The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Senior Software Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 448 486 455
Rank change year-on-year +38 -31  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 481 477 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.51% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.53% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 430 405 476
Median salary £55,000 £54,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.38% +8.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80108 89468 100526
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.97% 96.55% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 65932 76287 83736
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in England

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in England

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 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
London -2 137 £68,750 +5.76% 28
South East -8 88 £55,000 +10.00% 26
South West +21 63 £45,000 - 13
East of England +3 59 £51,000 +2.00% 16
North West -9 57 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Yorkshire +54 54 £60,000 +14.28% 8
West Midlands +8 15 £47,500 +5.55% 1
East Midlands - 4 £45,000 - 2
North East +18 3 £40,000 +3.89% 1
Midlands - 1 £47,500 - 4
Senior Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 across the England region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 960 (98.66%) Software Engineering
2 410 (42.14%) Java
3 400 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
4 386 (39.67%) C#
5 343 (35.25%) C++
6 293 (30.11%) SQL
7 266 (27.34%) JavaScript
8 260 (26.72%) .NET
9 245 (25.18%) OO
10 235 (24.15%) Degree
11 199 (20.45%) Linux
12 195 (20.04%) C
13 194 (19.94%) Continuous Integration
14 193 (19.84%) TDD
15 191 (19.63%) Git (software)
16 183 (18.81%) HTML
17 182 (18.71%) Windows
18 174 (17.88%) Scrum
19 173 (17.78%) NoSQL
20 164 (16.86%) Test Automation
21 157 (16.14%) MVC
22 146 (15.01%) Multithreading
23 138 (14.18%) CSS
24 136 (13.98%) SQL Server
25 132 (13.57%) Subversion
26 130 (13.36%) Python
27 124 (12.74%) AngularJS
28 120 (12.33%) ASP.NET
29 119 (12.23%) Visual Studio
30 117 (12.02%) Algorithms

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 54 (5.55%) Tomcat
2 36 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (3.19%) JBoss
4 25 (2.57%) Apache
5 22 (2.26%) WebLogic
6 19 (1.95%) IIS
7 18 (1.85%) Apache Spark
8 17 (1.75%) WebSphere
9 12 (1.23%) Jetty
9 12 (1.23%) nginx
10 11 (1.13%) SharePoint
11 8 (0.82%) Confluence
11 8 (0.82%) Mule
11 8 (0.82%) Mule ESB
12 7 (0.72%) GlassFish
12 7 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.62%) CMS
14 5 (0.51%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.41%) Anypoint
Applications
1 30 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.44%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.41%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.21%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.10%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.31%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 109 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.67%) SaaS
4 14 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (1.44%) iTunes
5 12 (1.23%) Office 365
6 10 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (0.82%) Google Play
7 8 (0.82%) Heroku
8 6 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
10 4 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.41%) GitHub
11 3 (0.31%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.21%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.21%) Route 53
13 1 (0.10%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.01%) HTTP
1 39 (4.01%) TCP/IP
2 19 (1.95%) Wireless
3 18 (1.85%) Internet
4 12 (1.23%) DNS
5 11 (1.13%) 3G
5 11 (1.13%) GSM
6 10 (1.03%) Bluetooth
7 8 (0.82%) Network Security
8 7 (0.72%) 4G
8 7 (0.72%) Firewall
8 7 (0.72%) LDAP
8 7 (0.72%) OpenFlow
9 6 (0.62%) 802.11
9 6 (0.62%) SNMP
10 5 (0.51%) Broadband
10 5 (0.51%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.41%) RS-232
12 3 (0.31%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.31%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (17.78%) NoSQL
2 136 (13.98%) SQL Server
3 85 (8.74%) MongoDB
4 74 (7.61%) MySQL
5 57 (5.86%) PostgreSQL
6 41 (4.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 38 (3.91%) Relational Database
8 31 (3.19%) Big Data
9 27 (2.77%) Hadoop
10 18 (1.85%) Blockchain
11 17 (1.75%) Redis
12 14 (1.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 13 (1.34%) Oracle Database
13 13 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (1.23%) InterSystems Cache
14 12 (1.23%) RDBMS
15 10 (1.03%) GIS
15 10 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 191 (19.63%) Git (software)
2 132 (13.57%) Subversion
3 119 (12.23%) Visual Studio
4 77 (7.91%) Mercurial
5 52 (5.34%) Jenkins
6 49 (5.04%) JUnit
7 40 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 36 (3.70%) Maven
9 30 (3.08%) JIRA
9 30 (3.08%) NUnit
10 26 (2.67%) Hudson
11 24 (2.47%) TeamCity
12 23 (2.36%) Babel
13 22 (2.26%) Ant
14 20 (2.06%) Grunt
15 19 (1.95%) Eclipse
16 17 (1.75%) webpack
16 17 (1.75%) Xcode
17 16 (1.64%) Android Studio
18 15 (1.54%) gulp
General
1 114 (11.72%) Finance
2 52 (5.34%) Electronics
3 50 (5.14%) Games
4 37 (3.80%) Banking
5 29 (2.98%) Telecoms
6 24 (2.47%) Marketing
7 23 (2.36%) Manufacturing
7 23 (2.36%) Retail
8 18 (1.85%) Multimedia
9 17 (1.75%) Back Office
10 16 (1.64%) Billing
11 14 (1.44%) Advertising
12 13 (1.34%) Legal
13 11 (1.13%) Publishing
14 10 (1.03%) Aerospace
15 9 (0.92%) Automotive
16 6 (0.62%) Investment Banking
17 3 (0.31%) Front Office
17 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (26.72%) .NET
2 183 (18.81%) HTML
3 138 (14.18%) CSS
4 124 (12.74%) AngularJS
5 120 (12.33%) ASP.NET
6 114 (11.72%) Spring
7 104 (10.69%) Node.js
7 104 (10.69%) Web Services
8 90 (9.25%) XML
9 88 (9.04%) REST
10 85 (8.74%) RESTful
11 81 (8.32%) HTML5
12 75 (7.71%) React
13 73 (7.50%) Hibernate
14 72 (7.40%) ASP.NET MVC
14 72 (7.40%) WPF
15 61 (6.27%) .NET Framework
15 61 (6.27%) JSON
16 55 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web API
17 48 (4.93%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 117 (12.02%) Algorithms
2 112 (11.51%) Computer Science
3 92 (9.46%) Data Structures
4 65 (6.68%) Greenfield Project
5 52 (5.34%) User Experience
6 47 (4.83%) Fintech
7 44 (4.52%) Embedded Systems
8 32 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
8 32 (3.29%) Mobile App
9 18 (1.85%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.23%) CUDA
11 11 (1.13%) Internet of Things
11 11 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
11 11 (1.13%) Social Media
12 10 (1.03%) PMI
13 9 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.82%) Animation
15 7 (0.72%) Hedge funds
16 5 (0.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 5 (0.51%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 199 (20.45%) Linux
2 182 (18.71%) Windows
3 60 (6.17%) Android
4 37 (3.80%) Apple iOS
5 29 (2.98%) Unix
6 18 (1.85%) Windows XP
7 17 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
7 17 (1.75%) Windows Server
8 11 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.92%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.82%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.51%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.31%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.21%) OpenWrt
13 2 (0.21%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.10%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 960 (98.66%) Software Engineering
2 400 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
3 245 (25.18%) OO
4 194 (19.94%) Continuous Integration
5 193 (19.84%) TDD
6 174 (17.88%) Scrum
7 164 (16.86%) Test Automation
8 157 (16.14%) MVC
9 146 (15.01%) Multithreading
10 100 (10.28%) Unit Testing
11 98 (10.07%) Mentoring
11 98 (10.07%) Microservices
12 83 (8.53%) Open Source
13 66 (6.78%) SDLC
14 64 (6.58%) DevOps
14 64 (6.58%) UML
15 63 (6.47%) Pair Programming
16 58 (5.96%) OOP
17 52 (5.34%) Kanban
18 50 (5.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 410 (42.14%) Java
2 386 (39.67%) C#
3 343 (35.25%) C++
4 293 (30.11%) SQL
5 266 (27.34%) JavaScript
6 195 (20.04%) C
7 130 (13.36%) Python
8 59 (6.06%) Ruby
9 57 (5.86%) Scala
10 56 (5.76%) PHP
11 55 (5.65%) Embedded C
12 36 (3.70%) Go
13 33 (3.39%) T-SQL
14 30 (3.08%) ES6
14 30 (3.08%) TypeScript
15 27 (2.77%) Apple Swift
15 27 (2.77%) Embedded C++
15 27 (2.77%) Objective-C
16 21 (2.16%) Groovy
17 19 (1.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 235 (24.15%) Degree
2 41 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 36 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.03%) PMI Certification
5 9 (0.92%) Chartered Engineer
6 6 (0.62%) PhD
7 2 (0.21%) HND
7 2 (0.21%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.21%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.80%) QA
2 6 (0.62%) ISO 9001
2 6 (0.62%) PCI DSS
2 6 (0.62%) SEPA
3 1 (0.10%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.10%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.10%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.10%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.10%) ISO 26262
3 1 (0.10%) JTAG
3 1 (0.10%) MISRA
3 1 (0.10%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.10%) Section 508
3 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 53 (5.45%) Docker
2 17 (1.75%) Firmware
3 10 (1.03%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.72%) KVM
4 7 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.31%) NFS
6 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.10%) HDFS
6 1 (0.10%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (1.23%) Ansible
1 12 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (1.13%) Kubernetes
3 10 (1.03%) Puppet
4 6 (0.62%) Opsview
5 4 (0.41%) Kibana
5 4 (0.41%) Packer
5 4 (0.41%) Terraform
6 3 (0.31%) CloudHub
6 3 (0.31%) Salt
6 3 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.21%) logstash
7 2 (0.21%) Mesos
7 2 (0.21%) rkt
8 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.10%) Nagios
8 1 (0.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 100 (10.28%) Microsoft
2 56 (5.76%) Oracle
3 39 (4.01%) Google
4 20 (2.06%) Adobe
4 20 (2.06%) Splunk
5 18 (1.85%) VMware
6 12 (1.23%) Altova
6 12 (1.23%) ILOG
6 12 (1.23%) SAP
6 12 (1.23%) Zend
7 11 (1.13%) Atlassian
7 11 (1.13%) Twitter
8 9 (0.92%) Facebook
8 9 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (0.72%) DevExpress
9 7 (0.72%) Fiorano
9 7 (0.72%) IBM
9 7 (0.72%) Talend
9 7 (0.72%) Telerik
9 7 (0.72%) WSO2
Weybridge, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
New Malden, Surrey
Networkers
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bradford-On-Avon, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-50,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Source Coders
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus equity
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday