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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 188 155 181
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 50 66 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.84% 1.20% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.26% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 47 60 44
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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
5694 5244 5472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.05% 95.57% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4848 4448 4871
Average salary £37,500 £35,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Devon +10 13 £33,750 -3.57%
Bristol -12 11 £44,500 -7.29% 2
Dorset -29 9 £60,000 +41.17% 7
Somerset +17 7 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Gloucestershire -16 6 £46,250 +2.77% 1
Wiltshire -12 1 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 134 (98.53%) Software Engineering
2 80 (58.82%) C++
3 59 (43.38%) C#
4 52 (38.24%) JavaScript
5 49 (36.03%) Degree
6 42 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (29.41%) HTML
8 34 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 32 (23.53%) SQL
10 31 (22.79%) Linux
11 30 (22.06%) Windows
12 29 (21.32%) .NET
13 25 (18.38%) C
13 25 (18.38%) OO
13 25 (18.38%) Scrum
13 25 (18.38%) AngularJS
14 23 (16.91%) Mathematics
15 22 (16.18%) NUnit
16 21 (15.44%) MVC
16 21 (15.44%) Finance
16 21 (15.44%) ASP.NET
16 21 (15.44%) HTML5
17 19 (13.97%) Java
18 18 (13.24%) SQL Server
19 17 (12.50%) Software Testing
19 17 (12.50%) Manufacturing
19 17 (12.50%) UNIX
20 16 (11.76%) OOP
20 16 (11.76%) CSS
20 16 (11.76%) Electronics

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 10 (7.35%) Apache Solr
2 7 (5.15%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.68%) IIS
4 2 (1.47%) JBoss
4 2 (1.47%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.74%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.74%) Firewall
2 1 (0.74%) Wireless
2 1 (0.74%) RFID
2 1 (0.74%) LAN
2 1 (0.74%) VoIP
2 1 (0.74%) VPN
2 1 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.35%) Big Data
2 10 (7.35%) Hadoop
2 10 (7.35%) MySQL
3 6 (4.41%) SQLite
3 6 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (16.18%) NUnit
2 12 (8.82%) Eclipse
3 11 (8.09%) Jenkins
4 10 (7.35%) Jasmine
4 10 (7.35%) Artifactory
5 5 (3.68%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.21%) Subversion
7 2 (1.47%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.47%) Hudson
7 2 (1.47%) GCC
7 2 (1.47%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.47%) CruiseControl
7 2 (1.47%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.74%) Maven
8 1 (0.74%) PVCS
8 1 (0.74%) Ant
8 1 (0.74%) JUnit
8 1 (0.74%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 21 (15.44%) Finance
2 17 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 16 (11.76%) Electronics
4 10 (7.35%) Aerospace
5 7 (5.15%) Military
6 6 (4.41%) Games
7 4 (2.94%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.47%) Automotive
9 1 (0.74%) Advertising
9 1 (0.74%) Banking
9 1 (0.74%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (29.41%) HTML
2 29 (21.32%) .NET
3 25 (18.38%) AngularJS
4 21 (15.44%) ASP.NET
4 21 (15.44%) HTML5
5 16 (11.76%) CSS
6 13 (9.56%) WCF
7 11 (8.09%) WPF
8 10 (7.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (7.35%) Natural Language Processing
9 9 (6.62%) MFC
10 7 (5.15%) Qt
11 6 (4.41%) Django
12 5 (3.68%) .NET Framework
12 5 (3.68%) STL
12 5 (3.68%) XML
13 2 (1.47%) CSS3
13 2 (1.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 2 (1.47%) jQuery
14 1 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 23 (16.91%) Mathematics
3 12 (8.82%) Client/Server
4 9 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.41%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.41%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (2.94%) Physics
6 4 (2.94%) Device Driver
7 3 (2.21%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.47%) Chemistry
8 2 (1.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.47%) VHDL
8 2 (1.47%) Verilog
9 1 (0.74%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.74%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.74%) PKI
9 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.74%) Open Source
9 1 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.79%) Linux
2 30 (22.06%) Windows
3 17 (12.50%) UNIX
4 9 (6.62%) Android
4 9 (6.62%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (98.53%) Software Engineering
2 42 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (18.38%) OO
3 25 (18.38%) Scrum
4 21 (15.44%) MVC
5 17 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 16 (11.76%) OOP
6 16 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 15 (11.03%) UML
8 13 (9.56%) Automated Testing
9 11 (8.09%) Multithreading
10 8 (5.88%) Logistics
11 7 (5.15%) Validation
12 6 (4.41%) Game Development
12 6 (4.41%) Mobile Application Development
13 5 (3.68%) Service Delivery
13 5 (3.68%) Refactoring
13 5 (3.68%) OOD
13 5 (3.68%) ITIL
13 5 (3.68%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (58.82%) C++
2 59 (43.38%) C#
3 52 (38.24%) JavaScript
4 32 (23.53%) SQL
5 25 (18.38%) C
6 19 (13.97%) Java
7 11 (8.09%) Python
8 6 (4.41%) Embedded C
8 6 (4.41%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.94%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.21%) Assembly Language
10 3 (2.21%) VC++
11 2 (1.47%) Ada
11 2 (1.47%) Delphi
11 2 (1.47%) Ruby
12 1 (0.74%) Perl
12 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.74%) Golang
12 1 (0.74%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 49 (36.03%) Degree
2 7 (5.15%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.68%) HND
5 2 (1.47%) PhD
5 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.47%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.21%) IEC 61508
1 3 (2.21%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.47%) JTAG
2 2 (1.47%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.47%) TickIT
3 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (11.03%) Oracle
2 10 (7.35%) Twitter
3 4 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.21%) IBM
5 1 (0.74%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.74%) VMware
5 1 (0.74%) Google
5 1 (0.74%) Sybase
5 1 (0.74%) Renesas
5 1 (0.74%) Freescale
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford-On-Avon, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £29712 - £37824 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 22 days ago
Bath, Somerset, Chippenham, Swindon, Bristol,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £40-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 25 Days Hol+ 2 x Matched Pen + More
Posted: 24 days ago