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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 196 196 190
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 47 33 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.72% 0.59% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.61% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 43 18 28
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
6241 5377 5394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.69% 95.68% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5228 4651 4786
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 £23,000 £23,000 £22,614
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 November 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 27 November 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 +16 20 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Somerset +6 14 £40,000 +6.66%
Devon -17 6 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Gloucestershire -14 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Dorset - 3 £45,000 -
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
1 38 (61.29%) C#
2 34 (54.84%) .NET
3 30 (48.39%) SQL Server
4 28 (45.16%) JavaScript
5 26 (41.94%) HTML
5 26 (41.94%) AngularJS
6 22 (35.48%) ASP.NET
6 22 (35.48%) TDD
7 18 (29.03%) Linux
8 16 (25.81%) C++
9 14 (22.58%) Java
9 14 (22.58%) OOD
9 14 (22.58%) MVC
9 14 (22.58%) jQuery
10 13 (20.97%) Django
10 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
10 13 (20.97%) Unit Testing
10 13 (20.97%) Git (software)
10 13 (20.97%) nginx
10 13 (20.97%) Apple iOS
10 13 (20.97%) Gunicorn
10 13 (20.97%) Leaflet
10 13 (20.97%) TypeScript
10 13 (20.97%) Flask
10 13 (20.97%) GIS
10 13 (20.97%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (20.97%) Python
10 13 (20.97%) CSS
10 13 (20.97%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 13 (20.97%) nginx
1 13 (20.97%) Gunicorn
2 4 (6.45%) Node.js
3 3 (4.84%) CMS
3 3 (4.84%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Office
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
1 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) HTTP
1 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.97%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (20.97%) MySQL
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) Git (software)
2 10 (16.13%) NUnit
3 3 (4.84%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (11.29%) Marketing
2 1 (1.61%) Back Office
2 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.61%) Advertising
2 1 (1.61%) Banking
2 1 (1.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (54.84%) .NET
2 26 (41.94%) HTML
2 26 (41.94%) AngularJS
3 22 (35.48%) ASP.NET
4 14 (22.58%) jQuery
5 13 (20.97%) CSS
5 13 (20.97%) Leaflet
5 13 (20.97%) Django
5 13 (20.97%) Flask
6 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (17.74%) HTML5
7 9 (14.52%) Ajax
8 7 (11.29%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (9.68%) .NET Framework
10 5 (8.06%) RESTful
11 4 (6.45%) CSS3
11 4 (6.45%) Web Services
11 4 (6.45%) Backbone.js
12 3 (4.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (4.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) GIS
2 6 (9.68%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) iPhone
4 1 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) Linux
2 13 (20.97%) Apple iOS
3 10 (16.13%) Windows
4 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.61%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (35.48%) TDD
3 14 (22.58%) OOD
3 14 (22.58%) MVC
4 13 (20.97%) Unit Testing
4 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
5 10 (16.13%) Scrum
6 7 (11.29%) Automated Testing
7 3 (4.84%) Migration
7 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.84%) System Testing
7 3 (4.84%) Analytics
7 3 (4.84%) Marketing Analytics
7 3 (4.84%) Email Management
8 2 (3.23%) Refactoring
8 2 (3.23%) Web Application Development
8 2 (3.23%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.23%) MVVM
8 2 (3.23%) Pair Programming
9 1 (1.61%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 38 (61.29%) C#
2 28 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 16 (25.81%) C++
4 14 (22.58%) Java
5 13 (20.97%) Python
5 13 (20.97%) TypeScript
6 12 (19.35%) SQL
7 8 (12.90%) PHP
8 5 (8.06%) VB6
8 5 (8.06%) VB
9 4 (6.45%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.23%) PHP5
10 2 (3.23%) XAML
11 1 (1.61%) Erlang
11 1 (1.61%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.23%) Zend
3 2 (3.23%) Xamarin
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