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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 241 204 213
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 9 33 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.49% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.52% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 30 39
Average salary £42,500 £42,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% +20.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
6999 6395 7015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.26% 94.46% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5905 5482 6024
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 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
Manchester -20 5 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Cheshire -22 3 £42,500 - 2
Lancashire -4 1 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 16 (84.21%) Software Engineering
2 12 (63.16%) Java
3 10 (52.63%) Spring
4 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (47.37%) Linux
4 9 (47.37%) Windows
5 8 (42.11%) Grails
6 7 (36.84%) Maven
6 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
6 7 (36.84%) Servlets
6 7 (36.84%) XML
6 7 (36.84%) SQL
7 6 (31.58%) HTTP
7 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
7 6 (31.58%) Android
8 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (26.32%) Games
8 5 (26.32%) Scrum
8 5 (26.32%) XPath
8 5 (26.32%) JMS
8 5 (26.32%) XML Schema
8 5 (26.32%) SAX
8 5 (26.32%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
8 5 (26.32%) DOM
8 5 (26.32%) XSLT
8 5 (26.32%) HTML
8 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
8 5 (26.32%) J2SE
9 4 (21.05%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
2 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.53%) Apache
3 2 (10.53%) JBoss
4 1 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) HTTP
2 3 (15.79%) LAN
2 3 (15.79%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Informix
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Maven
2 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.79%) Selenium
3 3 (15.79%) JUnit
4 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
4 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.53%) Gerrit
4 2 (10.53%) Gradle
5 1 (5.26%) Mockito
5 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.26%) JIRA
5 1 (5.26%) Introscope
5 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (26.32%) Games
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Aerospace
2 2 (10.53%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) Spring
2 8 (42.11%) Grails
3 7 (36.84%) Servlets
3 7 (36.84%) XML
4 5 (26.32%) JMS
4 5 (26.32%) XML Schema
4 5 (26.32%) SAX
4 5 (26.32%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (26.32%) DOM
4 5 (26.32%) XSLT
4 5 (26.32%) HTML
4 5 (26.32%) J2SE
5 4 (21.05%) CSS
6 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
6 3 (15.79%) J2EE
6 3 (15.79%) JSP
6 3 (15.79%) SOAP
7 2 (10.53%) Web Services
7 2 (10.53%) .NET
7 2 (10.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Android
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Software Engineering
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
4 5 (26.32%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.79%) Test Management
6 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.53%) OO
7 2 (10.53%) MVC
7 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Change Control
7 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
8 1 (5.26%) Android Development
8 1 (5.26%) Coaching
8 1 (5.26%) BDD
8 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) XPath
4 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
5 3 (15.79%) VBScript
6 2 (10.53%) C#
6 2 (10.53%) Groovy
7 1 (5.26%) Scala
7 1 (5.26%) C
7 1 (5.26%) PHP
7 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (15.79%) Terminal Server
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Perforce
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Compuware
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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