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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 268 300 276
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 133 171 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.82% 0.80% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.82% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 111 126 180
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £42,250 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.09%
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
15692 20746 21383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.91% 97.02% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 13083 17492 17089
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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
Hampshire +10 43 £55,000 - 4
Berkshire +42 40 £48,750 -2.50% 5
Oxfordshire +30 15 £77,500 +63.15% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 11 £42,500 -22.72% 4
West Sussex +10 9 £47,500 - 1
Surrey +13 8 £47,500 -11.62%
East Sussex +18 6 £45,000 -28.00%
Kent +11 1 £57,500 +43.75%
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 270 (98.18%) Software Engineering
2 157 (57.09%) C++
3 129 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (43.27%) C#
5 106 (38.55%) Windows
6 89 (32.36%) Linux
7 88 (32.00%) Degree
8 86 (31.27%) JavaScript
9 84 (30.55%) SQL
10 81 (29.45%) .NET
11 80 (29.09%) Java
12 71 (25.82%) Computer Science
13 65 (23.64%) Multithreading
14 64 (23.27%) HTML
15 61 (22.18%) TDD
16 58 (21.09%) C
17 56 (20.36%) Microsoft
18 55 (20.00%) CSS
19 47 (17.09%) Python
20 41 (14.91%) Mentoring
21 39 (14.18%) Scrum
22 35 (12.73%) Oracle
23 34 (12.36%) Unit Testing
23 34 (12.36%) Visual Studio
24 33 (12.00%) SQL Server
25 31 (11.27%) Web Services
25 31 (11.27%) Test Automation
26 30 (10.91%) OO
27 29 (10.55%) Sophos
27 29 (10.55%) Coaching

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 (4.36%) IIS
2 6 (2.18%) Apache Pig
2 6 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (2.18%) JBoss
2 6 (2.18%) SAS
3 4 (1.45%) CMS
3 4 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.73%) Apache
4 2 (0.73%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.73%) CICS
4 2 (0.73%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.36%) Drupal
5 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.36%) nginx
5 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (2.18%) MS Office
2 1 (0.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.36%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.18%) SaaS
4 3 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.36%) IaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Office 365
5 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.55%) TCP/IP
2 15 (5.45%) HTTP
2 15 (5.45%) LDAP
3 14 (5.09%) FTP
3 14 (5.09%) Kerberos
4 12 (4.36%) Internet
5 3 (1.09%) SMTP
6 1 (0.36%) DNS
6 1 (0.36%) Firewall
6 1 (0.36%) Network Security
6 1 (0.36%) SSL
6 1 (0.36%) VoIP
6 1 (0.36%) VPN
6 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.18%) NoSQL
3 20 (7.27%) Relational Database
4 15 (5.45%) Big Data
4 15 (5.45%) MongoDB
5 12 (4.36%) Oracle Database
6 11 (4.00%) MySQL
7 7 (2.55%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.18%) Apache Hive
8 6 (2.18%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (2.18%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.82%) MariaDB
10 4 (1.45%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.45%) Redis
11 3 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.73%) DB2
12 2 (0.73%) Easytrieve
12 2 (0.73%) HBase
Development Applications
1 34 (12.36%) Visual Studio
2 22 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (7.27%) Git (software)
4 18 (6.55%) Subversion
5 11 (4.00%) Selenium
6 10 (3.64%) Maven
7 9 (3.27%) Ant
7 9 (3.27%) Cucumber
7 9 (3.27%) Eclipse
8 8 (2.91%) Jenkins
9 7 (2.55%) Bugzilla
9 7 (2.55%) CruiseControl
9 7 (2.55%) Hudson
9 7 (2.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (2.18%) Gradle
10 6 (2.18%) Redmine
11 4 (1.45%) JUnit
11 4 (1.45%) Mocha
12 3 (1.09%) QUnit
12 3 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 22 (8.00%) Finance
2 14 (5.09%) Electronics
3 8 (2.91%) Advertising
3 8 (2.91%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.82%) Games
5 3 (1.09%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.73%) Automotive
6 2 (0.73%) Back Office
6 2 (0.73%) Billing
7 1 (0.36%) Avionics
7 1 (0.36%) Military
7 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (29.45%) .NET
2 64 (23.27%) HTML
3 55 (20.00%) CSS
4 31 (11.27%) Web Services
5 28 (10.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 28 (10.18%) STL
5 28 (10.18%) XML
6 26 (9.45%) WPF
7 24 (8.73%) ASP.NET
8 23 (8.36%) SOAP
9 22 (8.00%) AngularJS
10 21 (7.64%) HTML5
11 19 (6.91%) jQuery
11 19 (6.91%) MFC
11 19 (6.91%) WCF
12 18 (6.55%) RESTful
13 16 (5.82%) .NET Framework
14 14 (5.09%) Ajax
15 13 (4.73%) J2EE
15 13 (4.73%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 71 (25.82%) Computer Science
2 26 (9.45%) Embedded Systems
3 19 (6.91%) Algorithms
4 15 (5.45%) Data Structures
5 14 (5.09%) Mathematics
6 12 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (4.00%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.55%) Physics
10 6 (2.18%) Web 2.0
11 4 (1.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 4 (1.45%) Life Science
11 4 (1.45%) RIA
11 4 (1.45%) User Experience
12 3 (1.09%) Contactless
13 2 (0.73%) DataPower
13 2 (0.73%) IBM Mainframe
13 2 (0.73%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.73%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.73%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 106 (38.55%) Windows
2 89 (32.36%) Linux
3 18 (6.55%) Mac OS X
4 12 (4.36%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.91%) Unix
6 6 (2.18%) Solaris
6 6 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.45%) VMS
8 3 (1.09%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.73%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.36%) Android
10 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (98.18%) Software Engineering
2 129 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (23.64%) Multithreading
4 61 (22.18%) TDD
5 41 (14.91%) Mentoring
6 39 (14.18%) Scrum
7 34 (12.36%) Unit Testing
8 31 (11.27%) Test Automation
9 30 (10.91%) OO
10 29 (10.55%) Coaching
11 27 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (9.82%) UML
12 25 (9.09%) Pair Programming
13 23 (8.36%) MVC
13 23 (8.36%) SDLC
14 20 (7.27%) OOP
15 19 (6.91%) Cross-Platform Development
16 18 (6.55%) BDD
16 18 (6.55%) Secure Coding
17 17 (6.18%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 157 (57.09%) C++
2 119 (43.27%) C#
3 86 (31.27%) JavaScript
4 84 (30.55%) SQL
5 80 (29.09%) Java
6 58 (21.09%) C
7 47 (17.09%) Python
8 17 (6.18%) PHP
9 10 (3.64%) Ruby
9 10 (3.64%) T-SQL
10 8 (2.91%) Perl
11 7 (2.55%) Embedded C
12 6 (2.18%) Apex Code
12 6 (2.18%) F#
12 6 (2.18%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.82%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.82%) VC++
14 4 (1.45%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.09%) Groovy
16 2 (0.73%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 88 (32.00%) Degree
2 5 (1.82%) PhD
2 5 (1.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.73%) HNC
3 2 (0.73%) HND
4 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.18%) DICOM
1 6 (2.18%) GAMP
1 6 (2.18%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.73%) MISRA
2 2 (0.73%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) DO-178B
System Software
1 14 (5.09%) NFS
2 9 (3.27%) HDFS
3 6 (2.18%) Apache Flume
4 5 (1.82%) Firmware
5 1 (0.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.18%) Oozie
2 2 (0.73%) Control-M
2 2 (0.73%) Puppet
3 1 (0.36%) FreeIPA
3 1 (0.36%) Nagios
3 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.36%) yum
Vendors
1 56 (20.36%) Microsoft
2 35 (12.73%) Oracle
3 29 (10.55%) Sophos
4 7 (2.55%) Zend
5 6 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (2.18%) SAP
6 3 (1.09%) Talend
7 2 (0.73%) Green Hills
7 2 (0.73%) IBM
7 2 (0.73%) Syncsort
8 1 (0.36%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.36%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.36%) Xamarin
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, Sussex
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits including Flexible Working Hour
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Send
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum large company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + flexi working,pen,26 hols
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Posted: 10 days ago