The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £49,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
England / South West
Rank 52 49 54
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 268 306 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.35% 5.25% 4.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.53% 5.42% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 246 279 274
Median salary £49,000 £46,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.52% +8.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 4848 5643 5814
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.69% 96.73% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4042 4659 4875
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 23 March 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 23 March 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 -9 117 £49,500 +10.00% 14
Gloucestershire +3 44 £52,500 -8.69% 10
Somerset -12 40 £40,000 -2.43% 9
Wiltshire +26 33 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Devon +11 24 £52,500 - 3
Dorset +26 12 £47,500 - 4
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 318 (61.87%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (47.28%) C#
3 222 (43.19%) JavaScript
4 213 (41.44%) Java
5 211 (41.05%) .NET
6 196 (38.13%) MVC
7 181 (35.21%) HTML
8 167 (32.49%) SQL
9 157 (30.54%) SQL Server
10 153 (29.77%) Scrum
11 143 (27.82%) TDD
12 139 (27.04%) ASP.NET
13 136 (26.46%) CSS
13 136 (26.46%) Git (software)
14 121 (23.54%) Spring
15 106 (20.62%) NoSQL
16 102 (19.84%) MongoDB
17 100 (19.46%) OO
18 98 (19.07%) Finance
19 95 (18.48%) REST
19 95 (18.48%) AngularJS
20 92 (17.90%) MySQL
21 88 (17.12%) XML
22 87 (16.93%) Web Services
22 87 (16.93%) Software Engineering
23 86 (16.73%) Tomcat
24 84 (16.34%) Unit Testing
25 82 (15.95%) ASP.NET MVC
26 81 (15.76%) Amazon AWS
26 81 (15.76%) Hibernate

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 86 (16.73%) Tomcat
2 65 (12.65%) JBoss
3 32 (6.23%) Mule ESB
4 31 (6.03%) Mule
5 27 (5.25%) Apache
5 27 (5.25%) WebSphere
6 25 (4.86%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (4.47%) OpenStack
7 23 (4.47%) WebLogic
8 22 (4.28%) Apache Spark
9 19 (3.70%) Apache Solr
9 19 (3.70%) IIS
9 19 (3.70%) Jetty
10 13 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (2.33%) CMS
12 10 (1.95%) Drupal
13 8 (1.56%) SharePoint
13 8 (1.56%) Umbraco
14 7 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (0.97%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (6.23%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.58%) MS Office
3 3 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.39%) Autodesk Inventor
4 2 (0.39%) Revit
Business Applications
1 33 (6.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 81 (15.76%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (13.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (7.20%) SaaS
4 31 (6.03%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.78%) IaaS
5 4 (0.78%) PaaS
6 3 (0.58%) Force.com
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.45%) Internet
2 9 (1.75%) SSL
3 5 (0.97%) HTTP
4 2 (0.39%) DNS
5 1 (0.19%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.19%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (30.54%) SQL Server
2 106 (20.62%) NoSQL
3 102 (19.84%) MongoDB
4 92 (17.90%) MySQL
5 51 (9.92%) PostgreSQL
6 37 (7.20%) Relational Database
7 35 (6.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 35 (6.81%) Hadoop
8 30 (5.84%) Redis
9 27 (5.25%) Big Data
10 25 (4.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (3.89%) RDBMS
11 20 (3.89%) Riak
12 19 (3.70%) Couchbase
13 15 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (2.33%) Oracle Database
15 12 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 136 (26.46%) Git (software)
2 64 (12.45%) JUnit
3 47 (9.14%) JIRA
4 45 (8.75%) Maven
5 42 (8.17%) IntelliJ
6 34 (6.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (6.42%) Jenkins
8 32 (6.23%) Subversion
9 24 (4.67%) Eclipse
10 21 (4.09%) Visual Studio
11 19 (3.70%) NUnit
12 17 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (2.92%) Ant
13 15 (2.92%) Cucumber
13 15 (2.92%) Selenium
14 14 (2.72%) MSTest
15 13 (2.53%) Mockito
16 9 (1.75%) NCover
17 8 (1.56%) Vagrant
18 7 (1.36%) gulp
General
1 98 (19.07%) Finance
2 51 (9.92%) Retail
3 49 (9.53%) Electronics
4 41 (7.98%) Marketing
5 40 (7.78%) Telecoms
6 33 (6.42%) Manufacturing
7 23 (4.47%) Advertising
8 18 (3.50%) Banking
9 12 (2.33%) Games
10 7 (1.36%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.17%) Legal
12 5 (0.97%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.19%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (41.05%) .NET
2 181 (35.21%) HTML
3 139 (27.04%) ASP.NET
4 136 (26.46%) CSS
5 121 (23.54%) Spring
6 95 (18.48%) AngularJS
6 95 (18.48%) REST
7 88 (17.12%) XML
8 87 (16.93%) Web Services
9 82 (15.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 81 (15.76%) Hibernate
11 67 (13.04%) HTML5
12 62 (12.06%) JSON
13 61 (11.87%) SOAP
14 60 (11.67%) .NET Framework
14 60 (11.67%) jQuery
15 53 (10.31%) ASP.NET Web API
16 48 (9.34%) JPA
17 47 (9.14%) Spring MVC
18 45 (8.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.03%) User Experience
2 20 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (3.31%) Internet of Things
5 16 (3.11%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.11%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (1.75%) Augmented Reality
7 9 (1.75%) N-Tier
7 9 (1.75%) Streaming Video
8 7 (1.36%) Video on Demand
9 6 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.17%) Hedge funds
10 5 (0.97%) Animation
10 5 (0.97%) HoloLens
10 5 (0.97%) HTC Vive
10 5 (0.97%) Oculus Rift
11 4 (0.78%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.78%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.58%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 77 (14.98%) Linux
2 31 (6.03%) Windows
3 26 (5.06%) Unix
4 17 (3.31%) Android
4 17 (3.31%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.53%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (61.87%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (38.13%) MVC
3 153 (29.77%) Scrum
4 143 (27.82%) TDD
5 100 (19.46%) OO
6 87 (16.93%) Software Engineering
7 84 (16.34%) Unit Testing
8 77 (14.98%) Kanban
9 76 (14.79%) Web Development
10 75 (14.59%) BDD
11 66 (12.84%) Mentoring
12 61 (11.87%) Continuous Integration
13 51 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
14 46 (8.95%) Integration Testing
14 46 (8.95%) UML
15 44 (8.56%) E-Commerce
16 43 (8.37%) SDLC
17 38 (7.39%) ETL
18 37 (7.20%) OOP
19 35 (6.81%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 243 (47.28%) C#
2 222 (43.19%) JavaScript
3 213 (41.44%) Java
4 167 (32.49%) SQL
5 67 (13.04%) PHP
6 41 (7.98%) Python
7 40 (7.78%) T-SQL
8 27 (5.25%) C
9 23 (4.47%) C++
10 19 (3.70%) Go
11 18 (3.50%) Perl
12 17 (3.31%) Ruby
12 17 (3.31%) Shell Script
13 16 (3.11%) Bash Shell
13 16 (3.11%) VB.NET
14 15 (2.92%) Apex Code
15 14 (2.72%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.56%) Scala
17 7 (1.36%) VB
18 5 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (7.59%) Degree
1 39 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 36 (7.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.36%) PhD
5 4 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.50%) ISO 9001
2 16 (3.11%) ISO 14001
3 14 (2.72%) QA
4 2 (0.39%) TickIT
System Software
1 16 (3.11%) Firmware
2 11 (2.14%) Docker
3 7 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (5.25%) Ansible
2 23 (4.47%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (4.47%) Puppet
3 19 (3.70%) Kibana
3 19 (3.70%) logstash
3 19 (3.70%) Salt
4 4 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.78%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.19%) Oozie
Vendors
1 76 (14.79%) Oracle
2 60 (11.67%) Microsoft
3 33 (6.42%) SAP
4 31 (6.03%) Apple
5 19 (3.70%) Zend
6 16 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (2.92%) Xamarin
8 14 (2.72%) Informatica
9 6 (1.17%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.97%) Adobe
11 4 (0.78%) Google
11 4 (0.78%) IBM
11 4 (0.78%) Infobright
11 4 (0.78%) Serena
12 3 (0.58%) Panasonic
13 2 (0.39%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.39%) Autodesk
13 2 (0.39%) CA Agile Central
13 2 (0.39%) MuleSoft
14 1 (0.19%) Remedy
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Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
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Bristol DT
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Cheltenham
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
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