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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 259 285 268
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 195 147 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.88% 0.67% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.70% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 174 130 148
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £59,200
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
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
20998 20896 20988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.16% 94.81% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16760 17048 18116
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Berkshire +24 36 £55,000 +46.66% 4
Hampshire +4 36 £47,500 +1.60% 6
Oxfordshire +16 31 £50,000 - 9
West Sussex +17 27 £42,500 +7.59% 2
Surrey +11 26 £46,750 -6.50% 5
East Sussex -6 14 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Middlesex -1 13 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 6 £45,000 -10.00%
Kent - 4 £53,750 -
Isle of Wight - 1 £37,000 - 1
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 296 (95.79%) Software Engineering
2 139 (44.98%) C++
3 135 (43.69%) Java
4 110 (35.60%) SQL
5 109 (35.28%) Agile Software Development
6 94 (30.42%) Linux
7 87 (28.16%) XML
8 86 (27.83%) C#
9 79 (25.57%) HTML
10 76 (24.60%) OO
11 69 (22.33%) Spring
12 67 (21.68%) Web Services
12 67 (21.68%) Oracle
13 65 (21.04%) J2EE
14 63 (20.39%) TDD
15 61 (19.74%) C
15 61 (19.74%) JavaScript
15 61 (19.74%) Degree
16 59 (19.09%) Windows
17 58 (18.77%) .NET
18 54 (17.48%) Multithreading
19 53 (17.15%) Subversion
20 52 (16.83%) Continuous Integration
21 48 (15.53%) Big Data
22 47 (15.21%) UML
22 47 (15.21%) OOD
23 45 (14.56%) Computer Science
24 38 (12.30%) SQL Server
25 37 (11.97%) BDD
26 36 (11.65%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 19 (6.15%) WebLogic
1 19 (6.15%) Tomcat
2 11 (3.56%) WebSphere
2 11 (3.56%) Node.js
3 10 (3.24%) JBoss
4 9 (2.91%) Apache
4 9 (2.91%) IIS
5 8 (2.59%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (1.62%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (1.29%) SAS
7 4 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.97%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.65%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.65%) CMS
9 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.32%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.32%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.32%) Liferay
10 1 (0.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.88%) SaaS
3 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) Force.com
5 1 (0.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.85%) TCP/IP
2 13 (4.21%) GSM
2 13 (4.21%) PBX
2 13 (4.21%) UMTS
2 13 (4.21%) RANAP
2 13 (4.21%) LTE
2 13 (4.21%) Asterisk PBX
2 13 (4.21%) RTP
3 6 (1.94%) Internet
3 6 (1.94%) SNMP
4 5 (1.62%) LDAP
5 2 (0.65%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.32%) HTTP
6 1 (0.32%) DVB
6 1 (0.32%) Wireless
6 1 (0.32%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (15.53%) Big Data
2 38 (12.30%) SQL Server
3 33 (10.68%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.91%) MongoDB
4 9 (2.91%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.27%) MySQL
6 6 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.62%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.97%) Redis
9 3 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.65%) OLAP
10 2 (0.65%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.65%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.65%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 53 (17.15%) Subversion
2 17 (5.50%) Visual Studio
3 16 (5.18%) Bugzilla
4 14 (4.53%) Hudson
4 14 (4.53%) GDB
5 13 (4.21%) Trac
5 13 (4.21%) GCC
5 13 (4.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 12 (3.88%) Git (software)
7 11 (3.56%) CruiseControl
7 11 (3.56%) JIRA
8 8 (2.59%) Rational Rhapsody
9 7 (2.27%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.62%) Maven
10 5 (1.62%) Rational DOORS
11 4 (1.29%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.29%) NUnit
12 3 (0.97%) StarTeam
12 3 (0.97%) JUnit
12 3 (0.97%) Selenium
General
1 31 (10.03%) Finance
2 29 (9.39%) Telecoms
3 22 (7.12%) Electronics
4 12 (3.88%) Legal
5 11 (3.56%) Publishing
6 10 (3.24%) Retail
7 8 (2.59%) Military
8 5 (1.62%) Banking
9 3 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.97%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.65%) Games
10 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.65%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Advertising
11 1 (0.32%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (28.16%) XML
2 79 (25.57%) HTML
3 69 (22.33%) Spring
4 67 (21.68%) Web Services
5 65 (21.04%) J2EE
6 58 (18.77%) .NET
7 31 (10.03%) STL
7 31 (10.03%) jQuery
8 28 (9.06%) CSS
9 25 (8.09%) Ajax
10 23 (7.44%) ASP.NET
11 22 (7.12%) Middleware
12 20 (6.47%) HTML5
13 19 (6.15%) Hibernate
13 19 (6.15%) MFC
14 18 (5.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 16 (5.18%) WCF
16 15 (4.85%) Qt
16 15 (4.85%) SOAP
17 14 (4.53%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.56%) Computer Science
2 30 (9.71%) Open Source
3 27 (8.74%) Mathematics
4 23 (7.44%) Embedded Systems
5 17 (5.50%) Algorithms
5 17 (5.50%) Physics
5 17 (5.50%) Client/Server
6 11 (3.56%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (2.91%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.91%) 3D Graphics
9 6 (1.94%) Clustering
9 6 (1.94%) Device Driver
9 6 (1.94%) Statistics
10 4 (1.29%) Animation
10 4 (1.29%) Social Network
10 4 (1.29%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.29%) CUDA
10 4 (1.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 94 (30.42%) Linux
2 59 (19.09%) Windows
3 19 (6.15%) Windows CE
4 18 (5.83%) UNIX
5 11 (3.56%) VxWorks
6 9 (2.91%) Android
7 8 (2.59%) Solaris
8 6 (1.94%) AIX
9 5 (1.62%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (1.62%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (95.79%) Software Engineering
2 109 (35.28%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (24.60%) OO
4 63 (20.39%) TDD
5 54 (17.48%) Multithreading
6 52 (16.83%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (15.21%) UML
7 47 (15.21%) OOD
8 37 (11.97%) BDD
9 36 (11.65%) Scrum
10 33 (10.68%) Integration Testing
11 32 (10.36%) MVC
12 30 (9.71%) Test Automation
13 27 (8.74%) Unit Testing
14 16 (5.18%) E-Commerce
15 15 (4.85%) OOP
16 13 (4.21%) SOA
16 13 (4.21%) Software Testing
17 11 (3.56%) Risk Management
17 11 (3.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 139 (44.98%) C++
2 135 (43.69%) Java
3 110 (35.60%) SQL
4 86 (27.83%) C#
5 61 (19.74%) C
5 61 (19.74%) JavaScript
6 31 (10.03%) Python
7 16 (5.18%) Embedded C
8 15 (4.85%) PHP
9 10 (3.24%) Perl
10 9 (2.91%) Embedded C++
11 8 (2.59%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.94%) Ada
12 6 (1.94%) Ruby
13 4 (1.29%) C++/CLI
14 3 (0.97%) Scala
14 3 (0.97%) ActionScript
14 3 (0.97%) COBOL
15 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (19.74%) Degree
2 10 (3.24%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.24%) PhD
3 9 (2.91%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.29%) ISEB
5 3 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.97%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.65%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.65%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.15%) QA
2 8 (2.59%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.32%) JTAG
3 1 (0.32%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.32%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (2.27%) Firmware
2 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.32%) XenApp
2 1 (0.32%) XenServer
2 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) Control-M
1 1 (0.32%) Puppet
1 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 67 (21.68%) Oracle
2 29 (9.39%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.21%) Cisco
4 5 (1.62%) Borland
4 5 (1.62%) Pega
5 4 (1.29%) Zend
5 4 (1.29%) Endeca
5 4 (1.29%) QNX
6 3 (0.97%) Ab Initio
6 3 (0.97%) Remedy
6 3 (0.97%) IBM
7 2 (0.65%) Sun
7 2 (0.65%) Siebel
7 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.65%) Telerik
7 2 (0.65%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.32%) Atmel
8 1 (0.32%) Ektron
8 1 (0.32%) Syncsort
8 1 (0.32%) Sitecore
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum GBP 45 - 55K +Many benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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