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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 519 533 514
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 410 447 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.39% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.42% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 363 424 354
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,400 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -1.12%
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
95322 107194 96558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.63% 94.60% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 79211 88826 81230
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,500 £27,000
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -7 114 £50,000 +11.11% 10
London +33 104 £56,250 +2.27% 8
East Midlands +33 53 £46,000 +8.23% 3
East of England +22 47 £45,000 - 9
Yorkshire +26 39 £45,000 - 6
West Midlands -20 19 £40,000 +14.28% 2
South West -6 17 £42,500 -5.55% 5
North West -5 14 £42,500 +9.67% 7
North East -2 4 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Senior Software Developer
UK

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 572 (71.77%) C#
2 483 (60.60%) .NET
3 383 (48.06%) SQL Server
4 359 (45.04%) Agile Software Development
5 358 (44.92%) JavaScript
6 356 (44.67%) ASP.NET
7 304 (38.14%) HTML
8 303 (38.02%) SQL
9 289 (36.26%) MVC
10 251 (31.49%) CSS
11 237 (29.74%) OO
12 222 (27.85%) jQuery
13 210 (26.35%) Java
14 208 (26.10%) TDD
15 193 (24.22%) Degree
16 185 (23.21%) ASP.NET MVC
17 182 (22.84%) Software Engineering
18 178 (22.33%) Microsoft
19 176 (22.08%) XML
20 155 (19.45%) C++
20 155 (19.45%) Scrum
21 145 (18.19%) Web Services
22 138 (17.31%) .NET Framework
23 137 (17.19%) Finance
24 124 (15.56%) Ajax
25 123 (15.43%) WCF
26 122 (15.31%) Windows
27 114 (14.30%) SDLC
28 113 (14.18%) T-SQL
29 102 (12.80%) Team Foundation Server

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 30 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 24 (3.01%) Apache
3 23 (2.89%) IIS
4 16 (2.01%) Node.js
5 14 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (1.76%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.63%) JBoss
7 12 (1.51%) CMS
8 11 (1.38%) nginx
9 7 (0.88%) Confluence
10 6 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.63%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.63%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.63%) Tornado
11 5 (0.63%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.50%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.50%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.38%) DNN
13 3 (0.38%) WordPress
14 2 (0.25%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 45 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.63%) MS Office
3 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.13%) Sophis RISQUE
3 2 (0.25%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Line 100
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.51%) SaaS
1 28 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.38%) GitHub
4 7 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.01%) HTTP
2 10 (1.25%) WAN
3 8 (1.00%) Internet
3 8 (1.00%) DNS
4 7 (0.88%) DHCP
5 4 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.38%) LAN
6 3 (0.38%) LDAP
7 2 (0.25%) Firewall
7 2 (0.25%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.25%) Broadband
7 2 (0.25%) SSL
8 1 (0.13%) Network Security
8 1 (0.13%) AMQP
8 1 (0.13%) CTI
8 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 383 (48.06%) SQL Server
2 78 (9.79%) MySQL
3 74 (9.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 55 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 54 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 41 (5.14%) NoSQL
7 40 (5.02%) Relational Database
8 36 (4.52%) MongoDB
8 36 (4.52%) Redis
9 31 (3.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (2.51%) RDBMS
12 17 (2.13%) MarkLogic
13 16 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
14 13 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (1.25%) Big Data
16 9 (1.13%) Hadoop
16 9 (1.13%) SQL Server 2000
17 8 (1.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 102 (12.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 91 (11.42%) Visual Studio
3 42 (5.27%) NUnit
4 41 (5.14%) Git (software)
5 33 (4.14%) JUnit
6 31 (3.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 26 (3.26%) Subversion
8 21 (2.63%) Maven
9 18 (2.26%) JIRA
10 17 (2.13%) Eclipse
11 15 (1.88%) Selenium
12 13 (1.63%) TeamCity
12 13 (1.63%) Rhino Mocks
12 13 (1.63%) Cucumber
12 13 (1.63%) CruiseControl
13 10 (1.25%) ReSharper
14 8 (1.00%) Behat
14 8 (1.00%) Jenkins
14 8 (1.00%) PHPUnit
15 7 (0.88%) Ant
General
1 137 (17.19%) Finance
2 41 (5.14%) Retail
3 37 (4.64%) Automotive
4 36 (4.52%) Aerospace
5 27 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 22 (2.76%) Banking
6 22 (2.76%) Marketing
7 18 (2.26%) Games
8 12 (1.51%) Publishing
8 12 (1.51%) Back Office
9 7 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.50%) Legal
10 4 (0.50%) Military
11 3 (0.38%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.38%) Advertising
11 3 (0.38%) Front Office
11 3 (0.38%) Electronics
11 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 483 (60.60%) .NET
2 356 (44.67%) ASP.NET
3 304 (38.14%) HTML
4 251 (31.49%) CSS
5 222 (27.85%) jQuery
6 185 (23.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 176 (22.08%) XML
8 145 (18.19%) Web Services
9 138 (17.31%) .NET Framework
10 124 (15.56%) Ajax
11 123 (15.43%) WCF
12 77 (9.66%) HTML5
13 64 (8.03%) SOAP
13 64 (8.03%) XSLT
14 62 (7.78%) Spring
15 54 (6.78%) LINQ
15 54 (6.78%) Entity Framework
16 46 (5.77%) WPF
16 46 (5.77%) AngularJS
17 41 (5.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 94 (11.79%) Computer Science
2 64 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (6.52%) Algorithms
4 47 (5.90%) Mathematics
5 35 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (3.76%) Physics
7 23 (2.89%) User Experience
8 22 (2.76%) Mobile App
9 19 (2.38%) Management Information System
10 16 (2.01%) E-Learning
10 16 (2.01%) Data Structures
11 14 (1.76%) Statistics
12 12 (1.51%) N-Tier
13 11 (1.38%) Digital Media
14 10 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
14 10 (1.25%) GIS
15 8 (1.00%) Visualisation
15 8 (1.00%) Telematics
15 8 (1.00%) Data Integration
16 7 (0.88%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 122 (15.31%) Windows
2 98 (12.30%) Linux
3 51 (6.40%) Android
4 45 (5.65%) Apple iOS
5 29 (3.64%) UNIX
6 9 (1.13%) Windows 8
7 8 (1.00%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.25%) CentOS
10 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.13%) Solaris
10 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.13%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (45.04%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (36.26%) MVC
3 237 (29.74%) OO
4 208 (26.10%) TDD
5 182 (22.84%) Software Engineering
6 155 (19.45%) Scrum
7 114 (14.30%) SDLC
8 98 (12.30%) OOP
9 97 (12.17%) Unit Testing
10 80 (10.04%) Mentoring
11 69 (8.66%) Software Architecture
12 59 (7.40%) OOD
12 59 (7.40%) Continuous Integration
13 57 (7.15%) UML
14 50 (6.27%) Web Development
15 49 (6.15%) Multithreading
16 42 (5.27%) Project Management
17 38 (4.77%) Open Source
18 34 (4.27%) BDD
18 34 (4.27%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 572 (71.77%) C#
2 358 (44.92%) JavaScript
3 303 (38.02%) SQL
4 210 (26.35%) Java
5 155 (19.45%) C++
6 113 (14.18%) T-SQL
7 61 (7.65%) Python
8 57 (7.15%) C
8 57 (7.15%) VB.NET
9 44 (5.52%) VB
10 39 (4.89%) PHP
11 26 (3.26%) Ruby
12 23 (2.89%) Groovy
12 23 (2.89%) VB6
13 17 (2.13%) Objective-C
13 17 (2.13%) Perl
14 12 (1.51%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.13%) XQuery
16 8 (1.00%) Scala
17 7 (0.88%) XAML
Qualifications
1 193 (24.22%) Degree
2 14 (1.76%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.50%) OCPJP
3 4 (0.50%) OCMJD
3 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.25%) MCP
5 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.13%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (8.41%) QA
2 7 (0.88%) ISO 9001
2 7 (0.88%) TickIT
3 5 (0.63%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.63%) SLA
4 3 (0.38%) GAMP
5 1 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (1.38%) Firmware
2 8 (1.00%) Docker
3 7 (0.88%) iptables
4 5 (0.63%) Xen
4 5 (0.63%) KVM
4 5 (0.63%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 5 (0.63%) LXC
5 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.13%) Puppet
3 5 (0.63%) Mesos
4 2 (0.25%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.13%) logstash
5 1 (0.13%) StatsD
5 1 (0.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 178 (22.33%) Microsoft
2 68 (8.53%) Oracle
3 16 (2.01%) Sybase
3 16 (2.01%) TOWER Software
4 9 (1.13%) Xamarin
5 6 (0.75%) Twitter
6 5 (0.63%) Pegasus
7 4 (0.50%) Tableau
7 4 (0.50%) Sun
7 4 (0.50%) Apple
8 3 (0.38%) Embarcadero
8 3 (0.38%) Perforce
8 3 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.25%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.25%) Splunk
9 2 (0.25%) StreamBase
9 2 (0.25%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.25%) Metastorm
9 2 (0.25%) VMware
9 2 (0.25%) Minitab
City, London
Lorien
Salary: Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-45k
Posted: 15 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life Assurance, Holiday Pay,
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + uncapped bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £60k, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago