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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 414 406 439
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 537 581 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.60% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.63% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 460 499 475
Average salary £50,000 £47,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.82% -0.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +27 194 £50,000 +11.11% 25
London -53 140 £57,500 - 20
East of England -31 51 £52,500 +19.31% 18
South West -33 50 £45,000 - 13
East Midlands +15 33 £40,000 -2.43% 6
West Midlands +2 29 £40,000 -8.57% 6
Yorkshire 0 29 £45,000 +12.50% 4
North West -35 8 £42,500 -1.16% 4
Senior Software Engineer
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Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1051 (96.33%) Software Engineering
2 485 (44.45%) C++
3 438 (40.15%) C#
4 392 (35.93%) Agile Software Development
5 360 (33.00%) Java
6 305 (27.96%) JavaScript
7 304 (27.86%) Linux
8 290 (26.58%) .NET
9 277 (25.39%) SQL
10 250 (22.91%) HTML
11 221 (20.26%) OO
12 218 (19.98%) C
13 214 (19.62%) XML
14 212 (19.43%) Windows
15 209 (19.16%) Degree
16 185 (16.96%) Python
17 183 (16.77%) TDD
18 181 (16.59%) Multithreading
19 174 (15.95%) Computer Science
20 172 (15.77%) ASP.NET
21 170 (15.58%) MVC
21 170 (15.58%) Scrum
22 159 (14.57%) SQL Server
23 154 (14.12%) CSS
24 132 (12.10%) Web Services
25 130 (11.92%) Microsoft
26 125 (11.46%) UNIX
27 119 (10.91%) Finance
28 118 (10.82%) OOD
29 115 (10.54%) jQuery

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 50 (4.58%) Tomcat
2 49 (4.49%) Node.js
3 28 (2.57%) IIS
4 25 (2.29%) SharePoint
5 24 (2.20%) WebLogic
6 22 (2.02%) JBoss
6 22 (2.02%) GlassFish
6 22 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (1.65%) WebSphere
8 17 (1.56%) Apache Solr
9 12 (1.10%) Apache
9 12 (1.10%) CMS
10 7 (0.64%) SAS
11 6 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.27%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.64%) Simulink
3 5 (0.46%) MS Office
3 5 (0.46%) TargetLink
4 4 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.092%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.092%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (3.12%) SaaS
3 19 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.92%) PaaS
6 7 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.27%) IaaS
8 1 (0.092%) GitHub
8 1 (0.092%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.092%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.02%) TCP/IP
2 25 (2.29%) Internet
3 17 (1.56%) HTTP
3 17 (1.56%) LTE
4 16 (1.47%) Asterisk PBX
4 16 (1.47%) RANAP
4 16 (1.47%) GSM
4 16 (1.47%) PBX
4 16 (1.47%) UMTS
4 16 (1.47%) Wireless
4 16 (1.47%) RTP
5 11 (1.01%) SNMP
6 10 (0.92%) LAN
7 9 (0.82%) WAN
8 7 (0.64%) Network Security
9 6 (0.55%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.46%) LDAP
10 5 (0.46%) Modbus
11 4 (0.37%) NFC
11 4 (0.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (14.57%) SQL Server
2 90 (8.25%) Big Data
3 73 (6.69%) NoSQL
4 51 (4.67%) MySQL
5 35 (3.21%) MongoDB
6 30 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
7 29 (2.66%) Hadoop
8 22 (2.02%) Redis
9 13 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (1.19%) Relational Database
10 12 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (1.10%) Oracle Database
10 12 (1.10%) SQLite
11 11 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.46%) InterSystems Cache
13 5 (0.46%) HPCC
13 5 (0.46%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 100 (9.17%) Subversion
2 59 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 50 (4.58%) Git (software)
4 47 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (4.31%) NUnit
5 46 (4.22%) Jenkins
6 40 (3.67%) Eclipse
6 40 (3.67%) Selenium
7 38 (3.48%) Maven
8 33 (3.02%) Hudson
9 31 (2.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 30 (2.75%) JIRA
11 28 (2.57%) Bugzilla
12 25 (2.29%) JUnit
13 18 (1.65%) GCC
13 18 (1.65%) CruiseControl
14 17 (1.56%) GDB
15 16 (1.47%) Trac
16 15 (1.37%) MSBuild
17 12 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 119 (10.91%) Finance
2 56 (5.13%) Electronics
3 45 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 30 (2.75%) Manufacturing
5 23 (2.11%) Games
6 22 (2.02%) Retail
7 17 (1.56%) Marketing
8 16 (1.47%) Aerospace
9 14 (1.28%) Banking
9 14 (1.28%) Publishing
10 13 (1.19%) Legal
10 13 (1.19%) Military
11 12 (1.10%) Automotive
12 10 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.73%) Law
14 6 (0.55%) Front Office
15 4 (0.37%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.27%) Advertising
17 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
18 1 (0.092%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (26.58%) .NET
2 250 (22.91%) HTML
3 214 (19.62%) XML
4 172 (15.77%) ASP.NET
5 154 (14.12%) CSS
6 132 (12.10%) Web Services
7 115 (10.54%) jQuery
8 112 (10.27%) HTML5
9 106 (9.72%) WCF
10 98 (8.98%) Spring
11 94 (8.62%) J2EE
12 89 (8.16%) WPF
13 86 (7.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 85 (7.79%) Ajax
15 63 (5.77%) JSON
16 59 (5.41%) AngularJS
17 57 (5.22%) .NET Framework
18 53 (4.86%) REST
19 47 (4.31%) SOAP
19 47 (4.31%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 174 (15.95%) Computer Science
2 87 (7.97%) Embedded Systems
3 80 (7.33%) Algorithms
4 74 (6.78%) Open Source
5 69 (6.32%) Mathematics
6 57 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (3.67%) Client/Server
8 33 (3.02%) Mobile App
9 31 (2.84%) Data Structures
9 31 (2.84%) Device Driver
10 26 (2.38%) Physics
10 26 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (1.74%) Management Information System
12 15 (1.37%) User Experience
13 14 (1.28%) Clustering
14 11 (1.01%) 3D Graphics
14 11 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
15 9 (0.82%) SCADA
15 9 (0.82%) Derivative
15 9 (0.82%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 304 (27.86%) Linux
2 212 (19.43%) Windows
3 125 (11.46%) UNIX
4 58 (5.32%) Android
5 39 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 23 (2.11%) VxWorks
7 21 (1.92%) Windows CE
8 16 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
9 15 (1.37%) Mac OS
10 8 (0.73%) Solaris
10 8 (0.73%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.64%) Nucleus RTOS
12 6 (0.55%) AIX
13 5 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.37%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.092%) VMS
15 1 (0.092%) Tizen
15 1 (0.092%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.092%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.092%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1051 (96.33%) Software Engineering
2 392 (35.93%) Agile Software Development
3 221 (20.26%) OO
4 183 (16.77%) TDD
5 181 (16.59%) Multithreading
6 170 (15.58%) MVC
6 170 (15.58%) Scrum
7 118 (10.82%) OOD
8 113 (10.36%) Unit Testing
9 111 (10.17%) UML
10 107 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
11 71 (6.51%) BDD
12 69 (6.32%) Mentoring
13 61 (5.59%) Automated Testing
14 59 (5.41%) Test Automation
15 53 (4.86%) SOA
16 51 (4.67%) E-Commerce
17 50 (4.58%) OOP
17 50 (4.58%) Software Testing
18 43 (3.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 485 (44.45%) C++
2 438 (40.15%) C#
3 360 (33.00%) Java
4 305 (27.96%) JavaScript
5 277 (25.39%) SQL
6 218 (19.98%) C
7 185 (16.96%) Python
8 69 (6.32%) PHP
9 65 (5.96%) Embedded C
10 55 (5.04%) Objective-C
11 46 (4.22%) Embedded C++
12 42 (3.85%) Perl
13 38 (3.48%) Ruby
14 28 (2.57%) Scala
15 27 (2.47%) VB.NET
16 25 (2.29%) Bash Shell
17 22 (2.02%) MATLAB
18 21 (1.92%) T-SQL
19 20 (1.83%) Shell Script
20 19 (1.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 209 (19.16%) Degree
2 32 (2.93%) Security Cleared
3 30 (2.75%) PhD
4 18 (1.65%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.73%) OCPJP
5 8 (0.73%) OCMJD
6 6 (0.55%) HND
6 6 (0.55%) ISEB
7 5 (0.46%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.18%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.18%) HNC
9 2 (0.18%) CCNP
9 2 (0.18%) CCNA
9 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (6.87%) QA
2 22 (2.02%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.82%) JTAG
4 6 (0.55%) IEC 61508
4 6 (0.55%) ISO 9000
5 5 (0.46%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.37%) ISO 8583
7 3 (0.27%) WAI
8 2 (0.18%) SLA
8 2 (0.18%) TickIT
System Software
1 20 (1.83%) Firmware
2 7 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.27%) Terminal Server
4 3 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.18%) Varnish
6 1 (0.092%) XenApp
6 1 (0.092%) XenServer
6 1 (0.092%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (1.19%) Puppet
3 8 (0.73%) OpenNMS
3 8 (0.73%) Nagios
4 1 (0.092%) Control-M
4 1 (0.092%) Ansible
Vendors
1 130 (11.92%) Microsoft
2 109 (9.99%) Oracle
3 18 (1.65%) Cisco
3 18 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (1.37%) Twitter
5 12 (1.10%) Google
5 12 (1.10%) QNX
6 11 (1.01%) Apple
6 11 (1.01%) Facebook
7 10 (0.92%) Zend
8 8 (0.73%) Sun
9 7 (0.64%) VMware
9 7 (0.64%) Telerik
10 6 (0.55%) Sitecore
10 6 (0.55%) IBM
11 5 (0.46%) Ab Initio
11 5 (0.46%) Borland
11 5 (0.46%) Pega
12 4 (0.37%) DevExpress
12 4 (0.37%) Fujitsu
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