The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 89 - 80
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.16% - 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £50,250 - £41,250
90% offered a salary of more than £48,450 - £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,050 - £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Senior Software Developer
East of 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 Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1196 1112 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.47% 95.45% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 944 861 747
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Essex region.

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in Essex

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Senior Software Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) C#
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (84.62%) SQL
4 9 (69.23%) XML
4 9 (69.23%) MVC
5 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
5 8 (61.54%) HTML
5 8 (61.54%) WCF
6 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
7 5 (38.46%) WPF
7 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
7 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
8 4 (30.77%) MVVM
8 4 (30.77%) LINQ
8 4 (30.77%) TDD
8 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
8 4 (30.77%) ADO.NET
8 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
8 4 (30.77%) VoIP
8 4 (30.77%) Sage
8 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
8 4 (30.77%) XHTML
8 4 (30.77%) Finance
9 3 (23.08%) SMS
9 3 (23.08%) CSS
9 3 (23.08%) Linux
9 3 (23.08%) OO

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Senior Software Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) VoIP
2 3 (23.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
3 3 (23.08%) MSTest
3 3 (23.08%) NUnit
4 1 (7.69%) MSBuild
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) XML
3 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 8 (61.54%) WCF
4 5 (38.46%) WPF
4 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
5 4 (30.77%) LINQ
5 4 (30.77%) ADO.NET
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) XHTML
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
7 1 (7.69%) WinForms
7 1 (7.69%) XSL
7 1 (7.69%) .NET Compact Framework
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) MVVM
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) XAML
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Sage
2 1 (7.69%) Sybase