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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 203 172 187
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 51 78 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.71% 1.18% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.22% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 40 62 68
Average salary £52,500 £44,000 £47,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.31% -7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,600 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
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 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 28 January 2015.

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 28 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
Cambridgeshire -24 30 £53,750 +26.47% 9
Hertfordshire -10 17 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Suffolk -3 2 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Bedfordshire +7 1 £10,000 -77.77% 3
Essex -21 1 £62,500 +38.88%
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 113 (92.62%) Software Engineering
2 67 (54.92%) C++
3 56 (45.90%) Linux
4 55 (45.08%) C#
5 50 (40.98%) Multithreading
6 48 (39.34%) Python
7 46 (37.70%) C
8 44 (36.07%) Degree
9 42 (34.43%) UNIX
10 41 (33.61%) Computer Science
10 41 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (31.97%) Java
12 34 (27.87%) Windows
13 33 (27.05%) OO
14 32 (26.23%) .NET
15 28 (22.95%) JavaScript
16 27 (22.13%) HTML
17 23 (18.85%) CSS
17 23 (18.85%) Scrum
17 23 (18.85%) TDD
17 23 (18.85%) Algorithms
18 22 (18.03%) SQL
19 21 (17.21%) XML
20 18 (14.75%) Oracle
21 17 (13.93%) MS Excel
22 16 (13.11%) OOD
22 16 (13.11%) ASP.NET
22 16 (13.11%) MVC
22 16 (13.11%) Internet
22 16 (13.11%) Mathematics

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 10 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.28%) GlassFish
2 4 (3.28%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.46%) Node.js
4 2 (1.64%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.82%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (13.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.64%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.92%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (4.10%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.11%) Internet
2 11 (9.02%) Wireless
3 4 (3.28%) NFC
3 4 (3.28%) Ethernet
3 4 (3.28%) SMPP
3 4 (3.28%) SMS
4 3 (2.46%) Bluetooth
4 3 (2.46%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.64%) LAN
5 2 (1.64%) Firewall
5 2 (1.64%) MPLS
5 2 (1.64%) OSPF
5 2 (1.64%) BGP
5 2 (1.64%) HTTP
5 2 (1.64%) Network Security
5 2 (1.64%) WAN
5 2 (1.64%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.82%) 2G
6 1 (0.82%) VLAN
6 1 (0.82%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.84%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.92%) MySQL
4 4 (3.28%) BigTable
4 4 (3.28%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.28%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.82%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (11.48%) NUnit
1 14 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (8.20%) Selenium
2 10 (8.20%) TeamCity
3 5 (4.10%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.10%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.10%) Hudson
4 4 (3.28%) WiX
4 4 (3.28%) MSBuild
4 4 (3.28%) MSTest
5 2 (1.64%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.64%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.82%) Subversion
6 1 (0.82%) Maven
6 1 (0.82%) Ant
6 1 (0.82%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 14 (11.48%) Finance
2 7 (5.74%) Electronics
2 7 (5.74%) Marketing
3 5 (4.10%) Banking
3 5 (4.10%) Retail
4 4 (3.28%) Games
4 4 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.64%) Military
5 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.23%) .NET
2 27 (22.13%) HTML
3 23 (18.85%) CSS
4 21 (17.21%) XML
5 16 (13.11%) ASP.NET
5 16 (13.11%) jQuery
6 15 (12.30%) WCF
6 15 (12.30%) XSLT
7 14 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (9.84%) HTML5
8 12 (9.84%) CSS3
9 11 (9.02%) Silverlight
10 10 (8.20%) Ajax
10 10 (8.20%) WebSockets
11 8 (6.56%) .NET Framework
12 6 (4.92%) WinForms
12 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (4.10%) WPF
13 5 (4.10%) LINQ
14 4 (3.28%) Java ME
Miscellaneous
1 41 (33.61%) Computer Science
2 23 (18.85%) Algorithms
3 16 (13.11%) Mathematics
4 12 (9.84%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (7.38%) Device Driver
6 6 (4.92%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.92%) Cryptography
7 5 (4.10%) Internet of Things
7 5 (4.10%) User Experience
8 4 (3.28%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (3.28%) Blackberry
8 4 (3.28%) Open Source
9 3 (2.46%) Visualisation
9 3 (2.46%) PKI
10 2 (1.64%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.82%) Streaming Media
11 1 (0.82%) IPTV
11 1 (0.82%) DTV
11 1 (0.82%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 56 (45.90%) Linux
2 42 (34.43%) UNIX
3 34 (27.87%) Windows
4 10 (8.20%) Android
5 8 (6.56%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.10%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (3.28%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (92.62%) Software Engineering
2 50 (40.98%) Multithreading
3 41 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (27.05%) OO
5 23 (18.85%) TDD
5 23 (18.85%) Scrum
6 16 (13.11%) MVC
6 16 (13.11%) OOD
7 14 (11.48%) Web Development
8 12 (9.84%) Mentoring
9 11 (9.02%) SOA
10 10 (8.20%) E-Commerce
10 10 (8.20%) Low Latency
11 9 (7.38%) UML
12 8 (6.56%) Unit Testing
12 8 (6.56%) Automated Testing
13 7 (5.74%) OOP
13 7 (5.74%) Information Security
14 5 (4.10%) Regression Testing
14 5 (4.10%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 67 (54.92%) C++
2 55 (45.08%) C#
3 48 (39.34%) Python
4 46 (37.70%) C
5 39 (31.97%) Java
6 28 (22.95%) JavaScript
7 22 (18.03%) SQL
8 14 (11.48%) Perl
8 14 (11.48%) Objective-C
9 10 (8.20%) PL/SQL
10 5 (4.10%) PHP
10 5 (4.10%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.28%) Scala
11 4 (3.28%) XAML
11 4 (3.28%) Ruby
12 3 (2.46%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.64%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.64%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.64%) Tcl
14 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (36.07%) Degree
2 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.64%) CCNP
3 2 (1.64%) CCNA
3 2 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.82%) HND
4 1 (0.82%) PhD
4 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.92%) ISO 9000
2 4 (3.28%) ISO 8583
3 2 (1.64%) SLA
4 1 (0.82%) QA
4 1 (0.82%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (4.10%) Firmware
2 3 (2.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) Puppet
1 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (14.75%) Oracle
2 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.92%) Google
4 5 (4.10%) Telerik
5 4 (3.28%) Facebook
6 2 (1.64%) Fortinet
6 2 (1.64%) Lumension
6 2 (1.64%) Cisco
6 2 (1.64%) Sophos
6 2 (1.64%) ESRI
6 2 (1.64%) VMware
7 1 (0.82%) SAP
7 1 (0.82%) Rackspace
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £45k - 60k per year
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