The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer
UK
Rank 416 441 476
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 543 586 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.59% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.61% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 449 497 469
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81311 95393 101849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67566 80035 84663
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the UK.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 within the UK.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 January 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
England +35 507 £52,500 - 77
London -16 144 £65,000 +5.69% 18
South East +72 127 £52,500 +5.00% 20
East of England +11 69 £51,250 -6.81% 7
Yorkshire +52 53 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Hampshire +38 50 £55,000 +2.32% 7
Cambridgeshire +12 44 £50,000 +12.35% 3
West Yorkshire +60 41 £46,000 -8.00% 6
Leeds +62 39 £46,000 -8.00% 5
Cambridge +6 38 £52,500 +16.66% 3
North West +1 37 £60,000 +26.31% 5
South West -7 36 £38,000 -20.00% 13
Berkshire +47 33 £50,000 -6.54% 4
Manchester -12 28 £60,000 +26.31% 5
West Midlands +13 23 £42,500 - 4
Scotland +23 22 £47,500 - 10
Southampton +18 20 £50,000 - 4
Bracknell +26 18 £40,000 -20.00%
Somerset +13 18 £35,500 -13.41% 7
City of London +7 17 £67,500 +8.00% 3
East Midlands +4 17 £43,500 -3.33%
Hertfordshire +2 17 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Edinburgh +11 16 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Oxfordshire +26 13 £52,500 +16.66% 3
South Yorkshire +8 12 £60,000 +39.53% 1
Sheffield +8 12 £60,000 +39.53% 1
Buckinghamshire +20 11 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Farnborough - 11 £55,000 -
Wales +11 10 £80,000 +95.12%
South Wales - 10 £80,000 -

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 1046 (98.87%) Software Engineering
2 502 (47.45%) Agile Software Development
3 418 (39.51%) Java
4 383 (36.20%) C#
5 367 (34.69%) C++
6 350 (33.08%) JavaScript
7 317 (29.96%) SQL
8 286 (27.03%) Linux
9 281 (26.56%) .NET
10 269 (25.43%) HTML
11 239 (22.59%) Python
12 226 (21.36%) TDD
13 220 (20.79%) Degree
14 206 (19.47%) Windows
15 205 (19.38%) CSS
16 192 (18.15%) OO
17 190 (17.96%) Scrum
18 184 (17.39%) C
19 179 (16.92%) Git (software)
20 165 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
21 162 (15.31%) NoSQL
22 158 (14.93%) MVC
23 153 (14.46%) Computer Science
24 151 (14.27%) SQL Server
25 143 (13.52%) AngularJS
26 137 (12.95%) Finance
27 136 (12.85%) Spring
28 134 (12.67%) Mentoring
29 127 (12.00%) Web Services
30 121 (11.44%) Microsoft

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 49 (4.63%) Apache Spark
2 39 (3.69%) JBoss
2 39 (3.69%) Tomcat
3 31 (2.93%) IIS
4 28 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (1.70%) Apache
6 17 (1.61%) nginx
7 16 (1.51%) SharePoint
7 16 (1.51%) WebSphere
8 15 (1.42%) Jetty
8 15 (1.42%) WebLogic
9 10 (0.95%) CMS
10 9 (0.85%) Confluence
11 7 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.57%) Drupal
12 6 (0.57%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.57%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.47%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (1.80%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.76%) MS Office
3 5 (0.47%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.095%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 14 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.47%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 113 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (6.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (2.84%) SaaS
4 29 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.42%) PaaS
6 13 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
8 10 (0.95%) CloudFront
9 9 (0.85%) Office 365
10 6 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 6 (0.57%) Sumo Logic
11 5 (0.47%) AWS OpsWorks
11 5 (0.47%) GitHub
12 4 (0.38%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.28%) Data Lake Analytics
13 3 (0.28%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.28%) Slack
14 1 (0.095%) Azure Machine Learning
14 1 (0.095%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (6.24%) TCP/IP
2 40 (3.78%) HTTP
3 37 (3.50%) Internet
4 24 (2.27%) Wireless
5 20 (1.89%) LDAP
6 18 (1.70%) FTP
6 18 (1.70%) Kerberos
7 13 (1.23%) Bluetooth
8 11 (1.04%) 802.11
8 11 (1.04%) RS-485
9 9 (0.85%) Ethernet
9 9 (0.85%) SNMP
10 7 (0.66%) Firewall
10 7 (0.66%) Network Security
11 6 (0.57%) GPRS
11 6 (0.57%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.57%) SSL
12 5 (0.47%) GSM
12 5 (0.47%) IPv6
12 5 (0.47%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (15.31%) NoSQL
2 151 (14.27%) SQL Server
3 114 (10.78%) MySQL
4 101 (9.55%) MongoDB
5 79 (7.47%) Big Data
6 51 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
7 47 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 45 (4.25%) Relational Database
9 40 (3.78%) Hadoop
10 32 (3.02%) Redis
11 18 (1.70%) Oracle Database
12 17 (1.61%) Apache Hive
12 17 (1.61%) HBase
13 14 (1.32%) InterSystems Cache
13 14 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (1.23%) Data Mining
14 13 (1.23%) RDBMS
15 12 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
17 9 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 179 (16.92%) Git (software)
2 103 (9.74%) Jenkins
3 75 (7.09%) Subversion
4 66 (6.24%) Visual Studio
5 58 (5.48%) JUnit
6 51 (4.82%) Maven
7 50 (4.73%) Selenium
8 44 (4.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 33 (3.12%) Eclipse
9 33 (3.12%) JIRA
10 32 (3.02%) Mercurial
11 27 (2.55%) Ant
12 25 (2.36%) Cucumber
12 25 (2.36%) TeamCity
13 24 (2.27%) Hudson
14 20 (1.89%) NUnit
15 17 (1.61%) IntelliJ
15 17 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
16 15 (1.42%) Mockito
17 14 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 137 (12.95%) Finance
2 66 (6.24%) Electronics
3 40 (3.78%) Games
4 37 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 35 (3.31%) Retail
6 30 (2.84%) Marketing
7 25 (2.36%) Manufacturing
8 22 (2.08%) Banking
9 13 (1.23%) Back Office
10 12 (1.13%) Automotive
11 10 (0.95%) Advertising
12 9 (0.85%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.57%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.57%) Online Betting
14 5 (0.47%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.47%) Law
15 4 (0.38%) Billing
15 4 (0.38%) Front Office
15 4 (0.38%) Military
16 3 (0.28%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (26.56%) .NET
2 269 (25.43%) HTML
3 205 (19.38%) CSS
4 143 (13.52%) AngularJS
5 136 (12.85%) Spring
6 127 (12.00%) Web Services
7 118 (11.15%) REST
8 109 (10.30%) ASP.NET
9 94 (8.88%) RESTful
10 81 (7.66%) Hibernate
10 81 (7.66%) Node.js
11 80 (7.56%) jQuery
12 78 (7.37%) WPF
12 78 (7.37%) XML
13 68 (6.43%) HTML5
14 65 (6.14%) J2EE
15 59 (5.58%) React
16 56 (5.29%) .NET Framework
17 55 (5.20%) SOAP
18 54 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 153 (14.46%) Computer Science
2 83 (7.84%) Algorithms
3 64 (6.05%) Data Structures
4 46 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 43 (4.06%) Fintech
6 40 (3.78%) Embedded Systems
7 35 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
8 31 (2.93%) User Experience
9 28 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (1.89%) Device Driver
11 19 (1.80%) Physics
12 16 (1.51%) Client/Server
12 16 (1.51%) Internet of Things
13 14 (1.32%) Artificial Intelligence
14 13 (1.23%) Blockchain
15 12 (1.13%) Blog
16 11 (1.04%) Life Science
17 10 (0.95%) Cryptography
17 10 (0.95%) Xbox
18 9 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 286 (27.03%) Linux
2 206 (19.47%) Windows
3 38 (3.59%) Unix
4 35 (3.31%) Android
5 21 (1.98%) Windows Server
6 12 (1.13%) Mac OS X
7 11 (1.04%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
9 7 (0.66%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.57%) Solaris
10 6 (0.57%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.47%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.47%) VxWorks
11 5 (0.47%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.47%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.38%) VMS
13 1 (0.095%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1046 (98.87%) Software Engineering
2 502 (47.45%) Agile Software Development
3 226 (21.36%) TDD
4 192 (18.15%) OO
5 190 (17.96%) Scrum
6 165 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
7 158 (14.93%) MVC
8 134 (12.67%) Mentoring
9 120 (11.34%) Multithreading
10 96 (9.07%) Microservices
11 95 (8.98%) BDD
12 87 (8.22%) Open Source
12 87 (8.22%) SDLC
13 85 (8.03%) Unit Testing
14 80 (7.56%) Automated Testing
15 78 (7.37%) DevOps
16 75 (7.09%) UML
17 71 (6.71%) Analytics
18 69 (6.52%) OOP
19 68 (6.43%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 418 (39.51%) Java
2 383 (36.20%) C#
3 367 (34.69%) C++
4 350 (33.08%) JavaScript
5 317 (29.96%) SQL
6 239 (22.59%) Python
7 184 (17.39%) C
8 92 (8.70%) PHP
9 84 (7.94%) Ruby
10 56 (5.29%) Embedded C
11 50 (4.73%) Scala
12 43 (4.06%) Perl
13 35 (3.31%) Go
14 34 (3.21%) Embedded C++
15 30 (2.84%) PowerShell
16 24 (2.27%) Shell Script
17 18 (1.70%) F#
17 18 (1.70%) Groovy
18 15 (1.42%) Bash Shell
18 15 (1.42%) ES6
Qualifications
1 220 (20.79%) Degree
2 49 (4.63%) Security Cleared
3 21 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.13%) BC Cleared
5 9 (0.85%) PhD
6 8 (0.76%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.66%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.19%) HNC
8 2 (0.19%) HND
8 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.095%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.095%) MCSD
9 1 (0.095%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.73%) QA
2 13 (1.23%) GCP
3 10 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.95%) MISRA
4 6 (0.57%) MISRA C
5 5 (0.47%) JTAG
6 3 (0.28%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.095%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.095%) ISO26262
System Software
1 48 (4.54%) Docker
2 20 (1.89%) Firmware
3 18 (1.70%) NFS
4 16 (1.51%) HDFS
5 8 (0.76%) Active Directory
6 7 (0.66%) KVM
7 6 (0.57%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.28%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.28%) Xen
10 2 (0.19%) QEMU
11 1 (0.095%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.095%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (2.84%) Puppet
2 21 (1.98%) Ansible
3 16 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.76%) Grafana
4 8 (0.76%) Kubernetes
4 8 (0.76%) Mesos
4 8 (0.76%) rkt
5 7 (0.66%) Nagios
6 6 (0.57%) Opsview
6 6 (0.57%) Riemann
7 5 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (0.38%) Oozie
9 2 (0.19%) Kibana
9 2 (0.19%) logstash
10 1 (0.095%) FreeIPA
10 1 (0.095%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.095%) yum
Vendors
1 121 (11.44%) Microsoft
2 86 (8.13%) Oracle
3 25 (2.36%) Sophos
4 22 (2.08%) Splunk
5 21 (1.98%) Dell
6 19 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (1.70%) Google
8 17 (1.61%) SAP
9 16 (1.51%) HP
10 14 (1.32%) Atlassian
10 14 (1.32%) ILOG
11 9 (0.85%) Fiorano
11 9 (0.85%) Talend
11 9 (0.85%) VMware
11 9 (0.85%) WSO2
12 8 (0.76%) Altova
12 8 (0.76%) Hortonworks
12 8 (0.76%) MuleSoft
13 7 (0.66%) Cloudera
13 7 (0.66%) Intel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Adesse Search
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + pension, health, 25 days' + BH, ch
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ISL
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + flexible hours, bonus, equity
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits including Flexible Working Hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Net Talent
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 plus great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Superb Package , incl Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + share options
Posted: 6 days ago