The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Senior Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 205 224 244
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 23 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.44% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.45% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 11
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £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
5478 6189 6821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.04% 96.64% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4937 5480
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

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 4 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +4 19 £47,500 - 3
Cheshire +27 3 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Lancashire -3 1 £35,000 -26.31%
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Senior Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 54 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 35 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (57.41%) C#
4 30 (55.56%) SQL
5 28 (51.85%) OO
6 27 (50.00%) Java
7 26 (48.15%) SOA
7 26 (48.15%) Mentoring
8 25 (46.30%) MVC
9 23 (42.59%) .NET
9 23 (42.59%) ASP.NET
9 23 (42.59%) Web Services
10 22 (40.74%) Multithreading
10 22 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
11 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
11 21 (38.89%) N-Tier
11 21 (38.89%) Windows
12 20 (37.04%) WPF
12 20 (37.04%) AngularJS
13 19 (35.19%) REST
13 19 (35.19%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (35.19%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (35.19%) HTTP
13 19 (35.19%) Internet
14 18 (33.33%) Visual Studio
14 18 (33.33%) NoSQL
15 17 (31.48%) CSS
15 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
15 17 (31.48%) HTML
16 16 (29.63%) WinForms

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (27.78%) Node.js
2 11 (20.37%) Apache
3 7 (12.96%) Mule
3 7 (12.96%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.41%) nginx
4 4 (7.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (12.96%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (12.96%) Amazon S3
3 7 (12.96%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (12.96%) PaaS
3 7 (12.96%) SaaS
4 4 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (7.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (35.19%) HTTP
1 19 (35.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 18 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 15 (27.78%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (12.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (12.96%) Couchbase
4 7 (12.96%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.85%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 15 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 11 (20.37%) Jenkins
4 11 (20.37%) Maven
5 7 (12.96%) git-flow
5 7 (12.96%) Hudson
6 4 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.41%) Grunt
6 4 (7.41%) RSpec
6 4 (7.41%) Selenium
6 4 (7.41%) Subversion
6 4 (7.41%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (1.85%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (42.59%) .NET
1 23 (42.59%) ASP.NET
1 23 (42.59%) Web Services
2 20 (37.04%) AngularJS
2 20 (37.04%) WPF
3 19 (35.19%) ASP.NET MVC
3 19 (35.19%) ASP.NET Web API
3 19 (35.19%) REST
4 17 (31.48%) CSS
4 17 (31.48%) HTML
5 16 (29.63%) Java EE
5 16 (29.63%) JSON
5 16 (29.63%) WinForms
6 15 (27.78%) .NET Framework
6 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 15 (27.78%) Entity Framework
6 15 (27.78%) SignalR
7 14 (25.93%) XML
8 10 (18.52%) SOAP
9 8 (14.81%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.89%) N-Tier
2 7 (12.96%) Algorithms
3 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.41%) BBC
4 4 (7.41%) iDTV
4 4 (7.41%) User Experience
5 2 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) Animation
5 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.70%) Physics
6 1 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.85%) iPad
6 1 (1.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Windows
2 11 (20.37%) Linux
3 4 (7.41%) Unix
4 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 35 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (51.85%) OO
4 26 (48.15%) Mentoring
4 26 (48.15%) SOA
5 25 (46.30%) MVC
6 22 (40.74%) Multithreading
7 15 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (27.78%) DevOps
8 14 (25.93%) TDD
9 13 (24.07%) Open Source
10 12 (22.22%) Scrum
11 9 (16.67%) BDD
12 7 (12.96%) Data Modelling
12 7 (12.96%) Data Transformation
12 7 (12.96%) Microservices
12 7 (12.96%) Physical Data Model
12 7 (12.96%) Test Scripting
12 7 (12.96%) Web Development
13 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (57.41%) C#
2 30 (55.56%) SQL
3 27 (50.00%) Java
4 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
5 15 (27.78%) TypeScript
6 8 (14.81%) C++
7 7 (12.96%) C
8 5 (9.26%) Embedded C
9 3 (5.56%) Python
9 3 (5.56%) VC++
10 2 (3.70%) Scala
11 1 (1.85%) SOQL
11 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Docker
2 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Ansible
1 4 (7.41%) HAProxy
1 4 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (7.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Google
1 7 (12.96%) webMethods
1 7 (12.96%) WSO2
2 4 (7.41%) Atlassian
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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