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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 84 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 3 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.27% - 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% - 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 7
Average salary £50,250 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £48,450 - £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,050 - £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +11.87%
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
1041 1059 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.98% 96.01% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 834 849 813
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Senior Software Developer
East of England

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (93.75%) C#
2 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (87.50%) SQL
4 12 (75.00%) MVC
5 11 (68.75%) HTML
6 10 (62.50%) T-SQL
7 9 (56.25%) XML
8 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 8 (50.00%) WCF
9 7 (43.75%) TDD
9 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
9 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
10 6 (37.50%) CSS
10 6 (37.50%) Linux
10 6 (37.50%) OO
11 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
11 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (31.25%) WPF
12 4 (25.00%) LINQ
12 4 (25.00%) MVVM
12 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (25.00%) XHTML
12 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
12 4 (25.00%) ADO.NET
12 4 (25.00%) Finance
12 4 (25.00%) VoIP
12 4 (25.00%) Sage
12 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
13 3 (18.75%) SMS

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (25.00%) VoIP
2 3 (18.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (18.75%) NUnit
3 3 (18.75%) MSTest
4 1 (6.25%) MSBuild
4 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) HTML
3 9 (56.25%) XML
4 8 (50.00%) WCF
5 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
6 6 (37.50%) CSS
7 5 (31.25%) WPF
7 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
8 4 (25.00%) LINQ
8 4 (25.00%) ADO.NET
8 4 (25.00%) XHTML
9 1 (6.25%) WinForms
9 1 (6.25%) XSL
9 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (6.25%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) MVC
3 7 (43.75%) TDD
3 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
4 6 (37.50%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) MVVM
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C#
2 14 (87.50%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) T-SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) XAML
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Sage
2 1 (6.25%) Sybase