The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Developer
England / South East
Rank 318 321 359
Rank change year-on-year +3 +38  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 82 136 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 0.71% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.73% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 73 133 96
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 South 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14300 18571 19699
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.60% 96.68% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11905 15855 15931
Median salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in the South East

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in the South East

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the South East over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in the South East

Senior Software Developer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 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
Hampshire +18 31 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Berkshire +31 13 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 11 £43,566 -0.42% 1
Oxfordshire +10 11 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Surrey +26 5 £42,500 -22.72% 3
East Sussex +6 5 £52,500 -8.69%
West Sussex -17 2 £62,500 +31.57%
Home Counties - 2 £57,500 -
Middlesex - 2 £47,500 -
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region featuring Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 123 (70.69%) C#
2 117 (67.24%) .NET
3 92 (52.87%) JavaScript
4 87 (50.00%) SQL
4 87 (50.00%) MVC
5 77 (44.25%) HTML
6 69 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (29.89%) AngularJS
8 50 (28.74%) Scrum
9 49 (28.16%) CSS
10 48 (27.59%) SQL Server
10 48 (27.59%) Software Engineering
11 46 (26.44%) ASP.NET
12 41 (23.56%) Java
13 35 (20.11%) Finance
13 35 (20.11%) .NET Framework
14 33 (18.97%) NoSQL
15 32 (18.39%) Web Services
16 30 (17.24%) Degree
16 30 (17.24%) Ajax
17 29 (16.67%) Unit Testing
18 27 (15.52%) RESTful
19 26 (14.94%) Computer Science
19 26 (14.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 25 (14.37%) C++
21 24 (13.79%) Linux
21 24 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
22 23 (13.22%) VB.NET
22 23 (13.22%) Telecoms
23 22 (12.64%) T-SQL

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

Application Platforms
1 10 (5.75%) IIS
2 6 (3.45%) Apache
3 5 (2.87%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.87%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.30%) CMS
4 4 (2.30%) Jetty
4 4 (2.30%) nginx
5 3 (1.72%) NServiceBus
6 2 (1.15%) JBoss
6 2 (1.15%) SAS
7 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (5.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.15%) HTTP
2 1 (0.57%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 33 (18.97%) NoSQL
3 15 (8.62%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.17%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.17%) MySQL
4 9 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.45%) MariaDB
6 6 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.87%) Big Data
7 5 (2.87%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.87%) DTS
7 5 (2.87%) OLAP
7 5 (2.87%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (2.87%) Power BI
7 5 (2.87%) Snowflake Schema
7 5 (2.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.87%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (5.17%) Maven
3 9 (5.17%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.60%) Subversion
5 7 (4.02%) Gradle
6 5 (2.87%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.30%) Mocha
8 3 (1.72%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.15%) Ant
9 2 (1.15%) InstallShield
9 2 (1.15%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.15%) JUnit
9 2 (1.15%) Mockito
9 2 (1.15%) NUnit
9 2 (1.15%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.15%) Redmine
9 2 (1.15%) Selenium
10 1 (0.57%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.57%) JIRA
General
1 35 (20.11%) Finance
2 23 (13.22%) Telecoms
3 17 (9.77%) Retail
4 3 (1.72%) Legal
5 2 (1.15%) Electronics
5 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.15%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Advertising
6 1 (0.57%) Billing
6 1 (0.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (67.24%) .NET
2 77 (44.25%) HTML
3 52 (29.89%) AngularJS
4 49 (28.16%) CSS
5 46 (26.44%) ASP.NET
6 35 (20.11%) .NET Framework
7 32 (18.39%) Web Services
8 30 (17.24%) Ajax
9 27 (15.52%) RESTful
10 26 (14.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 24 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (12.64%) HTML5
12 22 (12.64%) Razor View Engine
12 22 (12.64%) WPF
13 19 (10.92%) XML
14 15 (8.62%) jQuery
15 14 (8.05%) WCF
16 12 (6.90%) CSS3
17 10 (5.75%) REST
17 10 (5.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.94%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.32%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.87%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.87%) NHS
4 5 (2.87%) User Experience
5 4 (2.30%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.30%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (2.30%) Life Science
5 4 (2.30%) Semantic Web
5 4 (2.30%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.57%) iPad
6 1 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.57%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.79%) Linux
2 18 (10.34%) Windows
3 4 (2.30%) Android
3 4 (2.30%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.30%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.15%) Solaris
5 1 (0.57%) FreeBSD
5 1 (0.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (50.00%) MVC
2 69 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (28.74%) Scrum
4 48 (27.59%) Software Engineering
5 29 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 21 (12.07%) Multithreading
7 18 (10.34%) Mentoring
8 17 (9.77%) OO
8 17 (9.77%) TDD
8 17 (9.77%) Web Development
9 15 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (7.47%) SDLC
11 12 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (6.90%) OOP
12 11 (6.32%) CRM
13 10 (5.75%) MVVM
14 8 (4.60%) Multithreaded Programming
15 7 (4.02%) E-Commerce
16 6 (3.45%) UML
16 6 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 123 (70.69%) C#
2 92 (52.87%) JavaScript
3 87 (50.00%) SQL
4 41 (23.56%) Java
5 25 (14.37%) C++
6 23 (13.22%) VB.NET
7 22 (12.64%) T-SQL
8 13 (7.47%) C
8 13 (7.47%) Python
9 8 (4.60%) Objective-C
9 8 (4.60%) VC++
10 6 (3.45%) PHP
10 6 (3.45%) Ruby
11 4 (2.30%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.72%) Apex Code
12 3 (1.72%) Assembly Language
12 3 (1.72%) Perl
13 2 (1.15%) F#
13 2 (1.15%) Groovy
13 2 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (17.24%) Degree
2 2 (1.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.87%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) Ansible
1 1 (0.57%) Grafana
1 1 (0.57%) Kibana
1 1 (0.57%) logstash
Vendors
1 21 (12.07%) Microsoft
1 21 (12.07%) Oracle
2 6 (3.45%) Telerik
3 4 (2.30%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.57%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.57%) Splunk
5 1 (0.57%) VMware
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