Period
to 18 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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

Senior Software Engineer
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 86 67
Rank change year-on-year +35 -19 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 48 30 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.89% 2.32% 3.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.24% 2.38% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 44
Somerset median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £41,031
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +9.67% -28.64%
10th Percentile £31,250 £42,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £49,875
South West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Somerset
Permanent vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 916 1,261 1,262
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.37% 97.45% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 699 1,062 1,082
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,950 £25,750 £23,800
90th Percentile £67,104 £58,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Somerset

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Somerset

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Somerset over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in Somerset

Senior Software Engineer
Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Bath +18 13 £62,500 +38.89%
Weston-super-Mare - 12 - -
Yeovil -3 5 £37,500 -
Taunton - 1 - -
Senior Software Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, Senior Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 48 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 46 (95.83%) C#
3 44 (91.67%) HTML
3 44 (91.67%) CSS
4 39 (81.25%) Mentoring
5 36 (75.00%) .NET
6 35 (72.92%) Microservices
6 35 (72.92%) Continuous Delivery
7 34 (70.83%) Coaching
7 34 (70.83%) AngularJS
7 34 (70.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 34 (70.83%) Amazon AWS
7 34 (70.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 34 (70.83%) MySQL
7 34 (70.83%) SQL Server
7 34 (70.83%) ASP.NET
7 34 (70.83%) JavaScript
7 34 (70.83%) Web Services
7 34 (70.83%) MVC
7 34 (70.83%) PostgreSQL
7 34 (70.83%) Chatbot
7 34 (70.83%) API Development
7 34 (70.83%) Conversational UI
8 11 (22.92%) OO
8 11 (22.92%) Linux
8 11 (22.92%) SQL
8 11 (22.92%) C++
8 11 (22.92%) Analytics
9 10 (20.83%) Eclipse RCP
9 10 (20.83%) Business Analytics

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 10 (20.83%) Apache
Applications
1 34 (70.83%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 34 (70.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (70.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 34 (70.83%) MySQL
1 34 (70.83%) PostgreSQL
1 34 (70.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) CouchDB
3 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.08%) Redis
3 1 (2.08%) Riak
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Eclipse
1 10 (20.83%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (91.67%) CSS
1 44 (91.67%) HTML
2 36 (75.00%) .NET
3 34 (70.83%) AngularJS
3 34 (70.83%) ASP.NET
3 34 (70.83%) ASP.NET MVC
3 34 (70.83%) Web Services
4 10 (20.83%) JSP
4 10 (20.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Linux
2 10 (20.83%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 39 (81.25%) Mentoring
3 35 (72.92%) Continuous Delivery
3 35 (72.92%) Microservices
4 34 (70.83%) API Development
4 34 (70.83%) Coaching
4 34 (70.83%) Conversational UI
4 34 (70.83%) MVC
5 11 (22.92%) Analytics
5 11 (22.92%) OO
6 10 (20.83%) Business Analytics
6 10 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (20.83%) ETL
6 10 (20.83%) OOD
6 10 (20.83%) UML
6 10 (20.83%) Unit Testing
7 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.42%) Machine Learning
8 5 (10.42%) SDLC
8 5 (10.42%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (95.83%) C#
2 34 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.92%) C++
3 11 (22.92%) SQL
4 10 (20.83%) Java
4 10 (20.83%) Python
5 6 (12.50%) C
6 2 (4.17%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree