The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 231 222
Rank change year-on-year +28 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 53 45 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.86% 0.61% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.63% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 44 38 45
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £47,500 £38,564
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +10.46%  

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 5925 7156 7405
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.03% 96.23% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4731 5778 5964
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 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 28 March 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
Essex +27 22 £39,729 -16.36% 5
Hertfordshire +32 21 £65,000 +13.04%
Cambridgeshire +2 9 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Suffolk +26 1 £42,500 -
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 28 March 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 43 (51.19%) MVC
2 42 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (44.05%) JavaScript
4 34 (40.48%) C#
4 34 (40.48%) Linux
5 32 (38.10%) Software Engineering
6 31 (36.90%) .NET
7 30 (35.71%) ASP.NET
8 29 (34.52%) Degree
9 24 (28.57%) SQL
9 24 (28.57%) OO
10 23 (27.38%) Mobile Development
11 22 (26.19%) Computer Science
11 22 (26.19%) Open Source
12 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (23.81%) DevOps
14 19 (22.62%) OOP
15 18 (21.43%) Scrum
15 18 (21.43%) AngularJS
16 17 (20.24%) TDD
16 17 (20.24%) HTML
17 16 (19.05%) SharePoint
17 16 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (19.05%) Office 365
18 15 (17.86%) Git (software)
19 14 (16.67%) Python
19 14 (16.67%) Java
20 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
20 13 (15.48%) .NET Framework
21 12 (14.29%) Informatics

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 16 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 12 (14.29%) Apache Spark
3 11 (13.10%) OpenStack
4 7 (8.33%) Apache
5 4 (4.76%) Confluence
6 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.05%) Office 365
2 7 (8.33%) GitHub
3 6 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.76%) Datadog
4 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) HTTP
2 5 (5.95%) SSL
2 5 (5.95%) Wireless
3 4 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.10%) NoSQL
3 9 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (9.52%) MySQL
4 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (8.33%) CouchDB
5 7 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 7 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.76%) SQLPlus
7 1 (1.19%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.19%) Big Data
7 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.71%) JIRA
3 7 (8.33%) Subversion
3 7 (8.33%) Xcode
4 4 (4.76%) Jasmine
4 4 (4.76%) Log4Net
4 4 (4.76%) NUnit
5 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.19%) JUnit
5 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.95%) Electronics
2 2 (2.38%) Banking
2 2 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (1.19%) Advertising
3 1 (1.19%) Automotive
3 1 (1.19%) Games
3 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (36.90%) .NET
2 30 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (21.43%) AngularJS
5 17 (20.24%) HTML
6 13 (15.48%) .NET Framework
7 12 (14.29%) CSS
7 12 (14.29%) Node.js
7 12 (14.29%) Web Services
8 11 (13.10%) HTML5
9 10 (11.90%) REST
10 9 (10.71%) JSON
10 9 (10.71%) OAuth
11 8 (9.52%) Entity Framework
12 7 (8.33%) Cocoa
12 7 (8.33%) CPAN
12 7 (8.33%) DBIx::Class
12 7 (8.33%) Express
12 7 (8.33%) Moose
12 7 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.19%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 5 (5.95%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.95%) Smart Home
4 4 (4.76%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.38%) Fintech
5 2 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.48%) Linux
2 11 (13.10%) Apple iOS
2 11 (13.10%) Windows
3 7 (8.33%) VMS
4 2 (2.38%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (51.19%) MVC
2 42 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (38.10%) Software Engineering
4 24 (28.57%) OO
5 23 (27.38%) Mobile Development
6 22 (26.19%) Open Source
7 20 (23.81%) DevOps
8 19 (22.62%) OOP
9 18 (21.43%) Scrum
10 17 (20.24%) TDD
11 16 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (14.29%) Bioinformatics
12 12 (14.29%) Informatics
12 12 (14.29%) Visualisation
13 11 (13.10%) Analytics
14 8 (9.52%) Test Automation
14 8 (9.52%) Web Development
15 7 (8.33%) Business Development
16 6 (7.14%) Software Architecture
16 6 (7.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (44.05%) JavaScript
2 34 (40.48%) C#
3 24 (28.57%) SQL
4 14 (16.67%) Java
4 14 (16.67%) Python
5 12 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 11 (13.10%) Objective-C
6 11 (13.10%) Perl
6 11 (13.10%) Shell Script
7 7 (8.33%) Apple Swift
7 7 (8.33%) C++
7 7 (8.33%) Ruby
8 5 (5.95%) C
9 4 (4.76%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.38%) PHP
11 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (34.52%) Degree
2 7 (8.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) HP Fortify
1 4 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (4.76%) New Relic
2 3 (3.57%) Apple
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle
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