The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 90 74 71
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 7 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.72% 0.45% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.48% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 10
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Senior Software Developer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
929 842 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.87% 95.46% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 746 740 675
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Southampton region.

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in Southampton

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 13 (86.67%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (66.67%) .NET
3 10 (66.67%) Refactoring
4 9 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (60.00%) Web Services
5 8 (53.33%) TDD
5 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (53.33%) Big Data
6 6 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (20.00%) CSS
8 3 (20.00%) jQuery
8 3 (20.00%) Scrum
8 3 (20.00%) HTML
8 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (20.00%) PHP
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
9 2 (13.33%) Java
9 2 (13.33%) OO
9 2 (13.33%) Python
9 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
9 2 (13.33%) OOD
9 2 (13.33%) Ruby
9 2 (13.33%) VCP4
10 1 (6.67%) HTML5
10 1 (6.67%) Android

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) Big Data
3 6 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (60.00%) Web Services
3 5 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.67%) HTML5
6 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (6.67%) CSS3
6 1 (6.67%) Sass
6 1 (6.67%) Kendo UI
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (6.67%) WCF
6 1 (6.67%) Django
6 1 (6.67%) XHTML
6 1 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
1 1 (6.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
1 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Refactoring
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) TDD
3 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) OOD
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) PHP
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) PHP5
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) Delphi
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) VCP4
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Xamarin
1 1 (6.67%) Telerik
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