Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 47 34
Rank change year-on-year +10 -13 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 80 69 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.47% 5.48% 6.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.63% 5.61% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 84 63 76
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% -6.67%
10th Percentile £34,750 £30,300 £33,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £58,750
South West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 1,207 1,230 1,211
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.65% 97.70% 98.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,016 1,034 1,045
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £59,250 £58,525 £53,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 February 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 21 February 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 +3 57 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Clevedon - 5 £50,000 -
Taunton +11 4 £42,000 +6.33% 2
Yeovil - 2 - -
Glastonbury - 2 £49,250 -
Senior Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 45 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 37 (46.25%) .NET
3 34 (42.50%) C#
3 34 (42.50%) MVC
4 33 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (36.25%) SQL
6 28 (35.00%) HTML
6 28 (35.00%) CSS
7 26 (32.50%) ASP.NET
7 26 (32.50%) AngularJS
8 24 (30.00%) Java
8 24 (30.00%) jQuery
9 18 (22.50%) SDLC
10 17 (21.25%) SQL Server
10 17 (21.25%) React
11 16 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 16 (20.00%) OO
12 15 (18.75%) Google
12 15 (18.75%) E-Commerce
13 14 (17.50%) TDD
14 13 (16.25%) Scrum
14 13 (16.25%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (16.25%) Front End Development
15 12 (15.00%) Sass
15 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (15.00%) HTML5
15 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
16 11 (13.75%) Node.js
16 11 (13.75%) CSS3
16 11 (13.75%) User Experience

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 3 (3.75%) IIS
2 2 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.25%) Drupal
3 1 (1.25%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.25%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.75%) npm
4 5 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (5.00%) Office 365
5 4 (5.00%) PaaS
5 4 (5.00%) SaaS
6 3 (3.75%) GitHub
7 1 (1.25%) Bluemix
7 1 (1.25%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) SMS
2 2 (2.50%) SAN
3 1 (1.25%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.25%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.25%) IPv4
3 1 (1.25%) IPv6
3 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.75%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.00%) MySQL
4 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.25%) SSDT
5 1 (1.25%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.75%) Grunt
3 6 (7.50%) Bower
3 6 (7.50%) Subversion
3 6 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (7.50%) webpack
4 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.75%) Moq
4 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.50%) Maven
5 2 (2.50%) NUnit
6 1 (1.25%) gulp
6 1 (1.25%) JIRA
6 1 (1.25%) JUnit
6 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.25%) Mockito
6 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.50%) Law
3 2 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Electronics
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (46.25%) .NET
2 28 (35.00%) CSS
2 28 (35.00%) HTML
3 26 (32.50%) AngularJS
3 26 (32.50%) ASP.NET
4 24 (30.00%) jQuery
5 17 (21.25%) React
6 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (15.00%) HTML5
6 12 (15.00%) Sass
7 11 (13.75%) CSS3
7 11 (13.75%) Node.js
8 10 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 10 (12.50%) Spring
9 9 (11.25%) Hibernate
9 9 (11.25%) LESS
10 8 (10.00%) Backbone.js
10 8 (10.00%) Ember.js
10 8 (10.00%) Web Services
11 7 (8.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) User Experience
2 6 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.00%) Fintech
4 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.50%) Linux
1 2 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (42.50%) MVC
2 33 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (22.50%) SDLC
4 16 (20.00%) OO
5 15 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 14 (17.50%) TDD
7 13 (16.25%) Front End Development
7 13 (16.25%) Scrum
8 10 (12.50%) OOP
8 10 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 10 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 7 (8.75%) Web Development
10 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.50%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.25%) BDD
11 5 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (6.25%) High Availability
11 5 (6.25%) Low Latency
11 5 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (5.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 45 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 34 (42.50%) C#
3 29 (36.25%) SQL
4 24 (30.00%) Java
5 7 (8.75%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.50%) PHP
6 6 (7.50%) Python
7 2 (2.50%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.25%) C++
8 1 (1.25%) Groovy
8 1 (1.25%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.25%) PHP 7
8 1 (1.25%) R
8 1 (1.25%) Scala
8 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (5.00%) Master's Degree
3 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.50%) Packer
3 1 (1.25%) Ansible
3 1 (1.25%) Puppet
3 1 (1.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) Google
2 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.50%) Twitter
4 3 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.50%) hybris
5 2 (2.50%) Zend
6 1 (1.25%) IBM
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle
6 1 (1.25%) SAP