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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 347 351 296
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 118 106 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.52% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.53% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 115 102 136
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,300 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
18660 19881 19366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.41% 97.06% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15961 16195 15375
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Surrey +26 38 £55,000 - 2
Hampshire +21 26 £45,000 -18.18% 6
West Sussex +6 19 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Berkshire -4 13 £60,000 +20.00%
Buckinghamshire -5 11 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Oxfordshire -19 7 £62,000 +47.61% 2
East Sussex 0 3 £45,000 +16.12%
Kent - 1 £37,500 -
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 193 (75.69%) C#
2 140 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (54.51%) .NET
4 132 (51.76%) JavaScript
5 126 (49.41%) SQL Server
6 119 (46.67%) Degree
7 102 (40.00%) HTML
8 99 (38.82%) SQL
9 96 (37.65%) MVC
10 94 (36.86%) Software Engineering
11 91 (35.69%) CSS
12 84 (32.94%) ASP.NET
12 84 (32.94%) jQuery
13 80 (31.37%) C++
14 79 (30.98%) Windows
15 73 (28.63%) OO
16 67 (26.27%) Finance
16 67 (26.27%) Computer Science
17 65 (25.49%) Visual Studio
17 65 (25.49%) Team Foundation Server
18 63 (24.71%) Microsoft
19 59 (23.14%) SDLC
20 50 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
20 50 (19.61%) Scrum
21 46 (18.04%) MS Excel
21 46 (18.04%) .NET Framework
22 44 (17.25%) Java
23 43 (16.86%) Software Architecture
24 39 (15.29%) Ajax
25 38 (14.90%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (3.53%) Tomcat
2 5 (1.96%) IIS
3 4 (1.57%) Node.js
4 3 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.39%) CMS
5 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.39%) JBoss
5 1 (0.39%) Mule
5 1 (0.39%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.39%) SAS
5 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 46 (18.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.39%) Global One
2 1 (0.39%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.63%) SaaS
2 12 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.78%) Force.com
5 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.92%) Internet
2 4 (1.57%) Network Security
3 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (49.41%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.98%) Relational Database
3 26 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (8.63%) NoSQL
5 16 (6.27%) MySQL
6 14 (5.49%) Big Data
6 14 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (4.71%) RDBMS
8 11 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (3.53%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.96%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.96%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.57%) MariaDB
12 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 65 (25.49%) Team Foundation Server
1 65 (25.49%) Visual Studio
2 19 (7.45%) Subversion
3 13 (5.10%) NUnit
4 10 (3.92%) TeamCity
5 9 (3.53%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (3.14%) JUnit
7 7 (2.75%) Git (software)
8 6 (2.35%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.35%) Mockito
9 4 (1.57%) Maven
10 3 (1.18%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.18%) Moq
10 3 (1.18%) MSTest
11 1 (0.39%) JIRA
11 1 (0.39%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.39%) StarTeam
11 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 67 (26.27%) Finance
2 34 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 24 (9.41%) Aerospace
3 24 (9.41%) Automotive
4 8 (3.14%) Retail
5 5 (1.96%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.57%) Advertising
7 3 (1.18%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (54.51%) .NET
2 102 (40.00%) HTML
3 91 (35.69%) CSS
4 84 (32.94%) ASP.NET
4 84 (32.94%) jQuery
5 50 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 46 (18.04%) .NET Framework
7 39 (15.29%) Ajax
8 37 (14.51%) XML
9 35 (13.73%) Web Services
9 35 (13.73%) WPF
10 32 (12.55%) WCF
11 31 (12.16%) Entity Framework
12 25 (9.80%) HTML5
13 23 (9.02%) Spring
14 19 (7.45%) ASP.NET Web API
14 19 (7.45%) Hibernate
15 17 (6.67%) JSON
16 16 (6.27%) AngularJS
17 15 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 67 (26.27%) Computer Science
2 26 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (10.20%) Mathematics
3 8 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.75%) Reinsurance
4 7 (2.75%) RIA
5 6 (2.35%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.35%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.35%) Semantic Web
6 5 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.57%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.18%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.18%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.18%) iPad
8 3 (1.18%) Physics
9 2 (0.78%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.78%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 79 (30.98%) Windows
2 36 (14.12%) Linux
3 17 (6.67%) Unix
4 4 (1.57%) Android
4 4 (1.57%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.57%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.39%) CentOS
7 1 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Fedora
7 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (37.65%) MVC
3 94 (36.86%) Software Engineering
4 73 (28.63%) OO
5 59 (23.14%) SDLC
6 50 (19.61%) Scrum
7 43 (16.86%) Software Architecture
8 38 (14.90%) TDD
9 36 (14.12%) OOP
10 34 (13.33%) UML
11 32 (12.55%) Mentoring
12 29 (11.37%) Static Code Analysis
12 29 (11.37%) Use Case
13 28 (10.98%) Unit Testing
14 26 (10.20%) Web Development
15 18 (7.06%) Multithreading
16 17 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (6.67%) Financial Modelling
17 14 (5.49%) Risk Management
18 12 (4.71%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 193 (75.69%) C#
2 132 (51.76%) JavaScript
3 99 (38.82%) SQL
4 80 (31.37%) C++
5 44 (17.25%) Java
6 30 (11.76%) T-SQL
7 11 (4.31%) C
7 11 (4.31%) VB.NET
8 10 (3.92%) Python
9 9 (3.53%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.75%) PHP
10 7 (2.75%) VB
11 4 (1.57%) R
11 4 (1.57%) VC++
12 3 (1.18%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.78%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.78%) Perl
13 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 119 (46.67%) Degree
2 12 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.35%) MCSD
4 2 (0.78%) MCAD
4 2 (0.78%) MCP
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.39%) PhD
5 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.88%) QA
2 3 (1.18%) GAMP
2 3 (1.18%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 10 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.14%) Puppet
3 6 (2.35%) Ansible
4 4 (1.57%) logstash
4 4 (1.57%) StatsD
Vendors
1 63 (24.71%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.63%) Oracle
3 7 (2.75%) TOWER Software
4 3 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.78%) Fundtech
5 2 (0.78%) New Relic
5 2 (0.78%) Sun
6 1 (0.39%) Facebook
6 1 (0.39%) Google
6 1 (0.39%) SAP
6 1 (0.39%) Sencha
6 1 (0.39%) SunGard
6 1 (0.39%) Sybase
6 1 (0.39%) Twitter
6 1 (0.39%) Xamarin
Southampton, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonuses + 25 days holiday
Posted: 12 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits, bonus etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + neg bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Maximise Recruitment
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Surrey
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 24 days ago
Hanslope Park, Milton Keynes
HMGCC
Salary: £40,268 to £56,219 depending on role (with a potential to earn £59,457)
Posted: 25 days ago