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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 273 286 296
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 174 164 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 0.73% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.77% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 159 142 125
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 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £66,000 £55,000
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
19915 21255 20730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.05% 94.75% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16104 16851 17285
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 30 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 30 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 +12 57 £55,000 +10.00% 10
Surrey +1 29 £50,000 -9.09% 7
West Sussex +17 28 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Hampshire -2 25 £50,000 -4.76% 5
East Sussex +2 21 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire -6 5 £46,250 +2.77% 1
Oxfordshire -28 5 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Isle of Wight - 2 £37,000 - 1
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 375 (97.66%) Software Engineering
2 197 (51.30%) C++
3 165 (42.97%) C#
4 137 (35.68%) JavaScript
5 135 (35.16%) Linux
6 131 (34.11%) Agile Software Development
7 122 (31.77%) Java
8 115 (29.95%) .NET
9 112 (29.17%) OO
10 111 (28.91%) C
11 108 (28.13%) SQL
12 96 (25.00%) Windows
13 91 (23.70%) HTML
14 84 (21.88%) XML
15 71 (18.49%) Subversion
16 69 (17.97%) Degree
17 68 (17.71%) UML
18 61 (15.89%) OOD
19 57 (14.84%) Web Services
19 57 (14.84%) Ajax
20 55 (14.32%) CSS
20 55 (14.32%) Embedded C
20 55 (14.32%) jQuery
21 54 (14.06%) HTML5
21 54 (14.06%) Computer Science
22 53 (13.80%) ASP.NET
23 52 (13.54%) Embedded Systems
24 49 (12.76%) Python
25 40 (10.42%) SQL Server
26 38 (9.90%) Embedded C++

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 17 (4.43%) Node.js
2 15 (3.91%) Tomcat
3 13 (3.39%) Apache Solr
4 10 (2.60%) WebLogic
4 10 (2.60%) SAS
5 9 (2.34%) IIS
5 9 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.08%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.82%) Apache
8 4 (1.04%) JBoss
9 3 (0.78%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.78%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.78%) Jetty
10 2 (0.52%) Confluence
10 2 (0.52%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.26%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (4.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.78%) InfoPath
2 3 (0.78%) Mingle
3 2 (0.52%) MS Office
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.13%) SaaS
2 11 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.78%) Google App Engine
4 3 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 13 (3.39%) SNMP
3 10 (2.60%) Asterisk PBX
3 10 (2.60%) RTP
3 10 (2.60%) RANAP
3 10 (2.60%) LTE
3 10 (2.60%) GSM
3 10 (2.60%) PBX
3 10 (2.60%) UMTS
4 4 (1.04%) Internet
4 4 (1.04%) LDAP
5 2 (0.52%) SCTP
6 1 (0.26%) Wireless
6 1 (0.26%) Profibus
6 1 (0.26%) ATM
6 1 (0.26%) DVB
6 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.03%) Big Data
3 24 (6.25%) MySQL
4 21 (5.47%) NoSQL
5 20 (5.21%) Relational Database
6 14 (3.65%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.86%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.56%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.30%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.78%) Redis
11 3 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.52%) DB2
12 2 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.52%) JasperReports
12 2 (0.52%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.52%) Easytrieve
12 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 71 (18.49%) Subversion
2 26 (6.77%) JIRA
2 26 (6.77%) Git (software)
3 23 (5.99%) Jenkins
4 22 (5.73%) Visual Studio
5 19 (4.95%) Bugzilla
6 17 (4.43%) Eclipse
7 15 (3.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 14 (3.65%) CruiseControl
8 14 (3.65%) Hudson
8 14 (3.65%) Selenium
9 11 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
9 11 (2.86%) Maven
10 10 (2.60%) JUnit
10 10 (2.60%) GDB
10 10 (2.60%) Trac
11 9 (2.34%) WebDriver
11 9 (2.34%) JMeter
12 8 (2.08%) GCC
13 6 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 38 (9.90%) Finance
2 20 (5.21%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.39%) Electronics
4 9 (2.34%) Aerospace
5 6 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.04%) Military
7 3 (0.78%) Marketing
7 3 (0.78%) Advertising
7 3 (0.78%) Games
8 2 (0.52%) Publishing
8 2 (0.52%) Avionics
8 2 (0.52%) Retail
9 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.26%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (29.95%) .NET
2 91 (23.70%) HTML
3 84 (21.88%) XML
4 57 (14.84%) Web Services
4 57 (14.84%) Ajax
5 55 (14.32%) CSS
5 55 (14.32%) jQuery
6 54 (14.06%) HTML5
7 53 (13.80%) ASP.NET
8 37 (9.64%) J2EE
8 37 (9.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (8.59%) Spring
10 26 (6.77%) AngularJS
11 25 (6.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 25 (6.51%) STL
12 24 (6.25%) LINQ
13 23 (5.99%) WPF
14 22 (5.73%) MFC
15 15 (3.91%) WCF
15 15 (3.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 54 (14.06%) Computer Science
2 52 (13.54%) Embedded Systems
3 28 (7.29%) Open Source
4 25 (6.51%) Algorithms
5 20 (5.21%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.08%) Web 2.0
7 8 (2.08%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.82%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.56%) Social Media
10 5 (1.30%) CUDA
10 5 (1.30%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.30%) Physics
11 4 (1.04%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.04%) 3D Graphics
11 4 (1.04%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.78%) Clustering
12 3 (0.78%) DTV
12 3 (0.78%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 135 (35.16%) Linux
2 96 (25.00%) Windows
3 29 (7.55%) VxWorks
3 29 (7.55%) UNIX
4 13 (3.39%) Windows CE
5 10 (2.60%) Android
6 7 (1.82%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.26%) Tizen
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.26%) AIX
8 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (97.66%) Software Engineering
2 131 (34.11%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (29.17%) OO
4 68 (17.71%) UML
5 61 (15.89%) OOD
6 38 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (9.38%) TDD
8 34 (8.85%) Multithreading
9 27 (7.03%) Web Development
9 27 (7.03%) Test Automation
10 26 (6.77%) MVC
11 23 (5.99%) Scrum
12 22 (5.73%) Unit Testing
13 17 (4.43%) OOP
13 17 (4.43%) Software Testing
14 15 (3.91%) Web Application Development
15 14 (3.65%) Systems Analysis
15 14 (3.65%) Software Architecture
16 12 (3.13%) SOA
17 11 (2.86%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 197 (51.30%) C++
2 165 (42.97%) C#
3 137 (35.68%) JavaScript
4 122 (31.77%) Java
5 111 (28.91%) C
6 108 (28.13%) SQL
7 55 (14.32%) Embedded C
8 49 (12.76%) Python
9 38 (9.90%) Embedded C++
10 29 (7.55%) PHP
11 10 (2.60%) VB.NET
11 10 (2.60%) Ruby
12 9 (2.34%) Perl
13 7 (1.82%) ActionScript
14 6 (1.56%) Ada
14 6 (1.56%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.56%) JAQL
15 5 (1.30%) C++/CLI
16 4 (1.04%) COBOL
16 4 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (17.97%) Degree
2 14 (3.65%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.86%) PhD
4 9 (2.34%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.56%) MCTS
5 6 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.78%) OCPJP
6 3 (0.78%) OCMJD
6 3 (0.78%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.26%) HNC
7 1 (0.26%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.59%) QA
2 21 (5.47%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.78%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.52%) JTAG
5 1 (0.26%) DO-178B
System Software
1 16 (4.17%) Firmware
2 6 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (8.07%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.81%) Oracle
3 10 (2.60%) Cisco
4 9 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (2.34%) Pega
5 5 (1.30%) QNX
5 5 (1.30%) Ab Initio
5 5 (1.30%) Borland
6 4 (1.04%) SAP
6 4 (1.04%) Google
7 3 (0.78%) Remedy
7 3 (0.78%) Sun
7 3 (0.78%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.52%) Syncsort
8 2 (0.52%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.52%) Informatica
8 2 (0.52%) IBM
8 2 (0.52%) Telerik
8 2 (0.52%) Endeca
9 1 (0.26%) Zend
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £80000 Per Annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-60k DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cowes
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + 25 days hols, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-55k+Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago