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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 217 210 207
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 37 33 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.65% 0.55% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.56% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 37 30 19
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £33,850 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £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
5562 5847 5292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.00% 97.45% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4963 4496
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 -11 12 £57,500 +35.29% 5
Gloucestershire +7 4 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Cornwall - 4 £38,500 -
Dorset - 4 £57,500 - 2
Devon +1 3 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Somerset -6 3 £41,000 +20.58% 1
Wiltshire -3 2 £43,750 -20.45% 1
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (62.03%) C#
2 47 (59.49%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (58.23%) JavaScript
3 46 (58.23%) .NET
4 40 (50.63%) HTML
4 40 (50.63%) ASP.NET
5 34 (43.04%) Java
6 33 (41.77%) SQL Server
6 33 (41.77%) TDD
7 31 (39.24%) Software Engineering
8 30 (37.97%) CSS
8 30 (37.97%) jQuery
9 29 (36.71%) MVC
10 26 (32.91%) Web Services
11 25 (31.65%) SQL
11 25 (31.65%) OO
12 24 (30.38%) Telecoms
13 21 (26.58%) JSON
14 20 (25.32%) HTML5
15 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
15 16 (20.25%) J2EE
15 16 (20.25%) Windows
15 16 (20.25%) Degree
15 16 (20.25%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (20.25%) Mentoring
16 15 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (18.99%) Visual Studio
17 14 (17.72%) SDLC
18 12 (15.19%) Android
18 12 (15.19%) High Availability

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (10.13%) IIS
1 8 (10.13%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.06%) Apache
2 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.06%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.80%) CMS
3 3 (3.80%) Drupal
3 3 (3.80%) SAS
4 2 (2.53%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (6.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) IaaS
1 8 (10.13%) SaaS
2 5 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) Internet
2 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.06%) FTP
3 4 (5.06%) HTTP
3 4 (5.06%) SMPP
3 4 (5.06%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (41.77%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (18.99%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.59%) JIRA
2 6 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.80%) IntelliJ
4 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.80%) Maven
4 3 (3.80%) Subversion
General
1 24 (30.38%) Telecoms
2 11 (13.92%) Finance
3 6 (7.59%) Electronics
4 5 (6.33%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.33%) Marketing
5 2 (2.53%) Publishing
5 2 (2.53%) Retail
6 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.27%) Billing
6 1 (1.27%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (58.23%) .NET
2 40 (50.63%) ASP.NET
2 40 (50.63%) HTML
3 30 (37.97%) CSS
3 30 (37.97%) jQuery
4 26 (32.91%) Web Services
5 21 (26.58%) JSON
6 20 (25.32%) HTML5
7 16 (20.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (20.25%) J2EE
8 10 (12.66%) REST
8 10 (12.66%) Spring
9 8 (10.13%) JMX
10 7 (8.86%) Ajax
10 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (8.86%) XML
11 6 (7.59%) .NET Framework
11 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (7.59%) CSS3
11 6 (7.59%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Digital Media
2 7 (8.86%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.59%) iPhone
4 4 (5.06%) User Experience
5 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.27%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.25%) Windows
2 12 (15.19%) Android
3 9 (11.39%) Unix
4 7 (8.86%) Linux
5 6 (7.59%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (59.49%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (41.77%) TDD
3 31 (39.24%) Software Engineering
4 29 (36.71%) MVC
5 25 (31.65%) OO
6 16 (20.25%) Mentoring
7 15 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (17.72%) SDLC
9 12 (15.19%) High Availability
9 12 (15.19%) Scrum
10 9 (11.39%) BDD
11 8 (10.13%) OOD
12 7 (8.86%) SOA
13 6 (7.59%) API Development
13 6 (7.59%) Open Source
14 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (6.33%) Digital Marketing
14 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
14 5 (6.33%) Line Management
14 5 (6.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 49 (62.03%) C#
2 46 (58.23%) JavaScript
3 34 (43.04%) Java
4 25 (31.65%) SQL
5 12 (15.19%) C++
6 11 (13.92%) VB.NET
7 9 (11.39%) Python
7 9 (11.39%) Ruby
8 8 (10.13%) VB
9 6 (7.59%) Groovy
10 5 (6.33%) Perl
10 5 (6.33%) PHP
11 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
11 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
11 4 (5.06%) XPath
11 4 (5.06%) XQuery
12 3 (3.80%) C
12 3 (3.80%) MATLAB
12 3 (3.80%) Objective-C
12 3 (3.80%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (20.25%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) MCSD
3 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.92%) VMware
3 5 (6.33%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (6.33%) SAP
4 4 (5.06%) Google
4 4 (5.06%) Oracle
5 3 (3.80%) Apple
5 3 (3.80%) Cisco
5 3 (3.80%) IBM
6 1 (1.27%) Twitter
6 1 (1.27%) Xamarin
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