The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Developer
UK / England
Rank 486 518 508
Rank change year-on-year +32 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 401 471 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.50% 0.49% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.50% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 337 426 448
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £38,500 £38,526
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +10.46%  

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 76500 93487 97724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64049 79038 80601
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +38 89 £60,000 -7.69% 17
South East +10 79 £50,000 -4.76% 11
East of England +36 53 £47,500 -9.52% 8
North West +1 49 £48,750 -2.50% 10
Yorkshire +30 38 £45,000 +8.43% 5
South West +14 36 £43,000 -9.47% 6
West Midlands +32 32 £45,000 +5.88% 4
East Midlands +19 25 £55,000 +31.73% 5
Senior Software Developer
UK

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 449 (57.71%) C#
2 429 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
3 423 (54.37%) .NET
4 342 (43.96%) JavaScript
5 299 (38.43%) SQL
6 297 (38.17%) MVC
7 278 (35.73%) HTML
8 272 (34.96%) SQL Server
9 233 (29.95%) Java
10 229 (29.43%) ASP.NET
11 211 (27.12%) CSS
12 204 (26.22%) Software Engineering
13 197 (25.32%) AngularJS
14 180 (23.14%) Scrum
15 171 (21.98%) TDD
16 136 (17.48%) .NET Framework
17 129 (16.58%) Linux
18 127 (16.32%) ASP.NET MVC
19 122 (15.68%) Finance
20 119 (15.30%) MySQL
21 117 (15.04%) Degree
22 115 (14.78%) Web Services
23 114 (14.65%) OO
23 114 (14.65%) HTML5
24 109 (14.01%) NoSQL
25 107 (13.75%) Computer Science
26 106 (13.62%) Git (software)
27 105 (13.50%) Microsoft
28 104 (13.37%) Oracle
29 101 (12.98%) MongoDB

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 48 (6.17%) Elasticsearch
2 46 (5.91%) Tomcat
3 38 (4.88%) Apache Spark
4 35 (4.50%) OpenStack
5 30 (3.86%) JBoss
6 28 (3.60%) Apache
7 25 (3.21%) Jetty
8 24 (3.08%) IIS
9 23 (2.96%) SharePoint
10 20 (2.57%) Apache Solr
10 20 (2.57%) WebLogic
10 20 (2.57%) WebSphere
11 17 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 16 (2.06%) nginx
13 9 (1.16%) Confluence
14 8 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (1.03%) CMS
15 4 (0.51%) Drupal
15 4 (0.51%) SAS
16 3 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 46 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.39%) MS Office
2 3 (0.39%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 78 (10.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 74 (9.51%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (3.21%) SaaS
4 18 (2.31%) GitHub
5 16 (2.06%) Office 365
6 12 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.90%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 5 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.51%) Datadog
9 4 (0.51%) Force.com
10 2 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.60%) HTTP
2 9 (1.16%) Internet
3 6 (0.77%) SSL
4 5 (0.64%) Wireless
5 3 (0.39%) RTP
6 2 (0.26%) DHCP
6 2 (0.26%) DNS
6 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.26%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.13%) 3G
7 1 (0.13%) 4G
7 1 (0.13%) AMQP
7 1 (0.13%) GSM
7 1 (0.13%) Intranet
7 1 (0.13%) LDAP
7 1 (0.13%) OpenFlow
7 1 (0.13%) Skype
7 1 (0.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (34.96%) SQL Server
2 119 (15.30%) MySQL
3 109 (14.01%) NoSQL
4 101 (12.98%) MongoDB
5 63 (8.10%) PostgreSQL
6 56 (7.20%) Big Data
7 32 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (3.73%) Relational Database
9 27 (3.47%) Hadoop
10 26 (3.34%) Apache Cassandra
11 24 (3.08%) Redis
12 20 (2.57%) Couchbase
12 20 (2.57%) Riak
13 19 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
17 10 (1.29%) MariaDB
18 8 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 7 (0.90%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 106 (13.62%) Git (software)
2 55 (7.07%) Visual Studio
3 48 (6.17%) Selenium
4 43 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (3.98%) JIRA
6 30 (3.86%) gulp
7 28 (3.60%) Jenkins
8 25 (3.21%) webpack
9 24 (3.08%) JUnit
10 22 (2.83%) Maven
10 22 (2.83%) Subversion
11 21 (2.70%) Mockito
12 18 (2.31%) NUnit
13 17 (2.19%) Gradle
14 16 (2.06%) Moq
15 12 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
16 11 (1.41%) IntelliJ
16 11 (1.41%) Jasmine
17 10 (1.29%) Ant
17 10 (1.29%) JMeter
General
1 122 (15.68%) Finance
2 51 (6.56%) Retail
3 39 (5.01%) Banking
4 36 (4.63%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.83%) Games
6 19 (2.44%) Marketing
7 13 (1.67%) Electronics
8 11 (1.41%) Law
9 9 (1.16%) Advertising
10 6 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.64%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.51%) Back Office
12 4 (0.51%) Legal
13 3 (0.39%) Automotive
14 2 (0.26%) Publishing
15 1 (0.13%) Billing
15 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 423 (54.37%) .NET
2 278 (35.73%) HTML
3 229 (29.43%) ASP.NET
4 211 (27.12%) CSS
5 197 (25.32%) AngularJS
6 136 (17.48%) .NET Framework
7 127 (16.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 115 (14.78%) Web Services
9 114 (14.65%) HTML5
10 81 (10.41%) WCF
11 79 (10.15%) Node.js
12 73 (9.38%) Entity Framework
12 73 (9.38%) Spring
12 73 (9.38%) XML
13 70 (9.00%) jQuery
14 65 (8.35%) REST
14 65 (8.35%) RESTful
15 63 (8.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 62 (7.97%) WPF
17 61 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 107 (13.75%) Computer Science
2 30 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
2 30 (3.86%) iPad
2 30 (3.86%) Mobile App
3 28 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.70%) Algorithms
4 21 (2.70%) Blog
5 19 (2.44%) Fintech
5 19 (2.44%) N-Tier
6 17 (2.19%) Linux Command Line
7 14 (1.80%) Hedge funds
7 14 (1.80%) User Experience
8 9 (1.16%) Streaming Video
9 8 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (1.03%) Semantic Web
10 7 (0.90%) Internet of Things
10 7 (0.90%) Video on Demand
11 6 (0.77%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.64%) Life Science
12 5 (0.64%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 129 (16.58%) Linux
2 72 (9.25%) Windows
3 39 (5.01%) Apple iOS
4 36 (4.63%) Android
5 11 (1.41%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.90%) VMS
8 5 (0.64%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.64%) Unix
9 4 (0.51%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
10 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.26%) Solaris
12 1 (0.13%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (38.17%) MVC
3 204 (26.22%) Software Engineering
4 180 (23.14%) Scrum
5 171 (21.98%) TDD
6 114 (14.65%) OO
7 98 (12.60%) Mentoring
8 88 (11.31%) Unit Testing
9 87 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
10 86 (11.05%) Web Development
11 62 (7.97%) BDD
12 59 (7.58%) Multithreading
13 57 (7.33%) OOP
14 56 (7.20%) SOA
15 55 (7.07%) SDLC
16 50 (6.43%) Mobile Development
17 49 (6.30%) Mathematics
18 44 (5.66%) Coaching
19 42 (5.40%) Open Source
20 41 (5.27%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 449 (57.71%) C#
2 342 (43.96%) JavaScript
3 299 (38.43%) SQL
4 233 (29.95%) Java
5 85 (10.93%) C++
6 72 (9.25%) Python
7 65 (8.35%) T-SQL
8 63 (8.10%) PHP
9 56 (7.20%) VB.NET
10 40 (5.14%) Ruby
11 37 (4.76%) C
11 37 (4.76%) Perl
12 29 (3.73%) Go
13 23 (2.96%) Objective-C
14 21 (2.70%) Bash Shell
15 19 (2.44%) Scala
16 14 (1.80%) PowerShell
16 14 (1.80%) Shell Script
16 14 (1.80%) XPath
17 11 (1.41%) VC++
Qualifications
1 117 (15.04%) Degree
2 20 (2.57%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.19%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.90%) Postgraduate
5 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.51%) PhD
7 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) HNC
8 1 (0.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.76%) QA
2 6 (0.77%) SDET
3 5 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.51%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.26%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.26%) TickIT
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) Section 508
6 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 27 (3.47%) Docker
2 7 (0.90%) LXC
3 5 (0.64%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.39%) Firmware
5 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.13%) KVM
6 1 (0.13%) Samba
6 1 (0.13%) Squid
6 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (3.86%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (3.21%) Ansible
3 24 (3.08%) Puppet
4 21 (2.70%) Kibana
4 21 (2.70%) logstash
5 20 (2.57%) Salt
6 5 (0.64%) Nagios
7 4 (0.51%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.13%) Grafana
8 1 (0.13%) Opsview
Vendors
1 105 (13.50%) Microsoft
2 104 (13.37%) Oracle
3 15 (1.93%) Xamarin
4 6 (0.77%) Telerik
4 6 (0.77%) Zend
5 5 (0.64%) IBM
5 5 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (0.51%) Cadence
6 4 (0.51%) Google
6 4 (0.51%) HP
6 4 (0.51%) New Relic
6 4 (0.51%) SAP
6 4 (0.51%) Twitter
7 3 (0.39%) Apple
8 2 (0.26%) Adobe
8 2 (0.26%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.26%) IBM Sterling
8 2 (0.26%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.26%) Reuters
8 2 (0.26%) VMware
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Recann
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Insignia Recruit
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
WA Consultants
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Talendrone.com
Salary: £30K - £42K /Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Somerset
Pearson Frank
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Pension and Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Pearson Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum 25 days holiday, free parking, Macbo
Posted: 2 days ago
York, Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Healthcare, 25 Days Holid
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits, Remote Working
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + Flexible working
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Diss, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + plus bonus, package
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon or Westminster
Home Office
Salary: £52,969 - £62,239 (+ market supplement of up to £11,300)
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon or Westminster
Home Office
Salary: £52,969 - £62,239 (+ market supplement of up to £11,300)
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago