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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 365 369 360
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 87 60 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.30% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 71 49 76
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +10.62%
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
20834 19960 21803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.61% 95.01% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16313 16479 18662
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,400 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014. 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
East Sussex -8 22 £41,500 -20.19%
Surrey -2 19 £45,000 -5.26% 2
West Sussex 0 11 £40,000 -15.78%
Berkshire -4 11 £48,500 -8.70% 1
Kent - 11 £55,000 - 1
Hampshire -14 9 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Oxfordshire +8 4 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

1 142 (65.74%) .NET
2 130 (60.19%) C#
3 122 (56.48%) SQL
4 113 (52.31%) ASP.NET
5 100 (46.30%) JavaScript
6 91 (42.13%) SQL Server
7 83 (38.43%) OO
8 77 (35.65%) HTML
9 75 (34.72%) CSS
10 69 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
11 67 (31.02%) MVC
12 63 (29.17%) Software Engineering
12 63 (29.17%) WPF
12 63 (29.17%) Java
13 62 (28.70%) WCF
14 52 (24.07%) Microsoft
15 46 (21.30%) jQuery
16 45 (20.83%) Oracle
17 44 (20.37%) C++
18 42 (19.44%) XML
19 41 (18.98%) Windows
20 37 (17.13%) WinForms
21 34 (15.74%) Finance
21 34 (15.74%) Hibernate
21 34 (15.74%) OOD
22 33 (15.28%) Scrum
22 33 (15.28%) IIS
22 33 (15.28%) Mentoring
23 29 (13.43%) ASP.NET MVC
24 28 (12.96%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 33 (15.28%) IIS
2 8 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.78%) Apache
4 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.93%) Confluence
5 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.46%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.46%) Liferay
5 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (9.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.78%) GitHub
2 5 (2.31%) SaaS
3 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.93%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.31%) TCP/IP
1 5 (2.31%) Internet
2 4 (1.85%) Intranet
2 4 (1.85%) HTTP
3 3 (1.39%) 3G
3 3 (1.39%) GPRS
3 3 (1.39%) GSM
3 3 (1.39%) LAN
3 3 (1.39%) PSTN
3 3 (1.39%) UMTS
3 3 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (42.13%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (6.94%) MySQL
4 8 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (3.24%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.24%) Big Data
6 6 (2.78%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.31%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.31%) MarkLogic
7 5 (2.31%) DTS
8 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.46%) OLAP
10 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (7.87%) Subversion
2 15 (6.94%) Visual Studio
3 11 (5.09%) Maven
4 9 (4.17%) NUnit
4 9 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.31%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (2.31%) JIRA
5 5 (2.31%) Redmine
5 5 (2.31%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.85%) NSubstitute
6 4 (1.85%) MSTest
6 4 (1.85%) Selenium
7 3 (1.39%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.39%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.39%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.93%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.93%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.93%) EasyMock
General
1 34 (15.74%) Finance
2 16 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.02%) Retail
4 7 (3.24%) Marketing
5 6 (2.78%) Back Office
6 5 (2.31%) Banking
6 5 (2.31%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.31%) Automotive
6 5 (2.31%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.39%) French Language
7 3 (1.39%) Publishing
8 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (65.74%) .NET
2 113 (52.31%) ASP.NET
3 77 (35.65%) HTML
4 75 (34.72%) CSS
5 63 (29.17%) WPF
6 62 (28.70%) WCF
7 46 (21.30%) jQuery
8 42 (19.44%) XML
9 37 (17.13%) WinForms
10 34 (15.74%) Hibernate
11 29 (13.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (12.96%) Spring
13 24 (11.11%) Web Services
14 18 (8.33%) .NET Framework
15 15 (6.94%) HTML5
15 15 (6.94%) LINQ
15 15 (6.94%) Ajax
16 14 (6.48%) Silverlight
16 14 (6.48%) REST
17 13 (6.02%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.09%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.78%) Social Media
5 5 (2.31%) Semantic Web
5 5 (2.31%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.31%) User Experience
5 5 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.39%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.39%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.93%) Physics
7 2 (0.93%) Open Source
7 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.93%) FMCG
8 1 (0.46%) Blog
8 1 (0.46%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.46%) MPEG
8 1 (0.46%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.46%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.46%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 41 (18.98%) Windows
2 17 (7.87%) Linux
3 6 (2.78%) UNIX
4 1 (0.46%) Solaris
4 1 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.46%) Android
4 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (38.43%) OO
2 69 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (31.02%) MVC
4 63 (29.17%) Software Engineering
5 34 (15.74%) OOD
6 33 (15.28%) Scrum
6 33 (15.28%) Mentoring
7 25 (11.57%) E-Commerce
8 15 (6.94%) TDD
8 15 (6.94%) User Stories
9 14 (6.48%) Information Security
9 14 (6.48%) SOA
10 12 (5.56%) UML
11 11 (5.09%) Unit Testing
11 11 (5.09%) BDD
12 10 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (3.70%) Web Development
14 7 (3.24%) Multithreading
14 7 (3.24%) Software Architecture
15 6 (2.78%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 130 (60.19%) C#
2 122 (56.48%) SQL
3 100 (46.30%) JavaScript
4 63 (29.17%) Java
5 44 (20.37%) C++
6 24 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 17 (7.87%) VB
8 14 (6.48%) VB.NET
9 13 (6.02%) C
10 11 (5.09%) VB6
11 10 (4.63%) PL/SQL
12 9 (4.17%) PHP
13 7 (3.24%) Perl
14 6 (2.78%) Scala
15 4 (1.85%) Python
16 3 (1.39%) VBScript
17 2 (0.93%) VC++
17 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.93%) XPath
18 1 (0.46%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 23 (10.65%) Degree
2 3 (1.39%) MCP
2 3 (1.39%) MCAD
2 3 (1.39%) MCSD
2 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.93%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.94%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) Puppet
1 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (24.07%) Microsoft
2 45 (20.83%) Oracle
3 2 (0.93%) Remedy
3 2 (0.93%) Endeca
4 1 (0.46%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (0.46%) Zend
4 1 (0.46%) RedPrairie
4 1 (0.46%) Perforce
4 1 (0.46%) JBoss
4 1 (0.46%) IBM
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Staff Discounts
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £300 - £650 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Gerrard White
Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £20000 to £50000 per annum - Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Petersfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday, health care
Posted: 7 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Elliott James consulting
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Redhill
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Petersfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago