The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 526 505 507
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 418 501 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.42% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.44% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 365 459 372
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,900 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
104684 113642 104161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.51% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 86404 93317 86694
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 2015 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 30 June 2015. 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 +15 402 £46,000 +2.22% 68
South East +22 129 £51,250 +13.88% 16
London +5 91 £56,250 +2.27% 10
East Midlands +23 52 £45,000 - 4
Berkshire +22 43 £52,500 - 6
East of England -3 42 £45,000 - 10
West Yorkshire +29 32 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Yorkshire +18 32 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Hampshire +29 30 £50,000 +17.64% 2
South West +7 30 £45,000 +8.43% 12
Nottinghamshire +10 25 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Surrey +22 24 £55,000 - 3
Nottingham +14 24 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Reading +7 23 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Cambridgeshire +19 21 £47,500 +9.82% 4
Cambridge +24 20 £47,500 - 4
Walton-on-Thames - 18 £55,000 - 2
Leicester +25 17 £46,000 - 1
Leicestershire +25 17 £46,000 - 1
Halifax - 13 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands -38 12 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Bristol -3 11 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Brighton +6 10 £45,000 +8.43%
East Sussex +6 10 £45,000 +8.43%
Hertfordshire +3 10 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Bradford - 10 £37,500 -
Portsmouth +24 9 £55,000 +69.23%
Buckinghamshire +3 9 £45,000 -7.69% 2
Milton Keynes -12 9 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Birmingham -18 9 £40,000 +26.98% 1

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 614 (70.82%) C#
2 530 (61.13%) .NET
3 405 (46.71%) Agile Software Development
4 402 (46.37%) SQL Server
5 400 (46.14%) JavaScript
6 380 (43.83%) ASP.NET
7 342 (39.45%) HTML
8 331 (38.18%) SQL
9 310 (35.76%) MVC
10 268 (30.91%) CSS
11 241 (27.80%) OO
12 239 (27.57%) jQuery
13 238 (27.45%) TDD
14 237 (27.34%) Java
15 215 (24.80%) Degree
16 192 (22.15%) Software Engineering
17 190 (21.91%) ASP.NET MVC
18 186 (21.45%) XML
19 181 (20.88%) Microsoft
20 167 (19.26%) C++
21 165 (19.03%) Web Services
22 164 (18.92%) Scrum
23 150 (17.30%) Finance
24 142 (16.38%) Windows
25 140 (16.15%) .NET Framework
26 132 (15.22%) SDLC
27 120 (13.84%) T-SQL
28 118 (13.61%) Team Foundation Server
29 117 (13.49%) WCF
30 114 (13.15%) Computer Science

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 28 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.88%) IIS
2 25 (2.88%) Apache
3 23 (2.65%) Node.js
4 17 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (1.38%) CMS
6 11 (1.27%) JBoss
7 9 (1.04%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.92%) nginx
9 5 (0.58%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.58%) Tornado
10 4 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.46%) Confluence
10 4 (0.46%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.35%) WordPress
11 3 (0.35%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.35%) DNN
12 2 (0.23%) Drupal
12 2 (0.23%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 48 (5.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.12%) MS Office
3 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 10 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.04%) Sophis RISQUE
3 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.23%) Magento
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 25 (2.88%) SaaS
2 19 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.46%) GitHub
5 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.08%) HTTP
2 13 (1.50%) Internet
3 7 (0.81%) WAN
4 5 (0.58%) Network Security
5 4 (0.46%) DHCP
5 4 (0.46%) DNS
6 3 (0.35%) SMTP
6 3 (0.35%) Broadband
7 2 (0.23%) LDAP
7 2 (0.23%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.23%) FTP
7 2 (0.23%) SMPP
7 2 (0.23%) SSL
8 1 (0.12%) CTI
8 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.12%) SNMP
8 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.12%) LAN
8 1 (0.12%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 402 (46.37%) SQL Server
2 86 (9.92%) MySQL
3 81 (9.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 59 (6.81%) Relational Database
5 58 (6.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 58 (6.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 53 (6.11%) NoSQL
7 47 (5.42%) MongoDB
8 38 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 35 (4.04%) Redis
10 32 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (2.42%) RDBMS
12 17 (1.96%) MarkLogic
13 15 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
13 15 (1.73%) Big Data
14 11 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (1.15%) Oracle Database
16 9 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
16 9 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 118 (13.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 105 (12.11%) Visual Studio
3 52 (6.00%) Git (software)
4 40 (4.61%) NUnit
5 34 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 29 (3.34%) Maven
7 27 (3.11%) JUnit
8 24 (2.77%) Subversion
9 21 (2.42%) Jenkins
10 20 (2.31%) JIRA
11 17 (1.96%) Eclipse
12 12 (1.38%) Ant
12 12 (1.38%) ReSharper
12 12 (1.38%) Selenium
12 12 (1.38%) Rhino Mocks
13 10 (1.15%) CruiseControl
14 9 (1.04%) TeamCity
15 8 (0.92%) Cucumber
15 8 (0.92%) Hudson
16 7 (0.81%) Spock
General
1 150 (17.30%) Finance
2 48 (5.54%) Telecoms
3 41 (4.73%) Aerospace
3 41 (4.73%) Automotive
4 36 (4.15%) Retail
5 31 (3.58%) Games
6 20 (2.31%) Marketing
7 18 (2.08%) Banking
7 18 (2.08%) Back Office
8 13 (1.50%) Publishing
9 11 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.92%) Advertising
11 7 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.69%) Electronics
12 6 (0.69%) Legal
13 3 (0.35%) Military
13 3 (0.35%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.23%) Local Government
14 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.23%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 530 (61.13%) .NET
2 380 (43.83%) ASP.NET
3 342 (39.45%) HTML
4 268 (30.91%) CSS
5 239 (27.57%) jQuery
6 190 (21.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 186 (21.45%) XML
8 165 (19.03%) Web Services
9 140 (16.15%) .NET Framework
10 117 (13.49%) WCF
11 114 (13.15%) Ajax
12 100 (11.53%) HTML5
13 72 (8.30%) AngularJS
14 67 (7.73%) XSLT
14 67 (7.73%) SOAP
15 61 (7.04%) Spring
16 52 (6.00%) Entity Framework
17 48 (5.54%) WinForms
17 48 (5.54%) LINQ
18 47 (5.42%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 114 (13.15%) Computer Science
2 56 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (5.77%) Mathematics
4 49 (5.65%) Algorithms
5 32 (3.69%) User Experience
5 32 (3.69%) Physics
6 24 (2.77%) Mobile App
7 22 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (2.19%) Digital Media
9 17 (1.96%) Management Information System
10 16 (1.85%) E-Learning
10 16 (1.85%) N-Tier
11 14 (1.61%) Statistics
11 14 (1.61%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.15%) Visualisation
12 10 (1.15%) GIS
13 7 (0.81%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.81%) RIA
13 7 (0.81%) 3D Graphics
13 7 (0.81%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 142 (16.38%) Windows
2 101 (11.65%) Linux
3 50 (5.77%) Android
4 43 (4.96%) Apple iOS
5 27 (3.11%) UNIX
6 12 (1.38%) Windows Phone
7 11 (1.27%) Windows 8
8 6 (0.69%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.23%) CentOS
10 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.23%) Solaris
11 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.12%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (46.71%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (35.76%) MVC
3 241 (27.80%) OO
4 238 (27.45%) TDD
5 192 (22.15%) Software Engineering
6 164 (18.92%) Scrum
7 132 (15.22%) SDLC
8 104 (12.00%) OOP
9 96 (11.07%) Unit Testing
10 84 (9.69%) Mentoring
11 79 (9.11%) Software Architecture
12 73 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
13 60 (6.92%) OOD
14 55 (6.34%) UML
14 55 (6.34%) Project Management
15 50 (5.77%) Web Development
16 47 (5.42%) BDD
17 42 (4.84%) Open Source
18 40 (4.61%) Multithreading
19 38 (4.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 614 (70.82%) C#
2 400 (46.14%) JavaScript
3 331 (38.18%) SQL
4 237 (27.34%) Java
5 167 (19.26%) C++
6 120 (13.84%) T-SQL
7 76 (8.77%) Python
8 70 (8.07%) C
9 64 (7.38%) VB.NET
10 48 (5.54%) VB
11 44 (5.07%) PHP
12 33 (3.81%) Ruby
13 22 (2.54%) Groovy
14 21 (2.42%) VB6
14 21 (2.42%) Perl
15 20 (2.31%) Objective-C
16 13 (1.50%) PL/SQL
16 13 (1.50%) Scala
17 11 (1.27%) XQuery
18 9 (1.04%) XAML
Qualifications
1 215 (24.80%) Degree
2 11 (1.27%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.46%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.23%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.12%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.12%) MOS
6 1 (0.12%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (9.23%) QA
2 8 (0.92%) GAMP
3 6 (0.69%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.69%) TickIT
4 5 (0.58%) SLA
4 5 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.92%) Docker
3 5 (0.58%) LXC
3 5 (0.58%) KVM
3 5 (0.58%) Firmware
3 5 (0.58%) Xen
3 5 (0.58%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 4 (0.46%) iptables
5 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.69%) Puppet
3 5 (0.58%) Mesos
4 2 (0.23%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 181 (20.88%) Microsoft
2 84 (9.69%) Oracle
3 16 (1.85%) Sybase
3 16 (1.85%) TOWER Software
4 13 (1.50%) Xamarin
5 11 (1.27%) VMware
6 6 (0.69%) Google
7 5 (0.58%) Perforce
7 5 (0.58%) Tableau
7 5 (0.58%) Cisco
7 5 (0.58%) IBM
7 5 (0.58%) Pegasus
7 5 (0.58%) TIBCO
7 5 (0.58%) StreamBase
8 4 (0.46%) Adobe
8 4 (0.46%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.46%) LANDesk
9 3 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.35%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.35%) Twitter
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus (10-20%), Health, Pension etc.
Posted: 7 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Walton-on-thames, Surrey
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Salary: holidays + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 45,000 to 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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London
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Salary: 40K-55K + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus a great benefits package
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum +12.5% bonus + 10% pension + benefit
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