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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 205 216 204
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 35 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 30 13 11
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,350 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
5646 5888 4979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.09% 95.80% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4809 4890 4300
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 13 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Devon - 8 £37,000 -
Gloucestershire - 7 £50,000 -
Cornwall - 2 £38,500 -
Dorset - 2 £37,750 - 1
Somerset +6 1 £43,500 -8.42% 2
Wiltshire -6 1 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (56.25%) C#
2 22 (45.83%) .NET
2 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (43.75%) ASP.NET
4 20 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 19 (39.58%) Java
6 18 (37.50%) HTML
6 18 (37.50%) MVC
7 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
7 17 (35.42%) SDLC
8 15 (31.25%) Telecoms
9 14 (29.17%) XML
10 12 (25.00%) Windows
10 12 (25.00%) Web Services
10 12 (25.00%) CSS
10 12 (25.00%) Python
10 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 12 (25.00%) Degree
10 12 (25.00%) jQuery
10 12 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (22.92%) VMware
12 10 (20.83%) Finance
12 10 (20.83%) Maven
12 10 (20.83%) TDD
12 10 (20.83%) SQL
12 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
12 10 (20.83%) Unit Testing
13 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (4.17%) Node.js
2 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.08%) JBoss
2 1 (2.08%) Apache
2 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) HTTP
2 4 (8.33%) SMTP
2 4 (8.33%) FTP
2 4 (8.33%) SMPP
3 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.25%) MySQL
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
2 10 (20.83%) Maven
3 8 (16.67%) Hudson
4 7 (14.58%) Gradle
4 7 (14.58%) Artifactory
5 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (10.42%) JIRA
7 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
8 2 (4.17%) IntelliJ
8 2 (4.17%) NUnit
8 2 (4.17%) Subversion
9 1 (2.08%) NetBeans
9 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.08%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
9 1 (2.08%) Ant
General
1 15 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 10 (20.83%) Finance
3 6 (12.50%) Games
4 3 (6.25%) Marketing
5 2 (4.17%) Military
5 2 (4.17%) Retail
5 2 (4.17%) Aerospace
5 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.08%) Advertising
6 1 (2.08%) Publishing
6 1 (2.08%) Back Office
6 1 (2.08%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (45.83%) .NET
2 21 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 18 (37.50%) HTML
4 14 (29.17%) XML
5 12 (25.00%) Web Services
5 12 (25.00%) CSS
5 12 (25.00%) jQuery
6 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 9 (18.75%) Ajax
7 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (16.67%) HTML5
9 6 (12.50%) AngularJS
10 5 (10.42%) Spring
10 5 (10.42%) SOAP
11 4 (8.33%) WSDL
12 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
12 3 (6.25%) EDI
12 3 (6.25%) Apache Camel
13 2 (4.17%) RESTful
13 2 (4.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 6 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.25%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.17%) iPhone
5 2 (4.17%) GIS
5 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.17%) Physics
5 2 (4.17%) User Experience
5 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.08%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Android
2 8 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 6 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Phone
4 3 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (2.08%) UNIX
5 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) MVC
3 17 (35.42%) SDLC
4 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 10 (20.83%) TDD
5 10 (20.83%) Unit Testing
6 8 (16.67%) iOS Development
7 6 (12.50%) Android Development
7 6 (12.50%) System Testing
7 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 6 (12.50%) MVVM
7 6 (12.50%) Pair Programming
8 5 (10.42%) Scrum
8 5 (10.42%) OO
8 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
9 4 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (6.25%) BDD
10 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (4.17%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) C#
2 19 (39.58%) Java
3 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
4 12 (25.00%) Python
5 10 (20.83%) SQL
6 8 (16.67%) C++
7 7 (14.58%) Clojure
8 6 (12.50%) XAML
8 6 (12.50%) Scala
9 5 (10.42%) Perl
9 5 (10.42%) VB.NET
10 4 (8.33%) C
10 4 (8.33%) XQuery
10 4 (8.33%) XPath
11 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
11 3 (6.25%) Fortran
11 3 (6.25%) VBScript
12 2 (4.17%) VB
12 2 (4.17%) MATLAB
12 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) VMware
2 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.50%) Xamarin
4 5 (10.42%) Google
4 5 (10.42%) Cisco
4 5 (10.42%) IBM
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle
6 2 (4.17%) Minitab
7 1 (2.08%) SAP
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + company car, 24 days holiday, medical
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 20 days ago
Chippenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago