The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 33 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 54 48 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 7.08% 7.96% 8.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.56% 8.33% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 54 43 47
Average salary £40,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £47,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Senior Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
714 576 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.58% 95.52% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 597 505 532
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Somerset

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Somerset

Senior Developer
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -6 34 £45,000 +20.00% 14
Street -6 5 £60,000 +26.31%
Taunton -1 4 £35,000 +4.10%
Wells - 2 £42,000 - 1
Clevedon - 1 £47,500 - 1
Senior Developer
South West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 63 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (49.07%) .NET
3 47 (43.52%) C#
4 41 (37.96%) HTML
4 41 (37.96%) Java
4 41 (37.96%) jQuery
5 38 (35.19%) Git (software)
6 36 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 36 (33.33%) SQL
6 36 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 34 (31.48%) TDD
8 31 (28.70%) CSS
9 29 (26.85%) MySQL
9 29 (26.85%) AngularJS
10 28 (25.93%) SQL Server
11 27 (25.00%) Linux
12 22 (20.37%) Python
12 22 (20.37%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (20.37%) Web Application Development
12 22 (20.37%) Django
12 22 (20.37%) Leaflet
12 22 (20.37%) TypeScript
12 22 (20.37%) Flask
13 18 (16.67%) Apple iOS
14 16 (14.81%) MVC
15 15 (13.89%) Scrum
15 15 (13.89%) Unit Testing
15 15 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (11.11%) NUnit

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 (11.11%) nginx
1 12 (11.11%) Gunicorn
2 7 (6.48%) Node.js
2 7 (6.48%) IIS
3 5 (4.63%) CMS
4 4 (3.70%) Apache
4 4 (3.70%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.93%) Drupal
5 1 (0.93%) WordPress
5 1 (0.93%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) GitHub
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) VoIP
2 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.85%) MySQL
2 28 (25.93%) SQL Server
3 22 (20.37%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 8 (7.41%) Redis
6 6 (5.56%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.85%) Big Data
7 2 (1.85%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 38 (35.19%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.11%) NUnit
3 6 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.70%) JUnit
4 4 (3.70%) Bugzilla
4 4 (3.70%) Subversion
4 4 (3.70%) Moq
4 4 (3.70%) PEAR
4 4 (3.70%) PHPUnit
4 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (3.70%) Trac
5 3 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.93%) Hudson
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (11.11%) Finance
1 12 (11.11%) Advertising
2 9 (8.33%) Banking
3 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (49.07%) .NET
2 41 (37.96%) HTML
2 41 (37.96%) jQuery
3 36 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 31 (28.70%) CSS
5 29 (26.85%) AngularJS
6 22 (20.37%) Django
6 22 (20.37%) Leaflet
6 22 (20.37%) Flask
7 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (11.11%) Web Services
8 12 (11.11%) HTML5
9 9 (8.33%) REST
10 8 (7.41%) .NET Framework
11 7 (6.48%) Backbone.js
11 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (6.48%) Spring
12 6 (5.56%) Cocoa
12 6 (5.56%) LAMP
12 6 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) GIS
2 9 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.56%) Open Source
4 4 (3.70%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.78%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.85%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.85%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.85%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.85%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) VLE
7 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.93%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.00%) Linux
2 18 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 11 (10.19%) Windows
4 2 (1.85%) UNIX
5 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (31.48%) TDD
3 22 (20.37%) Web Application Development
4 16 (14.81%) MVC
5 15 (13.89%) Scrum
5 15 (13.89%) Unit Testing
5 15 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (11.11%) OOD
6 12 (11.11%) SOA
7 11 (10.19%) Software Engineering
8 10 (9.26%) BDD
9 9 (8.33%) Wealth Management
9 9 (8.33%) UML
9 9 (8.33%) ITIL
9 9 (8.33%) TOGAF
9 9 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (6.48%) Automated Testing
11 6 (5.56%) iOS Development
12 5 (4.63%) OOP
12 5 (4.63%) OO
Programming Languages
1 47 (43.52%) C#
2 41 (37.96%) Java
3 36 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 36 (33.33%) SQL
4 22 (20.37%) Python
4 22 (20.37%) TypeScript
5 10 (9.26%) C++
6 6 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 6 (5.56%) PHP
6 6 (5.56%) Objective-C
7 5 (4.63%) PHP5
8 3 (2.78%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.93%) C
10 1 (0.93%) Fortran
10 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.93%) MCSE
2 1 (0.93%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 9 (8.33%) Oracle
2 4 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.78%) Telerik
4 1 (0.93%) Zend
4 1 (0.93%) Twitter
4 1 (0.93%) SAP
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