The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 203 165 144
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 80 97 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.94% 1.15% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.20% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 69 76 110
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8167 8088 8844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.51% 95.93% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6790 7035 7353
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +38 35 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Cambridgeshire -31 32 £52,500 +10.52% 8
Bedfordshire - 6 £40,000 -
Essex -23 4 £45,000 +16.88%
Norfolk - 3 - -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 144 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 75 (46.88%) C++
3 68 (42.50%) C#
4 59 (36.88%) C
5 53 (33.13%) .NET
6 51 (31.88%) Degree
7 45 (28.13%) OO
8 44 (27.50%) Linux
9 42 (26.25%) Multithreading
10 38 (23.75%) HTML
11 33 (20.63%) JavaScript
11 33 (20.63%) SQL
11 33 (20.63%) XML
12 32 (20.00%) UNIX
13 30 (18.75%) Java
14 29 (18.13%) Python
15 26 (16.25%) SQL Server
16 25 (15.63%) Scrum
17 24 (15.00%) Computer Science
18 23 (14.38%) Firmware
18 23 (14.38%) CSS
18 23 (14.38%) Web Services
19 22 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
19 22 (13.75%) Enterprise Software
20 20 (12.50%) Unit Testing
20 20 (12.50%) HTTP
21 19 (11.88%) Windows
21 19 (11.88%) TDD
22 18 (11.25%) HTML5
22 18 (11.25%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (1.25%) WordPress
1 2 (1.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.63%) Apache
2 1 (0.63%) CICS
2 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.63%) IIS
2 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
2 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.50%) HTTP
2 9 (5.63%) ZigBee
3 6 (3.75%) IGMP
3 6 (3.75%) RTSP
3 6 (3.75%) 3GPP
4 5 (3.13%) GPRS
4 5 (3.13%) GSM
5 4 (2.50%) Internet
6 3 (1.88%) Modbus
6 3 (1.88%) UMTS
6 3 (1.88%) 2G
6 3 (1.88%) 3G
6 3 (1.88%) LTE
6 3 (1.88%) 4G
7 2 (1.25%) Wireless
8 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 10 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.13%) MySQL
3 5 (3.13%) NonStop SQL
4 4 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.88%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.63%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.63%) SQLite
7 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (8.75%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.25%) Jasmine
3 6 (3.75%) Subversion
3 6 (3.75%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.50%) Selenium
4 4 (2.50%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.88%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.88%) Trac
5 3 (1.88%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.25%) RSpec
6 2 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.25%) LabVIEW
6 2 (1.25%) JMeter
7 1 (0.63%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.63%) JUnit
7 1 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.63%) Hudson
7 1 (0.63%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (6.25%) Finance
2 9 (5.63%) Electronics
3 8 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.13%) Automotive
4 5 (3.13%) Games
5 3 (1.88%) Publishing
5 3 (1.88%) Banking
6 2 (1.25%) Marketing
6 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.63%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (33.13%) .NET
2 38 (23.75%) HTML
3 33 (20.63%) XML
4 23 (14.38%) CSS
4 23 (14.38%) Web Services
5 18 (11.25%) HTML5
5 18 (11.25%) ASP.NET
6 17 (10.63%) WCF
6 17 (10.63%) WPF
6 17 (10.63%) jQuery
6 17 (10.63%) Ajax
7 16 (10.00%) JSON
8 11 (6.88%) .NET Framework
9 10 (6.25%) CSS3
9 10 (6.25%) Backbone.js
9 10 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
9 10 (6.25%) WinForms
10 9 (5.63%) MFC
11 7 (4.38%) SOAP
12 4 (2.50%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 23 (14.38%) Firmware
3 22 (13.75%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (7.50%) Device Driver
5 8 (5.00%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.75%) Streaming Video
6 6 (3.75%) MPEG
6 6 (3.75%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.13%) DTV
7 5 (3.13%) Physics
8 4 (2.50%) Robotics
8 4 (2.50%) AS400
9 3 (1.88%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.88%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (1.88%) IPTV
9 3 (1.88%) STB
10 2 (1.25%) Artificial Intelligence
11 1 (0.63%) CAN bus
11 1 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 44 (27.50%) Linux
2 32 (20.00%) UNIX
3 19 (11.88%) Windows
4 9 (5.63%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (3.75%) Android
6 4 (2.50%) zOS
7 2 (1.25%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 45 (28.13%) OO
3 42 (26.25%) Multithreading
4 25 (15.63%) Scrum
5 22 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 19 (11.88%) TDD
8 17 (10.63%) MVC
9 16 (10.00%) Software Testing
10 13 (8.13%) SOA
10 13 (8.13%) E-Commerce
11 11 (6.88%) Test Scripting
11 11 (6.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (6.25%) Performance Testing
12 10 (6.25%) Security Testing
13 9 (5.63%) Project Management
13 9 (5.63%) Requirements Analysis
14 8 (5.00%) Automated Testing
15 7 (4.38%) OOD
15 7 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 75 (46.88%) C++
2 68 (42.50%) C#
3 59 (36.88%) C
4 33 (20.63%) JavaScript
4 33 (20.63%) SQL
5 30 (18.75%) Java
6 29 (18.13%) Python
7 18 (11.25%) Assembly Language
8 10 (6.25%) Perl
9 9 (5.63%) Embedded C
10 8 (5.00%) PL/SQL
11 6 (3.75%) VB
12 5 (3.13%) PHP
12 5 (3.13%) VB6
13 3 (1.88%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.88%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.25%) Ruby
14 2 (1.25%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.25%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (31.88%) Degree
2 8 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) ISEB
5 1 (0.63%) HND
5 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.38%) QA
2 6 (3.75%) JTAG
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (11.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.63%) Oracle
3 4 (2.50%) Apple
4 1 (0.63%) JBoss
4 1 (0.63%) Micro Focus
4 1 (0.63%) Perforce
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + HEALTH/GYM, PENSION, SHARES
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Flexi-time, Pension, Medical, Hoiday
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to c£45k + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Intapeople
Salary: £40000 to £450000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £75000 per annum - share options + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £47000 - £57000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Pension, Bonus, Private He
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria
Salary: From £33,000 to £36,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, on-site gym
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
Polkadotfrog
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to c£45k + package
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 28 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to c£45k + package
Posted: 28 days ago