The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Senior Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 193 190 175
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 42 56 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% 0.97% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.99% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 40 40 62
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +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
5139 5640 5702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.22% 97.19% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4345 4721 4761
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

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 25 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -10 12 £53,750 -2.27% 1
Dorset +12 9 £42,500 -2.85% 2
Gloucestershire +3 7 £39,500 -49.03% 2
Wiltshire +5 5 £45,000 +15.38%
Devon +8 4 £45,000 -18.18%
Somerset -5 2 £47,500 +16.56%
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Senior Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 90 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 43 (47.78%) C++
3 41 (45.56%) Java
4 35 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (31.11%) C#
6 26 (28.89%) OO
6 26 (28.89%) TDD
7 24 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 24 (26.67%) Python
8 23 (25.56%) C
9 22 (24.44%) Linux
10 20 (22.22%) CSS
10 20 (22.22%) SQL
11 19 (21.11%) HTML
12 18 (20.00%) .NET
12 18 (20.00%) UML
13 17 (18.89%) Telecoms
13 17 (18.89%) Amazon AWS
14 16 (17.78%) Degree
14 16 (17.78%) Windows
15 15 (16.67%) Git (software)
16 13 (14.44%) SDLC
16 13 (14.44%) Spring
16 13 (14.44%) MVC
17 12 (13.33%) OOD
17 12 (13.33%) Ant
17 12 (13.33%) BDD
17 12 (13.33%) AngularJS
17 12 (13.33%) Multithreading
18 11 (12.22%) Computer Science

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.22%) Apache
2 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.11%) Drupal
3 1 (1.11%) IIS
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.89%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.11%) Google App Engine
2 10 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.22%) SaaS
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) Internet
2 5 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.44%) RS-485
4 3 (3.33%) VoIP
5 2 (2.22%) Firewall
5 2 (2.22%) SS7
6 1 (1.11%) ASN.1
6 1 (1.11%) DVB
6 1 (1.11%) IPsec
6 1 (1.11%) LTE
6 1 (1.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.67%) SQLite
3 5 (5.56%) MySQL
4 4 (4.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.11%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.33%) Ant
3 10 (11.11%) Artifactory
3 10 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (7.78%) Visual Studio
5 6 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.44%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.44%) JUnit
6 4 (4.44%) NUnit
7 3 (3.33%) Jasmine
7 3 (3.33%) Maven
7 3 (3.33%) Subversion
8 2 (2.22%) Mockito
9 1 (1.11%) GCC
9 1 (1.11%) Grunt
9 1 (1.11%) gulp
9 1 (1.11%) JIRA
9 1 (1.11%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.11%) Moq
General
1 17 (18.89%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.78%) Electronics
3 6 (6.67%) Games
4 3 (3.33%) Finance
4 3 (3.33%) Marketing
5 2 (2.22%) Banking
5 2 (2.22%) Military
6 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.22%) CSS
2 19 (21.11%) HTML
3 18 (20.00%) .NET
4 13 (14.44%) Spring
5 12 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 11 (12.22%) ASP.NET
6 11 (12.22%) J2EE
7 10 (11.11%) RESTful
7 10 (11.11%) Web Services
8 9 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 9 (10.00%) JMS
8 9 (10.00%) JSON
9 8 (8.89%) HTML5
10 7 (7.78%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (7.78%) Apache Camel
10 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (7.78%) Grails
10 7 (7.78%) Swing
11 6 (6.67%) .NET Compact Framework
11 6 (6.67%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.11%) Digital Media
3 9 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (6.67%) Device Driver
4 6 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.44%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (3.33%) User Experience
7 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (2.22%) IPTV
7 2 (2.22%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.11%) PDA
8 1 (1.11%) Physics
8 1 (1.11%) STB
8 1 (1.11%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.44%) Linux
2 16 (17.78%) Windows
3 6 (6.67%) Android
3 6 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.44%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (3.33%) Unix
6 2 (2.22%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.11%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 35 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (28.89%) OO
3 26 (28.89%) TDD
4 18 (20.00%) UML
5 13 (14.44%) MVC
5 13 (14.44%) SDLC
6 12 (13.33%) BDD
6 12 (13.33%) Multithreading
6 12 (13.33%) OOD
7 11 (12.22%) API Development
8 10 (11.11%) Functional Programming
8 10 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 8 (8.89%) High Availability
9 8 (8.89%) Open Source
10 7 (7.78%) SOA
10 7 (7.78%) Software Architecture
11 6 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.67%) Scrum
11 6 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 43 (47.78%) C++
2 41 (45.56%) Java
3 28 (31.11%) C#
4 24 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 24 (26.67%) Python
5 23 (25.56%) C
6 20 (22.22%) SQL
7 10 (11.11%) Clojure
7 10 (11.11%) Erlang
7 10 (11.11%) Go
7 10 (11.11%) Haskell
7 10 (11.11%) Scala
8 7 (7.78%) Groovy
9 6 (6.67%) Embedded C
9 6 (6.67%) Objective-C
10 5 (5.56%) Embedded C++
11 3 (3.33%) PHP
12 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.22%) Perl
12 2 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (17.78%) Degree
2 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.11%) ISO15022
2 1 (1.11%) ISO20022
2 1 (1.11%) MISRA
System Software
1 10 (11.11%) Docker
1 10 (11.11%) LXC
1 10 (11.11%) Xen
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Google
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (1.11%) Atmel
4 1 (1.11%) Green Hills
4 1 (1.11%) IBM
4 1 (1.11%) Perforce
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000 plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago