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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 547 542 569
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 361 379 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.37% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 325 327 280
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,900 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +1.17%
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
97370 101347 93701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.19% 94.49% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81930 82728 78452
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 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 31 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 +40 128 £55,000 +22.22% 17
London +4 98 £57,500 -4.16% 14
South West +12 33 £50,000 +5.26% 6
East of England -6 31 £45,000 -10.00% 2
East Midlands +1 24 £40,000 - 2
Yorkshire -1 15 £45,000 - 1
North West -33 14 £47,500 +18.75% 4
West Midlands -34 11 £45,000 +5.88% 3
North East 0 6 £47,500 +18.75%
Senior Software Developer
UK

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 531 (69.41%) C#
2 482 (63.01%) .NET
3 388 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
4 354 (46.27%) JavaScript
5 340 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 337 (44.05%) SQL Server
7 314 (41.05%) SQL
8 301 (39.35%) HTML
9 292 (38.17%) MVC
10 237 (30.98%) CSS
11 224 (29.28%) jQuery
12 214 (27.97%) OO
13 208 (27.19%) Degree
14 201 (26.27%) Software Engineering
15 194 (25.36%) Java
16 192 (25.10%) TDD
17 179 (23.40%) ASP.NET MVC
18 166 (21.70%) Web Services
19 158 (20.65%) XML
20 152 (19.87%) C++
21 151 (19.74%) Scrum
22 149 (19.48%) Windows
23 140 (18.30%) Microsoft
24 133 (17.39%) Computer Science
25 130 (16.99%) .NET Framework
26 126 (16.47%) Team Foundation Server
27 120 (15.69%) Finance
28 114 (14.90%) SDLC
29 113 (14.77%) Visual Studio
30 100 (13.07%) OOP

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (2.61%) Node.js
2 16 (2.09%) CMS
3 15 (1.96%) Apache
3 15 (1.96%) IIS
4 13 (1.70%) JBoss
4 13 (1.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 12 (1.57%) Umbraco
6 10 (1.31%) DNN
6 10 (1.31%) Kentico
7 8 (1.05%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.05%) SharePoint
8 7 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.65%) WordPress
9 5 (0.65%) Tornado
10 4 (0.52%) nginx
11 2 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.26%) Drupal
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.78%) MS Office
3 4 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 9 (1.18%) Sophis RISQUE
2 7 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.26%) Magento
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.09%) SaaS
4 6 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.39%) GitHub
6 1 (0.13%) IaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.48%) Internet
1 19 (2.48%) Network Security
2 17 (2.22%) HTTP
3 8 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.92%) SMTP
5 5 (0.65%) FTP
5 5 (0.65%) SMPP
6 3 (0.39%) LTE
6 3 (0.39%) Broadband
6 3 (0.39%) GSM
6 3 (0.39%) UMTS
6 3 (0.39%) WAN
7 2 (0.26%) LDAP
7 2 (0.26%) SSL
8 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.13%) AMQP
8 1 (0.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (44.05%) SQL Server
2 60 (7.84%) MySQL
2 60 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (6.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 49 (6.41%) Relational Database
5 46 (6.01%) NoSQL
6 40 (5.23%) MongoDB
7 39 (5.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 38 (4.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 38 (4.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (2.61%) RDBMS
9 20 (2.61%) Redis
10 19 (2.48%) Oracle Database
11 16 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (1.96%) Big Data
13 14 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
14 12 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (1.31%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 126 (16.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 113 (14.77%) Visual Studio
3 57 (7.45%) Git (software)
4 39 (5.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 35 (4.58%) Maven
6 34 (4.44%) NUnit
7 24 (3.14%) Eclipse
7 24 (3.14%) Jenkins
8 22 (2.88%) JUnit
9 19 (2.48%) ReSharper
10 18 (2.35%) JIRA
10 18 (2.35%) Subversion
11 12 (1.57%) SpecFlow
12 11 (1.44%) Hudson
12 11 (1.44%) Ant
13 9 (1.18%) Selenium
13 9 (1.18%) Gradle
13 9 (1.18%) Artifactory
14 8 (1.05%) Moq
15 7 (0.92%) Cucumber
General
1 120 (15.69%) Finance
2 62 (8.10%) Telecoms
3 44 (5.75%) Aerospace
4 43 (5.62%) Automotive
5 42 (5.49%) Retail
6 29 (3.79%) Games
6 29 (3.79%) Marketing
7 27 (3.53%) Back Office
8 18 (2.35%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.83%) Advertising
9 14 (1.83%) Banking
10 9 (1.18%) Legal
11 6 (0.78%) Electronics
12 5 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.65%) Publishing
13 2 (0.26%) Military
13 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Front Office
14 1 (0.13%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 482 (63.01%) .NET
2 340 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 301 (39.35%) HTML
4 237 (30.98%) CSS
5 224 (29.28%) jQuery
6 179 (23.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 166 (21.70%) Web Services
8 158 (20.65%) XML
9 130 (16.99%) .NET Framework
10 97 (12.68%) HTML5
11 93 (12.16%) Ajax
12 73 (9.54%) WCF
13 70 (9.15%) SOAP
14 69 (9.02%) AngularJS
15 67 (8.76%) Spring
16 63 (8.24%) Entity Framework
17 53 (6.93%) Hibernate
18 46 (6.01%) XSLT
19 43 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 38 (4.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 133 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 50 (6.54%) Mathematics
3 45 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 44 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (4.84%) Physics
6 26 (3.40%) Mobile App
7 20 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (2.61%) User Experience
7 20 (2.61%) RIA
8 17 (2.22%) Digital Media
9 16 (2.09%) 3D Graphics
10 15 (1.96%) Visualisation
11 14 (1.83%) N-Tier
12 13 (1.70%) Management Information System
12 13 (1.70%) Data Structures
13 12 (1.57%) E-Learning
14 8 (1.05%) BYOD
15 7 (0.92%) Web 2.0
15 7 (0.92%) Statistics
16 6 (0.78%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 149 (19.48%) Windows
2 92 (12.03%) Linux
3 39 (5.10%) Android
4 37 (4.84%) Apple iOS
5 31 (4.05%) UNIX
6 14 (1.83%) Mac OS X
7 10 (1.31%) Windows Phone
8 9 (1.18%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.26%) CentOS
9 2 (0.26%) Solaris
10 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 292 (38.17%) MVC
3 214 (27.97%) OO
4 201 (26.27%) Software Engineering
5 192 (25.10%) TDD
6 151 (19.74%) Scrum
7 114 (14.90%) SDLC
8 100 (13.07%) OOP
9 68 (8.89%) Unit Testing
9 68 (8.89%) Mentoring
10 62 (8.10%) Software Architecture
11 61 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
12 60 (7.84%) UML
13 51 (6.67%) OOD
14 47 (6.14%) Project Management
14 47 (6.14%) BDD
15 44 (5.75%) Web Development
16 39 (5.10%) E-Commerce
17 36 (4.71%) Multithreading
18 33 (4.31%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 531 (69.41%) C#
2 354 (46.27%) JavaScript
3 314 (41.05%) SQL
4 194 (25.36%) Java
5 152 (19.87%) C++
6 96 (12.55%) T-SQL
7 75 (9.80%) Python
8 61 (7.97%) C
9 55 (7.19%) VB.NET
10 37 (4.84%) VB
11 32 (4.18%) PHP
12 24 (3.14%) Ruby
13 23 (3.01%) Perl
13 23 (3.01%) TypeScript
14 22 (2.88%) Objective-C
15 18 (2.35%) Scala
16 15 (1.96%) Groovy
17 13 (1.70%) VB6
18 11 (1.44%) XQuery
19 10 (1.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 208 (27.19%) Degree
2 7 (0.92%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.26%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.13%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.13%) MOS
5 1 (0.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (9.15%) QA
2 19 (2.48%) GAMP
3 7 (0.92%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.39%) TickIT
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.39%) Docker
3 2 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (1.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (0.92%) WMI
2 7 (0.92%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 7 (0.92%) SCCM
2 7 (0.92%) Puppet
3 6 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.26%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.13%) StatsD
5 1 (0.13%) logstash
Vendors
1 140 (18.30%) Microsoft
2 88 (11.50%) Oracle
3 16 (2.09%) Xamarin
4 14 (1.83%) VMware
5 13 (1.70%) Sitecore
6 12 (1.57%) EPiServer
7 11 (1.44%) Sybase
8 9 (1.18%) TOWER Software
8 9 (1.18%) Perforce
9 8 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.92%) Google
10 7 (0.92%) Apple
11 6 (0.78%) Tableau
11 6 (0.78%) SAP
12 5 (0.65%) Cisco
12 5 (0.65%) IBM
12 5 (0.65%) TIBCO
12 5 (0.65%) Adobe
12 5 (0.65%) StreamBase
13 4 (0.52%) LANDesk
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360 Resourcing
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: 45K-50K + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: 3 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Lorien
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
England
Explore Group
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Norton Leigh
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £43,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago