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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 81 83 80
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 11 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.20% 0.42% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.44% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 7
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £45,800 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
878 911 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.06% 95.69% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 680 804 705
Average salary £39,000 £39,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.26% +2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 21 April 2015.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 16 (88.89%) C#
2 13 (72.22%) .NET
3 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (61.11%) Refactoring
5 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
6 7 (38.89%) SQL
6 7 (38.89%) Web Services
6 7 (38.89%) TDD
6 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
7 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (33.33%) Big Data
7 6 (33.33%) Scrum
7 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 5 (27.78%) OO
8 5 (27.78%) OOD
8 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
9 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 3 (16.67%) PHP
10 3 (16.67%) HTML
10 3 (16.67%) Java
10 3 (16.67%) CSS
10 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 3 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (16.67%) jQuery
10 3 (16.67%) Degree
10 3 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
11 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 3 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) Big Data
3 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Back Office
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
3 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) jQuery
4 3 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.56%) CSS3
5 1 (5.56%) Sass
5 1 (5.56%) Kendo UI
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.56%) HTML5
5 1 (5.56%) WCF
5 1 (5.56%) Django
5 1 (5.56%) SOAP
5 1 (5.56%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) EPoS
3 1 (5.56%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
1 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) Refactoring
3 7 (38.89%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
5 5 (27.78%) OO
5 5 (27.78%) OOD
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.56%) Coaching
7 1 (5.56%) Mobile Development
7 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) PHP
5 2 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) Ruby
6 1 (5.56%) PHP5
6 1 (5.56%) C
6 1 (5.56%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) Delphi
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Telerik
1 1 (5.56%) Xamarin