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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 239 283 326
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 229 181 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.12% 0.79% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.84% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 187 174 83
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
19496 21624 20877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.32% 94.87% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15797 17555 17293
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015. 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 +33 60 £55,000 +4.76% 15
Hampshire +2 36 £50,000 - 8
Surrey +19 33 £50,000 -9.09% 5
West Sussex +29 32 £62,500 +31.57% 4
Buckinghamshire +11 26 £42,500 -15.00% 2
East Sussex +28 21 £62,500 +13.63% 6
Oxfordshire -29 17 £57,500 +18.55% 5
Isle of Wight +4 3 £37,000 -
Middlesex -1 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

1 385 (96.98%) Software Engineering
2 181 (45.59%) C++
3 160 (40.30%) C#
3 160 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (36.02%) JavaScript
5 142 (35.77%) Java
6 140 (35.26%) Linux
7 111 (27.96%) SQL
8 110 (27.71%) OO
9 107 (26.95%) .NET
10 102 (25.69%) Windows
11 94 (23.68%) Degree
12 92 (23.17%) HTML
13 81 (20.40%) C
14 80 (20.15%) Computer Science
15 68 (17.13%) XML
16 62 (15.62%) CSS
17 60 (15.11%) Ajax
18 59 (14.86%) HTML5
19 57 (14.36%) Subversion
20 56 (14.11%) jQuery
21 55 (13.85%) Web Services
22 50 (12.59%) Finance
23 49 (12.34%) Embedded C
23 49 (12.34%) Embedded Systems
24 47 (11.84%) ASP.NET
25 44 (11.08%) Oracle
25 44 (11.08%) UML
25 44 (11.08%) OOD
26 43 (10.83%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 18 (4.53%) WebSphere
2 17 (4.28%) Tomcat
2 17 (4.28%) WebLogic
3 14 (3.53%) Node.js
3 14 (3.53%) Apache
4 11 (2.77%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (2.52%) Apache Solr
6 9 (2.27%) IIS
7 6 (1.51%) Jetty
7 6 (1.51%) SAS
8 4 (1.01%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.76%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.76%) JBoss
10 2 (0.50%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.50%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.50%) Mule
10 2 (0.50%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.25%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.01%) Mingle
3 3 (0.76%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.56%) SaaS
2 7 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.76%) Google App Engine
4 3 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.05%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.27%) HTTP
3 7 (1.76%) Ethernet
4 6 (1.51%) Diameter Protocol
4 6 (1.51%) Asterisk PBX
4 6 (1.51%) LTE
4 6 (1.51%) RANAP
4 6 (1.51%) RTP
4 6 (1.51%) LDAP
4 6 (1.51%) FTP
4 6 (1.51%) SNMP
4 6 (1.51%) GSM
4 6 (1.51%) PBX
4 6 (1.51%) UMTS
5 3 (0.76%) ATM
5 3 (0.76%) SCTP
6 2 (0.50%) Firewall
6 2 (0.50%) VPN
6 2 (0.50%) SSL
6 2 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (10.83%) MySQL
2 39 (9.82%) SQL Server
3 30 (7.56%) Relational Database
4 23 (5.79%) Oracle Database
5 12 (3.02%) MongoDB
6 11 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (2.77%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.76%) Big Data
8 6 (1.51%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.26%) MariaDB
10 4 (1.01%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.01%) CouchDB
10 4 (1.01%) UniData
11 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.50%) JasperReports
11 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.50%) DB2
11 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.50%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 57 (14.36%) Subversion
2 34 (8.56%) JIRA
3 28 (7.05%) Jenkins
4 19 (4.79%) Selenium
5 18 (4.53%) Git (software)
5 18 (4.53%) Eclipse
6 16 (4.03%) Oracle Forms
7 15 (3.78%) JMeter
7 15 (3.78%) WebDriver
8 14 (3.53%) Visual Studio
9 13 (3.27%) JUnit
10 9 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (2.27%) CruiseControl
10 9 (2.27%) Maven
11 8 (2.02%) Rational DOORS
11 8 (2.02%) TeamCity
11 8 (2.02%) Bugzilla
12 7 (1.76%) Hudson
13 6 (1.51%) Trac
13 6 (1.51%) Cucumber
General
1 50 (12.59%) Finance
2 18 (4.53%) Manufacturing
3 17 (4.28%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.02%) Advertising
4 8 (2.02%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.01%) Games
5 4 (1.01%) Electronics
6 3 (0.76%) Back Office
7 2 (0.50%) Avionics
7 2 (0.50%) Marketing
7 2 (0.50%) Retail
7 2 (0.50%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (26.95%) .NET
2 92 (23.17%) HTML
3 68 (17.13%) XML
4 62 (15.62%) CSS
5 60 (15.11%) Ajax
6 59 (14.86%) HTML5
7 56 (14.11%) jQuery
8 55 (13.85%) Web Services
9 47 (11.84%) ASP.NET
10 37 (9.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 32 (8.06%) WPF
12 29 (7.30%) J2EE
13 26 (6.55%) Spring
14 25 (6.30%) LINQ
14 25 (6.30%) AngularJS
14 25 (6.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 21 (5.29%) LAMP
16 18 (4.53%) STL
17 17 (4.28%) JSON
18 16 (4.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 80 (20.15%) Computer Science
2 49 (12.34%) Embedded Systems
3 31 (7.81%) Algorithms
4 20 (5.04%) Client/Server
5 17 (4.28%) Data Structures
6 14 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (3.27%) Mathematics
7 13 (3.27%) Social Media
8 10 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.27%) Web 2.0
10 8 (2.02%) Mainframe
11 7 (1.76%) Device Driver
11 7 (1.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 6 (1.51%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.26%) 3D Graphics
14 4 (1.01%) Visualisation
14 4 (1.01%) Physics
15 2 (0.50%) CUDA
15 2 (0.50%) IPTV
15 2 (0.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 140 (35.26%) Linux
2 102 (25.69%) Windows
3 39 (9.82%) UNIX
4 20 (5.04%) VxWorks
5 15 (3.78%) Android
6 14 (3.53%) Apple iOS
7 8 (2.02%) Windows XP
7 8 (2.02%) Windows CE
8 7 (1.76%) Windows NT
8 7 (1.76%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.25%) Tizen
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (96.98%) Software Engineering
2 160 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (27.71%) OO
4 44 (11.08%) UML
4 44 (11.08%) OOD
5 40 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (9.32%) Multithreading
7 31 (7.81%) TDD
8 29 (7.30%) Web Development
9 26 (6.55%) Test Automation
10 21 (5.29%) Mentoring
10 21 (5.29%) Open Source
10 21 (5.29%) MVC
11 19 (4.79%) Software Testing
12 18 (4.53%) Software Architecture
13 17 (4.28%) Scrum
13 17 (4.28%) Systems Analysis
14 16 (4.03%) Test Strategy
14 16 (4.03%) OOP
15 15 (3.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 181 (45.59%) C++
2 160 (40.30%) C#
3 143 (36.02%) JavaScript
4 142 (35.77%) Java
5 111 (27.96%) SQL
6 81 (20.40%) C
7 49 (12.34%) Embedded C
8 41 (10.33%) Python
9 40 (10.08%) Embedded C++
10 36 (9.07%) PHP
11 16 (4.03%) PL/SQL
12 15 (3.78%) COBOL
13 10 (2.52%) Ruby
13 10 (2.52%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.76%) VC++
15 6 (1.51%) JAQL
16 5 (1.26%) VB
16 5 (1.26%) R
17 4 (1.01%) ActionScript
17 4 (1.01%) RPG
Qualifications
1 94 (23.68%) Degree
2 12 (3.02%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.77%) PhD
4 6 (1.51%) MCTS
4 6 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.26%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.76%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.50%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.50%) OCMJD
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.25%) HNC
8 1 (0.25%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (10.08%) QA
2 17 (4.28%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.50%) JTAG
4 1 (0.25%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 20 (5.04%) Firmware
2 16 (4.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.26%) StatsD
3 1 (0.25%) logstash
Vendors
1 44 (11.08%) Oracle
2 32 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.27%) Pega
4 8 (2.02%) QNX
4 8 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.51%) PayPal
5 6 (1.51%) Atlassian
5 6 (1.51%) Cisco
5 6 (1.51%) Informatica
6 5 (1.26%) SAP
7 4 (1.01%) New Relic
8 3 (0.76%) Google
9 2 (0.50%) Syncsort
9 2 (0.50%) Websense
9 2 (0.50%) Sun
10 1 (0.25%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.25%) EMC
10 1 (0.25%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.25%) Xilinx
10 1 (0.25%) Altera
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ISL
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £49000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum £45-59k + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Bonus, Free Gym, Food, Pension + more
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum £45-58k + excellent benefits
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago