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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 189 153 202
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 72 82 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.93% 1.21% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.25% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 57 57 59
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -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
7292 6535 8522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.63% 96.37% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5953 5240 7413
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 £60,000 £55,000 £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 29 December 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 29 December 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 -3 46 £52,500 +23.52% 8
Hertfordshire -2 25 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Essex -15 1 £62,500 +24.37%
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 121 (88.32%) Software Engineering
2 72 (52.55%) C++
3 70 (51.09%) C#
4 62 (45.26%) Linux
5 57 (41.61%) C
5 57 (41.61%) Python
6 54 (39.42%) Degree
6 54 (39.42%) Multithreading
7 50 (36.50%) Computer Science
8 49 (35.77%) UNIX
9 48 (35.04%) Java
9 48 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (27.74%) OO
11 37 (27.01%) Windows
12 35 (25.55%) .NET
13 32 (23.36%) JavaScript
14 30 (21.90%) Algorithms
15 28 (20.44%) HTML
16 25 (18.25%) TDD
17 24 (17.52%) CSS
18 22 (16.06%) Internet
19 21 (15.33%) Scrum
19 21 (15.33%) SQL
20 19 (13.87%) Mathematics
20 19 (13.87%) XML
21 18 (13.14%) SQL Server
22 17 (12.41%) Objective-C
22 17 (12.41%) jQuery
22 17 (12.41%) NoSQL
23 16 (11.68%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 9 (6.57%) Tomcat
1 9 (6.57%) GlassFish
2 8 (5.84%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.19%) Node.js
4 2 (1.46%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.73%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (10.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.06%) Internet
2 13 (9.49%) Wireless
3 6 (4.38%) Ethernet
4 4 (2.92%) SMS
4 4 (2.92%) SMPP
4 4 (2.92%) NFC
5 3 (2.19%) ZigBee
5 3 (2.19%) DSL
5 3 (2.19%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 3 (2.19%) HTTP
5 3 (2.19%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.46%) MPLS
6 2 (1.46%) OSPF
6 2 (1.46%) BGP
6 2 (1.46%) Bluetooth
6 2 (1.46%) LAN
6 2 (1.46%) WAN
6 2 (1.46%) Firewall
6 2 (1.46%) Network Security
6 2 (1.46%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.14%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.41%) NoSQL
3 10 (7.30%) Hadoop
4 9 (6.57%) MySQL
4 9 (6.57%) MongoDB
4 9 (6.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (6.57%) BigTable
5 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.73%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.73%) Big Data
7 1 (0.73%) OLAP
7 1 (0.73%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.73%) OLTP
7 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.76%) NUnit
1 12 (8.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.84%) Selenium
2 8 (5.84%) TeamCity
3 6 (4.38%) Hudson
4 5 (3.65%) LabVIEW
4 5 (3.65%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.92%) WiX
5 4 (2.92%) MSBuild
5 4 (2.92%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.92%) MSTest
6 2 (1.46%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.73%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.73%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.73%) Ant
7 1 (0.73%) Subversion
7 1 (0.73%) Maven
General
1 13 (9.49%) Finance
2 9 (6.57%) Games
3 6 (4.38%) Electronics
3 6 (4.38%) Marketing
4 5 (3.65%) Banking
4 5 (3.65%) Retail
5 4 (2.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.19%) Military
7 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.73%) Automotive
7 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (25.55%) .NET
2 28 (20.44%) HTML
3 24 (17.52%) CSS
4 19 (13.87%) XML
5 17 (12.41%) jQuery
6 16 (11.68%) ASP.NET
7 13 (9.49%) XSLT
7 13 (9.49%) WCF
8 12 (8.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (8.03%) CSS3
9 11 (8.03%) HTML5
10 9 (6.57%) .NET Framework
10 9 (6.57%) Silverlight
11 8 (5.84%) WebSockets
11 8 (5.84%) Ajax
12 5 (3.65%) LINQ
12 5 (3.65%) WPF
13 4 (2.92%) Java ME
13 4 (2.92%) WinForms
13 4 (2.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 50 (36.50%) Computer Science
2 30 (21.90%) Algorithms
3 19 (13.87%) Mathematics
4 11 (8.03%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (6.57%) Device Driver
5 9 (6.57%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (5.11%) Cryptography
6 7 (5.11%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.65%) Internet of Things
7 5 (3.65%) User Experience
8 4 (2.92%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.92%) PKI
9 3 (2.19%) Visualisation
9 3 (2.19%) Open Source
9 3 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.19%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.46%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.73%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.73%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 62 (45.26%) Linux
2 49 (35.77%) UNIX
3 37 (27.01%) Windows
4 15 (10.95%) Android
5 13 (9.49%) Apple iOS
6 7 (5.11%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (2.92%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.73%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (88.32%) Software Engineering
2 54 (39.42%) Multithreading
3 48 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (27.74%) OO
5 25 (18.25%) TDD
6 21 (15.33%) Scrum
7 14 (10.22%) MVC
8 13 (9.49%) OOD
8 13 (9.49%) Mentoring
9 12 (8.76%) E-Commerce
9 12 (8.76%) Web Development
10 10 (7.30%) Information Security
11 8 (5.84%) Automated Testing
11 8 (5.84%) Unit Testing
11 8 (5.84%) OOP
11 8 (5.84%) SOA
11 8 (5.84%) Low Latency
12 7 (5.11%) Data Protection
13 6 (4.38%) UML
14 5 (3.65%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (52.55%) C++
2 70 (51.09%) C#
3 57 (41.61%) C
3 57 (41.61%) Python
4 48 (35.04%) Java
5 32 (23.36%) JavaScript
6 21 (15.33%) SQL
7 17 (12.41%) Objective-C
8 15 (10.95%) Perl
9 9 (6.57%) Scala
10 8 (5.84%) PL/SQL
11 7 (5.11%) Ruby
12 5 (3.65%) PowerShell
12 5 (3.65%) PHP
13 4 (2.92%) XAML
14 3 (2.19%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.46%) Assembly Language
15 2 (1.46%) Tcl
16 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.73%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 54 (39.42%) Degree
2 3 (2.19%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.46%) CCNP
3 2 (1.46%) CCNA
3 2 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.11%) ISO 9000
2 4 (2.92%) ISO 8583
2 4 (2.92%) QA
3 2 (1.46%) SLA
4 1 (0.73%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (5.11%) Firmware
2 3 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.73%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.73%) Puppet
1 1 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (11.68%) Oracle
2 13 (9.49%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.38%) Google
4 5 (3.65%) Telerik
5 4 (2.92%) Facebook
6 2 (1.46%) Fortinet
6 2 (1.46%) Lumension
6 2 (1.46%) Cisco
6 2 (1.46%) Sophos
6 2 (1.46%) ESRI
6 2 (1.46%) VMware
7 1 (0.73%) Rackspace
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