The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 325 341 290
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 120 83 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.39% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.42% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 107 71 126
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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 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
20786 19977 21785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.59% 95.07% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16278 16494 18666
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
(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
Oxfordshire +18 28 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Surrey -9 25 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Hampshire +5 23 £48,750 -2.50% 8
Berkshire +18 22 £52,500 +23.52% 4
East Sussex -16 8 £50,000 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire 0 6 £42,500 +6.25%
West Sussex -13 5 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Middlesex -4 4 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 268 (93.38%) Software Engineering
2 129 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (42.51%) Java
4 106 (36.93%) C++
5 90 (31.36%) Degree
6 86 (29.97%) Linux
7 85 (29.62%) Oracle
8 82 (28.57%) SQL
9 76 (26.48%) C#
10 70 (24.39%) .NET
10 70 (24.39%) Computer Science
11 62 (21.60%) HTML
12 61 (21.25%) XML
13 60 (20.91%) OO
13 60 (20.91%) Spring
14 59 (20.56%) Windows
15 57 (19.86%) TDD
16 52 (18.12%) Multithreading
17 50 (17.42%) Web Services
18 46 (16.03%) J2EE
18 46 (16.03%) SQL Server
18 46 (16.03%) Continuous Integration
19 42 (14.63%) Mathematics
20 40 (13.94%) Scrum
20 40 (13.94%) JavaScript
21 36 (12.54%) Test Automation
22 34 (11.85%) MVC
22 34 (11.85%) Big Data
23 33 (11.50%) Microsoft
24 32 (11.15%) C

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 14 (4.88%) Tomcat
1 14 (4.88%) WebLogic
2 13 (4.53%) Apache
3 8 (2.79%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (2.79%) Node.js
3 8 (2.79%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.39%) SAS
5 4 (1.39%) IIS
6 2 (0.70%) CMS
6 2 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.35%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.35%) Liferay
7 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.35%) MQSeries
Applications
1 14 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.70%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.18%) SaaS
2 9 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.74%) GitHub
4 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.35%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.27%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.44%) LTE
2 7 (2.44%) RANAP
2 7 (2.44%) Asterisk PBX
2 7 (2.44%) UMTS
2 7 (2.44%) GSM
2 7 (2.44%) PBX
2 7 (2.44%) RTP
3 5 (1.74%) LDAP
3 5 (1.74%) Internet
4 2 (0.70%) Wireless
4 2 (0.70%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.70%) HTTP
5 1 (0.35%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.35%) RFID
5 1 (0.35%) DVB
5 1 (0.35%) 802.11
5 1 (0.35%) SMS
5 1 (0.35%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.35%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (16.03%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.85%) Big Data
3 25 (8.71%) NoSQL
4 21 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (5.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (4.53%) MySQL
7 11 (3.83%) Oracle ODI
8 10 (3.48%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.39%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.39%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.05%) Redis
12 3 (1.05%) Oracle OWB
12 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.70%) OLAP
14 1 (0.35%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 32 (11.15%) Subversion
2 18 (6.27%) NUnit
3 12 (4.18%) Rational Rhapsody
4 9 (3.14%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.14%) MbUnit
5 8 (2.79%) Visual Studio
6 7 (2.44%) Trac
6 7 (2.44%) Hudson
6 7 (2.44%) GCC
6 7 (2.44%) GDB
7 6 (2.09%) CruiseControl
7 6 (2.09%) Bugzilla
7 6 (2.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (1.74%) JIRA
9 3 (1.05%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.35%) PhantomJS
10 1 (0.35%) Selenium
10 1 (0.35%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 27 (9.41%) Finance
2 20 (6.97%) Military
3 18 (6.27%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.88%) Electronics
5 11 (3.83%) Legal
5 11 (3.83%) Publishing
6 9 (3.14%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.79%) Retail
7 8 (2.79%) Law
8 5 (1.74%) Games
8 5 (1.74%) Banking
9 3 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.35%) Automotive
11 1 (0.35%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (24.39%) .NET
2 62 (21.60%) HTML
3 61 (21.25%) XML
4 60 (20.91%) Spring
5 50 (17.42%) Web Services
6 46 (16.03%) J2EE
7 29 (10.10%) STL
8 28 (9.76%) jQuery
9 26 (9.06%) Hibernate
10 24 (8.36%) Middleware
11 22 (7.67%) CSS
11 22 (7.67%) ASP.NET
11 22 (7.67%) WCF
12 20 (6.97%) Ajax
13 17 (5.92%) WPF
14 15 (5.23%) .NET Framework
15 14 (4.88%) Struts
15 14 (4.88%) SOAP
16 12 (4.18%) ASP.NET MVC
17 11 (3.83%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 70 (24.39%) Computer Science
2 42 (14.63%) Mathematics
3 27 (9.41%) Open Source
4 21 (7.32%) Physics
5 13 (4.53%) Client/Server
6 12 (4.18%) Statistics
7 11 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (3.83%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.79%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (2.79%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.09%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.39%) Clustering
10 4 (1.39%) Kindle
11 3 (1.05%) Firmware
12 2 (0.70%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
13 1 (0.35%) IBM Mainframe
13 1 (0.35%) DataPower
13 1 (0.35%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 86 (29.97%) Linux
2 59 (20.56%) Windows
3 19 (6.62%) UNIX
4 14 (4.88%) Solaris
4 14 (4.88%) Windows CE
5 12 (4.18%) AIX
6 4 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.05%) Android
7 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.70%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.70%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (93.38%) Software Engineering
2 129 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (20.91%) OO
4 57 (19.86%) TDD
5 52 (18.12%) Multithreading
6 46 (16.03%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (13.94%) Scrum
8 36 (12.54%) Test Automation
9 34 (11.85%) MVC
10 30 (10.45%) Integration Testing
11 28 (9.76%) OOD
11 28 (9.76%) BDD
12 26 (9.06%) UML
13 25 (8.71%) User Stories
14 20 (6.97%) OOP
15 19 (6.62%) Unit Testing
16 16 (5.57%) SOA
17 15 (5.23%) E-Commerce
18 14 (4.88%) Software Testing
18 14 (4.88%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 122 (42.51%) Java
2 106 (36.93%) C++
3 82 (28.57%) SQL
4 76 (26.48%) C#
5 40 (13.94%) JavaScript
6 32 (11.15%) C
7 18 (6.27%) PHP
8 11 (3.83%) Python
9 10 (3.48%) VB.NET
10 8 (2.79%) Ruby
11 7 (2.44%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.09%) Perl
13 4 (1.39%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.05%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.70%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.70%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.35%) Groovy
16 1 (0.35%) Scala
16 1 (0.35%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 90 (31.36%) Degree
2 16 (5.57%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.23%) PhD
4 13 (4.53%) ISEB
5 12 (4.18%) ISTQB
6 8 (2.79%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.71%) QA
2 11 (3.83%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.35%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) KVM
1 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (2.79%) Puppet
1 8 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 85 (29.62%) Oracle
2 33 (11.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.79%) Cisco
3 8 (2.79%) JBoss
4 5 (1.74%) Siebel
5 4 (1.39%) DataFlux
5 4 (1.39%) Informatica
5 4 (1.39%) Zend
6 3 (1.05%) Cognos
6 3 (1.05%) QNX
7 2 (0.70%) Ektron
7 2 (0.70%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.35%) Renesas
8 1 (0.35%) GigaSpaces
8 1 (0.35%) Syncsort
8 1 (0.35%) Pega
8 1 (0.35%) Atmel
8 1 (0.35%) Vignette
8 1 (0.35%) Sybase
8 1 (0.35%) Borland
Staines, Middlesex
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive (Negotiable)
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kent
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Sussex
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ringwood, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Concur Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Kainos
Salary: Excellent Salary
Posted: 8 days ago
Middlesex
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago