Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £49,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Senior Software Developer
England > South West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 268 288 275
Rank change year-on-year +20 -13 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 62 62 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.60% 0.57% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.59% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 56 58 67
South West median annual salary £49,000 £46,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.81% -1.58% +5.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £36,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £76,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 10020 10556 11566
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.55% 96.96% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8299 8909 9807
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 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in the South West

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the South West.

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in the South West

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the South West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in the South West

Senior Software 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 Software Developer within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 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 -13 31 £50,000 - 2
Somerset +6 9 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Gloucestershire +26 8 £46,750 +3.89%
Dorset -2 7 £45,000 +12.50%
Cornwall - 3 £40,000 -
Wiltshire +6 2 £48,750 -11.36%
Devon +5 2 £45,000 -
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Senior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 45 (72.58%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (62.90%) C#
2 39 (62.90%) SQL
3 37 (59.68%) .NET
4 34 (54.84%) Software Engineering
5 30 (48.39%) HTML
6 26 (41.94%) Java
7 23 (37.10%) MVC
8 22 (35.48%) CSS
9 21 (33.87%) Web Services
9 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
10 20 (32.26%) Spring
10 20 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (30.65%) Amazon AWS
12 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET
12 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
13 15 (24.19%) HTML5
13 15 (24.19%) AngularJS
13 15 (24.19%) Mentoring
13 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
14 14 (22.58%) NoSQL
15 13 (20.97%) REST
16 12 (19.35%) Degree
17 11 (17.74%) Linux
17 11 (17.74%) OO
17 11 (17.74%) Finance
18 10 (16.13%) TDD
18 10 (16.13%) RESTful
18 10 (16.13%) CSS3
19 9 (14.52%) Twitter Bootstrap

Senior Software 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 8 (12.90%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.84%) Apache
3 2 (3.23%) Anypoint
3 2 (3.23%) Mule
3 2 (3.23%) Mule ESB
3 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.61%) CMS
4 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.61%) IIS
4 1 (1.61%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 20 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (30.65%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (4.84%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.23%) SaaS
6 1 (1.61%) npm
6 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) SMS
2 1 (1.61%) 3G
2 1 (1.61%) 4G
2 1 (1.61%) SSL
2 1 (1.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.58%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.45%) MySQL
4 3 (4.84%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.23%) Big Data
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.61%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.90%) Eclipse
2 8 (12.90%) Maven
3 6 (9.68%) Ant
4 3 (4.84%) JIRA
5 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.61%) gulp
6 1 (1.61%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.61%) NUnit
6 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 7 (11.29%) Electronics
3 7 (11.29%) Manufacturing
3 7 (11.29%) Marketing
4 2 (3.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (59.68%) .NET
2 30 (48.39%) HTML
3 22 (35.48%) CSS
4 21 (33.87%) Web Services
5 20 (32.26%) Spring
6 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET
7 15 (24.19%) AngularJS
7 15 (24.19%) HTML5
8 13 (20.97%) REST
9 10 (16.13%) CSS3
9 10 (16.13%) RESTful
10 9 (14.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (11.29%) J2EE
12 6 (9.68%) Hibernate
12 6 (9.68%) JMS
12 6 (9.68%) WCF
12 6 (9.68%) WebSphere MQ
13 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (8.06%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.06%) Fintech
3 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.23%) User Experience
4 2 (3.23%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Windows
3 6 (9.68%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.45%) Android
5 2 (3.23%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (72.58%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (54.84%) Software Engineering
3 23 (37.10%) MVC
4 15 (24.19%) Mentoring
5 11 (17.74%) OO
6 10 (16.13%) TDD
7 9 (14.52%) Microservices
7 9 (14.52%) Scrum
8 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (11.29%) BDD
9 7 (11.29%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (11.29%) Programme Management
9 7 (11.29%) SDLC
10 6 (9.68%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (9.68%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (6.45%) DevOps
12 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (4.84%) Multithreading
12 3 (4.84%) OOD
12 3 (4.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (62.90%) C#
1 39 (62.90%) SQL
2 26 (41.94%) Java
3 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.29%) C++
5 6 (9.68%) PHP
5 6 (9.68%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.45%) Python
7 2 (3.23%) VB
7 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.61%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.61%) C
8 1 (1.61%) Delphi
8 1 (1.61%) F#
8 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.61%) Perl
8 1 (1.61%) Ruby
8 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) ISO 13485
1 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Ansible
1 1 (1.61%) Kibana
1 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
1 7 (11.29%) SAP
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) Google
4 3 (4.84%) Twitter
5 2 (3.23%) IBM
6 1 (1.61%) Capita