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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 186 195 177
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 51 57 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.97% 0.95% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.98% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 46 43 63
Median salary £43,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.81% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £40,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,200 £69,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 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
5117 5816 6095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.60% 97.01% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4337 4906 5009
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 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Dorset +25 13 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Somerset -2 11 £40,000 -1.84% 2
Bristol -10 8 £53,750 -2.27%
Devon +10 7 £45,000 -7.21%
Wiltshire +13 5 £46,000 +17.94%
Gloucestershire 0 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 47 (44.76%) Java
3 45 (42.86%) C++
4 44 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (32.38%) C#
6 31 (29.52%) TDD
7 29 (27.62%) OO
8 26 (24.76%) Linux
9 25 (23.81%) C
10 24 (22.86%) JavaScript
10 24 (22.86%) .NET
10 24 (22.86%) UML
11 22 (20.95%) SQL
12 21 (20.00%) Windows
13 20 (19.05%) Python
13 20 (19.05%) CSS
14 19 (18.10%) HTML
14 19 (18.10%) Degree
15 18 (17.14%) SDLC
16 17 (16.19%) BDD
16 17 (16.19%) Mentoring
16 17 (16.19%) OOD
17 16 (15.24%) Amazon AWS
18 15 (14.29%) Computer Science
18 15 (14.29%) .NET Framework
18 15 (14.29%) Git (software)
18 15 (14.29%) Multithreading
18 15 (14.29%) Telecoms
19 14 (13.33%) Open Source
20 13 (12.38%) Spring

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 8 (7.62%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.90%) CMS
2 2 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (1.90%) Umbraco
2 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.95%) Apache
3 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.24%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.62%) Google App Engine
2 8 (7.62%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.90%) SaaS
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) Internet
1 7 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.81%) RS-485
3 3 (2.86%) VoIP
4 2 (1.90%) Firewall
4 2 (1.90%) SS7
5 1 (0.95%) ASN.1
5 1 (0.95%) DVB
5 1 (0.95%) IPsec
5 1 (0.95%) LTE
5 1 (0.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.57%) NoSQL
2 8 (7.62%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 6 (5.71%) Big Data
4 6 (5.71%) MySQL
5 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.81%) SQLite
6 3 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.95%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 15 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.38%) Visual Studio
3 10 (9.52%) Ant
3 10 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (7.62%) Artifactory
4 8 (7.62%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (3.81%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.81%) JUnit
5 4 (3.81%) NUnit
6 3 (2.86%) JIRA
6 3 (2.86%) Maven
6 3 (2.86%) Subversion
7 2 (1.90%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.90%) Mockito
7 2 (1.90%) Moq
7 2 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.90%) Selenium
7 2 (1.90%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.90%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.57%) Electronics
3 4 (3.81%) Games
4 3 (2.86%) Marketing
5 2 (1.90%) Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Finance
5 2 (1.90%) Military
6 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.86%) .NET
2 20 (19.05%) CSS
3 19 (18.10%) HTML
4 15 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 13 (12.38%) Spring
6 12 (11.43%) J2EE
7 10 (9.52%) .NET Compact Framework
7 10 (9.52%) AngularJS
7 10 (9.52%) ASP.NET
7 10 (9.52%) RESTful
7 10 (9.52%) Web Services
8 9 (8.57%) JMS
8 9 (8.57%) JSON
9 7 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (6.67%) Apache Camel
9 7 (6.67%) Grails
9 7 (6.67%) HTML5
9 7 (6.67%) Qt
9 7 (6.67%) Swing
9 7 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.48%) Mathematics
3 8 (7.62%) Device Driver
3 8 (7.62%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.81%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (3.81%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.81%) User Experience
5 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.90%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.90%) IPTV
5 2 (1.90%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.95%) PDA
6 1 (0.95%) Physics
6 1 (0.95%) STB
6 1 (0.95%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.76%) Linux
2 21 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (3.81%) Android
3 4 (3.81%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.81%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (2.86%) Unix
5 2 (1.90%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.95%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 44 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (29.52%) TDD
4 29 (27.62%) OO
5 24 (22.86%) UML
6 18 (17.14%) SDLC
7 17 (16.19%) BDD
7 17 (16.19%) Mentoring
7 17 (16.19%) OOD
8 15 (14.29%) Multithreading
9 14 (13.33%) Open Source
10 12 (11.43%) MVC
11 11 (10.48%) Software Architecture
12 10 (9.52%) API Development
13 8 (7.62%) Functional Programming
13 8 (7.62%) High Availability
14 7 (6.67%) Automated Testing
14 7 (6.67%) Scrum
14 7 (6.67%) SOA
14 7 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (44.76%) Java
2 45 (42.86%) C++
3 34 (32.38%) C#
4 25 (23.81%) C
5 24 (22.86%) JavaScript
6 22 (20.95%) SQL
7 20 (19.05%) Python
8 8 (7.62%) Clojure
8 8 (7.62%) Embedded C
8 8 (7.62%) Erlang
8 8 (7.62%) Go
8 8 (7.62%) Haskell
8 8 (7.62%) Scala
9 7 (6.67%) Embedded C++
9 7 (6.67%) Groovy
10 4 (3.81%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.90%) Perl
11 2 (1.90%) PHP
11 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (18.10%) Degree
2 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) ISO 9001
1 3 (2.86%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.95%) ISO15022
3 1 (0.95%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.95%) MISRA
System Software
1 10 (9.52%) Docker
2 8 (7.62%) LXC
2 8 (7.62%) Xen
3 1 (0.95%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.57%) Google
3 4 (3.81%) Oracle
4 2 (1.90%) AppDynamics
4 2 (1.90%) IBM
4 2 (1.90%) New Relic
4 2 (1.90%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.95%) Atmel
5 1 (0.95%) Green Hills
5 1 (0.95%) Perforce
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