The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 30 84 53
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 422 156 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.91% 2.98% 4.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.21% 3.13% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 381 151 221
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5852 4985 5344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.82% 95.17% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4858 4322 4722
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Developer
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +20 115 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Dorset +44 92 £45,000 +16.12% 15
Wiltshire +36 60 £40,000 - 7
Gloucestershire +24 54 £42,500 +10.38% 2
Somerset +16 54 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Devon +5 23 £37,500 +21.95% 1
Cornwall - 10 £35,000 -
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 289 (42.07%) Java
2 288 (41.92%) .NET
3 285 (41.48%) JavaScript
4 262 (38.14%) C#
5 255 (37.12%) SQL
6 246 (35.81%) HTML
7 238 (34.64%) ASP.NET
8 224 (32.61%) CSS
9 212 (30.86%) MVC
10 178 (25.91%) jQuery
11 176 (25.62%) SQL Server
12 162 (23.58%) Spring
13 149 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
14 135 (19.65%) TDD
15 132 (19.21%) OO
16 124 (18.05%) ASP.NET MVC
17 116 (16.89%) Scrum
18 114 (16.59%) MySQL
19 105 (15.28%) Oracle
19 105 (15.28%) PHP
20 104 (15.14%) Web Services
21 94 (13.68%) XML
22 91 (13.25%) Linux
23 87 (12.66%) Unit Testing
24 81 (11.79%) Maven
25 80 (11.64%) Microsoft
26 77 (11.21%) Finance
26 77 (11.21%) Git (software)
27 75 (10.92%) E-Commerce
28 70 (10.19%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 30 (4.37%) Drupal
2 25 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 22 (3.20%) CMS
4 19 (2.77%) WordPress
5 18 (2.62%) Tomcat
5 18 (2.62%) IIS
6 17 (2.47%) Apache ServiceMix
7 16 (2.33%) Apache
8 14 (2.04%) WebSphere
9 11 (1.60%) Umbraco
9 11 (1.60%) nginx
10 9 (1.31%) Node.js
10 9 (1.31%) Sitefinity
11 8 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.16%) Gunicorn
11 8 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (1.02%) Kentico
13 6 (0.87%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (3.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.73%) MS Office
3 4 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 15 (2.18%) Magento
2 6 (0.87%) Shopify
2 6 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.73%) INSURE/90
4 3 (0.44%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (1.16%) SaaS
2 4 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.60%) Internet
2 6 (0.87%) SS7
2 6 (0.87%) TCAP
2 6 (0.87%) INAP
2 6 (0.87%) SIGTRAN
2 6 (0.87%) 4G
3 5 (0.73%) VoIP
3 5 (0.73%) Intranet
4 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.15%) DNS
5 1 (0.15%) SMTP
5 1 (0.15%) FTP
5 1 (0.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (25.62%) SQL Server
2 114 (16.59%) MySQL
3 48 (6.99%) Relational Database
4 27 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (3.49%) RDBMS
7 20 (2.91%) MongoDB
8 18 (2.62%) Big Data
9 14 (2.04%) Hadoop
10 13 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (1.89%) HBase
11 10 (1.46%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (1.02%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.87%) Hazelcast
14 6 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (0.87%) DB2
15 5 (0.73%) Informix
Development Applications
1 81 (11.79%) Maven
2 77 (11.21%) Git (software)
3 70 (10.19%) Subversion
4 64 (9.32%) Ant
5 60 (8.73%) Eclipse
6 53 (7.71%) JUnit
7 48 (6.99%) Jenkins
8 43 (6.26%) Selenium
9 42 (6.11%) Visual Studio
10 41 (5.97%) NetBeans
11 33 (4.80%) Hudson
12 31 (4.51%) JMeter
13 10 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (1.02%) PHPUnit
15 5 (0.73%) Cucumber
15 5 (0.73%) NUnit
16 4 (0.58%) Dreamweaver
16 4 (0.58%) Rational Application Developer
17 3 (0.44%) SpecFlow
17 3 (0.44%) SoapUI
General
1 77 (11.21%) Finance
2 44 (6.40%) Telecoms
3 39 (5.68%) Banking
4 28 (4.08%) Marketing
5 15 (2.18%) Retail
6 10 (1.46%) Advertising
6 10 (1.46%) Electronics
7 9 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.16%) Back Office
9 7 (1.02%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.87%) Games
10 6 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.58%) Law
12 3 (0.44%) Legal
13 2 (0.29%) Local Government
13 2 (0.29%) Publishing
14 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (41.92%) .NET
2 246 (35.81%) HTML
3 238 (34.64%) ASP.NET
4 224 (32.61%) CSS
5 178 (25.91%) jQuery
6 162 (23.58%) Spring
7 124 (18.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 104 (15.14%) Web Services
9 94 (13.68%) XML
10 63 (9.17%) HTML5
11 61 (8.88%) J2EE
12 55 (8.01%) Ajax
13 51 (7.42%) WCF
14 49 (7.13%) .NET Framework
15 47 (6.84%) Hibernate
16 46 (6.70%) SOAP
17 42 (6.11%) EJB
17 42 (6.11%) Java EE
18 38 (5.53%) JPA
18 38 (5.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (4.08%) Mobile App
2 26 (3.78%) Digital Media
3 18 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (2.47%) N-Tier
5 16 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.18%) Client/Server
6 15 (2.18%) GIS
7 9 (1.31%) Open Source
8 8 (1.16%) Mathematics
8 8 (1.16%) Visualisation
9 5 (0.73%) iSeries
9 5 (0.73%) Derivative
9 5 (0.73%) Replication
9 5 (0.73%) iPad
10 4 (0.58%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.58%) DTV
10 4 (0.58%) iPhone
11 3 (0.44%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.29%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 91 (13.25%) Linux
2 38 (5.53%) Windows
3 35 (5.09%) Apple iOS
4 26 (3.78%) Android
5 11 (1.60%) UNIX
6 6 (0.87%) Solaris
7 5 (0.73%) AIX
7 5 (0.73%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.58%) Windows Phone 7
9 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.29%) CentOS
10 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.15%) Fedora
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (30.86%) MVC
2 149 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (19.65%) TDD
4 132 (19.21%) OO
5 116 (16.89%) Scrum
6 87 (12.66%) Unit Testing
7 75 (10.92%) E-Commerce
8 64 (9.32%) OOP
9 53 (7.71%) Software Engineering
10 43 (6.26%) UML
11 35 (5.09%) Web Development
12 34 (4.95%) Web Application Development
13 33 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (4.80%) OOD
14 29 (4.22%) Performance Testing
15 25 (3.64%) SOA
15 25 (3.64%) BDD
16 22 (3.20%) iOS Development
17 17 (2.47%) Technical Architecture
18 16 (2.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 289 (42.07%) Java
2 285 (41.48%) JavaScript
3 262 (38.14%) C#
4 255 (37.12%) SQL
5 105 (15.28%) PHP
6 41 (5.97%) T-SQL
7 34 (4.95%) C++
8 26 (3.78%) Python
8 26 (3.78%) C
9 25 (3.64%) PHP5
10 19 (2.77%) TypeScript
11 17 (2.47%) VB.NET
12 11 (1.60%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.31%) RPG
13 9 (1.31%) Ruby
14 8 (1.16%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.02%) Erlang
16 5 (0.73%) RPG IV
16 5 (0.73%) RPG III
17 3 (0.44%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 54 (7.86%) Degree
2 11 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (0.87%) HND
3 6 (0.87%) PhD
4 5 (0.73%) MCSD
5 4 (0.58%) MCP
6 3 (0.44%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.29%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.46%) COBIT
2 2 (0.29%) QA
3 1 (0.15%) DICOM
3 1 (0.15%) SLA
Systems Management
1 13 (1.89%) Puppet
1 13 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.44%) Plesk
3 1 (0.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 105 (15.28%) Oracle
2 80 (11.64%) Microsoft
3 18 (2.62%) Zend
4 14 (2.04%) JBoss
5 12 (1.75%) IBM
6 11 (1.60%) Sun
7 8 (1.16%) Sitecore
8 7 (1.02%) Adobe
9 6 (0.87%) Informatica
10 5 (0.73%) Bloomberg
11 4 (0.58%) Sage
12 3 (0.44%) Ektron
12 3 (0.44%) SAP
12 3 (0.44%) Google
13 2 (0.29%) Twitter
13 2 (0.29%) Alterian
13 2 (0.29%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.29%) Red Hat
14 1 (0.15%) Sybase
14 1 (0.15%) BT
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