The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 331 313 321
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 115 123 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.56% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.59% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 113 81 117
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £39,350 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,250 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21442 20900 22065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.80% 95.00% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17119 17223 18858
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 £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -2 33 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Oxfordshire +13 24 £49,500 -8.33% 2
Buckinghamshire -6 17 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Berkshire +9 16 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Hampshire -4 14 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Middlesex -7 5 £35,000 -14.11%
Isle of Wight - 4 £37,000 -
East Sussex -30 2 £46,750 +16.87% 1
West Sussex -22 1 £45,000 -21.73%
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 275 (92.91%) Software Engineering
2 116 (39.19%) C++
3 115 (38.85%) Java
4 110 (37.16%) Degree
5 89 (30.07%) Linux
6 86 (29.05%) .NET
7 84 (28.38%) C#
8 82 (27.70%) Computer Science
9 78 (26.35%) SQL
10 77 (26.01%) Agile Software Development
11 75 (25.34%) Oracle
12 73 (24.66%) OO
13 71 (23.99%) Windows
14 63 (21.28%) HTML
15 57 (19.26%) JavaScript
16 54 (18.24%) Web Services
17 51 (17.23%) Spring
18 47 (15.88%) SQL Server
19 46 (15.54%) Multithreading
20 45 (15.20%) TDD
21 41 (13.85%) XML
21 41 (13.85%) UML
21 41 (13.85%) Mathematics
22 40 (13.51%) Scrum
23 39 (13.18%) C
24 38 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
25 35 (11.82%) Microsoft
26 34 (11.49%) jQuery
27 33 (11.15%) Big Data
28 32 (10.81%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (4.73%) Apache
2 12 (4.05%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.70%) Node.js
4 7 (2.36%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.36%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (1.35%) SAS
5 4 (1.35%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.68%) IIS
8 1 (0.34%) CMS
8 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.36%) SaaS
3 6 (2.03%) GitHub
4 3 (1.01%) Heroku
4 3 (1.01%) PaaS
4 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.34%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.77%) TCP/IP
2 13 (4.39%) HTTP
3 6 (2.03%) Internet
4 4 (1.35%) DVB
5 3 (1.01%) GSM
5 3 (1.01%) OpenFlow
6 2 (0.68%) LTE
6 2 (0.68%) RANAP
6 2 (0.68%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (0.68%) PBX
6 2 (0.68%) UMTS
6 2 (0.68%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.68%) RTP
6 2 (0.68%) Wireless
6 2 (0.68%) LDAP
7 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.34%) RFID
7 1 (0.34%) 802.11
7 1 (0.34%) Broadband
7 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (15.88%) SQL Server
2 33 (11.15%) Big Data
3 22 (7.43%) NoSQL
4 20 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (5.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (5.07%) MySQL
7 11 (3.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (3.04%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.36%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (1.35%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.35%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.01%) Oracle OWB
12 3 (1.01%) Redis
13 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (7.09%) Subversion
1 21 (7.09%) NUnit
2 17 (5.74%) Rational Rhapsody
3 12 (4.05%) MbUnit
3 12 (4.05%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.04%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.35%) ClearCase
6 3 (1.01%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.68%) Hudson
7 2 (0.68%) GCC
7 2 (0.68%) GDB
7 2 (0.68%) Trac
7 2 (0.68%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.68%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.34%) JUnit
8 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.34%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.34%) LabVIEW
General
1 28 (9.46%) Finance
2 27 (9.12%) Military
3 15 (5.07%) Electronics
4 12 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.05%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.38%) Law
6 6 (2.03%) Games
6 6 (2.03%) Publishing
7 5 (1.69%) Banking
7 5 (1.69%) Retail
8 2 (0.68%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Front Office
9 1 (0.34%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) Marketing
9 1 (0.34%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (29.05%) .NET
2 63 (21.28%) HTML
3 54 (18.24%) Web Services
4 51 (17.23%) Spring
5 41 (13.85%) XML
6 34 (11.49%) jQuery
7 32 (10.81%) J2EE
8 31 (10.47%) ASP.NET
9 30 (10.14%) CSS
10 28 (9.46%) Hibernate
11 26 (8.78%) Middleware
12 25 (8.45%) STL
13 23 (7.77%) WCF
14 22 (7.43%) WPF
14 22 (7.43%) .NET Framework
15 21 (7.09%) Ajax
16 19 (6.42%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (4.73%) JSON
17 14 (4.73%) REST
18 13 (4.39%) Threading Building Blocks
Miscellaneous
1 82 (27.70%) Computer Science
2 41 (13.85%) Mathematics
3 29 (9.80%) Open Source
4 14 (4.73%) Physics
5 11 (3.72%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.38%) Statistics
7 8 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.36%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (1.35%) Kindle
10 4 (1.35%) STB
10 4 (1.35%) DTV
11 3 (1.01%) Device Driver
11 3 (1.01%) Tandem
12 2 (0.68%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.68%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.68%) Firmware
13 1 (0.34%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 89 (30.07%) Linux
2 71 (23.99%) Windows
3 22 (7.43%) UNIX
4 13 (4.39%) Solaris
5 10 (3.38%) AIX
6 9 (3.04%) Windows CE
7 5 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (1.01%) Debian
9 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.34%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (92.91%) Software Engineering
2 77 (26.01%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (24.66%) OO
4 46 (15.54%) Multithreading
5 45 (15.20%) TDD
6 41 (13.85%) UML
7 40 (13.51%) Scrum
8 38 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (10.81%) Unit Testing
10 30 (10.14%) MVC
11 29 (9.80%) User Stories
12 27 (9.12%) OOD
12 27 (9.12%) Test Automation
13 25 (8.45%) OOP
14 20 (6.76%) Information Security
14 20 (6.76%) Configuration Management
15 16 (5.41%) BDD
16 15 (5.07%) Integration Testing
17 14 (4.73%) DNA
17 14 (4.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 116 (39.19%) C++
2 115 (38.85%) Java
3 84 (28.38%) C#
4 78 (26.35%) SQL
5 57 (19.26%) JavaScript
6 39 (13.18%) C
7 19 (6.42%) Python
8 17 (5.74%) PHP
9 11 (3.72%) PowerShell
10 10 (3.38%) Perl
10 10 (3.38%) Ruby
11 8 (2.70%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.01%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.01%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.68%) Scala
13 2 (0.68%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.68%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.68%) VB
13 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 110 (37.16%) Degree
2 22 (7.43%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.07%) PhD
4 13 (4.39%) ISTQB
4 13 (4.39%) ISEB
5 9 (3.04%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.12%) QA
2 9 (3.04%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.69%) DICOM
4 2 (0.68%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.34%) Xen
2 1 (0.34%) KVM
2 1 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (4.39%) Puppet
2 12 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 75 (25.34%) Oracle
2 35 (11.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.36%) JBoss
4 6 (2.03%) Cisco
5 4 (1.35%) DataFlux
5 4 (1.35%) VMware
5 4 (1.35%) QNX
5 4 (1.35%) Siebel
6 3 (1.01%) Cognos
6 3 (1.01%) Informatica
7 2 (0.68%) Zend
7 2 (0.68%) Capita
8 1 (0.34%) Sybase
8 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.34%) Borland
8 1 (0.34%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.34%) Renesas
8 1 (0.34%) Altera
8 1 (0.34%) Ektron
8 1 (0.34%) Sitecore
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yateley, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,0000
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% annual Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Romsey
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £25K - £50K, Performance Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
High Wycombe
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 20 days ago
Brighton, United Kingdom
McAfee
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago