Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 19 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
England > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 58 50
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 565 532 649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.53% 4.90% 5.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.67% 5.05% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 571 484 606
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,125 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9964 10538 11547
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.55% 96.99% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8263 8900 9774
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,613 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the South West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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 19 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
Bristol -18 212 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Somerset +10 113 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Gloucestershire +34 104 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Wiltshire +26 53 £45,000 -12.62% 1
Dorset -16 41 £45,000 - 2
Devon +17 34 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Cornwall +5 9 £37,500 -6.25%
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 South West region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 306 (54.16%) Agile Software Development
2 303 (53.63%) JavaScript
3 258 (45.66%) C#
4 249 (44.07%) .NET
5 242 (42.83%) HTML
6 232 (41.06%) MVC
7 212 (37.52%) CSS
8 184 (32.57%) SQL
9 175 (30.97%) Java
10 172 (30.44%) AngularJS
11 164 (29.03%) ASP.NET
12 140 (24.78%) Git (software)
13 131 (23.19%) SQL Server
14 122 (21.59%) TDD
15 114 (20.18%) Finance
16 113 (20.00%) Web Services
17 112 (19.82%) OO
18 108 (19.12%) Spring
19 102 (18.05%) Scrum
19 102 (18.05%) jQuery
20 94 (16.64%) Software Engineering
21 93 (16.46%) HTML5
22 92 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
23 85 (15.04%) Amazon AWS
23 85 (15.04%) React
24 82 (14.51%) Hibernate
24 82 (14.51%) PHP
25 81 (14.34%) Web Development
26 77 (13.63%) RESTful
27 73 (12.92%) Microsoft

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 41 (7.26%) Tomcat
2 34 (6.02%) Mule
3 32 (5.66%) Apache
4 26 (4.60%) Mule ESB
5 25 (4.42%) Elasticsearch
6 24 (4.25%) JBoss
7 23 (4.07%) Apache Solr
8 20 (3.54%) CMS
9 16 (2.83%) IIS
9 16 (2.83%) Umbraco
10 11 (1.95%) WebSphere
11 10 (1.77%) Drupal
11 10 (1.77%) nginx
12 9 (1.59%) WordPress
13 8 (1.42%) Confluence
14 6 (1.06%) Apache Spark
14 6 (1.06%) EPiServer
15 5 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
16 4 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
16 4 (0.71%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (0.53%) Autodesk Inventor
1 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.53%) Revit
2 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.24%) Magento
2 5 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 85 (15.04%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (11.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (7.26%) SaaS
4 26 (4.60%) npm
5 25 (4.42%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (1.59%) GitHub
7 8 (1.42%) Slack
8 7 (1.24%) Amazon S3
9 6 (1.06%) Algolia
10 4 (0.71%) Amazon Kinesis
10 4 (0.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 4 (0.71%) PaaS
11 3 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.53%) IaaS
11 3 (0.53%) Office 365
12 2 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.35%) Serverless
12 2 (0.35%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.77%) SMS
2 4 (0.71%) Internet
3 2 (0.35%) HbbTV
3 2 (0.35%) HTTP
3 2 (0.35%) Intranet
3 2 (0.35%) SAN
3 2 (0.35%) SSL
3 2 (0.35%) VPN
4 1 (0.18%) 3G
4 1 (0.18%) 4G
4 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.18%) DNS
4 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.18%) NGN
4 1 (0.18%) SMTP
4 1 (0.18%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.18%) VoIP
4 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 66 (11.68%) MySQL
3 63 (11.15%) NoSQL
4 51 (9.03%) MongoDB
5 30 (5.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 28 (4.96%) Relational Database
7 21 (3.72%) Redis
8 20 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (2.30%) Hadoop
10 12 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (1.95%) SQL Server 2014
12 10 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (1.59%) RDBMS
14 8 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
15 7 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 5 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
17 5 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 140 (24.78%) Git (software)
2 42 (7.43%) JIRA
3 41 (7.26%) JUnit
3 41 (7.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (5.13%) Visual Studio
5 28 (4.96%) IntelliJ
6 23 (4.07%) Jenkins
7 21 (3.72%) Grunt
8 20 (3.54%) Bower
9 19 (3.36%) Maven
10 18 (3.19%) Eclipse
11 16 (2.83%) webpack
12 15 (2.65%) Subversion
13 14 (2.48%) NUnit
14 13 (2.30%) TeamCity
15 12 (2.12%) gulp
16 10 (1.77%) Ant
17 8 (1.42%) Vagrant
18 7 (1.24%) MSTest
19 5 (0.88%) Selenium
General
1 114 (20.18%) Finance
2 69 (12.21%) Marketing
3 58 (10.27%) Telecoms
4 55 (9.73%) Electronics
5 54 (9.56%) Manufacturing
6 33 (5.84%) Retail
7 17 (3.01%) Banking
8 3 (0.53%) Advertising
8 3 (0.53%) Law
9 2 (0.35%) Legal
9 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.18%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Games
10 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (44.07%) .NET
2 242 (42.83%) HTML
3 212 (37.52%) CSS
4 172 (30.44%) AngularJS
5 164 (29.03%) ASP.NET
6 113 (20.00%) Web Services
7 108 (19.12%) Spring
8 102 (18.05%) jQuery
9 93 (16.46%) HTML5
10 92 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 85 (15.04%) React
12 82 (14.51%) Hibernate
13 77 (13.63%) RESTful
14 72 (12.74%) .NET Framework
14 72 (12.74%) Node.js
14 72 (12.74%) REST
15 70 (12.39%) XML
16 57 (10.09%) CSS3
17 51 (9.03%) Entity Framework
18 49 (8.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 66 (11.68%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (8.14%) User Experience
3 33 (5.84%) Computer Science
4 20 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.54%) Mobile App
5 19 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (2.83%) Fintech
7 7 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (1.24%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.06%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.06%) iPad
8 6 (1.06%) Video\Live Streaming
9 3 (0.53%) Animation
9 3 (0.53%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (0.53%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.53%) HoloLens
9 3 (0.53%) HTC Vive
9 3 (0.53%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.53%) Oculus Rift
10 2 (0.35%) Chromecast
Operating Systems
1 72 (12.74%) Linux
2 25 (4.42%) Windows
3 17 (3.01%) Android
4 16 (2.83%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.88%) CentOS
5 5 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.88%) Unix
6 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.18%) Debian
7 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.18%) VMS
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (54.16%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (41.06%) MVC
3 122 (21.59%) TDD
4 112 (19.82%) OO
5 102 (18.05%) Scrum
6 94 (16.64%) Software Engineering
7 81 (14.34%) Web Development
8 67 (11.86%) BDD
9 66 (11.68%) Mentoring
10 65 (11.50%) Business Intelligence
11 59 (10.44%) Digital Marketing
12 55 (9.73%) Front End Development
13 53 (9.38%) Programme Management
14 51 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
14 51 (9.03%) E-Commerce
15 49 (8.67%) SDLC
16 48 (8.50%) OOP
17 46 (8.14%) Unit Testing
18 43 (7.61%) Microservices
19 38 (6.73%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 303 (53.63%) JavaScript
2 258 (45.66%) C#
3 184 (32.57%) SQL
4 175 (30.97%) Java
5 82 (14.51%) PHP
6 40 (7.08%) T-SQL
7 23 (4.07%) C++
8 22 (3.89%) Python
9 14 (2.48%) TypeScript
10 13 (2.30%) C
11 11 (1.95%) Scala
11 11 (1.95%) VB.NET
12 10 (1.77%) PHP 5
13 9 (1.59%) PHP 7
14 8 (1.42%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.24%) ES6
16 5 (0.88%) Apex Code
16 5 (0.88%) Apple Swift
16 5 (0.88%) F#
17 4 (0.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 67 (11.86%) Degree
2 16 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.06%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.71%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.53%) PhD
7 2 (0.35%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.88%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (3.89%) Docker
2 3 (0.53%) HDFS
3 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (0.71%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.53%) Ansible
4 2 (0.35%) HockeyApp
4 2 (0.35%) Kibana
4 2 (0.35%) Puppet
5 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 73 (12.92%) Microsoft
2 55 (9.73%) SAP
3 32 (5.66%) Google
4 23 (4.07%) Apple
5 16 (2.83%) Oracle
6 14 (2.48%) Twitter
7 12 (2.12%) Zend
8 10 (1.77%) Sitecore
9 8 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.53%) Autodesk
10 3 (0.53%) IBM
10 3 (0.53%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.35%) Capita
11 2 (0.35%) Tableau
12 1 (0.18%) Plumtree
12 1 (0.18%) Sencha
12 1 (0.18%) Telerik
12 1 (0.18%) webMethods