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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 277 275 279
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 164 144 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 0.69% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.73% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 157 118 131
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £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
19277 19662 19473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.18% 94.63% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15741 15577 16420
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 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +18 57 £55,000 +26.43% 10
Surrey -4 28 £50,000 -6.97% 5
Hampshire -14 28 £50,000 - 3
West Sussex +8 24 £42,500 -15.00% 2
East Sussex -9 15 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire -12 6 £53,750 +19.44% 7
Isle of Wight - 3 £37,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +3 1 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 366 (98.12%) Software Engineering
2 210 (56.30%) C++
3 154 (41.29%) C#
4 140 (37.53%) Linux
5 123 (32.98%) Java
6 121 (32.44%) JavaScript
7 117 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
8 112 (30.03%) C
9 105 (28.15%) SQL
10 104 (27.88%) .NET
10 104 (27.88%) OO
11 95 (25.47%) Windows
12 88 (23.59%) XML
13 85 (22.79%) HTML
14 69 (18.50%) Subversion
15 64 (17.16%) UML
16 63 (16.89%) OOD
17 60 (16.09%) Degree
18 56 (15.01%) Web Services
19 53 (14.21%) Embedded Systems
20 50 (13.40%) Embedded C
20 50 (13.40%) Ajax
21 49 (13.14%) Python
22 48 (12.87%) Computer Science
23 47 (12.60%) CSS
24 46 (12.33%) ASP.NET
25 44 (11.80%) J2EE
25 44 (11.80%) TDD
25 44 (11.80%) jQuery
25 44 (11.80%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (4.83%) Tomcat
2 17 (4.56%) Node.js
3 9 (2.41%) Apache Solr
4 8 (2.14%) SAS
4 8 (2.14%) JBoss
4 8 (2.14%) IIS
4 8 (2.14%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.88%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.07%) Apache
8 3 (0.80%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.54%) Confluence
9 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.27%) CMS
10 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 18 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.54%) MS Office
2 2 (0.54%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.22%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.14%) SaaS
3 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.54%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.02%) TCP/IP
2 12 (3.22%) LTE
2 12 (3.22%) RANAP
2 12 (3.22%) Asterisk PBX
2 12 (3.22%) GSM
2 12 (3.22%) PBX
2 12 (3.22%) UMTS
2 12 (3.22%) RTP
3 11 (2.95%) SNMP
4 6 (1.61%) Internet
5 4 (1.07%) LDAP
6 2 (0.54%) Wireless
6 2 (0.54%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.27%) DVB
7 1 (0.27%) SCTP
7 1 (0.27%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 35 (9.38%) Big Data
3 22 (5.90%) NoSQL
4 17 (4.56%) MySQL
5 9 (2.41%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.88%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.61%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.80%) HPCC
10 3 (0.80%) Redis
10 3 (0.80%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.54%) Apache Accumulo
12 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.27%) DB2
12 1 (0.27%) OLAP
12 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.27%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 69 (18.50%) Subversion
2 22 (5.90%) Visual Studio
3 21 (5.63%) Git (software)
3 21 (5.63%) Bugzilla
4 19 (5.09%) JIRA
5 18 (4.83%) Jenkins
5 18 (4.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 17 (4.56%) Hudson
7 15 (4.02%) CruiseControl
8 13 (3.49%) Eclipse
9 12 (3.22%) Selenium
9 12 (3.22%) GDB
9 12 (3.22%) Trac
10 11 (2.95%) GCC
11 10 (2.68%) Maven
12 8 (2.14%) Rational DOORS
13 7 (1.88%) JMeter
13 7 (1.88%) WebDriver
14 6 (1.61%) JUnit
15 5 (1.34%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 26 (6.97%) Finance
2 21 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.56%) Electronics
4 5 (1.34%) Aerospace
4 5 (1.34%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.07%) Military
5 4 (1.07%) Retail
6 3 (0.80%) Publishing
6 3 (0.80%) Legal
7 2 (0.54%) Advertising
7 2 (0.54%) Games
7 2 (0.54%) Marketing
8 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (27.88%) .NET
2 88 (23.59%) XML
3 85 (22.79%) HTML
4 56 (15.01%) Web Services
5 50 (13.40%) Ajax
6 47 (12.60%) CSS
7 46 (12.33%) ASP.NET
8 44 (11.80%) J2EE
8 44 (11.80%) jQuery
9 42 (11.26%) HTML5
10 40 (10.72%) Spring
11 31 (8.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (8.04%) STL
13 25 (6.70%) MFC
14 21 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 19 (5.09%) AngularJS
16 18 (4.83%) LINQ
17 17 (4.56%) WPF
18 16 (4.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 13 (3.49%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 53 (14.21%) Embedded Systems
2 48 (12.87%) Computer Science
3 27 (7.24%) Open Source
4 21 (5.63%) Client/Server
5 17 (4.56%) Algorithms
6 12 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.41%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.14%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.14%) 3D Graphics
8 8 (2.14%) Web 2.0
9 7 (1.88%) Physics
9 7 (1.88%) CUDA
10 6 (1.61%) Device Driver
11 5 (1.34%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.07%) Social Network
12 4 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.07%) Clustering
12 4 (1.07%) Animation
13 3 (0.80%) Statistics
13 3 (0.80%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 140 (37.53%) Linux
2 95 (25.47%) Windows
3 26 (6.97%) VxWorks
3 26 (6.97%) UNIX
4 20 (5.36%) Windows CE
5 10 (2.68%) Android
6 6 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (1.34%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.80%) AIX
8 3 (0.80%) Solaris
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.27%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (98.12%) Software Engineering
2 117 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (27.88%) OO
4 64 (17.16%) UML
5 63 (16.89%) OOD
6 44 (11.80%) TDD
6 44 (11.80%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (11.80%) Multithreading
7 29 (7.77%) Test Automation
8 28 (7.51%) MVC
9 25 (6.70%) Unit Testing
10 24 (6.43%) Web Development
11 22 (5.90%) Scrum
12 21 (5.63%) Software Testing
13 17 (4.56%) BDD
14 15 (4.02%) Systems Analysis
14 15 (4.02%) OOP
15 13 (3.49%) Embedded Software Development
16 12 (3.22%) Integration Testing
16 12 (3.22%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 210 (56.30%) C++
2 154 (41.29%) C#
3 123 (32.98%) Java
4 121 (32.44%) JavaScript
5 112 (30.03%) C
6 105 (28.15%) SQL
7 50 (13.40%) Embedded C
8 49 (13.14%) Python
9 36 (9.65%) Embedded C++
10 24 (6.43%) PHP
11 10 (2.68%) Perl
11 10 (2.68%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.88%) Ruby
13 6 (1.61%) Ada
13 6 (1.61%) ActionScript
14 5 (1.34%) C++/CLI
15 3 (0.80%) VB
15 3 (0.80%) COBOL
15 3 (0.80%) JAQL
16 2 (0.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 60 (16.09%) Degree
2 13 (3.49%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.22%) VCP4
3 12 (3.22%) PhD
4 9 (2.41%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.80%) MCTS
5 3 (0.80%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.80%) OCPJP
5 3 (0.80%) OCMJD
5 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.27%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.77%) QA
2 22 (5.90%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.80%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.27%) JTAG
4 1 (0.27%) DO-178B
System Software
1 12 (3.22%) Firmware
2 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.27%) XenApp
2 1 (0.27%) XenServer
2 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.27%) Control-M
Vendors
1 29 (7.77%) Oracle
2 28 (7.51%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.22%) Cisco
4 9 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.88%) Pega
6 5 (1.34%) Ab Initio
6 5 (1.34%) Borland
6 5 (1.34%) QNX
7 4 (1.07%) Endeca
8 3 (0.80%) Google
8 3 (0.80%) IBM
8 3 (0.80%) Remedy
8 3 (0.80%) Sun
9 2 (0.54%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.54%) Informatica
9 2 (0.54%) Telerik
10 1 (0.27%) VMware
10 1 (0.27%) Teradata
10 1 (0.27%) SAP
10 1 (0.27%) Citrix
Worthing, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-60k DOE
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Stock Options
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
People Source
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus relocation, free gym and more!
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago