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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 443 486 453
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 567 507 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.52% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.54% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 485 425 475
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £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
89882 94415 94645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.13% 96.49% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 76200 78954 76880
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 +122 238 £60,000 +4.34% 22
South East -48 113 £50,000 - 18
East of England +36 75 £52,000 -0.95% 9
South West -5 54 £47,500 - 7
North West +60 36 £47,500 -9.09% 5
Yorkshire 0 18 £44,000 -2.22% 5
East Midlands -19 15 £40,000 - 2
West Midlands -44 13 £42,574 +6.43% 1
North East - 4 £38,750 - 2
Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1136 (99.13%) Software Engineering
2 589 (51.40%) Agile Software Development
3 466 (40.66%) C#
4 455 (39.70%) Java
5 407 (35.51%) JavaScript
6 393 (34.29%) TDD
7 390 (34.03%) C++
8 354 (30.89%) SQL
8 354 (30.89%) .NET
9 327 (28.53%) HTML
10 279 (24.35%) Linux
11 276 (24.08%) CSS
12 271 (23.65%) MVC
13 266 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
14 265 (23.12%) Scrum
15 264 (23.04%) OO
16 254 (22.16%) Degree
17 244 (21.29%) Windows
18 209 (18.24%) Web Services
19 206 (17.98%) ASP.NET
20 189 (16.49%) C
21 188 (16.40%) BDD
22 180 (15.71%) Python
23 172 (15.01%) Mentoring
24 161 (14.05%) Computer Science
25 148 (12.91%) Spring
26 145 (12.65%) Multithreading
27 144 (12.57%) Git (software)
28 138 (12.04%) SQL Server
29 137 (11.95%) Microsoft

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 61 (5.32%) Node.js
2 56 (4.89%) Tomcat
3 37 (3.23%) JBoss
4 36 (3.14%) Apache
5 26 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
6 25 (2.18%) WebSphere
7 24 (2.09%) NServiceBus
7 24 (2.09%) OpenStack
8 16 (1.40%) IIS
9 15 (1.31%) nginx
10 14 (1.22%) GlassFish
11 13 (1.13%) Apache Solr
12 12 (1.05%) Mule
13 11 (0.96%) Drupal
14 9 (0.79%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.70%) CMS
16 7 (0.61%) Apache Pig
17 6 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 6 (0.52%) Apache ServiceMix
17 6 (0.52%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 35 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.22%) Simulink
3 8 (0.70%) TargetLink
4 4 (0.35%) MS Office
4 4 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.35%) Magento
2 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.087%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 108 (9.42%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (8.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (3.66%) SaaS
4 32 (2.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 22 (1.92%) Google App Engine
6 19 (1.66%) GitHub
7 16 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (1.22%) PaaS
9 12 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.61%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.61%) Force.com
10 7 (0.61%) IaaS
11 6 (0.52%) HP Helion
12 3 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.17%) Heroku
14 1 (0.087%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.087%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 94 (8.20%) TCP/IP
2 54 (4.71%) Network Security
3 43 (3.75%) Internet
4 36 (3.14%) HTTP
5 13 (1.13%) Wireless
6 12 (1.05%) Wireshark
7 10 (0.87%) Ethernet
8 8 (0.70%) LDAP
9 7 (0.61%) AMQP
9 7 (0.61%) Firewall
9 7 (0.61%) MQTT
10 6 (0.52%) DVB
10 6 (0.52%) SMTP
10 6 (0.52%) SNMP
11 5 (0.44%) DNS
11 5 (0.44%) VoIP
12 3 (0.26%) FTP
12 3 (0.26%) GSM
12 3 (0.26%) POP3
12 3 (0.26%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 130 (11.34%) NoSQL
3 111 (9.69%) MySQL
4 69 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
5 68 (5.93%) Big Data
6 59 (5.15%) MongoDB
7 55 (4.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 54 (4.71%) Relational Database
9 36 (3.14%) Hadoop
10 28 (2.44%) Redis
11 24 (2.09%) Apache Hive
12 23 (2.01%) Azure SQL Database
13 21 (1.83%) RavenDB
14 20 (1.75%) Couchbase
14 20 (1.75%) RDBMS
15 19 (1.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 14 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
17 12 (1.05%) Oracle Database
17 12 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
18 10 (0.87%) HBase
Development Applications
1 144 (12.57%) Git (software)
2 123 (10.73%) Jenkins
3 96 (8.38%) Visual Studio
4 85 (7.42%) Maven
5 74 (6.46%) Subversion
6 69 (6.02%) JUnit
7 51 (4.45%) JIRA
8 47 (4.10%) Artifactory
9 44 (3.84%) Selenium
10 43 (3.75%) SpecFlow
10 43 (3.75%) TeamCity
11 42 (3.66%) Hudson
12 39 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
13 36 (3.14%) Sonatype Nexus
14 32 (2.79%) Ant
14 32 (2.79%) NUnit
15 31 (2.71%) Cucumber
16 28 (2.44%) Mockito
17 22 (1.92%) Mercurial
18 20 (1.75%) Vagrant
General
1 79 (6.89%) Finance
2 68 (5.93%) Telecoms
3 56 (4.89%) Manufacturing
3 56 (4.89%) Retail
4 52 (4.54%) Games
5 41 (3.58%) Electronics
6 32 (2.79%) Automotive
7 26 (2.27%) Marketing
8 22 (1.92%) Aerospace
9 16 (1.40%) Banking
10 14 (1.22%) Billing
11 10 (0.87%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.87%) Legal
12 8 (0.70%) Advertising
13 7 (0.61%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.61%) Publishing
14 6 (0.52%) Avionics
15 4 (0.35%) Front Office
16 3 (0.26%) Military
17 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 354 (30.89%) .NET
2 327 (28.53%) HTML
3 276 (24.08%) CSS
4 209 (18.24%) Web Services
5 206 (17.98%) ASP.NET
6 148 (12.91%) Spring
7 137 (11.95%) jQuery
8 136 (11.87%) AngularJS
9 131 (11.43%) XML
10 130 (11.34%) WCF
11 124 (10.82%) WPF
12 118 (10.30%) HTML5
13 108 (9.42%) ASP.NET Web API
14 98 (8.55%) REST
15 97 (8.46%) ASP.NET MVC
16 92 (8.03%) JSON
16 92 (8.03%) RESTful
17 89 (7.77%) J2EE
18 84 (7.33%) SOAP
19 75 (6.54%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 161 (14.05%) Computer Science
2 82 (7.16%) Mathematics
3 80 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 72 (6.28%) Algorithms
5 64 (5.58%) Enterprise Software
6 54 (4.71%) Visualisation
7 43 (3.75%) BYOD
8 31 (2.71%) Mobile App
8 31 (2.71%) N-Tier
9 28 (2.44%) Physics
10 27 (2.36%) Digital Media
11 24 (2.09%) Embedded Systems
12 23 (2.01%) Data Structures
13 20 (1.75%) User Experience
14 18 (1.57%) Device Driver
15 16 (1.40%) Client/Server
15 16 (1.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 12 (1.05%) Semantic Web
17 9 (0.79%) 3D Graphics
18 8 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 279 (24.35%) Linux
2 244 (21.29%) Windows
3 123 (10.73%) Unix
4 60 (5.24%) Android
5 44 (3.84%) Apple iOS
6 24 (2.09%) Embedded Linux
7 18 (1.57%) Mac OS X
8 15 (1.31%) Windows Mobile
9 10 (0.87%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.52%) FreeBSD
11 6 (0.52%) Solaris
11 6 (0.52%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.44%) Windows Server
13 4 (0.35%) Windows CE
13 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.26%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.17%) Fedora
15 2 (0.17%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1136 (99.13%) Software Engineering
2 589 (51.40%) Agile Software Development
3 393 (34.29%) TDD
4 271 (23.65%) MVC
5 266 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
6 265 (23.12%) Scrum
7 264 (23.04%) OO
8 188 (16.40%) BDD
9 172 (15.01%) Mentoring
10 145 (12.65%) Multithreading
11 126 (10.99%) OOD
12 101 (8.81%) Unit Testing
13 93 (8.12%) Open Source
14 88 (7.68%) SOA
15 86 (7.50%) SDLC
16 77 (6.72%) UML
17 72 (6.28%) OOP
18 64 (5.58%) High Availability
19 63 (5.50%) Kanban
20 59 (5.15%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 466 (40.66%) C#
2 455 (39.70%) Java
3 407 (35.51%) JavaScript
4 390 (34.03%) C++
5 354 (30.89%) SQL
6 189 (16.49%) C
7 180 (15.71%) Python
8 70 (6.11%) Objective-C
9 63 (5.50%) Ruby
10 56 (4.89%) Scala
11 51 (4.45%) PHP
12 34 (2.97%) Embedded C
12 34 (2.97%) T-SQL
13 26 (2.27%) PowerShell
14 25 (2.18%) Clojure
14 25 (2.18%) MATLAB
15 23 (2.01%) PL/SQL
16 20 (1.75%) Perl
17 19 (1.66%) Shell Script
17 19 (1.66%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 254 (22.16%) Degree
2 32 (2.79%) Security Cleared
3 8 (0.70%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.61%) CCNA
4 7 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (0.61%) CISSP
4 7 (0.61%) DV Cleared
4 7 (0.61%) GIAC
4 7 (0.61%) Linux+ Certification
4 7 (0.61%) MCSE
4 7 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (0.61%) SANS
4 7 (0.61%) SSCP
5 4 (0.35%) HND
5 4 (0.35%) PhD
6 3 (0.26%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.17%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.087%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.087%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (5.93%) QA
2 16 (1.40%) DO-178B
3 7 (0.61%) ISO 9000
3 7 (0.61%) TickIT
4 5 (0.44%) SLA
5 4 (0.35%) JTAG
6 3 (0.26%) MISRA
7 1 (0.087%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.087%) ISO15022
7 1 (0.087%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.087%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.087%) OIPF
System Software
1 52 (4.54%) Docker
2 29 (2.53%) Firmware
3 28 (2.44%) Xen
4 19 (1.66%) LXC
5 18 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (1.05%) Active Directory
7 10 (0.87%) Varnish
8 6 (0.52%) KVM
9 3 (0.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 43 (3.75%) WMI
2 35 (3.05%) Puppet
3 21 (1.83%) Ansible
4 16 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (1.40%) Terraform
5 4 (0.35%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 3 (0.26%) SCCM
6 3 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.087%) logstash
7 1 (0.087%) StatsD
Vendors
1 137 (11.95%) Microsoft
2 133 (11.61%) Oracle
3 43 (3.75%) Apple
4 41 (3.58%) Google
5 18 (1.57%) VMware
6 17 (1.48%) QNX
7 12 (1.05%) Intel
8 11 (0.96%) Perforce
9 9 (0.79%) Progress
9 9 (0.79%) Sophos
9 9 (0.79%) Sybase
9 9 (0.79%) Talend
10 7 (0.61%) FactSet
10 7 (0.61%) hybris
10 7 (0.61%) Pega
10 7 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.61%) webMethods
10 7 (0.61%) WSO2
11 6 (0.52%) Informatica
11 6 (0.52%) Red Hat
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Kyna Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Up to £70,000 + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greenford, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000- 45,000 / 10% bonus / Pension / Healthcare / Insurance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Posted: 2 days ago
Hastings, East Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Pension, private healthcare, 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Avecto Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
comparethemarket.com
Posted: 3 days ago
London
comparethemarket.com
Posted: 3 days ago
London
comparethemarket.com
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £38049 per annum + Bonus, Pension & More
Posted: 4 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-55k plus 5% pension, Medical insurance, Health insurance +25 day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago