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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 37 53 60
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 367 218 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.94% 4.30% 3.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 4.52% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 332 214 202
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £34,300 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
5876 4822 5549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.17% 95.20% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4915 4175 4917
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 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
Bristol +44 115 £45,000 -5.26% 15
Dorset +16 68 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Wiltshire +31 59 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Somerset -6 43 £40,000 +10.34% 7
Gloucestershire -21 37 £45,000 +10.42% 9
Devon -8 30 £35,000 - 6
Cornwall +7 8 £35,000 -6.66%
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 365 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 345 (45.51%) JavaScript
3 333 (43.93%) .NET
4 303 (39.97%) C#
5 290 (38.26%) Java
6 286 (37.73%) HTML
7 273 (36.02%) CSS
8 266 (35.09%) SQL
9 261 (34.43%) ASP.NET
10 240 (31.66%) MVC
11 212 (27.97%) jQuery
12 206 (27.18%) SQL Server
13 161 (21.24%) TDD
14 153 (20.18%) Spring
15 148 (19.53%) ASP.NET MVC
16 127 (16.75%) OO
17 123 (16.23%) Scrum
18 122 (16.09%) MySQL
19 116 (15.30%) Web Services
20 112 (14.78%) XML
21 106 (13.98%) Oracle
22 104 (13.72%) PHP
23 100 (13.19%) Git (software)
24 92 (12.14%) Finance
25 91 (12.01%) Microsoft
26 86 (11.35%) .NET Framework
27 84 (11.08%) Linux
28 81 (10.69%) Unit Testing
29 77 (10.16%) HTML5
30 73 (9.63%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 32 (4.22%) CMS
2 31 (4.09%) WordPress
3 30 (3.96%) Drupal
4 21 (2.77%) Tomcat
4 21 (2.77%) SharePoint
5 17 (2.24%) Apache ServiceMix
6 16 (2.11%) Apache
6 16 (2.11%) nginx
7 15 (1.98%) IIS
8 14 (1.85%) Umbraco
9 13 (1.72%) Gunicorn
9 13 (1.72%) Node.js
10 11 (1.45%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (0.92%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
12 7 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.06%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.06%) Magento
3 5 (0.66%) INSURE/90
4 3 (0.40%) SAP ECC
4 3 (0.40%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.40%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.26%) Summit
5 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.58%) SaaS
2 11 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.40%) GitHub
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.45%) Internet
2 6 (0.79%) SS7
2 6 (0.79%) TCAP
2 6 (0.79%) INAP
2 6 (0.79%) SIGTRAN
2 6 (0.79%) 4G
3 5 (0.66%) VoIP
3 5 (0.66%) Intranet
4 2 (0.26%) HTTP
5 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.13%) DNS
5 1 (0.13%) SMTP
5 1 (0.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (27.18%) SQL Server
2 122 (16.09%) MySQL
3 46 (6.07%) Relational Database
4 34 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (3.17%) Big Data
7 17 (2.24%) Hadoop
7 17 (2.24%) MongoDB
8 14 (1.85%) HBase
8 14 (1.85%) RDBMS
9 12 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (1.58%) NoSQL
10 11 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (1.06%) Redis
12 8 (1.06%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (0.79%) DB2
14 6 (0.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 100 (13.19%) Git (software)
2 69 (9.10%) Maven
3 58 (7.65%) JUnit
4 55 (7.26%) Subversion
5 49 (6.46%) Visual Studio
6 47 (6.20%) Ant
7 44 (5.80%) Eclipse
8 33 (4.35%) Jenkins
9 27 (3.56%) Selenium
10 24 (3.17%) NetBeans
11 17 (2.24%) Hudson
11 17 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (2.11%) NUnit
13 15 (1.98%) JMeter
14 9 (1.19%) Cucumber
15 8 (1.06%) Moq
16 7 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 6 (0.79%) PHPUnit
18 5 (0.66%) SpecFlow
18 5 (0.66%) Grunt
General
1 92 (12.14%) Finance
2 47 (6.20%) Banking
3 45 (5.94%) Telecoms
4 30 (3.96%) Marketing
5 21 (2.77%) Retail
6 15 (1.98%) Advertising
7 14 (1.85%) Games
8 11 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.32%) Back Office
9 10 (1.32%) Electronics
10 6 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.66%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.26%) Local Government
12 2 (0.26%) Publishing
13 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (43.93%) .NET
2 286 (37.73%) HTML
3 273 (36.02%) CSS
4 261 (34.43%) ASP.NET
5 212 (27.97%) jQuery
6 153 (20.18%) Spring
7 148 (19.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 116 (15.30%) Web Services
9 112 (14.78%) XML
10 86 (11.35%) .NET Framework
11 77 (10.16%) HTML5
12 63 (8.31%) J2EE
13 56 (7.39%) Ajax
14 55 (7.26%) WCF
14 55 (7.26%) SOAP
15 52 (6.86%) Hibernate
15 52 (6.86%) AngularJS
16 50 (6.60%) REST
17 48 (6.33%) JSON
18 44 (5.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (4.62%) Mobile App
2 30 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.43%) User Experience
4 22 (2.90%) GIS
5 21 (2.77%) Computer Science
6 19 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (2.51%) Digital Media
7 18 (2.37%) N-Tier
8 16 (2.11%) Open Source
9 15 (1.98%) Visualisation
10 13 (1.72%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.19%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.19%) iPhone
12 6 (0.79%) Mobile Payment
12 6 (0.79%) iPad
13 5 (0.66%) iSeries
13 5 (0.66%) Derivative
13 5 (0.66%) Online Banking
13 5 (0.66%) Replication
14 2 (0.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 84 (11.08%) Linux
2 50 (6.60%) Apple iOS
3 43 (5.67%) Windows
4 36 (4.75%) Android
5 11 (1.45%) UNIX
6 10 (1.32%) Windows Phone
7 6 (0.79%) Windows Phone 7
7 6 (0.79%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.66%) AIX
9 4 (0.53%) Solaris
10 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.13%) CentOS
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.13%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (31.66%) MVC
3 161 (21.24%) TDD
4 127 (16.75%) OO
5 123 (16.23%) Scrum
6 81 (10.69%) Unit Testing
7 73 (9.63%) OOP
7 73 (9.63%) E-Commerce
8 61 (8.05%) Mentoring
9 53 (6.99%) OOD
10 51 (6.73%) Software Engineering
11 47 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (5.28%) BDD
13 37 (4.88%) Web Application Development
13 37 (4.88%) Web Development
14 36 (4.75%) UML
15 34 (4.49%) SOA
16 28 (3.69%) iOS Development
17 20 (2.64%) Android Development
17 20 (2.64%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 345 (45.51%) JavaScript
2 303 (39.97%) C#
3 290 (38.26%) Java
4 266 (35.09%) SQL
5 104 (13.72%) PHP
6 43 (5.67%) T-SQL
7 33 (4.35%) C++
8 31 (4.09%) Python
9 27 (3.56%) PHP5
10 26 (3.43%) TypeScript
10 26 (3.43%) VB.NET
10 26 (3.43%) C
11 15 (1.98%) PL/SQL
12 13 (1.72%) Objective-C
13 11 (1.45%) Ruby
14 9 (1.19%) RPG
15 7 (0.92%) Erlang
16 5 (0.66%) RPG IV
16 5 (0.66%) RPG III
17 4 (0.53%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 55 (7.26%) Degree
2 15 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.06%) MCSD
4 6 (0.79%) HND
4 6 (0.79%) PhD
4 6 (0.79%) MCP
5 3 (0.40%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.26%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.72%) QA
2 10 (1.32%) COBIT
3 2 (0.26%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (1.85%) Puppet
1 14 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.40%) Plesk
3 1 (0.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 106 (13.98%) Oracle
2 91 (12.01%) Microsoft
3 12 (1.58%) Sun
4 11 (1.45%) JBoss
5 10 (1.32%) Zend
6 9 (1.19%) Sitecore
6 9 (1.19%) IBM
6 9 (1.19%) Informatica
7 6 (0.79%) Adobe
7 6 (0.79%) SAP
8 5 (0.66%) Bloomberg
9 4 (0.53%) Sage
10 3 (0.40%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.40%) Telerik
10 3 (0.40%) Google
10 3 (0.40%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.26%) Xilinx
11 2 (0.26%) Twitter
12 1 (0.13%) Jaspersoft
12 1 (0.13%) Sencha
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Dorset
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 35000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
CPS Group UK
Salary: £36000 - £42000. per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum - fantastic benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 per day + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 to £55000 per annum - Training / Benefits / Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Full Corporate Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £39,000 to £66,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £400 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 days ago