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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 317 355 365
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 124 98 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.44% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.46% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 108 83 52
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +1.17%
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
19717 21123 20195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.62% 94.88% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16358 16603 16647
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 £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Berkshire +46 51 £55,000 +13.40% 3
Hampshire +35 35 £52,500 +16.66% 6
Surrey +1 17 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 9 £45,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +7 6 £65,000 -7.14% 1
East Sussex -5 5 £45,000 +8.43%
West Sussex -12 1 £51,500 +28.75%
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 205 (86.13%) C#
2 177 (74.37%) .NET
3 154 (64.71%) JavaScript
4 135 (56.72%) ASP.NET
5 130 (54.62%) HTML
6 128 (53.78%) SQL Server
7 118 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
8 114 (47.90%) jQuery
9 111 (46.64%) MVC
10 105 (44.12%) CSS
11 94 (39.50%) SQL
12 76 (31.93%) ASP.NET MVC
13 69 (28.99%) Team Foundation Server
14 68 (28.57%) OO
15 66 (27.73%) Windows
16 64 (26.89%) Degree
17 60 (25.21%) Finance
18 58 (24.37%) HTML5
19 56 (23.53%) Software Engineering
20 54 (22.69%) TDD
21 49 (20.59%) Scrum
21 49 (20.59%) C++
22 44 (18.49%) SDLC
23 43 (18.07%) Visual Studio
24 42 (17.65%) Java
25 41 (17.23%) Software Architecture
26 40 (16.81%) Oracle
27 38 (15.97%) .NET Framework
28 37 (15.55%) XML
29 36 (15.13%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (5.46%) IIS
2 10 (4.20%) Apache
3 9 (3.78%) Node.js
4 4 (1.68%) WordPress
4 4 (1.68%) CMS
5 3 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.84%) Drupal
6 2 (0.84%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.84%) JBoss
6 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.42%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 6 (2.52%) MS Office
1 6 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.26%) SaaS
2 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.20%) Internet
1 10 (4.20%) Network Security
2 3 (1.26%) LTE
2 3 (1.26%) GSM
2 3 (1.26%) UMTS
3 1 (0.42%) SMTP
3 1 (0.42%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (53.78%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.66%) MySQL
3 15 (6.30%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.46%) Oracle Database
4 13 (5.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (5.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (5.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (5.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (4.62%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (3.78%) MongoDB
8 8 (3.36%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.26%) DTS
11 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.84%) RavenDB
11 2 (0.84%) Redis
11 2 (0.84%) Big Data
12 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 69 (28.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (18.07%) Visual Studio
3 21 (8.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 15 (6.30%) Git (software)
5 12 (5.04%) ReSharper
6 10 (4.20%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.10%) NUnit
7 5 (2.10%) Subversion
8 4 (1.68%) JIRA
8 4 (1.68%) Moq
9 3 (1.26%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.84%) NuGet
10 2 (0.84%) WebStorm
10 2 (0.84%) Sublime Text
11 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.42%) JUnit
11 1 (0.42%) Maven
11 1 (0.42%) StarTeam
11 1 (0.42%) NetBeans
General
1 60 (25.21%) Finance
2 30 (12.61%) Telecoms
3 23 (9.66%) Aerospace
4 22 (9.24%) Automotive
5 19 (7.98%) Back Office
6 12 (5.04%) Manufacturing
7 8 (3.36%) Legal
8 6 (2.52%) Retail
9 4 (1.68%) Marketing
10 2 (0.84%) Military
10 2 (0.84%) Banking
10 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.42%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (74.37%) .NET
2 135 (56.72%) ASP.NET
3 130 (54.62%) HTML
4 114 (47.90%) jQuery
5 105 (44.12%) CSS
6 76 (31.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 58 (24.37%) HTML5
8 38 (15.97%) .NET Framework
9 37 (15.55%) XML
10 34 (14.29%) Ajax
11 24 (10.08%) RESTful
12 20 (8.40%) Web Services
13 19 (7.98%) WCF
14 18 (7.56%) Entity Framework
15 17 (7.14%) JSON
16 16 (6.72%) CSS3
17 14 (5.88%) AngularJS
17 14 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 12 (5.04%) RabbitMQ
18 12 (5.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 24 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.14%) RIA
4 14 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.94%) N-Tier
5 7 (2.94%) Web 2.0
6 5 (2.10%) User Experience
7 4 (1.68%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.84%) Physics
10 1 (0.42%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.42%) Derivative
10 1 (0.42%) DTV
10 1 (0.42%) GIS
10 1 (0.42%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.42%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 66 (27.73%) Windows
2 27 (11.34%) Linux
3 8 (3.36%) Mac OS X
4 6 (2.52%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.10%) Android
6 4 (1.68%) UNIX
7 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (46.64%) MVC
3 68 (28.57%) OO
4 56 (23.53%) Software Engineering
5 54 (22.69%) TDD
6 49 (20.59%) Scrum
7 44 (18.49%) SDLC
8 41 (17.23%) Software Architecture
9 36 (15.13%) UML
10 31 (13.03%) Use Case
11 28 (11.76%) OOP
12 27 (11.34%) Static Code Analysis
13 23 (9.66%) BDD
13 23 (9.66%) Unit Testing
14 19 (7.98%) V-Model
15 18 (7.56%) Web Development
16 15 (6.30%) Mentoring
17 14 (5.88%) E-Commerce
18 13 (5.46%) Project Management
18 13 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 205 (86.13%) C#
2 154 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 94 (39.50%) SQL
4 49 (20.59%) C++
5 42 (17.65%) Java
6 30 (12.61%) T-SQL
6 30 (12.61%) C
7 21 (8.82%) PHP
7 21 (8.82%) VB.NET
8 18 (7.56%) Python
8 18 (7.56%) TypeScript
9 12 (5.04%) VB
10 9 (3.78%) Objective-C
10 9 (3.78%) Ruby
11 7 (2.94%) VB6
12 3 (1.26%) Ada
13 2 (0.84%) PHP5
14 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.42%) VC++
Qualifications
1 64 (26.89%) Degree
2 5 (2.10%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.68%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.42%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.42%) MOS
5 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.98%) GAMP
2 18 (7.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.84%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 40 (16.81%) Oracle
2 36 (15.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.68%) LANDesk
4 3 (1.26%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.26%) TOWER Software
5 2 (0.84%) VMware
5 2 (0.84%) Zend
5 2 (0.84%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.42%) Twitter
6 1 (0.42%) SAP
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe
6 1 (0.42%) Websense
6 1 (0.42%) Sony
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £43,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Henley-On-Thames
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago