The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 46 31 78
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 318 423 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.45% 6.90% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.67% 7.20% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 293 382 152
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
Senior Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5611 5878 4988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.08% 95.86% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4775 4883 4321
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the South West region.

Senior Developer Salary Trend in the South West

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in the South West

Senior Developer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Bristol -1 148 £45,000 - 34
Gloucestershire -19 42 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Somerset -4 38 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Dorset -24 30 £41,000 -8.88% 15
Devon -3 25 £40,750 +8.66% 6
Wiltshire -43 25 £38,000 -2.56% 10
Cornwall -14 5 £31,500 -10.00% 1
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 304 (52.05%) JavaScript
2 290 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
3 284 (48.63%) .NET
4 277 (47.43%) HTML
5 259 (44.35%) CSS
6 251 (42.98%) C#
7 240 (41.10%) MVC
8 196 (33.56%) Java
9 195 (33.39%) ASP.NET
10 184 (31.51%) SQL
11 181 (30.99%) SQL Server
12 146 (25.00%) jQuery
13 124 (21.23%) TDD
14 117 (20.03%) Git (software)
15 115 (19.69%) Scrum
16 113 (19.35%) HTML5
17 112 (19.18%) XML
18 109 (18.66%) Web Services
19 102 (17.47%) Finance
20 101 (17.29%) OO
21 97 (16.61%) Spring
22 96 (16.44%) ASP.NET MVC
23 95 (16.27%) MySQL
24 91 (15.58%) PHP
24 91 (15.58%) Linux
25 88 (15.07%) Microsoft
26 80 (13.70%) SDLC
27 76 (13.01%) Oracle
28 75 (12.84%) SOAP
28 75 (12.84%) AngularJS

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 48 (8.22%) Tomcat
2 32 (5.48%) Node.js
3 27 (4.62%) Apache
4 18 (3.08%) JBoss
5 15 (2.57%) CMS
6 13 (2.23%) Cloud Foundry
7 12 (2.05%) SAS
8 11 (1.88%) SharePoint
8 11 (1.88%) WordPress
9 10 (1.71%) Umbraco
10 9 (1.54%) ColdFusion
10 9 (1.54%) MQSeries
10 9 (1.54%) OpenStack
11 8 (1.37%) Drupal
11 8 (1.37%) Mule
12 7 (1.20%) Mule ESB
13 6 (1.03%) nginx
14 5 (0.86%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.86%) Joomla!
15 4 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 32 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.20%) MS Office
3 3 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (3.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.03%) Magento
3 3 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.34%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.17%) Zen Cart
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.97%) SaaS
2 27 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.71%) Google App Engine
4 10 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.51%) GitHub
6 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.45%) HTTP
2 14 (2.40%) SMTP
2 14 (2.40%) SMPP
3 11 (1.88%) Internet
4 9 (1.54%) SMS
5 5 (0.86%) FTP
6 3 (0.51%) WEP
7 1 (0.17%) Extranet
7 1 (0.17%) DNS
7 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (30.99%) SQL Server
2 95 (16.27%) MySQL
3 59 (10.10%) Relational Database
4 35 (5.99%) MongoDB
5 30 (5.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (4.97%) RDBMS
7 26 (4.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (3.60%) NoSQL
10 18 (3.08%) Big Data
11 14 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
12 13 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (1.88%) Oracle Database
15 10 (1.71%) HBase
15 10 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (1.54%) SQLite
16 9 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
17 8 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 117 (20.03%) Git (software)
2 56 (9.59%) Subversion
3 45 (7.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 43 (7.36%) Maven
5 40 (6.85%) Ant
5 40 (6.85%) Visual Studio
6 35 (5.99%) JIRA
7 29 (4.97%) JUnit
8 23 (3.94%) Eclipse
9 21 (3.60%) Selenium
10 20 (3.42%) Jenkins
11 16 (2.74%) Artifactory
12 13 (2.23%) PHPUnit
12 13 (2.23%) Hudson
13 12 (2.05%) Gradle
14 9 (1.54%) IntelliJ
15 8 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 7 (1.20%) Cucumber
17 6 (1.03%) Spock
17 6 (1.03%) WebDriver
General
1 102 (17.47%) Finance
2 60 (10.27%) Telecoms
3 45 (7.71%) Marketing
4 27 (4.62%) Manufacturing
4 27 (4.62%) Advertising
5 26 (4.45%) Electronics
5 26 (4.45%) Banking
6 20 (3.42%) Retail
7 13 (2.23%) Games
8 5 (0.86%) Multimedia
8 5 (0.86%) Back Office
8 5 (0.86%) Legal
9 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.34%) Military
10 1 (0.17%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.17%) Law
10 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (48.63%) .NET
2 277 (47.43%) HTML
3 259 (44.35%) CSS
4 195 (33.39%) ASP.NET
5 146 (25.00%) jQuery
6 113 (19.35%) HTML5
7 112 (19.18%) XML
8 109 (18.66%) Web Services
9 97 (16.61%) Spring
10 96 (16.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 75 (12.84%) REST
11 75 (12.84%) AngularJS
11 75 (12.84%) SOAP
12 58 (9.93%) J2EE
13 52 (8.90%) JSON
14 51 (8.73%) Ajax
15 50 (8.56%) CSS3
16 49 (8.39%) .NET Framework
17 46 (7.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 43 (7.36%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.31%) User Experience
2 26 (4.45%) Computer Science
3 22 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (3.60%) DTV
5 12 (2.05%) Digital Media
6 11 (1.88%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.71%) Social Media
7 10 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (1.54%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.54%) iPhone
9 8 (1.37%) Mathematics
9 8 (1.37%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.20%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.20%) iPad
11 6 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.86%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.68%) Statistics
13 4 (0.68%) GIS
13 4 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 91 (15.58%) Linux
2 41 (7.02%) Windows
3 26 (4.45%) Android
4 22 (3.77%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.23%) Windows Phone
6 8 (1.37%) UNIX
7 6 (1.03%) Windows Phone 7
7 6 (1.03%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.68%) CentOS
9 3 (0.51%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.51%) Fedora
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.17%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (41.10%) MVC
3 124 (21.23%) TDD
4 115 (19.69%) Scrum
5 101 (17.29%) OO
6 80 (13.70%) SDLC
7 74 (12.67%) Mentoring
8 71 (12.16%) OOP
9 65 (11.13%) Software Engineering
10 62 (10.62%) Web Development
11 60 (10.27%) Unit Testing
12 46 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
13 45 (7.71%) E-Commerce
14 39 (6.68%) BDD
15 35 (5.99%) SOA
16 31 (5.31%) OOD
17 30 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
18 28 (4.79%) Waterfall
19 27 (4.62%) Kanban
20 26 (4.45%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 304 (52.05%) JavaScript
2 251 (42.98%) C#
3 196 (33.56%) Java
4 184 (31.51%) SQL
5 91 (15.58%) PHP
6 53 (9.08%) VB.NET
7 46 (7.88%) C++
8 40 (6.85%) T-SQL
9 36 (6.16%) Python
10 26 (4.45%) C
11 22 (3.77%) PHP5
12 18 (3.08%) Ruby
12 18 (3.08%) Clojure
13 17 (2.91%) Objective-C
13 17 (2.91%) PL/SQL
14 16 (2.74%) Scala
15 13 (2.23%) AspectJ
16 11 (1.88%) Perl
17 9 (1.54%) XQuery
17 9 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (7.36%) Degree
2 17 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.57%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.23%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.37%) MCSD
6 1 (0.17%) HND
6 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (1.03%) Basel II
2 5 (0.86%) HL7
3 4 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 12 (2.05%) Docker
2 11 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.54%) LXC
3 9 (1.54%) Xen
4 8 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (1.71%) Puppet
1 10 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.17%) logstash
3 1 (0.17%) cPanel
3 1 (0.17%) Graphite
Vendors
1 88 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 76 (13.01%) Oracle
3 28 (4.79%) Zend
4 27 (4.62%) Google
5 22 (3.77%) SAP
6 18 (3.08%) IBM
7 11 (1.88%) VMware
8 9 (1.54%) TIBCO
9 7 (1.20%) Twitter
9 7 (1.20%) Xamarin
10 6 (1.03%) Facebook
11 5 (0.86%) Sitecore
11 5 (0.86%) Cisco
12 4 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.51%) Toshiba
13 3 (0.51%) Adobe
13 3 (0.51%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.51%) Apple
13 3 (0.51%) Panasonic
14 2 (0.34%) Rackspace
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