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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 348 306 342
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 94 142 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.63% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.67% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 89 132 96
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,657
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,875 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +5.58%
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
19915 21255 20730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.05% 94.75% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16104 16851 17285
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 £65,000 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +9 24 £42,500 -7.60%
Surrey +2 20 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Berkshire -47 18 £50,000 - 3
West Sussex - 12 £47,500 -
East Sussex -33 10 £40,000 -3.61%
Oxfordshire +8 8 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Buckinghamshire -16 2 £52,000 +9.47%
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 139 (78.09%) C#
2 114 (64.04%) SQL Server
3 111 (62.36%) .NET
4 102 (57.30%) JavaScript
5 91 (51.12%) HTML
6 84 (47.19%) ASP.NET
7 83 (46.63%) CSS
7 83 (46.63%) Agile Software Development
8 73 (41.01%) MVC
9 72 (40.45%) OO
10 60 (33.71%) SQL
11 55 (30.90%) jQuery
12 51 (28.65%) Microsoft
13 46 (25.84%) C++
14 45 (25.28%) TDD
15 44 (24.72%) Java
16 43 (24.16%) Web Services
16 43 (24.16%) ASP.NET MVC
17 41 (23.03%) Windows
18 40 (22.47%) Linux
19 39 (21.91%) .NET Framework
20 36 (20.22%) Finance
21 34 (19.10%) Continuous Integration
22 33 (18.54%) XML
23 32 (17.98%) Scrum
23 32 (17.98%) Degree
23 32 (17.98%) Software Engineering
24 27 (15.17%) Visual Studio
24 27 (15.17%) OOD
24 27 (15.17%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 25 (14.04%) IIS
2 16 (8.99%) Apache
2 16 (8.99%) Confluence
3 11 (6.18%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.49%) JBoss
5 7 (3.93%) nginx
6 6 (3.37%) WebLogic
6 6 (3.37%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.37%) GlassFish
7 5 (2.81%) Apache Pig
7 5 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (2.25%) Node.js
8 4 (2.25%) CMS
9 3 (1.69%) DNN
9 3 (1.69%) WordPress
10 2 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.12%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 21 (11.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.56%) Line 100
1 1 (0.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.37%) SaaS
2 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.74%) Internet
2 8 (4.49%) DNS
3 7 (3.93%) DHCP
4 2 (1.12%) HTTP
4 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (64.04%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.67%) Big Data
3 12 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (5.62%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (5.62%) RavenDB
5 9 (5.06%) Redis
6 8 (4.49%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.93%) MySQL
7 7 (3.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.81%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.81%) Apache Hive
8 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.12%) SSDT
10 2 (1.12%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (15.17%) Visual Studio
2 23 (12.92%) Git (software)
3 21 (11.80%) NUnit
4 20 (11.24%) Rhino Mocks
5 18 (10.11%) JIRA
6 14 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (6.18%) TeamCity
8 10 (5.62%) ReSharper
8 10 (5.62%) WATIR
8 10 (5.62%) Moq
8 10 (5.62%) Cucumber
8 10 (5.62%) NCrunch
9 9 (5.06%) Subversion
10 8 (4.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 8 (4.49%) PHPUnit
10 8 (4.49%) Behat
11 6 (3.37%) Eclipse
11 6 (3.37%) NetBeans
11 6 (3.37%) Maven
11 6 (3.37%) StarTeam
General
1 36 (20.22%) Finance
2 13 (7.30%) Retail
3 11 (6.18%) Back Office
4 9 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.06%) Aerospace
5 7 (3.93%) Automotive
6 5 (2.81%) Marketing
7 4 (2.25%) Military
8 3 (1.69%) Banking
9 2 (1.12%) Publishing
9 2 (1.12%) Local Government
10 1 (0.56%) German Language
10 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (62.36%) .NET
2 91 (51.12%) HTML
3 84 (47.19%) ASP.NET
4 83 (46.63%) CSS
5 55 (30.90%) jQuery
6 43 (24.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 43 (24.16%) Web Services
7 39 (21.91%) .NET Framework
8 33 (18.54%) XML
9 27 (15.17%) WCF
10 22 (12.36%) HTML5
11 21 (11.80%) Ajax
12 19 (10.67%) Entity Framework
13 18 (10.11%) RESTful
13 18 (10.11%) SOAP
14 15 (8.43%) Spring
14 15 (8.43%) CSS3
15 14 (7.87%) REST
16 13 (7.30%) JMS
17 12 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.87%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.62%) Open Source
4 7 (3.93%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.37%) Clustering
6 5 (2.81%) iPhone
6 5 (2.81%) User Experience
6 5 (2.81%) iPad
7 4 (2.25%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.25%) GIS
8 3 (1.69%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.69%) MPEG
8 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.12%) CUDA
9 2 (1.12%) NHS
9 2 (1.12%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.12%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.56%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.56%) DataPower
10 1 (0.56%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 41 (23.03%) Windows
2 40 (22.47%) Linux
3 14 (7.87%) UNIX
4 7 (3.93%) Android
5 5 (2.81%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (46.63%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (41.01%) MVC
3 72 (40.45%) OO
4 45 (25.28%) TDD
5 34 (19.10%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (17.98%) Scrum
6 32 (17.98%) Software Engineering
7 27 (15.17%) OOD
7 27 (15.17%) Unit Testing
7 27 (15.17%) Mentoring
8 24 (13.48%) UML
9 23 (12.92%) Refactoring
10 22 (12.36%) Software Architecture
10 22 (12.36%) BDD
11 17 (9.55%) E-Commerce
12 12 (6.74%) OOP
12 12 (6.74%) Dependency Injection
13 11 (6.18%) User Stories
13 11 (6.18%) Web Development
13 11 (6.18%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 139 (78.09%) C#
2 102 (57.30%) JavaScript
3 60 (33.71%) SQL
4 46 (25.84%) C++
5 44 (24.72%) Java
6 26 (14.61%) T-SQL
7 19 (10.67%) VB.NET
8 15 (8.43%) PHP
9 14 (7.87%) Python
9 14 (7.87%) Ruby
10 13 (7.30%) VB
11 10 (5.62%) VB6
12 7 (3.93%) COBOL
13 6 (3.37%) C
13 6 (3.37%) Ada
14 4 (2.25%) CoffeeScript
15 3 (1.69%) Objective-C
16 2 (1.12%) Perl
16 2 (1.12%) PHP5
17 1 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (17.98%) Degree
2 8 (4.49%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.37%) OCPJP
3 6 (3.37%) OCMJD
4 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.12%) MCP
4 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.56%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.92%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.93%) iptables
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 51 (28.65%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.43%) Oracle
3 11 (6.18%) Endeca
4 10 (5.62%) RedPrairie
5 7 (3.93%) TOWER Software
5 7 (3.93%) Sun
6 5 (2.81%) Telerik
7 4 (2.25%) DevExpress
8 2 (1.12%) Sage
9 1 (0.56%) Remedy
9 1 (0.56%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.56%) VMware
9 1 (0.56%) SAP
9 1 (0.56%) IBM
9 1 (0.56%) Google
9 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.56%) Facebook
9 1 (0.56%) Twitter
9 1 (0.56%) Xamarin
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