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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 59 47 62
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 277 317 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.83% 5.28% 4.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.98% 5.42% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 249 297 214
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 £34,000 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,100 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
5562 5847 5292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.00% 97.45% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4963 4496
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -5 131 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Somerset +12 37 £41,000 +11.56% 7
Gloucestershire -16 33 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Dorset -3 25 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Wiltshire -25 21 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Devon -8 10 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Cornwall - 4 £38,500 -
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 311 (51.49%) JavaScript
2 298 (49.34%) Agile Software Development
3 277 (45.86%) HTML
4 270 (44.70%) C#
5 269 (44.54%) MVC
6 252 (41.72%) .NET
7 247 (40.89%) CSS
8 220 (36.42%) Java
9 206 (34.11%) ASP.NET
10 205 (33.94%) SQL
11 160 (26.49%) SQL Server
12 147 (24.34%) TDD
13 137 (22.68%) Software Engineering
14 132 (21.85%) jQuery
15 126 (20.86%) OO
16 125 (20.70%) XML
17 119 (19.70%) Finance
18 113 (18.71%) ASP.NET MVC
19 110 (18.21%) Scrum
20 108 (17.88%) HTML5
21 104 (17.22%) Spring
22 100 (16.56%) Web Services
23 99 (16.39%) Microsoft
24 97 (16.06%) REST
25 92 (15.23%) PHP
26 89 (14.74%) Git (software)
27 85 (14.07%) Oracle
28 84 (13.91%) JSON
29 83 (13.74%) Degree
30 82 (13.58%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 47 (7.78%) Tomcat
2 35 (5.79%) Apache
2 35 (5.79%) CMS
3 31 (5.13%) IIS
4 27 (4.47%) Mule
5 26 (4.30%) JBoss
5 26 (4.30%) Mule ESB
6 24 (3.97%) WordPress
7 21 (3.48%) SharePoint
8 20 (3.31%) Node.js
8 20 (3.31%) Umbraco
9 17 (2.81%) Drupal
10 12 (1.99%) Oracle Workflow
10 12 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
11 9 (1.49%) WebLogic
12 8 (1.32%) WebSphere
13 7 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.83%) Kentico
14 5 (0.83%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 31 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.50%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 35 (5.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (2.98%) Demantra
2 18 (2.98%) Oracle Applications
2 18 (2.98%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (2.98%) Oracle General Ledger
2 18 (2.98%) Oracle Payables
2 18 (2.98%) Oracle Receivables
3 12 (1.99%) Oracle Assets
4 10 (1.66%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (1.49%) Oracle ASCP
5 9 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
5 9 (1.49%) Oracle SCM
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.17%) Changepoint
8 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.17%) Magento
8 1 (0.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 43 (7.12%) Amazon AWS
1 43 (7.12%) SaaS
2 29 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (1.66%) GitHub
5 8 (1.32%) IaaS
6 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.17%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.48%) HTTP
2 16 (2.65%) Internet
3 9 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (0.99%) FTP
6 5 (0.83%) SMPP
6 5 (0.83%) SMTP
7 2 (0.33%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.17%) 2G
8 1 (0.17%) 3G
8 1 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (26.49%) SQL Server
2 55 (9.11%) MySQL
3 49 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 40 (6.62%) MongoDB
5 37 (6.13%) Relational Database
6 26 (4.30%) RDBMS
7 24 (3.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 24 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (3.64%) Oracle BI EE
9 20 (3.31%) Big Data
10 19 (3.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 15 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (1.49%) Oracle Discoverer
15 8 (1.32%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
16 6 (0.99%) Neo4j
16 6 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 89 (14.74%) Git (software)
2 58 (9.60%) JUnit
3 44 (7.28%) Visual Studio
4 35 (5.79%) Subversion
5 32 (5.30%) Jenkins
5 32 (5.30%) JIRA
6 26 (4.30%) Eclipse
7 25 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (3.81%) IntelliJ
9 21 (3.48%) Hudson
9 21 (3.48%) Maven
10 15 (2.48%) Gradle
11 11 (1.82%) Cucumber
11 11 (1.82%) NetBeans
12 10 (1.66%) Artifactory
12 10 (1.66%) Mockito
12 10 (1.66%) Sonatype Nexus
12 10 (1.66%) Spock
13 9 (1.49%) Grunt
14 8 (1.32%) Ant
General
1 119 (19.70%) Finance
2 82 (13.58%) Telecoms
3 44 (7.28%) Manufacturing
4 42 (6.95%) Marketing
5 38 (6.29%) Advertising
6 37 (6.13%) Electronics
7 32 (5.30%) Retail
8 15 (2.48%) Back Office
9 9 (1.49%) Legal
9 9 (1.49%) Publishing
10 7 (1.16%) Banking
10 7 (1.16%) Games
11 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.17%) Billing
11 1 (0.17%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (45.86%) HTML
2 252 (41.72%) .NET
3 247 (40.89%) CSS
4 206 (34.11%) ASP.NET
5 132 (21.85%) jQuery
6 125 (20.70%) XML
7 113 (18.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 108 (17.88%) HTML5
9 104 (17.22%) Spring
10 100 (16.56%) Web Services
11 97 (16.06%) REST
12 84 (13.91%) JSON
13 70 (11.59%) AngularJS
14 63 (10.43%) Hibernate
14 63 (10.43%) SOAP
15 59 (9.77%) J2EE
16 58 (9.60%) ASP.NET Web API
17 53 (8.77%) CSS3
18 45 (7.45%) Apache Camel
19 43 (7.12%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.95%) User Experience
2 42 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.30%) Digital Media
4 25 (4.14%) Mobile App
5 19 (3.15%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.49%) iPhone
8 7 (1.16%) Driving Licence
9 6 (0.99%) Algorithms
9 6 (0.99%) FMCG
9 6 (0.99%) Health Informatics
9 6 (0.99%) Informatics
9 6 (0.99%) iPad
10 5 (0.83%) Blog
10 5 (0.83%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.83%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.83%) Social Media
11 4 (0.66%) Fintech
11 4 (0.66%) Learning Management System
11 4 (0.66%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 63 (10.43%) Linux
2 42 (6.95%) Unix
3 39 (6.46%) Android
4 35 (5.79%) Apple iOS
5 33 (5.46%) Windows
6 9 (1.49%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.50%) Solaris
7 3 (0.50%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (49.34%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (44.54%) MVC
3 147 (24.34%) TDD
4 137 (22.68%) Software Engineering
5 126 (20.86%) OO
6 110 (18.21%) Scrum
7 78 (12.91%) Business Intelligence
8 75 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
9 69 (11.42%) BDD
10 66 (10.93%) Mentoring
11 59 (9.77%) SDLC
12 56 (9.27%) E-Commerce
13 54 (8.94%) Integration Testing
14 45 (7.45%) OOP
15 37 (6.13%) iOS Development
16 35 (5.79%) Digital Marketing
16 35 (5.79%) Programme Management
16 35 (5.79%) Unit Testing
17 34 (5.63%) Open Source
18 31 (5.13%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 311 (51.49%) JavaScript
2 270 (44.70%) C#
3 220 (36.42%) Java
4 205 (33.94%) SQL
5 92 (15.23%) PHP
6 46 (7.62%) T-SQL
7 45 (7.45%) Python
8 39 (6.46%) C++
9 35 (5.79%) Ruby
10 30 (4.97%) VB.NET
11 25 (4.14%) C
12 24 (3.97%) Groovy
13 23 (3.81%) Clojure
13 23 (3.81%) PL/SQL
14 22 (3.64%) VB
15 20 (3.31%) Shell Script
16 18 (2.98%) Objective-C
17 15 (2.48%) Scala
17 15 (2.48%) XPath
18 13 (2.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 83 (13.74%) Degree
2 16 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (1.99%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.49%) MCSD
4 9 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.16%) HND
6 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.49%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.17%) Docker
3 1 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.17%) Grafana
2 1 (0.17%) Graphite
2 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.17%) logstash
2 1 (0.17%) Nagios
2 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.17%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 99 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 85 (14.07%) Oracle
3 39 (6.46%) SAP
4 26 (4.30%) Apple
5 22 (3.64%) VMware
6 13 (2.15%) IBM
7 11 (1.82%) EPiServer
7 11 (1.82%) Sitecore
8 10 (1.66%) Cisco
8 10 (1.66%) Zend
9 9 (1.49%) Google
9 9 (1.49%) Twitter
10 8 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.16%) Sony
12 5 (0.83%) Xamarin
13 4 (0.66%) Cognos
14 3 (0.50%) Adobe
14 3 (0.50%) Atlassian
14 3 (0.50%) GigaSpaces
14 3 (0.50%) IFS
Swindon, Wiltshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Huge Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000 per annum + Great Bens + Bonus etc.
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bath, Somerset
Darwin Recruitment
Salary: Bonus & Equity
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Maximise IT Solutions Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: Competitive, Contributory Pension, Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Great Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 40000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Tank Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Rockfield
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45900 per annum + Bonus, Pension & More
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Tectre Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Radstock, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Trowbridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago