The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 497 516 554
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 409 389 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.37% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.39% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 367 353 305
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,657
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,875 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +5.58%
Senior Software Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
95146 98530 96981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.55% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 78725 80421 81983
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in England

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in England

Senior Software Developer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +48 99 £52,500 -0.94% 13
South East -47 92 £47,500 +3.26% 6
Yorkshire +25 57 £42,500 +3.03% 5
East of England +25 46 £52,500 +28.04% 4
North West +11 42 £42,500 - 6
East Midlands +40 36 £41,500 -2.35% 6
West Midlands -21 19 £41,250 +3.12% 7
South West -27 18 £42,500 -5.55% 6
North East -6 4 £50,000 +21.21% 1
Senior Software Developer
UK

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Developer in their job title.

1 576 (73.19%) C#
2 462 (58.70%) .NET
3 390 (49.56%) SQL Server
4 364 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
5 358 (45.49%) JavaScript
6 352 (44.73%) ASP.NET
7 311 (39.52%) HTML
8 292 (37.10%) SQL
9 284 (36.09%) MVC
10 258 (32.78%) CSS
11 221 (28.08%) OO
12 216 (27.45%) TDD
13 215 (27.32%) ASP.NET MVC
14 213 (27.06%) Microsoft
15 201 (25.54%) Java
16 200 (25.41%) jQuery
17 190 (24.14%) Software Engineering
18 189 (24.02%) Degree
19 177 (22.49%) XML
20 169 (21.47%) Scrum
20 169 (21.47%) .NET Framework
21 163 (20.71%) C++
22 138 (17.53%) Ajax
23 137 (17.41%) WCF
24 132 (16.77%) Windows
25 131 (16.65%) Finance
26 123 (15.63%) Web Services
27 109 (13.85%) Unit Testing
28 105 (13.34%) Team Foundation Server
29 102 (12.96%) Linux

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 45 (5.72%) SharePoint
2 40 (5.08%) IIS
3 23 (2.92%) Apache
4 20 (2.54%) Tomcat
5 18 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
5 18 (2.29%) Confluence
6 15 (1.91%) Node.js
7 13 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (1.40%) nginx
8 11 (1.40%) GlassFish
9 10 (1.27%) CMS
10 8 (1.02%) JBoss
11 7 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.76%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.76%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.64%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.64%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.64%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.51%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 84 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.03%) MS Office
3 3 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.64%) Line 500
3 4 (0.51%) Sophis RISQUE
4 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) Line 100
5 1 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (2.80%) SaaS
3 11 (1.40%) GitHub
4 7 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.29%) Internet
2 12 (1.52%) HTTP
3 10 (1.27%) WAN
4 8 (1.02%) DNS
5 7 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.89%) DHCP
6 3 (0.38%) LDAP
6 3 (0.38%) Firewall
6 3 (0.38%) Wireless
6 3 (0.38%) LAN
7 2 (0.25%) SSL
7 2 (0.25%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.13%) Broadband
8 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.13%) CTI
8 1 (0.13%) 3G
8 1 (0.13%) Network Security
8 1 (0.13%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 390 (49.56%) SQL Server
2 68 (8.64%) MySQL
3 59 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (4.96%) NoSQL
5 36 (4.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 31 (3.94%) Relational Database
7 30 (3.81%) Big Data
8 28 (3.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 25 (3.18%) Redis
10 21 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (2.41%) MongoDB
12 17 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (1.78%) RavenDB
15 13 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
16 12 (1.52%) RDBMS
16 12 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (1.52%) MarkLogic
17 9 (1.14%) Oracle Database
18 8 (1.02%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 105 (13.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 93 (11.82%) Visual Studio
3 64 (8.13%) NUnit
4 46 (5.84%) Git (software)
5 28 (3.56%) TeamCity
6 27 (3.43%) JUnit
6 27 (3.43%) Rhino Mocks
7 25 (3.18%) Subversion
7 25 (3.18%) JIRA
8 19 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 18 (2.29%) Cucumber
10 17 (2.16%) Moq
11 16 (2.03%) ReSharper
12 15 (1.91%) Maven
12 15 (1.91%) Selenium
12 15 (1.91%) CruiseControl
13 13 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
14 10 (1.27%) WATIR
14 10 (1.27%) MSBuild
14 10 (1.27%) NCrunch
General
1 131 (16.65%) Finance
2 47 (5.97%) Retail
3 39 (4.96%) Automotive
4 28 (3.56%) Aerospace
4 28 (3.56%) Marketing
5 27 (3.43%) Telecoms
5 27 (3.43%) Banking
6 12 (1.52%) Back Office
7 11 (1.40%) Publishing
7 11 (1.40%) Games
8 6 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.64%) Electronics
9 5 (0.64%) Front Office
9 5 (0.64%) Advertising
9 5 (0.64%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.51%) Military
10 4 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.38%) Legal
11 3 (0.38%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.25%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 462 (58.70%) .NET
2 352 (44.73%) ASP.NET
3 311 (39.52%) HTML
4 258 (32.78%) CSS
5 215 (27.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 200 (25.41%) jQuery
7 177 (22.49%) XML
8 169 (21.47%) .NET Framework
9 138 (17.53%) Ajax
10 137 (17.41%) WCF
11 123 (15.63%) Web Services
12 89 (11.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 84 (10.67%) HTML5
14 76 (9.66%) LINQ
15 57 (7.24%) WPF
16 49 (6.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 48 (6.10%) WinForms
17 48 (6.10%) SOAP
18 47 (5.97%) Spring
19 45 (5.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 88 (11.18%) Computer Science
2 58 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (6.10%) Algorithms
4 44 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
5 43 (5.46%) Open Source
6 40 (5.08%) Mathematics
7 26 (3.30%) Physics
8 21 (2.67%) User Experience
9 17 (2.16%) Management Information System
10 16 (2.03%) Mobile App
11 12 (1.52%) GIS
12 11 (1.40%) N-Tier
13 10 (1.27%) Statistics
13 10 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
14 9 (1.14%) Digital Media
15 8 (1.02%) Data Structures
15 8 (1.02%) Telematics
15 8 (1.02%) Visualisation
15 8 (1.02%) Data Integration
15 8 (1.02%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 132 (16.77%) Windows
2 102 (12.96%) Linux
3 39 (4.96%) Android
4 36 (4.57%) UNIX
5 34 (4.32%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.89%) Windows Phone
7 6 (0.76%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.25%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.13%) CentOS
10 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (36.09%) MVC
3 221 (28.08%) OO
4 216 (27.45%) TDD
5 190 (24.14%) Software Engineering
6 169 (21.47%) Scrum
7 109 (13.85%) Unit Testing
8 81 (10.29%) Mentoring
8 81 (10.29%) OOP
9 75 (9.53%) OOD
10 70 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
11 66 (8.39%) Multithreading
12 61 (7.75%) Web Development
13 60 (7.62%) UML
14 42 (5.34%) Software Architecture
15 38 (4.83%) E-Commerce
16 37 (4.70%) BDD
17 34 (4.32%) SOA
18 33 (4.19%) Product Management
19 32 (4.07%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 576 (73.19%) C#
2 358 (45.49%) JavaScript
3 292 (37.10%) SQL
4 201 (25.54%) Java
5 163 (20.71%) C++
6 100 (12.71%) T-SQL
7 62 (7.88%) VB.NET
7 62 (7.88%) C
8 52 (6.61%) Python
9 42 (5.34%) VB
10 38 (4.83%) PHP
11 30 (3.81%) Ruby
12 23 (2.92%) VB6
13 22 (2.80%) Groovy
14 18 (2.29%) Objective-C
15 16 (2.03%) Perl
16 12 (1.52%) PL/SQL
17 9 (1.14%) Scala
18 8 (1.02%) XPath
18 8 (1.02%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 189 (24.02%) Degree
2 14 (1.78%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.76%) OCPJP
3 6 (0.76%) OCMJD
4 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.25%) MCP
7 1 (0.13%) PhD
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.13%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (8.13%) QA
2 7 (0.89%) ISO 9001
2 7 (0.89%) TickIT
3 5 (0.64%) SLA
4 1 (0.13%) HL7
4 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (1.40%) Firmware
2 7 (0.89%) iptables
3 6 (0.76%) Docker
4 5 (0.64%) LXC
4 5 (0.64%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 5 (0.64%) Xen
4 5 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.64%) KVM
5 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (0.64%) StatsD
1 5 (0.64%) logstash
1 5 (0.64%) Kibana
1 5 (0.64%) Mesos
2 3 (0.38%) Puppet
3 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 213 (27.06%) Microsoft
2 74 (9.40%) Oracle
3 12 (1.52%) TOWER Software
4 11 (1.40%) Endeca
4 11 (1.40%) Sybase
5 10 (1.27%) RedPrairie
6 9 (1.14%) Google
7 7 (0.89%) Twitter
7 7 (0.89%) Sun
7 7 (0.89%) Apple
7 7 (0.89%) Sage
8 6 (0.76%) TIBCO
9 5 (0.64%) Infragistics
9 5 (0.64%) Embarcadero
9 5 (0.64%) Pegasus
9 5 (0.64%) Telerik
9 5 (0.64%) New Relic
10 4 (0.51%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.51%) DevExpress
10 4 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Drayton, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000-65,000
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: salary to £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Generous Base + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, life insurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £46,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago