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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 161 164 133
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 61 51 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.00% 0.99% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.04% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 59 50 89
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
5787 4885 5493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.09% 95.06% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4787 4212 4865
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 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 27 August 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
(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 -2 17 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Wiltshire +7 10 £45,000 -12.62%
Devon -4 10 £41,750 -24.09% 1
Dorset -12 9 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Gloucestershire -1 7 £50,000 +23.45% 2
Somerset -18 7 £31,500 -28.00% 4
Cornwall - 1 £31,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 123 (97.62%) Software Engineering
2 54 (42.86%) C++
3 41 (32.54%) Java
3 41 (32.54%) JavaScript
4 39 (30.95%) SQL
5 38 (30.16%) Windows
6 36 (28.57%) C#
7 30 (23.81%) OO
8 28 (22.22%) Scrum
8 28 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (21.43%) Linux
9 27 (21.43%) Degree
10 26 (20.63%) HTML
11 23 (18.25%) .NET
12 22 (17.46%) Jenkins
13 21 (16.67%) OOP
14 20 (15.87%) UNIX
14 20 (15.87%) ASP.NET
15 18 (14.29%) SQL Server
15 18 (14.29%) C
15 18 (14.29%) Unit Testing
16 17 (13.49%) Big Data
16 17 (13.49%) Eclipse
16 17 (13.49%) TDD
17 14 (11.11%) MySQL
17 14 (11.11%) Twitter
17 14 (11.11%) Artifactory
17 14 (11.11%) Apache Solr
17 14 (11.11%) Hadoop
17 14 (11.11%) Natural Language Processing

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 14 (11.11%) Apache Solr
2 11 (8.73%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.35%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (3.17%) IIS
5 3 (2.38%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.38%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) SaaS
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.97%) VoIP
2 4 (3.17%) HTTP
3 3 (2.38%) LDAP
3 3 (2.38%) Internet
3 3 (2.38%) 802.15
3 3 (2.38%) Wireless
3 3 (2.38%) X.509
4 2 (1.59%) Firewall
4 2 (1.59%) IPsec
4 2 (1.59%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.59%) Network Security
4 2 (1.59%) tcpdump
4 2 (1.59%) RTP
4 2 (1.59%) ISDN
4 2 (1.59%) SNMP
4 2 (1.59%) VPN
4 2 (1.59%) SSL
4 2 (1.59%) IPv4
4 2 (1.59%) IPv6
5 1 (0.79%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.49%) Big Data
3 14 (11.11%) MySQL
3 14 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 7 (5.56%) SQLite
4 7 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.97%) DB2
6 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.38%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.38%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (17.46%) Jenkins
2 17 (13.49%) Eclipse
3 14 (11.11%) Artifactory
4 11 (8.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (6.35%) JUnit
5 8 (6.35%) Maven
6 5 (3.97%) Selenium
7 4 (3.17%) NUnit
7 4 (3.17%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (2.38%) Bugzilla
8 3 (2.38%) CruiseControl
8 3 (2.38%) Subversion
8 3 (2.38%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.38%) Hudson
8 3 (2.38%) Eclipse RCP
8 3 (2.38%) Ant
General
1 9 (7.14%) Electronics
2 8 (6.35%) Finance
3 7 (5.56%) Games
4 6 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.17%) Banking
6 3 (2.38%) French Language
7 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.79%) Retail
8 1 (0.79%) Military
8 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.63%) HTML
2 23 (18.25%) .NET
3 20 (15.87%) ASP.NET
4 14 (11.11%) Natural Language Processing
5 13 (10.32%) AngularJS
6 8 (6.35%) J2EE
6 8 (6.35%) CSS
6 8 (6.35%) Spring
7 7 (5.56%) .NET Framework
7 7 (5.56%) Django
7 7 (5.56%) XML
7 7 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (3.97%) STL
8 5 (3.97%) EJB
8 5 (3.97%) JPA
8 5 (3.97%) Java EE
9 4 (3.17%) WCF
9 4 (3.17%) Zend Framework
9 4 (3.17%) jQuery
9 4 (3.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.35%) Open Source
3 7 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.38%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.38%) Firmware
5 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (2.38%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.59%) SCADA
6 2 (1.59%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.59%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.59%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.59%) PKI
7 1 (0.79%) CCTV
7 1 (0.79%) Physics
7 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 38 (30.16%) Windows
2 27 (21.43%) Linux
3 20 (15.87%) UNIX
4 11 (8.73%) Android
5 8 (6.35%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.38%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (97.62%) Software Engineering
2 30 (23.81%) OO
3 28 (22.22%) Scrum
3 28 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (16.67%) OOP
5 18 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 17 (13.49%) TDD
7 13 (10.32%) Automated Testing
8 12 (9.52%) UML
9 11 (8.73%) MVC
10 9 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (5.56%) OOD
11 7 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.56%) Multithreading
11 7 (5.56%) BDD
11 7 (5.56%) Game Development
11 7 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
12 5 (3.97%) E-Commerce
13 4 (3.17%) Service Delivery
13 4 (3.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 54 (42.86%) C++
2 41 (32.54%) Java
2 41 (32.54%) JavaScript
3 39 (30.95%) SQL
4 36 (28.57%) C#
5 18 (14.29%) C
6 8 (6.35%) Python
7 7 (5.56%) Objective-C
8 6 (4.76%) PHP
9 4 (3.17%) Ruby
9 4 (3.17%) PHP5
10 3 (2.38%) Scala
10 3 (2.38%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.79%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.79%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 27 (21.43%) Degree
2 6 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.59%) HND
5 1 (0.79%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (11.11%) Twitter
2 12 (9.52%) Oracle
3 8 (6.35%) JBoss
3 8 (6.35%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.17%) Zend
5 3 (2.38%) VMware
5 3 (2.38%) Google
5 3 (2.38%) IBM
Bath, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-40,000 + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Somerset
Roc Search
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
UCAS
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
UKHO
Salary: £29,712 per annum + exclusive benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
UKHO
Salary: £29,712 + exclusive benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Questor Resourcing
Salary: To circa £40k + VG benefits
Posted: 27 days ago