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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 219 198 220
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 57 41 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.73% 0.58% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.60% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 53 35 55
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £55,000
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
7427 6823 8795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.65% 96.29% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6093 5621 7587
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +13 25 £50,000 -2.43% 3
Cambridgeshire -5 16 £52,500 +16.66% 6
Suffolk - 11 £45,000 - 1
Essex -3 4 £40,250 +8.78%
Bedfordshire -7 1 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 84 (81.55%) C#
2 66 (64.08%) .NET
3 58 (56.31%) HTML
4 56 (54.37%) SQL
5 55 (53.40%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (50.49%) JavaScript
7 49 (47.57%) Software Engineering
8 48 (46.60%) MVC
9 42 (40.78%) ASP.NET
10 38 (36.89%) CSS
11 35 (33.98%) SQL Server
11 35 (33.98%) Microsoft
11 35 (33.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 32 (31.07%) WCF
12 32 (31.07%) XML
12 32 (31.07%) TDD
13 31 (30.10%) OO
14 30 (29.13%) jQuery
14 30 (29.13%) Team Foundation Server
15 28 (27.18%) Algorithms
16 27 (26.21%) Multithreading
17 26 (25.24%) Java
18 25 (24.27%) Degree
18 25 (24.27%) C++
19 23 (22.33%) Python
19 23 (22.33%) Computer Science
20 22 (21.36%) Linux
20 22 (21.36%) C
21 21 (20.39%) MS Excel
21 21 (20.39%) NUnit

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 10 (9.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.85%) IIS
3 4 (3.88%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.88%) Node.js
4 3 (2.91%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (20.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.85%) SaaS
3 4 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.91%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) VoIP
1 3 (2.91%) Internet
1 3 (2.91%) Wireless
2 2 (1.94%) HTTP
2 2 (1.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (33.98%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.71%) MySQL
3 8 (7.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.77%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.91%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (29.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (20.39%) NUnit
3 13 (12.62%) Visual Studio
4 7 (6.80%) MSTest
4 7 (6.80%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (5.83%) Selenium
5 6 (5.83%) TeamCity
6 5 (4.85%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (4.85%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.94%) Subversion
8 1 (0.97%) Maven
8 1 (0.97%) Ant
General
1 21 (20.39%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Banking
3 3 (2.91%) Marketing
4 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
4 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (64.08%) .NET
2 58 (56.31%) HTML
3 42 (40.78%) ASP.NET
4 38 (36.89%) CSS
5 35 (33.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (31.07%) WCF
6 32 (31.07%) XML
7 30 (29.13%) jQuery
8 18 (17.48%) HTML5
9 13 (12.62%) WPF
9 13 (12.62%) Ajax
10 11 (10.68%) .NET Framework
11 10 (9.71%) LINQ
11 10 (9.71%) CSS3
11 10 (9.71%) XSLT
12 9 (8.74%) Web Services
13 7 (6.80%) WinForms
13 7 (6.80%) AngularJS
14 6 (5.83%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (5.83%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (27.18%) Algorithms
2 23 (22.33%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.80%) User Experience
3 7 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.88%) Open Source
4 4 (3.88%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.88%) Statistics
4 4 (3.88%) Informatics
4 4 (3.88%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.88%) Physics
5 3 (2.91%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.91%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.91%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.94%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.97%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.36%) Linux
2 19 (18.45%) Windows
3 16 (15.53%) UNIX
4 5 (4.85%) Android
4 5 (4.85%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.88%) Windows Phone
6 3 (2.91%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (53.40%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (47.57%) Software Engineering
3 48 (46.60%) MVC
4 32 (31.07%) TDD
5 31 (30.10%) OO
6 27 (26.21%) Multithreading
7 18 (17.48%) Scrum
8 14 (13.59%) Web Development
9 12 (11.65%) MVVM
10 11 (10.68%) SOA
11 10 (9.71%) OOD
12 9 (8.74%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.83%) Extreme Programming
13 6 (5.83%) Low Latency
14 5 (4.85%) User Stories
14 5 (4.85%) Pair Programming
14 5 (4.85%) Configuration Management
14 5 (4.85%) OOP
14 5 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
15 4 (3.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 84 (81.55%) C#
2 56 (54.37%) SQL
3 52 (50.49%) JavaScript
4 26 (25.24%) Java
5 25 (24.27%) C++
6 23 (22.33%) Python
7 22 (21.36%) C
8 7 (6.80%) T-SQL
8 7 (6.80%) PL/SQL
9 6 (5.83%) Objective-C
10 5 (4.85%) Perl
10 5 (4.85%) VB
11 4 (3.88%) XAML
11 4 (3.88%) Ruby
11 4 (3.88%) Haskell
11 4 (3.88%) Scala
11 4 (3.88%) R
11 4 (3.88%) Golang
12 3 (2.91%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.94%) VB6
Qualifications
1 25 (24.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 35 (33.98%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.77%) Oracle
3 3 (2.91%) Sage
3 3 (2.91%) Google
4 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.97%) Sybase
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