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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 331 325 303
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 111 97 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.46% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.48% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 100 75 130
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,450 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,750 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
21364 20207 21704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.69% 95.09% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16816 16650 18526
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 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Surrey -6 30 £50,000 +4.16% 1
Oxfordshire +9 26 £50,000 -6.10% 9
Berkshire +8 20 £58,750 +30.55% 1
Hampshire -13 16 £50,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire -3 9 £42,500 +6.25%
Middlesex -6 4 £35,000 -36.36% 1
East Sussex -30 4 £51,250 +28.12% 1
West Sussex -12 3 £50,000 -13.04% 1
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 29 August 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 (91.78%) Software Engineering
2 115 (39.38%) Java
3 103 (35.27%) C++
4 102 (34.93%) Degree
5 88 (30.14%) Linux
6 84 (28.77%) Oracle
7 83 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
8 81 (27.74%) C#
9 79 (27.05%) .NET
10 78 (26.71%) SQL
10 78 (26.71%) Computer Science
11 64 (21.92%) HTML
12 61 (20.89%) Windows
12 61 (20.89%) OO
13 57 (19.52%) TDD
14 54 (18.49%) Web Services
14 54 (18.49%) XML
15 53 (18.15%) Spring
16 49 (16.78%) SQL Server
17 48 (16.44%) JavaScript
18 45 (15.41%) Continuous Integration
18 45 (15.41%) Multithreading
19 41 (14.04%) Mathematics
20 38 (13.01%) J2EE
20 38 (13.01%) Scrum
21 37 (12.67%) MVC
21 37 (12.67%) Test Automation
22 34 (11.64%) Microsoft
23 33 (11.30%) C
23 33 (11.30%) Big Data

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (4.45%) Apache
1 13 (4.45%) WebLogic
2 11 (3.77%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.08%) Node.js
4 7 (2.40%) Oracle Service Bus
5 6 (2.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (1.71%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.37%) IIS
7 4 (1.37%) SAS
8 2 (0.68%) CMS
8 2 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.34%) Liferay
9 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.34%) Alfresco
Applications
1 10 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.42%) SaaS
2 8 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.05%) GitHub
4 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.68%) PaaS
5 2 (0.68%) Heroku
6 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.34%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.85%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.74%) HTTP
3 7 (2.40%) GSM
4 6 (2.05%) PBX
4 6 (2.05%) Internet
4 6 (2.05%) UMTS
4 6 (2.05%) RTP
4 6 (2.05%) LTE
4 6 (2.05%) Asterisk PBX
4 6 (2.05%) RANAP
5 4 (1.37%) DVB
5 4 (1.37%) LDAP
6 2 (0.68%) OpenFlow
6 2 (0.68%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (0.68%) Wireless
7 1 (0.34%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.34%) RFID
7 1 (0.34%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.34%) Broadband
7 1 (0.34%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (16.78%) SQL Server
2 33 (11.30%) Big Data
3 22 (7.53%) NoSQL
4 21 (7.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (5.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (4.79%) MySQL
7 10 (3.42%) Oracle ODI
7 10 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (3.08%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.71%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.37%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.03%) Oracle OWB
12 3 (1.03%) Redis
13 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.34%) Siebel EIM
14 1 (0.34%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 28 (9.59%) Subversion
2 21 (7.19%) NUnit
3 13 (4.45%) Rational Rhapsody
4 12 (4.11%) Jenkins
4 12 (4.11%) MbUnit
5 8 (2.74%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.05%) Trac
6 6 (2.05%) GCC
6 6 (2.05%) GDB
7 5 (1.71%) Hudson
8 4 (1.37%) Bugzilla
8 4 (1.37%) JIRA
8 4 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (1.37%) ClearCase
8 4 (1.37%) CruiseControl
9 3 (1.03%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.34%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.34%) Selenium
10 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
General
1 28 (9.59%) Finance
2 23 (7.88%) Military
3 19 (6.51%) Telecoms
4 15 (5.14%) Electronics
5 11 (3.77%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.42%) Publishing
6 10 (3.42%) Law
7 9 (3.08%) Legal
8 7 (2.40%) Retail
9 6 (2.05%) Banking
10 5 (1.71%) Games
11 3 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.34%) Billing
13 1 (0.34%) Front Office
13 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.34%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (27.05%) .NET
2 64 (21.92%) HTML
3 54 (18.49%) Web Services
3 54 (18.49%) XML
4 53 (18.15%) Spring
5 38 (13.01%) J2EE
6 31 (10.62%) jQuery
7 28 (9.59%) CSS
8 27 (9.25%) STL
9 26 (8.90%) ASP.NET
10 25 (8.56%) Middleware
11 23 (7.88%) Hibernate
11 23 (7.88%) WCF
12 21 (7.19%) WPF
12 21 (7.19%) Ajax
13 17 (5.82%) .NET Framework
14 16 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (4.79%) SOAP
16 13 (4.45%) HTML5
17 11 (3.77%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 78 (26.71%) Computer Science
2 41 (14.04%) Mathematics
3 29 (9.93%) Open Source
4 19 (6.51%) Physics
5 13 (4.45%) Management Information System
6 12 (4.11%) Statistics
7 11 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (3.42%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.74%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.71%) Data Integration
11 4 (1.37%) STB
11 4 (1.37%) DTV
11 4 (1.37%) Kindle
11 4 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (1.03%) Clustering
12 3 (1.03%) Firmware
12 3 (1.03%) Device Driver
12 3 (1.03%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.68%) Tandem
14 1 (0.34%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 88 (30.14%) Linux
2 61 (20.89%) Windows
3 20 (6.85%) UNIX
4 14 (4.79%) Solaris
5 12 (4.11%) AIX
6 9 (3.08%) Windows CE
7 4 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.34%) Debian
10 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (91.78%) Software Engineering
2 83 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (20.89%) OO
4 57 (19.52%) TDD
5 45 (15.41%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (15.41%) Multithreading
6 38 (13.01%) Scrum
7 37 (12.67%) MVC
7 37 (12.67%) Test Automation
8 30 (10.27%) UML
9 27 (9.25%) BDD
10 26 (8.90%) Integration Testing
11 25 (8.56%) OOD
11 25 (8.56%) User Stories
12 21 (7.19%) Unit Testing
13 20 (6.85%) OOP
14 15 (5.14%) Configuration Management
14 15 (5.14%) Software Testing
14 15 (5.14%) Information Security
15 14 (4.79%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 115 (39.38%) Java
2 103 (35.27%) C++
3 81 (27.74%) C#
4 78 (26.71%) SQL
5 48 (16.44%) JavaScript
6 33 (11.30%) C
7 18 (6.16%) PHP
8 15 (5.14%) Python
9 10 (3.42%) PowerShell
10 9 (3.08%) Ruby
10 9 (3.08%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.40%) Perl
12 3 (1.03%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.03%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.03%) Scala
13 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.34%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.34%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 102 (34.93%) Degree
2 17 (5.82%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.48%) ISEB
4 15 (5.14%) ISTQB
4 15 (5.14%) PhD
5 8 (2.74%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.56%) QA
2 10 (3.42%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) DICOM
4 1 (0.34%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.34%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.34%) KVM
2 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (3.77%) Puppet
1 11 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 84 (28.77%) Oracle
2 34 (11.64%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.42%) Cisco
4 5 (1.71%) Siebel
4 5 (1.71%) JBoss
5 4 (1.37%) Informatica
5 4 (1.37%) DataFlux
5 4 (1.37%) Zend
6 3 (1.03%) QNX
6 3 (1.03%) VMware
6 3 (1.03%) Cognos
7 2 (0.68%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.68%) Ektron
7 2 (0.68%) Capita
8 1 (0.34%) Renesas
8 1 (0.34%) Atmel
8 1 (0.34%) GigaSpaces
8 1 (0.34%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.34%) Sybase
8 1 (0.34%) Vignette
Brighton, East Sussex
Webrecruit
Salary: £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Yateley, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,0000
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, Sussex
networx
Salary: Excellent Benefits inc
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Middlesex
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
TRG
Salary: 45000-55000 Per Annum Excellent package
Posted: 8 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Diamond Light Source
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Diamond Light Source
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxford or London, South East, United Kingdom
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Oxford or London, South East, United Kingdom
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago