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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 363 349 368
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 86 90 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.42% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.44% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 66 75 68
Average salary £47,250 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,000 £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
20681 20579 21307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 95.02% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16344 16975 18242
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,500
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 October 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 October 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
Surrey -3 24 £50,000 -2.43% 3
Hampshire -11 23 £47,500 +11.76% 8
Berkshire -20 13 £55,000 +22.22%
West Sussex +8 10 £40,000 -15.78%
East Sussex -2 8 £42,500 -18.26%
Kent +7 5 - -
Oxfordshire +12 3 £48,500 -30.71% 3
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 129 (66.49%) C#
2 126 (64.95%) .NET
3 105 (54.12%) JavaScript
4 101 (52.06%) ASP.NET
5 100 (51.55%) SQL
6 99 (51.03%) SQL Server
7 82 (42.27%) HTML
8 81 (41.75%) CSS
9 75 (38.66%) OO
10 63 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
11 62 (31.96%) MVC
12 59 (30.41%) Java
13 56 (28.87%) Software Engineering
14 50 (25.77%) jQuery
15 48 (24.74%) Microsoft
16 47 (24.23%) WCF
16 47 (24.23%) WPF
17 42 (21.65%) OOD
17 42 (21.65%) Oracle
17 42 (21.65%) XML
18 41 (21.13%) Windows
19 39 (20.10%) C++
20 36 (18.56%) IIS
20 36 (18.56%) Finance
20 36 (18.56%) Scrum
20 36 (18.56%) Mentoring
21 33 (17.01%) .NET Framework
22 31 (15.98%) ASP.NET MVC
23 30 (15.46%) Hibernate
24 29 (14.95%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 36 (18.56%) IIS
2 11 (5.67%) Confluence
3 6 (3.09%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.55%) Apache
5 2 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.52%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.52%) Liferay
6 1 (0.52%) JBoss
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (13.40%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) SaaS
2 2 (1.03%) GitHub
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.19%) Internet
2 8 (4.12%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.06%) Intranet
4 3 (1.55%) 3G
4 3 (1.55%) GPRS
4 3 (1.55%) GSM
4 3 (1.55%) LAN
4 3 (1.55%) PSTN
4 3 (1.55%) UMTS
4 3 (1.55%) WAN
5 2 (1.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (51.03%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (9.28%) Big Data
4 12 (6.19%) MySQL
4 12 (6.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (4.12%) RavenDB
6 6 (3.09%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.58%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.58%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.58%) DTS
8 4 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.52%) OLAP
10 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.52%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 16 (8.25%) Visual Studio
1 16 (8.25%) NUnit
2 14 (7.22%) Subversion
3 12 (6.19%) Rhino Mocks
3 12 (6.19%) JIRA
4 11 (5.67%) TeamCity
4 11 (5.67%) Git (software)
4 11 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (4.64%) Maven
5 9 (4.64%) Cucumber
6 8 (4.12%) NCrunch
6 8 (4.12%) Moq
6 8 (4.12%) ReSharper
6 8 (4.12%) WATIR
7 4 (2.06%) MSTest
7 4 (2.06%) NSubstitute
7 4 (2.06%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.03%) Redmine
9 2 (1.03%) MSBuild
General
1 36 (18.56%) Finance
2 24 (12.37%) Telecoms
3 21 (10.82%) Retail
4 9 (4.64%) Back Office
4 9 (4.64%) Aerospace
4 9 (4.64%) Automotive
5 7 (3.61%) Banking
5 7 (3.61%) Marketing
6 5 (2.58%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.55%) French Language
7 3 (1.55%) Publishing
8 2 (1.03%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (64.95%) .NET
2 101 (52.06%) ASP.NET
3 82 (42.27%) HTML
4 81 (41.75%) CSS
5 50 (25.77%) jQuery
6 47 (24.23%) WCF
6 47 (24.23%) WPF
7 42 (21.65%) XML
8 33 (17.01%) .NET Framework
9 31 (15.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (15.46%) Hibernate
11 26 (13.40%) WinForms
11 26 (13.40%) Web Services
12 25 (12.89%) Spring
13 21 (10.82%) Ajax
14 19 (9.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 18 (9.28%) LINQ
16 17 (8.76%) HTML5
17 16 (8.25%) MSMQ
18 13 (6.70%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.15%) Computer Science
1 10 (5.15%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (4.64%) Open Source
3 6 (3.09%) User Experience
3 6 (3.09%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.58%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.55%) Social Media
6 2 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.03%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.03%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.03%) MPEG
6 2 (1.03%) Physics
7 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.52%) EPoS
7 1 (0.52%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.52%) PDA
7 1 (0.52%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.52%) Blog
7 1 (0.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 41 (21.13%) Windows
2 22 (11.34%) Linux
3 7 (3.61%) UNIX
4 2 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.03%) Android
5 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (38.66%) OO
2 63 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (31.96%) MVC
4 56 (28.87%) Software Engineering
5 42 (21.65%) OOD
6 36 (18.56%) Scrum
6 36 (18.56%) Mentoring
7 29 (14.95%) E-Commerce
8 24 (12.37%) TDD
9 17 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (8.76%) BDD
10 15 (7.73%) UML
11 13 (6.70%) Web Development
12 12 (6.19%) SOA
13 11 (5.67%) Information Security
14 10 (5.15%) Refactoring
14 10 (5.15%) Data Modelling
14 10 (5.15%) OOP
14 10 (5.15%) Software Architecture
14 10 (5.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 129 (66.49%) C#
2 105 (54.12%) JavaScript
3 100 (51.55%) SQL
4 59 (30.41%) Java
5 39 (20.10%) C++
6 29 (14.95%) VB.NET
7 19 (9.79%) T-SQL
8 16 (8.25%) C
8 16 (8.25%) VB
9 10 (5.15%) VB6
10 9 (4.64%) Ruby
11 8 (4.12%) PL/SQL
12 7 (3.61%) PHP
13 5 (2.58%) Python
14 4 (2.06%) Ada
14 4 (2.06%) COBOL
15 3 (1.55%) Perl
15 3 (1.55%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.55%) XPath
16 2 (1.03%) VC++
Qualifications
1 14 (7.22%) Degree
2 2 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (1.03%) A+ Certification
2 2 (1.03%) OCPJWCD
3 1 (0.52%) MCP
3 1 (0.52%) MCAD
3 1 (0.52%) MCSD
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.79%) QA
2 2 (1.03%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Puppet
1 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (24.74%) Microsoft
2 42 (21.65%) Oracle
3 11 (5.67%) Endeca
4 8 (4.12%) RedPrairie
5 2 (1.03%) Sun
6 1 (0.52%) Remedy
6 1 (0.52%) Teradata
6 1 (0.52%) Telerik
6 1 (0.52%) GigaSpaces
6 1 (0.52%) Zend
6 1 (0.52%) IBM
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Petersfield
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + pension and excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Waterlooville
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
OHO Group
Salary: £250 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
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Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Redhill
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 17 days ago
Middlesex
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Staff Discounts
Posted: 20 days ago