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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 207 204 221
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 45 36 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.58% 0.50% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.52% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 40 34 56
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
7435 6868 8675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.22% 95.05% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6116 5893 7372
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 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 1 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 -26 17 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Hertfordshire +1 12 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Suffolk - 8 £45,000 - 1
Essex - 5 £50,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £44,250 -
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 69 (77.53%) C#
2 62 (69.66%) .NET
3 45 (50.56%) HTML
4 44 (49.44%) SQL
5 38 (42.70%) ASP.NET
5 38 (42.70%) MVC
5 38 (42.70%) Software Engineering
6 33 (37.08%) SQL Server
7 32 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (33.71%) JavaScript
9 28 (31.46%) OO
10 27 (30.34%) CSS
11 26 (29.21%) Microsoft
12 25 (28.09%) TDD
13 22 (24.72%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (23.60%) jQuery
14 21 (23.60%) Linux
15 20 (22.47%) MVVM
16 19 (21.35%) WCF
17 18 (20.22%) Java
18 17 (19.10%) XML
18 17 (19.10%) Python
18 17 (19.10%) Computer Science
19 16 (17.98%) C++
20 14 (15.73%) C
20 14 (15.73%) HTML5
21 13 (14.61%) Team Foundation Server
21 13 (14.61%) WPF
22 12 (13.48%) Degree
22 12 (13.48%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (6.74%) Node.js
1 6 (6.74%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.12%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.12%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.49%) SaaS
3 1 (1.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) VoIP
2 3 (3.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (37.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.11%) MySQL
3 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.49%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.12%) Text Mining
8 1 (1.12%) DB2
8 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (11.24%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.87%) Rhino Mocks
4 6 (6.74%) MSTest
4 6 (6.74%) NUnit
5 3 (3.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.25%) Subversion
6 2 (2.25%) GoogleTest
7 1 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.12%) CppUnit
7 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.12%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.12%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.12%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.12%) JUnit
7 1 (1.12%) GCC
7 1 (1.12%) SCons
General
1 12 (13.48%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (69.66%) .NET
2 45 (50.56%) HTML
3 38 (42.70%) ASP.NET
4 27 (30.34%) CSS
5 22 (24.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (23.60%) jQuery
7 19 (21.35%) WCF
8 17 (19.10%) XML
9 14 (15.73%) HTML5
10 13 (14.61%) WPF
11 8 (8.99%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (8.99%) .NET Framework
12 7 (7.87%) AngularJS
13 6 (6.74%) WinForms
13 6 (6.74%) Web Services
14 5 (5.62%) MFC
14 5 (5.62%) POSIX
14 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 5 (5.62%) LINQ
14 5 (5.62%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) Computer Science
2 12 (13.48%) Open Source
3 10 (11.24%) Informatics
4 7 (7.87%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (6.74%) Mathematics
6 5 (5.62%) Physics
6 5 (5.62%) Statistics
7 3 (3.37%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.25%) IPTV
8 2 (2.25%) iPhone
8 2 (2.25%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.12%) Semantic Web
9 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.12%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.60%) Linux
2 11 (12.36%) UNIX
3 5 (5.62%) Windows
4 3 (3.37%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (42.70%) MVC
1 38 (42.70%) Software Engineering
2 32 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (31.46%) OO
4 25 (28.09%) TDD
5 20 (22.47%) MVVM
6 12 (13.48%) OOD
7 10 (11.24%) Bioinformatics
8 8 (8.99%) Multithreading
9 7 (7.87%) Scrum
9 7 (7.87%) Extreme Programming
9 7 (7.87%) SOA
9 7 (7.87%) Configuration Management
10 6 (6.74%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.74%) OOP
11 5 (5.62%) Software Testing
11 5 (5.62%) Memory Management
11 5 (5.62%) Hidden Markov Model
11 5 (5.62%) Project Management
12 4 (4.49%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 69 (77.53%) C#
2 44 (49.44%) SQL
3 30 (33.71%) JavaScript
4 18 (20.22%) Java
5 17 (19.10%) Python
6 16 (17.98%) C++
7 14 (15.73%) C
8 12 (13.48%) T-SQL
9 11 (12.36%) Perl
10 8 (8.99%) VB
11 6 (6.74%) VB.NET
11 6 (6.74%) VB6
12 5 (5.62%) Ruby
12 5 (5.62%) Haskell
12 5 (5.62%) Scala
12 5 (5.62%) R
12 5 (5.62%) Golang
12 5 (5.62%) PL/SQL
12 5 (5.62%) AWK
13 4 (4.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (13.48%) Degree
2 5 (5.62%) PhD
3 1 (1.12%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 26 (29.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.87%) Oracle
3 4 (4.49%) Sage
4 1 (1.12%) Google
4 1 (1.12%) Sybase
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