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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 218 202 212
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 30 42 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.53% 0.71% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.74% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 26 37 30
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,100 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £67,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
5496 5711 5935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.59% 96.99% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4653 4838 4971
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 -3 11 £47,500 -19.14% 2
Devon +5 6 £43,250 -
Gloucestershire -11 5 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Somerset -7 3 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Dorset +8 2 £40,000 -38.46% 4
Wiltshire -1 2 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 48 (81.36%) C#
2 40 (67.80%) .NET
3 35 (59.32%) HTML
4 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (45.76%) SQL
6 25 (42.37%) JavaScript
6 25 (42.37%) ASP.NET
6 25 (42.37%) CSS
7 19 (32.20%) MVC
8 18 (30.51%) Java
9 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (28.81%) WCF
9 17 (28.81%) Software Engineering
10 16 (27.12%) Scrum
11 15 (25.42%) Web Development
11 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
11 15 (25.42%) SDLC
12 14 (23.73%) Visual Studio
12 14 (23.73%) OO
12 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
13 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (20.34%) REST
14 12 (20.34%) C++
15 11 (18.64%) Oracle
15 11 (18.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (16.95%) AngularJS
16 10 (16.95%) jQuery
16 10 (16.95%) Finance
16 10 (16.95%) Degree

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 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.78%) Apache Pig
3 3 (5.08%) CMS
3 3 (5.08%) SAS
3 3 (5.08%) Umbraco
3 3 (5.08%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.39%) Apache
4 2 (3.39%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.69%) Confluence
5 1 (1.69%) IIS
5 1 (1.69%) nginx
5 1 (1.69%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.17%) Big Data
3 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.47%) Apache Hive
4 5 (8.47%) Hadoop
5 4 (6.78%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.39%) MySQL
8 1 (1.69%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (1.69%) Ingres
8 1 (1.69%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.69%) OrientDB
8 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.78%) JIRA
3 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.69%) Grunt
4 1 (1.69%) Selenium
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Electronics
2 7 (11.86%) Manufacturing
2 7 (11.86%) Marketing
2 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (67.80%) .NET
2 35 (59.32%) HTML
3 25 (42.37%) ASP.NET
3 25 (42.37%) CSS
4 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (28.81%) WCF
5 12 (20.34%) REST
6 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (18.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (16.95%) AngularJS
7 10 (16.95%) jQuery
7 10 (16.95%) Spring
8 8 (13.56%) WPF
9 7 (11.86%) .NET Framework
9 7 (11.86%) JSON
9 7 (11.86%) Web Services
10 6 (10.17%) Java EE
10 6 (10.17%) Node.js
10 6 (10.17%) SOAP
11 5 (8.47%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (6.78%) User Experience
2 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.39%) PKI
3 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.69%) iPad
4 1 (1.69%) NHS
4 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.69%) W3C
4 1 (1.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Linux
2 7 (11.86%) Windows
3 5 (8.47%) Android
3 5 (8.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.20%) MVC
3 17 (28.81%) Software Engineering
4 16 (27.12%) Scrum
5 15 (25.42%) SDLC
5 15 (25.42%) Web Development
6 14 (23.73%) OO
7 9 (15.25%) OOD
8 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (11.86%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (11.86%) Programme Management
9 5 (8.47%) Cross-Platform Development
9 5 (8.47%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (6.78%) DevOps
10 4 (6.78%) Microservices
10 4 (6.78%) Mobile Development
10 4 (6.78%) TDD
11 3 (5.08%) Automated Testing
11 3 (5.08%) Exploratory Testing
11 3 (5.08%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 48 (81.36%) C#
2 27 (45.76%) SQL
3 25 (42.37%) JavaScript
4 18 (30.51%) Java
5 12 (20.34%) C++
6 9 (15.25%) Python
7 6 (10.17%) C
7 6 (10.17%) Objective-C
8 5 (8.47%) Ruby
8 5 (8.47%) VB.NET
9 3 (5.08%) MATLAB
9 3 (5.08%) R
10 2 (3.39%) Perl
11 1 (1.69%) Groovy
11 1 (1.69%) Lua
11 1 (1.69%) PHP
11 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) MOS
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.64%) Oracle
3 7 (11.86%) SAP
4 5 (8.47%) Xamarin
5 3 (5.08%) Apple
6 1 (1.69%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.69%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.69%) MapR
6 1 (1.69%) Sencha
6 1 (1.69%) Twitter
6 1 (1.69%) VMware
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