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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 301 342 299
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 139 99 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.47% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.49% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 121 90 131
Average salary £50,000 £46,750 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.95% -4.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,100 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.73%
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
20400 20187 21628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.61% 94.96% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16022 16693 18505
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +17 29 £50,000 - 5
Berkshire +26 28 £57,500 +35.29% 6
Hampshire +1 27 £48,750 -2.50% 5
Surrey -14 25 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Middlesex -7 9 £37,500 -6.25%
East Sussex -16 9 £50,000 +20.48%
West Sussex -10 6 £50,000 +15.60% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 5 £42,500 -8.10% 1
Kent - 1 £52,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 283 (94.33%) Software Engineering
2 126 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (42.00%) Java
3 116 (38.67%) C++
4 90 (30.00%) Linux
5 88 (29.33%) SQL
6 87 (29.00%) Oracle
7 84 (28.00%) Degree
8 81 (27.00%) C#
9 67 (22.33%) HTML
9 67 (22.33%) .NET
9 67 (22.33%) XML
9 67 (22.33%) OO
9 67 (22.33%) Computer Science
10 64 (21.33%) Spring
11 59 (19.67%) TDD
11 59 (19.67%) Windows
12 56 (18.67%) Multithreading
13 54 (18.00%) Web Services
14 53 (17.67%) J2EE
15 48 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
16 46 (15.33%) SQL Server
17 43 (14.33%) JavaScript
18 42 (14.00%) Mathematics
19 41 (13.67%) Big Data
20 40 (13.33%) C
20 40 (13.33%) Scrum
21 37 (12.33%) MVC
22 36 (12.00%) Subversion
23 35 (11.67%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 16 (5.33%) Tomcat
2 15 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 12 (4.00%) Apache
4 10 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 10 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (2.67%) Node.js
5 8 (2.67%) Oracle Service Bus
6 7 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.33%) SAS
8 3 (1.00%) IIS
9 2 (0.67%) CMS
9 2 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.33%) Liferay
10 1 (0.33%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 16 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.00%) SaaS
2 10 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.33%) GitHub
4 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.33%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.33%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 9 (3.00%) LTE
2 9 (3.00%) RTP
2 9 (3.00%) GSM
2 9 (3.00%) PBX
2 9 (3.00%) UMTS
2 9 (3.00%) RANAP
3 5 (1.67%) LDAP
3 5 (1.67%) Internet
4 2 (0.67%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.67%) HTTP
5 1 (0.33%) Broadband
5 1 (0.33%) SMS
5 1 (0.33%) SNMP
5 1 (0.33%) RFID
5 1 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (15.33%) SQL Server
2 41 (13.67%) Big Data
3 25 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 19 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (4.00%) MySQL
7 11 (3.67%) Oracle ODI
8 10 (3.33%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.67%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.33%) Redis
11 3 (1.00%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.00%) Oracle OWB
12 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.67%) OLAP
13 1 (0.33%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 36 (12.00%) Subversion
2 15 (5.00%) NUnit
3 14 (4.67%) Visual Studio
4 10 (3.33%) Rational Rhapsody
5 9 (3.00%) Hudson
5 9 (3.00%) GCC
5 9 (3.00%) GDB
5 9 (3.00%) Trac
6 8 (2.67%) Bugzilla
7 7 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (2.33%) CruiseControl
8 6 (2.00%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.00%) MbUnit
9 5 (1.67%) JIRA
10 4 (1.33%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.67%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (0.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 29 (9.67%) Finance
2 22 (7.33%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.67%) Electronics
4 15 (5.00%) Military
5 11 (3.67%) Legal
6 10 (3.33%) Publishing
7 9 (3.00%) Retail
8 7 (2.33%) Manufacturing
9 6 (2.00%) Law
10 5 (1.67%) Banking
11 4 (1.33%) Games
12 3 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.33%) Front Office
14 1 (0.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (22.33%) HTML
1 67 (22.33%) .NET
1 67 (22.33%) XML
2 64 (21.33%) Spring
3 54 (18.00%) Web Services
4 53 (17.67%) J2EE
5 30 (10.00%) STL
6 29 (9.67%) jQuery
7 26 (8.67%) Hibernate
8 24 (8.00%) CSS
8 24 (8.00%) Middleware
9 23 (7.67%) ASP.NET
10 21 (7.00%) WCF
10 21 (7.00%) Ajax
11 16 (5.33%) Struts
12 15 (5.00%) SOAP
13 14 (4.67%) WPF
13 14 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (4.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 13 (4.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 67 (22.33%) Computer Science
2 42 (14.00%) Mathematics
3 27 (9.00%) Open Source
4 24 (8.00%) Algorithms
5 21 (7.00%) Physics
6 14 (4.67%) Client/Server
7 13 (4.33%) Embedded Systems
8 12 (4.00%) Statistics
9 11 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (3.67%) Management Information System
10 10 (3.33%) Mobile App
11 6 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (2.00%) Data Integration
12 5 (1.67%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.67%) 3D Graphics
13 4 (1.33%) Clustering
13 4 (1.33%) Device Driver
13 4 (1.33%) Kindle
14 2 (0.67%) Animation
14 2 (0.67%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 90 (30.00%) Linux
2 59 (19.67%) Windows
3 21 (7.00%) UNIX
4 17 (5.67%) Windows CE
5 14 (4.67%) Solaris
6 12 (4.00%) AIX
7 6 (2.00%) Android
8 4 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.33%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.67%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (94.33%) Software Engineering
2 126 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (22.33%) OO
4 59 (19.67%) TDD
5 56 (18.67%) Multithreading
6 48 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (13.33%) Scrum
8 37 (12.33%) MVC
9 35 (11.67%) Test Automation
10 34 (11.33%) OOD
11 32 (10.67%) Integration Testing
11 32 (10.67%) BDD
12 27 (9.00%) UML
13 25 (8.33%) Unit Testing
14 22 (7.33%) User Stories
15 18 (6.00%) OOP
15 18 (6.00%) E-Commerce
16 16 (5.33%) SOA
17 15 (5.00%) Software Testing
18 12 (4.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 126 (42.00%) Java
2 116 (38.67%) C++
3 88 (29.33%) SQL
4 81 (27.00%) C#
5 43 (14.33%) JavaScript
6 40 (13.33%) C
7 17 (5.67%) PHP
8 15 (5.00%) Python
9 10 (3.33%) Perl
10 9 (3.00%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.67%) Ruby
12 5 (1.67%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.33%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.33%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.67%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.67%) COBOL
14 2 (0.67%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.33%) Scala
15 1 (0.33%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 84 (28.00%) Degree
2 15 (5.00%) PhD
3 11 (3.67%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.33%) ISEB
5 9 (3.00%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.33%) QA
2 11 (3.67%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.33%) Firmware
2 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.33%) XenApp
3 1 (0.33%) XenServer
3 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.33%) KVM
3 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (1.67%) Puppet
1 5 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 87 (29.00%) Oracle
2 34 (11.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.33%) JBoss
4 9 (3.00%) Cisco
5 5 (1.67%) Siebel
6 4 (1.33%) DataFlux
6 4 (1.33%) Informatica
6 4 (1.33%) Zend
7 3 (1.00%) QNX
7 3 (1.00%) Cognos
8 2 (0.67%) Endeca
8 2 (0.67%) VMware
8 2 (0.67%) Borland
8 2 (0.67%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.67%) Ektron
9 1 (0.33%) Atmel
9 1 (0.33%) Syncsort
9 1 (0.33%) Pega
9 1 (0.33%) GigaSpaces
9 1 (0.33%) IBM
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Nakama
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Paying up to £45,000 p/annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £65000 + car allowance, bonus, pension, medical + lots more
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + be - pens, health, training +
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP 45 - 60K +Many benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
West Sussex
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Concur Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Kainos
Salary: Excellent Salary
Posted: 23 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago