The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 353 331 348
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 98 137 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.58% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.61% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 94 131 94
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £38,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -
Senior Software Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20356 22430 21702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.96% 94.77% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16382 17934 17955
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the South East region.

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in the South East

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in the South East

Senior Software Developer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
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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
Hampshire +10 28 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Berkshire -20 22 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Surrey +15 20 £55,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +5 10 £55,000 +22.22% 3
West Sussex +17 9 £44,000 +3.52%
Buckinghamshire -15 4 £45,000 -5.26%
East Sussex -36 4 £40,000 -3.61%
Middlesex +7 1 £55,000 -29.03%
Senior Software Developer
England

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 136 (76.40%) C#
2 111 (62.36%) .NET
3 109 (61.24%) SQL Server
4 98 (55.06%) JavaScript
5 92 (51.69%) HTML
6 82 (46.07%) ASP.NET
6 82 (46.07%) CSS
7 81 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
8 75 (42.13%) MVC
9 70 (39.33%) OO
10 64 (35.96%) SQL
11 58 (32.58%) jQuery
12 45 (25.28%) C++
12 45 (25.28%) Microsoft
13 42 (23.60%) Java
13 42 (23.60%) TDD
14 40 (22.47%) Web Services
15 39 (21.91%) Degree
16 38 (21.35%) ASP.NET MVC
17 37 (20.79%) Windows
18 36 (20.22%) Linux
18 36 (20.22%) Finance
19 33 (18.54%) Scrum
20 32 (17.98%) XML
21 30 (16.85%) .NET Framework
21 30 (16.85%) T-SQL
22 29 (16.29%) Software Engineering
22 29 (16.29%) Unit Testing
23 28 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
24 26 (14.61%) WCF

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 22 (12.36%) IIS
2 17 (9.55%) Apache
3 11 (6.18%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.62%) Confluence
5 8 (4.49%) JBoss
6 7 (3.93%) WebSphere
6 7 (3.93%) nginx
7 6 (3.37%) WebLogic
7 6 (3.37%) GlassFish
7 6 (3.37%) CMS
8 5 (2.81%) Node.js
8 5 (2.81%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.69%) DNN
9 3 (1.69%) WordPress
10 2 (1.12%) Drupal
10 2 (1.12%) ColdFusion
10 2 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.56%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 12 (6.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Magento
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.56%) Line 100
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.93%) SaaS
2 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.49%) DNS
1 8 (4.49%) Internet
2 7 (3.93%) DHCP
3 2 (1.12%) HTTP
4 1 (0.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (61.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.18%) Big Data
4 9 (5.06%) Redis
5 8 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (4.49%) MySQL
6 7 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.93%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.37%) RavenDB
7 6 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.81%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.81%) Apache Hive
8 5 (2.81%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.69%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.12%) SSDT
11 2 (1.12%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 2 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (14.61%) Visual Studio
2 18 (10.11%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (8.43%) NUnit
3 15 (8.43%) Rhino Mocks
4 14 (7.87%) JIRA
5 12 (6.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (5.06%) Subversion
7 8 (4.49%) ReSharper
7 8 (4.49%) PHPUnit
7 8 (4.49%) Behat
8 7 (3.93%) Moq
8 7 (3.93%) Eclipse
9 6 (3.37%) NetBeans
9 6 (3.37%) Maven
9 6 (3.37%) StarTeam
9 6 (3.37%) JUnit
10 5 (2.81%) WATIR
10 5 (2.81%) TeamCity
10 5 (2.81%) Cucumber
General
1 36 (20.22%) Finance
2 10 (5.62%) Back Office
3 8 (4.49%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.49%) Aerospace
4 7 (3.93%) Retail
5 6 (3.37%) Marketing
5 6 (3.37%) Automotive
6 4 (2.25%) Military
7 2 (1.12%) Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Local Government
7 2 (1.12%) Publishing
7 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.56%) Electronics
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.56%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (62.36%) .NET
2 92 (51.69%) HTML
3 82 (46.07%) ASP.NET
3 82 (46.07%) CSS
4 58 (32.58%) jQuery
5 40 (22.47%) Web Services
6 38 (21.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (17.98%) XML
8 30 (16.85%) .NET Framework
9 26 (14.61%) WCF
10 23 (12.92%) HTML5
11 21 (11.80%) Ajax
12 18 (10.11%) SOAP
12 18 (10.11%) RESTful
13 16 (8.99%) CSS3
13 16 (8.99%) Spring
14 15 (8.43%) Entity Framework
15 14 (7.87%) JMS
15 14 (7.87%) REST
16 10 (5.62%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.11%) Computer Science
2 16 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.93%) Mathematics
4 6 (3.37%) Clustering
4 6 (3.37%) Open Source
5 5 (2.81%) iPhone
5 5 (2.81%) User Experience
5 5 (2.81%) iPad
6 4 (2.25%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.25%) GIS
7 3 (1.69%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.12%) CUDA
8 2 (1.12%) MPEG
8 2 (1.12%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.12%) NHS
8 2 (1.12%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 37 (20.79%) Windows
2 36 (20.22%) Linux
3 13 (7.30%) UNIX
4 7 (3.93%) Android
5 5 (2.81%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (42.13%) MVC
3 70 (39.33%) OO
4 42 (23.60%) TDD
5 33 (18.54%) Scrum
6 29 (16.29%) Software Engineering
6 29 (16.29%) Unit Testing
7 28 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (14.61%) UML
9 23 (12.92%) Mentoring
10 22 (12.36%) Software Architecture
11 20 (11.24%) OOD
12 19 (10.67%) BDD
13 16 (8.99%) Refactoring
14 14 (7.87%) E-Commerce
14 14 (7.87%) Requirements Analysis
15 12 (6.74%) User Stories
15 12 (6.74%) OOP
16 10 (5.62%) Web Development
17 9 (5.06%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 136 (76.40%) C#
2 98 (55.06%) JavaScript
3 64 (35.96%) SQL
4 45 (25.28%) C++
5 42 (23.60%) Java
6 30 (16.85%) T-SQL
7 17 (9.55%) PHP
8 15 (8.43%) VB
8 15 (8.43%) Python
9 11 (6.18%) VB6
10 9 (5.06%) Ruby
10 9 (5.06%) VB.NET
11 7 (3.93%) C
12 5 (2.81%) Ada
13 4 (2.25%) COBOL
13 4 (2.25%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (1.69%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.69%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.69%) PHP5
15 2 (1.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 39 (21.91%) Degree
2 10 (5.62%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.37%) OCPJP
3 6 (3.37%) OCMJD
4 4 (2.25%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.12%) MCP
5 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.93%) iptables
2 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 45 (25.28%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.30%) Oracle
3 7 (3.93%) TOWER Software
4 6 (3.37%) Sun
5 5 (2.81%) Telerik
5 5 (2.81%) Endeca
5 5 (2.81%) RedPrairie
6 4 (2.25%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.12%) VMware
7 2 (1.12%) Sage
7 2 (1.12%) Twitter
8 1 (0.56%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.56%) Remedy
8 1 (0.56%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.56%) SAP
8 1 (0.56%) IBM
8 1 (0.56%) Adobe
8 1 (0.56%) Facebook
8 1 (0.56%) Google
8 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum excellent employee benefit package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: 45-65k
Posted: 3 days ago
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Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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