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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 249 299 255
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 213 152 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.97% 0.70% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.74% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 196 131 184
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.11% -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
20849 20546 22294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.41% 94.88% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16807 16500 19440
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +7 46 £55,000 +46.66% 5
Hampshire -6 38 £47,500 +3.26% 2
West Sussex +26 32 £42,500 +2.40% 3
Surrey +6 32 £49,250 -1.50% 5
Oxfordshire +7 25 £50,000 - 6
East Sussex -5 15 £45,000 -1.09%
Buckinghamshire -8 9 £45,000 -7.69% 2
Middlesex +3 8 £37,500 -9.09% 1
Isle of Wight - 4 £37,000 - 1
Kent - 3 £55,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 328 (95.91%) Software Engineering
2 172 (50.29%) C++
3 137 (40.06%) Java
4 122 (35.67%) Linux
5 114 (33.33%) SQL
5 114 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 111 (32.46%) C#
7 90 (26.32%) XML
8 84 (24.56%) OO
9 81 (23.68%) C
10 80 (23.39%) HTML
11 76 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 76 (22.22%) Windows
12 69 (20.18%) .NET
13 67 (19.59%) Subversion
14 63 (18.42%) Web Services
15 62 (18.13%) Degree
15 62 (18.13%) Oracle
16 61 (17.84%) Spring
17 59 (17.25%) J2EE
17 59 (17.25%) TDD
18 55 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
19 54 (15.79%) Multithreading
20 53 (15.50%) UML
20 53 (15.50%) OOD
21 48 (14.04%) Computer Science
22 41 (11.99%) Big Data
23 40 (11.70%) SQL Server
23 40 (11.70%) Python
24 35 (10.23%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 17 (4.97%) Tomcat
3 15 (4.39%) Node.js
4 9 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 9 (2.63%) Apache
5 8 (2.34%) IIS
5 8 (2.34%) JBoss
6 5 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (1.46%) SAS
7 4 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.17%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.17%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.88%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.58%) Confluence
9 2 (0.58%) CMS
10 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.29%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.29%) Liferay
Applications
1 20 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.17%) MS Office
3 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Tridion
1 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.22%) SaaS
3 5 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.39%) GSM
1 15 (4.39%) PBX
1 15 (4.39%) UMTS
1 15 (4.39%) RANAP
1 15 (4.39%) LTE
1 15 (4.39%) Asterisk PBX
1 15 (4.39%) RTP
2 13 (3.80%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.34%) SNMP
4 6 (1.75%) Internet
5 5 (1.46%) LDAP
6 2 (0.58%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.58%) Wireless
7 1 (0.29%) Profibus
7 1 (0.29%) HTTP
7 1 (0.29%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.99%) Big Data
2 40 (11.70%) SQL Server
3 27 (7.89%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.34%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.05%) MySQL
7 6 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.17%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (0.88%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.88%) Redis
11 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.58%) OLAP
11 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.58%) Apache Accumulo
11 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.58%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 67 (19.59%) Subversion
2 20 (5.85%) Bugzilla
2 20 (5.85%) Visual Studio
3 17 (4.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 17 (4.97%) Git (software)
3 17 (4.97%) Hudson
4 16 (4.68%) GDB
5 15 (4.39%) Trac
5 15 (4.39%) GCC
6 14 (4.09%) CruiseControl
6 14 (4.09%) JIRA
7 11 (3.22%) Eclipse
8 9 (2.63%) Maven
9 7 (2.05%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.75%) Rational Rhapsody
10 6 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (1.46%) Selenium
12 4 (1.17%) StarTeam
12 4 (1.17%) JUnit
13 3 (0.88%) NetBeans
General
1 35 (10.23%) Finance
2 29 (8.48%) Telecoms
3 21 (6.14%) Electronics
4 12 (3.51%) Legal
5 10 (2.92%) Publishing
6 9 (2.63%) Retail
7 5 (1.46%) Military
7 5 (1.46%) Banking
8 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.88%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.58%) Games
10 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.58%) Marketing
11 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (26.32%) XML
2 80 (23.39%) HTML
3 69 (20.18%) .NET
4 63 (18.42%) Web Services
5 61 (17.84%) Spring
6 59 (17.25%) J2EE
7 34 (9.94%) CSS
7 34 (9.94%) STL
8 33 (9.65%) Ajax
9 32 (9.36%) jQuery
10 25 (7.31%) ASP.NET
11 24 (7.02%) MFC
11 24 (7.02%) HTML5
12 19 (5.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 17 (4.97%) Middleware
14 16 (4.68%) Qt
15 15 (4.39%) Hibernate
16 14 (4.09%) ASP.NET MVC
17 13 (3.80%) JDBC
18 12 (3.51%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.04%) Computer Science
2 34 (9.94%) Embedded Systems
3 29 (8.48%) Open Source
4 23 (6.73%) Mathematics
5 20 (5.85%) Client/Server
6 18 (5.26%) Physics
6 18 (5.26%) Algorithms
7 11 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (3.22%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.63%) 3D Graphics
9 7 (2.05%) Clustering
9 7 (2.05%) CUDA
10 6 (1.75%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.75%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.75%) Device Driver
10 6 (1.75%) Web 2.0
10 6 (1.75%) Statistics
11 4 (1.17%) Animation
11 4 (1.17%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 122 (35.67%) Linux
2 76 (22.22%) Windows
3 23 (6.73%) UNIX
4 19 (5.56%) Windows CE
5 16 (4.68%) VxWorks
6 10 (2.92%) Android
7 8 (2.34%) Solaris
8 6 (1.75%) AIX
8 6 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (1.46%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.29%) Tizen
10 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (95.91%) Software Engineering
2 114 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (24.56%) OO
4 59 (17.25%) TDD
5 55 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
6 54 (15.79%) Multithreading
7 53 (15.50%) UML
7 53 (15.50%) OOD
8 35 (10.23%) BDD
9 33 (9.65%) Scrum
10 32 (9.36%) Test Automation
11 31 (9.06%) Integration Testing
12 30 (8.77%) MVC
13 23 (6.73%) Unit Testing
14 17 (4.97%) Software Testing
15 14 (4.09%) SOA
15 14 (4.09%) OOP
16 12 (3.51%) Systems Analysis
16 12 (3.51%) Web Development
16 12 (3.51%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 172 (50.29%) C++
2 137 (40.06%) Java
3 114 (33.33%) SQL
4 111 (32.46%) C#
5 81 (23.68%) C
6 76 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 40 (11.70%) Python
8 28 (8.19%) Embedded C
9 19 (5.56%) PHP
10 18 (5.26%) Embedded C++
11 10 (2.92%) Perl
12 7 (2.05%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.75%) Ada
13 6 (1.75%) Ruby
14 5 (1.46%) C++/CLI
15 4 (1.17%) ActionScript
16 3 (0.88%) COBOL
16 3 (0.88%) Scala
17 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.58%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 62 (18.13%) Degree
2 12 (3.51%) PhD
3 10 (2.92%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.34%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.17%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.88%) ISEB
6 3 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.88%) OCPJP
6 3 (0.88%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.02%) QA
2 13 (3.80%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.58%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.29%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.29%) JTAG
System Software
1 9 (2.63%) Firmware
2 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.29%) XenApp
2 1 (0.29%) XenServer
2 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.29%) Control-M
Vendors
1 62 (18.13%) Oracle
2 26 (7.60%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.39%) Cisco
4 6 (1.75%) Borland
5 5 (1.46%) QNX
5 5 (1.46%) Ab Initio
5 5 (1.46%) Zend
5 5 (1.46%) Pega
6 4 (1.17%) Endeca
7 3 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.88%) Remedy
7 3 (0.88%) IBM
7 3 (0.88%) Sun
8 2 (0.58%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.58%) Telerik
9 1 (0.29%) Atmel
9 1 (0.29%) Ektron
9 1 (0.29%) Google
9 1 (0.29%) GigaSpaces
9 1 (0.29%) Syncsort
Oxford
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + share scheme,
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + share scheme,
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus, share scheme, More
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus, share scheme, More
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Proteus Europe
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 60000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Stock Options
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago