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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 170 173 173
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 74 62 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.26% 1.01% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.05% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 57 61 47
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 £37,500 £33,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
5622 5902 4957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.10% 95.75% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4789 4912 4276
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 3 August 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 3 August 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 50 £63,750 +34.21% 13
Dorset +7 9 £39,000 -35.00% 1
Somerset +8 4 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Gloucestershire -2 4 £40,250 -10.55%
Wiltshire -12 3 £45,000 +11.11% 1
Devon -13 3 £48,500 -11.81%
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 133 (98.52%) Software Engineering
2 63 (46.67%) Java
3 60 (44.44%) Python
4 52 (38.52%) C++
5 44 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (30.37%) Git (software)
7 38 (28.15%) Maven
7 38 (28.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 38 (28.15%) VMware
8 36 (26.67%) Scala
8 36 (26.67%) Clojure
9 34 (25.19%) Linux
10 33 (24.44%) C#
10 33 (24.44%) Jenkins
11 32 (23.70%) SQL
11 32 (23.70%) Gradle
12 31 (22.96%) Hudson
13 29 (21.48%) Degree
13 29 (21.48%) OO
14 28 (20.74%) Artifactory
15 27 (20.00%) UML
15 27 (20.00%) TDD
16 26 (19.26%) Telecoms
17 25 (18.52%) Scrum
17 25 (18.52%) Oracle
18 24 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
19 23 (17.04%) Finance
20 22 (16.30%) Ant
20 22 (16.30%) UNIX
21 19 (14.07%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 13 (9.63%) JBoss
2 12 (8.89%) WebSphere
2 12 (8.89%) OpenStack
3 6 (4.44%) Apache ServiceMix
3 6 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.44%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.22%) Node.js
5 1 (0.74%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.59%) SaaS
1 17 (12.59%) PaaS
2 14 (10.37%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (8.89%) Google App Engine
3 12 (8.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (5.93%) IaaS
5 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (4.44%) HP Helion
7 2 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.63%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.22%) VoIP
2 3 (2.22%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.22%) Wireless
3 1 (0.74%) Internet
3 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.93%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.19%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.44%) SQLite
5 4 (2.96%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.22%) MySQL
6 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.48%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.48%) MS Access
7 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.48%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.74%) Big Data
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (30.37%) Git (software)
2 38 (28.15%) Maven
3 33 (24.44%) Jenkins
4 32 (23.70%) Gradle
5 31 (22.96%) Hudson
6 28 (20.74%) Artifactory
7 22 (16.30%) Ant
8 8 (5.93%) Eclipse
8 8 (5.93%) Subversion
9 6 (4.44%) Eclipse RCP
9 6 (4.44%) JUnit
9 6 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (3.70%) Visual Studio
11 4 (2.96%) CruiseControl
11 4 (2.96%) Bugzilla
11 4 (2.96%) Rational Rhapsody
12 3 (2.22%) SpecFlow
12 3 (2.22%) Jasmine
12 3 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (2.22%) NUnit
General
1 26 (19.26%) Telecoms
2 23 (17.04%) Finance
3 9 (6.67%) Electronics
4 8 (5.93%) Marketing
4 8 (5.93%) Manufacturing
5 7 (5.19%) Banking
6 3 (2.22%) Avionics
6 3 (2.22%) Games
7 2 (1.48%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.74%) Automotive
8 1 (0.74%) Military
8 1 (0.74%) Advertising
8 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.85%) Web Services
2 14 (10.37%) .NET
3 13 (9.63%) XML
4 12 (8.89%) HTML
5 11 (8.15%) ASP.NET
6 10 (7.41%) CSS
7 9 (6.67%) Middleware
8 8 (5.93%) WPF
8 8 (5.93%) J2EE
8 8 (5.93%) MFC
9 7 (5.19%) STL
9 7 (5.19%) AngularJS
10 6 (4.44%) OSGi
10 6 (4.44%) Twisted
10 6 (4.44%) XSLT
10 6 (4.44%) MSMQ
10 6 (4.44%) JMS
10 6 (4.44%) JSP
10 6 (4.44%) Servlets
10 6 (4.44%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.07%) Computer Science
2 16 (11.85%) Algorithms
3 13 (9.63%) Digital Media
4 12 (8.89%) Mathematics
5 10 (7.41%) Client/Server
6 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (5.19%) N-Tier
8 6 (4.44%) DTV
8 6 (4.44%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (4.44%) SWIFT
8 6 (4.44%) Public Cloud
9 5 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (3.70%) Physics
10 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
10 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (2.22%) User Experience
11 2 (1.48%) Visualisation
11 2 (1.48%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.74%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.74%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.19%) Linux
2 22 (16.30%) UNIX
3 14 (10.37%) Windows
4 7 (5.19%) Android
5 5 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (98.52%) Software Engineering
2 44 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (21.48%) OO
4 27 (20.00%) UML
4 27 (20.00%) TDD
5 25 (18.52%) Scrum
6 24 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (14.07%) Multithreading
8 16 (11.85%) Data Management
8 16 (11.85%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (11.85%) SDLC
9 12 (8.89%) Unit Testing
10 9 (6.67%) Open Source
11 8 (5.93%) Signal Processing
11 8 (5.93%) Parallel Programming
12 7 (5.19%) OOA/OOD
12 7 (5.19%) Validation
12 7 (5.19%) MVC
12 7 (5.19%) Software Architecture
12 7 (5.19%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 63 (46.67%) Java
2 60 (44.44%) Python
3 52 (38.52%) C++
4 36 (26.67%) Scala
4 36 (26.67%) Clojure
5 33 (24.44%) C#
6 32 (23.70%) SQL
7 18 (13.33%) C
8 16 (11.85%) JavaScript
9 11 (8.15%) MATLAB
10 6 (4.44%) Ruby
11 5 (3.70%) Go
11 5 (3.70%) Objective-C
11 5 (3.70%) Perl
12 4 (2.96%) VB.NET
13 3 (2.22%) Tcl
13 3 (2.22%) Groovy
14 2 (1.48%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (1.48%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.48%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 29 (21.48%) Degree
2 16 (11.85%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.93%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) QA
2 5 (3.70%) DO-178B
3 2 (1.48%) SLA
4 1 (0.74%) ARP4754
System Software
1 38 (28.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (14.07%) Docker
3 11 (8.15%) Xen
4 7 (5.19%) LXC
5 6 (4.44%) KVM
6 3 (2.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Puppet
1 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.74%) Ansible
Vendors
1 38 (28.15%) VMware
2 25 (18.52%) Oracle
3 18 (13.33%) Google
4 12 (8.89%) Sybase
5 11 (8.15%) Rackspace
6 7 (5.19%) TIBCO
7 6 (4.44%) BEA
7 6 (4.44%) Microsoft
7 6 (4.44%) HP
7 6 (4.44%) SAP
8 4 (2.96%) Intel
9 2 (1.48%) Minitab
10 1 (0.74%) IBM
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