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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 215 246 212
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 47 37 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 0.43% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.45% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 40 35 61
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £38,508 £38,100 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £47,500 £54,550
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -
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
7271 8227 8200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.13% 95.53% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5955 6841 7139
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 £26,000 £25,548
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire +18 21 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Suffolk +8 9 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Hertfordshire +1 7 £60,000 +23.07% 2
Bedfordshire +28 6 £43,750 -2.77%
Essex +3 3 £37,500 -21.05%
Norfolk - 1 £32,500 -
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 71 (67.62%) C#
2 59 (56.19%) .NET
3 57 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (46.67%) HTML
5 48 (45.71%) JavaScript
6 45 (42.86%) SQL
7 43 (40.95%) SQL Server
7 43 (40.95%) Microsoft
8 39 (37.14%) ASP.NET
8 39 (37.14%) Software Engineering
9 37 (35.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 33 (31.43%) MVC
10 33 (31.43%) Windows
11 32 (30.48%) OO
11 32 (30.48%) CSS
11 32 (30.48%) Degree
12 31 (29.52%) XML
13 30 (28.57%) C++
13 30 (28.57%) Linux
14 27 (25.71%) TDD
15 26 (24.76%) Java
15 26 (24.76%) Multithreading
15 26 (24.76%) ASP.NET MVC
16 25 (23.81%) Python
17 24 (22.86%) NUnit
17 24 (22.86%) Computer Science
17 24 (22.86%) jQuery
18 23 (21.90%) WCF
18 23 (21.90%) C
19 22 (20.95%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 20 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (6.67%) IIS
4 5 (4.76%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.90%) Confluence
5 2 (1.90%) Apache
6 1 (0.95%) Documentum
6 1 (0.95%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (15.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.57%) SaaS
2 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.86%) GitHub
4 3 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) HTTP
1 3 (2.86%) Internet
1 3 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (40.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.48%) MySQL
3 8 (7.62%) Neo4j
4 5 (4.76%) MariaDB
4 5 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.76%) CouchDB
4 5 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.81%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.86%) RavenDB
7 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 37 (35.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (22.86%) NUnit
3 13 (12.38%) Selenium
3 13 (12.38%) TeamCity
4 8 (7.62%) Visual Studio
5 7 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (5.71%) Git (software)
7 5 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (3.81%) JIRA
8 4 (3.81%) MSBuild
9 3 (2.86%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.86%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.86%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.90%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.90%) Ant
10 2 (1.90%) Subversion
11 1 (0.95%) Maven
General
1 14 (13.33%) Finance
2 10 (9.52%) Banking
3 9 (8.57%) Marketing
4 7 (6.67%) Retail
5 5 (4.76%) Games
6 3 (2.86%) Legal
6 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (56.19%) .NET
2 49 (46.67%) HTML
3 39 (37.14%) ASP.NET
4 32 (30.48%) CSS
5 31 (29.52%) XML
6 26 (24.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (22.86%) jQuery
8 23 (21.90%) WCF
9 22 (20.95%) HTML5
10 20 (19.05%) Ajax
11 17 (16.19%) WPF
12 16 (15.24%) WinForms
12 16 (15.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 14 (13.33%) .NET Framework
14 12 (11.43%) XSLT
15 11 (10.48%) Web Services
16 10 (9.52%) Silverlight
16 10 (9.52%) CSS3
16 10 (9.52%) WebSockets
17 8 (7.62%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.86%) Computer Science
2 20 (19.05%) Algorithms
3 17 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (13.33%) Mathematics
5 12 (11.43%) Statistics
6 9 (8.57%) User Experience
7 8 (7.62%) Management Information System
8 6 (5.71%) Physics
8 6 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (4.76%) Open Source
9 5 (4.76%) Informatics
9 5 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (3.81%) Blackberry
11 3 (2.86%) Data Structures
11 3 (2.86%) Internet of Things
11 3 (2.86%) Visualisation
12 2 (1.90%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 33 (31.43%) Windows
2 30 (28.57%) Linux
3 14 (13.33%) Android
3 14 (13.33%) Apple iOS
4 9 (8.57%) UNIX
5 4 (3.81%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.81%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.95%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (37.14%) Software Engineering
3 33 (31.43%) MVC
4 32 (30.48%) OO
5 27 (25.71%) TDD
6 26 (24.76%) Multithreading
7 20 (19.05%) Web Development
7 20 (19.05%) Scrum
8 18 (17.14%) OOD
9 14 (13.33%) User Stories
10 12 (11.43%) SOA
11 11 (10.48%) Mobile Development
12 10 (9.52%) Low Latency
12 10 (9.52%) CRM
13 9 (8.57%) Product Management
13 9 (8.57%) Unit Testing
13 9 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (6.67%) Software Architecture
14 7 (6.67%) Financial Modelling
14 7 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 71 (67.62%) C#
2 48 (45.71%) JavaScript
3 45 (42.86%) SQL
4 30 (28.57%) C++
5 26 (24.76%) Java
6 25 (23.81%) Python
7 23 (21.90%) C
8 10 (9.52%) PL/SQL
8 10 (9.52%) Objective-C
9 9 (8.57%) VB.NET
10 8 (7.62%) Ruby
11 7 (6.67%) Perl
12 6 (5.71%) PHP
12 6 (5.71%) Assembly Language
13 5 (4.76%) R
13 5 (4.76%) Go
13 5 (4.76%) Haskell
14 4 (3.81%) XAML
15 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
16 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (30.48%) Degree
2 2 (1.90%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.71%) Firmware
2 5 (4.76%) Xen
2 5 (4.76%) KVM
2 5 (4.76%) Docker
2 5 (4.76%) LXC
2 5 (4.76%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.76%) Mesos
2 3 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (40.95%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.43%) Oracle
3 7 (6.67%) TOWER Software
4 5 (4.76%) Pegasus
5 3 (2.86%) Google
6 2 (1.90%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.90%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.90%) Perforce
7 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.95%) Xamarin
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago