The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 329 351 348
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 111 80 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.36% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.38% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 108 76 92
Average salary £44,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21394 21069 22182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.82% 94.95% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17161 17397 18944
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Software Developer
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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
East Sussex +1 33 £41,500 -20.19% 1
Surrey -12 19 £52,500 -4.54%
Berkshire +18 16 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Kent - 14 £50,000 - 1
Hampshire -8 9 £42,500 -5.55%
Oxfordshire - 9 £45,000 -
Isle of Wight - 6 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £50,000 +17.64%
West Sussex -1 2 £55,000 +37.50%
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 182 (71.94%) .NET
2 160 (63.24%) C#
3 141 (55.73%) ASP.NET
4 135 (53.36%) SQL
5 101 (39.92%) SQL Server
6 93 (36.76%) OO
7 91 (35.97%) WPF
8 86 (33.99%) WCF
8 86 (33.99%) JavaScript
9 74 (29.25%) Software Engineering
10 67 (26.48%) HTML
11 64 (25.30%) CSS
12 63 (24.90%) MVC
13 58 (22.92%) Microsoft
14 56 (22.13%) WinForms
15 55 (21.74%) Java
16 46 (18.18%) Windows
17 42 (16.60%) jQuery
17 42 (16.60%) Finance
18 41 (16.21%) Oracle
19 40 (15.81%) Hibernate
20 34 (13.44%) Spring
21 32 (12.65%) Scrum
21 32 (12.65%) C++
22 29 (11.46%) OOD
22 29 (11.46%) ASP.NET MVC
23 28 (11.07%) Web Services
23 28 (11.07%) XML
24 27 (10.67%) Degree
25 26 (10.28%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 24 (9.49%) IIS
2 8 (3.16%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.37%) Apache
4 3 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.56%) SaaS
2 7 (2.77%) GitHub
3 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.79%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.74%) HTTP
2 5 (1.98%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.19%) GSM
3 3 (1.19%) UMTS
4 2 (0.79%) WAN
4 2 (0.79%) LAN
4 2 (0.79%) PSTN
4 2 (0.79%) GPRS
4 2 (0.79%) 3G
5 1 (0.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (39.92%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.53%) MySQL
4 6 (2.37%) Big Data
4 6 (2.37%) MarkLogic
5 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.98%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.98%) DTS
6 4 (1.58%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.40%) OLAP
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 22 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 15 (5.93%) Subversion
3 14 (5.53%) Maven
4 12 (4.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (3.16%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.77%) NUnit
6 7 (2.77%) Artifactory
6 7 (2.77%) JIRA
6 7 (2.77%) EasyMock
7 5 (1.98%) PhoneGap
7 5 (1.98%) Redmine
8 4 (1.58%) Selenium
9 3 (1.19%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.19%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.79%) WiX
11 1 (0.40%) PhantomJS
11 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.40%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.40%) Gradle
11 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (16.60%) Finance
2 11 (4.35%) Back Office
3 10 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.56%) Retail
5 4 (1.58%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.79%) Marketing
6 2 (0.79%) French Language
7 1 (0.40%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (71.94%) .NET
2 141 (55.73%) ASP.NET
3 91 (35.97%) WPF
4 86 (33.99%) WCF
5 67 (26.48%) HTML
6 64 (25.30%) CSS
7 56 (22.13%) WinForms
8 42 (16.60%) jQuery
9 40 (15.81%) Hibernate
10 34 (13.44%) Spring
11 29 (11.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (11.07%) Web Services
12 28 (11.07%) XML
13 23 (9.09%) .NET Framework
14 19 (7.51%) JSON
15 18 (7.11%) REST
16 16 (6.32%) Silverlight
17 15 (5.93%) MSMQ
18 14 (5.53%) Ajax
18 14 (5.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.91%) Computer Science
2 7 (2.77%) Management Information System
2 7 (2.77%) Semantic Web
3 6 (2.37%) Social Media
3 6 (2.37%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.58%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.58%) Physics
6 3 (1.19%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.79%) FMCG
8 1 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.40%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.40%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.40%) Derivative
8 1 (0.40%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 46 (18.18%) Windows
2 15 (5.93%) Linux
3 6 (2.37%) UNIX
4 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (36.76%) OO
2 74 (29.25%) Software Engineering
3 63 (24.90%) MVC
4 32 (12.65%) Scrum
5 29 (11.46%) OOD
6 26 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (9.49%) User Stories
8 22 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 21 (8.30%) Information Security
10 14 (5.53%) Configuration Management
10 14 (5.53%) Web Development
11 13 (5.14%) TDD
12 12 (4.74%) Unit Testing
12 12 (4.74%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (4.35%) Multithreading
13 11 (4.35%) SOA
14 10 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
15 8 (3.16%) Customer Engagement
16 7 (2.77%) Web Application Development
16 7 (2.77%) UML
Programming Languages
1 160 (63.24%) C#
2 135 (53.36%) SQL
3 86 (33.99%) JavaScript
4 55 (21.74%) Java
5 32 (12.65%) C++
6 17 (6.72%) T-SQL
7 13 (5.14%) VB
8 11 (4.35%) VB.NET
9 8 (3.16%) VB6
9 8 (3.16%) PHP
10 7 (2.77%) Perl
10 7 (2.77%) Scala
11 5 (1.98%) C
12 3 (1.19%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.19%) VC++
12 3 (1.19%) Python
13 2 (0.79%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.79%) VBScript
14 1 (0.40%) Fortran
14 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (10.67%) Degree
2 6 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.98%) MCP
3 5 (1.98%) MCAD
3 5 (1.98%) MCSD
4 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.70%) QA
2 3 (1.19%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) Puppet
1 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.40%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 58 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 41 (16.21%) Oracle
3 2 (0.79%) Remedy
4 1 (0.40%) Perforce
4 1 (0.40%) Sybase
4 1 (0.40%) JBoss
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