Senior Developer Jobs in the South West

Senior Developer
England > South West

The median Senior Developer salary in the South West is £57,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 3 March 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
3 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 60 88 71
Rank change year-on-year +28 -17 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 303 262 322
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 4.13% 3.51% 4.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% 3.80% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 255 162 247
10th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £43,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £53,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% - +16.50%
75th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £78,625 £87,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £74,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -12.16% +5.71% +16.67%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 7,044 6,897 7,175
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.06% 92.35% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5,285 4,152 4,845
10th Percentile £28,125 £28,750 £28,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +11.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,588 £76,520
England median annual salary £55,000 £61,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.84% +1.67% +9.09%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in the South West

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Developer in the South West.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in the South West

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Developer in the South West over the 6 months to 3 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in the South West

Senior Developer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the South West region over the 6 months to 3 March 2024. 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
Jobs
Bristol -2 99 £65,000 -7.14% 18
Gloucestershire +38 53 £50,000 +2.56% 12
Dorset +34 44 £56,250 -13.46% 9
Devon +12 41 £46,958 +51.81% 6
Wiltshire +1 33 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Somerset +25 30 £55,000 -4.35% 4
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 March 2024, Senior Developer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 104 (34.32%) JavaScript
2 103 (33.99%) Agile
3 92 (30.36%) C#
4 87 (28.71%) Scrum
5 83 (27.39%) .NET
6 79 (26.07%) Git
7 76 (25.08%) DevOps
8 69 (22.77%) Microsoft
9 65 (21.45%) AWS
9 65 (21.45%) Social Skills
10 63 (20.79%) Azure
11 61 (20.13%) React
12 57 (18.81%) Problem-Solving
12 57 (18.81%) MVC
13 54 (17.82%) HTML
14 52 (17.16%) CSS
14 52 (17.16%) Security Cleared
15 51 (16.83%) Degree
15 51 (16.83%) Design Patterns
16 49 (16.17%) Software Engineering
17 45 (14.85%) SC Cleared
18 44 (14.52%) JIRA
19 41 (13.53%) Java
20 40 (13.20%) SQL
20 40 (13.20%) Mentoring
21 39 (12.87%) Visual Studio
22 38 (12.54%) PHP
23 37 (12.21%) .NET Framework
23 37 (12.21%) TypeScript
23 37 (12.21%) Bitbucket

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (11.88%) Confluence
2 18 (5.94%) CMS
3 12 (3.96%) Umbraco
4 10 (3.30%) Headless CMS
5 8 (2.64%) IIS
5 8 (2.64%) Kentico
5 8 (2.64%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (1.98%) WordPress
7 2 (0.66%) JBoss
7 2 (0.66%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (0.33%) Jetty
8 1 (0.33%) Mule
8 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Adobe XD
1 2 (0.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 65 (21.45%) AWS
2 63 (20.79%) Azure
3 32 (10.56%) Azure DevOps
4 12 (3.96%) Power Platform
5 11 (3.63%) Microsoft 365
5 11 (3.63%) Power Automate
5 11 (3.63%) PowerApps
6 9 (2.97%) SaaS
7 8 (2.64%) GitHub
7 8 (2.64%) Kontent
8 6 (1.98%) GCP
8 6 (1.98%) npm
9 5 (1.65%) Azure Machine Learning
9 5 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (1.65%) Figma
10 3 (0.99%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.66%) dbt
11 2 (0.66%) PaaS
11 2 (0.66%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.98%) Internet
2 1 (0.33%) DHCP
2 1 (0.33%) DNS
2 1 (0.33%) HTTP
2 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.60%) NoSQL
3 17 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (5.28%) MySQL
5 14 (4.62%) Oracle Database
5 14 (4.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (3.96%) Power BI
7 10 (3.30%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.65%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.66%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (0.66%) Metabase
9 2 (0.66%) Redis
9 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.33%) DynamoDB
10 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 79 (26.07%) Git
2 44 (14.52%) JIRA
3 39 (12.87%) Visual Studio
4 37 (12.21%) Bitbucket
5 30 (9.90%) Sourcetree
6 9 (2.97%) Android Studio
7 6 (1.98%) Storybook
8 4 (1.32%) Cypress.io
9 3 (0.99%) Selenium
10 2 (0.66%) GitLab
10 2 (0.66%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 65 (21.45%) Social Skills
2 33 (10.89%) Games
3 30 (9.90%) Presentation Skills
4 24 (7.92%) Finance
5 17 (5.61%) Fire and Rescue
6 11 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.30%) Public Sector
8 9 (2.97%) Retail
9 7 (2.31%) Legal
10 6 (1.98%) Publishing
11 4 (1.32%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.99%) Tech for Good
13 1 (0.33%) Environmental Health
13 1 (0.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 1 (0.33%) Local Government
13 1 (0.33%) Marketing
13 1 (0.33%) Organisational Skills
13 1 (0.33%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (27.39%) .NET
2 61 (20.13%) React
3 54 (17.82%) HTML
4 52 (17.16%) CSS
5 37 (12.21%) .NET Framework
6 36 (11.88%) AngularJS
7 34 (11.22%) Vue
8 32 (10.56%) Laravel
9 31 (10.23%) .NET Core
10 30 (9.90%) ASP.NET
10 30 (9.90%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 25 (8.25%) Node.js
12 23 (7.59%) RESTful
13 17 (5.61%) Entity Framework
14 16 (5.28%) Web Services
15 14 (4.62%) REST
16 12 (3.96%) LESS
17 11 (3.63%) Next.js
18 10 (3.30%) Express.js
19 9 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.90%) Virtual Reality
2 11 (3.63%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (3.63%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (3.30%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.30%) Product Ownership
4 8 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.31%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.65%) Onboarding
7 4 (1.32%) IoT
8 3 (0.99%) Cyberattack
8 3 (0.99%) Low-Code
9 2 (0.66%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.66%) Animation
9 2 (0.66%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.66%) NHS
9 2 (0.66%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.66%) Social Media
9 2 (0.66%) Social Network
9 2 (0.66%) Tandem
10 1 (0.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.28%) Android
2 8 (2.64%) Windows
3 3 (0.99%) Linux
4 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (33.99%) Agile
2 87 (28.71%) Scrum
3 76 (25.08%) DevOps
4 57 (18.81%) MVC
4 57 (18.81%) Problem-Solving
5 51 (16.83%) Design Patterns
6 49 (16.17%) Software Engineering
7 40 (13.20%) Mentoring
8 37 (12.21%) CI/CD
9 34 (11.22%) Unit Testing
10 33 (10.89%) Front End Development
11 31 (10.23%) Full Stack Development
11 31 (10.23%) Use Case
12 30 (9.90%) UML
12 30 (9.90%) User Experience
13 27 (8.91%) Artificial Intelligence
14 22 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (7.26%) Microservices
15 21 (6.93%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (6.93%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 104 (34.32%) JavaScript
2 92 (30.36%) C#
3 41 (13.53%) Java
4 40 (13.20%) SQL
5 38 (12.54%) PHP
6 37 (12.21%) TypeScript
7 14 (4.62%) PL/SQL
7 14 (4.62%) Python
8 13 (4.29%) Kotlin
9 5 (1.65%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.99%) Delphi
11 2 (0.66%) C
11 2 (0.66%) Lisp
12 1 (0.33%) Bicep
12 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (17.16%) Security Cleared
2 51 (16.83%) Degree
3 45 (14.85%) SC Cleared
4 30 (9.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (2.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.66%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.33%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.33%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.97%) QA
2 2 (0.66%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (10.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (8.25%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 69 (22.77%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.61%) Oracle
3 9 (2.97%) Google
4 8 (2.64%) Optimizely
4 8 (2.64%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.66%) Adobe
6 1 (0.33%) Automation Anywhere
6 1 (0.33%) Blue Prism
6 1 (0.33%) Dell
6 1 (0.33%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.33%) Twitter
6 1 (0.33%) UiPath
6 1 (0.33%) Xamarin