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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 188 159 196
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 72 89 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.91% 1.16% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.23% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 57 70 72
Average salary £50,000 £41,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% -12.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7614 7225 8264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.79% 94.53% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6337 6185 7043
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 47 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Hertfordshire -8 21 £50,000 - 2
Essex -5 2 £43,500 +4.19% 1
Bedfordshire -2 1 - -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 137 (91.95%) Software Engineering
2 81 (54.36%) C#
3 75 (50.34%) C++
4 65 (43.62%) C
5 54 (36.24%) .NET
6 50 (33.56%) OO
7 49 (32.89%) Degree
8 48 (32.21%) Python
9 47 (31.54%) Java
10 44 (29.53%) Linux
11 38 (25.50%) UNIX
12 37 (24.83%) JavaScript
13 36 (24.16%) Computer Science
14 35 (23.49%) Multithreading
14 35 (23.49%) CSS
15 30 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (18.79%) HTML
17 26 (17.45%) Windows
18 24 (16.11%) SQL
18 24 (16.11%) ASP.NET
18 24 (16.11%) Ajax
19 23 (15.44%) TDD
20 22 (14.77%) Web Services
20 22 (14.77%) WPF
21 21 (14.09%) E-Commerce
22 20 (13.42%) SQL Server
22 20 (13.42%) jQuery
23 19 (12.75%) XML
23 19 (12.75%) Firmware
23 19 (12.75%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 5 (3.36%) GlassFish
1 5 (3.36%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.68%) CloudStack
2 4 (2.68%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.34%) WordPress
4 1 (0.67%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.75%) Internet
2 17 (11.41%) HTTP
3 8 (5.37%) Wireless
4 6 (4.03%) 3GPP
4 6 (4.03%) IGMP
4 6 (4.03%) RTSP
5 4 (2.68%) UMTS
5 4 (2.68%) GPRS
5 4 (2.68%) GSM
5 4 (2.68%) Ethernet
5 4 (2.68%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 4 (2.68%) LTE
6 3 (2.01%) 4G
6 3 (2.01%) 2G
6 3 (2.01%) DSL
6 3 (2.01%) 3G
7 2 (1.34%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.67%) ASN.1
8 1 (0.67%) SSL
8 1 (0.67%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.42%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.41%) MySQL
3 9 (6.04%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.37%) Hadoop
5 7 (4.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.36%) BigTable
7 5 (3.36%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (3.36%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.01%) Big Data
8 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.01%) Data Mining
8 3 (2.01%) OLTP
8 3 (2.01%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (9.40%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.38%) Visual Studio
3 10 (6.71%) Subversion
4 7 (4.70%) Jasmine
4 7 (4.70%) LabVIEW
5 6 (4.03%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.03%) Selenium
5 6 (4.03%) RSpec
6 4 (2.68%) Bugzilla
6 4 (2.68%) Hudson
7 3 (2.01%) Trac
8 1 (0.67%) JIRA
8 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.67%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.67%) ClearCase
General
1 17 (11.41%) Electronics
2 6 (4.03%) Military
2 6 (4.03%) Games
3 5 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.68%) Finance
5 3 (2.01%) Marketing
5 3 (2.01%) Automotive
5 3 (2.01%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.01%) Publishing
6 1 (0.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (36.24%) .NET
2 35 (23.49%) CSS
3 28 (18.79%) HTML
4 24 (16.11%) ASP.NET
4 24 (16.11%) Ajax
5 22 (14.77%) Web Services
5 22 (14.77%) WPF
6 20 (13.42%) jQuery
7 19 (12.75%) XML
8 18 (12.08%) HTML5
9 12 (8.05%) .NET Framework
10 10 (6.71%) WCF
10 10 (6.71%) JSON
10 10 (6.71%) CSS3
11 9 (6.04%) WinForms
12 8 (5.37%) Middleware
12 8 (5.37%) MFC
13 7 (4.70%) Backbone.js
13 7 (4.70%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (3.36%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (24.16%) Computer Science
2 19 (12.75%) Firmware
3 14 (9.40%) Mathematics
4 10 (6.71%) Cryptography
4 10 (6.71%) PKI
4 10 (6.71%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (6.04%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (5.37%) Device Driver
7 6 (4.03%) MPEG
7 6 (4.03%) Streaming Video
7 6 (4.03%) Management Information System
7 6 (4.03%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (3.36%) DTV
9 4 (2.68%) Mobile App
10 3 (2.01%) IPTV
10 3 (2.01%) STB
11 1 (0.67%) Physics
11 1 (0.67%) Robotics
11 1 (0.67%) CAN bus
11 1 (0.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 44 (29.53%) Linux
2 38 (25.50%) UNIX
3 26 (17.45%) Windows
4 11 (7.38%) Android
4 11 (7.38%) Embedded Linux
5 10 (6.71%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.67%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (91.95%) Software Engineering
2 50 (33.56%) OO
3 35 (23.49%) Multithreading
4 30 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (15.44%) TDD
6 21 (14.09%) E-Commerce
7 15 (10.07%) MVC
8 13 (8.72%) Information Security
9 12 (8.05%) Scrum
10 9 (6.04%) UML
10 9 (6.04%) SOA
11 8 (5.37%) Project Management
11 8 (5.37%) Unit Testing
12 7 (4.70%) Performance Testing
12 7 (4.70%) Security Testing
12 7 (4.70%) Software Testing
12 7 (4.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (4.70%) OOP
12 7 (4.70%) Configuration Management
13 6 (4.03%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 81 (54.36%) C#
2 75 (50.34%) C++
3 65 (43.62%) C
4 48 (32.21%) Python
5 47 (31.54%) Java
6 37 (24.83%) JavaScript
7 24 (16.11%) SQL
8 12 (8.05%) Perl
9 11 (7.38%) Embedded C
10 10 (6.71%) VB
11 9 (6.04%) VB6
11 9 (6.04%) Ruby
11 9 (6.04%) VB.NET
12 8 (5.37%) PHP
13 7 (4.70%) Objective-C
13 7 (4.70%) Assembly Language
14 5 (3.36%) Scala
15 3 (2.01%) T-SQL
16 2 (1.34%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 49 (32.89%) Degree
2 12 (8.05%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.67%) CSSLP
3 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.67%) GIAC
3 1 (0.67%) ISEB
3 1 (0.67%) CISSP
3 1 (0.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.71%) ISO 9000
2 6 (4.03%) QA
2 6 (4.03%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (2.01%) HDFS
Vendors
1 14 (9.40%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.01%) Apple
3 1 (0.67%) Perforce
3 1 (0.67%) EMC
3 1 (0.67%) Citrix
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