The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 61 51
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 297 227 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.60% 4.39% 5.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.77% 4.50% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 258 207 292
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.57% +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5151 5050 5839
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.06% 97.62% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4281 4276 4924
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -8 106 £47,500 - 14
Gloucestershire +16 57 £55,000 +19.56% 4
Somerset +8 50 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Dorset +4 29 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Wiltshire +9 24 £47,500 +2.70% 7
Devon +19 23 £39,250 -4.84% 4
Cornwall -6 4 £35,250 +8.46%
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 302 (53.26%) JavaScript
2 283 (49.91%) Agile Software Development
3 256 (45.15%) C#
4 225 (39.68%) HTML
5 220 (38.80%) .NET
6 215 (37.92%) MVC
7 205 (36.16%) Java
8 184 (32.45%) SQL
9 182 (32.10%) CSS
10 159 (28.04%) SQL Server
11 149 (26.28%) ASP.NET
12 143 (25.22%) Scrum
13 140 (24.69%) Git (software)
14 134 (23.63%) TDD
15 124 (21.87%) Finance
16 118 (20.81%) AngularJS
17 110 (19.40%) MySQL
18 108 (19.05%) Spring
19 103 (18.17%) OO
20 96 (16.93%) REST
21 92 (16.23%) PHP
22 91 (16.05%) NoSQL
23 90 (15.87%) XML
23 90 (15.87%) Software Engineering
24 85 (14.99%) Linux
25 84 (14.81%) Web Development
26 82 (14.46%) Web Services
27 80 (14.11%) ASP.NET MVC
28 79 (13.93%) Hibernate
29 77 (13.58%) Tomcat

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 77 (13.58%) Tomcat
2 41 (7.23%) Apache
3 37 (6.53%) JBoss
4 28 (4.94%) Mule
5 25 (4.41%) Mule ESB
6 22 (3.88%) IIS
6 22 (3.88%) WebSphere
7 21 (3.70%) WebLogic
8 18 (3.17%) OpenStack
9 17 (3.00%) Drupal
10 13 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (2.12%) WordPress
12 10 (1.76%) Jetty
13 9 (1.59%) Apache Solr
13 9 (1.59%) Apache Spark
13 9 (1.59%) SharePoint
14 7 (1.23%) Confluence
15 6 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (1.06%) Umbraco
16 5 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.76%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.88%) Autodesk Inventor
3 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.88%) Revit
Business Applications
1 40 (7.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.41%) Magento
3 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.18%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 68 (11.99%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (10.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (4.06%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (3.70%) SaaS
5 8 (1.41%) Force.com
5 8 (1.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 6 (1.06%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 4 (0.71%) Office 365
8 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.53%) Internet
2 6 (1.06%) HTTP
3 4 (0.71%) DNS
3 4 (0.71%) SSL
4 3 (0.53%) Intranet
5 2 (0.35%) HbbTV
6 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.18%) Broadband
6 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.18%) NGN
6 1 (0.18%) SMTP
6 1 (0.18%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (28.04%) SQL Server
2 110 (19.40%) MySQL
3 91 (16.05%) NoSQL
4 77 (13.58%) MongoDB
5 34 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (5.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 29 (5.11%) Relational Database
7 20 (3.53%) Redis
7 20 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (3.35%) RDBMS
9 18 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (2.29%) Big Data
12 13 (2.29%) Riak
13 11 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (1.59%) Couchbase
14 9 (1.59%) Hadoop
14 9 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 140 (24.69%) Git (software)
2 62 (10.93%) JUnit
3 46 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 45 (7.94%) JIRA
4 45 (7.94%) Maven
5 38 (6.70%) Subversion
6 28 (4.94%) IntelliJ
7 24 (4.23%) Jenkins
8 23 (4.06%) NUnit
9 22 (3.88%) Eclipse
9 22 (3.88%) Visual Studio
10 21 (3.70%) Ant
11 18 (3.17%) Cucumber
12 14 (2.47%) MSTest
13 11 (1.94%) Grunt
14 10 (1.76%) gulp
14 10 (1.76%) Selenium
14 10 (1.76%) TeamCity
15 9 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (1.41%) Bower
General
1 124 (21.87%) Finance
2 51 (8.99%) Electronics
3 49 (8.64%) Marketing
4 42 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 41 (7.23%) Manufacturing
6 22 (3.88%) Retail
7 18 (3.17%) Advertising
8 13 (2.29%) Banking
9 10 (1.76%) Games
10 6 (1.06%) Legal
11 5 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (39.68%) HTML
2 220 (38.80%) .NET
3 182 (32.10%) CSS
4 149 (26.28%) ASP.NET
5 118 (20.81%) AngularJS
6 108 (19.05%) Spring
7 96 (16.93%) REST
8 90 (15.87%) XML
9 82 (14.46%) Web Services
10 80 (14.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 79 (13.93%) Hibernate
12 73 (12.87%) jQuery
13 68 (11.99%) HTML5
14 56 (9.88%) React
15 55 (9.70%) JSON
16 52 (9.17%) .NET Framework
17 47 (8.29%) Node.js
17 47 (8.29%) SOAP
18 46 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
18 46 (8.11%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 67 (11.82%) Greenfield Project
2 47 (8.29%) User Experience
3 35 (6.17%) Computer Science
4 24 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
6 14 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.47%) Internet of Things
7 13 (2.29%) Augmented Reality
7 13 (2.29%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.59%) Fintech
9 8 (1.41%) Streaming Video
10 7 (1.23%) Animation
10 7 (1.23%) HoloLens
10 7 (1.23%) HTC Vive
10 7 (1.23%) iPad
10 7 (1.23%) Oculus Rift
11 6 (1.06%) e-Learning
11 6 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.88%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 85 (14.99%) Linux
2 41 (7.23%) Windows
3 26 (4.59%) Unix
4 22 (3.88%) Android
5 20 (3.53%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.76%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.53%) CentOS
8 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.18%) Debian
10 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (49.91%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (37.92%) MVC
3 143 (25.22%) Scrum
4 134 (23.63%) TDD
5 103 (18.17%) OO
6 90 (15.87%) Software Engineering
7 84 (14.81%) Web Development
8 75 (13.23%) Unit Testing
9 74 (13.05%) BDD
10 64 (11.29%) OOP
11 63 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
12 61 (10.76%) Mentoring
13 58 (10.23%) Kanban
14 53 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
14 53 (9.35%) SDLC
15 45 (7.94%) Digital Marketing
16 40 (7.05%) Programme Management
17 39 (6.88%) Integration Testing
18 38 (6.70%) E-Commerce
19 35 (6.17%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 302 (53.26%) JavaScript
2 256 (45.15%) C#
3 205 (36.16%) Java
4 184 (32.45%) SQL
5 92 (16.23%) PHP
6 43 (7.58%) T-SQL
7 33 (5.82%) Python
8 27 (4.76%) C++
9 25 (4.41%) C
10 21 (3.70%) Apex Code
11 20 (3.53%) PL/SQL
12 16 (2.82%) VB.NET
13 13 (2.29%) Bash Shell
13 13 (2.29%) Shell Script
14 11 (1.94%) Scala
15 10 (1.76%) Ruby
16 9 (1.59%) Perl
16 9 (1.59%) PHP 5
17 8 (1.41%) F#
18 7 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 62 (10.93%) Degree
2 25 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (4.06%) Security Cleared
4 21 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.06%) PhD
7 2 (0.35%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.35%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.12%) ISO 9001
2 11 (1.94%) QA
3 10 (1.76%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.35%) TickIT
System Software
1 17 (3.00%) Docker
2 10 (1.76%) Firmware
3 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (3.53%) Ansible
1 20 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (3.53%) Puppet
2 9 (1.59%) Kibana
2 9 (1.59%) logstash
2 9 (1.59%) Salt
3 6 (1.06%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.35%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 65 (11.46%) Microsoft
2 53 (9.35%) Oracle
3 44 (7.76%) SAP
4 26 (4.59%) Salesforce.com
5 23 (4.06%) Apple
6 18 (3.17%) Zend
7 12 (2.12%) Google
8 9 (1.59%) Xamarin
9 7 (1.23%) Adobe
10 5 (0.88%) Autodesk
11 4 (0.71%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.53%) Tableau
13 2 (0.35%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.35%) Informatica
13 2 (0.35%) MuleSoft
13 2 (0.35%) Twitter
14 1 (0.18%) Plumtree
14 1 (0.18%) Remedy
14 1 (0.18%) Teradata
14 1 (0.18%) webMethods
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 25 days' holiday, 10% Pension & Pr
Posted: 17 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Cloudscope
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus benefits and incentives
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wiltshire
Bristol DT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension*
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 8% Pension and wider benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + flexible hours
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Anatwine
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago