The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Senior Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 190 235 212
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 66 53 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.01% 0.69% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.71% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 59 44 69
Median salary £50,000 £48,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
6246 7464 8344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.92% 97.62% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5261 6148 6943
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

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 29 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +22 47 £53,500 +15.05% 3
Hertfordshire +16 8 £45,000 -25.00%
Norfolk - 6 £42,500 - 1
Essex +16 5 £47,500 +5.55%
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Senior Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 140 (95.24%) Software Engineering
2 67 (45.58%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (44.90%) C#
4 58 (39.46%) Java
5 51 (34.69%) .NET
6 48 (32.65%) JavaScript
7 47 (31.97%) SQL
8 41 (27.89%) C++
8 41 (27.89%) Degree
9 38 (25.85%) HTML
10 34 (23.13%) MVC
11 32 (21.77%) CSS
12 30 (20.41%) ASP.NET
13 29 (19.73%) Python
13 29 (19.73%) Computer Science
14 28 (19.05%) NoSQL
15 26 (17.69%) Linux
16 25 (17.01%) XML
16 25 (17.01%) C
17 23 (15.65%) Windows
17 23 (15.65%) Scrum
17 23 (15.65%) TDD
17 23 (15.65%) Unit Testing
18 22 (14.97%) .NET Framework
18 22 (14.97%) Multithreading
18 22 (14.97%) Git (software)
18 22 (14.97%) Entity Framework
19 21 (14.29%) Automated Testing
19 21 (14.29%) SOAP
20 20 (13.61%) JSON

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.48%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (6.80%) NServiceBus
3 6 (4.08%) Node.js
4 1 (0.68%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.40%) MS Office
2 4 (2.72%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.56%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.80%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.40%) Google App Engine
4 5 (3.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.80%) Wireshark
2 9 (6.12%) HTTP
3 6 (4.08%) Internet
3 6 (4.08%) Wireless
4 3 (2.04%) ZigBee
5 2 (1.36%) DNS
5 2 (1.36%) SMTP
5 2 (1.36%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.05%) NoSQL
2 15 (10.20%) MongoDB
3 10 (6.80%) RavenDB
3 10 (6.80%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.08%) Couchbase
5 5 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (3.40%) HBase
6 2 (1.36%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.68%) Big Data
7 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.68%) Redis
7 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (14.97%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.20%) Subversion
3 13 (8.84%) JIRA
4 12 (8.16%) Jenkins
5 11 (7.48%) Maven
5 11 (7.48%) Visual Studio
6 10 (6.80%) Fiddler
6 10 (6.80%) NUnit
6 10 (6.80%) TeamCity
7 6 (4.08%) JUnit
8 3 (2.04%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.04%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.36%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.36%) Hudson
9 2 (1.36%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.68%) FindBugs
10 1 (0.68%) GCC
10 1 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.68%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.68%) VectorCAST
General
1 8 (5.44%) Finance
2 7 (4.76%) Electronics
3 6 (4.08%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.72%) Games
5 2 (1.36%) Automotive
5 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.36%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (34.69%) .NET
2 38 (25.85%) HTML
3 32 (21.77%) CSS
4 30 (20.41%) ASP.NET
5 25 (17.01%) XML
6 22 (14.97%) .NET Framework
6 22 (14.97%) Entity Framework
7 21 (14.29%) SOAP
8 20 (13.61%) JSON
8 20 (13.61%) WCF
9 19 (12.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (12.93%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (12.93%) HTML5
9 19 (12.93%) LINQ
10 18 (12.24%) RESTful
11 14 (9.52%) jQuery
12 12 (8.16%) REST
12 12 (8.16%) Web Services
12 12 (8.16%) WPF
13 11 (7.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.73%) Computer Science
2 19 (12.93%) Algorithms
3 14 (9.52%) Mathematics
4 11 (7.48%) Data Structures
5 6 (4.08%) Biology
5 6 (4.08%) Internet of Things
6 5 (3.40%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.72%) Cryptography
8 3 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.04%) Physics
9 1 (0.68%) Mechatronics
9 1 (0.68%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.69%) Linux
2 23 (15.65%) Windows
3 5 (3.40%) Unix
3 5 (3.40%) Windows 10
3 5 (3.40%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.36%) Android
4 2 (1.36%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.68%) Solaris
5 1 (0.68%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (95.24%) Software Engineering
2 67 (45.58%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (23.13%) MVC
4 23 (15.65%) Scrum
4 23 (15.65%) TDD
4 23 (15.65%) Unit Testing
5 22 (14.97%) Multithreading
6 21 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 18 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (12.24%) Dependency Injection
8 15 (10.20%) OO
9 13 (8.84%) DevOps
9 13 (8.84%) SDLC
10 12 (8.16%) BDD
11 11 (7.48%) Software Testing
12 10 (6.80%) Open Source
13 9 (6.12%) OOP
14 8 (5.44%) Software Architecture
14 8 (5.44%) Test Automation
15 7 (4.76%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 66 (44.90%) C#
2 58 (39.46%) Java
3 48 (32.65%) JavaScript
4 47 (31.97%) SQL
5 41 (27.89%) C++
6 29 (19.73%) Python
7 25 (17.01%) C
8 19 (12.93%) T-SQL
9 10 (6.80%) PowerShell
10 8 (5.44%) Perl
10 8 (5.44%) VB.NET
11 7 (4.76%) Scala
12 6 (4.08%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.72%) XAML
14 3 (2.04%) Embedded C
14 3 (2.04%) Ruby
15 2 (1.36%) PHP
16 1 (0.68%) Ada
16 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 41 (27.89%) Degree
2 2 (1.36%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.68%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.88%) QA
2 6 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.36%) MISRA
4 1 (0.68%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (4.76%) Docker
2 3 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (4.08%) Puppet
2 2 (1.36%) Ansible
3 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (7.48%) Oracle
2 3 (2.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.36%) Google
4 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.68%) SAP
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