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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 529 573 560
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 369 313 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 321 280 325
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
100712 94189 105607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82348 79093 90842
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 -26 101 £60,000 +14.28% 10
South East +3 79 £45,000 -10.00% 15
North West +23 51 £41,000 +2.50% 7
East of England +8 46 £50,000 +11.11% 2
South West -12 28 £46,250 +12.80% 5
West Midlands +7 26 £43,750 -4.89% 9
Yorkshire -61 23 £45,000 +5.88% 5
East Midlands -7 17 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Senior Software Developer
UK

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 523 (64.65%) C#
2 490 (60.57%) .NET
3 395 (48.83%) Agile Software Development
4 349 (43.14%) SQL
4 349 (43.14%) ASP.NET
5 348 (43.02%) JavaScript
6 337 (41.66%) SQL Server
7 282 (34.86%) HTML
8 254 (31.40%) MVC
9 239 (29.54%) Software Engineering
10 222 (27.44%) Java
11 216 (26.70%) CSS
12 210 (25.96%) OO
13 208 (25.71%) WCF
14 190 (23.49%) Microsoft
15 176 (21.76%) jQuery
16 166 (20.52%) TDD
17 143 (17.68%) Scrum
18 142 (17.55%) ASP.NET MVC
19 133 (16.44%) Finance
20 130 (16.07%) C++
21 121 (14.96%) Linux
22 120 (14.83%) Web Services
23 117 (14.46%) XML
23 117 (14.46%) Windows
24 116 (14.34%) Degree
25 115 (14.22%) .NET Framework
26 114 (14.09%) Oracle
27 110 (13.60%) WPF
28 101 (12.48%) OOD

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 50 (6.18%) IIS
2 41 (5.07%) Tomcat
3 33 (4.08%) Node.js
4 27 (3.34%) SharePoint
5 25 (3.09%) Apache Solr
6 19 (2.35%) Apache
7 17 (2.10%) WebSphere
8 13 (1.61%) nginx
8 13 (1.61%) Gunicorn
9 10 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (1.24%) CMS
9 10 (1.24%) Oracle Coherence
10 7 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.74%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.62%) Confluence
12 5 (0.62%) Lync
12 5 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.62%) DNN
12 5 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
12 5 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 71 (8.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) Magento
3 1 (0.12%) Summit
3 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.96%) SaaS
2 20 (2.47%) GitHub
3 18 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.25%) Heroku
6 2 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.12%) PaaS
7 1 (0.12%) IaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.47%) Internet
2 16 (1.98%) HTTP
3 15 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.99%) VoIP
4 8 (0.99%) Intranet
5 5 (0.62%) SSH
6 4 (0.49%) GSM
7 3 (0.37%) 3G
7 3 (0.37%) PSTN
7 3 (0.37%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.37%) WAN
7 3 (0.37%) LAN
7 3 (0.37%) SMS
7 3 (0.37%) UMTS
7 3 (0.37%) GPRS
8 2 (0.25%) Extranet
9 1 (0.12%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (41.66%) SQL Server
2 65 (8.03%) MySQL
3 63 (7.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 50 (6.18%) Relational Database
5 35 (4.33%) Oracle Database
6 28 (3.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 24 (2.97%) Big Data
8 22 (2.72%) NoSQL
9 20 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (2.10%) MongoDB
11 15 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (1.36%) Redis
14 10 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (1.24%) Hadoop
15 9 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (0.74%) DTS
17 4 (0.49%) MarkLogic
17 4 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
17 4 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 87 (10.75%) Visual Studio
2 69 (8.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (6.18%) NUnit
3 50 (6.18%) Subversion
4 39 (4.82%) Git (software)
5 35 (4.33%) Maven
6 25 (3.09%) Selenium
7 20 (2.47%) Rhino Mocks
8 19 (2.35%) Jenkins
8 19 (2.35%) Cucumber
9 18 (2.22%) SpecFlow
10 17 (2.10%) JUnit
11 14 (1.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 13 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
13 12 (1.48%) JIRA
13 12 (1.48%) Hudson
13 12 (1.48%) MSTest
14 9 (1.11%) TeamCity
15 7 (0.87%) ReSharper
15 7 (0.87%) WATIR
General
1 133 (16.44%) Finance
2 37 (4.57%) Retail
3 36 (4.45%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.47%) Marketing
5 16 (1.98%) Games
5 16 (1.98%) Banking
6 15 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (1.73%) Automotive
8 8 (0.99%) Back Office
9 7 (0.87%) Publishing
9 7 (0.87%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.74%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.62%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.49%) Music Industry
13 3 (0.37%) French Language
13 3 (0.37%) Advertising
13 3 (0.37%) Electronics
14 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.12%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 490 (60.57%) .NET
2 349 (43.14%) ASP.NET
3 282 (34.86%) HTML
4 216 (26.70%) CSS
5 208 (25.71%) WCF
6 176 (21.76%) jQuery
7 142 (17.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 120 (14.83%) Web Services
9 117 (14.46%) XML
10 115 (14.22%) .NET Framework
11 110 (13.60%) WPF
12 89 (11.00%) HTML5
13 77 (9.52%) WinForms
14 65 (8.03%) LINQ
15 58 (7.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 58 (7.17%) Spring
16 53 (6.55%) REST
17 50 (6.18%) Ajax
18 48 (5.93%) AngularJS
19 46 (5.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 91 (11.25%) Computer Science
2 52 (6.43%) Open Source
3 36 (4.45%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (2.60%) Mathematics
6 20 (2.47%) Mobile App
7 18 (2.22%) User Experience
8 16 (1.98%) N-Tier
9 13 (1.61%) Informatics
9 13 (1.61%) GIS
10 11 (1.36%) Device Driver
11 8 (0.99%) Social Media
12 7 (0.87%) Physics
13 6 (0.74%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.74%) E-Learning
13 6 (0.74%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.74%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.62%) Video on Demand
14 5 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (0.62%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 121 (14.96%) Linux
2 117 (14.46%) Windows
3 44 (5.44%) UNIX
4 18 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 17 (2.10%) Android
6 5 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.49%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.37%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.25%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (48.83%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (31.40%) MVC
3 239 (29.54%) Software Engineering
4 210 (25.96%) OO
5 166 (20.52%) TDD
6 143 (17.68%) Scrum
7 101 (12.48%) OOD
8 96 (11.87%) Mentoring
9 85 (10.51%) Unit Testing
10 65 (8.03%) SOA
11 58 (7.17%) Multithreading
12 57 (7.05%) E-Commerce
13 55 (6.80%) BDD
14 54 (6.67%) UML
15 53 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
16 49 (6.06%) Web Development
17 43 (5.32%) OOP
18 40 (4.94%) Project Management
19 32 (3.96%) Pair Programming
20 26 (3.21%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 523 (64.65%) C#
2 349 (43.14%) SQL
3 348 (43.02%) JavaScript
4 222 (27.44%) Java
5 130 (16.07%) C++
6 94 (11.62%) T-SQL
7 72 (8.90%) Python
8 67 (8.28%) VB.NET
9 59 (7.29%) PHP
10 52 (6.43%) C
11 48 (5.93%) VB
12 37 (4.57%) Ruby
13 26 (3.21%) Perl
14 23 (2.84%) TypeScript
15 21 (2.60%) VB6
16 17 (2.10%) PL/SQL
17 13 (1.61%) Delphi
17 13 (1.61%) Embedded C
18 12 (1.48%) Scala
19 10 (1.24%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 116 (14.34%) Degree
2 21 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.10%) PhD
4 9 (1.11%) MCP
5 8 (0.99%) MCSD
6 5 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.62%) CCNP
7 4 (0.49%) MCAD
7 4 (0.49%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.25%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.12%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.46%) QA
2 2 (0.25%) GAMP
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (1.36%) Puppet
1 11 (1.36%) logstash
2 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.12%) Zenoss
2 1 (0.12%) SCCM
2 1 (0.12%) Nagios
2 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.12%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 190 (23.49%) Microsoft
2 114 (14.09%) Oracle
3 17 (2.10%) JBoss
4 11 (1.36%) Zend
4 11 (1.36%) Sybase
5 10 (1.24%) TIBCO
5 10 (1.24%) Google
6 9 (1.11%) Wonderware
7 8 (0.99%) SAP
7 8 (0.99%) Embarcadero
8 5 (0.62%) Siemens
8 5 (0.62%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.62%) Sun
8 5 (0.62%) Twitter
9 4 (0.49%) Business Objects
9 4 (0.49%) HP
9 4 (0.49%) Sage
9 4 (0.49%) Sony
9 4 (0.49%) Toshiba
10 3 (0.37%) Endeca
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Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Suffolk
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
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Teddington, Middlesex
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Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: Competitive, DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Staffordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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West Yorkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
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Salary: 60,000
Posted: 4 days ago