cheddar 0 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Weston-super-Mare 0 2 £47,500 +72.73% 2
Glastonbury -5 2 £49,250 +11.93% 1
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 169 (49.42%) JavaScript
2 127 (37.13%) CSS
3 126 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (35.09%) HTML
5 114 (33.33%) C#
5 114 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 107 (31.29%) .NET
7 103 (30.12%) SQL
8 94 (27.49%) MVC
9 89 (26.02%) TDD
10 73 (21.35%) Java
11 72 (21.05%) MySQL
12 70 (20.47%) jQuery
13 69 (20.18%) Web Development
13 69 (20.18%) Git (software)
14 61 (17.84%) ASP.NET
15 58 (16.96%) Scrum
16 56 (16.37%) PHP
17 55 (16.08%) AngularJS
18 49 (14.33%) Microsoft
19 46 (13.45%) Microsoft Azure
20 43 (12.57%) T-SQL
21 41 (11.99%) Python
22 40 (11.70%) Linux
23 39 (11.40%) RESTful
24 38 (11.11%) OO
25 37 (10.82%) Web Services
25 37 (10.82%) Software Engineering
25 37 (10.82%) Entity Framework
26 35 (10.23%) Front End Development

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 19 (5.56%) CMS
2 14 (4.09%) nginx
2 14 (4.09%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (2.92%) Umbraco
5 7 (2.05%) ArcGIS
5 7 (2.05%) WordPress
6 6 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.75%) IIS
6 6 (1.75%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.75%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.46%) Apache
8 4 (1.17%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.58%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.29%) Gunicorn
10 1 (0.29%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.88%) OpenCart
3 2 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.29%) Magento
4 1 (0.29%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 46 (13.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.05%) Dynamics 365
3 7 (2.05%) Office 365
4 5 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.46%) GitHub
5 3 (0.88%) SaaS
6 2 (0.58%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.39%) Internet
2 2 (0.58%) HTTP
3 1 (0.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.29%) IPv4
3 1 (0.29%) IPv6
3 1 (0.29%) Skype
3 1 (0.29%) SMS
3 1 (0.29%) SNMP
3 1 (0.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 72 (21.05%) MySQL
3 32 (9.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (6.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (6.43%) NoSQL
6 20 (5.85%) Relational Database
7 19 (5.56%) Power BI
8 17 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (4.68%) SQL Server 2014
10 15 (4.39%) SQL Server 2016
11 14 (4.09%) Redis
11 14 (4.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (2.63%) Big Data
12 9 (2.63%) QlikView
12 9 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (2.05%) Hadoop
13 7 (2.05%) MS Access
14 6 (1.75%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 6 (1.75%) GIS
Development Applications
1 69 (20.18%) Git (software)
2 25 (7.31%) Visual Studio
3 22 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (4.68%) PHPUnit
5 6 (1.75%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.75%) PostCSS
6 5 (1.46%) JIRA
6 5 (1.46%) Selenium
6 5 (1.46%) Subversion
7 4 (1.17%) Grunt
7 4 (1.17%) NCrunch
7 4 (1.17%) ReSharper
7 4 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (1.17%) webpack
8 3 (0.88%) Babel
8 3 (0.88%) gulp
9 2 (0.58%) GitLab
9 2 (0.58%) PhantomJS
9 2 (0.58%) PhpStorm
9 2 (0.58%) SpecFlow
General
1 29 (8.48%) Marketing
2 23 (6.73%) Finance
3 21 (6.14%) Retail
4 16 (4.68%) Games
5 10 (2.92%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.63%) Automotive
6 9 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.34%) Electronics
8 5 (1.46%) Publishing
9 3 (0.88%) Law
9 3 (0.88%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.58%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.58%) Banking
11 1 (0.29%) French Language
11 1 (0.29%) Front Office
11 1 (0.29%) Georgian Language
11 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (37.13%) CSS
2 120 (35.09%) HTML
3 107 (31.29%) .NET
4 70 (20.47%) jQuery
5 61 (17.84%) ASP.NET
6 55 (16.08%) AngularJS
7 39 (11.40%) RESTful
8 37 (10.82%) Entity Framework
8 37 (10.82%) Web Services
9 34 (9.94%) .NET Framework
9 34 (9.94%) HTML5
10 32 (9.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (9.36%) CSS3
11 28 (8.19%) React
12 24 (7.02%) REST
13 23 (6.73%) Laravel
13 23 (6.73%) WCF
14 22 (6.43%) Ajax
15 21 (6.14%) ASP.NET Web API
16 19 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.77%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (6.14%) Computer Science
3 19 (5.56%) NHS
4 12 (3.51%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.22%) Data Structures
5 11 (3.22%) Fintech
6 10 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.46%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (0.88%) User Experience
9 2 (0.58%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.58%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.58%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.58%) Minimum Viable Product
9 2 (0.58%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.29%) Animation
10 1 (0.29%) Blog
10 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 40 (11.70%) Linux
2 26 (7.60%) Windows
3 16 (4.68%) Unix
4 9 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.34%) Android
6 2 (0.58%) CentOS
7 1 (0.29%) Debian
7 1 (0.29%) Solaris
7 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (27.49%) MVC
3 89 (26.02%) TDD
4 69 (20.18%) Web Development
5 58 (16.96%) Scrum
6 38 (11.11%) OO
7 37 (10.82%) Software Engineering
8 35 (10.23%) Front End Development
9 34 (9.94%) Unit Testing
10 32 (9.36%) BDD
11 31 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (8.48%) Test Automation
14 24 (7.02%) CRM
14 24 (7.02%) ETL
15 23 (6.73%) Project Management
16 22 (6.43%) SDLC
17 21 (6.14%) Kanban
18 19 (5.56%) Mentoring
18 19 (5.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 169 (49.42%) JavaScript
2 114 (33.33%) C#
3 103 (30.12%) SQL
4 73 (21.35%) Java
5 56 (16.37%) PHP
6 43 (12.57%) T-SQL
7 41 (11.99%) Python
8 28 (8.19%) TypeScript
9 25 (7.31%) Ruby
10 11 (3.22%) C++
10 11 (3.22%) ES6
11 10 (2.92%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.63%) Java 8
13 7 (2.05%) VB
14 6 (1.75%) Apple Swift
15 5 (1.46%) C
15 5 (1.46%) Scala
16 4 (1.17%) ABAP
16 4 (1.17%) R
17 3 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (7.02%) Degree
2 11 (3.22%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.58%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.17%) GDPR
1 4 (1.17%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) Packer
1 2 (0.58%) Terraform
2 1 (0.29%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.29%) Puppet
2 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (14.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.09%) SAP
3 9 (2.63%) Oracle
4 8 (2.34%) ATG
4 8 (2.34%) Tableau
5 7 (2.05%) Google
6 6 (1.75%) Cisco
6 6 (1.75%) VMware
7 4 (1.17%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.17%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.88%) Adobe
8 3 (0.88%) Capita
9 2 (0.58%) Cognos
9 2 (0.58%) hybris
9 2 (0.58%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.58%) Zend
10 1 (0.29%) Apple
10 1 (0.29%) Sage