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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 475 474 522
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 518 603 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.55% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.57% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 401 501 455
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -1 479 £50,000 -6.97% 78
London +44 165 £65,000 +4.00% 29
South East +7 136 £50,000 -1.96% 10
South West -21 58 £46,000 -12.38% 12
Oxfordshire +27 40 £50,000 -14.89% 2
North West +21 40 £45,000 - 1
East of England -10 37 £50,000 - 9
Berkshire -8 31 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Manchester +16 29 £44,250 -4.32% 1
Abingdon - 28 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -1 27 £50,000 - 6
Cambridge -6 25 £50,000 - 5
Somerset +12 23 £46,000 -20.00% 4
Yorkshire +38 22 £45,250 -10.83% 10
West Sussex +40 19 £47,500 -11.62% 1
West Yorkshire +34 19 £45,500 -19.46% 6
Hampshire -26 19 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Leeds +45 18 £45,250 -19.91% 6
Bath +6 16 £46,000 -20.00%
Scotland +12 15 £45,000 +1.12% 5
Wales +12 14 £45,000 +4.04% 1
South Wales +18 13 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Edinburgh +20 12 £45,000 +5.88% 3
West Midlands -14 12 £43,750 -16.66% 4
City of London +37 11 £65,000 -7.14% 7
Cheshire +32 11 £46,250 -3.64%
Burgess Hill +10 11 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Southampton -11 11 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Bristol -25 11 £50,000 -28.57% 3
Reading +22 10 £55,000 -8.33% 1

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 1012 (98.83%) Software Engineering
2 595 (58.11%) Agile Software Development
3 417 (40.72%) C#
4 406 (39.65%) Java
5 384 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 328 (32.03%) .NET
7 314 (30.66%) HTML
8 308 (30.08%) C++
9 277 (27.05%) TDD
10 264 (25.78%) SQL
11 257 (25.10%) CSS
12 205 (20.02%) Degree
13 203 (19.82%) Windows
14 198 (19.34%) Scrum
15 185 (18.07%) Linux
16 178 (17.38%) OO
17 177 (17.29%) Python
18 173 (16.89%) MVC
19 170 (16.60%) Continuous Integration
19 170 (16.60%) AngularJS
20 150 (14.65%) Computer Science
21 148 (14.45%) Web Services
22 146 (14.26%) C
23 138 (13.48%) ASP.NET
24 136 (13.28%) BDD
25 135 (13.18%) Mentoring
25 135 (13.18%) Git (software)
26 133 (12.99%) Finance
27 130 (12.70%) NoSQL
28 129 (12.60%) SQL Server

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 24 (2.34%) Tomcat
2 23 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (1.95%) JBoss
4 18 (1.76%) IIS
5 15 (1.46%) CMS
5 15 (1.46%) Confluence
6 13 (1.27%) Apache Spark
7 11 (1.07%) Apache Pig
8 9 (0.88%) Apache
8 9 (0.88%) nginx
9 8 (0.78%) Alfresco
9 8 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (0.78%) SAS
9 8 (0.78%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.68%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.59%) Jetty
11 6 (0.59%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.59%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.49%) Mule
13 4 (0.39%) CICS
Applications
1 13 (1.27%) MS Office
2 10 (0.98%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.68%) HipChat
4 5 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (1.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.29%) Magento
3 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.098%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 115 (11.23%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (3.42%) SaaS
4 21 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (1.66%) PaaS
6 16 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (1.27%) GitHub
8 9 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 5 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.49%) AWS OpsWorks
10 5 (0.49%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.29%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.29%) IaaS
13 1 (0.098%) Amazon CloudSearch
13 1 (0.098%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.098%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 46 (4.49%) TCP/IP
2 30 (2.93%) HTTP
3 25 (2.44%) Internet
4 13 (1.27%) Network Security
5 10 (0.98%) Wireless
6 9 (0.88%) HTTPS
6 9 (0.88%) RS-485
7 7 (0.68%) Ethernet
7 7 (0.68%) FTP
8 6 (0.59%) Kerberos
8 6 (0.59%) LDAP
9 5 (0.49%) DVB
9 5 (0.49%) Modbus
9 5 (0.49%) ZigBee
10 4 (0.39%) RS-232
11 3 (0.29%) ATM
11 3 (0.29%) IPv6
11 3 (0.29%) SNMP
12 2 (0.20%) Firewall
12 2 (0.20%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (12.70%) NoSQL
2 129 (12.60%) SQL Server
3 83 (8.11%) Big Data
4 63 (6.15%) MongoDB
4 63 (6.15%) MySQL
5 61 (5.96%) Relational Database
6 45 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
7 38 (3.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 34 (3.32%) Hadoop
9 23 (2.25%) RDBMS
10 22 (2.15%) Oracle Database
10 22 (2.15%) Redis
11 15 (1.46%) Apache Hive
12 13 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 13 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (1.17%) Data Mining
14 10 (0.98%) Neo4j
14 10 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (0.88%) Event Store
15 9 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 135 (13.18%) Git (software)
2 79 (7.71%) Jenkins
3 54 (5.27%) Maven
3 54 (5.27%) Visual Studio
4 47 (4.59%) JUnit
5 43 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 29 (2.83%) Selenium
7 28 (2.73%) Cucumber
8 26 (2.54%) TeamCity
9 24 (2.34%) Subversion
10 22 (2.15%) NUnit
11 20 (1.95%) JIRA
12 19 (1.86%) Grunt
13 18 (1.76%) Eclipse
13 18 (1.76%) Mockito
14 14 (1.37%) Ant
14 14 (1.37%) gulp
14 14 (1.37%) IntelliJ
15 13 (1.27%) SpecFlow
16 12 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 133 (12.99%) Finance
2 45 (4.39%) Games
3 43 (4.20%) Electronics
4 40 (3.91%) Telecoms
5 27 (2.64%) Manufacturing
5 27 (2.64%) Marketing
6 22 (2.15%) Back Office
7 21 (2.05%) Retail
8 16 (1.56%) Banking
9 15 (1.46%) Advertising
10 9 (0.88%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.78%) Legal
12 7 (0.68%) Military
13 6 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.49%) Automotive
14 5 (0.49%) Law
15 4 (0.39%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.29%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.20%) Avionics
17 2 (0.20%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 328 (32.03%) .NET
2 314 (30.66%) HTML
3 257 (25.10%) CSS
4 170 (16.60%) AngularJS
5 148 (14.45%) Web Services
6 138 (13.48%) ASP.NET
7 123 (12.01%) HTML5
8 121 (11.82%) Spring
9 113 (11.04%) Node.js
10 110 (10.74%) jQuery
11 109 (10.64%) RESTful
12 101 (9.86%) XML
13 92 (8.98%) React
13 92 (8.98%) WCF
14 87 (8.50%) .NET Framework
15 86 (8.40%) REST
16 83 (8.11%) WPF
17 79 (7.71%) ASP.NET MVC
18 75 (7.32%) Hibernate
19 69 (6.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 150 (14.65%) Computer Science
2 54 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (5.18%) Mathematics
4 49 (4.79%) Algorithms
5 37 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
5 37 (3.61%) User Experience
6 36 (3.52%) Data Structures
7 27 (2.64%) Embedded Systems
8 22 (2.15%) Physics
9 20 (1.95%) Fintech
10 18 (1.76%) Blockchain
11 15 (1.46%) Blog
11 15 (1.46%) Device Driver
12 12 (1.17%) Artificial Intelligence
12 12 (1.17%) Client/Server
13 11 (1.07%) Derivative
13 11 (1.07%) Digital Media
13 11 (1.07%) Life Science
14 10 (0.98%) Visualisation
15 9 (0.88%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 203 (19.82%) Windows
2 185 (18.07%) Linux
3 66 (6.45%) Unix
4 29 (2.83%) Mac OS X
5 24 (2.34%) Android
6 20 (1.95%) Windows Server
7 15 (1.46%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.59%) VxWorks
10 5 (0.49%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.098%) CentOS
13 1 (0.098%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.098%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.098%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.098%) Solaris
13 1 (0.098%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1012 (98.83%) Software Engineering
2 595 (58.11%) Agile Software Development
3 277 (27.05%) TDD
4 198 (19.34%) Scrum
5 178 (17.38%) OO
6 173 (16.89%) MVC
7 170 (16.60%) Continuous Integration
8 136 (13.28%) BDD
9 135 (13.18%) Mentoring
10 114 (11.13%) Multithreading
11 110 (10.74%) Unit Testing
12 101 (9.86%) Open Source
13 95 (9.28%) SDLC
14 89 (8.69%) UML
15 85 (8.30%) Pair Programming
16 77 (7.52%) Microservices
17 73 (7.13%) DevOps
18 64 (6.25%) OOP
19 57 (5.57%) Analytics
20 54 (5.27%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 417 (40.72%) C#
2 406 (39.65%) Java
3 384 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 308 (30.08%) C++
5 264 (25.78%) SQL
6 177 (17.29%) Python
7 146 (14.26%) C
8 95 (9.28%) PHP
9 68 (6.64%) Ruby
10 56 (5.47%) Scala
11 40 (3.91%) Embedded C
12 35 (3.42%) T-SQL
13 31 (3.03%) Embedded C++
13 31 (3.03%) Go
14 28 (2.73%) F#
15 22 (2.15%) Perl
16 21 (2.05%) ES6
17 20 (1.95%) Clojure
17 20 (1.95%) PL/SQL
18 19 (1.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 205 (20.02%) Degree
2 40 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.86%) PhD
4 14 (1.37%) BC Cleared
5 10 (0.98%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.20%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.20%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.098%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.39%) QA
2 14 (1.37%) GCP
3 12 (1.17%) DICOM
4 11 (1.07%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.78%) MISRA
6 7 (0.68%) GAMP
7 6 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.49%) ISO 14001
8 5 (0.49%) MISRA C
9 4 (0.39%) JTAG
10 2 (0.20%) SDET
11 1 (0.098%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.098%) ISO26262
11 1 (0.098%) SLA
11 1 (0.098%) TickIT
System Software
1 43 (4.20%) Docker
2 20 (1.95%) Firmware
3 10 (0.98%) HDFS
4 9 (0.88%) Apache Flume
5 8 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.59%) NFS
7 4 (0.39%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.20%) KVM
8 2 (0.20%) QEMU
8 2 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.20%) Xen
9 1 (0.098%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.098%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (2.25%) Puppet
2 16 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.98%) Ansible
3 10 (0.98%) Oozie
4 9 (0.88%) Grafana
4 9 (0.88%) Kibana
4 9 (0.88%) WMI
5 7 (0.68%) StatsD
6 2 (0.20%) Control-M
6 2 (0.20%) logstash
7 1 (0.098%) Graphite
7 1 (0.098%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.098%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.098%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.098%) yum
Vendors
1 127 (12.40%) Microsoft
2 97 (9.47%) Oracle
3 45 (4.39%) Sophos
4 26 (2.54%) SAP
5 24 (2.34%) Google
6 20 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (1.66%) Apple
8 16 (1.56%) Zend
9 14 (1.37%) Atlassian
10 9 (0.88%) Sybase
10 9 (0.88%) Talend
11 8 (0.78%) MuleSoft
11 8 (0.78%) Perforce
11 8 (0.78%) Splunk
12 7 (0.68%) IBM
12 7 (0.68%) Intel
13 6 (0.59%) Fiorano
13 6 (0.59%) ILOG
13 6 (0.59%) TIBCO
13 6 (0.59%) WSO2
Leeds, West Yorkshire
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits (inc. Relocation Assistance)
Posted: 25 minutes ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + pension + healthcare + bens
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 18 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Blue Glue
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £49000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £49000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Alfen
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Exciting bonus scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus (10%) + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + good company ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday