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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 328 320 333
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 114 135 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.56% 0.59% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.62% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 107 131 95
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -
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
19413 21740 21368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.33% 94.86% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15730 17645 17702
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £60,000 £60,000
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 29 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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 +18 34 £42,500 -3.40% 2
Berkshire +17 28 £52,500 - 4
Surrey +34 24 £55,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -1 9 £55,000 +22.22%
Buckinghamshire -9 8 £45,000 -5.26%
West Sussex +17 5 £47,500 +11.76% 1
East Sussex -6 5 £45,000 +8.43% 3
Middlesex - 1 £55,000 -
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 151 (77.44%) C#
2 125 (64.10%) .NET
3 115 (58.97%) SQL Server
4 112 (57.44%) JavaScript
5 106 (54.36%) HTML
6 87 (44.62%) CSS
6 87 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
7 85 (43.59%) ASP.NET
8 80 (41.03%) MVC
9 74 (37.95%) SQL
9 74 (37.95%) OO
10 70 (35.90%) jQuery
11 51 (26.15%) C++
12 48 (24.62%) Finance
13 45 (23.08%) TDD
13 45 (23.08%) Degree
14 43 (22.05%) Microsoft
15 42 (21.54%) Windows
15 42 (21.54%) SDLC
16 40 (20.51%) Java
17 39 (20.00%) T-SQL
17 39 (20.00%) Scrum
18 36 (18.46%) Software Architecture
19 33 (16.92%) Software Engineering
20 32 (16.41%) Web Services
21 31 (15.90%) ASP.NET MVC
22 30 (15.38%) HTML5
22 30 (15.38%) Linux
22 30 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
23 29 (14.87%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 16 (8.21%) Apache
2 13 (6.67%) IIS
3 8 (4.10%) Node.js
4 7 (3.59%) nginx
5 5 (2.56%) CMS
5 5 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.56%) JBoss
6 4 (2.05%) Apache Pig
6 4 (2.05%) Confluence
6 4 (2.05%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.54%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.54%) WordPress
7 3 (1.54%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.03%) Drupal
8 2 (1.03%) DNN
8 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.03%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.51%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Magento
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.59%) SaaS
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.10%) DNS
2 7 (3.59%) DHCP
3 2 (1.03%) HTTP
3 2 (1.03%) Internet
4 1 (0.51%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (58.97%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.72%) MySQL
3 13 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (5.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (4.10%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.10%) Redis
5 8 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.10%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.56%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.05%) Big Data
7 4 (2.05%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.05%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.03%) DTS
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.51%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 30 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (13.85%) Visual Studio
3 18 (9.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 10 (5.13%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.13%) JIRA
4 10 (5.13%) Eclipse
5 8 (4.10%) PHPUnit
5 8 (4.10%) Behat
5 8 (4.10%) Subversion
6 7 (3.59%) NUnit
6 7 (3.59%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (3.08%) ReSharper
8 3 (1.54%) NetBeans
8 3 (1.54%) JUnit
8 3 (1.54%) Maven
8 3 (1.54%) StarTeam
9 2 (1.03%) WebStorm
9 2 (1.03%) Sublime Text
9 2 (1.03%) Moq
General
1 48 (24.62%) Finance
2 14 (7.18%) Aerospace
2 14 (7.18%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.15%) Automotive
4 8 (4.10%) Back Office
5 6 (3.08%) Marketing
6 4 (2.05%) Military
7 3 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.54%) Retail
8 2 (1.03%) Local Government
8 2 (1.03%) Banking
8 2 (1.03%) Publishing
8 2 (1.03%) Legal
8 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.51%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (64.10%) .NET
2 106 (54.36%) HTML
3 87 (44.62%) CSS
4 85 (43.59%) ASP.NET
5 70 (35.90%) jQuery
6 32 (16.41%) Web Services
7 31 (15.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (15.38%) HTML5
9 29 (14.87%) XML
10 26 (13.33%) .NET Framework
11 25 (12.82%) WCF
12 24 (12.31%) Ajax
13 19 (9.74%) CSS3
14 16 (8.21%) REST
15 14 (7.18%) RESTful
16 12 (6.15%) Spring
16 12 (6.15%) SOAP
17 11 (5.64%) AngularJS
17 11 (5.64%) Entity Framework
18 10 (5.13%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 19 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.10%) Mathematics
4 7 (3.59%) User Experience
5 5 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.05%) iPad
6 4 (2.05%) iPhone
6 4 (2.05%) GIS
7 3 (1.54%) Clustering
7 3 (1.54%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.54%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.03%) CUDA
8 2 (1.03%) Web 2.0
8 2 (1.03%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.03%) MPEG
8 2 (1.03%) NHS
9 1 (0.51%) DTV
9 1 (0.51%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 42 (21.54%) Windows
2 30 (15.38%) Linux
3 12 (6.15%) UNIX
4 5 (2.56%) Android
5 4 (2.05%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.51%) Solaris
7 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (41.03%) MVC
3 74 (37.95%) OO
4 45 (23.08%) TDD
5 42 (21.54%) SDLC
6 39 (20.00%) Scrum
7 36 (18.46%) Software Architecture
8 33 (16.92%) Software Engineering
9 28 (14.36%) UML
10 21 (10.77%) OOP
11 20 (10.26%) Unit Testing
12 18 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (8.21%) Mentoring
14 15 (7.69%) BDD
15 14 (7.18%) User Stories
15 14 (7.18%) Use Case
15 14 (7.18%) Web Development
15 14 (7.18%) Requirements Analysis
16 12 (6.15%) OOD
16 12 (6.15%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 151 (77.44%) C#
2 112 (57.44%) JavaScript
3 74 (37.95%) SQL
4 51 (26.15%) C++
5 40 (20.51%) Java
6 39 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 20 (10.26%) PHP
8 19 (9.74%) VB
9 17 (8.72%) Python
10 13 (6.67%) VB6
11 12 (6.15%) C
11 12 (6.15%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.56%) Objective-C
12 5 (2.56%) Ruby
13 4 (2.05%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (1.54%) Ada
14 3 (1.54%) Apple Swift
15 2 (1.03%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.03%) PHP5
15 2 (1.03%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 45 (23.08%) Degree
2 8 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.05%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.54%) OCPJP
4 3 (1.54%) OCMJD
5 2 (1.03%) MCP
5 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.51%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.21%) QA
2 3 (1.54%) GAMP
System Software
1 7 (3.59%) iptables
2 2 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.03%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 43 (22.05%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.23%) Oracle
3 7 (3.59%) TOWER Software
4 3 (1.54%) Sun
5 2 (1.03%) VMware
6 1 (0.51%) Sage
6 1 (0.51%) Adobe
6 1 (0.51%) SAP
6 1 (0.51%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.51%) Twitter
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life Assurance, Holiday Pay,
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + uncapped bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Waterlooville, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Highly Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
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American Express
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago