The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 134 157 139
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 33 29 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.03% 0.82% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.85% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 19
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Senior Software Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3057 3411 2848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.44% 96.55% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2543 2815 2510
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,920
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the East Midlands region.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Senior Software Engineer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +40 24 £45,000 +15.38%
Derbyshire +26 9 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Engineer in their job title.

1 39 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (82.05%) C#
3 23 (58.97%) C++
4 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
5 18 (46.15%) WPF
6 17 (43.59%) WCF
6 17 (43.59%) C
7 14 (35.90%) Automated Testing
7 14 (35.90%) Use Case
7 14 (35.90%) Unit Testing
8 13 (33.33%) Python
9 12 (30.77%) Windows
10 11 (28.21%) Linux
11 10 (25.64%) SQL
12 9 (23.08%) SCADA
13 7 (17.95%) MATLAB
13 7 (17.95%) Simulink
13 7 (17.95%) Multithreading
14 6 (15.38%) UML
15 5 (12.82%) VB
15 5 (12.82%) .NET
15 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
15 5 (12.82%) TargetLink
16 4 (10.26%) Network Security
16 4 (10.26%) Groovy
16 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
16 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
16 4 (10.26%) JTAG
16 4 (10.26%) Android
16 4 (10.26%) Mac OS

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Simulink
2 5 (12.82%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Network Security
1 4 (10.26%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) MSBuild
General
1 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.13%) Automotive
2 2 (5.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Games
3 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) WPF
2 17 (43.59%) WCF
3 5 (12.82%) .NET
4 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.56%) HTML5
5 1 (2.56%) RESTful
5 1 (2.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (2.56%) REST
5 1 (2.56%) Direct3D
5 1 (2.56%) WinForms
5 1 (2.56%) .NET Remoting
5 1 (2.56%) WF
5 1 (2.56%) Silverlight
5 1 (2.56%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) COM
5 1 (2.56%) STL
5 1 (2.56%) Web Services
5 1 (2.56%) XML
5 1 (2.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) SCADA
2 3 (7.69%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.56%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.56%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.56%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Linux
3 4 (10.26%) Android
3 4 (10.26%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (35.90%) Automated Testing
2 14 (35.90%) Use Case
2 14 (35.90%) Unit Testing
3 7 (17.95%) Multithreading
4 6 (15.38%) UML
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.13%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.56%) Workflow
7 1 (2.56%) MVC
7 1 (2.56%) Validation
7 1 (2.56%) Scrum
7 1 (2.56%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 32 (82.05%) C#
2 23 (58.97%) C++
3 17 (43.59%) C
4 13 (33.33%) Python
5 10 (25.64%) SQL
6 7 (17.95%) MATLAB
7 5 (12.82%) VB
8 4 (10.26%) Groovy
8 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
8 4 (10.26%) Ruby
8 4 (10.26%) Perl
8 4 (10.26%) Embedded C
8 4 (10.26%) Embedded C++
9 3 (7.69%) Java
10 1 (2.56%) XPath
10 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) AccuRev
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