Senior Software Engineer Jobs in the North of England

Senior Software Engineer
England > North of England

The median Senior Software Engineer salary in the North of England is £60,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 30 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
30 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 135 272 211
Rank change year-on-year +137 -61 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 350 167 295
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 1.90% 1.02% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 1.14% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 241 106 122
10th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £42,000
25th Percentile £53,000 £55,313 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04% +4.55%
75th Percentile £70,000 £78,750 £69,688
90th Percentile £78,750 £85,625 £75,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -6.90% +3.57% +7.69%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
North of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North of 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 the North of England with a recognized job title 17,568 14,625 17,668
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 95.13% 89.37% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13,507 7,974 10,939
10th Percentile £27,000 £30,500 £27,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,567 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.32% +0.95% +9.09%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in the North of England

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in the North of England

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the North of England over the 6 months to 30 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in the North of England

Senior Software Engineer
Job Locations in the North of 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 North of England region over the 6 months to 30 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
North West +106 199 £60,000 - 39
Yorkshire +87 102 £62,500 -7.41% 11
North East +34 49 £60,000 +14.29% 4
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 North of England region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 350 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 130 (37.14%) Agile
3 127 (36.29%) AWS
4 113 (32.29%) Azure
5 106 (30.29%) .NET
6 104 (29.71%) JavaScript
7 91 (26.00%) C#
8 81 (23.14%) DevOps
9 79 (22.57%) Python
10 75 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
11 74 (21.14%) SQL
12 71 (20.29%) React
13 67 (19.14%) CSS
14 65 (18.57%) Security Cleared
15 62 (17.71%) SC Cleared
16 57 (16.29%) .NET Core
17 56 (16.00%) TypeScript
18 55 (15.71%) PostGIS
18 55 (15.71%) Leaflet
18 55 (15.71%) Actionable Insight
18 55 (15.71%) GeoServer
18 55 (15.71%) OpenLayers
18 55 (15.71%) QGIS
18 55 (15.71%) Web Development
18 55 (15.71%) GIS
18 55 (15.71%) ESRI
18 55 (15.71%) ArcGIS
19 47 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
20 46 (13.14%) Java
21 45 (12.86%) MySQL

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North of 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 55 (15.71%) ArcGIS
1 55 (15.71%) GeoServer
2 3 (0.86%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (1.71%) Magento
2 3 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 127 (36.29%) AWS
2 113 (32.29%) Azure
3 14 (4.00%) Serverless
4 9 (2.57%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (2.00%) GitHub
6 6 (1.71%) Azure DevOps
7 5 (1.43%) Amazon ECS
7 5 (1.43%) GCP
8 2 (0.57%) Slack
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.29%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.00%) Network Security
2 5 (1.43%) MQTT
3 4 (1.14%) Ethernet
3 4 (1.14%) RS-232
3 4 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
2 55 (15.71%) GIS
2 55 (15.71%) QGIS
3 45 (12.86%) MySQL
4 20 (5.71%) MongoDB
4 20 (5.71%) NoSQL
5 16 (4.57%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.00%) Redis
7 6 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.86%) Big Data
8 3 (0.86%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.29%) DynamoDB
9 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (5.71%) Git
2 8 (2.29%) TeamCity
3 6 (1.71%) Maven
4 5 (1.43%) GitLab
4 5 (1.43%) SonarQube
5 4 (1.14%) Subversion
6 2 (0.57%) Cypress.io
6 2 (0.57%) webpack
General
1 26 (7.43%) Social Skills
2 21 (6.00%) Public Sector
3 17 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.86%) Finance
4 14 (4.00%) Retail
5 12 (3.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 11 (3.14%) Automotive
6 11 (3.14%) Health Technology
7 10 (2.86%) Games
8 9 (2.57%) Legal
8 9 (2.57%) Tech for Good
9 5 (1.43%) Electronics
9 5 (1.43%) Retail Finance
10 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.57%) Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.29%) Marketing
12 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (30.29%) .NET
2 71 (20.29%) React
3 67 (19.14%) CSS
4 57 (16.29%) .NET Core
5 55 (15.71%) Leaflet
5 55 (15.71%) OpenLayers
5 55 (15.71%) PostGIS
6 34 (9.71%) RESTful
7 32 (9.14%) Vue
8 31 (8.86%) ASP.NET
9 27 (7.71%) Node.js
10 26 (7.43%) AngularJS
11 20 (5.71%) HTML
12 18 (5.14%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (4.57%) ASP.NET Core
14 12 (3.43%) Django
15 10 (2.86%) Spring
15 10 (2.86%) Spring Boot
16 8 (2.29%) .NET Framework
16 8 (2.29%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.71%) IoT
2 11 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (2.00%) Client/Server
3 7 (2.00%) Cloud Native
3 7 (2.00%) Data Structures
3 7 (2.00%) Online Games
4 4 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (0.86%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (0.57%) FMCG
6 2 (0.57%) Product Ownership
6 2 (0.57%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.29%) Distributed Systems
7 1 (0.29%) FPGA
7 1 (0.29%) Legacy Applications
7 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (9.43%) Linux
2 12 (3.43%) Ubuntu
3 7 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (1.71%) Windows
5 1 (0.29%) Android
5 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 130 (37.14%) Agile
3 81 (23.14%) DevOps
4 55 (15.71%) Actionable Insight
4 55 (15.71%) Web Development
5 47 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
6 38 (10.86%) Microservices
7 34 (9.71%) TDD
8 31 (8.86%) Full Stack Development
9 28 (8.00%) Mentoring
10 26 (7.43%) Computer Science
11 23 (6.57%) Continuous Deployment
11 23 (6.57%) Test Automation
12 22 (6.29%) Coaching
12 22 (6.29%) SDLC
13 21 (6.00%) BDD
14 19 (5.43%) Functional Programming
14 19 (5.43%) Open Source
15 18 (5.14%) CI/CD
16 16 (4.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 104 (29.71%) JavaScript
2 91 (26.00%) C#
3 79 (22.57%) Python
4 74 (21.14%) SQL
5 56 (16.00%) TypeScript
6 46 (13.14%) Java
7 28 (8.00%) C++
8 25 (7.14%) C
9 7 (2.00%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.86%) Rust
10 3 (0.86%) Scala
11 2 (0.57%) PHP
12 1 (0.29%) Ada
12 1 (0.29%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.29%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.29%) Go
Qualifications
1 65 (18.57%) Security Cleared
2 62 (17.71%) SC Cleared
3 33 (9.43%) Degree
4 9 (2.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (2.00%) Master's Degree
6 5 (1.43%) HND
7 4 (1.14%) Chartered Engineer
7 4 (1.14%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.57%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.29%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.29%) AWS Certified Developer
9 1 (0.29%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.00%) ISO 9000
2 4 (1.14%) PMO
3 1 (0.29%) Accessibility
System Software
1 16 (4.57%) Firmware
2 11 (3.14%) Docker
3 5 (1.43%) Embedded Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (4.86%) Terraform
2 7 (2.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.57%) Progress Chef
Vendors
1 55 (15.71%) ESRI
2 8 (2.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.00%) F5
4 3 (0.86%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.29%) SAP
5 1 (0.29%) Xamarin