Period
to 23 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 69 40
Rank change year-on-year +16 -29 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 39 36 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.38% 3.19% 6.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.56% 3.43% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 44 31 83
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £34,750
90th Percentile £64,250 £68,750 £61,250
South West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 856 1,050 1,203
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.18% 93.09% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 730 774 1,015
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £62,250 £68,750 £58,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,515 £40,625
% change year-on-year -0.03% +4.65% +1.56%

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020. 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 +3 23 £50,000 -20.00% 5
Wells - 5 £50,000 -
Street -4 3 £65,000 -23.53%
Taunton - 2 £60,000 -
Bridgwater - 1 £42,500 -
Yeovil - 1 £50,000 -
Portishead - 1 £39,069 -
Senior Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) SQL
3 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 14 (35.90%) Scrum
5 13 (33.33%) OO
6 12 (30.77%) CSS
7 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
7 11 (28.21%) HTML
8 10 (25.64%) C#
8 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (25.64%) DevOps
9 9 (23.08%) Docker
9 9 (23.08%) React
9 9 (23.08%) AWS
10 8 (20.51%) Azure
10 8 (20.51%) AngularJS
10 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
10 8 (20.51%) MVC
10 8 (20.51%) Power BI
10 8 (20.51%) Power Platform
11 7 (17.95%) Vue.js
11 7 (17.95%) MySQL
11 7 (17.95%) Web Services
11 7 (17.95%) Java
11 7 (17.95%) PHP
11 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing

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 1 (2.56%) Apache
1 1 (2.56%) nginx
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Raiser's Edge
2 1 (2.56%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) AWS
2 8 (20.51%) Azure
2 8 (20.51%) Power Platform
3 5 (12.82%) SaaS
4 4 (10.26%) GCP
5 2 (5.13%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (5.13%) GitHub
5 2 (5.13%) Serverless
6 1 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.56%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 8 (20.51%) Power BI
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (17.95%) MySQL
4 5 (12.82%) OLAP
4 5 (12.82%) OLAP Cube
5 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
6 2 (5.13%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.56%) CouchDB
7 1 (2.56%) MariaDB
7 1 (2.56%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Gradle
2 4 (10.26%) Maven
3 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.56%) webpack
5 1 (2.56%) Xcode
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Police
3 1 (2.56%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) CSS
2 11 (28.21%) HTML
3 9 (23.08%) React
4 8 (20.51%) AngularJS
5 7 (17.95%) Vue.js
5 7 (17.95%) Web Services
6 6 (15.38%) .NET
6 6 (15.38%) Node.js
6 6 (15.38%) REST
7 5 (12.82%) Spring
8 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
8 4 (10.26%) jQuery
8 4 (10.26%) SOAP
8 4 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (7.69%) D3.js
9 3 (7.69%) HTML5
9 3 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (7.69%) RequireJS
10 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
10 2 (5.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Ubuntu
2 4 (10.26%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) Scrum
3 13 (33.33%) OO
4 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (25.64%) DevOps
5 8 (20.51%) MVC
6 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Dimensional Modelling
7 6 (15.38%) Fintech
7 6 (15.38%) Microservices
7 6 (15.38%) TDD
8 5 (12.82%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.82%) Decision-Making
8 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
8 5 (12.82%) OO PHP
8 5 (12.82%) Open Source
8 5 (12.82%) Web Development
9 4 (10.26%) Open Source Development
9 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 10 (25.64%) C#
4 7 (17.95%) Java
4 7 (17.95%) PHP
5 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 4 (10.26%) ES6
6 4 (10.26%) Go
7 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.13%) C
8 2 (5.13%) VBA
9 1 (2.56%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.56%) C++
9 1 (2.56%) Java 8
9 1 (2.56%) Kotlin
9 1 (2.56%) Python
9 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) GDPR
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Kubernetes
2 3 (7.69%) Ansible
2 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.69%) Puppet
3 1 (2.56%) MIIS
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Google
3 2 (5.13%) Databricks
3 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.56%) Apple
4 1 (2.56%) Tableau