The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 80 76 76
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 5 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.54% 0.74% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.75% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 17
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
883 796 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.77% 97.67% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 782 723 863
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Senior Software Developer
Hampshire

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 24 April 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 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) WPF
2 3 (37.50%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (37.50%) CQRS
2 3 (37.50%) Big Data
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) JBoss
3 2 (25.00%) OOD
3 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Big Data
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) WPF
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
2 3 (37.50%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (37.50%) CQRS
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) OOD
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) JBoss
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle