Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 18 November 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 70 93
Rank change year-on-year -18 +23 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 32 49 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.40% 3.64% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 3.75% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 23 42 9
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -26.96% +49.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,750 £40,300
90th Percentile £59,250 £50,125 £63,750
South West median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -12.38% +16.67%

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 1294 1306 1233
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.07% 97.03% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1067 1120 1071
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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
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 November 2017. 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 0 26 £45,000 -2.17%
Taunton -8 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 November 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 Somerset region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (59.38%) MVC
2 19 (59.38%) HTML
2 19 (59.38%) CSS
3 18 (56.25%) .NET
4 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 15 (46.88%) C#
6 15 (46.88%) WPF
6 15 (46.88%) AngularJS
7 14 (43.75%) WCF
8 13 (40.63%) Moq
9 11 (34.38%) jQuery
9 11 (34.38%) NHibernate
10 10 (31.25%) NUnit
10 10 (31.25%) Java
10 10 (31.25%) SQL
10 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
10 10 (31.25%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (25.00%) SDLC
11 8 (25.00%) Spring
11 8 (25.00%) Degree
12 7 (21.88%) C++
12 7 (21.88%) JUnit
12 7 (21.88%) Manufacturing
12 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
12 7 (21.88%) Mockito
13 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
13 6 (18.75%) Scrum
13 6 (18.75%) Linux

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 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
1 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) GIS
2 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) Redis
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Moq
2 10 (31.25%) NUnit
3 7 (21.88%) JUnit
3 7 (21.88%) Mockito
4 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.13%) Codeception
5 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.13%) Subversion
5 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (21.88%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) CSS
1 19 (59.38%) HTML
2 18 (56.25%) .NET
3 15 (46.88%) AngularJS
3 15 (46.88%) WPF
4 14 (43.75%) WCF
5 11 (34.38%) jQuery
5 11 (34.38%) NHibernate
6 8 (25.00%) Spring
7 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
7 6 (18.75%) Java EE
8 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
8 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 4 (12.50%) Entity Framework
9 4 (12.50%) Web Services
10 3 (9.38%) Symfony
11 2 (6.25%) RESTful
12 1 (3.13%) CSS3
12 1 (3.13%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) Fintech
4 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.13%) BBC
4 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) OpenWrt
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (59.38%) MVC
3 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
5 8 (25.00%) SDLC
6 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
7 6 (18.75%) Scrum
8 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
9 2 (6.25%) BDD
9 2 (6.25%) OO
9 2 (6.25%) TDD
9 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
10 1 (3.13%) Analytics
10 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.13%) DevOps
10 1 (3.13%) Low Latency
10 1 (3.13%) Open Source
10 1 (3.13%) Software Architecture
10 1 (3.13%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (46.88%) C#
3 10 (31.25%) Java
3 10 (31.25%) SQL
4 7 (21.88%) C++
5 5 (15.63%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) C
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.13%) ES6
6 1 (3.13%) PHP 7
6 1 (3.13%) Scala
6 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Ansible
1 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Xamarin