The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Senior Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 257 311 356
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 180 148 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.99% 0.71% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.73% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 177 121 98
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
17654 20139 21566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.02% 96.59% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14923 16643 16848
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

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 31 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +75 55 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Berkshire -1 44 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Hampshire +10 39 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Oxfordshire -3 21 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 11 £42,500 -5.55%
West Sussex +9 8 £55,000 +6.79%
Kent - 2 £57,500 -
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, Senior Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 258 (69.73%) C#
2 224 (60.54%) .NET
3 223 (60.27%) JavaScript
4 187 (50.54%) HTML
5 179 (48.38%) SQL Server
6 163 (44.05%) CSS
7 162 (43.78%) MVC
8 161 (43.51%) ASP.NET
9 150 (40.54%) SQL
10 132 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
11 130 (35.14%) C++
12 126 (34.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 115 (31.08%) Degree
14 106 (28.65%) Finance
15 103 (27.84%) Software Engineering
16 101 (27.30%) Java
17 97 (26.22%) OO
18 92 (24.86%) jQuery
19 88 (23.78%) XML
19 88 (23.78%) Microsoft
20 81 (21.89%) Computer Science
21 75 (20.27%) Mentoring
22 71 (19.19%) Team Foundation Server
23 66 (17.84%) TDD
24 63 (17.03%) Web Services
25 60 (16.22%) Oracle
26 58 (15.68%) Automotive
26 58 (15.68%) Telecoms
27 52 (14.05%) Scrum
27 52 (14.05%) OOP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.16%) IIS
2 5 (1.35%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.08%) CMS
3 4 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.08%) JBoss
3 4 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.08%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.54%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.24%) MS Office
3 5 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (5.68%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.27%) GitHub
4 1 (0.27%) IaaS
4 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.16%) Internet
3 1 (0.27%) HTTP
3 1 (0.27%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (48.38%) SQL Server
2 46 (12.43%) Relational Database
3 31 (8.38%) NoSQL
4 26 (7.03%) RDBMS
5 25 (6.76%) Oracle Database
6 18 (4.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (4.05%) Oracle Database 10g
7 15 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (3.24%) Big Data
9 8 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.62%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.35%) MySQL
11 5 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.08%) Oracle ODI
13 2 (0.54%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.54%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 71 (19.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (9.46%) Visual Studio
3 22 (5.95%) Eclipse
4 18 (4.86%) Jenkins
5 17 (4.59%) Git (software)
6 14 (3.78%) JUnit
7 13 (3.51%) Maven
8 9 (2.43%) NUnit
9 6 (1.62%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (1.08%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.08%) JIRA
10 4 (1.08%) Mocha
10 4 (1.08%) Subversion
11 3 (0.81%) Selenium
12 2 (0.54%) Ant
12 2 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.54%) Gradle
12 2 (0.54%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.54%) JBehave
12 2 (0.54%) jMock
General
1 106 (28.65%) Finance
2 58 (15.68%) Automotive
2 58 (15.68%) Telecoms
3 47 (12.70%) Aerospace
4 32 (8.65%) Manufacturing
5 31 (8.38%) Banking
6 19 (5.14%) Games
7 8 (2.16%) Electronics
7 8 (2.16%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.16%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.62%) Retail
9 4 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.81%) Advertising
11 2 (0.54%) Billing
12 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (60.54%) .NET
2 187 (50.54%) HTML
3 163 (44.05%) CSS
4 161 (43.51%) ASP.NET
5 126 (34.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 92 (24.86%) jQuery
7 88 (23.78%) XML
8 63 (17.03%) Web Services
9 51 (13.78%) HTML5
10 44 (11.89%) JSON
11 43 (11.62%) Ajax
12 40 (10.81%) RESTful
13 38 (10.27%) AngularJS
14 36 (9.73%) ASP.NET Web API
15 33 (8.92%) CSS3
16 30 (8.11%) .NET Framework
17 28 (7.57%) WCF
18 27 (7.30%) Spring
19 24 (6.49%) XML Schema
19 24 (6.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 81 (21.89%) Computer Science
2 38 (10.27%) Mathematics
3 36 (9.73%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (4.05%) Life Science
6 14 (3.78%) Client/Server
6 14 (3.78%) iPad
7 9 (2.43%) Device Driver
8 8 (2.16%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.16%) Physics
9 6 (1.62%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.62%) Reinsurance
9 6 (1.62%) RIA
10 5 (1.35%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.81%) Health Informatics
11 3 (0.81%) Informatics
12 2 (0.54%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.54%) Social Media
12 2 (0.54%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.27%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 37 (10.00%) Windows
2 27 (7.30%) Linux
3 6 (1.62%) Unix
4 4 (1.08%) Android
5 3 (0.81%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.27%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (43.78%) MVC
2 132 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (27.84%) Software Engineering
4 97 (26.22%) OO
5 75 (20.27%) Mentoring
6 66 (17.84%) TDD
7 52 (14.05%) OOP
7 52 (14.05%) Scrum
8 40 (10.81%) Multithreading
9 34 (9.19%) SDLC
9 34 (9.19%) Unit Testing
10 30 (8.11%) Web Development
11 29 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
12 28 (7.57%) UML
13 27 (7.30%) BDD
14 22 (5.95%) OOD
15 21 (5.68%) Data Modelling
15 21 (5.68%) Domain-Driven Design
16 20 (5.41%) Use Case
17 18 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 258 (69.73%) C#
2 223 (60.27%) JavaScript
3 150 (40.54%) SQL
4 130 (35.14%) C++
5 101 (27.30%) Java
6 44 (11.89%) VB.NET
7 38 (10.27%) T-SQL
8 33 (8.92%) C
9 24 (6.49%) Python
10 19 (5.14%) F#
11 10 (2.70%) VB
11 10 (2.70%) VB6
12 9 (2.43%) TypeScript
13 7 (1.89%) PHP
14 5 (1.35%) Ruby
14 5 (1.35%) Scala
15 4 (1.08%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.81%) ANSI SQL
16 3 (0.81%) Embedded C++
16 3 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 115 (31.08%) Degree
2 22 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.62%) PhD
4 3 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.86%) QA
2 17 (4.59%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Packer
1 1 (0.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 88 (23.78%) Microsoft
2 60 (16.22%) Oracle
3 6 (1.62%) TOWER Software
4 5 (1.35%) Google
5 4 (1.08%) Sybase
6 3 (0.81%) Sun
6 3 (0.81%) Zend
7 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.27%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.27%) QNX
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