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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 206 218 245
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 22 27 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.44% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.46% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 5
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £41,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,000 £43,400
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +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
5317 5883 6569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.19% 96.52% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4510 4709 5259
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £54,000
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 25 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 25 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 15 £47,500 - 7
Cheshire +32 6 £45,000 +1.12%
Lancashire +1 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 25 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 57 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (57.89%) C#
4 29 (50.88%) SQL
5 27 (47.37%) Java
5 27 (47.37%) OO
5 27 (47.37%) MVC
6 26 (45.61%) .NET
7 25 (43.86%) ASP.NET
7 25 (43.86%) SOA
8 24 (42.11%) Mentoring
9 23 (40.35%) SQL Server
10 22 (38.60%) Web Services
11 21 (36.84%) WPF
11 21 (36.84%) Multithreading
11 21 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
11 21 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (35.09%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (35.09%) Windows
13 19 (33.33%) CSS
13 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
13 19 (33.33%) AngularJS
14 18 (31.58%) REST
14 18 (31.58%) HTTP
14 18 (31.58%) N-Tier
14 18 (31.58%) Internet
14 18 (31.58%) JSON
15 17 (29.82%) .NET Framework
15 17 (29.82%) HTML
15 17 (29.82%) Visual Studio

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 (26.32%) Node.js
2 12 (21.05%) Apache
3 7 (12.28%) Mule
3 7 (12.28%) WebSphere
4 5 (8.77%) nginx
5 4 (7.02%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.75%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (12.28%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (12.28%) Amazon S3
3 7 (12.28%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (12.28%) PaaS
3 7 (12.28%) SaaS
4 4 (7.02%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (7.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) HTTP
1 18 (31.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (40.35%) SQL Server
2 17 (29.82%) NoSQL
3 14 (24.56%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (12.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (12.28%) Couchbase
4 7 (12.28%) Hazelcast
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (29.82%) Visual Studio
2 16 (28.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 12 (21.05%) Jenkins
4 11 (19.30%) Maven
5 7 (12.28%) git-flow
5 7 (12.28%) Hudson
6 5 (8.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
7 4 (7.02%) Grunt
7 4 (7.02%) RSpec
7 4 (7.02%) Selenium
7 4 (7.02%) Subversion
7 4 (7.02%) WebDriver
8 2 (3.51%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (10.53%) Games
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Electronics
4 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.51%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (45.61%) .NET
2 25 (43.86%) ASP.NET
3 22 (38.60%) Web Services
4 21 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (36.84%) WPF
5 20 (35.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 19 (33.33%) CSS
7 18 (31.58%) JSON
7 18 (31.58%) REST
8 17 (29.82%) .NET Framework
8 17 (29.82%) HTML
9 16 (28.07%) Entity Framework
10 15 (26.32%) Java EE
11 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 14 (24.56%) SignalR
11 14 (24.56%) WinForms
11 14 (24.56%) XML
12 10 (17.54%) SOAP
13 9 (15.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) N-Tier
2 8 (14.04%) Algorithms
3 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.02%) BBC
4 4 (7.02%) User Experience
5 2 (3.51%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (3.51%) Animation
5 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.51%) Physics
6 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.09%) Windows
2 12 (21.05%) Linux
3 4 (7.02%) Unix
4 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.51%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (47.37%) MVC
3 27 (47.37%) OO
4 25 (43.86%) SOA
5 24 (42.11%) Mentoring
6 21 (36.84%) Multithreading
7 16 (28.07%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (28.07%) DevOps
8 15 (26.32%) TDD
9 13 (22.81%) Open Source
9 13 (22.81%) Scrum
10 11 (19.30%) BDD
11 7 (12.28%) Data Modelling
11 7 (12.28%) Data Transformation
11 7 (12.28%) Microservices
11 7 (12.28%) Physical Data Model
11 7 (12.28%) Test Scripting
11 7 (12.28%) Web Development
12 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (57.89%) C#
2 29 (50.88%) SQL
3 27 (47.37%) Java
4 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 14 (24.56%) TypeScript
6 9 (15.79%) C++
7 7 (12.28%) C
8 5 (8.77%) Embedded C
9 4 (7.02%) Python
10 3 (5.26%) VC++
11 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.51%) Scala
12 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.75%) ES6
12 1 (1.75%) Perl
12 1 (1.75%) PHP
12 1 (1.75%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) Docker
2 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Ansible
1 5 (8.77%) HAProxy
1 5 (8.77%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (8.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Google
1 7 (12.28%) webMethods
1 7 (12.28%) WSO2
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.77%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.51%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle
5 1 (1.75%) Twitter
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