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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 519 534 528
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 390 391 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.36% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.38% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 344 359 321
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
96246 103337 95812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.32% 94.46% 94.27%
Number of salaries quoted 80520 85095 80045
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +54 147 £52,500 +19.31% 7
London +9 90 £57,500 -4.16% 12
East of England +4 37 £45,000 -1.63% 13
South West +15 36 £45,000 - 9
East Midlands +13 30 £45,000 +10.42% 1
Yorkshire +9 24 £45,000 - 2
North East -5 9 £47,500 +18.75% 2
West Midlands -34 9 £45,000 +10.42% 3
North West -40 8 £40,000 - 9
Senior Software Developer
UK

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 559 (69.70%) C#
2 504 (62.84%) .NET
3 390 (48.63%) Agile Software Development
4 375 (46.76%) JavaScript
5 373 (46.51%) SQL Server
6 358 (44.64%) ASP.NET
7 325 (40.52%) HTML
8 323 (40.27%) SQL
9 293 (36.53%) MVC
10 260 (32.42%) CSS
11 238 (29.68%) jQuery
12 225 (28.05%) OO
13 209 (26.06%) TDD
14 204 (25.44%) Java
15 203 (25.31%) Degree
16 188 (23.44%) Software Engineering
17 187 (23.32%) ASP.NET MVC
18 167 (20.82%) Web Services
18 167 (20.82%) XML
19 155 (19.33%) Microsoft
20 151 (18.83%) C++
21 150 (18.70%) Windows
22 148 (18.45%) Scrum
23 135 (16.83%) .NET Framework
24 133 (16.58%) Computer Science
25 129 (16.08%) Finance
26 127 (15.84%) Team Foundation Server
27 113 (14.09%) SDLC
28 112 (13.97%) Visual Studio
29 106 (13.22%) Ajax

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 20 (2.49%) Apache
1 20 (2.49%) Node.js
2 18 (2.24%) IIS
3 14 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.75%) CMS
4 13 (1.62%) JBoss
5 9 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (1.12%) Umbraco
5 9 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (1.00%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.87%) DNN
8 6 (0.75%) Kentico
9 5 (0.62%) Tornado
9 5 (0.62%) nginx
9 5 (0.62%) WordPress
10 4 (0.50%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.37%) Confluence
11 3 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 28 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.37%) MS Office
2 3 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 9 (1.12%) Sophis RISQUE
2 6 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.25%) Magento
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.49%) SaaS
3 7 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.50%) GitHub
5 2 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.12%) HTTP
2 14 (1.75%) Internet
2 14 (1.75%) Network Security
3 6 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.62%) WAN
4 5 (0.62%) SMTP
5 4 (0.50%) FTP
5 4 (0.50%) SMPP
6 3 (0.37%) LTE
6 3 (0.37%) Broadband
6 3 (0.37%) GSM
6 3 (0.37%) UMTS
7 2 (0.25%) LDAP
7 2 (0.25%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.25%) SSL
8 1 (0.12%) AMQP
8 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 373 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 76 (9.48%) MySQL
3 65 (8.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 56 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 51 (6.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 50 (6.23%) NoSQL
7 49 (6.11%) Relational Database
8 45 (5.61%) MongoDB
9 40 (4.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 36 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 25 (3.12%) Redis
12 21 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
13 19 (2.37%) RDBMS
14 16 (2.00%) Oracle Database
14 16 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
15 14 (1.75%) Big Data
16 13 (1.62%) MarkLogic
17 12 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
18 11 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
19 9 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 127 (15.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 112 (13.97%) Visual Studio
3 60 (7.48%) Git (software)
4 38 (4.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 38 (4.74%) NUnit
5 36 (4.49%) Maven
6 27 (3.37%) JUnit
7 26 (3.24%) Jenkins
8 24 (2.99%) Eclipse
9 19 (2.37%) Subversion
9 19 (2.37%) JIRA
10 15 (1.87%) ReSharper
11 13 (1.62%) Ant
12 11 (1.37%) Hudson
13 10 (1.25%) Rhino Mocks
13 10 (1.25%) Selenium
14 9 (1.12%) SpecFlow
14 9 (1.12%) Gradle
14 9 (1.12%) Artifactory
15 7 (0.87%) Cucumber
General
1 129 (16.08%) Finance
2 56 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 43 (5.36%) Aerospace
3 43 (5.36%) Automotive
4 39 (4.86%) Retail
5 33 (4.11%) Games
6 27 (3.37%) Back Office
7 25 (3.12%) Marketing
8 16 (2.00%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.75%) Banking
10 10 (1.25%) Advertising
11 9 (1.12%) Publishing
12 8 (1.00%) Legal
13 6 (0.75%) Electronics
13 6 (0.75%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.37%) Military
15 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.25%) Front Office
15 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.12%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 504 (62.84%) .NET
2 358 (44.64%) ASP.NET
3 325 (40.52%) HTML
4 260 (32.42%) CSS
5 238 (29.68%) jQuery
6 187 (23.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 167 (20.82%) Web Services
7 167 (20.82%) XML
8 135 (16.83%) .NET Framework
9 106 (13.22%) Ajax
10 105 (13.09%) HTML5
11 89 (11.10%) WCF
12 73 (9.10%) AngularJS
13 69 (8.60%) SOAP
14 64 (7.98%) Spring
15 63 (7.86%) Entity Framework
16 54 (6.73%) XSLT
17 46 (5.74%) Hibernate
18 43 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 41 (5.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 133 (16.58%) Computer Science
2 56 (6.98%) Mathematics
3 51 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (6.23%) Algorithms
5 39 (4.86%) Physics
6 25 (3.12%) Mobile App
7 21 (2.62%) User Experience
8 20 (2.49%) Digital Media
9 19 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (2.12%) Management Information System
11 15 (1.87%) E-Learning
11 15 (1.87%) N-Tier
12 14 (1.75%) Visualisation
13 13 (1.62%) RIA
13 13 (1.62%) Statistics
13 13 (1.62%) Data Structures
14 12 (1.50%) 3D Graphics
15 7 (0.87%) Web 2.0
16 6 (0.75%) BYOD
17 5 (0.62%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 150 (18.70%) Windows
2 96 (11.97%) Linux
3 44 (5.49%) Android
4 42 (5.24%) Apple iOS
5 27 (3.37%) UNIX
6 11 (1.37%) Mac OS X
7 10 (1.25%) Windows Phone
8 9 (1.12%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.37%) CentOS
10 2 (0.25%) Solaris
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.12%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (48.63%) Agile Software Development
2 293 (36.53%) MVC
3 225 (28.05%) OO
4 209 (26.06%) TDD
5 188 (23.44%) Software Engineering
6 148 (18.45%) Scrum
7 113 (14.09%) SDLC
8 103 (12.84%) OOP
9 78 (9.73%) Unit Testing
10 72 (8.98%) Software Architecture
11 67 (8.35%) Mentoring
12 60 (7.48%) UML
13 56 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
14 55 (6.86%) OOD
15 53 (6.61%) Project Management
16 49 (6.11%) Web Development
17 45 (5.61%) BDD
18 38 (4.74%) User Stories
19 36 (4.49%) Multithreading
20 32 (3.99%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 559 (69.70%) C#
2 375 (46.76%) JavaScript
3 323 (40.27%) SQL
4 204 (25.44%) Java
5 151 (18.83%) C++
6 105 (13.09%) T-SQL
7 76 (9.48%) Python
8 68 (8.48%) C
9 63 (7.86%) VB.NET
10 46 (5.74%) VB
11 37 (4.61%) PHP
12 26 (3.24%) Ruby
13 24 (2.99%) Objective-C
14 20 (2.49%) Perl
15 19 (2.37%) VB6
16 18 (2.24%) TypeScript
17 17 (2.12%) Scala
18 16 (2.00%) Groovy
19 12 (1.50%) PL/SQL
20 11 (1.37%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 203 (25.31%) Degree
2 9 (1.12%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.62%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.25%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.12%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.12%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (9.48%) QA
2 16 (2.00%) GAMP
3 7 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.62%) SLA
4 5 (0.62%) TickIT
System Software
1 14 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.87%) Docker
3 5 (0.62%) Firmware
4 4 (0.50%) Xen
4 4 (0.50%) KVM
4 4 (0.50%) LXC
4 4 (0.50%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 2 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (0.87%) Puppet
2 7 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.62%) WMI
3 5 (0.62%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 5 (0.62%) SCCM
4 4 (0.50%) Mesos
5 2 (0.25%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 155 (19.33%) Microsoft
2 92 (11.47%) Oracle
3 14 (1.75%) TOWER Software
3 14 (1.75%) VMware
3 14 (1.75%) Xamarin
4 13 (1.62%) Sybase
5 9 (1.12%) Sitecore
6 8 (1.00%) EPiServer
7 7 (0.87%) Google
7 7 (0.87%) Perforce
7 7 (0.87%) Apple
8 6 (0.75%) TIBCO
8 6 (0.75%) StreamBase
8 6 (0.75%) Tableau
9 5 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.62%) Cisco
9 5 (0.62%) IBM
10 4 (0.50%) Adobe
10 4 (0.50%) Pegasus
10 4 (0.50%) LANDesk
London
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Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham, County Durham
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
PCR
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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