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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 52 46 54
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 275 322 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.86% 5.43% 4.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.08% 5.67% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 238 293 195
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
5418 5675 5126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.66% 95.62% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4553 4725 4522
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -6 101 £45,000 - 28
Gloucestershire -5 49 £45,000 +8.43% 8
Dorset 0 35 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Somerset -12 30 £43,750 +16.66% 7
Wiltshire -22 26 £42,500 +8.97% 3
Devon +4 20 £39,000 +4.00% 7
Cornwall -13 2 £31,500 +2.85%
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 316 (53.92%) JavaScript
2 298 (50.85%) .NET
3 277 (47.27%) C#
3 277 (47.27%) HTML
4 273 (46.59%) Agile Software Development
5 252 (43.00%) CSS
6 239 (40.78%) MVC
7 215 (36.69%) ASP.NET
8 204 (34.81%) SQL Server
9 180 (30.72%) Java
10 168 (28.67%) SQL
11 152 (25.94%) jQuery
12 116 (19.80%) OO
13 112 (19.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 110 (18.77%) XML
15 109 (18.60%) HTML5
16 107 (18.26%) MySQL
17 101 (17.24%) TDD
18 95 (16.21%) PHP
18 95 (16.21%) Web Services
19 90 (15.36%) AngularJS
20 87 (14.85%) Microsoft
21 84 (14.33%) Git (software)
22 83 (14.16%) Linux
23 82 (13.99%) Mentoring
24 79 (13.48%) Spring
25 75 (12.80%) Scrum
26 72 (12.29%) Ajax
26 72 (12.29%) SDLC
27 67 (11.43%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (8.19%) Tomcat
2 31 (5.29%) CMS
3 21 (3.58%) Node.js
4 20 (3.41%) WordPress
5 18 (3.07%) Drupal
5 18 (3.07%) Apache
6 15 (2.56%) Umbraco
7 14 (2.39%) ColdFusion
7 14 (2.39%) SharePoint
8 13 (2.22%) JBoss
8 13 (2.22%) Joomla!
9 10 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
9 10 (1.71%) SAS
10 9 (1.54%) OpenStack
11 8 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (1.19%) nginx
13 6 (1.02%) Jetty
14 5 (0.85%) IIS
15 4 (0.68%) Mule
15 4 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 29 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.68%) MS Office
3 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (2.39%) Magento
2 13 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.17%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.17%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.17%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (4.27%) SaaS
3 23 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (1.71%) Google App Engine
5 9 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.34%) GitHub
7 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.75%) HTTP
2 9 (1.54%) Internet
3 7 (1.19%) SMS
4 6 (1.02%) SMTP
4 6 (1.02%) SMPP
5 2 (0.34%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.34%) DNS
6 1 (0.17%) WEP
6 1 (0.17%) Intranet
6 1 (0.17%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (34.81%) SQL Server
2 107 (18.26%) MySQL
3 44 (7.51%) Relational Database
4 41 (7.00%) MongoDB
5 34 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 29 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (4.61%) Big Data
8 24 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (3.75%) RDBMS
11 20 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (2.39%) NoSQL
13 13 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (1.71%) HBase
15 8 (1.37%) Oracle Database
15 8 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (1.02%) SQLite
17 5 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 84 (14.33%) Git (software)
2 54 (9.22%) Subversion
3 38 (6.48%) Ant
4 36 (6.14%) Visual Studio
5 31 (5.29%) JIRA
6 30 (5.12%) JUnit
7 29 (4.95%) Maven
8 27 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (4.44%) Jenkins
10 23 (3.92%) Eclipse
11 17 (2.90%) Selenium
12 13 (2.22%) Hudson
13 9 (1.54%) Artifactory
14 8 (1.37%) PHPUnit
15 7 (1.19%) NUnit
15 7 (1.19%) Bugzilla
16 5 (0.85%) IntelliJ
16 5 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 5 (0.85%) FxCop
16 5 (0.85%) StyleCop
General
1 67 (11.43%) Finance
2 40 (6.83%) Advertising
3 35 (5.97%) Marketing
4 28 (4.78%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.41%) Banking
6 18 (3.07%) Retail
7 16 (2.73%) Manufacturing
8 14 (2.39%) Electronics
9 11 (1.88%) Multimedia
10 8 (1.37%) Games
11 5 (0.85%) Legal
12 3 (0.51%) Military
12 3 (0.51%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.34%) Front Office
13 2 (0.34%) Back Office
14 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (50.85%) .NET
2 277 (47.27%) HTML
3 252 (43.00%) CSS
4 215 (36.69%) ASP.NET
5 152 (25.94%) jQuery
6 112 (19.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 110 (18.77%) XML
8 109 (18.60%) HTML5
9 95 (16.21%) Web Services
10 90 (15.36%) AngularJS
11 79 (13.48%) Spring
12 72 (12.29%) Ajax
13 64 (10.92%) SOAP
14 62 (10.58%) REST
15 56 (9.56%) J2EE
16 51 (8.70%) WCF
16 51 (8.70%) .NET Framework
16 51 (8.70%) CSS3
17 47 (8.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 42 (7.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
1 21 (3.58%) User Experience
2 18 (3.07%) Mobile App
3 13 (2.22%) DTV
4 12 (2.05%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.05%) Social Media
5 11 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (1.37%) N-Tier
7 7 (1.19%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.85%) GIS
8 5 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (0.85%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.85%) iPhone
8 5 (0.85%) iPad
9 4 (0.68%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.51%) W3C
10 3 (0.51%) Physics
10 3 (0.51%) Social Network
11 2 (0.34%) Web 2.0
11 2 (0.34%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 83 (14.16%) Linux
2 50 (8.53%) Windows
3 20 (3.41%) Apple iOS
3 20 (3.41%) Android
4 15 (2.56%) UNIX
5 5 (0.85%) CentOS
5 5 (0.85%) Windows Phone
6 4 (0.68%) Windows 8
6 4 (0.68%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.68%) Fedora
7 1 (0.17%) Solaris
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.17%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (46.59%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (40.78%) MVC
3 116 (19.80%) OO
4 101 (17.24%) TDD
5 82 (13.99%) Mentoring
6 75 (12.80%) Scrum
7 72 (12.29%) SDLC
8 63 (10.75%) OOP
9 56 (9.56%) Software Engineering
10 55 (9.39%) Web Development
11 54 (9.22%) Unit Testing
12 44 (7.51%) SOA
13 43 (7.34%) E-Commerce
14 35 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
15 32 (5.46%) BDD
16 27 (4.61%) Waterfall
17 26 (4.44%) OOD
18 25 (4.27%) Content Management
18 25 (4.27%) Continuous Integration
19 23 (3.92%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 316 (53.92%) JavaScript
2 277 (47.27%) C#
3 180 (30.72%) Java
4 168 (28.67%) SQL
5 95 (16.21%) PHP
6 47 (8.02%) C++
7 46 (7.85%) VB.NET
7 46 (7.85%) T-SQL
8 26 (4.44%) PHP5
9 24 (4.10%) Ruby
10 23 (3.92%) Python
11 18 (3.07%) Objective-C
12 13 (2.22%) PL/SQL
12 13 (2.22%) Clojure
13 11 (1.88%) Bash Shell
14 10 (1.71%) Scala
14 10 (1.71%) AspectJ
15 9 (1.54%) C
15 9 (1.54%) VB
16 8 (1.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (6.31%) Degree
2 20 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (2.90%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.71%) MCSD
6 4 (0.68%) MCP
7 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (0.85%) Basel II
1 5 (0.85%) SLA
2 2 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 11 (1.88%) Docker
2 9 (1.54%) Xen
2 9 (1.54%) LXC
3 5 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (1.71%) Puppet
2 2 (0.34%) logstash
2 2 (0.34%) Graphite
Vendors
1 87 (14.85%) Microsoft
2 64 (10.92%) Oracle
3 33 (5.63%) Zend
4 19 (3.24%) Google
5 14 (2.39%) SAP
6 13 (2.22%) Business Objects
7 11 (1.88%) Twitter
8 10 (1.71%) IBM
9 9 (1.54%) Sitecore
10 6 (1.02%) Facebook
10 6 (1.02%) Panasonic
10 6 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.02%) Toshiba
11 4 (0.68%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.68%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.68%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.51%) Telerik
12 3 (0.51%) Sybase
12 3 (0.51%) Adobe
13 2 (0.34%) Terracotta
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Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £18000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits + pension
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Salary: £44000 - £46000 per annum + private healthcare + pension + more
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ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus+Bens
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Salary: £29400 - £37488 per annum
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