Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 44 33
Rank change year-on-year +18 -11 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 114 80 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 8.56% 6.01% 6.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.82% 6.19% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 120 68 84
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% -4.44%
10th Percentile £37,375 £33,675 £35,000
90th Percentile £60,125 £57,875 £57,500
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 1292 1292 1237
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.00% 97.07% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1067 1108 1073
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,775 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +13 78 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Taunton +13 13 £42,000 +6.33%
Clevedon - 6 £50,000 -
Street +16 1 £65,000 +13.04%
Frome - 1 £47,000 -
Senior Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 62 (54.39%) JavaScript
2 50 (43.86%) .NET
2 50 (43.86%) MVC
3 48 (42.11%) C#
4 45 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (31.58%) ASP.NET
6 34 (29.82%) jQuery
6 34 (29.82%) AngularJS
7 32 (28.07%) CSS
8 31 (27.19%) HTML
9 30 (26.32%) OO
10 28 (24.56%) SQL
11 27 (23.68%) React
11 27 (23.68%) Sass
12 25 (21.93%) User Experience
12 25 (21.93%) OOP
12 25 (21.93%) Front End Development
13 24 (21.05%) Node.js
14 23 (20.18%) Git (software)
14 23 (20.18%) E-Commerce
15 22 (19.30%) LESS
15 22 (19.30%) SDLC
16 21 (18.42%) Finance
17 20 (17.54%) Software Engineering
17 20 (17.54%) Backbone.js
17 20 (17.54%) ASP.NET MVC
17 20 (17.54%) npm
18 19 (16.67%) Ember.js
18 19 (16.67%) Grunt
18 19 (16.67%) SQL Server

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 5 (4.39%) IIS
2 2 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.75%) Drupal
2 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.88%) Apache
3 1 (0.88%) CMS
3 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.54%) npm
2 12 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.75%) Office 365
5 2 (1.75%) PaaS
5 2 (1.75%) SaaS
6 1 (0.88%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.88%) GitHub
6 1 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) SMS
2 2 (1.75%) SAN
3 1 (0.88%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.88%) Internet
3 1 (0.88%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.40%) MySQL
3 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.88%) Big Data
6 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.88%) Power BI
6 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 23 (20.18%) Git (software)
2 19 (16.67%) Grunt
3 18 (15.79%) Bower
4 16 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (12.28%) webpack
6 6 (5.26%) gulp
7 5 (4.39%) Subversion
8 4 (3.51%) Moq
8 4 (3.51%) NUnit
8 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.75%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.75%) JUnit
10 1 (0.88%) Maven
10 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.88%) Mockito
10 1 (0.88%) NuGet
10 1 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (18.42%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.75%) Electronics
3 2 (1.75%) Law
3 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.75%) Marketing
3 2 (1.75%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.88%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (43.86%) .NET
2 36 (31.58%) ASP.NET
3 34 (29.82%) AngularJS
3 34 (29.82%) jQuery
4 32 (28.07%) CSS
5 31 (27.19%) HTML
6 27 (23.68%) React
6 27 (23.68%) Sass
7 24 (21.05%) Node.js
8 22 (19.30%) LESS
9 20 (17.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (17.54%) Backbone.js
10 19 (16.67%) Ember.js
11 15 (13.16%) WPF
12 13 (11.40%) .NET Framework
12 13 (11.40%) Browserify
12 13 (11.40%) RequireJS
12 13 (11.40%) Web Services
13 9 (7.89%) Hibernate
13 9 (7.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.93%) User Experience
2 9 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (5.26%) Fintech
4 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.26%) Linux
2 2 (1.75%) Windows
3 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (43.86%) MVC
2 45 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (26.32%) OO
4 25 (21.93%) Front End Development
4 25 (21.93%) OOP
5 23 (20.18%) E-Commerce
6 22 (19.30%) SDLC
7 20 (17.54%) Software Engineering
8 15 (13.16%) TDD
9 14 (12.28%) Web Development
10 11 (9.65%) Scrum
11 9 (7.89%) Mentoring
11 9 (7.89%) Unit Testing
12 8 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (7.02%) Migration
13 6 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (4.39%) BDD
15 4 (3.51%) CRM
15 4 (3.51%) Responsive Web Design
16 3 (2.63%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 62 (54.39%) JavaScript
2 48 (42.11%) C#
3 28 (24.56%) SQL
4 18 (15.79%) Java
5 16 (14.04%) PHP
6 7 (6.14%) Python
6 7 (6.14%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.63%) C++
8 1 (0.88%) ES6
8 1 (0.88%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.88%) PHP 7
8 1 (0.88%) Scala
8 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.65%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.75%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.88%) Ansible
2 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (14.04%) Google
2 13 (11.40%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.26%) Twitter
4 3 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.75%) SAP
5 2 (1.75%) Zend
6 1 (0.88%) IBM