The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Senior Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 207 218 216
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 30 34 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.58% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.60% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 22
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,200 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
5257 5707 5930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.19% 96.98% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4438 4859 4897
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,648
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

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 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +21 9 £45,000 - 1
Devon +6 7 £45,000 +21.62%
Somerset -3 7 £45,500 +4.59% 1
Gloucestershire -5 6 £45,000 -7.69%
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Senior Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 44 (64.71%) C#
2 36 (52.94%) .NET
3 35 (51.47%) HTML
4 32 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (45.59%) Java
5 31 (45.59%) CSS
6 28 (41.18%) JavaScript
7 26 (38.24%) SQL
8 25 (36.76%) ASP.NET
8 25 (36.76%) Software Engineering
9 24 (35.29%) OO
10 21 (30.88%) Scrum
11 20 (29.41%) C++
12 19 (27.94%) MVC
12 19 (27.94%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (26.47%) SQL Server
14 16 (23.53%) WCF
15 15 (22.06%) Oracle
15 15 (22.06%) MS Excel
15 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
16 14 (20.59%) J2EE
16 14 (20.59%) JSON
17 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Azure
17 13 (19.12%) REST
17 13 (19.12%) Visual Studio
17 13 (19.12%) Web Services
17 13 (19.12%) OOD
18 12 (17.65%) AngularJS
18 12 (17.65%) SDLC
18 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (13.24%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.82%) SAS
2 6 (8.82%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.88%) CMS
4 3 (4.41%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.94%) Apache
5 2 (2.94%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.94%) IIS
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.47%) Confluence
6 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (22.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.88%) IaaS
2 4 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) Internet
2 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.47%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.71%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.88%) Big Data
4 4 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.41%) Apache Hive
5 3 (4.41%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (4.41%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.41%) MySQL
6 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.47%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.47%) OrientDB
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.29%) JIRA
3 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.47%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.47%) EasyMock
4 1 (1.47%) GCC
4 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.47%) Grunt
4 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.47%) JUnit
4 1 (1.47%) Selenium
4 1 (1.47%) Subversion
4 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (14.71%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.76%) Finance
3 7 (10.29%) Electronics
4 6 (8.82%) Manufacturing
4 6 (8.82%) Marketing
5 2 (2.94%) Back Office
6 1 (1.47%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (52.94%) .NET
2 35 (51.47%) HTML
3 31 (45.59%) CSS
4 25 (36.76%) ASP.NET
5 19 (27.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (23.53%) WCF
7 14 (20.59%) J2EE
7 14 (20.59%) JSON
8 13 (19.12%) REST
8 13 (19.12%) Web Services
9 12 (17.65%) AngularJS
9 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (17.65%) jQuery
10 10 (14.71%) Spring
10 10 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (13.24%) SOAP
12 8 (11.76%) Java EE
13 7 (10.29%) Apache Camel
13 7 (10.29%) HTML5
14 6 (8.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.35%) Digital Media
3 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.41%) User Experience
5 2 (2.94%) PKI
6 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.47%) Statistics
6 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Linux
2 7 (10.29%) Windows
3 4 (5.88%) Unix
4 3 (4.41%) Android
4 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.47%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.76%) Software Engineering
3 24 (35.29%) OO
4 21 (30.88%) Scrum
5 19 (27.94%) MVC
6 13 (19.12%) OOD
7 12 (17.65%) SDLC
8 9 (13.24%) DevOps
8 9 (13.24%) Mentoring
8 9 (13.24%) TDD
9 8 (11.76%) Web Development
10 7 (10.29%) OOP
11 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (8.82%) Data Analysis
11 6 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (8.82%) Exploratory Testing
11 6 (8.82%) Line Management
11 6 (8.82%) Open Source
11 6 (8.82%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (64.71%) C#
2 31 (45.59%) Java
3 28 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 26 (38.24%) SQL
5 20 (29.41%) C++
6 11 (16.18%) C
7 10 (14.71%) Python
8 9 (13.24%) Ruby
9 8 (11.76%) Objective-C
10 7 (10.29%) R
11 6 (8.82%) MATLAB
12 5 (7.35%) Groovy
13 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
13 4 (5.88%) VB.NET
14 2 (2.94%) Perl
14 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
15 1 (1.47%) Scala
15 1 (1.47%) VB
15 1 (1.47%) VB6
15 1 (1.47%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) Degree
2 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
1 15 (22.06%) Oracle
2 6 (8.82%) Apple
2 6 (8.82%) SAP
3 5 (7.35%) VMware
3 5 (7.35%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.47%) Green Hills
4 1 (1.47%) Sencha
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