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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 312 342 341
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 139 99 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.44% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.46% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 133 93 97
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22242 21298 23170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.75% 94.98% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 17796 17606 20023
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 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +34 38 £52,500 +16.66% 2
East Sussex +11 27 £41,500 -7.77%
Oxfordshire 0 19 £45,000 +26.20%
Surrey -8 17 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 15 £47,500 -5.94%
Hampshire -26 13 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Kent -11 7 £45,000 - 1
Middlesex +8 3 £77,500 +98.71%
Isle of Wight - 2 £40,000 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £42,500 -
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 185 (68.77%) .NET
2 178 (66.17%) C#
3 144 (53.53%) ASP.NET
4 112 (41.64%) SQL Server
5 105 (39.03%) SQL
6 98 (36.43%) Software Engineering
6 98 (36.43%) WCF
7 83 (30.86%) OO
8 81 (30.11%) WPF
9 72 (26.77%) JavaScript
10 65 (24.16%) HTML
10 65 (24.16%) Java
11 63 (23.42%) Degree
12 58 (21.56%) Finance
13 52 (19.33%) CSS
14 50 (18.59%) C++
15 48 (17.84%) MVC
16 47 (17.47%) Hibernate
17 45 (16.73%) Visual Studio
18 42 (15.61%) Microsoft
19 40 (14.87%) jQuery
20 39 (14.50%) Windows
21 38 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
21 38 (14.13%) WinForms
21 38 (14.13%) Spring
22 34 (12.64%) Oracle
23 33 (12.27%) Computer Science
23 33 (12.27%) ASP.NET MVC
24 31 (11.52%) XML
24 31 (11.52%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (4.46%) Tomcat
1 12 (4.46%) IIS
2 4 (1.49%) Apache
2 4 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (9.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.58%) SaaS
2 7 (2.60%) GitHub
3 5 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.74%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.83%) HTTP
2 4 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (41.64%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.72%) MySQL
4 7 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.23%) MarkLogic
6 5 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.49%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.49%) Big Data
7 4 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (1.12%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 45 (16.73%) Visual Studio
2 23 (8.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (5.95%) Maven
4 14 (5.20%) Subversion
5 12 (4.46%) Artifactory
5 12 (4.46%) Jenkins
5 12 (4.46%) EasyMock
5 12 (4.46%) JIRA
6 6 (2.23%) NUnit
7 5 (1.86%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.49%) GCC
9 3 (1.12%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.12%) WiX
9 3 (1.12%) PhoneGap
9 3 (1.12%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (1.12%) Redmine
9 3 (1.12%) Selenium
9 3 (1.12%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (1.12%) JUnit
General
1 58 (21.56%) Finance
2 16 (5.95%) Back Office
3 8 (2.97%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.60%) Retail
5 4 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.12%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.12%) Military
7 1 (0.37%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Billing
7 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (68.77%) .NET
2 144 (53.53%) ASP.NET
3 98 (36.43%) WCF
4 81 (30.11%) WPF
5 65 (24.16%) HTML
6 52 (19.33%) CSS
7 47 (17.47%) Hibernate
8 40 (14.87%) jQuery
9 38 (14.13%) WinForms
9 38 (14.13%) Spring
10 33 (12.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (11.52%) XML
12 26 (9.67%) Web Services
13 22 (8.18%) HTML5
13 22 (8.18%) .NET Framework
14 16 (5.95%) Ajax
15 15 (5.58%) Struts
16 12 (4.46%) Vaadin
16 12 (4.46%) JSON
17 10 (3.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.27%) Computer Science
2 10 (3.72%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.97%) Mathematics
4 7 (2.60%) Physics
4 7 (2.60%) Semantic Web
5 6 (2.23%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.86%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (1.49%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.12%) Social Media
9 2 (0.74%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.37%) Derivative
10 1 (0.37%) Statistics
10 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.37%) FMCG
10 1 (0.37%) Kindle
10 1 (0.37%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.37%) IVR
10 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.50%) Windows
2 12 (4.46%) Linux
3 7 (2.60%) UNIX
4 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.74%) Android
5 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (36.43%) Software Engineering
2 83 (30.86%) OO
3 48 (17.84%) MVC
4 38 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (11.52%) TDD
5 31 (11.52%) Scrum
6 30 (11.15%) OOD
7 28 (10.41%) User Stories
8 24 (8.92%) Information Security
9 21 (7.81%) E-Commerce
10 18 (6.69%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (5.95%) Multithreading
11 16 (5.95%) Unit Testing
12 13 (4.83%) Web Application Development
13 12 (4.46%) Web Development
14 11 (4.09%) Wealth Management
14 11 (4.09%) Waterfall
14 11 (4.09%) Code Coverage
15 10 (3.72%) SOA
16 8 (2.97%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 178 (66.17%) C#
2 105 (39.03%) SQL
3 72 (26.77%) JavaScript
4 65 (24.16%) Java
5 50 (18.59%) C++
6 9 (3.35%) VB.NET
6 9 (3.35%) Perl
7 8 (2.97%) T-SQL
7 8 (2.97%) C
7 8 (2.97%) VB
8 7 (2.60%) Scala
9 6 (2.23%) PHP
10 5 (1.86%) VB6
10 5 (1.86%) Python
11 3 (1.12%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.12%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.12%) VC++
12 2 (0.74%) Fortran
12 2 (0.74%) VBScript
13 1 (0.37%) Lua
Qualifications
1 63 (23.42%) Degree
2 5 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.49%) MCP
3 4 (1.49%) MCAD
3 4 (1.49%) MCSD
3 4 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.12%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.41%) QA
2 3 (1.12%) GAMP
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 42 (15.61%) Microsoft
2 34 (12.64%) Oracle
3 4 (1.49%) Green Hills
4 2 (0.74%) JBoss
5 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.37%) Remedy
5 1 (0.37%) Perforce
5 1 (0.37%) Sybase
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