The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 23 July 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 currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 497 521 544
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 477 388 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.36% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.38% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 430 355 346
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 23 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +13 413 £45,000 - 39
South East +22 111 £44,500 -6.31% 3
London -61 104 £57,500 +9.52% 7
East of England -8 50 £45,000 - 8
Scotland +6 45 £44,000 +6.66% 3
North West +27 43 £40,000 +1.26% 7
West Midlands +28 42 £40,000 +5.26% 2
East Sussex +1 33 £41,500 -20.19% 1
Brighton +1 32 £41,500 -20.19% 1
Glasgow +9 26 £40,000 -11.11% 1
East Midlands +11 25 £41,750 +4.37% 3
Manchester +13 24 £40,000 +2.56% 6
Yorkshire -43 21 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Edinburgh 0 19 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Surrey -12 19 £52,500 -4.54%
Berkshire +18 16 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Cambridgeshire -11 16 £41,500 -7.77% 2
North Yorkshire -5 15 £45,000 +9.09% 1
City of London -43 14 £63,000 +26.00% 2
Kent - 14 £50,000 - 1
South West -12 13 £45,000 +24.13% 5
Croydon - 11 £55,000 -
Cheshire +7 10 £50,500 +34.66%
Hertfordshire -16 10 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Essex - 10 £50,000 - 1
Birmingham +16 9 £42,000 +7.69% 1
Nottinghamshire +11 9 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Hampshire -8 9 £42,500 -5.55%
Leeds -27 9 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire -38 9 £40,000 -5.88% 2

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 586 (62.81%) .NET
2 573 (61.41%) C#
3 420 (45.02%) ASP.NET
4 400 (42.87%) SQL
5 366 (39.23%) SQL Server
6 326 (34.94%) JavaScript
7 294 (31.51%) HTML
8 281 (30.12%) MVC
9 278 (29.80%) Software Engineering
10 271 (29.05%) OO
11 242 (25.94%) Java
12 229 (24.54%) Microsoft
13 226 (24.22%) CSS
14 225 (24.12%) WCF
15 223 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
16 192 (20.58%) jQuery
17 157 (16.83%) Windows
18 156 (16.72%) Degree
19 146 (15.65%) WPF
20 144 (15.43%) TDD
21 143 (15.33%) ASP.NET MVC
22 140 (15.01%) .NET Framework
23 139 (14.90%) Scrum
24 138 (14.79%) C++
25 131 (14.04%) Finance
26 123 (13.18%) Web Services
27 121 (12.97%) Oracle
27 121 (12.97%) Computer Science
28 119 (12.75%) XML
29 117 (12.54%) WinForms

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 54 (5.79%) IIS
2 48 (5.14%) Tomcat
3 39 (4.18%) Apache
4 34 (3.64%) SharePoint
5 22 (2.36%) Node.js
6 19 (2.04%) Apache Solr
7 13 (1.39%) WebSphere
8 11 (1.18%) CMS
9 8 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.75%) MTS
10 7 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.64%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.64%) Gunicorn
11 6 (0.64%) nginx
12 5 (0.54%) NServiceBus
12 5 (0.54%) Lync
12 5 (0.54%) DNN
13 4 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
13 4 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 81 (8.68%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.64%) MS Office
3 3 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.75%) Magento
3 6 (0.64%) Shopify
4 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.00%) SaaS
2 22 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.07%) GitHub
5 8 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.21%) PaaS
7 2 (0.21%) Heroku
7 2 (0.21%) IaaS
8 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.68%) HTTP
2 18 (1.93%) Internet
3 14 (1.50%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.75%) VoIP
5 6 (0.64%) SMS
6 5 (0.54%) UMTS
6 5 (0.54%) GPRS
6 5 (0.54%) SSH
7 4 (0.43%) Intranet
7 4 (0.43%) GSM
8 3 (0.32%) Extranet
8 3 (0.32%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.21%) 3G
9 2 (0.21%) LAN
9 2 (0.21%) PSTN
9 2 (0.21%) WAN
10 1 (0.11%) ATM
10 1 (0.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 366 (39.23%) SQL Server
2 82 (8.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 73 (7.82%) MySQL
4 62 (6.65%) Relational Database
5 45 (4.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 29 (3.11%) Oracle Database
7 27 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (2.36%) Big Data
9 19 (2.04%) MongoDB
9 19 (2.04%) NoSQL
10 18 (1.93%) RDBMS
11 15 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (1.18%) MarkLogic
14 9 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (0.75%) Data Mining
16 6 (0.64%) DTS
16 6 (0.64%) Hazelcast
17 5 (0.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 107 (11.47%) Visual Studio
2 63 (6.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (4.50%) Subversion
4 38 (4.07%) NUnit
5 36 (3.86%) Maven
6 25 (2.68%) Git (software)
7 18 (1.93%) JIRA
8 15 (1.61%) SpecFlow
9 14 (1.50%) Jenkins
9 14 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
10 11 (1.18%) Selenium
11 10 (1.07%) JUnit
12 9 (0.96%) MSTest
13 7 (0.75%) EasyMock
13 7 (0.75%) Artifactory
13 7 (0.75%) Rhino Mocks
14 6 (0.64%) PhoneGap
14 6 (0.64%) Jasmine
15 5 (0.54%) Redmine
15 5 (0.54%) Rational Rose
General
1 131 (14.04%) Finance
2 36 (3.86%) Games
3 28 (3.00%) Retail
4 27 (2.89%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.25%) Back Office
6 14 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (1.39%) Banking
8 12 (1.29%) Advertising
8 12 (1.29%) Marketing
9 7 (0.75%) Law
9 7 (0.75%) Legal
9 7 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.54%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.54%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.43%) Automotive
12 3 (0.32%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.21%) Billing
13 2 (0.21%) French Language
14 1 (0.11%) Front Office
14 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 586 (62.81%) .NET
2 420 (45.02%) ASP.NET
3 294 (31.51%) HTML
4 226 (24.22%) CSS
5 225 (24.12%) WCF
6 192 (20.58%) jQuery
7 146 (15.65%) WPF
8 143 (15.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 140 (15.01%) .NET Framework
10 123 (13.18%) Web Services
11 119 (12.75%) XML
12 117 (12.54%) WinForms
13 95 (10.18%) HTML5
14 80 (8.57%) Spring
15 65 (6.97%) Ajax
16 61 (6.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 57 (6.11%) LINQ
18 52 (5.57%) REST
19 51 (5.47%) Hibernate
20 44 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 121 (12.97%) Computer Science
2 44 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
3 39 (4.18%) Open Source
4 38 (4.07%) Mathematics
5 29 (3.11%) Physics
6 19 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 18 (1.93%) N-Tier
8 14 (1.50%) Informatics
9 12 (1.29%) Hedge funds
10 9 (0.96%) Device Driver
11 8 (0.86%) Management Information System
11 8 (0.86%) Artificial Intelligence
11 8 (0.86%) Social Media
11 8 (0.86%) iPhone
11 8 (0.86%) Semantic Web
12 7 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (0.64%) GIS
14 5 (0.54%) Streaming Media
14 5 (0.54%) Statistics
14 5 (0.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 157 (16.83%) Windows
2 113 (12.11%) Linux
3 52 (5.57%) UNIX
4 23 (2.47%) Android
5 15 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (0.54%) Windows CE
7 5 (0.54%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.32%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (30.12%) MVC
2 278 (29.80%) Software Engineering
3 271 (29.05%) OO
4 223 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
5 144 (15.43%) TDD
6 139 (14.90%) Scrum
7 100 (10.72%) OOD
8 88 (9.43%) Unit Testing
9 72 (7.72%) SOA
10 71 (7.61%) OOP
11 57 (6.11%) E-Commerce
12 56 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
12 56 (6.00%) Web Development
13 52 (5.57%) UML
14 47 (5.04%) Multithreading
15 36 (3.86%) BDD
16 31 (3.32%) MVVM
17 30 (3.22%) Project Management
18 28 (3.00%) CRM
19 26 (2.79%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 573 (61.41%) C#
2 400 (42.87%) SQL
3 326 (34.94%) JavaScript
4 242 (25.94%) Java
5 138 (14.79%) C++
6 86 (9.22%) PHP
7 85 (9.11%) T-SQL
8 65 (6.97%) VB.NET
9 63 (6.75%) Python
10 40 (4.29%) C
11 34 (3.64%) Ruby
12 32 (3.43%) VB
13 25 (2.68%) Perl
14 20 (2.14%) VBScript
15 18 (1.93%) VB6
16 17 (1.82%) TypeScript
17 16 (1.71%) Scala
18 14 (1.50%) XPath
19 13 (1.39%) PL/SQL
20 12 (1.29%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 156 (16.72%) Degree
2 39 (4.18%) PhD
3 32 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (1.29%) MCP
4 12 (1.29%) MCAD
4 12 (1.29%) MCSD
5 5 (0.54%) CCNP
5 5 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.43%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.32%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.21%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.11%) MCTS
9 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.07%) QA
2 7 (0.75%) SLA
3 3 (0.32%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.54%) Puppet
1 5 (0.54%) logstash
2 2 (0.21%) HAProxy
2 2 (0.21%) SCOM
3 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.11%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.11%) Nagios
3 1 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 229 (24.54%) Microsoft
2 121 (12.97%) Oracle
3 23 (2.47%) Zend
4 17 (1.82%) JBoss
5 11 (1.18%) Sybase
6 10 (1.07%) TIBCO
7 8 (0.86%) Google
8 6 (0.64%) SAP
9 5 (0.54%) Northgate
9 5 (0.54%) Sun
9 5 (0.54%) Business Objects
10 4 (0.43%) Adobe
10 4 (0.43%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.43%) Sage
11 3 (0.32%) Wonderware
11 3 (0.32%) Perforce
12 2 (0.21%) Telerik
12 2 (0.21%) Omniture
12 2 (0.21%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.21%) DevExpress
Brentwood, Essex
Next Move IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
St. Helens, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + OT/On-call
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
FGS Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £48,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + 25 days + Flexihour
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago