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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 35 50 38
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 38 14 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 6.18% 2.87% 5.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.27% 2.93% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 29 13 31
Average salary £41,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
606 478 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 98.54% 98.15% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 523 429 471
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 29 £42,000 +20.00% 2
Taunton -11 5 £41,000 +9.33% 3
Senior Developer
South West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 40 (48.78%) C#
2 39 (47.56%) .NET
3 36 (43.90%) JavaScript
4 35 (42.68%) HTML
4 35 (42.68%) CSS
5 33 (40.24%) Java
6 31 (37.80%) ASP.NET
7 30 (36.59%) SQL
8 29 (35.37%) MVC
8 29 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (31.71%) SQL Server
10 20 (24.39%) PHP
11 19 (23.17%) TDD
12 17 (20.73%) Spring
12 17 (20.73%) jQuery
13 16 (19.51%) Visual Studio
14 15 (18.29%) IIS
14 15 (18.29%) SharePoint
15 14 (17.07%) Software Engineering
15 14 (17.07%) JSON
16 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
17 12 (14.63%) XML
17 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
18 11 (13.41%) HTML5
18 11 (13.41%) CSS3
18 11 (13.41%) Mobile Development
18 11 (13.41%) Linux
19 10 (12.20%) .NET Framework
19 10 (12.20%) Ajax
19 10 (12.20%) XHTML

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (18.29%) IIS
1 15 (18.29%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.98%) Apache
2 9 (10.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (6.10%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.88%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.44%) ColdFusion
5 2 (2.44%) WordPress
6 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.66%) MySQL
2 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.44%) Big Data
3 2 (2.44%) CouchDB
3 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.44%) Redis
3 2 (2.44%) Riak
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (19.51%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.88%) Subversion
4 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.66%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.22%) JUnit
General
1 9 (10.98%) Advertising
2 2 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (1.22%) Legal
3 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (47.56%) .NET
2 35 (42.68%) CSS
2 35 (42.68%) HTML
3 31 (37.80%) ASP.NET
4 17 (20.73%) jQuery
4 17 (20.73%) Spring
5 14 (17.07%) JSON
6 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (14.63%) XML
7 11 (13.41%) CSS3
7 11 (13.41%) HTML5
8 10 (12.20%) .NET Framework
8 10 (12.20%) Ajax
8 10 (12.20%) XHTML
9 8 (9.76%) RESTful
10 7 (8.54%) J2EE
10 7 (8.54%) Java EE
10 7 (8.54%) WCF
11 6 (7.32%) Hibernate
11 6 (7.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.44%) User Experience
3 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.22%) iPad
3 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.22%) Physics
3 1 (1.22%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.41%) Linux
2 4 (4.88%) Android
2 4 (4.88%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.88%) Solaris
2 4 (4.88%) Unix
2 4 (4.88%) Windows
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (35.37%) MVC
2 19 (23.17%) TDD
3 14 (17.07%) Software Engineering
4 11 (13.41%) Mobile Development
5 9 (10.98%) Mentoring
5 9 (10.98%) TOGAF
6 7 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (8.54%) OO
7 6 (7.32%) Front End Development
7 6 (7.32%) Integration Testing
7 6 (7.32%) MVVM
7 6 (7.32%) Scrum
7 6 (7.32%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.10%) Document Management
8 5 (6.10%) Performance Improvement
9 4 (4.88%) BDD
9 4 (4.88%) ERP
9 4 (4.88%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 40 (48.78%) C#
2 36 (43.90%) JavaScript
3 33 (40.24%) Java
4 30 (36.59%) SQL
5 20 (24.39%) PHP
6 9 (10.98%) PowerShell
6 9 (10.98%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.88%) X++
8 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.44%) C++
9 2 (2.44%) ECMAScript
9 2 (2.44%) Erlang
9 2 (2.44%) ES6
9 2 (2.44%) Groovy
9 2 (2.44%) Scala
10 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) MCSD
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle
2 2 (2.44%) Twitter
3 1 (1.22%) Facebook
3 1 (1.22%) Google
3 1 (1.22%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.22%) Zend
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