The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer 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 Engineer
Rank 209 163 231
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +68
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 59 80 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.77% 1.12% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.17% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 53 68 49
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,250 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
Senior Software Engineer
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 Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Senior Software Engineer
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 Engineer across the East of England region.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Senior Software Engineer
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 Engineer 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 -10 39 £52,500 +13.51% 8
Hertfordshire -7 20 £50,000 - 5
Norfolk 0 4 £52,500 +50.00%
Bedfordshire -7 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer
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 Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 135 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 79 (54.86%) C#
3 74 (51.39%) C++
4 67 (46.53%) C
5 59 (40.97%) Degree
6 58 (40.28%) Python
7 53 (36.81%) Linux
8 50 (34.72%) Java
9 49 (34.03%) OO
10 48 (33.33%) .NET
11 46 (31.94%) UNIX
11 46 (31.94%) Computer Science
12 42 (29.17%) Multithreading
13 41 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (22.92%) JavaScript
15 31 (21.53%) CSS
16 27 (18.75%) Windows
17 25 (17.36%) HTML
18 22 (15.28%) ASP.NET
19 21 (14.58%) SQL
19 21 (14.58%) TDD
20 19 (13.19%) Ajax
20 19 (13.19%) Internet
21 18 (12.50%) Web Services
21 18 (12.50%) E-Commerce
22 17 (11.81%) MySQL
22 17 (11.81%) SQL Server
22 17 (11.81%) WPF
23 16 (11.11%) Microsoft
23 16 (11.11%) Firmware

Senior Software Engineer
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 Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 8 (5.56%) GlassFish
2 4 (2.78%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.78%) CloudStack
3 2 (1.39%) WordPress
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.19%) Internet
2 9 (6.25%) HTTP
3 8 (5.56%) Wireless
4 4 (2.78%) Ethernet
4 4 (2.78%) 3GPP
4 4 (2.78%) RTSP
4 4 (2.78%) IGMP
4 4 (2.78%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 3 (2.08%) LTE
5 3 (2.08%) UMTS
5 3 (2.08%) GPRS
5 3 (2.08%) GSM
5 3 (2.08%) DSL
6 2 (1.39%) 3G
6 2 (1.39%) 2G
6 2 (1.39%) ZigBee
6 2 (1.39%) 4G
7 1 (0.69%) Network Security
7 1 (0.69%) ASN.1
7 1 (0.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.81%) MySQL
1 17 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.64%) Hadoop
2 11 (7.64%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.56%) BigTable
3 8 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.08%) Big Data
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.08%) OLTP
5 3 (2.08%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.08%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 12 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.56%) Subversion
3 7 (4.86%) Selenium
4 6 (4.17%) LabVIEW
4 6 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 6 (4.17%) RSpec
5 4 (2.78%) Hudson
6 3 (2.08%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.69%) NUnit
7 1 (0.69%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.69%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.69%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.69%) Trac
General
1 16 (11.11%) Electronics
2 8 (5.56%) Games
3 6 (4.17%) Military
4 4 (2.78%) Finance
5 3 (2.08%) Marketing
5 3 (2.08%) Automotive
5 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.69%) Retail
6 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (33.33%) .NET
2 31 (21.53%) CSS
3 25 (17.36%) HTML
4 22 (15.28%) ASP.NET
5 19 (13.19%) Ajax
6 18 (12.50%) Web Services
7 17 (11.81%) WPF
8 15 (10.42%) jQuery
9 13 (9.03%) HTML5
10 12 (8.33%) XML
10 12 (8.33%) .NET Framework
11 8 (5.56%) Middleware
12 7 (4.86%) CSS3
12 7 (4.86%) MFC
13 6 (4.17%) WinForms
14 5 (3.47%) Ruby on Rails
14 5 (3.47%) WCF
14 5 (3.47%) CakePHP
15 4 (2.78%) JSON
16 3 (2.08%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 46 (31.94%) Computer Science
2 16 (11.11%) Firmware
3 15 (10.42%) Mathematics
4 10 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.94%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (6.94%) PKI
4 10 (6.94%) Cryptography
5 8 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (4.86%) Device Driver
7 6 (4.17%) Management Information System
8 5 (3.47%) DTV
9 4 (2.78%) Streaming Video
9 4 (2.78%) MPEG
9 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (2.08%) Over-the-Top Content
10 3 (2.08%) Mobile App
10 3 (2.08%) STB
10 3 (2.08%) IPTV
11 1 (0.69%) CAN bus
11 1 (0.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 53 (36.81%) Linux
2 46 (31.94%) UNIX
3 27 (18.75%) Windows
4 13 (9.03%) Apple iOS
5 12 (8.33%) Android
6 11 (7.64%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.69%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.69%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 49 (34.03%) OO
3 42 (29.17%) Multithreading
4 41 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (14.58%) TDD
6 18 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 13 (9.03%) Information Security
8 12 (8.33%) MVC
9 9 (6.25%) UML
9 9 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 7 (4.86%) OOP
10 7 (4.86%) Scrum
11 6 (4.17%) OOD
11 6 (4.17%) MVVM
11 6 (4.17%) Image Processing
11 6 (4.17%) Product Management
12 5 (3.47%) Requirements Analysis
13 4 (2.78%) Configuration Management
13 4 (2.78%) SOA
13 4 (2.78%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 79 (54.86%) C#
2 74 (51.39%) C++
3 67 (46.53%) C
4 58 (40.28%) Python
5 50 (34.72%) Java
6 33 (22.92%) JavaScript
7 21 (14.58%) SQL
8 13 (9.03%) Perl
9 11 (7.64%) Objective-C
9 11 (7.64%) Embedded C
10 10 (6.94%) VB.NET
11 9 (6.25%) VB6
11 9 (6.25%) Ruby
11 9 (6.25%) PHP
11 9 (6.25%) VB
12 8 (5.56%) Scala
13 4 (2.78%) Assembly Language
14 3 (2.08%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (40.97%) Degree
2 12 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.69%) CSSLP
3 1 (0.69%) GIAC
3 1 (0.69%) HND
3 1 (0.69%) CCNP
3 1 (0.69%) CCNA
3 1 (0.69%) CISSP
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.94%) ISO 9000
2 5 (3.47%) QA
3 4 (2.78%) JTAG
4 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.08%) HDFS
Vendors
1 16 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.69%) Fortinet
2 1 (0.69%) Telerik
2 1 (0.69%) VMware
2 1 (0.69%) Perforce
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle
2 1 (0.69%) Cisco
2 1 (0.69%) Apple
2 1 (0.69%) EMC
2 1 (0.69%) Citrix
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