The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 161 160 141
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 75 55 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.22% 1.09% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.15% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 72 52 76
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
5862 4798 5564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.13% 95.01% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4885 4153 4932
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 16 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
Bristol -7 19 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Somerset -10 14 £35,000 -20.00% 3
Devon -12 12 £33,750 -38.63% 1
Wiltshire +4 11 £45,000 -12.62% 1
Gloucestershire 0 9 £50,000 +23.45% 2
Dorset -10 9 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Cornwall - 1 £31,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 136 (98.55%) Software Engineering
2 64 (46.38%) C++
3 50 (36.23%) JavaScript
4 47 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (31.88%) SQL
5 44 (31.88%) C#
6 43 (31.16%) Java
7 39 (28.26%) Windows
8 34 (24.64%) HTML
8 34 (24.64%) Scrum
8 34 (24.64%) Degree
9 31 (22.46%) OO
10 26 (18.84%) Linux
11 25 (18.12%) .NET
12 23 (16.67%) OOP
12 23 (16.67%) Jenkins
13 22 (15.94%) Unit Testing
13 22 (15.94%) UNIX
13 22 (15.94%) C
14 21 (15.22%) SQL Server
15 20 (14.49%) ASP.NET
16 19 (13.77%) Eclipse
16 19 (13.77%) Computer Science
17 18 (13.04%) Big Data
18 17 (12.32%) AngularJS
18 17 (12.32%) Automated Testing
18 17 (12.32%) TDD
19 16 (11.59%) Oracle
20 15 (10.87%) MySQL
20 15 (10.87%) Apache Solr

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 15 (10.87%) Apache Solr
2 12 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.80%) Apache ServiceMix
4 5 (3.62%) IIS
5 3 (2.17%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.17%) SaaS
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.90%) VoIP
1 4 (2.90%) HTTP
2 3 (2.17%) Internet
2 3 (2.17%) 802.15
2 3 (2.17%) X.509
2 3 (2.17%) Wireless
2 3 (2.17%) LDAP
3 1 (0.72%) SMPP
3 1 (0.72%) RFID
3 1 (0.72%) RTP
3 1 (0.72%) Firewall
3 1 (0.72%) IPsec
3 1 (0.72%) SSL
3 1 (0.72%) IPv4
3 1 (0.72%) IPv6
3 1 (0.72%) ISDN
3 1 (0.72%) LAN
3 1 (0.72%) SNMP
3 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.04%) Big Data
3 15 (10.87%) MySQL
3 15 (10.87%) Hadoop
4 8 (5.80%) SQLite
4 8 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.62%) DB2
6 4 (2.90%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.17%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.17%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 19 (13.77%) Eclipse
3 15 (10.87%) Artifactory
4 12 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (5.80%) Maven
5 8 (5.80%) JUnit
5 8 (5.80%) NUnit
6 5 (3.62%) Selenium
7 3 (2.17%) Bugzilla
7 3 (2.17%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (2.17%) Ant
7 3 (2.17%) CruiseControl
7 3 (2.17%) Subversion
7 3 (2.17%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.17%) Eclipse RCP
7 3 (2.17%) Hudson
8 2 (1.45%) GCC
General
1 11 (7.97%) Finance
2 10 (7.25%) Electronics
3 8 (5.80%) Games
4 6 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.62%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.90%) Banking
7 3 (2.17%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.17%) French Language
8 2 (1.45%) Military
9 1 (0.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (24.64%) HTML
2 25 (18.12%) .NET
3 20 (14.49%) ASP.NET
4 17 (12.32%) AngularJS
5 15 (10.87%) Natural Language Processing
6 9 (6.52%) CSS
7 8 (5.80%) WCF
7 8 (5.80%) Django
7 8 (5.80%) Spring
7 8 (5.80%) J2EE
8 7 (5.07%) XML
8 7 (5.07%) .NET Framework
8 7 (5.07%) HTML5
9 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (4.35%) WPF
10 5 (3.62%) EJB
10 5 (3.62%) Java EE
10 5 (3.62%) JPA
11 4 (2.90%) jQuery
11 4 (2.90%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.77%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.97%) Client/Server
3 8 (5.80%) Open Source
3 8 (5.80%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.17%) Firmware
5 3 (2.17%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (2.17%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.72%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.72%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.72%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.72%) Physics
7 1 (0.72%) SCADA
7 1 (0.72%) PKI
7 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (28.26%) Windows
2 26 (18.84%) Linux
3 22 (15.94%) UNIX
4 12 (8.70%) Android
5 9 (6.52%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.17%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (98.55%) Software Engineering
2 47 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (24.64%) Scrum
4 31 (22.46%) OO
5 23 (16.67%) OOP
6 22 (15.94%) Unit Testing
7 17 (12.32%) Automated Testing
7 17 (12.32%) TDD
8 14 (10.14%) UML
9 13 (9.42%) MVC
10 9 (6.52%) OOA/OOD
11 8 (5.80%) Game Development
11 8 (5.80%) Mobile Application Development
11 8 (5.80%) Software Testing
11 8 (5.80%) OOD
12 7 (5.07%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (5.07%) BDD
13 5 (3.62%) Service Delivery
13 5 (3.62%) ITIL
13 5 (3.62%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 64 (46.38%) C++
2 50 (36.23%) JavaScript
3 44 (31.88%) SQL
3 44 (31.88%) C#
4 43 (31.16%) Java
5 22 (15.94%) C
6 9 (6.52%) Python
7 8 (5.80%) Objective-C
8 4 (2.90%) PHP5
8 4 (2.90%) Ruby
8 4 (2.90%) PHP
9 3 (2.17%) Scala
10 2 (1.45%) VC++
10 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.45%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.72%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 34 (24.64%) Degree
2 6 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.62%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.17%) HND
5 2 (1.45%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (11.59%) Oracle
2 15 (10.87%) Twitter
3 8 (5.80%) JBoss
3 8 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.90%) Zend
5 3 (2.17%) VMware
5 3 (2.17%) IBM
5 3 (2.17%) Google
6 1 (0.72%) Renesas
6 1 (0.72%) Freescale
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