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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 296 255 301
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 140 217 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 1.06% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.09% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 113 185 166
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
17799 19951 22285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.81% 97.06% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15042 16057 17997
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Oxfordshire +22 32 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Hampshire +3 26 £51,250 +2.50% 7
West Sussex -19 25 £45,000 -28.00% 2
Berkshire -23 25 £57,500 +4.54% 1
East Sussex +4 10 £47,500 -24.00% 3
Surrey -19 10 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +11 8 £47,000 +10.58% 3
Middlesex +11 2 £57,500 +15.00%
Kent - 2 £72,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 258 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 154 (59.69%) C++
3 146 (56.59%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (46.90%) C#
5 106 (41.09%) JavaScript
6 103 (39.92%) Java
7 93 (36.05%) Windows
8 82 (31.78%) SQL
9 78 (30.23%) Linux
9 78 (30.23%) TDD
10 76 (29.46%) HTML
11 71 (27.52%) Degree
11 71 (27.52%) Multithreading
12 69 (26.74%) CSS
13 62 (24.03%) .NET
14 56 (21.71%) XML
15 52 (20.16%) Web Services
16 48 (18.60%) OOD
17 47 (18.22%) Python
18 42 (16.28%) Computer Science
19 40 (15.50%) OO
20 38 (14.73%) Mentoring
21 34 (13.18%) OOP
22 33 (12.79%) C
22 33 (12.79%) MVC
22 33 (12.79%) Microsoft
22 33 (12.79%) JSON
23 32 (12.40%) REST
24 30 (11.63%) BDD
24 30 (11.63%) 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 7 (2.71%) Apache
2 5 (1.94%) Apache Pig
2 5 (1.94%) CICS
2 5 (1.94%) SAS
2 5 (1.94%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.55%) IIS
3 4 (1.55%) Node.js
4 3 (1.16%) PegaRULES
4 3 (1.16%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.78%) Jetty
5 2 (0.78%) nginx
6 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.39%) Confluence
6 1 (0.39%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (1.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.49%) SaaS
3 1 (0.39%) IaaS
3 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.81%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.71%) GSM
2 7 (2.71%) LTE
2 7 (2.71%) UMTS
3 6 (2.33%) Internet
4 5 (1.94%) SMTP
5 4 (1.55%) HTTP
5 4 (1.55%) LDAP
6 3 (1.16%) DNS
6 3 (1.16%) FTP
6 3 (1.16%) POP3
6 3 (1.16%) SSH
7 2 (0.78%) RS-232
8 1 (0.39%) DVB
8 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.39%) IPsec
8 1 (0.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.08%) NoSQL
3 19 (7.36%) Big Data
3 19 (7.36%) Relational Database
4 18 (6.98%) MySQL
5 12 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.10%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.71%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (1.94%) Apache Hive
9 5 (1.94%) CouchDB
9 5 (1.94%) DB2
9 5 (1.94%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.39%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 20 (7.75%) Visual Studio
2 15 (5.81%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.04%) Subversion
4 12 (4.65%) Maven
5 5 (1.94%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (1.55%) Gradle
6 4 (1.55%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.55%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (1.16%) Selenium
8 2 (0.78%) Ant
8 2 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.78%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.78%) JBehave
8 2 (0.78%) JIRA
8 2 (0.78%) jMock
8 2 (0.78%) JUnit
8 2 (0.78%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.39%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.39%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (10.08%) Games
2 12 (4.65%) Finance
3 10 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.33%) Military
5 5 (1.94%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.55%) French Language
6 4 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.16%) Avionics
8 2 (0.78%) Advertising
8 2 (0.78%) Automotive
8 2 (0.78%) Retail
9 1 (0.39%) Back Office
9 1 (0.39%) Billing
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Law
9 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (29.46%) HTML
2 69 (26.74%) CSS
3 62 (24.03%) .NET
4 56 (21.71%) XML
5 52 (20.16%) Web Services
6 33 (12.79%) JSON
7 32 (12.40%) REST
8 27 (10.47%) XSLT
9 21 (8.14%) STL
9 21 (8.14%) WPF
10 20 (7.75%) ASP.NET
11 19 (7.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 19 (7.36%) Spring
12 17 (6.59%) HTML5
12 17 (6.59%) WCF
13 14 (5.43%) .NET Framework
13 14 (5.43%) RESTful
13 14 (5.43%) SOAP
14 13 (5.04%) AngularJS
15 12 (4.65%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.28%) Computer Science
2 25 (9.69%) Algorithms
3 23 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.65%) Mathematics
5 11 (4.26%) Client/Server
5 11 (4.26%) Device Driver
6 10 (3.88%) Data Structures
7 9 (3.49%) Biotechnology
7 9 (3.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 8 (3.10%) Mainframe
9 6 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.94%) Social Media
11 4 (1.55%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (1.55%) iPad
12 3 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (1.16%) IBM Mainframe
13 2 (0.78%) CUDA
13 2 (0.78%) Visualisation
14 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
14 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 93 (36.05%) Windows
2 78 (30.23%) Linux
3 28 (10.85%) Unix
4 10 (3.88%) Mac OS X
5 7 (2.71%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (1.94%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.16%) VxWorks
7 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.78%) Android
8 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.39%) CentOS
9 1 (0.39%) Fedora
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 146 (56.59%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (30.23%) TDD
4 71 (27.52%) Multithreading
5 48 (18.60%) OOD
6 40 (15.50%) OO
7 38 (14.73%) Mentoring
8 34 (13.18%) OOP
9 33 (12.79%) MVC
10 30 (11.63%) BDD
10 30 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (10.47%) Scrum
12 25 (9.69%) OOA/OOD
13 24 (9.30%) UML
14 23 (8.91%) Pair Programming
15 20 (7.75%) Open Source
16 19 (7.36%) Continuous Improvement
17 17 (6.59%) Data Protection
17 17 (6.59%) SDLC
17 17 (6.59%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 154 (59.69%) C++
2 121 (46.90%) C#
3 106 (41.09%) JavaScript
4 103 (39.92%) Java
5 82 (31.78%) SQL
6 47 (18.22%) Python
7 33 (12.79%) C
8 22 (8.53%) Ruby
9 16 (6.20%) PHP
10 7 (2.71%) Scala
10 7 (2.71%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.33%) VB
12 5 (1.94%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.94%) COBOL
12 5 (1.94%) Embedded C
12 5 (1.94%) Perl
12 5 (1.94%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.94%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.55%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.55%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 71 (27.52%) Degree
2 10 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.39%) HND
5 1 (0.39%) PhD
5 1 (0.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.20%) QA
2 4 (1.55%) DO-178B
3 3 (1.16%) DICOM
3 3 (1.16%) SLA
4 2 (0.78%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.78%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (1.94%) Apache Flume
1 5 (1.94%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.94%) Oozie
Vendors
1 33 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.24%) Oracle
3 23 (8.91%) Sophos
4 5 (1.94%) IBM
4 5 (1.94%) SAP
5 4 (1.55%) Pega
5 4 (1.55%) Sun
6 2 (0.78%) iRise
6 2 (0.78%) Perforce
6 2 (0.78%) Progress
6 2 (0.78%) QNX
6 2 (0.78%) RedGate
6 2 (0.78%) Twitter
6 2 (0.78%) Zend
7 1 (0.39%) Borland
7 1 (0.39%) Talend
7 1 (0.39%) Telelogic
7 1 (0.39%) TSYS
7 1 (0.39%) Wind River
7 1 (0.39%) Xamarin
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + equity
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £52K Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Alfen
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 p/a
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 p/a
Posted: 6 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 21 days ago
Brighton, United Kingdom
Intel Security
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Fareham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago