The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was - in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Developer
England / North East
Rank - 72 78
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 0 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.93% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.96% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 3
Median salary - £36,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -27.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 610 626 691
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 95.46% 96.75% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 559 532 583
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,000 £52,500
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 the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in the North East

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in the North East

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 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 North East region featuring Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Automotive
4 2 (28.57%) Games
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) OOD
4 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
4 2 (28.57%) OpenGL
4 2 (28.57%) DirectX
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Physics
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 2 (28.57%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (28.57%) HLSL
4 2 (28.57%) Gradle
4 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Oculus Rift
4 2 (28.57%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (28.57%) HTC Vive

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 2 (28.57%) Gradle
General
1 2 (28.57%) Automotive
1 2 (28.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) DirectX
1 2 (28.57%) OpenGL
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Core
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
1 2 (28.57%) Augmented Reality
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) HTC Vive
1 2 (28.57%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Code Optimisation
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreaded Programming
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) OOD
3 2 (28.57%) Physics
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Effects
3 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) HLSL
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree