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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Developer
UK
Rank 495 552 501
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 388 408 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.41% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.42% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 352 385 465
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,350 £39,100 £38,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,950 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

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
80036 96313 101493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.47% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66452 80820 84362
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +73 362 £50,000 -4.76% 53
London +43 88 £60,000 -7.69% 10
South East +27 75 £52,500 - 14
North West +25 54 £48,750 -2.50% 5
Manchester +18 48 £51,250 +2.50% 5
East of England -10 39 £55,000 -4.34% 6
Yorkshire +50 38 £47,500 +5.55% 5
South West +16 29 £43,000 -9.47% 6
West Yorkshire +48 26 £47,500 +5.55% 4
West Midlands +27 20 £45,000 +2.27% 2
Hertfordshire +8 20 £57,500 - 4
Leeds +41 18 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Berkshire +52 16 £45,000 -25.00% 3
East Midlands +4 16 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Hampshire +11 15 £51,250 +13.88% 5
Bristol +9 15 £43,000 -25.21% 2
Oxfordshire +29 13 £52,500 -15.32% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 13 £47,500 -18.10% 1
City of London +28 12 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Scotland +17 11 £45,000 -7.69% 3
North Yorkshire +10 11 £48,750 -2.50% 1
Buckinghamshire +23 9 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Wales +10 9 £45,000 +12.50%
Cambridge -7 9 £40,307 -30.50%
Home Counties - 9 £57,500 -
Surrey +3 8 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Nottinghamshire -8 8 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Nottingham -11 7 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Reading +35 6 £37,000 -38.33% 1
Wiltshire +19 6 £46,250 +2.77% 2

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 528 (61.75%) C#
2 490 (57.31%) .NET
3 489 (57.19%) Agile Software Development
4 382 (44.68%) JavaScript
5 365 (42.69%) SQL
6 337 (39.42%) HTML
7 336 (39.30%) MVC
8 288 (33.68%) SQL Server
9 272 (31.81%) Software Engineering
10 266 (31.11%) ASP.NET
11 262 (30.64%) CSS
12 255 (29.82%) Java
13 212 (24.80%) TDD
14 210 (24.56%) Scrum
15 191 (22.34%) AngularJS
16 173 (20.23%) Finance
17 154 (18.01%) Web Services
18 148 (17.31%) jQuery
19 144 (16.84%) .NET Framework
19 144 (16.84%) ASP.NET MVC
20 141 (16.49%) Degree
21 137 (16.02%) Microsoft
22 134 (15.67%) OO
23 121 (14.15%) Linux
24 120 (14.04%) Oracle
24 120 (14.04%) Computer Science
25 117 (13.68%) WCF
26 114 (13.33%) Web Development
27 112 (13.10%) HTML5
27 112 (13.10%) Mentoring

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 48 (5.61%) Tomcat
2 38 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
3 30 (3.51%) JBoss
4 29 (3.39%) Apache Spark
5 26 (3.04%) OpenStack
6 23 (2.69%) Apache
6 23 (2.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 23 (2.69%) SharePoint
7 21 (2.46%) Jetty
7 21 (2.46%) WebLogic
8 19 (2.22%) Apache Solr
8 19 (2.22%) IIS
9 18 (2.11%) WebSphere
10 16 (1.87%) CMS
11 12 (1.40%) Confluence
12 10 (1.17%) nginx
13 7 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.58%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.47%) Drupal
15 4 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 42 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.47%) MS Office
2 4 (0.47%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 16 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 91 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (9.36%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (3.04%) SaaS
4 8 (0.94%) Office 365
5 6 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.58%) GitHub
7 4 (0.47%) Datadog
7 4 (0.47%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.35%) Force.com
8 3 (0.35%) IaaS
9 2 (0.23%) PaaS
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.12%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.69%) HTTP
2 15 (1.75%) Internet
3 9 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.94%) SSL
5 5 (0.58%) Wireless
6 3 (0.35%) Intranet
6 3 (0.35%) RTP
7 2 (0.23%) DHCP
7 2 (0.23%) DNS
7 2 (0.23%) IPv6
7 2 (0.23%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.12%) 3G
8 1 (0.12%) 4G
8 1 (0.12%) Broadband
8 1 (0.12%) GSM
8 1 (0.12%) LDAP
8 1 (0.12%) OpenFlow
8 1 (0.12%) RS-232
8 1 (0.12%) Skype
8 1 (0.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (33.68%) SQL Server
2 111 (12.98%) MySQL
3 109 (12.75%) NoSQL
4 100 (11.70%) MongoDB
5 68 (7.95%) Big Data
6 63 (7.37%) Relational Database
7 61 (7.13%) PostgreSQL
8 43 (5.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 39 (4.56%) Hadoop
10 33 (3.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 27 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 27 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 25 (2.92%) RDBMS
12 25 (2.92%) Redis
12 25 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
12 25 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 21 (2.46%) Couchbase
14 17 (1.99%) Neo4j
15 16 (1.87%) Oracle Database
15 16 (1.87%) Riak
Development Applications
1 103 (12.05%) Git (software)
2 71 (8.30%) Visual Studio
3 53 (6.20%) Jenkins
4 49 (5.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 46 (5.38%) Selenium
6 36 (4.21%) JIRA
7 34 (3.98%) Subversion
8 31 (3.63%) JUnit
9 29 (3.39%) Mockito
10 28 (3.27%) Maven
11 27 (3.16%) gulp
12 24 (2.81%) webpack
13 22 (2.57%) Octopus Deploy
14 20 (2.34%) NUnit
15 19 (2.22%) Gradle
16 18 (2.11%) Eclipse
16 18 (2.11%) Moq
17 15 (1.75%) Cucumber
18 13 (1.52%) Mocha
19 10 (1.17%) Ant
General
1 173 (20.23%) Finance
2 50 (5.85%) Retail
3 49 (5.73%) Telecoms
4 39 (4.56%) Games
5 38 (4.44%) Banking
6 35 (4.09%) Electronics
7 24 (2.81%) Marketing
8 21 (2.46%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.40%) Advertising
10 8 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.70%) Law
12 5 (0.58%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.35%) Automotive
13 3 (0.35%) Legal
14 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.23%) Back Office
15 1 (0.12%) Billing
15 1 (0.12%) Front Office
15 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 490 (57.31%) .NET
2 337 (39.42%) HTML
3 266 (31.11%) ASP.NET
4 262 (30.64%) CSS
5 191 (22.34%) AngularJS
6 154 (18.01%) Web Services
7 148 (17.31%) jQuery
8 144 (16.84%) .NET Framework
8 144 (16.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 117 (13.68%) WCF
10 112 (13.10%) HTML5
11 100 (11.70%) RESTful
12 92 (10.76%) SOAP
13 89 (10.41%) XML
14 85 (9.94%) ASP.NET Web API
15 80 (9.36%) WPF
16 78 (9.12%) Spring
17 74 (8.65%) Node.js
18 66 (7.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 65 (7.60%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 120 (14.04%) Computer Science
2 52 (6.08%) Mathematics
3 42 (4.91%) Enterprise Software
4 39 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (3.27%) iPad
6 25 (2.92%) Blog
7 23 (2.69%) Algorithms
8 22 (2.57%) N-Tier
9 18 (2.11%) Mobile App
9 18 (2.11%) Visualisation
10 17 (1.99%) Fintech
11 16 (1.87%) Embedded Systems
12 15 (1.75%) User Experience
13 14 (1.64%) Client/Server
13 14 (1.64%) Physics
14 12 (1.40%) Data Structures
14 12 (1.40%) Life Science
15 11 (1.29%) Streaming Video
16 8 (0.94%) Video on Demand
17 7 (0.82%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 121 (14.15%) Linux
2 95 (11.11%) Windows
3 35 (4.09%) Android
4 34 (3.98%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.52%) Unix
6 5 (0.58%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.47%) Debian
7 4 (0.47%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.47%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.47%) Windows Phone 8
8 3 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.12%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.12%) Solaris
10 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (57.19%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (39.30%) MVC
3 272 (31.81%) Software Engineering
4 212 (24.80%) TDD
5 210 (24.56%) Scrum
6 134 (15.67%) OO
7 114 (13.33%) Web Development
8 112 (13.10%) Mentoring
9 97 (11.35%) BDD
10 91 (10.64%) SDLC
11 81 (9.47%) Unit Testing
12 80 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
13 69 (8.07%) SOA
14 68 (7.95%) Multithreading
15 53 (6.20%) OOP
16 46 (5.38%) Analytics
17 45 (5.26%) DevOps
18 39 (4.56%) Kanban
18 39 (4.56%) UML
19 34 (3.98%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 528 (61.75%) C#
2 382 (44.68%) JavaScript
3 365 (42.69%) SQL
4 255 (29.82%) Java
5 102 (11.93%) C++
6 91 (10.64%) T-SQL
7 85 (9.94%) Python
8 66 (7.72%) VB.NET
9 54 (6.32%) PHP
10 32 (3.74%) Ruby
11 31 (3.63%) C
12 26 (3.04%) Perl
13 24 (2.81%) Go
13 24 (2.81%) PowerShell
14 18 (2.11%) Bash Shell
15 17 (1.99%) Scala
16 16 (1.87%) Objective-C
17 15 (1.75%) VB
18 14 (1.64%) F#
19 13 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 141 (16.49%) Degree
2 12 (1.40%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.17%) PhD
4 8 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.70%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.47%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.23%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.23%) MCPD
7 2 (0.23%) MCTS
7 2 (0.23%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.23%) PMP
8 1 (0.12%) MCAD
8 1 (0.12%) MCSD
8 1 (0.12%) MOS
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.56%) QA
2 5 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.47%) SDET
4 2 (0.23%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (0.94%) Firmware
2 7 (0.82%) Docker
3 5 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.35%) KVM
5 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.12%) Samba
6 1 (0.12%) Squid
6 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (2.81%) Puppet
2 22 (2.57%) Ansible
3 19 (2.22%) Kibana
3 19 (2.22%) logstash
3 19 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (1.87%) Salt
5 4 (0.47%) HP Fortify
5 4 (0.47%) Nagios
6 3 (0.35%) Grafana
7 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.12%) Packer
7 1 (0.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 137 (16.02%) Microsoft
2 120 (14.04%) Oracle
3 17 (1.99%) SAP
4 8 (0.94%) Google
5 7 (0.82%) Zend
6 6 (0.70%) IBM
6 6 (0.70%) Twitter
7 5 (0.58%) Apple
8 4 (0.47%) Cadence
8 4 (0.47%) HP
8 4 (0.47%) New Relic
9 3 (0.35%) AppDynamics
9 3 (0.35%) Facebook
9 3 (0.35%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.35%) Splunk
9 3 (0.35%) Sybase
10 2 (0.23%) Adobe
10 2 (0.23%) Cisco
10 2 (0.23%) Reuters
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £48,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Kyna Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum bonus+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £1 per annum + Highly competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits including Flexible Working Hour
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £60k - 90k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Leidos
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: up to £50,000 p.a DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Share Option
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum £60-70k+ car and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000 - £50,000 + a very favourable package!
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £57000 - £81000.00 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago