The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 214 208 229
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 44 38 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.56% 0.55% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.57% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 44 35 52
Average salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,450 £40,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Senior Software Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7436 6658 8793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.38% 95.81% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6062 5598 7540
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the East of England region.

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in the East of England

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Senior Software Developer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -3 19 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire -13 17 £50,000 +10.49% 8
Suffolk - 6 £46,250 - 1
Essex - 2 £50,250 -
Senior Software Developer
England

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited Senior Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Developer in their job title.

1 75 (79.79%) C#
2 65 (69.15%) .NET
3 52 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (54.26%) HTML
5 48 (51.06%) SQL
6 47 (50.00%) MVC
7 45 (47.87%) Software Engineering
8 44 (46.81%) ASP.NET
9 40 (42.55%) JavaScript
10 34 (36.17%) CSS
11 32 (34.04%) SQL Server
11 32 (34.04%) WCF
11 32 (34.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 29 (30.85%) jQuery
13 27 (28.72%) TDD
14 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
15 25 (26.60%) OO
15 25 (26.60%) Algorithms
16 24 (25.53%) XML
16 24 (25.53%) Java
17 22 (23.40%) Team Foundation Server
18 21 (22.34%) Linux
19 19 (20.21%) C++
19 19 (20.21%) Multithreading
20 18 (19.15%) Degree
20 18 (19.15%) Computer Science
20 18 (19.15%) C
20 18 (19.15%) Python
20 18 (19.15%) MS Excel
20 18 (19.15%) HTML5

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited Senior Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.26%) Node.js
2 4 (4.26%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.19%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.06%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 18 (19.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.32%) SaaS
3 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) VoIP
2 3 (3.19%) SMS
3 1 (1.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (34.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.57%) MySQL
2 9 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (23.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (17.02%) NUnit
3 12 (12.77%) Visual Studio
4 8 (8.51%) MSTest
5 7 (7.45%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (4.26%) MSBuild
6 4 (4.26%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.26%) Selenium
7 3 (3.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (2.13%) Subversion
9 1 (1.06%) CruiseControl
9 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (18.09%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Banking
3 2 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (69.15%) .NET
2 51 (54.26%) HTML
3 44 (46.81%) ASP.NET
4 34 (36.17%) CSS
5 32 (34.04%) WCF
5 32 (34.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (30.85%) jQuery
7 24 (25.53%) XML
8 18 (19.15%) HTML5
9 16 (17.02%) WPF
10 12 (12.77%) .NET Framework
11 10 (10.64%) LINQ
12 8 (8.51%) CSS3
12 8 (8.51%) AngularJS
12 8 (8.51%) Web Services
13 7 (7.45%) XSLT
13 7 (7.45%) Ajax
13 7 (7.45%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (6.38%) WinForms
15 5 (5.32%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.60%) Algorithms
2 18 (19.15%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.38%) Open Source
3 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.38%) Informatics
4 5 (5.32%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.32%) Physics
4 5 (5.32%) Statistics
5 4 (4.26%) User Experience
6 3 (3.19%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.19%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.13%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.06%) Pharmacovigilance
8 1 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.34%) Linux
2 13 (13.83%) UNIX
3 8 (8.51%) Windows
4 4 (4.26%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.26%) Android
5 3 (3.19%) Windows Phone
5 3 (3.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (50.00%) MVC
3 45 (47.87%) Software Engineering
4 27 (28.72%) TDD
5 25 (26.60%) OO
6 19 (20.21%) Multithreading
7 17 (18.09%) MVVM
8 12 (12.77%) Scrum
9 10 (10.64%) OOD
9 10 (10.64%) SOA
10 9 (9.57%) Unit Testing
11 7 (7.45%) Configuration Management
11 7 (7.45%) Extreme Programming
12 6 (6.38%) Bioinformatics
12 6 (6.38%) OOP
13 5 (5.32%) Project Management
13 5 (5.32%) Software Testing
13 5 (5.32%) Memory Management
14 4 (4.26%) Waterfall
14 4 (4.26%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 75 (79.79%) C#
2 48 (51.06%) SQL
3 40 (42.55%) JavaScript
4 24 (25.53%) Java
5 19 (20.21%) C++
6 18 (19.15%) C
6 18 (19.15%) Python
7 10 (10.64%) T-SQL
8 7 (7.45%) VB
8 7 (7.45%) Perl
9 6 (6.38%) PL/SQL
10 5 (5.32%) Ruby
10 5 (5.32%) Haskell
10 5 (5.32%) Golang
10 5 (5.32%) Scala
10 5 (5.32%) R
11 4 (4.26%) VB6
11 4 (4.26%) Objective-C
11 4 (4.26%) Shell Script
11 4 (4.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (19.15%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) PhD
2 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.32%) Oracle
3 4 (4.26%) Sage
4 1 (1.06%) Sybase
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ECM Selection
Salary: £45k
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Annapurna
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k + pkg
Posted: 5 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago