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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Developer
UK
Rank 492 525 508
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 389 461 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.45% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.47% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 340 420 471
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,807 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +16.27%

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
80378 98697 102848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 82822 84999
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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 £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +37 368 £50,000 -2.62% 51
London +24 86 £60,000 -7.69% 9
South East +14 73 £52,500 - 10
North West +10 56 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Manchester -7 51 £48,750 -2.50% 4
East of England +10 45 £48,750 -7.14% 6
South West +20 37 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Yorkshire +43 33 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Hertfordshire +21 25 £57,500 - 2
West Yorkshire +42 21 £46,250 +8.82% 7
East Midlands +19 21 £45,000 +16.12% 1
Hampshire +10 18 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Berkshire +54 17 £45,000 -18.18% 3
West Midlands +27 17 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Leeds +36 15 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Bristol +10 15 £42,500 -26.08% 3
Scotland +30 12 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Oxfordshire +20 12 £52,500 -15.32% 2
North Yorkshire +18 12 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Nottinghamshire +4 11 £43,750 +8.02%
Cambridgeshire -1 11 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Wiltshire +27 9 £47,500 +11.76%
Nottingham +5 9 £43,750 +9.37%
St Albans - 8 £45,000 - 1
City of London +30 7 £63,750 +41.66% 5
Milton Keynes +21 7 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 7 £45,000 - 2
Somerset +10 7 £33,000 -19.51%
Cambridge -7 7 £35,614 -32.16% 1
Bracknell - 7 £45,000 -

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 492 (60.00%) C#
2 471 (57.44%) Agile Software Development
3 449 (54.76%) .NET
4 369 (45.00%) JavaScript
5 336 (40.98%) SQL
6 327 (39.88%) HTML
7 320 (39.02%) MVC
8 268 (32.68%) SQL Server
9 259 (31.59%) Java
10 253 (30.85%) ASP.NET
11 251 (30.61%) CSS
12 242 (29.51%) Software Engineering
13 201 (24.51%) Scrum
13 201 (24.51%) AngularJS
14 192 (23.41%) TDD
15 149 (18.17%) Finance
16 139 (16.95%) Web Services
16 139 (16.95%) .NET Framework
17 138 (16.83%) ASP.NET MVC
18 128 (15.61%) HTML5
19 126 (15.37%) OO
20 122 (14.88%) Microsoft
21 121 (14.76%) Degree
22 119 (14.51%) MySQL
23 117 (14.27%) Linux
24 116 (14.15%) Oracle
25 113 (13.78%) Computer Science
26 112 (13.66%) NoSQL
27 111 (13.54%) jQuery
27 111 (13.54%) WCF

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 49 (5.98%) Tomcat
2 39 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 34 (4.15%) OpenStack
4 33 (4.02%) Apache Spark
5 31 (3.78%) JBoss
6 25 (3.05%) Jetty
7 24 (2.93%) SharePoint
8 22 (2.68%) Apache
8 22 (2.68%) IIS
9 21 (2.56%) WebLogic
10 20 (2.44%) Apache Solr
10 20 (2.44%) WebSphere
11 19 (2.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 12 (1.46%) CMS
12 12 (1.46%) Confluence
13 11 (1.34%) nginx
14 9 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.49%) Drupal
16 3 (0.37%) SAS
16 3 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 44 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.49%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.37%) MS Office
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 90 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (3.17%) SaaS
4 12 (1.46%) Office 365
5 6 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.61%) GitHub
7 4 (0.49%) Datadog
7 4 (0.49%) Force.com
8 3 (0.37%) IaaS
9 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.24%) PaaS
10 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.12%) Google Play
10 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.80%) HTTP
2 13 (1.59%) Internet
3 7 (0.85%) SSL
4 5 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.61%) Wireless
5 3 (0.37%) RTP
6 2 (0.24%) DHCP
6 2 (0.24%) DNS
6 2 (0.24%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.12%) 3G
7 1 (0.12%) 4G
7 1 (0.12%) AMQP
7 1 (0.12%) Intranet
7 1 (0.12%) IPv6
7 1 (0.12%) LDAP
7 1 (0.12%) OpenFlow
7 1 (0.12%) RS-232
7 1 (0.12%) RS-485
7 1 (0.12%) Skype
7 1 (0.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (32.68%) SQL Server
2 119 (14.51%) MySQL
3 112 (13.66%) NoSQL
4 109 (13.29%) MongoDB
5 68 (8.29%) Big Data
6 63 (7.68%) PostgreSQL
7 46 (5.61%) Relational Database
8 37 (4.51%) Hadoop
9 33 (4.02%) Apache Cassandra
10 28 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
10 28 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 27 (3.29%) Redis
12 21 (2.56%) Couchbase
12 21 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 20 (2.44%) Riak
14 18 (2.20%) RDBMS
15 17 (2.07%) Neo4j
15 17 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
15 17 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (1.46%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 99 (12.07%) Git (software)
2 64 (7.80%) Visual Studio
3 46 (5.61%) Selenium
4 40 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 38 (4.63%) JIRA
7 32 (3.90%) Subversion
8 28 (3.41%) JUnit
8 28 (3.41%) Maven
9 24 (2.93%) gulp
9 24 (2.93%) Mockito
10 23 (2.80%) webpack
11 20 (2.44%) Gradle
12 18 (2.20%) NUnit
13 17 (2.07%) Octopus Deploy
14 16 (1.95%) Moq
15 15 (1.83%) Eclipse
16 13 (1.59%) Ant
17 12 (1.46%) Cucumber
17 12 (1.46%) IntelliJ
General
1 149 (18.17%) Finance
2 56 (6.83%) Retail
3 43 (5.24%) Telecoms
4 40 (4.88%) Banking
5 30 (3.66%) Games
6 25 (3.05%) Electronics
7 20 (2.44%) Marketing
8 15 (1.83%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.59%) Advertising
10 6 (0.73%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.73%) Law
11 4 (0.49%) Back Office
12 3 (0.37%) Automotive
12 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.37%) Legal
13 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.24%) Publishing
14 1 (0.12%) French Language
14 1 (0.12%) German Language
14 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 449 (54.76%) .NET
2 327 (39.88%) HTML
3 253 (30.85%) ASP.NET
4 251 (30.61%) CSS
5 201 (24.51%) AngularJS
6 139 (16.95%) .NET Framework
6 139 (16.95%) Web Services
7 138 (16.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 128 (15.61%) HTML5
9 111 (13.54%) jQuery
9 111 (13.54%) WCF
10 86 (10.49%) RESTful
11 81 (9.88%) XML
12 79 (9.63%) Spring
13 78 (9.51%) SOAP
14 76 (9.27%) Node.js
15 70 (8.54%) ASP.NET Web API
15 70 (8.54%) Entity Framework
15 70 (8.54%) WPF
16 66 (8.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 113 (13.78%) Computer Science
2 51 (6.22%) Mathematics
3 39 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 37 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (3.41%) iPad
6 23 (2.80%) Algorithms
6 23 (2.80%) Blog
7 20 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 20 (2.44%) N-Tier
8 18 (2.20%) Visualisation
9 17 (2.07%) Fintech
10 13 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
10 13 (1.59%) Physics
10 13 (1.59%) User Experience
11 11 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (1.22%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.22%) Statistics
13 9 (1.10%) Life Science
13 9 (1.10%) Streaming Video
14 8 (0.98%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 117 (14.27%) Linux
2 87 (10.61%) Windows
3 39 (4.76%) Android
4 36 (4.39%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.22%) Unix
6 9 (1.10%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.61%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.49%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.49%) Windows Phone 8
10 3 (0.37%) Debian
10 3 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.24%) Solaris
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.12%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (57.44%) Agile Software Development
2 320 (39.02%) MVC
3 242 (29.51%) Software Engineering
4 201 (24.51%) Scrum
5 192 (23.41%) TDD
6 126 (15.37%) OO
7 103 (12.56%) Web Development
8 97 (11.83%) Mentoring
9 85 (10.37%) Unit Testing
10 81 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
11 78 (9.51%) SDLC
12 73 (8.90%) BDD
13 66 (8.05%) SOA
14 65 (7.93%) Multithreading
15 50 (6.10%) OOP
16 46 (5.61%) UML
17 44 (5.37%) DevOps
18 43 (5.24%) Analytics
19 39 (4.76%) Kanban
20 37 (4.51%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 492 (60.00%) C#
2 369 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 336 (40.98%) SQL
4 259 (31.59%) Java
5 92 (11.22%) C++
6 80 (9.76%) T-SQL
7 78 (9.51%) Python
8 61 (7.44%) PHP
9 54 (6.59%) VB.NET
10 33 (4.02%) C
11 32 (3.90%) Ruby
12 29 (3.54%) Perl
13 27 (3.29%) Go
14 22 (2.68%) Bash Shell
15 20 (2.44%) PowerShell
16 17 (2.07%) Objective-C
16 17 (2.07%) Scala
17 11 (1.34%) F#
17 11 (1.34%) PL/SQL
17 11 (1.34%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 121 (14.76%) Degree
2 18 (2.20%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.98%) PhD
5 3 (0.37%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.12%) HNC
6 1 (0.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.90%) QA
2 5 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.49%) SDET
4 3 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.24%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) Section 508
6 1 (0.12%) TickIT
6 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (1.59%) Docker
2 5 (0.61%) Firmware
3 4 (0.49%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.24%) KVM
4 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.12%) Samba
5 1 (0.12%) Squid
5 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (3.17%) Ansible
2 25 (3.05%) Puppet
3 24 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (2.68%) Kibana
4 22 (2.68%) logstash
5 20 (2.44%) Salt
6 5 (0.61%) Nagios
7 4 (0.49%) HP Fortify
8 2 (0.24%) Grafana
9 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.12%) Opsview
Vendors
1 122 (14.88%) Microsoft
2 116 (14.15%) Oracle
3 10 (1.22%) SAP
4 6 (0.73%) IBM
4 6 (0.73%) Twitter
4 6 (0.73%) Zend
5 5 (0.61%) Apple
5 5 (0.61%) Google
5 5 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (0.61%) Xamarin
6 4 (0.49%) Cadence
6 4 (0.49%) HP
6 4 (0.49%) New Relic
7 3 (0.37%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.37%) Splunk
8 2 (0.24%) Adobe
8 2 (0.24%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.24%) Facebook
8 2 (0.24%) IBM Sterling
8 2 (0.24%) Reuters
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
TD Group
Salary: Plus Flexi-time, Pension,
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TD Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus 25 days hols, healthcare, flexi
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits including Flexible Working Hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Middletons Assured Talent
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000-60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000. - £60000. per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60-70k+ car and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Isle Of Mull, Isle of Mull
think.in.form
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum £40,000 - £60,000 + Benefits + Flexitime + P
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Empiric.com
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus (10-15%) + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago