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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 216 208 169
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 39 63 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 0.79% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.83% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 33 50 78
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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
7007 7615 8024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.05% 95.61% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5683 6296 6921
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 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Hertfordshire -4 16 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Cambridgeshire -3 15 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Bedfordshire +21 4 £41,000 +2.50% 1
Suffolk - 3 £40,000 -
Essex -1 1 £45,000 - 1
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 102 (91.89%) Software Engineering
2 59 (53.15%) C++
3 51 (45.95%) C#
4 43 (38.74%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (37.84%) Linux
6 41 (36.94%) Windows
6 41 (36.94%) Degree
7 39 (35.14%) Multithreading
8 38 (34.23%) Python
9 37 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 37 (33.33%) .NET
10 36 (32.43%) HTML
11 35 (31.53%) C
12 31 (27.93%) CSS
13 30 (27.03%) Java
13 30 (27.03%) SQL
13 30 (27.03%) Computer Science
14 28 (25.23%) UNIX
14 28 (25.23%) MVC
15 27 (24.32%) Scrum
16 26 (23.42%) ASP.NET
16 26 (23.42%) ASP.NET MVC
17 24 (21.62%) OO
18 23 (20.72%) XML
19 22 (19.82%) MS Excel
19 22 (19.82%) jQuery
19 22 (19.82%) TDD
20 21 (18.92%) Oracle
21 20 (18.02%) Microsoft
21 20 (18.02%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 17 (15.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.70%) Node.js
3 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.90%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.90%) Drupal
Applications
1 22 (19.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.32%) Internet
2 9 (8.11%) Wireless
3 4 (3.60%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.70%) Bluetooth
4 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.80%) VPN
5 2 (1.80%) SMS
5 2 (1.80%) HTTP
5 2 (1.80%) SMPP
5 2 (1.80%) ZigBee
5 2 (1.80%) NFC
6 1 (0.90%) Network Security
6 1 (0.90%) LTE
6 1 (0.90%) 4G
6 1 (0.90%) 2G
6 1 (0.90%) VLAN
6 1 (0.90%) Firewall
6 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.90%) 3G
6 1 (0.90%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.21%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.50%) MySQL
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.90%) Big Data
6 1 (0.90%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (15.32%) NUnit
1 17 (15.32%) Selenium
1 17 (15.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (13.51%) TeamCity
3 7 (6.31%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.60%) Hudson
5 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.70%) Subversion
6 2 (1.80%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.80%) LabVIEW
6 2 (1.80%) WiX
6 2 (1.80%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.80%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.80%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.80%) MSTest
6 2 (1.80%) Moq
7 1 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.90%) Bugzilla
General
1 9 (8.11%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Retail
2 7 (6.31%) Marketing
3 6 (5.41%) Electronics
4 3 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.70%) Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.90%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (33.33%) .NET
2 36 (32.43%) HTML
3 31 (27.93%) CSS
4 26 (23.42%) ASP.NET
4 26 (23.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (20.72%) XML
6 22 (19.82%) jQuery
7 20 (18.02%) Ajax
8 18 (16.22%) XSLT
8 18 (16.22%) HTML5
9 17 (15.32%) WCF
10 16 (14.41%) CSS3
11 15 (13.51%) WebSockets
11 15 (13.51%) Silverlight
12 13 (11.71%) WinForms
12 13 (11.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (4.50%) .NET Framework
14 4 (3.60%) Web Services
15 3 (2.70%) Qt
16 2 (1.80%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.03%) Computer Science
2 19 (17.12%) Mathematics
3 15 (13.51%) Algorithms
4 14 (12.61%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (8.11%) Device Driver
6 8 (7.21%) User Experience
7 6 (5.41%) Cryptography
7 6 (5.41%) Open Source
8 5 (4.50%) Management Information System
8 5 (4.50%) Internet of Things
9 3 (2.70%) Visualisation
9 3 (2.70%) PKI
10 2 (1.80%) Smartcard
10 2 (1.80%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.80%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.90%) DTV
11 1 (0.90%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.90%) Streaming Media
11 1 (0.90%) IPTV
11 1 (0.90%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 42 (37.84%) Linux
2 41 (36.94%) Windows
3 28 (25.23%) UNIX
4 4 (3.60%) Android
5 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.80%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.90%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (91.89%) Software Engineering
2 43 (38.74%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (35.14%) Multithreading
4 28 (25.23%) MVC
5 27 (24.32%) Scrum
6 24 (21.62%) OO
7 22 (19.82%) TDD
8 19 (17.12%) Web Development
9 18 (16.22%) OOD
10 16 (14.41%) SOA
10 16 (14.41%) Mobile Development
11 15 (13.51%) Low Latency
12 11 (9.91%) Mentoring
12 11 (9.91%) UML
13 10 (9.01%) Unit Testing
14 7 (6.31%) Automated Testing
14 7 (6.31%) OOP
15 6 (5.41%) E-Commerce
16 5 (4.50%) Information Security
17 4 (3.60%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 59 (53.15%) C++
2 51 (45.95%) C#
3 38 (34.23%) Python
4 37 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 35 (31.53%) C
6 30 (27.03%) Java
6 30 (27.03%) SQL
7 15 (13.51%) PL/SQL
7 15 (13.51%) Objective-C
8 12 (10.81%) Perl
9 5 (4.50%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.60%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.60%) PHP
10 4 (3.60%) Ruby
11 3 (2.70%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.80%) Assembly Language
12 2 (1.80%) Tcl
12 2 (1.80%) XAML
12 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.90%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 41 (36.94%) Degree
2 5 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) HND
3 1 (0.90%) PhD
3 1 (0.90%) CCNP
3 1 (0.90%) CCNA
3 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) ISO 9000
1 5 (4.50%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.90%) JTAG
3 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) Firmware
2 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.90%) KVM
3 1 (0.90%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Puppet
1 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (18.92%) Oracle
2 20 (18.02%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.41%) Google
4 2 (1.80%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.80%) Facebook
4 2 (1.80%) Telerik
5 1 (0.90%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.90%) Lumension
5 1 (0.90%) Fortinet
5 1 (0.90%) SAP
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco
5 1 (0.90%) Sophos
5 1 (0.90%) ESRI
5 1 (0.90%) VMware
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