Period
to 24 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 298 575 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 29.13% 46.11% 35.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.34% 47.25% 35.88%
Number of salaries quoted 263 531 422
Somerset median annual salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,500 £55,000 £55,000
South West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +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 951 1,217 1,215
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.96% 97.59% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 700 1,028 1,036
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,851 £26,175 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £59,050 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 0 183 £45,000 +5.88% 53
Weston-super-Mare -6 25 £32,500 -35.00% 5
Yeovil -2 23 £37,500 +1.35% 3
Bridgwater -3 17 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Taunton -11 16 £35,000 -5.41% 10
Street -1 14 £80,000 +45.45%
Shepton Mallet - 6 £42,500 -
Portishead +1 2 £45,000 -5.26%
Glastonbury +5 1 £35,000 -28.93%
Frome -1 1 £31,500 -21.25% 2
Minehead - 1 - - 1
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 148 (49.66%) JavaScript
2 116 (38.93%) SQL
3 109 (36.58%) CSS
4 100 (33.56%) HTML
5 93 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (30.87%) .NET
7 79 (26.51%) C#
8 76 (25.50%) Git (software)
9 66 (22.15%) Java
10 60 (20.13%) Web Services
11 57 (19.13%) PHP
12 56 (18.79%) MVC
12 56 (18.79%) AngularJS
13 53 (17.79%) ASP.NET
14 49 (16.44%) SQL Server
15 47 (15.77%) RESTful
16 46 (15.44%) jQuery
16 46 (15.44%) Web Development
17 44 (14.77%) React
18 42 (14.09%) JSON
18 42 (14.09%) Linux
19 41 (13.76%) Microsoft Azure
20 38 (12.75%) HTML5
21 36 (12.08%) Microsoft
22 35 (11.74%) Degree
23 34 (11.41%) Test Automation
23 34 (11.41%) Scrum
23 34 (11.41%) NoSQL
23 34 (11.41%) REST
24 32 (10.74%) Finance

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 11 (3.69%) CMS
2 7 (2.35%) WordPress
3 6 (2.01%) NServiceBus
4 5 (1.68%) Apache Solr
4 5 (1.68%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.67%) JBoss
6 2 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.34%) Drupal
7 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (4.03%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.68%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.01%) Magento
4 2 (0.67%) OPENContractor
4 2 (0.67%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 41 (13.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (7.05%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (5.37%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (1.68%) npm
5 4 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.34%) PaaS
6 3 (1.01%) SaaS
7 2 (0.67%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.67%) Office 365
7 2 (0.67%) Serverless
8 1 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.34%) Firebase
8 1 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.34%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.05%) HTTP
2 8 (2.68%) Internet
3 4 (1.34%) Extranet
4 1 (0.34%) Broadband
4 1 (0.34%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.41%) NoSQL
3 31 (10.40%) MySQL
4 10 (3.36%) Azure SQL Database
4 10 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.68%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (2.35%) phpMyAdmin
6 7 (2.35%) Power BI
6 7 (2.35%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.35%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.01%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.01%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.67%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.67%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 76 (25.50%) Git (software)
2 27 (9.06%) Visual Studio
3 21 (7.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (5.37%) Jenkins
5 15 (5.03%) PHPUnit
6 9 (3.02%) AccuRev
7 7 (2.35%) JIRA
7 7 (2.35%) JUnit
7 7 (2.35%) Mockito
8 6 (2.01%) Android Studio
8 6 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (2.01%) Gradle
8 6 (2.01%) Selenium
9 5 (1.68%) Bitbucket
9 5 (1.68%) gulp
9 5 (1.68%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (1.68%) SoapUI
9 5 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (1.68%) Xcode
10 4 (1.34%) webpack
General
1 32 (10.74%) Finance
2 16 (5.37%) Retail
3 12 (4.03%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.02%) Marketing
5 7 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.34%) Games
6 4 (1.34%) Georgian Language
6 4 (1.34%) Legal
7 3 (1.01%) Electronics
7 3 (1.01%) Law
7 3 (1.01%) Local Government
8 2 (0.67%) Advertising
8 2 (0.67%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.67%) Avionics
8 2 (0.67%) Banking
8 2 (0.67%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (36.58%) CSS
2 100 (33.56%) HTML
3 92 (30.87%) .NET
4 60 (20.13%) Web Services
5 56 (18.79%) AngularJS
6 53 (17.79%) ASP.NET
7 47 (15.77%) RESTful
8 46 (15.44%) jQuery
9 44 (14.77%) React
10 42 (14.09%) JSON
11 38 (12.75%) HTML5
12 34 (11.41%) REST
13 30 (10.07%) Spring
14 28 (9.40%) .NET Framework
15 27 (9.06%) Node.js
16 26 (8.72%) ASP.NET MVC
16 26 (8.72%) Laravel
17 18 (6.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 17 (5.70%) XML
19 15 (5.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.70%) NHS
2 9 (3.02%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.68%) User Experience
4 7 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (1.68%) Animation
5 5 (1.68%) AS400
5 5 (1.68%) EPoS
5 5 (1.68%) iPad
5 5 (1.68%) Life Science
6 3 (1.01%) Chip and PIN
6 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.01%) Renewable Energy
7 2 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.67%) Fintech
8 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.34%) Blog
8 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.09%) Linux
2 20 (6.71%) Android
3 14 (4.70%) Windows
4 13 (4.36%) Ubuntu
4 13 (4.36%) Unix
5 10 (3.36%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.67%) Debian
6 2 (0.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (18.79%) MVC
3 46 (15.44%) Web Development
4 34 (11.41%) Scrum
4 34 (11.41%) Test Automation
5 31 (10.40%) SDLC
6 29 (9.73%) TDD
7 27 (9.06%) Software Engineering
8 25 (8.39%) Microservices
8 25 (8.39%) Project Management
9 24 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (8.05%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (7.72%) Time Management
11 21 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (6.71%) Unit Testing
13 19 (6.38%) BDD
13 19 (6.38%) Workflow
14 18 (6.04%) Mentoring
15 17 (5.70%) E-Commerce
15 17 (5.70%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 148 (49.66%) JavaScript
2 116 (38.93%) SQL
3 79 (26.51%) C#
4 66 (22.15%) Java
5 57 (19.13%) PHP
6 21 (7.05%) Erlang
7 19 (6.38%) Java 8
8 18 (6.04%) Python
9 17 (5.70%) Ruby
10 16 (5.37%) Scala
11 14 (4.70%) T-SQL
12 13 (4.36%) VB
13 10 (3.36%) TypeScript
13 10 (3.36%) VB.NET
14 9 (3.02%) C
15 7 (2.35%) VB6
16 6 (2.01%) C++
16 6 (2.01%) PL/SQL
16 6 (2.01%) R
17 5 (1.68%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 35 (11.74%) Degree
2 19 (6.38%) SC Cleared
2 19 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (2.01%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.68%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.68%) Docker
2 2 (0.67%) Firmware
2 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.67%) Ansible
2 1 (0.34%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (12.08%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.72%) Google
3 11 (3.69%) LANSA
4 8 (2.68%) Oracle
5 5 (1.68%) FNZ
5 5 (1.68%) Tableau
6 4 (1.34%) Apple
6 4 (1.34%) Zend
7 3 (1.01%) SAP
8 2 (0.67%) VMware
9 1 (0.34%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.34%) Civica
9 1 (0.34%) Facebook
9 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.34%) Xamarin