The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Senior Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 305 294 367
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +73
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 138 174 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 0.83% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.86% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 122 136 96
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,250 £40,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
17659 20145 21905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.07% 96.61% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14951 16605 17140
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

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 25 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +27 28 £49,500 -10.00% 1
Oxfordshire -8 27 £53,750 -12.24% 2
Berkshire -7 24 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Hampshire -32 24 £50,000 - 4
East Sussex +6 14 £50,000 -9.09%
Buckinghamshire +19 11 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Surrey +16 8 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Isle of Wight 0 1 £40,000 +3.89%
Kent - 1 £57,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Senior Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 270 (97.83%) Software Engineering
2 153 (55.43%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (53.62%) C++
4 141 (51.09%) C#
5 111 (40.22%) Windows
6 103 (37.32%) JavaScript
7 99 (35.87%) Java
8 90 (32.61%) .NET
9 89 (32.25%) SQL
10 77 (27.90%) Degree
11 73 (26.45%) HTML
12 70 (25.36%) TDD
13 68 (24.64%) Multithreading
14 64 (23.19%) Linux
15 61 (22.10%) CSS
16 55 (19.93%) Python
17 52 (18.84%) Microsoft
18 49 (17.75%) XML
19 48 (17.39%) Computer Science
19 48 (17.39%) Web Services
20 43 (15.58%) Oracle
21 39 (14.13%) Mentoring
22 38 (13.77%) C
22 38 (13.77%) ASP.NET
23 37 (13.41%) WCF
24 36 (13.04%) SQL Server
25 35 (12.68%) Sophos
26 34 (12.32%) UML
26 34 (12.32%) Unit Testing
27 33 (11.96%) Continuous Integration

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (5.07%) IIS
2 9 (3.26%) Apache Pig
2 9 (3.26%) SAS
3 7 (2.54%) CICS
4 5 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.45%) CMS
5 4 (1.45%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.72%) Apache
6 2 (0.72%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (2.54%) MS Office
2 1 (0.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.99%) SaaS
3 9 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.72%) IaaS
4 2 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.62%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.26%) Internet
3 4 (1.45%) GSM
3 4 (1.45%) HTTP
3 4 (1.45%) LTE
3 4 (1.45%) UMTS
4 3 (1.09%) FTP
4 3 (1.09%) LDAP
5 2 (0.72%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.36%) DNS
6 1 (0.36%) DVB
6 1 (0.36%) Network Security
6 1 (0.36%) POP3
6 1 (0.36%) RS-232
6 1 (0.36%) SMTP
6 1 (0.36%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.87%) Relational Database
3 24 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 21 (7.61%) Big Data
5 13 (4.71%) Oracle Database
6 11 (3.99%) MongoDB
7 10 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (3.26%) Apache Hive
8 9 (3.26%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.54%) DB2
9 7 (2.54%) MySQL
9 7 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (2.54%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.81%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.45%) Redis
12 3 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (0.72%) Easytrieve
14 1 (0.36%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.36%) MS Access
14 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.62%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.62%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.54%) Maven
4 7 (2.54%) Selenium
5 5 (1.81%) Ant
5 5 (1.81%) JUnit
5 5 (1.81%) Subversion
6 4 (1.45%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.45%) Mocha
7 3 (1.09%) Bugzilla
7 3 (1.09%) CruiseControl
7 3 (1.09%) Hudson
7 3 (1.09%) QUnit
7 3 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.72%) jMock
8 2 (0.72%) XPEDITER
General
1 19 (6.88%) Games
2 16 (5.80%) Finance
3 7 (2.54%) Electronics
4 6 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.81%) Advertising
5 5 (1.81%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.81%) Military
5 5 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.09%) Back Office
7 2 (0.72%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.72%) Billing
8 1 (0.36%) Automotive
8 1 (0.36%) Banking
8 1 (0.36%) French Language
8 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (32.61%) .NET
2 73 (26.45%) HTML
3 61 (22.10%) CSS
4 49 (17.75%) XML
5 48 (17.39%) Web Services
6 38 (13.77%) ASP.NET
7 37 (13.41%) WCF
8 27 (9.78%) JSON
9 26 (9.42%) HTML5
9 26 (9.42%) SOAP
10 24 (8.70%) REST
11 23 (8.33%) RESTful
12 22 (7.97%) STL
12 22 (7.97%) WPF
13 21 (7.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 20 (7.25%) jQuery
14 20 (7.25%) Spring
15 19 (6.88%) .NET Framework
16 18 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
16 18 (6.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 48 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 19 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.52%) Algorithms
4 17 (6.16%) Mathematics
5 12 (4.35%) Data Structures
6 10 (3.62%) Client/Server
6 10 (3.62%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (3.26%) Physics
8 8 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.54%) Mainframe
10 6 (2.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (1.81%) Device Driver
11 5 (1.81%) IBM Mainframe
11 5 (1.81%) RIA
12 4 (1.45%) Biotechnology
12 4 (1.45%) Life Science
12 4 (1.45%) User Experience
13 3 (1.09%) VSAM
14 2 (0.72%) Artificial Intelligence
14 2 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 111 (40.22%) Windows
2 64 (23.19%) Linux
3 18 (6.52%) Mac OS X
4 15 (5.43%) Unix
4 15 (5.43%) Windows Server
5 12 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.72%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.36%) CentOS
8 1 (0.36%) Fedora
8 1 (0.36%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (97.83%) Software Engineering
2 153 (55.43%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (25.36%) TDD
4 68 (24.64%) Multithreading
5 39 (14.13%) Mentoring
6 34 (12.32%) UML
6 34 (12.32%) Unit Testing
7 33 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (11.23%) Pair Programming
9 30 (10.87%) Scrum
10 29 (10.51%) MVC
11 28 (10.14%) OO
12 27 (9.78%) OOD
13 24 (8.70%) Coaching
14 22 (7.97%) BDD
14 22 (7.97%) OOA/OOD
15 21 (7.61%) Test Automation
16 20 (7.25%) Data Protection
16 20 (7.25%) OOP
17 19 (6.88%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 148 (53.62%) C++
2 141 (51.09%) C#
3 103 (37.32%) JavaScript
4 99 (35.87%) Java
5 89 (32.25%) SQL
6 55 (19.93%) Python
7 38 (13.77%) C
8 19 (6.88%) PHP
9 18 (6.52%) T-SQL
10 14 (5.07%) Ruby
11 7 (2.54%) COBOL
11 7 (2.54%) Perl
11 7 (2.54%) TypeScript
12 6 (2.17%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.17%) F#
12 6 (2.17%) MATLAB
13 5 (1.81%) Lua
13 5 (1.81%) Scala
13 5 (1.81%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 77 (27.90%) Degree
2 8 (2.90%) PhD
3 6 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.35%) DICOM
1 12 (4.35%) QA
2 7 (2.54%) GAMP
3 1 (0.36%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (3.62%) HDFS
2 9 (3.26%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.72%) NFS
4 1 (0.36%) Docker
4 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (3.26%) Oozie
2 2 (0.72%) Control-M
3 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 43 (15.58%) Oracle
3 35 (12.68%) Sophos
4 9 (3.26%) SAP
5 8 (2.90%) Zend
6 6 (2.17%) IBM
7 3 (1.09%) Sun
7 3 (1.09%) Talend
8 2 (0.72%) RedGate
8 2 (0.72%) Syncsort
9 1 (0.36%) QNX
9 1 (0.36%) TSYS
9 1 (0.36%) Wind River
9 1 (0.36%) Xamarin
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £42000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 per year
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Milton Keynes
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Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
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Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
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Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + benefits
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