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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 263 348 326
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 186 121 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.02% 0.58% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.60% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 186 115 160
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -
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
17679 20227 22676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.84% 97.07% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 14979 16338 18353
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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 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 30 May 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 30 May 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
Hampshire +27 55 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Surrey +39 53 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Berkshire +23 33 £55,000 +4.76% 2
West Sussex +18 27 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Oxfordshire -3 14 £43,750 -20.45% 1
Buckinghamshire +24 3 £47,500 +5.55% 1
East Sussex +18 2 £47,500 +5.55%
Kent - 1 £72,500 - 1
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 244 (76.73%) C#
2 204 (64.15%) JavaScript
3 186 (58.49%) .NET
4 179 (56.29%) SQL Server
5 169 (53.14%) HTML
6 156 (49.06%) CSS
7 133 (41.82%) Degree
8 129 (40.57%) ASP.NET
9 127 (39.94%) Agile Software Development
10 125 (39.31%) MVC
11 122 (38.36%) SQL
12 112 (35.22%) C++
13 102 (32.08%) OO
13 102 (32.08%) Software Engineering
14 93 (29.25%) ASP.NET MVC
15 88 (27.67%) Team Foundation Server
16 87 (27.36%) Finance
17 85 (26.73%) Computer Science
18 84 (26.42%) Microsoft
19 81 (25.47%) jQuery
20 64 (20.13%) Java
21 61 (19.18%) Visual Studio
22 60 (18.87%) XML
23 51 (16.04%) Mathematics
24 49 (15.41%) Web Services
25 48 (15.09%) Relational Database
26 47 (14.78%) Mentoring
27 45 (14.15%) TDD
28 41 (12.89%) Software Architecture
28 41 (12.89%) HTML5

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 17 (5.35%) Node.js
2 8 (2.52%) IIS
3 6 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.31%) CMS
5 1 (0.31%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (11.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.26%) MS Office
3 3 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.86%) SaaS
2 14 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.63%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.52%) Internet
2 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.31%) RS-232
2 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (56.29%) SQL Server
2 48 (15.09%) Relational Database
3 38 (11.95%) NoSQL
4 22 (6.92%) RDBMS
5 21 (6.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (5.35%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (4.72%) MySQL
7 15 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (3.14%) Big Data
8 10 (3.14%) Oracle Database
9 9 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.52%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.26%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.63%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
14 1 (0.31%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.31%) HBase
Development Applications
1 88 (27.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 61 (19.18%) Visual Studio
3 18 (5.66%) NUnit
4 15 (4.72%) Rhino Mocks
5 13 (4.09%) Eclipse
5 13 (4.09%) Git (software)
5 13 (4.09%) Jenkins
5 13 (4.09%) Maven
6 11 (3.46%) Subversion
7 10 (3.14%) JUnit
8 2 (0.63%) Ant
8 2 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.63%) Gradle
8 2 (0.63%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.63%) JBehave
8 2 (0.63%) jMock
8 2 (0.63%) Selenium
9 1 (0.31%) Moq
9 1 (0.31%) MSTest
9 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
General
1 87 (27.36%) Finance
2 30 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 24 (7.55%) Automotive
4 22 (6.92%) Aerospace
5 18 (5.66%) Games
6 17 (5.35%) Banking
7 13 (4.09%) Manufacturing
8 12 (3.77%) Retail
9 11 (3.46%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.57%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.31%) Billing
12 1 (0.31%) Marketing
12 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (58.49%) .NET
2 169 (53.14%) HTML
3 156 (49.06%) CSS
4 129 (40.57%) ASP.NET
5 93 (29.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 81 (25.47%) jQuery
7 60 (18.87%) XML
8 49 (15.41%) Web Services
9 41 (12.89%) HTML5
10 40 (12.58%) .NET Framework
11 37 (11.64%) WCF
12 33 (10.38%) Ajax
12 33 (10.38%) JSON
13 32 (10.06%) CSS3
14 26 (8.18%) AngularJS
15 25 (7.86%) ASP.NET Web API
16 24 (7.55%) Spring
17 23 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 22 (6.92%) XSLT
19 17 (5.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 85 (26.73%) Computer Science
2 51 (16.04%) Mathematics
3 29 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.35%) Driving Licence
4 17 (5.35%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (4.72%) Reinsurance
6 12 (3.77%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.83%) iPad
8 5 (1.57%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.94%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.63%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.63%) Life Science
10 2 (0.63%) RIA
11 1 (0.31%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.31%) DataPower
11 1 (0.31%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.31%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.32%) Windows
2 26 (8.18%) Linux
3 7 (2.20%) Android
3 7 (2.20%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.26%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.26%) Unix
5 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.31%) CentOS
6 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.31%) Fedora
6 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (39.94%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (39.31%) MVC
3 102 (32.08%) OO
3 102 (32.08%) Software Engineering
4 47 (14.78%) Mentoring
5 45 (14.15%) TDD
6 41 (12.89%) Software Architecture
7 38 (11.95%) Scrum
8 37 (11.64%) Financial Modelling
8 37 (11.64%) Unit Testing
9 34 (10.69%) OOP
10 33 (10.38%) SDLC
11 32 (10.06%) Multithreading
11 32 (10.06%) Web Development
12 22 (6.92%) OOD
13 19 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (5.35%) Risk Management
14 17 (5.35%) User Stories
14 17 (5.35%) Web Application Development
15 16 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 244 (76.73%) C#
2 204 (64.15%) JavaScript
3 122 (38.36%) SQL
4 112 (35.22%) C++
5 64 (20.13%) Java
6 37 (11.64%) T-SQL
7 35 (11.01%) VB.NET
8 14 (4.40%) C
9 13 (4.09%) Python
10 11 (3.46%) VB
11 10 (3.14%) F#
12 8 (2.52%) PHP
13 5 (1.57%) Embedded C++
13 5 (1.57%) Scala
13 5 (1.57%) VB6
14 3 (0.94%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.63%) R
15 2 (0.63%) Ruby
16 1 (0.31%) Groovy
16 1 (0.31%) XPath
Qualifications
1 133 (41.82%) Degree
2 23 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.86%) QA
2 8 (2.52%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.94%) Puppet
2 2 (0.63%) logstash
2 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.63%) StatsD
3 1 (0.31%) Control-M
3 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 84 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.75%) Oracle
3 15 (4.72%) TOWER Software
4 4 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (1.26%) Sun
5 3 (0.94%) Zend
6 2 (0.63%) New Relic
6 2 (0.63%) Twitter
7 1 (0.31%) BMC
7 1 (0.31%) Compuware
7 1 (0.31%) Facebook
7 1 (0.31%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.31%) HP
7 1 (0.31%) Pega
7 1 (0.31%) QNX
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + 30 days holiday + excellent benefi
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + excelent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury
greywood
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Hassocks, West Sussex
Friday Media Group
Salary: Up to £55,000 DOE
Posted: 12 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Hassocks
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Farnborough
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago