Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 31 38
Rank change year-on-year -28 +7 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 25 106 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.93% 8.02% 6.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 8.20% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15 110 67
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £43,850 £38,750 £36,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,125 £57,500
South West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 825 1,292 1,287
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 97.73% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 700 1,032 1,128
Somerset median annual salary £42,028 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% - +8.84%
10th Percentile £24,856 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -18 6 £50,000 - 4
Yeovil - 5 £57,500 -
Street -5 4 £60,000 -7.69%
Bridgwater - 3 - -
Portishead - 2 £48,000 -
Taunton -16 1 £44,000 +4.76% 3
Senior Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 14 (56.00%) CSS
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) Java
3 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (44.00%) HTML
5 9 (36.00%) TDD
6 8 (32.00%) Scrum
6 8 (32.00%) Web Services
6 8 (32.00%) PHP
6 8 (32.00%) MySQL
7 7 (28.00%) SQL
7 7 (28.00%) BDD
8 6 (24.00%) jQuery
8 6 (24.00%) SDLC
8 6 (24.00%) Finance
8 6 (24.00%) .NET
8 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (24.00%) Front End Development
9 5 (20.00%) Spring
9 5 (20.00%) Web Development
9 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 4 (16.00%) RESTful
10 4 (16.00%) Mockito
10 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (16.00%) WordPress
10 4 (16.00%) Microservices
10 4 (16.00%) REST
10 4 (16.00%) Linux
10 4 (16.00%) C#

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 4 (16.00%) WordPress
2 3 (12.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) OpenCart
2 1 (4.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) GitHub
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.00%) MariaDB
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Mockito
3 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.00%) JIRA
4 2 (8.00%) PhpStorm
4 2 (8.00%) Subversion
5 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.00%) EasyMock
5 1 (4.00%) GitLab
5 1 (4.00%) Grunt
5 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
5 1 (4.00%) JUnit
5 1 (4.00%) Maven
5 1 (4.00%) NCrunch
5 1 (4.00%) PhantomJS
5 1 (4.00%) PHPUnit
5 1 (4.00%) ReSharper
5 1 (4.00%) Selenium
5 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Law
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) CSS
2 11 (44.00%) HTML
3 8 (32.00%) Web Services
4 6 (24.00%) .NET
4 6 (24.00%) jQuery
5 5 (20.00%) Spring
6 4 (16.00%) React
6 4 (16.00%) REST
6 4 (16.00%) RESTful
7 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (12.00%) CSS3
7 3 (12.00%) Symfony
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (8.00%) Ember.js
8 2 (8.00%) HTML5
8 2 (8.00%) Sass
8 2 (8.00%) SOAP
8 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
9 1 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Fintech
1 3 (12.00%) iPad
1 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) TDD
3 8 (32.00%) Scrum
4 7 (28.00%) BDD
5 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (24.00%) Front End Development
5 6 (24.00%) SDLC
6 5 (20.00%) Web Development
7 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (16.00%) Microservices
7 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (12.00%) B2B
8 3 (12.00%) B2C
8 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.00%) MVC
8 3 (12.00%) Pair Programming
8 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (8.00%) OO
9 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (8.00%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Java
1 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) PHP
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) Java 8
5 3 (12.00%) Groovy
6 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe
2 1 (4.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat