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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 195 203 234
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 59 45 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.82% 0.68% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.71% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 45 35 42
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 £41,000 £40,400 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,500 £50,000
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
6836 6380 8163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.39% 96.24% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5545 5161 7074
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 £62,500 £57,500 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Hertfordshire - 30 £50,000 - 1
Suffolk +7 12 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Cambridgeshire -14 10 £52,500 +16.66% 10
Essex -15 4 £34,250 -7.43%
Bedfordshire +8 3 £52,500 +16.66%
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 78 (75.00%) C#
2 59 (56.73%) .NET
3 58 (55.77%) JavaScript
3 58 (55.77%) Software Engineering
4 53 (50.96%) HTML
5 52 (50.00%) SQL
5 52 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (42.31%) MVC
7 42 (40.38%) ASP.NET
8 39 (37.50%) CSS
9 37 (35.58%) Multithreading
10 36 (34.62%) Microsoft
10 36 (34.62%) XML
10 36 (34.62%) TDD
11 35 (33.65%) C++
11 35 (33.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 34 (32.69%) SQL Server
13 33 (31.73%) WCF
14 32 (30.77%) Windows
15 31 (29.81%) Java
15 31 (29.81%) Team Foundation Server
16 28 (26.92%) jQuery
17 27 (25.96%) Linux
18 26 (25.00%) OO
18 26 (25.00%) NUnit
19 24 (23.08%) Degree
19 24 (23.08%) C
20 23 (22.12%) Python
20 23 (22.12%) Scrum
21 22 (21.15%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 16 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.73%) IIS
3 6 (5.77%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.96%) Node.js
Applications
1 22 (21.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.85%) SaaS
3 3 (2.88%) GitHub
3 3 (2.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) Internet
1 3 (2.88%) Wireless
2 2 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (32.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.62%) MySQL
3 8 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.88%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.88%) Neo4j
5 3 (2.88%) RavenDB
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (29.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (25.00%) NUnit
3 13 (12.50%) Selenium
3 13 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 10 (9.62%) Visual Studio
5 8 (7.69%) MSBuild
6 7 (6.73%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (4.81%) MSTest
7 5 (4.81%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (2.88%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.88%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.88%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.88%) Jasmine
8 3 (2.88%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.96%) Maven
9 1 (0.96%) Subversion
9 1 (0.96%) Ant
General
1 16 (15.38%) Finance
2 14 (13.46%) Banking
3 9 (8.65%) Marketing
4 7 (6.73%) Retail
5 3 (2.88%) Legal
5 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (56.73%) .NET
2 53 (50.96%) HTML
3 42 (40.38%) ASP.NET
4 39 (37.50%) CSS
5 36 (34.62%) XML
6 35 (33.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (31.73%) WCF
8 28 (26.92%) jQuery
9 20 (19.23%) Ajax
10 16 (15.38%) HTML5
11 14 (13.46%) CSS3
11 14 (13.46%) .NET Framework
11 14 (13.46%) XSLT
12 11 (10.58%) Web Services
13 10 (9.62%) WPF
13 10 (9.62%) Silverlight
13 10 (9.62%) LINQ
13 10 (9.62%) WebSockets
14 9 (8.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 9 (8.65%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.15%) Algorithms
2 19 (18.27%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.73%) User Experience
4 7 (6.73%) Blackberry
5 6 (5.77%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.88%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.88%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.92%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.96%) Pharmacovigilance
8 1 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 32 (30.77%) Windows
2 27 (25.96%) Linux
3 17 (16.35%) UNIX
4 15 (14.42%) Android
5 14 (13.46%) Apple iOS
6 7 (6.73%) Windows Phone
7 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (55.77%) Software Engineering
2 52 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (42.31%) MVC
4 37 (35.58%) Multithreading
5 36 (34.62%) TDD
6 26 (25.00%) OO
7 23 (22.12%) Scrum
8 20 (19.23%) Web Development
9 12 (11.54%) SOA
10 10 (9.62%) OOD
10 10 (9.62%) Low Latency
11 8 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (6.73%) User Stories
12 7 (6.73%) Pair Programming
13 6 (5.77%) Strategic Planning
13 6 (5.77%) Business Development
13 6 (5.77%) CRM
13 6 (5.77%) Technical Analysis
13 6 (5.77%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.77%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (75.00%) C#
2 58 (55.77%) JavaScript
3 52 (50.00%) SQL
4 35 (33.65%) C++
5 31 (29.81%) Java
6 24 (23.08%) C
7 23 (22.12%) Python
8 11 (10.58%) PL/SQL
9 10 (9.62%) Objective-C
10 7 (6.73%) XAML
11 6 (5.77%) Assembly Language
12 3 (2.88%) Ruby
12 3 (2.88%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.88%) PHP
12 3 (2.88%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.92%) VB
13 2 (1.92%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.96%) VBA
14 1 (0.96%) Perl
14 1 (0.96%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 24 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.77%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) Puppet
1 3 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (2.88%) Google
4 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Sanger
Posted: Yesterday
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Sanger Institute
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45,000 DOE + Stock Options
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + top benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + pension, healthcare, life insurance
Posted: 21 days ago