Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £49,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 57 53
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 511 510 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.04% 4.90% 5.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.18% 5.07% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 550 473 548
South West median annual salary £49,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £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 9,857 10,059 11,151
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.13% 96.74% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8,125 8,457 9,401
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £61,250
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -22 192 £50,000 +11.11% 22
Gloucestershire +33 98 £49,500 -5.71% 12
Somerset +17 98 £50,000 +13.64% 13
Wiltshire +19 52 £45,000 -14.29% 6
Dorset -21 51 £45,000 - 5
Devon +11 21 £40,000 -23.81% 7
Cornwall -10 9 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 284 (55.58%) Agile Software Development
2 279 (54.60%) JavaScript
3 246 (48.14%) HTML
4 226 (44.23%) C#
5 223 (43.64%) .NET
6 222 (43.44%) CSS
7 208 (40.70%) MVC
8 172 (33.66%) AngularJS
9 171 (33.46%) SQL
10 164 (32.09%) Java
11 155 (30.33%) ASP.NET
12 124 (24.27%) Git (software)
13 119 (23.29%) jQuery
14 112 (21.92%) SQL Server
15 110 (21.53%) HTML5
16 108 (21.14%) Spring
17 107 (20.94%) Scrum
18 102 (19.96%) Web Services
19 97 (18.98%) TDD
20 92 (18.00%) OO
21 87 (17.03%) ASP.NET MVC
22 83 (16.24%) React
23 80 (15.66%) Software Engineering
24 77 (15.07%) Hibernate
25 76 (14.87%) Microsoft Azure
25 76 (14.87%) CSS3
26 75 (14.68%) Amazon AWS
26 75 (14.68%) Finance
27 72 (14.09%) Microsoft
27 72 (14.09%) .NET Framework

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 33 (6.46%) Tomcat
2 30 (5.87%) Mule
3 26 (5.09%) Mule ESB
4 24 (4.70%) Apache
5 22 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (4.11%) CMS
7 19 (3.72%) JBoss
8 18 (3.52%) Apache Solr
9 15 (2.94%) IIS
10 13 (2.54%) Umbraco
11 11 (2.15%) WebSphere
12 8 (1.57%) WordPress
13 6 (1.17%) Apache Spark
13 6 (1.17%) SharePoint
14 5 (0.98%) Drupal
14 5 (0.98%) nginx
14 5 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.78%) EPiServer
16 3 (0.59%) Apache Pig
16 3 (0.59%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Autodesk Inventor
1 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.39%) Revit
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.37%) Magento
2 5 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 76 (14.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (14.68%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (9.00%) SaaS
4 22 (4.31%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (3.72%) npm
6 7 (1.37%) GitHub
6 7 (1.37%) PaaS
7 6 (1.17%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
8 5 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.98%) Office 365
8 5 (0.98%) Slack
9 4 (0.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.59%) Algolia
10 3 (0.59%) IaaS
11 2 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics
11 2 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.39%) Serverless
11 2 (0.39%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.54%) SMS
2 4 (0.78%) 3G
2 4 (0.78%) 4G
2 4 (0.78%) VoIP
3 2 (0.39%) HTTP
3 2 (0.39%) SAN
3 2 (0.39%) SSL
3 2 (0.39%) VPN
4 1 (0.20%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.20%) Internet
4 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (21.92%) SQL Server
2 58 (11.35%) MongoDB
3 56 (10.96%) MySQL
4 52 (10.18%) NoSQL
5 21 (4.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 21 (4.11%) Relational Database
6 14 (2.74%) Redis
7 13 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (2.35%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (1.17%) Big Data
11 6 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.17%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 124 (24.27%) Git (software)
2 35 (6.85%) JUnit
3 34 (6.65%) Visual Studio
4 31 (6.07%) JIRA
4 31 (6.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (4.89%) Jenkins
6 24 (4.70%) IntelliJ
7 20 (3.91%) Maven
8 16 (3.13%) Eclipse
9 13 (2.54%) Grunt
9 13 (2.54%) webpack
10 12 (2.35%) Bower
10 12 (2.35%) Subversion
11 10 (1.96%) Ant
11 10 (1.96%) gulp
11 10 (1.96%) MSTest
12 8 (1.57%) NUnit
13 7 (1.37%) Selenium
14 6 (1.17%) TeamCity
15 5 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 75 (14.68%) Finance
2 64 (12.52%) Marketing
3 50 (9.78%) Telecoms
4 45 (8.81%) Electronics
5 43 (8.41%) Manufacturing
6 28 (5.48%) Retail
7 8 (1.57%) Advertising
7 8 (1.57%) Banking
8 3 (0.59%) Law
9 1 (0.20%) Automotive
9 1 (0.20%) Games
9 1 (0.20%) Legal
9 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (48.14%) HTML
2 223 (43.64%) .NET
3 222 (43.44%) CSS
4 172 (33.66%) AngularJS
5 155 (30.33%) ASP.NET
6 119 (23.29%) jQuery
7 110 (21.53%) HTML5
8 108 (21.14%) Spring
9 102 (19.96%) Web Services
10 87 (17.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 83 (16.24%) React
12 77 (15.07%) Hibernate
13 76 (14.87%) CSS3
14 72 (14.09%) .NET Framework
15 69 (13.50%) Node.js
16 61 (11.94%) RESTful
17 57 (11.15%) REST
18 53 (10.37%) XML
19 48 (9.39%) ASP.NET Web API
20 47 (9.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.22%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (5.87%) User Experience
3 26 (5.09%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.94%) Fintech
5 15 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 14 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.37%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (1.37%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.59%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.59%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.39%) Animation
9 2 (0.39%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (0.39%) HoloLens
9 2 (0.39%) HTC Vive
9 2 (0.39%) Oculus Rift
9 2 (0.39%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.20%) PKI
10 1 (0.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (10.37%) Linux
2 17 (3.33%) Windows
3 13 (2.54%) Apple iOS
4 12 (2.35%) Android
5 2 (0.39%) CentOS
5 2 (0.39%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.39%) Unix
6 1 (0.20%) VMS
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (55.58%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (40.70%) MVC
3 107 (20.94%) Scrum
4 97 (18.98%) TDD
5 92 (18.00%) OO
6 80 (15.66%) Software Engineering
7 66 (12.92%) Front End Development
8 62 (12.13%) Web Development
9 58 (11.35%) Mentoring
10 56 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
11 53 (10.37%) BDD
12 50 (9.78%) SDLC
13 49 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
14 47 (9.20%) Digital Marketing
14 47 (9.20%) E-Commerce
15 43 (8.41%) Programme Management
16 38 (7.44%) Microservices
17 37 (7.24%) Unit Testing
18 35 (6.85%) Kanban
19 33 (6.46%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 279 (54.60%) JavaScript
2 226 (44.23%) C#
3 171 (33.46%) SQL
4 164 (32.09%) Java
5 69 (13.50%) PHP
6 31 (6.07%) T-SQL
7 23 (4.50%) Python
8 16 (3.13%) C++
8 16 (3.13%) TypeScript
9 13 (2.54%) VB.NET
10 11 (2.15%) C
11 9 (1.76%) ES6
12 7 (1.37%) Scala
13 6 (1.17%) F#
13 6 (1.17%) PHP 5
13 6 (1.17%) PHP 7
13 6 (1.17%) Ruby
14 5 (0.98%) VB
15 3 (0.59%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.39%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 51 (9.98%) Degree
2 15 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.78%) Master's Degree
4 3 (0.59%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.20%) PhD
5 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.98%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (3.72%) Docker
2 3 (0.59%) HDFS
3 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.98%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (0.59%) Kibana
2 3 (0.59%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.39%) Ansible
3 2 (0.39%) Packer
4 1 (0.20%) Puppet
4 1 (0.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 72 (14.09%) Microsoft
2 43 (8.41%) SAP
3 37 (7.24%) Google
4 22 (4.31%) Apple
5 12 (2.35%) Twitter
6 11 (2.15%) Sitecore
7 10 (1.96%) Zend
8 9 (1.76%) DevExpress
8 9 (1.76%) Oracle
9 5 (0.98%) Capita
10 3 (0.59%) IBM
10 3 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.59%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.39%) Autodesk
11 2 (0.39%) hybris
12 1 (0.20%) Sencha
12 1 (0.20%) Tableau
12 1 (0.20%) Telerik