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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 211 203 190
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 25 12 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.24% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.25% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 21
Average salary £45,000 £39,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.64% +4.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
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
5862 4798 5564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.13% 95.01% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4885 4153 4932
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
Bristol +3 10 £46,250 +23.33% 1
Somerset -11 10 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Devon -22 2 £41,250 +10.00% 1
Dorset - 2 £45,000 - 1
Wiltshire -8 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 16 September 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 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (52.38%) C#
3 19 (45.24%) .NET
3 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
4 15 (35.71%) ASP.NET
5 14 (33.33%) HTML
5 14 (33.33%) Java
5 14 (33.33%) Linux
5 14 (33.33%) jQuery
5 14 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 13 (30.95%) MySQL
7 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 12 (28.57%) TDD
8 11 (26.19%) MVC
8 11 (26.19%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (26.19%) SQL
8 11 (26.19%) Python
8 11 (26.19%) OOD
8 11 (26.19%) GIS
8 11 (26.19%) Gunicorn
8 11 (26.19%) Leaflet
8 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
8 11 (26.19%) nginx
8 11 (26.19%) Apple iOS
8 11 (26.19%) Django
8 11 (26.19%) TypeScript
8 11 (26.19%) Flask
9 10 (23.81%) Degree
10 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
11 7 (16.67%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 11 (26.19%) Gunicorn
1 11 (26.19%) nginx
2 3 (7.14%) CMS
3 2 (4.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Shopify
1 2 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.95%) MySQL
3 11 (26.19%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.76%) Hazelcast
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.52%) NUnit
3 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (2.38%) Banking
1 1 (2.38%) Retail
1 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.38%) Advertising
1 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (45.24%) .NET
2 15 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 14 (33.33%) HTML
3 14 (33.33%) jQuery
3 14 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 11 (26.19%) Leaflet
4 11 (26.19%) Django
4 11 (26.19%) Flask
5 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (9.52%) Zend Framework
6 4 (9.52%) HTML5
6 4 (9.52%) CSS
6 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
7 3 (7.14%) Web Services
7 3 (7.14%) RESTful
8 2 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (4.76%) Spring
9 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (2.38%) WPF
9 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) GIS
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Linux
2 11 (26.19%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) TDD
3 11 (26.19%) MVC
3 11 (26.19%) OOD
4 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 6 (14.29%) OOP
5 6 (14.29%) Scrum
6 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Web Application Development
7 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.38%) Web Development
8 1 (2.38%) Content Management
8 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.38%) OO
8 1 (2.38%) CRM
8 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.38%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (2.38%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) C#
2 14 (33.33%) Java
3 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 11 (26.19%) SQL
4 11 (26.19%) Python
4 11 (26.19%) TypeScript
5 7 (16.67%) PHP
6 6 (14.29%) C++
7 4 (9.52%) PHP5
7 4 (9.52%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.38%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.38%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Zend
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle
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