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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 482 553 549
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 489 469 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.43% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.45% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 456 418 407
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
91484 105195 110265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76513 87677 89230
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +64 448 £50,000 - 63
South East +33 126 £50,000 -4.76% 9
London +30 108 £60,000 +4.34% 16
East Midlands +47 52 £47,500 +18.75% 3
North West +25 44 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Yorkshire +50 41 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Surrey +45 36 £50,000 -9.09% 1
South West -13 31 £45,000 -10.00% 13
Hampshire +6 30 £55,000 +10.00% 1
West Yorkshire +32 29 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Berkshire +17 29 £55,000 +4.76% 2
East of England -18 27 £55,000 +15.78% 1
City of London +63 23 £60,000 -14.28% 2
Leicestershire +17 21 £52,500 - 2
Halifax +6 20 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Oxfordshire +2 19 £48,750 -7.14% 4
Nottinghamshire +6 18 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Cheshire +42 17 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Nottingham +16 17 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Manchester +4 17 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Reading +20 16 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Cambridgeshire +20 16 £56,500 +18.94% 1
West Midlands -13 16 £41,250 -8.33% 2
Fareham +11 13 £50,000 -
Leicester - 13 £52,500 - 2
Scotland +27 11 £53,750 +30.30% 6
Warrington +25 11 £40,000 -23.80%
Bristol -1 11 £47,500 -19.14% 3
Southampton -5 11 £55,000 -2.22% 1
Lancashire +16 10 £50,300 -16.16% 1

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 673 (66.44%) C#
2 635 (62.69%) .NET
3 518 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
4 498 (49.16%) JavaScript
5 469 (46.30%) HTML
6 442 (43.63%) MVC
7 429 (42.35%) SQL
8 409 (40.38%) SQL Server
9 401 (39.59%) ASP.NET
10 392 (38.70%) CSS
11 320 (31.59%) Software Engineering
12 262 (25.86%) Finance
12 262 (25.86%) Java
13 247 (24.38%) jQuery
14 233 (23.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 230 (22.70%) TDD
16 211 (20.83%) Microsoft
17 210 (20.73%) Scrum
18 201 (19.84%) Web Services
19 200 (19.74%) Degree
20 196 (19.35%) OO
21 188 (18.56%) XML
21 188 (18.56%) C++
22 176 (17.37%) AngularJS
23 167 (16.49%) WCF
24 161 (15.89%) .NET Framework
25 153 (15.10%) Mentoring
26 150 (14.81%) SDLC
27 135 (13.33%) T-SQL
28 133 (13.13%) Computer Science

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 33 (3.26%) Tomcat
2 25 (2.47%) JBoss
2 25 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 20 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (1.97%) IIS
4 16 (1.58%) CMS
5 14 (1.38%) Apache
6 10 (0.99%) Apache Spark
6 10 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (0.89%) Apache Solr
7 9 (0.89%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.79%) WebLogic
9 7 (0.69%) Confluence
10 6 (0.59%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.49%) Apache Pig
11 5 (0.49%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.49%) WildFly
12 3 (0.30%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.30%) SAS
13 1 (0.099%) MQSeries
Applications
1 56 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.28%) MS Office
3 5 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.099%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 22 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.099%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 81 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (3.16%) SaaS
4 7 (0.69%) GitHub
5 5 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.49%) OpenShift
6 4 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (0.39%) PaaS
7 1 (0.099%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.099%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.099%) Google Play
7 1 (0.099%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.97%) Internet
2 13 (1.28%) TCP/IP
3 9 (0.89%) HTTP
4 3 (0.30%) ATM
4 3 (0.30%) Intranet
5 2 (0.20%) IPv6
5 2 (0.20%) SSL
6 1 (0.099%) DHCP
6 1 (0.099%) DNS
6 1 (0.099%) RS-232
6 1 (0.099%) RS-485
6 1 (0.099%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 409 (40.38%) SQL Server
2 95 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 86 (8.49%) NoSQL
4 60 (5.92%) MongoDB
4 60 (5.92%) MySQL
4 60 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 51 (5.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 50 (4.94%) RDBMS
7 48 (4.74%) Big Data
8 37 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 35 (3.46%) Oracle Database
10 31 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
11 25 (2.47%) Hadoop
12 22 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
13 21 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 15 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
16 9 (0.89%) Event Store
17 8 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
17 8 (0.79%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 106 (10.46%) Team Foundation Server
1 106 (10.46%) Visual Studio
2 94 (9.28%) Git (software)
3 59 (5.82%) Jenkins
4 41 (4.05%) Selenium
5 39 (3.85%) Eclipse
5 39 (3.85%) JUnit
6 35 (3.46%) gulp
7 31 (3.06%) JIRA
7 31 (3.06%) Maven
7 31 (3.06%) Subversion
8 23 (2.27%) NUnit
9 18 (1.78%) Octopus Deploy
9 18 (1.78%) webpack
10 16 (1.58%) Mockito
11 15 (1.48%) Cucumber
12 14 (1.38%) TeamCity
13 13 (1.28%) Mocha
14 11 (1.09%) Gradle
14 11 (1.09%) Grunt
General
1 262 (25.86%) Finance
2 84 (8.29%) Telecoms
3 58 (5.73%) Automotive
4 56 (5.53%) Manufacturing
5 49 (4.84%) Aerospace
6 43 (4.24%) Games
7 37 (3.65%) Banking
8 36 (3.55%) Electronics
9 27 (2.67%) Marketing
10 26 (2.57%) Retail
11 20 (1.97%) Advertising
12 11 (1.09%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.99%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.49%) Law
15 4 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.20%) Back Office
16 2 (0.20%) French Language
16 2 (0.20%) Front Office
16 2 (0.20%) German Language
16 2 (0.20%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 635 (62.69%) .NET
2 469 (46.30%) HTML
3 401 (39.59%) ASP.NET
4 392 (38.70%) CSS
5 247 (24.38%) jQuery
6 233 (23.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 201 (19.84%) Web Services
8 188 (18.56%) XML
9 176 (17.37%) AngularJS
10 167 (16.49%) WCF
11 161 (15.89%) .NET Framework
12 127 (12.54%) ASP.NET Web API
13 115 (11.35%) SOAP
14 107 (10.56%) HTML5
15 105 (10.37%) Ajax
16 95 (9.38%) WPF
17 90 (8.88%) JSON
18 88 (8.69%) RESTful
19 80 (7.90%) Spring
20 72 (7.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 133 (13.13%) Computer Science
2 67 (6.61%) Mathematics
3 64 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
4 60 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (2.76%) Mobile App
6 27 (2.67%) Client/Server
7 22 (2.17%) Algorithms
8 21 (2.07%) Blog
9 20 (1.97%) Life Science
10 19 (1.88%) Embedded Systems
10 19 (1.88%) N-Tier
11 17 (1.68%) iPad
12 16 (1.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 14 (1.38%) Physics
13 14 (1.38%) User Experience
14 13 (1.28%) Fintech
15 12 (1.18%) Device Driver
16 10 (0.99%) Data Structures
16 10 (0.99%) Visualisation
17 8 (0.79%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 111 (10.96%) Windows
2 89 (8.79%) Linux
3 40 (3.95%) Android
4 21 (2.07%) Apple iOS
5 20 (1.97%) Unix
6 7 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (0.49%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.39%) Debian
9 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.099%) AIX
10 1 (0.099%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.099%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.099%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.099%) Solaris
10 1 (0.099%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 518 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
2 442 (43.63%) MVC
3 320 (31.59%) Software Engineering
4 230 (22.70%) TDD
5 210 (20.73%) Scrum
6 196 (19.35%) OO
7 153 (15.10%) Mentoring
8 150 (14.81%) SDLC
9 112 (11.06%) BDD
10 103 (10.17%) Web Development
11 92 (9.08%) Unit Testing
12 88 (8.69%) OOP
13 72 (7.11%) SOA
14 71 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
15 58 (5.73%) Multithreading
16 48 (4.74%) Waterfall
17 46 (4.54%) OOD
17 46 (4.54%) UML
18 41 (4.05%) Kanban
19 40 (3.95%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 673 (66.44%) C#
2 498 (49.16%) JavaScript
3 429 (42.35%) SQL
4 262 (25.86%) Java
5 188 (18.56%) C++
6 135 (13.33%) T-SQL
7 101 (9.97%) VB.NET
8 81 (8.00%) Python
9 61 (6.02%) C
10 37 (3.65%) PHP
11 31 (3.06%) F#
12 27 (2.67%) Ruby
13 25 (2.47%) Scala
13 25 (2.47%) VB
14 20 (1.97%) PowerShell
15 18 (1.78%) MATLAB
16 15 (1.48%) VB6
17 13 (1.28%) Clojure
17 13 (1.28%) Objective-C
18 12 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 200 (19.74%) Degree
2 40 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (0.89%) PhD
3 9 (0.89%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.79%) MCPD
4 8 (0.79%) MCTS
5 6 (0.59%) PMI Certification
5 6 (0.59%) PMP
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.30%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.30%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.30%) MCAD
7 3 (0.30%) MCSD
8 2 (0.20%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.20%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.20%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.099%) HND
9 1 (0.099%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.82%) QA
2 13 (1.28%) GAMP
3 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.099%) HL7
System Software
1 20 (1.97%) Firmware
2 4 (0.39%) Docker
3 2 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.20%) KVM
4 1 (0.099%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.099%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.099%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (0.79%) Puppet
2 2 (0.20%) Ansible
2 2 (0.20%) Grafana
2 2 (0.20%) Kibana
2 2 (0.20%) logstash
2 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.099%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.099%) Packer
3 1 (0.099%) Terraform
Vendors
1 211 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 116 (11.45%) Oracle
3 22 (2.17%) SAP
4 16 (1.58%) Google
5 15 (1.48%) Twitter
6 13 (1.28%) Facebook
7 9 (0.89%) Xamarin
8 6 (0.59%) Apple
8 6 (0.59%) IBM
8 6 (0.59%) TOWER Software
9 5 (0.49%) Sybase
9 5 (0.49%) Zend
10 4 (0.39%) EPiServer
10 4 (0.39%) Sun
11 3 (0.30%) Sencha
12 2 (0.20%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.20%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.20%) Splunk
12 2 (0.20%) Tableau
Exeter, Devon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
North London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + pension, flexible hours, healthcare
Posted: 13 hours ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ISL
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits Package!
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £52,500 per annum plus benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + £7K-£10K Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Inspire Corporation Limited
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North Shields, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Pension, Gym, Life Assurance, Flexi-working
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Pension, Gym, Life Assurance, Flexi-working
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Bonus +Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
NHS Wales informatics services
Salary: From £21,909 to £35,225 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: circa £50K + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Anthony James Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Competitive Salary + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago