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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 222 195 184
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 18 23 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.44% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.46% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 35
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,325 £37,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,875 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +5.58%
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
5762 5035 5224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.16% 95.34% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4817 4303 4604
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 £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 March 2015.

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 March 2015. 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 -5 11 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Wiltshire +7 4 £47,000 +8.67%
Somerset +1 1 £32,500 -25.71% 1
Devon -2 1 £38,750 +3.33% 1
Dorset - 1 £45,000 - 2
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 40 (76.92%) C#
1 40 (76.92%) .NET
2 34 (65.38%) ASP.NET
3 26 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
4 23 (44.23%) MVC
5 19 (36.54%) Ajax
5 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (34.62%) HTML
7 15 (28.85%) CSS
7 15 (28.85%) AngularJS
8 14 (26.92%) TDD
9 13 (25.00%) Degree
9 13 (25.00%) Windows
10 12 (23.08%) XML
10 12 (23.08%) C++
10 12 (23.08%) Unit Testing
10 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (17.31%) HTML5
12 8 (15.38%) NUnit
12 8 (15.38%) Scrum
13 7 (13.46%) SQL
13 7 (13.46%) Marketing
13 7 (13.46%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (11.54%) VB6
14 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
14 6 (11.54%) VB
14 6 (11.54%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (7.69%) Node.js
2 2 (3.85%) Gunicorn
2 2 (3.85%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) MySQL
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) NUnit
2 5 (9.62%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.92%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.92%) Subversion
4 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (13.46%) Marketing
2 3 (5.77%) Aerospace
2 3 (5.77%) Military
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Publishing
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (76.92%) .NET
2 34 (65.38%) ASP.NET
3 19 (36.54%) Ajax
3 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (34.62%) HTML
5 15 (28.85%) CSS
5 15 (28.85%) AngularJS
6 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 12 (23.08%) XML
7 9 (17.31%) HTML5
8 7 (13.46%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (9.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (7.69%) CSS3
10 4 (7.69%) Backbone.js
10 4 (7.69%) jQuery
10 4 (7.69%) RESTful
11 3 (5.77%) JSON
11 3 (5.77%) Web Services
11 3 (5.77%) Xamarin.iOS
12 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) N-Tier
1 5 (9.62%) GIS
2 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.92%) Physics
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.92%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) MVC
2 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.92%) TDD
4 12 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 8 (15.38%) Scrum
6 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.77%) System Testing
7 3 (5.77%) Migration
7 3 (5.77%) OOD
7 3 (5.77%) Analytics
7 3 (5.77%) Marketing Analytics
7 3 (5.77%) iOS Development
7 3 (5.77%) Email Management
8 2 (3.85%) MVVM
8 2 (3.85%) OO
8 2 (3.85%) Pair Programming
8 2 (3.85%) Automated Testing
8 2 (3.85%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.85%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (76.92%) C#
2 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.08%) C++
4 7 (13.46%) SQL
5 6 (11.54%) VB
5 6 (11.54%) VB6
6 5 (9.62%) PHP
7 4 (7.69%) Java
8 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
8 3 (5.77%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.85%) XAML
9 2 (3.85%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.85%) Dart
9 2 (3.85%) Python
10 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.92%) Perl
10 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle
2 2 (3.85%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.92%) Minitab
Tavistock
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48,000 - 70,000 plus excelent bnefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Car, 24 Days holiday, Flexi
Posted: 23 days ago