The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 449 457 419
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 534 488 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.48% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.51% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 495 390 535
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.54%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102606 96024 105994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.24% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84657 80426 91603
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Software Engineer
UK

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -4 161 £52,500 -12.50% 14
South East +2 137 £50,000 +11.11% 7
East of England -28 71 £50,000 +17.64% 13
South West +7 70 £45,000 +16.88% 9
East Midlands -4 30 £40,000 +5.26% 1
Yorkshire -31 29 £42,500 +6.25% 3
West Midlands +1 23 £41,500 -8.28% 3
North West +2 10 £45,000 +28.57% 3
North East +2 5 £45,000 +8.43% 2
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1022 (94.11%) Software Engineering
2 453 (41.71%) C++
3 400 (36.83%) Java
4 398 (36.65%) C#
5 335 (30.85%) .NET
6 319 (29.37%) Degree
7 309 (28.45%) SQL
8 287 (26.43%) Linux
9 254 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
10 248 (22.84%) JavaScript
11 240 (22.10%) OO
12 237 (21.82%) Windows
13 225 (20.72%) C
14 216 (19.89%) Computer Science
15 212 (19.52%) HTML
16 185 (17.03%) Multithreading
17 184 (16.94%) SQL Server
18 178 (16.39%) Web Services
19 174 (16.02%) TDD
20 167 (15.38%) ASP.NET
21 166 (15.29%) Oracle
22 161 (14.83%) XML
23 156 (14.36%) Scrum
24 154 (14.18%) UNIX
25 147 (13.54%) MVC
26 142 (13.08%) CSS
27 121 (11.14%) Microsoft
28 116 (10.68%) Python
28 116 (10.68%) Spring
29 114 (10.50%) Unit Testing

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 44 (4.05%) Tomcat
2 42 (3.87%) Apache
2 42 (3.87%) Apache Solr
3 28 (2.58%) IIS
4 17 (1.57%) GlassFish
5 15 (1.38%) WebSphere
6 10 (0.92%) SharePoint
6 10 (0.92%) Node.js
7 9 (0.83%) CMS
8 8 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (0.64%) Apache ServiceMix
10 6 (0.55%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.46%) WordPress
11 5 (0.46%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.46%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.37%) SAS
12 4 (0.37%) CloudStack
12 4 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 33 (3.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.46%) MS Office
3 3 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.092%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.28%) Magento
3 1 (0.092%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.66%) GitHub
3 13 (1.20%) SaaS
4 12 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.37%) PaaS
6 4 (0.37%) Basecamp
7 3 (0.28%) Heroku
8 1 (0.092%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.092%) Force.com
8 1 (0.092%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 64 (5.89%) HTTP
2 58 (5.34%) TCP/IP
3 43 (3.96%) Internet
4 36 (3.31%) Wireless
5 17 (1.57%) RTP
6 16 (1.47%) GSM
7 13 (1.20%) Ethernet
8 12 (1.10%) SS7
9 11 (1.01%) VLAN
10 10 (0.92%) SIGTRAN
10 10 (0.92%) Network Security
10 10 (0.92%) TCAP
10 10 (0.92%) INAP
11 7 (0.64%) DVB
11 7 (0.64%) Broadband
12 6 (0.55%) SMS
12 6 (0.55%) 3GPP
12 6 (0.55%) RTSP
12 6 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (0.55%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (16.94%) SQL Server
2 84 (7.73%) MySQL
3 69 (6.35%) Big Data
4 68 (6.26%) Relational Database
5 63 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 56 (5.16%) NoSQL
7 44 (4.05%) Hadoop
8 34 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 31 (2.85%) RDBMS
10 29 (2.67%) OLTP
11 27 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 18 (1.66%) Apache Hive
13 18 (1.66%) MongoDB
13 18 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 17 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (1.38%) Oracle Database
16 12 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 58 (5.34%) Subversion
2 54 (4.97%) NUnit
3 49 (4.51%) Git (software)
3 49 (4.51%) Jenkins
4 48 (4.42%) Visual Studio
5 33 (3.04%) Eclipse
6 32 (2.95%) Selenium
7 30 (2.76%) JIRA
8 21 (1.93%) JUnit
9 20 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (1.75%) Maven
11 18 (1.66%) Ant
12 17 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 17 (1.57%) Rational Rhapsody
13 12 (1.10%) SpecFlow
13 12 (1.10%) Hudson
13 12 (1.10%) MbUnit
14 11 (1.01%) Mercurial
14 11 (1.01%) ClearCase
14 11 (1.01%) Jasmine
General
1 88 (8.10%) Finance
2 63 (5.80%) Electronics
3 48 (4.42%) Telecoms
4 44 (4.05%) Games
5 34 (3.13%) Military
6 31 (2.85%) Banking
7 21 (1.93%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.66%) Retail
9 14 (1.29%) Publishing
10 11 (1.01%) Marketing
10 11 (1.01%) Automotive
10 11 (1.01%) Law
11 9 (0.83%) Multimedia
12 8 (0.74%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.64%) Advertising
14 5 (0.46%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.28%) Front Office
15 3 (0.28%) Music Industry
16 2 (0.18%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (30.85%) .NET
2 212 (19.52%) HTML
3 178 (16.39%) Web Services
4 167 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 161 (14.83%) XML
6 142 (13.08%) CSS
7 116 (10.68%) Spring
8 95 (8.75%) WCF
8 95 (8.75%) jQuery
9 91 (8.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 91 (8.38%) .NET Framework
10 83 (7.64%) STL
11 76 (7.00%) J2EE
11 76 (7.00%) Ajax
12 68 (6.26%) SOAP
13 67 (6.17%) WPF
14 62 (5.71%) HTML5
15 55 (5.06%) JSON
16 54 (4.97%) Hibernate
17 47 (4.33%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 216 (19.89%) Computer Science
2 74 (6.81%) Mathematics
3 57 (5.25%) Open Source
4 49 (4.51%) Mobile App
5 42 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
5 42 (3.87%) Firmware
6 30 (2.76%) Device Driver
7 28 (2.58%) Embedded Systems
8 26 (2.39%) Physics
9 24 (2.21%) iPad
10 19 (1.75%) Visualisation
11 18 (1.66%) Management Information System
11 18 (1.66%) Client/Server
12 17 (1.57%) DTV
13 13 (1.20%) 3D Graphics
13 13 (1.20%) Streaming Video
14 12 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
15 10 (0.92%) Statistics
15 10 (0.92%) Cryptography
15 10 (0.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 287 (26.43%) Linux
2 237 (21.82%) Windows
3 154 (14.18%) UNIX
4 75 (6.91%) Android
5 42 (3.87%) Apple iOS
6 29 (2.67%) Embedded Linux
7 16 (1.47%) Windows CE
8 12 (1.10%) Solaris
9 11 (1.01%) AIX
10 9 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.74%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.74%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.37%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.28%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.28%) CentOS
13 3 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.28%) Debian
14 2 (0.18%) VxWorks
15 1 (0.092%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.092%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1022 (94.11%) Software Engineering
2 254 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
3 240 (22.10%) OO
4 185 (17.03%) Multithreading
5 174 (16.02%) TDD
6 156 (14.36%) Scrum
7 147 (13.54%) MVC
8 114 (10.50%) Unit Testing
9 93 (8.56%) E-Commerce
10 77 (7.09%) OOP
11 66 (6.08%) OOD
12 62 (5.71%) UML
13 61 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
14 52 (4.79%) SOA
14 52 (4.79%) Web Development
15 48 (4.42%) Configuration Management
16 42 (3.87%) Test Automation
17 40 (3.68%) Automated Testing
18 38 (3.50%) Validation
19 37 (3.41%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 453 (41.71%) C++
2 400 (36.83%) Java
3 398 (36.65%) C#
4 309 (28.45%) SQL
5 248 (22.84%) JavaScript
6 225 (20.72%) C
7 116 (10.68%) Python
8 68 (6.26%) PHP
9 65 (5.99%) Ruby
10 46 (4.24%) Perl
11 41 (3.78%) Embedded C
12 36 (3.31%) VB
13 33 (3.04%) Bash Shell
14 30 (2.76%) VB.NET
15 29 (2.67%) PL/SQL
16 27 (2.49%) Scala
17 20 (1.84%) Objective-C
18 17 (1.57%) VB6
19 16 (1.47%) Embedded C++
20 13 (1.20%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 319 (29.37%) Degree
2 53 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.93%) PhD
5 15 (1.38%) ISEB
6 14 (1.29%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.55%) CISSP
7 6 (0.55%) CSSLP
8 5 (0.46%) CCA
9 1 (0.092%) HND
9 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.092%) GIAC
9 1 (0.092%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.092%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.88%) QA
2 33 (3.04%) ISO 9001
3 15 (1.38%) JTAG
4 12 (1.10%) ISO 9000
5 6 (0.55%) DICOM
6 4 (0.37%) TickIT
7 2 (0.18%) WAI
7 2 (0.18%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.18%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.28%) Postfix
2 3 (0.28%) Varnish
2 3 (0.28%) VirtualBox
2 3 (0.28%) NFS
2 3 (0.28%) HDFS
3 1 (0.092%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.092%) Xen
3 1 (0.092%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.092%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (1.57%) Puppet
2 13 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.46%) logstash
3 5 (0.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 3 (0.28%) ZABBIX
4 3 (0.28%) Zenoss
4 3 (0.28%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.28%) Nagios
4 3 (0.28%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.28%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.18%) Hyperic
5 2 (0.18%) StatsD
5 2 (0.18%) Kibana
6 1 (0.092%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.092%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 166 (15.29%) Oracle
2 121 (11.14%) Microsoft
3 25 (2.30%) Perforce
4 24 (2.21%) JBoss
5 11 (1.01%) Sitecore
5 11 (1.01%) Twitter
6 9 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (0.74%) Zend
8 7 (0.64%) VMware
8 7 (0.64%) Red Hat
9 6 (0.55%) TIBCO
10 5 (0.46%) Siebel
10 5 (0.46%) Cisco
11 4 (0.37%) Informatica
11 4 (0.37%) Sybase
11 4 (0.37%) Adobe
11 4 (0.37%) QNX
11 4 (0.37%) DataFlux
11 4 (0.37%) Ektron
11 4 (0.37%) hybris
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Up to 8% bonus, Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £25K - £50K, Performance Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, health/life insurance, shares
Posted: Yesterday
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-55k
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000-50000 / 10% bonus / Pension / Healthcare / Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Tom Tom
Salary: /- 43K
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000+ Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago