The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 206 187 192
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 23 41 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.75% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.78% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 33
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,000 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5606 5287 5359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.39% 96.58% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4748 4671 4650
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Senior Software Developer
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
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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
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Vacancies
Bristol -12 15 £45,000 +12.50%
Gloucestershire +5 4 £45,000 - 1
Somerset - 2 £45,000 -
Devon -12 1 £37,500 +5.63%
Wiltshire - 1 £32,500 - 2
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 27 (48.21%) Degree
2 26 (46.43%) PHP
3 25 (44.64%) Java
3 25 (44.64%) Linux
4 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (39.29%) jQuery
5 22 (39.29%) MySQL
6 21 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 21 (37.50%) HTML
7 20 (35.71%) RESTful
7 20 (35.71%) Spring
8 19 (33.93%) C#
9 18 (32.14%) SQL
9 18 (32.14%) CSS
10 17 (30.36%) Web Services
10 17 (30.36%) Telecoms
11 16 (28.57%) JSON
11 16 (28.57%) Zend
11 16 (28.57%) Digital Media
12 14 (25.00%) MVC
12 14 (25.00%) Hibernate
13 13 (23.21%) TDD
14 12 (21.43%) .NET
15 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET
15 11 (19.64%) HTML5
16 10 (17.86%) Unit Testing
16 10 (17.86%) Zend Framework
16 10 (17.86%) Apache
16 10 (17.86%) PHPUnit
16 10 (17.86%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 10 (17.86%) Apache
2 3 (5.36%) Node.js
3 2 (3.57%) nginx
3 2 (3.57%) Gunicorn
4 1 (1.79%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Office
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Magento
1 6 (10.71%) Shopify
2 5 (8.93%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (39.29%) MySQL
2 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
3 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.71%) RDBMS
4 6 (10.71%) Hazelcast
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) PHPUnit
2 7 (12.50%) JUnit
2 7 (12.50%) Maven
3 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.79%) PhoneGap
General
1 17 (30.36%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.29%) Finance
3 5 (8.93%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (39.29%) jQuery
2 21 (37.50%) HTML
3 20 (35.71%) RESTful
3 20 (35.71%) Spring
4 18 (32.14%) CSS
5 17 (30.36%) Web Services
6 16 (28.57%) JSON
7 14 (25.00%) Hibernate
8 12 (21.43%) .NET
9 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET
9 11 (19.64%) HTML5
10 10 (17.86%) Zend Framework
10 10 (17.86%) CSS3
11 7 (12.50%) Spring Integration
12 6 (10.71%) ActiveMQ
13 5 (8.93%) REST
13 5 (8.93%) JDBC
13 5 (8.93%) SOAP
13 5 (8.93%) JPA
13 5 (8.93%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Digital Media
2 6 (10.71%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.93%) DTV
3 5 (8.93%) Video on Demand
4 2 (3.57%) CCTV
4 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) GIS
5 1 (1.79%) CUDA
5 1 (1.79%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.79%) iPhone
5 1 (1.79%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.79%) GPGPU
5 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (44.64%) Linux
2 8 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 7 (12.50%) Windows
4 6 (10.71%) Android
5 5 (8.93%) UNIX
6 4 (7.14%) Windows Phone
6 4 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) MVC
3 13 (23.21%) TDD
4 10 (17.86%) Unit Testing
5 9 (16.07%) Scrum
6 8 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 7 (12.50%) Pair Programming
8 6 (10.71%) OO
8 6 (10.71%) Web Application Development
9 5 (8.93%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (8.93%) Android Development
9 5 (8.93%) iOS Development
10 4 (7.14%) MVVM
10 4 (7.14%) System Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.14%) OOP
11 3 (5.36%) OOD
11 3 (5.36%) Multithreading
11 3 (5.36%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 26 (46.43%) PHP
2 25 (44.64%) Java
3 21 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 19 (33.93%) C#
5 18 (32.14%) SQL
6 6 (10.71%) C++
7 5 (8.93%) Python
8 4 (7.14%) XAML
9 3 (5.36%) Delphi
9 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.57%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.79%) VB
11 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (48.21%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) ISO 9001
1 5 (8.93%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Zend
2 7 (12.50%) Oracle
3 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
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