The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
South West / Somerset
Rank 43 32 47
Rank change year-on-year -11 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 39 42 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.22% 6.81% 3.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.41% 6.92% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 34 37 18
Median salary £41,000 £41,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £49,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 608 607 488
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 96.97% 98.38% 98.99%
Number of salaries quoted 499 533 431
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -6 22 £50,000 +17.64% 7
Taunton -8 6 £42,000 +12.00% 1
Senior Developer
South West

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 32 (46.38%) Java
2 31 (44.93%) C#
2 31 (44.93%) Scrum
3 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (40.58%) .NET
5 24 (34.78%) HTML
5 24 (34.78%) SQL
6 23 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 23 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 22 (31.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (28.99%) Software Engineering
9 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
9 18 (26.09%) MySQL
9 18 (26.09%) MVC
10 17 (24.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (24.64%) Automated Testing
10 17 (24.64%) Git (software)
11 16 (23.19%) SC Cleared
11 16 (23.19%) Security Cleared
12 15 (21.74%) Finance
12 15 (21.74%) UML
13 14 (20.29%) Linux
13 14 (20.29%) Unit Testing
13 14 (20.29%) Spring
13 14 (20.29%) NoSQL
14 13 (18.84%) .NET Framework
14 13 (18.84%) JUnit
14 13 (18.84%) Hibernate
15 12 (17.39%) Refactoring
15 12 (17.39%) WPF

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (14.49%) IIS
2 4 (5.80%) JBoss
3 2 (2.90%) Apache
4 1 (1.45%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) Internet
2 2 (2.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.09%) MySQL
1 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.29%) NoSQL
3 11 (15.94%) MongoDB
3 11 (15.94%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (7.25%) Redis
5 4 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (5.80%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.35%) Big Data
7 1 (1.45%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (1.45%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.45%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.45%) GIS
7 1 (1.45%) HBase
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.45%) Riak
Development Applications
1 22 (31.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (24.64%) Git (software)
3 13 (18.84%) JUnit
4 11 (15.94%) Eclipse
4 11 (15.94%) Maven
5 5 (7.25%) Selenium
5 5 (7.25%) SpecFlow
5 5 (7.25%) Vagrant
6 4 (5.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (5.80%) EasyMock
6 4 (5.80%) IntelliJ
6 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.80%) Mockito
6 4 (5.80%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (5.80%) Subversion
7 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.90%) Advertising
4 1 (1.45%) Games
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (40.58%) .NET
2 24 (34.78%) HTML
3 23 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 17 (24.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (20.29%) Spring
6 13 (18.84%) .NET Framework
6 13 (18.84%) Hibernate
7 12 (17.39%) WPF
8 10 (14.49%) CSS
9 8 (11.59%) REST
10 7 (10.14%) Django
10 7 (10.14%) Entity Framework
10 7 (10.14%) Web Services
11 6 (8.70%) AngularJS
12 5 (7.25%) HTML5
13 4 (5.80%) .NET Core
13 4 (5.80%) Java EE
13 4 (5.80%) JSON
13 4 (5.80%) Spring Integration
14 3 (4.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.35%) User Experience
3 2 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.90%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Linux
2 10 (14.49%) Windows
2 10 (14.49%) Windows Server
2 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.45%) Android
3 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.93%) Scrum
2 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (28.99%) Software Engineering
4 18 (26.09%) MVC
5 17 (24.64%) Automated Testing
6 15 (21.74%) UML
7 14 (20.29%) Unit Testing
8 12 (17.39%) Refactoring
9 11 (15.94%) OO
10 10 (14.49%) ETL
10 10 (14.49%) Mentoring
11 9 (13.04%) SDLC
12 8 (11.59%) Customer Requirements
12 8 (11.59%) ITIL
12 8 (11.59%) Line Management
12 8 (11.59%) Service Delivery
13 7 (10.14%) Data Protection
13 7 (10.14%) Kanban
13 7 (10.14%) Microservices
13 7 (10.14%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 32 (46.38%) Java
2 31 (44.93%) C#
3 24 (34.78%) SQL
4 23 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 11 (15.94%) PHP
5 11 (15.94%) Python
6 9 (13.04%) C++
7 8 (11.59%) C
8 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.90%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.90%) Perl
9 1 (1.45%) Dart
9 1 (1.45%) Erlang
9 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.45%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) SC Cleared
1 16 (23.19%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.45%) Ansible
2 1 (1.45%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) Oracle
1 11 (15.94%) Xamarin
2 4 (5.80%) Infobright
3 1 (1.45%) Google
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