The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 416 394 407
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 599 619 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.61% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.64% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 518 521 514
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £46,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -0.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.11% -5.55%
Senior Software Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in England

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Senior Software Engineer
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
South East +50 213 £50,000 +11.11% 27
London +3 161 £57,500 -4.16% 14
East of England -19 76 £50,000 +17.64% 12
South West -15 67 £42,500 - 8
West Midlands -12 30 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Yorkshire -25 23 £45,000 +12.50% 3
East Midlands +19 18 £40,000 -2.43% 6
North West -42 8 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 1042 (95.42%) Software Engineering
2 467 (42.77%) C++
3 411 (37.64%) Java
4 400 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
5 398 (36.45%) C#
6 320 (29.30%) Linux
7 303 (27.75%) SQL
8 290 (26.56%) JavaScript
9 264 (24.18%) .NET
10 258 (23.63%) HTML
11 232 (21.25%) Degree
12 228 (20.88%) C
13 213 (19.51%) OO
14 211 (19.32%) Windows
15 200 (18.32%) XML
16 199 (18.22%) TDD
17 191 (17.49%) Computer Science
18 188 (17.22%) Multithreading
19 180 (16.48%) Python
20 176 (16.12%) Scrum
21 164 (15.02%) MVC
21 164 (15.02%) SQL Server
22 159 (14.56%) CSS
23 147 (13.46%) ASP.NET
24 139 (12.73%) Oracle
24 139 (12.73%) UNIX
25 133 (12.18%) Web Services
26 124 (11.36%) Spring
27 113 (10.35%) Finance
28 111 (10.16%) jQuery

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 52 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 43 (3.94%) Node.js
3 29 (2.66%) WebLogic
3 29 (2.66%) GlassFish
4 24 (2.20%) JBoss
4 24 (2.20%) WebSphere
4 24 (2.20%) Apache Solr
5 22 (2.01%) Apache
6 21 (1.92%) IIS
7 20 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (1.65%) SharePoint
9 16 (1.47%) CMS
10 6 (0.55%) WordPress
10 6 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.46%) SAS
12 4 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 44 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.64%) MS Office
3 3 (0.27%) Simulink
3 3 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.27%) TargetLink
4 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.092%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.27%) Magento
3 1 (0.092%) Tridion
3 1 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.84%) SaaS
2 28 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.92%) PaaS
5 6 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.18%) IaaS
6 2 (0.18%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.092%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.092%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.48%) Internet
2 34 (3.11%) TCP/IP
3 23 (2.11%) HTTP
4 21 (1.92%) Wireless
5 17 (1.56%) LTE
6 16 (1.47%) RTP
6 16 (1.47%) UMTS
6 16 (1.47%) GSM
7 15 (1.37%) PBX
7 15 (1.37%) Asterisk PBX
7 15 (1.37%) RANAP
8 10 (0.92%) Ethernet
9 9 (0.82%) SNMP
9 9 (0.82%) SMS
9 9 (0.82%) Network Security
10 8 (0.73%) LAN
11 7 (0.64%) WAN
12 5 (0.46%) SMPP
12 5 (0.46%) LDAP
13 4 (0.37%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (15.02%) SQL Server
2 92 (8.42%) Big Data
3 78 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 60 (5.49%) MySQL
5 40 (3.66%) MongoDB
6 38 (3.48%) Hadoop
7 32 (2.93%) Relational Database
8 27 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (1.65%) Redis
10 16 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (1.19%) Oracle Database
12 12 (1.10%) SQLite
12 12 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (0.92%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.82%) BigTable
15 7 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (0.64%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 90 (8.24%) Subversion
2 56 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 46 (4.21%) Maven
4 45 (4.12%) Git (software)
5 44 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 42 (3.85%) Eclipse
7 41 (3.75%) NUnit
8 39 (3.57%) Jenkins
9 36 (3.30%) Selenium
10 31 (2.84%) JUnit
11 29 (2.66%) Hudson
12 28 (2.56%) JIRA
13 27 (2.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 23 (2.11%) Bugzilla
15 17 (1.56%) GCC
16 16 (1.47%) GDB
17 15 (1.37%) Trac
18 14 (1.28%) MSBuild
18 14 (1.28%) Ant
18 14 (1.28%) CruiseControl
General
1 113 (10.35%) Finance
2 60 (5.49%) Electronics
3 44 (4.03%) Telecoms
4 35 (3.21%) Games
5 25 (2.29%) Manufacturing
6 24 (2.20%) Retail
7 22 (2.01%) Banking
8 18 (1.65%) Aerospace
9 15 (1.37%) Military
9 15 (1.37%) Publishing
10 13 (1.19%) Legal
10 13 (1.19%) Marketing
11 11 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.82%) Automotive
13 8 (0.73%) Front Office
14 5 (0.46%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.37%) Law
16 3 (0.27%) Advertising
16 3 (0.27%) French Language
17 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (24.18%) .NET
2 258 (23.63%) HTML
3 200 (18.32%) XML
4 159 (14.56%) CSS
5 147 (13.46%) ASP.NET
6 133 (12.18%) Web Services
7 124 (11.36%) Spring
8 111 (10.16%) jQuery
9 105 (9.62%) J2EE
10 102 (9.34%) HTML5
11 85 (7.78%) WCF
12 80 (7.33%) Ajax
13 73 (6.68%) ASP.NET MVC
14 71 (6.50%) WPF
15 55 (5.04%) .NET Framework
15 55 (5.04%) SOAP
16 53 (4.85%) REST
16 53 (4.85%) AngularJS
17 52 (4.76%) JSON
18 47 (4.30%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 191 (17.49%) Computer Science
2 87 (7.97%) Algorithms
3 78 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
4 76 (6.96%) Mathematics
5 70 (6.41%) Open Source
6 55 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
7 42 (3.85%) Client/Server
8 32 (2.93%) Data Structures
8 32 (2.93%) Mobile App
9 31 (2.84%) Device Driver
10 29 (2.66%) Physics
11 28 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (2.01%) User Experience
13 18 (1.65%) Management Information System
14 16 (1.47%) 3D Graphics
15 14 (1.28%) Clustering
16 13 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
16 13 (1.19%) Visualisation
16 13 (1.19%) Social Media
17 11 (1.01%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 320 (29.30%) Linux
2 211 (19.32%) Windows
3 139 (12.73%) UNIX
4 76 (6.96%) Android
5 48 (4.40%) Apple iOS
6 24 (2.20%) Embedded Linux
7 21 (1.92%) Windows CE
8 18 (1.65%) VxWorks
9 17 (1.56%) Mac OS
10 10 (0.92%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.73%) Solaris
12 6 (0.55%) AIX
12 6 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.46%) Nucleus RTOS
13 5 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.37%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.092%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 1042 (95.42%) Software Engineering
2 400 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (19.51%) OO
4 199 (18.22%) TDD
5 188 (17.22%) Multithreading
6 176 (16.12%) Scrum
7 164 (15.02%) MVC
8 106 (9.71%) Unit Testing
8 106 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
9 100 (9.16%) OOD
10 95 (8.70%) UML
11 76 (6.96%) BDD
12 71 (6.50%) Mentoring
13 64 (5.86%) E-Commerce
14 56 (5.13%) Test Automation
15 52 (4.76%) OOP
16 51 (4.67%) Automated Testing
17 49 (4.49%) SOA
18 46 (4.21%) Software Testing
19 40 (3.66%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 467 (42.77%) C++
2 411 (37.64%) Java
3 398 (36.45%) C#
4 303 (27.75%) SQL
5 290 (26.56%) JavaScript
6 228 (20.88%) C
7 180 (16.48%) Python
8 68 (6.23%) PHP
9 59 (5.40%) Embedded C
10 57 (5.22%) Objective-C
11 50 (4.58%) Perl
12 38 (3.48%) Ruby
13 36 (3.30%) Embedded C++
14 33 (3.02%) Scala
14 33 (3.02%) Bash Shell
15 20 (1.83%) T-SQL
16 19 (1.74%) PowerShell
16 19 (1.74%) Groovy
17 17 (1.56%) VB.NET
18 16 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 232 (21.25%) Degree
2 34 (3.11%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.20%) PhD
4 22 (2.01%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.73%) OCPJP
5 8 (0.73%) OCMJD
6 5 (0.46%) HND
6 5 (0.46%) ISEB
6 5 (0.46%) CCA
7 4 (0.37%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.18%) HNC
9 2 (0.18%) CCNP
9 2 (0.18%) CCNA
9 2 (0.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (6.68%) QA
2 21 (1.92%) ISO 9001
3 11 (1.01%) JTAG
4 7 (0.64%) ISO 9000
5 6 (0.55%) DO-178B
6 5 (0.46%) IEC 61508
7 4 (0.37%) ISO 8583
8 3 (0.27%) TickIT
9 2 (0.18%) SLA
9 2 (0.18%) WAI
System Software
1 27 (2.47%) Firmware
2 7 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.27%) Terminal Server
5 3 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.092%) XenApp
6 1 (0.092%) XenServer
6 1 (0.092%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.092%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (0.82%) Puppet
2 8 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.46%) Nagios
3 5 (0.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 5 (0.46%) OpenNMS
4 2 (0.18%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.092%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.092%) Control-M
Vendors
1 139 (12.73%) Oracle
2 105 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 17 (1.56%) Cisco
3 17 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (1.37%) Twitter
5 14 (1.28%) Zend
6 12 (1.10%) Google
7 11 (1.01%) Facebook
8 10 (0.92%) QNX
8 10 (0.92%) Apple
9 9 (0.82%) IBM
9 9 (0.82%) VMware
10 8 (0.73%) Sun
11 7 (0.64%) Telerik
12 6 (0.55%) Perforce
12 6 (0.55%) Borland
12 6 (0.55%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.46%) Pega
13 5 (0.46%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.46%) Ab Initio
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + standard big company benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Posted: 2 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum, Benefits Competitive Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + share scheme,
Posted: 21 hours ago
South East
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + share scheme,
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus, share scheme, More
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus, share scheme, More
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £90000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Optimus Search
Salary: Negotiable + Pension/ Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus (10%), Pension, Share Option
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 2 days ago