The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Senior Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 187 176 183
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 57 74 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.02% 1.25% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.29% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 47 57 56
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £33,125
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5407 5741 6029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.74% 97.16% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4566 4843 4970
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the South West region.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

Senior Software Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Somerset +18 26 £42,500 - 4
Dorset +13 9 £42,500 +8.97%
Devon +10 6 £41,250 +11.03% 2
Gloucestershire -5 6 £51,250 +19.53% 4
Bristol -34 6 £50,000 -28.57% 5
Wiltshire +9 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 West region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 99 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 48 (48.48%) Java
3 45 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (42.42%) C#
5 34 (34.34%) C++
6 30 (30.30%) UML
7 28 (28.28%) .NET
8 22 (22.22%) SQL
9 20 (20.20%) Windows
9 20 (20.20%) TDD
10 19 (19.19%) OO
10 19 (19.19%) C
10 19 (19.19%) HTML
10 19 (19.19%) Degree
10 19 (19.19%) SDLC
11 18 (18.18%) .NET Framework
11 18 (18.18%) Linux
12 17 (17.17%) JavaScript
12 17 (17.17%) Mentoring
13 15 (15.15%) CSS
13 15 (15.15%) Computer Science
13 15 (15.15%) BDD
14 14 (14.14%) Python
14 14 (14.14%) Spring
15 13 (13.13%) OOD
15 13 (13.13%) Visual Studio
15 13 (13.13%) Software Architecture
15 13 (13.13%) NoSQL
15 13 (13.13%) Mathematics
16 12 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (3.03%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.02%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.02%) CMS
2 2 (2.02%) IIS
2 2 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.02%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.01%) Apache
3 1 (1.01%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.02%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.03%) Google App Engine
2 3 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (2.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) RS-485
1 6 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.04%) Internet
3 3 (3.03%) DVB
4 2 (2.02%) Firewall
4 2 (2.02%) Modbus
4 2 (2.02%) SS7
4 2 (2.02%) Wireless
5 1 (1.01%) ASN.1
5 1 (1.01%) IPsec
5 1 (1.01%) LTE
5 1 (1.01%) Profibus
5 1 (1.01%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.13%) NoSQL
2 11 (11.11%) Big Data
3 10 (10.10%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.04%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.04%) MySQL
6 3 (3.03%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.02%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.01%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.01%) HBase
8 1 (1.01%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (13.13%) Visual Studio
2 12 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (10.10%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.06%) JUnit
5 5 (5.05%) Mockito
5 5 (5.05%) NUnit
6 4 (4.04%) Ant
7 3 (3.03%) Artifactory
7 3 (3.03%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.03%) JIRA
7 3 (3.03%) Selenium
7 3 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.02%) Maven
8 2 (2.02%) Moq
8 2 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.02%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.02%) Subversion
8 2 (2.02%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.08%) Electronics
3 5 (5.05%) Finance
3 5 (5.05%) Marketing
4 4 (4.04%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.02%) Military
6 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.01%) Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.28%) .NET
2 19 (19.19%) HTML
3 18 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 15 (15.15%) CSS
5 14 (14.14%) Spring
6 10 (10.10%) .NET Compact Framework
7 9 (9.09%) Hibernate
8 8 (8.08%) Java EE
8 8 (8.08%) WPF
9 7 (7.07%) AngularJS
9 7 (7.07%) J2EE
10 6 (6.06%) WCF
11 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET
11 5 (5.05%) Entity Framework
11 5 (5.05%) MFC
11 5 (5.05%) NHibernate
11 5 (5.05%) REST
12 4 (4.04%) HTML5
12 4 (4.04%) jQuery
12 4 (4.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 13 (13.13%) Mathematics
3 9 (9.09%) Device Driver
4 5 (5.05%) Robotics
5 4 (4.04%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.03%) Over-the-Top Content
6 3 (3.03%) STB
7 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.02%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.02%) IPTV
7 2 (2.02%) User Experience
8 1 (1.01%) Blog
8 1 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.01%) iPad
8 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.01%) PDA
8 1 (1.01%) Physics
8 1 (1.01%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.20%) Windows
2 18 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (2.02%) Mac OS
3 2 (2.02%) Unix
3 2 (2.02%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.01%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 45 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (30.30%) UML
4 20 (20.20%) TDD
5 19 (19.19%) OO
5 19 (19.19%) SDLC
6 17 (17.17%) Mentoring
7 15 (15.15%) BDD
8 13 (13.13%) OOD
8 13 (13.13%) Software Architecture
9 12 (12.12%) Scrum
10 11 (11.11%) Automated Testing
10 11 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (11.11%) Open Source
11 10 (10.10%) Multithreading
12 8 (8.08%) MVC
12 8 (8.08%) Unit Testing
13 7 (7.07%) System Testing
13 7 (7.07%) Test Automation
13 7 (7.07%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 48 (48.48%) Java
2 42 (42.42%) C#
3 34 (34.34%) C++
4 22 (22.22%) SQL
5 19 (19.19%) C
6 17 (17.17%) JavaScript
7 14 (14.14%) Python
8 8 (8.08%) Embedded C
8 8 (8.08%) Embedded C++
9 5 (5.05%) PHP
10 4 (4.04%) Perl
11 3 (3.03%) Clojure
11 3 (3.03%) Erlang
11 3 (3.03%) Go
11 3 (3.03%) Haskell
11 3 (3.03%) Scala
12 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.02%) Groovy
12 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (19.19%) Degree
2 7 (7.07%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.04%) PhD
4 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) ISO 9001
2 5 (5.05%) ISO 14001
3 2 (2.02%) MISRA
3 2 (2.02%) MISRA C
3 2 (2.02%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Docker
2 3 (3.03%) LXC
2 3 (3.03%) Xen
3 1 (1.01%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.02%) Puppet
2 1 (1.01%) Ansible
2 1 (1.01%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (10.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.06%) Oracle
3 4 (4.04%) Google
4 3 (3.03%) SAP
5 2 (2.02%) AppDynamics
5 2 (2.02%) IBM
5 2 (2.02%) New Relic
5 2 (2.02%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.01%) Atmel
6 1 (1.01%) Green Hills
6 1 (1.01%) Perforce
6 1 (1.01%) Sencha
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Torquay, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £32000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £33049.00 - £38049.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Ortolan Group
Posted: 8 days ago
Taunton
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spirax Sarco
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Full Company Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago