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 23 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
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 294 247 342
Rank change year-on-year -47 +95  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 98 219 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.67% 1.19% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.23% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 88 218 118
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £41,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 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 14182 17817 20713
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.56% 96.93% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11882 15144 16834
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,075 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 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 23 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
Hampshire -11 42 £50,000 - 5
Oxfordshire +16 17 £57,500 +43.75% 4
Berkshire +8 14 £51,250 -6.81% 2
Buckinghamshire +6 10 £45,481 +7.01%
West Sussex -17 6 £40,000 -15.78% 1
East Sussex +18 5 £50,000 +5.26%
Surrey -28 4 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Senior Software Developer
England

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region featuring Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 127 (71.35%) C#
2 116 (65.17%) .NET
3 100 (56.18%) SQL
4 92 (51.69%) MVC
5 87 (48.88%) JavaScript
6 79 (44.38%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (37.08%) HTML
8 63 (35.39%) ASP.NET
9 60 (33.71%) Software Engineering
10 49 (27.53%) AngularJS
11 48 (26.97%) ASP.NET MVC
11 48 (26.97%) CSS
12 45 (25.28%) Web Services
12 45 (25.28%) SQL Server
13 44 (24.72%) TDD
14 43 (24.16%) Degree
15 40 (22.47%) .NET Framework
15 40 (22.47%) Java
16 34 (19.10%) Windows
17 32 (17.98%) Scrum
18 30 (16.85%) RESTful
19 28 (15.73%) Linux
19 28 (15.73%) C++
20 27 (15.17%) BDD
20 27 (15.17%) WPF
21 25 (14.04%) HTML5
22 24 (13.48%) Git (software)
22 24 (13.48%) XML
22 24 (13.48%) Mentoring
23 23 (12.92%) REST

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 11 (6.18%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.62%) IIS
3 9 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.37%) JBoss
5 5 (2.81%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.25%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.69%) NServiceBus
8 2 (1.12%) SAS
9 1 (0.56%) Apache
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.56%) Jetty
9 1 (0.56%) nginx
9 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.56%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (6.74%) SaaS
4 4 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.12%) Firewall
2 1 (0.56%) AMQP
2 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (25.28%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.24%) Relational Database
3 18 (10.11%) Big Data
4 15 (8.43%) NoSQL
5 12 (6.74%) RDBMS
6 10 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (3.93%) MySQL
9 6 (3.37%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.12%) OLAP
12 2 (1.12%) Oracle OLAP
12 2 (1.12%) Snowflake Schema
12 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.12%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 24 (13.48%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.67%) NUnit
3 15 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (8.43%) Visual Studio
4 11 (6.18%) SpecFlow
5 10 (5.62%) JIRA
5 10 (5.62%) Subversion
6 9 (5.06%) Maven
7 5 (2.81%) webpack
8 4 (2.25%) Gradle
9 3 (1.69%) Bugzilla
9 3 (1.69%) Trac
10 2 (1.12%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.56%) Ant
11 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.56%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.56%) JUnit
11 1 (0.56%) Mockito
11 1 (0.56%) Selenium
11 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (6.18%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.06%) Finance
2 9 (5.06%) Legal
2 9 (5.06%) Retail
3 6 (3.37%) Electronics
3 6 (3.37%) Marketing
4 4 (2.25%) Back Office
4 4 (2.25%) Publishing
5 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (65.17%) .NET
2 66 (37.08%) HTML
3 63 (35.39%) ASP.NET
4 49 (27.53%) AngularJS
5 48 (26.97%) ASP.NET MVC
5 48 (26.97%) CSS
6 45 (25.28%) Web Services
7 40 (22.47%) .NET Framework
8 30 (16.85%) RESTful
9 27 (15.17%) WPF
10 25 (14.04%) HTML5
11 24 (13.48%) XML
12 23 (12.92%) REST
13 21 (11.80%) WCF
14 19 (10.67%) Ajax
14 19 (10.67%) ASP.NET Web API
14 19 (10.67%) JSON
14 19 (10.67%) Spring
15 17 (9.55%) jQuery
16 15 (8.43%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.24%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.18%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.37%) User Experience
6 4 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.12%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.12%) NHS
8 1 (0.56%) Fintech
8 1 (0.56%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.56%) Smart Energy
8 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.10%) Windows
2 28 (15.73%) Linux
3 9 (5.06%) Android
4 6 (3.37%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.37%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.69%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.12%) Unix
7 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (51.69%) MVC
2 79 (44.38%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (33.71%) Software Engineering
4 44 (24.72%) TDD
5 32 (17.98%) Scrum
6 27 (15.17%) BDD
7 24 (13.48%) Mentoring
8 18 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (10.11%) CRM
9 17 (9.55%) Unit Testing
10 16 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (8.99%) OO
10 16 (8.99%) SDLC
10 16 (8.99%) SOLID
10 16 (8.99%) Web Application Development
11 14 (7.87%) OOP
11 14 (7.87%) Test Automation
12 11 (6.18%) Mathematics
12 11 (6.18%) MVVM
12 11 (6.18%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (71.35%) C#
2 100 (56.18%) SQL
3 87 (48.88%) JavaScript
4 40 (22.47%) Java
5 28 (15.73%) C++
6 19 (10.67%) C
7 12 (6.74%) Python
7 12 (6.74%) T-SQL
7 12 (6.74%) VB.NET
8 10 (5.62%) Objective-C
9 7 (3.93%) PHP
10 6 (3.37%) F#
10 6 (3.37%) Perl
10 6 (3.37%) Ruby
11 5 (2.81%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.81%) VC++
12 3 (1.69%) ES6
12 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.12%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (24.16%) Degree
2 9 (5.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.37%) PhD
4 4 (2.25%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.25%) Packer
1 4 (2.25%) Terraform
2 1 (0.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (11.80%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.87%) Oracle
3 6 (3.37%) Telerik
4 5 (2.81%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.56%) VMware
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