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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 28 57 78
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 54 28 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 7.61% 3.26% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.86% 3.44% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 50 28 14
Average salary £45,000 £43,257 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.02% +6.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £32,250 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,750 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +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
687 813 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.76% 94.76% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 568 718 838
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £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 July 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 66 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 55 (50.93%) HTML
2 55 (50.93%) MVC
2 55 (50.93%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (49.07%) .NET
4 47 (43.52%) CSS
5 45 (41.67%) C#
6 39 (36.11%) ASP.NET
6 39 (36.11%) Git (software)
7 38 (35.19%) SQL Server
8 37 (34.26%) PHP
9 36 (33.33%) jQuery
10 34 (31.48%) TDD
10 34 (31.48%) Software Engineering
11 30 (27.78%) HTML5
12 29 (26.85%) Zend
13 28 (25.93%) AngularJS
13 28 (25.93%) Ajax
14 27 (25.00%) SQL
14 27 (25.00%) OO
14 27 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 26 (24.07%) SDLC
16 25 (23.15%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (22.22%) CSS3
18 23 (21.30%) Sass
19 22 (20.37%) Jenkins
20 21 (19.44%) MySQL
20 21 (19.44%) .NET Framework
21 19 (17.59%) Degree
22 18 (16.67%) Computer Science

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (13.89%) Apache
2 8 (7.41%) CMS
3 7 (6.48%) Joomla!
3 7 (6.48%) WordPress
4 5 (4.63%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.78%) EPiServer CMS
6 2 (1.85%) Node.js
6 2 (1.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.85%) InDesign
2 2 (1.85%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.56%) Network Security
2 5 (4.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (35.19%) SQL Server
2 21 (19.44%) MySQL
3 9 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.85%) Big Data
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (36.11%) Git (software)
2 22 (20.37%) Jenkins
3 16 (14.81%) JIRA
4 15 (13.89%) Subversion
5 12 (11.11%) Maven
6 11 (10.19%) PHPUnit
7 10 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (6.48%) Visual Studio
9 5 (4.63%) Grunt
10 3 (2.78%) JUnit
10 3 (2.78%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.93%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.93%) Jasmine
General
1 12 (11.11%) Marketing
2 9 (8.33%) Finance
3 4 (3.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (50.93%) HTML
2 53 (49.07%) .NET
3 47 (43.52%) CSS
4 39 (36.11%) ASP.NET
5 36 (33.33%) jQuery
6 30 (27.78%) HTML5
7 28 (25.93%) AngularJS
7 28 (25.93%) Ajax
8 27 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (22.22%) CSS3
10 23 (21.30%) Sass
11 21 (19.44%) .NET Framework
12 18 (16.67%) LAMP
12 18 (16.67%) Symfony
13 17 (15.74%) RESTful
13 17 (15.74%) Laravel
14 16 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (13.89%) Entity Framework
15 15 (13.89%) XML
16 13 (12.04%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.26%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.56%) RIA
4 5 (4.63%) User Experience
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.67%) Linux
2 5 (4.63%) Windows
3 4 (3.70%) UNIX
4 3 (2.78%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (50.93%) MVC
1 55 (50.93%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (31.48%) TDD
2 34 (31.48%) Software Engineering
3 27 (25.00%) OO
4 26 (24.07%) SDLC
5 25 (23.15%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (15.74%) OOP
7 15 (13.89%) Multithreading
7 15 (13.89%) Domain-Driven Design
7 15 (13.89%) User Stories
8 13 (12.04%) Unit Testing
8 13 (12.04%) Scrum
9 12 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
10 11 (10.19%) Web Development
10 11 (10.19%) Change Control
11 8 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (6.48%) BDD
12 7 (6.48%) Refactoring
13 6 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 66 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 45 (41.67%) C#
3 37 (34.26%) PHP
4 27 (25.00%) SQL
5 16 (14.81%) Java
6 8 (7.41%) VB.NET
7 7 (6.48%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.78%) PHP5
8 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (17.59%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (26.85%) Zend
2 6 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.78%) EPiServer
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle
4 2 (1.85%) Adobe
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