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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 423 465 446
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 610 581 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.51% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.54% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 472 544 404
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
95322 107194 96558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.63% 94.60% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 79211 88826 81230
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 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
South East +41 225 £50,000 - 35
London +27 148 £60,000 +9.09% 25
South West -9 59 £52,500 +16.66% 18
East of England -8 54 £47,500 -5.00% 10
East Midlands +36 40 £40,000 - 4
West Midlands +7 29 £41,500 -7.77% 7
North West +30 28 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Yorkshire +17 27 £47,500 +18.75% 3
North East -6 2 £38,500 -14.44% 2
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 1086 (96.79%) Software Engineering
2 518 (46.17%) Agile Software Development
3 514 (45.81%) C#
4 414 (36.90%) C++
5 358 (31.91%) .NET
6 327 (29.14%) Java
7 315 (28.07%) JavaScript
8 295 (26.29%) SQL
9 284 (25.31%) Linux
10 261 (23.26%) OO
11 245 (21.84%) Degree
12 238 (21.21%) HTML
13 230 (20.50%) ASP.NET
14 220 (19.61%) Windows
15 215 (19.16%) C
16 213 (18.98%) Scrum
17 190 (16.93%) TDD
18 188 (16.76%) SQL Server
19 187 (16.67%) MVC
20 184 (16.40%) Computer Science
21 183 (16.31%) Python
22 176 (15.69%) Microsoft
23 174 (15.51%) XML
24 170 (15.15%) CSS
25 155 (13.81%) jQuery
26 143 (12.75%) Web Services
27 136 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
28 135 (12.03%) WCF
29 134 (11.94%) Finance
30 130 (11.59%) HTML5

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 51 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 50 (4.46%) Node.js
3 40 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 34 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 31 (2.76%) IIS
6 25 (2.23%) Apache
7 23 (2.05%) JBoss
8 20 (1.78%) GlassFish
8 20 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
9 19 (1.69%) WebLogic
10 16 (1.43%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.62%) SAS
13 6 (0.53%) Jetty
14 5 (0.45%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.36%) CMS
15 4 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.36%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 59 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.43%) Simulink
3 11 (0.98%) TargetLink
4 4 (0.36%) Mingle
5 3 (0.27%) MS Office
5 3 (0.27%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.27%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.089%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.089%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 70 (6.24%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (5.35%) SaaS
3 55 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (0.71%) PaaS
7 7 (0.62%) GitHub
8 6 (0.53%) Google App Engine
8 6 (0.53%) IaaS
9 3 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.27%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.089%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.48%) TCP/IP
2 29 (2.58%) HTTP
3 17 (1.52%) Internet
4 15 (1.34%) Ethernet
5 9 (0.80%) LTE
5 9 (0.80%) Wireless
6 8 (0.71%) SNMP
6 8 (0.71%) GSM
7 7 (0.62%) Asterisk PBX
7 7 (0.62%) Diameter Protocol
7 7 (0.62%) UMTS
7 7 (0.62%) PBX
7 7 (0.62%) LDAP
7 7 (0.62%) RTP
7 7 (0.62%) RANAP
8 6 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.53%) FTP
9 4 (0.36%) DVB
9 4 (0.36%) VPN
9 4 (0.36%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (16.76%) SQL Server
2 90 (8.02%) MySQL
3 44 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 41 (3.65%) MongoDB
4 41 (3.65%) Big Data
5 39 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
6 36 (3.21%) NoSQL
7 23 (2.05%) Oracle Database
8 19 (1.69%) Hadoop
9 14 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (1.25%) Redis
10 12 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (1.07%) Apache Hive
11 11 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (0.98%) SQLite
12 10 (0.89%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (0.53%) Riak
Development Applications
1 93 (8.29%) Subversion
2 78 (6.95%) Git (software)
3 74 (6.60%) Visual Studio
4 70 (6.24%) Selenium
4 70 (6.24%) Jenkins
5 65 (5.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 49 (4.37%) NUnit
7 44 (3.92%) JIRA
8 42 (3.74%) Maven
9 37 (3.30%) JUnit
10 33 (2.94%) Eclipse
11 28 (2.50%) Hudson
12 26 (2.32%) TeamCity
13 20 (1.78%) WebDriver
14 19 (1.69%) Bugzilla
14 19 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 17 (1.52%) CruiseControl
16 16 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
17 15 (1.34%) Gradle
17 15 (1.34%) JMeter
General
1 134 (11.94%) Finance
2 59 (5.26%) Retail
3 48 (4.28%) Telecoms
4 43 (3.83%) Manufacturing
5 37 (3.30%) Electronics
6 22 (1.96%) Games
7 20 (1.78%) Automotive
8 18 (1.60%) Marketing
9 16 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (1.16%) Aerospace
11 11 (0.98%) Publishing
12 10 (0.89%) Advertising
13 6 (0.53%) Military
13 6 (0.53%) Law
14 5 (0.45%) Avionics
14 5 (0.45%) Banking
15 4 (0.36%) Back Office
15 4 (0.36%) Legal
16 3 (0.27%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 358 (31.91%) .NET
2 238 (21.21%) HTML
3 230 (20.50%) ASP.NET
4 174 (15.51%) XML
5 170 (15.15%) CSS
6 155 (13.81%) jQuery
7 143 (12.75%) Web Services
8 136 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 135 (12.03%) WCF
10 130 (11.59%) HTML5
11 123 (10.96%) WPF
12 109 (9.71%) Ajax
13 70 (6.24%) JSON
13 70 (6.24%) REST
14 61 (5.44%) J2EE
15 60 (5.35%) AngularJS
16 56 (4.99%) Spring
17 49 (4.37%) .NET Framework
18 46 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 45 (4.01%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 184 (16.40%) Computer Science
2 87 (7.75%) Algorithms
3 79 (7.04%) Embedded Systems
4 65 (5.79%) Mathematics
5 53 (4.72%) Data Structures
6 50 (4.46%) Mobile App
7 49 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
8 37 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
9 36 (3.21%) Client/Server
10 29 (2.58%) Physics
11 24 (2.14%) Device Driver
12 19 (1.69%) User Experience
13 15 (1.34%) 3D Graphics
14 14 (1.25%) Social Media
15 11 (0.98%) CUDA
15 11 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
15 11 (0.98%) Photography
15 11 (0.98%) Web 2.0
16 10 (0.89%) DTV
17 9 (0.80%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 284 (25.31%) Linux
2 220 (19.61%) Windows
3 94 (8.38%) UNIX
4 43 (3.83%) Apple iOS
5 42 (3.74%) Android
6 21 (1.87%) VxWorks
7 11 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
8 10 (0.89%) Mac OS X
8 10 (0.89%) Windows CE
9 9 (0.80%) Windows XP
10 8 (0.71%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.62%) CentOS
11 7 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.62%) Windows NT
11 7 (0.62%) Windows 2000
12 6 (0.53%) Nucleus RTOS
13 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.27%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.27%) Symbian OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1086 (96.79%) Software Engineering
2 518 (46.17%) Agile Software Development
3 261 (23.26%) OO
4 213 (18.98%) Scrum
5 190 (16.93%) TDD
6 187 (16.67%) MVC
7 129 (11.50%) Multithreading
8 117 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
8 117 (10.43%) OOD
9 114 (10.16%) Mentoring
10 110 (9.80%) Unit Testing
11 101 (9.00%) UML
12 87 (7.75%) SDLC
13 78 (6.95%) Open Source
14 66 (5.88%) Automated Testing
15 59 (5.26%) OOP
16 55 (4.90%) Web Development
17 51 (4.55%) Use Case
18 50 (4.46%) SOA
19 45 (4.01%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 514 (45.81%) C#
2 414 (36.90%) C++
3 327 (29.14%) Java
4 315 (28.07%) JavaScript
5 295 (26.29%) SQL
6 215 (19.16%) C
7 183 (16.31%) Python
8 90 (8.02%) PHP
9 71 (6.33%) Embedded C
10 54 (4.81%) Ruby
10 54 (4.81%) Embedded C++
11 46 (4.10%) VB.NET
12 42 (3.74%) Objective-C
13 38 (3.39%) Scala
14 37 (3.30%) PL/SQL
15 35 (3.12%) Perl
16 28 (2.50%) T-SQL
17 26 (2.32%) VB
18 23 (2.05%) MATLAB
18 23 (2.05%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 245 (21.84%) Degree
2 35 (3.12%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.41%) PhD
4 14 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.53%) MCTS
7 4 (0.36%) OCPJP
7 4 (0.36%) OCMJD
7 4 (0.36%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.27%) ISEB
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.089%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.089%) IC3 Certification
10 1 (0.089%) HNC
10 1 (0.089%) HND
10 1 (0.089%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (6.77%) QA
2 24 (2.14%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.62%) JTAG
4 6 (0.53%) DO-178B
5 5 (0.45%) TickIT
6 4 (0.36%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.18%) WAI
7 2 (0.18%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.089%) ARP4754
8 1 (0.089%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (2.50%) Firmware
2 21 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (0.62%) vSphere
4 7 (0.62%) Docker
5 5 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.18%) Varnish
7 1 (0.089%) KVM
7 1 (0.089%) Ceph
7 1 (0.089%) LXC
7 1 (0.089%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.089%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.089%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (2.14%) Puppet
3 17 (1.52%) Nagios
4 14 (1.25%) OpenNMS
5 9 (0.80%) Ansible
6 5 (0.45%) StatsD
7 3 (0.27%) Mesos
8 1 (0.089%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.089%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.089%) logstash
Vendors
1 176 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 93 (8.29%) Oracle
3 26 (2.32%) VMware
4 21 (1.87%) TIBCO
5 17 (1.52%) QNX
6 13 (1.16%) Pega
6 13 (1.16%) Google
7 12 (1.07%) Sybase
8 10 (0.89%) Apple
8 10 (0.89%) SAP
8 10 (0.89%) Twitter
9 8 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.62%) StreamBase
10 7 (0.62%) Facebook
10 7 (0.62%) Cisco
10 7 (0.62%) Informatica
11 6 (0.53%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.53%) PayPal
12 5 (0.45%) Rackspace
12 5 (0.45%) SaltStack
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Bonus, Free Gym, Food, Pension + more
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £38000 - £60000 per annum, plus Bonus+ Free Lunch + Benefits!
Posted: 12 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Talent Spa
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £48K DOE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum £45-58k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus (10%), Pension, Share Option
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday