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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 265 339 317
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 191 115 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.92% 0.51% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.54% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 152 113 81
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £39,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 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
19661 21486 20910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.91% 94.99% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 16220 17143 17233
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 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
Hampshire +54 56 £50,000 - 9
Berkshire +46 51 £52,500 - 4
Surrey +11 29 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Oxfordshire +6 22 £57,500 +16.16% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 14 £47,500 -5.00% 1
East Sussex +28 8 £57,500 +22.99%
West Sussex +7 8 £60,000 +33.33%
Middlesex +2 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Isle of Wight +2 1 £47,500 +28.37% 2
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 388 (96.52%) Software Engineering
2 178 (44.28%) C++
3 174 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
4 169 (42.04%) C#
5 158 (39.30%) Java
6 132 (32.84%) JavaScript
7 128 (31.84%) SQL
8 122 (30.35%) Degree
9 114 (28.36%) .NET
9 114 (28.36%) Linux
10 106 (26.37%) OO
11 101 (25.12%) Windows
12 93 (23.13%) HTML
13 92 (22.89%) Computer Science
14 67 (16.67%) CSS
15 61 (15.17%) C
16 60 (14.93%) jQuery
17 57 (14.18%) Web Services
18 54 (13.43%) Finance
19 53 (13.18%) Multithreading
20 52 (12.94%) HTML5
21 51 (12.69%) Ajax
22 48 (11.94%) MySQL
22 48 (11.94%) Oracle
22 48 (11.94%) SQL Server
23 45 (11.19%) XML
23 45 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
24 44 (10.95%) TDD
25 43 (10.70%) Python
25 43 (10.70%) Embedded Systems

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 18 (4.48%) WebSphere
2 17 (4.23%) WebLogic
3 14 (3.48%) Apache
4 13 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 13 (3.23%) Node.js
4 13 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.99%) Apache Solr
6 7 (1.74%) Jetty
6 7 (1.74%) IIS
7 4 (1.00%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.75%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.75%) SAS
9 2 (0.50%) JBoss
9 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.50%) Mule
9 2 (0.50%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.50%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.25%) Lync
10 1 (0.25%) WinCC
10 1 (0.25%) DNN
Applications
1 13 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.00%) Mingle
3 3 (0.75%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.00%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.96%) SaaS
2 13 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.75%) Google App Engine
5 3 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.25%) Heroku
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.21%) TCP/IP
2 16 (3.98%) HTTP
3 14 (3.48%) Ethernet
4 12 (2.99%) FTP
5 6 (1.49%) UMTS
5 6 (1.49%) GSM
5 6 (1.49%) LTE
6 4 (1.00%) Internet
7 3 (0.75%) SMTP
7 3 (0.75%) SSL
7 3 (0.75%) SNMP
7 3 (0.75%) PBX
7 3 (0.75%) LDAP
7 3 (0.75%) ATM
7 3 (0.75%) SCTP
7 3 (0.75%) Asterisk PBX
7 3 (0.75%) RTP
7 3 (0.75%) RANAP
7 3 (0.75%) Diameter Protocol
8 2 (0.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.94%) MySQL
1 48 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 37 (9.20%) Relational Database
3 26 (6.47%) Oracle Database
4 14 (3.48%) NoSQL
5 13 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 11 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.99%) Big Data
8 7 (1.74%) MariaDB
9 6 (1.49%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.24%) CouchDB
10 5 (1.24%) DB2
11 4 (1.00%) UniData
11 4 (1.00%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.75%) JasperReports
12 3 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.50%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 40 (9.95%) Subversion
2 35 (8.71%) JIRA
3 24 (5.97%) Visual Studio
4 20 (4.98%) Jenkins
5 18 (4.48%) Eclipse
6 17 (4.23%) Oracle Forms
7 16 (3.98%) JUnit
8 14 (3.48%) Selenium
9 13 (3.23%) Git (software)
10 12 (2.99%) WebDriver
10 12 (2.99%) JMeter
11 11 (2.74%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.99%) CruiseControl
13 7 (1.74%) jMock
13 7 (1.74%) Cucumber
14 6 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
14 6 (1.49%) Moq
14 6 (1.49%) FitNesse
14 6 (1.49%) NUnit
14 6 (1.49%) Bugzilla
General
1 54 (13.43%) Finance
2 29 (7.21%) Manufacturing
3 21 (5.22%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.74%) Back Office
5 9 (2.24%) Advertising
6 8 (1.99%) Electronics
6 8 (1.99%) Aerospace
7 7 (1.74%) Retail
8 5 (1.24%) Games
8 5 (1.24%) Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Marketing
9 2 (0.50%) Avionics
10 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (28.36%) .NET
2 93 (23.13%) HTML
3 67 (16.67%) CSS
4 60 (14.93%) jQuery
5 57 (14.18%) Web Services
6 52 (12.94%) HTML5
7 51 (12.69%) Ajax
8 45 (11.19%) XML
9 37 (9.20%) ASP.NET
10 36 (8.96%) WPF
11 30 (7.46%) Spring
12 28 (6.97%) J2EE
13 24 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (5.47%) WCF
15 19 (4.73%) AngularJS
16 18 (4.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 18 (4.48%) LAMP
16 18 (4.48%) Hibernate
17 17 (4.23%) STL
17 17 (4.23%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 92 (22.89%) Computer Science
2 43 (10.70%) Embedded Systems
3 37 (9.20%) Algorithms
4 19 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (4.23%) Data Structures
6 17 (4.23%) Mathematics
7 15 (3.73%) Client/Server
8 14 (3.48%) Social Media
9 12 (2.99%) Device Driver
9 12 (2.99%) Web 2.0
10 10 (2.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 8 (1.99%) Mainframe
12 7 (1.74%) 3D Graphics
12 7 (1.74%) Mobile App
13 4 (1.00%) Visualisation
13 4 (1.00%) Physics
13 4 (1.00%) Semantic Web
14 2 (0.50%) Telematics
14 2 (0.50%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 114 (28.36%) Linux
2 101 (25.12%) Windows
3 36 (8.96%) UNIX
4 15 (3.73%) Android
4 15 (3.73%) Apple iOS
5 13 (3.23%) Windows XP
6 12 (2.99%) VxWorks
6 12 (2.99%) Windows 2000
6 12 (2.99%) Windows NT
7 6 (1.49%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (96.52%) Software Engineering
2 174 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (26.37%) OO
4 53 (13.18%) Multithreading
5 45 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (10.95%) TDD
7 37 (9.20%) OOD
8 31 (7.71%) Scrum
9 30 (7.46%) UML
10 29 (7.21%) Mentoring
11 27 (6.72%) BDD
12 26 (6.47%) E-Commerce
13 25 (6.22%) MVC
14 21 (5.22%) Web Development
15 20 (4.98%) Systems Analysis
15 20 (4.98%) OOP
15 20 (4.98%) Open Source
16 19 (4.73%) Test Automation
17 17 (4.23%) Unit Testing
18 16 (3.98%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 178 (44.28%) C++
2 169 (42.04%) C#
3 158 (39.30%) Java
4 132 (32.84%) JavaScript
5 128 (31.84%) SQL
6 61 (15.17%) C
7 43 (10.70%) Python
8 37 (9.20%) PHP
9 36 (8.96%) Embedded C
10 29 (7.21%) Embedded C++
11 19 (4.73%) COBOL
12 18 (4.48%) PL/SQL
13 12 (2.99%) VC++
14 11 (2.74%) Ruby
15 10 (2.49%) VB.NET
16 7 (1.74%) R
17 6 (1.49%) JAQL
17 6 (1.49%) JCL
17 6 (1.49%) Perl
18 5 (1.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 122 (30.35%) Degree
2 8 (1.99%) PhD
2 8 (1.99%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.49%) MCTS
4 4 (1.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.25%) HNC
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.25%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.25%) OCMJD
5 1 (0.25%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.97%) QA
2 9 (2.24%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.50%) JTAG
4 1 (0.25%) SLA
4 1 (0.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.25%) GAMP
4 1 (0.25%) GMP
System Software
1 20 (4.98%) Firmware
2 16 (3.98%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.74%) StatsD
3 4 (1.00%) Ansible
3 4 (1.00%) Puppet
4 3 (0.75%) logstash
Vendors
1 48 (11.94%) Oracle
2 41 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.23%) QNX
3 13 (3.23%) Pega
4 7 (1.74%) Atlassian
5 6 (1.49%) Informatica
5 6 (1.49%) PayPal
6 5 (1.24%) SAP
7 4 (1.00%) Websense
7 4 (1.00%) New Relic
7 4 (1.00%) AppDynamics
8 3 (0.75%) TSYS
8 3 (0.75%) Google
8 3 (0.75%) Cisco
9 2 (0.50%) TOWER Software
9 2 (0.50%) Syncsort
10 1 (0.25%) Altera
10 1 (0.25%) iRise
10 1 (0.25%) Xilinx
10 1 (0.25%) Zend
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Coal Intelligent Technology Limited
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cowes, Isle of Wight
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Isle of Wight
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Proteus Europe
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum £45-59k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £55000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East (Home Counties)
TRG
Salary: 55000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
set2recruit
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55k - 70k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Highly Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 20 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
McAfee
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago