Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £39,250 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 69 30
Rank change year-on-year +3 -39 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 57 51 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.23% 3.77% 8.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.36% 3.88% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 56 46 99
Somerset median annual salary £39,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £19,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £49,375 £48,750
South West median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% +2.86%

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 1308 1314 1229
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.96% 97.12% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1081 1128 1067
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,775 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 2017.

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 2017. 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 -1 36 £38,500 -3.75% 5
Yeovil +10 6 £37,000 -12.94%
Taunton +13 5 £41,500 +36.07%
Portishead - 2 £42,500 -
Clevedon - 2 £51,250 -
Frome - 2 £40,000 -
Software Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 37 (64.91%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (49.12%) C#
3 27 (47.37%) .NET
4 26 (45.61%) Degree
5 24 (42.11%) HTML
6 23 (40.35%) JavaScript
7 21 (36.84%) MVC
7 21 (36.84%) Scrum
8 19 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 19 (33.33%) Computer Science
9 16 (28.07%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (28.07%) SQL
9 16 (28.07%) Java
10 15 (26.32%) Web Services
10 15 (26.32%) Unit Testing
10 15 (26.32%) Software Engineering
10 15 (26.32%) TDD
11 13 (22.81%) Entity Framework
11 13 (22.81%) CSS
11 13 (22.81%) Linux
11 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
11 13 (22.81%) .NET Framework
12 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET
12 11 (19.30%) JSON
12 11 (19.30%) Node.js
12 11 (19.30%) NoSQL
12 11 (19.30%) Microservices
12 11 (19.30%) React
12 11 (19.30%) Software Delivery
13 10 (17.54%) Continuous Delivery

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 10 (17.54%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.75%) Autodesk Inventor
1 1 (1.75%) CATIA
1 1 (1.75%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.30%) NoSQL
3 9 (15.79%) MySQL
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.51%) Selenium
3 2 (3.51%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.75%) JIRA
4 1 (1.75%) JUnit
4 1 (1.75%) NetBeans
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.53%) Aerospace
3 6 (10.53%) Electronics
4 3 (5.26%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (47.37%) .NET
2 24 (42.11%) HTML
3 15 (26.32%) Web Services
4 13 (22.81%) .NET Framework
4 13 (22.81%) CSS
4 13 (22.81%) Entity Framework
5 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET
5 11 (19.30%) JSON
5 11 (19.30%) Node.js
5 11 (19.30%) React
6 10 (17.54%) RESTful
7 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (10.53%) Qt
9 5 (8.77%) jQuery
10 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
10 4 (7.02%) HTML5
10 4 (7.02%) WPF
11 3 (5.26%) Symfony
12 2 (3.51%) LINQ
12 2 (3.51%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.26%) Fintech
3 2 (3.51%) Robotics
4 1 (1.75%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.75%) 3D Printing
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Linux
2 10 (17.54%) Unix
3 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (64.91%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) MVC
2 21 (36.84%) Scrum
3 16 (28.07%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (26.32%) Software Engineering
4 15 (26.32%) TDD
4 15 (26.32%) Unit Testing
5 11 (19.30%) Microservices
5 11 (19.30%) Software Delivery
6 10 (17.54%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (17.54%) DevOps
6 10 (17.54%) Mathematics
6 10 (17.54%) Test Automation
6 10 (17.54%) Web Development
7 9 (15.79%) OO
7 9 (15.79%) SDLC
8 8 (14.04%) Open Source
9 6 (10.53%) Signal Processing
10 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
10 5 (8.77%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 28 (49.12%) C#
2 23 (40.35%) JavaScript
3 16 (28.07%) Java
3 16 (28.07%) SQL
4 8 (14.04%) C++
5 3 (5.26%) PHP
5 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.75%) C
7 1 (1.75%) Python
7 1 (1.75%) RPG
7 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (45.61%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Google
3 2 (3.51%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle