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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 485 459 483
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 509 663 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.60% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.62% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 416 488 571
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
94902 107027 117104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 79965 88250 95827
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 June 2016 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 24 June 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
England -38 473 £53,000 +6.00% 74
London +52 173 £65,000 +8.33% 25
South East -34 141 £50,000 - 18
East of England +34 55 £50,000 +2.56% 6
South West +9 51 £43,000 -21.81% 5
Cambridgeshire +11 39 £55,000 +18.27% 2
West Sussex +5 33 £45,000 -28.00% 3
Hampshire -20 27 £50,000 - 6
City of London +72 26 £62,500 - 5
Oxfordshire -10 26 £55,000 -4.34% 2
North West +17 25 £47,500 - 9
Cambridge +3 24 £59,000 +26.88% 2
Scotland +2 22 £48,750 +8.33% 5
West Midlands -17 22 £45,000 +1.69% 3
Burgess Hill -6 21 £45,000 -26.53% 2
Berkshire -18 20 £57,500 +4.54% 1
East Sussex +6 18 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Manchester +2 18 £47,500 - 4
Abingdon -15 18 - -
Brighton +4 16 £50,000 -14.89% 1
Dorset +25 13 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Ealing +15 12 £67,500 +3.84%
Glasgow +6 12 £47,750 +19.37%
Somerset -2 11 £40,000 -1.84% 2
Poole -4 10 £42,500 +3.03%
Wales +11 8 £47,500 +7.95%
Newbury +1 8 £57,500 +15.00%
Taunton -9 8 £34,037 -16.47% 2
Bristol -10 8 £53,750 -2.27%
Norfolk - 8 £42,500 - 2

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 1115 (98.76%) Software Engineering
2 651 (57.66%) Agile Software Development
3 458 (40.57%) Java
4 439 (38.88%) JavaScript
5 436 (38.62%) C#
6 377 (33.39%) TDD
7 371 (32.86%) HTML
8 349 (30.91%) C++
9 316 (27.99%) CSS
10 314 (27.81%) .NET
11 305 (27.02%) SQL
12 258 (22.85%) OO
13 237 (20.99%) Windows
14 228 (20.19%) Linux
15 220 (19.49%) Degree
16 215 (19.04%) Scrum
17 207 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
18 203 (17.98%) MVC
19 186 (16.47%) BDD
20 177 (15.68%) Web Services
21 174 (15.41%) HTML5
22 169 (14.97%) AngularJS
23 167 (14.79%) Python
24 163 (14.44%) C
25 160 (14.17%) NoSQL
26 159 (14.08%) ASP.NET
27 154 (13.64%) Mentoring
28 149 (13.20%) Multithreading
28 149 (13.20%) Computer Science
29 133 (11.78%) Git (software)

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 32 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
2 31 (2.75%) Tomcat
3 28 (2.48%) JBoss
4 26 (2.30%) Apache
5 13 (1.15%) Alfresco
6 12 (1.06%) NServiceBus
6 12 (1.06%) OpenStack
7 11 (0.97%) Confluence
7 11 (0.97%) Mule
8 9 (0.80%) IIS
9 8 (0.71%) Apache Pig
10 7 (0.62%) CICS
10 7 (0.62%) nginx
10 7 (0.62%) SAS
10 7 (0.62%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.53%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.53%) CMS
12 5 (0.44%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.27%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 12 (1.06%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.89%) MS Office
3 6 (0.53%) HipChat
3 6 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.35%) Simulink
5 3 (0.27%) TargetLink
6 1 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.089%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.089%) Magento
3 1 (0.089%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 112 (9.92%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (3.54%) SaaS
4 19 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (1.24%) GitHub
7 13 (1.15%) Google App Engine
8 10 (0.89%) PaaS
9 8 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.44%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.27%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.27%) IaaS
14 2 (0.18%) Amazon CloudSearch
14 2 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
15 1 (0.089%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 57 (5.05%) Internet
2 53 (4.69%) TCP/IP
3 39 (3.45%) HTTP
4 21 (1.86%) Network Security
5 12 (1.06%) LDAP
6 10 (0.89%) SNMP
7 8 (0.71%) LTE
8 7 (0.62%) ATM
8 7 (0.62%) GSM
8 7 (0.62%) HTTPS
8 7 (0.62%) UMTS
8 7 (0.62%) Wireshark
9 6 (0.53%) SMTP
10 5 (0.44%) DVB
10 5 (0.44%) RS-485
10 5 (0.44%) Wireless
11 4 (0.35%) DNS
11 4 (0.35%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.35%) ZigBee
12 3 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (14.17%) NoSQL
2 131 (11.60%) SQL Server
3 80 (7.09%) Big Data
4 60 (5.31%) Relational Database
5 56 (4.96%) MySQL
6 43 (3.81%) MongoDB
7 39 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
8 34 (3.01%) Hadoop
9 29 (2.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 26 (2.30%) RDBMS
11 20 (1.77%) Couchbase
12 15 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 15 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
12 15 (1.33%) Event Store
13 13 (1.15%) Apache Hive
14 11 (0.97%) Redis
15 10 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (0.80%) RavenDB
17 8 (0.71%) HBase
17 8 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 133 (11.78%) Git (software)
2 89 (7.88%) Maven
3 82 (7.26%) Jenkins
4 73 (6.47%) Visual Studio
5 52 (4.61%) JUnit
6 47 (4.16%) Subversion
7 37 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 28 (2.48%) TeamCity
9 27 (2.39%) Artifactory
10 26 (2.30%) JIRA
11 23 (2.04%) Ant
12 21 (1.86%) Selenium
12 21 (1.86%) SpecFlow
13 20 (1.77%) Grunt
14 18 (1.59%) Mockito
15 17 (1.51%) Vagrant
16 16 (1.42%) Eclipse
16 16 (1.42%) jMock
17 15 (1.33%) Cucumber
18 14 (1.24%) gulp
General
1 128 (11.34%) Finance
2 64 (5.67%) Games
3 49 (4.34%) Telecoms
4 38 (3.37%) Electronics
5 29 (2.57%) Marketing
6 25 (2.21%) Retail
7 19 (1.68%) Aerospace
8 18 (1.59%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.42%) Banking
10 12 (1.06%) Advertising
11 10 (0.89%) Back Office
12 8 (0.71%) Automotive
13 7 (0.62%) Military
13 7 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.35%) French Language
14 4 (0.35%) Publishing
15 3 (0.27%) Avionics
15 3 (0.27%) Legal
15 3 (0.27%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (32.86%) HTML
2 316 (27.99%) CSS
3 314 (27.81%) .NET
4 177 (15.68%) Web Services
5 174 (15.41%) HTML5
6 169 (14.97%) AngularJS
7 159 (14.08%) ASP.NET
8 129 (11.43%) XML
9 123 (10.89%) jQuery
10 121 (10.72%) Spring
11 119 (10.54%) WPF
12 113 (10.01%) WCF
13 112 (9.92%) JSON
14 107 (9.48%) RESTful
15 103 (9.12%) CSS3
16 101 (8.95%) Node.js
17 89 (7.88%) ASP.NET MVC
18 86 (7.62%) .NET Framework
18 86 (7.62%) ASP.NET Web API
19 81 (7.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 149 (13.20%) Computer Science
2 75 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (5.49%) Algorithms
4 54 (4.78%) Mathematics
5 36 (3.19%) Mobile App
6 34 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
7 31 (2.75%) User Experience
8 29 (2.57%) Data Structures
9 25 (2.21%) Embedded Systems
10 21 (1.86%) Visualisation
11 20 (1.77%) N-Tier
12 19 (1.68%) BYOD
13 18 (1.59%) Device Driver
14 16 (1.42%) Physics
15 13 (1.15%) Client/Server
16 12 (1.06%) Digital Media
17 11 (0.97%) Blog
17 11 (0.97%) Derivative
17 11 (0.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 11 (0.97%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 237 (20.99%) Windows
2 228 (20.19%) Linux
3 94 (8.33%) Unix
4 58 (5.14%) Android
5 43 (3.81%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.77%) Mac OS X
7 16 (1.42%) Embedded Linux
7 16 (1.42%) Windows Mobile
8 9 (0.80%) Solaris
8 9 (0.80%) Windows Server
9 8 (0.71%) FreeBSD
10 7 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.53%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.44%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.44%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.35%) Debian
14 3 (0.27%) VxWorks
14 3 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1115 (98.76%) Software Engineering
2 651 (57.66%) Agile Software Development
3 377 (33.39%) TDD
4 258 (22.85%) OO
5 215 (19.04%) Scrum
6 207 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
7 203 (17.98%) MVC
8 186 (16.47%) BDD
9 154 (13.64%) Mentoring
10 149 (13.20%) Multithreading
11 116 (10.27%) Open Source
12 106 (9.39%) Unit Testing
13 83 (7.35%) SDLC
14 82 (7.26%) OOD
15 81 (7.17%) SOLID
16 78 (6.91%) SOA
17 77 (6.82%) OOP
18 72 (6.38%) DevOps
19 68 (6.02%) Pair Programming
20 59 (5.23%) UML
Programming Languages
1 458 (40.57%) Java
2 439 (38.88%) JavaScript
3 436 (38.62%) C#
4 349 (30.91%) C++
5 305 (27.02%) SQL
6 167 (14.79%) Python
7 163 (14.44%) C
8 64 (5.67%) Scala
9 59 (5.23%) PHP
10 57 (5.05%) Ruby
11 42 (3.72%) Objective-C
12 39 (3.45%) T-SQL
13 32 (2.83%) Embedded C
14 31 (2.75%) Go
15 29 (2.57%) F#
16 28 (2.48%) PL/SQL
17 24 (2.13%) Shell Script
18 21 (1.86%) TypeScript
18 21 (1.86%) VB
19 20 (1.77%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 220 (19.49%) Degree
2 35 (3.10%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.24%) PhD
3 14 (1.24%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (0.27%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.18%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.18%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.089%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.089%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.67%) QA
2 8 (0.71%) DICOM
3 6 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.35%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.35%) TickIT
5 3 (0.27%) GAMP
5 3 (0.27%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.27%) MISRA
6 2 (0.18%) GCP
6 2 (0.18%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.18%) SLA
7 1 (0.089%) ISO15022
7 1 (0.089%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.089%) JTAG
System Software
1 49 (4.34%) Docker
2 16 (1.42%) Firmware
3 10 (0.89%) HDFS
4 9 (0.80%) Xen
5 8 (0.71%) Apache Flume
5 8 (0.71%) LXC
6 5 (0.44%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.35%) Varnish
8 3 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.089%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.089%) KVM
9 1 (0.089%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 31 (2.75%) Puppet
2 19 (1.68%) WMI
3 17 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (1.33%) Ansible
5 13 (1.15%) Terraform
6 8 (0.71%) Oozie
7 5 (0.44%) Grafana
7 5 (0.44%) HAProxy
7 5 (0.44%) Kibana
7 5 (0.44%) StatsD
8 2 (0.18%) Control-M
9 1 (0.089%) Graphite
9 1 (0.089%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 115 (10.19%) Oracle
2 99 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 42 (3.72%) Google
4 21 (1.86%) Apple
4 21 (1.86%) Sophos
5 14 (1.24%) SAP
6 13 (1.15%) Perforce
7 11 (0.97%) Zend
8 10 (0.89%) Atlassian
9 9 (0.80%) IBM
10 8 (0.71%) Sybase
11 7 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.53%) TIBCO
12 6 (0.53%) Wall Street Systems
13 5 (0.44%) Twitter
13 5 (0.44%) webMethods
13 5 (0.44%) WSO2
14 4 (0.35%) EPiServer
14 4 (0.35%) Sun
14 4 (0.35%) Xamarin
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £51000 - £52000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Red Recuitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £105000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Shares, Bonus + More!
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
First Utility
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexi-time
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Beneits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 2500 benifits - Flexible
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + package
Posted: 4 days ago