Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £48,500 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Developer
South West > Somerset
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 52 36
Rank change year-on-year -5 -16 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 33 74 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.35% 5.58% 6.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 5.71% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 29 65 69
Somerset median annual salary £48,500 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.23% +6.02% -5.14%
10th Percentile £38,500 £32,500 £33,500
90th Percentile £55,400 £58,500 £54,250
South West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Somerset
Permanent vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 974 1,296 1,214
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.78% 97.81% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 838 1,023 1,067
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,388 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,075 £62,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Somerset

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Somerset

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Somerset over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Somerset

Senior Developer
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -14 22 £50,000 - 2
Yeovil - 4 - -
Glastonbury - 2 £49,250 -
Taunton -2 1 £43,000 +2.38% 2
Portishead - 1 £48,000 -
Street - 1 £60,000 -
Bridgwater - 1 - - 2
Senior Developer
South West

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
2 17 (51.52%) CSS
3 16 (48.48%) HTML
4 15 (45.45%) .NET
5 14 (42.42%) Java
6 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (33.33%) C#
7 10 (30.30%) jQuery
7 10 (30.30%) AngularJS
8 9 (27.27%) SQL
9 8 (24.24%) TDD
9 8 (24.24%) MVC
9 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
9 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (24.24%) SDLC
10 7 (21.21%) React
10 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
11 6 (18.18%) Web Services
11 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
11 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
12 5 (15.15%) RESTful
12 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (15.15%) J2EE
12 5 (15.15%) Front End Development
13 4 (12.12%) OO
13 4 (12.12%) Scrum
13 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (12.12%) Web Development
13 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
13 4 (12.12%) Java EE

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.06%) WordPress
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Mule ESB
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) OpenCart
1 1 (3.03%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.09%) GitHub
4 2 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (6.06%) Office 365
4 2 (6.06%) PaaS
4 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.03%) IPv4
1 1 (3.03%) IPv6
1 1 (3.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) MySQL
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.03%) MariaDB
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.03%) Redis
3 1 (3.03%) Riak
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) Maven
2 2 (6.06%) Subversion
2 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.03%) GitLab
3 1 (3.03%) Grunt
3 1 (3.03%) gulp
3 1 (3.03%) PhantomJS
3 1 (3.03%) PhpStorm
3 1 (3.03%) PHPUnit
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) CSS
2 16 (48.48%) HTML
3 15 (45.45%) .NET
4 10 (30.30%) AngularJS
4 10 (30.30%) jQuery
5 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
6 7 (21.21%) React
7 6 (18.18%) Web Services
8 5 (15.15%) J2EE
8 5 (15.15%) RESTful
9 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
9 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (12.12%) HTML5
9 4 (12.12%) Java EE
10 3 (9.09%) Ajax
10 3 (9.09%) CSS3
10 3 (9.09%) Ember.js
10 3 (9.09%) Entity Framework
10 3 (9.09%) SOAP
10 3 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Fintech
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) CentOS
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) MVC
2 8 (24.24%) SDLC
2 8 (24.24%) TDD
3 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 5 (15.15%) Front End Development
5 4 (12.12%) OO
5 4 (12.12%) Scrum
5 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.12%) Web Development
6 3 (9.09%) BDD
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) High Availability
7 2 (6.06%) Kanban
7 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
7 2 (6.06%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
2 14 (42.42%) Java
3 11 (33.33%) C#
4 9 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) PHP
6 2 (6.06%) Java 8
6 2 (6.06%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.06%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.03%) Erlang
7 1 (3.03%) Groovy
7 1 (3.03%) R
7 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Packer
1 2 (6.06%) Terraform
2 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Google
2 2 (6.06%) hybris
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat