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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 488 435 437
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 458 482 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.48% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.51% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 405 412 523
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
101022 95344 106346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.22% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 82464 79867 91509
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 27 August 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 +8 141 £57,500 -4.16% 16
South East -15 109 £50,000 - 15
East of England -30 62 £50,000 +11.11% 9
South West +3 61 £45,000 +9.09% 11
Yorkshire -45 33 £45,000 +20.00%
East Midlands -14 24 £42,000 +3.70% 2
West Midlands -22 14 £42,500 -11.45% 3
North West -18 11 £45,000 +28.57% 6
North East 0 6 £37,500 -7.97%
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 987 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 443 (42.64%) C++
3 398 (38.31%) Java
4 368 (35.42%) C#
5 306 (29.45%) Linux
6 304 (29.26%) Degree
7 302 (29.07%) SQL
8 288 (27.72%) .NET
9 235 (22.62%) JavaScript
10 227 (21.85%) Agile Software Development
11 219 (21.08%) Computer Science
11 219 (21.08%) C
12 213 (20.50%) Windows
13 211 (20.31%) OO
14 210 (20.21%) HTML
15 195 (18.77%) Multithreading
16 180 (17.32%) TDD
17 170 (16.36%) Oracle
18 167 (16.07%) XML
19 162 (15.59%) SQL Server
20 160 (15.40%) UNIX
21 158 (15.21%) Web Services
22 152 (14.63%) Scrum
23 148 (14.24%) MVC
24 147 (14.15%) ASP.NET
25 131 (12.61%) CSS
26 126 (12.13%) Python
27 111 (10.68%) Microsoft
28 108 (10.39%) Spring
29 106 (10.20%) Unit Testing

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 47 (4.52%) Apache Solr
2 45 (4.33%) Tomcat
3 41 (3.95%) Apache
4 27 (2.60%) IIS
5 21 (2.02%) GlassFish
6 17 (1.64%) Node.js
7 15 (1.44%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.35%) WebSphere
9 13 (1.25%) SharePoint
10 11 (1.06%) CMS
11 8 (0.77%) Apache ServiceMix
12 7 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
12 7 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.48%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.48%) WordPress
14 5 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
15 4 (0.38%) SAS
15 4 (0.38%) CloudStack
15 4 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 28 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.29%) MS Office
3 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.096%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.29%) Magento
3 2 (0.19%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.73%) SaaS
3 13 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.96%) GitHub
6 4 (0.38%) Basecamp
6 4 (0.38%) PaaS
7 3 (0.29%) Heroku
8 2 (0.19%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.096%) Force.com
9 1 (0.096%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 56 (5.39%) TCP/IP
2 51 (4.91%) HTTP
3 46 (4.43%) Internet
4 35 (3.37%) Wireless
5 22 (2.12%) RTP
6 20 (1.92%) GSM
7 13 (1.25%) Ethernet
8 12 (1.15%) SS7
9 11 (1.06%) Network Security
10 10 (0.96%) SIGTRAN
10 10 (0.96%) TCAP
10 10 (0.96%) INAP
10 10 (0.96%) VLAN
11 9 (0.87%) LTE
11 9 (0.87%) UMTS
12 7 (0.67%) LDAP
12 7 (0.67%) DVB
13 6 (0.58%) Broadband
13 6 (0.58%) PBX
13 6 (0.58%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (15.59%) SQL Server
2 81 (7.80%) MySQL
3 67 (6.45%) Big Data
4 61 (5.87%) Relational Database
5 56 (5.39%) NoSQL
6 53 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 50 (4.81%) Hadoop
8 27 (2.60%) RDBMS
9 26 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (2.31%) MongoDB
10 24 (2.31%) OLTP
11 21 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
12 18 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (1.73%) Apache Hive
13 16 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (1.54%) Oracle Database
14 14 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (0.96%) DB2
Development Applications
1 64 (6.16%) Subversion
2 55 (5.29%) Jenkins
3 54 (5.20%) NUnit
4 47 (4.52%) Visual Studio
5 42 (4.04%) Git (software)
6 38 (3.66%) Eclipse
7 32 (3.08%) JIRA
8 27 (2.60%) Selenium
9 24 (2.31%) Maven
10 23 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (2.02%) JUnit
12 20 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 19 (1.83%) Ant
14 17 (1.64%) Hudson
15 14 (1.35%) Rational Rhapsody
15 14 (1.35%) Artifactory
16 12 (1.15%) SpecFlow
16 12 (1.15%) MbUnit
17 11 (1.06%) ClearCase
17 11 (1.06%) Bugzilla
General
1 73 (7.03%) Finance
2 66 (6.35%) Electronics
3 53 (5.10%) Telecoms
4 42 (4.04%) Games
5 33 (3.18%) Military
6 26 (2.50%) Banking
7 21 (2.02%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.92%) Retail
9 18 (1.73%) Publishing
10 11 (1.06%) Automotive
10 11 (1.06%) Law
11 9 (0.87%) Legal
11 9 (0.87%) Multimedia
12 6 (0.58%) Marketing
13 5 (0.48%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.48%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.48%) Front Office
14 4 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.29%) Music Industry
15 3 (0.29%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (27.72%) .NET
2 210 (20.21%) HTML
3 167 (16.07%) XML
4 158 (15.21%) Web Services
5 147 (14.15%) ASP.NET
6 131 (12.61%) CSS
7 108 (10.39%) Spring
8 89 (8.57%) jQuery
9 82 (7.89%) WCF
10 81 (7.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 80 (7.70%) STL
12 79 (7.60%) .NET Framework
13 72 (6.93%) J2EE
14 69 (6.64%) Ajax
15 65 (6.26%) SOAP
16 64 (6.16%) WPF
17 53 (5.10%) HTML5
18 45 (4.33%) JSON
18 45 (4.33%) MFC
19 43 (4.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 219 (21.08%) Computer Science
2 70 (6.74%) Mathematics
3 56 (5.39%) Open Source
4 38 (3.66%) Firmware
5 36 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
6 33 (3.18%) Mobile App
7 31 (2.98%) Device Driver
8 28 (2.69%) Physics
8 28 (2.69%) Embedded Systems
9 22 (2.12%) Management Information System
9 22 (2.12%) Client/Server
10 21 (2.02%) iPad
11 19 (1.83%) Visualisation
12 17 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
12 17 (1.64%) DTV
13 12 (1.15%) Streaming Video
13 12 (1.15%) Statistics
13 12 (1.15%) Cryptography
13 12 (1.15%) PKI
14 11 (1.06%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 306 (29.45%) Linux
2 213 (20.50%) Windows
3 160 (15.40%) UNIX
4 74 (7.12%) Android
5 36 (3.46%) Apple iOS
6 31 (2.98%) Embedded Linux
7 16 (1.54%) Windows CE
8 14 (1.35%) AIX
8 14 (1.35%) Solaris
9 9 (0.87%) Mac OS X
9 9 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.87%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.38%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.29%) CentOS
11 3 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.19%) Debian
13 1 (0.096%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.096%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 987 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 227 (21.85%) Agile Software Development
3 211 (20.31%) OO
4 195 (18.77%) Multithreading
5 180 (17.32%) TDD
6 152 (14.63%) Scrum
7 148 (14.24%) MVC
8 106 (10.20%) Unit Testing
9 82 (7.89%) E-Commerce
10 72 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
11 66 (6.35%) OOP
12 62 (5.97%) OOD
13 58 (5.58%) UML
14 57 (5.49%) Test Automation
15 55 (5.29%) BDD
16 46 (4.43%) Web Development
17 43 (4.14%) SOA
18 40 (3.85%) Configuration Management
19 37 (3.56%) Business Intelligence
20 36 (3.46%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 443 (42.64%) C++
2 398 (38.31%) Java
3 368 (35.42%) C#
4 302 (29.07%) SQL
5 235 (22.62%) JavaScript
6 219 (21.08%) C
7 126 (12.13%) Python
8 63 (6.06%) PHP
9 56 (5.39%) Ruby
10 44 (4.23%) Embedded C
10 44 (4.23%) Perl
11 38 (3.66%) Bash Shell
12 33 (3.18%) Scala
13 30 (2.89%) VB
14 26 (2.50%) VB.NET
14 26 (2.50%) PL/SQL
15 24 (2.31%) Objective-C
16 18 (1.73%) VB6
17 16 (1.54%) Embedded C++
17 16 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 304 (29.26%) Degree
2 46 (4.43%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.12%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.02%) PhD
5 17 (1.64%) ISEB
6 15 (1.44%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.48%) CCA
8 3 (0.29%) HND
8 3 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.19%) CSSLP
9 2 (0.19%) CISSP
10 1 (0.096%) GIAC
10 1 (0.096%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.00%) QA
2 31 (2.98%) ISO 9001
3 16 (1.54%) JTAG
4 14 (1.35%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.38%) TickIT
5 4 (0.38%) WAI
6 2 (0.19%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.096%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.096%) DICOM
System Software
1 6 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.29%) Postfix
2 3 (0.29%) Varnish
2 3 (0.29%) VirtualBox
2 3 (0.29%) NFS
2 3 (0.29%) HDFS
3 1 (0.096%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.096%) Xen
3 1 (0.096%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (1.54%) Puppet
2 11 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 3 (0.29%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.29%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.19%) Hyperic
5 2 (0.19%) StatsD
5 2 (0.19%) logstash
5 2 (0.19%) Kibana
6 1 (0.096%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 170 (16.36%) Oracle
2 111 (10.68%) Microsoft
3 23 (2.21%) Perforce
4 22 (2.12%) JBoss
5 14 (1.35%) Twitter
6 12 (1.15%) Sitecore
7 11 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (0.96%) Zend
8 10 (0.96%) Cisco
9 8 (0.77%) Red Hat
9 8 (0.77%) Siebel
10 7 (0.67%) VMware
11 4 (0.38%) QNX
11 4 (0.38%) Google
11 4 (0.38%) DataFlux
11 4 (0.38%) Informatica
11 4 (0.38%) Adobe
11 4 (0.38%) IBM
11 4 (0.38%) SAP
12 3 (0.29%) PeopleSoft
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Salary: 50,0000
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + depending on experience
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Salary: £30-40,000 + Bens
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Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
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Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum - 10 % Bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
West London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus (20%) + Pension + health etc
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
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Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Great Benefits and Career Progressio
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Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
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