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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 87 82 92
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.48% 0.091% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.095% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £51,250 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.81% -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
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
1151 1053 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 91.28% 95.47% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 878 862 842
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 - 2 - -
Harlow - 2 £55,000 -
Chelmsford -13 1 £45,000 +3.44%
Saffron Walden - 1 £47,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
East of England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 9 (75.00%) C
3 8 (66.67%) C++
4 7 (58.33%) OpenCL
5 6 (50.00%) C#
5 6 (50.00%) Degree
6 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
6 4 (33.33%) QNX
6 4 (33.33%) Physics
6 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (33.33%) Qt
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
6 4 (33.33%) Embedded C
6 4 (33.33%) Embedded C++
6 4 (33.33%) QML
6 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (25.00%) MVC
7 3 (25.00%) XAML
7 3 (25.00%) VC++
7 3 (25.00%) .NET
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (25.00%) HTML
7 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) WPF
7 3 (25.00%) CUDA

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Moq
General
1 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) OpenCL
2 4 (33.33%) Qt
2 4 (33.33%) QML
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) WPF
4 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Physics
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 3 (25.00%) CUDA
3 1 (8.33%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Refactoring
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) DSDM
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C
2 8 (66.67%) C++
3 6 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 4 (33.33%) Embedded C++
5 3 (25.00%) XAML
5 3 (25.00%) VC++
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (8.33%) Python
7 1 (8.33%) Perl
7 1 (8.33%) Java
7 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) QNX
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
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