Period
to 16 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

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
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 3,414 3,435 3,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 31.36% 32.94% 32.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.43% 33.85% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3,106 3,035 3,275
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,410
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10,528 10,148 10,864
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 97.32% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8,749 8,460 9,090
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 16 July 2018.

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 6 months to 16 July 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
Bristol 0 1,303 £42,500 +6.25% 246
Dorset 0 644 £40,000 +6.67% 82
Wiltshire 0 451 £40,000 - 75
Gloucestershire -1 420 £42,500 +2.41% 86
Somerset 0 342 £40,000 - 77
Devon -1 155 £38,469 +4.70% 60
Cornwall -3 80 £35,000 +16.67% 20
Avon - 1 £42,500 - 2
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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 South West region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 1,770 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 1,608 (47.10%) C#
3 1,529 (44.79%) .NET
4 1,481 (43.38%) Agile Software Development
5 1,398 (40.95%) HTML
6 1,290 (37.79%) CSS
7 1,122 (32.86%) MVC
8 1,075 (31.49%) SQL Server
9 1,031 (30.20%) SQL
10 904 (26.48%) ASP.NET
11 901 (26.39%) Java
12 893 (26.16%) AngularJS
13 782 (22.91%) TDD
14 606 (17.75%) jQuery
15 591 (17.31%) Microsoft
16 583 (17.08%) Git (software)
17 557 (16.32%) Scrum
18 548 (16.05%) ASP.NET MVC
19 545 (15.96%) Web Development
20 521 (15.26%) HTML5
21 498 (14.59%) Finance
22 494 (14.47%) PHP
23 473 (13.85%) .NET Framework
24 468 (13.71%) Software Engineering
25 434 (12.71%) Microsoft Azure
26 430 (12.60%) MySQL
27 415 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web API
28 407 (11.92%) Degree
29 406 (11.89%) OO
30 402 (11.78%) Linux

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
1 174 (5.10%) Apache
2 134 (3.93%) CMS
3 133 (3.90%) Tomcat
4 127 (3.72%) Elasticsearch
5 80 (2.34%) SharePoint
6 77 (2.26%) WordPress
7 68 (1.99%) Confluence
7 68 (1.99%) Umbraco
8 62 (1.82%) IIS
9 48 (1.41%) JBoss
10 42 (1.23%) nginx
11 38 (1.11%) Mule
12 32 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
13 29 (0.85%) Drupal
14 27 (0.79%) Mule ESB
14 27 (0.79%) WebLogic
15 20 (0.59%) WebSphere
16 18 (0.53%) Moodle
16 18 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
17 15 (0.44%) Joomla!
Applications
1 33 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (0.73%) Photoshop
3 20 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
5 4 (0.12%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.12%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.088%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (0.088%) InDesign
7 2 (0.059%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.059%) SPSS
8 1 (0.029%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.029%) InVision
8 1 (0.029%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.029%) Simulink
8 1 (0.029%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 44 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (1.26%) Magento
3 18 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
5 8 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
5 8 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
5 8 (0.23%) Oracle Payroll
6 5 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.15%) Visualfiles
7 4 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.12%) Elite 3E
7 4 (0.12%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 4 (0.12%) JDE OneWorld
7 4 (0.12%) nopCommerce
7 4 (0.12%) OpenCart
8 3 (0.088%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.088%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.088%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 434 (12.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 243 (7.12%) Amazon AWS
3 106 (3.10%) SaaS
4 54 (1.58%) GitHub
5 42 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
6 31 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
7 25 (0.73%) Amazon S3
7 25 (0.73%) npm
8 18 (0.53%) Office 365
8 18 (0.53%) PaaS
9 15 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
10 14 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (0.38%) Google Analytics
12 8 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 8 (0.23%) IaaS
12 8 (0.23%) Serverless
13 7 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.18%) Yarn
15 5 (0.15%) Google Play
15 5 (0.15%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 128 (3.75%) Internet
2 67 (1.96%) Wireless
3 51 (1.49%) SMS
4 37 (1.08%) HTTP
5 35 (1.03%) TCP/IP
6 21 (0.62%) IPv4
6 21 (0.62%) IPv6
7 20 (0.59%) SSL
8 16 (0.47%) Bluetooth
9 14 (0.41%) Network Security
10 12 (0.35%) DNS
11 11 (0.32%) SSH
12 7 (0.21%) RS-232
13 6 (0.18%) FTP
13 6 (0.18%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.18%) PPP
13 6 (0.18%) SMTP
14 4 (0.12%) Intranet
15 3 (0.088%) Ethernet
15 3 (0.088%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,075 (31.49%) SQL Server
2 430 (12.60%) MySQL
3 216 (6.33%) NoSQL
4 176 (5.16%) MongoDB
5 143 (4.19%) Big Data
6 138 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 129 (3.78%) Relational Database
7 129 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 108 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
9 87 (2.55%) SQL Server 2016
10 70 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
11 67 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
12 62 (1.82%) Power BI
13 57 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
14 55 (1.61%) Oracle Database
15 53 (1.55%) RDBMS
16 52 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 50 (1.46%) Redis
18 41 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
19 36 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 583 (17.08%) Git (software)
2 247 (7.23%) JIRA
3 231 (6.77%) JUnit
4 210 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 182 (5.33%) Visual Studio
6 148 (4.34%) Maven
7 129 (3.78%) Subversion
8 121 (3.54%) Jenkins
9 103 (3.02%) Bitbucket
10 90 (2.64%) Selenium
11 89 (2.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 80 (2.34%) Eclipse
13 75 (2.20%) gulp
14 64 (1.87%) Cucumber
15 62 (1.82%) Jasmine
16 60 (1.76%) Android Studio
17 59 (1.73%) Calabash
17 59 (1.73%) fastlane
18 57 (1.67%) PHPUnit
19 49 (1.44%) Mockito
General
1 498 (14.59%) Finance
2 269 (7.88%) Marketing
3 236 (6.91%) Electronics
4 210 (6.15%) Manufacturing
5 191 (5.59%) Telecoms
6 176 (5.16%) Retail
7 55 (1.61%) Games
8 48 (1.41%) Law
9 45 (1.32%) Advertising
10 23 (0.67%) Legal
11 16 (0.47%) Automotive
12 15 (0.44%) Banking
13 12 (0.35%) Military
14 11 (0.32%) Back Office
15 9 (0.26%) Music Industry
16 8 (0.23%) Publishing
17 5 (0.15%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.15%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.12%) French Language
19 2 (0.059%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,529 (44.79%) .NET
2 1,398 (40.95%) HTML
3 1,290 (37.79%) CSS
4 904 (26.48%) ASP.NET
5 893 (26.16%) AngularJS
6 606 (17.75%) jQuery
7 548 (16.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 521 (15.26%) HTML5
9 473 (13.85%) .NET Framework
10 415 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web API
11 395 (11.57%) Web Services
12 338 (9.90%) RESTful
13 337 (9.87%) React
14 308 (9.02%) REST
15 307 (8.99%) Spring
16 306 (8.96%) Entity Framework
17 289 (8.47%) XML
18 266 (7.79%) CSS3
19 253 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 235 (6.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 308 (9.02%) User Experience
2 284 (8.32%) Greenfield Project
3 242 (7.09%) Computer Science
4 115 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
5 96 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
6 92 (2.69%) Mobile App
7 91 (2.67%) Fintech
8 78 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
9 44 (1.29%) Algorithms
10 42 (1.23%) Data Structures
11 31 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
12 25 (0.73%) Management Information System
13 23 (0.67%) RIA
14 20 (0.59%) NHS
15 17 (0.50%) Internet of Things
16 16 (0.47%) Driving Licence
17 13 (0.38%) Digital Media
17 13 (0.38%) Graphic Design
17 13 (0.38%) Social Network
18 11 (0.32%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 402 (11.78%) Linux
2 179 (5.24%) Android
3 164 (4.80%) Windows
4 131 (3.84%) Apple iOS
5 102 (2.99%) Unix
6 28 (0.82%) CentOS
7 20 (0.59%) FreeBSD
8 16 (0.47%) Windows Server
9 12 (0.35%) Solaris
10 8 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.18%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.12%) Debian
14 3 (0.088%) AIX
14 3 (0.088%) Fedora
15 2 (0.059%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.059%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,481 (43.38%) Agile Software Development
2 1,122 (32.86%) MVC
3 782 (22.91%) TDD
4 557 (16.32%) Scrum
5 545 (15.96%) Web Development
6 468 (13.71%) Software Engineering
7 406 (11.89%) OO
8 386 (11.31%) BDD
9 348 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
10 320 (9.37%) Problem-Solving
11 288 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
12 273 (8.00%) Unit Testing
13 272 (7.97%) SDLC
14 265 (7.76%) Test Automation
15 215 (6.30%) Front End Development
16 193 (5.65%) E-Commerce
17 172 (5.04%) Digital Marketing
18 170 (4.98%) DevOps
19 169 (4.95%) OOP
20 163 (4.77%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1,770 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 1,608 (47.10%) C#
3 1,031 (30.20%) SQL
4 901 (26.39%) Java
5 494 (14.47%) PHP
6 313 (9.17%) Python
7 275 (8.06%) C++
8 189 (5.54%) T-SQL
9 180 (5.27%) TypeScript
10 152 (4.45%) Ruby
11 133 (3.90%) VB.NET
12 122 (3.57%) C
13 76 (2.23%) Java 8
14 67 (1.96%) PL/SQL
15 57 (1.67%) Objective-C
16 53 (1.55%) ES6
17 49 (1.44%) VB
18 47 (1.38%) Perl
19 45 (1.32%) PowerShell
20 43 (1.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 407 (11.92%) Degree
2 168 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 117 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 100 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 95 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 49 (1.44%) DV Cleared
7 30 (0.88%) MCPD
8 14 (0.41%) DBS Check
9 13 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
10 11 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
11 9 (0.26%) Master's Degree
12 7 (0.21%) ISEB
12 7 (0.21%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.21%) MCP
13 5 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.12%) Postgraduate
15 1 (0.029%) PhD
15 1 (0.029%) PMI Certification
15 1 (0.029%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (2.17%) QA
2 8 (0.23%) GDPR
3 7 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.12%) WCAG
6 3 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 110 (3.22%) Docker
2 11 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.21%) Firmware
5 4 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.059%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.029%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.029%) vSphere
7 1 (0.029%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 40 (1.17%) HockeyApp
2 30 (0.88%) Kubernetes
3 27 (0.79%) Ansible
4 20 (0.59%) Icinga
5 16 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 15 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (0.35%) Terraform
8 9 (0.26%) Puppet
9 7 (0.21%) Capistrano
10 5 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 5 (0.15%) Kibana
10 5 (0.15%) WSUS
11 3 (0.088%) CloudHub
11 3 (0.088%) Plesk
11 3 (0.088%) Salt
12 2 (0.059%) Endace
12 2 (0.059%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.059%) Packer
13 1 (0.029%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 591 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 237 (6.94%) Oracle
3 195 (5.71%) SAP
4 126 (3.69%) Google
5 85 (2.49%) Atlassian
6 45 (1.32%) Capita
7 36 (1.05%) Sitecore
8 35 (1.03%) Xamarin
9 30 (0.88%) Adobe
9 30 (0.88%) Apple
10 25 (0.73%) Red Hat
10 25 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
10 25 (0.73%) Zend
11 20 (0.59%) Twitter
12 19 (0.56%) Facebook
12 19 (0.56%) IBM
13 18 (0.53%) Informatica
14 17 (0.50%) Cognos
15 16 (0.47%) Tableau
16 15 (0.44%) Sage