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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer
England / South East
Rank 273 326 281
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 125 124 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.84% 0.63% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.66% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 104 97 173
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
14419 18931 19596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.79% 96.82% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11976 16088 15886
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +32 50 £55,000 +2.32% 5
Berkshire +50 33 £50,000 -6.54% 5
Oxfordshire +25 13 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Buckinghamshire +26 11 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Surrey +30 6 £52,500 +5.00% 1
West Sussex -8 6 £47,500 -
East Sussex +15 5 £45,500 - 1
Kent +7 1 - -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 242 (99.59%) Software Engineering
2 150 (61.73%) C++
3 107 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (42.80%) C#
5 94 (38.68%) Windows
6 89 (36.63%) Linux
7 78 (32.10%) SQL
8 72 (29.63%) Java
9 66 (27.16%) Degree
10 64 (26.34%) JavaScript
11 59 (24.28%) .NET
12 58 (23.87%) Computer Science
12 58 (23.87%) Multithreading
13 57 (23.46%) C
14 49 (20.16%) HTML
14 49 (20.16%) Microsoft
14 49 (20.16%) TDD
15 47 (19.34%) Python
16 45 (18.52%) CSS
17 35 (14.40%) Scrum
18 34 (13.99%) Visual Studio
19 32 (13.17%) SQL Server
20 30 (12.35%) WPF
20 30 (12.35%) Mentoring
21 29 (11.93%) Embedded Systems
21 29 (11.93%) OO
22 28 (11.52%) STL
23 27 (11.11%) Web Services
23 27 (11.11%) Oracle
24 26 (10.70%) Boost C++ Libraries

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 8 (3.29%) IIS
2 7 (2.88%) JBoss
3 4 (1.65%) CMS
3 4 (1.65%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.23%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.23%) SAS
5 2 (0.82%) Apache
5 2 (0.82%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.41%) Drupal
6 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.41%) nginx
6 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.88%) SaaS
2 6 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.41%) IaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Office 365
5 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.82%) HTTP
1 19 (7.82%) LDAP
2 18 (7.41%) FTP
2 18 (7.41%) Kerberos
2 18 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.88%) Internet
4 3 (1.23%) SMTP
5 2 (0.82%) Firewall
5 2 (0.82%) Wireless
6 1 (0.41%) DNS
6 1 (0.41%) Network Security
6 1 (0.41%) SSL
6 1 (0.41%) VoIP
6 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.17%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.47%) NoSQL
3 15 (6.17%) MySQL
4 14 (5.76%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.12%) Big Data
6 9 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.06%) MariaDB
8 4 (1.65%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.65%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.23%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.23%) Redis
10 2 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.82%) HBase
10 2 (0.82%) KDB
10 2 (0.82%) Sqoop
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (13.99%) Visual Studio
2 25 (10.29%) Git (software)
3 19 (7.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (6.58%) Subversion
5 10 (4.12%) Eclipse
6 9 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 9 (3.70%) Maven
6 9 (3.70%) Selenium
7 8 (3.29%) Jenkins
8 7 (2.88%) Ant
9 6 (2.47%) Bugzilla
9 6 (2.47%) CruiseControl
9 6 (2.47%) Gradle
9 6 (2.47%) Hudson
9 6 (2.47%) Redmine
9 6 (2.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (1.65%) JUnit
10 4 (1.65%) Mocha
11 3 (1.23%) IntelliJ
11 3 (1.23%) NetBeans
General
1 24 (9.88%) Finance
2 12 (4.94%) Electronics
3 6 (2.47%) Advertising
3 6 (2.47%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.23%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.23%) Games
6 2 (0.82%) Automotive
6 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Avionics
7 1 (0.41%) Billing
7 1 (0.41%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (24.28%) .NET
2 49 (20.16%) HTML
3 45 (18.52%) CSS
4 30 (12.35%) WPF
5 28 (11.52%) STL
6 27 (11.11%) Web Services
7 26 (10.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 22 (9.05%) SOAP
8 22 (9.05%) XML
9 21 (8.64%) AngularJS
10 17 (7.00%) jQuery
10 17 (7.00%) MFC
11 13 (5.35%) Ajax
11 13 (5.35%) ASP.NET
11 13 (5.35%) REST
11 13 (5.35%) RESTful
12 12 (4.94%) .NET Framework
13 11 (4.53%) HTML5
13 11 (4.53%) Node.js
14 9 (3.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 58 (23.87%) Computer Science
2 29 (11.93%) Embedded Systems
3 22 (9.05%) Algorithms
4 14 (5.76%) Data Structures
5 12 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.94%) Client/Server
6 8 (3.29%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.47%) Web 2.0
9 4 (1.65%) Life Science
10 3 (1.23%) Contactless
10 3 (1.23%) User Experience
10 3 (1.23%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.82%) Fintech
11 2 (0.82%) iPad
11 2 (0.82%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.41%) FMCG
12 1 (0.41%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.41%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 94 (38.68%) Windows
2 89 (36.63%) Linux
3 12 (4.94%) Mac OS X
4 8 (3.29%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.47%) Solaris
6 5 (2.06%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.06%) Unix
7 4 (1.65%) VMS
8 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.41%) Android
9 1 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.41%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (99.59%) Software Engineering
2 107 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (23.87%) Multithreading
4 49 (20.16%) TDD
5 35 (14.40%) Scrum
6 30 (12.35%) Mentoring
7 29 (11.93%) OO
8 25 (10.29%) Unit Testing
9 24 (9.88%) SDLC
10 23 (9.47%) Test Automation
11 22 (9.05%) Coaching
12 21 (8.64%) Pair Programming
13 19 (7.82%) UML
14 18 (7.41%) Web Development
15 17 (7.00%) OOP
16 16 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (6.17%) Regression Testing
18 14 (5.76%) BDD
18 14 (5.76%) Multithreaded Programming
18 14 (5.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 150 (61.73%) C++
2 104 (42.80%) C#
3 78 (32.10%) SQL
4 72 (29.63%) Java
5 64 (26.34%) JavaScript
6 57 (23.46%) C
7 47 (19.34%) Python
8 14 (5.76%) PHP
9 8 (3.29%) Embedded C
10 6 (2.47%) Apex Code
10 6 (2.47%) Ruby
10 6 (2.47%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.06%) Perl
11 5 (2.06%) VC++
12 4 (1.65%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.65%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.23%) F#
13 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.23%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.82%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 66 (27.16%) Degree
2 6 (2.47%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.82%) HNC
3 2 (0.82%) HND
3 2 (0.82%) PhD
3 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.29%) QA
2 6 (2.47%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.82%) MISRA
4 1 (0.41%) DICOM
4 1 (0.41%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.41%) GAMP
System Software
1 18 (7.41%) NFS
2 8 (3.29%) Firmware
3 6 (2.47%) HDFS
4 3 (1.23%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.23%) Oozie
2 2 (0.82%) Puppet
3 1 (0.41%) Ansible
3 1 (0.41%) FreeIPA
3 1 (0.41%) Nagios
3 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.41%) yum
Vendors
1 49 (20.16%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.11%) Oracle
3 25 (10.29%) Sophos
4 6 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.65%) Zend
6 3 (1.23%) SAP
7 2 (0.82%) Green Hills
7 2 (0.82%) Mercator
8 1 (0.41%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.41%) F5
8 1 (0.41%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.41%) Xamarin
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum GBP To 70K +Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 23 days holiday, Healthcare,
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits including Flexible Working Hour
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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Milton Keynes
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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