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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 301 280 330
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 151 196 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.82% 0.94% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.97% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 129 154 134
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £48,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +7.22%
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
17915 20287 21795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.17% 96.82% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 15256 16595 17383
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +15 32 £49,500 -17.50%
Oxfordshire -5 31 £55,000 -4.34% 3
Hampshire -20 28 £51,250 +2.50% 5
Berkshire -25 22 £55,000 - 1
East Sussex +10 19 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +21 10 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Surrey -3 5 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Middlesex +12 2 £57,500 +53.33%
Isle of Wight +5 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Kent - 1 £57,500 - 1
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 285 (97.94%) Software Engineering
2 155 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (53.26%) C++
3 144 (49.48%) C#
4 117 (40.21%) JavaScript
5 112 (38.49%) Windows
6 105 (36.08%) Java
7 92 (31.62%) SQL
8 90 (30.93%) .NET
9 85 (29.21%) HTML
10 79 (27.15%) TDD
10 79 (27.15%) Degree
11 74 (25.43%) CSS
12 72 (24.74%) Linux
12 72 (24.74%) Multithreading
13 55 (18.90%) XML
14 53 (18.21%) Python
15 45 (15.46%) Computer Science
15 45 (15.46%) Web Services
16 43 (14.78%) Microsoft
17 40 (13.75%) MVC
17 40 (13.75%) Oracle
17 40 (13.75%) Mentoring
18 39 (13.40%) ASP.NET
19 38 (13.06%) C
19 38 (13.06%) Continuous Integration
20 37 (12.71%) WCF
21 35 (12.03%) Unit Testing
21 35 (12.03%) OOD
22 33 (11.34%) SQL Server

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 12 (4.12%) IIS
2 9 (3.09%) Apache Pig
2 9 (3.09%) SAS
3 7 (2.41%) CICS
4 3 (1.03%) Apache
4 3 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.69%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.34%) CMS
6 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (2.41%) MS Office
2 2 (0.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.44%) SaaS
4 1 (0.34%) IaaS
4 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.78%) Internet
2 10 (3.44%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.41%) GSM
3 7 (2.41%) LTE
3 7 (2.41%) UMTS
4 4 (1.37%) LDAP
5 3 (1.03%) SMTP
6 1 (0.34%) DNS
6 1 (0.34%) DVB
6 1 (0.34%) FTP
6 1 (0.34%) HTTP
6 1 (0.34%) POP3
6 1 (0.34%) RS-232
6 1 (0.34%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 32 (11.00%) Relational Database
3 27 (9.28%) NoSQL
4 22 (7.56%) Big Data
5 12 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (3.78%) MySQL
6 11 (3.78%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.09%) Apache Hive
7 9 (3.09%) Hadoop
7 9 (3.09%) MongoDB
7 9 (3.09%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.41%) DB2
8 7 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.03%) CouchDB
9 3 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (1.03%) Redis
10 2 (0.69%) Easytrieve
10 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (7.90%) Visual Studio
2 14 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.78%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.09%) Maven
5 6 (2.06%) Subversion
6 5 (1.72%) Ant
6 5 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.72%) Selenium
7 3 (1.03%) Bugzilla
7 3 (1.03%) CruiseControl
7 3 (1.03%) Hudson
7 3 (1.03%) JUnit
7 3 (1.03%) QUnit
7 3 (1.03%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.69%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.69%) jMock
8 2 (0.69%) XPEDITER
General
1 22 (7.56%) Games
2 15 (5.15%) Finance
3 8 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.72%) Military
5 4 (1.37%) Advertising
5 4 (1.37%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.37%) Electronics
5 4 (1.37%) French Language
6 3 (1.03%) Back Office
6 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.69%) Automotive
7 2 (0.69%) Avionics
7 2 (0.69%) Billing
8 1 (0.34%) Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (30.93%) .NET
2 85 (29.21%) HTML
3 74 (25.43%) CSS
4 55 (18.90%) XML
5 45 (15.46%) Web Services
6 39 (13.40%) ASP.NET
7 37 (12.71%) WCF
8 29 (9.97%) JSON
9 28 (9.62%) HTML5
10 27 (9.28%) REST
11 23 (7.90%) WPF
12 22 (7.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (7.56%) STL
13 21 (7.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 21 (7.22%) XSLT
14 20 (6.87%) .NET Framework
14 20 (6.87%) RESTful
14 20 (6.87%) SOAP
14 20 (6.87%) Spring
15 18 (6.19%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (15.46%) Computer Science
2 23 (7.90%) Algorithms
3 19 (6.53%) Mathematics
4 18 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.78%) Client/Server
5 11 (3.78%) Data Structures
5 11 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 9 (3.09%) Device Driver
8 8 (2.75%) Biotechnology
8 8 (2.75%) Physics
9 7 (2.41%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (2.41%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (1.72%) RIA
11 4 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (1.03%) iPad
12 3 (1.03%) User Experience
12 3 (1.03%) VSAM
13 2 (0.69%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 112 (38.49%) Windows
2 72 (24.74%) Linux
3 20 (6.87%) Unix
4 16 (5.50%) Mac OS X
5 14 (4.81%) Windows Server
6 11 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.69%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.34%) CentOS
9 1 (0.34%) Fedora
9 1 (0.34%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (97.94%) Software Engineering
2 155 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (27.15%) TDD
4 72 (24.74%) Multithreading
5 40 (13.75%) Mentoring
5 40 (13.75%) MVC
6 38 (13.06%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (12.03%) OOD
7 35 (12.03%) Unit Testing
8 32 (11.00%) Scrum
8 32 (11.00%) UML
9 31 (10.65%) BDD
9 31 (10.65%) OO
10 30 (10.31%) OOP
11 28 (9.62%) Pair Programming
12 22 (7.56%) OOA/OOD
13 20 (6.87%) Cross-Platform Development
13 20 (6.87%) Data Protection
13 20 (6.87%) Software Architecture
14 19 (6.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 155 (53.26%) C++
2 144 (49.48%) C#
3 117 (40.21%) JavaScript
4 105 (36.08%) Java
5 92 (31.62%) SQL
6 53 (18.21%) Python
7 38 (13.06%) C
8 21 (7.22%) PHP
9 19 (6.53%) Ruby
10 15 (5.15%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.41%) COBOL
11 7 (2.41%) Perl
11 7 (2.41%) TypeScript
12 6 (2.06%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.06%) F#
13 5 (1.72%) Lua
13 5 (1.72%) MATLAB
13 5 (1.72%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.72%) VB
14 4 (1.37%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 79 (27.15%) Degree
2 8 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.06%) PhD
4 4 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.47%) QA
2 12 (4.12%) DICOM
3 7 (2.41%) GAMP
4 3 (1.03%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.09%) Apache Flume
1 9 (3.09%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (3.09%) Oozie
2 2 (0.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 43 (14.78%) Microsoft
2 40 (13.75%) Oracle
3 31 (10.65%) Sophos
4 9 (3.09%) SAP
5 7 (2.41%) Zend
6 6 (2.06%) IBM
7 3 (1.03%) Sun
7 3 (1.03%) Talend
8 2 (0.69%) RedGate
8 2 (0.69%) Syncsort
9 1 (0.34%) Pega
9 1 (0.34%) Perforce
9 1 (0.34%) QNX
9 1 (0.34%) TSYS
9 1 (0.34%) Twitter
9 1 (0.34%) Wind River
9 1 (0.34%) Xamarin
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