The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1791 1782 1965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 33.68% 34.03% 32.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.70% 34.87% 33.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1566 1592 1809
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,300
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 5162 5111 5787
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.08% 97.59% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4287 4330 4876
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 £55,648 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 0 668 £40,000 - 101
Gloucestershire 0 321 £42,500 - 27
Somerset +1 222 £40,000 +3.89% 35
Wiltshire 0 195 £40,000 - 32
Dorset 0 193 £35,000 -6.66% 51
Devon 0 143 £36,742 +10.41% 25
Cornwall +5 44 £30,000 -11.11% 4
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1790 (52.29%) JavaScript
2 1586 (46.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1538 (44.93%) HTML
4 1398 (40.84%) C#
5 1333 (38.94%) CSS
6 1316 (38.45%) .NET
7 1126 (32.90%) MVC
8 1074 (31.38%) Java
9 1031 (30.12%) SQL
10 968 (28.28%) SQL Server
11 913 (26.67%) ASP.NET
12 713 (20.83%) AngularJS
13 675 (19.72%) TDD
14 629 (18.38%) Git (software)
15 627 (18.32%) Scrum
15 627 (18.32%) PHP
16 597 (17.44%) Web Development
17 562 (16.42%) Finance
18 545 (15.92%) jQuery
19 530 (15.48%) OO
20 519 (15.16%) ASP.NET MVC
21 504 (14.72%) HTML5
22 495 (14.46%) MySQL
23 481 (14.05%) XML
24 463 (13.53%) Microsoft
25 461 (13.47%) Degree
26 453 (13.23%) Web Services
27 433 (12.65%) Software Engineering
28 407 (11.89%) Spring
29 381 (11.13%) .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
1 161 (4.70%) Tomcat
2 129 (3.77%) CMS
3 118 (3.45%) Apache
4 103 (3.01%) IIS
5 99 (2.89%) JBoss
6 91 (2.66%) Drupal
7 78 (2.28%) WordPress
8 63 (1.84%) SharePoint
9 60 (1.75%) Confluence
10 54 (1.58%) Mule
11 51 (1.49%) WebLogic
12 48 (1.40%) Mule ESB
13 46 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
13 46 (1.34%) Umbraco
14 44 (1.29%) WebSphere
15 40 (1.17%) Apache Spark
16 34 (0.99%) OpenStack
17 31 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
18 27 (0.79%) Jetty
19 26 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 48 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (1.11%) Photoshop
3 31 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 17 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.23%) Fireworks
8 7 (0.20%) InVision
9 6 (0.18%) Autodesk Inventor
9 6 (0.18%) Revit
10 3 (0.088%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.088%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.058%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.058%) GIMP
12 1 (0.029%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.029%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 1 (0.029%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 210 (6.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 41 (1.20%) Magento
3 36 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.38%) Endur
5 11 (0.32%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 8 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 6 (0.18%) Maximo
8 6 (0.18%) WebTrends
9 5 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.12%) FastStats
10 4 (0.12%) FastStats PeopleStage
10 4 (0.12%) Shopify
10 4 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
11 3 (0.088%) Payment Gateway
12 2 (0.058%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 269 (7.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 243 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
3 92 (2.69%) SaaS
4 67 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
5 56 (1.64%) GitHub
6 15 (0.44%) Slack
7 14 (0.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 12 (0.35%) Force.com
9 11 (0.32%) Office 365
10 9 (0.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 8 (0.23%) Heroku
12 7 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.20%) Google Play
12 7 (0.20%) IaaS
12 7 (0.20%) PaaS
13 6 (0.18%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.12%) Google Analytics
15 3 (0.088%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 2 (0.058%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 94 (2.75%) Internet
2 87 (2.54%) HTTP
3 28 (0.82%) SSL
4 20 (0.58%) Intranet
5 18 (0.53%) Kerberos
6 16 (0.47%) TCP/IP
7 11 (0.32%) DNS
8 9 (0.26%) Broadband
9 8 (0.23%) Skype
10 6 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.15%) ICMP
11 5 (0.15%) ZigBee
12 4 (0.12%) Extranet
13 3 (0.088%) Bluetooth
13 3 (0.088%) Firewall
13 3 (0.088%) SMTP
14 2 (0.058%) FTP
14 2 (0.058%) HbbTV
14 2 (0.058%) Wireless
15 1 (0.029%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 968 (28.28%) SQL Server
2 495 (14.46%) MySQL
3 299 (8.74%) NoSQL
4 227 (6.63%) MongoDB
5 217 (6.34%) Relational Database
6 121 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
7 118 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 109 (3.18%) Big Data
9 102 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 83 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
10 83 (2.42%) Hadoop
11 82 (2.40%) SQL Server 2016
12 75 (2.19%) RDBMS
13 73 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 72 (2.10%) SQL Server 2014
15 60 (1.75%) Power BI
16 54 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
17 44 (1.29%) Redis
18 43 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
18 43 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 629 (18.38%) Git (software)
2 186 (5.43%) JUnit
3 184 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 181 (5.29%) JIRA
5 172 (5.02%) Subversion
6 168 (4.91%) Maven
7 138 (4.03%) Jenkins
8 129 (3.77%) Visual Studio
9 93 (2.72%) IntelliJ
10 84 (2.45%) Selenium
11 83 (2.42%) NUnit
12 68 (1.99%) Eclipse
13 65 (1.90%) Grunt
14 52 (1.52%) Cucumber
15 50 (1.46%) Mockito
16 47 (1.37%) gulp
17 46 (1.34%) MSTest
18 44 (1.29%) TeamCity
19 42 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 37 (1.08%) Ant
General
1 562 (16.42%) Finance
2 309 (9.03%) Marketing
3 265 (7.74%) Telecoms
4 246 (7.19%) Electronics
5 232 (6.78%) Manufacturing
6 113 (3.30%) Retail
7 96 (2.80%) Games
8 76 (2.22%) Banking
9 69 (2.02%) Advertising
10 28 (0.82%) Back Office
11 15 (0.44%) Multimedia
12 14 (0.41%) Front Office
13 11 (0.32%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.32%) Legal
13 11 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.23%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.23%) Local Government
14 8 (0.23%) Publishing
15 7 (0.20%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.18%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1538 (44.93%) HTML
2 1333 (38.94%) CSS
3 1316 (38.45%) .NET
4 913 (26.67%) ASP.NET
5 713 (20.83%) AngularJS
6 545 (15.92%) jQuery
7 519 (15.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 504 (14.72%) HTML5
9 481 (14.05%) XML
10 453 (13.23%) Web Services
11 407 (11.89%) Spring
12 381 (11.13%) .NET Framework
13 372 (10.87%) REST
14 298 (8.71%) RESTful
15 297 (8.68%) Hibernate
16 283 (8.27%) JSON
17 275 (8.03%) ASP.NET Web API
18 271 (7.92%) Node.js
19 247 (7.22%) WCF
20 244 (7.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 308 (9.00%) Computer Science
2 271 (7.92%) Greenfield Project
3 262 (7.65%) User Experience
4 133 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
4 133 (3.89%) Mobile App
5 108 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
6 49 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 44 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
8 41 (1.20%) Social Media
9 35 (1.02%) iPad
10 28 (0.82%) e-Learning
10 28 (0.82%) Fintech
11 27 (0.79%) Internet of Things
12 21 (0.61%) Data Structures
13 19 (0.56%) Algorithms
14 18 (0.53%) Driving Licence
14 18 (0.53%) NHS
15 17 (0.50%) Streaming Music
16 16 (0.47%) AS400
17 15 (0.44%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 328 (9.58%) Linux
2 186 (5.43%) Windows
3 123 (3.59%) Apple iOS
4 114 (3.33%) Android
5 78 (2.28%) Unix
6 40 (1.17%) Windows Server
7 25 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (0.26%) CentOS
8 9 (0.26%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.15%) Debian
9 5 (0.15%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.15%) Solaris
10 4 (0.12%) AIX
10 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.088%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.058%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.058%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.029%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.029%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1586 (46.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1126 (32.90%) MVC
3 675 (19.72%) TDD
4 627 (18.32%) Scrum
5 597 (17.44%) Web Development
6 530 (15.48%) OO
7 433 (12.65%) Software Engineering
8 375 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
9 353 (10.31%) SDLC
10 333 (9.73%) BDD
11 321 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
12 276 (8.06%) OOP
13 271 (7.92%) Unit Testing
14 238 (6.95%) Front End Development
15 232 (6.78%) Digital Marketing
16 215 (6.28%) Programme Management
17 205 (5.99%) Test Automation
18 182 (5.32%) Kanban
19 166 (4.85%) Mathematics
20 156 (4.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1790 (52.29%) JavaScript
2 1398 (40.84%) C#
3 1074 (31.38%) Java
4 1031 (30.12%) SQL
5 627 (18.32%) PHP
6 264 (7.71%) C++
7 225 (6.57%) Python
8 215 (6.28%) T-SQL
9 124 (3.62%) VB.NET
10 121 (3.53%) C
11 87 (2.54%) Ruby
12 61 (1.78%) VB
13 59 (1.72%) PL/SQL
14 54 (1.58%) Objective-C
15 48 (1.40%) Apex Code
15 48 (1.40%) PowerShell
16 44 (1.29%) Bash Shell
16 44 (1.29%) Scala
17 41 (1.20%) Apple Swift
18 38 (1.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 461 (13.47%) Degree
2 180 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 169 (4.94%) Security Cleared
4 115 (3.36%) SC Cleared
5 29 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
6 27 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (0.76%) DV Cleared
8 15 (0.44%) PhD
9 10 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (0.23%) MCP
11 7 (0.20%) MCPD
12 3 (0.088%) ISEB
12 3 (0.088%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.088%) MCSD
13 2 (0.058%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.058%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.058%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.058%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.029%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (1.17%) QA
2 25 (0.73%) ISO 9001
3 23 (0.67%) ISO 14001
4 6 (0.18%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.18%) WCAG
5 4 (0.12%) SLA
5 4 (0.12%) WAI
6 2 (0.058%) TickIT
7 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.029%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (1.72%) Docker
2 18 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.50%) Firmware
4 2 (0.058%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.029%) HDFS
5 1 (0.029%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.029%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.029%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 48 (1.40%) Ansible
2 39 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (1.11%) Puppet
4 15 (0.44%) Kibana
4 15 (0.44%) logstash
4 15 (0.44%) Salt
5 7 (0.20%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.12%) Icinga
6 4 (0.12%) Nagios
6 4 (0.12%) Oozie
7 2 (0.058%) HockeyApp
8 1 (0.029%) cPanel
8 1 (0.029%) Grafana
8 1 (0.029%) Graphite
8 1 (0.029%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 463 (13.53%) Microsoft
2 232 (6.78%) Oracle
3 222 (6.49%) SAP
4 100 (2.92%) Zend
5 76 (2.22%) Google
6 73 (2.13%) Adobe
7 69 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
8 67 (1.96%) Apple
9 55 (1.61%) Xamarin
10 23 (0.67%) IBM
11 22 (0.64%) Tableau
12 21 (0.61%) Sitecore
13 19 (0.56%) Coverity
13 19 (0.56%) Facebook
14 14 (0.41%) Pega
15 13 (0.38%) OpenLink
15 13 (0.38%) TIBCO
16 11 (0.32%) Informatica
17 10 (0.29%) Apigee
17 10 (0.29%) Sybase
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £competitive+flexi time+pension +great bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Healthcare, Pluralsight, Free park
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Lydney, Gloucestershire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Remote working available, Excellen
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20k - 25k per year + benefits
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Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lydney, Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + great benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + fantastic benefits
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Exeter, Devon
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
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Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
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Wiltshire
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
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Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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