The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Software Developer
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 230 227
Rank change year-on-year +37 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 69 34 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.11% 0.50% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.52% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 56 31 67
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -8.16% +6.52%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6051 6484 7998
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.20% 96.19% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4956 5512 6599
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in the East of England

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the East of England.

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in the East of England

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in the East of England

Senior Software Developer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -5 31 £47,500 -9.52% 4
Essex +14 19 £35,614 -25.02%
Hertfordshire +3 16 £36,250 -12.65% 3
Suffolk - 3 £45,000 -
Senior Software Developer
England

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Senior Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 74 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (50.00%) MVC
3 60 (49.18%) Software Engineering
4 53 (43.44%) OO
5 48 (39.34%) JavaScript
5 48 (39.34%) Degree
6 47 (38.52%) C#
7 42 (34.43%) .NET
8 37 (30.33%) Computer Science
9 36 (29.51%) Git (software)
10 34 (27.87%) SQL
11 33 (27.05%) ASP.NET
12 30 (24.59%) Linux
12 30 (24.59%) Python
12 30 (24.59%) Mobile Development
13 25 (20.49%) Relational Database
13 25 (20.49%) Test Automation
13 25 (20.49%) OOP
13 25 (20.49%) CSS
13 25 (20.49%) HTML
14 24 (19.67%) Computer Science Degree
15 23 (18.85%) ASP.NET MVC
16 22 (18.03%) NoSQL
16 22 (18.03%) Web Development
17 21 (17.21%) Open Source
17 21 (17.21%) TDD
18 20 (16.39%) Web Services
18 20 (16.39%) AngularJS
18 20 (16.39%) Informatics
19 19 (15.57%) Business Development

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (9.84%) OpenStack
2 11 (9.02%) Apache
2 11 (9.02%) Apache Spark
3 10 (8.20%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.74%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.46%) Kentico
5 3 (2.46%) nginx
6 1 (0.82%) CMS
6 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.30%) GitHub
2 10 (8.20%) Office 365
3 4 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.82%) HTTP
1 1 (0.82%) Internet
1 1 (0.82%) SSL
1 1 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.49%) Relational Database
2 22 (18.03%) NoSQL
3 13 (10.66%) MongoDB
4 12 (9.84%) SQL Server
5 10 (8.20%) CouchDB
6 9 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (6.56%) MySQL
8 6 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.82%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.82%) Big Data
10 1 (0.82%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.82%) Redis
10 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 36 (29.51%) Git (software)
2 19 (15.57%) Xcode
3 16 (13.11%) NUnit
4 11 (9.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (8.20%) Jenkins
5 10 (8.20%) Subversion
6 9 (7.38%) LabVIEW
7 7 (5.74%) Moq
7 7 (5.74%) MSBuild
7 7 (5.74%) TeamCity
8 6 (4.92%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.46%) Mockito
9 3 (2.46%) RSpec
9 3 (2.46%) TestNG
10 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.82%) JIRA
10 1 (0.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (10.66%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.84%) Finance
3 5 (4.10%) Banking
4 3 (2.46%) Advertising
4 3 (2.46%) Marketing
5 2 (1.64%) Electronics
5 2 (1.64%) Games
6 1 (0.82%) Automotive
6 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Legal
6 1 (0.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (34.43%) .NET
2 33 (27.05%) ASP.NET
3 25 (20.49%) CSS
3 25 (20.49%) HTML
4 23 (18.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (16.39%) AngularJS
5 20 (16.39%) Web Services
6 19 (15.57%) Cocoa
6 19 (15.57%) HTML5
7 16 (13.11%) jQuery
7 16 (13.11%) JSON
7 16 (13.11%) XML
8 15 (12.30%) DBIx::Class
8 15 (12.30%) Node.js
9 12 (9.84%) CSS3
10 11 (9.02%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (8.20%) CPAN
11 10 (8.20%) Express
11 10 (8.20%) Moose
11 10 (8.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 37 (30.33%) Computer Science
2 16 (13.11%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (8.20%) Algorithms
4 9 (7.38%) User Experience
5 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.92%) Fintech
5 6 (4.92%) Private Cloud
6 5 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.10%) LIMS
6 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.82%) BBC
7 1 (0.82%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.82%) Life Science
7 1 (0.82%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.59%) Linux
2 19 (15.57%) Apple iOS
3 11 (9.02%) Windows
4 10 (8.20%) VMS
5 1 (0.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (50.00%) MVC
3 60 (49.18%) Software Engineering
4 53 (43.44%) OO
5 30 (24.59%) Mobile Development
6 25 (20.49%) OOP
6 25 (20.49%) Test Automation
7 22 (18.03%) Web Development
8 21 (17.21%) Open Source
8 21 (17.21%) TDD
9 20 (16.39%) Informatics
10 19 (15.57%) Business Development
11 18 (14.75%) Bioinformatics
12 16 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (13.11%) Visualisation
13 15 (12.30%) Scrum
14 12 (9.84%) Unit Testing
15 11 (9.02%) Multithreading
16 10 (8.20%) Mathematics
16 10 (8.20%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 48 (39.34%) JavaScript
2 47 (38.52%) C#
3 34 (27.87%) SQL
4 30 (24.59%) Python
5 19 (15.57%) Apple Swift
5 19 (15.57%) Objective-C
6 17 (13.93%) Perl
7 15 (12.30%) Java
8 13 (10.66%) C++
9 11 (9.02%) Shell Script
10 9 (7.38%) T-SQL
11 6 (4.92%) Ruby
12 3 (2.46%) PHP
12 3 (2.46%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.64%) C
14 1 (0.82%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.82%) Delphi
14 1 (0.82%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 48 (39.34%) Degree
2 24 (19.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (8.20%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.20%) LXC
2 3 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.82%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (9.02%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.92%) Oracle
3 3 (2.46%) Tableau
3 3 (2.46%) VMware
4 1 (0.82%) Virgin Media
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