The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £38,049 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 28 March 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 / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 205 187
Rank change year-on-year +40 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 64 53 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.27% 0.90% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.93% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 51 53 48
Median salary £38,049 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.89% +2.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £39,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £70,000 £77,500
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 the South 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4888 5679 5932
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.80% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4073 4697 4972
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in the South West

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in the South West

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in the South West

Senior Software Engineer
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Somerset +14 31 £33,000 -30.52% 1
Dorset +40 12 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Bristol -2 8 £46,250 -15.90% 5
Devon -2 6 £47,500 -5.94% 1
Wiltshire +21 4 - - 4
Gloucestershire -1 4 £54,500 +28.23% 1
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

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

1 105 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 57 (54.29%) C#
2 57 (54.29%) C++
2 57 (54.29%) Java
3 52 (49.52%) .NET
4 50 (47.62%) HTML
5 47 (44.76%) SQL
6 46 (43.81%) JavaScript
7 45 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (40.00%) Unit Testing
9 36 (34.29%) Scrum
9 36 (34.29%) C
10 34 (32.38%) Windows
11 33 (31.43%) ASP.NET
11 33 (31.43%) Team Foundation Server
12 31 (29.52%) SQL Server
13 26 (24.76%) Oracle
13 26 (24.76%) Automated Testing
13 26 (24.76%) Spring
13 26 (24.76%) MongoDB
13 26 (24.76%) NoSQL
14 24 (22.86%) ETL
15 23 (21.90%) Line Management
15 23 (21.90%) SC Cleared
15 23 (21.90%) Security Cleared
16 22 (20.95%) OO
17 21 (20.00%) MVC
18 20 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (19.05%) .NET Framework
19 17 (16.19%) Hibernate

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 14 (13.33%) IIS
2 6 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.81%) Apache
3 4 (3.81%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.90%) JBoss
5 1 (0.95%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.95%) Mule
5 1 (0.95%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.95%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.76%) HTTP
2 5 (4.76%) Internet
3 2 (1.90%) 802.15
3 2 (1.90%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (29.52%) SQL Server
2 26 (24.76%) MongoDB
2 26 (24.76%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.62%) MySQL
4 5 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.81%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.86%) SQLite
6 3 (2.86%) Triplestore
7 1 (0.95%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.95%) Big Data
7 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (31.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (12.38%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.38%) Visual Studio
3 12 (11.43%) JUnit
4 8 (7.62%) JIRA
4 8 (7.62%) Mockito
4 8 (7.62%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (6.67%) Ant
5 7 (6.67%) Maven
6 6 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (5.71%) Jenkins
6 6 (5.71%) NUnit
6 6 (5.71%) Subversion
7 5 (4.76%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.76%) Gradle
7 5 (4.76%) JMeter
7 5 (4.76%) Liquibase
7 5 (4.76%) Moq
7 5 (4.76%) Robot Framework
7 5 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 13 (12.38%) Electronics
2 7 (6.67%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.86%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.86%) Automotive
4 3 (2.86%) Marketing
5 2 (1.90%) Advertising
6 1 (0.95%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (49.52%) .NET
2 50 (47.62%) HTML
3 33 (31.43%) ASP.NET
4 26 (24.76%) Spring
5 20 (19.05%) .NET Framework
6 17 (16.19%) CSS
6 17 (16.19%) Hibernate
7 14 (13.33%) REST
8 13 (12.38%) AngularJS
9 10 (9.52%) Entity Framework
10 9 (8.57%) WCF
10 9 (8.57%) WPF
11 8 (7.62%) HTML5
12 7 (6.67%) jQuery
12 7 (6.67%) JSON
13 5 (4.76%) Java EE
13 5 (4.76%) JPA
13 5 (4.76%) JSP
13 5 (4.76%) Spring Boot
13 5 (4.76%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (7.62%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.71%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.81%) Semantic Web
6 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.86%) Life Science
6 3 (2.86%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.90%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.90%) Digital TV
7 2 (1.90%) EPoS
7 2 (1.90%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.90%) MPEG
7 2 (1.90%) Smart Home
8 1 (0.95%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.95%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (32.38%) Windows
2 14 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 12 (11.43%) Linux
3 12 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (9.52%) Android
5 1 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 45 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 36 (34.29%) Scrum
5 26 (24.76%) Automated Testing
6 24 (22.86%) ETL
7 23 (21.90%) Line Management
8 22 (20.95%) OO
9 21 (20.00%) MVC
10 20 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (15.24%) Customer Requirements
11 16 (15.24%) Refactoring
11 16 (15.24%) TDD
11 16 (15.24%) UML
12 15 (14.29%) Mentoring
13 14 (13.33%) ITIL
13 14 (13.33%) Service Delivery
14 12 (11.43%) OOP
15 10 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
15 10 (9.52%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 57 (54.29%) C#
1 57 (54.29%) C++
1 57 (54.29%) Java
2 47 (44.76%) SQL
3 46 (43.81%) JavaScript
4 36 (34.29%) C
5 7 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 7 (6.67%) Python
6 4 (3.81%) CoffeeScript
6 4 (3.81%) Delphi
6 4 (3.81%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.81%) VB
7 3 (2.86%) Perl
7 3 (2.86%) PHP
7 3 (2.86%) SPARQL
7 3 (2.86%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.90%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.95%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.95%) VB6
9 1 (0.95%) VC++
Qualifications
1 23 (21.90%) SC Cleared
1 23 (21.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.76%) Docker
2 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.95%) Firmware
Vendors
1 26 (24.76%) Oracle
2 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.81%) SAP
4 2 (1.90%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.95%) Xamarin
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