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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 168 179 166
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 75 61 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.29% 0.99% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.03% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55 59 49
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
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 5895 4901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.24% 95.34% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4719 4866 4220
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,932 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
(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 +23 49 £70,000 +55.55% 3
Dorset +11 10 £39,000 -35.00% 1
Gloucestershire -15 6 £42,875 -14.25%
Wiltshire -3 5 £45,000 - 1
Somerset +5 4 £42,500 +34.92%
Devon -15 1 £37,150 -11.54% 1
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 132 (98.51%) Software Engineering
2 79 (58.96%) Java
3 68 (50.75%) Python
4 50 (37.31%) C++
4 50 (37.31%) Git (software)
5 48 (35.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 48 (35.82%) VMware
5 48 (35.82%) Maven
6 42 (31.34%) Jenkins
7 41 (30.60%) Gradle
7 41 (30.60%) Clojure
7 41 (30.60%) Scala
7 41 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (30.60%) Linux
8 37 (27.61%) Hudson
9 36 (26.87%) Artifactory
9 36 (26.87%) Degree
10 32 (23.88%) Ant
11 30 (22.39%) UML
11 30 (22.39%) OO
12 29 (21.64%) SQL
12 29 (21.64%) TDD
12 29 (21.64%) Telecoms
13 28 (20.90%) UNIX
14 27 (20.15%) Oracle
14 27 (20.15%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (20.15%) Docker
15 24 (17.91%) Google
15 24 (17.91%) C#
15 24 (17.91%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 17 (12.69%) OpenStack
2 13 (9.70%) JBoss
3 11 (8.21%) WebSphere
4 7 (5.22%) WebLogic
4 7 (5.22%) Apache ServiceMix
5 5 (3.73%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.49%) Node.js
7 1 (0.75%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.75%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (2.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.16%) SaaS
2 22 (16.42%) PaaS
3 19 (14.18%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (12.69%) Google App Engine
4 17 (12.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (8.21%) HP Helion
6 9 (6.72%) IaaS
7 8 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.19%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.99%) VoIP
3 3 (2.24%) Wireless
4 2 (1.49%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.49%) Internet
5 1 (0.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.70%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.72%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.97%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.73%) SQLite
5 4 (2.99%) MySQL
6 3 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.24%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.24%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.49%) MS Access
7 2 (1.49%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.49%) Big Data
7 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 50 (37.31%) Git (software)
2 48 (35.82%) Maven
3 42 (31.34%) Jenkins
4 41 (30.60%) Gradle
5 37 (27.61%) Hudson
6 36 (26.87%) Artifactory
7 32 (23.88%) Ant
8 9 (6.72%) Eclipse
9 7 (5.22%) JUnit
9 7 (5.22%) Eclipse RCP
10 6 (4.48%) Rational Rhapsody
10 6 (4.48%) Subversion
11 5 (3.73%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (2.24%) SpecFlow
14 2 (1.49%) Toad
14 2 (1.49%) Bugzilla
14 2 (1.49%) CruiseControl
General
1 29 (21.64%) Telecoms
2 18 (13.43%) Finance
3 10 (7.46%) Electronics
4 9 (6.72%) Marketing
5 7 (5.22%) Manufacturing
5 7 (5.22%) Banking
6 2 (1.49%) Games
7 1 (0.75%) Avionics
7 1 (0.75%) Advertising
7 1 (0.75%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.67%) Web Services
2 12 (8.96%) XML
3 10 (7.46%) J2EE
4 9 (6.72%) .NET
5 8 (5.97%) Spring
6 7 (5.22%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (5.22%) GWT
6 7 (5.22%) JSP
6 7 (5.22%) Servlets
6 7 (5.22%) XSLT
6 7 (5.22%) JMS
6 7 (5.22%) Twisted
6 7 (5.22%) OSGi
7 6 (4.48%) OpenMP
7 6 (4.48%) CSS
7 6 (4.48%) ASP.NET
7 6 (4.48%) HTML
7 6 (4.48%) Middleware
8 5 (3.73%) WPF
8 5 (3.73%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.43%) Computer Science
2 17 (12.69%) Digital Media
3 16 (11.94%) Algorithms
4 11 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (7.46%) Public Cloud
6 9 (6.72%) Mathematics
6 9 (6.72%) Client/Server
7 7 (5.22%) N-Tier
7 7 (5.22%) DTV
7 7 (5.22%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (5.22%) SWIFT
8 5 (3.73%) Physics
9 4 (2.99%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (2.24%) Visualisation
11 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.49%) User Experience
12 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.75%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 41 (30.60%) Linux
2 28 (20.90%) UNIX
3 11 (8.21%) Windows
4 6 (4.48%) Android
5 5 (3.73%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (98.51%) Software Engineering
2 41 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (22.39%) UML
3 30 (22.39%) OO
4 29 (21.64%) TDD
5 27 (20.15%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (17.91%) Scrum
7 21 (15.67%) Data Management
8 20 (14.93%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (12.69%) Multithreading
10 15 (11.19%) SDLC
11 13 (9.70%) Unit Testing
12 10 (7.46%) Parallel Programming
12 10 (7.46%) Open Source
12 10 (7.46%) Signal Processing
13 9 (6.72%) Software Architecture
13 9 (6.72%) Validation
14 7 (5.22%) OOA/OOD
14 7 (5.22%) Programme Management
14 7 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 79 (58.96%) Java
2 68 (50.75%) Python
3 50 (37.31%) C++
4 41 (30.60%) Scala
4 41 (30.60%) Clojure
5 29 (21.64%) SQL
6 24 (17.91%) C#
7 15 (11.19%) C
8 12 (8.96%) MATLAB
9 9 (6.72%) JavaScript
10 6 (4.48%) Ruby
10 6 (4.48%) Go
11 5 (3.73%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.99%) Perl
12 4 (2.99%) VB.NET
13 3 (2.24%) Delphi
13 3 (2.24%) Tcl
13 3 (2.24%) Groovy
14 2 (1.49%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.75%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 36 (26.87%) Degree
2 17 (12.69%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.49%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) MCSE
5 1 (0.75%) CCNA
5 1 (0.75%) CISSP
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.75%) SSCP
5 1 (0.75%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.75%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (0.75%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.97%) QA
2 6 (4.48%) DO-178B
3 3 (2.24%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (35.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (20.15%) Docker
3 19 (14.18%) Xen
4 11 (8.21%) LXC
5 10 (7.46%) KVM
6 3 (2.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.75%) Ansible
2 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (35.82%) VMware
2 27 (20.15%) Oracle
3 24 (17.91%) Google
4 16 (11.94%) Rackspace
5 11 (8.21%) Sybase
5 11 (8.21%) HP
6 7 (5.22%) BEA
6 7 (5.22%) SAP
6 7 (5.22%) Microsoft
7 6 (4.48%) Intel
8 4 (2.99%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.49%) Minitab
10 1 (0.75%) Borland
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