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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 38 30 45
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 36 47 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 6.16% 6.90% 4.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.58% 7.34% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 35 38 30
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% +12.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
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
547 640 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.66% 93.98% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 485 544 576
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -6.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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 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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 28 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Taunton +1 1 £37,500 +11.53%
Street 0 1 £60,000 +81.81%
Wells - 1 £42,500 -
Clevedon - 1 £47,500 -
Senior Developer
South West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 45 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (45.68%) HTML
2 37 (45.68%) JavaScript
3 33 (40.74%) C#
4 31 (38.27%) .NET
5 29 (35.80%) Git (software)
6 28 (34.57%) CSS
6 28 (34.57%) TDD
6 28 (34.57%) jQuery
7 27 (33.33%) MySQL
8 24 (29.63%) Java
8 24 (29.63%) SQL Server
9 23 (28.40%) ASP.NET
9 23 (28.40%) Linux
10 22 (27.16%) SQL
10 22 (27.16%) AngularJS
11 20 (24.69%) Apple iOS
12 17 (20.99%) Scrum
13 16 (19.75%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (18.52%) Python
14 15 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (18.52%) Django
14 15 (18.52%) Unit Testing
14 15 (18.52%) Leaflet
14 15 (18.52%) TypeScript
14 15 (18.52%) Flask
15 14 (17.28%) MVC
15 14 (17.28%) Advertising
15 14 (17.28%) NUnit
15 14 (17.28%) Software Engineering

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (14.81%) nginx
1 12 (14.81%) Gunicorn
2 7 (8.64%) Node.js
3 5 (6.17%) Apache
3 5 (6.17%) CMS
4 4 (4.94%) Umbraco
4 4 (4.94%) IIS
5 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.23%) Drupal
6 1 (1.23%) WordPress
6 1 (1.23%) Magnolia
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) GitHub
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (33.33%) MySQL
2 24 (29.63%) SQL Server
3 15 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (7.41%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.41%) Redis
5 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (35.80%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.28%) NUnit
3 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.17%) PEAR
3 5 (6.17%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.94%) Bugzilla
4 4 (4.94%) PHPUnit
4 4 (4.94%) Moq
4 4 (4.94%) Subversion
4 4 (4.94%) Trac
4 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (3.70%) Hudson
5 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.70%) JUnit
6 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
General
1 14 (17.28%) Advertising
2 2 (2.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (45.68%) HTML
2 31 (38.27%) .NET
3 28 (34.57%) CSS
3 28 (34.57%) jQuery
4 23 (28.40%) ASP.NET
5 22 (27.16%) AngularJS
6 15 (18.52%) Leaflet
6 15 (18.52%) Flask
6 15 (18.52%) Django
7 12 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 9 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 9 (11.11%) Web Services
9 8 (9.88%) XML
10 7 (8.64%) LAMP
10 7 (8.64%) HTML5
11 6 (7.41%) Ajax
11 6 (7.41%) Cocoa
11 6 (7.41%) Backbone.js
11 6 (7.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) GIS
2 8 (9.88%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.41%) Open Source
4 4 (4.94%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.94%) Web 2.0
4 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.47%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.23%) VLE
6 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.40%) Linux
2 20 (24.69%) Apple iOS
3 11 (13.58%) Windows
4 5 (6.17%) UNIX
5 3 (3.70%) Solaris
6 2 (2.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (34.57%) TDD
3 17 (20.99%) Scrum
4 16 (19.75%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (18.52%) Unit Testing
6 14 (17.28%) Software Engineering
6 14 (17.28%) MVC
6 14 (17.28%) Web Application Development
7 13 (16.05%) BDD
8 12 (14.81%) OOD
9 7 (8.64%) Automated Testing
9 7 (8.64%) iOS Development
10 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.17%) OOP
11 5 (6.17%) OO
12 4 (4.94%) Dependency Injection
13 3 (3.70%) Kanban
14 1 (1.23%) Domain-Driven Design
14 1 (1.23%) Time Management
14 1 (1.23%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (45.68%) JavaScript
2 33 (40.74%) C#
3 24 (29.63%) Java
4 22 (27.16%) SQL
5 15 (18.52%) Python
5 15 (18.52%) TypeScript
6 11 (13.58%) C++
7 8 (9.88%) PHP
8 7 (8.64%) VB.NET
8 7 (8.64%) Objective-C
9 6 (7.41%) PHP5
10 1 (1.23%) Fortran
10 1 (1.23%) VBA
10 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) Degree
2 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) MCSE
3 1 (1.23%) MCSA
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (9.88%) Oracle
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.70%) Telerik
4 2 (2.47%) Zend
5 1 (1.23%) Twitter
5 1 (1.23%) Adobe
5 1 (1.23%) Apple
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