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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 344 361 363
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 98 61 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.29% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.30% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 83 52 77
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 £40,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
21364 20207 21704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.69% 95.09% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16816 16650 18526
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -12 29 £41,500 -20.19% 1
Surrey -5 20 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Berkshire -1 16 £48,500 -0.51%
Kent - 14 £52,500 -
West Sussex +4 9 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Hampshire -24 6 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Oxfordshire +1 3 £70,000 +27.27% 3
Isle of Wight - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 153 (67.40%) .NET
2 136 (59.91%) C#
3 128 (56.39%) SQL
4 118 (51.98%) ASP.NET
5 99 (43.61%) JavaScript
6 92 (40.53%) SQL Server
7 87 (38.33%) OO
8 75 (33.04%) HTML
9 72 (31.72%) CSS
10 71 (31.28%) WPF
11 68 (29.96%) WCF
12 66 (29.07%) MVC
13 64 (28.19%) Java
13 64 (28.19%) Software Engineering
14 58 (25.55%) Microsoft
15 46 (20.26%) Oracle
16 44 (19.38%) jQuery
17 43 (18.94%) Windows
18 42 (18.50%) C++
18 42 (18.50%) WinForms
19 41 (18.06%) XML
20 36 (15.86%) Finance
21 35 (15.42%) Hibernate
22 33 (14.54%) OOD
23 31 (13.66%) Scrum
23 31 (13.66%) IIS
24 29 (12.78%) Spring
25 27 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
25 27 (11.89%) Web Services
26 26 (11.45%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 31 (13.66%) IIS
2 8 (3.52%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.64%) Apache
4 3 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.44%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.44%) Liferay
5 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (8.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.08%) GitHub
2 5 (2.20%) SaaS
3 4 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.88%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.52%) HTTP
2 4 (1.76%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.76%) Intranet
2 4 (1.76%) Internet
3 3 (1.32%) GSM
3 3 (1.32%) UMTS
4 2 (0.88%) WAN
4 2 (0.88%) LAN
4 2 (0.88%) PSTN
4 2 (0.88%) 3G
4 2 (0.88%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (40.53%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (6.61%) MySQL
4 7 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.64%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.64%) MarkLogic
5 6 (2.64%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.64%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.20%) Big Data
6 5 (2.20%) DTS
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (7.93%) Subversion
2 16 (7.05%) Visual Studio
3 12 (5.29%) Maven
4 9 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (3.52%) NUnit
6 6 (2.64%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.20%) Redmine
8 4 (1.76%) JIRA
8 4 (1.76%) Selenium
9 3 (1.32%) EasyMock
9 3 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (1.32%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.32%) MSTest
9 3 (1.32%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (1.32%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.32%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.32%) NSubstitute
10 2 (0.88%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.44%) IntelliJ
General
1 36 (15.86%) Finance
2 16 (7.05%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.41%) Retail
4 7 (3.08%) Marketing
5 6 (2.64%) Back Office
6 5 (2.20%) Banking
6 5 (2.20%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.20%) Automotive
6 5 (2.20%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.32%) Publishing
8 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.88%) French Language
9 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.44%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (67.40%) .NET
2 118 (51.98%) ASP.NET
3 75 (33.04%) HTML
4 72 (31.72%) CSS
5 71 (31.28%) WPF
6 68 (29.96%) WCF
7 44 (19.38%) jQuery
8 42 (18.50%) WinForms
9 41 (18.06%) XML
10 35 (15.42%) Hibernate
11 29 (12.78%) Spring
12 27 (11.89%) Web Services
13 26 (11.45%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (8.37%) .NET Framework
15 18 (7.93%) REST
16 16 (7.05%) JSON
17 15 (6.61%) Silverlight
18 14 (6.17%) HTML5
18 14 (6.17%) Ajax
19 13 (5.73%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.49%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.29%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.96%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.64%) Semantic Web
5 6 (2.64%) Social Media
6 3 (1.32%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.32%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.88%) Physics
7 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.88%) FMCG
8 1 (0.44%) Blog
8 1 (0.44%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.44%) Open Source
8 1 (0.44%) MPEG
8 1 (0.44%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.44%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.44%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 43 (18.94%) Windows
2 16 (7.05%) Linux
3 6 (2.64%) UNIX
4 1 (0.44%) Solaris
4 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.44%) Android
4 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (38.33%) OO
2 66 (29.07%) MVC
3 64 (28.19%) Software Engineering
4 33 (14.54%) OOD
5 31 (13.66%) Scrum
6 27 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (10.13%) E-Commerce
8 18 (7.93%) User Stories
9 15 (6.61%) Information Security
10 14 (6.17%) SOA
11 12 (5.29%) UML
11 12 (5.29%) TDD
11 12 (5.29%) Unit Testing
12 10 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (4.41%) Web Development
12 10 (4.41%) Configuration Management
13 8 (3.52%) Data Modelling
13 8 (3.52%) BDD
14 7 (3.08%) Software Architecture
14 7 (3.08%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 136 (59.91%) C#
2 128 (56.39%) SQL
3 99 (43.61%) JavaScript
4 64 (28.19%) Java
5 42 (18.50%) C++
6 24 (10.57%) T-SQL
7 17 (7.49%) VB
8 12 (5.29%) VB.NET
8 12 (5.29%) C
9 11 (4.85%) VB6
10 9 (3.96%) PHP
10 9 (3.96%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.08%) Perl
11 7 (3.08%) Scala
12 4 (1.76%) Python
13 3 (1.32%) VBScript
14 2 (0.88%) VC++
14 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.88%) XPath
15 1 (0.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 24 (10.57%) Degree
2 6 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.20%) MCP
3 5 (2.20%) MCAD
3 5 (2.20%) MCSD
4 2 (0.88%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.05%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) Puppet
1 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 58 (25.55%) Microsoft
2 46 (20.26%) Oracle
3 2 (0.88%) Remedy
4 1 (0.44%) Perforce
4 1 (0.44%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (0.44%) Zend
4 1 (0.44%) JBoss
4 1 (0.44%) IBM
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago