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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 198 176 233
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 69 70 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.89% 0.99% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.03% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 58 51 46
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £35,000 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -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
7392 6780 8685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.10% 95.88% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6012 5666 7471
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
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 31 October 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 31 October 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 0 45 £52,500 +5.00% 11
Hertfordshire -12 24 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Norfolk +17 4 £52,500 +50.00%
Bedfordshire -1 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 124 (89.86%) Software Engineering
2 76 (55.07%) C#
3 66 (47.83%) C++
4 59 (42.75%) C
5 57 (41.30%) Degree
6 54 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (39.13%) Python
7 50 (36.23%) Linux
8 48 (34.78%) UNIX
8 48 (34.78%) .NET
9 47 (34.06%) Java
9 47 (34.06%) Computer Science
10 43 (31.16%) Multithreading
11 38 (27.54%) Windows
11 38 (27.54%) OO
12 29 (21.01%) JavaScript
13 28 (20.29%) CSS
14 27 (19.57%) TDD
15 24 (17.39%) HTML
15 24 (17.39%) Algorithms
16 23 (16.67%) ASP.NET
16 23 (16.67%) Internet
16 23 (16.67%) Mathematics
17 21 (15.22%) SQL Server
18 19 (13.77%) E-Commerce
18 19 (13.77%) Microsoft
19 18 (13.04%) SQL
20 16 (11.59%) Android
20 16 (11.59%) Embedded Systems
20 16 (11.59%) Apple iOS

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (6.52%) Tomcat
1 9 (6.52%) GlassFish
2 4 (2.90%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.90%) CloudStack
2 4 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.45%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 10 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.45%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.67%) Internet
2 9 (6.52%) Wireless
3 4 (2.90%) SMPP
3 4 (2.90%) NFC
3 4 (2.90%) SMS
4 3 (2.17%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.17%) HTTP
4 3 (2.17%) DSL
4 3 (2.17%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 2 (1.45%) Firewall
5 2 (1.45%) Network Security
5 2 (1.45%) SSL
5 2 (1.45%) ZigBee
5 2 (1.45%) MPLS
5 2 (1.45%) OSPF
5 2 (1.45%) BGP
5 2 (1.45%) LAN
5 2 (1.45%) WAN
6 1 (0.72%) FTP
6 1 (0.72%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.14%) MySQL
3 12 (8.70%) Hadoop
4 10 (7.25%) NoSQL
5 9 (6.52%) MongoDB
5 9 (6.52%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (6.52%) BigTable
6 8 (5.80%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.17%) Big Data
8 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.17%) OLAP
8 3 (2.17%) Data Mining
8 3 (2.17%) OLTP
8 3 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.72%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 12 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.80%) NUnit
2 8 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.07%) Selenium
4 5 (3.62%) LabVIEW
4 5 (3.62%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.62%) Hudson
5 4 (2.90%) WiX
5 4 (2.90%) MSBuild
5 4 (2.90%) MSTest
5 4 (2.90%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.17%) Subversion
6 3 (2.17%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.17%) RSpec
7 1 (0.72%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.72%) ClearQuest
General
1 15 (10.87%) Electronics
2 11 (7.97%) Finance
3 9 (6.52%) Games
4 7 (5.07%) Military
5 5 (3.62%) Banking
6 4 (2.90%) Retail
6 4 (2.90%) Marketing
7 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.72%) Automotive
9 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (34.78%) .NET
2 28 (20.29%) CSS
3 24 (17.39%) HTML
4 23 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 15 (10.87%) jQuery
6 14 (10.14%) .NET Framework
7 13 (9.42%) Ajax
8 12 (8.70%) WPF
8 12 (8.70%) XML
9 11 (7.97%) HTML5
10 9 (6.52%) Web Services
10 9 (6.52%) WCF
11 8 (5.80%) XSLT
11 8 (5.80%) CSS3
11 8 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (3.62%) Middleware
12 5 (3.62%) LINQ
12 5 (3.62%) Silverlight
13 4 (2.90%) Java ME
13 4 (2.90%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 47 (34.06%) Computer Science
2 24 (17.39%) Algorithms
3 23 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 16 (11.59%) Embedded Systems
5 13 (9.42%) Cryptography
6 12 (8.70%) PKI
7 9 (6.52%) Artificial Intelligence
7 9 (6.52%) Management Information System
8 7 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.90%) Device Driver
9 4 (2.90%) Blackberry
10 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.72%) CAN bus
11 1 (0.72%) Blog
11 1 (0.72%) Open Source
11 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.72%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 50 (36.23%) Linux
2 48 (34.78%) UNIX
3 38 (27.54%) Windows
4 16 (11.59%) Android
4 16 (11.59%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (2.90%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.72%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.72%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (89.86%) Software Engineering
2 54 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (31.16%) Multithreading
4 38 (27.54%) OO
5 27 (19.57%) TDD
6 19 (13.77%) E-Commerce
7 16 (11.59%) Information Security
8 14 (10.14%) Mentoring
9 12 (8.70%) Scrum
10 11 (7.97%) MVC
11 10 (7.25%) OOP
12 8 (5.80%) UML
12 8 (5.80%) OOD
13 6 (4.35%) Automated Testing
13 6 (4.35%) Unit Testing
13 6 (4.35%) Product Management
14 5 (3.62%) Software Testing
14 5 (3.62%) Configuration Management
14 5 (3.62%) Regression Testing
14 5 (3.62%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 76 (55.07%) C#
2 66 (47.83%) C++
3 59 (42.75%) C
4 54 (39.13%) Python
5 47 (34.06%) Java
6 29 (21.01%) JavaScript
7 18 (13.04%) SQL
8 13 (9.42%) Objective-C
9 9 (6.52%) Perl
9 9 (6.52%) Scala
10 8 (5.80%) Embedded C
11 7 (5.07%) VB.NET
12 6 (4.35%) VB6
12 6 (4.35%) Ruby
12 6 (4.35%) VB
13 5 (3.62%) PowerShell
14 4 (2.90%) XAML
14 4 (2.90%) PHP
14 4 (2.90%) PL/SQL
15 3 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (41.30%) Degree
2 12 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.45%) CCNP
3 2 (1.45%) CCNA
3 2 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.72%) GIAC
4 1 (0.72%) CISSP
4 1 (0.72%) CSSLP
4 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.42%) ISO 9000
2 4 (2.90%) ISO 8583
2 4 (2.90%) QA
3 2 (1.45%) SLA
4 1 (0.72%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (7.25%) Firmware
2 3 (2.17%) HDFS
3 2 (1.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (13.77%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.52%) Oracle
3 5 (3.62%) Telerik
4 4 (2.90%) Facebook
5 2 (1.45%) Fortinet
5 2 (1.45%) Lumension
5 2 (1.45%) Sophos
5 2 (1.45%) ESRI
5 2 (1.45%) VMware
5 2 (1.45%) Cisco
6 1 (0.72%) EMC
6 1 (0.72%) Citrix
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