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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 43 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 324 238 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.43% 4.30% 4.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.66% 4.50% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 299 210 229
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £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
5729 5287 5497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.95% 95.48% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4881 4476 4897
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +9 126 £42,500 - 23
Gloucestershire +13 59 £45,000 +8.43% 11
Wiltshire +25 49 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Dorset -7 36 £41,250 +10.00% 14
Devon +7 22 £35,000 - 3
Somerset -7 19 £41,250 +10.00% 6
Cornwall - 1 £32,500 -
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 396 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 372 (54.39%) .NET
3 360 (52.63%) C#
4 326 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
5 321 (46.93%) HTML
6 312 (45.61%) CSS
7 257 (37.57%) ASP.NET
7 257 (37.57%) SQL Server
8 235 (34.36%) MVC
9 197 (28.80%) SQL
10 192 (28.07%) jQuery
11 164 (23.98%) Java
12 145 (21.20%) ASP.NET MVC
13 125 (18.27%) XML
14 120 (17.54%) AngularJS
15 110 (16.08%) OO
16 107 (15.64%) Web Services
17 103 (15.06%) Microsoft
18 102 (14.91%) TDD
19 101 (14.77%) MySQL
20 99 (14.47%) .NET Framework
21 92 (13.45%) PHP
22 90 (13.16%) Scrum
23 84 (12.28%) Ajax
24 81 (11.84%) HTML5
25 73 (10.67%) Mentoring
26 70 (10.23%) Spring
27 68 (9.94%) Finance
28 67 (9.80%) Oracle
29 65 (9.50%) CMS

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 65 (9.50%) CMS
2 33 (4.82%) Tomcat
3 27 (3.95%) WordPress
4 26 (3.80%) Umbraco
5 22 (3.22%) SharePoint
6 18 (2.63%) ColdFusion
7 16 (2.34%) Drupal
7 16 (2.34%) Sitecore CMS
8 14 (2.05%) nginx
9 13 (1.90%) Node.js
10 11 (1.61%) Gunicorn
10 11 (1.61%) Apache
11 10 (1.46%) Joomla!
12 8 (1.17%) WebLogic
12 8 (1.17%) JBoss
13 6 (0.88%) Jetty
14 5 (0.73%) IIS
15 4 (0.58%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.44%) NetWeaver
16 3 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 30 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.17%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.02%) MS Office
4 3 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 10 (1.46%) Magento
2 9 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.44%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.44%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.44%) SAP ECC
4 2 (0.29%) Zen Cart
4 2 (0.29%) Summit
4 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.15%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.46%) SaaS
3 8 (1.17%) GitHub
4 7 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.19%) HTTP
2 13 (1.90%) Internet
3 5 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.58%) DNS
5 2 (0.29%) SMS
5 2 (0.29%) SSL
6 1 (0.15%) Intranet
6 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (37.57%) SQL Server
2 101 (14.77%) MySQL
3 47 (6.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (4.39%) MongoDB
6 26 (3.80%) Relational Database
7 22 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (3.07%) Big Data
9 14 (2.05%) RDBMS
10 13 (1.90%) NoSQL
11 11 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (1.46%) Oracle Database
13 9 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.73%) Redis
15 4 (0.58%) RavenDB
15 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (0.58%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.58%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 64 (9.36%) Git (software)
2 53 (7.75%) Visual Studio
3 43 (6.29%) JUnit
4 42 (6.14%) Subversion
5 31 (4.53%) Eclipse
6 25 (3.65%) NUnit
7 23 (3.36%) Jenkins
8 17 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (1.90%) Maven
9 13 (1.90%) JIRA
10 12 (1.75%) Hudson
10 12 (1.75%) Jasmine
11 11 (1.61%) Ant
12 9 (1.32%) Bugzilla
13 7 (1.02%) Moq
13 7 (1.02%) FxCop
13 7 (1.02%) StyleCop
13 7 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 5 (0.73%) QUnit
14 5 (0.73%) Grunt
General
1 68 (9.94%) Finance
2 35 (5.12%) Advertising
3 27 (3.95%) Marketing
4 24 (3.51%) Banking
5 23 (3.36%) Retail
6 18 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.75%) Games
8 7 (1.02%) Multimedia
8 7 (1.02%) Electronics
9 6 (0.88%) Back Office
10 4 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.29%) Front Office
11 2 (0.29%) Military
11 2 (0.29%) Local Government
12 1 (0.15%) Billing
12 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 372 (54.39%) .NET
2 321 (46.93%) HTML
3 312 (45.61%) CSS
4 257 (37.57%) ASP.NET
5 192 (28.07%) jQuery
6 145 (21.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 125 (18.27%) XML
8 120 (17.54%) AngularJS
9 107 (15.64%) Web Services
10 99 (14.47%) .NET Framework
11 84 (12.28%) Ajax
12 81 (11.84%) HTML5
13 70 (10.23%) Spring
14 60 (8.77%) CSS3
15 59 (8.63%) WCF
16 58 (8.48%) JSON
17 53 (7.75%) ASP.NET Web API
18 50 (7.31%) SOAP
19 47 (6.87%) J2EE
19 47 (6.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.82%) Mobile App
3 29 (4.24%) User Experience
4 20 (2.92%) Open Source
5 19 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (2.78%) N-Tier
6 17 (2.49%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.90%) GIS
7 13 (1.90%) iPhone
8 8 (1.17%) iPad
9 7 (1.02%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.02%) Social Media
9 7 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
9 7 (1.02%) Web 2.0
10 6 (0.88%) Replication
11 4 (0.58%) W3C
11 4 (0.58%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.44%) Social Network
12 3 (0.44%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 59 (8.63%) Windows
2 56 (8.19%) Linux
3 45 (6.58%) Apple iOS
4 31 (4.53%) Android
5 14 (2.05%) UNIX
6 13 (1.90%) Windows Phone
7 7 (1.02%) Windows Phone 7
7 7 (1.02%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.58%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.44%) Solaris
10 2 (0.29%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.15%) Fedora
11 1 (0.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (34.36%) MVC
3 110 (16.08%) OO
4 102 (14.91%) TDD
5 90 (13.16%) Scrum
6 73 (10.67%) Mentoring
7 63 (9.21%) Software Engineering
8 62 (9.06%) Unit Testing
9 60 (8.77%) E-Commerce
10 59 (8.63%) OOP
11 50 (7.31%) Web Development
12 49 (7.16%) BDD
13 48 (7.02%) SOA
14 46 (6.73%) OOD
15 42 (6.14%) Content Management
16 40 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (4.24%) Waterfall
18 27 (3.95%) Web Application Development
19 26 (3.80%) iOS Development
20 23 (3.36%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 396 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 360 (52.63%) C#
3 197 (28.80%) SQL
4 164 (23.98%) Java
5 92 (13.45%) PHP
6 51 (7.46%) C++
7 47 (6.87%) T-SQL
8 42 (6.14%) VB.NET
9 21 (3.07%) Objective-C
10 20 (2.92%) C
11 18 (2.63%) TypeScript
12 17 (2.49%) Python
13 15 (2.19%) PL/SQL
14 14 (2.05%) Ruby
14 14 (2.05%) PHP5
15 9 (1.32%) VB
16 7 (1.02%) VB6
17 6 (0.88%) Bash Shell
18 5 (0.73%) VBA
18 5 (0.73%) XAML
Qualifications
1 57 (8.33%) Degree
2 26 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.49%) MCSD
4 12 (1.75%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.88%) MCP
6 4 (0.58%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.44%) PhD
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.15%) HND
8 1 (0.15%) MCSE
8 1 (0.15%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.36%) QA
2 5 (0.73%) SLA
3 2 (0.29%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.29%) Plesk
2 1 (0.15%) Puppet
2 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.15%) logstash
2 1 (0.15%) Graphite
Vendors
1 103 (15.06%) Microsoft
2 67 (9.80%) Oracle
3 17 (2.49%) Sitecore
4 14 (2.05%) Zend
5 8 (1.17%) Twitter
5 8 (1.17%) Sun
5 8 (1.17%) Telerik
6 6 (0.88%) SAP
7 4 (0.58%) Adobe
7 4 (0.58%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.44%) Hyland
8 3 (0.44%) Apple
8 3 (0.44%) Informatica
8 3 (0.44%) IBM
8 3 (0.44%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.29%) Panasonic
9 2 (0.29%) Xilinx
9 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.29%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.29%) Toshiba
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
DCM Select
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits fantastic benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The Developer Portal
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus company bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 50k per year + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
DCM Select
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary and bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Bonus plus generous benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago