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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 180 186 165
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 54 69 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.00% 1.17% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.21% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 45 55 67
Median salary £43,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.81% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £39,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
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
5235 5719 5927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.23% 96.97% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4424 4866 4897
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 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,648
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 26 July 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 26 July 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
Somerset +1 15 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Dorset +16 14 £42,500 +8.97% 2
Bristol -21 7 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Wiltshire +11 5 £46,000 +2.22%
Devon +8 5 £52,500 +8.24% 1
Gloucestershire +5 4 £51,250 +13.88% 5
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 99 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 44 (44.44%) Java
3 43 (43.43%) C++
4 41 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (37.37%) C#
6 27 (27.27%) UML
7 26 (26.26%) C
7 26 (26.26%) TDD
8 25 (25.25%) OO
8 25 (25.25%) Linux
9 22 (22.22%) .NET
10 21 (21.21%) Windows
11 19 (19.19%) JavaScript
11 19 (19.19%) SDLC
12 18 (18.18%) Mentoring
12 18 (18.18%) Degree
13 17 (17.17%) SQL
14 16 (16.16%) BDD
15 15 (15.15%) .NET Framework
15 15 (15.15%) Computer Science
15 15 (15.15%) HTML
15 15 (15.15%) CSS
15 15 (15.15%) Python
15 15 (15.15%) OOD
16 14 (14.14%) Multithreading
17 13 (13.13%) Open Source
17 13 (13.13%) Mathematics
17 13 (13.13%) Visual Studio
18 12 (12.12%) Telecoms
19 11 (11.11%) Spring

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 5 (5.05%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.02%) CMS
2 2 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.02%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.01%) Apache
3 1 (1.01%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.01%) IIS
3 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.05%) Google App Engine
2 5 (5.05%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.02%) SaaS
5 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.05%) Internet
3 4 (4.04%) RS-485
4 3 (3.03%) VoIP
5 2 (2.02%) Firewall
5 2 (2.02%) SS7
6 1 (1.01%) ASN.1
6 1 (1.01%) DVB
6 1 (1.01%) IPsec
6 1 (1.01%) LTE
6 1 (1.01%) Network Security
6 1 (1.01%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.09%) Big Data
1 9 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 9 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.05%) MySQL
3 4 (4.04%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.03%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.01%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.01%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.01%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (13.13%) Visual Studio
2 11 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.06%) Ant
4 5 (5.05%) Artifactory
4 5 (5.05%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (4.04%) JUnit
5 4 (4.04%) NUnit
6 3 (3.03%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.03%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.03%) JIRA
6 3 (3.03%) Mockito
6 3 (3.03%) Selenium
7 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.02%) Maven
7 2 (2.02%) Moq
7 2 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.02%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.02%) Subversion
7 2 (2.02%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.08%) Electronics
3 3 (3.03%) Marketing
4 2 (2.02%) Military
5 1 (1.01%) Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Finance
5 1 (1.01%) Games
5 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.22%) .NET
2 15 (15.15%) .NET Framework
2 15 (15.15%) CSS
2 15 (15.15%) HTML
3 11 (11.11%) Spring
4 10 (10.10%) .NET Compact Framework
5 9 (9.09%) J2EE
6 8 (8.08%) WPF
7 7 (7.07%) Java EE
7 7 (7.07%) RESTful
7 7 (7.07%) Web Services
8 6 (6.06%) AngularJS
8 6 (6.06%) Apache Camel
8 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET
8 6 (6.06%) JMS
8 6 (6.06%) Qt
9 5 (5.05%) Grails
9 5 (5.05%) JSON
9 5 (5.05%) MFC
9 5 (5.05%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 13 (13.13%) Mathematics
3 7 (7.07%) Device Driver
4 5 (5.05%) Digital Media
5 4 (4.04%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (4.04%) Robotics
6 3 (3.03%) User Experience
7 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (2.02%) IPTV
8 1 (1.01%) Blog
8 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.01%) PDA
8 1 (1.01%) Physics
8 1 (1.01%) PKI
8 1 (1.01%) SCADA
8 1 (1.01%) STB
8 1 (1.01%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.25%) Linux
2 21 (21.21%) Windows
3 4 (4.04%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (3.03%) Unix
5 2 (2.02%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.01%) Android
6 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.01%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (27.27%) UML
4 26 (26.26%) TDD
5 25 (25.25%) OO
6 19 (19.19%) SDLC
7 18 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 16 (16.16%) BDD
9 15 (15.15%) OOD
10 14 (14.14%) Multithreading
11 13 (13.13%) Open Source
12 11 (11.11%) Software Architecture
13 10 (10.10%) MVC
14 9 (9.09%) Automated Testing
14 9 (9.09%) Scrum
15 7 (7.07%) Continuous Delivery
15 7 (7.07%) System Testing
16 6 (6.06%) API Development
16 6 (6.06%) High Availability
16 6 (6.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (44.44%) Java
2 43 (43.43%) C++
3 37 (37.37%) C#
4 26 (26.26%) C
5 19 (19.19%) JavaScript
6 17 (17.17%) SQL
7 15 (15.15%) Python
8 7 (7.07%) Embedded C
8 7 (7.07%) Embedded C++
9 5 (5.05%) Clojure
9 5 (5.05%) Erlang
9 5 (5.05%) Go
9 5 (5.05%) Groovy
9 5 (5.05%) Haskell
9 5 (5.05%) Scala
10 4 (4.04%) Perl
11 3 (3.03%) PHP
12 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (18.18%) Degree
2 8 (8.08%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.03%) PhD
3 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.03%) ISO 14001
3 2 (2.02%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.07%) Docker
2 5 (5.05%) LXC
2 5 (5.05%) Xen
3 1 (1.01%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (10.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.06%) Google
3 5 (5.05%) Oracle
4 2 (2.02%) AppDynamics
4 2 (2.02%) IBM
4 2 (2.02%) New Relic
4 2 (2.02%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.01%) Atmel
5 1 (1.01%) Green Hills
5 1 (1.01%) Perforce
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