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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 422 460 425
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 574 547 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.49% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.52% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 474 503 451
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £65,000 £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
98068 105382 98299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.72% 94.59% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 81012 86409 82717
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 £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 April 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 April 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 +31 210 £50,000 - 26
London +10 136 £60,000 +9.09% 16
South West +6 64 £47,500 +5.55% 10
East of England -12 49 £50,000 - 16
East Midlands +37 36 £40,000 -2.43% 10
West Midlands +2 32 £40,000 -11.11% 4
North West +23 25 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Yorkshire -4 22 £47,500 +18.75% 5
North East -17 1 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 1070 (96.31%) Software Engineering
2 503 (45.27%) C#
3 473 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
4 409 (36.81%) C++
5 340 (30.60%) .NET
6 332 (29.88%) JavaScript
7 314 (28.26%) Java
8 301 (27.09%) SQL
9 284 (25.56%) Linux
10 257 (23.13%) OO
11 240 (21.60%) HTML
12 231 (20.79%) Degree
13 219 (19.71%) C
14 217 (19.53%) ASP.NET
15 216 (19.44%) Windows
16 191 (17.19%) Scrum
17 184 (16.56%) Computer Science
18 183 (16.47%) Python
19 181 (16.29%) XML
20 177 (15.93%) MVC
21 176 (15.84%) Microsoft
21 176 (15.84%) CSS
22 172 (15.48%) SQL Server
23 168 (15.12%) TDD
24 154 (13.86%) jQuery
25 149 (13.41%) Finance
26 137 (12.33%) Multithreading
27 132 (11.88%) HTML5
28 131 (11.79%) Web Services
29 129 (11.61%) WCF

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 53 (4.77%) Tomcat
2 52 (4.68%) Node.js
3 39 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 31 (2.79%) WebSphere
5 26 (2.34%) IIS
5 26 (2.34%) JBoss
6 22 (1.98%) GlassFish
7 21 (1.89%) Apache
7 21 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (1.53%) WebLogic
8 17 (1.53%) Apache Solr
9 9 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (0.81%) SAS
10 6 (0.54%) Jetty
11 4 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.36%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.27%) CMS
12 3 (0.27%) Facebook Platform
12 3 (0.27%) CloudStack
Applications
1 58 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.26%) Simulink
3 10 (0.90%) TargetLink
4 4 (0.36%) Mingle
5 3 (0.27%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.090%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.090%) MS Office
6 1 (0.090%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 69 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (4.95%) SaaS
3 41 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.54%) GitHub
7 5 (0.45%) PaaS
7 5 (0.45%) IaaS
8 3 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.27%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.27%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.090%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.97%) TCP/IP
2 24 (2.16%) Internet
3 21 (1.89%) HTTP
4 14 (1.26%) Wireless
5 12 (1.08%) LTE
5 12 (1.08%) SNMP
6 11 (0.99%) GSM
7 10 (0.90%) Asterisk PBX
7 10 (0.90%) PBX
7 10 (0.90%) UMTS
7 10 (0.90%) RTP
7 10 (0.90%) RANAP
8 7 (0.63%) Ethernet
9 6 (0.54%) LDAP
9 6 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.36%) Modbus
10 4 (0.36%) DVB
10 4 (0.36%) IPv6
10 4 (0.36%) Bluetooth
10 4 (0.36%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 78 (7.02%) MySQL
3 59 (5.31%) Big Data
4 52 (4.68%) NoSQL
5 40 (3.60%) MongoDB
5 40 (3.60%) Relational Database
5 40 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (1.80%) Hadoop
7 19 (1.71%) Oracle Database
8 18 (1.62%) Redis
9 15 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (0.90%) SQLite
10 10 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.81%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.54%) Apache Hive
12 6 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.36%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 100 (9.00%) Subversion
2 70 (6.30%) Git (software)
3 67 (6.03%) Selenium
4 63 (5.67%) Visual Studio
5 59 (5.31%) Jenkins
6 57 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 51 (4.59%) NUnit
8 42 (3.78%) Maven
8 42 (3.78%) JIRA
9 39 (3.51%) JUnit
10 36 (3.24%) Eclipse
11 30 (2.70%) Hudson
12 25 (2.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 24 (2.16%) Bugzilla
14 20 (1.80%) CruiseControl
15 18 (1.62%) TeamCity
16 17 (1.53%) WebDriver
17 13 (1.17%) Cucumber
17 13 (1.17%) Moq
17 13 (1.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 149 (13.41%) Finance
2 48 (4.32%) Telecoms
3 42 (3.78%) Retail
4 38 (3.42%) Electronics
5 28 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 20 (1.80%) Aerospace
6 20 (1.80%) Marketing
7 19 (1.71%) Games
8 18 (1.62%) Automotive
9 12 (1.08%) Military
10 11 (0.99%) Advertising
10 11 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.72%) Law
12 7 (0.63%) Banking
13 5 (0.45%) Legal
13 5 (0.45%) Avionics
14 3 (0.27%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.27%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.27%) Publishing
14 3 (0.27%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (30.60%) .NET
2 240 (21.60%) HTML
3 217 (19.53%) ASP.NET
4 181 (16.29%) XML
5 176 (15.84%) CSS
6 154 (13.86%) jQuery
7 132 (11.88%) HTML5
8 131 (11.79%) Web Services
9 129 (11.61%) WCF
10 118 (10.62%) Ajax
10 118 (10.62%) ASP.NET MVC
11 112 (10.08%) WPF
12 75 (6.75%) J2EE
13 72 (6.48%) REST
14 71 (6.39%) JSON
15 64 (5.76%) Spring
16 62 (5.58%) AngularJS
17 47 (4.23%) .NET Framework
18 44 (3.96%) CSS3
19 42 (3.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 184 (16.56%) Computer Science
2 87 (7.83%) Algorithms
3 80 (7.20%) Embedded Systems
4 79 (7.11%) Open Source
5 67 (6.03%) Mathematics
6 46 (4.14%) Data Structures
6 46 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
7 39 (3.51%) Mobile App
8 38 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
8 38 (3.42%) Client/Server
9 27 (2.43%) Physics
10 25 (2.25%) User Experience
11 22 (1.98%) Device Driver
12 15 (1.35%) Social Media
13 13 (1.17%) Enterprise Cloud
14 11 (0.99%) Visualisation
15 10 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
15 10 (0.90%) Web 2.0
16 9 (0.81%) DTV
16 9 (0.81%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 284 (25.56%) Linux
2 216 (19.44%) Windows
3 95 (8.55%) UNIX
4 44 (3.96%) Android
5 42 (3.78%) Apple iOS
6 24 (2.16%) VxWorks
7 13 (1.17%) Mac OS X
7 13 (1.17%) Windows CE
8 9 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
9 7 (0.63%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.63%) Nucleus RTOS
9 7 (0.63%) CentOS
9 7 (0.63%) Mac OS
9 7 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.27%) Symbian OS
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.090%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1070 (96.31%) Software Engineering
2 473 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
3 257 (23.13%) OO
4 191 (17.19%) Scrum
5 177 (15.93%) MVC
6 168 (15.12%) TDD
7 137 (12.33%) Multithreading
8 117 (10.53%) UML
9 114 (10.26%) OOD
10 111 (9.99%) Unit Testing
11 99 (8.91%) Mentoring
12 95 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
13 62 (5.58%) Automated Testing
14 58 (5.22%) Web Development
15 53 (4.77%) Use Case
16 51 (4.59%) OOP
17 49 (4.41%) SOA
18 42 (3.78%) Analytics
19 39 (3.51%) Test Automation
20 37 (3.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 503 (45.27%) C#
2 409 (36.81%) C++
3 332 (29.88%) JavaScript
4 314 (28.26%) Java
5 301 (27.09%) SQL
6 219 (19.71%) C
7 183 (16.47%) Python
8 86 (7.74%) PHP
9 76 (6.84%) Embedded C
10 63 (5.67%) Ruby
11 55 (4.95%) Embedded C++
12 46 (4.14%) VB.NET
13 45 (4.05%) Objective-C
14 40 (3.60%) Perl
15 32 (2.88%) PL/SQL
16 26 (2.34%) MATLAB
16 26 (2.34%) T-SQL
17 25 (2.25%) Scala
18 24 (2.16%) Shell Script
19 23 (2.07%) VB
Qualifications
1 231 (20.79%) Degree
2 45 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 30 (2.70%) PhD
4 22 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.54%) MCTS
6 6 (0.54%) OCPJP
6 6 (0.54%) OCMJD
7 4 (0.36%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.27%) ISEB
8 3 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.090%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.090%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.090%) HNC
9 1 (0.090%) HND
9 1 (0.090%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.090%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (6.84%) QA
2 31 (2.79%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.72%) JTAG
4 7 (0.63%) DO-178B
5 5 (0.45%) TickIT
5 5 (0.45%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.18%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.18%) WAI
7 1 (0.090%) SLA
7 1 (0.090%) ARP4754
System Software
1 23 (2.07%) Firmware
2 13 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (0.54%) vSphere
5 5 (0.45%) Docker
5 5 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.18%) Varnish
6 2 (0.18%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.090%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.090%) Ceph
7 1 (0.090%) KVM
Systems Management
1 28 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (1.89%) Puppet
3 14 (1.26%) OpenNMS
3 14 (1.26%) Nagios
4 6 (0.54%) Ansible
5 3 (0.27%) Mesos
6 2 (0.18%) StatsD
7 1 (0.090%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 176 (15.84%) Microsoft
2 93 (8.37%) Oracle
3 20 (1.80%) TIBCO
4 18 (1.62%) VMware
5 16 (1.44%) Pega
6 15 (1.35%) Google
7 13 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (1.08%) Twitter
8 12 (1.08%) Sybase
8 12 (1.08%) Apple
9 10 (0.90%) Facebook
9 10 (0.90%) Cisco
10 9 (0.81%) QNX
10 9 (0.81%) SAP
11 6 (0.54%) PayPal
11 6 (0.54%) Sun
11 6 (0.54%) Informatica
11 6 (0.54%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.45%) Fujitsu
12 5 (0.45%) IBM
London
ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd)
Salary: bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-60k DOE
Posted: 13 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warwickshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k-60k + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 55k + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Market Leading Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Limited
Salary: bonus+bens
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus (10%), Pension, Share Option
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Rooftop bar, good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago