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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 202 226 202
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 33 20 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.62% 0.34% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.35% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 35
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £48,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -
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
5139 5640 5702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.22% 97.19% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4345 4721 4761
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 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +19 16 £45,000 - 4
Somerset - 8 £45,000 - 1
Gloucestershire +5 5 £44,000 +3.52% 1
Devon +9 4 £52,500 +41.89%
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 42 (58.33%) C#
2 41 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (52.78%) HTML
3 38 (52.78%) Java
4 36 (50.00%) .NET
5 34 (47.22%) JavaScript
6 33 (45.83%) CSS
7 30 (41.67%) ASP.NET
7 30 (41.67%) Software Engineering
8 29 (40.28%) OO
9 23 (31.94%) C++
9 23 (31.94%) SQL Server
9 23 (31.94%) MVC
10 22 (30.56%) Web Services
11 21 (29.17%) SQL
12 20 (27.78%) Scrum
13 19 (26.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (26.39%) jQuery
13 19 (26.39%) TDD
13 19 (26.39%) Telecoms
13 19 (26.39%) J2EE
14 17 (23.61%) JSON
15 16 (22.22%) Degree
16 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
17 14 (19.44%) Windows
17 14 (19.44%) Mentoring
17 14 (19.44%) REST
18 13 (18.06%) HTML5
19 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
20 11 (15.28%) C

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 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 8 (11.11%) SAS
3 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.94%) IIS
5 2 (2.78%) Apache
5 2 (2.78%) CMS
5 2 (2.78%) Node.js
6 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.39%) Confluence
6 1 (1.39%) Drupal
6 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.50%) IaaS
1 9 (12.50%) SaaS
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.72%) Internet
3 1 (1.39%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.94%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.78%) MySQL
7 1 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.39%) Big Data
7 1 (1.39%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.39%) OrientDB
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) JIRA
2 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.39%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.39%) EasyMock
4 1 (1.39%) GCC
4 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.39%) JUnit
4 1 (1.39%) Selenium
4 1 (1.39%) Subversion
4 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (26.39%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.11%) Finance
3 7 (9.72%) Electronics
4 6 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 6 (8.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (52.78%) HTML
2 36 (50.00%) .NET
3 33 (45.83%) CSS
4 30 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 22 (30.56%) Web Services
6 19 (26.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (26.39%) J2EE
6 19 (26.39%) jQuery
7 17 (23.61%) JSON
8 14 (19.44%) REST
9 13 (18.06%) HTML5
10 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (12.50%) .NET Framework
11 9 (12.50%) JMX
11 9 (12.50%) Spring
12 8 (11.11%) Apache Camel
13 7 (9.72%) ActiveMQ
13 7 (9.72%) AngularJS
13 7 (9.72%) Grails
13 7 (9.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Digital Media
2 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.56%) iPhone
5 3 (4.17%) User Experience
6 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.39%) PKI
7 1 (1.39%) Statistics
7 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.44%) Windows
2 10 (13.89%) Linux
3 9 (12.50%) Unix
4 7 (9.72%) Android
5 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.39%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 29 (40.28%) OO
4 23 (31.94%) MVC
5 20 (27.78%) Scrum
6 19 (26.39%) TDD
7 14 (19.44%) Mentoring
8 10 (13.89%) DevOps
8 10 (13.89%) Line Management
8 10 (13.89%) OOD
8 10 (13.89%) OOP
9 9 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (12.50%) SDLC
9 9 (12.50%) Web Development
10 8 (11.11%) Data Analysis
10 8 (11.11%) High Availability
10 8 (11.11%) Open Source
11 7 (9.72%) API Development
11 7 (9.72%) SOA
12 6 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 42 (58.33%) C#
2 38 (52.78%) Java
3 34 (47.22%) JavaScript
4 23 (31.94%) C++
5 21 (29.17%) SQL
6 11 (15.28%) C
6 11 (15.28%) Ruby
7 10 (13.89%) Python
8 9 (12.50%) R
9 8 (11.11%) MATLAB
9 8 (11.11%) Objective-C
10 7 (9.72%) Groovy
11 6 (8.33%) VB.NET
12 5 (6.94%) VB
13 4 (5.56%) T-SQL
14 2 (2.78%) Perl
14 2 (2.78%) PHP
14 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
15 1 (1.39%) VBA
15 1 (1.39%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (22.22%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.89%) VMware
3 9 (12.50%) Oracle
4 8 (11.11%) Apple
5 6 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (1.39%) Green Hills
6 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.39%) Sencha
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