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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 295 261 325
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 139 222 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.77% 1.04% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.07% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 119 182 157
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 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
17609 20683 22587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.92% 97.12% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14995 16855 18247
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +5 32 £45,000 -28.00% 3
Hampshire -6 27 £50,000 - 6
Oxfordshire +3 26 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Berkshire -16 20 £57,500 +4.54% 1
East Sussex +9 18 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Surrey +6 7 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 6 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Middlesex +8 2 £57,500 +15.00%
Isle of Wight +1 1 £40,000 +8.10% 1
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 262 (98.87%) Software Engineering
2 148 (55.85%) C++
3 142 (53.58%) Agile Software Development
4 131 (49.43%) C#
5 107 (40.38%) JavaScript
6 98 (36.98%) Java
7 97 (36.60%) Windows
8 84 (31.70%) SQL
9 79 (29.81%) HTML
10 78 (29.43%) TDD
11 75 (28.30%) .NET
12 72 (27.17%) CSS
13 71 (26.79%) Degree
14 69 (26.04%) Linux
15 68 (25.66%) Multithreading
16 55 (20.75%) XML
17 50 (18.87%) Python
18 46 (17.36%) Web Services
19 41 (15.47%) OOD
20 38 (14.34%) Computer Science
21 37 (13.96%) MVC
22 35 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
23 34 (12.83%) OO
24 33 (12.45%) JSON
24 33 (12.45%) BDD
25 32 (12.08%) C
26 31 (11.70%) Oracle
26 31 (11.70%) OOP
26 31 (11.70%) Microsoft
26 31 (11.70%) REST

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 (2.64%) Apache Pig
1 7 (2.64%) CICS
1 7 (2.64%) IIS
1 7 (2.64%) SAS
2 4 (1.51%) Apache
3 2 (0.75%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (1.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.77%) SaaS
3 1 (0.38%) IaaS
3 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.40%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.02%) Internet
3 7 (2.64%) GSM
3 7 (2.64%) LTE
3 7 (2.64%) UMTS
4 4 (1.51%) LDAP
4 4 (1.51%) SMTP
5 2 (0.75%) DNS
5 2 (0.75%) FTP
5 2 (0.75%) HTTP
5 2 (0.75%) POP3
5 2 (0.75%) SSH
6 1 (0.38%) DVB
6 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.38%) Network Security
6 1 (0.38%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.57%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.06%) NoSQL
2 24 (9.06%) Relational Database
3 21 (7.92%) Big Data
4 14 (5.28%) MySQL
5 12 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.02%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.64%) Apache Hive
7 7 (2.64%) DB2
7 7 (2.64%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.26%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.89%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.51%) CouchDB
10 4 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.51%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.75%) Easytrieve
13 1 (0.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 20 (7.55%) Visual Studio
2 10 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.77%) Maven
3 6 (2.26%) Subversion
4 5 (1.89%) Ant
4 5 (1.89%) Selenium
4 5 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.51%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.51%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (1.13%) Bugzilla
6 3 (1.13%) CruiseControl
6 3 (1.13%) Hudson
6 3 (1.13%) JUnit
6 3 (1.13%) QUnit
6 3 (1.13%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.75%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.75%) jMock
7 2 (0.75%) XPEDITER
General
1 26 (9.81%) Games
2 13 (4.91%) Finance
3 10 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.64%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.89%) Aerospace
5 5 (1.89%) Military
6 4 (1.51%) French Language
7 3 (1.13%) Advertising
7 3 (1.13%) Avionics
8 2 (0.75%) Automotive
8 2 (0.75%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Billing
9 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.38%) Law
9 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (29.81%) HTML
2 75 (28.30%) .NET
3 72 (27.17%) CSS
4 55 (20.75%) XML
5 46 (17.36%) Web Services
6 33 (12.45%) JSON
7 31 (11.70%) REST
8 28 (10.57%) ASP.NET
9 27 (10.19%) WCF
10 25 (9.43%) XSLT
11 23 (8.68%) WPF
12 22 (8.30%) HTML5
13 20 (7.55%) Spring
14 19 (7.17%) STL
15 17 (6.42%) .NET Framework
15 17 (6.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 17 (6.42%) RESTful
16 16 (6.04%) SOAP
17 15 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
18 13 (4.91%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.34%) Computer Science
2 25 (9.43%) Algorithms
3 19 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.66%) Mathematics
5 10 (3.77%) Client/Server
5 10 (3.77%) Device Driver
6 9 (3.40%) Biotechnology
6 9 (3.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (3.02%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.64%) Mainframe
9 6 (2.26%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (1.51%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (1.51%) iPad
12 3 (1.13%) Physics
12 3 (1.13%) RIA
12 3 (1.13%) VSAM
13 2 (0.75%) Artificial Intelligence
13 2 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 97 (36.60%) Windows
2 69 (26.04%) Linux
3 23 (8.68%) Unix
4 10 (3.77%) Mac OS X
5 9 (3.40%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.51%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.75%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.38%) Android
9 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.38%) CentOS
9 1 (0.38%) Fedora
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (98.87%) Software Engineering
2 142 (53.58%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (29.43%) TDD
4 68 (25.66%) Multithreading
5 41 (15.47%) OOD
6 37 (13.96%) MVC
7 35 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (12.83%) OO
9 33 (12.45%) BDD
10 31 (11.70%) Mentoring
10 31 (11.70%) OOP
11 27 (10.19%) Scrum
12 25 (9.43%) OOA/OOD
12 25 (9.43%) UML
12 25 (9.43%) Unit Testing
13 21 (7.92%) Pair Programming
14 19 (7.17%) Open Source
14 19 (7.17%) Software Architecture
15 17 (6.42%) Data Protection
16 15 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 148 (55.85%) C++
2 131 (49.43%) C#
3 107 (40.38%) JavaScript
4 98 (36.98%) Java
5 84 (31.70%) SQL
6 50 (18.87%) Python
7 32 (12.08%) C
8 22 (8.30%) Ruby
9 18 (6.79%) PHP
10 11 (4.15%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.64%) COBOL
12 6 (2.26%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.26%) Perl
13 5 (1.89%) Embedded C
13 5 (1.89%) Lua
13 5 (1.89%) MATLAB
13 5 (1.89%) Scala
13 5 (1.89%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.89%) VB
14 4 (1.51%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 71 (26.79%) Degree
2 9 (3.40%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.51%) PhD
3 4 (1.51%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.13%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.38%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.91%) QA
2 8 (3.02%) DICOM
3 4 (1.51%) DO-178B
4 3 (1.13%) GAMP
5 2 (0.75%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.75%) SLA
5 2 (0.75%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (2.64%) Apache Flume
1 7 (2.64%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (2.64%) Oozie
2 2 (0.75%) Control-M
Vendors
1 31 (11.70%) Microsoft
1 31 (11.70%) Oracle
2 21 (7.92%) Sophos
3 7 (2.64%) SAP
4 6 (2.26%) IBM
5 4 (1.51%) Sun
5 4 (1.51%) Zend
6 2 (0.75%) RedGate
6 2 (0.75%) Syncsort
6 2 (0.75%) Twitter
7 1 (0.38%) Facebook
7 1 (0.38%) Pega
7 1 (0.38%) Perforce
7 1 (0.38%) Progress
7 1 (0.38%) QNX
7 1 (0.38%) Talend
7 1 (0.38%) TSYS
7 1 (0.38%) Wind River
7 1 (0.38%) Xamarin
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £51000 - £52000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Red Recuitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Isle of Wight
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 25 days ago
Burgess Hill
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Aylesbury
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + stock options, benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago