The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 26 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 / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 185 190
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 60 51 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.13% 0.99% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.01% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 53 46 44
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -18.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,800 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,200 £69,250
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 5151 5050 5839
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.06% 97.62% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4281 4276 4924
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 £55,500 £55,000
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 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 26 June 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 26 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
Somerset +5 19 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Dorset +6 17 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Gloucestershire +1 8 £49,500 +23.75%
Bristol -22 8 £43,250 -19.53% 7
Devon +3 4 £52,500 +16.66%
Wiltshire +3 4 £50,000 +8.69% 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 26 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 South West region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 122 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 67 (54.92%) C#
3 63 (51.64%) Java
4 54 (44.26%) C++
5 51 (41.80%) .NET
6 49 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (33.61%) JavaScript
8 40 (32.79%) C
9 39 (31.97%) HTML
10 38 (31.15%) SQL
11 32 (26.23%) Spring
12 31 (25.41%) Unit Testing
13 30 (24.59%) Test Automation
14 28 (22.95%) Scrum
14 28 (22.95%) Windows
14 28 (22.95%) OO
15 26 (21.31%) MVC
16 25 (20.49%) SQL Server
16 25 (20.49%) ASP.NET
17 23 (18.85%) CSS
17 23 (18.85%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (18.03%) SC Cleared
18 22 (18.03%) Security Cleared
18 22 (18.03%) Team Foundation Server
19 20 (16.39%) AngularJS
19 20 (16.39%) Line Management
20 19 (15.57%) Embedded Systems
20 19 (15.57%) .NET Framework
20 19 (15.57%) TDD
21 18 (14.75%) JUnit

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 11 (9.02%) IIS
1 11 (9.02%) Tomcat
2 8 (6.56%) Mule ESB
3 7 (5.74%) Mule
4 6 (4.92%) Apache
5 4 (3.28%) Anypoint
5 4 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.28%) GlassFish
5 4 (3.28%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.28%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.46%) Confluence
7 1 (0.82%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.28%) HTTP
3 3 (2.46%) Internet
4 2 (1.64%) 802.15
4 2 (1.64%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.49%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.75%) MongoDB
3 13 (10.66%) NoSQL
4 12 (9.84%) MySQL
5 8 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.46%) SQLite
7 3 (2.46%) Triplestore
8 2 (1.64%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (18.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (14.75%) JUnit
3 15 (12.30%) Git (software)
4 13 (10.66%) Visual Studio
5 12 (9.84%) NUnit
6 10 (8.20%) JIRA
6 10 (8.20%) Moq
6 10 (8.20%) Visual Studio Team System
7 9 (7.38%) Maven
7 9 (7.38%) Mockito
8 8 (6.56%) Cucumber
8 8 (6.56%) Gradle
9 7 (5.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (5.74%) Subversion
10 5 (4.10%) Ant
10 5 (4.10%) Eclipse
10 5 (4.10%) Selenium
11 4 (3.28%) Jenkins
11 4 (3.28%) Liquibase
11 4 (3.28%) Robot Framework
General
1 9 (7.38%) Electronics
2 7 (5.74%) Finance
3 5 (4.10%) Automotive
3 5 (4.10%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.46%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.64%) Advertising
7 1 (0.82%) Games
7 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (41.80%) .NET
2 39 (31.97%) HTML
3 32 (26.23%) Spring
4 25 (20.49%) ASP.NET
5 23 (18.85%) CSS
6 20 (16.39%) AngularJS
7 19 (15.57%) .NET Framework
8 17 (13.93%) Hibernate
8 17 (13.93%) WPF
9 16 (13.11%) WCF
10 14 (11.48%) REST
11 12 (9.84%) NHibernate
12 11 (9.02%) Entity Framework
12 11 (9.02%) jQuery
13 10 (8.20%) JSON
13 10 (8.20%) XML
14 9 (7.38%) HTML5
15 7 (5.74%) J2EE
15 7 (5.74%) SOAP
16 6 (4.92%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.57%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (11.48%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.20%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (5.74%) Algorithms
4 7 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.10%) User Experience
6 4 (3.28%) Semantic Web
7 3 (2.46%) Life Science
7 3 (2.46%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.64%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.64%) Smart Home
9 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.82%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.82%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.95%) Windows
2 13 (10.66%) Android
3 11 (9.02%) Linux
3 11 (9.02%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.46%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.64%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 49 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (25.41%) Unit Testing
4 30 (24.59%) Test Automation
5 28 (22.95%) OO
5 28 (22.95%) Scrum
6 26 (21.31%) MVC
7 23 (18.85%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (16.39%) Line Management
9 19 (15.57%) TDD
10 18 (14.75%) Mentoring
11 16 (13.11%) Multithreading
11 16 (13.11%) OOP
12 15 (12.30%) UML
13 14 (11.48%) Multithreaded Programming
14 12 (9.84%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (9.84%) Customer Requirements
14 12 (9.84%) Software Delivery
15 11 (9.02%) ETL
15 11 (9.02%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (54.92%) C#
2 63 (51.64%) Java
3 54 (44.26%) C++
4 41 (33.61%) JavaScript
5 40 (32.79%) C
6 38 (31.15%) SQL
7 11 (9.02%) Delphi
8 8 (6.56%) PowerShell
9 7 (5.74%) Embedded C
10 5 (4.10%) Embedded C++
10 5 (4.10%) Groovy
10 5 (4.10%) Python
11 4 (3.28%) CoffeeScript
11 4 (3.28%) PHP
11 4 (3.28%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.28%) VB
11 4 (3.28%) XPath
12 3 (2.46%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.82%) F#
Qualifications
1 22 (18.03%) SC Cleared
1 22 (18.03%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.30%) Degree
3 5 (4.10%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) Def Stans
1 1 (0.82%) MISRA
1 1 (0.82%) MISRA C
1 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) Docker
2 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 17 (13.93%) Oracle
2 11 (9.02%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.10%) IBM
4 3 (2.46%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.64%) SAP
5 2 (1.64%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.82%) Atlassian
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