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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 189 169 156
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 56 64 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.96% 1.08% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.13% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 41 64 48
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 £40,000 £35,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
5590 5661 5065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.69% 95.48% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4692 4746 4456
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 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 May 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 +13 32 £55,000 +4.76% 7
Dorset -10 6 £43,750 -2.77% 2
Gloucestershire -12 5 £77,500 +77.14%
Wiltshire -6 4 £39,000 -2.50% 2
Devon -13 4 £55,000 +26.43%
Somerset +12 2 £40,750 +25.38% 5
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 107 (99.07%) Software Engineering
2 51 (47.22%) C++
3 41 (37.96%) C#
4 38 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (28.70%) Python
6 26 (24.07%) SQL
7 24 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 22 (20.37%) Java
8 22 (20.37%) Finance
9 21 (19.44%) Linux
9 21 (19.44%) C
10 20 (18.52%) OO
10 20 (18.52%) Multithreading
11 19 (17.59%) Computer Science
11 19 (17.59%) Windows
12 18 (16.67%) ASP.NET
12 18 (16.67%) HTML
12 18 (16.67%) .NET
12 18 (16.67%) Degree
13 16 (14.81%) Mathematics
13 16 (14.81%) Scala
13 16 (14.81%) UML
13 16 (14.81%) Scrum
14 15 (13.89%) TDD
14 15 (13.89%) Clojure
14 15 (13.89%) Hudson
15 14 (12.96%) AngularJS
15 14 (12.96%) Telecoms
15 14 (12.96%) CSS
16 13 (12.04%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 8 (7.41%) JBoss
1 8 (7.41%) Tomcat
1 8 (7.41%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.78%) Node.js
2 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.85%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.93%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) SaaS
1 5 (4.63%) PaaS
2 3 (2.78%) IaaS
3 2 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.85%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.78%) Wireless
3 2 (1.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.93%) Internet
4 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) SQLite
3 4 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.78%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.85%) Big Data
5 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.85%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.85%) MySQL
5 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (13.89%) Hudson
2 13 (12.04%) Git (software)
3 11 (10.19%) Maven
3 11 (10.19%) Gradle
4 10 (9.26%) Artifactory
4 10 (9.26%) Jenkins
4 10 (9.26%) Subversion
5 9 (8.33%) NUnit
5 9 (8.33%) Jasmine
6 6 (5.56%) CruiseControl
6 6 (5.56%) Bugzilla
6 6 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (4.63%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.78%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.85%) Ant
9 2 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.85%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
General
1 22 (20.37%) Finance
2 14 (12.96%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.48%) Electronics
5 5 (4.63%) Marketing
6 4 (3.70%) Aerospace
6 4 (3.70%) Games
7 3 (2.78%) Automotive
7 3 (2.78%) Avionics
8 1 (0.93%) Advertising
8 1 (0.93%) Military
8 1 (0.93%) Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.67%) HTML
1 18 (16.67%) .NET
1 18 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 14 (12.96%) CSS
2 14 (12.96%) AngularJS
3 12 (11.11%) MFC
3 12 (11.11%) WPF
4 11 (10.19%) STL
4 11 (10.19%) HTML5
5 10 (9.26%) Middleware
6 9 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (7.41%) MSMQ
8 7 (6.48%) XML
9 5 (4.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 4 (3.70%) OpenGL
10 4 (3.70%) WCF
10 4 (3.70%) Django
11 3 (2.78%) Web Services
11 3 (2.78%) Backbone.js
12 2 (1.85%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) Computer Science
2 16 (14.81%) Mathematics
3 10 (9.26%) Algorithms
4 9 (8.33%) Enterprise Cloud
5 8 (7.41%) Physics
6 6 (5.56%) Client/Server
7 5 (4.63%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.70%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.78%) DTV
10 2 (1.85%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.85%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.85%) VHDL
10 2 (1.85%) Verilog
10 2 (1.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (1.85%) User Experience
11 1 (0.93%) Chemistry
11 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.93%) Equities
11 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.44%) Linux
2 19 (17.59%) Windows
3 10 (9.26%) UNIX
4 6 (5.56%) Android
5 5 (4.63%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (99.07%) Software Engineering
2 38 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (18.52%) OO
3 20 (18.52%) Multithreading
4 16 (14.81%) UML
4 16 (14.81%) Scrum
5 15 (13.89%) TDD
6 13 (12.04%) MVC
7 12 (11.11%) SDLC
8 11 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (8.33%) Low Latency
10 8 (7.41%) RUP
11 7 (6.48%) Software Testing
12 6 (5.56%) Software Architecture
12 6 (5.56%) OOP
13 4 (3.70%) Pair Programming
13 4 (3.70%) Data Management
13 4 (3.70%) Pattern Recognition
13 4 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (3.70%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (47.22%) C++
2 41 (37.96%) C#
3 31 (28.70%) Python
4 26 (24.07%) SQL
5 24 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 22 (20.37%) Java
7 21 (19.44%) C
8 16 (14.81%) Scala
9 15 (13.89%) Clojure
10 5 (4.63%) Objective-C
11 4 (3.70%) Embedded C
12 3 (2.78%) MATLAB
12 3 (2.78%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.78%) Go
13 2 (1.85%) GLSL
13 2 (1.85%) CoffeeScript
13 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.85%) Perl
13 2 (1.85%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) PhD
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.85%) JTAG
2 2 (1.85%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.93%) ARP4754
3 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.78%) Docker
3 2 (1.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Puppet
1 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.93%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (11.11%) Oracle
1 12 (11.11%) VMware
2 9 (8.33%) TIBCO
3 8 (7.41%) Sybase
4 4 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.78%) SAP
5 3 (2.78%) IBM
6 2 (1.85%) Minitab
6 2 (1.85%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.93%) Google
7 1 (0.93%) Twitter
Taunton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 hours ago
Dorset
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
BPR Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Good Bonus & Private Medical (BUPA)
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £400000 - £410000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £600000 per annum + Bonus , Shares, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 14 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago