Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £35,500 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 50 65
Rank change year-on-year +10 +15 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 70 74 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.98% 5.96% 3.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.51% 6.12% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 63 73 42
Somerset median annual salary £35,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.46% +10.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,250 £19,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £48,750
South West median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +2.67% -5.06% +8.22%

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 932 1,210 1,221
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.92% 97.42% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 691 1,032 1,044
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,851 £26,025 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 +8 38 £40,000 -3.61% 7
Weston-super-Mare - 12 £32,500 -
Taunton +2 11 £35,000 -15.66% 1
Shepton Mallet - 5 £42,500 -
Yeovil -15 2 £33,750 -8.78% 2
Minehead - 1 - - 1
Software Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 43 (61.43%) JavaScript
2 31 (44.29%) .NET
3 28 (40.00%) SQL
3 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (35.71%) C#
5 22 (31.43%) React
6 21 (30.00%) Java
7 18 (25.71%) Visual Studio
8 17 (24.29%) HTML
8 17 (24.29%) Scala
9 16 (22.86%) Visualisation
9 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
9 16 (22.86%) CSS
10 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET
10 15 (21.43%) MVC
10 15 (21.43%) Degree
10 15 (21.43%) Google
11 14 (20.00%) Test Automation
12 13 (18.57%) VB
13 12 (17.14%) Scrum
13 12 (17.14%) Mentoring
13 12 (17.14%) AngularJS
14 11 (15.71%) HTML5
14 11 (15.71%) Windows
14 11 (15.71%) Git (software)
15 10 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
16 9 (12.86%) Computer Science
16 9 (12.86%) Google Maps API
16 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence

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 3 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.86%) CMS
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.43%) npm
4 1 (1.43%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (7.14%) Power BI
3 2 (2.86%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.43%) MySQL
4 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (25.71%) Visual Studio
2 11 (15.71%) Git (software)
3 10 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.86%) NUnit
6 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.43%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.43%) JIRA
6 1 (1.43%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.43%) Moq
6 1 (1.43%) NCrunch
6 1 (1.43%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (12.86%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.71%) Finance
3 4 (5.71%) Marketing
4 3 (4.29%) Electronics
4 3 (4.29%) Local Government
4 3 (4.29%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.86%) Avionics
6 1 (1.43%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (44.29%) .NET
2 22 (31.43%) React
3 17 (24.29%) HTML
4 16 (22.86%) CSS
5 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 12 (17.14%) AngularJS
7 11 (15.71%) HTML5
8 9 (12.86%) Google Maps API
9 8 (11.43%) .NET Framework
10 7 (10.00%) Node.js
11 6 (8.57%) jQuery
11 6 (8.57%) Material Design
11 6 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (7.14%) Entity Framework
13 4 (5.71%) WCF
14 3 (4.29%) CSS3
14 3 (4.29%) JSON
14 3 (4.29%) Web Services
14 3 (4.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Life Science
2 3 (4.29%) Renewable Energy
3 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) Windows
2 7 (10.00%) Android
3 5 (7.14%) Linux
4 2 (2.86%) Debian
4 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (22.86%) Visualisation
3 15 (21.43%) MVC
4 14 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 12 (17.14%) Mentoring
5 12 (17.14%) Scrum
6 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (12.86%) Computer Science
7 8 (11.43%) Migration
8 6 (8.57%) Mobile Development
8 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (7.14%) Mathematics
9 5 (7.14%) Physics
9 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.71%) TDD
11 3 (4.29%) CRM
11 3 (4.29%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (4.29%) Programme Management
11 3 (4.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 43 (61.43%) JavaScript
2 28 (40.00%) SQL
3 25 (35.71%) C#
4 21 (30.00%) Java
5 17 (24.29%) Scala
6 13 (18.57%) VB
7 8 (11.43%) T-SQL
8 7 (10.00%) VB6
9 5 (7.14%) Python
9 5 (7.14%) R
10 4 (5.71%) C++
10 4 (5.71%) PHP
11 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.86%) C
11 2 (2.86%) Java 8
11 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.86%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.43%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (1.43%) ES6
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) Degree
2 7 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (7.14%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.86%) Xen
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Google
2 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.29%) SAP
4 2 (2.86%) VMware
4 2 (2.86%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.43%) Civica
5 1 (1.43%) Facebook