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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 216 239 232
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 24 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.15% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 14
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
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
6231 6758 6890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.33% 94.94% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5080 5467 5890
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +16 13 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Cheshire +7 8 £44,500 -11.00% 1
Lancashire - 5 £47,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 48 (97.96%) Software Engineering
2 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 20 (40.82%) Java
5 19 (38.78%) C#
6 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
7 15 (30.61%) .NET
8 14 (28.57%) Linux
8 14 (28.57%) AngularJS
9 12 (24.49%) Scala
9 12 (24.49%) Functional Programming
9 12 (24.49%) C++
9 12 (24.49%) Python
9 12 (24.49%) Degree
9 12 (24.49%) Scrum
10 11 (22.45%) Windows
10 11 (22.45%) OO
11 10 (20.41%) SQL
12 9 (18.37%) HTML
12 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET
12 9 (18.37%) MVC
12 9 (18.37%) Data Analysis
12 9 (18.37%) Play Framework
12 9 (18.37%) WCF
12 9 (18.37%) WPF
12 9 (18.37%) Akka
12 9 (18.37%) R
13 8 (16.33%) jQuery
13 8 (16.33%) Web Services
13 8 (16.33%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (16.33%) Apache
2 3 (6.12%) Facebook Platform
3 2 (4.08%) JBoss
3 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.04%) CICS
4 1 (2.04%) Node.js
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) SaaS
2 2 (4.08%) GitHub
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
1 1 (2.04%) DNS
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
1 1 (2.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (10.20%) MySQL
3 3 (6.12%) JasperReports
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.04%) DB2
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Eclipse
2 5 (10.20%) Subversion
2 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.12%) CruiseControl
4 3 (6.12%) Ant
5 2 (4.08%) JUnit
5 2 (4.08%) Selenium
5 2 (4.08%) Gradle
5 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.04%) MSTest
6 1 (2.04%) NetBeans
6 1 (2.04%) NUnit
General
1 5 (10.20%) Electronics
2 3 (6.12%) Marketing
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.08%) Games
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) .NET
2 14 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 9 (18.37%) Akka
3 9 (18.37%) Play Framework
3 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET
3 9 (18.37%) HTML
3 9 (18.37%) WCF
3 9 (18.37%) WPF
4 8 (16.33%) jQuery
4 8 (16.33%) Web Services
5 7 (14.29%) CSS
6 6 (12.24%) WinForms
6 6 (12.24%) REST
7 5 (10.20%) Spring
7 5 (10.20%) Ajax
7 5 (10.20%) SOAP
7 5 (10.20%) Hibernate
8 4 (8.16%) JSP
8 4 (8.16%) XML
8 4 (8.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.24%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (10.20%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (10.20%) Mathematics
3 5 (10.20%) Physics
3 5 (10.20%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.12%) W3C
4 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.08%) Animation
5 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.08%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.04%) Equities
6 1 (2.04%) DTV
6 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Linux
2 11 (22.45%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) UNIX
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (97.96%) Software Engineering
2 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.49%) Scrum
3 12 (24.49%) Functional Programming
4 11 (22.45%) OO
5 9 (18.37%) MVC
5 9 (18.37%) Data Analysis
6 7 (14.29%) TDD
6 7 (14.29%) MVVM
6 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 5 (10.20%) Project Planning
8 4 (8.16%) WFM
8 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Product Management
9 3 (6.12%) Open Source
9 3 (6.12%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (6.12%) Web Development
9 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.12%) OOP
9 3 (6.12%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 20 (40.82%) Java
3 19 (38.78%) C#
4 12 (24.49%) C++
4 12 (24.49%) Python
4 12 (24.49%) Scala
5 10 (20.41%) SQL
6 9 (18.37%) R
7 5 (10.20%) T-SQL
7 5 (10.20%) C
8 3 (6.12%) PHP
8 3 (6.12%) Lisp
8 3 (6.12%) Ruby
8 3 (6.12%) Haskell
8 3 (6.12%) Erlang
8 3 (6.12%) OCaml
9 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.04%) VC++
10 1 (2.04%) COBOL
10 1 (2.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) Facebook
2 3 (6.12%) Twitter
3 1 (2.04%) SAP
3 1 (2.04%) VMware
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