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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 218 203 179
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 18 23 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.39% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.41% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 30
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year
- +0.55%
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
5557 5598 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.81% 95.43% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4691 4493
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,579
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -10 6 £45,000 - 2
Wiltshire 0 5 £44,000 +35.38%
Devon -7 3 £37,000 -1.33%
Gloucestershire -13 2 £42,500 - 1
Dorset - 2 £41,000 - 1
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (73.68%) C#
2 26 (68.42%) .NET
2 26 (68.42%) ASP.NET
3 20 (52.63%) SQL Server
3 20 (52.63%) MVC
4 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
5 14 (36.84%) Windows
5 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (36.84%) Ajax
5 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (31.58%) HTML
7 11 (28.95%) CSS
7 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
8 10 (26.32%) XML
8 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 9 (23.68%) Degree
9 9 (23.68%) TDD
10 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
10 7 (18.42%) HTML5
10 7 (18.42%) Apple iOS
10 7 (18.42%) SQL
10 7 (18.42%) Scrum
10 7 (18.42%) iOS Development
11 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
11 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
11 6 (15.79%) C++
11 6 (15.79%) jQuery
12 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (13.16%) Java
13 4 (10.53%) XAML

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (7.89%) Node.js
2 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) MySQL
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) NUnit
2 3 (7.89%) Jasmine
3 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
1 3 (7.89%) Aerospace
1 3 (7.89%) Military
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Publishing
3 1 (2.63%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (68.42%) .NET
1 26 (68.42%) ASP.NET
2 14 (36.84%) Ajax
2 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (31.58%) HTML
4 11 (28.95%) CSS
5 10 (26.32%) XML
5 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (18.42%) HTML5
7 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
7 6 (15.79%) jQuery
8 3 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (7.89%) Xamarin.iOS
8 3 (7.89%) CSS3
9 2 (5.26%) OpenGL
9 2 (5.26%) DirectX
9 2 (5.26%) STL
9 2 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
9 2 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.89%) User Experience
2 3 (7.89%) GIS
3 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.26%) Physics
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Apple iOS
3 4 (10.53%) Android
3 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.63%) UNIX
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) MVC
2 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
4 9 (23.68%) TDD
5 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
5 7 (18.42%) Scrum
5 7 (18.42%) iOS Development
6 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.53%) System Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.53%) MVVM
7 4 (10.53%) Pair Programming
7 4 (10.53%) Android Development
8 2 (5.26%) OO
8 2 (5.26%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.26%) Image Processing
8 2 (5.26%) DevOps
9 1 (2.63%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (2.63%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) C#
2 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.42%) SQL
4 6 (15.79%) C++
5 5 (13.16%) Java
6 4 (10.53%) XAML
7 3 (7.89%) Apple Swift
7 3 (7.89%) VB.NET
7 3 (7.89%) VBScript
7 3 (7.89%) Objective-C
8 2 (5.26%) MATLAB
8 2 (5.26%) VB
8 2 (5.26%) Perl
8 2 (5.26%) PHP
8 2 (5.26%) C
8 2 (5.26%) Python
8 2 (5.26%) Ruby
8 2 (5.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Xamarin
3 2 (5.26%) Minitab
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Blue Town Online
Salary: £44000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, health care, 25 days holiday
Posted: 24 days ago