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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 213 183 176
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 45 73 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 1.02% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.07% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 34 60 81
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £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
6976 6851 7835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.86% 95.75% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5618 5611 6746
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 £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 4 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 4 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
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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 22 £55,000 +12.24% 5
Hertfordshire -8 17 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Suffolk - 3 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire +10 2 £23,500 -47.77% 1
Essex -9 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 4 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.

1 114 (92.68%) Software Engineering
2 64 (52.03%) C++
3 54 (43.90%) C#
4 51 (41.46%) Linux
5 47 (38.21%) Multithreading
6 44 (35.77%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (35.77%) C
7 43 (34.96%) Python
8 41 (33.33%) Degree
9 38 (30.89%) Windows
10 37 (30.08%) Java
10 37 (30.08%) Computer Science
11 36 (29.27%) .NET
12 34 (27.64%) UNIX
13 33 (26.83%) JavaScript
14 31 (25.20%) HTML
15 29 (23.58%) OO
16 28 (22.76%) CSS
16 28 (22.76%) Scrum
17 27 (21.95%) SQL
18 25 (20.33%) TDD
19 24 (19.51%) XML
20 23 (18.70%) MVC
21 22 (17.89%) ASP.NET
22 21 (17.07%) Oracle
22 21 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
23 20 (16.26%) MS Excel
24 19 (15.45%) OOD
24 19 (15.45%) Algorithms
25 18 (14.63%) XSLT

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 13 (10.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.44%) Node.js
3 2 (1.63%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.63%) ArcGIS
3 2 (1.63%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.81%) Drupal
Applications
1 20 (16.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.63%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.01%) Internet
2 10 (8.13%) Wireless
3 4 (3.25%) Ethernet
3 4 (3.25%) SMS
3 4 (3.25%) SMPP
3 4 (3.25%) NFC
4 3 (2.44%) Bluetooth
4 3 (2.44%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.63%) VPN
5 2 (1.63%) LAN
5 2 (1.63%) HTTP
5 2 (1.63%) WAN
5 2 (1.63%) Firewall
5 2 (1.63%) MPLS
5 2 (1.63%) OSPF
5 2 (1.63%) BGP
5 2 (1.63%) ZigBee
5 2 (1.63%) Network Security
6 1 (0.81%) 4G
6 1 (0.81%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.13%) NoSQL
3 8 (6.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.07%) MySQL
5 2 (1.63%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.63%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.63%) BigTable
6 1 (0.81%) Big Data
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.81%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (13.82%) NUnit
1 17 (13.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (10.57%) Selenium
2 13 (10.57%) TeamCity
3 8 (6.50%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.25%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.25%) Hudson
4 4 (3.25%) MSTest
4 4 (3.25%) WiX
4 4 (3.25%) MSBuild
5 3 (2.44%) Subversion
6 2 (1.63%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.63%) LabVIEW
6 2 (1.63%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.81%) Maven
7 1 (0.81%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.81%) Ant
General
1 12 (9.76%) Finance
2 9 (7.32%) Retail
3 7 (5.69%) Marketing
4 6 (4.88%) Electronics
5 5 (4.07%) Banking
6 4 (3.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.63%) Games
7 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.81%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (29.27%) .NET
2 31 (25.20%) HTML
3 28 (22.76%) CSS
4 24 (19.51%) XML
5 22 (17.89%) ASP.NET
6 21 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (14.63%) XSLT
7 18 (14.63%) jQuery
7 18 (14.63%) WCF
8 17 (13.82%) Ajax
9 14 (11.38%) Silverlight
9 14 (11.38%) HTML5
9 14 (11.38%) CSS3
10 13 (10.57%) WebSockets
11 9 (7.32%) WinForms
11 9 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (5.69%) .NET Framework
13 5 (4.07%) WPF
13 5 (4.07%) LINQ
14 4 (3.25%) Java ME
Miscellaneous
1 37 (30.08%) Computer Science
2 19 (15.45%) Algorithms
3 17 (13.82%) Mathematics
4 14 (11.38%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (7.32%) Device Driver
6 6 (4.88%) Cryptography
6 6 (4.88%) User Experience
7 5 (4.07%) Internet of Things
7 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.25%) Blackberry
8 4 (3.25%) Open Source
9 3 (2.44%) Visualisation
9 3 (2.44%) PKI
10 2 (1.63%) Smartcard
10 2 (1.63%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (1.63%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.81%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.81%) Streaming Media
11 1 (0.81%) IPTV
11 1 (0.81%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 51 (41.46%) Linux
2 38 (30.89%) Windows
3 34 (27.64%) UNIX
4 8 (6.50%) Android
5 6 (4.88%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.25%) Windows Phone
7 3 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.81%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (92.68%) Software Engineering
2 47 (38.21%) Multithreading
3 44 (35.77%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (23.58%) OO
5 28 (22.76%) Scrum
6 25 (20.33%) TDD
7 23 (18.70%) MVC
8 19 (15.45%) OOD
9 17 (13.82%) Web Development
10 14 (11.38%) SOA
11 13 (10.57%) Low Latency
12 11 (8.94%) UML
12 11 (8.94%) Mentoring
13 10 (8.13%) Unit Testing
14 9 (7.32%) E-Commerce
15 8 (6.50%) Automated Testing
16 7 (5.69%) OOP
17 5 (4.07%) Continuous Integration
17 5 (4.07%) Regression Testing
17 5 (4.07%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 64 (52.03%) C++
2 54 (43.90%) C#
3 44 (35.77%) C
4 43 (34.96%) Python
5 37 (30.08%) Java
6 33 (26.83%) JavaScript
7 27 (21.95%) SQL
8 15 (12.20%) Objective-C
9 13 (10.57%) PL/SQL
10 12 (9.76%) Perl
11 5 (4.07%) PowerShell
12 4 (3.25%) PHP
12 4 (3.25%) XAML
12 4 (3.25%) Ruby
12 4 (3.25%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.44%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.63%) Assembly Language
14 2 (1.63%) Tcl
14 2 (1.63%) Scala
15 1 (0.81%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 41 (33.33%) Degree
2 6 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.63%) CCNP
3 2 (1.63%) CCNA
3 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.81%) VCP4
4 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) HND
4 1 (0.81%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.07%) ISO 9000
2 4 (3.25%) ISO 8583
2 4 (3.25%) QA
3 2 (1.63%) SLA
4 1 (0.81%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (4.88%) Firmware
2 3 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.81%) Ceph
3 1 (0.81%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (17.07%) Oracle
2 17 (13.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.88%) Google
4 4 (3.25%) Telerik
4 4 (3.25%) Facebook
5 2 (1.63%) VMware
5 2 (1.63%) ESRI
5 2 (1.63%) Sophos
5 2 (1.63%) Cisco
5 2 (1.63%) Fortinet
5 2 (1.63%) Lumension
6 1 (0.81%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.81%) SAP
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