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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 234 241 220
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 22 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.15% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.16% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 17
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
6543 7047 6541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.53% 94.79% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5441 5726 5635
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 £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 September 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 September 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 +6 11 £43,750 -2.77% 3
Cheshire +5 9 £45,000 -10.00%
Lancashire - 2 £43,750 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 49 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (38.78%) Java
3 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
4 17 (34.69%) C#
5 16 (32.65%) AngularJS
6 15 (30.61%) Scrum
7 14 (28.57%) Linux
8 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
9 12 (24.49%) .NET
10 11 (22.45%) OO
11 10 (20.41%) Windows
11 10 (20.41%) Mentoring
12 9 (18.37%) Akka
12 9 (18.37%) Play Framework
12 9 (18.37%) Functional Programming
12 9 (18.37%) R
12 9 (18.37%) Web Services
12 9 (18.37%) C++
12 9 (18.37%) MVC
12 9 (18.37%) Python
12 9 (18.37%) Data Analysis
12 9 (18.37%) Degree
12 9 (18.37%) WPF
12 9 (18.37%) Scala
13 8 (16.33%) Spring
13 8 (16.33%) TDD
13 8 (16.33%) Hibernate
13 8 (16.33%) SQL
13 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (10.20%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.08%) JBoss
4 1 (2.04%) CICS
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.04%) Node.js
4 1 (2.04%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
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%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (10.20%) MySQL
3 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.12%) JasperReports
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.04%) DB2
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%) Ant
4 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.12%) CruiseControl
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (4.08%) Gradle
5 2 (4.08%) JUnit
5 2 (4.08%) Selenium
6 1 (2.04%) NetBeans
6 1 (2.04%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (6.12%) Retail
1 3 (6.12%) Marketing
2 2 (4.08%) Electronics
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.08%) Games
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) AngularJS
2 12 (24.49%) .NET
3 9 (18.37%) Web Services
3 9 (18.37%) WPF
3 9 (18.37%) Akka
3 9 (18.37%) Play Framework
4 8 (16.33%) Hibernate
4 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
4 8 (16.33%) Spring
5 7 (14.29%) JSP
5 7 (14.29%) HTML
5 7 (14.29%) J2EE
5 7 (14.29%) jQuery
5 7 (14.29%) RESTful
5 7 (14.29%) WCF
6 6 (12.24%) WinForms
6 6 (12.24%) CSS
6 6 (12.24%) JSF
7 5 (10.20%) Ajax
7 5 (10.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 6 (12.24%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (10.20%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.12%) W3C
6 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.08%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (4.08%) Animation
6 2 (4.08%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.08%) Physics
6 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.04%) DTV
7 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Linux
2 10 (20.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) UNIX
3 1 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.61%) Scrum
4 11 (22.45%) OO
5 10 (20.41%) Mentoring
6 9 (18.37%) MVC
6 9 (18.37%) Functional Programming
6 9 (18.37%) Data Analysis
7 8 (16.33%) TDD
8 7 (14.29%) MVVM
9 5 (10.20%) Pair Programming
9 5 (10.20%) Extreme Programming
9 5 (10.20%) Project Planning
10 4 (8.16%) WFM
10 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
10 4 (8.16%) SDLC
11 3 (6.12%) Product Management
11 3 (6.12%) Open Source
11 3 (6.12%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) Java
1 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
2 17 (34.69%) C#
3 9 (18.37%) C++
3 9 (18.37%) Python
3 9 (18.37%) Scala
3 9 (18.37%) R
4 8 (16.33%) SQL
5 6 (12.24%) C
6 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.12%) PHP
8 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.04%) Clojure
9 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.04%) COBOL
9 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.04%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) SAP
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