The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 212 203 185
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 13 12 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.23% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.24% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 30
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Senior Software 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
5803 4927 5502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.19% 94.88% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4792 4234 4865
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 Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the South West region.

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in the South West

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in the South West

Senior Software 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 Software Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 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
Somerset -14 6 £50,000 +21.21% 1
Bristol +4 5 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Dorset -2 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Wiltshire -11 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Senior Software Developer
England

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) Linux
3 16 (43.24%) Java
3 16 (43.24%) jQuery
4 15 (40.54%) C#
4 15 (40.54%) MySQL
5 12 (32.43%) .NET
5 12 (32.43%) SQL
5 12 (32.43%) Degree
6 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
7 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
7 10 (27.03%) PHP
7 10 (27.03%) Python
7 10 (27.03%) OOD
7 10 (27.03%) TDD
7 10 (27.03%) GIS
7 10 (27.03%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (27.03%) Django
7 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
7 10 (27.03%) nginx
7 10 (27.03%) Apple iOS
7 10 (27.03%) AngularJS
7 10 (27.03%) Gunicorn
7 10 (27.03%) Leaflet
7 10 (27.03%) TypeScript
7 10 (27.03%) Flask
8 9 (24.32%) Zend
8 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
8 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
9 6 (16.22%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (27.03%) nginx
1 10 (27.03%) Gunicorn
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Magento
1 5 (13.51%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) MySQL
2 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
3 10 (27.03%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (13.51%) RDBMS
4 5 (13.51%) Hazelcast
4 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.70%) Back Office
1 1 (2.70%) Advertising
1 1 (2.70%) Banking
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) jQuery
2 12 (32.43%) .NET
3 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
3 10 (27.03%) AngularJS
3 10 (27.03%) Leaflet
3 10 (27.03%) Django
3 10 (27.03%) Flask
4 6 (16.22%) RESTful
4 6 (16.22%) Web Services
4 6 (16.22%) HTML
5 5 (13.51%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (13.51%) Spring
6 4 (10.81%) Zend Framework
7 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
7 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.41%) COM
8 2 (5.41%) CSS
8 2 (5.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (2.70%) Qt
9 1 (2.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) GIS
2 2 (5.41%) CCTV
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) Apple iOS
3 4 (10.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) TDD
2 10 (27.03%) OOD
3 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
4 6 (16.22%) OOP
4 6 (16.22%) MVC
5 5 (13.51%) Scrum
5 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.70%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (2.70%) Network Management
7 1 (2.70%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.70%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Web Development
7 1 (2.70%) Content Management
7 1 (2.70%) OO
7 1 (2.70%) CRM
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) Java
2 15 (40.54%) C#
3 12 (32.43%) SQL
4 10 (27.03%) PHP
4 10 (27.03%) Python
4 10 (27.03%) TypeScript
5 6 (16.22%) C++
6 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
7 4 (10.81%) PHP5
8 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.70%) Erlang
9 1 (2.70%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
1 9 (24.32%) Zend
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