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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 505 579 534
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 402 414 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.39% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.40% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 383 382 455
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,393 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +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
87588 102541 110850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72774 85459 91721
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +51 366 £50,000 - 48
London +104 107 £62,500 -3.84% 15
South East +21 87 £52,500 -2.32% 6
Yorkshire +31 39 £50,000 +11.11% 6
North West +1 34 £52,940 +5.88% 7
West Yorkshire +53 33 £50,000 +11.11% 5
South West -2 25 £50,000 +5.26% 2
East Midlands +4 24 £45,000 +24.13% 4
West Midlands -2 23 £45,000 - 3
East of England -36 22 £55,000 -4.34% 4
Leeds +27 21 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Manchester -23 21 £60,000 +20.00% 7
City of London +38 18 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Surrey -9 18 £52,500 -4.54%
Oxfordshire +33 16 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Wales +7 15 £45,000 +20.00%
Hampshire -10 15 £52,500 +22.09% 3
Bristol +12 13 £50,000 +2.04%
Berkshire +44 12 £55,000 +7.31% 2
Nottinghamshire +3 12 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Flint - 12 £45,000 -
Flintshire - 12 £45,000 -
North Wales - 12 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +12 11 £42,500 -22.72%
Nottingham 0 11 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Cambridgeshire -7 10 £52,500 -9.48% 4
Birmingham -21 10 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Scotland +28 9 £43,750 -12.50% 3
Halifax - 9 £50,000 - 1
Cheshire +21 8 £43,750 -

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 619 (65.64%) C#
2 580 (61.51%) .NET
3 504 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
4 435 (46.13%) JavaScript
5 402 (42.63%) SQL
6 400 (42.42%) MVC
7 397 (42.10%) HTML
8 342 (36.27%) SQL Server
9 327 (34.68%) ASP.NET
10 320 (33.93%) CSS
11 302 (32.03%) Software Engineering
12 251 (26.62%) Java
13 232 (24.60%) Finance
14 227 (24.07%) Scrum
15 218 (23.12%) TDD
16 212 (22.48%) jQuery
17 207 (21.95%) AngularJS
18 181 (19.19%) Web Services
19 179 (18.98%) ASP.NET MVC
20 174 (18.45%) Microsoft
21 164 (17.39%) OO
22 160 (16.97%) Degree
23 159 (16.86%) WCF
24 156 (16.54%) .NET Framework
25 152 (16.12%) Mentoring
26 147 (15.59%) C++
27 136 (14.42%) Oracle
28 130 (13.79%) Computer Science
29 123 (13.04%) XML
29 123 (13.04%) SDLC

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 45 (4.77%) Tomcat
2 39 (4.14%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (3.29%) JBoss
3 31 (3.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 27 (2.86%) Apache Spark
4 27 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 24 (2.55%) Apache Solr
5 24 (2.55%) WebLogic
6 20 (2.12%) WebSphere
7 19 (2.01%) CMS
8 18 (1.91%) Apache
8 18 (1.91%) IIS
9 17 (1.80%) Jetty
9 17 (1.80%) OpenStack
10 9 (0.95%) Confluence
11 7 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.74%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.53%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.42%) WordPress
14 3 (0.32%) nginx
Applications
1 38 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.95%) MS Office
3 4 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 21 (2.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 87 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (2.12%) SaaS
4 8 (0.85%) GitHub
5 7 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.64%) Office 365
7 5 (0.53%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.32%) PaaS
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.11%) Datadog
9 1 (0.11%) Google Play
9 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.91%) HTTP
1 18 (1.91%) Internet
2 13 (1.38%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.74%) SSL
4 4 (0.42%) Wireless
5 3 (0.32%) Intranet
5 3 (0.32%) RTP
6 2 (0.21%) DHCP
6 2 (0.21%) DNS
6 2 (0.21%) IPv6
7 1 (0.11%) 3G
7 1 (0.11%) 4G
7 1 (0.11%) GSM
7 1 (0.11%) LDAP
7 1 (0.11%) OpenFlow
7 1 (0.11%) RS-232
7 1 (0.11%) RS-485
7 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 342 (36.27%) SQL Server
2 100 (10.60%) NoSQL
3 99 (10.50%) MySQL
4 92 (9.76%) MongoDB
5 69 (7.32%) Big Data
6 67 (7.10%) Relational Database
7 53 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
8 50 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 42 (4.45%) Hadoop
9 42 (4.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 34 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
11 32 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
12 29 (3.08%) Oracle Database
12 29 (3.08%) RDBMS
13 25 (2.65%) Redis
14 23 (2.44%) Couchbase
15 17 (1.80%) Neo4j
15 17 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 16 (1.70%) Riak
17 12 (1.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 106 (11.24%) Git (software)
2 91 (9.65%) Visual Studio
3 77 (8.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 49 (5.20%) Jenkins
5 46 (4.88%) Selenium
6 39 (4.14%) gulp
7 34 (3.61%) Subversion
8 28 (2.97%) webpack
9 26 (2.76%) JIRA
10 25 (2.65%) Octopus Deploy
11 24 (2.55%) Eclipse
12 23 (2.44%) JUnit
12 23 (2.44%) Mockito
13 20 (2.12%) NUnit
14 19 (2.01%) Maven
15 14 (1.48%) Cucumber
15 14 (1.48%) Mocha
15 14 (1.48%) Moq
15 14 (1.48%) TeamCity
16 11 (1.17%) Grunt
General
1 232 (24.60%) Finance
2 76 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 48 (5.09%) Banking
4 43 (4.56%) Manufacturing
5 40 (4.24%) Electronics
5 40 (4.24%) Retail
6 35 (3.71%) Automotive
7 31 (3.29%) Games
8 30 (3.18%) Marketing
9 27 (2.86%) Aerospace
10 19 (2.01%) Advertising
11 11 (1.17%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.74%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.74%) Law
13 2 (0.21%) Billing
13 2 (0.21%) French Language
13 2 (0.21%) Front Office
13 2 (0.21%) German Language
13 2 (0.21%) Legal
13 2 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 580 (61.51%) .NET
2 397 (42.10%) HTML
3 327 (34.68%) ASP.NET
4 320 (33.93%) CSS
5 212 (22.48%) jQuery
6 207 (21.95%) AngularJS
7 181 (19.19%) Web Services
8 179 (18.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 159 (16.86%) WCF
10 156 (16.54%) .NET Framework
11 123 (13.04%) XML
12 112 (11.88%) ASP.NET Web API
13 106 (11.24%) SOAP
14 103 (10.92%) HTML5
15 93 (9.86%) WPF
16 89 (9.44%) RESTful
17 74 (7.85%) Ajax
18 72 (7.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 71 (7.53%) CSS3
19 71 (7.53%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 130 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 51 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 50 (5.30%) Mathematics
4 40 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (3.18%) Blog
6 28 (2.97%) N-Tier
7 23 (2.44%) Algorithms
7 23 (2.44%) Client/Server
8 21 (2.23%) Embedded Systems
8 21 (2.23%) Life Science
9 17 (1.80%) Mobile App
10 16 (1.70%) iPad
11 15 (1.59%) Physics
12 14 (1.48%) Data Structures
12 14 (1.48%) Fintech
12 14 (1.48%) User Experience
13 13 (1.38%) Device Driver
14 11 (1.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 11 (1.17%) Visualisation
15 9 (0.95%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 120 (12.73%) Linux
2 110 (11.66%) Windows
3 41 (4.35%) Android
4 37 (3.92%) Apple iOS
5 22 (2.33%) Unix
6 4 (0.42%) Debian
6 4 (0.42%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.42%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.21%) FreeBSD
8 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.11%) AIX
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.11%) Solaris
9 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
2 400 (42.42%) MVC
3 302 (32.03%) Software Engineering
4 227 (24.07%) Scrum
5 218 (23.12%) TDD
6 164 (17.39%) OO
7 152 (16.12%) Mentoring
8 123 (13.04%) SDLC
9 122 (12.94%) Web Development
10 108 (11.45%) BDD
11 84 (8.91%) Unit Testing
12 76 (8.06%) SOA
13 74 (7.85%) Multithreading
14 73 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
15 71 (7.53%) OOP
16 50 (5.30%) Waterfall
17 49 (5.20%) UML
18 46 (4.88%) Kanban
19 42 (4.45%) DevOps
20 41 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 619 (65.64%) C#
2 435 (46.13%) JavaScript
3 402 (42.63%) SQL
4 251 (26.62%) Java
5 147 (15.59%) C++
6 106 (11.24%) T-SQL
7 95 (10.07%) Python
8 87 (9.23%) VB.NET
9 49 (5.20%) C
10 42 (4.45%) PHP
11 28 (2.97%) Perl
11 28 (2.97%) Ruby
12 27 (2.86%) PowerShell
13 24 (2.55%) Go
14 18 (1.91%) Bash Shell
14 18 (1.91%) F#
14 18 (1.91%) Objective-C
15 16 (1.70%) TypeScript
16 15 (1.59%) Scala
16 15 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 160 (16.97%) Degree
2 22 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (1.27%) PhD
4 8 (0.85%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.64%) MCPD
5 6 (0.64%) MCTS
5 6 (0.64%) PMI Certification
5 6 (0.64%) PMP
6 5 (0.53%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.32%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.32%) MCAD
7 3 (0.32%) MCSD
8 2 (0.21%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) MOS
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.62%) QA
2 9 (0.95%) GAMP
3 4 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) HL7
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (1.70%) Firmware
2 6 (0.64%) Docker
3 3 (0.32%) KVM
4 2 (0.21%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.11%) Samba
5 1 (0.11%) Squid
5 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (2.76%) Puppet
2 19 (2.01%) Ansible
2 19 (2.01%) Kibana
2 19 (2.01%) logstash
2 19 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.70%) Salt
4 3 (0.32%) Grafana
5 1 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.11%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.11%) Nagios
5 1 (0.11%) Packer
5 1 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 174 (18.45%) Microsoft
2 136 (14.42%) Oracle
3 22 (2.33%) SAP
4 12 (1.27%) Google
5 8 (0.85%) Xamarin
6 7 (0.74%) Apple
6 7 (0.74%) Twitter
7 6 (0.64%) IBM
7 6 (0.64%) Zend
8 5 (0.53%) EPiServer
8 5 (0.53%) Sybase
9 4 (0.42%) Facebook
9 4 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.32%) AppDynamics
10 3 (0.32%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.32%) Splunk
11 2 (0.21%) Cadence
11 2 (0.21%) Cisco
11 2 (0.21%) HP
11 2 (0.21%) Sitecore
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £57000 - £81000.00 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Paisley, Renfrewshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Best training, progression, pension,
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Middletons Assured Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham, County Durham
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Pension, Gym, Life Assurance, Flexi-working
Posted: 6 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Pension, Gym, Life Assurance, Flexi-working
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Share Option
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £36000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum + 2500 benifits - Flexible
Posted: 3 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-55k plus 5% pension, Medical insurance, Health insurance +25 day
Posted: 5 days ago