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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 223 207 226
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 45 36 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.59% 0.50% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.53% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 42 35 54
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
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
7333 6809 8838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.31% 95.50% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6003 5858 7526
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
Cambridgeshire -13 20 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Hertfordshire -4 13 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Suffolk - 8 £46,500 -
Essex - 3 £50,250 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £46,000 -
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 74 (74.75%) C#
2 71 (71.72%) .NET
3 54 (54.55%) HTML
4 52 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (48.48%) MVC
5 48 (48.48%) SQL
6 45 (45.45%) ASP.NET
7 44 (44.44%) Software Engineering
8 39 (39.39%) JavaScript
9 35 (35.35%) SQL Server
10 32 (32.32%) CSS
11 29 (29.29%) OO
11 29 (29.29%) TDD
11 29 (29.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 27 (27.27%) jQuery
13 26 (26.26%) WCF
13 26 (26.26%) Microsoft
14 23 (23.23%) Linux
15 22 (22.22%) XML
16 21 (21.21%) Java
17 20 (20.20%) MVVM
18 18 (18.18%) C++
18 18 (18.18%) Python
18 18 (18.18%) Computer Science
19 17 (17.17%) HTML5
19 17 (17.17%) Team Foundation Server
20 16 (16.16%) C
21 15 (15.15%) Finance
21 15 (15.15%) WPF
22 14 (14.14%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 6 (6.06%) Node.js
1 6 (6.06%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.01%) MediaWiki
4 1 (1.01%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 12 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.04%) SaaS
3 1 (1.01%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) VoIP
2 3 (3.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (35.35%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.11%) MySQL
3 8 (8.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (7.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.03%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.01%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.01%) DB2
7 1 (1.01%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (17.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (10.10%) Visual Studio
3 8 (8.08%) NUnit
4 7 (7.07%) MSTest
4 7 (7.07%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.02%) Subversion
6 2 (2.02%) GoogleTest
6 2 (2.02%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.01%) GCC
7 1 (1.01%) SCons
7 1 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.01%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.01%) CppUnit
7 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.01%) JUnit
7 1 (1.01%) Selenium
7 1 (1.01%) Bugzilla
General
1 15 (15.15%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Banking
3 2 (2.02%) Retail
4 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (71.72%) .NET
2 54 (54.55%) HTML
3 45 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 32 (32.32%) CSS
5 29 (29.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (27.27%) jQuery
7 26 (26.26%) WCF
8 22 (22.22%) XML
9 17 (17.17%) HTML5
10 15 (15.15%) WPF
11 11 (11.11%) .NET Framework
12 9 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (9.09%) Web Services
13 8 (8.08%) AngularJS
13 8 (8.08%) LINQ
14 6 (6.06%) WinForms
15 5 (5.05%) CSS3
15 5 (5.05%) MFC
15 5 (5.05%) POSIX
16 4 (4.04%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.12%) Open Source
3 10 (10.10%) Informatics
4 6 (6.06%) Mathematics
4 6 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.05%) Physics
5 5 (5.05%) Statistics
6 4 (4.04%) N-Tier
6 4 (4.04%) User Experience
7 2 (2.02%) IPTV
7 2 (2.02%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.02%) iPhone
7 2 (2.02%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.01%) Semantic Web
8 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.01%) Pharmacovigilance
8 1 (1.01%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.23%) Linux
2 12 (12.12%) UNIX
3 5 (5.05%) Windows
4 4 (4.04%) Android
5 3 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (48.48%) MVC
3 44 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 29 (29.29%) OO
4 29 (29.29%) TDD
5 20 (20.20%) MVVM
6 13 (13.13%) OOD
7 12 (12.12%) Multithreading
8 10 (10.10%) Bioinformatics
8 10 (10.10%) Scrum
9 9 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 8 (8.08%) SOA
11 7 (7.07%) OOP
11 7 (7.07%) Configuration Management
11 7 (7.07%) Extreme Programming
12 5 (5.05%) Hidden Markov Model
12 5 (5.05%) Memory Management
12 5 (5.05%) Project Management
12 5 (5.05%) Software Testing
13 4 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 74 (74.75%) C#
2 48 (48.48%) SQL
3 39 (39.39%) JavaScript
4 21 (21.21%) Java
5 18 (18.18%) C++
5 18 (18.18%) Python
6 16 (16.16%) C
7 13 (13.13%) T-SQL
8 12 (12.12%) Perl
9 8 (8.08%) VB
10 6 (6.06%) PL/SQL
11 5 (5.05%) Golang
11 5 (5.05%) R
11 5 (5.05%) Scala
11 5 (5.05%) Haskell
11 5 (5.05%) VB.NET
11 5 (5.05%) Ruby
11 5 (5.05%) VB6
11 5 (5.05%) AWK
12 4 (4.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (14.14%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) PhD
3 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 26 (26.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.07%) Oracle
3 4 (4.04%) Sage
4 1 (1.01%) Sybase
4 1 (1.01%) Google
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