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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 526 545 549
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 380 325 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.34% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 329 294 334
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
103240 95834 105354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84283 80255 90787
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 August 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 -39 103 £60,000 +20.00% 6
South East +7 93 £45,000 -10.00% 8
North West +22 56 £40,000 - 14
East of England +14 45 £50,000 +11.11% 5
West Midlands +13 31 £42,500 +6.25% 5
East Midlands -2 22 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire -54 18 £45,000 +5.88% 6
South West -16 13 £47,500 +26.66% 5
North East -1 1 £40,000 - 2
Senior Software Developer
UK

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 511 (62.78%) C#
2 499 (61.30%) .NET
3 358 (43.98%) SQL
4 356 (43.73%) ASP.NET
5 321 (39.43%) SQL Server
6 311 (38.21%) JavaScript
7 253 (31.08%) HTML
8 245 (30.10%) MVC
9 235 (28.87%) Software Engineering
10 221 (27.15%) OO
11 218 (26.78%) Java
12 204 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
13 202 (24.82%) Microsoft
14 200 (24.57%) WCF
15 192 (23.59%) CSS
16 164 (20.15%) jQuery
17 151 (18.55%) TDD
18 139 (17.08%) Windows
19 132 (16.22%) Scrum
20 130 (15.97%) Finance
21 128 (15.72%) WPF
21 128 (15.72%) ASP.NET MVC
22 119 (14.62%) Degree
22 119 (14.62%) C++
23 117 (14.37%) Web Services
24 114 (14.00%) XML
24 114 (14.00%) Linux
25 113 (13.88%) .NET Framework
26 107 (13.14%) Oracle
27 96 (11.79%) WinForms

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 47 (5.77%) IIS
2 45 (5.53%) Tomcat
3 28 (3.44%) Node.js
4 26 (3.19%) SharePoint
5 24 (2.95%) Apache
6 22 (2.70%) Apache Solr
7 17 (2.09%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.23%) Gunicorn
8 10 (1.23%) nginx
8 10 (1.23%) CMS
9 9 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.74%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
12 5 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
12 5 (0.61%) DNN
12 5 (0.61%) Lync
13 4 (0.49%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 67 (8.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.74%) MS Office
3 3 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) MS Project
4 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.61%) Magento
2 5 (0.61%) Shopify
3 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.44%) SaaS
2 21 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.21%) GitHub
4 15 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.25%) Heroku
7 1 (0.12%) PaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.95%) HTTP
2 18 (2.21%) Internet
3 13 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.98%) Intranet
5 7 (0.86%) VoIP
6 5 (0.61%) UMTS
6 5 (0.61%) SSH
7 4 (0.49%) GPRS
7 4 (0.49%) GSM
8 3 (0.37%) SMS
8 3 (0.37%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.25%) WAN
9 2 (0.25%) LAN
9 2 (0.25%) PSTN
9 2 (0.25%) Extranet
9 2 (0.25%) 3G
10 1 (0.12%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (39.43%) SQL Server
2 63 (7.74%) MySQL
2 63 (7.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (6.51%) Relational Database
4 33 (4.05%) Oracle Database
5 32 (3.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 21 (2.58%) MongoDB
7 20 (2.46%) Big Data
8 19 (2.33%) NoSQL
9 18 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (1.47%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.35%) MarkLogic
13 10 (1.23%) Redis
14 9 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (0.74%) Hadoop
16 6 (0.74%) DTS
17 5 (0.61%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 88 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 56 (6.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (6.14%) Subversion
4 38 (4.67%) Git (software)
5 37 (4.55%) NUnit
6 36 (4.42%) Maven
7 19 (2.33%) Selenium
8 18 (2.21%) SpecFlow
8 18 (2.21%) Jenkins
9 14 (1.72%) Rhino Mocks
10 13 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
10 13 (1.60%) JUnit
10 13 (1.60%) JIRA
10 13 (1.60%) Cucumber
11 8 (0.98%) Hudson
11 8 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (0.86%) MSTest
13 6 (0.74%) Jasmine
13 6 (0.74%) NDepend
13 6 (0.74%) ReSharper
General
1 130 (15.97%) Finance
2 34 (4.18%) Retail
3 32 (3.93%) Telecoms
4 19 (2.33%) Marketing
5 16 (1.97%) Games
6 15 (1.84%) Banking
7 14 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (1.47%) Back Office
9 11 (1.35%) Automotive
10 7 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.86%) Advertising
10 7 (0.86%) Publishing
10 7 (0.86%) Multimedia
11 6 (0.74%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.49%) Music Industry
12 4 (0.49%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.49%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.37%) Electronics
14 2 (0.25%) French Language
14 2 (0.25%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 499 (61.30%) .NET
2 356 (43.73%) ASP.NET
3 253 (31.08%) HTML
4 200 (24.57%) WCF
5 192 (23.59%) CSS
6 164 (20.15%) jQuery
7 128 (15.72%) WPF
7 128 (15.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 117 (14.37%) Web Services
9 114 (14.00%) XML
10 113 (13.88%) .NET Framework
11 96 (11.79%) WinForms
12 74 (9.09%) HTML5
13 68 (8.35%) Spring
14 59 (7.25%) REST
15 56 (6.88%) LINQ
16 52 (6.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 44 (5.41%) Hibernate
18 43 (5.28%) Ajax
19 39 (4.79%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 85 (10.44%) Computer Science
2 48 (5.90%) Open Source
3 45 (5.53%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (2.95%) Mobile App
5 22 (2.70%) Mathematics
6 18 (2.21%) N-Tier
7 13 (1.60%) Informatics
8 10 (1.23%) Device Driver
8 10 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.23%) GIS
9 8 (0.98%) Social Media
10 7 (0.86%) Physics
10 7 (0.86%) Hedge funds
10 7 (0.86%) Semantic Web
11 6 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (0.74%) iPhone
12 5 (0.61%) Clustering
12 5 (0.61%) Streaming Media
12 5 (0.61%) Statistics
12 5 (0.61%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 139 (17.08%) Windows
2 114 (14.00%) Linux
3 47 (5.77%) UNIX
4 17 (2.09%) Android
5 14 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.61%) Windows CE
6 5 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.37%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.12%) Solaris
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (30.10%) MVC
2 235 (28.87%) Software Engineering
3 221 (27.15%) OO
4 204 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
5 151 (18.55%) TDD
6 132 (16.22%) Scrum
7 90 (11.06%) OOD
8 77 (9.46%) Unit Testing
9 60 (7.37%) SOA
10 56 (6.88%) E-Commerce
11 52 (6.39%) Multithreading
11 52 (6.39%) UML
12 50 (6.14%) Web Development
13 48 (5.90%) Continuous Integration
13 48 (5.90%) OOP
14 47 (5.77%) BDD
15 39 (4.79%) Project Management
16 33 (4.05%) Pair Programming
17 30 (3.69%) MVVM
18 28 (3.44%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 511 (62.78%) C#
2 358 (43.98%) SQL
3 311 (38.21%) JavaScript
4 218 (26.78%) Java
5 119 (14.62%) C++
6 89 (10.93%) T-SQL
7 69 (8.48%) Python
8 64 (7.86%) VB.NET
9 61 (7.49%) PHP
10 43 (5.28%) VB
11 40 (4.91%) C
12 36 (4.42%) Ruby
13 25 (3.07%) Perl
14 23 (2.83%) VB6
15 20 (2.46%) TypeScript
16 15 (1.84%) PL/SQL
17 14 (1.72%) Scala
17 14 (1.72%) XPath
18 12 (1.47%) Embedded C
19 10 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 119 (14.62%) Degree
2 28 (3.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (2.21%) PhD
4 11 (1.35%) MCP
5 10 (1.23%) MCSD
6 6 (0.74%) MCAD
7 5 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.61%) CCNP
8 4 (0.49%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.25%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.19%) QA
2 2 (0.25%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (0.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (1.23%) logstash
1 10 (1.23%) Puppet
2 1 (0.12%) Nagios
2 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.12%) Zenoss
2 1 (0.12%) SCCM
2 1 (0.12%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 202 (24.82%) Microsoft
2 107 (13.14%) Oracle
3 17 (2.09%) JBoss
4 16 (1.97%) Zend
5 11 (1.35%) Sybase
6 10 (1.23%) Google
6 10 (1.23%) TIBCO
7 8 (0.98%) Wonderware
7 8 (0.98%) SAP
8 5 (0.61%) Embarcadero
8 5 (0.61%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.61%) Sun
8 5 (0.61%) Twitter
9 4 (0.49%) Business Objects
9 4 (0.49%) Sage
9 4 (0.49%) Siemens
9 4 (0.49%) HP
9 4 (0.49%) Sony
9 4 (0.49%) Toshiba
10 3 (0.37%) Perforce
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