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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 187 170 216
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 66 86 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.84% 1.18% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.24% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 54 70 61
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
7582 6919 8605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.95% 94.73% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6233 5928 7331
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -8 47 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Hertfordshire -1 17 £50,000 - 2
Essex +2 1 £43,500 -3.33% 2
Norfolk -1 1 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 137 (93.20%) Software Engineering
2 80 (54.42%) C#
2 80 (54.42%) C++
3 67 (45.58%) C
4 53 (36.05%) Python
4 53 (36.05%) Degree
5 51 (34.69%) Java
6 50 (34.01%) .NET
7 49 (33.33%) OO
8 48 (32.65%) Linux
9 43 (29.25%) UNIX
10 40 (27.21%) Computer Science
11 39 (26.53%) Multithreading
12 33 (22.45%) JavaScript
13 31 (21.09%) CSS
14 28 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (17.69%) Windows
16 25 (17.01%) HTML
17 22 (14.97%) ASP.NET
18 21 (14.29%) SQL
18 21 (14.29%) TDD
18 21 (14.29%) WPF
19 20 (13.61%) Ajax
19 20 (13.61%) Web Services
20 19 (12.93%) E-Commerce
20 19 (12.93%) Internet
21 18 (12.24%) Firmware
21 18 (12.24%) SQL Server
22 17 (11.56%) MySQL
23 16 (10.88%) Electronics

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (4.76%) GlassFish
1 7 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.72%) CloudStack
2 4 (2.72%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.36%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.93%) Internet
2 13 (8.84%) HTTP
3 6 (4.08%) 3GPP
3 6 (4.08%) RTSP
3 6 (4.08%) IGMP
3 6 (4.08%) Wireless
4 4 (2.72%) UMTS
4 4 (2.72%) GPRS
4 4 (2.72%) GSM
4 4 (2.72%) Ethernet
4 4 (2.72%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 4 (2.72%) LTE
5 3 (2.04%) 4G
5 3 (2.04%) 2G
5 3 (2.04%) DSL
5 3 (2.04%) 3G
6 2 (1.36%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.68%) ASN.1
7 1 (0.68%) SSL
7 1 (0.68%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.56%) MySQL
3 10 (6.80%) Hadoop
3 10 (6.80%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.76%) BigTable
5 6 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.04%) Big Data
7 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.04%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.04%) OLTP
7 3 (2.04%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (8.16%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.48%) Visual Studio
3 10 (6.80%) Subversion
4 6 (4.08%) LabVIEW
4 6 (4.08%) Selenium
4 6 (4.08%) RSpec
4 6 (4.08%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.40%) Jasmine
6 4 (2.72%) Hudson
7 3 (2.04%) Trac
7 3 (2.04%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.68%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.68%) ClearCase
General
1 16 (10.88%) Electronics
2 8 (5.44%) Games
3 6 (4.08%) Military
4 4 (2.72%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.04%) Marketing
5 3 (2.04%) Finance
5 3 (2.04%) Automotive
5 3 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.04%) Publishing
6 1 (0.68%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (34.01%) .NET
2 31 (21.09%) CSS
3 25 (17.01%) HTML
4 22 (14.97%) ASP.NET
5 21 (14.29%) WPF
6 20 (13.61%) Ajax
6 20 (13.61%) Web Services
7 16 (10.88%) jQuery
8 15 (10.20%) XML
9 14 (9.52%) HTML5
10 12 (8.16%) .NET Framework
11 9 (6.12%) WinForms
12 8 (5.44%) Middleware
12 8 (5.44%) JSON
12 8 (5.44%) CSS3
13 7 (4.76%) MFC
14 6 (4.08%) WCF
15 5 (3.40%) Backbone.js
15 5 (3.40%) KnockoutJS
15 5 (3.40%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (27.21%) Computer Science
2 18 (12.24%) Firmware
3 14 (9.52%) Mathematics
4 10 (6.80%) Cryptography
4 10 (6.80%) PKI
4 10 (6.80%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (5.44%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (4.76%) Device Driver
7 6 (4.08%) MPEG
7 6 (4.08%) Streaming Video
7 6 (4.08%) Management Information System
8 5 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (3.40%) DTV
9 4 (2.72%) Mobile App
10 3 (2.04%) IPTV
10 3 (2.04%) STB
11 1 (0.68%) CAN bus
11 1 (0.68%) Robotics
11 1 (0.68%) Physics
11 1 (0.68%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 48 (32.65%) Linux
2 43 (29.25%) UNIX
3 26 (17.69%) Windows
4 13 (8.84%) Android
5 12 (8.16%) Apple iOS
6 11 (7.48%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.68%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (93.20%) Software Engineering
2 49 (33.33%) OO
3 39 (26.53%) Multithreading
4 28 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (14.29%) TDD
6 19 (12.93%) E-Commerce
7 13 (8.84%) MVC
7 13 (8.84%) Information Security
8 10 (6.80%) Scrum
9 9 (6.12%) UML
10 7 (4.76%) Project Management
10 7 (4.76%) Software Testing
10 7 (4.76%) Configuration Management
10 7 (4.76%) OOP
11 6 (4.08%) OOD
11 6 (4.08%) Unit Testing
11 6 (4.08%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (4.08%) MVVM
11 6 (4.08%) Image Processing
12 5 (3.40%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 80 (54.42%) C#
1 80 (54.42%) C++
2 67 (45.58%) C
3 53 (36.05%) Python
4 51 (34.69%) Java
5 33 (22.45%) JavaScript
6 21 (14.29%) SQL
7 14 (9.52%) Perl
8 11 (7.48%) Embedded C
9 9 (6.12%) Ruby
9 9 (6.12%) Objective-C
9 9 (6.12%) VB6
9 9 (6.12%) PHP
9 9 (6.12%) VB
9 9 (6.12%) VB.NET
10 7 (4.76%) Scala
11 6 (4.08%) Assembly Language
12 3 (2.04%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 53 (36.05%) Degree
2 12 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) CSSLP
3 1 (0.68%) GIAC
3 1 (0.68%) CISSP
3 1 (0.68%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.80%) ISO 9000
2 6 (4.08%) JTAG
3 5 (3.40%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.04%) HDFS
Vendors
1 14 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.04%) Apple
3 1 (0.68%) Perforce
3 1 (0.68%) EMC
3 1 (0.68%) Citrix
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