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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank - 91 81
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton - 0.11% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.11% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £42,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +6.87%
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
801 880 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.02% 97.45% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 709 841 807
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) OOD
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) WPF
3 3 (33.33%) CQRS
3 3 (33.33%) Big Data
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (11.11%) PostGIS
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) JBoss
4 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (11.11%) PostGIS
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Blog
2 1 (11.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) OOD
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (33.33%) CQRS
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (11.11%) Information Management
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss