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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 303 357 360
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 147 97 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.43% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.45% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 129 92 75
Average salary £52,500 £44,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.31% -9.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
19661 21486 20910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.91% 94.99% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 16220 17143 17233
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 £62,500 £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 3 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 3 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
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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 +55 58 £55,000 +13.40% 3
Hampshire +38 34 £50,000 +21.21% 3
Surrey +20 22 £55,000 +4.76%
Buckinghamshire +6 11 £45,000 - 1
East Sussex +2 10 £45,000 +8.43%
Oxfordshire +11 9 £65,000 +62.50% 2
West Sussex +1 3 £50,000 -9.09%
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 204 (84.30%) C#
2 178 (73.55%) .NET
3 159 (65.70%) JavaScript
4 137 (56.61%) HTML
5 135 (55.79%) SQL Server
6 132 (54.55%) ASP.NET
7 118 (48.76%) Agile Software Development
8 112 (46.28%) CSS
9 111 (45.87%) jQuery
10 110 (45.45%) MVC
11 96 (39.67%) SQL
12 72 (29.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 71 (29.34%) OO
14 65 (26.86%) Windows
15 64 (26.45%) Finance
16 63 (26.03%) Team Foundation Server
17 59 (24.38%) TDD
18 57 (23.55%) HTML5
19 55 (22.73%) Degree
20 52 (21.49%) Software Engineering
20 52 (21.49%) Scrum
21 50 (20.66%) C++
22 44 (18.18%) Software Architecture
23 42 (17.36%) SDLC
23 42 (17.36%) Java
23 42 (17.36%) Visual Studio
24 41 (16.94%) Oracle
25 39 (16.12%) Microsoft
25 39 (16.12%) .NET Framework
26 36 (14.88%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 14 (5.79%) IIS
2 11 (4.55%) Apache
2 11 (4.55%) Node.js
3 4 (1.65%) WordPress
3 4 (1.65%) CMS
4 3 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.24%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.83%) Drupal
5 2 (0.83%) JBoss
5 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.41%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.41%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.41%) DNN
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 6 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.24%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Magento
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.24%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.89%) Internet
1 7 (2.89%) Network Security
2 3 (1.24%) LTE
2 3 (1.24%) GSM
2 3 (1.24%) UMTS
3 1 (0.41%) SMTP
3 1 (0.41%) HTTP
3 1 (0.41%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (55.79%) SQL Server
2 27 (11.16%) MySQL
3 13 (5.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (4.96%) NoSQL
4 12 (4.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (4.96%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.13%) Oracle Database
5 10 (4.13%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (3.72%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (3.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (3.31%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.24%) DTS
10 3 (1.24%) Redis
11 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.83%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.41%) OLTP
12 1 (0.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 63 (26.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (17.36%) Visual Studio
3 21 (8.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 14 (5.79%) Git (software)
5 12 (4.96%) ReSharper
6 10 (4.13%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.48%) NUnit
8 5 (2.07%) Subversion
8 5 (2.07%) JIRA
8 5 (2.07%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (1.24%) Moq
10 2 (0.83%) NuGet
10 2 (0.83%) WebStorm
10 2 (0.83%) Sublime Text
11 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.41%) JUnit
11 1 (0.41%) Maven
11 1 (0.41%) StarTeam
11 1 (0.41%) NetBeans
General
1 64 (26.45%) Finance
2 27 (11.16%) Telecoms
3 21 (8.68%) Aerospace
4 19 (7.85%) Automotive
4 19 (7.85%) Back Office
5 12 (4.96%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.31%) Legal
7 5 (2.07%) Retail
8 4 (1.65%) Marketing
9 3 (1.24%) Military
10 2 (0.83%) Banking
10 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.41%) Electronics
11 1 (0.41%) Publishing
11 1 (0.41%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (73.55%) .NET
2 137 (56.61%) HTML
3 132 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 112 (46.28%) CSS
5 111 (45.87%) jQuery
6 72 (29.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 57 (23.55%) HTML5
8 39 (16.12%) .NET Framework
9 36 (14.88%) Ajax
9 36 (14.88%) XML
10 25 (10.33%) WCF
11 23 (9.50%) Web Services
12 22 (9.09%) RESTful
13 20 (8.26%) Entity Framework
14 18 (7.44%) CSS3
15 16 (6.61%) AngularJS
15 16 (6.61%) JSON
16 15 (6.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 13 (5.37%) REST
17 13 (5.37%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.81%) Computer Science
2 24 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (4.55%) RIA
4 8 (3.31%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.89%) Web 2.0
5 7 (2.89%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.48%) User Experience
7 4 (1.65%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.83%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.83%) GIS
10 1 (0.41%) NHS
10 1 (0.41%) DTV
10 1 (0.41%) Derivative
10 1 (0.41%) Physics
10 1 (0.41%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 65 (26.86%) Windows
2 26 (10.74%) Linux
3 8 (3.31%) Mac OS X
4 7 (2.89%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.07%) Android
6 3 (1.24%) UNIX
7 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (48.76%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (45.45%) MVC
3 71 (29.34%) OO
4 59 (24.38%) TDD
5 52 (21.49%) Scrum
5 52 (21.49%) Software Engineering
6 44 (18.18%) Software Architecture
7 42 (17.36%) SDLC
8 34 (14.05%) UML
9 27 (11.16%) Use Case
10 26 (10.74%) OOP
11 23 (9.50%) Static Code Analysis
11 23 (9.50%) BDD
12 22 (9.09%) Unit Testing
13 20 (8.26%) Web Development
14 17 (7.02%) Project Management
15 16 (6.61%) V-Model
15 16 (6.61%) Mentoring
16 15 (6.20%) User Stories
17 14 (5.79%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 204 (84.30%) C#
2 159 (65.70%) JavaScript
3 96 (39.67%) SQL
4 50 (20.66%) C++
5 42 (17.36%) Java
6 33 (13.64%) T-SQL
7 28 (11.57%) C
8 23 (9.50%) PHP
9 21 (8.68%) VB.NET
10 19 (7.85%) Python
11 18 (7.44%) VB
12 15 (6.20%) TypeScript
13 13 (5.37%) VB6
14 10 (4.13%) Ruby
14 10 (4.13%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.24%) CoffeeScript
15 3 (1.24%) Ada
16 2 (0.83%) PHP5
16 2 (0.83%) Apple Swift
17 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 55 (22.73%) Degree
2 6 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.07%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.41%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.41%) MOS
5 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.68%) QA
2 16 (6.61%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 41 (16.94%) Oracle
2 39 (16.12%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.07%) TOWER Software
4 4 (1.65%) LANDesk
5 3 (1.24%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.83%) Zend
6 2 (0.83%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.83%) VMware
7 1 (0.41%) SAP
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe
7 1 (0.41%) Websense
7 1 (0.41%) Sony
7 1 (0.41%) Twitter
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