Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 34 51
Rank change year-on-year -39 +17 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 27 97 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.70% 7.89% 5.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.90% 8.10% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22 103 61
Somerset median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +13.64% +3.53%
10th Percentile £47,750 £34,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £50,000 £49,750 £47,000
% change year-on-year +0.50% +5.85% +4.44%

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 930 1,198 1,212
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.00% 97.48% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 693 1,020 1,033
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,881 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,850 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -24 17 £62,500 +25.00% 3
Street - 6 £85,000 -
Yeovil -12 1 £57,500 -
Senior Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 16 (59.26%) Microservices
2 14 (51.85%) Web Services
3 11 (40.74%) Java
3 11 (40.74%) JSON
3 11 (40.74%) Data Analytics
3 11 (40.74%) Analytics
3 11 (40.74%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (37.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (37.04%) NoSQL
4 10 (37.04%) Erlang
4 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
4 10 (37.04%) HTTP
5 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (29.63%) TDD
5 8 (29.63%) BDD
6 7 (25.93%) Scrum
6 7 (25.93%) Spring
7 6 (22.22%) Java 8
7 6 (22.22%) REST
7 6 (22.22%) Mockito
8 5 (18.52%) iPad
8 5 (18.52%) RESTful
8 5 (18.52%) Pair Programming
8 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (18.52%) Groovy
8 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
8 5 (18.52%) B2B
8 5 (18.52%) B2C
8 5 (18.52%) JavaScript

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 (3.70%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Mockito
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.70%) EasyMock
3 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) JUnit
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) Web Services
2 11 (40.74%) JSON
3 7 (25.93%) Spring
4 6 (22.22%) REST
5 5 (18.52%) RESTful
6 2 (7.41%) CSS
6 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
6 2 (7.41%) HTML
6 2 (7.41%) HTML5
6 2 (7.41%) MEAN Stack
6 2 (7.41%) React
7 1 (3.70%) .NET
7 1 (3.70%) CSS3
7 1 (3.70%) D3.js
7 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.70%) React Native
7 1 (3.70%) Sass
7 1 (3.70%) Spring Boot
7 1 (3.70%) Spring Integration
7 1 (3.70%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) iPad
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Fintech
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Microservices
2 11 (40.74%) Analytics
2 11 (40.74%) Data Analytics
2 11 (40.74%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (37.04%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
4 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (29.63%) BDD
4 8 (29.63%) TDD
5 7 (25.93%) Scrum
6 5 (18.52%) B2B
6 5 (18.52%) B2C
6 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
6 5 (18.52%) Pair Programming
6 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
7 4 (14.81%) SDLC
8 2 (7.41%) Front End Development
8 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) Erlang
3 6 (22.22%) Java 8
4 5 (18.52%) Groovy
4 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) PHP
5 2 (7.41%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) SQL
6 1 (3.70%) C
6 1 (3.70%) C++
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Firmware
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle