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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 43 36 53
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 19 36 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.81% 5.74% 4.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.09% 6.09% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 30 28
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
464 591 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 92.99% 94.26% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 419 482 639
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 -5 17 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Taunton -3 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Senior Developer
South West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 43 (58.11%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (47.30%) HTML
2 35 (47.30%) JavaScript
3 29 (39.19%) C#
3 29 (39.19%) TDD
4 27 (36.49%) .NET
5 26 (35.14%) CSS
6 25 (33.78%) MySQL
6 25 (33.78%) Git (software)
7 24 (32.43%) jQuery
7 24 (32.43%) Java
8 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
9 20 (27.03%) Linux
9 20 (27.03%) AngularJS
10 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET
11 18 (24.32%) SQL
11 18 (24.32%) Apple iOS
12 15 (20.27%) Scrum
12 15 (20.27%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (18.92%) Django
13 14 (18.92%) NUnit
13 14 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (18.92%) MVC
13 14 (18.92%) Python
13 14 (18.92%) Leaflet
13 14 (18.92%) TypeScript
13 14 (18.92%) Flask
14 13 (17.57%) BDD
14 13 (17.57%) Advertising
14 13 (17.57%) Unit Testing

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 11 (14.86%) nginx
1 11 (14.86%) Gunicorn
2 5 (6.76%) Node.js
3 4 (5.41%) CMS
4 3 (4.05%) Umbraco
4 3 (4.05%) Apache
4 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.70%) IIS
6 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) GitHub
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) Internet
2 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.78%) MySQL
2 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
3 14 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.76%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.76%) Redis
5 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (33.78%) Git (software)
2 14 (18.92%) NUnit
3 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.76%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (5.41%) Moq
5 3 (4.05%) Hudson
5 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.05%) JUnit
5 3 (4.05%) PEAR
6 2 (2.70%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.70%) Bugzilla
6 2 (2.70%) Trac
6 2 (2.70%) Subversion
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (17.57%) Advertising
2 2 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (47.30%) HTML
2 27 (36.49%) .NET
3 26 (35.14%) CSS
4 24 (32.43%) jQuery
5 20 (27.03%) AngularJS
6 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET
7 14 (18.92%) Django
7 14 (18.92%) Leaflet
7 14 (18.92%) Flask
8 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (12.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 9 (12.16%) .NET Framework
10 8 (10.81%) LAMP
10 8 (10.81%) Web Services
11 6 (8.11%) XML
11 6 (8.11%) HTML5
12 5 (6.76%) LINQ
12 5 (6.76%) Cocoa
12 5 (6.76%) Cocoa Touch
12 5 (6.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) GIS
2 10 (13.51%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.76%) Open Source
4 4 (5.41%) Visualisation
4 4 (5.41%) Web 2.0
5 2 (2.70%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.35%) VLE
6 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) Linux
2 18 (24.32%) Apple iOS
3 9 (12.16%) Windows
4 6 (8.11%) UNIX
5 3 (4.05%) Solaris
6 2 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (58.11%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (39.19%) TDD
3 15 (20.27%) Scrum
3 15 (20.27%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (18.92%) MVC
5 13 (17.57%) Unit Testing
5 13 (17.57%) BDD
6 12 (16.22%) Software Engineering
7 11 (14.86%) OOD
8 8 (10.81%) Web Application Development
9 7 (9.46%) Automated Testing
10 6 (8.11%) iOS Development
10 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.76%) OO
12 4 (5.41%) Dependency Injection
13 3 (4.05%) Kanban
13 3 (4.05%) OOP
14 2 (2.70%) OO PHP
15 1 (1.35%) Domain-Driven Design
15 1 (1.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (47.30%) JavaScript
2 29 (39.19%) C#
3 24 (32.43%) Java
4 18 (24.32%) SQL
5 14 (18.92%) Python
5 14 (18.92%) TypeScript
6 11 (14.86%) C++
7 8 (10.81%) PHP
8 7 (9.46%) VB.NET
9 6 (8.11%) Objective-C
10 4 (5.41%) PHP5
11 1 (1.35%) Fortran
11 1 (1.35%) VBA
11 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) MCSE
3 1 (1.35%) MCSA
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) Oracle
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.41%) Zend
3 3 (4.05%) Telerik
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe
4 1 (1.35%) Apple
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