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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 410 462 473
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 626 561 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.50% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.53% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 468 525 377
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
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
97667 106221 97451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.48% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 81541 88015 81939
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 £26,500
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +72 225 £50,000 - 29
London -3 145 £60,000 +9.09% 22
East of England -12 64 £47,500 -5.00% 18
South West -13 61 £55,000 +22.22% 11
East Midlands +24 45 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Yorkshire +14 31 £46,250 +15.62% 2
West Midlands -2 27 £44,250 -1.66% 8
North West +33 26 £47,500 +5.55% 5
North East -9 2 £38,500 -14.44%
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1109 (97.03%) Software Engineering
2 561 (49.08%) Agile Software Development
3 531 (46.46%) C#
4 416 (36.40%) C++
5 388 (33.95%) .NET
6 359 (31.41%) Java
7 334 (29.22%) SQL
8 305 (26.68%) JavaScript
9 296 (25.90%) Degree
10 269 (23.53%) Linux
11 259 (22.66%) OO
12 243 (21.26%) ASP.NET
13 239 (20.91%) HTML
14 234 (20.47%) Scrum
15 229 (20.03%) TDD
16 217 (18.99%) Windows
17 213 (18.64%) C
18 204 (17.85%) MVC
19 199 (17.41%) Computer Science
20 198 (17.32%) SQL Server
21 183 (16.01%) Python
22 170 (14.87%) CSS
22 170 (14.87%) Web Services
23 168 (14.70%) Microsoft
24 156 (13.65%) jQuery
25 154 (13.47%) ASP.NET MVC
26 153 (13.39%) XML
27 142 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
28 141 (12.34%) WCF
29 137 (11.99%) Mentoring

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 47 (4.11%) Node.js
2 46 (4.02%) Tomcat
3 42 (3.67%) SharePoint
4 32 (2.80%) WebSphere
5 31 (2.71%) IIS
6 24 (2.10%) JBoss
7 22 (1.92%) Apache
8 21 (1.84%) WebLogic
8 21 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (1.40%) Apache Solr
10 14 (1.22%) GlassFish
11 11 (0.96%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.52%) Jetty
13 6 (0.52%) SAS
13 6 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.44%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.35%) Apache ServiceMix
15 4 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.35%) CMS
Applications
1 68 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.49%) Simulink
3 12 (1.05%) TargetLink
4 5 (0.44%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.35%) Mingle
6 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.17%) MS Office
8 1 (0.087%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.087%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.35%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.087%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 83 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (5.51%) SaaS
4 14 (1.22%) PaaS
4 14 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (1.05%) Google App Engine
6 10 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.61%) GitHub
8 6 (0.52%) IaaS
9 5 (0.44%) HP Helion
10 3 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.26%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.087%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.20%) TCP/IP
2 27 (2.36%) Ethernet
3 26 (2.27%) HTTP
4 17 (1.49%) Internet
5 9 (0.79%) Network Security
5 9 (0.79%) FTP
6 7 (0.61%) LDAP
6 7 (0.61%) GSM
7 6 (0.52%) SNMP
7 6 (0.52%) LTE
8 5 (0.44%) RANAP
8 5 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.44%) Wireless
8 5 (0.44%) RTP
8 5 (0.44%) VPN
8 5 (0.44%) UMTS
8 5 (0.44%) PBX
8 5 (0.44%) Asterisk PBX
8 5 (0.44%) Diameter Protocol
9 4 (0.35%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (17.32%) SQL Server
2 93 (8.14%) MySQL
3 55 (4.81%) Relational Database
4 50 (4.37%) MongoDB
5 38 (3.32%) NoSQL
6 37 (3.24%) Big Data
7 35 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (2.36%) Oracle Database
9 22 (1.92%) Hadoop
10 19 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (1.57%) Apache Hive
12 15 (1.31%) RDBMS
12 15 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (0.87%) SQLite
15 10 (0.87%) Redis
16 7 (0.61%) Riak
16 7 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 89 (7.79%) Git (software)
2 84 (7.35%) Visual Studio
3 83 (7.26%) Subversion
4 79 (6.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 74 (6.47%) Jenkins
6 59 (5.16%) Selenium
7 50 (4.37%) JIRA
7 50 (4.37%) NUnit
8 47 (4.11%) Maven
9 37 (3.24%) Hudson
10 33 (2.89%) JUnit
10 33 (2.89%) Eclipse
11 32 (2.80%) TeamCity
12 25 (2.19%) Gradle
13 21 (1.84%) Artifactory
13 21 (1.84%) Ant
14 17 (1.49%) CruiseControl
14 17 (1.49%) Bugzilla
15 16 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
15 16 (1.40%) WebDriver
General
1 134 (11.72%) Finance
2 69 (6.04%) Retail
3 56 (4.90%) Manufacturing
4 53 (4.64%) Telecoms
5 43 (3.76%) Electronics
6 26 (2.27%) Games
7 20 (1.75%) Publishing
8 18 (1.57%) Marketing
9 17 (1.49%) Automotive
10 15 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (0.96%) Aerospace
12 10 (0.87%) Back Office
12 10 (0.87%) Advertising
13 8 (0.70%) Banking
14 6 (0.52%) Military
15 5 (0.44%) Avionics
16 4 (0.35%) Legal
17 2 (0.17%) Law
17 2 (0.17%) Investment Banking
18 1 (0.087%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 388 (33.95%) .NET
2 243 (21.26%) ASP.NET
3 239 (20.91%) HTML
4 170 (14.87%) CSS
4 170 (14.87%) Web Services
5 156 (13.65%) jQuery
6 154 (13.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 153 (13.39%) XML
8 141 (12.34%) WCF
9 126 (11.02%) WPF
10 120 (10.50%) HTML5
11 97 (8.49%) Ajax
12 72 (6.30%) REST
13 62 (5.42%) Spring
14 61 (5.34%) JSON
15 57 (4.99%) J2EE
15 57 (4.99%) AngularJS
16 51 (4.46%) .NET Framework
17 46 (4.02%) Entity Framework
18 43 (3.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 199 (17.41%) Computer Science
2 100 (8.75%) Algorithms
3 72 (6.30%) Mathematics
4 67 (5.86%) Embedded Systems
5 56 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
6 55 (4.81%) Data Structures
7 54 (4.72%) Mobile App
8 41 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
9 34 (2.97%) Client/Server
10 32 (2.80%) Physics
11 23 (2.01%) Device Driver
12 22 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
13 20 (1.75%) Photography
14 18 (1.57%) 3D Graphics
14 18 (1.57%) Visualisation
14 18 (1.57%) User Experience
15 15 (1.31%) Social Media
16 13 (1.14%) N-Tier
17 12 (1.05%) DTV
18 11 (0.96%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 269 (23.53%) Linux
2 217 (18.99%) Windows
3 89 (7.79%) UNIX
4 42 (3.67%) Android
5 40 (3.50%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.40%) VxWorks
7 13 (1.14%) Windows CE
7 13 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
8 12 (1.05%) Windows XP
9 10 (0.87%) Windows 2000
9 10 (0.87%) Windows NT
10 8 (0.70%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.61%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.61%) CentOS
11 7 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.35%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.35%) Nucleus RTOS
13 3 (0.26%) Symbian OS
14 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1109 (97.03%) Software Engineering
2 561 (49.08%) Agile Software Development
3 259 (22.66%) OO
4 234 (20.47%) Scrum
5 229 (20.03%) TDD
6 204 (17.85%) MVC
7 142 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
8 137 (11.99%) Mentoring
9 119 (10.41%) OOD
10 112 (9.80%) Multithreading
11 110 (9.62%) Unit Testing
12 94 (8.22%) SDLC
13 87 (7.61%) UML
14 80 (7.00%) Open Source
15 74 (6.47%) BDD
16 58 (5.07%) OOP
17 56 (4.90%) Automated Testing
18 55 (4.81%) Web Development
19 47 (4.11%) SOA
20 45 (3.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 531 (46.46%) C#
2 416 (36.40%) C++
3 359 (31.41%) Java
4 334 (29.22%) SQL
5 305 (26.68%) JavaScript
6 213 (18.64%) C
7 183 (16.01%) Python
8 77 (6.74%) PHP
9 66 (5.77%) Embedded C
10 55 (4.81%) Scala
11 48 (4.20%) Ruby
12 47 (4.11%) Embedded C++
12 47 (4.11%) T-SQL
13 44 (3.85%) VB.NET
14 43 (3.76%) Objective-C
15 39 (3.41%) PL/SQL
16 36 (3.15%) Perl
17 32 (2.80%) Clojure
18 30 (2.62%) COBOL
19 27 (2.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 296 (25.90%) Degree
2 31 (2.71%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.01%) PhD
4 11 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.52%) MCTS
5 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.087%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.087%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.087%) OCMJD
6 1 (0.087%) ISEB
6 1 (0.087%) HNC
6 1 (0.087%) HND
6 1 (0.087%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.087%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.087%) IC3 Certification
6 1 (0.087%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (7.09%) QA
2 19 (1.66%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.79%) TickIT
4 5 (0.44%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.35%) JTAG
6 2 (0.17%) WAI
7 1 (0.087%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.087%) SLA
7 1 (0.087%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.087%) GAMP
7 1 (0.087%) GMP
7 1 (0.087%) ARP4754
System Software
1 34 (2.97%) Firmware
2 33 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
4 14 (1.22%) Docker
5 7 (0.61%) vSphere
6 6 (0.52%) KVM
6 6 (0.52%) Xen
6 6 (0.52%) LXC
7 4 (0.35%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.087%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.087%) Varnish
8 1 (0.087%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 30 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (2.01%) Puppet
3 14 (1.22%) Nagios
4 11 (0.96%) OpenNMS
4 11 (0.96%) Ansible
5 6 (0.52%) WMI
5 6 (0.52%) StatsD
6 3 (0.26%) Mesos
7 2 (0.17%) logstash
8 1 (0.087%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.087%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 168 (14.70%) Microsoft
2 96 (8.40%) Oracle
3 38 (3.32%) VMware
4 24 (2.10%) TIBCO
5 20 (1.75%) QNX
6 19 (1.66%) Google
7 14 (1.22%) Sybase
8 13 (1.14%) Pega
9 12 (1.05%) SAP
10 11 (0.96%) Rackspace
11 10 (0.87%) StreamBase
12 8 (0.70%) Apple
13 7 (0.61%) Informatica
14 6 (0.52%) HP
14 6 (0.52%) Atlassian
14 6 (0.52%) SaltStack
14 6 (0.52%) Twitter
14 6 (0.52%) PayPal
15 5 (0.44%) Xamarin
15 5 (0.44%) Perforce
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40-45k + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
PCR
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Relocation
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
First Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus (10-20%), Health, Pension etc.
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
People Source Consulting Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 20 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, bupa
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus a great benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Attractive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS!
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday