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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 57 54 55
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 270 262 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.47% 4.53% 4.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.66% 4.75% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 234 238 192
Average salary £45,000 £40,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.80% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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
5796 5510 5143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.02% 95.36% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4783 4609 4539
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -6 90 £45,000 - 13
Gloucestershire +8 53 £45,000 - 6
Dorset +8 36 £45,000 -25.00% 7
Wiltshire -5 35 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Somerset -12 24 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Devon +4 16 £38,750 +6.89% 8
Cornwall -14 1 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 328 (55.78%) JavaScript
2 309 (52.55%) .NET
3 295 (50.17%) C#
4 282 (47.96%) HTML
5 276 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
6 263 (44.73%) CSS
7 232 (39.46%) MVC
8 221 (37.59%) ASP.NET
9 209 (35.54%) SQL Server
10 172 (29.25%) Java
11 159 (27.04%) SQL
12 151 (25.68%) jQuery
13 118 (20.07%) OO
14 113 (19.22%) XML
14 113 (19.22%) ASP.NET MVC
15 110 (18.71%) HTML5
16 100 (17.01%) Web Services
17 98 (16.67%) AngularJS
18 96 (16.33%) MySQL
18 96 (16.33%) TDD
19 92 (15.65%) PHP
20 89 (15.14%) Microsoft
21 83 (14.12%) Mentoring
22 78 (13.27%) Ajax
23 77 (13.10%) Linux
24 75 (12.76%) Spring
25 73 (12.41%) Git (software)
26 69 (11.73%) Scrum
27 65 (11.05%) SOAP
28 60 (10.20%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 46 (7.82%) Tomcat
2 31 (5.27%) CMS
3 18 (3.06%) WordPress
3 18 (3.06%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.89%) Drupal
5 15 (2.55%) ColdFusion
5 15 (2.55%) Apache
5 15 (2.55%) Node.js
6 14 (2.38%) Umbraco
7 12 (2.04%) Joomla!
8 11 (1.87%) JBoss
9 9 (1.53%) SAS
10 8 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (1.19%) nginx
11 7 (1.19%) OpenStack
12 6 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (1.02%) Jetty
13 4 (0.68%) IIS
13 4 (0.68%) Mule
14 3 (0.51%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 26 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.85%) MS Office
3 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (2.04%) Magento
3 5 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.17%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.17%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.74%) SaaS
4 9 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.36%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.51%) GitHub
7 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.57%) HTTP
2 8 (1.36%) Internet
3 4 (0.68%) SMS
4 2 (0.34%) SMTP
4 2 (0.34%) DNS
4 2 (0.34%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.34%) SMPP
5 1 (0.17%) WEP
5 1 (0.17%) Intranet
5 1 (0.17%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (35.54%) SQL Server
2 96 (16.33%) MySQL
3 41 (6.97%) MongoDB
4 39 (6.63%) Relational Database
5 37 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 31 (5.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (4.59%) Big Data
8 25 (4.25%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (3.40%) RDBMS
10 19 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (2.89%) NoSQL
12 16 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (1.53%) HBase
15 7 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (1.19%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 5 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
17 4 (0.68%) CouchDB
17 4 (0.68%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 73 (12.41%) Git (software)
2 53 (9.01%) Subversion
3 35 (5.95%) Visual Studio
4 32 (5.44%) Ant
4 32 (5.44%) JUnit
5 27 (4.59%) Jenkins
6 25 (4.25%) JIRA
7 23 (3.91%) Maven
8 21 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (3.40%) Eclipse
10 16 (2.72%) Selenium
11 14 (2.38%) Hudson
12 7 (1.19%) Jasmine
12 7 (1.19%) Artifactory
12 7 (1.19%) FxCop
12 7 (1.19%) StyleCop
12 7 (1.19%) Bugzilla
12 7 (1.19%) NUnit
13 5 (0.85%) IntelliJ
13 5 (0.85%) PHPUnit
General
1 58 (9.86%) Finance
2 40 (6.80%) Advertising
3 34 (5.78%) Marketing
4 24 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.89%) Electronics
5 17 (2.89%) Banking
5 17 (2.89%) Retail
6 16 (2.72%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.04%) Multimedia
8 7 (1.19%) Games
9 4 (0.68%) Military
10 3 (0.51%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.51%) Legal
11 2 (0.34%) Front Office
11 2 (0.34%) Back Office
12 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (52.55%) .NET
2 282 (47.96%) HTML
3 263 (44.73%) CSS
4 221 (37.59%) ASP.NET
5 151 (25.68%) jQuery
6 113 (19.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 113 (19.22%) XML
7 110 (18.71%) HTML5
8 100 (17.01%) Web Services
9 98 (16.67%) AngularJS
10 78 (13.27%) Ajax
11 75 (12.76%) Spring
12 65 (11.05%) SOAP
13 57 (9.69%) REST
13 57 (9.69%) CSS3
14 55 (9.35%) WCF
15 54 (9.18%) .NET Framework
16 49 (8.33%) J2EE
17 47 (7.99%) JSON
18 44 (7.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.42%) User Experience
2 20 (3.40%) Mobile App
3 19 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.21%) Open Source
6 13 (2.21%) Social Media
6 13 (2.21%) DTV
7 11 (1.87%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.02%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.02%) iPhone
9 5 (0.85%) iPad
9 5 (0.85%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.68%) W3C
10 4 (0.68%) GIS
10 4 (0.68%) Physics
11 3 (0.51%) Social Network
11 3 (0.51%) Web 2.0
11 3 (0.51%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 77 (13.10%) Linux
2 51 (8.67%) Windows
3 20 (3.40%) Android
3 20 (3.40%) Apple iOS
4 16 (2.72%) UNIX
5 6 (1.02%) Windows Phone
6 4 (0.68%) Windows 8
6 4 (0.68%) CentOS
6 4 (0.68%) Fedora
7 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.34%) Solaris
8 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.17%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (39.46%) MVC
3 118 (20.07%) OO
4 96 (16.33%) TDD
5 83 (14.12%) Mentoring
6 69 (11.73%) Scrum
7 60 (10.20%) OOP
7 60 (10.20%) Software Engineering
8 57 (9.69%) Web Development
9 51 (8.67%) Unit Testing
10 45 (7.65%) E-Commerce
11 44 (7.48%) SOA
12 37 (6.29%) BDD
13 32 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (5.27%) Content Management
15 29 (4.93%) Waterfall
16 27 (4.59%) Responsive Web Design
16 27 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (4.08%) OOD
18 23 (3.91%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 328 (55.78%) JavaScript
2 295 (50.17%) C#
3 172 (29.25%) Java
4 159 (27.04%) SQL
5 92 (15.65%) PHP
6 47 (7.99%) C++
7 45 (7.65%) T-SQL
8 43 (7.31%) VB.NET
9 23 (3.91%) PHP5
10 19 (3.23%) Ruby
11 15 (2.55%) Objective-C
11 15 (2.55%) Python
12 12 (2.04%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.87%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.87%) Clojure
14 10 (1.70%) VB
15 8 (1.36%) Scala
16 6 (1.02%) XAML
16 6 (1.02%) AspectJ
17 5 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (7.48%) Degree
2 24 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.55%) MCSD
6 4 (0.68%) MCP
7 3 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.34%) PhD
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.85%) SLA
1 5 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (0.85%) Basel II
1 5 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (1.19%) Xen
1 7 (1.19%) Docker
1 7 (1.19%) LXC
2 5 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (1.53%) Puppet
1 9 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.34%) logstash
2 2 (0.34%) Graphite
Vendors
1 89 (15.14%) Microsoft
2 54 (9.18%) Oracle
3 31 (5.27%) Zend
4 14 (2.38%) SAP
5 13 (2.21%) Google
6 11 (1.87%) Business Objects
7 10 (1.70%) Twitter
8 9 (1.53%) Sitecore
9 6 (1.02%) Panasonic
9 6 (1.02%) IBM
9 6 (1.02%) Toshiba
10 5 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.85%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.68%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.51%) Hyland
12 3 (0.51%) Telerik
12 3 (0.51%) Sybase
12 3 (0.51%) Facebook
13 2 (0.34%) Terracotta
13 2 (0.34%) Adobe
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Salary: Generous salary, bonus and benefits package
Posted: 45 minutes ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 35,000 to 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: please contact for details
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