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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 437 442 428
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 518 536 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.51% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.54% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 434 476 467
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
95146 98530 96981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.55% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 78725 80421 81983
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +12 179 £50,000 - 31
London +5 140 £60,000 +9.09% 19
South West -6 58 £46,250 +2.77% 15
East of England -14 38 £52,500 +16.66% 10
West Midlands -8 30 £40,000 -11.11% 3
East Midlands +28 28 £40,000 -2.43% 6
Yorkshire -5 25 £45,000 +12.50% 5
North West +5 21 £42,500 - 5
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1059 (96.19%) Software Engineering
2 484 (43.96%) C#
3 450 (40.87%) C++
4 439 (39.87%) Agile Software Development
5 326 (29.61%) .NET
6 323 (29.34%) JavaScript
7 318 (28.88%) Java
8 295 (26.79%) SQL
9 294 (26.70%) Linux
10 242 (21.98%) OO
11 232 (21.07%) HTML
12 230 (20.89%) C
13 220 (19.98%) Windows
14 202 (18.35%) Degree
15 201 (18.26%) ASP.NET
16 194 (17.62%) XML
17 191 (17.35%) Python
18 177 (16.08%) Scrum
19 169 (15.35%) CSS
20 165 (14.99%) MVC
21 162 (14.71%) TDD
22 160 (14.53%) Computer Science
23 158 (14.35%) SQL Server
24 153 (13.90%) Microsoft
24 153 (13.90%) Multithreading
25 146 (13.26%) jQuery
26 145 (13.17%) Finance
27 130 (11.81%) Web Services
28 129 (11.72%) HTML5
29 126 (11.44%) UML

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 56 (5.09%) Tomcat
2 50 (4.54%) Node.js
3 34 (3.09%) SharePoint
4 32 (2.91%) IIS
5 30 (2.72%) JBoss
6 26 (2.36%) WebSphere
7 25 (2.27%) GlassFish
7 25 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (1.45%) Apache Solr
8 16 (1.45%) Apache
9 15 (1.36%) WebLogic
10 10 (0.91%) SAS
11 8 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.64%) CMS
13 3 (0.27%) Facebook Platform
13 3 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.27%) CloudStack
13 3 (0.27%) Jetty
14 2 (0.18%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.18%) Mule
Applications
1 56 (5.09%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.18%) Simulink
3 9 (0.82%) TargetLink
4 4 (0.36%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.27%) MS Office
5 3 (0.27%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.27%) Mingle
6 1 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.091%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.091%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (4.09%) SaaS
2 37 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.82%) PaaS
5 9 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.45%) GitHub
6 5 (0.45%) IaaS
7 3 (0.27%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.091%) Heroku
9 1 (0.091%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.091%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.27%) TCP/IP
2 31 (2.82%) Internet
3 21 (1.91%) HTTP
4 13 (1.18%) SNMP
4 13 (1.18%) Wireless
5 11 (1.00%) LTE
6 10 (0.91%) RANAP
6 10 (0.91%) RTP
6 10 (0.91%) GSM
6 10 (0.91%) PBX
6 10 (0.91%) UMTS
6 10 (0.91%) Asterisk PBX
7 7 (0.64%) LAN
7 7 (0.64%) WAN
8 6 (0.54%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.45%) Modbus
9 5 (0.45%) Network Security
10 4 (0.36%) IPv6
10 4 (0.36%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (14.35%) SQL Server
2 73 (6.63%) Big Data
3 64 (5.81%) NoSQL
3 64 (5.81%) MySQL
4 43 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
5 38 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 30 (2.72%) Relational Database
7 25 (2.27%) Redis
8 16 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (1.45%) Hadoop
9 13 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (1.09%) SQLite
10 12 (1.09%) Oracle Database
11 9 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (0.64%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.36%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 109 (9.90%) Subversion
2 65 (5.90%) Visual Studio
3 62 (5.63%) Git (software)
4 59 (5.36%) Selenium
5 55 (5.00%) NUnit
6 51 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 49 (4.45%) Jenkins
8 43 (3.91%) Maven
9 40 (3.63%) JIRA
10 35 (3.18%) Eclipse
11 34 (3.09%) JUnit
12 32 (2.91%) Hudson
13 30 (2.72%) Bugzilla
14 29 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 22 (2.00%) CruiseControl
16 17 (1.54%) TeamCity
17 13 (1.18%) WebDriver
17 13 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
17 13 (1.18%) Jasmine
18 11 (1.00%) Cucumber
General
1 145 (13.17%) Finance
2 44 (4.00%) Electronics
2 44 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 31 (2.82%) Manufacturing
4 27 (2.45%) Retail
5 20 (1.82%) Marketing
5 20 (1.82%) Aerospace
6 18 (1.63%) Games
7 15 (1.36%) Automotive
8 13 (1.18%) Military
9 10 (0.91%) Banking
10 8 (0.73%) Law
10 8 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.54%) Advertising
12 5 (0.45%) Publishing
12 5 (0.45%) Avionics
13 4 (0.36%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.36%) Legal
14 2 (0.18%) Front Office
14 2 (0.18%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 326 (29.61%) .NET
2 232 (21.07%) HTML
3 201 (18.26%) ASP.NET
4 194 (17.62%) XML
5 169 (15.35%) CSS
6 146 (13.26%) jQuery
7 130 (11.81%) Web Services
8 129 (11.72%) HTML5
9 120 (10.90%) WCF
10 113 (10.26%) Ajax
11 105 (9.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 92 (8.36%) WPF
13 78 (7.08%) J2EE
14 73 (6.63%) Spring
15 70 (6.36%) JSON
16 68 (6.18%) AngularJS
17 67 (6.09%) REST
18 52 (4.72%) .NET Framework
19 44 (4.00%) CSS3
20 41 (3.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 160 (14.53%) Computer Science
2 91 (8.27%) Embedded Systems
3 86 (7.81%) Algorithms
4 78 (7.08%) Open Source
5 67 (6.09%) Mathematics
6 48 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
7 41 (3.72%) Mobile App
8 37 (3.36%) Data Structures
8 37 (3.36%) Client/Server
9 32 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
10 29 (2.63%) Device Driver
11 23 (2.09%) Physics
12 18 (1.63%) User Experience
13 11 (1.00%) Visualisation
13 11 (1.00%) Social Media
13 11 (1.00%) 3D Graphics
14 10 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
15 9 (0.82%) Internet of Things
15 9 (0.82%) CUDA
15 9 (0.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 294 (26.70%) Linux
2 220 (19.98%) Windows
3 100 (9.08%) UNIX
4 47 (4.27%) Android
5 38 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 30 (2.72%) VxWorks
7 15 (1.36%) Windows CE
8 14 (1.27%) Mac OS
9 12 (1.09%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
11 8 (0.73%) Nucleus RTOS
12 7 (0.64%) CentOS
12 7 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.54%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.27%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.18%) Symbian OS
15 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.091%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1059 (96.19%) Software Engineering
2 439 (39.87%) Agile Software Development
3 242 (21.98%) OO
4 177 (16.08%) Scrum
5 165 (14.99%) MVC
6 162 (14.71%) TDD
7 153 (13.90%) Multithreading
8 126 (11.44%) UML
9 117 (10.63%) OOD
10 104 (9.45%) Unit Testing
11 93 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
12 81 (7.36%) Mentoring
13 59 (5.36%) Automated Testing
14 56 (5.09%) Web Development
15 54 (4.90%) SOA
15 54 (4.90%) OOP
16 44 (4.00%) Analytics
17 41 (3.72%) Test Automation
18 40 (3.63%) Use Case
19 39 (3.54%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 484 (43.96%) C#
2 450 (40.87%) C++
3 323 (29.34%) JavaScript
4 318 (28.88%) Java
5 295 (26.79%) SQL
6 230 (20.89%) C
7 191 (17.35%) Python
8 80 (7.27%) Embedded C
8 80 (7.27%) PHP
9 59 (5.36%) Ruby
10 57 (5.18%) Embedded C++
11 50 (4.54%) Objective-C
12 43 (3.91%) Perl
13 36 (3.27%) VB.NET
14 27 (2.45%) MATLAB
15 26 (2.36%) Shell Script
15 26 (2.36%) T-SQL
16 25 (2.27%) PL/SQL
17 24 (2.18%) Scala
18 21 (1.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 202 (18.35%) Degree
2 41 (3.72%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.27%) PhD
4 19 (1.73%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.73%) OCPJP
5 8 (0.73%) OCMJD
5 8 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.54%) MCTS
7 4 (0.36%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.27%) ISEB
8 3 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.18%) HND
10 1 (0.091%) HNC
10 1 (0.091%) CCNP
10 1 (0.091%) CCNA
10 1 (0.091%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.091%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.091%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (7.45%) QA
2 26 (2.36%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.82%) JTAG
4 6 (0.54%) IEC 61508
4 6 (0.54%) DO-178B
5 5 (0.45%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.18%) SLA
6 2 (0.18%) TickIT
6 2 (0.18%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.18%) WAI
7 1 (0.091%) ARP4754
System Software
1 23 (2.09%) Firmware
2 9 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.45%) Docker
4 5 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.45%) vSphere
4 5 (0.45%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.18%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.18%) Varnish
6 1 (0.091%) KVM
6 1 (0.091%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.091%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 25 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (1.82%) Puppet
3 14 (1.27%) Nagios
3 14 (1.27%) OpenNMS
4 5 (0.45%) Ansible
5 3 (0.27%) Mesos
6 1 (0.091%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 153 (13.90%) Microsoft
2 90 (8.17%) Oracle
3 18 (1.63%) TIBCO
4 17 (1.54%) VMware
5 16 (1.45%) Google
6 15 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (1.18%) QNX
8 12 (1.09%) Apple
8 12 (1.09%) Facebook
8 12 (1.09%) Twitter
9 11 (1.00%) Sybase
9 11 (1.00%) Cisco
10 9 (0.82%) Pega
11 8 (0.73%) Sun
12 6 (0.54%) SAP
12 6 (0.54%) MKS
12 6 (0.54%) Fujitsu
12 6 (0.54%) Zend
13 5 (0.45%) StreamBase
13 5 (0.45%) Ab Initio
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £80000 Per Annum Plus excellent benefits
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Salary: 40,000 + 8% pension
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Salary: 50,000
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
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Salary: 50-60k DOE
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Salary: 48,000 + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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