The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 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
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 212 230
Rank change year-on-year -2 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 58 25 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.85% 0.45% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.46% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 51 14 20
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6603 5488 6123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.44% 97.86% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5388 4656 4994
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in the North West

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in the North West

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in the North West

Senior Software Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Manchester -1 48 £52,500 +10.52% 8
Cheshire -32 9 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Lancashire - 1 £42,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 102 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 63 (61.76%) Java
3 59 (57.84%) OO
4 47 (46.08%) C#
5 46 (45.10%) SQL
6 45 (44.12%) Degree
7 44 (43.14%) Subversion
7 44 (43.14%) Git (software)
8 42 (41.18%) NoSQL
9 40 (39.22%) MVC
10 38 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (36.27%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (34.31%) C++
12 35 (34.31%) HTML
12 35 (34.31%) Web Services
13 32 (31.37%) JavaScript
14 29 (28.43%) .NET
14 29 (28.43%) ASP.NET
15 27 (26.47%) CSS
15 27 (26.47%) Windows
15 27 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web API
16 25 (24.51%) Games
16 25 (24.51%) ASP.NET MVC
16 25 (24.51%) Test Automation
17 24 (23.53%) Scrum
18 22 (21.57%) XML
18 22 (21.57%) SOA
18 22 (21.57%) Multithreading
18 22 (21.57%) Mercurial
18 22 (21.57%) Data Structures

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.98%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.98%) JBoss
2 1 (0.98%) Mule
2 1 (0.98%) OpenROAD
2 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.98%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.61%) HTTP
2 4 (3.92%) RS-232
2 4 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.96%) iBeacon
3 2 (1.96%) NFC
4 1 (0.98%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (41.18%) NoSQL
2 17 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.82%) MySQL
4 5 (4.90%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.94%) Big Data
5 3 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.96%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.98%) Ingres
7 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 44 (43.14%) Git (software)
1 44 (43.14%) Subversion
2 22 (21.57%) Mercurial
3 18 (17.65%) Visual Studio
4 10 (9.80%) NUnit
4 10 (9.80%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.92%) Selenium
6 3 (2.94%) JIRA
7 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 25 (24.51%) Games
2 6 (5.88%) Banking
3 4 (3.92%) Electronics
3 4 (3.92%) Finance
3 4 (3.92%) Legal
3 4 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.98%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (34.31%) HTML
1 35 (34.31%) Web Services
2 29 (28.43%) .NET
2 29 (28.43%) ASP.NET
3 27 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web API
3 27 (26.47%) CSS
4 25 (24.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (21.57%) XML
6 20 (19.61%) REST
7 19 (18.63%) Node.js
8 16 (15.69%) JSON
9 15 (14.71%) .NET Framework
9 15 (14.71%) Entity Framework
10 12 (11.76%) AngularJS
10 12 (11.76%) React
11 11 (10.78%) HTML5
11 11 (10.78%) WCF
12 10 (9.80%) jQuery
12 10 (9.80%) SOAP
12 10 (9.80%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.57%) Algorithms
1 22 (21.57%) Data Structures
2 19 (18.63%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.88%) Animation
3 6 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.90%) User Experience
5 4 (3.92%) Online Banking
6 3 (2.94%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.47%) Windows
2 21 (20.59%) Linux
3 19 (18.63%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.94%) Android
5 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 59 (57.84%) OO
3 40 (39.22%) MVC
4 38 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (36.27%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (24.51%) Test Automation
7 24 (23.53%) Scrum
8 22 (21.57%) Multithreading
8 22 (21.57%) SOA
9 19 (18.63%) Kanban
10 16 (15.69%) TDD
11 13 (12.75%) SOLID
12 11 (10.78%) Web Development
13 10 (9.80%) OOP
14 9 (8.82%) Multithreaded Programming
14 9 (8.82%) Open Source
14 9 (8.82%) Open Source Development
15 7 (6.86%) Continuous Delivery
16 6 (5.88%) Content Development
16 6 (5.88%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 63 (61.76%) Java
2 47 (46.08%) C#
3 46 (45.10%) SQL
4 35 (34.31%) C++
5 32 (31.37%) JavaScript
6 21 (20.59%) C
7 19 (18.63%) TypeScript
8 18 (17.65%) Ruby
9 7 (6.86%) Embedded C
10 6 (5.88%) PHP
11 5 (4.90%) Python
12 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.94%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.94%) XPath
12 3 (2.94%) XQuery
13 2 (1.96%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.96%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.96%) Scala
14 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.98%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 45 (44.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.92%) Freescale
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle
4 2 (1.96%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.98%) IBM
5 1 (0.98%) IBM Sterling
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