Senior Software Engineer Jobs in the South West

Senior Software Engineer
England > South West

The median Senior Software Engineer salary in the South West is £62,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 20 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
20 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 80 223 181
Rank change year-on-year +143 -42 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 297 52 144
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 3.16% 0.77% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 0.87% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 232 37 60
10th Percentile £48,875 £44,200 £47,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £57,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £78,875
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
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 South West with a recognized job title 9,033 5,990 7,948
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 89.10% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6,627 3,709 5,149
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,440 £29,200
25th Percentile £36,365 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £79,750 £78,750
England median annual salary £53,000 £60,800 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.83% +1.33% +9.09%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in the South West

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 20 May 2024.

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 6 months to 20 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
Bristol +86 108 £65,000 -7.14% 18
Dorset +30 70 £60,000 +12.15% 9
Gloucestershire +23 61 £72,500 +16.00% 9
Devon +17 30 £65,000 -0.76% 2
Wiltshire +8 16 £75,000 +7.14% 4
Somerset +11 8 £55,000 -12.00% 4
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 South West region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 297 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 82 (27.61%) Python
3 78 (26.26%) C++
4 72 (24.24%) Security Cleared
5 62 (20.88%) JavaScript
5 62 (20.88%) Linux
6 52 (17.51%) C
6 52 (17.51%) Agile
7 48 (16.16%) React
8 47 (15.82%) AWS
9 43 (14.48%) DevOps
10 41 (13.80%) Cybersecurity
10 41 (13.80%) Degree
10 41 (13.80%) CI/CD
11 39 (13.13%) Bash
12 38 (12.79%) Azure
12 38 (12.79%) Java
13 35 (11.78%) .NET
13 35 (11.78%) Embedded Linux
14 34 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
15 33 (11.11%) Computer Science
15 33 (11.11%) C#
15 33 (11.11%) AngularJS
16 30 (10.10%) PostgreSQL
17 28 (9.43%) CSS
17 28 (9.43%) .NET Core
18 27 (9.09%) Embedded C
19 26 (8.75%) Scrum
19 26 (8.75%) Web Development
19 26 (8.75%) SC Cleared

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West 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 17 (5.72%) ArcGIS
1 17 (5.72%) GeoServer
2 1 (0.34%) CMS
2 1 (0.34%) JBoss
2 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Fuse
2 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 47 (15.82%) AWS
2 38 (12.79%) Azure
3 13 (4.38%) SaaS
4 11 (3.70%) GCP
5 10 (3.37%) Serverless
6 9 (3.03%) npm
7 8 (2.69%) Azure DevOps
7 8 (2.69%) Azure Functions
8 5 (1.68%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.34%) GitHub
10 1 (0.34%) GitHub Actions
10 1 (0.34%) Sentry
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.10%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (5.72%) GIS
2 17 (5.72%) QGIS
3 11 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 8 (2.69%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.01%) MySQL
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.67%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.34%) Big Data
8 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.34%) Redis
8 1 (0.34%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (8.75%) Git
2 15 (5.05%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.37%) Subversion
4 9 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.03%) Storybook
5 6 (2.02%) GitLab
5 6 (2.02%) JIRA
6 5 (1.68%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.68%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.68%) Cypress.io
6 5 (1.68%) LabVIEW
6 5 (1.68%) Selenium
7 4 (1.35%) Postman
8 2 (0.67%) IBM UrbanCode
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.34%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.34%) JUnit
9 1 (0.34%) Maven
9 1 (0.34%) SonarQube
General
1 24 (8.08%) Social Skills
2 23 (7.74%) Aviation
3 21 (7.07%) Finance
3 21 (7.07%) Manufacturing
4 18 (6.06%) Automotive
5 13 (4.38%) Marketing
6 11 (3.70%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 9 (3.03%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.35%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.35%) Military
9 3 (1.01%) Advertising
9 3 (1.01%) Banking
9 3 (1.01%) Electronics
9 3 (1.01%) Legal
9 3 (1.01%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.67%) Avionics
10 2 (0.67%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.34%) Social Housing
11 1 (0.34%) Tech for Good
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (16.16%) React
2 35 (11.78%) .NET
3 33 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 28 (9.43%) .NET Core
4 28 (9.43%) CSS
5 25 (8.42%) Node.js
6 17 (5.72%) Leaflet
6 17 (5.72%) OpenLayers
6 17 (5.72%) PostGIS
7 16 (5.39%) .NET Framework
8 13 (4.38%) Sass
9 12 (4.04%) ASP.NET
9 12 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (4.04%) Entity Framework
9 12 (4.04%) Qt
10 9 (3.03%) RESTful
10 9 (3.03%) Yocto
11 8 (2.69%) Lambda Expressions
11 8 (2.69%) Swagger
11 8 (2.69%) Vue
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.72%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (4.04%) GNSS
3 9 (3.03%) Device Driver
3 9 (3.03%) Product Ownership
4 8 (2.69%) Cloud Native
4 8 (2.69%) Hackathon
5 7 (2.36%) FPGA
6 5 (1.68%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (1.68%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.01%) Acoustics
7 3 (1.01%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.34%) Digital Currency
9 1 (0.34%) Distributed Systems
9 1 (0.34%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.34%) IoT
9 1 (0.34%) Legacy Code
9 1 (0.34%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 62 (20.88%) Linux
2 35 (11.78%) Embedded Linux
3 19 (6.40%) Windows
4 5 (1.68%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.35%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.01%) Android
7 1 (0.34%) Alpine Linux
7 1 (0.34%) Debian
7 1 (0.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 52 (17.51%) Agile
3 43 (14.48%) DevOps
4 41 (13.80%) CI/CD
4 41 (13.80%) Cybersecurity
5 34 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (11.11%) Computer Science
7 26 (8.75%) Scrum
7 26 (8.75%) Web Development
8 24 (8.08%) Actionable Insight
8 24 (8.08%) Multithreading
9 23 (7.74%) Unit Testing
9 23 (7.74%) Validation
10 21 (7.07%) SDLC
11 19 (6.40%) Roadmaps
12 18 (6.06%) Fintech
12 18 (6.06%) Mentoring
13 17 (5.72%) Code Quality
13 17 (5.72%) Defect Tracking
13 17 (5.72%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (27.61%) Python
2 78 (26.26%) C++
3 62 (20.88%) JavaScript
4 52 (17.51%) C
5 39 (13.13%) Bash
6 38 (12.79%) Java
7 33 (11.11%) C#
8 27 (9.09%) Embedded C
9 26 (8.75%) Rust
10 23 (7.74%) TypeScript
11 12 (4.04%) Perl
12 11 (3.70%) SQL
13 5 (1.68%) Go
14 4 (1.35%) Ada
14 4 (1.35%) Swift
14 4 (1.35%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.01%) PHP
16 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 72 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 41 (13.80%) Degree
3 26 (8.75%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.67%) HND
7 1 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.04%) PMO
2 2 (0.67%) Def Stans
2 2 (0.67%) IEC 61508
2 2 (0.67%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) SEPA
System Software
1 20 (6.73%) Docker
2 9 (3.03%) Firmware
3 7 (2.36%) Embedded Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (4.38%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.69%) Terraform
3 2 (0.67%) Functional Safety
4 1 (0.34%) Grafana
Vendors
1 17 (5.72%) ESRI
2 12 (4.04%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.02%) Google
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle
5 1 (0.34%) SAP
5 1 (0.34%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.34%) Xamarin