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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 527 487 517
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 379 430 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.43% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.45% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 324 380 382
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,550 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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
97560 95205 102446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.69% 94.71% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81838 78046 88983
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 £26,500 £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 29 December 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 29 December 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
South East -43 84 £47,500 -5.00% 13
London -16 74 £54,250 -1.36% 8
East of England -11 59 £50,000 +17.64% 14
Yorkshire +16 55 £42,500 +6.25% 4
South West -4 35 £42,500 +13.33% 3
West Midlands +5 31 £45,000 +12.50% 3
North West -49 23 £42,500 - 4
East Midlands +18 20 £48,750 +23.02% 1
North East -20 1 £50,500 +30.32%
Senior Software Developer
UK

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 520 (69.33%) C#
2 426 (56.80%) .NET
3 362 (48.27%) Agile Software Development
4 359 (47.87%) JavaScript
5 354 (47.20%) SQL Server
6 317 (42.27%) SQL
7 309 (41.20%) ASP.NET
8 294 (39.20%) HTML
9 273 (36.40%) MVC
10 236 (31.47%) CSS
11 227 (30.27%) Software Engineering
12 213 (28.40%) Java
13 203 (27.07%) TDD
14 198 (26.40%) Microsoft
15 192 (25.60%) OO
16 187 (24.93%) ASP.NET MVC
17 170 (22.67%) Scrum
18 166 (22.13%) C++
18 166 (22.13%) jQuery
19 156 (20.80%) Degree
19 156 (20.80%) XML
20 148 (19.73%) .NET Framework
21 146 (19.47%) WCF
22 134 (17.87%) Finance
23 132 (17.60%) Web Services
24 127 (16.93%) Linux
25 125 (16.67%) Windows
26 109 (14.53%) Oracle
27 103 (13.73%) T-SQL
27 103 (13.73%) MS Excel

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 51 (6.80%) IIS
2 32 (4.27%) SharePoint
3 31 (4.13%) Tomcat
4 30 (4.00%) Node.js
5 21 (2.80%) Confluence
5 21 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (2.67%) Apache Solr
7 17 (2.27%) WebSphere
8 15 (2.00%) nginx
9 12 (1.60%) Gunicorn
9 12 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (1.47%) GlassFish
10 11 (1.47%) JBoss
11 10 (1.33%) Apache
11 10 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
12 6 (0.80%) CMS
12 6 (0.80%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.80%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.53%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 103 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.00%) MS Office
3 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.67%) Line 500
3 4 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Summit
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Line 100
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (3.07%) GitHub
3 19 (2.53%) SaaS
4 5 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.80%) Internet
2 12 (1.60%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.33%) HTTP
4 6 (0.80%) Intranet
5 4 (0.53%) 3G
5 4 (0.53%) DNS
5 4 (0.53%) WAN
5 4 (0.53%) LAN
6 3 (0.40%) PSTN
6 3 (0.40%) VoIP
6 3 (0.40%) GPRS
6 3 (0.40%) DHCP
6 3 (0.40%) Firewall
6 3 (0.40%) Wireless
7 1 (0.13%) 4G
7 1 (0.13%) Extranet
7 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 354 (47.20%) SQL Server
2 58 (7.73%) MySQL
3 55 (7.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (5.87%) Big Data
5 37 (4.93%) Relational Database
6 33 (4.40%) NoSQL
7 25 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 22 (2.93%) Oracle Database
9 19 (2.53%) MongoDB
10 18 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (2.13%) Redis
12 15 (2.00%) RavenDB
13 14 (1.87%) Hadoop
13 14 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 5 (0.67%) HPCC
17 4 (0.53%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 96 (12.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 83 (11.07%) Visual Studio
3 69 (9.20%) NUnit
4 54 (7.20%) Git (software)
5 51 (6.80%) Subversion
6 34 (4.53%) Rhino Mocks
6 34 (4.53%) Cucumber
7 31 (4.13%) TeamCity
8 29 (3.87%) Maven
8 29 (3.87%) JUnit
9 27 (3.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 27 (3.60%) JIRA
10 26 (3.47%) Selenium
11 23 (3.07%) ReSharper
12 18 (2.40%) Moq
12 18 (2.40%) Jenkins
13 17 (2.27%) WATIR
14 14 (1.87%) MSTest
15 13 (1.73%) Visual Studio Team System
15 13 (1.73%) NCrunch
General
1 134 (17.87%) Finance
2 48 (6.40%) Retail
3 42 (5.60%) Telecoms
4 38 (5.07%) Automotive
5 33 (4.40%) Marketing
6 25 (3.33%) Banking
7 20 (2.67%) Aerospace
8 17 (2.27%) Back Office
9 9 (1.20%) Games
9 9 (1.20%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.93%) Publishing
10 7 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.80%) Advertising
12 5 (0.67%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.67%) Front Office
12 5 (0.67%) Electronics
12 5 (0.67%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.53%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.40%) French Language
15 2 (0.27%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 426 (56.80%) .NET
2 309 (41.20%) ASP.NET
3 294 (39.20%) HTML
4 236 (31.47%) CSS
5 187 (24.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 166 (22.13%) jQuery
7 156 (20.80%) XML
8 148 (19.73%) .NET Framework
9 146 (19.47%) WCF
10 132 (17.60%) Web Services
11 99 (13.20%) Ajax
12 86 (11.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 79 (10.53%) HTML5
14 76 (10.13%) LINQ
15 66 (8.80%) WPF
16 57 (7.60%) Spring
16 57 (7.60%) RESTful
17 54 (7.20%) SOAP
18 49 (6.53%) REST
19 44 (5.87%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 82 (10.93%) Computer Science
2 55 (7.33%) Open Source
3 41 (5.47%) Algorithms
4 37 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (3.07%) User Experience
6 16 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 16 (2.13%) Mathematics
6 16 (2.13%) N-Tier
7 14 (1.87%) GIS
8 12 (1.60%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (1.33%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.20%) Physics
11 8 (1.07%) Blackberry
11 8 (1.07%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.93%) MPEG
12 7 (0.93%) Device Driver
13 6 (0.80%) Clustering
13 6 (0.80%) NHS
14 5 (0.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 127 (16.93%) Linux
2 125 (16.67%) Windows
3 51 (6.80%) UNIX
4 34 (4.53%) Apple iOS
5 32 (4.27%) Android
6 6 (0.80%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.67%) Windows 8
7 5 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.27%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.13%) Solaris
11 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (48.27%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (36.40%) MVC
3 227 (30.27%) Software Engineering
4 203 (27.07%) TDD
5 192 (25.60%) OO
6 170 (22.67%) Scrum
7 90 (12.00%) Unit Testing
8 88 (11.73%) OOD
9 83 (11.07%) Mentoring
10 76 (10.13%) Multithreading
11 64 (8.53%) OOP
12 63 (8.40%) UML
13 58 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
14 56 (7.47%) BDD
15 55 (7.33%) Web Development
16 53 (7.07%) E-Commerce
17 41 (5.47%) Project Management
18 40 (5.33%) SOA
18 40 (5.33%) Pair Programming
19 29 (3.87%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 520 (69.33%) C#
2 359 (47.87%) JavaScript
3 317 (42.27%) SQL
4 213 (28.40%) Java
5 166 (22.13%) C++
6 103 (13.73%) T-SQL
7 68 (9.07%) Python
8 67 (8.93%) C
9 63 (8.40%) VB.NET
10 48 (6.40%) VB
11 38 (5.07%) PHP
12 35 (4.67%) Ruby
13 23 (3.07%) VB6
14 17 (2.27%) PL/SQL
15 16 (2.13%) Groovy
16 15 (2.00%) XPath
17 12 (1.60%) Delphi
17 12 (1.60%) TypeScript
18 10 (1.33%) Perl
19 9 (1.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 156 (20.80%) Degree
2 7 (0.93%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (0.80%) OCPJP
3 6 (0.80%) OCMJD
4 4 (0.53%) MCSD
5 3 (0.40%) PhD
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.27%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.27%) OCPJWCD
7 1 (0.13%) MCP
7 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.13%) QA
2 2 (0.27%) GAMP
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.13%) HL7
3 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (0.93%) Firmware
2 5 (0.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (2.00%) logstash
2 12 (1.60%) Puppet
3 10 (1.33%) Graphite
4 5 (0.67%) StatsD
4 5 (0.67%) Kibana
5 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 198 (26.40%) Microsoft
2 109 (14.53%) Oracle
3 16 (2.13%) Endeca
4 13 (1.73%) RedPrairie
5 12 (1.60%) Google
6 10 (1.33%) Embarcadero
7 9 (1.20%) TIBCO
7 9 (1.20%) Wonderware
7 9 (1.20%) Twitter
8 8 (1.07%) Sun
9 7 (0.93%) Sybase
9 7 (0.93%) SAP
10 6 (0.80%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.80%) Sage
10 6 (0.80%) Telerik
11 5 (0.67%) Zend
11 5 (0.67%) DevExpress
11 5 (0.67%) Infragistics
11 5 (0.67%) Apple
11 5 (0.67%) HP
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Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Interact Consulting
Salary: 50-70k
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
New Gen Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus fantastic benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
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Type Agency
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + BUPA + More
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £45k
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus relocation, free gym and more!
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus, benefits
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Salary: £60K + Bonus, Corporate Benefits, 6% Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + benefits
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