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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 352 278 327
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 83 132 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.66% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.70% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 77 122 113
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
19829 18833 20898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.60% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16199 15045 18115
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 30 January 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 30 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
Hampshire -10 19 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Surrey -12 17 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Berkshire -61 14 £47,500 - 7
West Sussex +7 12 £50,000 -4.76% 4
East Sussex -14 9 £40,000 -3.61% 3
Sussex - 7 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire -7 2 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -18 2 £52,500 -
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 119 (71.69%) C#
2 109 (65.66%) JavaScript
3 101 (60.84%) SQL Server
4 95 (57.23%) .NET
5 89 (53.61%) HTML
6 88 (53.01%) CSS
7 78 (46.99%) ASP.NET
8 75 (45.18%) Agile Software Development
9 73 (43.98%) MVC
10 66 (39.76%) SQL
11 64 (38.55%) Java
11 64 (38.55%) OO
12 53 (31.93%) C++
12 53 (31.93%) jQuery
13 49 (29.52%) Microsoft
14 47 (28.31%) TDD
15 45 (27.11%) XML
16 44 (26.51%) Mentoring
17 43 (25.90%) ASP.NET MVC
17 43 (25.90%) Linux
17 43 (25.90%) .NET Framework
18 40 (24.10%) Web Services
19 39 (23.49%) Software Engineering
20 37 (22.29%) Windows
21 36 (21.69%) IIS
22 35 (21.08%) Continuous Integration
23 34 (20.48%) Scrum
24 31 (18.67%) BDD
25 30 (18.07%) OOD
26 28 (16.87%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 36 (21.69%) IIS
2 21 (12.65%) Confluence
3 15 (9.04%) Apache
3 15 (9.04%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.22%) nginx
4 7 (4.22%) JBoss
4 7 (4.22%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.61%) GlassFish
5 6 (3.61%) WebLogic
6 5 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (3.01%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.81%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.20%) DNN
8 2 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.20%) CMS
8 2 (1.20%) Node.js
9 1 (0.60%) Liferay
9 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.60%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 26 (15.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Line 100
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.01%) SaaS
2 2 (1.20%) GitHub
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.84%) Internet
2 8 (4.82%) DNS
3 7 (4.22%) DHCP
4 4 (2.41%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.41%) Intranet
5 1 (0.60%) 3G
5 1 (0.60%) HTTP
5 1 (0.60%) GPRS
5 1 (0.60%) LAN
5 1 (0.60%) PSTN
5 1 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (60.84%) SQL Server
2 26 (15.66%) Big Data
3 17 (10.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (7.83%) RavenDB
5 11 (6.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (5.42%) NoSQL
6 9 (5.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.61%) Redis
9 5 (3.01%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.01%) HPCC
9 5 (3.01%) Hadoop
9 5 (3.01%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.81%) MySQL
11 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.20%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 24 (14.46%) Git (software)
1 24 (14.46%) NUnit
2 23 (13.86%) JIRA
3 21 (12.65%) Rhino Mocks
4 20 (12.05%) Visual Studio
5 16 (9.64%) TeamCity
6 15 (9.04%) Subversion
7 14 (8.43%) Cucumber
8 13 (7.83%) ReSharper
8 13 (7.83%) WATIR
8 13 (7.83%) Moq
8 13 (7.83%) NCrunch
9 10 (6.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 8 (4.82%) Maven
10 8 (4.82%) Behat
10 8 (4.82%) PHPUnit
11 7 (4.22%) NSubstitute
11 7 (4.22%) MSTest
11 7 (4.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (4.22%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (16.27%) Finance
2 22 (13.25%) Retail
3 20 (12.05%) Telecoms
4 14 (8.43%) Back Office
5 13 (7.83%) Aerospace
5 13 (7.83%) Automotive
6 9 (5.42%) Banking
7 8 (4.82%) Marketing
8 5 (3.01%) Investment Banking
9 4 (2.41%) Publishing
10 2 (1.20%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.60%) French Language
11 1 (0.60%) German Language
11 1 (0.60%) Military
11 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (57.23%) .NET
2 89 (53.61%) HTML
3 88 (53.01%) CSS
4 78 (46.99%) ASP.NET
5 53 (31.93%) jQuery
6 45 (27.11%) XML
7 43 (25.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 43 (25.90%) .NET Framework
8 40 (24.10%) Web Services
9 25 (15.06%) WCF
10 24 (14.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 24 (14.46%) SOAP
11 23 (13.86%) RESTful
12 20 (12.05%) Spring
13 19 (11.45%) J2EE
13 19 (11.45%) Ajax
14 18 (10.84%) Hibernate
15 17 (10.24%) Dapper ORM
16 15 (9.04%) LINQ
16 15 (9.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.43%) Open Source
2 10 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.61%) Clustering
4 6 (3.61%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.01%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.01%) iPhone
5 5 (3.01%) iPad
6 4 (2.41%) MPEG
7 3 (1.81%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.20%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.20%) GIS
8 2 (1.20%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.20%) User Experience
8 2 (1.20%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.20%) CUDA
9 1 (0.60%) DataPower
9 1 (0.60%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.60%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 43 (25.90%) Linux
2 37 (22.29%) Windows
3 15 (9.04%) UNIX
4 7 (4.22%) Android
5 3 (1.81%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.60%) Solaris
7 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (45.18%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (43.98%) MVC
3 64 (38.55%) OO
4 47 (28.31%) TDD
5 44 (26.51%) Mentoring
6 39 (23.49%) Software Engineering
7 35 (21.08%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (20.48%) Scrum
9 31 (18.67%) BDD
10 30 (18.07%) OOD
11 25 (15.06%) Unit Testing
12 23 (13.86%) E-Commerce
12 23 (13.86%) UML
13 20 (12.05%) Refactoring
14 16 (9.64%) Software Architecture
15 15 (9.04%) OOP
16 14 (8.43%) Dependency Injection
16 14 (8.43%) Pair Programming
17 13 (7.83%) Use Case
17 13 (7.83%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 119 (71.69%) C#
2 109 (65.66%) JavaScript
3 66 (39.76%) SQL
4 64 (38.55%) Java
5 53 (31.93%) C++
6 28 (16.87%) T-SQL
7 26 (15.66%) VB.NET
8 16 (9.64%) Ruby
9 14 (8.43%) Python
9 14 (8.43%) C
10 13 (7.83%) PHP
11 8 (4.82%) COBOL
12 7 (4.22%) PL/SQL
13 6 (3.61%) Ada
14 5 (3.01%) VB
15 3 (1.81%) Shell Script
16 2 (1.20%) XPath
16 2 (1.20%) Perl
16 2 (1.20%) Scala
17 1 (0.60%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (12.65%) Degree
2 6 (3.61%) OCPJP
2 6 (3.61%) OCMJD
2 6 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.20%) OCPJWCD
3 2 (1.20%) MCP
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.60%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.64%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 49 (29.52%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.46%) Oracle
3 16 (9.64%) Endeca
4 13 (7.83%) RedPrairie
5 8 (4.82%) Sun
6 5 (3.01%) Telerik
7 4 (2.41%) DevExpress
8 2 (1.20%) IBM
8 2 (1.20%) Sage
9 1 (0.60%) Facebook
9 1 (0.60%) Twitter
9 1 (0.60%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.60%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.60%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.60%) Remedy
9 1 (0.60%) GigaSpaces
9 1 (0.60%) Zend
9 1 (0.60%) Teradata
9 1 (0.60%) Google
Crawley, West Sussex
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Crawley
Searchability
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus relocation, free gym and more!
Posted: 4 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton
Recruitment Genius
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + BUPA + More
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Keystream Resources Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Training and Benefits
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Newbury
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £Competitive dep. on experience
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