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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 196 188 173
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 58 55 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.01% 0.92% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.94% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 58 50 61
Average salary £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average 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
5562 5847 5292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.00% 97.45% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4963 4496
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 +3 24 £52,500 +17.97% 4
Devon +2 11 £50,000 +48.14%
Dorset +6 8 £42,500 -29.16% 2
Somerset -10 5 £41,000 -8.88% 1
Gloucestershire +1 3 £62,500 -1.96% 4
Wiltshire +2 2 £46,250 -11.90%
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 132 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 84 (63.64%) Java
3 54 (40.91%) Python
4 49 (37.12%) JavaScript
4 49 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (34.85%) C++
6 43 (32.58%) Linux
7 42 (31.82%) C#
8 40 (30.30%) OO
9 35 (26.52%) CSS
9 35 (26.52%) Git (software)
10 34 (25.76%) HTML
10 34 (25.76%) TDD
11 32 (24.24%) Ant
11 32 (24.24%) Artifactory
11 32 (24.24%) Sonatype Nexus
12 31 (23.48%) Telecoms
13 30 (22.73%) SQL
14 29 (21.97%) Amazon AWS
14 29 (21.97%) Xen
14 29 (21.97%) Degree
14 29 (21.97%) Docker
15 27 (20.45%) Digital Media
16 26 (19.70%) .NET
17 25 (18.94%) ASP.NET
18 23 (17.42%) Clojure
19 22 (16.67%) Scala
19 22 (16.67%) Maven
20 21 (15.91%) MVC
21 20 (15.15%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 20 (15.15%) OpenStack
2 9 (6.82%) JBoss
3 6 (4.55%) Apache
4 5 (3.79%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.27%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.27%) Drupal
5 3 (2.27%) IIS
5 3 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.27%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.52%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.76%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.76%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (21.97%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (14.39%) Google App Engine
2 19 (14.39%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (6.06%) SaaS
4 7 (5.30%) HP Helion
5 6 (4.55%) IaaS
5 6 (4.55%) PaaS
6 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 11 (8.33%) Internet
3 5 (3.79%) VoIP
4 3 (2.27%) Firewall
5 2 (1.52%) DVB
6 1 (0.76%) 3G
6 1 (0.76%) 4G
6 1 (0.76%) Broadband
6 1 (0.76%) DLNA
6 1 (0.76%) HbbTV
6 1 (0.76%) Network Security
6 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.88%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (9.85%) MySQL
4 9 (6.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (5.30%) Hadoop
5 7 (5.30%) SQLite
6 5 (3.79%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.03%) Big Data
7 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.27%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.27%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.52%) MS Access
9 2 (1.52%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 35 (26.52%) Git (software)
2 32 (24.24%) Ant
2 32 (24.24%) Artifactory
2 32 (24.24%) Sonatype Nexus
3 22 (16.67%) Maven
4 20 (15.15%) Jenkins
5 19 (14.39%) Gradle
5 19 (14.39%) Hudson
6 10 (7.58%) Rational Rhapsody
7 6 (4.55%) Visual Studio
8 5 (3.79%) JUnit
9 4 (3.03%) Jasmine
9 4 (3.03%) NUnit
10 2 (1.52%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.52%) Subversion
10 2 (1.52%) Toad
10 2 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.76%) Eclipse RCP
11 1 (0.76%) Grunt
11 1 (0.76%) Mockito
General
1 31 (23.48%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.30%) Games
3 4 (3.03%) Electronics
3 4 (3.03%) Finance
4 3 (2.27%) Banking
5 2 (1.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.76%) Advertising
6 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (26.52%) CSS
2 34 (25.76%) HTML
3 26 (19.70%) .NET
4 25 (18.94%) ASP.NET
5 20 (15.15%) J2EE
6 19 (14.39%) Spring
6 19 (14.39%) Web Services
7 16 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (11.36%) AngularJS
8 15 (11.36%) HTML5
9 13 (9.85%) jQuery
9 13 (9.85%) JSON
10 10 (7.58%) OpenMP
11 9 (6.82%) Hibernate
11 9 (6.82%) JMS
12 8 (6.06%) CSS3
12 8 (6.06%) Django
12 8 (6.06%) XML
13 7 (5.30%) Java EE
13 7 (5.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.45%) Digital Media
2 14 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.33%) Algorithms
4 8 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.30%) Mobile App
6 6 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (4.55%) Mathematics
6 6 (4.55%) Public Cloud
7 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.52%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.52%) Cybercrime
8 2 (1.52%) DTV
8 2 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.52%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.52%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.52%) User Experience
8 2 (1.52%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (32.58%) Linux
2 18 (13.64%) Unix
3 13 (9.85%) Android
4 12 (9.09%) Windows
5 11 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 49 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (30.30%) OO
4 34 (25.76%) TDD
5 21 (15.91%) MVC
6 20 (15.15%) UML
7 18 (13.64%) Multithreading
8 17 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (11.36%) API Development
10 13 (9.85%) SDLC
11 12 (9.09%) Scrum
11 12 (9.09%) Validation
12 11 (8.33%) High Availability
12 11 (8.33%) Mentoring
12 11 (8.33%) Software Testing
13 10 (7.58%) Concurrent Programming
13 10 (7.58%) Functional Programming
13 10 (7.58%) Parallel Programming
13 10 (7.58%) Signal Processing
13 10 (7.58%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 84 (63.64%) Java
2 54 (40.91%) Python
3 49 (37.12%) JavaScript
4 46 (34.85%) C++
5 42 (31.82%) C#
6 30 (22.73%) SQL
7 23 (17.42%) Clojure
8 22 (16.67%) Scala
9 18 (13.64%) C
10 10 (7.58%) Erlang
10 10 (7.58%) Go
10 10 (7.58%) Haskell
10 10 (7.58%) MATLAB
10 10 (7.58%) Objective-C
11 7 (5.30%) Perl
12 6 (4.55%) Groovy
12 6 (4.55%) Ruby
13 3 (2.27%) ES6
13 3 (2.27%) PHP
13 3 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (21.97%) Degree
2 20 (15.15%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.79%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.27%) CCNA
4 3 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.27%) CISSP
4 3 (2.27%) GIAC
4 3 (2.27%) Linux+ Certification
4 3 (2.27%) MCSE
4 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.27%) SANS
4 3 (2.27%) SSCP
5 1 (0.76%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) DO-178B
2 5 (3.79%) QA
3 3 (2.27%) SLA
4 2 (1.52%) ISO15022
4 2 (1.52%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.76%) MISRA
5 1 (0.76%) OIPF
System Software
1 29 (21.97%) Docker
1 29 (21.97%) Xen
2 20 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (14.39%) LXC
4 6 (4.55%) KVM
5 1 (0.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (15.15%) Google
1 20 (15.15%) VMware
2 18 (13.64%) Oracle
3 10 (7.58%) Intel
4 7 (5.30%) HP
5 6 (4.55%) Rackspace
6 3 (2.27%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.52%) BEA
8 1 (0.76%) Panasonic
8 1 (0.76%) Sybase
8 1 (0.76%) Toshiba
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Three People
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Forgerock Ltd
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheltenham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits pa
Posted: 26 days ago