Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 3569 3395 3793
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 34.94% 31.25% 31.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.82% 32.22% 32.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3231 3086 3557
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £25,650
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 9964 10538 11547
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.55% 96.99% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8263 8900 9774
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,613 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -1 1304 £40,000 -5.88% 90
Somerset 0 582 £41,000 +2.50% 27
Dorset 0 532 £35,000 -6.67% 24
Gloucestershire +2 461 £42,500 - 24
Wiltshire 0 336 £42,000 -1.18% 18
Devon 0 258 £40,000 +19.40% 3
Cornwall +23 81 £35,000 +7.69%
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 1919 (53.77%) JavaScript
2 1587 (44.47%) Agile Software Development
3 1583 (44.35%) HTML
4 1480 (41.47%) C#
5 1449 (40.60%) .NET
6 1388 (38.89%) CSS
7 1242 (34.80%) MVC
8 1166 (32.67%) SQL
9 1119 (31.35%) SQL Server
10 978 (27.40%) ASP.NET
11 967 (27.09%) Java
12 796 (22.30%) AngularJS
13 738 (20.68%) TDD
14 715 (20.03%) Git (software)
15 672 (18.83%) Web Development
16 573 (16.05%) Microsoft
17 565 (15.83%) PHP
18 555 (15.55%) Finance
19 547 (15.33%) jQuery
20 531 (14.88%) ASP.NET MVC
21 501 (14.04%) HTML5
22 485 (13.59%) Business Intelligence
23 447 (12.52%) Web Services
24 445 (12.47%) Software Engineering
24 445 (12.47%) Degree
25 434 (12.16%) OO
26 432 (12.10%) XML
26 432 (12.10%) Scrum
27 411 (11.52%) RESTful
28 402 (11.26%) MySQL

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
1 159 (4.46%) CMS
2 128 (3.59%) Tomcat
3 110 (3.08%) Apache
4 95 (2.66%) SharePoint
5 87 (2.44%) IIS
6 81 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
7 74 (2.07%) JBoss
7 74 (2.07%) Umbraco
8 71 (1.99%) WordPress
9 66 (1.85%) Mule
10 57 (1.60%) Mule ESB
11 53 (1.49%) Confluence
11 53 (1.49%) Drupal
12 46 (1.29%) Apache Solr
13 43 (1.20%) EPiServer
14 38 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
15 35 (0.98%) Apache Spark
16 34 (0.95%) nginx
17 19 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
17 19 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 48 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (0.90%) Photoshop
3 31 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
4 25 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
5 20 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.20%) InDesign
7 5 (0.14%) Autodesk Inventor
8 4 (0.11%) Revit
9 3 (0.084%) InVision
9 3 (0.084%) SPSS
10 1 (0.028%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.028%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.028%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.028%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.028%) CATIA
10 1 (0.028%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.028%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.028%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (0.028%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.028%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 52 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (1.15%) Magento
3 17 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.22%) Maximo
5 8 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
6 7 (0.20%) Shopify
7 5 (0.14%) OpenCart
7 5 (0.14%) Zen Cart
8 4 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
9 3 (0.084%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.056%) Endur
10 2 (0.056%) Exstream
10 2 (0.056%) nopCommerce
10 2 (0.056%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.028%) BusinessWorks
11 1 (0.028%) Cognos TM1
11 1 (0.028%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.028%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 339 (9.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 316 (8.85%) Amazon AWS
3 165 (4.62%) SaaS
4 87 (2.44%) GitHub
5 70 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
6 47 (1.32%) npm
7 39 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
8 26 (0.73%) Google Play
9 24 (0.67%) PaaS
10 20 (0.56%) IaaS
11 16 (0.45%) Amazon S3
12 15 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (0.34%) Office 365
14 10 (0.28%) Slack
15 9 (0.25%) Serverless
16 8 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
17 7 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 6 (0.17%) Algolia
18 6 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
18 6 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 92 (2.58%) Internet
2 50 (1.40%) HTTP
3 37 (1.04%) SMS
4 29 (0.81%) Wireless
5 19 (0.53%) Intranet
6 16 (0.45%) SSL
7 9 (0.25%) DNS
7 9 (0.25%) Network Security
8 7 (0.20%) Kerberos
9 6 (0.17%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.17%) SMTP
10 5 (0.14%) Extranet
10 5 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.11%) VPN
11 4 (0.11%) ZigBee
12 3 (0.084%) Firewall
12 3 (0.084%) HbbTV
12 3 (0.084%) TCP/IP
13 2 (0.056%) SAN
13 2 (0.056%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1119 (31.35%) SQL Server
2 402 (11.26%) MySQL
3 256 (7.17%) NoSQL
4 219 (6.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 216 (6.05%) Relational Database
6 200 (5.60%) MongoDB
7 184 (5.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 139 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
9 129 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
10 128 (3.59%) SQL Server 2016
11 103 (2.89%) Hadoop
12 87 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 86 (2.41%) Big Data
13 86 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
14 85 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 85 (2.38%) RDBMS
15 79 (2.21%) Power BI
15 79 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
16 68 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
17 58 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 715 (20.03%) Git (software)
2 206 (5.77%) Visual Studio
3 203 (5.69%) JIRA
4 188 (5.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 164 (4.60%) JUnit
6 150 (4.20%) Subversion
7 142 (3.98%) Jenkins
8 101 (2.83%) Maven
8 101 (2.83%) NUnit
9 87 (2.44%) Grunt
9 87 (2.44%) gulp
10 77 (2.16%) IntelliJ
11 72 (2.02%) Selenium
12 65 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 64 (1.79%) TeamCity
14 62 (1.74%) Eclipse
15 61 (1.71%) webpack
16 45 (1.26%) Bitbucket
17 41 (1.15%) Calabash
18 37 (1.04%) Mercurial
General
1 555 (15.55%) Finance
2 329 (9.22%) Marketing
3 305 (8.55%) Electronics
4 291 (8.15%) Telecoms
5 284 (7.96%) Manufacturing
6 173 (4.85%) Retail
7 96 (2.69%) Banking
8 95 (2.66%) Games
9 86 (2.41%) Advertising
10 32 (0.90%) Law
11 18 (0.50%) Multimedia
12 17 (0.48%) Automotive
13 16 (0.45%) Music Industry
13 16 (0.45%) Online Betting
14 14 (0.39%) Aerospace
15 11 (0.31%) Local Government
15 11 (0.31%) Military
16 9 (0.25%) Legal
16 9 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1583 (44.35%) HTML
2 1449 (40.60%) .NET
3 1388 (38.89%) CSS
4 978 (27.40%) ASP.NET
5 796 (22.30%) AngularJS
6 547 (15.33%) jQuery
7 531 (14.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 501 (14.04%) HTML5
9 447 (12.52%) Web Services
10 432 (12.10%) XML
11 411 (11.52%) RESTful
12 388 (10.87%) Node.js
13 368 (10.31%) .NET Framework
14 340 (9.53%) React
15 339 (9.50%) Spring
16 328 (9.19%) REST
17 275 (7.71%) ASP.NET Web API
18 267 (7.48%) JSON
19 259 (7.26%) Hibernate
20 249 (6.98%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 298 (8.35%) Computer Science
2 295 (8.27%) User Experience
3 275 (7.71%) Greenfield Project
4 132 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 102 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 61 (1.71%) Data Structures
6 61 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 32 (0.90%) Fintech
8 30 (0.84%) iPad
9 29 (0.81%) Algorithms
9 29 (0.81%) Management Information System
10 26 (0.73%) iPhone
11 23 (0.64%) AS400
11 23 (0.64%) Social Media
12 21 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
13 20 (0.56%) e-Learning
14 18 (0.50%) Digital Media
14 18 (0.50%) N-Tier
15 17 (0.48%) Client/Server
15 17 (0.48%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 375 (10.51%) Linux
2 177 (4.96%) Windows
3 169 (4.74%) Android
4 148 (4.15%) Apple iOS
5 55 (1.54%) Unix
6 20 (0.56%) Windows Server
7 10 (0.28%) Solaris
7 10 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.22%) Debian
9 7 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.17%) CentOS
11 5 (0.14%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.11%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.11%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.084%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.056%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.028%) AIX
15 1 (0.028%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.028%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1587 (44.47%) Agile Software Development
2 1242 (34.80%) MVC
3 738 (20.68%) TDD
4 672 (18.83%) Web Development
5 485 (13.59%) Business Intelligence
6 445 (12.47%) Software Engineering
7 434 (12.16%) OO
8 432 (12.10%) Scrum
9 345 (9.67%) BDD
10 308 (8.63%) SDLC
11 295 (8.27%) Front End Development
12 280 (7.85%) Digital Marketing
13 269 (7.54%) OOP
14 254 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
14 254 (7.12%) Programme Management
15 220 (6.16%) E-Commerce
16 212 (5.94%) Test Automation
17 206 (5.77%) Unit Testing
18 199 (5.58%) Microservices
19 157 (4.40%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1919 (53.77%) JavaScript
2 1480 (41.47%) C#
3 1166 (32.67%) SQL
4 967 (27.09%) Java
5 565 (15.83%) PHP
6 294 (8.24%) T-SQL
7 258 (7.23%) C++
8 224 (6.28%) Python
9 131 (3.67%) Ruby
10 118 (3.31%) VB.NET
11 84 (2.35%) C
12 66 (1.85%) Objective-C
13 64 (1.79%) TypeScript
14 56 (1.57%) Apple Swift
15 53 (1.49%) VB
16 45 (1.26%) ES6
17 37 (1.04%) Go
17 37 (1.04%) Scala
18 35 (0.98%) PowerShell
19 29 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 445 (12.47%) Degree
2 156 (4.37%) Security Cleared
3 150 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 122 (3.42%) SC Cleared
5 45 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (0.95%) Numerate Degree
7 16 (0.45%) MCPD
8 14 (0.39%) PhD
9 11 (0.31%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.28%) HND
11 9 (0.25%) Master's Degree
12 6 (0.17%) HNC
13 3 (0.084%) MCSE
14 2 (0.056%) MCP
15 1 (0.028%) ISEB
15 1 (0.028%) ISTQB
15 1 (0.028%) PMI Certification
15 1 (0.028%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (1.65%) QA
2 13 (0.36%) WCAG
3 7 (0.20%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.20%) WAI
4 5 (0.14%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.14%) SLA
5 4 (0.11%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.056%) MiFID
7 1 (0.028%) ECSS
7 1 (0.028%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.028%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 136 (3.81%) Docker
2 12 (0.34%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.11%) Firmware
3 4 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.084%) HDFS
5 2 (0.056%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.028%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.028%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.028%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (1.23%) Ansible
2 23 (0.64%) Puppet
3 21 (0.59%) HockeyApp
3 21 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.34%) Kubernetes
5 11 (0.31%) Capistrano
6 7 (0.20%) Terraform
7 5 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (0.14%) Kibana
8 3 (0.084%) Nagios
8 3 (0.084%) Salt
8 3 (0.084%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.056%) Icinga
10 1 (0.028%) cPanel
10 1 (0.028%) logstash
10 1 (0.028%) rkt
10 1 (0.028%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 573 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 257 (7.20%) SAP
3 160 (4.48%) Oracle
4 146 (4.09%) Google
5 94 (2.63%) Apple
6 73 (2.05%) Zend
7 57 (1.60%) Adobe
8 50 (1.40%) Sitecore
9 30 (0.84%) Atlassian
10 26 (0.73%) Xamarin
11 24 (0.67%) Twitter
12 23 (0.64%) Facebook
13 22 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
14 18 (0.50%) Tableau
15 17 (0.48%) IBM
16 12 (0.34%) Citrix
17 10 (0.28%) Telerik
18 8 (0.22%) Cognizant
18 8 (0.22%) JD Edwards
18 8 (0.22%) PeopleSoft