The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 458 427 417
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 497 498 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.49% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.52% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 456 397 528
Average salary £49,750 £45,000 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.55% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103175 95734 105673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.21% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 84966 79988 91183
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Software Engineer
UK

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 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 31 July 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
London -22 156 £55,000 -8.33% 23
South East -18 115 £50,000 +11.11% 13
East of England -25 69 £50,000 +23.45% 8
South West -2 62 £45,000 +12.50% 13
East Midlands -8 30 £40,000 +5.26% 3
Yorkshire -26 29 £42,500 +6.25% 4
West Midlands -13 21 £40,750 -15.10% 1
North West -9 11 £45,000 +28.57% 1
North East +1 6 £37,500 -9.63% 1
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 985 (94.35%) Software Engineering
2 444 (42.53%) C++
3 395 (37.84%) Java
4 376 (36.02%) C#
5 309 (29.60%) Degree
6 303 (29.02%) .NET
7 296 (28.35%) SQL
8 292 (27.97%) Linux
9 239 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
10 231 (22.13%) JavaScript
11 230 (22.03%) OO
12 226 (21.65%) Windows
13 223 (21.36%) C
14 216 (20.69%) Computer Science
15 200 (19.16%) HTML
16 186 (17.82%) Multithreading
17 169 (16.19%) TDD
18 166 (15.90%) Oracle
18 166 (15.90%) SQL Server
19 160 (15.33%) Web Services
20 158 (15.13%) XML
21 157 (15.04%) UNIX
22 150 (14.37%) ASP.NET
23 146 (13.98%) Scrum
24 135 (12.93%) MVC
25 130 (12.45%) CSS
26 115 (11.02%) Spring
27 114 (10.92%) Microsoft
28 113 (10.82%) Python
29 108 (10.34%) Unit Testing

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 44 (4.21%) Apache Solr
1 44 (4.21%) Tomcat
2 42 (4.02%) Apache
3 22 (2.11%) IIS
4 19 (1.82%) GlassFish
5 16 (1.53%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.05%) Node.js
7 9 (0.86%) SharePoint
8 8 (0.77%) CMS
8 8 (0.77%) Apache ServiceMix
9 7 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (0.67%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.48%) WordPress
10 5 (0.48%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.38%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.38%) SAS
11 4 (0.38%) CloudStack
11 4 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.29%) nginx
Applications
1 29 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.38%) MS Office
3 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.096%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.29%) Magento
3 1 (0.096%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.34%) GitHub
3 13 (1.25%) SaaS
4 12 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.38%) Basecamp
6 4 (0.38%) PaaS
7 3 (0.29%) Heroku
8 1 (0.096%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.096%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.096%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 58 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 55 (5.27%) HTTP
3 44 (4.21%) Internet
4 37 (3.54%) Wireless
5 18 (1.72%) RTP
6 17 (1.63%) GSM
7 13 (1.25%) Ethernet
8 12 (1.15%) SS7
9 11 (1.05%) Network Security
9 11 (1.05%) VLAN
10 10 (0.96%) SIGTRAN
10 10 (0.96%) TCAP
10 10 (0.96%) INAP
11 7 (0.67%) Broadband
12 6 (0.57%) RTSP
12 6 (0.57%) IGMP
12 6 (0.57%) SMS
12 6 (0.57%) 3GPP
12 6 (0.57%) UMTS
12 6 (0.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (15.90%) SQL Server
2 80 (7.66%) MySQL
3 68 (6.51%) Big Data
4 67 (6.42%) Relational Database
5 57 (5.46%) NoSQL
6 56 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 45 (4.31%) Hadoop
8 32 (3.07%) RDBMS
9 28 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
10 27 (2.59%) OLTP
11 25 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (1.82%) MongoDB
12 19 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (1.72%) Apache Hive
14 15 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 13 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
17 12 (1.15%) DB2
17 12 (1.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 60 (5.75%) Subversion
2 52 (4.98%) NUnit
3 51 (4.89%) Jenkins
4 48 (4.60%) Git (software)
5 46 (4.41%) Visual Studio
6 35 (3.35%) Eclipse
7 30 (2.87%) JIRA
8 29 (2.78%) Selenium
9 22 (2.11%) Maven
9 22 (2.11%) JUnit
10 19 (1.82%) Ant
11 18 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 18 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (1.63%) Rational Rhapsody
13 13 (1.25%) Hudson
14 12 (1.15%) SpecFlow
14 12 (1.15%) MbUnit
15 11 (1.05%) Mercurial
15 11 (1.05%) Artifactory
15 11 (1.05%) ClearCase
General
1 75 (7.18%) Finance
2 60 (5.75%) Electronics
3 50 (4.79%) Telecoms
4 42 (4.02%) Games
5 35 (3.35%) Military
6 30 (2.87%) Banking
7 21 (2.01%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.72%) Retail
9 14 (1.34%) Publishing
10 11 (1.05%) Law
11 10 (0.96%) Automotive
12 9 (0.86%) Marketing
12 9 (0.86%) Multimedia
13 8 (0.77%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.57%) Advertising
15 4 (0.38%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.29%) Front Office
16 3 (0.29%) French Language
16 3 (0.29%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (29.02%) .NET
2 200 (19.16%) HTML
3 160 (15.33%) Web Services
4 158 (15.13%) XML
5 150 (14.37%) ASP.NET
6 130 (12.45%) CSS
7 115 (11.02%) Spring
8 87 (8.33%) WCF
9 85 (8.14%) jQuery
10 84 (8.05%) .NET Framework
10 84 (8.05%) STL
11 82 (7.85%) ASP.NET MVC
12 75 (7.18%) Ajax
13 74 (7.09%) J2EE
14 63 (6.03%) WPF
15 62 (5.94%) SOAP
16 56 (5.36%) HTML5
17 51 (4.89%) Hibernate
18 47 (4.50%) JSON
18 47 (4.50%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 216 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 71 (6.80%) Mathematics
3 54 (5.17%) Open Source
4 44 (4.21%) Mobile App
5 40 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
6 38 (3.64%) Firmware
7 30 (2.87%) Device Driver
8 28 (2.68%) Embedded Systems
9 24 (2.30%) iPad
10 22 (2.11%) Physics
11 19 (1.82%) Visualisation
11 19 (1.82%) Client/Server
12 16 (1.53%) DTV
13 13 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
13 13 (1.25%) Management Information System
14 12 (1.15%) Streaming Video
14 12 (1.15%) 3D Graphics
15 11 (1.05%) Statistics
15 11 (1.05%) PKI
15 11 (1.05%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 292 (27.97%) Linux
2 226 (21.65%) Windows
3 157 (15.04%) UNIX
4 75 (7.18%) Android
5 40 (3.83%) Apple iOS
6 30 (2.87%) Embedded Linux
7 16 (1.53%) Windows CE
8 13 (1.25%) Solaris
9 12 (1.15%) AIX
10 10 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.86%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.77%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.38%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.29%) CentOS
14 3 (0.29%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.29%) Debian
14 3 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.19%) VxWorks
16 1 (0.096%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.096%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 985 (94.35%) Software Engineering
2 239 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
3 230 (22.03%) OO
4 186 (17.82%) Multithreading
5 169 (16.19%) TDD
6 146 (13.98%) Scrum
7 135 (12.93%) MVC
8 108 (10.34%) Unit Testing
9 86 (8.24%) E-Commerce
10 75 (7.18%) OOP
11 64 (6.13%) OOD
11 64 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
12 62 (5.94%) UML
13 48 (4.60%) Web Development
14 46 (4.41%) SOA
15 43 (4.12%) Test Automation
16 41 (3.93%) Configuration Management
17 37 (3.54%) BDD
18 36 (3.45%) Validation
18 36 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 444 (42.53%) C++
2 395 (37.84%) Java
3 376 (36.02%) C#
4 296 (28.35%) SQL
5 231 (22.13%) JavaScript
6 223 (21.36%) C
7 113 (10.82%) Python
8 68 (6.51%) PHP
9 62 (5.94%) Ruby
10 46 (4.41%) Perl
11 42 (4.02%) Embedded C
12 35 (3.35%) VB
12 35 (3.35%) Bash Shell
13 29 (2.78%) VB.NET
13 29 (2.78%) PL/SQL
14 28 (2.68%) Scala
15 21 (2.01%) Objective-C
16 17 (1.63%) Embedded C++
16 17 (1.63%) VB6
17 13 (1.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 309 (29.60%) Degree
2 52 (4.98%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.39%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.82%) PhD
5 15 (1.44%) ISEB
6 14 (1.34%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.48%) CCA
8 4 (0.38%) CISSP
8 4 (0.38%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.096%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.096%) GIAC
9 1 (0.096%) HND
9 1 (0.096%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.60%) QA
2 33 (3.16%) ISO 9001
3 16 (1.53%) JTAG
4 13 (1.25%) ISO 9000
5 5 (0.48%) DICOM
6 4 (0.38%) TickIT
7 2 (0.19%) WAI
7 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.19%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.19%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 7 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.29%) Postfix
2 3 (0.29%) Varnish
2 3 (0.29%) VirtualBox
2 3 (0.29%) HDFS
2 3 (0.29%) NFS
3 1 (0.096%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.096%) KVM
3 1 (0.096%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.096%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (1.63%) Puppet
2 12 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 3 (0.29%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.29%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.19%) Hyperic
5 2 (0.19%) Kibana
5 2 (0.19%) StatsD
5 2 (0.19%) logstash
6 1 (0.096%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 166 (15.90%) Oracle
2 114 (10.92%) Microsoft
3 25 (2.39%) Perforce
4 24 (2.30%) JBoss
5 12 (1.15%) Twitter
6 10 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (0.86%) Sitecore
8 8 (0.77%) VMware
8 8 (0.77%) Zend
8 8 (0.77%) Red Hat
9 6 (0.57%) Cisco
10 5 (0.48%) Siebel
10 5 (0.48%) Sybase
11 4 (0.38%) DataFlux
11 4 (0.38%) Adobe
11 4 (0.38%) QNX
11 4 (0.38%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.38%) IBM
12 3 (0.29%) Apple
12 3 (0.29%) Informatica
Wareham, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Share Option Scheme
Posted: 13 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Steria
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-50k
Posted: Yesterday
Camden, London
ASOS
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus excellent corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
FarmDrop
Salary: £50k+ and options
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Yateley, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,0000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% annual Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 50k
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago