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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 28 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 431 179 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.95% 3.46% 3.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.31% 3.64% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 385 173 200
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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
5900 4912 5429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.16% 94.92% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4875 4224 4806
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +39 119 £45,000 - 12
Dorset +33 99 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Wiltshire +33 66 £40,000 -15.78% 8
Gloucestershire +2 53 £45,000 +9.09% 9
Somerset -1 45 £40,000 +10.34% 6
Devon -3 27 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Cornwall - 10 £35,000 -
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 318 (43.56%) JavaScript
2 310 (42.47%) .NET
3 290 (39.73%) Java
4 284 (38.90%) C#
5 266 (36.44%) SQL
6 265 (36.30%) HTML
7 255 (34.93%) CSS
8 251 (34.38%) ASP.NET
9 223 (30.55%) MVC
10 200 (27.40%) jQuery
11 180 (24.66%) SQL Server
12 158 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
13 156 (21.37%) Spring
14 146 (20.00%) TDD
15 137 (18.77%) ASP.NET MVC
16 125 (17.12%) MySQL
17 124 (16.99%) OO
18 116 (15.89%) Scrum
19 110 (15.07%) PHP
20 108 (14.79%) XML
21 107 (14.66%) Web Services
22 105 (14.38%) Oracle
23 93 (12.74%) Git (software)
24 89 (12.19%) Linux
25 84 (11.51%) Microsoft
25 84 (11.51%) Finance
26 75 (10.27%) Maven
26 75 (10.27%) Unit Testing
27 71 (9.73%) OOP
28 68 (9.32%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (4.38%) Drupal
2 27 (3.70%) WordPress
3 24 (3.29%) SharePoint
4 21 (2.88%) CMS
5 19 (2.60%) Tomcat
6 17 (2.33%) Apache ServiceMix
7 16 (2.19%) Apache
8 15 (2.05%) IIS
9 13 (1.78%) nginx
10 12 (1.64%) WebSphere
11 10 (1.37%) Gunicorn
12 9 (1.23%) Umbraco
12 9 (1.23%) Node.js
13 8 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (1.10%) Sitefinity
13 8 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (0.96%) Oracle Service Bus
14 7 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 25 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.82%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (1.92%) Magento
2 9 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.68%) INSURE/90
3 5 (0.68%) Shopify
4 2 (0.27%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.27%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.27%) SAP ECC
4 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.64%) SaaS
2 11 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.37%) Internet
2 6 (0.82%) SS7
2 6 (0.82%) TCAP
2 6 (0.82%) INAP
2 6 (0.82%) 4G
2 6 (0.82%) SIGTRAN
3 5 (0.68%) VoIP
3 5 (0.68%) Intranet
4 1 (0.14%) DNS
4 1 (0.14%) SMTP
4 1 (0.14%) FTP
4 1 (0.14%) HTTP
4 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (24.66%) SQL Server
2 125 (17.12%) MySQL
3 46 (6.30%) Relational Database
4 31 (4.25%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (2.88%) Big Data
6 21 (2.88%) MongoDB
6 21 (2.88%) RDBMS
7 14 (1.92%) HBase
7 14 (1.92%) Hadoop
8 13 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (1.64%) NoSQL
10 11 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
11 9 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.10%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (0.82%) DB2
14 6 (0.82%) Redis
14 6 (0.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 93 (12.74%) Git (software)
2 75 (10.27%) Maven
3 61 (8.36%) Subversion
4 56 (7.67%) Ant
4 56 (7.67%) JUnit
5 48 (6.58%) Eclipse
6 46 (6.30%) Visual Studio
7 40 (5.48%) Jenkins
8 34 (4.66%) Selenium
9 31 (4.25%) NetBeans
10 24 (3.29%) Hudson
11 22 (3.01%) JMeter
12 15 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (0.82%) PHPUnit
13 6 (0.82%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.55%) Dreamweaver
14 4 (0.55%) NUnit
14 4 (0.55%) Rational Application Developer
14 4 (0.55%) SpecFlow
15 3 (0.41%) TeamCity
General
1 84 (11.51%) Finance
2 45 (6.16%) Banking
3 43 (5.89%) Telecoms
4 31 (4.25%) Marketing
5 17 (2.33%) Retail
6 11 (1.51%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.37%) Advertising
7 10 (1.37%) Electronics
7 10 (1.37%) Games
8 9 (1.23%) Back Office
9 6 (0.82%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.27%) Publishing
10 2 (0.27%) Law
10 2 (0.27%) Legal
11 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (42.47%) .NET
2 265 (36.30%) HTML
3 255 (34.93%) CSS
4 251 (34.38%) ASP.NET
5 200 (27.40%) jQuery
6 156 (21.37%) Spring
7 137 (18.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 108 (14.79%) XML
9 107 (14.66%) Web Services
10 68 (9.32%) .NET Framework
11 65 (8.90%) HTML5
12 63 (8.63%) J2EE
13 61 (8.36%) Ajax
14 55 (7.53%) SOAP
15 54 (7.40%) WCF
16 50 (6.85%) Hibernate
17 46 (6.30%) REST
18 45 (6.16%) JSON
19 40 (5.48%) AngularJS
20 38 (5.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (4.38%) Mobile App
2 21 (2.88%) Digital Media
3 19 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (2.60%) GIS
4 18 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 16 (2.19%) Client/Server
5 16 (2.19%) N-Tier
6 11 (1.51%) Open Source
7 10 (1.37%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.10%) Mathematics
9 5 (0.68%) Derivative
9 5 (0.68%) Online Banking
9 5 (0.68%) iSeries
9 5 (0.68%) iPhone
9 5 (0.68%) iPad
9 5 (0.68%) Replication
10 4 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.55%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.27%) DTV
11 2 (0.27%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 89 (12.19%) Linux
2 43 (5.89%) Apple iOS
3 41 (5.62%) Windows
4 29 (3.97%) Android
5 11 (1.51%) UNIX
6 7 (0.96%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.68%) AIX
8 4 (0.55%) Solaris
8 4 (0.55%) Windows Phone 7
9 3 (0.41%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.27%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.14%) CentOS
11 1 (0.14%) Fedora
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (30.55%) MVC
2 158 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (20.00%) TDD
4 124 (16.99%) OO
5 116 (15.89%) Scrum
6 75 (10.27%) Unit Testing
7 71 (9.73%) OOP
8 68 (9.32%) E-Commerce
9 48 (6.58%) Software Engineering
10 42 (5.75%) OOD
11 37 (5.07%) Web Application Development
11 37 (5.07%) UML
12 36 (4.93%) Web Development
13 34 (4.66%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (4.52%) SOA
15 31 (4.25%) BDD
16 25 (3.42%) iOS Development
17 22 (3.01%) Performance Testing
18 19 (2.60%) Business Intelligence
19 18 (2.47%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 318 (43.56%) JavaScript
2 290 (39.73%) Java
3 284 (38.90%) C#
4 266 (36.44%) SQL
5 110 (15.07%) PHP
6 45 (6.16%) T-SQL
7 32 (4.38%) C++
8 30 (4.11%) Python
9 27 (3.70%) PHP5
10 23 (3.15%) TypeScript
10 23 (3.15%) C
11 19 (2.60%) VB.NET
12 14 (1.92%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.37%) Objective-C
13 10 (1.37%) Ruby
14 9 (1.23%) RPG
15 7 (0.96%) Erlang
16 5 (0.68%) RPG IV
16 5 (0.68%) RPG III
17 4 (0.55%) XAML
Qualifications
1 54 (7.40%) Degree
2 15 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.10%) MCSD
4 6 (0.82%) HND
4 6 (0.82%) MCP
4 6 (0.82%) PhD
5 3 (0.41%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.27%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.37%) COBIT
2 6 (0.82%) QA
3 1 (0.14%) DICOM
3 1 (0.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 14 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (1.92%) Puppet
2 3 (0.41%) Plesk
3 1 (0.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 105 (14.38%) Oracle
2 84 (11.51%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.05%) Zend
4 12 (1.64%) JBoss
5 11 (1.51%) Sun
6 10 (1.37%) IBM
7 9 (1.23%) Informatica
8 8 (1.10%) Sitecore
9 7 (0.96%) Adobe
10 5 (0.68%) Bloomberg
10 5 (0.68%) SAP
11 4 (0.55%) Sage
12 3 (0.41%) Google
13 2 (0.27%) Business Objects
13 2 (0.27%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.27%) Ektron
13 2 (0.27%) Twitter
13 2 (0.27%) Xilinx
14 1 (0.14%) Jaspersoft
14 1 (0.14%) Alterian
Kingsbridge, Devon
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus benefits and relocation assistance
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Free Parking
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago