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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 337 289 319
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 113 170 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.83% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.85% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 100 167 106
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average 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
18287 19931 19929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.42% 97.07% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15671 16283 15778
Average salary £44,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.64% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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
Hampshire +19 29 £52,500 +10.52% 6
West Sussex -4 26 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Berkshire -27 17 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Oxfordshire -2 15 £45,000 -16.27% 2
East Sussex +1 8 £43,000 -4.44% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 7 £50,000 -
Surrey -9 7 £52,250 +4.50% 1
Kent - 3 £37,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 305 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 168 (55.08%) C++
3 144 (47.21%) C#
4 124 (40.66%) JavaScript
5 123 (40.33%) Agile Software Development
6 108 (35.41%) Degree
7 95 (31.15%) .NET
8 94 (30.82%) SQL
9 92 (30.16%) HTML
10 87 (28.52%) TDD
11 84 (27.54%) Windows
12 82 (26.89%) CSS
13 77 (25.25%) OOD
14 74 (24.26%) Java
15 73 (23.93%) OO
16 70 (22.95%) Computer Science
17 69 (22.62%) Linux
18 68 (22.30%) C
19 67 (21.97%) MVC
20 64 (20.98%) Multithreading
21 56 (18.36%) Web Services
22 55 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
23 54 (17.70%) XML
24 44 (14.43%) SQL Server
24 44 (14.43%) Python
24 44 (14.43%) Microsoft
24 44 (14.43%) jQuery
25 42 (13.77%) ASP.NET
26 39 (12.79%) Visual Studio
27 38 (12.46%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 13 (4.26%) Apache
2 10 (3.28%) nginx
3 8 (2.62%) Node.js
4 6 (1.97%) IIS
4 6 (1.97%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.31%) PegaRULES
5 4 (1.31%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.66%) Jetty
7 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.33%) Confluence
7 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (1.97%) MS Excel
1 6 (1.97%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (2.62%) GitHub
3 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.56%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.28%) Ethernet
2 10 (3.28%) Network Security
3 4 (1.31%) HTTP
3 4 (1.31%) Internet
3 4 (1.31%) SMTP
4 3 (0.98%) DNS
4 3 (0.98%) FTP
4 3 (0.98%) GSM
4 3 (0.98%) LTE
4 3 (0.98%) POP3
4 3 (0.98%) SSH
4 3 (0.98%) UMTS
5 2 (0.66%) DVB
6 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.33%) IPsec
6 1 (0.33%) LDAP
6 1 (0.33%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.84%) MySQL
3 25 (8.20%) NoSQL
4 15 (4.92%) MongoDB
5 14 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (4.26%) Big Data
7 11 (3.61%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.61%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.62%) Redis
8 8 (2.62%) Riak
9 7 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.97%) CouchDB
10 6 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.31%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (1.31%) Oracle ODI
13 3 (0.98%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.66%) MariaDB
15 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 39 (12.79%) Visual Studio
2 38 (12.46%) Subversion
3 31 (10.16%) Git (software)
4 28 (9.18%) JIRA
5 16 (5.25%) Moq
6 14 (4.59%) Jenkins
7 11 (3.61%) NUnit
8 10 (3.28%) JMeter
8 10 (3.28%) JUnit
8 10 (3.28%) Maven
8 10 (3.28%) Protractor
8 10 (3.28%) Selenium
8 10 (3.28%) WebDriver
9 8 (2.62%) ClearCase
9 8 (2.62%) Grunt
9 8 (2.62%) gulp
10 6 (1.97%) FitNesse
10 6 (1.97%) Mockito
10 6 (1.97%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (11.15%) Manufacturing
2 20 (6.56%) Games
3 12 (3.93%) Finance
3 12 (3.93%) Retail
4 8 (2.62%) Aerospace
5 7 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.97%) Avionics
7 4 (1.31%) Electronics
8 3 (0.98%) Legal
8 3 (0.98%) Military
9 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.66%) Marketing
10 1 (0.33%) Automotive
10 1 (0.33%) French Language
10 1 (0.33%) Law
10 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (31.15%) .NET
2 92 (30.16%) HTML
3 82 (26.89%) CSS
4 56 (18.36%) Web Services
5 54 (17.70%) XML
6 44 (14.43%) jQuery
7 42 (13.77%) ASP.NET
8 37 (12.13%) REST
9 35 (11.48%) STL
10 28 (9.18%) Ajax
11 25 (8.20%) WCF
11 25 (8.20%) WPF
12 24 (7.87%) XSLT
13 21 (6.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 21 (6.89%) JSON
14 20 (6.56%) SOAP
15 18 (5.90%) HTML5
16 16 (5.25%) RESTful
17 15 (4.92%) MFC
18 14 (4.59%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 70 (22.95%) Computer Science
2 30 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (7.54%) Algorithms
4 17 (5.57%) Mathematics
5 14 (4.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 11 (3.61%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.62%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (2.30%) Data Structures
9 7 (2.30%) Semantic Web
10 6 (1.97%) Device Driver
11 5 (1.64%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.31%) Social Media
13 3 (0.98%) Biotechnology
13 3 (0.98%) User Experience
13 3 (0.98%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.66%) Contactless
14 2 (0.66%) iPad
15 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
15 1 (0.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 84 (27.54%) Windows
2 69 (22.62%) Linux
3 30 (9.84%) Unix
4 11 (3.61%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (1.97%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.64%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.31%) Windows CE
7 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.98%) Android
8 3 (0.98%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.66%) Fedora
9 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.33%) CentOS
10 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 123 (40.33%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (28.52%) TDD
4 77 (25.25%) OOD
5 73 (23.93%) OO
6 67 (21.97%) MVC
7 64 (20.98%) Multithreading
8 55 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (12.13%) Mentoring
10 36 (11.80%) UML
11 31 (10.16%) Scrum
12 28 (9.18%) SDLC
13 25 (8.20%) BDD
14 24 (7.87%) Issue Tracking
15 22 (7.21%) OOP
16 20 (6.56%) Configuration Management
17 19 (6.23%) Web Development
18 18 (5.90%) Load Testing
18 18 (5.90%) Unit Testing
19 15 (4.92%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (55.08%) C++
2 144 (47.21%) C#
3 124 (40.66%) JavaScript
4 94 (30.82%) SQL
5 74 (24.26%) Java
6 68 (22.30%) C
7 44 (14.43%) Python
8 23 (7.54%) Ruby
9 18 (5.90%) Embedded C
10 16 (5.25%) PHP
11 14 (4.59%) Embedded C++
12 11 (3.61%) Bash Shell
13 9 (2.95%) Shell Script
14 8 (2.62%) Delphi
15 6 (1.97%) MATLAB
16 4 (1.31%) Perl
16 4 (1.31%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.31%) XPath
16 4 (1.31%) XQuery
17 3 (0.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 108 (35.41%) Degree
2 5 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.33%) HND
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.92%) QA
2 5 (1.64%) DO-178B
3 3 (0.98%) SLA
4 2 (0.66%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.66%) MISRA
4 2 (0.66%) TickIT
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.33%) MISRA C
System Software
1 9 (2.95%) Firmware
2 8 (2.62%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.97%) Ansible
2 6 (1.97%) Puppet
3 1 (0.33%) logstash
3 1 (0.33%) StatsD
Vendors
1 44 (14.43%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.20%) Oracle
3 11 (3.61%) QNX
4 9 (2.95%) Progress
4 9 (2.95%) Sophos
5 5 (1.64%) Pega
6 3 (0.98%) Fundtech
6 3 (0.98%) iRise
7 2 (0.66%) Perforce
7 2 (0.66%) Sun
8 1 (0.33%) Borland
8 1 (0.33%) Facebook
8 1 (0.33%) IBM
8 1 (0.33%) Intel
8 1 (0.33%) Talend
8 1 (0.33%) Telelogic
8 1 (0.33%) Twitter
8 1 (0.33%) Xamarin
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hastings, East Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + PKG
Posted: 9 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Company benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Brighton
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago