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 8 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 522 520 529
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 394 428 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.41% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 341 401 339
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
95559 103804 96812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.45% 94.46% 94.50%
Number of salaries quoted 79815 85875 81464
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 8 July 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 8 July 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
South East +17 133 £52,500 +16.66% 18
London +16 88 £55,000 -4.34% 11
East Midlands +15 42 £45,000 +2.85% 2
East of England +5 41 £45,000 - 9
South West +9 31 £45,000 +4.04% 8
Yorkshire +8 31 £45,000 +12.50% 3
West Midlands -41 12 £40,000 +3.22%
North East 0 8 £47,500 +18.75%
North West -23 8 £40,000 +1.58% 5
Senior Software Developer
UK

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 July 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.

1 590 (71.00%) C#
2 519 (62.45%) .NET
3 394 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
4 385 (46.33%) SQL Server
5 383 (46.09%) JavaScript
6 369 (44.40%) ASP.NET
7 332 (39.95%) HTML
8 327 (39.35%) SQL
9 298 (35.86%) MVC
10 264 (31.77%) CSS
11 238 (28.64%) jQuery
12 235 (28.28%) OO
13 221 (26.59%) TDD
14 217 (26.11%) Java
15 208 (25.03%) Degree
16 187 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
17 183 (22.02%) XML
18 181 (21.78%) Software Engineering
19 168 (20.22%) Web Services
19 168 (20.22%) Microsoft
20 156 (18.77%) Scrum
21 150 (18.05%) C++
22 141 (16.97%) Windows
22 141 (16.97%) Finance
23 138 (16.61%) .NET Framework
24 121 (14.56%) Team Foundation Server
25 118 (14.20%) SDLC
26 117 (14.08%) Computer Science
27 115 (13.84%) T-SQL
28 113 (13.60%) Ajax

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 25 (3.01%) IIS
1 25 (3.01%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.77%) Apache
3 19 (2.29%) Node.js
4 13 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (1.56%) CMS
5 12 (1.44%) JBoss
6 9 (1.08%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.72%) nginx
8 5 (0.60%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (0.60%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.60%) Tornado
9 4 (0.48%) WordPress
9 4 (0.48%) Confluence
9 4 (0.48%) DNN
10 3 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.24%) Kentico
11 2 (0.24%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.24%) Drupal
Applications
1 37 (4.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.12%) MS Office
3 1 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 10 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.08%) Sophis RISQUE
3 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.24%) Magento
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (2.65%) SaaS
3 19 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.48%) GitHub
6 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.05%) HTTP
2 12 (1.44%) Internet
3 8 (0.96%) Network Security
4 6 (0.72%) WAN
5 3 (0.36%) SMTP
5 3 (0.36%) Broadband
6 2 (0.24%) DHCP
6 2 (0.24%) FTP
6 2 (0.24%) LDAP
6 2 (0.24%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.24%) SMPP
6 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.24%) DNS
6 2 (0.24%) SSL
7 1 (0.12%) CTI
7 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.12%) AMQP
7 1 (0.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 385 (46.33%) SQL Server
2 81 (9.75%) MySQL
3 77 (9.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 59 (7.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 56 (6.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 52 (6.26%) NoSQL
7 49 (5.90%) Relational Database
8 46 (5.54%) MongoDB
9 35 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 31 (3.73%) Redis
11 29 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 22 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
13 20 (2.41%) RDBMS
14 17 (2.05%) MarkLogic
15 16 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (1.44%) Big Data
16 12 (1.44%) Oracle Database
17 10 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
18 9 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
18 9 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 121 (14.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 106 (12.76%) Visual Studio
3 55 (6.62%) Git (software)
4 42 (5.05%) NUnit
5 37 (4.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 32 (3.85%) Maven
7 28 (3.37%) JUnit
8 23 (2.77%) Subversion
9 22 (2.65%) Jenkins
10 21 (2.53%) JIRA
11 20 (2.41%) Eclipse
12 13 (1.56%) Ant
13 12 (1.44%) Rhino Mocks
14 11 (1.32%) ReSharper
14 11 (1.32%) Selenium
15 9 (1.08%) CruiseControl
15 9 (1.08%) Hudson
16 8 (0.96%) Cucumber
16 8 (0.96%) TeamCity
17 7 (0.84%) Spock
General
1 141 (16.97%) Finance
2 47 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 41 (4.93%) Aerospace
3 41 (4.93%) Automotive
4 37 (4.45%) Retail
5 33 (3.97%) Games
6 22 (2.65%) Back Office
7 21 (2.53%) Marketing
8 18 (2.17%) Banking
9 13 (1.56%) Publishing
9 13 (1.56%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.84%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.84%) Legal
11 6 (0.72%) Electronics
12 5 (0.60%) Advertising
13 3 (0.36%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.36%) Military
14 2 (0.24%) Local Government
14 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.24%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 519 (62.45%) .NET
2 369 (44.40%) ASP.NET
3 332 (39.95%) HTML
4 264 (31.77%) CSS
5 238 (28.64%) jQuery
6 187 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 183 (22.02%) XML
8 168 (20.22%) Web Services
9 138 (16.61%) .NET Framework
10 113 (13.60%) Ajax
11 112 (13.48%) WCF
12 97 (11.67%) HTML5
13 69 (8.30%) SOAP
14 63 (7.58%) AngularJS
15 62 (7.46%) XSLT
15 62 (7.46%) Spring
16 50 (6.02%) Entity Framework
17 45 (5.42%) WinForms
18 44 (5.29%) WPF
18 44 (5.29%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 117 (14.08%) Computer Science
2 55 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (6.26%) Mathematics
4 50 (6.02%) Algorithms
5 33 (3.97%) Physics
6 23 (2.77%) Mobile App
7 22 (2.65%) User Experience
8 21 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (2.29%) Digital Media
10 18 (2.17%) Management Information System
11 16 (1.93%) N-Tier
12 15 (1.81%) E-Learning
13 14 (1.68%) Statistics
13 14 (1.68%) Data Structures
14 11 (1.32%) Visualisation
15 8 (0.96%) RIA
15 8 (0.96%) 3D Graphics
16 7 (0.84%) Client/Server
16 7 (0.84%) Telematics
17 6 (0.72%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 141 (16.97%) Windows
2 95 (11.43%) Linux
3 47 (5.66%) Android
4 43 (5.17%) Apple iOS
5 26 (3.13%) UNIX
6 12 (1.44%) Windows Phone
7 11 (1.32%) Windows 8
8 7 (0.84%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.24%) CentOS
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.24%) Solaris
11 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.12%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
2 298 (35.86%) MVC
3 235 (28.28%) OO
4 221 (26.59%) TDD
5 181 (21.78%) Software Engineering
6 156 (18.77%) Scrum
7 118 (14.20%) SDLC
8 100 (12.03%) OOP
9 87 (10.47%) Unit Testing
10 78 (9.39%) Software Architecture
11 77 (9.27%) Mentoring
12 62 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
12 62 (7.46%) OOD
13 57 (6.86%) UML
14 51 (6.14%) Project Management
15 50 (6.02%) Web Development
16 47 (5.66%) BDD
17 39 (4.69%) User Stories
18 38 (4.57%) Multithreading
19 35 (4.21%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 590 (71.00%) C#
2 383 (46.09%) JavaScript
3 327 (39.35%) SQL
4 217 (26.11%) Java
5 150 (18.05%) C++
6 115 (13.84%) T-SQL
7 74 (8.90%) Python
8 64 (7.70%) C
9 63 (7.58%) VB.NET
10 49 (5.90%) VB
11 38 (4.57%) PHP
12 28 (3.37%) Ruby
13 22 (2.65%) Objective-C
13 22 (2.65%) Perl
14 21 (2.53%) VB6
15 19 (2.29%) Groovy
16 13 (1.56%) PL/SQL
17 12 (1.44%) Scala
18 11 (1.32%) XQuery
19 9 (1.08%) XAML
Qualifications
1 208 (25.03%) Degree
2 11 (1.32%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.48%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.24%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.12%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.12%) MOS
6 1 (0.12%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (9.03%) QA
2 9 (1.08%) GAMP
3 6 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.72%) TickIT
4 5 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.96%) Docker
3 5 (0.60%) LXC
3 5 (0.60%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 5 (0.60%) KVM
3 5 (0.60%) Firmware
3 5 (0.60%) Xen
4 2 (0.24%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.24%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.72%) Puppet
3 5 (0.60%) Mesos
4 3 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.24%) WMI
5 2 (0.24%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 168 (20.22%) Microsoft
2 86 (10.35%) Oracle
3 16 (1.93%) Sybase
3 16 (1.93%) TOWER Software
4 13 (1.56%) Xamarin
5 11 (1.32%) VMware
6 7 (0.84%) Perforce
7 6 (0.72%) Google
7 6 (0.72%) StreamBase
7 6 (0.72%) TIBCO
8 5 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.60%) Pegasus
8 5 (0.60%) Cisco
8 5 (0.60%) IBM
8 5 (0.60%) Tableau
8 5 (0.60%) Sitecore
9 4 (0.48%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.48%) LANDesk
9 4 (0.48%) Adobe
9 4 (0.48%) Apple
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55k - 70k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 60,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Computer Futures - South West
Salary: £35k - £51k per annum + Pension, health care, 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
ISL Recruitment
Salary: Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
threesixty selection
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, life insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum to £70,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + More
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 4 days ago