The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 215 238 218
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 29 11 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.16% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.16% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 26
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £36,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Senior Software Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6097 6707 7078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.27% 95.51% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4868 5411 5954
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the North West region.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

Senior Software Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Manchester +18 21 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Lancashire +5 6 £47,500 +35.71%
Cheshire +5 3 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Merseyside +9 1 £110,000 +158.82%
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 36 (97.30%) Software Engineering
2 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) C#
2 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
3 15 (40.54%) .NET
4 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
4 13 (35.14%) Scrum
4 13 (35.14%) Degree
5 12 (32.43%) Java
6 11 (29.73%) SQL
6 11 (29.73%) HTML
6 11 (29.73%) WCF
7 10 (27.03%) Scala
7 10 (27.03%) Python
7 10 (27.03%) Windows
7 10 (27.03%) Linux
7 10 (27.03%) Functional Programming
8 9 (24.32%) OO
8 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
8 9 (24.32%) MVC
8 9 (24.32%) jQuery
8 9 (24.32%) TDD
9 8 (21.62%) CSS
9 8 (21.62%) C++
9 8 (21.62%) AngularJS
10 7 (18.92%) R
10 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
10 7 (18.92%) Web Services
10 7 (18.92%) XML
10 7 (18.92%) Microsoft

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (13.51%) Apache
2 3 (8.11%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
1 2 (5.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) JasperReports
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Subversion
1 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.41%) Ant
3 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.41%) MSTest
3 2 (5.41%) NUnit
3 2 (5.41%) CruiseControl
General
1 4 (10.81%) Electronics
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
1 4 (10.81%) Marketing
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) .NET
2 11 (29.73%) HTML
2 11 (29.73%) WCF
3 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
3 9 (24.32%) jQuery
4 8 (21.62%) CSS
4 8 (21.62%) AngularJS
5 7 (18.92%) Web Services
5 7 (18.92%) XML
5 7 (18.92%) LINQ
6 6 (16.22%) Ajax
6 6 (16.22%) Akka
6 6 (16.22%) Play Framework
7 5 (13.51%) WPF
7 5 (13.51%) WF
7 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (13.51%) SOAP
8 4 (10.81%) WinForms
8 4 (10.81%) Silverlight
8 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.51%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
4 3 (8.11%) Physics
4 3 (8.11%) W3C
4 3 (8.11%) N-Tier
5 2 (5.41%) Open Source
5 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.70%) Equities
6 1 (2.70%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.70%) DTV
6 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
1 10 (27.03%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (97.30%) Software Engineering
2 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) Scrum
4 10 (27.03%) Functional Programming
5 9 (24.32%) OO
5 9 (24.32%) MVC
5 9 (24.32%) TDD
6 6 (16.22%) Data Analysis
7 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
8 4 (10.81%) OOD
8 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
8 4 (10.81%) MVVM
8 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.11%) Mobile Development
9 3 (8.11%) Coaching
9 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.41%) OOP
10 2 (5.41%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) C#
1 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
2 12 (32.43%) Java
3 11 (29.73%) SQL
4 10 (27.03%) Scala
4 10 (27.03%) Python
5 8 (21.62%) C++
6 7 (18.92%) R
6 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
7 4 (10.81%) Haskell
7 4 (10.81%) OCaml
8 3 (8.11%) Ruby
8 3 (8.11%) Erlang
8 3 (8.11%) Lisp
8 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
8 3 (8.11%) PHP
9 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
9 2 (5.41%) C
10 1 (2.70%) Clojure
10 1 (2.70%) F#
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Facebook
2 3 (8.11%) Twitter
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
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