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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 46 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 306 218 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.15% 4.14% 3.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.35% 4.33% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 288 196 203
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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
5720 5031 5233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.22% 95.56% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4835 4276 4642
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,950 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +7 120 £42,500 -1.70% 21
Gloucestershire +32 48 £45,000 - 7
Wiltshire +11 47 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Dorset -8 41 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Devon +13 22 £35,000 -3.44% 5
Somerset -9 17 £35,500 -11.25% 8
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 382 (58.05%) JavaScript
2 366 (55.62%) .NET
3 342 (51.98%) C#
4 325 (49.39%) HTML
5 322 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
6 300 (45.59%) CSS
7 254 (38.60%) SQL Server
8 249 (37.84%) ASP.NET
9 235 (35.71%) MVC
10 181 (27.51%) SQL
11 176 (26.75%) jQuery
12 165 (25.08%) Java
13 134 (20.36%) ASP.NET MVC
14 120 (18.24%) XML
15 118 (17.93%) AngularJS
16 115 (17.48%) OO
17 105 (15.96%) Web Services
18 101 (15.35%) Microsoft
18 101 (15.35%) TDD
19 100 (15.20%) HTML5
20 95 (14.44%) MySQL
21 90 (13.68%) PHP
22 84 (12.77%) Ajax
23 82 (12.46%) Scrum
24 80 (12.16%) .NET Framework
25 74 (11.25%) Mentoring
26 68 (10.33%) Spring
27 66 (10.03%) Finance
28 64 (9.73%) Unit Testing
29 63 (9.57%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 63 (9.57%) CMS
2 33 (5.02%) Tomcat
3 29 (4.41%) Umbraco
4 23 (3.50%) WordPress
5 21 (3.19%) SharePoint
6 20 (3.04%) ColdFusion
7 16 (2.43%) Drupal
8 14 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
9 11 (1.67%) Joomla!
9 11 (1.67%) Node.js
10 9 (1.37%) nginx
10 9 (1.37%) Apache
11 6 (0.91%) Jetty
11 6 (0.91%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.91%) JBoss
11 6 (0.91%) Gunicorn
12 5 (0.76%) IIS
13 4 (0.61%) Mule
14 3 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.06%) MS Office
3 6 (0.91%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (1.67%) Magento
2 7 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.46%) Zen Cart
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.15%) Summit
5 1 (0.15%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.15%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.37%) SaaS
3 8 (1.22%) GitHub
4 7 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.89%) HTTP
2 14 (2.13%) Internet
3 4 (0.61%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.61%) DNS
4 2 (0.30%) SMS
4 2 (0.30%) SSL
5 1 (0.15%) Intranet
5 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (38.60%) SQL Server
2 95 (14.44%) MySQL
3 46 (6.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
5 31 (4.71%) MongoDB
6 28 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (4.10%) Relational Database
8 24 (3.65%) Big Data
9 17 (2.58%) RDBMS
10 15 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (1.52%) NoSQL
12 8 (1.22%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.61%) Oracle9i Database
15 4 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (0.61%) CouchDB
15 4 (0.61%) RavenDB
16 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 58 (8.81%) Git (software)
2 50 (7.60%) Visual Studio
3 46 (6.99%) Subversion
4 41 (6.23%) JUnit
5 29 (4.41%) Eclipse
6 28 (4.26%) Jenkins
7 25 (3.80%) NUnit
8 16 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (2.28%) Hudson
9 15 (2.28%) Maven
10 12 (1.82%) JIRA
10 12 (1.82%) Jasmine
11 11 (1.67%) Ant
12 8 (1.22%) Bugzilla
13 7 (1.06%) FxCop
13 7 (1.06%) StyleCop
14 6 (0.91%) Moq
14 6 (0.91%) Selenium
14 6 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 5 (0.76%) QUnit
General
1 66 (10.03%) Finance
2 45 (6.84%) Advertising
3 29 (4.41%) Marketing
4 20 (3.04%) Retail
5 18 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.58%) Banking
7 10 (1.52%) Games
7 10 (1.52%) Multimedia
7 10 (1.52%) Electronics
8 5 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.46%) Military
9 3 (0.46%) Back Office
10 2 (0.30%) Front Office
10 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.30%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) Billing
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 366 (55.62%) .NET
2 325 (49.39%) HTML
3 300 (45.59%) CSS
4 249 (37.84%) ASP.NET
5 176 (26.75%) jQuery
6 134 (20.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 120 (18.24%) XML
8 118 (17.93%) AngularJS
9 105 (15.96%) Web Services
10 100 (15.20%) HTML5
11 84 (12.77%) Ajax
12 80 (12.16%) .NET Framework
13 68 (10.33%) Spring
14 60 (9.12%) CSS3
15 58 (8.81%) WCF
16 53 (8.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 51 (7.75%) SOAP
18 50 (7.60%) JSON
19 44 (6.69%) J2EE
19 44 (6.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.26%) User Experience
2 28 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 22 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (2.89%) Open Source
5 17 (2.58%) N-Tier
6 16 (2.43%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.98%) iPhone
8 9 (1.37%) GIS
8 9 (1.37%) Social Media
8 9 (1.37%) iPad
9 7 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
9 7 (1.06%) Web 2.0
10 6 (0.91%) Replication
11 5 (0.76%) DTV
11 5 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (0.61%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.61%) W3C
13 3 (0.46%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.46%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 63 (9.57%) Windows
2 55 (8.36%) Linux
3 35 (5.32%) Apple iOS
4 31 (4.71%) Android
5 13 (1.98%) UNIX
6 11 (1.67%) Windows Phone
7 7 (1.06%) Windows Phone 7
8 4 (0.61%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.46%) Windows CE
9 3 (0.46%) Solaris
9 3 (0.46%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.15%) CentOS
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.15%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (35.71%) MVC
3 115 (17.48%) OO
4 101 (15.35%) TDD
5 82 (12.46%) Scrum
6 74 (11.25%) Mentoring
7 64 (9.73%) Unit Testing
8 63 (9.57%) Software Engineering
9 61 (9.27%) E-Commerce
10 59 (8.97%) Web Development
11 54 (8.21%) OOP
12 51 (7.75%) SOA
13 48 (7.29%) BDD
14 42 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (5.93%) Content Management
16 36 (5.47%) OOD
17 30 (4.56%) Waterfall
18 25 (3.80%) Responsive Web Design
19 24 (3.65%) Web Application Development
20 23 (3.50%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 382 (58.05%) JavaScript
2 342 (51.98%) C#
3 181 (27.51%) SQL
4 165 (25.08%) Java
5 90 (13.68%) PHP
6 60 (9.12%) C++
7 50 (7.60%) VB.NET
8 47 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 20 (3.04%) Objective-C
10 18 (2.74%) PHP5
11 16 (2.43%) C
12 15 (2.28%) Ruby
13 12 (1.82%) TypeScript
14 11 (1.67%) PL/SQL
14 11 (1.67%) VB
14 11 (1.67%) Python
15 9 (1.37%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.06%) VB6
17 6 (0.91%) Dart
18 5 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (8.51%) Degree
2 23 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.58%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.43%) MCSD
5 12 (1.82%) VCP4
6 11 (1.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.61%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.61%) MCP
8 2 (0.30%) PhD
9 1 (0.15%) MCSE
9 1 (0.15%) MCSA
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.74%) QA
2 5 (0.76%) SLA
3 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.30%) Plesk
1 2 (0.30%) logstash
1 2 (0.30%) Graphite
2 1 (0.15%) Puppet
2 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 101 (15.35%) Microsoft
2 61 (9.27%) Oracle
3 19 (2.89%) Zend
4 15 (2.28%) Sitecore
5 8 (1.22%) Twitter
5 8 (1.22%) Telerik
6 7 (1.06%) SAP
7 6 (0.91%) Sun
7 6 (0.91%) Toshiba
7 6 (0.91%) Panasonic
8 4 (0.61%) Apple
9 3 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.46%) Hyland
9 3 (0.46%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.30%) Terracotta
10 2 (0.30%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.30%) Google
10 2 (0.30%) Adobe
10 2 (0.30%) IBM
10 2 (0.30%) Sybase
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West England
People Source
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + (Potentially higher)
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
ARM Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 20% bonus & benefits
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Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum, Benefits generous benefits package
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Melksham, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Somerset, Chippenham, Bristol, Trowbridge,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-50,000 + Bens
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Bristol
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Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Poole
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Bristol
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Bristol, Avon
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