The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 487 518 486
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 509 519 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.47% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.49% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 476 448 574
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.60% +2.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93561 106940 116399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78889 88177 95218
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend

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

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 within the UK.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +17 467 £50,000 +5.26% 61
South East +98 216 £50,000 - 20
London +6 94 £65,000 +18.18% 16
Surrey +75 66 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Hampshire +36 60 £50,000 +3.09% 5
Berkshire +13 38 £55,000 +4.76% 2
East of England 0 34 £47,500 - 5
North West +41 27 £45,000 +5.88% 1
West Sussex +17 27 £47,500 -5.00% 2
South West +10 26 £45,000 +3.44% 4
East Midlands -23 25 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Southampton +21 23 £50,000 -13.04%
Burgess Hill - 21 £47,500 - 2
City of London +64 20 £52,500 -12.50% 3
Yorkshire +1 20 £44,500 -1.11% 8
Cambridgeshire 0 20 £52,500 +10.52% 5
Oxfordshire +7 18 £40,000 -38.46% 5
Wokingham -8 18 £57,500 +4.54%
West Midlands -26 18 £42,500 +1.19%
Leicestershire +8 17 £50,000 +8.69% 1
Fareham +5 17 £50,000 +3.09% 3
Reading +14 16 £50,000 - 2
Cambridge -2 16 £52,500 +10.52% 4
Manchester +12 15 £45,000 +20.00%
West Yorkshire -15 13 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Cheshire +50 12 £45,000 - 1
Farnborough +10 11 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Northern Ireland +20 10 £45,000 +21.62%
County Antrim +16 10 £45,000 +21.62%
Belfast +15 10 £45,000 +21.62%

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Senior Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 664 (65.55%) C#
2 608 (60.02%) .NET
3 534 (52.71%) JavaScript
4 485 (47.88%) Agile Software Development
5 484 (47.78%) HTML
6 455 (44.92%) SQL Server
7 419 (41.36%) SQL
8 413 (40.77%) CSS
9 411 (40.57%) MVC
10 392 (38.70%) ASP.NET
11 355 (35.04%) Software Engineering
12 257 (25.37%) jQuery
13 254 (25.07%) Finance
14 245 (24.19%) Degree
15 240 (23.69%) Java
16 230 (22.70%) OO
16 230 (22.70%) ASP.NET MVC
17 224 (22.11%) TDD
18 217 (21.42%) Microsoft
19 204 (20.14%) Web Services
20 199 (19.64%) XML
21 198 (19.55%) C++
22 185 (18.26%) Scrum
23 165 (16.29%) WCF
24 153 (15.10%) .NET Framework
25 152 (15.00%) T-SQL
26 138 (13.62%) Computer Science
27 132 (13.03%) Windows
27 132 (13.03%) SDLC
28 131 (12.93%) HTML5

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (2.96%) Tomcat
2 25 (2.47%) IIS
2 25 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 24 (2.37%) JBoss
4 11 (1.09%) Apache
5 10 (0.99%) NServiceBus
5 10 (0.99%) WebSphere
6 8 (0.79%) SAS
7 7 (0.69%) Apache Spark
7 7 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.69%) CMS
7 7 (0.69%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.59%) Apache Solr
8 6 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.49%) Confluence
9 5 (0.49%) GlassFish
9 5 (0.49%) Mule
9 5 (0.49%) WildFly
10 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 88 (8.69%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.69%) MS Office
3 4 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.39%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.099%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (0.69%) Pegasus Opera
3 3 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.30%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.099%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.099%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 63 (6.22%) SaaS
2 54 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (0.79%) GitHub
5 7 (0.69%) PaaS
6 6 (0.59%) IaaS
7 5 (0.49%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.30%) Force.com
10 1 (0.099%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.85%) Internet
2 11 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.79%) Wireshark
4 7 (0.69%) ATM
5 3 (0.30%) DHCP
5 3 (0.30%) DNS
5 3 (0.30%) HTTP
6 1 (0.099%) ASN.1
6 1 (0.099%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.099%) RS-232
6 1 (0.099%) Skype
6 1 (0.099%) SMTP
6 1 (0.099%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 455 (44.92%) SQL Server
2 94 (9.28%) Relational Database
3 82 (8.09%) NoSQL
4 53 (5.23%) RDBMS
5 52 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 47 (4.64%) MySQL
7 36 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 34 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 30 (2.96%) MongoDB
10 28 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 25 (2.47%) Oracle Database
12 21 (2.07%) Big Data
12 21 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
15 16 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (1.48%) Event Store
17 13 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
18 12 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
19 8 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 130 (12.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 100 (9.87%) Visual Studio
3 57 (5.63%) Git (software)
4 51 (5.03%) Jenkins
4 51 (5.03%) JIRA
5 46 (4.54%) Subversion
6 42 (4.15%) NUnit
7 41 (4.05%) Selenium
8 34 (3.36%) Maven
9 31 (3.06%) JUnit
10 30 (2.96%) Eclipse
11 18 (1.78%) TeamCity
12 13 (1.28%) Hudson
12 13 (1.28%) Rhino Mocks
13 11 (1.09%) Cucumber
14 10 (0.99%) gulp
15 9 (0.89%) Jasmine
16 8 (0.79%) Fiddler
16 8 (0.79%) JIRA Agile
16 8 (0.79%) SpecFlow
General
1 254 (25.07%) Finance
2 67 (6.61%) Telecoms
3 42 (4.15%) Games
4 41 (4.05%) Automotive
5 36 (3.55%) Banking
5 36 (3.55%) Manufacturing
6 34 (3.36%) Aerospace
7 29 (2.86%) Retail
8 17 (1.68%) Investment Banking
9 16 (1.58%) Advertising
9 16 (1.58%) Marketing
10 13 (1.28%) Back Office
11 11 (1.09%) Electronics
12 6 (0.59%) Publishing
13 4 (0.39%) Legal
13 4 (0.39%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.20%) Billing
15 2 (0.20%) Law
16 1 (0.099%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 608 (60.02%) .NET
2 484 (47.78%) HTML
3 413 (40.77%) CSS
4 392 (38.70%) ASP.NET
5 257 (25.37%) jQuery
6 230 (22.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 204 (20.14%) Web Services
8 199 (19.64%) XML
9 165 (16.29%) WCF
10 153 (15.10%) .NET Framework
11 131 (12.93%) HTML5
12 120 (11.85%) JSON
13 118 (11.65%) AngularJS
14 109 (10.76%) ASP.NET Web API
15 96 (9.48%) Ajax
16 86 (8.49%) SOAP
17 81 (8.00%) REST
18 79 (7.80%) Spring
19 78 (7.70%) WPF
20 75 (7.40%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 138 (13.62%) Computer Science
2 91 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (8.39%) Mathematics
4 70 (6.91%) Enterprise Software
5 55 (5.43%) Mobile App
6 31 (3.06%) Algorithms
7 18 (1.78%) Client/Server
8 17 (1.68%) User Experience
9 16 (1.58%) Driving Licence
9 16 (1.58%) iPad
10 13 (1.28%) Reinsurance
11 12 (1.18%) Statistics
12 11 (1.09%) Life Science
12 11 (1.09%) N-Tier
13 10 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
14 9 (0.89%) Digital Media
14 9 (0.89%) Visualisation
15 8 (0.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 7 (0.69%) EFT
16 7 (0.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 132 (13.03%) Windows
2 80 (7.90%) Linux
3 57 (5.63%) Android
4 40 (3.95%) Apple iOS
5 26 (2.57%) Unix
6 19 (1.88%) Windows Mobile
7 8 (0.79%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.79%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.59%) CentOS
9 4 (0.39%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.099%) AIX
11 1 (0.099%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.099%) Fedora
11 1 (0.099%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.099%) Solaris
11 1 (0.099%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.099%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.099%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.099%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (47.88%) Agile Software Development
2 411 (40.57%) MVC
3 355 (35.04%) Software Engineering
4 230 (22.70%) OO
5 224 (22.11%) TDD
6 185 (18.26%) Scrum
7 132 (13.03%) SDLC
8 129 (12.73%) Mentoring
9 119 (11.75%) Unit Testing
10 107 (10.56%) Continuous Integration
11 96 (9.48%) Web Development
12 79 (7.80%) BDD
13 76 (7.50%) OOP
14 68 (6.71%) SOA
15 59 (5.82%) Multithreading
16 53 (5.23%) OOD
17 52 (5.13%) Software Architecture
18 47 (4.64%) Automated Testing
19 42 (4.15%) Financial Modelling
19 42 (4.15%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 664 (65.55%) C#
2 534 (52.71%) JavaScript
3 419 (41.36%) SQL
4 240 (23.69%) Java
5 198 (19.55%) C++
6 152 (15.00%) T-SQL
7 102 (10.07%) VB.NET
8 66 (6.52%) Python
9 63 (6.22%) C
10 35 (3.46%) Ruby
11 33 (3.26%) VB
12 29 (2.86%) PHP
13 28 (2.76%) Objective-C
14 27 (2.67%) F#
15 21 (2.07%) Scala
16 17 (1.68%) PowerShell
17 16 (1.58%) MATLAB
18 14 (1.38%) VB6
18 14 (1.38%) XPath
19 13 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 245 (24.19%) Degree
2 55 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (1.38%) MCPD
3 14 (1.38%) MCTS
4 11 (1.09%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.49%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.39%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.30%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.20%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.20%) MCAD
8 2 (0.20%) MCSD
8 2 (0.20%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.20%) PMP
9 1 (0.099%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.099%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (9.97%) QA
2 13 (1.28%) GAMP
3 1 (0.099%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (0.99%) Firmware
2 8 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.49%) Docker
4 3 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.20%) Cygwin
5 2 (0.20%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.099%) HDFS
6 1 (0.099%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (1.48%) Puppet
2 4 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.20%) logstash
3 2 (0.20%) StatsD
4 1 (0.099%) Ansible
4 1 (0.099%) Control-M
4 1 (0.099%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 217 (21.42%) Microsoft
2 96 (9.48%) Oracle
3 24 (2.37%) Google
4 23 (2.27%) TOWER Software
5 16 (1.58%) VMware
6 14 (1.38%) Twitter
7 12 (1.18%) Facebook
8 9 (0.89%) Apple
8 9 (0.89%) SAP
9 8 (0.79%) IBM
10 7 (0.69%) Pegasus
10 7 (0.69%) Sage
10 7 (0.69%) Sun
10 7 (0.69%) Xamarin
11 6 (0.59%) MuleSoft
12 5 (0.49%) Adobe
12 5 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.49%) webMethods
12 5 (0.49%) WSO2
13 3 (0.30%) Zend
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000-£75,000
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000- £95,000 (flexible for the right candidate and has an extremel
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £47,289 - £57,798
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £58k DOE + fantasticbenefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + excelent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Rockfield
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
KnownFour
Salary: £36000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Pension, MS Certs
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spencer Group
Salary: Salary increase + benefits + profit share
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £52,500 per annum plus benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago