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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 178 179 161
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 61 48 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.99% 0.83% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.87% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 47 47 44
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £56,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
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
5929 5528 5200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.14% 95.34% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4877 4657 4586
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £54,000
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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +10 18 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Gloucestershire -15 14 £77,500 +72.22% 1
Dorset -22 10 £45,000 - 1
Somerset +11 7 £47,500 +22.58% 1
Devon +3 7 £33,750 -10.00%
Wiltshire -2 4 £39,000 -42.22% 2
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 111 (99.11%) Software Engineering
2 51 (45.54%) C++
3 49 (43.75%) C#
4 46 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (27.68%) JavaScript
6 27 (24.11%) SQL
7 25 (22.32%) Finance
7 25 (22.32%) Degree
8 23 (20.54%) Computer Science
8 23 (20.54%) C
8 23 (20.54%) HTML
8 23 (20.54%) Windows
8 23 (20.54%) OO
9 22 (19.64%) Multithreading
10 21 (18.75%) Mathematics
10 21 (18.75%) ASP.NET
10 21 (18.75%) .NET
11 20 (17.86%) Linux
12 19 (16.96%) AngularJS
13 18 (16.07%) Python
14 17 (15.18%) UML
14 17 (15.18%) CSS
14 17 (15.18%) HTML5
15 16 (14.29%) MVC
15 16 (14.29%) Scrum
16 13 (11.61%) NUnit
16 13 (11.61%) MFC
16 13 (11.61%) Jasmine
16 13 (11.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (11.61%) Enterprise Cloud

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (7.14%) JBoss
1 8 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 8 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.68%) Apache Solr
2 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.79%) Node.js
4 1 (0.89%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) SaaS
1 1 (0.89%) PaaS
1 1 (0.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.46%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.68%) Wireless
3 1 (0.89%) VoIP
3 1 (0.89%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.89%) SSL
3 1 (0.89%) Internet
3 1 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (3.57%) SQLite
2 4 (3.57%) Big Data
3 3 (2.68%) MySQL
3 3 (2.68%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (11.61%) NUnit
1 13 (11.61%) Jasmine
2 11 (9.82%) Hudson
3 9 (8.04%) Subversion
4 8 (7.14%) Artifactory
4 8 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 7 (6.25%) Git (software)
6 6 (5.36%) CruiseControl
6 6 (5.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (5.36%) Bugzilla
7 5 (4.46%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.46%) Maven
7 5 (4.46%) Gradle
8 4 (3.57%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.79%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.89%) Rational DOORS
General
1 25 (22.32%) Finance
2 12 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.93%) Manufacturing
4 9 (8.04%) Aerospace
5 7 (6.25%) Electronics
6 5 (4.46%) Military
7 4 (3.57%) Games
8 3 (2.68%) Marketing
8 3 (2.68%) Avionics
8 3 (2.68%) Automotive
9 1 (0.89%) Banking
9 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.89%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.54%) HTML
2 21 (18.75%) .NET
2 21 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 19 (16.96%) AngularJS
4 17 (15.18%) HTML5
4 17 (15.18%) CSS
5 13 (11.61%) MFC
5 13 (11.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (9.82%) WPF
6 11 (9.82%) STL
7 10 (8.93%) Middleware
8 8 (7.14%) MSMQ
9 7 (6.25%) XML
10 5 (4.46%) WCF
10 5 (4.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 4 (3.57%) Django
11 4 (3.57%) OpenGL
12 3 (2.68%) jQuery
12 3 (2.68%) Qt
12 3 (2.68%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.54%) Computer Science
2 21 (18.75%) Mathematics
3 13 (11.61%) Enterprise Cloud
4 9 (8.04%) Algorithms
5 8 (7.14%) Physics
6 6 (5.36%) Client/Server
6 6 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.46%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (3.57%) Mobile App
8 4 (3.57%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.79%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.79%) VHDL
9 2 (1.79%) Verilog
9 2 (1.79%) Chemistry
9 2 (1.79%) Open Source
9 2 (1.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.89%) User Experience
10 1 (0.89%) Equities
10 1 (0.89%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.54%) Windows
2 20 (17.86%) Linux
3 8 (7.14%) UNIX
4 5 (4.46%) Android
5 4 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (99.11%) Software Engineering
2 46 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (20.54%) OO
4 22 (19.64%) Multithreading
5 17 (15.18%) UML
6 16 (14.29%) MVC
6 16 (14.29%) Scrum
7 9 (8.04%) Software Testing
7 9 (8.04%) Low Latency
8 8 (7.14%) OOP
8 8 (7.14%) RUP
9 7 (6.25%) TDD
10 6 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.36%) Software Architecture
11 5 (4.46%) Validation
12 4 (3.57%) Pair Programming
12 4 (3.57%) Game Development
12 4 (3.57%) Digital Signal Processing
12 4 (3.57%) Signal Processing
12 4 (3.57%) Pattern Recognition
Programming Languages
1 51 (45.54%) C++
2 49 (43.75%) C#
3 31 (27.68%) JavaScript
4 27 (24.11%) SQL
5 23 (20.54%) C
6 18 (16.07%) Python
7 12 (10.71%) Java
8 7 (6.25%) Clojure
8 7 (6.25%) Scala
9 6 (5.36%) Embedded C
10 4 (3.57%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.68%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.68%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.79%) Perl
12 2 (1.79%) Assembly Language
12 2 (1.79%) Ruby
12 2 (1.79%) Ada
12 2 (1.79%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.79%) GLSL
12 2 (1.79%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (22.32%) Degree
2 9 (8.04%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.79%) PhD
4 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) DO-178B
2 3 (2.68%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.79%) JTAG
3 2 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.79%) TickIT
4 1 (0.89%) QA
4 1 (0.89%) ARP4754
System Software
1 5 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.79%) Docker
3 1 (0.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) Puppet
1 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.89%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (10.71%) Oracle
2 9 (8.04%) TIBCO
3 8 (7.14%) Sybase
4 5 (4.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.46%) VMware
5 3 (2.68%) Twitter
5 3 (2.68%) IBM
6 2 (1.79%) Minitab
7 1 (0.89%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgwater, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: Generous salary, bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-43,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheltenham
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Salisbury
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: Generous salary, bonus and benefits package
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago