The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 511 528 545
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 464 384 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.35% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.37% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 415 351 347
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110530 102537 112239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90232 84940 96167
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 28 July 2014 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 28 July 2014. 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 +14 402 £45,000 - 46
London -85 106 £60,000 +14.28% 6
South East +33 102 £44,000 -7.36% 8
East of England -4 50 £45,000 - 8
North West +23 44 £40,000 +1.26% 8
Scotland +7 43 £43,250 +4.84% 3
West Midlands +13 39 £40,000 +2.56% 2
East Sussex -2 31 £41,500 -20.19% 1
Brighton -7 30 £41,500 -20.19% 1
Manchester +2 25 £40,000 +2.56% 6
East Midlands +8 24 £40,000 - 4
Glasgow +2 24 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Yorkshire -45 21 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Edinburgh -1 18 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Surrey -23 17 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Cambridgeshire -19 16 £45,750 +1.66% 4
Berkshire +22 15 £52,500 +16.66% 2
City of London -47 15 £63,000 +26.00% 2
North Yorkshire -4 14 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Kent - 14 £52,500 - 1
South West -13 12 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Birmingham +8 10 £42,000 +7.69% 1
Cheshire +3 10 £50,500 +34.66%
Hertfordshire -9 10 £45,000 - 2
West Yorkshire -40 10 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Essex - 10 £50,000 - 1
Croydon - 10 £55,000 -
Nottinghamshire +12 9 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Hampshire -5 9 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Cambridge -25 9 £50,000 +11.11% 2

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 580 (62.70%) .NET
2 567 (61.30%) C#
3 414 (44.76%) ASP.NET
4 399 (43.14%) SQL
5 364 (39.35%) SQL Server
6 330 (35.68%) JavaScript
7 291 (31.46%) HTML
8 280 (30.27%) MVC
9 277 (29.95%) Software Engineering
10 271 (29.30%) OO
11 240 (25.95%) Java
12 229 (24.76%) Microsoft
13 225 (24.32%) CSS
14 221 (23.89%) WCF
15 218 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
16 190 (20.54%) jQuery
17 156 (16.86%) Windows
18 152 (16.43%) Degree
19 145 (15.68%) TDD
20 142 (15.35%) WPF
20 142 (15.35%) ASP.NET MVC
21 140 (15.14%) .NET Framework
21 140 (15.14%) C++
22 137 (14.81%) Scrum
23 133 (14.38%) Finance
24 124 (13.41%) Web Services
25 122 (13.19%) Oracle
26 118 (12.76%) Computer Science
27 117 (12.65%) XML
28 115 (12.43%) Linux

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 53 (5.73%) IIS
2 47 (5.08%) Tomcat
3 38 (4.11%) Apache
4 34 (3.68%) SharePoint
5 22 (2.38%) Node.js
6 19 (2.05%) Apache Solr
7 13 (1.41%) WebSphere
8 11 (1.19%) CMS
9 8 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.76%) MTS
11 6 (0.65%) nginx
11 6 (0.65%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.65%) Gunicorn
12 5 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.54%) Lync
12 5 (0.54%) NServiceBus
12 5 (0.54%) DNN
13 4 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
13 4 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 80 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.65%) MS Office
3 3 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.76%) Magento
3 6 (0.65%) Shopify
4 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.92%) SaaS
2 23 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.08%) GitHub
5 8 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.22%) IaaS
7 2 (0.22%) PaaS
7 2 (0.22%) Heroku
8 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.70%) HTTP
2 18 (1.95%) Internet
3 15 (1.62%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.86%) VoIP
5 6 (0.65%) SMS
6 5 (0.54%) SSH
6 5 (0.54%) UMTS
6 5 (0.54%) GPRS
7 4 (0.43%) GSM
7 4 (0.43%) Intranet
8 3 (0.32%) Extranet
8 3 (0.32%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.22%) WAN
9 2 (0.22%) LAN
9 2 (0.22%) PSTN
9 2 (0.22%) 3G
10 1 (0.11%) ATM
10 1 (0.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 364 (39.35%) SQL Server
2 81 (8.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 74 (8.00%) MySQL
4 62 (6.70%) Relational Database
5 46 (4.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 29 (3.14%) Oracle Database
7 26 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (2.27%) Big Data
10 20 (2.16%) NoSQL
10 20 (2.16%) MongoDB
11 18 (1.95%) RDBMS
12 15 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (1.19%) MarkLogic
15 10 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.76%) Data Mining
17 6 (0.65%) DTS
17 6 (0.65%) Hazelcast
17 6 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 105 (11.35%) Visual Studio
2 65 (7.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (4.54%) Subversion
4 36 (3.89%) NUnit
4 36 (3.89%) Maven
5 26 (2.81%) Git (software)
6 17 (1.84%) JIRA
7 15 (1.62%) SpecFlow
8 14 (1.51%) Jenkins
8 14 (1.51%) Oracle Forms
9 11 (1.19%) Selenium
10 9 (0.97%) MSTest
10 9 (0.97%) JUnit
11 7 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
12 6 (0.65%) EasyMock
12 6 (0.65%) Jasmine
12 6 (0.65%) PhoneGap
12 6 (0.65%) Artifactory
13 5 (0.54%) Redmine
13 5 (0.54%) Rational Rose
General
1 133 (14.38%) Finance
2 35 (3.78%) Games
3 28 (3.03%) Retail
4 27 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 20 (2.16%) Back Office
6 14 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (1.41%) Banking
8 12 (1.30%) Advertising
8 12 (1.30%) Marketing
9 7 (0.76%) Law
9 7 (0.76%) Legal
9 7 (0.76%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.54%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.54%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.54%) Automotive
11 3 (0.32%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.22%) Billing
12 2 (0.22%) French Language
13 1 (0.11%) Electronics
13 1 (0.11%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 580 (62.70%) .NET
2 414 (44.76%) ASP.NET
3 291 (31.46%) HTML
4 225 (24.32%) CSS
5 221 (23.89%) WCF
6 190 (20.54%) jQuery
7 142 (15.35%) WPF
7 142 (15.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 140 (15.14%) .NET Framework
9 124 (13.41%) Web Services
10 117 (12.65%) XML
11 115 (12.43%) WinForms
12 94 (10.16%) HTML5
13 80 (8.65%) Spring
14 65 (7.03%) Ajax
15 61 (6.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 59 (6.38%) LINQ
17 54 (5.84%) REST
18 51 (5.51%) Hibernate
19 43 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 118 (12.76%) Computer Science
2 45 (4.86%) Enterprise Software
3 40 (4.32%) Open Source
4 39 (4.22%) Mathematics
5 29 (3.14%) Physics
6 20 (2.16%) Mobile App
7 19 (2.05%) N-Tier
8 14 (1.51%) Informatics
9 12 (1.30%) Hedge funds
10 9 (0.97%) Device Driver
11 8 (0.86%) Management Information System
11 8 (0.86%) iPhone
11 8 (0.86%) Semantic Web
11 8 (0.86%) Social Media
12 7 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (0.76%) Artificial Intelligence
13 6 (0.65%) GIS
14 5 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (0.54%) Video on Demand
14 5 (0.54%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 156 (16.86%) Windows
2 115 (12.43%) Linux
3 55 (5.95%) UNIX
4 23 (2.49%) Android
5 15 (1.62%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (0.54%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.54%) Windows CE
8 4 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.32%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (30.27%) MVC
2 277 (29.95%) Software Engineering
3 271 (29.30%) OO
4 218 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
5 145 (15.68%) TDD
6 137 (14.81%) Scrum
7 104 (11.24%) OOD
8 86 (9.30%) Unit Testing
9 72 (7.78%) OOP
10 70 (7.57%) SOA
11 58 (6.27%) E-Commerce
12 56 (6.05%) Continuous Integration
12 56 (6.05%) Web Development
13 51 (5.51%) UML
14 48 (5.19%) Multithreading
15 36 (3.89%) BDD
16 32 (3.46%) Project Management
17 31 (3.35%) MVVM
18 29 (3.14%) CRM
19 26 (2.81%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 567 (61.30%) C#
2 399 (43.14%) SQL
3 330 (35.68%) JavaScript
4 240 (25.95%) Java
5 140 (15.14%) C++
6 86 (9.30%) T-SQL
7 84 (9.08%) PHP
8 67 (7.24%) VB.NET
9 65 (7.03%) Python
10 41 (4.43%) C
11 35 (3.78%) VB
12 33 (3.57%) Ruby
13 25 (2.70%) Perl
14 20 (2.16%) VBScript
15 19 (2.05%) VB6
16 17 (1.84%) TypeScript
17 15 (1.62%) Scala
18 14 (1.51%) XPath
19 12 (1.30%) PL/SQL
19 12 (1.30%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 152 (16.43%) Degree
2 39 (4.22%) PhD
3 33 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (1.41%) MCSD
5 12 (1.30%) MCP
5 12 (1.30%) MCAD
6 5 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.54%) CCNP
7 4 (0.43%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.32%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.22%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) MCTS
10 1 (0.11%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.11%) QA
2 7 (0.76%) SLA
3 4 (0.43%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (0.65%) Puppet
1 6 (0.65%) logstash
2 2 (0.22%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.11%) SCCM
3 1 (0.11%) SCOM
3 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.11%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 229 (24.76%) Microsoft
2 122 (13.19%) Oracle
3 22 (2.38%) Zend
4 17 (1.84%) JBoss
5 11 (1.19%) Sybase
6 10 (1.08%) TIBCO
7 8 (0.86%) Google
8 6 (0.65%) SAP
9 5 (0.54%) Northgate
9 5 (0.54%) Sun
10 4 (0.43%) Business Objects
10 4 (0.43%) Adobe
10 4 (0.43%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.43%) Sage
11 3 (0.32%) Wonderware
11 3 (0.32%) Perforce
12 2 (0.22%) Remedy
12 2 (0.22%) Apple
12 2 (0.22%) Embarcadero
12 2 (0.22%) Telerik
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
East Riding
Betting Appointments
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Amazing Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Next Move IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago