The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 160 163 122
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 66 52 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.08% 0.99% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.04% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 65 48 96
Average salary £45,000 £39,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.64% -5.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,050 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.54%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5852 4985 5344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.82% 95.17% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4858 4322 4722
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 +7 21 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Dorset -3 13 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Devon +5 12 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Wiltshire +8 10 £40,500 -21.35% 1
Somerset -24 7 £32,500 -14.47%
Gloucestershire -11 3 £45,000 +14.64% 3
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 113 (97.41%) Software Engineering
2 44 (37.93%) C++
3 40 (34.48%) Java
4 34 (29.31%) SQL
5 33 (28.45%) C#
5 33 (28.45%) Windows
6 31 (26.72%) OO
7 28 (24.14%) JavaScript
7 28 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (18.97%) Scrum
8 22 (18.97%) .NET
8 22 (18.97%) Linux
9 20 (17.24%) OOP
10 19 (16.38%) Degree
11 18 (15.52%) UNIX
12 17 (14.66%) TDD
12 17 (14.66%) HTML
12 17 (14.66%) Jenkins
13 16 (13.79%) C
13 16 (13.79%) ASP.NET
14 14 (12.07%) SQL Server
14 14 (12.07%) Big Data
15 12 (10.34%) Oracle
15 12 (10.34%) Eclipse
16 11 (9.48%) Microsoft
16 11 (9.48%) MySQL
16 11 (9.48%) PHP
16 11 (9.48%) Unit Testing
16 11 (9.48%) Android
17 10 (8.62%) Hadoop

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (8.62%) Apache Solr
2 8 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.03%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.86%) IIS
5 1 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) SaaS
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) VoIP
2 4 (3.45%) HTTP
2 4 (3.45%) Internet
3 3 (2.59%) 802.15
3 3 (2.59%) LDAP
3 3 (2.59%) Wireless
3 3 (2.59%) X.509
4 2 (1.72%) Firewall
4 2 (1.72%) IPsec
4 2 (1.72%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.72%) Network Security
4 2 (1.72%) tcpdump
4 2 (1.72%) ISDN
4 2 (1.72%) RTP
4 2 (1.72%) SNMP
4 2 (1.72%) VPN
4 2 (1.72%) SSL
4 2 (1.72%) IPv4
4 2 (1.72%) IPv6
5 1 (0.86%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.07%) SQL Server
1 14 (12.07%) Big Data
2 11 (9.48%) MySQL
3 10 (8.62%) Hadoop
4 7 (6.03%) SQLite
4 7 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.31%) DB2
6 4 (3.45%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.59%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.72%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (14.66%) Jenkins
2 12 (10.34%) Eclipse
3 10 (8.62%) Artifactory
4 7 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (6.03%) JUnit
4 7 (6.03%) Maven
5 5 (4.31%) Selenium
5 5 (4.31%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.59%) Bugzilla
6 3 (2.59%) CruiseControl
6 3 (2.59%) Subversion
6 3 (2.59%) Hudson
7 2 (1.72%) Eclipse RCP
7 2 (1.72%) Ant
7 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.86%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (6.03%) Games
2 6 (5.17%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.45%) Finance
3 4 (3.45%) Electronics
4 3 (2.59%) Banking
5 2 (1.72%) French Language
6 1 (0.86%) Retail
6 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.97%) .NET
2 17 (14.66%) HTML
3 16 (13.79%) ASP.NET
4 10 (8.62%) Spring
4 10 (8.62%) Natural Language Processing
4 10 (8.62%) AngularJS
5 9 (7.76%) J2EE
6 7 (6.03%) Django
6 7 (6.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (5.17%) Java EE
7 6 (5.17%) CSS
7 6 (5.17%) XML
8 5 (4.31%) EJB
8 5 (4.31%) STL
8 5 (4.31%) JPA
8 5 (4.31%) RESTful
9 4 (3.45%) Play Framework
9 4 (3.45%) jQuery
9 4 (3.45%) Zend Framework
9 4 (3.45%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.90%) Open Source
3 7 (6.03%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.31%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.59%) Firmware
5 3 (2.59%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.72%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.72%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.72%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.72%) PKI
6 2 (1.72%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.72%) SCADA
7 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.86%) CCTV
7 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.45%) Windows
2 22 (18.97%) Linux
3 18 (15.52%) UNIX
4 11 (9.48%) Android
5 7 (6.03%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.59%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (97.41%) Software Engineering
2 31 (26.72%) OO
3 28 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (18.97%) Scrum
5 20 (17.24%) OOP
6 17 (14.66%) TDD
7 11 (9.48%) Unit Testing
8 9 (7.76%) Automated Testing
9 8 (6.90%) MVC
10 7 (6.03%) UML
10 7 (6.03%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (6.03%) Multithreading
10 7 (6.03%) BDD
10 7 (6.03%) Mobile Application Development
10 7 (6.03%) Game Development
11 6 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (4.31%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.31%) OOD
13 4 (3.45%) SOA
13 4 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (37.93%) C++
2 40 (34.48%) Java
3 34 (29.31%) SQL
4 33 (28.45%) C#
5 28 (24.14%) JavaScript
6 16 (13.79%) C
7 11 (9.48%) PHP
8 7 (6.03%) Python
8 7 (6.03%) Objective-C
9 4 (3.45%) Ruby
9 4 (3.45%) PHP5
9 4 (3.45%) Scala
9 4 (3.45%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.72%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.86%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.86%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 19 (16.38%) Degree
2 8 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (10.34%) Oracle
2 11 (9.48%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.62%) Twitter
4 7 (6.03%) JBoss
5 4 (3.45%) Zend
6 2 (1.72%) Infor
6 2 (1.72%) IBM
6 2 (1.72%) VMware
6 2 (1.72%) Google
7 1 (0.86%) Talend
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + pension, bonus, medical
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000-50000 / 10% bonus / Pension / Healthcare / Insurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Creative Personnel
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
Networkers Plc
Salary: Up to UKP 45000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago