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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 242 222 200
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 11 20 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.28% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.30% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 47
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £41,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
6953 6750 7261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.73% 94.33% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5636 5791 6315
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
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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 -5 9 £45,000 +16.88% 1
Cheshire -13 1 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Cumbria - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (62.50%) Java
3 9 (56.25%) Linux
3 9 (56.25%) Spring
4 7 (43.75%) Maven
4 7 (43.75%) Grails
5 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 6 (37.50%) HTTP
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) Servlets
5 6 (37.50%) XML
5 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
5 6 (37.50%) Android
6 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (31.25%) XPath
6 5 (31.25%) DOM
6 5 (31.25%) XSLT
6 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
6 5 (31.25%) J2SE
6 5 (31.25%) C#
6 5 (31.25%) JMS
6 5 (31.25%) XML Schema
6 5 (31.25%) SAX
6 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
6 5 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (31.25%) Games
7 4 (25.00%) HTML
7 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
3 2 (12.50%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Informix
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Maven
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) JUnit
2 3 (18.75%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 2 (12.50%) Gerrit
3 2 (12.50%) Gradle
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Introscope
4 1 (6.25%) Subversion
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.25%) Mockito
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (31.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Spring
2 7 (43.75%) Grails
3 6 (37.50%) Servlets
3 6 (37.50%) XML
4 5 (31.25%) DOM
4 5 (31.25%) XML Schema
4 5 (31.25%) XSLT
4 5 (31.25%) J2SE
4 5 (31.25%) JMS
4 5 (31.25%) SAX
4 5 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
7 2 (12.50%) JSP
7 2 (12.50%) SOAP
7 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
7 2 (12.50%) RESTful
8 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) Firmware
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Android
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (6.25%) AIX
5 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
5 1 (6.25%) Android Development
5 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Logistics
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) XPath
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) C++
4 3 (18.75%) C
5 2 (12.50%) Groovy
6 1 (6.25%) Scala
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) JBoss
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Compuware
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Perforce
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Flexi-time, Holiday
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire
OCC Computer personnel
Posted: 13 days ago