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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 209 197 174
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 13 15 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.29% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.30% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 41
Average salary £45,000 £36,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,747
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5806 4980 5350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.81% 95.22% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4811 4331 4729
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(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 -9 7 £45,000 +24.13% 3
Somerset -23 3 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Wiltshire -10 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Gloucestershire 0 1 £41,500 -
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) Linux
2 17 (44.74%) jQuery
3 16 (42.11%) Degree
4 15 (39.47%) C#
5 14 (36.84%) Java
5 14 (36.84%) PHP
5 14 (36.84%) SQL
6 13 (34.21%) .NET
6 13 (34.21%) MySQL
6 13 (34.21%) Zend
7 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
8 11 (28.95%) RESTful
9 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
9 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
9 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
10 9 (23.68%) HTML
10 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
10 9 (23.68%) MVC
11 8 (21.05%) Web Services
12 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
12 7 (18.42%) OOD
12 7 (18.42%) Scrum
12 7 (18.42%) TDD
12 7 (18.42%) Spring
12 7 (18.42%) Zend Framework
13 6 (15.79%) Django
13 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
13 6 (15.79%) Magento
13 6 (15.79%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 6 (15.79%) nginx
1 6 (15.79%) Gunicorn
2 3 (7.89%) Node.js
2 3 (7.89%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Magento
1 6 (15.79%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) MySQL
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 6 (15.79%) RDBMS
3 6 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (15.79%) Hazelcast
3 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.89%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) jQuery
2 13 (34.21%) .NET
3 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
4 11 (28.95%) RESTful
5 9 (23.68%) HTML
6 8 (21.05%) Web Services
7 7 (18.42%) Zend Framework
7 7 (18.42%) Spring
8 6 (15.79%) ActiveMQ
8 6 (15.79%) Django
8 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
8 6 (15.79%) Leaflet
8 6 (15.79%) Flask
9 5 (13.16%) CSS
10 4 (10.53%) JSON
10 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (7.89%) HTML5
11 3 (7.89%) CSS3
12 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 2 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) GIS
2 3 (7.89%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.26%) CCTV
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 9 (23.68%) MVC
4 7 (18.42%) Scrum
4 7 (18.42%) TDD
4 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
4 7 (18.42%) OOD
5 6 (15.79%) OOP
5 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.26%) OO
6 2 (5.26%) Content Management
7 1 (2.63%) CRM
7 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.63%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (2.63%) Network Management
7 1 (2.63%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) C#
2 14 (36.84%) Java
2 14 (36.84%) PHP
2 14 (36.84%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.79%) Python
4 6 (15.79%) TypeScript
5 5 (13.16%) C++
6 4 (10.53%) PHP5
7 3 (7.89%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.63%) Erlang
8 1 (2.63%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Zend
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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