Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Developer
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 67 69
Rank change year-on-year +44 +2 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 85 57 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 8.93% 4.22% 3.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.44% 4.35% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 80 56 46
Somerset median annual salary £35,000 £39,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.83% +4.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,950 £25,000 £19,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £49,375
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%

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 900 1,310 1,315
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.54% 97.04% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 718 1,081 1,129
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,675 £25,000 £24,150
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Somerset

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in Somerset.

Salary trend for Software Developer in Somerset

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Somerset over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Somerset

Software 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 Software Developer within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 17 November 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 +30 36 £42,500 +10.39% 4
Taunton +8 16 £36,608 -11.79% 2
Portishead +5 7 £27,000 -36.47%
Weston-super-Mare - 7 £32,500 - 2
Shepton Mallet - 4 £42,500 - 1
Yeovil -6 2 £33,750 -8.78%
Minehead - 1 - -
Software Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 55 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 43 (50.59%) C#
3 41 (48.24%) .NET
3 41 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (36.47%) SQL Server
4 31 (36.47%) SQL
5 30 (35.29%) Java
6 29 (34.12%) Degree
7 25 (29.41%) React
8 23 (27.06%) Computer Science
8 23 (27.06%) ASP.NET
9 22 (25.88%) Test Automation
10 20 (23.53%) Scrum
10 20 (23.53%) Scala
11 19 (22.35%) Visualisation
11 19 (22.35%) HTML
11 19 (22.35%) MVC
12 18 (21.18%) OO
13 17 (20.00%) CSS
13 17 (20.00%) Visual Studio
14 16 (18.82%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (17.65%) Mentoring
15 15 (17.65%) Software Engineering
16 14 (16.47%) Web Development
16 14 (16.47%) Mathematics
16 14 (16.47%) AngularJS
16 14 (16.47%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (15.29%) Google
17 13 (15.29%) Games
18 12 (14.12%) Physics

Software 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 (10.59%) CMS
2 8 (9.41%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.24%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.53%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.18%) IIS
5 1 (1.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (12.94%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.18%) npm
4 1 (1.18%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.71%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (4.71%) Power BI
3 2 (2.35%) CouchDB
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.18%) MySQL
4 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 14 (16.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (10.59%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.35%) NUnit
6 1 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.18%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.18%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.18%) JIRA
6 1 (1.18%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.18%) Moq
General
1 13 (15.29%) Games
2 8 (9.41%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.71%) Finance
3 4 (4.71%) Marketing
3 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.53%) Electronics
5 2 (2.35%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.35%) Avionics
5 2 (2.35%) Local Government
5 2 (2.35%) Retail
6 1 (1.18%) Law
6 1 (1.18%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (48.24%) .NET
2 25 (29.41%) React
3 23 (27.06%) ASP.NET
4 19 (22.35%) HTML
5 17 (20.00%) CSS
6 14 (16.47%) AngularJS
7 12 (14.12%) HTML5
8 11 (12.94%) jQuery
9 9 (10.59%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (9.41%) RESTful
11 7 (8.24%) .NET Framework
11 7 (8.24%) Material Design
11 7 (8.24%) Node.js
11 7 (8.24%) Redux
11 7 (8.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (7.06%) Google Maps API
13 5 (5.88%) JSON
13 5 (5.88%) WPF
14 4 (4.71%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (27.06%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.06%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.71%) Life Science
4 3 (3.53%) Renewable Energy
5 2 (2.35%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.94%) Android
2 8 (9.41%) Windows
3 6 (7.06%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.88%) Linux
5 2 (2.35%) Debian
5 2 (2.35%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.35%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.88%) Test Automation
3 20 (23.53%) Scrum
4 19 (22.35%) MVC
4 19 (22.35%) Visualisation
5 18 (21.18%) OO
6 15 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 15 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 14 (16.47%) Mathematics
7 14 (16.47%) Web Development
8 12 (14.12%) Physics
9 11 (12.94%) Mobile Development
10 10 (11.76%) CRM
10 10 (11.76%) OOP
11 9 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (10.59%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (10.59%) TDD
12 7 (8.24%) Data Modelling
12 7 (8.24%) Presales
13 6 (7.06%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 43 (50.59%) C#
3 31 (36.47%) SQL
4 30 (35.29%) Java
5 20 (23.53%) Scala
6 11 (12.94%) C++
6 11 (12.94%) VB
7 10 (11.76%) T-SQL
8 6 (7.06%) Apple Swift
9 4 (4.71%) C
9 4 (4.71%) Python
9 4 (4.71%) R
10 3 (3.53%) VB6
11 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.35%) Java 8
11 2 (2.35%) PHP
11 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.18%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (1.18%) ES6
Qualifications
1 29 (34.12%) Degree
2 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared
2 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.24%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (7.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (5.88%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.35%) Xen
Vendors
1 13 (15.29%) Google
2 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.53%) SAP
3 3 (3.53%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.35%) VMware
5 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.18%) Civica
5 1 (1.18%) Cognos
5 1 (1.18%) Facebook
5 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com