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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 479 522 492
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 534 515 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.47% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.48% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 499 443 533
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%

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
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
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 £70,000 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +44 496 £50,000 +5.26% 66
South East +85 225 £50,000 -4.76% 10
London +15 91 £62,500 +8.69% 18
Surrey +81 74 £50,000 -9.09%
Hampshire +8 54 £50,000 - 6
Berkshire -2 46 £57,500 +4.54% 2
East Midlands +2 35 £50,000 +11.11% 4
East of England -3 34 £52,500 +10.52% 10
North West +45 30 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Yorkshire +24 30 £45,000 - 8
South West +15 29 £45,000 - 4
Cambridgeshire +9 23 £55,000 +15.78% 10
Leicestershire +9 23 £51,250 +11.41% 2
Wokingham -6 23 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Oxfordshire -11 22 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Fareham +8 21 £50,000 +3.09% 3
City of London +75 20 £60,000 - 2
Manchester +10 18 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Reading +7 18 £53,750 +2.38% 1
West Yorkshire -4 18 £50,000 +11.11% 4
West Sussex +5 16 £47,500 -5.00%
Southampton +5 16 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Cambridge -2 16 £58,000 +22.10% 7
West Midlands -6 15 £43,750 -2.23% 2
Leicester -2 14 £52,500 +14.13% 1
Burgess Hill - 14 £47,500 -
Walton-on-Thames -14 13 £47,500 -13.63%
Farnborough +21 12 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +22 11 £42,500 -5.55%
Cheshire +40 10 £47,500 -9.52% 2

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 689 (65.00%) C#
2 648 (61.13%) .NET
3 555 (52.36%) JavaScript
4 505 (47.64%) HTML
4 505 (47.64%) Agile Software Development
5 466 (43.96%) SQL Server
6 443 (41.79%) MVC
7 434 (40.94%) SQL
8 425 (40.09%) CSS
9 417 (39.34%) ASP.NET
10 344 (32.45%) Software Engineering
11 270 (25.47%) Finance
12 262 (24.72%) jQuery
13 253 (23.87%) Java
14 247 (23.30%) Degree
15 243 (22.92%) ASP.NET MVC
16 235 (22.17%) OO
17 224 (21.13%) TDD
18 223 (21.04%) Microsoft
19 216 (20.38%) Web Services
20 212 (20.00%) C++
21 204 (19.25%) Scrum
22 203 (19.15%) XML
23 169 (15.94%) WCF
24 159 (15.00%) .NET Framework
25 155 (14.62%) T-SQL
26 151 (14.25%) Mentoring
27 149 (14.06%) SDLC
28 143 (13.49%) AngularJS
28 143 (13.49%) 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 29 (2.74%) JBoss
2 28 (2.64%) Tomcat
3 27 (2.55%) SharePoint
4 25 (2.36%) IIS
5 11 (1.04%) CMS
6 10 (0.94%) Apache Solr
7 9 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (0.75%) Apache
8 8 (0.75%) Apache Spark
8 8 (0.75%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.75%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.57%) SAS
11 5 (0.47%) Confluence
11 5 (0.47%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.47%) WildFly
12 4 (0.38%) NServiceBus
12 4 (0.38%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 86 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.94%) MS Office
3 4 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.094%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.094%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (0.66%) Pegasus Opera
3 4 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.28%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.094%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.094%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 63 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (5.00%) SaaS
3 44 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.66%) GitHub
5 5 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.47%) IaaS
6 4 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.28%) PaaS
8 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.094%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.094%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.094%) Force.com
9 1 (0.094%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.094%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.06%) Internet
2 14 (1.32%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.66%) ATM
4 6 (0.57%) HTTP
5 3 (0.28%) DHCP
5 3 (0.28%) DNS
6 1 (0.094%) ASN.1
6 1 (0.094%) Intranet
6 1 (0.094%) RS-232
6 1 (0.094%) Skype
6 1 (0.094%) SMTP
6 1 (0.094%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 466 (43.96%) SQL Server
2 97 (9.15%) Relational Database
3 73 (6.89%) NoSQL
4 55 (5.19%) MySQL
5 53 (5.00%) RDBMS
6 51 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 43 (4.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 35 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 31 (2.92%) Oracle Database
10 26 (2.45%) MongoDB
11 25 (2.36%) Big Data
12 19 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (1.42%) Event Store
14 15 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
15 13 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (0.94%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 134 (12.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 111 (10.47%) Visual Studio
3 73 (6.89%) Git (software)
4 44 (4.15%) Jenkins
5 43 (4.06%) JIRA
6 42 (3.96%) Selenium
7 34 (3.21%) Eclipse
8 33 (3.11%) Subversion
9 32 (3.02%) NUnit
10 30 (2.83%) JUnit
11 25 (2.36%) Maven
12 20 (1.89%) gulp
13 12 (1.13%) Cucumber
14 10 (0.94%) TeamCity
15 9 (0.85%) Jasmine
15 9 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
15 9 (0.85%) SpecFlow
16 8 (0.75%) Hudson
16 8 (0.75%) JIRA Agile
16 8 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 270 (25.47%) Finance
2 81 (7.64%) Telecoms
3 58 (5.47%) Automotive
4 47 (4.43%) Aerospace
4 47 (4.43%) Manufacturing
5 45 (4.25%) Banking
6 43 (4.06%) Games
7 27 (2.55%) Retail
8 18 (1.70%) Advertising
8 18 (1.70%) Investment Banking
9 17 (1.60%) Electronics
9 17 (1.60%) Marketing
10 7 (0.66%) Back Office
11 6 (0.57%) Publishing
12 4 (0.38%) Legal
12 4 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.28%) Billing
13 3 (0.28%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.19%) Front Office
14 2 (0.19%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 648 (61.13%) .NET
2 505 (47.64%) HTML
3 425 (40.09%) CSS
4 417 (39.34%) ASP.NET
5 262 (24.72%) jQuery
6 243 (22.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 216 (20.38%) Web Services
8 203 (19.15%) XML
9 169 (15.94%) WCF
10 159 (15.00%) .NET Framework
11 143 (13.49%) AngularJS
12 122 (11.51%) ASP.NET Web API
12 122 (11.51%) HTML5
13 106 (10.00%) JSON
14 90 (8.49%) Ajax
15 82 (7.74%) WPF
16 81 (7.64%) SOAP
17 78 (7.36%) REST
18 76 (7.17%) Spring
19 74 (6.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 143 (13.49%) Computer Science
2 83 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (7.55%) Mathematics
4 73 (6.89%) Enterprise Software
5 46 (4.34%) Mobile App
6 28 (2.64%) Algorithms
7 23 (2.17%) Client/Server
8 16 (1.51%) Life Science
9 15 (1.42%) iPad
9 15 (1.42%) N-Tier
10 14 (1.32%) User Experience
11 13 (1.23%) Driving Licence
11 13 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
12 12 (1.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 12 (1.13%) Statistics
13 11 (1.04%) Visualisation
14 9 (0.85%) Fintech
14 9 (0.85%) Reinsurance
15 8 (0.75%) Blog
15 8 (0.75%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 135 (12.74%) Windows
2 92 (8.68%) Linux
3 51 (4.81%) Android
4 33 (3.11%) Apple iOS
4 33 (3.11%) Unix
5 16 (1.51%) Windows Mobile
6 9 (0.85%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.66%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.57%) CentOS
9 4 (0.38%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.094%) AIX
11 1 (0.094%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.094%) Fedora
11 1 (0.094%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.094%) Solaris
11 1 (0.094%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (47.64%) Agile Software Development
2 443 (41.79%) MVC
3 344 (32.45%) Software Engineering
4 235 (22.17%) OO
5 224 (21.13%) TDD
6 204 (19.25%) Scrum
7 151 (14.25%) Mentoring
8 149 (14.06%) SDLC
9 115 (10.85%) Unit Testing
10 92 (8.68%) Web Development
11 89 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
12 84 (7.92%) OOP
13 77 (7.26%) BDD
14 74 (6.98%) SOA
15 63 (5.94%) Multithreading
16 56 (5.28%) OOD
17 46 (4.34%) Software Architecture
18 42 (3.96%) Automated Testing
19 41 (3.87%) Front End Development
19 41 (3.87%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 689 (65.00%) C#
2 555 (52.36%) JavaScript
3 434 (40.94%) SQL
4 253 (23.87%) Java
5 212 (20.00%) C++
6 155 (14.62%) T-SQL
7 108 (10.19%) VB.NET
8 75 (7.08%) Python
9 73 (6.89%) C
10 39 (3.68%) Ruby
11 38 (3.58%) PHP
12 30 (2.83%) VB
13 29 (2.74%) F#
14 22 (2.08%) Scala
15 21 (1.98%) Objective-C
16 18 (1.70%) MATLAB
17 17 (1.60%) Perl
18 16 (1.51%) XPath
19 15 (1.42%) TypeScript
20 13 (1.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 247 (23.30%) Degree
2 54 (5.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (1.51%) MCPD
3 16 (1.51%) MCTS
4 10 (0.94%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.38%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.38%) PMP
5 4 (0.38%) Postgraduate
5 4 (0.38%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.38%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.19%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.19%) MCAD
7 2 (0.19%) MCSD
7 2 (0.19%) PhD
8 1 (0.094%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.094%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (8.58%) QA
2 17 (1.60%) GAMP
3 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.094%) HL7
4 1 (0.094%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (1.51%) Firmware
2 8 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.19%) Cygwin
3 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.094%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.094%) Docker
4 1 (0.094%) HDFS
4 1 (0.094%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.094%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (1.42%) Puppet
2 3 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.094%) Ansible
3 1 (0.094%) Control-M
3 1 (0.094%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.094%) logstash
3 1 (0.094%) StatsD
Vendors
1 223 (21.04%) Microsoft
2 111 (10.47%) Oracle
3 21 (1.98%) Google
4 19 (1.79%) TOWER Software
5 14 (1.32%) VMware
6 13 (1.23%) Twitter
7 12 (1.13%) SAP
8 11 (1.04%) Facebook
9 10 (0.94%) Xamarin
10 9 (0.85%) IBM
11 8 (0.75%) Apple
12 7 (0.66%) Pegasus
12 7 (0.66%) Sage
13 6 (0.57%) MuleSoft
13 6 (0.57%) Sun
14 5 (0.47%) Adobe
14 5 (0.47%) EPiServer
15 4 (0.38%) Zend
16 3 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
17 2 (0.19%) Sybase
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
North Shields, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum 25 days holiday + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000- £95,000 (flexible for the right candidate and has an extremel
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £48,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £58k DOE + fantasticbenefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum 25 days holiday + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000 - £65,000 + a very favourable and generous package!
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Generous holidays
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Great Bens and fantastic onsite faci
Posted: 3 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + BENS
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £48,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + Benefits + Prospects
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £52,500 per annum plus benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago