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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 361 283 319
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 82 141 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.67% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.71% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 79 129 101
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,100 £35,657
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £71,000 £53,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
19734 19921 20359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.26% 94.67% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16101 15760 17290
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
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 2 March 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 2 March 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
Surrey -3 19 £55,000 - 1
West Sussex - 15 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire -62 13 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Hampshire +1 12 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East Sussex -25 12 £40,000 -3.61% 1
Oxfordshire +7 5 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Sussex - 4 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £52,500 +2.43% 1
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 123 (75.93%) C#
2 108 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 101 (62.35%) .NET
4 100 (61.73%) JavaScript
5 87 (53.70%) HTML
6 82 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (50.00%) CSS
8 79 (48.77%) ASP.NET
9 71 (43.83%) MVC
10 65 (40.12%) OO
11 57 (35.19%) SQL
12 54 (33.33%) jQuery
13 48 (29.63%) TDD
13 48 (29.63%) Microsoft
14 45 (27.78%) C++
14 45 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
15 44 (27.16%) .NET Framework
15 44 (27.16%) Java
16 41 (25.31%) Windows
16 41 (25.31%) Linux
17 40 (24.69%) Web Services
18 36 (22.22%) Scrum
19 35 (21.60%) Continuous Integration
20 33 (20.37%) Software Engineering
21 32 (19.75%) XML
22 29 (17.90%) Mentoring
23 28 (17.28%) IIS
23 28 (17.28%) OOD
23 28 (17.28%) Finance
24 26 (16.05%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 28 (17.28%) IIS
2 21 (12.96%) Confluence
3 15 (9.26%) Apache
4 11 (6.79%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.32%) JBoss
5 7 (4.32%) nginx
6 6 (3.70%) WebLogic
6 6 (3.70%) GlassFish
6 6 (3.70%) WebSphere
7 5 (3.09%) Apache Pig
7 5 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (2.47%) Node.js
9 3 (1.85%) DNN
10 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.23%) ColdFusion
10 2 (1.23%) CMS
10 2 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
Applications
1 25 (15.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Line 100
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.70%) SaaS
2 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.26%) Internet
2 8 (4.94%) DNS
3 7 (4.32%) DHCP
4 4 (2.47%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.23%) HTTP
6 1 (0.62%) GPRS
6 1 (0.62%) LAN
6 1 (0.62%) PSTN
6 1 (0.62%) WAN
6 1 (0.62%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 26 (16.05%) Big Data
3 13 (8.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (8.02%) RavenDB
4 10 (6.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (4.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (4.32%) Redis
8 6 (3.70%) MySQL
9 5 (3.09%) Hadoop
9 5 (3.09%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (2.47%) HPCC
11 3 (1.85%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.23%) SSDT
12 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (1.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (15.43%) Visual Studio
2 24 (14.81%) NUnit
2 24 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 23 (14.20%) JIRA
4 21 (12.96%) Rhino Mocks
5 16 (9.88%) TeamCity
6 13 (8.02%) ReSharper
6 13 (8.02%) WATIR
6 13 (8.02%) Moq
6 13 (8.02%) Cucumber
6 13 (8.02%) NCrunch
7 11 (6.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (5.56%) Subversion
9 8 (4.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 8 (4.94%) Behat
9 8 (4.94%) PHPUnit
10 6 (3.70%) Eclipse
10 6 (3.70%) NetBeans
10 6 (3.70%) Maven
10 6 (3.70%) StarTeam
General
1 28 (17.28%) Finance
2 21 (12.96%) Retail
3 14 (8.64%) Back Office
4 12 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.56%) Aerospace
6 8 (4.94%) Automotive
7 4 (2.47%) Banking
8 2 (1.23%) Local Government
8 2 (1.23%) Marketing
8 2 (1.23%) Publishing
8 2 (1.23%) Military
9 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.62%) French Language
9 1 (0.62%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (62.35%) .NET
2 87 (53.70%) HTML
3 81 (50.00%) CSS
4 79 (48.77%) ASP.NET
5 54 (33.33%) jQuery
6 45 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 44 (27.16%) .NET Framework
8 40 (24.69%) Web Services
9 32 (19.75%) XML
10 26 (16.05%) WCF
10 26 (16.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 23 (14.20%) Ajax
12 17 (10.49%) SOAP
12 17 (10.49%) HTML5
12 17 (10.49%) RESTful
12 17 (10.49%) Dapper ORM
13 15 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 15 (9.26%) Spring
14 14 (8.64%) J2EE
15 13 (8.02%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.02%) Open Source
2 9 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.70%) Clustering
5 5 (3.09%) iPhone
5 5 (3.09%) iPad
6 4 (2.47%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.85%) User Experience
7 3 (1.85%) GIS
7 3 (1.85%) MPEG
8 2 (1.23%) NHS
8 2 (1.23%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.23%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.23%) CUDA
9 1 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.62%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.62%) DataPower
9 1 (0.62%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 41 (25.31%) Windows
1 41 (25.31%) Linux
2 15 (9.26%) UNIX
3 7 (4.32%) Android
4 4 (2.47%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (43.83%) MVC
3 65 (40.12%) OO
4 48 (29.63%) TDD
5 36 (22.22%) Scrum
6 35 (21.60%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (20.37%) Software Engineering
8 29 (17.90%) Mentoring
9 28 (17.28%) OOD
10 26 (16.05%) BDD
11 25 (15.43%) Unit Testing
12 22 (13.58%) Refactoring
13 21 (12.96%) E-Commerce
14 20 (12.35%) UML
15 18 (11.11%) Software Architecture
16 15 (9.26%) Dependency Injection
17 14 (8.64%) Pair Programming
18 13 (8.02%) Web Development
19 11 (6.79%) OOP
20 9 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 123 (75.93%) C#
2 100 (61.73%) JavaScript
3 57 (35.19%) SQL
4 45 (27.78%) C++
5 44 (27.16%) Java
6 26 (16.05%) T-SQL
7 25 (15.43%) VB.NET
8 17 (10.49%) Ruby
9 14 (8.64%) Python
9 14 (8.64%) PHP
10 9 (5.56%) VB
11 8 (4.94%) COBOL
12 7 (4.32%) C
13 6 (3.70%) Ada
13 6 (3.70%) VB6
14 4 (2.47%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.23%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.23%) Perl
16 1 (0.62%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 24 (14.81%) Degree
2 7 (4.32%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.70%) OCPJP
3 6 (3.70%) OCMJD
4 2 (1.23%) MCP
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.23%) OCPJWCD
4 2 (1.23%) VCP4
5 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.35%) QA
Vendors
1 48 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.11%) Oracle
3 16 (9.88%) Endeca
4 13 (8.02%) RedPrairie
5 8 (4.94%) Sun
6 5 (3.09%) Telerik
7 4 (2.47%) DevExpress
7 4 (2.47%) TOWER Software
8 2 (1.23%) Sage
9 1 (0.62%) Remedy
9 1 (0.62%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.62%) Teradata
9 1 (0.62%) IBM
9 1 (0.62%) Google
9 1 (0.62%) Facebook
9 1 (0.62%) Twitter
9 1 (0.62%) Xamarin
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