Developer Jobs in the South West

Developer
England > South West

The median Developer salary in the South West is £50,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 23 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 6 10 2
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,538 925 1,895
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 14.56% 14.35% 21.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.14% 16.16% 22.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,311 657 1,356
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £54,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.41% +2.86% +16.67%
75th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% +9.09%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South West

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies 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.

Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10,157 5,725 8,324
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.15% 88.79% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7,334 3,659 5,114
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £37,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £64,750 £68,750 £65,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,713 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.53% +1.19% +9.09%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Developer in the South West.

Salary trend for Developer in the South West

Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in the South West over the 6 months to 23 June 2024.

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 23 June 2024. 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
Jobs
Bristol +7 526 £57,500 +0.74% 47
Devon +12 266 £45,000 - 29
Gloucestershire +8 249 £50,000 -9.09% 26
Dorset -7 192 £53,875 +2.62% 10
Wiltshire -2 151 £50,000 -7.41% 12
Somerset +5 112 £47,500 -11.63% 27
Cornwall +2 18 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2024, Developer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 536 (34.85%) JavaScript
2 458 (29.78%) C#
3 428 (27.83%) .NET
4 400 (26.01%) Agile
5 388 (25.23%) Full Stack Development
6 354 (23.02%) HTML
7 343 (22.30%) React
8 331 (21.52%) Azure
9 330 (21.46%) CSS
10 309 (20.09%) Microsoft
11 277 (18.01%) DevOps
12 258 (16.78%) Social Skills
13 246 (15.99%) Git
14 237 (15.41%) Problem-Solving
15 228 (14.82%) SQL
16 226 (14.69%) SQL Server
17 222 (14.43%) PHP
18 217 (14.11%) MVC
19 213 (13.85%) AWS
20 209 (13.59%) Software Engineering
21 203 (13.20%) Scrum
22 198 (12.87%) Degree
23 196 (12.74%) TypeScript
24 194 (12.61%) ASP.NET
25 190 (12.35%) AngularJS
26 186 (12.09%) Java
27 159 (10.34%) Web Development
28 157 (10.21%) MySQL
29 156 (10.14%) Vue
30 153 (9.95%) Security Cleared

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 67 (4.36%) Confluence
2 56 (3.64%) WordPress
3 46 (2.99%) CMS
4 33 (2.15%) Umbraco
5 22 (1.43%) IIS
6 19 (1.24%) Headless CMS
7 17 (1.11%) Kentico
7 17 (1.11%) SharePoint
7 17 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
8 16 (1.04%) Apache
9 4 (0.26%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.20%) SAS
10 3 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.13%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.13%) Drupal
11 2 (0.13%) GeoServer
11 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Exchange
12 1 (0.065%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.065%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 16 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.46%) Adobe XD
3 6 (0.39%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.26%) Simulink
4 4 (0.26%) Stateflow
5 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.20%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.72%) Shopify
3 5 (0.33%) Magento
4 4 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.26%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.20%) Maximo
6 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.065%) iTrent
7 1 (0.065%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 331 (21.52%) Azure
2 213 (13.85%) AWS
3 106 (6.89%) Azure DevOps
4 94 (6.11%) Power Platform
5 62 (4.03%) PowerApps
6 61 (3.97%) SaaS
7 57 (3.71%) Power Automate
8 50 (3.25%) Microsoft 365
9 38 (2.47%) GitHub
10 35 (2.28%) Dynamics 365
11 26 (1.69%) GCP
12 17 (1.11%) Kontent
13 14 (0.91%) Firebase
14 13 (0.85%) npm
15 12 (0.78%) Figma
15 12 (0.78%) Serverless
16 7 (0.46%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 6 (0.39%) Azure Machine Learning
17 6 (0.39%) Google Play
17 6 (0.39%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.63%) Internet
2 15 (0.98%) HTTP
3 14 (0.91%) DNS
4 11 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.65%) WAN
6 9 (0.59%) SMTP
7 8 (0.52%) 5G
7 8 (0.52%) SD-WAN
8 7 (0.46%) SSL
8 7 (0.46%) VoIP
9 6 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.26%) Wireless
11 3 (0.20%) Firewall
12 2 (0.13%) LAN
12 2 (0.13%) VPN
13 1 (0.065%) FTP
13 1 (0.065%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (14.69%) SQL Server
2 157 (10.21%) MySQL
3 70 (4.55%) Power BI
4 42 (2.73%) NoSQL
5 41 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
6 36 (2.34%) MongoDB
7 32 (2.08%) Relational Database
8 23 (1.50%) Azure SQL Database
9 18 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (0.85%) GIS
10 13 (0.85%) Oracle Database
11 12 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (0.59%) Tableau
14 8 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (0.52%) Qlik Sense
14 8 (0.52%) Redis
15 5 (0.33%) DynamoDB
15 5 (0.33%) Power Query
Development Applications
1 246 (15.99%) Git
2 89 (5.79%) Visual Studio
3 88 (5.72%) JIRA
4 71 (4.62%) Bitbucket
5 59 (3.84%) Sourcetree
6 26 (1.69%) Jenkins
7 25 (1.63%) GitLab
8 12 (0.78%) Android Studio
9 10 (0.65%) webpack
10 9 (0.59%) Storybook
10 9 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (0.52%) Selenium
12 7 (0.46%) LabVIEW
12 7 (0.46%) Subversion
13 5 (0.33%) Rational Rhapsody
14 4 (0.26%) Cypress.io
14 4 (0.26%) Gradle
14 4 (0.26%) Maven
15 3 (0.20%) SpecFlow
15 3 (0.20%) xUnit.net
General
1 258 (16.78%) Social Skills
2 104 (6.76%) Finance
3 90 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
4 86 (5.59%) Games
5 76 (4.94%) Presentation Skills
6 49 (3.19%) Fire and Rescue
7 41 (2.67%) Marketing
7 41 (2.67%) Retail
8 39 (2.54%) Tech for Good
9 26 (1.69%) Manufacturing
10 24 (1.56%) Public Sector
11 23 (1.50%) Aviation
12 21 (1.37%) Electronics
12 21 (1.37%) Legal
13 19 (1.24%) Advertising
14 18 (1.17%) Aerospace
15 15 (0.98%) Telecoms
16 14 (0.91%) Law
17 13 (0.85%) Publishing
18 12 (0.78%) Health Technology
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 428 (27.83%) .NET
2 354 (23.02%) HTML
3 343 (22.30%) React
4 330 (21.46%) CSS
5 194 (12.61%) ASP.NET
6 190 (12.35%) AngularJS
7 156 (10.14%) Vue
8 146 (9.49%) .NET Core
9 141 (9.17%) .NET Framework
10 136 (8.84%) Laravel
11 105 (6.83%) Entity Framework
12 91 (5.92%) Node.js
13 86 (5.59%) jQuery
14 83 (5.40%) ASP.NET MVC
15 69 (4.49%) HTML5
16 68 (4.42%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 66 (4.29%) RESTful
18 64 (4.16%) REST
19 62 (4.03%) ASP.NET Web API
19 62 (4.03%) Blazor
Miscellaneous
1 67 (4.36%) Virtual Reality
2 50 (3.25%) Mobile App
3 44 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
4 30 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
5 28 (1.82%) IoT
6 23 (1.50%) Private Cloud
7 22 (1.43%) Onboarding
8 20 (1.30%) Product Ownership
9 17 (1.11%) Virtual Team
10 16 (1.04%) GNSS
11 13 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (0.72%) Analytical Mindset
12 11 (0.72%) Animation
13 10 (0.65%) Tandem
14 9 (0.59%) FPGA
14 9 (0.59%) Renewable Energy
14 9 (0.59%) Social Network
14 9 (0.59%) VHDL
15 8 (0.52%) Algorithms
15 8 (0.52%) Low-Code
Operating Systems
1 65 (4.23%) Android
2 53 (3.45%) Windows
3 50 (3.25%) Linux
4 39 (2.54%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.52%) Unix
6 5 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (0.26%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.13%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.065%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (26.01%) Agile
2 388 (25.23%) Full Stack Development
3 277 (18.01%) DevOps
4 237 (15.41%) Problem-Solving
5 217 (14.11%) MVC
6 209 (13.59%) Software Engineering
7 203 (13.20%) Scrum
8 159 (10.34%) Web Development
9 147 (9.56%) CI/CD
10 127 (8.26%) Design Patterns
10 127 (8.26%) Microservices
11 119 (7.74%) User Experience
12 114 (7.41%) Mentoring
13 109 (7.09%) Front End Development
14 83 (5.40%) Computer Science
15 79 (5.14%) OOP
16 74 (4.81%) Continuous Improvement
17 72 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
18 68 (4.42%) CRM
18 68 (4.42%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 536 (34.85%) JavaScript
2 458 (29.78%) C#
3 228 (14.82%) SQL
4 222 (14.43%) PHP
5 196 (12.74%) TypeScript
6 186 (12.09%) Java
7 96 (6.24%) Python
8 43 (2.80%) C++
9 32 (2.08%) VB.NET
10 31 (2.02%) C
11 30 (1.95%) T-SQL
12 27 (1.76%) Kotlin
13 19 (1.24%) Swift
14 18 (1.17%) Ruby
15 16 (1.04%) VB
16 13 (0.85%) MATLAB
17 12 (0.78%) PowerShell
17 12 (0.78%) Shell Script
18 11 (0.72%) PL/SQL
18 11 (0.72%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 198 (12.87%) Degree
2 153 (9.95%) Security Cleared
3 124 (8.06%) SC Cleared
4 63 (4.10%) BPSS Clearance
5 49 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (1.04%) Master's Degree
7 11 (0.72%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.33%) PhD
10 3 (0.20%) MCPD
11 2 (0.13%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.13%) Azure Certification
11 2 (0.13%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.13%) HND
12 1 (0.065%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.065%) MCSA
12 1 (0.065%) MCSD
12 1 (0.065%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.065%) RIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (2.86%) QA
2 12 (0.78%) Accessibility
3 6 (0.39%) GDPR
4 5 (0.33%) WCAG
5 4 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.065%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (5.14%) Docker
2 16 (1.04%) Embedded Firmware
2 16 (1.04%) Firmware
3 1 (0.065%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 60 (3.90%) Kubernetes
2 12 (0.78%) Ansible
3 9 (0.59%) Terraform
4 7 (0.46%) Kibana
5 1 (0.065%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (0.065%) Nagios
5 1 (0.065%) Progress Chef
5 1 (0.065%) Puppet
5 1 (0.065%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 309 (20.09%) Microsoft
2 41 (2.67%) Xamarin
3 36 (2.34%) Google
4 34 (2.21%) Oracle
5 17 (1.11%) Optimizely
5 17 (1.11%) Sitecore
6 9 (0.59%) Apple
6 9 (0.59%) Facebook
7 8 (0.52%) Altera
7 8 (0.52%) Green Hills
7 8 (0.52%) Motorola
7 8 (0.52%) Twitter
7 8 (0.52%) Xilinx
8 7 (0.46%) Adobe
8 7 (0.46%) WooCommerce
9 6 (0.39%) Atlassian
9 6 (0.39%) Salesforce
9 6 (0.39%) UiPath
10 5 (0.33%) Databricks
10 5 (0.33%) Splunk