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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 445 422 422
Rank change year-on-year
-23 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 512 545 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.56% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.59% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 438 483 468
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,350 £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
94647 92576 95847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.45% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78762 75162 81879
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 £27,000
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 27 February 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 February 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 +16 173 £50,000 - 26
London -29 130 £57,500 - 18
South West -20 52 £45,000 - 9
East of England -31 45 £52,500 +16.66% 11
West Midlands +11 39 £40,000 -5.88% 5
East Midlands +37 34 £40,000 -2.43% 4
Yorkshire +1 27 £45,000 +12.50% 2
North West -32 11 £42,500 - 8
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1077 (96.51%) Software Engineering
2 488 (43.73%) C++
3 470 (42.11%) C#
4 411 (36.83%) Agile Software Development
5 341 (30.56%) Java
6 313 (28.05%) JavaScript
7 309 (27.69%) Linux
8 307 (27.51%) .NET
9 283 (25.36%) SQL
10 242 (21.68%) HTML
11 235 (21.06%) C
12 230 (20.61%) OO
13 217 (19.44%) Windows
14 207 (18.55%) XML
15 206 (18.46%) Degree
16 188 (16.85%) Python
17 183 (16.40%) ASP.NET
18 171 (15.32%) Multithreading
19 170 (15.23%) Computer Science
20 166 (14.87%) TDD
20 166 (14.87%) MVC
20 166 (14.87%) Scrum
21 164 (14.70%) CSS
22 158 (14.16%) SQL Server
23 144 (12.90%) Microsoft
24 133 (11.92%) Finance
25 129 (11.56%) Web Services
26 120 (10.75%) HTML5
27 119 (10.66%) jQuery
28 118 (10.57%) OOD

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (5.02%) Tomcat
2 50 (4.48%) Node.js
3 32 (2.87%) SharePoint
4 30 (2.69%) IIS
5 27 (2.42%) JBoss
6 25 (2.24%) GlassFish
7 22 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
8 20 (1.79%) WebSphere
9 15 (1.34%) WebLogic
9 15 (1.34%) Apache Solr
10 10 (0.90%) Apache
11 8 (0.72%) SAS
11 8 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.72%) CMS
12 5 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.27%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.27%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.27%) WordPress
13 3 (0.27%) Facebook Platform
14 2 (0.18%) CloudStack
Applications
1 49 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.90%) Simulink
3 7 (0.63%) TargetLink
4 5 (0.45%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.45%) MS Office
5 1 (0.090%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.090%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (3.23%) SaaS
3 24 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.90%) PaaS
6 7 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.36%) GitHub
8 3 (0.27%) IaaS
9 2 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.090%) Heroku
10 1 (0.090%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.090%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.090%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.14%) TCP/IP
2 27 (2.42%) Internet
3 18 (1.61%) HTTP
4 15 (1.34%) Wireless
5 12 (1.08%) LTE
6 11 (0.99%) Asterisk PBX
6 11 (0.99%) RANAP
6 11 (0.99%) RTP
6 11 (0.99%) SNMP
6 11 (0.99%) GSM
6 11 (0.99%) PBX
6 11 (0.99%) UMTS
7 10 (0.90%) LAN
8 9 (0.81%) WAN
9 7 (0.63%) Ethernet
10 6 (0.54%) Network Security
11 5 (0.45%) LDAP
12 4 (0.36%) SMS
12 4 (0.36%) IPv6
12 4 (0.36%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 85 (7.62%) Big Data
3 68 (6.09%) NoSQL
4 59 (5.29%) MySQL
5 39 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
6 34 (3.05%) MongoDB
7 24 (2.15%) Redis
8 22 (1.97%) Hadoop
9 15 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (1.25%) Relational Database
11 13 (1.16%) SQLite
12 10 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (0.81%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.36%) HPCC
14 4 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.27%) Pentaho
15 3 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 99 (8.87%) Subversion
2 61 (5.47%) Visual Studio
3 56 (5.02%) Git (software)
4 54 (4.84%) NUnit
5 50 (4.48%) Selenium
6 45 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 45 (4.03%) Jenkins
7 39 (3.49%) Maven
8 35 (3.14%) Eclipse
9 34 (3.05%) JIRA
10 33 (2.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 33 (2.96%) Hudson
11 29 (2.60%) Bugzilla
12 28 (2.51%) JUnit
13 19 (1.70%) CruiseControl
14 15 (1.34%) TeamCity
15 13 (1.16%) GCC
15 13 (1.16%) Jasmine
16 12 (1.08%) GDB
17 11 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
General
1 133 (11.92%) Finance
2 50 (4.48%) Electronics
3 41 (3.67%) Telecoms
4 35 (3.14%) Manufacturing
5 27 (2.42%) Retail
6 21 (1.88%) Games
7 18 (1.61%) Aerospace
7 18 (1.61%) Marketing
8 13 (1.16%) Automotive
8 13 (1.16%) Banking
9 12 (1.08%) Military
10 9 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.72%) Law
11 8 (0.72%) Publishing
12 5 (0.45%) Legal
12 5 (0.45%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.36%) Front Office
13 4 (0.36%) Advertising
14 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.18%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (27.51%) .NET
2 242 (21.68%) HTML
3 207 (18.55%) XML
4 183 (16.40%) ASP.NET
5 164 (14.70%) CSS
6 129 (11.56%) Web Services
7 120 (10.75%) HTML5
8 119 (10.66%) jQuery
9 111 (9.95%) WCF
10 101 (9.05%) Ajax
11 94 (8.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 91 (8.15%) WPF
13 90 (8.06%) J2EE
14 87 (7.80%) Spring
15 66 (5.91%) JSON
16 60 (5.38%) AngularJS
17 58 (5.20%) REST
18 50 (4.48%) .NET Framework
19 43 (3.85%) STL
20 42 (3.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 170 (15.23%) Computer Science
2 99 (8.87%) Embedded Systems
3 77 (6.90%) Algorithms
4 75 (6.72%) Open Source
5 69 (6.18%) Mathematics
6 50 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
7 41 (3.67%) Client/Server
8 39 (3.49%) Mobile App
9 35 (3.14%) Data Structures
10 32 (2.87%) Device Driver
11 24 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (2.06%) Physics
13 17 (1.52%) User Experience
14 14 (1.25%) 3D Graphics
15 11 (0.99%) Clustering
16 10 (0.90%) Social Media
17 9 (0.81%) CUDA
17 9 (0.81%) Management Information System
18 8 (0.72%) Web 2.0
18 8 (0.72%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 309 (27.69%) Linux
2 217 (19.44%) Windows
3 112 (10.04%) UNIX
4 53 (4.75%) Android
5 37 (3.32%) Apple iOS
6 27 (2.42%) VxWorks
7 22 (1.97%) Windows CE
8 15 (1.34%) Embedded Linux
9 14 (1.25%) Mac OS
10 9 (0.81%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.63%) Nucleus RTOS
12 6 (0.54%) CentOS
12 6 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.36%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.27%) AIX
14 3 (0.27%) Solaris
15 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.18%) Symbian OS
15 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.090%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1077 (96.51%) Software Engineering
2 411 (36.83%) Agile Software Development
3 230 (20.61%) OO
4 171 (15.32%) Multithreading
5 166 (14.87%) MVC
5 166 (14.87%) Scrum
5 166 (14.87%) TDD
6 118 (10.57%) OOD
7 116 (10.39%) UML
8 110 (9.86%) Unit Testing
9 102 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
10 75 (6.72%) Mentoring
11 56 (5.02%) Automated Testing
12 54 (4.84%) OOP
13 53 (4.75%) SOA
14 52 (4.66%) Web Development
15 50 (4.48%) Software Testing
15 50 (4.48%) BDD
16 49 (4.39%) Test Automation
16 49 (4.39%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 488 (43.73%) C++
2 470 (42.11%) C#
3 341 (30.56%) Java
4 313 (28.05%) JavaScript
5 283 (25.36%) SQL
6 235 (21.06%) C
7 188 (16.85%) Python
8 76 (6.81%) PHP
9 74 (6.63%) Embedded C
10 55 (4.93%) Objective-C
11 54 (4.84%) Embedded C++
12 47 (4.21%) Ruby
13 42 (3.76%) Perl
14 29 (2.60%) VB.NET
15 24 (2.15%) MATLAB
15 24 (2.15%) Shell Script
16 23 (2.06%) Bash Shell
17 22 (1.97%) Scala
18 17 (1.52%) T-SQL
19 16 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 206 (18.46%) Degree
2 36 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.51%) PhD
4 21 (1.88%) VCP4
5 19 (1.70%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.72%) OCPJP
6 8 (0.72%) OCMJD
7 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.36%) ISEB
8 4 (0.36%) HND
8 4 (0.36%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.18%) HNC
10 2 (0.18%) CCNP
10 2 (0.18%) CCNA
10 2 (0.18%) MCTS
10 2 (0.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (6.54%) QA
2 27 (2.42%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.72%) JTAG
4 7 (0.63%) DO-178B
5 6 (0.54%) IEC 61508
6 5 (0.45%) ISO 9000
7 4 (0.36%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.18%) WAI
8 2 (0.18%) SLA
8 2 (0.18%) TickIT
9 1 (0.090%) ARP4754
System Software
1 21 (1.88%) Firmware
2 7 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.27%) Terminal Server
4 3 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.27%) Docker
5 2 (0.18%) Varnish
5 2 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.090%) XenApp
6 1 (0.090%) XenServer
6 1 (0.090%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.090%) vSphere
6 1 (0.090%) KVM
6 1 (0.090%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 22 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (1.52%) Puppet
3 12 (1.08%) Nagios
3 12 (1.08%) OpenNMS
4 3 (0.27%) Ansible
5 2 (0.18%) Mesos
6 1 (0.090%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.090%) Control-M
Vendors
1 144 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 95 (8.51%) Oracle
3 16 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (1.34%) Facebook
4 15 (1.34%) Twitter
5 13 (1.16%) Cisco
6 12 (1.08%) QNX
6 12 (1.08%) Apple
7 11 (0.99%) VMware
7 11 (0.99%) Google
8 10 (0.90%) Zend
9 8 (0.72%) Sun
9 8 (0.72%) TIBCO
10 7 (0.63%) Pega
11 6 (0.54%) Telerik
11 6 (0.54%) MKS
11 6 (0.54%) IBM
11 6 (0.54%) Fujitsu
12 5 (0.45%) Sybase
12 5 (0.45%) Borland
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £48,000 to £58,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus relocation, free gym and more!
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Hudson IT
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: up to £60k
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £48k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
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Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago