Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 312 330 385
Rank change year-on-year +18 +55 +69
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 272 289 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.89% 0.82% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.85% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 242 281 263
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +9.38%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £62,950 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29566 34125 41527
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24692 28612 34601
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +46 130 £55,000 +4.76% 8
Hampshire +35 96 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Berkshire +49 61 £58,750 +6.82% 5
Oxfordshire +8 43 £58,750 +14.63% 3
Buckinghamshire +18 27 £47,500 +11.76%
West Sussex +5 20 £55,000 +15.79%
Surrey -65 14 £50,000 - 3
East Sussex - 12 £45,750 - 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 17 November 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.

1 210 (77.21%) C#
2 180 (66.18%) .NET
3 165 (60.66%) JavaScript
4 150 (55.15%) MVC
5 145 (53.31%) SQL Server
6 138 (50.74%) ASP.NET
7 136 (50.00%) SQL
8 123 (45.22%) HTML
9 120 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
10 105 (38.60%) jQuery
11 104 (38.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 92 (33.82%) CSS
13 83 (30.51%) Web Services
14 82 (30.15%) Software Engineering
14 82 (30.15%) AngularJS
15 76 (27.94%) TDD
16 71 (26.10%) Microsoft
17 68 (25.00%) Degree
18 60 (22.06%) ASP.NET Web API
19 54 (19.85%) WPF
20 53 (19.49%) PostgreSQL
21 51 (18.75%) C++
22 50 (18.38%) HTML5
23 47 (17.28%) Windows
24 44 (16.18%) Linux
24 44 (16.18%) .NET Framework
25 43 (15.81%) Ajax
25 43 (15.81%) Java
25 43 (15.81%) Oracle
25 43 (15.81%) Scrum

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 28 (10.29%) IIS
2 17 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (4.04%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.94%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.57%) JBoss
6 6 (2.21%) Confluence
6 6 (2.21%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.84%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.84%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.84%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.47%) Apache
9 1 (0.37%) CMS
9 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.37%) WildFly
Applications
1 20 (7.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 41 (15.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (7.72%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.78%) GitHub
4 7 (2.57%) npm
5 5 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.10%) SaaS
7 1 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.62%) TCP/IP
2 15 (5.51%) Internet
3 7 (2.57%) Firewall
4 6 (2.21%) Broadband
5 2 (0.74%) HTTP
6 1 (0.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (53.31%) SQL Server
2 53 (19.49%) PostgreSQL
3 41 (15.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (7.72%) Big Data
5 17 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (5.51%) NoSQL
7 13 (4.78%) SQL Server 2016
8 12 (4.41%) Oracle Database
8 12 (4.41%) Relational Database
9 11 (4.04%) Oracle Database 10g
9 11 (4.04%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (3.68%) MySQL
11 9 (3.31%) MongoDB
12 7 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.84%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (1.47%) HBase
15 2 (0.74%) Redis
16 1 (0.37%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 37 (13.60%) NUnit
2 36 (13.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (12.87%) Visual Studio
4 24 (8.82%) Git (software)
4 24 (8.82%) Jenkins
5 15 (5.51%) JIRA
6 13 (4.78%) Subversion
7 10 (3.68%) Maven
8 7 (2.57%) webpack
9 6 (2.21%) GitLab
10 5 (1.84%) CruiseControl
10 5 (1.84%) SpecFlow
11 4 (1.47%) Ant
11 4 (1.47%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (1.10%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.74%) Selenium
14 1 (0.37%) MSTest
14 1 (0.37%) RSpec
14 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (4.78%) Marketing
2 8 (2.94%) Finance
3 7 (2.57%) Back Office
4 6 (2.21%) Games
5 5 (1.84%) Electronics
6 4 (1.47%) Legal
6 4 (1.47%) Publishing
6 4 (1.47%) Retail
7 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (66.18%) .NET
2 138 (50.74%) ASP.NET
3 123 (45.22%) HTML
4 105 (38.60%) jQuery
5 104 (38.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 92 (33.82%) CSS
7 83 (30.51%) Web Services
8 82 (30.15%) AngularJS
9 60 (22.06%) ASP.NET Web API
10 54 (19.85%) WPF
11 50 (18.38%) HTML5
12 44 (16.18%) .NET Framework
13 43 (15.81%) Ajax
14 38 (13.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 37 (13.60%) RESTful
15 37 (13.60%) WCF
15 37 (13.60%) XML
16 27 (9.93%) REST
17 26 (9.56%) LINQ
18 24 (8.82%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.93%) Computer Science
1 27 (9.93%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.41%) User Experience
4 11 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (4.04%) RIA
5 9 (3.31%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.47%) Fintech
7 1 (0.37%) Clustering
7 1 (0.37%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.37%) PKI
7 1 (0.37%) Social Media
7 1 (0.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (17.28%) Windows
2 44 (16.18%) Linux
3 11 (4.04%) Android
4 4 (1.47%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.10%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.10%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.10%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (55.15%) MVC
2 120 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (30.15%) Software Engineering
4 76 (27.94%) TDD
5 43 (15.81%) Scrum
6 39 (14.34%) Unit Testing
7 38 (13.97%) BDD
8 31 (11.40%) Mentoring
9 26 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (8.82%) Analytics
10 24 (8.82%) SDLC
11 23 (8.46%) Data Analytics
12 22 (8.09%) Microservices
13 18 (6.62%) SOLID
14 17 (6.25%) Web Development
15 16 (5.88%) Product Management
16 15 (5.51%) Mathematics
16 15 (5.51%) OO
16 15 (5.51%) User Stories
16 15 (5.51%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 210 (77.21%) C#
2 165 (60.66%) JavaScript
3 136 (50.00%) SQL
4 51 (18.75%) C++
5 43 (15.81%) Java
6 38 (13.97%) Python
7 24 (8.82%) VB.NET
8 20 (7.35%) TypeScript
9 14 (5.15%) T-SQL
10 9 (3.31%) C
11 5 (1.84%) F#
11 5 (1.84%) Perl
11 5 (1.84%) Scala
11 5 (1.84%) Tcl
12 3 (1.10%) ES6
12 3 (1.10%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.10%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.10%) VB
13 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 68 (25.00%) Degree
2 13 (4.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (3.68%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.68%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.84%) PhD
5 1 (0.37%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.82%) QA
2 6 (2.21%) GAMP
3 4 (1.47%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 27 (9.93%) Docker
2 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (4.78%) Docker Swarm
2 5 (1.84%) Packer
2 5 (1.84%) Terraform
Vendors
1 71 (26.10%) Microsoft
2 43 (15.81%) Oracle
3 16 (5.88%) Telerik
4 6 (2.21%) Rakuten
4 6 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.21%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.47%) IBM
6 2 (0.74%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.37%) Sitecore