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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 78 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 8 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.02% 0.99% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.04% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 0
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year
- +0.55%
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
758 866 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.19% 95.37% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 572 772 746
Average salary £39,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (92.86%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) .NET
3 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) Refactoring
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (42.86%) TDD
6 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
6 5 (35.71%) Scrum
6 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
6 5 (35.71%) OOD
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
6 5 (35.71%) Web Services
6 5 (35.71%) OO
6 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (35.71%) Big Data
7 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
8 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 2 (14.29%) QA
8 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 1 (7.14%) Coaching
9 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
9 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) Big Data
3 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) XHTML
4 1 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) XSL
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (71.43%) Refactoring
2 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) OOD
3 5 (35.71%) OO
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft