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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 179 176 171
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 60 44 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.98% 0.80% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.84% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 48 43 43
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £40,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £48,963 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
5910 5226 5299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.16% 95.35% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4946 4469 4670
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 1 April 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 1 April 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
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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
Gloucestershire -18 14 £77,500 +72.22% 1
Bristol +5 13 £46,250 +2.77% 9
Dorset -26 11 £45,000 -
Somerset - 10 £46,250 - 1
Devon - 8 £33,750 -
Wiltshire +5 3 £39,500 -41.48% 2
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 122 (99.19%) Software Engineering
2 61 (49.59%) C++
3 59 (47.97%) C#
4 51 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (29.27%) JavaScript
6 33 (26.83%) SQL
7 31 (25.20%) Degree
8 28 (22.76%) HTML
8 28 (22.76%) Computer Science
9 27 (21.95%) Finance
10 25 (20.33%) .NET
10 25 (20.33%) Windows
11 24 (19.51%) C
11 24 (19.51%) OO
12 23 (18.70%) Mathematics
12 23 (18.70%) Multithreading
12 23 (18.70%) AngularJS
13 22 (17.89%) ASP.NET
14 21 (17.07%) Linux
15 19 (15.45%) Scrum
15 19 (15.45%) HTML5
16 18 (14.63%) MVC
17 17 (13.82%) CSS
17 17 (13.82%) UML
18 16 (13.01%) Python
19 15 (12.20%) MFC
19 15 (12.20%) Oracle
19 15 (12.20%) NUnit
20 14 (11.38%) Manufacturing
21 13 (10.57%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 8 (6.50%) JBoss
1 8 (6.50%) Tomcat
1 8 (6.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.44%) Apache Solr
2 3 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.63%) Node.js
4 1 (0.81%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.81%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) SaaS
1 1 (0.81%) PaaS
1 1 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.44%) Wireless
3 1 (0.81%) VoIP
3 1 (0.81%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.81%) SSL
3 1 (0.81%) Internet
3 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (4.88%) SQLite
3 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.25%) Big Data
4 3 (2.44%) MySQL
4 3 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.63%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (12.20%) NUnit
2 13 (10.57%) Jasmine
3 9 (7.32%) Hudson
4 8 (6.50%) Subversion
5 6 (4.88%) CruiseControl
5 6 (4.88%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (4.88%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.88%) Artifactory
5 6 (4.88%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.88%) Bugzilla
6 3 (2.44%) Gradle
6 3 (2.44%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.44%) Maven
7 2 (1.63%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.81%) PVCS
General
1 27 (21.95%) Finance
2 14 (11.38%) Manufacturing
3 12 (9.76%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.32%) Electronics
4 9 (7.32%) Aerospace
5 6 (4.88%) Games
5 6 (4.88%) Military
6 3 (2.44%) Automotive
6 3 (2.44%) Avionics
7 2 (1.63%) Marketing
7 2 (1.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.81%) Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.76%) HTML
2 25 (20.33%) .NET
3 23 (18.70%) AngularJS
4 22 (17.89%) ASP.NET
5 19 (15.45%) HTML5
6 17 (13.82%) CSS
7 15 (12.20%) MFC
8 13 (10.57%) WPF
8 13 (10.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (8.94%) STL
10 10 (8.13%) Middleware
11 9 (7.32%) XML
12 8 (6.50%) MSMQ
12 8 (6.50%) WCF
13 6 (4.88%) Django
14 5 (4.07%) Qt
15 4 (3.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 3 (2.44%) Natural Language Processing
16 3 (2.44%) jQuery
16 3 (2.44%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.76%) Computer Science
2 23 (18.70%) Mathematics
3 13 (10.57%) Enterprise Cloud
4 9 (7.32%) Algorithms
4 9 (7.32%) Client/Server
5 7 (5.69%) Physics
6 6 (4.88%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (4.88%) Mobile App
7 5 (4.07%) Device Driver
7 5 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.63%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.63%) VHDL
8 2 (1.63%) Verilog
8 2 (1.63%) Chemistry
8 2 (1.63%) Open Source
9 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.81%) User Experience
9 1 (0.81%) Equities
9 1 (0.81%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.33%) Windows
2 21 (17.07%) Linux
3 9 (7.32%) UNIX
4 8 (6.50%) Android
5 7 (5.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (99.19%) Software Engineering
2 51 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (19.51%) OO
4 23 (18.70%) Multithreading
5 19 (15.45%) Scrum
6 18 (14.63%) MVC
7 17 (13.82%) UML
8 13 (10.57%) Software Testing
9 9 (7.32%) OOP
9 9 (7.32%) Low Latency
10 8 (6.50%) RUP
11 6 (4.88%) TDD
11 6 (4.88%) Validation
11 6 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.88%) Game Development
11 6 (4.88%) Mobile Application Development
12 5 (4.07%) Software Architecture
13 3 (2.44%) Automated Testing
13 3 (2.44%) Unit Testing
13 3 (2.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 61 (49.59%) C++
2 59 (47.97%) C#
3 36 (29.27%) JavaScript
4 33 (26.83%) SQL
5 24 (19.51%) C
6 16 (13.01%) Python
7 12 (9.76%) Java
8 7 (5.69%) Embedded C
9 6 (4.88%) Objective-C
10 5 (4.07%) VB.NET
10 5 (4.07%) Scala
10 5 (4.07%) Clojure
11 2 (1.63%) GLSL
11 2 (1.63%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.63%) VC++
11 2 (1.63%) Perl
11 2 (1.63%) Ruby
11 2 (1.63%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.63%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 31 (25.20%) Degree
2 8 (6.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.63%) PhD
4 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.81%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) DO-178B
2 3 (2.44%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.63%) JTAG
3 2 (1.63%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.63%) TickIT
4 1 (0.81%) QA
4 1 (0.81%) ARP4754
System Software
1 3 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Puppet
1 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.81%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (12.20%) Oracle
2 9 (7.32%) TIBCO
3 8 (6.50%) Sybase
4 4 (3.25%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.44%) IBM
5 3 (2.44%) VMware
5 3 (2.44%) Twitter
6 1 (0.81%) Minitab
6 1 (0.81%) SAP
Bristol, Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: Generous salary, bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-43,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: Generous salary, bonus and benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Taunton
CPS Group
Salary: £29000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + pension, healthcare, medical
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 23 days ago