The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 49 37 27
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 4 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.32% 3.32% 4.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 3.43% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 8
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Senior Developer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
299 321 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 98.68% 96.98% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 277 290 167
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Portsmouth region.

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title.

1 28 (93.33%) C#
2 24 (80.00%) .NET
3 23 (76.67%) SQL Server
4 21 (70.00%) ASP.NET
4 21 (70.00%) MVC
5 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 20 (66.67%) TDD
5 20 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (56.67%) CSS
6 17 (56.67%) HTML
7 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
7 16 (53.33%) MS Excel
8 15 (50.00%) OO
9 14 (46.67%) Linux
9 14 (46.67%) .NET Framework
9 14 (46.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 13 (43.33%) BDD
10 13 (43.33%) Retail
11 12 (40.00%) NUnit
11 12 (40.00%) Endeca
11 12 (40.00%) Confluence
11 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 12 (40.00%) Dapper ORM
11 12 (40.00%) JIRA
11 12 (40.00%) jQuery
11 12 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
11 12 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (40.00%) TeamCity
12 11 (36.67%) Open Source

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (40.00%) Confluence
2 10 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (53.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (76.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (33.33%) RavenDB
2 10 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) NUnit
1 12 (40.00%) JIRA
1 12 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (33.33%) ReSharper
2 10 (33.33%) WATIR
2 10 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (33.33%) Moq
2 10 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 10 (33.33%) NCrunch
3 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.33%) Ant
General
1 13 (43.33%) Retail
2 10 (33.33%) Back Office
3 8 (26.67%) Finance
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (80.00%) .NET
2 21 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 20 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (56.67%) CSS
4 17 (56.67%) HTML
5 14 (46.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 14 (46.67%) .NET Framework
6 12 (40.00%) jQuery
6 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 12 (40.00%) Dapper ORM
7 11 (36.67%) WCF
8 10 (33.33%) NHibernate
8 10 (33.33%) Spring.NET
8 10 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
8 10 (33.33%) StructureMap
8 10 (33.33%) MSMQ
8 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 9 (30.00%) Web Services
10 7 (23.33%) SOAP
11 5 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Open Source
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) MVC
2 20 (66.67%) TDD
3 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (50.00%) OO
5 13 (43.33%) BDD
6 12 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
7 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 10 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 10 (33.33%) OOD
7 10 (33.33%) Pair Programming
7 10 (33.33%) Refactoring
8 7 (23.33%) Scrum
9 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Document Management
9 3 (10.00%) Workflow
10 2 (6.67%) UML
10 2 (6.67%) SOA
10 2 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (6.67%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) C#
2 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (36.67%) VB.NET
4 10 (33.33%) Ruby
5 5 (16.67%) Java
6 4 (13.33%) PHP
7 3 (10.00%) C
8 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) Endeca
3 10 (33.33%) RedPrairie
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle