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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 431 498 459
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 569 457 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.43% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.45% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 452 403 409
Average salary £52,500 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.24% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +76 184 £52,500 +5.00% 26
London +24 154 £60,000 +4.34% 23
South West -6 75 £52,500 +16.66% 6
East of England +7 69 £50,000 - 22
Yorkshire +4 26 £45,000 - 3
East Midlands -3 23 £40,000 -4.76% 3
North West +14 22 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands -5 14 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1134 (96.43%) Software Engineering
2 607 (51.62%) Agile Software Development
3 518 (44.05%) C#
4 430 (36.56%) .NET
5 412 (35.03%) C++
6 399 (33.93%) Java
7 377 (32.06%) SQL
8 340 (28.91%) Degree
9 326 (27.72%) JavaScript
10 296 (25.17%) TDD
11 282 (23.98%) Linux
12 268 (22.79%) HTML
13 263 (22.36%) OO
14 249 (21.17%) Scrum
15 241 (20.49%) ASP.NET
16 235 (19.98%) Windows
17 225 (19.13%) SQL Server
17 225 (19.13%) MVC
17 225 (19.13%) Computer Science
18 203 (17.26%) Web Services
19 195 (16.58%) Python
20 193 (16.41%) C
21 187 (15.90%) CSS
22 175 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
23 173 (14.71%) jQuery
24 158 (13.44%) Microsoft
25 148 (12.59%) ASP.NET MVC
26 145 (12.33%) WCF
27 140 (11.90%) Mentoring
28 130 (11.05%) Git (software)

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 47 (4.00%) Node.js
2 43 (3.66%) Apache
3 42 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 34 (2.89%) WebSphere
5 27 (2.30%) WebLogic
6 25 (2.13%) JBoss
6 25 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
7 24 (2.04%) SharePoint
8 19 (1.62%) OpenStack
9 17 (1.45%) Apache Solr
10 16 (1.36%) IIS
11 13 (1.11%) Apache ServiceMix
12 10 (0.85%) GlassFish
13 8 (0.68%) CMS
13 8 (0.68%) Apache Pig
14 7 (0.60%) Apache Spark
14 7 (0.60%) NServiceBus
14 7 (0.60%) Jetty
15 6 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
16 5 (0.43%) Mule
Applications
1 65 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.19%) Simulink
3 11 (0.94%) TargetLink
4 4 (0.34%) Mingle
4 4 (0.34%) MS Office
4 4 (0.34%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.085%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.085%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.34%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.085%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 98 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (6.12%) SaaS
4 29 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 23 (1.96%) PaaS
6 19 (1.62%) Google App Engine
7 16 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.94%) HP Helion
9 10 (0.85%) IaaS
10 9 (0.77%) GitHub
11 3 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.085%) Force.com
13 1 (0.085%) Heroku
13 1 (0.085%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.085%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 73 (6.21%) TCP/IP
2 32 (2.72%) HTTP
3 28 (2.38%) Ethernet
4 25 (2.13%) Internet
5 20 (1.70%) Network Security
6 12 (1.02%) FTP
7 9 (0.77%) GSM
8 6 (0.51%) LTE
9 5 (0.43%) Wireless
9 5 (0.43%) Firewall
9 5 (0.43%) UMTS
10 4 (0.34%) VoIP
10 4 (0.34%) LDAP
10 4 (0.34%) SMTP
10 4 (0.34%) VPN
10 4 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.26%) SSL
11 3 (0.26%) CTI
11 3 (0.26%) 3G
11 3 (0.26%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (19.13%) SQL Server
2 102 (8.67%) MySQL
3 67 (5.70%) Relational Database
4 55 (4.68%) MongoDB
5 48 (4.08%) Big Data
6 46 (3.91%) NoSQL
7 35 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
8 28 (2.38%) RDBMS
8 28 (2.38%) Hadoop
8 28 (2.38%) Apache Hive
8 28 (2.38%) Oracle Database
9 23 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (1.28%) Redis
13 15 (1.28%) SQLite
14 10 (0.85%) Riak
15 9 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 130 (11.05%) Git (software)
2 102 (8.67%) Visual Studio
3 89 (7.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 87 (7.40%) Jenkins
5 68 (5.78%) Subversion
6 65 (5.53%) Maven
7 59 (5.02%) JUnit
8 50 (4.25%) NUnit
8 50 (4.25%) Selenium
9 48 (4.08%) JIRA
9 48 (4.08%) Hudson
10 43 (3.66%) Gradle
11 42 (3.57%) Ant
12 40 (3.40%) Eclipse
13 38 (3.23%) TeamCity
14 36 (3.06%) Artifactory
15 27 (2.30%) SpecFlow
16 24 (2.04%) Moq
17 18 (1.53%) Mockito
18 17 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 113 (9.61%) Finance
2 74 (6.29%) Retail
3 62 (5.27%) Telecoms
4 56 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 52 (4.42%) Electronics
6 32 (2.72%) Games
7 20 (1.70%) Publishing
8 19 (1.62%) Automotive
8 19 (1.62%) Marketing
9 17 (1.45%) Back Office
9 17 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (1.02%) Banking
11 11 (0.94%) Advertising
12 10 (0.85%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.51%) Legal
14 5 (0.43%) Military
15 3 (0.26%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.26%) Avionics
16 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.17%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 430 (36.56%) .NET
2 268 (22.79%) HTML
3 241 (20.49%) ASP.NET
4 203 (17.26%) Web Services
5 187 (15.90%) CSS
6 173 (14.71%) jQuery
7 148 (12.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 145 (12.33%) WCF
9 128 (10.88%) WPF
10 120 (10.20%) XML
11 116 (9.86%) HTML5
12 87 (7.40%) Spring
13 81 (6.89%) Ajax
14 80 (6.80%) REST
15 75 (6.38%) AngularJS
16 67 (5.70%) J2EE
17 64 (5.44%) .NET Framework
18 56 (4.76%) Entity Framework
19 52 (4.42%) ASP.NET Web API
20 51 (4.34%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 225 (19.13%) Computer Science
2 103 (8.76%) Algorithms
3 69 (5.87%) Mathematics
4 61 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 53 (4.51%) Enterprise Software
6 52 (4.42%) Embedded Systems
7 50 (4.25%) Mobile App
7 50 (4.25%) Data Structures
8 37 (3.15%) Visualisation
9 31 (2.64%) Client/Server
10 30 (2.55%) Inversion of Control
11 26 (2.21%) Physics
12 25 (2.13%) 3D Graphics
13 24 (2.04%) N-Tier
14 22 (1.87%) User Experience
15 20 (1.70%) Digital Media
15 20 (1.70%) Photography
16 18 (1.53%) Device Driver
16 18 (1.53%) BYOD
17 13 (1.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 282 (23.98%) Linux
2 235 (19.98%) Windows
3 115 (9.78%) UNIX
4 65 (5.53%) Apple iOS
5 60 (5.10%) Android
6 19 (1.62%) Mac OS X
7 17 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
8 14 (1.19%) Windows XP
9 12 (1.02%) Windows 2000
9 12 (1.02%) Windows NT
10 8 (0.68%) Windows CE
10 8 (0.68%) VxWorks
11 6 (0.51%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.34%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.17%) Nucleus RTOS
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.085%) Solaris
14 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.085%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1134 (96.43%) Software Engineering
2 607 (51.62%) Agile Software Development
3 296 (25.17%) TDD
4 263 (22.36%) OO
5 249 (21.17%) Scrum
6 225 (19.13%) MVC
7 175 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
8 140 (11.90%) Mentoring
9 116 (9.86%) Multithreading
10 115 (9.78%) BDD
11 111 (9.44%) Unit Testing
11 111 (9.44%) OOD
12 94 (7.99%) SDLC
13 85 (7.23%) Open Source
14 83 (7.06%) UML
15 67 (5.70%) Automated Testing
16 59 (5.02%) OOP
17 56 (4.76%) E-Commerce
18 55 (4.68%) Dependency Injection
19 53 (4.51%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 518 (44.05%) C#
2 412 (35.03%) C++
3 399 (33.93%) Java
4 377 (32.06%) SQL
5 326 (27.72%) JavaScript
6 195 (16.58%) Python
7 193 (16.41%) C
8 75 (6.38%) PHP
9 70 (5.95%) Scala
10 52 (4.42%) T-SQL
11 49 (4.17%) Objective-C
12 48 (4.08%) Embedded C
13 44 (3.74%) Ruby
13 44 (3.74%) Clojure
14 42 (3.57%) PL/SQL
15 39 (3.32%) Embedded C++
16 36 (3.06%) Perl
16 36 (3.06%) VB.NET
17 31 (2.64%) COBOL
18 29 (2.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 340 (28.91%) Degree
2 33 (2.81%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.02%) PhD
4 10 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.34%) MCTS
6 4 (0.34%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.26%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.26%) CCNA
7 3 (0.26%) CISSP
7 3 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.26%) SSCP
7 3 (0.26%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (0.26%) Linux+ Certification
7 3 (0.26%) GIAC
7 3 (0.26%) MCSE
7 3 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.085%) IC3 Certification
8 1 (0.085%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.085%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (6.80%) QA
2 13 (1.11%) TickIT
3 9 (0.77%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.68%) DO-178B
5 5 (0.43%) SLA
6 4 (0.34%) JTAG
7 1 (0.085%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.085%) GAMP
7 1 (0.085%) GMP
System Software
1 55 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (2.72%) Firmware
3 29 (2.47%) Docker
4 19 (1.62%) Xen
5 16 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (0.94%) LXC
7 10 (0.85%) KVM
8 6 (0.51%) vSphere
9 5 (0.43%) Active Directory
10 4 (0.34%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 31 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (2.21%) Puppet
3 17 (1.45%) WMI
3 17 (1.45%) Ansible
4 9 (0.77%) Nagios
5 8 (0.68%) StatsD
6 7 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (0.60%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 7 (0.60%) SCCM
7 6 (0.51%) OpenNMS
8 4 (0.34%) logstash
9 3 (0.26%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.085%) Mesos
Vendors
1 158 (13.44%) Microsoft
2 115 (9.78%) Oracle
3 56 (4.76%) VMware
4 39 (3.32%) Google
5 21 (1.79%) QNX
6 19 (1.62%) Apple
6 19 (1.62%) TIBCO
7 17 (1.45%) Rackspace
8 15 (1.28%) Pega
9 14 (1.19%) Sybase
10 13 (1.11%) SAP
11 12 (1.02%) Xamarin
12 11 (0.94%) HP
13 10 (0.85%) StreamBase
14 8 (0.68%) Atlassian
14 8 (0.68%) Perforce
15 7 (0.60%) Telerik
15 7 (0.60%) Intel
15 7 (0.60%) BEA
16 5 (0.43%) PayPal
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-48,000 Depending on level
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Market Leading Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, plus Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Great Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago