Period
to 25 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 58 55
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 481 521 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.51% 5.13% 5.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.66% 5.30% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 490 488 542
South West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +0.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £34,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,230
% change year-on-year - +3.33% +6.46%

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 10,329 9,822 11,065
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.94% 96.67% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8,571 8,169 9,303
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 25 April 2018.

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 25 April 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
Bristol -12 208 £50,000 +5.26% 32
Gloucestershire +23 80 £51,500 -1.90% 16
Dorset -9 73 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Wiltshire -14 51 £50,000 +2.04% 1
Somerset +5 50 £47,500 +7.95% 9
Devon -8 14 £40,000 -23.81% 14
Cornwall -18 10 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 South West region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 274 (56.96%) JavaScript
2 262 (54.47%) Agile Software Development
3 249 (51.77%) HTML
4 216 (44.91%) CSS
5 214 (44.49%) C#
6 211 (43.87%) .NET
7 199 (41.37%) MVC
8 167 (34.72%) Java
9 165 (34.30%) AngularJS
10 146 (30.35%) SQL
11 138 (28.69%) ASP.NET
12 127 (26.40%) HTML5
13 115 (23.91%) Scrum
14 112 (23.28%) jQuery
15 111 (23.08%) SQL Server
16 104 (21.62%) Spring
17 97 (20.17%) .NET Framework
18 95 (19.75%) Web Services
18 95 (19.75%) Git (software)
19 88 (18.30%) TDD
20 83 (17.26%) ASP.NET MVC
21 80 (16.63%) CSS3
22 79 (16.42%) Finance
23 76 (15.80%) Software Engineering
24 75 (15.59%) Microsoft
25 68 (14.14%) React
26 67 (13.93%) Microsoft Azure
26 67 (13.93%) OO
27 65 (13.51%) Hibernate
28 60 (12.47%) MongoDB

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 (8.52%) Apache
1 41 (8.52%) Tomcat
2 26 (5.41%) Mule
3 19 (3.95%) Mule ESB
4 16 (3.33%) CMS
5 14 (2.91%) JBoss
6 12 (2.49%) Umbraco
7 11 (2.29%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.87%) WordPress
9 8 (1.66%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.46%) nginx
11 5 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (1.04%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.83%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.83%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.62%) Drupal
13 3 (0.62%) IIS
14 2 (0.42%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Magento
1 3 (0.62%) NetSuite
1 3 (0.62%) nopCommerce
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 67 (13.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (5.41%) SaaS
4 16 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.87%) GitHub
6 8 (1.66%) npm
7 7 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.04%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.83%) Office 365
9 4 (0.83%) PaaS
10 3 (0.62%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (0.62%) iPaaS
10 3 (0.62%) Yarn
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics
11 2 (0.42%) NuGet
12 1 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 1 (0.21%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.08%) Internet
2 8 (1.66%) Bluetooth
2 8 (1.66%) SMS
2 8 (1.66%) Wireless
3 4 (0.83%) 3G
3 4 (0.83%) 4G
3 4 (0.83%) HTTP
3 4 (0.83%) VoIP
4 1 (0.21%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.21%) IPv4
4 1 (0.21%) IPv6
4 1 (0.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 60 (12.47%) MongoDB
3 47 (9.77%) NoSQL
4 46 (9.56%) MySQL
5 16 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 14 (2.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 13 (2.70%) Redis
8 11 (2.29%) Big Data
9 10 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.04%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.83%) Amazon Athena
14 4 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 95 (19.75%) Git (software)
2 48 (9.98%) JUnit
3 42 (8.73%) Maven
4 37 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 34 (7.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (6.86%) Jenkins
7 30 (6.24%) JIRA
8 28 (5.82%) Cucumber
9 25 (5.20%) Selenium
10 22 (4.57%) Ant
11 17 (3.53%) Subversion
12 13 (2.70%) Eclipse
13 12 (2.49%) IntelliJ
14 10 (2.08%) gulp
14 10 (2.08%) PHPUnit
15 9 (1.87%) MSTest
16 8 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
17 7 (1.46%) GitLab
18 6 (1.25%) SpecFlow
19 5 (1.04%) Grunt
General
1 79 (16.42%) Finance
2 55 (11.43%) Marketing
3 42 (8.73%) Electronics
4 41 (8.52%) Telecoms
5 36 (7.48%) Manufacturing
6 29 (6.03%) Retail
7 5 (1.04%) Advertising
8 3 (0.62%) Law
9 2 (0.42%) Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) Games
10 1 (0.21%) Local Government
10 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (51.77%) HTML
2 216 (44.91%) CSS
3 211 (43.87%) .NET
4 165 (34.30%) AngularJS
5 138 (28.69%) ASP.NET
6 127 (26.40%) HTML5
7 112 (23.28%) jQuery
8 104 (21.62%) Spring
9 97 (20.17%) .NET Framework
10 95 (19.75%) Web Services
11 83 (17.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 80 (16.63%) CSS3
13 68 (14.14%) React
14 65 (13.51%) Hibernate
15 58 (12.06%) RESTful
16 54 (11.23%) ASP.NET Web API
16 54 (11.23%) REST
17 51 (10.60%) Entity Framework
18 49 (10.19%) Node.js
18 49 (10.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 33 (6.86%) Greenfield Project
3 26 (5.41%) User Experience
4 18 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.49%) Fintech
7 9 (1.87%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.66%) Internet of Things
9 6 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.25%) Social Network
10 4 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.83%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.62%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.62%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.42%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.42%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.21%) 3D Graphics
13 1 (0.21%) Cyber Defence
13 1 (0.21%) iPad
13 1 (0.21%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 54 (11.23%) Linux
2 19 (3.95%) Android
3 15 (3.12%) Unix
4 13 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.29%) Windows
6 3 (0.62%) CentOS
6 3 (0.62%) Fedora
7 2 (0.42%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (54.47%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (41.37%) MVC
3 115 (23.91%) Scrum
4 88 (18.30%) TDD
5 76 (15.80%) Software Engineering
6 67 (13.93%) OO
7 56 (11.64%) Business Intelligence
7 56 (11.64%) Web Development
8 53 (11.02%) Mentoring
9 46 (9.56%) SDLC
10 42 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (8.73%) Kanban
11 41 (8.52%) Front End Development
11 41 (8.52%) Unit Testing
12 36 (7.48%) Continuous Improvement
12 36 (7.48%) E-Commerce
13 35 (7.28%) Digital Marketing
13 35 (7.28%) Problem-Solving
14 34 (7.07%) Programme Management
15 33 (6.86%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 274 (56.96%) JavaScript
2 214 (44.49%) C#
3 167 (34.72%) Java
4 146 (30.35%) SQL
5 49 (10.19%) PHP
6 29 (6.03%) Python
7 19 (3.95%) TypeScript
8 17 (3.53%) Java 8
9 12 (2.49%) PL/SQL
9 12 (2.49%) Ruby
9 12 (2.49%) T-SQL
9 12 (2.49%) VB.NET
10 11 (2.29%) PowerShell
10 11 (2.29%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.08%) C++
12 7 (1.46%) C
12 7 (1.46%) ES6
13 5 (1.04%) VB
14 4 (0.83%) Apex Code
14 4 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 37 (7.69%) Degree
2 19 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (2.29%) Master's Degree
5 7 (1.46%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.25%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.46%) QA
System Software
1 16 (3.33%) Docker
2 1 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.46%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.62%) Terraform
4 2 (0.42%) Ansible
4 2 (0.42%) Packer
5 1 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.21%) Kibana
5 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 75 (15.59%) Microsoft
2 53 (11.02%) Google
3 34 (7.07%) SAP
4 23 (4.78%) Oracle
5 14 (2.91%) Apple
5 14 (2.91%) DevExpress
6 11 (2.29%) Sitecore
7 10 (2.08%) Twitter
8 7 (1.46%) Zend
9 5 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.83%) Capita
11 3 (0.62%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.62%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.62%) Sage
12 2 (0.42%) hybris
13 1 (0.21%) Gemalto
13 1 (0.21%) Kofax
13 1 (0.21%) Sencha
13 1 (0.21%) Tableau
13 1 (0.21%) Xamarin