The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 288 309 258
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 171 131 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.58% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.61% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 155 109 168
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22768 21308 23387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 94.93% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18193 17655 20251
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 18 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +25 51 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Berkshire +14 37 £50,000 +2.56% 5
Surrey +13 26 £51,250 +5.12%
Hampshire -8 24 £50,000 +8.69% 3
Middlesex +8 14 £40,000 -5.88% 1
West Sussex +11 12 £50,000 -16.66%
Buckinghamshire -17 8 £47,500 +5.55% 2
East Sussex -16 1 - -
Kent -26 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Isle of Wight - 1 £37,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 285 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 162 (54.00%) C++
3 112 (37.33%) Degree
4 101 (33.67%) Java
5 91 (30.33%) .NET
6 88 (29.33%) OO
7 85 (28.33%) C#
8 77 (25.67%) Computer Science
9 71 (23.67%) Linux
10 70 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
11 68 (22.67%) Windows
12 64 (21.33%) SQL
13 63 (21.00%) JavaScript
14 60 (20.00%) HTML
15 55 (18.33%) OOD
16 52 (17.33%) UML
17 51 (17.00%) Oracle
18 50 (16.67%) Multithreading
19 49 (16.33%) SQL Server
20 47 (15.67%) C
20 47 (15.67%) Web Services
21 45 (15.00%) ASP.NET
22 43 (14.33%) Spring
23 41 (13.67%) WCF
24 39 (13.00%) WPF
25 35 (11.67%) UNIX
26 34 (11.33%) Finance
27 33 (11.00%) Hibernate
28 32 (10.67%) User Stories
29 31 (10.33%) Mathematics

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 11 (3.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.67%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.67%) Apache
3 5 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (1.67%) IIS
4 4 (1.33%) Node.js
5 2 (0.67%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.00%) GitHub
2 5 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.00%) PaaS
3 3 (1.00%) Heroku
4 1 (0.33%) SaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.33%) TCP/IP
2 22 (7.33%) HTTP
3 5 (1.67%) Internet
3 5 (1.67%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.33%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.33%) FTP
4 4 (1.33%) DVB
4 4 (1.33%) LDAP
4 4 (1.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 4 (1.33%) NAS
4 4 (1.33%) iSCSI
5 3 (1.00%) OpenFlow
6 2 (0.67%) Wireless
6 2 (0.67%) VoIP
6 2 (0.67%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.33%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.33%) VLAN
7 1 (0.33%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.33%) GSM
7 1 (0.33%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.67%) Big Data
3 11 (3.67%) Oracle ODI
3 11 (3.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.00%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.67%) MySQL
9 3 (1.00%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 19 (6.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 13 (4.33%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 9 (3.00%) MbUnit
4 9 (3.00%) NUnit
5 8 (2.67%) Subversion
6 6 (2.00%) ClearCase
7 4 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.67%) JUnit
8 2 (0.67%) JIRA
8 2 (0.67%) Trac
8 2 (0.67%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.67%) Hudson
8 2 (0.67%) Selenium
8 2 (0.67%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.67%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.33%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 34 (11.33%) Finance
2 27 (9.00%) Military
3 15 (5.00%) Electronics
4 12 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 12 (4.00%) Aerospace
5 7 (2.33%) Retail
5 7 (2.33%) Law
5 7 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.00%) Games
7 4 (1.33%) Back Office
8 3 (1.00%) Publishing
9 2 (0.67%) Banking
9 2 (0.67%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) German Language
10 1 (0.33%) Legal
10 1 (0.33%) Billing
10 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (30.33%) .NET
2 60 (20.00%) HTML
3 47 (15.67%) Web Services
4 45 (15.00%) ASP.NET
5 43 (14.33%) Spring
6 41 (13.67%) WCF
7 39 (13.00%) WPF
8 33 (11.00%) Hibernate
9 23 (7.67%) CSS
10 21 (7.00%) J2EE
10 21 (7.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (6.67%) jQuery
11 20 (6.67%) HTML5
11 20 (6.67%) JSON
12 19 (6.33%) REST
13 15 (5.00%) Ajax
13 15 (5.00%) .NET Framework
14 14 (4.67%) JSP
14 14 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (4.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 77 (25.67%) Computer Science
2 31 (10.33%) Mathematics
3 21 (7.00%) Open Source
4 19 (6.33%) Embedded Systems
5 16 (5.33%) Mobile App
6 14 (4.67%) Management Information System
6 14 (4.67%) Physics
7 11 (3.67%) Data Integration
8 7 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 7 (2.33%) Statistics
9 4 (1.33%) Firmware
9 4 (1.33%) DTV
9 4 (1.33%) STB
9 4 (1.33%) Social Media
10 3 (1.00%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.00%) Tandem
11 2 (0.67%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.33%) Kindle
12 1 (0.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 71 (23.67%) Linux
2 68 (22.67%) Windows
3 35 (11.67%) UNIX
4 10 (3.33%) Solaris
5 6 (2.00%) AIX
6 5 (1.67%) VxWorks
6 5 (1.67%) Windows CE
7 4 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.00%) Debian
8 3 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.67%) Android
10 1 (0.33%) CentOS
10 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 88 (29.33%) OO
3 70 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (18.33%) OOD
5 52 (17.33%) UML
6 50 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 32 (10.67%) User Stories
8 31 (10.33%) Scrum
9 29 (9.67%) Unit Testing
10 28 (9.33%) TDD
11 25 (8.33%) Information Security
11 25 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (7.67%) OOP
13 21 (7.00%) SOA
14 20 (6.67%) Configuration Management
15 17 (5.67%) Customer Engagement
16 15 (5.00%) Test Automation
16 15 (5.00%) MVC
17 14 (4.67%) Web Development
17 14 (4.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 162 (54.00%) C++
2 101 (33.67%) Java
3 85 (28.33%) C#
4 64 (21.33%) SQL
5 63 (21.00%) JavaScript
6 47 (15.67%) C
7 23 (7.67%) Python
8 14 (4.67%) Perl
9 13 (4.33%) PowerShell
10 12 (4.00%) PHP
11 10 (3.33%) VB
12 9 (3.00%) Assembly Language
12 9 (3.00%) MATLAB
13 8 (2.67%) VB.NET
13 8 (2.67%) Ruby
14 7 (2.33%) C++/CLI
15 5 (1.67%) Embedded C
16 4 (1.33%) Embedded C++
16 4 (1.33%) Bash Shell
17 3 (1.00%) Ada
Qualifications
1 112 (37.33%) Degree
2 28 (9.33%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.67%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.00%) PhD
5 10 (3.33%) ISEB
5 10 (3.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.00%) QA
2 8 (2.67%) DICOM
3 5 (1.67%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.67%) JTAG
5 1 (0.33%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.33%) NFS
2 4 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.33%) vCloud
3 1 (0.33%) KVM
3 1 (0.33%) Kamailio
3 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (4.00%) Puppet
2 11 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (17.00%) Oracle
2 20 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.00%) VMware
4 8 (2.67%) Cisco
5 7 (2.33%) Informatica
5 7 (2.33%) QNX
6 5 (1.67%) JBoss
7 4 (1.33%) HP
7 4 (1.33%) Hitachi
8 2 (0.67%) Capita
8 2 (0.67%) hybris
8 2 (0.67%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.33%) Altera
9 1 (0.33%) Renesas
9 1 (0.33%) Teradata
9 1 (0.33%) IBM
9 1 (0.33%) Borland
9 1 (0.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.33%) Sun
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday and more
Posted: 4 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Parker White Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Full Corp Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
I4 Jobs
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading
Kainos
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 30+ days ago