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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 90 102 71
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 6 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.49% 0.21% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.22% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.88%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
1155 1362 980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.75% 96.12% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 926 1138 844
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 May 2015. 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
Colchester +5 1 - -
Chelmsford +3 1 £45,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
East of England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) OpenCL
2 5 (71.43%) C
2 5 (71.43%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) Embedded C
3 4 (57.14%) Embedded C++
3 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
3 4 (57.14%) QNX
3 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
3 4 (57.14%) Qt
3 4 (57.14%) QML
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (57.14%) Algorithms
4 3 (42.86%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) Physics
6 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 1 (14.29%) Selenium
6 1 (14.29%) WPF
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (14.29%) Sitecore
6 1 (14.29%) XAML
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
1 1 (14.29%) Moq
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) OpenCL
2 4 (57.14%) Qt
2 4 (57.14%) QML
3 1 (14.29%) WPF
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (57.14%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Physics
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) DSDM
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C
1 5 (71.43%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) Embedded C
2 4 (57.14%) Embedded C++
3 3 (42.86%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) XAML
4 1 (14.29%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) QNX
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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