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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 353 308 337
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 85 121 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.57% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.60% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 74 114 108
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £65,000 £70,000
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
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Hampshire -7 29 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Surrey -11 23 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Berkshire -24 11 £47,500 +21.79% 2
West Sussex +7 7 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Sussex - 7 £47,500 -
East Sussex -4 4 £45,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -6 2 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -17 1 £52,500 -
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 118 (70.24%) C#
2 107 (63.69%) JavaScript
3 103 (61.31%) .NET
4 97 (57.74%) SQL Server
5 88 (52.38%) CSS
6 86 (51.19%) HTML
6 86 (51.19%) ASP.NET
7 75 (44.64%) SQL
8 72 (42.86%) MVC
9 70 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
10 64 (38.10%) Java
11 62 (36.90%) OO
12 49 (29.17%) jQuery
13 47 (27.98%) Mentoring
14 44 (26.19%) C++
15 43 (25.60%) Microsoft
15 43 (25.60%) Software Engineering
15 43 (25.60%) ASP.NET MVC
16 41 (24.40%) XML
17 40 (23.81%) IIS
17 40 (23.81%) TDD
17 40 (23.81%) .NET Framework
18 35 (20.83%) Windows
18 35 (20.83%) Linux
19 33 (19.64%) Web Services
19 33 (19.64%) Scrum
20 32 (19.05%) WCF
21 31 (18.45%) Oracle
21 31 (18.45%) OOD
22 30 (17.86%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 40 (23.81%) IIS
2 19 (11.31%) Confluence
3 14 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.95%) Apache
5 7 (4.17%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.57%) GlassFish
6 6 (3.57%) JBoss
6 6 (3.57%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.79%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.79%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.79%) nginx
9 1 (0.60%) Liferay
9 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.60%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.60%) DNN
9 1 (0.60%) CMS
9 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (16.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Line 100
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.19%) SaaS
1 2 (1.19%) GitHub
2 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.12%) Internet
2 6 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.38%) DNS
3 4 (2.38%) Intranet
4 3 (1.79%) 3G
4 3 (1.79%) GPRS
4 3 (1.79%) LAN
4 3 (1.79%) PSTN
4 3 (1.79%) WAN
4 3 (1.79%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (57.74%) SQL Server
2 24 (14.29%) Big Data
3 18 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (7.74%) RavenDB
5 9 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.57%) MySQL
6 6 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.57%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.98%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.98%) HPCC
8 3 (1.79%) Redis
8 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.79%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.79%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (13.69%) NUnit
2 22 (13.10%) Git (software)
3 20 (11.90%) JIRA
3 20 (11.90%) Rhino Mocks
4 19 (11.31%) Subversion
4 19 (11.31%) Visual Studio
5 16 (9.52%) TeamCity
6 14 (8.33%) Cucumber
7 13 (7.74%) Moq
7 13 (7.74%) NCrunch
7 13 (7.74%) ReSharper
7 13 (7.74%) WATIR
8 11 (6.55%) Maven
9 9 (5.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 7 (4.17%) Eclipse
10 7 (4.17%) MSTest
10 7 (4.17%) NSubstitute
11 6 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (3.57%) JUnit
11 6 (3.57%) NetBeans
General
1 28 (16.67%) Finance
2 22 (13.10%) Retail
3 19 (11.31%) Telecoms
4 14 (8.33%) Back Office
5 12 (7.14%) Aerospace
6 11 (6.55%) Automotive
7 9 (5.36%) Banking
8 7 (4.17%) Marketing
9 5 (2.98%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.79%) French Language
10 3 (1.79%) Publishing
11 2 (1.19%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.60%) Military
12 1 (0.60%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (61.31%) .NET
2 88 (52.38%) CSS
3 86 (51.19%) HTML
3 86 (51.19%) ASP.NET
4 49 (29.17%) jQuery
5 43 (25.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 41 (24.40%) XML
7 40 (23.81%) .NET Framework
8 33 (19.64%) Web Services
9 32 (19.05%) WCF
10 25 (14.88%) Hibernate
10 25 (14.88%) Spring
11 24 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 21 (12.50%) SOAP
13 20 (11.90%) Ajax
13 20 (11.90%) RESTful
14 18 (10.71%) J2EE
15 16 (9.52%) WPF
15 16 (9.52%) LINQ
15 16 (9.52%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.33%) Open Source
2 9 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.57%) Clustering
5 4 (2.38%) MPEG
6 3 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.79%) iPhone
6 3 (1.79%) iPad
7 2 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.19%) CUDA
7 2 (1.19%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.19%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.19%) User Experience
8 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.60%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.60%) Economics
8 1 (0.60%) PDA
8 1 (0.60%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 35 (20.83%) Windows
1 35 (20.83%) Linux
2 9 (5.36%) UNIX
3 6 (3.57%) Android
4 3 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.60%) Solaris
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (42.86%) MVC
2 70 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (36.90%) OO
4 47 (27.98%) Mentoring
5 43 (25.60%) Software Engineering
6 40 (23.81%) TDD
7 33 (19.64%) Scrum
8 31 (18.45%) OOD
9 29 (17.26%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (16.07%) BDD
11 25 (14.88%) E-Commerce
12 21 (12.50%) UML
13 20 (11.90%) Unit Testing
14 18 (10.71%) Refactoring
15 14 (8.33%) Pair Programming
15 14 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
16 13 (7.74%) Software Architecture
17 12 (7.14%) Static Code Analysis
17 12 (7.14%) Use Case
17 12 (7.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 118 (70.24%) C#
2 107 (63.69%) JavaScript
3 75 (44.64%) SQL
4 64 (38.10%) Java
5 44 (26.19%) C++
6 30 (17.86%) VB.NET
7 25 (14.88%) T-SQL
8 15 (8.93%) Ruby
9 14 (8.33%) C
10 9 (5.36%) PHP
10 9 (5.36%) Python
11 8 (4.76%) PL/SQL
12 7 (4.17%) COBOL
13 6 (3.57%) Ada
13 6 (3.57%) VB
14 5 (2.98%) VB6
15 3 (1.79%) XPath
15 3 (1.79%) Shell Script
16 2 (1.19%) Perl
16 2 (1.19%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (10.12%) Degree
2 6 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.57%) OCPJP
2 6 (3.57%) OCMJD
3 2 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (1.19%) A+ Certification
3 2 (1.19%) OCPJWCD
4 1 (0.60%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (1.19%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 43 (25.60%) Microsoft
2 31 (18.45%) Oracle
3 16 (9.52%) Endeca
4 13 (7.74%) RedPrairie
5 8 (4.76%) Sun
6 5 (2.98%) Telerik
7 4 (2.38%) DevExpress
8 2 (1.19%) IBM
9 1 (0.60%) Facebook
9 1 (0.60%) Twitter
9 1 (0.60%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.60%) Sage
9 1 (0.60%) Remedy
9 1 (0.60%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.60%) Teradata
9 1 (0.60%) Google
9 1 (0.60%) GigaSpaces
9 1 (0.60%) Zend
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