The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 89 98 110
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 8 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.80% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 3
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Senior Software Engineer
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
971 1273 1378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.91% 97.70% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 767 1036 1110
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in Essex

Senior Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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
Saffron Walden - 7 £47,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
East of England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 10 (76.92%) Degree
3 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
3 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) Java
4 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
4 7 (53.85%) Python
5 6 (46.15%) Internet
5 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
5 6 (46.15%) C
5 6 (46.15%) C++
5 6 (46.15%) HTML
5 6 (46.15%) Perl
5 6 (46.15%) Internet of Things
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 5 (38.46%) CSS
7 4 (30.77%) OOP
7 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (23.08%) MVC
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) Automotive
8 3 (23.08%) Ajax
8 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
8 3 (23.08%) GlassFish
8 3 (23.08%) OO
8 3 (23.08%) JBoss
8 3 (23.08%) Swing
8 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
8 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
8 3 (23.08%) Project Management

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 3 (23.08%) GlassFish
1 3 (23.08%) JBoss
1 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
1 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (23.08%) Automotive
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) Ajax
3 3 (23.08%) J2EE
3 3 (23.08%) Swing
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) RESTful
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
5 1 (7.69%) NumPy
5 1 (7.69%) Pandas
5 1 (7.69%) SciPy
5 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
2 6 (46.15%) Internet of Things
3 1 (7.69%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) OOP
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Bioinformatics
5 1 (7.69%) Data Security
5 1 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 9 (69.23%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) Python
4 6 (46.15%) C
4 6 (46.15%) C++
4 6 (46.15%) Perl
4 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
5 3 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft