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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 492 516 503
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 491 499 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.47% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.48% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 458 437 565
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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
94677 102911 115314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.45% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 79602 84497 94476
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -2 440 £50,000 +5.26% 65
South East +84 190 £50,000 - 16
London -26 94 £65,000 +18.18% 20
Surrey +33 55 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Hampshire +23 55 £50,000 +17.64% 4
East of England 0 40 £51,000 +7.36% 7
Berkshire +12 33 £55,000 +4.76% 2
South West +14 29 £45,000 +5.88% 7
West Sussex +16 28 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Southampton +22 25 £50,000 +17.64% 2
West Midlands -16 22 £42,500 +6.25%
Cambridgeshire -1 21 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Burgess Hill - 20 £47,500 - 2
North West +27 19 £45,000 +2.85% 7
East Midlands -28 19 £50,000 +9.89% 1
Cambridge -4 18 £52,500 +10.52% 2
City of London +47 17 £48,250 -19.58% 2
Yorkshire -14 17 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Reading +10 16 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Reigate +4 16 £60,000 -11.11%
Wokingham -7 15 £55,000 +4.76%
Wales +16 14 £45,000 -10.00%
Oxfordshire 0 14 £43,750 -20.45% 1
Bristol +18 13 £45,000 - 3
Manchester +9 13 £45,000 +2.85% 5
Fareham +3 13 £50,000 +3.09% 2
Warwickshire -1 12 £50,000 -2.43%
West Yorkshire -27 12 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Warwick - 12 £50,000 -
South Wales +12 11 £45,000 -10.00%

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 628 (65.01%) C#
2 568 (58.80%) .NET
3 498 (51.55%) JavaScript
4 473 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
5 457 (47.31%) HTML
6 425 (44.00%) SQL Server
7 396 (40.99%) SQL
8 395 (40.89%) CSS
9 362 (37.47%) MVC
10 361 (37.37%) Software Engineering
11 348 (36.02%) ASP.NET
12 241 (24.95%) jQuery
13 239 (24.74%) Finance
14 238 (24.64%) Degree
15 229 (23.71%) Java
16 221 (22.88%) OO
17 214 (22.15%) TDD
18 211 (21.84%) Microsoft
19 201 (20.81%) ASP.NET MVC
20 195 (20.19%) C++
21 189 (19.57%) Web Services
22 188 (19.46%) XML
23 184 (19.05%) Scrum
24 152 (15.73%) .NET Framework
24 152 (15.73%) WCF
25 145 (15.01%) T-SQL
26 134 (13.87%) Windows
26 134 (13.87%) Computer Science
27 131 (13.56%) HTML5
28 124 (12.84%) 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 51 (5.28%) Node.js
2 27 (2.80%) IIS
2 27 (2.80%) Tomcat
3 26 (2.69%) SharePoint
4 21 (2.17%) JBoss
5 14 (1.45%) Apache
6 13 (1.35%) NServiceBus
6 13 (1.35%) WebSphere
7 9 (0.93%) CMS
8 8 (0.83%) SAS
8 8 (0.83%) WebLogic
9 7 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (0.72%) Mule
10 6 (0.62%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.52%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.52%) WildFly
12 4 (0.41%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 95 (9.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (0.41%) MS Office
2 4 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (0.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (0.72%) Pegasus Opera
1 7 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.31%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.10%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.10%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 68 (7.04%) SaaS
2 47 (4.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.83%) IaaS
5 8 (0.83%) PaaS
6 7 (0.72%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.72%) GitHub
6 7 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.31%) Force.com
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.10%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.83%) Internet
2 12 (1.24%) TCP/IP
2 12 (1.24%) Wireshark
3 7 (0.72%) ATM
4 3 (0.31%) DHCP
4 3 (0.31%) DNS
4 3 (0.31%) HTTP
5 1 (0.10%) ASN.1
5 1 (0.10%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.10%) RS-232
5 1 (0.10%) Skype
5 1 (0.10%) SMTP
5 1 (0.10%) SSL
5 1 (0.10%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 425 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 95 (9.83%) Relational Database
3 80 (8.28%) NoSQL
4 54 (5.59%) RDBMS
5 53 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 48 (4.97%) MySQL
7 33 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 32 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 30 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 26 (2.69%) MongoDB
11 25 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 22 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (1.97%) Oracle Database
14 17 (1.76%) Big Data
14 17 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
15 15 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
16 14 (1.45%) Event Store
17 10 (1.04%) RavenDB
18 9 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
19 8 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 121 (12.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 96 (9.94%) Visual Studio
3 53 (5.49%) Git (software)
4 52 (5.38%) Subversion
5 51 (5.28%) JIRA
6 49 (5.07%) Jenkins
7 46 (4.76%) NUnit
8 42 (4.35%) Selenium
9 34 (3.52%) Maven
10 28 (2.90%) JUnit
11 22 (2.28%) Eclipse
12 18 (1.86%) TeamCity
13 16 (1.66%) Rhino Mocks
14 15 (1.55%) Hudson
15 12 (1.24%) Fiddler
16 9 (0.93%) git-flow
16 9 (0.93%) Jasmine
16 9 (0.93%) MSTest
16 9 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 8 (0.83%) JIRA Agile
General
1 239 (24.74%) Finance
2 58 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 41 (4.24%) Games
4 31 (3.21%) Retail
5 30 (3.11%) Banking
6 25 (2.59%) Automotive
7 23 (2.38%) Aerospace
7 23 (2.38%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.76%) Investment Banking
9 15 (1.55%) Advertising
9 15 (1.55%) Back Office
10 14 (1.45%) Marketing
11 9 (0.93%) Electronics
12 6 (0.62%) Publishing
13 5 (0.52%) Legal
13 5 (0.52%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.21%) Billing
15 1 (0.10%) Law
15 1 (0.10%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 568 (58.80%) .NET
2 457 (47.31%) HTML
3 395 (40.89%) CSS
4 348 (36.02%) ASP.NET
5 241 (24.95%) jQuery
6 201 (20.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 189 (19.57%) Web Services
8 188 (19.46%) XML
9 152 (15.73%) .NET Framework
9 152 (15.73%) WCF
10 131 (13.56%) HTML5
11 118 (12.22%) JSON
12 102 (10.56%) ASP.NET Web API
13 94 (9.73%) Ajax
14 92 (9.52%) AngularJS
15 81 (8.39%) SOAP
16 80 (8.28%) Entity Framework
17 79 (8.18%) Spring
18 70 (7.25%) REST
19 67 (6.94%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 134 (13.87%) Computer Science
2 92 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (8.70%) Mathematics
4 62 (6.42%) Enterprise Software
5 61 (6.31%) Mobile App
6 32 (3.31%) Algorithms
7 17 (1.76%) Driving Licence
7 17 (1.76%) User Experience
8 15 (1.55%) Reinsurance
9 13 (1.35%) iPad
10 12 (1.24%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.24%) Digital Media
11 11 (1.14%) Statistics
12 10 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
13 8 (0.83%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.83%) Visualisation
14 7 (0.72%) EFT
14 7 (0.72%) Life Science
14 7 (0.72%) Management Information System
15 6 (0.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 134 (13.87%) Windows
2 83 (8.59%) Linux
3 61 (6.31%) Android
4 48 (4.97%) Apple iOS
5 31 (3.21%) Unix
6 22 (2.28%) Windows Mobile
7 10 (1.04%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.93%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.62%) CentOS
10 4 (0.41%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.31%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.10%) Fedora
12 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.10%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 473 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
2 362 (37.47%) MVC
3 361 (37.37%) Software Engineering
4 221 (22.88%) OO
5 214 (22.15%) TDD
6 184 (19.05%) Scrum
7 124 (12.84%) SDLC
8 121 (12.53%) Mentoring
9 118 (12.22%) Unit Testing
10 113 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
11 100 (10.35%) Web Development
12 75 (7.76%) BDD
13 69 (7.14%) OOP
14 62 (6.42%) SOA
15 60 (6.21%) Software Architecture
16 57 (5.90%) Multithreading
17 51 (5.28%) Automated Testing
17 51 (5.28%) DevOps
18 50 (5.18%) OOD
19 47 (4.87%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 628 (65.01%) C#
2 498 (51.55%) JavaScript
3 396 (40.99%) SQL
4 229 (23.71%) Java
5 195 (20.19%) C++
6 145 (15.01%) T-SQL
7 93 (9.63%) VB.NET
8 61 (6.31%) Python
9 53 (5.49%) C
10 32 (3.31%) Ruby
11 31 (3.21%) VB
12 30 (3.11%) Objective-C
12 30 (3.11%) PHP
13 25 (2.59%) F#
14 20 (2.07%) Scala
15 18 (1.86%) PowerShell
16 15 (1.55%) Perl
17 14 (1.45%) MATLAB
17 14 (1.45%) XPath
18 13 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 238 (24.64%) Degree
2 50 (5.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (1.35%) MCPD
3 13 (1.35%) MCTS
4 9 (0.93%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.41%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.41%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.31%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (10.87%) QA
2 8 (0.83%) GAMP
3 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.72%) Docker
2 7 (0.72%) Firmware
3 4 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.31%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.21%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.10%) HDFS
6 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (1.55%) Puppet
2 4 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.21%) logstash
3 2 (0.21%) StatsD
4 1 (0.10%) Ansible
4 1 (0.10%) Control-M
4 1 (0.10%) MOM
Vendors
1 211 (21.84%) Microsoft
2 80 (8.28%) Oracle
3 25 (2.59%) TOWER Software
4 22 (2.28%) Google
5 19 (1.97%) VMware
6 10 (1.04%) Twitter
7 8 (0.83%) Apple
7 8 (0.83%) Facebook
8 7 (0.72%) IBM
8 7 (0.72%) Pegasus
8 7 (0.72%) Sage
8 7 (0.72%) SAP
8 7 (0.72%) Sun
8 7 (0.72%) webMethods
8 7 (0.72%) WSO2
9 6 (0.62%) MuleSoft
10 5 (0.52%) Adobe
10 5 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.31%) Charles River
11 3 (0.31%) Perforce
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-60,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Pens, Health etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + be - shares, trips, pens +
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + amazing benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Great Bens and fantastic onsite faci
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunmow, Essex
Tec Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Rockfield
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000.0000 - £65000.0000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, 25 Days Holiday, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Generous holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + 30 days holiday + excellent benefi
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £100000.00 - £140000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + excelent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
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