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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 262 276 258
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 195 132 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.94% 0.66% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.70% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 185 105 178
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%
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
19778 18992 21191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.69% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16131 15197 18404
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +10 51 £52,500 +37.25% 6
Hampshire -1 38 £50,000 - 2
West Sussex +25 33 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Surrey +1 27 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Oxfordshire -4 19 £50,000 - 5
East Sussex 0 18 £45,000 -2.17% 2
Isle of Wight - 4 £37,000 -
Buckinghamshire -10 3 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Kent - 1 £55,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 355 (96.99%) Software Engineering
2 204 (55.74%) C++
3 138 (37.70%) Linux
4 127 (34.70%) Java
5 126 (34.43%) C#
6 122 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 105 (28.69%) SQL
8 103 (28.14%) JavaScript
9 100 (27.32%) C
10 95 (25.96%) XML
11 91 (24.86%) OO
12 90 (24.59%) Windows
13 84 (22.95%) HTML
14 82 (22.40%) .NET
15 72 (19.67%) Subversion
16 64 (17.49%) OOD
17 63 (17.21%) Web Services
18 61 (16.67%) UML
18 61 (16.67%) Degree
19 58 (15.85%) TDD
20 54 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
20 54 (14.75%) Multithreading
21 53 (14.48%) J2EE
22 51 (13.93%) Spring
23 47 (12.84%) Oracle
23 47 (12.84%) Computer Science
24 46 (12.57%) Python
25 44 (12.02%) Embedded Systems
26 41 (11.20%) Embedded C
27 39 (10.66%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 19 (5.19%) Tomcat
2 16 (4.37%) WebLogic
2 16 (4.37%) Node.js
3 9 (2.46%) IIS
3 9 (2.46%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.19%) JBoss
5 6 (1.64%) Apache
5 6 (1.64%) SAS
5 6 (1.64%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.82%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.55%) Confluence
9 2 (0.55%) CMS
10 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.27%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.27%) Liferay
Applications
1 18 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Tridion
1 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.46%) SaaS
3 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.37%) GSM
1 16 (4.37%) PBX
1 16 (4.37%) UMTS
1 16 (4.37%) RANAP
1 16 (4.37%) LTE
1 16 (4.37%) Asterisk PBX
1 16 (4.37%) RTP
2 13 (3.55%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.46%) SNMP
4 6 (1.64%) Internet
5 5 (1.37%) LDAP
6 2 (0.55%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.55%) Wireless
7 1 (0.27%) Profibus
7 1 (0.27%) HTTP
7 1 (0.27%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.38%) SQL Server
1 38 (10.38%) Big Data
2 24 (6.56%) NoSQL
3 9 (2.46%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (1.91%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.91%) MySQL
6 6 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.37%) HPCC
8 4 (1.09%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.82%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.82%) Redis
10 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.55%) OLAP
10 2 (0.55%) Apache Accumulo
10 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.55%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 72 (19.67%) Subversion
2 21 (5.74%) Bugzilla
2 21 (5.74%) Visual Studio
3 19 (5.19%) Git (software)
4 18 (4.92%) Hudson
4 18 (4.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 17 (4.64%) JIRA
5 17 (4.64%) GDB
6 16 (4.37%) GCC
6 16 (4.37%) Trac
7 15 (4.10%) Jenkins
7 15 (4.10%) CruiseControl
8 12 (3.28%) Eclipse
9 9 (2.46%) Maven
9 9 (2.46%) Selenium
10 8 (2.19%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (1.37%) Rational Rhapsody
12 4 (1.09%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.09%) JMeter
12 4 (1.09%) JUnit
General
1 29 (7.92%) Telecoms
1 29 (7.92%) Finance
2 20 (5.46%) Electronics
3 12 (3.28%) Legal
4 9 (2.46%) Publishing
5 7 (1.91%) Retail
6 4 (1.09%) Military
6 4 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.82%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.55%) Games
8 2 (0.55%) Marketing
9 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.27%) Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Automotive
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (25.96%) XML
2 84 (22.95%) HTML
3 82 (22.40%) .NET
4 63 (17.21%) Web Services
5 53 (14.48%) J2EE
6 51 (13.93%) Spring
7 39 (10.66%) Ajax
8 38 (10.38%) CSS
9 36 (9.84%) jQuery
10 35 (9.56%) ASP.NET
10 35 (9.56%) STL
11 33 (9.02%) HTML5
12 25 (6.83%) MFC
13 24 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (5.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 17 (4.64%) Qt
16 15 (4.10%) WPF
16 15 (4.10%) Middleware
16 15 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 14 (3.83%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.84%) Computer Science
2 44 (12.02%) Embedded Systems
3 28 (7.65%) Open Source
4 21 (5.74%) Client/Server
5 19 (5.19%) Algorithms
6 16 (4.37%) Mathematics
6 16 (4.37%) Physics
7 12 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (3.01%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.19%) 3D Graphics
10 7 (1.91%) Clustering
10 7 (1.91%) CUDA
10 7 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.64%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.64%) Device Driver
11 6 (1.64%) Web 2.0
11 6 (1.64%) Statistics
12 5 (1.37%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.09%) Data Integration
13 4 (1.09%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 138 (37.70%) Linux
2 90 (24.59%) Windows
3 29 (7.92%) UNIX
4 22 (6.01%) VxWorks
5 20 (5.46%) Windows CE
6 10 (2.73%) Android
7 8 (2.19%) Solaris
8 6 (1.64%) AIX
8 6 (1.64%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (1.37%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.27%) Tizen
10 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (96.99%) Software Engineering
2 122 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (24.86%) OO
4 64 (17.49%) OOD
5 61 (16.67%) UML
6 58 (15.85%) TDD
7 54 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (14.75%) Multithreading
8 36 (9.84%) Test Automation
9 34 (9.29%) MVC
10 31 (8.47%) BDD
11 30 (8.20%) Scrum
12 27 (7.38%) Integration Testing
13 25 (6.83%) Unit Testing
14 20 (5.46%) Software Testing
15 19 (5.19%) Web Development
16 15 (4.10%) SOA
17 13 (3.55%) Embedded Software Development
18 12 (3.28%) OOP
18 12 (3.28%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 204 (55.74%) C++
2 127 (34.70%) Java
3 126 (34.43%) C#
4 105 (28.69%) SQL
5 103 (28.14%) JavaScript
6 100 (27.32%) C
7 46 (12.57%) Python
8 41 (11.20%) Embedded C
9 29 (7.92%) Embedded C++
10 19 (5.19%) PHP
11 10 (2.73%) Perl
12 7 (1.91%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.64%) ActionScript
13 6 (1.64%) Ada
14 5 (1.37%) Ruby
14 5 (1.37%) C++/CLI
15 3 (0.82%) Scala
15 3 (0.82%) COBOL
16 2 (0.55%) XQuery
16 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 61 (16.67%) Degree
2 12 (3.28%) PhD
3 11 (3.01%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.91%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.37%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.82%) ISEB
6 3 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.82%) OCPJP
6 3 (0.82%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.10%) QA
2 17 (4.64%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.82%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.27%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.27%) JTAG
System Software
1 12 (3.28%) Firmware
2 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.27%) XenApp
2 1 (0.27%) XenServer
2 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.27%) Control-M
Vendors
1 47 (12.84%) Oracle
2 26 (7.10%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.37%) Cisco
4 8 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.37%) QNX
5 5 (1.37%) Ab Initio
5 5 (1.37%) Borland
5 5 (1.37%) Pega
6 4 (1.09%) Endeca
7 3 (0.82%) Zend
7 3 (0.82%) Remedy
7 3 (0.82%) IBM
7 3 (0.82%) Sun
8 2 (0.55%) Telerik
8 2 (0.55%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.27%) Atmel
9 1 (0.27%) Ektron
9 1 (0.27%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.27%) Google
9 1 (0.27%) GigaSpaces
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Guildford
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Horsham, West Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £57000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum £45,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Stock Options
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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
Worthing, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + BUPA + More
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Oxfordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Oxfordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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