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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer
England / South West
Rank 180 201 189
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 51 51 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.02% 0.88% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.90% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 38 51 49
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,550 £37,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £70,000 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

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
4804 5636 5807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.47% 97.17% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3991 4705 4910
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Somerset +25 24 £33,000 -20.95%
Bristol -1 10 £48,750 -7.14% 3
Wiltshire +26 8 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Devon -1 7 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Dorset +22 2 £41,250 -2.94% 2
Gloucestershire -5 2 £59,500 -4.80%
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 59 (56.73%) Java
3 57 (54.81%) HTML
4 51 (49.04%) JavaScript
5 49 (47.12%) .NET
6 48 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (44.23%) SQL
7 46 (44.23%) C#
8 45 (43.27%) C++
9 36 (34.62%) Unit Testing
10 33 (31.73%) Spring
10 33 (31.73%) Scrum
11 32 (30.77%) C
12 31 (29.81%) NoSQL
13 29 (27.88%) ASP.NET
14 27 (25.96%) SQL Server
15 25 (24.04%) MongoDB
16 24 (23.08%) Oracle
16 24 (23.08%) Windows
17 23 (22.12%) Team Foundation Server
18 22 (21.15%) Hibernate
19 21 (20.19%) Automated Testing
19 21 (20.19%) ETL
19 21 (20.19%) CSS
20 20 (19.23%) TDD
20 20 (19.23%) MVC
21 19 (18.27%) .NET Framework
21 19 (18.27%) UML
22 18 (17.31%) SC Cleared
22 18 (17.31%) Security Cleared

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 12 (11.54%) IIS
2 6 (5.77%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.85%) Apache
3 4 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.92%) JBoss
5 1 (0.96%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.96%) Mule
5 1 (0.96%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 6 (5.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.81%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (4.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.65%) Internet
3 6 (5.77%) Wireless
4 4 (3.85%) HTTP
4 4 (3.85%) Modbus
4 4 (3.85%) RS-485
5 2 (1.92%) 802.15
5 2 (1.92%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (29.81%) NoSQL
2 27 (25.96%) SQL Server
3 25 (24.04%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.73%) MySQL
5 5 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.88%) Triplestore
7 2 (1.92%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.96%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (22.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (13.46%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.46%) JUnit
3 10 (9.62%) Mockito
3 10 (9.62%) Visual Studio
4 8 (7.69%) JIRA
5 7 (6.73%) Ant
5 7 (6.73%) Maven
6 6 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (5.77%) Cucumber
6 6 (5.77%) Jenkins
6 6 (5.77%) NUnit
6 6 (5.77%) Selenium
7 5 (4.81%) Gradle
7 5 (4.81%) IntelliJ
7 5 (4.81%) JMeter
7 5 (4.81%) Liquibase
7 5 (4.81%) Robot Framework
8 4 (3.85%) Travis CI
8 4 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (12.50%) Electronics
2 10 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.69%) Finance
4 7 (6.73%) Manufacturing
5 6 (5.77%) Marketing
6 2 (1.92%) Advertising
6 2 (1.92%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.96%) Automotive
7 1 (0.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (54.81%) HTML
2 49 (47.12%) .NET
3 33 (31.73%) Spring
4 29 (27.88%) ASP.NET
5 22 (21.15%) Hibernate
6 21 (20.19%) CSS
7 19 (18.27%) .NET Framework
8 18 (17.31%) REST
9 13 (12.50%) AngularJS
10 11 (10.58%) Entity Framework
11 9 (8.65%) HTML5
12 8 (7.69%) Java EE
12 8 (7.69%) JSON
12 8 (7.69%) WPF
13 7 (6.73%) jQuery
14 6 (5.77%) J2EE
14 6 (5.77%) NHibernate
14 6 (5.77%) WCF
14 6 (5.77%) XML
15 5 (4.81%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.77%) Internet of Things
3 5 (4.81%) Device Driver
3 5 (4.81%) Digital Media
3 5 (4.81%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (3.85%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.85%) Industrial Internet of Things
4 4 (3.85%) Semantic Web
5 3 (2.88%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.88%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.92%) Digital TV
6 2 (1.92%) EPoS
6 2 (1.92%) MPEG
6 2 (1.92%) Smart Home
7 1 (0.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.96%) Life Science
7 1 (0.96%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.08%) Windows
2 15 (14.42%) Linux
3 12 (11.54%) Windows Server
4 10 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.81%) Android
6 2 (1.92%) Unix
7 1 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 48 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (34.62%) Unit Testing
4 33 (31.73%) Scrum
5 21 (20.19%) Automated Testing
5 21 (20.19%) ETL
6 20 (19.23%) MVC
6 20 (19.23%) TDD
7 19 (18.27%) UML
8 17 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (15.38%) Line Management
10 14 (13.46%) Refactoring
11 13 (12.50%) Web Development
12 12 (11.54%) ITIL
12 12 (11.54%) OO
12 12 (11.54%) SDLC
12 12 (11.54%) Service Delivery
12 12 (11.54%) Software Architecture
13 9 (8.65%) Mentoring
14 8 (7.69%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 59 (56.73%) Java
2 51 (49.04%) JavaScript
3 46 (44.23%) C#
3 46 (44.23%) SQL
4 45 (43.27%) C++
5 32 (30.77%) C
6 13 (12.50%) Python
7 7 (6.73%) PHP
8 6 (5.77%) Embedded C++
9 5 (4.81%) Embedded C
9 5 (4.81%) Perl
10 4 (3.85%) Clojure
10 4 (3.85%) CoffeeScript
10 4 (3.85%) Erlang
10 4 (3.85%) F#
10 4 (3.85%) Haskell
10 4 (3.85%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.85%) Scala
10 4 (3.85%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.88%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 18 (17.31%) SC Cleared
1 18 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) MISRA
1 4 (3.85%) MISRA C
2 2 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.77%) Docker
2 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.96%) Firmware
Vendors
1 24 (23.08%) Oracle
2 6 (5.77%) SAP
3 4 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.92%) Atlassian
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