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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 50 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 297 222 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.96% 4.20% 3.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.15% 4.41% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 272 201 188
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £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
5762 5035 5224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.16% 95.34% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4817 4303 4604
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 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £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 March 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 March 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 +2 109 £45,000 - 17
Gloucestershire +28 50 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Wiltshire +5 49 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Dorset +2 46 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Somerset -12 17 £40,000 - 9
Devon +6 14 £36,000 -0.68% 2
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 357 (56.58%) JavaScript
2 347 (54.99%) .NET
3 323 (51.19%) C#
4 305 (48.34%) HTML
5 290 (45.96%) Agile Software Development
6 286 (45.32%) CSS
7 237 (37.56%) ASP.NET
8 230 (36.45%) SQL Server
9 227 (35.97%) MVC
10 172 (27.26%) SQL
11 170 (26.94%) Java
12 156 (24.72%) jQuery
13 123 (19.49%) ASP.NET MVC
14 119 (18.86%) XML
15 113 (17.91%) OO
16 106 (16.80%) AngularJS
17 99 (15.69%) HTML5
18 97 (15.37%) Web Services
19 95 (15.06%) Microsoft
20 94 (14.90%) MySQL
21 92 (14.58%) PHP
22 89 (14.10%) TDD
23 87 (13.79%) Ajax
24 76 (12.04%) Mentoring
25 75 (11.89%) Spring
26 65 (10.30%) Scrum
27 63 (9.98%) Finance
27 63 (9.98%) Linux
28 61 (9.67%) .NET Framework
29 60 (9.51%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 45 (7.13%) CMS
2 40 (6.34%) Tomcat
3 21 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 19 (3.01%) Umbraco
4 19 (3.01%) WordPress
5 18 (2.85%) ColdFusion
6 17 (2.69%) Drupal
7 12 (1.90%) Joomla!
8 11 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (1.74%) Apache
9 10 (1.58%) JBoss
10 9 (1.43%) Node.js
11 7 (1.11%) nginx
12 6 (0.95%) Jetty
13 5 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.79%) IIS
14 4 (0.63%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.63%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.63%) Mule
15 3 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.11%) MS Office
3 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) InDesign
4 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.90%) Magento
2 8 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.48%) Zen Cart
5 1 (0.16%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.54%) SaaS
3 7 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.79%) GitHub
5 4 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.63%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.49%) HTTP
2 12 (1.90%) Internet
3 4 (0.63%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.63%) DNS
4 2 (0.32%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.32%) SSL
4 2 (0.32%) SMS
5 1 (0.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (36.45%) SQL Server
2 94 (14.90%) MySQL
3 43 (6.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 36 (5.71%) MongoDB
5 30 (4.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (4.28%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (4.28%) Relational Database
7 25 (3.96%) Big Data
8 19 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (2.69%) RDBMS
10 13 (2.06%) NoSQL
11 11 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (1.27%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.63%) RavenDB
13 4 (0.63%) HBase
13 4 (0.63%) CouchDB
13 4 (0.63%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 56 (8.87%) Git (software)
2 49 (7.77%) Subversion
3 45 (7.13%) Visual Studio
4 40 (6.34%) JUnit
5 29 (4.60%) Jenkins
6 21 (3.33%) Eclipse
7 18 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (2.69%) Hudson
8 17 (2.69%) Ant
9 15 (2.38%) JIRA
10 13 (2.06%) Maven
10 13 (2.06%) NUnit
11 11 (1.74%) Selenium
12 10 (1.58%) Jasmine
13 8 (1.27%) Bugzilla
14 7 (1.11%) FxCop
14 7 (1.11%) StyleCop
15 5 (0.79%) QUnit
16 4 (0.63%) NetBeans
16 4 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
General
1 63 (9.98%) Finance
2 42 (6.66%) Advertising
3 32 (5.07%) Marketing
4 19 (3.01%) Banking
5 18 (2.85%) Retail
5 18 (2.85%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.06%) Electronics
7 11 (1.74%) Multimedia
8 10 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.11%) Games
10 4 (0.63%) Military
11 3 (0.48%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.32%) Front Office
12 2 (0.32%) Back Office
13 1 (0.16%) Publishing
13 1 (0.16%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (54.99%) .NET
2 305 (48.34%) HTML
3 286 (45.32%) CSS
4 237 (37.56%) ASP.NET
5 156 (24.72%) jQuery
6 123 (19.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 119 (18.86%) XML
8 106 (16.80%) AngularJS
9 99 (15.69%) HTML5
10 97 (15.37%) Web Services
11 87 (13.79%) Ajax
12 75 (11.89%) Spring
13 61 (9.67%) .NET Framework
14 60 (9.51%) SOAP
15 57 (9.03%) CSS3
16 56 (8.87%) WCF
17 50 (7.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 47 (7.45%) J2EE
19 46 (7.29%) JSON
20 39 (6.18%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.60%) User Experience
2 24 (3.80%) Mobile App
3 23 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (2.54%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.22%) Open Source
7 13 (2.06%) N-Tier
8 10 (1.58%) Social Media
9 8 (1.27%) DTV
9 8 (1.27%) iPhone
10 7 (1.11%) Web 2.0
11 6 (0.95%) Replication
11 6 (0.95%) GIS
11 6 (0.95%) iPad
12 5 (0.79%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (0.63%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.63%) Mobile Payment
13 4 (0.63%) W3C
14 3 (0.48%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 63 (9.98%) Linux
2 60 (9.51%) Windows
3 24 (3.80%) Apple iOS
4 21 (3.33%) Android
5 15 (2.38%) UNIX
6 6 (0.95%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.63%) Windows Phone 7
8 3 (0.48%) Windows CE
8 3 (0.48%) Solaris
9 2 (0.32%) Fedora
9 2 (0.32%) CentOS
9 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (45.96%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (35.97%) MVC
3 113 (17.91%) OO
4 89 (14.10%) TDD
5 76 (12.04%) Mentoring
6 65 (10.30%) Scrum
7 60 (9.51%) Software Engineering
8 59 (9.35%) Web Development
9 53 (8.40%) OOP
10 52 (8.24%) E-Commerce
11 49 (7.77%) SOA
11 49 (7.77%) Unit Testing
12 46 (7.29%) BDD
13 36 (5.71%) Content Management
14 33 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (4.91%) Waterfall
16 28 (4.44%) Responsive Web Design
17 26 (4.12%) OOD
18 23 (3.65%) Business Intelligence
19 21 (3.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 357 (56.58%) JavaScript
2 323 (51.19%) C#
3 172 (27.26%) SQL
4 170 (26.94%) Java
5 92 (14.58%) PHP
6 56 (8.87%) C++
7 48 (7.61%) T-SQL
8 46 (7.29%) VB.NET
9 20 (3.17%) PHP5
10 16 (2.54%) Ruby
10 16 (2.54%) Objective-C
11 12 (1.90%) VB
12 11 (1.74%) Python
13 10 (1.58%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.43%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.27%) C
16 7 (1.11%) VB6
17 6 (0.95%) Clojure
17 6 (0.95%) TypeScript
18 4 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (8.56%) Degree
2 22 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.54%) MCSD
5 14 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.63%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.48%) MCP
8 2 (0.32%) PhD
9 1 (0.16%) MCSE
9 1 (0.16%) MCSA
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.74%) QA
2 5 (0.79%) SLA
3 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.32%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (0.48%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.48%) Xen
1 3 (0.48%) Docker
1 3 (0.48%) LXC
2 1 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (0.63%) Puppet
1 4 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.32%) logstash
2 2 (0.32%) Graphite
2 2 (0.32%) Plesk
Vendors
1 95 (15.06%) Microsoft
2 52 (8.24%) Oracle
3 23 (3.65%) Zend
4 12 (1.90%) Sitecore
5 9 (1.43%) SAP
6 8 (1.27%) Twitter
7 6 (0.95%) Panasonic
7 6 (0.95%) Toshiba
7 6 (0.95%) Google
8 5 (0.79%) Sun
8 5 (0.79%) Telerik
9 4 (0.63%) Business Objects
9 4 (0.63%) Apple
9 4 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.48%) Hyland
10 3 (0.48%) Sybase
10 3 (0.48%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.32%) Terracotta
11 2 (0.32%) IBM
11 2 (0.32%) Red Hat
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: Generous salary, bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tavistock
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £3000 - £45000 per annum + strong bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
South West England
People Source
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + (Potentially higher)
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago