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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 455 417 388
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 560 567 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.54% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.57% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 506 460 557
Average salary £48,963 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.44% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106581 98705 112223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.71% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87190 83107 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East +25 176 £50,000 +11.11% 18
London -24 167 £55,000 - 17
East of England -35 83 £50,000 +6.38% 22
South West -14 47 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Yorkshire -28 34 £40,000 - 4
North West -21 18 £42,500 +6.25% 3
East Midlands -32 13 £41,000 +6.49% 3
West Midlands -5 12 £45,000 +4.65% 5
North East -4 8 £45,000 +2.27%
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1064 (93.09%) Software Engineering
2 470 (41.12%) C++
3 468 (40.94%) C#
4 431 (37.71%) .NET
5 378 (33.07%) Java
6 347 (30.36%) Degree
7 311 (27.21%) SQL
8 300 (26.25%) OO
9 285 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
10 281 (24.58%) JavaScript
11 262 (22.92%) SQL Server
12 260 (22.75%) Windows
13 238 (20.82%) C
14 225 (19.69%) Linux
15 212 (18.55%) HTML
16 199 (17.41%) ASP.NET
17 198 (17.32%) Web Services
18 196 (17.15%) Computer Science
19 180 (15.75%) TDD
20 170 (14.87%) Scrum
21 162 (14.17%) Finance
22 158 (13.82%) WCF
23 157 (13.74%) Multithreading
24 153 (13.39%) MVC
25 149 (13.04%) Microsoft
26 137 (11.99%) .NET Framework
27 136 (11.90%) XML
27 136 (11.90%) CSS
28 132 (11.55%) Oracle
29 130 (11.37%) UNIX

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 43 (3.76%) IIS
2 26 (2.27%) Apache Solr
3 17 (1.49%) Apache
3 17 (1.49%) Tomcat
4 14 (1.22%) CMS
5 13 (1.14%) Umbraco
5 13 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
6 11 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (0.87%) Joomla!
7 10 (0.87%) MQSeries
8 9 (0.79%) Node.js
9 8 (0.70%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.44%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.26%) Drupal
12 3 (0.26%) nginx
12 3 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.17%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 59 (5.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.087%) Simulink
3 1 (0.087%) Stateflow
3 1 (0.087%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.087%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.84%) GitHub
3 15 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.70%) SaaS
6 5 (0.44%) Heroku
7 3 (0.26%) PaaS
7 3 (0.26%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.26%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.087%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.087%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.087%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (4.90%) HTTP
2 54 (4.72%) TCP/IP
3 29 (2.54%) Internet
4 21 (1.84%) Wireless
5 12 (1.05%) Ethernet
6 10 (0.87%) ZigBee
7 9 (0.79%) DVB
8 7 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (0.61%) SNMP
8 7 (0.61%) SSL
8 7 (0.61%) GSM
9 6 (0.52%) 3GPP
9 6 (0.52%) LDAP
9 6 (0.52%) Broadband
9 6 (0.52%) FTP
9 6 (0.52%) VPN
9 6 (0.52%) IPv4
9 6 (0.52%) IPv6
9 6 (0.52%) Firewall
9 6 (0.52%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 78 (6.82%) MySQL
3 77 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 62 (5.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 61 (5.34%) Relational Database
6 59 (5.16%) Big Data
7 50 (4.37%) NoSQL
8 45 (3.94%) Hadoop
9 37 (3.24%) MongoDB
10 36 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 30 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 26 (2.27%) RDBMS
13 23 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
13 23 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
15 19 (1.66%) OLTP
16 12 (1.05%) CouchDB
17 11 (0.96%) Oracle ODI
17 11 (0.96%) Oracle Database
18 10 (0.87%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 67 (5.86%) Visual Studio
2 60 (5.25%) Git (software)
3 56 (4.90%) NUnit
4 52 (4.55%) Subversion
5 35 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 35 (3.06%) Jenkins
6 32 (2.80%) Selenium
7 26 (2.27%) JIRA
8 22 (1.92%) Mercurial
9 19 (1.66%) FitNesse
9 19 (1.66%) Rational Rhapsody
10 18 (1.57%) Jasmine
11 16 (1.40%) JUnit
11 16 (1.40%) Eclipse
12 13 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 10 (0.87%) WebDriver
13 10 (0.87%) SpecFlow
14 9 (0.79%) MbUnit
15 7 (0.61%) Hudson
15 7 (0.61%) ClearCase
General
1 162 (14.17%) Finance
2 49 (4.29%) Telecoms
3 45 (3.94%) Electronics
4 35 (3.06%) Banking
5 34 (2.97%) Military
6 33 (2.89%) Games
7 31 (2.71%) Manufacturing
8 22 (1.92%) Retail
9 19 (1.66%) Automotive
10 18 (1.57%) Aerospace
11 17 (1.49%) Publishing
11 17 (1.49%) Marketing
12 15 (1.31%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.96%) Advertising
13 11 (0.96%) Legal
14 8 (0.70%) Law
15 5 (0.44%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.35%) Back Office
17 3 (0.26%) Multimedia
18 2 (0.17%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 431 (37.71%) .NET
2 212 (18.55%) HTML
3 199 (17.41%) ASP.NET
4 198 (17.32%) Web Services
5 158 (13.82%) WCF
6 137 (11.99%) .NET Framework
7 136 (11.90%) XML
7 136 (11.90%) CSS
8 121 (10.59%) Spring
9 103 (9.01%) WPF
10 102 (8.92%) jQuery
11 96 (8.40%) ASP.NET MVC
12 84 (7.35%) J2EE
13 74 (6.47%) Hibernate
14 69 (6.04%) STL
15 67 (5.86%) HTML5
16 62 (5.42%) Ajax
17 56 (4.90%) JSON
18 49 (4.29%) SOAP
19 45 (3.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 196 (17.15%) Computer Science
2 71 (6.21%) Mathematics
3 58 (5.07%) Enterprise Software
4 54 (4.72%) Mobile App
5 42 (3.67%) Open Source
5 42 (3.67%) Firmware
6 38 (3.32%) Embedded Systems
7 35 (3.06%) Device Driver
8 25 (2.19%) N-Tier
8 25 (2.19%) Physics
9 23 (2.01%) Client/Server
10 16 (1.40%) iPad
11 15 (1.31%) Blackberry
11 15 (1.31%) DTV
12 14 (1.22%) BBC
12 14 (1.22%) Management Information System
13 12 (1.05%) Data Integration
14 11 (0.96%) Social Media
15 10 (0.87%) Machine Learning
15 10 (0.87%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 260 (22.75%) Windows
2 225 (19.69%) Linux
3 130 (11.37%) UNIX
4 59 (5.16%) Android
5 48 (4.20%) Apple iOS
6 21 (1.84%) Embedded Linux
7 11 (0.96%) Solaris
8 9 (0.79%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.61%) AIX
10 6 (0.52%) Windows CE
11 5 (0.44%) VxWorks
12 4 (0.35%) zOS
12 4 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.35%) CentOS
12 4 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.26%) Debian
14 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.087%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.087%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.087%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1064 (93.09%) Software Engineering
2 300 (26.25%) OO
3 285 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
4 180 (15.75%) TDD
5 170 (14.87%) Scrum
6 157 (13.74%) Multithreading
7 153 (13.39%) MVC
8 123 (10.76%) OOD
9 114 (9.97%) Unit Testing
10 81 (7.09%) OOP
11 72 (6.30%) SOA
12 70 (6.12%) UML
13 65 (5.69%) E-Commerce
14 64 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
15 59 (5.16%) Automated Testing
16 53 (4.64%) Web Development
17 49 (4.29%) Project Management
18 46 (4.02%) Continuous Improvement
19 45 (3.94%) Time Management
20 43 (3.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 470 (41.12%) C++
2 468 (40.94%) C#
3 378 (33.07%) Java
4 311 (27.21%) SQL
5 281 (24.58%) JavaScript
6 238 (20.82%) C
7 122 (10.67%) Python
8 70 (6.12%) Ruby
9 63 (5.51%) PHP
10 51 (4.46%) VB
11 40 (3.50%) Perl
12 37 (3.24%) Scala
13 35 (3.06%) Assembly Language
14 34 (2.97%) T-SQL
15 32 (2.80%) VB.NET
16 30 (2.62%) Embedded C
17 27 (2.36%) PL/SQL
18 17 (1.49%) MATLAB
19 13 (1.14%) Embedded C++
19 13 (1.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 347 (30.36%) Degree
2 55 (4.81%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.01%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (1.40%) PhD
6 12 (1.05%) ISEB
6 12 (1.05%) MCP
6 12 (1.05%) MCTS
6 12 (1.05%) MCPD
7 11 (0.96%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.44%) CISSP
8 5 (0.44%) CSSLP
9 3 (0.26%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.087%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.087%) CITP
10 1 (0.087%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.087%) HNC
10 1 (0.087%) HND
10 1 (0.087%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (5.86%) QA
2 16 (1.40%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.70%) DICOM
3 8 (0.70%) JTAG
4 5 (0.44%) IEC 61508
4 5 (0.44%) SLA
5 2 (0.17%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.087%) TickIT
6 1 (0.087%) WAI
6 1 (0.087%) DO-178B
System Software
1 11 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.61%) NFS
3 6 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.35%) vCloud
5 3 (0.26%) KVM
5 3 (0.26%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.26%) Xen
5 3 (0.26%) Postfix
5 3 (0.26%) Varnish
6 2 (0.17%) vSphere
7 1 (0.087%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.087%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.087%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 16 (1.40%) Puppet
2 12 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.61%) WMI
4 5 (0.44%) ZABBIX
4 5 (0.44%) Zenoss
4 5 (0.44%) Nagios
4 5 (0.44%) HAProxy
5 3 (0.26%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.26%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.087%) SCOM
Vendors
1 149 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 132 (11.55%) Oracle
3 23 (2.01%) TIBCO
4 19 (1.66%) Perforce
5 16 (1.40%) hybris
6 14 (1.22%) StreamBase
6 14 (1.22%) Metastorm
7 13 (1.14%) VMware
7 13 (1.14%) Sitecore
8 12 (1.05%) Twitter
9 10 (0.87%) Rackspace
9 10 (0.87%) Ektron
10 8 (0.70%) Cisco
11 7 (0.61%) Informatica
11 7 (0.61%) JBoss
11 7 (0.61%) QNX
12 5 (0.44%) Sybase
12 5 (0.44%) HP
12 5 (0.44%) Facebook
13 4 (0.35%) Red Hat
Runcorn, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £37,000 to £45,000 per annum Depending of level of experience
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wiltshire
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - flexible working hours
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday and more
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Experis Engineering
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus, Pension/Health, Dress Down en
Posted: 21 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Parker White Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum DOE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Release Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
JPS Selection
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits + package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Kind Consultancy
Salary: From £42,000 to £46,000 per annum Pension, Healthcare, progression
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arqiva
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 2 days ago