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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 35 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 43 24 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.57% 4.50% 7.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.96% 4.66% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 43 23 45
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,454 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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
721 515 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.39% 96.62% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 609 448 586
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +1 25 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Taunton 0 9 £35,000 +4.36%
Street -9 5 £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 16 September 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 67 (58.77%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (51.75%) .NET
3 50 (43.86%) C#
4 46 (40.35%) ASP.NET
5 44 (38.60%) Java
6 43 (37.72%) SQL
7 42 (36.84%) HTML
7 42 (36.84%) jQuery
8 41 (35.96%) Git (software)
9 38 (33.33%) TDD
10 31 (27.19%) CSS
10 31 (27.19%) JavaScript
11 29 (25.44%) AngularJS
12 27 (23.68%) MySQL
12 27 (23.68%) Linux
13 26 (22.81%) Web Application Development
14 24 (21.05%) SQL Server
15 23 (20.18%) Python
15 23 (20.18%) PostgreSQL
15 23 (20.18%) Django
15 23 (20.18%) Leaflet
15 23 (20.18%) TypeScript
15 23 (20.18%) Flask
16 19 (16.67%) Web Services
17 17 (14.91%) MVC
18 16 (14.04%) Degree
18 16 (14.04%) Apple iOS
19 15 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (13.16%) SOA
20 13 (11.40%) Telecoms

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (9.65%) nginx
1 11 (9.65%) Gunicorn
2 8 (7.02%) IIS
3 5 (4.39%) Node.js
3 5 (4.39%) CMS
4 4 (3.51%) Apache
4 4 (3.51%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.75%) Drupal
6 1 (0.88%) Magnolia
6 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) GitHub
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) VoIP
2 4 (3.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.68%) MySQL
2 24 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 23 (20.18%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (11.40%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.26%) Redis
6 4 (3.51%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.75%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.75%) Big Data
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 41 (35.96%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.02%) JUnit
2 8 (7.02%) Subversion
3 7 (6.14%) NUnit
4 5 (4.39%) Maven
4 5 (4.39%) Ant
4 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.51%) Moq
5 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (2.63%) Trac
6 3 (2.63%) PHPUnit
6 3 (2.63%) PEAR
6 3 (2.63%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 13 (11.40%) Telecoms
1 13 (11.40%) Finance
2 10 (8.77%) Banking
3 8 (7.02%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.26%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (51.75%) .NET
2 46 (40.35%) ASP.NET
3 42 (36.84%) HTML
3 42 (36.84%) jQuery
4 31 (27.19%) CSS
5 29 (25.44%) AngularJS
6 23 (20.18%) Django
6 23 (20.18%) Leaflet
6 23 (20.18%) Flask
7 19 (16.67%) Web Services
8 13 (11.40%) HTML5
9 12 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (7.89%) WPF
10 9 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 9 (7.89%) REST
10 9 (7.89%) LESS
11 8 (7.02%) Sass
11 8 (7.02%) XML
11 8 (7.02%) LAMP
11 8 (7.02%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) Digital Media
2 11 (9.65%) GIS
2 11 (9.65%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.51%) Open Source
3 4 (3.51%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.75%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.75%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.88%) DTV
6 1 (0.88%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.68%) Linux
2 16 (14.04%) Apple iOS
3 11 (9.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (58.77%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (33.33%) TDD
3 26 (22.81%) Web Application Development
4 17 (14.91%) MVC
5 15 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (13.16%) SOA
6 12 (10.53%) Scrum
7 11 (9.65%) OOD
8 10 (8.77%) ITIL
8 10 (8.77%) UML
8 10 (8.77%) Wealth Management
8 10 (8.77%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (8.77%) TOGAF
9 9 (7.89%) Unit Testing
10 7 (6.14%) Web Development
10 7 (6.14%) OO
11 6 (5.26%) Software Engineering
12 5 (4.39%) iOS Development
12 5 (4.39%) Line Management
12 5 (4.39%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 50 (43.86%) C#
2 44 (38.60%) Java
3 43 (37.72%) SQL
4 31 (27.19%) JavaScript
5 23 (20.18%) Python
5 23 (20.18%) TypeScript
6 9 (7.89%) PHP
7 7 (6.14%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.39%) Objective-C
9 4 (3.51%) C++
10 3 (2.63%) PHP5
11 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.88%) Fortran
12 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (14.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.77%) COBIT
Vendors
1 5 (4.39%) Oracle
2 4 (3.51%) Zend
3 3 (2.63%) Telerik
3 3 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.88%) Twitter
4 1 (0.88%) SAP
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