The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Software Developer
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 459 488 522
Rank change year-on-year +29 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 465 473 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.51% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.53% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 398 447 439
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -8.16% +6.52%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80108 89468 100526
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.97% 96.55% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 65932 76287 83736
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in England

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in England.

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in England

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in England

Senior Software Developer
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
London +48 108 £65,000 - 17
South East -60 97 £50,000 - 13
East of England +35 70 £45,000 -5.26% 6
North West -17 51 £47,500 +5.55% 3
West Midlands +49 50 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Yorkshire +32 49 £42,500 -3.40% 9
East Midlands +20 20 £42,500 -15.00% 7
South West -1 16 £42,500 -5.55% 5
North East +11 3 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Senior Software Developer
UK

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 across the England region featuring Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 515 (59.06%) C#
2 482 (55.28%) Agile Software Development
3 480 (55.05%) .NET
4 402 (46.10%) JavaScript
5 375 (43.00%) SQL
6 346 (39.68%) MVC
7 302 (34.63%) HTML
7 302 (34.63%) SQL Server
8 277 (31.77%) ASP.NET
9 248 (28.44%) CSS
10 242 (27.75%) Software Engineering
11 239 (27.41%) Java
12 203 (23.28%) TDD
13 199 (22.82%) AngularJS
14 169 (19.38%) Degree
15 165 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
16 158 (18.12%) Scrum
17 157 (18.00%) .NET Framework
18 150 (17.20%) OO
19 143 (16.40%) Finance
20 136 (15.60%) Computer Science
20 136 (15.60%) HTML5
21 131 (15.02%) Git (software)
22 126 (14.45%) jQuery
23 124 (14.22%) Linux
23 124 (14.22%) Microsoft
24 123 (14.11%) Web Services
25 107 (12.27%) BDD
26 105 (12.04%) NoSQL
27 104 (11.93%) Mentoring

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 58 (6.65%) Elasticsearch
2 33 (3.78%) Tomcat
3 31 (3.56%) Apache
4 27 (3.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 25 (2.87%) Apache Spark
5 25 (2.87%) IIS
6 20 (2.29%) JBoss
6 20 (2.29%) OpenStack
7 19 (2.18%) nginx
8 13 (1.49%) SharePoint
9 11 (1.26%) CMS
10 8 (0.92%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.80%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.69%) Jetty
13 5 (0.57%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.57%) Drupal
14 4 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.46%) NServiceBus
14 4 (0.46%) WildFly
15 3 (0.34%) Kentico
Applications
1 6 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.23%) Moqups
4 1 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (8.03%) Amazon AWS
1 70 (8.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (3.33%) SaaS
3 28 (3.21%) GitHub
4 13 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (1.49%) Amazon S3
5 12 (1.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 10 (1.15%) Office 365
7 9 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.46%) Force.com
8 4 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.23%) IaaS
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.56%) HTTP
2 7 (0.80%) Internet
3 5 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.46%) RS-232
5 3 (0.34%) Firewall
6 1 (0.11%) AMQP
6 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.11%) Intranet
6 1 (0.11%) Skype
6 1 (0.11%) SSL
6 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (34.63%) SQL Server
2 105 (12.04%) NoSQL
3 102 (11.70%) MySQL
4 100 (11.47%) MongoDB
5 64 (7.34%) PostgreSQL
6 55 (6.31%) Relational Database
7 53 (6.08%) Big Data
8 37 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (1.95%) RDBMS
11 14 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
12 12 (1.38%) CouchDB
12 12 (1.38%) Hadoop
13 11 (1.26%) GIS
13 11 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (0.92%) Redis
16 6 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 131 (15.02%) Git (software)
2 72 (8.26%) Visual Studio
3 68 (7.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 60 (6.88%) Selenium
5 59 (6.77%) Jenkins
6 50 (5.73%) NUnit
7 35 (4.01%) gulp
7 35 (4.01%) webpack
8 34 (3.90%) JIRA
9 32 (3.67%) SpecFlow
10 29 (3.33%) Subversion
11 25 (2.87%) Maven
12 21 (2.41%) JUnit
13 19 (2.18%) Xcode
14 16 (1.83%) Moq
15 12 (1.38%) GitLab
15 12 (1.38%) PhantomJS
15 12 (1.38%) TeamCity
16 10 (1.15%) Gradle
16 10 (1.15%) Mockito
General
1 143 (16.40%) Finance
2 43 (4.93%) Marketing
3 37 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 28 (3.21%) Retail
5 26 (2.98%) Games
6 25 (2.87%) Banking
7 21 (2.41%) Electronics
8 20 (2.29%) Law
9 16 (1.83%) Legal
10 12 (1.38%) Advertising
11 11 (1.26%) Back Office
11 11 (1.26%) Manufacturing
12 10 (1.15%) Publishing
13 4 (0.46%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.11%) Automotive
14 1 (0.11%) Billing
14 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Military
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 480 (55.05%) .NET
2 302 (34.63%) HTML
3 277 (31.77%) ASP.NET
4 248 (28.44%) CSS
5 199 (22.82%) AngularJS
6 165 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 157 (18.00%) .NET Framework
8 136 (15.60%) HTML5
9 126 (14.45%) jQuery
10 123 (14.11%) Web Services
11 103 (11.81%) Spring
12 102 (11.70%) Entity Framework
13 98 (11.24%) WCF
14 95 (10.89%) Node.js
15 94 (10.78%) ASP.NET Web API
15 94 (10.78%) XML
16 87 (9.98%) REST
17 76 (8.72%) RESTful
17 76 (8.72%) WPF
18 73 (8.37%) React
Miscellaneous
1 136 (15.60%) Computer Science
2 63 (7.22%) Greenfield Project
3 41 (4.70%) Mobile App
4 36 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
5 32 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (3.67%) Fintech
6 28 (3.21%) iPad
6 28 (3.21%) N-Tier
7 26 (2.98%) Hedge funds
8 23 (2.64%) User Experience
9 22 (2.52%) Blog
10 20 (2.29%) Algorithms
11 15 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (0.80%) Streaming Video
13 6 (0.69%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.69%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.69%) Semantic Web
14 5 (0.57%) LIMS
14 5 (0.57%) Video on Demand
15 4 (0.46%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 124 (14.22%) Linux
2 103 (11.81%) Windows
3 43 (4.93%) Apple iOS
4 35 (4.01%) Android
5 10 (1.15%) VMS
6 8 (0.92%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.80%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.69%) Unix
9 4 (0.46%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.46%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.34%) Solaris
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (55.28%) Agile Software Development
2 346 (39.68%) MVC
3 242 (27.75%) Software Engineering
4 203 (23.28%) TDD
5 158 (18.12%) Scrum
6 150 (17.20%) OO
7 107 (12.27%) BDD
8 104 (11.93%) Mentoring
9 100 (11.47%) Test Automation
10 92 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
11 90 (10.32%) Unit Testing
12 81 (9.29%) Web Development
13 79 (9.06%) SDLC
14 72 (8.26%) OOP
15 62 (7.11%) Mathematics
16 59 (6.77%) SOA
17 51 (5.85%) Multithreading
18 48 (5.50%) Open Source
19 47 (5.39%) Microservices
20 45 (5.16%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 515 (59.06%) C#
2 402 (46.10%) JavaScript
3 375 (43.00%) SQL
4 239 (27.41%) Java
5 89 (10.21%) C++
6 77 (8.83%) Python
7 69 (7.91%) PHP
8 65 (7.45%) T-SQL
9 50 (5.73%) VB.NET
10 47 (5.39%) C
11 41 (4.70%) Ruby
12 40 (4.59%) Scala
13 32 (3.67%) Objective-C
14 28 (3.21%) Perl
14 28 (3.21%) TypeScript
15 24 (2.75%) XPath
16 21 (2.41%) Apple Swift
17 17 (1.95%) Go
18 14 (1.61%) PHP 7
19 13 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 169 (19.38%) Degree
2 45 (5.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 26 (2.98%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.15%) Postgraduate
6 8 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.80%) PhD
8 1 (0.11%) HNC
8 1 (0.11%) HND
8 1 (0.11%) MCAD
8 1 (0.11%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.36%) QA
2 6 (0.69%) PCI DSS
2 6 (0.69%) SEPA
3 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.23%) Section 508
3 2 (0.23%) TickIT
3 2 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 61 (7.00%) Docker
2 10 (1.15%) LXC
3 5 (0.57%) Firmware
4 3 (0.34%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.80%) Ansible
2 7 (0.80%) Opsview
3 6 (0.69%) Kibana
3 6 (0.69%) logstash
4 4 (0.46%) Packer
4 4 (0.46%) Puppet
4 4 (0.46%) Salt
4 4 (0.46%) Terraform
5 1 (0.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 124 (14.22%) Microsoft
2 99 (11.35%) Oracle
3 27 (3.10%) Xamarin
4 9 (1.03%) Google
4 9 (1.03%) Splunk
5 7 (0.80%) Telerik
6 5 (0.57%) SAP
7 4 (0.46%) Freescale
7 4 (0.46%) Twitter
7 4 (0.46%) VMware
8 3 (0.34%) Adobe
8 3 (0.34%) Tableau
8 3 (0.34%) Zend
9 2 (0.23%) Facebook
9 2 (0.23%) IBM
9 2 (0.23%) IBM Sterling
9 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.23%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.11%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.11%) Virgin Media
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Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits, Remote Working
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
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Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Pension Scheme and 22 days+ holiday
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
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Salary: Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Pension, Gym, Life Assurance, Medical
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Hampshire
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus a range of benefits
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London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
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Salary: £40k - £49k + Benefits
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Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
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Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Modis International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Hampshire
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