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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 497 487 542
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 379 413 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.42% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.45% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 328 358 347
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £36,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 28 January 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 January 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 -73 80 £50,000 - 16
London -7 71 £52,500 -4.54% 11
Yorkshire +17 66 £42,500 - 11
East of England +8 59 £50,000 +17.64% 13
East Midlands +21 30 £45,000 +11.11% 5
South West -19 30 £42,500 +13.33% 1
North West -30 24 £42,500 - 14
West Midlands +4 22 £45,000 +5.88% 9
North East -11 2 £50,000 +29.03%
Senior Software Developer
UK

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 541 (71.75%) C#
2 421 (55.84%) .NET
3 365 (48.41%) JavaScript
4 363 (48.14%) SQL Server
5 360 (47.75%) Agile Software Development
6 307 (40.72%) ASP.NET
7 300 (39.79%) HTML
8 298 (39.52%) SQL
9 275 (36.47%) MVC
10 244 (32.36%) CSS
11 231 (30.64%) Software Engineering
12 223 (29.58%) Java
13 219 (29.05%) TDD
14 202 (26.79%) OO
15 201 (26.66%) Microsoft
16 193 (25.60%) ASP.NET MVC
17 189 (25.07%) Scrum
18 180 (23.87%) jQuery
19 179 (23.74%) C++
20 175 (23.21%) Degree
21 173 (22.94%) XML
22 157 (20.82%) .NET Framework
23 141 (18.70%) WCF
24 134 (17.77%) Web Services
24 134 (17.77%) Finance
25 123 (16.31%) Windows
26 120 (15.92%) Linux
27 116 (15.38%) Ajax
28 105 (13.93%) T-SQL
29 103 (13.66%) Unit Testing

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 50 (6.63%) IIS
2 39 (5.17%) SharePoint
3 27 (3.58%) Tomcat
4 22 (2.92%) Node.js
5 21 (2.79%) Confluence
6 18 (2.39%) nginx
7 17 (2.25%) Apache
8 16 (2.12%) Apache Solr
8 16 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (1.46%) GlassFish
10 11 (1.46%) Gunicorn
10 11 (1.46%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.19%) Oracle Coherence
11 9 (1.19%) JBoss
12 8 (1.06%) CMS
13 7 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.80%) Umbraco
14 6 (0.80%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.66%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 102 (13.53%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.12%) MS Office
3 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.66%) Line 500
3 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Summit
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Line 100
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 21 (2.79%) SaaS
1 21 (2.79%) GitHub
2 5 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.05%) Internet
2 11 (1.46%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.19%) HTTP
4 8 (1.06%) DNS
5 7 (0.93%) DHCP
6 6 (0.80%) WAN
7 5 (0.66%) Intranet
8 4 (0.53%) LAN
9 3 (0.40%) Firewall
9 3 (0.40%) Wireless
10 2 (0.27%) 3G
10 2 (0.27%) VoIP
11 1 (0.13%) PSTN
11 1 (0.13%) LDAP
11 1 (0.13%) GPRS
11 1 (0.13%) CTI
11 1 (0.13%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 363 (48.14%) SQL Server
2 57 (7.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 55 (7.29%) MySQL
4 43 (5.70%) Big Data
5 35 (4.64%) NoSQL
6 31 (4.11%) Relational Database
7 25 (3.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 20 (2.65%) Oracle Database
10 18 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (2.25%) Redis
11 17 (2.25%) RavenDB
12 16 (2.12%) MongoDB
13 15 (1.99%) Crystal Reports
14 14 (1.86%) Hadoop
15 12 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 5 (0.66%) Apache Hive
17 5 (0.66%) HPCC
Development Applications
1 93 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 75 (9.95%) Visual Studio
3 72 (9.55%) NUnit
4 53 (7.03%) Git (software)
5 42 (5.57%) Subversion
6 34 (4.51%) TeamCity
7 33 (4.38%) Rhino Mocks
8 32 (4.24%) Cucumber
9 29 (3.85%) JUnit
10 28 (3.71%) JIRA
11 26 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 24 (3.18%) Selenium
13 23 (3.05%) ReSharper
14 22 (2.92%) Maven
15 20 (2.65%) Moq
16 17 (2.25%) WATIR
17 15 (1.99%) Jenkins
18 14 (1.86%) MSBuild
18 14 (1.86%) MSTest
19 13 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 134 (17.77%) Finance
2 47 (6.23%) Retail
3 41 (5.44%) Telecoms
3 41 (5.44%) Automotive
4 31 (4.11%) Marketing
5 28 (3.71%) Banking
6 25 (3.32%) Aerospace
7 16 (2.12%) Back Office
8 10 (1.33%) Publishing
8 10 (1.33%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.66%) Front Office
10 5 (0.66%) Games
10 5 (0.66%) Advertising
10 5 (0.66%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.53%) Music Industry
11 4 (0.53%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.53%) Electronics
12 3 (0.40%) Legal
13 2 (0.27%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 421 (55.84%) .NET
2 307 (40.72%) ASP.NET
3 300 (39.79%) HTML
4 244 (32.36%) CSS
5 193 (25.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 180 (23.87%) jQuery
7 173 (22.94%) XML
8 157 (20.82%) .NET Framework
9 141 (18.70%) WCF
10 134 (17.77%) Web Services
11 116 (15.38%) Ajax
12 84 (11.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 77 (10.21%) HTML5
14 76 (10.08%) LINQ
15 57 (7.56%) SOAP
16 55 (7.29%) WPF
16 55 (7.29%) RESTful
17 51 (6.76%) Spring
18 45 (5.97%) REST
19 44 (5.84%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 75 (9.95%) Computer Science
2 48 (6.37%) Open Source
2 48 (6.37%) Enterprise Software
3 41 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (4.77%) Algorithms
5 19 (2.52%) User Experience
5 19 (2.52%) GIS
6 17 (2.25%) Mathematics
7 16 (2.12%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
8 12 (1.59%) Physics
9 11 (1.46%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.46%) N-Tier
9 11 (1.46%) Blackberry
10 8 (1.06%) Data Integration
11 7 (0.93%) CUDA
11 7 (0.93%) MPEG
11 7 (0.93%) NHS
12 6 (0.80%) Device Driver
12 6 (0.80%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 123 (16.31%) Windows
2 120 (15.92%) Linux
3 49 (6.50%) UNIX
4 35 (4.64%) Android
4 35 (4.64%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.19%) Windows Phone
6 5 (0.66%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Solaris
9 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.13%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (47.75%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (36.47%) MVC
3 231 (30.64%) Software Engineering
4 219 (29.05%) TDD
5 202 (26.79%) OO
6 189 (25.07%) Scrum
7 103 (13.66%) Unit Testing
8 92 (12.20%) Mentoring
9 83 (11.01%) OOD
10 82 (10.88%) Multithreading
11 70 (9.28%) OOP
12 66 (8.75%) UML
13 64 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
14 58 (7.69%) BDD
15 53 (7.03%) Web Development
16 45 (5.97%) E-Commerce
17 43 (5.70%) Pair Programming
18 40 (5.31%) SOA
19 39 (5.17%) Project Management
20 29 (3.85%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 541 (71.75%) C#
2 365 (48.41%) JavaScript
3 298 (39.52%) SQL
4 223 (29.58%) Java
5 179 (23.74%) C++
6 105 (13.93%) T-SQL
7 67 (8.89%) Python
8 63 (8.36%) C
9 60 (7.96%) VB.NET
10 44 (5.84%) VB
11 37 (4.91%) PHP
12 34 (4.51%) Ruby
13 19 (2.52%) VB6
14 18 (2.39%) PL/SQL
15 17 (2.25%) Groovy
16 13 (1.72%) XPath
16 13 (1.72%) Delphi
17 12 (1.59%) Perl
17 12 (1.59%) Objective-C
18 11 (1.46%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 175 (23.21%) Degree
2 10 (1.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.80%) OCPJP
3 6 (0.80%) OCMJD
4 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.27%) MCP
5 2 (0.27%) MCSD
5 2 (0.27%) PhD
5 2 (0.27%) OCPJWCD
6 1 (0.13%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.70%) QA
2 3 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.27%) TickIT
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.13%) HL7
4 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.13%) GAMP
System Software
1 6 (0.80%) Firmware
2 5 (0.66%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (1.33%) logstash
2 8 (1.06%) Puppet
3 5 (0.66%) Kibana
3 5 (0.66%) Graphite
3 5 (0.66%) StatsD
4 3 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 201 (26.66%) Microsoft
2 99 (13.13%) Oracle
3 16 (2.12%) Endeca
4 13 (1.72%) RedPrairie
5 12 (1.59%) Google
6 11 (1.46%) Embarcadero
6 11 (1.46%) Twitter
7 8 (1.06%) Sun
8 7 (0.93%) Sage
9 6 (0.80%) TIBCO
9 6 (0.80%) HP
9 6 (0.80%) Wonderware
10 5 (0.66%) Infragistics
10 5 (0.66%) Telerik
10 5 (0.66%) Sybase
10 5 (0.66%) SAP
10 5 (0.66%) Apple
10 5 (0.66%) New Relic
11 4 (0.53%) DevExpress
11 4 (0.53%) Siemens
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Posted: 3 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 20 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Spalding, Lincolnshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 21 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Keystream Resources Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harwell, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: Yesterday
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Full Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Alscient Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago