Period
to 23 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 82 58
Rank change year-on-year +45 -24 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 61 37 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.05% 2.78% 4.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.12% 2.85% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 54 32 71
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -22.22% +28.57%
10th Percentile £27,000 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £43,000 £92,500
South West median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25% +14.29%

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 996 1,298 1,258
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.71% 97.45% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 856 1,012 1,102
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.94%
10th Percentile £24,625 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,625 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +28 24 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Yeovil - 20 £62,500 -
Portishead - 5 £27,000 - 1
Taunton +6 4 £45,000 +16.88% 7
Software Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 45 (73.77%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (59.02%) MVC
2 36 (59.02%) C#
3 34 (55.74%) .NET
4 32 (52.46%) JavaScript
4 32 (52.46%) TDD
5 25 (40.98%) SQL Server
6 24 (39.34%) Java
7 22 (36.07%) Scrum
8 21 (34.43%) Software Engineering
9 20 (32.79%) SQL
9 20 (32.79%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (31.15%) HTML
10 19 (31.15%) Pair Programming
11 18 (29.51%) CSS
12 17 (27.87%) ASP.NET
12 17 (27.87%) Web Development
13 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
14 15 (24.59%) JSP
15 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Azure
16 13 (21.31%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (21.31%) RESTful
16 13 (21.31%) Unit Testing
16 13 (21.31%) WCF
16 13 (21.31%) Dynamics CRM
16 13 (21.31%) CRM
16 13 (21.31%) T-SQL
17 12 (19.67%) Web Services
18 11 (18.03%) Visual Studio
18 11 (18.03%) Test Automation

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 8 (13.11%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (13.11%) CMS
1 8 (13.11%) Umbraco
2 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.20%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
1 1 (1.64%) IPv4
1 1 (1.64%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.98%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.64%) MySQL
4 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (18.03%) Visual Studio
3 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (3.28%) NCrunch
5 2 (3.28%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 7 (11.48%) Games
2 5 (8.20%) Electronics
2 5 (8.20%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.20%) Marketing
2 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (55.74%) .NET
2 19 (31.15%) HTML
3 18 (29.51%) CSS
4 17 (27.87%) ASP.NET
5 15 (24.59%) JSP
6 13 (21.31%) RESTful
6 13 (21.31%) WCF
7 12 (19.67%) Web Services
8 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (14.75%) SOAP
9 9 (14.75%) XML
10 8 (13.11%) Ajax
10 8 (13.11%) Entity Framework
10 8 (13.11%) jQuery
11 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (8.20%) Redux
12 4 (6.56%) .NET Framework
13 3 (4.92%) Web Services Management
14 2 (3.28%) J2EE
14 2 (3.28%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.20%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.28%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Android
2 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (73.77%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (59.02%) MVC
3 32 (52.46%) TDD
4 22 (36.07%) Scrum
5 21 (34.43%) Software Engineering
6 20 (32.79%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (31.15%) Pair Programming
8 17 (27.87%) Web Development
9 13 (21.31%) CRM
9 13 (21.31%) Unit Testing
10 11 (18.03%) Test Automation
11 10 (16.39%) Mobile Development
11 10 (16.39%) OO
12 9 (14.75%) BDD
13 8 (13.11%) API Development
13 8 (13.11%) ATDD
13 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
13 8 (13.11%) XML Parsing
14 7 (11.48%) Mathematics
14 7 (11.48%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 36 (59.02%) C#
2 32 (52.46%) JavaScript
3 24 (39.34%) Java
4 20 (32.79%) SQL
5 13 (21.31%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.20%) C++
7 2 (3.28%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.28%) C
7 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.28%) VB
8 1 (1.64%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.64%) Groovy
8 1 (1.64%) Python
8 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.11%) ATG
3 5 (8.20%) SAP
4 2 (3.28%) Google
5 1 (1.64%) Xamarin