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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 37 38 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 63 44 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.40% 4.99% 3.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.66% 5.22% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 63 43 27
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,200
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
946 843 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.04% 95.69% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 773 741 698
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 27 February 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (60.00%) HTML
2 61 (55.45%) JavaScript
3 56 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (49.09%) CSS
5 47 (42.73%) PHP
6 42 (38.18%) Software Engineering
7 41 (37.27%) TDD
8 37 (33.64%) MySQL
9 34 (30.91%) C#
10 33 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 33 (30.00%) .NET
10 33 (30.00%) MVC
10 33 (30.00%) HTML5
11 32 (29.09%) Web Services
11 32 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (27.27%) Git (software)
13 28 (25.45%) AngularJS
14 27 (24.55%) .NET Framework
14 27 (24.55%) OOP
15 26 (23.64%) jQuery
15 26 (23.64%) Zend
16 23 (20.91%) OO
16 23 (20.91%) ASP.NET
16 23 (20.91%) CSS3
17 21 (19.09%) Linux
18 20 (18.18%) Java
18 20 (18.18%) Jenkins
19 19 (17.27%) Subversion
20 18 (16.36%) SQL
21 16 (14.55%) Maven

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (8.18%) Apache
3 3 (2.73%) Node.js
4 2 (1.82%) WordPress
5 1 (0.91%) CMS
5 1 (0.91%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.18%) Photoshop
3 8 (7.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (5.45%) InDesign
4 6 (5.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) Internet
2 1 (0.91%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (33.64%) MySQL
2 33 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (12.73%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (10.00%) Big Data
5 9 (8.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (6.36%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.91%) Redis
7 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 20 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 19 (17.27%) Subversion
4 16 (14.55%) Maven
5 15 (13.64%) JIRA
6 8 (7.27%) PHPUnit
7 5 (4.55%) JUnit
7 5 (4.55%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.64%) Grunt
9 3 (2.73%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.82%) Ant
10 2 (1.82%) Eclipse RCP
11 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (14.55%) Marketing
2 4 (3.64%) Finance
3 1 (0.91%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (60.00%) HTML
2 54 (49.09%) CSS
3 33 (30.00%) .NET
3 33 (30.00%) HTML5
4 32 (29.09%) Web Services
5 28 (25.45%) AngularJS
6 27 (24.55%) .NET Framework
7 26 (23.64%) jQuery
8 23 (20.91%) ASP.NET
8 23 (20.91%) CSS3
9 16 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (14.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 16 (14.55%) Ajax
10 15 (13.64%) LAMP
10 15 (13.64%) XML
10 15 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (12.73%) Sass
11 14 (12.73%) RESTful
12 11 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
12 11 (10.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) User Experience
2 7 (6.36%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.45%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.73%) Graphic Design
4 3 (2.73%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.82%) Wiki
6 1 (0.91%) Blog
6 1 (0.91%) Open Source
6 1 (0.91%) Social Media
6 1 (0.91%) EPoS
6 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.09%) Linux
2 6 (5.45%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.55%) Windows
4 4 (3.64%) UNIX
4 4 (3.64%) Android
5 3 (2.73%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (38.18%) Software Engineering
3 41 (37.27%) TDD
4 33 (30.00%) MVC
5 32 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (24.55%) OOP
7 23 (20.91%) OO
8 16 (14.55%) Scrum
9 15 (13.64%) Multithreading
9 15 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
9 15 (13.64%) Domain-Driven Design
9 15 (13.64%) User Stories
10 12 (10.91%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (10.91%) Refactoring
11 11 (10.00%) BDD
12 10 (9.09%) Mentoring
13 9 (8.18%) Coaching
13 9 (8.18%) Unit Testing
14 8 (7.27%) Kanban
14 8 (7.27%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 61 (55.45%) JavaScript
2 47 (42.73%) PHP
3 34 (30.91%) C#
4 20 (18.18%) Java
5 18 (16.36%) SQL
6 16 (14.55%) PHP5
7 6 (5.45%) C++
8 5 (4.55%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.73%) C
10 2 (1.82%) Ruby
10 2 (1.82%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.82%) Python
11 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.91%) Delphi
11 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.91%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (6.36%) Degree
2 3 (2.73%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) HDFS
Vendors
1 26 (23.64%) Zend
2 6 (5.45%) Adobe
3 5 (4.55%) Oracle
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.91%) Telerik
5 1 (0.91%) Twitter
5 1 (0.91%) Xamarin
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