Period
to 23 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £36,608 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 23 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 82 69
Rank change year-on-year +57 -13 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 69 40 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 8.10% 3.05% 3.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.36% 3.12% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 66 36 42
Somerset median annual salary £36,608 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.06% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £19,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £51,250 £49,875
South West median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -10.26% +8.33%

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 825 1,281 1,284
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 97.71% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 700 1,022 1,125
Somerset median annual salary £42,028 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £24,856 £26,250 £25,550
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,375 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 September 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 September 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 +44 25 £48,750 +77.27% 7
Taunton +10 14 £36,608 -10.17% 2
Yeovil -4 12 £60,000 +62.16% 1
Portishead 0 7 £27,000 -36.47%
Software Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 53 (76.81%) JavaScript
2 41 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (56.52%) Java
4 33 (47.83%) .NET
5 31 (44.93%) C#
6 25 (36.23%) Scrum
7 21 (30.43%) Degree
7 21 (30.43%) Test Automation
7 21 (30.43%) TDD
8 20 (28.99%) MVC
8 20 (28.99%) HTML
8 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
8 20 (28.99%) Software Engineering
8 20 (28.99%) Computer Science
9 19 (27.54%) CSS
10 17 (24.64%) OO
10 17 (24.64%) Scala
10 17 (24.64%) Mentoring
10 17 (24.64%) React
11 16 (23.19%) Mobile Development
11 16 (23.19%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (23.19%) Visualisation
12 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET
13 14 (20.29%) SQL
13 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (20.29%) Web Development
14 13 (18.84%) Mathematics
14 13 (18.84%) RESTful
14 13 (18.84%) Games
15 11 (15.94%) 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 8 (11.59%) CMS
2 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.14%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.14%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.14%) Visual Studio
3 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.90%) NCrunch
5 2 (2.90%) ReSharper
General
1 13 (18.84%) Games
2 3 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Law
3 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (47.83%) .NET
2 20 (28.99%) HTML
3 19 (27.54%) CSS
4 17 (24.64%) React
5 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET
6 13 (18.84%) RESTful
7 11 (15.94%) jQuery
8 10 (14.49%) JSP
9 9 (13.04%) XML
10 8 (11.59%) SOAP
11 7 (10.14%) .NET Framework
11 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (10.14%) Redux
11 7 (10.14%) Web Services
12 6 (8.70%) Ajax
12 6 (8.70%) AngularJS
13 5 (7.25%) HTML5
13 5 (7.25%) Material Design
13 5 (7.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (7.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.99%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.70%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.90%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Android
2 6 (8.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.23%) Scrum
3 21 (30.43%) TDD
3 21 (30.43%) Test Automation
4 20 (28.99%) MVC
4 20 (28.99%) Software Engineering
5 17 (24.64%) Mentoring
5 17 (24.64%) OO
6 16 (23.19%) Mobile Development
6 16 (23.19%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (23.19%) Visualisation
7 14 (20.29%) Web Development
8 13 (18.84%) Mathematics
9 11 (15.94%) Physics
10 10 (14.49%) Pair Programming
11 9 (13.04%) OOP
12 7 (10.14%) CRM
12 7 (10.14%) Data Modelling
12 7 (10.14%) Presales
13 6 (8.70%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 53 (76.81%) JavaScript
2 39 (56.52%) Java
3 31 (44.93%) C#
4 17 (24.64%) Scala
5 14 (20.29%) SQL
6 9 (13.04%) C++
7 7 (10.14%) VB
8 6 (8.70%) Apple Swift
8 6 (8.70%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.35%) C
10 2 (2.90%) Java 8
10 2 (2.90%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.45%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.45%) PHP
11 1 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (30.43%) Degree
2 8 (11.59%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
2 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (5.80%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) ATG
2 5 (7.25%) Google
3 4 (5.80%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.45%) Cognos
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com