The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 34 43
Rank change year-on-year -26 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 22 36 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.49% 5.70% 5.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.60% 5.79% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 28
Median salary £35,000 £36,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.44% +11.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £21,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £55,000 £40,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 611 622 506
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 96.98% 98.42% 99.22%
Number of salaries quoted 499 544 444
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -6 4 £35,000 -
Bath -9 2 £32,500 -27.77% 7
Software Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 29 (70.73%) JavaScript
2 28 (68.29%) HTML
3 27 (65.85%) C#
4 26 (63.41%) .NET
5 23 (56.10%) ASP.NET
5 23 (56.10%) Java
6 22 (53.66%) SQL
7 21 (51.22%) Software Engineering
8 20 (48.78%) Scrum
8 20 (48.78%) C
9 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (43.90%) MVC
11 17 (41.46%) Unit Testing
12 16 (39.02%) Automated Testing
12 16 (39.02%) SC Cleared
12 16 (39.02%) Security Cleared
12 16 (39.02%) CSS
12 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
13 15 (36.59%) .NET Framework
14 13 (31.71%) TDD
14 13 (31.71%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (29.27%) Line Management
16 11 (26.83%) Entity Framework
16 11 (26.83%) C++
17 10 (24.39%) Windows
17 10 (24.39%) WCF
18 9 (21.95%) jQuery
18 9 (21.95%) UML
18 9 (21.95%) ITIL

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 (19.51%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) CMS
3 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) MongoDB
2 8 (19.51%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.76%) Big Data
3 4 (9.76%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.44%) GIS
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (19.51%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
1 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (68.29%) HTML
2 26 (63.41%) .NET
3 23 (56.10%) ASP.NET
4 16 (39.02%) CSS
5 15 (36.59%) .NET Framework
6 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (26.83%) Entity Framework
8 10 (24.39%) WCF
9 9 (21.95%) jQuery
10 6 (14.63%) Ajax
10 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (14.63%) HTML5
10 6 (14.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (14.63%) XML
11 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (12.20%) CSS3
11 5 (12.20%) JSON
11 5 (12.20%) Web Services
12 4 (9.76%) RESTful
12 4 (9.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.88%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Windows Server
2 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (14.63%) Linux
4 5 (12.20%) Android
4 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.44%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Software Engineering
2 20 (48.78%) Scrum
3 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (43.90%) MVC
5 17 (41.46%) Unit Testing
6 16 (39.02%) Automated Testing
7 13 (31.71%) TDD
8 12 (29.27%) Line Management
9 9 (21.95%) ITIL
9 9 (21.95%) UML
10 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (19.51%) Customer Requirements
10 8 (19.51%) ETL
10 8 (19.51%) Refactoring
10 8 (19.51%) Service Delivery
11 5 (12.20%) Android Development
11 5 (12.20%) iOS Development
11 5 (12.20%) Release Management
11 5 (12.20%) SDLC
12 4 (9.76%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (70.73%) JavaScript
2 27 (65.85%) C#
3 23 (56.10%) Java
4 22 (53.66%) SQL
5 20 (48.78%) C
6 11 (26.83%) C++
7 6 (14.63%) Python
8 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
8 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
9 4 (9.76%) XPath
9 4 (9.76%) XQuery
10 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.44%) Clojure
11 1 (2.44%) Dart
11 1 (2.44%) Groovy
11 1 (2.44%) Perl
11 1 (2.44%) Scala
11 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
11 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) SC Cleared
1 16 (39.02%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (7.32%) MCSD
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) HockeyApp
2 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.44%) Google
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.44%) Sitecore
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