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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 212 215 197
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 34 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.27% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 29 16 14
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £41,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% +4.70%
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
5805 5854 4877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.09% 95.28% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4901 4839 4202
Average salary £37,750 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.02% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 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 -3 15 £60,000 +29.72% 3
Gloucestershire - 7 £50,000 - 1
Devon - 5 - -
Dorset +1 2 £51,750 +15.00%
Cornwall - 2 £38,500 -
Wiltshire +2 1 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 29 (56.86%) C#
2 24 (47.06%) HTML
2 24 (47.06%) .NET
2 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (45.10%) ASP.NET
3 23 (45.10%) JavaScript
4 21 (41.18%) Telecoms
5 20 (39.22%) MVC
5 20 (39.22%) Java
6 19 (37.25%) SDLC
7 18 (35.29%) jQuery
8 17 (33.33%) CSS
9 16 (31.37%) Python
10 15 (29.41%) Finance
11 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
11 14 (27.45%) Web Services
11 14 (27.45%) XML
12 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
12 13 (25.49%) Git (software)
13 12 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (23.53%) TDD
13 12 (23.53%) Degree
13 12 (23.53%) VMware
13 12 (23.53%) SQL
14 11 (21.57%) Windows
14 11 (21.57%) Maven
14 11 (21.57%) Jenkins
14 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 10 (19.61%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 2 (3.92%) Node.js
2 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.96%) JBoss
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) HTTP
2 6 (11.76%) SMTP
2 6 (11.76%) FTP
2 6 (11.76%) SMPP
3 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
4 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.88%) MySQL
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Git (software)
2 11 (21.57%) Jenkins
2 11 (21.57%) Maven
3 9 (17.65%) Visual Studio
3 9 (17.65%) Hudson
4 8 (15.69%) Gradle
4 8 (15.69%) Artifactory
4 8 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (9.80%) JIRA
6 2 (3.92%) Subversion
6 2 (3.92%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.96%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.96%) NUnit
7 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.96%) Ant
7 1 (1.96%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 21 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 15 (29.41%) Finance
3 6 (11.76%) Games
3 6 (11.76%) Marketing
4 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
5 4 (7.84%) Electronics
6 2 (3.92%) Retail
7 1 (1.96%) Back Office
7 1 (1.96%) Advertising
7 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (47.06%) HTML
1 24 (47.06%) .NET
2 23 (45.10%) ASP.NET
3 18 (35.29%) jQuery
4 17 (33.33%) CSS
5 14 (27.45%) Web Services
5 14 (27.45%) XML
6 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (15.69%) HTML5
9 7 (13.73%) Ajax
9 7 (13.73%) SOAP
10 6 (11.76%) WSDL
11 5 (9.80%) Spring
11 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
12 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (5.88%) Apache Camel
12 3 (5.88%) JSON
12 3 (5.88%) EDI
12 3 (5.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Digital Media
2 6 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.84%) DTV
5 3 (5.88%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.92%) Physics
6 2 (3.92%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Android
3 7 (13.73%) Apple iOS
4 6 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 6 (11.76%) Windows Phone
5 3 (5.88%) Linux
6 1 (1.96%) UNIX
6 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (39.22%) MVC
3 19 (37.25%) SDLC
4 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
5 12 (23.53%) TDD
6 9 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 8 (15.69%) OO
8 7 (13.73%) Scrum
8 7 (13.73%) Mentoring
8 7 (13.73%) Android Development
8 7 (13.73%) iOS Development
9 6 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (11.76%) System Testing
9 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 6 (11.76%) MVVM
9 6 (11.76%) BDD
9 6 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (11.76%) Pair Programming
10 5 (9.80%) OOD
11 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 29 (56.86%) C#
2 23 (45.10%) JavaScript
3 20 (39.22%) Java
4 16 (31.37%) Python
5 12 (23.53%) SQL
6 8 (15.69%) Perl
6 8 (15.69%) C++
6 8 (15.69%) Clojure
7 7 (13.73%) Scala
8 6 (11.76%) XPath
8 6 (11.76%) XQuery
8 6 (11.76%) XAML
9 5 (9.80%) Ruby
9 5 (9.80%) VB.NET
10 4 (7.84%) C
11 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
11 3 (5.88%) Fortran
11 3 (5.88%) VBScript
12 2 (3.92%) VB
12 2 (3.92%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.53%) VMware
3 6 (11.76%) Xamarin
4 5 (9.80%) Google
4 5 (9.80%) Cisco
4 5 (9.80%) IBM
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle
5 4 (7.84%) SAP
6 3 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.92%) Minitab
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 45K-50K + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Negotiable
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