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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 425 473 449
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 593 509 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.47% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.49% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 442 468 392
Average salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +61 191 £50,000 - 21
London +17 147 £60,000 +14.28% 26
South West 0 74 £52,500 +16.66% 15
East of England 0 65 £50,000 - 21
Yorkshire +10 35 £45,000 +5.88% 4
East Midlands +2 31 £40,000 - 4
West Midlands -4 27 £43,000 +5.52% 3
North West +8 22 £45,000 - 6
North East -15 1 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1123 (96.64%) Software Engineering
2 589 (50.69%) Agile Software Development
3 522 (44.92%) C#
4 412 (35.46%) C++
5 411 (35.37%) .NET
6 384 (33.05%) Java
7 371 (31.93%) SQL
8 318 (27.37%) Degree
9 311 (26.76%) JavaScript
10 281 (24.18%) Linux
11 265 (22.81%) OO
12 258 (22.20%) TDD
13 252 (21.69%) HTML
14 248 (21.34%) Scrum
15 243 (20.91%) ASP.NET
16 229 (19.71%) Windows
17 225 (19.36%) SQL Server
18 212 (18.24%) MVC
19 207 (17.81%) Computer Science
20 202 (17.38%) C
21 185 (15.92%) Python
22 183 (15.75%) Web Services
23 179 (15.40%) CSS
24 164 (14.11%) jQuery
25 159 (13.68%) Microsoft
26 157 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
27 148 (12.74%) ASP.NET MVC
28 143 (12.31%) Mentoring
29 139 (11.96%) WCF
30 133 (11.45%) XML

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 44 (3.79%) Tomcat
2 43 (3.70%) Node.js
3 35 (3.01%) SharePoint
3 35 (3.01%) WebSphere
4 31 (2.67%) Apache
5 28 (2.41%) JBoss
6 26 (2.24%) WebLogic
7 25 (2.15%) IIS
8 24 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
9 17 (1.46%) Apache Solr
10 14 (1.20%) OpenStack
10 14 (1.20%) GlassFish
11 10 (0.86%) Apache ServiceMix
12 7 (0.60%) Jetty
13 6 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.43%) Apache Pig
14 5 (0.43%) Apache Spark
14 5 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.43%) CMS
15 4 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 71 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.20%) Simulink
3 11 (0.95%) TargetLink
4 5 (0.43%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.34%) Mingle
6 3 (0.26%) MS Office
7 1 (0.086%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.086%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.086%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.34%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.086%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 92 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (5.94%) SaaS
2 69 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (1.55%) PaaS
5 15 (1.29%) Google App Engine
6 14 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.77%) IaaS
8 7 (0.60%) GitHub
9 6 (0.52%) HP Helion
10 3 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.26%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.086%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 62 (5.34%) TCP/IP
2 31 (2.67%) HTTP
3 26 (2.24%) Ethernet
4 22 (1.89%) Internet
5 13 (1.12%) Network Security
6 12 (1.03%) FTP
7 8 (0.69%) GSM
8 6 (0.52%) LDAP
8 6 (0.52%) LTE
9 5 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.43%) Wireless
9 5 (0.43%) VPN
9 5 (0.43%) UMTS
10 4 (0.34%) SMTP
10 4 (0.34%) SNMP
11 3 (0.26%) PBX
11 3 (0.26%) VoIP
11 3 (0.26%) ATM
11 3 (0.26%) 3G
11 3 (0.26%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (19.36%) SQL Server
2 102 (8.78%) MySQL
3 66 (5.68%) Relational Database
4 52 (4.48%) MongoDB
5 41 (3.53%) NoSQL
6 38 (3.27%) Big Data
7 33 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (2.58%) Oracle Database
9 26 (2.24%) RDBMS
10 24 (2.07%) Hadoop
11 23 (1.98%) Apache Hive
12 22 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 18 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (1.12%) SQLite
15 13 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (0.77%) Redis
17 8 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
17 8 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 106 (9.12%) Git (software)
2 94 (8.09%) Visual Studio
3 86 (7.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 79 (6.80%) Jenkins
5 72 (6.20%) Subversion
6 58 (4.99%) Maven
6 58 (4.99%) Selenium
7 53 (4.56%) NUnit
8 49 (4.22%) JIRA
9 47 (4.04%) JUnit
10 41 (3.53%) Hudson
11 38 (3.27%) Eclipse
12 34 (2.93%) TeamCity
12 34 (2.93%) Gradle
13 33 (2.84%) Ant
14 27 (2.32%) Artifactory
15 21 (1.81%) SpecFlow
16 17 (1.46%) Moq
16 17 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
17 15 (1.29%) CruiseControl
General
1 131 (11.27%) Finance
2 74 (6.37%) Retail
3 58 (4.99%) Telecoms
4 55 (4.73%) Manufacturing
5 48 (4.13%) Electronics
6 27 (2.32%) Games
7 20 (1.72%) Publishing
8 19 (1.64%) Automotive
9 17 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 17 (1.46%) Marketing
10 13 (1.12%) Back Office
11 12 (1.03%) Aerospace
11 12 (1.03%) Banking
12 10 (0.86%) Advertising
13 6 (0.52%) Military
14 5 (0.43%) Avionics
15 4 (0.34%) Legal
16 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.086%) Front Office
17 1 (0.086%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 411 (35.37%) .NET
2 252 (21.69%) HTML
3 243 (20.91%) ASP.NET
4 183 (15.75%) Web Services
5 179 (15.40%) CSS
6 164 (14.11%) jQuery
7 148 (12.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 139 (11.96%) WCF
9 133 (11.45%) XML
10 120 (10.33%) WPF
11 116 (9.98%) HTML5
12 94 (8.09%) Ajax
13 83 (7.14%) REST
14 70 (6.02%) Spring
15 65 (5.59%) J2EE
16 63 (5.42%) AngularJS
17 59 (5.08%) .NET Framework
18 55 (4.73%) JSON
19 52 (4.48%) Entity Framework
20 44 (3.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 207 (17.81%) Computer Science
2 103 (8.86%) Algorithms
3 68 (5.85%) Mathematics
4 66 (5.68%) Embedded Systems
5 57 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
6 53 (4.56%) Mobile App
7 51 (4.39%) Data Structures
8 46 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (2.84%) Client/Server
10 31 (2.67%) Visualisation
11 29 (2.50%) Physics
12 28 (2.41%) Inversion of Control
13 22 (1.89%) 3D Graphics
14 20 (1.72%) Photography
15 19 (1.64%) Device Driver
15 19 (1.64%) N-Tier
16 18 (1.55%) User Experience
17 15 (1.29%) Social Media
18 14 (1.20%) Digital Media
19 12 (1.03%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 281 (24.18%) Linux
2 229 (19.71%) Windows
3 105 (9.04%) UNIX
4 51 (4.39%) Apple iOS
5 50 (4.30%) Android
6 16 (1.38%) Embedded Linux
7 14 (1.20%) Windows XP
8 13 (1.12%) Mac OS X
9 12 (1.03%) Windows 2000
9 12 (1.03%) Windows NT
9 12 (1.03%) VxWorks
10 11 (0.95%) Windows CE
11 8 (0.69%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.60%) CentOS
12 7 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.43%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.26%) Symbian OS
15 3 (0.26%) Nucleus RTOS
16 1 (0.086%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1123 (96.64%) Software Engineering
2 589 (50.69%) Agile Software Development
3 265 (22.81%) OO
4 258 (22.20%) TDD
5 248 (21.34%) Scrum
6 212 (18.24%) MVC
7 157 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
8 143 (12.31%) Mentoring
9 115 (9.90%) Multithreading
10 111 (9.55%) OOD
11 106 (9.12%) Unit Testing
12 92 (7.92%) SDLC
13 89 (7.66%) BDD
14 84 (7.23%) Open Source
14 84 (7.23%) UML
15 62 (5.34%) OOP
16 55 (4.73%) Automated Testing
17 51 (4.39%) Web Development
18 47 (4.04%) E-Commerce
18 47 (4.04%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 522 (44.92%) C#
2 412 (35.46%) C++
3 384 (33.05%) Java
4 371 (31.93%) SQL
5 311 (26.76%) JavaScript
6 202 (17.38%) C
7 185 (15.92%) Python
8 77 (6.63%) PHP
9 64 (5.51%) Scala
10 56 (4.82%) Embedded C
11 53 (4.56%) T-SQL
12 47 (4.04%) Ruby
13 42 (3.61%) Objective-C
13 42 (3.61%) Embedded C++
14 40 (3.44%) VB.NET
14 40 (3.44%) PL/SQL
14 40 (3.44%) Clojure
15 37 (3.18%) Perl
16 31 (2.67%) COBOL
17 27 (2.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 318 (27.37%) Degree
2 36 (3.10%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.20%) SC Cleared
3 14 (1.20%) PhD
4 6 (0.52%) MCTS
4 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.086%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.086%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.086%) OCMJD
5 1 (0.086%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.086%) ISEB
5 1 (0.086%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.086%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.086%) IC3 Certification
5 1 (0.086%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.086%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (6.63%) QA
2 14 (1.20%) ISO 9001
3 13 (1.12%) TickIT
4 8 (0.69%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.34%) SLA
6 3 (0.26%) JTAG
7 1 (0.086%) WAI
7 1 (0.086%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.086%) GAMP
7 1 (0.086%) GMP
7 1 (0.086%) ARP4754
System Software
1 46 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (2.58%) Firmware
3 22 (1.89%) Docker
4 16 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (0.95%) Xen
6 7 (0.60%) vSphere
6 7 (0.60%) KVM
6 7 (0.60%) LXC
7 5 (0.43%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.086%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.086%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 27 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (2.15%) Puppet
3 13 (1.12%) Nagios
3 13 (1.12%) Ansible
4 10 (0.86%) WMI
4 10 (0.86%) OpenNMS
5 7 (0.60%) StatsD
6 4 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 4 (0.34%) SCCM
7 3 (0.26%) logstash
7 3 (0.26%) Mesos
8 2 (0.17%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.086%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 159 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 109 (9.38%) Oracle
3 51 (4.39%) VMware
4 30 (2.58%) Google
5 24 (2.07%) TIBCO
6 20 (1.72%) QNX
7 16 (1.38%) Sybase
8 14 (1.20%) Rackspace
9 13 (1.12%) SAP
9 13 (1.12%) Apple
9 13 (1.12%) Pega
10 11 (0.95%) StreamBase
11 8 (0.69%) Atlassian
11 8 (0.69%) Xamarin
12 7 (0.60%) PayPal
12 7 (0.60%) HP
13 6 (0.52%) BEA
13 6 (0.52%) Informatica
13 6 (0.52%) Perforce
14 5 (0.43%) Zend
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