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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 44 31 71
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 319 398 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.37% 6.50% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.58% 6.83% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 299 356 183
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
5715 5829 4833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.20% 95.26% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4849 4820 4167
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +1 152 £45,000 - 19
Gloucestershire -13 43 £45,000 - 6
Dorset -20 38 £45,000 - 11
Wiltshire -19 32 £42,500 +2.40% 4
Somerset -11 26 £43,750 +9.37% 7
Devon -11 20 £30,500 -18.66% 6
Cornwall -12 4 £36,750 +5.00%
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 324 (53.47%) JavaScript
2 309 (50.99%) Agile Software Development
3 290 (47.85%) HTML
4 279 (46.04%) .NET
5 277 (45.71%) CSS
6 253 (41.75%) C#
7 241 (39.77%) MVC
8 206 (33.99%) Java
9 204 (33.66%) SQL
10 203 (33.50%) ASP.NET
11 180 (29.70%) SQL Server
12 160 (26.40%) jQuery
13 142 (23.43%) TDD
14 132 (21.78%) Scrum
15 122 (20.13%) Git (software)
16 116 (19.14%) Finance
17 114 (18.81%) XML
18 107 (17.66%) Web Services
19 104 (17.16%) Spring
20 103 (17.00%) ASP.NET MVC
21 97 (16.01%) OO
21 97 (16.01%) Microsoft
22 94 (15.51%) MySQL
22 94 (15.51%) PHP
23 93 (15.35%) Oracle
23 93 (15.35%) HTML5
24 90 (14.85%) SDLC
24 90 (14.85%) Linux
25 82 (13.53%) SOAP
26 81 (13.37%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 60 (9.90%) Tomcat
2 38 (6.27%) Apache
3 34 (5.61%) Node.js
4 21 (3.47%) JBoss
4 21 (3.47%) CMS
5 14 (2.31%) Umbraco
6 13 (2.15%) Cloud Foundry
7 12 (1.98%) Mule ESB
7 12 (1.98%) Drupal
7 12 (1.98%) Mule
7 12 (1.98%) SAS
8 11 (1.82%) MQSeries
9 9 (1.49%) ColdFusion
9 9 (1.49%) WordPress
9 9 (1.49%) OpenStack
10 8 (1.32%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.32%) SharePoint
11 7 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.99%) nginx
Applications
1 38 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.16%) MS Office
3 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 24 (3.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.83%) Magento
3 4 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.33%) Aareon QL
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.61%) SaaS
2 30 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (1.65%) Google App Engine
5 10 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.62%) HTTP
2 18 (2.97%) SMTP
2 18 (2.97%) SMPP
3 12 (1.98%) Internet
4 9 (1.49%) FTP
4 9 (1.49%) SMS
5 3 (0.50%) WEP
5 3 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.17%) Extranet
6 1 (0.17%) DNS
6 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (29.70%) SQL Server
2 94 (15.51%) MySQL
3 66 (10.89%) Relational Database
4 36 (5.94%) MongoDB
5 32 (5.28%) RDBMS
6 31 (5.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (4.62%) NoSQL
8 26 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (2.81%) Oracle Database
12 15 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
12 15 (2.48%) Big Data
13 11 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (1.65%) SQLite
14 10 (1.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 9 (1.49%) HBase
15 9 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 8 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 122 (20.13%) Git (software)
2 57 (9.41%) Subversion
3 48 (7.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 45 (7.43%) Ant
4 45 (7.43%) Visual Studio
5 44 (7.26%) Maven
6 42 (6.93%) JIRA
7 37 (6.11%) JUnit
8 33 (5.45%) Eclipse
9 24 (3.96%) Selenium
10 23 (3.80%) Jenkins
11 19 (3.14%) Hudson
12 17 (2.81%) Artifactory
13 15 (2.48%) Cucumber
14 14 (2.31%) Gradle
14 14 (2.31%) Spock
14 14 (2.31%) Mockito
14 14 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 12 (1.98%) PHPUnit
16 11 (1.82%) SoapUI
General
1 116 (19.14%) Finance
2 74 (12.21%) Telecoms
3 49 (8.09%) Marketing
4 29 (4.79%) Manufacturing
4 29 (4.79%) Electronics
5 28 (4.62%) Advertising
5 28 (4.62%) Banking
6 24 (3.96%) Retail
7 12 (1.98%) Back Office
8 11 (1.82%) Games
9 6 (0.99%) Legal
10 1 (0.17%) Publishing
10 1 (0.17%) Law
10 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.17%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (47.85%) HTML
2 279 (46.04%) .NET
3 277 (45.71%) CSS
4 203 (33.50%) ASP.NET
5 160 (26.40%) jQuery
6 114 (18.81%) XML
7 107 (17.66%) Web Services
8 104 (17.16%) Spring
9 103 (17.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 93 (15.35%) HTML5
11 82 (13.53%) SOAP
12 81 (13.37%) REST
13 74 (12.21%) AngularJS
14 59 (9.74%) JSON
15 56 (9.24%) J2EE
16 50 (8.25%) Ajax
17 49 (8.09%) .NET Framework
18 45 (7.43%) Hibernate
19 44 (7.26%) LAMP
19 44 (7.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.45%) User Experience
2 27 (4.46%) Computer Science
3 24 (3.96%) DTV
4 19 (3.14%) Digital Media
5 18 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (2.15%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.82%) iPhone
9 10 (1.65%) Mathematics
10 9 (1.49%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.32%) Social Media
11 8 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
12 7 (1.16%) iPad
12 7 (1.16%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.16%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (0.99%) Informatics
14 5 (0.83%) Visualisation
15 4 (0.66%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.66%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 90 (14.85%) Linux
2 31 (5.12%) Windows
3 30 (4.95%) Android
4 27 (4.46%) Apple iOS
5 15 (2.48%) Windows Phone
6 9 (1.49%) UNIX
7 8 (1.32%) Windows Phone 7
8 6 (0.99%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.66%) CentOS
10 3 (0.50%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.50%) Fedora
11 2 (0.33%) Solaris
12 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (50.99%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (39.77%) MVC
3 142 (23.43%) TDD
4 132 (21.78%) Scrum
5 97 (16.01%) OO
6 90 (14.85%) SDLC
7 79 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 74 (12.21%) Mentoring
9 68 (11.22%) OOP
10 57 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
11 56 (9.24%) Web Development
11 56 (9.24%) BDD
12 54 (8.91%) Unit Testing
13 48 (7.92%) E-Commerce
14 41 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (5.78%) OOD
16 32 (5.28%) Kanban
17 30 (4.95%) Integration Testing
18 29 (4.79%) Digital Marketing
19 28 (4.62%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 324 (53.47%) JavaScript
2 253 (41.75%) C#
3 206 (33.99%) Java
4 204 (33.66%) SQL
5 94 (15.51%) PHP
6 45 (7.43%) VB.NET
7 43 (7.10%) Python
8 39 (6.44%) C++
9 33 (5.45%) T-SQL
10 29 (4.79%) C
11 22 (3.63%) Ruby
12 21 (3.47%) PL/SQL
13 20 (3.30%) Objective-C
13 20 (3.30%) Clojure
14 16 (2.64%) Scala
14 16 (2.64%) Perl
15 14 (2.31%) PHP5
16 13 (2.15%) AspectJ
16 13 (2.15%) XQuery
17 12 (1.98%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 57 (9.41%) Degree
2 15 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (2.31%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.82%) HND
6 6 (0.99%) MCSD
7 1 (0.17%) MCP
7 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (0.99%) Basel II
2 5 (0.83%) HL7
3 4 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 12 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (1.98%) Docker
2 9 (1.49%) LXC
2 9 (1.49%) Xen
3 6 (0.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (1.49%) Puppet
1 9 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.17%) cPanel
Vendors
1 97 (16.01%) Microsoft
2 93 (15.35%) Oracle
3 29 (4.79%) Google
4 28 (4.62%) SAP
5 25 (4.13%) IBM
6 22 (3.63%) Zend
7 12 (1.98%) VMware
8 11 (1.82%) TIBCO
9 8 (1.32%) Cisco
9 8 (1.32%) Sitecore
10 7 (1.16%) Twitter
10 7 (1.16%) Xamarin
11 6 (0.99%) Facebook
11 6 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.83%) Apple
13 3 (0.50%) Sony
13 3 (0.50%) Adobe
13 3 (0.50%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.50%) EPiServer
14 2 (0.33%) Rackspace
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