The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East 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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer
England / South East
Rank 279 323 307
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 99 119 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.62% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.64% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 86 105 165
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
14046 18543 20147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.69% 96.70% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11642 15931 16458
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,186 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Senior Software Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +34 40 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Berkshire +52 23 £65,000 +30.00% 6
Oxfordshire +4 10 £63,750 +41.66% 5
Surrey +48 8 £67,500 +29.18%
Buckinghamshire +14 8 £43,750 -12.50%
West Sussex -8 6 £47,500 +2.70% 1
East Sussex +6 3 £55,000 +27.90% 2
Kent +18 1 - -
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 South East region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 244 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 156 (63.93%) C++
3 103 (42.21%) C#
4 97 (39.75%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (38.11%) Linux
6 86 (35.25%) Windows
7 81 (33.20%) SQL
8 75 (30.74%) Java
9 65 (26.64%) C
10 61 (25.00%) Multithreading
11 60 (24.59%) Degree
12 56 (22.95%) JavaScript
13 52 (21.31%) Computer Science
14 51 (20.90%) Python
15 48 (19.67%) .NET
15 48 (19.67%) TDD
16 46 (18.85%) Microsoft
17 44 (18.03%) HTML
18 40 (16.39%) CSS
19 39 (15.98%) Visual Studio
20 33 (13.52%) Scrum
20 33 (13.52%) WPF
21 32 (13.11%) STL
22 30 (12.30%) SQL Server
22 30 (12.30%) Embedded Systems
23 28 (11.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
24 26 (10.66%) OO
24 26 (10.66%) Mentoring
25 25 (10.25%) XML
25 25 (10.25%) Git (software)

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (3.28%) JBoss
2 5 (2.05%) IIS
3 4 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.23%) Apache
4 3 (1.23%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.23%) SAS
5 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.41%) Drupal
5 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.41%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.46%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.69%) SaaS
2 7 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.20%) LDAP
2 19 (7.79%) TCP/IP
3 16 (6.56%) FTP
3 16 (6.56%) HTTP
3 16 (6.56%) Kerberos
4 8 (3.28%) Internet
5 3 (1.23%) DNS
5 3 (1.23%) Firewall
5 3 (1.23%) Network Security
5 3 (1.23%) SMTP
6 2 (0.82%) Wireless
7 1 (0.41%) GSM
7 1 (0.41%) Intranet
7 1 (0.41%) LTE
7 1 (0.41%) PBX
7 1 (0.41%) RTP
7 1 (0.41%) SSL
7 1 (0.41%) UMTS
7 1 (0.41%) VoIP
7 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.20%) MySQL
3 19 (7.79%) NoSQL
4 12 (4.92%) MongoDB
5 9 (3.69%) Big Data
6 4 (1.64%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.64%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.23%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.23%) KDB
7 3 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.23%) Redis
7 3 (1.23%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.82%) HBase
9 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.41%) DB2
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.41%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 39 (15.98%) Visual Studio
2 25 (10.25%) Git (software)
3 21 (8.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (6.97%) Subversion
5 10 (4.10%) Eclipse
6 9 (3.69%) Maven
7 8 (3.28%) Ant
7 8 (3.28%) Selenium
8 6 (2.46%) Bugzilla
8 6 (2.46%) CruiseControl
8 6 (2.46%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.46%) Gradle
8 6 (2.46%) Hudson
8 6 (2.46%) Redmine
8 6 (2.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (1.23%) Bower
9 3 (1.23%) Grunt
9 3 (1.23%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.23%) NetBeans
10 2 (0.82%) JUnit
General
1 24 (9.84%) Finance
2 13 (5.33%) Electronics
3 6 (2.46%) Advertising
3 6 (2.46%) Games
3 6 (2.46%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.05%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.82%) Automotive
6 2 (0.82%) Military
7 1 (0.41%) Avionics
7 1 (0.41%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (19.67%) .NET
2 44 (18.03%) HTML
3 40 (16.39%) CSS
4 33 (13.52%) WPF
5 32 (13.11%) STL
6 28 (11.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 25 (10.25%) XML
8 21 (8.61%) AngularJS
8 21 (8.61%) MFC
8 21 (8.61%) Web Services
9 17 (6.97%) REST
10 16 (6.56%) SOAP
11 13 (5.33%) Ajax
11 13 (5.33%) jQuery
12 12 (4.92%) .NET Framework
13 11 (4.51%) Node.js
14 9 (3.69%) J2EE
15 8 (3.28%) COM
15 8 (3.28%) RESTful
16 7 (2.87%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 52 (21.31%) Computer Science
2 30 (12.30%) Embedded Systems
3 21 (8.61%) Algorithms
4 12 (4.92%) Data Structures
5 10 (4.10%) Client/Server
6 8 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.46%) Web 2.0
8 3 (1.23%) Contactless
8 3 (1.23%) Fintech
8 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.23%) User Experience
8 3 (1.23%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.82%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.82%) iPad
9 2 (0.82%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.41%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.41%) BBC
10 1 (0.41%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 93 (38.11%) Linux
2 86 (35.25%) Windows
3 10 (4.10%) Mac OS X
4 7 (2.87%) Unix
5 6 (2.46%) Solaris
5 6 (2.46%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.64%) VMS
6 4 (1.64%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.82%) Android
7 2 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.41%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 97 (39.75%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 48 (19.67%) TDD
5 33 (13.52%) Scrum
6 26 (10.66%) Mentoring
6 26 (10.66%) OO
7 24 (9.84%) Unit Testing
8 19 (7.79%) SDLC
9 18 (7.38%) Test Automation
10 17 (6.97%) OOP
10 17 (6.97%) Pair Programming
11 16 (6.56%) Coaching
12 15 (6.15%) MVC
13 14 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (5.74%) UML
13 14 (5.74%) Web Development
14 13 (5.33%) Regression Testing
15 12 (4.92%) Cross-Platform Development
15 12 (4.92%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 156 (63.93%) C++
2 103 (42.21%) C#
3 81 (33.20%) SQL
4 75 (30.74%) Java
5 65 (26.64%) C
6 56 (22.95%) JavaScript
7 51 (20.90%) Python
8 14 (5.74%) PHP
9 11 (4.51%) Embedded C
10 8 (3.28%) Ruby
11 6 (2.46%) Apex Code
11 6 (2.46%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.46%) Perl
12 4 (1.64%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.64%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.64%) VC++
13 3 (1.23%) CoffeeScript
13 3 (1.23%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.82%) Groovy
14 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (24.59%) Degree
2 8 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.82%) HNC
4 2 (0.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.51%) QA
2 6 (2.46%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.82%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.82%) MISRA
System Software
1 16 (6.56%) NFS
2 8 (3.28%) Firmware
3 5 (2.05%) HDFS
4 3 (1.23%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.23%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.23%) Oozie
2 1 (0.41%) Ansible
2 1 (0.41%) FreeIPA
2 1 (0.41%) Nagios
2 1 (0.41%) Puppet
2 1 (0.41%) yum
Vendors
1 46 (18.85%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.20%) Sophos
3 18 (7.38%) Oracle
4 6 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.23%) ForgeRock
5 3 (1.23%) SAP
6 2 (0.82%) F5
6 2 (0.82%) Green Hills
6 2 (0.82%) Mercator
6 2 (0.82%) VMware
6 2 (0.82%) Zend
7 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco
7 1 (0.41%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.41%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.41%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.41%) Telerik
Wokingham, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + excellent bens & Flex
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits including Flexible Working Hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chinnor
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Posted: 15 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Wokingham
Spectrum IT
Posted: 18 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 25 days ago