The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Senior Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 241 303 347
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 213 160 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.16% 0.77% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.79% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 212 136 125
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £58,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
17898 20159 21870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.20% 96.82% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15228 16511 17426
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

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 27 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +68 67 £50,000 -9.09%
Hampshire +12 51 £50,000 - 4
Berkshire -5 46 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Oxfordshire -8 22 £40,000 -38.46% 1
West Sussex +3 14 £47,500 -5.00%
Buckinghamshire +26 11 £42,500 -5.55%
Kent - 2 £57,500 - 1
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Senior Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 273 (72.22%) C#
2 231 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 231 (61.11%) .NET
3 192 (50.79%) SQL Server
4 190 (50.26%) HTML
5 170 (44.97%) ASP.NET
6 167 (44.18%) CSS
7 165 (43.65%) MVC
8 145 (38.36%) SQL
9 139 (36.77%) C++
10 129 (34.13%) Degree
10 129 (34.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 124 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
12 111 (29.37%) OO
12 111 (29.37%) Finance
13 104 (27.51%) Software Engineering
14 96 (25.40%) jQuery
15 91 (24.07%) Java
16 86 (22.75%) XML
17 85 (22.49%) Microsoft
17 85 (22.49%) Computer Science
18 82 (21.69%) Team Foundation Server
19 75 (19.84%) Mentoring
20 60 (15.87%) Web Services
21 58 (15.34%) Automotive
22 57 (15.08%) Telecoms
22 57 (15.08%) TDD
23 54 (14.29%) OOP
23 54 (14.29%) Oracle
24 50 (13.23%) Visual Studio

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (1.59%) IIS
2 3 (0.79%) Apache Spark
2 3 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.53%) JBoss
3 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.26%) CMS
4 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.65%) MS Office
3 3 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.56%) SaaS
2 19 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.91%) Internet
2 7 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.26%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (50.79%) SQL Server
2 46 (12.17%) Relational Database
3 33 (8.73%) NoSQL
4 24 (6.35%) RDBMS
5 20 (5.29%) Oracle Database
6 17 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (3.97%) Oracle Database 10g
7 15 (3.97%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (3.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (3.17%) Big Data
8 12 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.38%) MySQL
10 4 (1.06%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.79%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.53%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.53%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.53%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 82 (21.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 50 (13.23%) Visual Studio
3 23 (6.08%) Eclipse
4 15 (3.97%) Git (software)
5 13 (3.44%) Jenkins
6 12 (3.17%) NUnit
7 11 (2.91%) JUnit
7 11 (2.91%) Maven
8 9 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (1.59%) Subversion
10 4 (1.06%) JIRA
11 2 (0.53%) Ant
11 2 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.53%) Gradle
11 2 (0.53%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.53%) JBehave
11 2 (0.53%) jMock
11 2 (0.53%) Selenium
12 1 (0.26%) Grunt
12 1 (0.26%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 111 (29.37%) Finance
2 58 (15.34%) Automotive
3 57 (15.08%) Telecoms
4 47 (12.43%) Aerospace
5 32 (8.47%) Manufacturing
6 31 (8.20%) Banking
7 20 (5.29%) Games
8 11 (2.91%) Investment Banking
9 10 (2.65%) Retail
10 4 (1.06%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.53%) Advertising
11 2 (0.53%) Billing
11 2 (0.53%) Electronics
11 2 (0.53%) Marketing
12 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (61.11%) .NET
2 190 (50.26%) HTML
3 170 (44.97%) ASP.NET
4 167 (44.18%) CSS
5 129 (34.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 96 (25.40%) jQuery
7 86 (22.75%) XML
8 60 (15.87%) Web Services
9 48 (12.70%) HTML5
10 43 (11.38%) JSON
11 42 (11.11%) Ajax
12 39 (10.32%) .NET Framework
13 35 (9.26%) WCF
14 31 (8.20%) CSS3
15 30 (7.94%) AngularJS
15 30 (7.94%) ASP.NET Web API
16 26 (6.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 26 (6.88%) RESTful
17 24 (6.35%) XML Schema
18 23 (6.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 85 (22.49%) Computer Science
2 41 (10.85%) Mathematics
3 30 (7.94%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.70%) iPad
6 12 (3.17%) Driving Licence
6 12 (3.17%) Life Science
7 9 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.38%) Reinsurance
8 6 (1.59%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.59%) Device Driver
8 6 (1.59%) RIA
9 5 (1.32%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.32%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.06%) Physics
11 3 (0.79%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.53%) Social Media
12 2 (0.53%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.26%) DataPower
13 1 (0.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (9.26%) Windows
2 28 (7.41%) Linux
3 6 (1.59%) Android
4 5 (1.32%) Mac OS X
4 5 (1.32%) Unix
5 3 (0.79%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.53%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.26%) CentOS
7 1 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Fedora
7 1 (0.26%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (43.65%) MVC
2 124 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (29.37%) OO
4 104 (27.51%) Software Engineering
5 75 (19.84%) Mentoring
6 57 (15.08%) TDD
7 54 (14.29%) OOP
8 44 (11.64%) Scrum
9 42 (11.11%) Multithreading
10 39 (10.32%) Unit Testing
11 37 (9.79%) SDLC
12 30 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 26 (6.88%) Web Development
14 25 (6.61%) OOD
14 25 (6.61%) Software Architecture
14 25 (6.61%) UML
15 23 (6.08%) Financial Modelling
16 22 (5.82%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (5.56%) Data Modelling
18 20 (5.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 273 (72.22%) C#
2 231 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 145 (38.36%) SQL
4 139 (36.77%) C++
5 91 (24.07%) Java
6 44 (11.64%) VB.NET
7 38 (10.05%) T-SQL
8 31 (8.20%) C
9 21 (5.56%) Python
10 13 (3.44%) F#
11 9 (2.38%) TypeScript
12 8 (2.12%) VB
13 7 (1.85%) PHP
14 5 (1.32%) Scala
14 5 (1.32%) VB6
15 3 (0.79%) Embedded C++
15 3 (0.79%) Ruby
16 1 (0.26%) Perl
16 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 129 (34.13%) Degree
2 26 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.56%) QA
2 17 (4.50%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) Control-M
1 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.26%) logstash
1 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.26%) Puppet
1 1 (0.26%) StatsD
Vendors
1 85 (22.49%) Microsoft
2 54 (14.29%) Oracle
3 9 (2.38%) TOWER Software
4 3 (0.79%) Google
4 3 (0.79%) Sun
4 3 (0.79%) Zend
5 2 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.53%) Sybase
6 1 (0.26%) BMC
6 1 (0.26%) Compuware
6 1 (0.26%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.26%) HP
6 1 (0.26%) New Relic
6 1 (0.26%) Pega
6 1 (0.26%) QNX
6 1 (0.26%) Twitter
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