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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer
UK
Rank 430 448 495
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 518 607 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.60% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.62% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 408 498 446
Median salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £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
80929 97392 101732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67146 81719 84044
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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 £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +42 492 £55,000 +4.76% 64
London -35 133 £65,000 +6.99% 16
South East +58 106 £55,000 +10.00% 15
East of England +6 63 £47,500 -6.86% 8
Yorkshire +59 56 £55,000 +25.00% 5
South West +26 50 £37,500 -21.05% 12
Hampshire +25 42 £55,000 +4.76% 3
North West -16 41 £60,000 +26.31% 3
West Yorkshire +59 36 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Leeds +56 36 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Manchester -24 33 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Cambridgeshire -10 32 £47,500 +6.74% 3
West Midlands +39 25 £42,500 -3.02% 2
Cambridge +1 25 £45,000 +1.12% 3
Berkshire +46 24 £65,000 +30.00% 6
Somerset +20 23 £33,000 -20.95% 3
Scotland +27 22 £50,000 +17.64% 7
Southampton +21 19 £55,000 - 1
Edinburgh +7 18 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Bracknell +23 17 £65,000 +33.33% 2
East Midlands +7 17 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Hertfordshire -2 17 £65,000 +13.04% 2
City of London +18 16 £66,250 +10.41% 2
Sheffield +13 12 £60,000 +39.53% 1
South Yorkshire +13 12 £60,000 +39.53% 1
Oxfordshire +8 12 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Warwick +42 10 £40,000 -23.80%
Warwickshire +40 10 £40,000 -23.80%
Buckinghamshire +28 9 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Essex +26 9 £50,000 +8.10% 2

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 1086 (98.82%) Software Engineering
2 497 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
3 437 (39.76%) Java
4 393 (35.76%) C++
5 384 (34.94%) C#
6 365 (33.21%) JavaScript
7 321 (29.21%) SQL
8 300 (27.30%) Linux
9 285 (25.93%) HTML
10 268 (24.39%) .NET
11 237 (21.57%) Python
12 233 (21.20%) Degree
13 224 (20.38%) TDD
14 221 (20.11%) OO
15 219 (19.93%) Windows
16 215 (19.56%) CSS
17 207 (18.84%) C
18 194 (17.65%) Git (software)
19 190 (17.29%) Scrum
20 187 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
21 166 (15.10%) MVC
21 166 (15.10%) NoSQL
22 164 (14.92%) SQL Server
23 153 (13.92%) Computer Science
24 151 (13.74%) AngularJS
25 143 (13.01%) Spring
26 135 (12.28%) Web Services
27 131 (11.92%) Finance
28 129 (11.74%) REST
29 128 (11.65%) Multithreading

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 48 (4.37%) Tomcat
2 45 (4.09%) Apache Spark
3 44 (4.00%) JBoss
4 36 (3.28%) IIS
5 34 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (1.91%) Apache
6 21 (1.91%) nginx
7 20 (1.82%) WebSphere
8 19 (1.73%) Jetty
9 18 (1.64%) SharePoint
9 18 (1.64%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.82%) Confluence
11 7 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.55%) CMS
12 6 (0.55%) Drupal
12 6 (0.55%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.55%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.36%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (1.46%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.36%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.00%) MS Office
4 6 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.45%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.091%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.091%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.45%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.091%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 114 (10.37%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (5.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (2.91%) SaaS
4 27 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (1.27%) Office 365
6 12 (1.09%) PaaS
7 11 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
8 10 (0.91%) CloudFront
8 10 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.55%) Sumo Logic
10 5 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 5 (0.45%) AWS OpsWorks
11 4 (0.36%) GitHub
12 3 (0.27%) Data Lake Analytics
12 3 (0.27%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.27%) Slack
13 1 (0.091%) Azure Machine Learning
13 1 (0.091%) IaaS
13 1 (0.091%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 76 (6.92%) TCP/IP
2 47 (4.28%) HTTP
3 41 (3.73%) Internet
4 29 (2.64%) Wireless
5 21 (1.91%) LDAP
6 19 (1.73%) Bluetooth
7 16 (1.46%) FTP
7 16 (1.46%) Kerberos
8 15 (1.36%) 802.11
9 12 (1.09%) SNMP
10 11 (1.00%) RS-485
11 10 (0.91%) Ethernet
12 8 (0.73%) Firewall
12 8 (0.73%) GSM
12 8 (0.73%) HTTPS
13 7 (0.64%) 3G
13 7 (0.64%) 4G
13 7 (0.64%) Network Security
13 7 (0.64%) OpenFlow
14 6 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (15.10%) NoSQL
2 164 (14.92%) SQL Server
3 125 (11.37%) MySQL
4 96 (8.74%) MongoDB
5 73 (6.64%) Big Data
6 52 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
7 48 (4.37%) Relational Database
8 42 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 42 (3.82%) Hadoop
9 29 (2.64%) Redis
10 20 (1.82%) Oracle Database
11 18 (1.64%) InterSystems Cache
11 18 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (1.46%) HBase
13 15 (1.36%) Apache Hive
14 14 (1.27%) RDBMS
15 13 (1.18%) Blockchain
16 12 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (0.91%) Data Mining
17 10 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 194 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 101 (9.19%) Subversion
3 94 (8.55%) Jenkins
4 77 (7.01%) Visual Studio
5 57 (5.19%) JUnit
6 55 (5.00%) Maven
7 49 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 48 (4.37%) Selenium
9 44 (4.00%) Mercurial
10 36 (3.28%) Ant
11 35 (3.18%) JIRA
12 34 (3.09%) Eclipse
13 30 (2.73%) Hudson
14 21 (1.91%) Grunt
15 20 (1.82%) TeamCity
16 18 (1.64%) Cucumber
16 18 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
17 16 (1.46%) Babel
17 16 (1.46%) IntelliJ
18 15 (1.36%) webpack
General
1 131 (11.92%) Finance
2 67 (6.10%) Electronics
3 46 (4.19%) Games
4 34 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 32 (2.91%) Retail
6 23 (2.09%) Banking
6 23 (2.09%) Marketing
7 22 (2.00%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.18%) Automotive
9 12 (1.09%) Billing
10 11 (1.00%) Advertising
11 10 (0.91%) Aerospace
11 10 (0.91%) Back Office
12 6 (0.55%) Online Betting
13 5 (0.45%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.36%) Front Office
14 4 (0.36%) Military
15 3 (0.27%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.27%) Law
15 3 (0.27%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (25.93%) HTML
2 268 (24.39%) .NET
3 215 (19.56%) CSS
4 151 (13.74%) AngularJS
5 143 (13.01%) Spring
6 135 (12.28%) Web Services
7 129 (11.74%) REST
8 110 (10.01%) ASP.NET
9 95 (8.64%) Node.js
9 95 (8.64%) XML
10 93 (8.46%) RESTful
11 90 (8.19%) HTML5
12 89 (8.10%) Hibernate
13 86 (7.83%) jQuery
14 74 (6.73%) WPF
15 70 (6.37%) React
16 64 (5.82%) J2EE
17 54 (4.91%) ASP.NET MVC
18 52 (4.73%) .NET Framework
18 52 (4.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 153 (13.92%) Computer Science
2 96 (8.74%) Algorithms
3 72 (6.55%) Data Structures
4 45 (4.09%) Fintech
5 43 (3.91%) Embedded Systems
6 37 (3.37%) User Experience
7 34 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
10 18 (1.64%) Internet of Things
11 17 (1.55%) Device Driver
12 14 (1.27%) Client/Server
13 13 (1.18%) Mobile App
14 9 (0.82%) Blog
14 9 (0.82%) PMI
14 9 (0.82%) Xbox
15 8 (0.73%) Animation
15 8 (0.73%) Virtual Team
16 7 (0.64%) Smart Home
17 6 (0.55%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 300 (27.30%) Linux
2 219 (19.93%) Windows
3 42 (3.82%) Android
3 42 (3.82%) Unix
4 21 (1.91%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
6 10 (0.91%) Mac OS X
6 10 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (0.91%) Windows XP
7 8 (0.73%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.55%) Solaris
8 6 (0.55%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.45%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.36%) VMS
11 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.091%) CentOS
12 1 (0.091%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1086 (98.82%) Software Engineering
2 497 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
3 224 (20.38%) TDD
4 221 (20.11%) OO
5 190 (17.29%) Scrum
6 187 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
7 166 (15.10%) MVC
8 128 (11.65%) Multithreading
9 122 (11.10%) Mentoring
10 107 (9.74%) Automated Testing
11 105 (9.55%) Microservices
12 97 (8.83%) Unit Testing
13 94 (8.55%) Open Source
14 88 (8.01%) DevOps
15 80 (7.28%) UML
16 79 (7.19%) SDLC
17 77 (7.01%) BDD
18 73 (6.64%) OOP
19 72 (6.55%) Pair Programming
20 70 (6.37%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 437 (39.76%) Java
2 393 (35.76%) C++
3 384 (34.94%) C#
4 365 (33.21%) JavaScript
5 321 (29.21%) SQL
6 237 (21.57%) Python
7 207 (18.84%) C
8 95 (8.64%) PHP
9 86 (7.83%) Ruby
10 54 (4.91%) Embedded C
11 46 (4.19%) Perl
11 46 (4.19%) Scala
12 37 (3.37%) Go
13 33 (3.00%) Embedded C++
14 31 (2.82%) PowerShell
15 29 (2.64%) ES6
16 26 (2.37%) Shell Script
17 21 (1.91%) Groovy
18 15 (1.36%) F#
19 14 (1.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 233 (21.20%) Degree
2 55 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 31 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.82%) BC Cleared
4 9 (0.82%) PMI Certification
5 8 (0.73%) ISTQB
5 8 (0.73%) PhD
6 4 (0.36%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (0.18%) HNC
7 2 (0.18%) HND
8 1 (0.091%) MCSD
8 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.73%) QA
2 10 (0.91%) GCP
3 8 (0.73%) MISRA
4 7 (0.64%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.45%) MISRA C
6 3 (0.27%) JTAG
7 1 (0.091%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.091%) ISO26262
System Software
1 52 (4.73%) Docker
2 20 (1.82%) Firmware
3 16 (1.46%) HDFS
3 16 (1.46%) NFS
4 12 (1.09%) Active Directory
5 10 (0.91%) KVM
5 10 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.55%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.27%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.27%) Xen
9 2 (0.18%) QEMU
10 1 (0.091%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.091%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (2.73%) Puppet
2 23 (2.09%) Ansible
3 17 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.82%) Kubernetes
4 9 (0.82%) Nagios
5 8 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
5 8 (0.73%) Mesos
5 8 (0.73%) rkt
6 6 (0.55%) Grafana
6 6 (0.55%) Opsview
6 6 (0.55%) Riemann
7 5 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.27%) Oozie
9 2 (0.18%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.091%) FreeIPA
10 1 (0.091%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.091%) yum
Vendors
1 114 (10.37%) Microsoft
2 82 (7.46%) Oracle
3 26 (2.37%) Splunk
4 24 (2.18%) Google
5 21 (1.91%) Dell
6 20 (1.82%) Sophos
7 19 (1.73%) Adobe
8 18 (1.64%) Atlassian
8 18 (1.64%) ILOG
9 16 (1.46%) HP
9 16 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (1.18%) Altova
11 12 (1.09%) SAP
11 12 (1.09%) Zend
12 11 (1.00%) Fiorano
12 11 (1.00%) Talend
12 11 (1.00%) VMware
12 11 (1.00%) WSO2
13 9 (0.82%) Facebook
14 8 (0.73%) Twitter
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits and flexible working
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Bath, Avon
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus incentives and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-40,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum £60-70k+
Posted: 1 hour ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + package
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PKG
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £46,000 to £55,000 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits including Flexible Working Hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago