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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 465 450 435
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 493 476 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.48% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.51% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 433 422 509
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -3 143 £59,758 +3.92% 21
South East +30 129 £50,000 - 23
South West -4 77 £45,000 +5.88% 9
East of England -42 60 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Yorkshire -48 34 £45,000 +16.12% 5
East Midlands -10 18 £40,750 -0.60% 3
West Midlands -30 17 £42,500 -10.99% 2
North West -31 13 £45,000 +26.76% 8
North East -5 4 £37,500 -7.97%
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1016 (96.21%) Software Engineering
2 445 (42.14%) C++
3 422 (39.96%) Java
4 392 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
5 379 (35.89%) C#
6 312 (29.55%) SQL
7 309 (29.26%) Linux
8 296 (28.03%) Degree
9 275 (26.04%) .NET
10 241 (22.82%) JavaScript
11 228 (21.59%) HTML
12 221 (20.93%) Computer Science
13 218 (20.64%) C
14 205 (19.41%) OO
15 203 (19.22%) Windows
16 201 (19.03%) Multithreading
17 193 (18.28%) TDD
18 183 (17.33%) Oracle
19 173 (16.38%) XML
20 168 (15.91%) Scrum
21 166 (15.72%) SQL Server
22 162 (15.34%) UNIX
23 151 (14.30%) MVC
24 146 (13.83%) Web Services
25 136 (12.88%) CSS
25 136 (12.88%) ASP.NET
26 131 (12.41%) Python
27 120 (11.36%) Spring
28 105 (9.94%) Unit Testing
29 102 (9.66%) Microsoft

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 51 (4.83%) Tomcat
2 47 (4.45%) Apache Solr
3 36 (3.41%) Apache
4 22 (2.08%) IIS
4 22 (2.08%) GlassFish
5 20 (1.89%) WebLogic
6 18 (1.70%) Node.js
7 17 (1.61%) SharePoint
7 17 (1.61%) WebSphere
8 12 (1.14%) CMS
9 9 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
10 8 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
10 8 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (0.76%) Apache ServiceMix
11 7 (0.66%) WordPress
11 7 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.47%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.38%) CloudStack
13 4 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.47%) MS Office
3 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.095%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.095%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.28%) Magento
3 2 (0.19%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.89%) SaaS
3 15 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.57%) GitHub
6 4 (0.38%) Basecamp
7 3 (0.28%) PaaS
8 2 (0.19%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.095%) Force.com
9 1 (0.095%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 50 (4.73%) TCP/IP
2 44 (4.17%) Internet
3 37 (3.50%) HTTP
4 36 (3.41%) Wireless
5 23 (2.18%) RTP
6 20 (1.89%) GSM
7 12 (1.14%) Ethernet
7 12 (1.14%) SS7
8 11 (1.04%) Network Security
9 10 (0.95%) LTE
9 10 (0.95%) TCAP
9 10 (0.95%) INAP
9 10 (0.95%) VLAN
9 10 (0.95%) SIGTRAN
9 10 (0.95%) UMTS
10 8 (0.76%) PBX
10 8 (0.76%) LDAP
10 8 (0.76%) RANAP
10 8 (0.76%) Asterisk PBX
11 7 (0.66%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (15.72%) SQL Server
2 86 (8.14%) MySQL
3 73 (6.91%) Big Data
4 63 (5.97%) NoSQL
5 56 (5.30%) Relational Database
6 54 (5.11%) Hadoop
7 42 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 27 (2.56%) MongoDB
9 25 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (2.27%) RDBMS
11 21 (1.99%) OLTP
12 19 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
13 17 (1.61%) Oracle Database
14 16 (1.52%) Apache Hive
15 12 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (1.14%) Oracle ODI
16 11 (1.04%) DB2
17 10 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 10 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 65 (6.16%) Subversion
2 55 (5.21%) Visual Studio
3 54 (5.11%) Jenkins
4 51 (4.83%) NUnit
5 43 (4.07%) Eclipse
6 40 (3.79%) Git (software)
7 31 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 29 (2.75%) Selenium
9 28 (2.65%) JIRA
10 26 (2.46%) Maven
11 22 (2.08%) Ant
12 21 (1.99%) JUnit
13 20 (1.89%) Hudson
14 16 (1.52%) Artifactory
14 16 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 12 (1.14%) SpecFlow
16 11 (1.04%) Rational Rhapsody
16 11 (1.04%) Bugzilla
17 10 (0.95%) GCC
18 9 (0.85%) Cucumber
General
1 80 (7.58%) Finance
2 70 (6.63%) Electronics
3 52 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 42 (3.98%) Games
5 27 (2.56%) Military
6 24 (2.27%) Manufacturing
7 22 (2.08%) Banking
8 21 (1.99%) Retail
9 16 (1.52%) Publishing
10 12 (1.14%) Legal
10 12 (1.14%) Automotive
11 9 (0.85%) Multimedia
12 8 (0.76%) Law
13 6 (0.57%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.57%) Front Office
13 6 (0.57%) Marketing
14 5 (0.47%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.28%) Music Industry
16 3 (0.28%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (26.04%) .NET
2 228 (21.59%) HTML
3 173 (16.38%) XML
4 146 (13.83%) Web Services
5 136 (12.88%) CSS
5 136 (12.88%) ASP.NET
6 120 (11.36%) Spring
7 91 (8.62%) jQuery
8 89 (8.43%) J2EE
9 83 (7.86%) WCF
10 74 (7.01%) .NET Framework
11 73 (6.91%) STL
12 69 (6.53%) SOAP
12 69 (6.53%) WPF
12 69 (6.53%) Ajax
12 69 (6.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 56 (5.30%) HTML5
14 49 (4.64%) Hibernate
15 45 (4.26%) AngularJS
16 42 (3.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 221 (20.93%) Computer Science
2 79 (7.48%) Mathematics
3 60 (5.68%) Open Source
4 50 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (3.79%) Embedded Systems
6 37 (3.50%) Firmware
7 34 (3.22%) Mobile App
8 31 (2.94%) Physics
9 30 (2.84%) Client/Server
9 30 (2.84%) Device Driver
10 28 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
11 23 (2.18%) User Experience
12 18 (1.70%) Inversion of Control
12 18 (1.70%) iPad
12 18 (1.70%) Management Information System
13 16 (1.52%) Visualisation
14 15 (1.42%) DTV
15 13 (1.23%) 3D Graphics
16 12 (1.14%) Streaming Video
16 12 (1.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 309 (29.26%) Linux
2 203 (19.22%) Windows
3 162 (15.34%) UNIX
4 81 (7.67%) Android
5 40 (3.79%) Apple iOS
6 31 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
7 21 (1.99%) Windows CE
8 14 (1.33%) AIX
8 14 (1.33%) Solaris
9 9 (0.85%) Mac OS X
9 9 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.85%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.47%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.095%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.095%) CentOS
13 1 (0.095%) Nucleus RTOS
13 1 (0.095%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1016 (96.21%) Software Engineering
2 392 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
3 205 (19.41%) OO
4 201 (19.03%) Multithreading
5 193 (18.28%) TDD
6 168 (15.91%) Scrum
7 151 (14.30%) MVC
8 105 (9.94%) Unit Testing
9 88 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 83 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
11 65 (6.16%) BDD
12 64 (6.06%) OOD
13 63 (5.97%) OOP
14 60 (5.68%) Test Automation
15 52 (4.92%) UML
15 52 (4.92%) Mentoring
16 45 (4.26%) Integration Testing
17 44 (4.17%) Web Development
18 42 (3.98%) SOA
19 37 (3.50%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 445 (42.14%) C++
2 422 (39.96%) Java
3 379 (35.89%) C#
4 312 (29.55%) SQL
5 241 (22.82%) JavaScript
6 218 (20.64%) C
7 131 (12.41%) Python
8 63 (5.97%) PHP
9 51 (4.83%) Ruby
10 43 (4.07%) Perl
11 42 (3.98%) Embedded C
12 37 (3.50%) Scala
12 37 (3.50%) Bash Shell
13 32 (3.03%) Objective-C
14 26 (2.46%) VB.NET
15 25 (2.37%) PL/SQL
16 21 (1.99%) VB
17 17 (1.61%) T-SQL
17 17 (1.61%) VB6
18 16 (1.52%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 296 (28.03%) Degree
2 43 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.18%) PhD
4 22 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.23%) ISEB
6 10 (0.95%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.47%) CCA
8 4 (0.38%) HND
9 3 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.19%) HNC
11 1 (0.095%) CCNP
11 1 (0.095%) CCNA
11 1 (0.095%) CISSP
11 1 (0.095%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.095%) GIAC
11 1 (0.095%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.095%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.92%) QA
2 29 (2.75%) ISO 9001
3 14 (1.33%) JTAG
4 13 (1.23%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.38%) WAI
6 3 (0.28%) TickIT
6 3 (0.28%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.095%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.095%) SLA
8 1 (0.095%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 4 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.28%) HDFS
3 2 (0.19%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.095%) Xen
4 1 (0.095%) NFS
4 1 (0.095%) Postfix
4 1 (0.095%) Varnish
4 1 (0.095%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.095%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (1.04%) Puppet
2 7 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (0.19%) Hyperic
4 2 (0.19%) StatsD
4 2 (0.19%) logstash
4 2 (0.19%) Kibana
5 1 (0.095%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.095%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.095%) Control-M
5 1 (0.095%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 183 (17.33%) Oracle
2 102 (9.66%) Microsoft
3 25 (2.37%) JBoss
4 20 (1.89%) Perforce
5 16 (1.52%) Twitter
6 13 (1.23%) Sitecore
7 12 (1.14%) Zend
8 10 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (0.95%) Cisco
9 8 (0.76%) Siebel
10 6 (0.57%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.57%) VMware
11 5 (0.47%) IBM
12 4 (0.38%) SAP
12 4 (0.38%) Informatica
12 4 (0.38%) Adobe
12 4 (0.38%) Google
12 4 (0.38%) DataFlux
13 3 (0.28%) QNX
13 3 (0.28%) PeopleSoft
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