Period
to 6 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 6 December 2019.

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
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 69 31
Rank change year-on-year +15 -38 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 30 27 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.45% 2.72% 8.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 2.90% 8.69%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 117
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £38,750 £46,800 £35,650
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £60,500
South West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 845 932 1,277
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.24% 94.05% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 724 731 1,068
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £42,029 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +5.07% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,250 £25,425
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,104 £58,750
South West median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -

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 6 December 2019.

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 6 December 2019. 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 +4 17 £47,500 -24.00% 2
Wells - 5 £50,000 -
Taunton +2 4 £60,000 +36.36%
Bridgwater +5 2 £42,500 -
Street -10 2 £62,500 -
Senior Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 2019, 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 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) Scrum
2 12 (40.00%) OO
3 11 (36.67%) CSS
4 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (33.33%) HTML
5 9 (30.00%) C#
5 9 (30.00%) PHP
6 8 (26.67%) SQL
7 7 (23.33%) MySQL
8 6 (20.00%) .NET
8 6 (20.00%) MVC
8 6 (20.00%) AWS
9 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 5 (16.67%) SaaS
9 5 (16.67%) Azure
9 5 (16.67%) OO PHP
9 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 5 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (16.67%) OOP
9 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 5 (16.67%) TDD
10 4 (13.33%) Spring
10 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
10 4 (13.33%) Web Services
10 4 (13.33%) Java
10 4 (13.33%) ETL
10 4 (13.33%) Microservices
10 4 (13.33%) DevOps

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 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) AWS
2 5 (16.67%) Azure
2 5 (16.67%) SaaS
3 3 (10.00%) Power Platform
4 1 (3.33%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) MySQL
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.00%) Power BI
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.33%) CouchDB
5 1 (3.33%) MariaDB
5 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.33%) OLAP
5 1 (3.33%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (10.00%) JUnit
1 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (6.67%) FishEye
2 2 (6.67%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.33%) Gradle
3 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) CSS
2 10 (33.33%) HTML
3 6 (20.00%) .NET
4 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 4 (13.33%) Spring
4 4 (13.33%) Web Services
5 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (10.00%) jQuery
5 3 (10.00%) Node.js
5 3 (10.00%) React
6 2 (6.67%) D3.js
6 2 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (6.67%) RequireJS
6 2 (6.67%) RESTful
6 2 (6.67%) Spring Boot
6 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (6.67%) Vue.js
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) OO
2 12 (40.00%) Scrum
3 6 (20.00%) MVC
4 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 5 (16.67%) OO PHP
4 5 (16.67%) OOP
4 5 (16.67%) TDD
4 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.33%) DevOps
5 4 (13.33%) ETL
5 4 (13.33%) Microservices
6 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (10.00%) Kanban
6 3 (10.00%) Open Source
6 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (30.00%) C#
2 9 (30.00%) PHP
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (13.33%) Java
5 2 (6.67%) ES6
5 2 (6.67%) Java 8
5 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Ansible
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Zend
2 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.67%) Google
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Tableau