The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 180 167 155
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 49 61 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.83% 1.11% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.15% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 48 44 56
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5606 5287 5359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.39% 96.58% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4748 4671 4650
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Senior Software Engineer
England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +4 14 £43,750 +2.94% 1
Dorset +7 12 £45,000 +8.43% 2
Bristol -7 10 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Wiltshire -15 4 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Somerset -6 2 £38,750 -3.12% 1
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 106 (91.38%) Software Engineering
2 52 (44.83%) Java
3 45 (38.79%) C++
4 44 (37.93%) C#
5 37 (31.90%) .NET
6 33 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (26.72%) OO
8 28 (24.14%) Linux
8 28 (24.14%) Degree
9 23 (19.83%) Windows
9 23 (19.83%) C
10 22 (18.97%) JavaScript
10 22 (18.97%) Multithreading
11 20 (17.24%) SQL
11 20 (17.24%) Microsoft
12 19 (16.38%) ASP.NET
12 19 (16.38%) Security Cleared
12 19 (16.38%) .NET Framework
13 18 (15.52%) Finance
14 17 (14.66%) Scrum
14 17 (14.66%) SQL Server
14 17 (14.66%) Automated Testing
15 16 (13.79%) Big Data
15 16 (13.79%) PHP
15 16 (13.79%) Visual Studio
16 15 (12.93%) Hadoop
17 14 (12.07%) jQuery
17 14 (12.07%) OOP
18 13 (11.21%) MVC
18 13 (11.21%) Refactoring

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (7.76%) Apache Solr
2 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.72%) NServiceBus
2 2 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.86%) Node.js
3 1 (0.86%) Apache
3 1 (0.86%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) SaaS
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.17%) IPsec
1 6 (5.17%) Firewall
1 6 (5.17%) SNMP
1 6 (5.17%) VPN
1 6 (5.17%) SSL
1 6 (5.17%) IPv4
1 6 (5.17%) IPv6
1 6 (5.17%) Network Security
1 6 (5.17%) tcpdump
1 6 (5.17%) Wireshark
2 4 (3.45%) Internet
3 3 (2.59%) HTTP
4 2 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.72%) RTP
4 2 (1.72%) X.509
4 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.72%) LDAP
4 2 (1.72%) ISDN
4 2 (1.72%) VoIP
4 2 (1.72%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.66%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.79%) Big Data
3 15 (12.93%) Hadoop
4 10 (8.62%) MySQL
4 10 (8.62%) MongoDB
5 9 (7.76%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.17%) Redis
7 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (13.79%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.90%) Eclipse
3 6 (5.17%) Artifactory
3 6 (5.17%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.17%) Jasmine
4 5 (4.31%) NUnit
5 4 (3.45%) Selenium
5 4 (3.45%) FitNesse
6 2 (1.72%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.72%) Subversion
7 1 (0.86%) Grunt
7 1 (0.86%) WATIR
7 1 (0.86%) Maven
7 1 (0.86%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.86%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.86%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.86%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.86%) Hudson
General
1 18 (15.52%) Finance
2 9 (7.76%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.90%) Retail
4 6 (5.17%) Automotive
4 6 (5.17%) Marketing
5 5 (4.31%) Electronics
5 5 (4.31%) Legal
5 5 (4.31%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.45%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.86%) Avionics
7 1 (0.86%) Military
7 1 (0.86%) Law
7 1 (0.86%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (31.90%) .NET
2 19 (16.38%) ASP.NET
2 19 (16.38%) .NET Framework
3 14 (12.07%) jQuery
4 10 (8.62%) RESTful
4 10 (8.62%) Spring
5 9 (7.76%) COM
5 9 (7.76%) Web Services
6 8 (6.90%) STL
7 7 (6.03%) J2EE
7 7 (6.03%) Play Framework
8 6 (5.17%) Akka
8 6 (5.17%) Esper
8 6 (5.17%) AngularJS
8 6 (5.17%) WinForms
8 6 (5.17%) Qt
8 6 (5.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 6 (5.17%) Backbone.js
8 6 (5.17%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (5.17%) D-Bus
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.03%) Machine Learning
2 7 (6.03%) Device Driver
3 6 (5.17%) PKI
3 6 (5.17%) CCTV
3 6 (5.17%) SCADA
3 6 (5.17%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.72%) Open Source
5 2 (1.72%) Social Media
5 2 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.86%) CUDA
6 1 (0.86%) GPGPU
6 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.86%) Firmware
6 1 (0.86%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.14%) Linux
2 23 (19.83%) Windows
3 8 (6.90%) UNIX
4 2 (1.72%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.86%) Android
5 1 (0.86%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.86%) AIX
5 1 (0.86%) HPUX
5 1 (0.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (91.38%) Software Engineering
2 33 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (26.72%) OO
4 22 (18.97%) Multithreading
5 17 (14.66%) Scrum
5 17 (14.66%) Automated Testing
6 14 (12.07%) OOP
7 13 (11.21%) MVC
7 13 (11.21%) Refactoring
7 13 (11.21%) Time Management
8 12 (10.34%) Unit Testing
8 12 (10.34%) TDD
9 11 (9.48%) UML
10 7 (6.03%) Pair Programming
10 7 (6.03%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (6.03%) Kanban
10 7 (6.03%) OOD
10 7 (6.03%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (6.03%) Configuration Management
11 6 (5.17%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 52 (44.83%) Java
2 45 (38.79%) C++
3 44 (37.93%) C#
4 23 (19.83%) C
5 22 (18.97%) JavaScript
6 20 (17.24%) SQL
7 16 (13.79%) PHP
8 11 (9.48%) Scala
9 8 (6.90%) Ruby
10 6 (5.17%) Assembly Language
11 5 (4.31%) VB.NET
11 5 (4.31%) T-SQL
12 4 (3.45%) VB
12 4 (3.45%) Ada
12 4 (3.45%) VC++
13 3 (2.59%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.72%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.86%) Python
15 1 (0.86%) Perl
15 1 (0.86%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 28 (24.14%) Degree
2 19 (16.38%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.31%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) SLA
2 4 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) KVM
1 1 (0.86%) Xen
1 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.03%) Twitter
2 7 (6.03%) Oracle
3 2 (1.72%) Infor
4 1 (0.86%) Zend
4 1 (0.86%) Talend
4 1 (0.86%) HP
4 1 (0.86%) Dell
4 1 (0.86%) Intel
4 1 (0.86%) VMware
Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exmouth, Devon
Experis IT
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago