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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 32 81 74
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 46 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.02% 1.14% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.23% 1.17% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 42 9 14
Average salary £44,250 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.62% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £45,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
738 770 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.60% 97.35% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 653 726 755
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 31 October 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 46 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (48.65%) Software Engineering
3 32 (43.24%) HTML
4 29 (39.19%) Web Services
5 27 (36.49%) PHP
6 25 (33.78%) JavaScript
6 25 (33.78%) Mentoring
7 24 (32.43%) OOP
8 23 (31.08%) MySQL
9 21 (28.38%) Java
10 20 (27.03%) Linux
11 19 (25.68%) Scrum
11 19 (25.68%) PHP5
12 18 (24.32%) SQL
13 17 (22.97%) CSS
13 17 (22.97%) TDD
13 17 (22.97%) HTML5
14 16 (21.62%) .NET
15 15 (20.27%) SQL Server
16 14 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (17.57%) Coaching
17 13 (17.57%) ISO 9001
18 12 (16.22%) Oracle
18 12 (16.22%) C#
19 11 (14.86%) XML
19 11 (14.86%) Mobile App
20 10 (13.51%) Kindle
20 10 (13.51%) NoSQL
20 10 (13.51%) jQuery
20 10 (13.51%) Degree

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 8 (10.81%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.05%) Node.js
2 3 (4.05%) Apache
2 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.70%) IIS
3 2 (2.70%) WordPress
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.35%) JBoss
4 1 (1.35%) CMS
4 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.05%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (4.05%) InDesign
2 3 (4.05%) Adobe Premiere
2 3 (4.05%) Adobe After Effects
2 3 (4.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (2.70%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.08%) MySQL
2 15 (20.27%) SQL Server
3 10 (13.51%) NoSQL
4 9 (12.16%) Big Data
5 8 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (9.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Subversion
2 5 (6.76%) JUnit
2 5 (6.76%) Eclipse
2 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.05%) PHPUnit
3 3 (4.05%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.70%) Trac
4 2 (2.70%) Eclipse RCP
4 2 (2.70%) PEAR
4 2 (2.70%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.35%) JIRA
5 1 (1.35%) Selenium
General
1 6 (8.11%) Multimedia
2 4 (5.41%) Marketing
3 3 (4.05%) Interactive Media
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Finance
5 1 (1.35%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (43.24%) HTML
2 29 (39.19%) Web Services
3 17 (22.97%) CSS
3 17 (22.97%) HTML5
4 16 (21.62%) .NET
5 11 (14.86%) XML
6 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET
6 10 (13.51%) jQuery
7 9 (12.16%) .NET Framework
8 8 (10.81%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (10.81%) LAMP
9 6 (8.11%) J2EE
9 6 (8.11%) Flash
9 6 (8.11%) REST
9 6 (8.11%) SOAP
10 5 (6.76%) SWT
11 4 (5.41%) RESTful
11 4 (5.41%) Spring
11 4 (5.41%) Ajax
11 4 (5.41%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Mobile App
2 10 (13.51%) Kindle
3 9 (12.16%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.05%) E-Learning
4 3 (4.05%) Animation
4 3 (4.05%) Video Editing
5 2 (2.70%) Open Source
5 2 (2.70%) Social Media
5 2 (2.70%) Frameworx
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) CMDB
5 2 (2.70%) Wiki
5 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.35%) Blog
6 1 (1.35%) EPoS
6 1 (1.35%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) Linux
2 7 (9.46%) Apple iOS
3 6 (8.11%) Android
3 6 (8.11%) Windows
4 3 (4.05%) UNIX
4 3 (4.05%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (48.65%) Software Engineering
3 25 (33.78%) Mentoring
4 24 (32.43%) OOP
5 19 (25.68%) Scrum
6 17 (22.97%) TDD
7 14 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (17.57%) Coaching
9 8 (10.81%) Mobile Application Development
9 8 (10.81%) MVC
10 7 (9.46%) Kanban
10 7 (9.46%) Data Management
10 7 (9.46%) BDD
11 6 (8.11%) iOS Development
11 6 (8.11%) Refactoring
12 5 (6.76%) OO
12 5 (6.76%) Android Development
13 3 (4.05%) 3D Animation
13 3 (4.05%) SOA
13 3 (4.05%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.49%) PHP
2 25 (33.78%) JavaScript
3 21 (28.38%) Java
4 19 (25.68%) PHP5
5 18 (24.32%) SQL
6 12 (16.22%) C#
7 7 (9.46%) C++
8 5 (6.76%) C
8 5 (6.76%) Ruby
8 5 (6.76%) Python
9 4 (5.41%) Perl
10 3 (4.05%) ActionScript
10 3 (4.05%) ActionScript 3.0
10 3 (4.05%) VBScript
11 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.35%) Delphi
11 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.57%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) HDFS
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Oracle
2 6 (8.11%) Adobe
3 2 (2.70%) BMC
3 2 (2.70%) Remedy
4 1 (1.35%) Telerik
4 1 (1.35%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.35%) Sun
4 1 (1.35%) SAP
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