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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 250 287 308
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 213 183 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.00% 0.77% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.82% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 182 173 107
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
20176 22420 21451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.01% 94.81% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16191 18015 17734
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 £64,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Berkshire +20 60 £55,000 +4.76% 8
Surrey +29 37 £50,000 -9.09% 9
West Sussex +22 32 £62,500 +25.00%
Hampshire -5 24 £50,000 - 3
East Sussex - 24 £62,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +11 21 £38,000 -20.00% 1
Oxfordshire -37 7 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Isle of Wight +1 5 £37,000 -
Middlesex -1 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 392 (97.27%) Software Engineering
2 179 (44.42%) C++
3 167 (41.44%) C#
4 149 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
5 147 (36.48%) JavaScript
6 144 (35.73%) Java
6 144 (35.73%) Linux
7 121 (30.02%) OO
8 112 (27.79%) .NET
9 108 (26.80%) SQL
10 102 (25.31%) Windows
11 93 (23.08%) HTML
11 93 (23.08%) C
12 91 (22.58%) Degree
13 79 (19.60%) Computer Science
14 76 (18.86%) XML
15 65 (16.13%) Ajax
16 64 (15.88%) Subversion
17 61 (15.14%) CSS
18 59 (14.64%) HTML5
19 57 (14.14%) jQuery
20 55 (13.65%) UML
21 53 (13.15%) Embedded C
21 53 (13.15%) Finance
22 52 (12.90%) Web Services
22 52 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
23 50 (12.41%) OOD
24 49 (12.16%) ASP.NET
25 43 (10.67%) Python
26 41 (10.17%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 17 (4.22%) Node.js
2 15 (3.72%) Tomcat
3 14 (3.47%) WebSphere
4 13 (3.23%) WebLogic
5 12 (2.98%) Apache
5 12 (2.98%) Apache Solr
6 10 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (2.23%) SAS
8 6 (1.49%) IIS
8 6 (1.49%) Jetty
9 4 (0.99%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.74%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.50%) JBoss
12 1 (0.25%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.25%) Mule
12 1 (0.25%) Confluence
12 1 (0.25%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.25%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.99%) Mingle
3 3 (0.74%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.25%) MS Office
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.96%) SaaS
2 11 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.74%) Google App Engine
4 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.72%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.73%) SNMP
3 9 (2.23%) Asterisk PBX
3 9 (2.23%) RANAP
3 9 (2.23%) LTE
3 9 (2.23%) RTP
3 9 (2.23%) GSM
3 9 (2.23%) PBX
3 9 (2.23%) UMTS
4 5 (1.24%) LDAP
5 3 (0.74%) HTTP
5 3 (0.74%) SCTP
6 2 (0.50%) Internet
6 2 (0.50%) FTP
6 2 (0.50%) ATM
7 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.25%) DVB
7 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.93%) MySQL
1 36 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.44%) Relational Database
3 20 (4.96%) Oracle Database
4 16 (3.97%) NoSQL
5 15 (3.72%) Big Data
6 14 (3.47%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.49%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.49%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.99%) CouchDB
9 4 (0.99%) UniData
10 3 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.50%) Easytrieve
11 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.50%) JasperReports
11 2 (0.50%) DB2
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 64 (15.88%) Subversion
2 30 (7.44%) JIRA
3 27 (6.70%) Jenkins
4 23 (5.71%) Git (software)
5 17 (4.22%) Eclipse
6 16 (3.97%) Selenium
7 15 (3.72%) Visual Studio
8 13 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
9 12 (2.98%) JUnit
9 12 (2.98%) JMeter
9 12 (2.98%) Bugzilla
9 12 (2.98%) WebDriver
10 11 (2.73%) CruiseControl
11 10 (2.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 10 (2.48%) Maven
11 10 (2.48%) Hudson
12 9 (2.23%) Rational DOORS
12 9 (2.23%) Trac
13 8 (1.99%) GDB
14 6 (1.49%) Cucumber
General
1 53 (13.15%) Finance
2 22 (5.46%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.48%) Aerospace
3 10 (2.48%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.23%) Advertising
5 8 (1.99%) Electronics
6 4 (0.99%) Games
7 3 (0.74%) Retail
7 3 (0.74%) Marketing
8 2 (0.50%) Avionics
8 2 (0.50%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.50%) Military
8 2 (0.50%) Back Office
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (27.79%) .NET
2 93 (23.08%) HTML
3 76 (18.86%) XML
4 65 (16.13%) Ajax
5 61 (15.14%) CSS
6 59 (14.64%) HTML5
7 57 (14.14%) jQuery
8 52 (12.90%) Web Services
9 49 (12.16%) ASP.NET
10 34 (8.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 33 (8.19%) J2EE
12 29 (7.20%) Spring
12 29 (7.20%) WPF
13 26 (6.45%) AngularJS
14 25 (6.20%) LINQ
15 24 (5.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 22 (5.46%) STL
17 19 (4.71%) LAMP
18 16 (3.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 15 (3.72%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 79 (19.60%) Computer Science
2 52 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
3 31 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 25 (6.20%) Open Source
5 20 (4.96%) Client/Server
6 12 (2.98%) Mathematics
6 12 (2.98%) Social Media
6 12 (2.98%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.73%) Web 2.0
8 10 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (1.99%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.49%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.74%) DTV
11 3 (0.74%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.74%) CUDA
11 3 (0.74%) Physics
12 2 (0.50%) IPTV
12 2 (0.50%) MPEG
12 2 (0.50%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 144 (35.73%) Linux
2 102 (25.31%) Windows
3 33 (8.19%) UNIX
4 24 (5.96%) VxWorks
5 11 (2.73%) Android
6 10 (2.48%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.48%) Windows CE
7 3 (0.74%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.50%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.25%) Tizen
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (97.27%) Software Engineering
2 149 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (30.02%) OO
4 55 (13.65%) UML
5 50 (12.41%) OOD
6 36 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (8.68%) TDD
8 33 (8.19%) Multithreading
9 28 (6.95%) Web Development
10 25 (6.20%) Test Automation
11 22 (5.46%) MVC
12 19 (4.71%) Scrum
13 18 (4.47%) OOP
14 17 (4.22%) Systems Analysis
15 16 (3.97%) Software Testing
15 16 (3.97%) Mentoring
16 15 (3.72%) Unit Testing
17 14 (3.47%) Release Management
17 14 (3.47%) SOA
18 13 (3.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 179 (44.42%) C++
2 167 (41.44%) C#
3 147 (36.48%) JavaScript
4 144 (35.73%) Java
5 108 (26.80%) SQL
6 93 (23.08%) C
7 53 (13.15%) Embedded C
8 43 (10.67%) Python
9 40 (9.93%) Embedded C++
10 35 (8.68%) PHP
11 13 (3.23%) PL/SQL
11 13 (3.23%) VB.NET
12 12 (2.98%) COBOL
13 11 (2.73%) Ruby
14 6 (1.49%) JAQL
14 6 (1.49%) ActionScript
15 5 (1.24%) VB
16 4 (0.99%) RPG
16 4 (0.99%) Perl
16 4 (0.99%) Ada
Qualifications
1 91 (22.58%) Degree
2 14 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.98%) PhD
4 7 (1.74%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.49%) MCTS
5 6 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.74%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.25%) HNC
7 1 (0.25%) IC3 Certification
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.25%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.25%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.68%) QA
2 24 (5.96%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.50%) JTAG
3 2 (0.50%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.25%) DO-178B
System Software
1 17 (4.22%) Firmware
2 13 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.50%) StatsD
Vendors
1 41 (10.17%) Oracle
2 35 (8.68%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.97%) Pega
4 9 (2.23%) Cisco
5 8 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.49%) SAP
6 6 (1.49%) Informatica
6 6 (1.49%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.49%) PayPal
7 4 (0.99%) Ab Initio
8 3 (0.74%) Google
9 2 (0.50%) Zend
9 2 (0.50%) Syncsort
9 2 (0.50%) New Relic
9 2 (0.50%) QNX
10 1 (0.25%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.25%) Remedy
10 1 (0.25%) Borland
10 1 (0.25%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.25%) Sun
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-60k DOE
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Proteus Europe
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Samsung
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Samsung
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Samsung
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Samsung
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Samsung
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + 20% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 12 days ago