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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 45 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 28 45 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.62% 5.88% 4.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.75% 6.27% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 28 45 22
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £35,000 £33,454
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
589 718 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 97.19% 93.86% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 485 621 439
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +1 19 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Wells +1 5 £55,000 +32.53%
Clevedon - 3 £47,500 -
Senior Developer
South West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 34 (56.67%) SQL
2 31 (51.67%) Java
3 27 (45.00%) CSS
3 27 (45.00%) Git (software)
4 26 (43.33%) JavaScript
5 25 (41.67%) OOP
6 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (38.33%) Spring
7 23 (38.33%) MVC
7 23 (38.33%) HTML
8 22 (36.67%) XML
9 21 (35.00%) MySQL
9 21 (35.00%) .NET
9 21 (35.00%) Linux
9 21 (35.00%) Scrum
9 21 (35.00%) JSON
10 20 (33.33%) C#
10 20 (33.33%) JSP
11 19 (31.67%) Subversion
12 18 (30.00%) J2EE
13 17 (28.33%) Eclipse
14 16 (26.67%) Tomcat
15 15 (25.00%) Servlets
15 15 (25.00%) TDD
16 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
17 13 (21.67%) Ant
17 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
17 13 (21.67%) JDBC
17 13 (21.67%) OOD
17 13 (21.67%) UML

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 16 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 13 (21.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (10.00%) Apache
4 5 (8.33%) Node.js
5 3 (5.00%) ColdFusion
5 3 (5.00%) WordPress
6 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.00%) MySQL
2 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.00%) SQLite
3 6 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (45.00%) Git (software)
2 19 (31.67%) Subversion
3 17 (28.33%) Eclipse
4 13 (21.67%) Ant
4 13 (21.67%) Maven
4 13 (21.67%) JIRA
5 2 (3.33%) JUnit
5 2 (3.33%) WebLogic Workshop
6 1 (1.67%) NUnit
6 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.67%) Selenium
6 1 (1.67%) Moq
6 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (6.67%) Advertising
2 2 (3.33%) Marketing
2 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Back Office
3 1 (1.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.00%) CSS
2 23 (38.33%) HTML
2 23 (38.33%) Spring
3 22 (36.67%) XML
4 21 (35.00%) .NET
4 21 (35.00%) JSON
5 20 (33.33%) JSP
6 18 (30.00%) J2EE
7 15 (25.00%) Servlets
8 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
8 13 (21.67%) JDBC
9 12 (20.00%) HTML5
10 8 (13.33%) jQuery
10 8 (13.33%) Ajax
11 7 (11.67%) Hibernate
12 6 (10.00%) LAMP
12 6 (10.00%) Web Services
12 6 (10.00%) REST
12 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) User Experience
2 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.67%) Physics
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.00%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) Android
2 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) Solaris
3 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) OOP
2 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (38.33%) MVC
4 21 (35.00%) Scrum
5 15 (25.00%) TDD
6 13 (21.67%) AOP
6 13 (21.67%) OOD
6 13 (21.67%) RUP
6 13 (21.67%) UML
7 9 (15.00%) MVVM
7 9 (15.00%) Waterfall
8 6 (10.00%) OO PHP
8 6 (10.00%) Mobile Development
8 6 (10.00%) OO
9 5 (8.33%) Web Development
10 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.00%) Integration Testing
12 2 (3.33%) BDD
12 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
12 2 (3.33%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 34 (56.67%) SQL
2 31 (51.67%) Java
3 26 (43.33%) JavaScript
4 20 (33.33%) C#
5 13 (21.67%) AspectJ
6 11 (18.33%) PHP
7 6 (10.00%) Perl
7 6 (10.00%) PHP5
7 6 (10.00%) Objective-C
8 3 (5.00%) C++
9 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.67%) VC++
10 1 (1.67%) Python
10 1 (1.67%) VB6
10 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) IBM
2 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.67%) Google
4 6 (10.00%) Facebook
4 6 (10.00%) Twitter
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (1.67%) Trapeze
6 1 (1.67%) ESRI
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