The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 35 50 60
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 61 37 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.92% 4.09% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.24% 4.24% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 61 36 21
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,250 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Senior Developer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
842 872 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.46% 96.35% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 700 744 701
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
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 Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Southampton region.

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Southampton

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited Senior 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 Developer in their job title.

1 62 (60.19%) HTML
2 57 (55.34%) JavaScript
3 56 (54.37%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (46.60%) PHP
5 47 (45.63%) CSS
6 45 (43.69%) Software Engineering
7 38 (36.89%) MySQL
8 34 (33.01%) TDD
9 31 (30.10%) Web Services
9 31 (30.10%) HTML5
10 30 (29.13%) OOP
10 30 (29.13%) SQL Server
11 29 (28.16%) .NET
12 27 (26.21%) C#
12 27 (26.21%) MVC
13 26 (25.24%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (25.24%) Git (software)
14 24 (23.30%) jQuery
15 23 (22.33%) .NET Framework
16 22 (21.36%) Linux
16 22 (21.36%) AngularJS
17 20 (19.42%) PHP5
17 20 (19.42%) Java
17 20 (19.42%) ASP.NET
18 19 (18.45%) Zend
19 18 (17.48%) Subversion
19 18 (17.48%) Scrum
20 17 (16.50%) OO
20 17 (16.50%) CSS3
21 16 (15.53%) SQL

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited Senior 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (10.68%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (5.83%) Apache
3 3 (2.91%) Node.js
4 2 (1.94%) IIS
4 2 (1.94%) WordPress
5 1 (0.97%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.97%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (11.65%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.74%) Photoshop
3 8 (7.77%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (5.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (5.83%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) Internet
1 1 (0.97%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (36.89%) MySQL
2 30 (29.13%) SQL Server
3 13 (12.62%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (11.65%) Big Data
5 9 (8.74%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (8.74%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.97%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (25.24%) Git (software)
2 18 (17.48%) Subversion
3 13 (12.62%) Jenkins
4 12 (11.65%) Maven
4 12 (11.65%) JIRA
5 7 (6.80%) PHPUnit
6 5 (4.85%) Eclipse
6 5 (4.85%) JUnit
7 3 (2.91%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.94%) PEAR
8 2 (1.94%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (1.94%) Trac
8 2 (1.94%) Ant
8 2 (1.94%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.97%) Grunt
General
1 12 (11.65%) Marketing
2 2 (1.94%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.97%) Finance
3 1 (0.97%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (60.19%) HTML
2 47 (45.63%) CSS
3 31 (30.10%) Web Services
3 31 (30.10%) HTML5
4 29 (28.16%) .NET
5 24 (23.30%) jQuery
6 23 (22.33%) .NET Framework
7 22 (21.36%) AngularJS
8 20 (19.42%) ASP.NET
9 17 (16.50%) CSS3
10 16 (15.53%) LAMP
11 15 (14.56%) XML
12 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (12.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 12 (11.65%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (10.68%) Ajax
14 11 (10.68%) RabbitMQ
15 10 (9.71%) RESTful
16 8 (7.77%) Sass
16 8 (7.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Computer Science
1 9 (8.74%) User Experience
2 8 (7.77%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.91%) Graphic Design
3 3 (2.91%) SWIFT
4 2 (1.94%) Kindle
4 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.94%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.94%) Wiki
5 1 (0.97%) Blog
5 1 (0.97%) EPoS
5 1 (0.97%) Social Media
5 1 (0.97%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.36%) Linux
2 7 (6.80%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.83%) Windows
4 5 (4.85%) Android
5 3 (2.91%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.91%) UNIX
6 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (54.37%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (43.69%) Software Engineering
3 34 (33.01%) TDD
4 30 (29.13%) OOP
5 27 (26.21%) MVC
6 26 (25.24%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (17.48%) Scrum
8 17 (16.50%) OO
9 15 (14.56%) Mentoring
10 12 (11.65%) User Stories
10 12 (11.65%) Domain-Driven Design
10 12 (11.65%) Multithreading
11 11 (10.68%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (9.71%) Coaching
12 10 (9.71%) Refactoring
13 9 (8.74%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (8.74%) BDD
14 8 (7.77%) Data Management
14 8 (7.77%) Kanban
15 7 (6.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (55.34%) JavaScript
2 48 (46.60%) PHP
3 27 (26.21%) C#
4 20 (19.42%) PHP5
4 20 (19.42%) Java
5 16 (15.53%) SQL
6 6 (5.83%) C++
7 5 (4.85%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.91%) C
9 2 (1.94%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (1.94%) Python
9 2 (1.94%) VBScript
9 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.94%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.94%) Ruby
10 1 (0.97%) Delphi
10 1 (0.97%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (6.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) HDFS
Vendors
1 19 (18.45%) Zend
2 8 (7.77%) Adobe
3 5 (4.85%) Oracle
4 2 (1.94%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.97%) Telerik
5 1 (0.97%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.97%) Twitter
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