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 to 16 April 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
16 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 7 11 2
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,384 1,076 1,935
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 15.39% 14.60% 24.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.01% 16.28% 25.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,218 782 1,463
10th Percentile £32,025 £36,250 £33,338
25th Percentile £41,227 £41,932 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% - +16.67%
75th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £82,291
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

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.

Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 8,646 6,610 7,595
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.14% 89.69% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6,395 4,001 5,136
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £54,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +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 16 April 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 16 April 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 +2 474 £59,000 +2.61% 60
Gloucestershire +13 267 £50,000 -4.76% 21
Devon +12 188 £45,000 - 20
Dorset -2 164 £52,500 - 13
Wiltshire 0 147 £48,750 -5.80% 11
Somerset +10 97 £50,000 -4.76% 22
Cornwall +5 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 16 April 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.

1 513 (37.07%) JavaScript
2 472 (34.10%) C#
3 427 (30.85%) .NET
4 392 (28.32%) Agile
5 344 (24.86%) Full Stack Development
6 342 (24.71%) Microsoft
7 334 (24.13%) HTML
8 329 (23.77%) Azure
9 305 (22.04%) CSS
10 297 (21.46%) React
11 278 (20.09%) DevOps
12 253 (18.28%) Social Skills
12 253 (18.28%) Git
13 242 (17.49%) Software Engineering
14 237 (17.12%) SQL
15 228 (16.47%) Scrum
16 219 (15.82%) MVC
16 219 (15.82%) Problem-Solving
17 217 (15.68%) SQL Server
18 215 (15.53%) AWS
19 213 (15.39%) Degree
20 202 (14.60%) PHP
21 198 (14.31%) AngularJS
22 196 (14.16%) Java
23 188 (13.58%) TypeScript
24 185 (13.37%) ASP.NET
25 172 (12.43%) Security Cleared
26 161 (11.63%) Design Patterns
27 148 (10.69%) SC Cleared
28 147 (10.62%) Vue

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 94 (6.79%) Confluence
2 57 (4.12%) WordPress
3 44 (3.18%) CMS
4 31 (2.24%) Umbraco
5 30 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 22 (1.59%) IIS
7 18 (1.30%) Apache
7 18 (1.30%) Headless CMS
8 16 (1.16%) Kentico
8 16 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.29%) NServiceBus
9 4 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.22%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.22%) GeoServer
10 3 (0.22%) SAS
11 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Exchange
11 2 (0.14%) Mule
12 1 (0.072%) Drupal
12 1 (0.072%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (1.08%) InfoPath
1 15 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.58%) Adobe XD
3 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.29%) Simulink
3 4 (0.29%) Stateflow
4 3 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.072%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.16%) Maximo
2 9 (0.65%) Shopify
3 7 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.51%) Magento
4 4 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.29%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 329 (23.77%) Azure
2 215 (15.53%) AWS
3 112 (8.09%) Azure DevOps
4 98 (7.08%) Power Platform
5 60 (4.34%) Microsoft 365
6 59 (4.26%) Power Automate
6 59 (4.26%) PowerApps
7 36 (2.60%) GitHub
7 36 (2.60%) SaaS
8 34 (2.46%) GCP
9 26 (1.88%) Dynamics 365
10 19 (1.37%) Serverless
11 16 (1.16%) Kontent
12 14 (1.01%) Firebase
12 14 (1.01%) npm
13 11 (0.79%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 11 (0.79%) Figma
14 9 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
15 6 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (0.43%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.66%) Internet
2 14 (1.01%) HTTP
3 13 (0.94%) DNS
4 10 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.51%) SMTP
5 7 (0.51%) SSL
5 7 (0.51%) VoIP
5 7 (0.51%) WAN
6 6 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.36%) 5G
7 5 (0.36%) SD-WAN
8 3 (0.22%) Firewall
9 2 (0.14%) LAN
9 2 (0.14%) Network Security
9 2 (0.14%) SNMP
9 2 (0.14%) VPN
9 2 (0.14%) Wireless
10 1 (0.072%) DHCP
10 1 (0.072%) FTP
10 1 (0.072%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (15.68%) SQL Server
2 141 (10.19%) MySQL
3 69 (4.99%) NoSQL
4 65 (4.70%) Power BI
5 36 (2.60%) MongoDB
6 35 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
7 28 (2.02%) Relational Database
8 26 (1.88%) Azure SQL Database
8 26 (1.88%) GIS
9 25 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
11 16 (1.16%) Oracle Database
12 11 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (0.65%) Redis
13 9 (0.65%) Tableau
14 8 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (0.58%) Qlik Sense
15 4 (0.29%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 253 (18.28%) Git
2 120 (8.67%) Visual Studio
3 115 (8.31%) JIRA
4 97 (7.01%) Bitbucket
5 59 (4.26%) Sourcetree
6 24 (1.73%) Jenkins
7 23 (1.66%) GitLab
7 23 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (1.08%) Android Studio
9 9 (0.65%) Storybook
10 7 (0.51%) Selenium
10 7 (0.51%) Subversion
11 6 (0.43%) Cypress.io
11 6 (0.43%) Maven
11 6 (0.43%) Rational Rhapsody
12 5 (0.36%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.29%) Gradle
14 3 (0.22%) REST Assured
14 3 (0.22%) Spinnaker
14 3 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 253 (18.28%) Social Skills
2 111 (8.02%) Games
3 110 (7.95%) Finance
4 105 (7.59%) Presentation Skills
5 81 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (3.25%) Fire and Rescue
7 41 (2.96%) Retail
8 37 (2.67%) Marketing
9 28 (2.02%) Tech for Good
10 23 (1.66%) Public Sector
11 18 (1.30%) Electronics
11 18 (1.30%) Legal
12 17 (1.23%) Advertising
13 15 (1.08%) Banking
14 13 (0.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 13 (0.94%) Publishing
15 12 (0.87%) Law
16 11 (0.79%) Organisational Skills
17 10 (0.72%) Automotive
17 10 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 427 (30.85%) .NET
2 334 (24.13%) HTML
3 305 (22.04%) CSS
4 297 (21.46%) React
5 198 (14.31%) AngularJS
6 185 (13.37%) ASP.NET
7 147 (10.62%) Vue
8 142 (10.26%) .NET Framework
9 135 (9.75%) .NET Core
10 129 (9.32%) Laravel
11 103 (7.44%) Entity Framework
12 97 (7.01%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 86 (6.21%) ASP.NET MVC
14 85 (6.14%) REST
15 81 (5.85%) jQuery
16 80 (5.78%) Node.js
17 77 (5.56%) RESTful
18 70 (5.06%) HTML5
19 59 (4.26%) Blazor
20 54 (3.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 95 (6.86%) Virtual Reality
2 42 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 39 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
5 25 (1.81%) IoT
6 22 (1.59%) Private Cloud
7 19 (1.37%) Onboarding
7 19 (1.37%) Product Ownership
8 16 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (1.16%) Virtual Team
9 11 (0.79%) Analytical Mindset
9 11 (0.79%) Animation
9 11 (0.79%) GNSS
10 9 (0.65%) Low-Code
10 9 (0.65%) Renewable Energy
10 9 (0.65%) Social Network
11 8 (0.58%) Algorithms
11 8 (0.58%) AS400
11 8 (0.58%) Tandem
12 7 (0.51%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 61 (4.41%) Android
2 50 (3.61%) Linux
2 50 (3.61%) Windows
3 41 (2.96%) Apple iOS
4 7 (0.51%) Unix
5 5 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (0.29%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.14%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.072%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (28.32%) Agile
2 344 (24.86%) Full Stack Development
3 278 (20.09%) DevOps
4 242 (17.49%) Software Engineering
5 228 (16.47%) Scrum
6 219 (15.82%) MVC
6 219 (15.82%) Problem-Solving
7 161 (11.63%) Design Patterns
8 128 (9.25%) CI/CD
8 128 (9.25%) Web Development
9 122 (8.82%) Microservices
10 115 (8.31%) User Experience
11 108 (7.80%) Mentoring
12 99 (7.15%) Front End Development
13 94 (6.79%) UML
14 91 (6.58%) Use Case
15 82 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
16 81 (5.85%) OOP
17 75 (5.42%) TDD
18 72 (5.20%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 513 (37.07%) JavaScript
2 472 (34.10%) C#
3 237 (17.12%) SQL
4 202 (14.60%) PHP
5 196 (14.16%) Java
6 188 (13.58%) TypeScript
7 94 (6.79%) Python
8 38 (2.75%) C++
9 33 (2.38%) Kotlin
10 27 (1.95%) T-SQL
11 25 (1.81%) C
12 24 (1.73%) VB.NET
13 18 (1.30%) Swift
14 16 (1.16%) PowerShell
15 15 (1.08%) Ruby
16 14 (1.01%) Ada
17 13 (0.94%) PL/SQL
17 13 (0.94%) Shell Script
18 10 (0.72%) MATLAB
18 10 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 213 (15.39%) Degree
2 172 (12.43%) Security Cleared
3 148 (10.69%) SC Cleared
4 104 (7.51%) BPSS Clearance
5 40 (2.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (0.94%) Master's Degree
7 10 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.58%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.36%) PhD
10 4 (0.29%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.29%) Azure Certification
10 4 (0.29%) MCPD
11 3 (0.22%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.14%) HND
13 1 (0.072%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
13 1 (0.072%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.072%) MCSA
13 1 (0.072%) MCSD
13 1 (0.072%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.072%) RIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (3.83%) QA
2 29 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 15288
3 9 (0.65%) Accessibility
4 6 (0.43%) GDPR
5 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.22%) WCAG
7 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.14%) MISRA
8 1 (0.072%) SLA
System Software
1 92 (6.65%) Docker
2 11 (0.79%) Embedded Firmware
2 11 (0.79%) Firmware
3 1 (0.072%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 70 (5.06%) Kubernetes
2 11 (0.79%) Ansible
2 11 (0.79%) Terraform
3 7 (0.51%) Kibana
4 1 (0.072%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 1 (0.072%) Nagios
4 1 (0.072%) Progress Chef
4 1 (0.072%) Puppet
4 1 (0.072%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 342 (24.71%) Microsoft
2 43 (3.11%) Xamarin
3 41 (2.96%) Google
4 39 (2.82%) Oracle
5 16 (1.16%) Optimizely
5 16 (1.16%) Sitecore
6 12 (0.87%) IBM
7 9 (0.65%) Apple
7 9 (0.65%) Facebook
8 8 (0.58%) Adobe
8 8 (0.58%) Twitter
9 7 (0.51%) WooCommerce
10 6 (0.43%) Databricks
11 5 (0.36%) Altera
11 5 (0.36%) Green Hills
11 5 (0.36%) Motorola
11 5 (0.36%) Salesforce
11 5 (0.36%) Splunk
11 5 (0.36%) UiPath
11 5 (0.36%) Xilinx