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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 537 496 474
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 410 482 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.49% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.51% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 381 431 445
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
91034 94080 92393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 77282 78659 75191
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
South East +4 118 £52,500 +10.52% 14
London +1 113 £65,000 +18.18% 17
East of England +1 62 £55,000 +10.00% 7
South West -7 36 £47,500 +11.76% 11
North West +9 32 £50,000 +17.64% 18
Yorkshire -41 22 £45,000 +5.88% 5
East Midlands -19 16 £37,500 -16.66% 4
West Midlands -30 11 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Senior Software Developer
UK

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 526 (63.91%) C#
2 468 (56.87%) .NET
3 451 (54.80%) Agile Software Development
4 411 (49.94%) JavaScript
5 363 (44.11%) HTML
6 349 (42.41%) Software Engineering
7 346 (42.04%) SQL Server
8 337 (40.95%) SQL
9 317 (38.52%) CSS
10 305 (37.06%) MVC
11 286 (34.75%) ASP.NET
12 248 (30.13%) jQuery
13 218 (26.49%) Degree
14 206 (25.03%) Java
15 200 (24.30%) TDD
16 190 (23.09%) OO
17 180 (21.87%) Scrum
18 178 (21.63%) Windows
19 167 (20.29%) Finance
20 166 (20.17%) ASP.NET MVC
21 162 (19.68%) Microsoft
21 162 (19.68%) .NET Framework
22 158 (19.20%) C++
23 145 (17.62%) Web Services
24 143 (17.38%) WCF
25 139 (16.89%) XML
26 134 (16.28%) Visual Studio
27 130 (15.80%) Computer Science
27 130 (15.80%) Entity Framework
28 128 (15.55%) SDLC

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 42 (5.10%) Node.js
2 21 (2.55%) Apache
2 21 (2.55%) NServiceBus
3 20 (2.43%) IIS
3 20 (2.43%) Tomcat
4 17 (2.07%) CMS
5 15 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 15 (1.82%) WebSphere
6 14 (1.70%) WebLogic
7 13 (1.58%) Mule
8 10 (1.22%) JBoss
9 9 (1.09%) Drupal
9 9 (1.09%) Umbraco
10 8 (0.97%) GlassFish
11 6 (0.73%) Apache ServiceMix
12 5 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.61%) Alfresco
12 5 (0.61%) MQSeries
13 4 (0.49%) DNN
13 4 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 88 (10.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.49%) MS Office
2 4 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (0.49%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.24%) Global One
3 2 (0.24%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.24%) Pegasus Opera
3 2 (0.24%) SunGard Martini
4 1 (0.12%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.12%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 57 (6.93%) SaaS
2 46 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (0.85%) Amazon S3
4 7 (0.85%) GitHub
4 7 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (0.85%) IaaS
4 7 (0.85%) PaaS
5 5 (0.61%) Force.com
6 3 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.24%) DigitalOcean
7 2 (0.24%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.37%) Internet
2 16 (1.94%) TCP/IP
3 14 (1.70%) HTTP
3 14 (1.70%) Wireshark
4 9 (1.09%) Network Security
5 5 (0.61%) SMTP
6 4 (0.49%) FTP
6 4 (0.49%) SMPP
7 3 (0.36%) Broadband
7 3 (0.36%) Skype
7 3 (0.36%) VPN
8 2 (0.24%) SSL
9 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.12%) LDAP
9 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 346 (42.04%) SQL Server
2 72 (8.75%) Relational Database
3 56 (6.80%) NoSQL
4 54 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 50 (6.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 45 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 41 (4.98%) MySQL
8 40 (4.86%) RDBMS
9 27 (3.28%) MongoDB
9 27 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
10 24 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (2.07%) Big Data
12 16 (1.94%) Oracle Database
13 15 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (1.70%) RavenDB
15 13 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
17 9 (1.09%) Couchbase
17 9 (1.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 134 (16.28%) Visual Studio
2 94 (11.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 67 (8.14%) Subversion
4 54 (6.56%) Git (software)
5 48 (5.83%) JIRA
6 42 (5.10%) TeamCity
7 41 (4.98%) NUnit
8 35 (4.25%) Selenium
9 26 (3.16%) Jenkins
10 21 (2.55%) Maven
11 20 (2.43%) Moq
12 17 (2.07%) Rhino Mocks
13 16 (1.94%) JUnit
14 14 (1.70%) Fiddler
14 14 (1.70%) MSTest
14 14 (1.70%) SpecFlow
15 13 (1.58%) Mockito
16 9 (1.09%) git-flow
17 8 (0.97%) Hudson
18 7 (0.85%) Cucumber
General
1 167 (20.29%) Finance
2 73 (8.87%) Telecoms
3 34 (4.13%) Automotive
4 31 (3.77%) Retail
5 28 (3.40%) Aerospace
5 28 (3.40%) Back Office
6 23 (2.79%) Marketing
7 22 (2.67%) Banking
8 18 (2.19%) Advertising
9 12 (1.46%) Games
10 9 (1.09%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.97%) Billing
11 8 (0.97%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.73%) Electronics
13 5 (0.61%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.61%) Publishing
14 4 (0.49%) Front Office
15 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.36%) Legal
16 1 (0.12%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 468 (56.87%) .NET
2 363 (44.11%) HTML
3 317 (38.52%) CSS
4 286 (34.75%) ASP.NET
5 248 (30.13%) jQuery
6 166 (20.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 162 (19.68%) .NET Framework
8 145 (17.62%) Web Services
9 143 (17.38%) WCF
10 139 (16.89%) XML
11 130 (15.80%) Entity Framework
12 125 (15.19%) HTML5
13 124 (15.07%) Ajax
14 113 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web API
14 113 (13.73%) JSON
15 81 (9.84%) AngularJS
16 78 (9.48%) Spring
17 77 (9.36%) SOAP
18 72 (8.75%) WPF
19 70 (8.51%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 130 (15.80%) Computer Science
2 49 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (5.83%) Mathematics
4 39 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
4 39 (4.74%) Mobile App
5 33 (4.01%) Algorithms
6 19 (2.31%) User Experience
7 15 (1.82%) Digital Media
8 14 (1.70%) N-Tier
9 12 (1.46%) Physics
10 11 (1.34%) Visualisation
11 8 (0.97%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.85%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.85%) iPhone
12 7 (0.85%) Reinsurance
12 7 (0.85%) RIA
13 6 (0.73%) 3D Graphics
13 6 (0.73%) Driving Licence
13 6 (0.73%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.73%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 178 (21.63%) Windows
2 83 (10.09%) Linux
3 47 (5.71%) Unix
4 45 (5.47%) Android
5 33 (4.01%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.58%) Windows Mobile
7 12 (1.46%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.61%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.36%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.12%) CentOS
11 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.12%) Fedora
11 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (54.80%) Agile Software Development
2 349 (42.41%) Software Engineering
3 305 (37.06%) MVC
4 200 (24.30%) TDD
5 190 (23.09%) OO
6 180 (21.87%) Scrum
7 128 (15.55%) SDLC
8 113 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
9 101 (12.27%) Unit Testing
10 92 (11.18%) Mentoring
11 72 (8.75%) BDD
11 72 (8.75%) OOP
12 64 (7.78%) Multithreading
13 61 (7.41%) Web Development
14 59 (7.17%) Automated Testing
15 49 (5.95%) Software Architecture
16 47 (5.71%) UML
17 43 (5.22%) DevOps
18 42 (5.10%) Kanban
19 39 (4.74%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 526 (63.91%) C#
2 411 (49.94%) JavaScript
3 337 (40.95%) SQL
4 206 (25.03%) Java
5 158 (19.20%) C++
6 98 (11.91%) T-SQL
7 56 (6.80%) VB.NET
8 41 (4.98%) Python
9 37 (4.50%) C
10 36 (4.37%) PHP
11 32 (3.89%) PowerShell
12 31 (3.77%) Ruby
13 20 (2.43%) Objective-C
13 20 (2.43%) Perl
14 17 (2.07%) VB
15 15 (1.82%) PL/SQL
16 11 (1.34%) XPath
17 9 (1.09%) F#
17 9 (1.09%) Groovy
17 9 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 218 (26.49%) Degree
2 27 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (0.85%) MCSD
4 5 (0.61%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.49%) MCPD
6 3 (0.36%) MCTS
6 3 (0.36%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.24%) MCAD
7 2 (0.24%) MCP
7 2 (0.24%) PhD
8 1 (0.12%) ISEB
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (11.06%) QA
2 4 (0.49%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.36%) GAMP
3 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.24%) HL7
4 2 (0.24%) SDET
5 1 (0.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (0.85%) Docker
2 6 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.36%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.24%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.24%) Firmware
5 1 (0.12%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 10 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.09%) Puppet
3 8 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (0.73%) Ansible
4 6 (0.73%) MOM
5 4 (0.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 4 (0.49%) logstash
5 4 (0.49%) SCCM
5 4 (0.49%) StatsD
5 4 (0.49%) WMI
6 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 162 (19.68%) Microsoft
2 72 (8.75%) Oracle
3 24 (2.92%) Google
4 15 (1.82%) VMware
5 14 (1.70%) Telerik
6 10 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.22%) TOWER Software
7 8 (0.97%) Adobe
7 8 (0.97%) Apple
7 8 (0.97%) SAP
8 7 (0.85%) Perforce
8 7 (0.85%) webMethods
8 7 (0.85%) WSO2
8 7 (0.85%) Xamarin
9 6 (0.73%) EPiServer
10 4 (0.49%) Borland
10 4 (0.49%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.36%) Cisco
11 3 (0.36%) IBM
11 3 (0.36%) Twitter
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + More
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Competitive Base + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonuses + 25 days holiday
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £57700.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: Yesterday
Winsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + Benefits + Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: £20,000 - £46,000 pa depending on experience plus benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25k to £45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 47,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago