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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 36 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 43 20 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.71% 3.85% 6.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.06% 3.97% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 43 20 37
Average salary £40,000 £37,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,458 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £40,000
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
709 504 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 94.16% 96.92% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 615 426 556
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +4 26 £46,250 +23.33% 3
Taunton 0 12 £35,000 +11.19%
Street -8 4 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Wells - 1 £41,500 -
Senior Developer
South West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 55 (49.55%) .NET
2 47 (42.34%) Java
2 47 (42.34%) C#
3 45 (40.54%) ASP.NET
4 42 (37.84%) SQL
5 40 (36.04%) jQuery
6 38 (34.23%) TDD
7 37 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 36 (32.43%) HTML
9 30 (27.03%) AngularJS
10 28 (25.23%) Web Application Development
10 28 (25.23%) Linux
10 28 (25.23%) MySQL
11 27 (24.32%) CSS
12 24 (21.62%) JavaScript
12 24 (21.62%) Python
12 24 (21.62%) PostgreSQL
12 24 (21.62%) Django
12 24 (21.62%) Leaflet
12 24 (21.62%) TypeScript
12 24 (21.62%) Flask
13 20 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (16.22%) Web Services
15 17 (15.32%) SQL Server
16 16 (14.41%) Degree
17 15 (13.51%) SOA
17 15 (13.51%) Apple iOS
18 14 (12.61%) Telecoms
19 13 (11.71%) Finance
19 13 (11.71%) MVC

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (9.91%) nginx
1 11 (9.91%) Gunicorn
2 8 (7.21%) IIS
3 4 (3.60%) Node.js
3 4 (3.60%) Apache
4 2 (1.80%) Drupal
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.90%) CMS
5 1 (0.90%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.90%) WordPress
5 1 (0.90%) Magnolia
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) VoIP
2 4 (3.60%) Internet
3 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.23%) MySQL
2 24 (21.62%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (15.32%) SQL Server
4 10 (9.01%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.50%) Redis
6 4 (3.60%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.70%) Big Data
8 2 (1.80%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.21%) Subversion
2 8 (7.21%) JUnit
3 5 (4.50%) Ant
3 5 (4.50%) Maven
4 3 (2.70%) Bugzilla
4 3 (2.70%) Trac
4 3 (2.70%) PHPUnit
4 3 (2.70%) PEAR
5 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (12.61%) Telecoms
2 13 (11.71%) Finance
3 10 (9.01%) Banking
4 8 (7.21%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.50%) Advertising
6 1 (0.90%) Electronics
6 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (49.55%) .NET
2 45 (40.54%) ASP.NET
3 40 (36.04%) jQuery
4 36 (32.43%) HTML
5 30 (27.03%) AngularJS
6 27 (24.32%) CSS
7 24 (21.62%) Django
7 24 (21.62%) Leaflet
7 24 (21.62%) Flask
8 18 (16.22%) Web Services
9 10 (9.01%) XML
9 10 (9.01%) WPF
10 9 (8.11%) HTML5
10 9 (8.11%) LESS
10 9 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (7.21%) Sass
11 8 (7.21%) REST
11 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (7.21%) Ajax
11 8 (7.21%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) Digital Media
2 11 (9.91%) GIS
3 10 (9.01%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.70%) Open Source
5 2 (1.80%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.80%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.90%) DTV
6 1 (0.90%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.23%) Linux
2 15 (13.51%) Apple iOS
3 11 (9.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.23%) TDD
2 28 (25.23%) Web Application Development
3 20 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.51%) SOA
5 13 (11.71%) MVC
6 11 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (9.91%) OOD
6 11 (9.91%) Scrum
7 10 (9.01%) UML
7 10 (9.01%) ITIL
7 10 (9.01%) TOGAF
7 10 (9.01%) Wealth Management
7 10 (9.01%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (8.11%) Web Development
9 7 (6.31%) OO
10 4 (3.60%) OO PHP
10 4 (3.60%) iOS Development
11 3 (2.70%) OOP
11 3 (2.70%) Unit Testing
11 3 (2.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 47 (42.34%) Java
1 47 (42.34%) C#
2 42 (37.84%) SQL
3 24 (21.62%) JavaScript
3 24 (21.62%) Python
3 24 (21.62%) TypeScript
4 8 (7.21%) PHP
5 7 (6.31%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.60%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.70%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.70%) PHP5
8 2 (1.80%) C++
8 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.90%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 16 (14.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.01%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (3.60%) Zend
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle
3 1 (0.90%) SAP
3 1 (0.90%) Twitter
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