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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 239 204 223
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 12 36 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.54% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.57% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8 35 20
Average salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.58% +4.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
6584 6296 7147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.12% 94.85% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5451 5207 6024
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 2 March 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 2 March 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
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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 -1 11 £42,000 -1.17% 5
Merseyside +8 1 £110,000 +144.44%
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 18 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) C#
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 9 (40.91%) Java
4 9 (40.91%) .NET
5 8 (36.36%) Degree
6 6 (27.27%) WCF
6 6 (27.27%) HTML
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 6 (27.27%) XML
6 6 (27.27%) Scrum
7 5 (22.73%) Finance
7 5 (22.73%) Windows
7 5 (22.73%) OO
7 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
7 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
7 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
7 5 (22.73%) LINQ
7 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
8 4 (18.18%) Functional Programming
8 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (18.18%) Scala
8 4 (18.18%) Haskell
8 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
8 4 (18.18%) OCaml
8 4 (18.18%) TDD
8 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 4 (18.18%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 3 (13.64%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) LAN
1 3 (13.64%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) MSTest
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) NUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) XML
2 6 (27.27%) WCF
2 6 (27.27%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) LINQ
4 4 (18.18%) SOAP
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 3 (13.64%) CSS
5 3 (13.64%) Web Services
5 3 (13.64%) WF
6 2 (9.09%) Silverlight
6 2 (9.09%) RESTful
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (9.09%) HTML5
6 2 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (9.09%) REST
6 2 (9.09%) jQuery
6 2 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (9.09%) J2EE
6 2 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (13.64%) Mathematics
3 3 (13.64%) Physics
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.55%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.55%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) OO
4 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
5 4 (18.18%) Functional Programming
5 4 (18.18%) TDD
5 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Test Management
6 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.64%) MVC
6 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.09%) MVVM
8 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.55%) Low Latency
8 1 (4.55%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 1 (4.55%) Android Development
8 1 (4.55%) Coaching
8 1 (4.55%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
5 4 (18.18%) Python
5 4 (18.18%) Haskell
5 4 (18.18%) OCaml
5 4 (18.18%) Scala
6 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
6 3 (13.64%) Erlang
6 3 (13.64%) Lisp
6 3 (13.64%) Ruby
6 3 (13.64%) VBScript
6 3 (13.64%) C++
7 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
8 1 (4.55%) VC++
8 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
8 1 (4.55%) F#
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) Terminal Server
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) VMware
2 3 (13.64%) Facebook
2 3 (13.64%) Twitter
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Citrix
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