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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 166 157 138
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 68 52 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.11% 1.02% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.08% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 65 51 85
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.54%
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
5840 4837 5478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.14% 94.94% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4824 4174 4859
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,881 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 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 2 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 -2 18 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Devon -6 11 £41,500 -24.54% 1
Somerset -12 11 £32,000 -26.85% 2
Wiltshire -2 10 £45,000 -12.62%
Gloucestershire -1 9 £50,000 +25.78% 2
Dorset -15 8 £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 2 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.

1 130 (97.74%) Software Engineering
2 62 (46.62%) C++
3 44 (33.08%) JavaScript
4 42 (31.58%) SQL
5 41 (30.83%) C#
5 41 (30.83%) Java
6 40 (30.08%) Windows
7 31 (23.31%) OO
7 31 (23.31%) Scrum
7 31 (23.31%) Degree
8 29 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (21.80%) HTML
9 27 (20.30%) Linux
10 25 (18.80%) .NET
11 22 (16.54%) Jenkins
11 22 (16.54%) C
11 22 (16.54%) OOP
12 21 (15.79%) UNIX
12 21 (15.79%) ASP.NET
13 20 (15.04%) SQL Server
13 20 (15.04%) Unit Testing
14 17 (12.78%) Big Data
14 17 (12.78%) TDD
14 17 (12.78%) Eclipse
15 16 (12.03%) Computer Science
16 15 (11.28%) Automated Testing
16 15 (11.28%) AngularJS
16 15 (11.28%) UML
17 14 (10.53%) MySQL
17 14 (10.53%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 14 (10.53%) Apache Solr
2 12 (9.02%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.02%) Apache ServiceMix
4 5 (3.76%) IIS
5 3 (2.26%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.26%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.26%) SaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.76%) VoIP
2 4 (3.01%) HTTP
3 3 (2.26%) LDAP
3 3 (2.26%) Internet
3 3 (2.26%) 802.15
3 3 (2.26%) Wireless
3 3 (2.26%) X.509
4 2 (1.50%) Firewall
4 2 (1.50%) IPsec
4 2 (1.50%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.50%) Network Security
4 2 (1.50%) tcpdump
4 2 (1.50%) RTP
4 2 (1.50%) ISDN
4 2 (1.50%) SNMP
4 2 (1.50%) VPN
4 2 (1.50%) SSL
4 2 (1.50%) IPv4
4 2 (1.50%) IPv6
5 1 (0.75%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.04%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.78%) Big Data
3 14 (10.53%) MySQL
3 14 (10.53%) Hadoop
4 8 (6.02%) SQLite
4 8 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.76%) DB2
6 4 (3.01%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.26%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.26%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (16.54%) Jenkins
2 17 (12.78%) Eclipse
3 14 (10.53%) Artifactory
4 12 (9.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (6.02%) JUnit
5 8 (6.02%) Maven
6 6 (4.51%) NUnit
7 5 (3.76%) Selenium
8 4 (3.01%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (2.26%) Bugzilla
9 3 (2.26%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.26%) CruiseControl
9 3 (2.26%) Subversion
9 3 (2.26%) Hudson
9 3 (2.26%) Ant
9 3 (2.26%) Eclipse RCP
10 2 (1.50%) GCC
General
1 9 (6.77%) Electronics
1 9 (6.77%) Finance
2 8 (6.02%) Games
3 6 (4.51%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.01%) Banking
4 4 (3.01%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.26%) French Language
5 3 (2.26%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.50%) Military
7 1 (0.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.80%) HTML
2 25 (18.80%) .NET
3 21 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 15 (11.28%) AngularJS
5 14 (10.53%) Natural Language Processing
6 8 (6.02%) J2EE
6 8 (6.02%) CSS
6 8 (6.02%) Spring
6 8 (6.02%) .NET Framework
6 8 (6.02%) Django
7 7 (5.26%) XML
7 7 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (4.51%) WCF
9 5 (3.76%) Java EE
9 5 (3.76%) EJB
9 5 (3.76%) JPA
9 5 (3.76%) STL
9 5 (3.76%) HTML5
10 4 (3.01%) jQuery
10 4 (3.01%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.03%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.77%) Client/Server
3 8 (6.02%) Open Source
3 8 (6.02%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.51%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (3.01%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.26%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.26%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.26%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.26%) Firmware
6 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.50%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.50%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.50%) PKI
7 2 (1.50%) SCADA
8 1 (0.75%) Physics
8 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.75%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 40 (30.08%) Windows
2 27 (20.30%) Linux
3 21 (15.79%) UNIX
4 12 (9.02%) Android
5 9 (6.77%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.26%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (97.74%) Software Engineering
2 31 (23.31%) OO
2 31 (23.31%) Scrum
3 29 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (16.54%) OOP
5 20 (15.04%) Unit Testing
6 17 (12.78%) TDD
7 15 (11.28%) UML
7 15 (11.28%) Automated Testing
8 12 (9.02%) MVC
9 9 (6.77%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (6.02%) Game Development
10 8 (6.02%) Mobile Application Development
11 7 (5.26%) BDD
11 7 (5.26%) OOD
11 7 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.26%) Multithreading
12 6 (4.51%) Software Testing
13 5 (3.76%) Refactoring
13 5 (3.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 62 (46.62%) C++
2 44 (33.08%) JavaScript
3 42 (31.58%) SQL
4 41 (30.83%) Java
4 41 (30.83%) C#
5 22 (16.54%) C
6 9 (6.77%) Python
7 8 (6.02%) Objective-C
8 4 (3.01%) Ruby
8 4 (3.01%) PHP5
8 4 (3.01%) PHP
9 3 (2.26%) Scala
9 3 (2.26%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.50%) VC++
10 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (23.31%) Degree
2 7 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.76%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.26%) HND
5 2 (1.50%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (10.53%) Oracle
1 14 (10.53%) Twitter
2 8 (6.02%) JBoss
2 8 (6.02%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.01%) Zend
4 3 (2.26%) VMware
4 3 (2.26%) Google
4 3 (2.26%) IBM
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