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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 221 197 178
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 19 28 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.53% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.56% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 38
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
5720 5031 5233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.22% 95.56% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4835 4276 4642
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,950 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -14 9 £42,500 -5.55%
Devon +2 5 £39,375 +5.00% 2
Wiltshire +5 3 £55,000 +27.16%
Somerset +4 1 £32,500 -13.33%
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 49 (75.38%) C#
2 48 (73.85%) .NET
3 37 (56.92%) ASP.NET
4 36 (55.38%) SQL Server
5 32 (49.23%) JavaScript
6 29 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (43.08%) HTML
8 26 (40.00%) MVC
9 22 (33.85%) AngularJS
10 21 (32.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (29.23%) TDD
12 17 (26.15%) C++
12 17 (26.15%) Ajax
12 17 (26.15%) Unit Testing
13 16 (24.62%) CSS
14 15 (23.08%) Degree
15 14 (21.54%) HTML5
16 13 (20.00%) Windows
16 13 (20.00%) NUnit
16 13 (20.00%) Scrum
17 12 (18.46%) SQL
18 11 (16.92%) Software Engineering
19 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 10 (15.38%) Linux
19 10 (15.38%) XML
20 8 (12.31%) GIS
20 8 (12.31%) Java
20 8 (12.31%) Apple iOS
21 7 (10.77%) KnockoutJS
21 7 (10.77%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (9.23%) nginx
1 6 (9.23%) Gunicorn
2 4 (6.15%) Node.js
3 3 (4.62%) CMS
3 3 (4.62%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Office
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
1 3 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (55.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) MySQL
3 6 (9.23%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (20.00%) NUnit
2 6 (9.23%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.23%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.77%) Marketing
2 2 (3.08%) Military
2 2 (3.08%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.54%) Publishing
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (73.85%) .NET
2 37 (56.92%) ASP.NET
3 28 (43.08%) HTML
4 22 (33.85%) AngularJS
5 21 (32.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (26.15%) Ajax
7 16 (24.62%) CSS
8 14 (21.54%) HTML5
9 10 (15.38%) XML
9 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (10.77%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (10.77%) jQuery
11 6 (9.23%) Django
11 6 (9.23%) Flask
11 6 (9.23%) Leaflet
11 6 (9.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (6.15%) RESTful
12 4 (6.15%) CSS3
12 4 (6.15%) Backbone.js
12 4 (6.15%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) GIS
2 6 (9.23%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.08%) User Experience
4 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) iPhone
5 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Windows
2 10 (15.38%) Linux
3 8 (12.31%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.54%) UNIX
5 1 (1.54%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.00%) MVC
3 19 (29.23%) TDD
4 17 (26.15%) Unit Testing
5 13 (20.00%) Scrum
6 11 (16.92%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.77%) Automated Testing
7 7 (10.77%) OOD
8 3 (4.62%) Migration
8 3 (4.62%) System Testing
8 3 (4.62%) Analytics
8 3 (4.62%) Marketing Analytics
8 3 (4.62%) Email Management
9 2 (3.08%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.08%) iOS Development
9 2 (3.08%) Refactoring
9 2 (3.08%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.08%) MVVM
9 2 (3.08%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 49 (75.38%) C#
2 32 (49.23%) JavaScript
3 17 (26.15%) C++
4 12 (18.46%) SQL
5 8 (12.31%) Java
6 6 (9.23%) VB
6 6 (9.23%) Python
6 6 (9.23%) VB6
6 6 (9.23%) TypeScript
6 6 (9.23%) Dart
7 5 (7.69%) PHP
8 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.08%) XAML
9 2 (3.08%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.54%) C
10 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.08%) Xamarin
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