The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 68 64 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 5 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.84% 1.48% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.58% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 6
Average salary £42,500 £32,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.81% -26.85%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
Senior Software Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
580 697 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 96.99% 93.68% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 478 603 433
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Somerset region.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in Somerset

Senior Software Engineer
Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 4 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
(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
Taunton +6 3 - -
Bath +9 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Senior Software Engineer
South West

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) Release Management
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
5 2 (28.57%) SaaS
5 2 (28.57%) J2EE
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
6 1 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) UML
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (14.29%) MVVM

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) WPF
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Release Management
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) MVVM
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle