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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 183 164 170
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 55 51 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.94% 1.00% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.05% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 49 50 41
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £49,066 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £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
5610 4870 5039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.13% 95.64% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4731 4153 4460
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,950 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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
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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
Gloucestershire -17 12 £70,000 +55.55%
Dorset -24 12 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Devon +7 10 £33,750 -3.57%
Bristol -10 10 £45,000 -6.25% 7
Somerset - 10 £46,250 - 1
Wiltshire +9 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 125 (98.43%) Software Engineering
2 69 (54.33%) C++
3 59 (46.46%) C#
4 48 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (33.07%) JavaScript
6 37 (29.13%) Degree
7 32 (25.20%) HTML
8 31 (24.41%) SQL
9 30 (23.62%) Computer Science
10 29 (22.83%) Linux
11 28 (22.05%) Windows
12 27 (21.26%) .NET
13 26 (20.47%) OO
14 25 (19.69%) Finance
15 24 (18.90%) AngularJS
16 23 (18.11%) Mathematics
17 22 (17.32%) C
18 21 (16.54%) ASP.NET
19 20 (15.75%) Multithreading
19 20 (15.75%) HTML5
20 19 (14.96%) MVC
21 18 (14.17%) Scrum
21 18 (14.17%) NUnit
21 18 (14.17%) CSS
22 17 (13.39%) Manufacturing
23 15 (11.81%) Software Testing
23 15 (11.81%) MFC
24 13 (10.24%) UNIX
24 13 (10.24%) OOP
24 13 (10.24%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 5 (3.94%) JBoss
1 5 (3.94%) Tomcat
1 5 (3.94%) WebSphere
1 5 (3.94%) Apache Solr
2 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.57%) Node.js
4 1 (0.79%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) MS Office
1 1 (0.79%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.30%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.79%) VPN
2 1 (0.79%) SSL
2 1 (0.79%) RFID
2 1 (0.79%) Firewall
2 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.79%) Wireless
2 1 (0.79%) LAN
2 1 (0.79%) VoIP
2 1 (0.79%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (4.72%) SQLite
3 5 (3.94%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.94%) Big Data
3 5 (3.94%) MySQL
4 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.57%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (14.17%) NUnit
2 13 (10.24%) Jasmine
3 6 (4.72%) Subversion
3 6 (4.72%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.94%) Bugzilla
4 5 (3.94%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.94%) CruiseControl
4 5 (3.94%) Artifactory
4 5 (3.94%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.94%) Hudson
4 5 (3.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (2.36%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.57%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.79%) PVCS
General
1 25 (19.69%) Finance
2 17 (13.39%) Manufacturing
3 13 (10.24%) Electronics
4 10 (7.87%) Telecoms
5 9 (7.09%) Aerospace
6 6 (4.72%) Games
6 6 (4.72%) Military
7 2 (1.57%) Automotive
7 2 (1.57%) Avionics
8 1 (0.79%) Advertising
8 1 (0.79%) Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (25.20%) HTML
2 27 (21.26%) .NET
3 24 (18.90%) AngularJS
4 21 (16.54%) ASP.NET
5 20 (15.75%) HTML5
6 18 (14.17%) CSS
7 15 (11.81%) MFC
8 13 (10.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (9.45%) WPF
10 9 (7.09%) WCF
10 9 (7.09%) STL
11 7 (5.51%) XML
11 7 (5.51%) Qt
12 6 (4.72%) Middleware
12 6 (4.72%) Django
13 5 (3.94%) MSMQ
13 5 (3.94%) Natural Language Processing
14 3 (2.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 3 (2.36%) jQuery
15 2 (1.57%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.62%) Computer Science
2 23 (18.11%) Mathematics
3 10 (7.87%) Client/Server
4 7 (5.51%) Algorithms
5 6 (4.72%) Device Driver
5 6 (4.72%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.94%) Physics
6 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.15%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.57%) Chemistry
8 2 (1.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.57%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.57%) VHDL
8 2 (1.57%) Verilog
9 1 (0.79%) Equities
9 1 (0.79%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.79%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.79%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.83%) Linux
2 28 (22.05%) Windows
3 13 (10.24%) UNIX
4 9 (7.09%) Android
5 8 (6.30%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (98.43%) Software Engineering
2 48 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (20.47%) OO
4 20 (15.75%) Multithreading
5 19 (14.96%) MVC
6 18 (14.17%) Scrum
7 15 (11.81%) Software Testing
8 13 (10.24%) OOP
9 11 (8.66%) UML
10 8 (6.30%) Validation
11 6 (4.72%) Automated Testing
11 6 (4.72%) Unit Testing
11 6 (4.72%) Game Development
11 6 (4.72%) Mobile Application Development
11 6 (4.72%) Low Latency
12 5 (3.94%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (3.94%) RUP
13 4 (3.15%) TDD
13 4 (3.15%) Logistics
14 3 (2.36%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 69 (54.33%) C++
2 59 (46.46%) C#
3 42 (33.07%) JavaScript
4 31 (24.41%) SQL
5 22 (17.32%) C
6 13 (10.24%) Java
7 12 (9.45%) Python
8 7 (5.51%) Embedded C
9 6 (4.72%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.15%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.57%) VC++
11 2 (1.57%) Perl
11 2 (1.57%) Delphi
11 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.57%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.57%) Ada
11 2 (1.57%) GLSL
11 2 (1.57%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.79%) Golang
12 1 (0.79%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 37 (29.13%) Degree
2 6 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.94%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.36%) VCP4
5 2 (1.57%) HND
5 2 (1.57%) PhD
5 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) DO-178B
2 3 (2.36%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.57%) JTAG
3 2 (1.57%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.57%) TickIT
4 1 (0.79%) QA
4 1 (0.79%) ARP4754
System Software
1 2 (1.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (10.24%) Oracle
2 6 (4.72%) TIBCO
3 5 (3.94%) Twitter
3 5 (3.94%) Sybase
4 4 (3.15%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.36%) IBM
6 1 (0.79%) SAP
6 1 (0.79%) Renesas
6 1 (0.79%) Freescale
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