The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West 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.

Developer
England / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1635 1784 2066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.33% 30.41% 34.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.45% 31.41% 34.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1415 1568 1878
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4888 5679 5932
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.80% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4073 4697 4972
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in the South West

Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the South West.

Salary trend for Developer in the South West

Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in the South West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in the South West

Developer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the South West 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
Bristol -1 657 £42,500 +10.38% 105
Gloucestershire +1 241 £40,000 -11.11% 38
Somerset -1 216 £39,500 +5.33% 39
Wiltshire +1 178 £40,000 - 35
Dorset 0 160 £40,000 +6.66% 25
Devon 0 143 £35,000 +7.69% 27
Cornwall +5 14 £40,000 +29.03% 4
Developer
England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 South West region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 1695 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 1642 (49.91%) JavaScript
3 1452 (44.13%) HTML
4 1357 (41.25%) C#
5 1265 (38.45%) .NET
5 1265 (38.45%) CSS
6 1114 (33.86%) Java
7 1035 (31.46%) MVC
8 983 (29.88%) SQL
9 856 (26.02%) SQL Server
10 819 (24.89%) ASP.NET
11 739 (22.46%) AngularJS
12 650 (19.76%) TDD
13 621 (18.88%) OO
14 615 (18.69%) jQuery
15 594 (18.05%) Scrum
16 593 (18.02%) Web Development
17 560 (17.02%) Git (software)
18 540 (16.41%) PHP
19 531 (16.14%) Finance
20 528 (16.05%) HTML5
21 480 (14.59%) MySQL
22 474 (14.41%) ASP.NET MVC
23 430 (13.07%) SDLC
24 428 (13.01%) Spring
25 423 (12.86%) Software Engineering
25 423 (12.86%) XML
26 404 (12.28%) Degree
27 398 (12.10%) Web Services
28 390 (11.85%) .NET Framework

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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
1 175 (5.32%) Tomcat
2 128 (3.89%) CMS
3 125 (3.80%) JBoss
4 107 (3.25%) Apache
5 89 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
6 84 (2.55%) WordPress
7 80 (2.43%) Drupal
8 77 (2.34%) IIS
9 73 (2.22%) Apache Spark
10 65 (1.98%) SharePoint
11 64 (1.95%) WebLogic
12 60 (1.82%) WebSphere
13 51 (1.55%) Jetty
14 48 (1.46%) Mule ESB
15 47 (1.43%) Mule
16 44 (1.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 44 (1.34%) OpenStack
17 38 (1.16%) Umbraco
18 32 (0.97%) Apache Solr
19 30 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 158 (4.80%) MS Excel
2 38 (1.16%) Photoshop
3 29 (0.88%) MS Office
4 13 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.15%) 3ds Max
6 5 (0.15%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.15%) Maya
7 3 (0.091%) GIMP
7 3 (0.091%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.061%) Autodesk Inventor
8 2 (0.061%) InDesign
8 2 (0.061%) InVision
8 2 (0.061%) Revit
9 1 (0.030%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 84 (2.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 44 (1.34%) Magento
3 19 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
4 15 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 14 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
7 8 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 6 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.15%) Oracle ASCP
9 5 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.12%) FastStats
10 4 (0.12%) FastStats PeopleStage
10 4 (0.12%) Shopify
11 3 (0.091%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 3 (0.091%) Oracle Manufacturing
11 3 (0.091%) Oracle SCM
11 3 (0.091%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 232 (7.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 223 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
3 86 (2.61%) SaaS
4 51 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
5 38 (1.16%) GitHub
6 12 (0.36%) Slack
7 7 (0.21%) Heroku
8 6 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 6 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.15%) IaaS
9 5 (0.15%) Office 365
9 5 (0.15%) PaaS
10 4 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.12%) Dropbox
10 4 (0.12%) Force.com
11 3 (0.091%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.061%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.030%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.030%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 94 (2.86%) Internet
2 73 (2.22%) HTTP
3 21 (0.64%) Intranet
3 21 (0.64%) SSL
4 13 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.36%) FTP
6 11 (0.33%) Kerberos
7 10 (0.30%) Skype
8 9 (0.27%) DNS
9 5 (0.15%) Broadband
10 4 (0.12%) Bluetooth
10 4 (0.12%) Extranet
10 4 (0.12%) SSH
11 3 (0.091%) NFC
11 3 (0.091%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (0.091%) SMTP
11 3 (0.091%) Wireless
12 2 (0.061%) AMQP
12 2 (0.061%) IMAP
12 2 (0.061%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 856 (26.02%) SQL Server
2 480 (14.59%) MySQL
3 333 (10.12%) NoSQL
4 274 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 172 (5.23%) Big Data
6 164 (4.98%) Relational Database
7 120 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
8 114 (3.47%) Hadoop
9 82 (2.49%) SQL Server 2014
9 82 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 72 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 65 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
12 62 (1.88%) Redis
13 54 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 52 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
14 52 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
15 51 (1.55%) RDBMS
16 44 (1.34%) Oracle Database
17 40 (1.22%) Couchbase
18 37 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 560 (17.02%) Git (software)
2 183 (5.56%) Maven
3 161 (4.89%) Jenkins
4 158 (4.80%) Visual Studio
5 153 (4.65%) Subversion
6 152 (4.62%) JUnit
7 151 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 129 (3.92%) JIRA
9 97 (2.95%) Selenium
10 76 (2.31%) IntelliJ
11 65 (1.98%) Eclipse
12 59 (1.79%) Grunt
13 58 (1.76%) Mockito
14 57 (1.73%) NUnit
15 52 (1.58%) Cucumber
16 46 (1.40%) gulp
17 41 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 39 (1.19%) MSTest
19 35 (1.06%) Ant
20 32 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 531 (16.14%) Finance
2 183 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 165 (5.02%) Marketing
4 152 (4.62%) Retail
5 126 (3.83%) Banking
6 116 (3.53%) Manufacturing
7 114 (3.47%) Electronics
8 89 (2.71%) Games
9 67 (2.04%) Advertising
10 21 (0.64%) Back Office
11 20 (0.61%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.30%) Legal
12 10 (0.30%) Online Betting
13 9 (0.27%) Multimedia
14 8 (0.24%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.24%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.18%) General Ledger
16 6 (0.18%) Local Government
17 5 (0.15%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1452 (44.13%) HTML
2 1265 (38.45%) .NET
2 1265 (38.45%) CSS
3 819 (24.89%) ASP.NET
4 739 (22.46%) AngularJS
5 615 (18.69%) jQuery
6 528 (16.05%) HTML5
7 474 (14.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 428 (13.01%) Spring
9 423 (12.86%) XML
10 398 (12.10%) Web Services
11 390 (11.85%) .NET Framework
12 361 (10.97%) REST
13 313 (9.51%) ASP.NET Web API
14 266 (8.09%) CSS3
14 266 (8.09%) RESTful
15 253 (7.69%) Hibernate
16 252 (7.66%) Entity Framework
17 243 (7.39%) Node.js
18 237 (7.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 291 (8.84%) Computer Science
2 221 (6.72%) User Experience
3 141 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 135 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
5 106 (3.22%) Mobile App
6 33 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
7 31 (0.94%) Social Media
7 31 (0.94%) W3C
8 30 (0.91%) Internet of Things
9 25 (0.76%) Semantic Web
10 21 (0.64%) Management Information System
11 20 (0.61%) Algorithms
11 20 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 19 (0.58%) Cyber Defence
12 19 (0.58%) Fintech
13 17 (0.52%) Driving Licence
13 17 (0.52%) iPad
14 16 (0.49%) Animation
14 16 (0.49%) N-Tier
15 14 (0.43%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 301 (9.15%) Linux
2 147 (4.47%) Windows
3 114 (3.47%) Apple iOS
4 109 (3.31%) Android
5 97 (2.95%) Unix
6 38 (1.16%) Windows Server
7 16 (0.49%) Mac OS X
7 16 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (0.27%) AIX
9 7 (0.21%) CentOS
10 6 (0.18%) Debian
11 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.061%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.061%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.061%) Solaris
12 2 (0.061%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.061%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.061%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.030%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.030%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1695 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 1035 (31.46%) MVC
3 650 (19.76%) TDD
4 621 (18.88%) OO
5 594 (18.05%) Scrum
6 593 (18.02%) Web Development
7 430 (13.07%) SDLC
8 423 (12.86%) Software Engineering
9 311 (9.45%) BDD
10 306 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
11 259 (7.87%) Front End Development
12 252 (7.66%) Unit Testing
13 198 (6.02%) OOP
14 187 (5.68%) Mathematics
15 185 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
16 178 (5.41%) Open Source
17 171 (5.20%) E-Commerce
18 168 (5.11%) Kanban
19 156 (4.74%) Mentoring
20 137 (4.16%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1642 (49.91%) JavaScript
2 1357 (41.25%) C#
3 1114 (33.86%) Java
4 983 (29.88%) SQL
5 540 (16.41%) PHP
6 249 (7.57%) C++
7 181 (5.50%) T-SQL
8 179 (5.44%) Python
9 116 (3.53%) VB.NET
10 110 (3.34%) C
11 99 (3.01%) Ruby
12 77 (2.34%) PL/SQL
13 58 (1.76%) VB
14 57 (1.73%) Go
15 54 (1.64%) Apex Code
16 49 (1.49%) PowerShell
17 45 (1.37%) Perl
18 44 (1.34%) Bash Shell
19 42 (1.28%) Scala
20 39 (1.19%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 404 (12.28%) Degree
2 162 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 92 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 50 (1.52%) DV Cleared
5 21 (0.64%) PhD
6 20 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.18%) MCP
9 5 (0.15%) MCSD
10 3 (0.091%) ISEB
10 3 (0.091%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.091%) MCSA
11 2 (0.061%) HNC
11 2 (0.061%) MCPD
11 2 (0.061%) NVQ Level 4
12 1 (0.030%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (1.16%) QA
2 28 (0.85%) ISO 9001
3 26 (0.79%) ISO 14001
4 21 (0.64%) WAI
5 9 (0.27%) WCAG
6 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.12%) SLA
7 3 (0.091%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.091%) SDET
8 2 (0.061%) TickIT
9 1 (0.030%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.030%) FATCA
9 1 (0.030%) SEPA
System Software
1 59 (1.79%) Docker
2 24 (0.73%) Firmware
3 17 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.061%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.030%) HDFS
6 1 (0.030%) LXC
6 1 (0.030%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 64 (1.95%) Ansible
2 49 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (1.43%) Puppet
4 31 (0.94%) Kibana
4 31 (0.94%) logstash
4 31 (0.94%) Salt
5 6 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.18%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.15%) Oozie
7 3 (0.091%) cPanel
7 3 (0.091%) Icinga
8 2 (0.061%) HockeyApp
8 2 (0.061%) Nagios
9 1 (0.030%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 364 (11.06%) Microsoft
2 278 (8.45%) Oracle
3 97 (2.95%) Zend
4 93 (2.83%) SAP
5 88 (2.67%) Adobe
6 69 (2.10%) Xamarin
7 65 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
8 59 (1.79%) Apple
9 46 (1.40%) Google
10 32 (0.97%) Coverity
11 29 (0.88%) Informatica
11 29 (0.88%) Sitecore
12 21 (0.64%) IBM
13 19 (0.58%) Tableau
14 17 (0.52%) TIBCO
15 16 (0.49%) Facebook
16 13 (0.40%) Pega
17 11 (0.33%) IFS
18 10 (0.30%) Sony
18 10 (0.30%) Yahoo!
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