Senior Software Engineer Jobs in England

Senior Software Engineer
UK > England

The median Senior Software Engineer salary in England is £67,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 20 May 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 164 302 158
Rank change year-on-year +138 -144 +95
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 1,556 1,023 3,620
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.80% 1.16% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 1.26% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,169 632 906
10th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £58,750 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.90% +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £86,250 £88,283 £95,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £107,375 £127,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +12.00%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 81,786 81,001 131,568
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.57% 91.55% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 60,839 51,644 75,317
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,250 £45,000 £43,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £60,800 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.83% +1.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £71,250 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £97,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in England

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in England.

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in England

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in England over the 6 months to 20 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in England

Senior Software Engineer
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 20 May 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London +81 421 £92,500 +8.82% 223
North of England +120 337 £60,000 -5.51% 54
South West +143 297 £62,500 -3.85% 49
South East +78 265 £65,000 -7.14% 106
North West +92 193 £60,000 -2.04% 36
Midlands +32 146 £60,000 -4.00% 35
Yorkshire +79 95 £62,500 -3.85% 14
East of England +42 85 £65,000 -7.14% 44
East Midlands +17 81 £62,500 +19.05% 8
West Midlands +23 65 £60,000 -11.11% 27
North East +43 49 £60,000 -2.76% 6
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2024, Senior Software Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 1,551 (99.68%) Software Engineering
2 548 (35.22%) Agile
3 531 (34.13%) AWS
4 522 (33.55%) Python
5 441 (28.34%) JavaScript
6 380 (24.42%) Azure
7 369 (23.71%) React
8 363 (23.33%) .NET
9 354 (22.75%) C#
10 319 (20.50%) TypeScript
11 300 (19.28%) Java
12 267 (17.16%) Security Cleared
13 259 (16.65%) DevOps
14 245 (15.75%) Linux
15 238 (15.30%) Finance
16 232 (14.91%) C++
17 231 (14.85%) SQL
18 201 (12.92%) SC Cleared
19 197 (12.66%) Degree
20 196 (12.60%) PostgreSQL
21 190 (12.21%) C
22 170 (10.93%) .NET Core
23 161 (10.35%) CSS
24 155 (9.96%) AngularJS
25 152 (9.77%) Problem-Solving
26 151 (9.70%) Actionable Insight
26 151 (9.70%) Web Development
27 140 (9.00%) Computer Science
28 134 (8.61%) Asset Management
29 132 (8.48%) Social Skills

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 126 (8.10%) ArcGIS
1 126 (8.10%) GeoServer
2 83 (5.33%) Apache Airflow
3 76 (4.88%) Apache
4 20 (1.29%) Apache Spark
5 7 (0.45%) Confluence
5 7 (0.45%) JBoss
5 7 (0.45%) Red Hat Fuse
6 3 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.13%) CMS
7 2 (0.13%) Drupal
7 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.064%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.064%) nginx
8 1 (0.064%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (1.03%) Simulink
2 15 (0.96%) Stateflow
3 7 (0.45%) CANalyzer
4 2 (0.13%) TargetLink
5 1 (0.064%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.064%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.064%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (0.39%) Magento
2 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.064%) Endur
3 1 (0.064%) Findur
3 1 (0.064%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.064%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 531 (34.13%) AWS
2 380 (24.42%) Azure
3 102 (6.56%) GCP
4 71 (4.56%) dbt
5 67 (4.31%) Snowflake
6 57 (3.66%) Serverless
7 42 (2.70%) Azure DevOps
8 40 (2.57%) SaaS
9 27 (1.74%) GitHub
10 24 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
11 18 (1.16%) Azure Functions
12 9 (0.58%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.58%) npm
13 8 (0.51%) Amazon ECS
13 8 (0.51%) Amazon EKS
13 8 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (0.45%) Azure API Management
14 7 (0.45%) Azure Event Grid
14 7 (0.45%) Azure Service Bus
14 7 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.90%) J1939
2 12 (0.77%) TCP/IP
3 11 (0.71%) Wireless
4 9 (0.58%) Network Security
4 9 (0.58%) RS-232
5 8 (0.51%) HTTP
5 8 (0.51%) Internet
6 6 (0.39%) Ethernet
6 6 (0.39%) MQTT
7 4 (0.26%) Bluetooth
8 3 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.064%) 4G
9 1 (0.064%) 5G
9 1 (0.064%) LoRaWAN
9 1 (0.064%) Modbus
9 1 (0.064%) RS-485
9 1 (0.064%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (12.60%) PostgreSQL
2 126 (8.10%) GIS
2 126 (8.10%) QGIS
3 71 (4.56%) Amazon Athena
3 71 (4.56%) Apache Arrow
3 71 (4.56%) Apache Ignite
3 71 (4.56%) Dremio
4 67 (4.31%) Data Lake
4 67 (4.31%) MySQL
5 56 (3.60%) SQL Server
6 49 (3.15%) NoSQL
7 47 (3.02%) MongoDB
8 19 (1.22%) Redis
9 13 (0.84%) Relational Database
10 10 (0.64%) Big Data
10 10 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (0.51%) SQLite
12 6 (0.39%) DynamoDB
13 5 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 110 (7.07%) Git
2 40 (2.57%) JIRA
3 36 (2.31%) Subversion
4 31 (1.99%) Jenkins
5 28 (1.80%) Visual Studio
6 25 (1.61%) GitLab
7 15 (0.96%) CMake
8 14 (0.90%) ClearCase
8 14 (0.90%) Plastic SCM
8 14 (0.90%) Selenium
9 12 (0.77%) TeamCity
10 11 (0.71%) Cypress.io
10 11 (0.71%) Maven
11 9 (0.58%) Bitbucket
11 9 (0.58%) Storybook
12 8 (0.51%) JUnit
13 7 (0.45%) ClearQuest
13 7 (0.45%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.45%) IntelliJ
14 6 (0.39%) SonarQube
General
1 238 (15.30%) Finance
2 132 (8.48%) Social Skills
3 128 (8.23%) Front Office
4 85 (5.46%) Banking
5 72 (4.63%) Investment Banking
6 63 (4.05%) Automotive
7 56 (3.60%) Electronics
8 52 (3.34%) Manufacturing
9 47 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
9 47 (3.02%) Public Sector
10 44 (2.83%) Back Office
11 41 (2.63%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 40 (2.57%) Military
13 30 (1.93%) Marketing
14 29 (1.86%) Aviation
15 26 (1.67%) Aerospace
15 26 (1.67%) Retail
16 25 (1.61%) Health Technology
17 24 (1.54%) Tech for Good
18 20 (1.29%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 369 (23.71%) React
2 363 (23.33%) .NET
3 170 (10.93%) .NET Core
4 161 (10.35%) CSS
5 155 (9.96%) AngularJS
6 126 (8.10%) Leaflet
6 126 (8.10%) OpenLayers
6 126 (8.10%) PostGIS
7 120 (7.71%) ASP.NET
8 116 (7.46%) Vue
9 89 (5.72%) Pandas
10 88 (5.66%) gRPC
10 88 (5.66%) RESTful
11 84 (5.40%) Node.js
12 83 (5.33%) Protocol Buffers
13 80 (5.14%) NumPy
14 71 (4.56%) SciPy
15 70 (4.50%) ASP.NET Core
16 65 (4.18%) HTML
17 59 (3.79%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 131 (8.42%) Derivative
2 129 (8.29%) Equities
3 128 (8.23%) Fixed Income
3 128 (8.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 116 (7.46%) Hedge funds
5 55 (3.53%) Algorithms
6 48 (3.08%) IoT
7 45 (2.89%) Cloud Native
8 39 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
9 33 (2.12%) Greenfield Project
10 31 (1.99%) Distributed Systems
11 30 (1.93%) Pricing Data
12 23 (1.48%) Mobile App
13 22 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
14 21 (1.35%) Product Ownership
15 20 (1.29%) Device Driver
16 15 (0.96%) Data Structures
17 14 (0.90%) Client/Server
17 14 (0.90%) Hackathon
18 13 (0.84%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 245 (15.75%) Linux
2 84 (5.40%) Embedded Linux
3 74 (4.76%) Windows
4 30 (1.93%) Ubuntu
5 24 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.22%) Unix
7 16 (1.03%) Android
8 8 (0.51%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.32%) FreeRTOS
10 2 (0.13%) CentOS
10 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.064%) Alpine Linux
11 1 (0.064%) Debian
11 1 (0.064%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,551 (99.68%) Software Engineering
2 548 (35.22%) Agile
3 259 (16.65%) DevOps
4 152 (9.77%) Problem-Solving
5 151 (9.70%) Actionable Insight
5 151 (9.70%) Web Development
6 140 (9.00%) Computer Science
7 134 (8.61%) Asset Management
8 129 (8.29%) Mentoring
9 128 (8.23%) CI/CD
9 128 (8.23%) Full Stack Development
10 120 (7.71%) Investment Management
10 120 (7.71%) Microservices
11 103 (6.62%) TDD
12 100 (6.43%) Test Automation
13 85 (5.46%) SDLC
14 67 (4.31%) Artificial Intelligence
15 63 (4.05%) OO
16 61 (3.92%) Coaching
17 57 (3.66%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 522 (33.55%) Python
2 441 (28.34%) JavaScript
3 354 (22.75%) C#
4 319 (20.50%) TypeScript
5 300 (19.28%) Java
6 232 (14.91%) C++
7 231 (14.85%) SQL
8 190 (12.21%) C
9 74 (4.76%) Rust
10 56 (3.60%) Bash
11 55 (3.53%) Embedded C
12 41 (2.63%) Kotlin
13 37 (2.38%) Go
14 27 (1.74%) Perl
15 25 (1.61%) Scala
15 25 (1.61%) T-SQL
16 18 (1.16%) PowerShell
17 16 (1.03%) MATLAB
18 15 (0.96%) PHP
19 14 (0.90%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 267 (17.16%) Security Cleared
2 201 (12.92%) SC Cleared
3 197 (12.66%) Degree
4 60 (3.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 30 (1.93%) Master's Degree
6 23 (1.48%) DV Cleared
7 18 (1.16%) HND
8 10 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
8 10 (0.64%) PhD
9 6 (0.39%) Chartered Engineer
10 3 (0.19%) Azure Certification
10 3 (0.19%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.19%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.064%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.064%) AWS Certified Developer
11 1 (0.064%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
11 1 (0.064%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 16 (1.03%) PMO
3 15 (0.96%) ISO 26262
3 15 (0.96%) MISRA
3 15 (0.96%) QA
4 14 (0.90%) Automotive SPICE
4 14 (0.90%) AUTOSAR
5 7 (0.45%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.13%) Def Stans
6 2 (0.13%) EMIR
6 2 (0.13%) GDPR
6 2 (0.13%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.13%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.13%) IEC 62304
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 13485
6 2 (0.13%) MiFID
6 2 (0.13%) SEPA
6 2 (0.13%) Software Quality Assurance
7 1 (0.064%) Accessibility
System Software
1 101 (6.49%) Docker
2 33 (2.12%) Firmware
3 16 (1.03%) Embedded Firmware
4 4 (0.26%) Ceph
4 4 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 119 (7.65%) Kubernetes
2 65 (4.18%) Terraform
3 14 (0.90%) Ansible
4 5 (0.32%) SELinux
5 4 (0.26%) Knative
6 3 (0.19%) Functional Safety
6 3 (0.19%) Grafana
7 2 (0.13%) linkerd
7 2 (0.13%) MIIS
7 2 (0.13%) Progress Chef
7 2 (0.13%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.064%) Istio
8 1 (0.064%) Kibana
Vendors
1 126 (8.10%) ESRI
2 51 (3.28%) Microsoft
3 15 (0.96%) Google
4 14 (0.90%) IBM
4 14 (0.90%) Lauterbach
5 12 (0.77%) DevExpress
5 12 (0.77%) Xamarin
6 7 (0.45%) F5
6 7 (0.45%) Oracle
7 4 (0.26%) Apple
7 4 (0.26%) Facebook
7 4 (0.26%) Instagram
7 4 (0.26%) SAP
8 3 (0.19%) Autodesk
9 2 (0.13%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.13%) Cadence
9 2 (0.13%) Databricks
9 2 (0.13%) IFS
9 2 (0.13%) NVIDIA
9 2 (0.13%) VMware