Period
to 31 March 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £46,158 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

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
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 202 207 268
Rank change year-on-year +5 +61 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 49 87 102
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.86% 1.03% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.06% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 43 82 77
Median annual salary £46,158 £53,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.13% +2.38% -4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,650 £40,700
90th Percentile £73,750 £62,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 5,475 8,186 12,407
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.07% 96.75% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3,983 6,319 9,979
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the East of England over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

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 6 months to 31 March 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +15 19 £46,158 -16.08% 3
Norfolk - 15 £40,000 - 1
Essex +1 6 £80,000 +75.48%
Hertfordshire +22 4 £50,000 -2.44% 4
Bedfordshire +10 4 £54,500 -0.91%
Suffolk +2 1 £62,500 +38.89%
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 31 March 2020, Senior Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region featuring Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 31 (63.27%) Python
2 27 (55.10%) Azure
3 26 (53.06%) AWS
4 22 (44.90%) C
4 22 (44.90%) Scrum
5 20 (40.82%) Java
5 20 (40.82%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (36.73%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (34.69%) GCP
8 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
8 16 (32.65%) HTML
8 16 (32.65%) Bioinformatics
8 16 (32.65%) Relational Database
8 16 (32.65%) Biology
8 16 (32.65%) Git (software)
9 15 (30.61%) Google
9 15 (30.61%) Business Development
9 15 (30.61%) SciPy
9 15 (30.61%) NumPy
9 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (30.61%) CSS
9 15 (30.61%) Firmware
10 14 (28.57%) REST
10 14 (28.57%) React
11 13 (26.53%) Vue.js
11 13 (26.53%) AngularJS
11 13 (26.53%) OpenStack
12 12 (24.49%) Informatics
12 12 (24.49%) Visualisation
12 12 (24.49%) Web 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 13 (26.53%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 27 (55.10%) Azure
2 26 (53.06%) AWS
3 17 (34.69%) GCP
4 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.08%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) InfiniBand
2 2 (4.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.04%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) Relational Database
2 9 (18.37%) Amazon Athena
3 4 (8.16%) MySQL
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.08%) Big Data
5 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.08%) Redis
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) Selenium
3 1 (2.04%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.04%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (18.37%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.08%) Games
3 1 (2.04%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Law
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) HTML
2 15 (30.61%) CSS
2 15 (30.61%) NumPy
2 15 (30.61%) SciPy
3 14 (28.57%) React
3 14 (28.57%) REST
4 13 (26.53%) AngularJS
4 13 (26.53%) Vue.js
5 8 (16.33%) .NET
6 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (6.12%) Node.js
7 2 (4.08%) ADO
7 2 (4.08%) CSS3
7 2 (4.08%) Entity Framework
7 2 (4.08%) HTML5
7 2 (4.08%) jQuery
7 2 (4.08%) React Native
7 2 (4.08%) Sass
7 2 (4.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.82%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (36.73%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (8.16%) Cloud Native
3 4 (8.16%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.08%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) Acoustics
5 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.04%) Music Streaming
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Unix
2 3 (6.12%) Windows
3 2 (4.08%) Android
3 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Scrum
2 16 (32.65%) Bioinformatics
2 16 (32.65%) Biology
3 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.61%) Business Development
4 12 (24.49%) Computational Biology
4 12 (24.49%) Informatics
4 12 (24.49%) Visualisation
4 12 (24.49%) Web Development
5 10 (20.41%) Data Science
6 9 (18.37%) Dashboard Development
6 9 (18.37%) Data Visualisation
7 7 (14.29%) Data Analysis
8 6 (12.24%) DevOps
8 6 (12.24%) Microservices
9 5 (10.20%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
10 4 (8.16%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) Python
2 22 (44.90%) C
3 20 (40.82%) Java
4 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
5 10 (20.41%) C#
5 10 (20.41%) SQL
6 9 (18.37%) R
7 6 (12.24%) Ruby
8 5 (10.20%) Perl
9 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
10 3 (6.12%) ES6
10 3 (6.12%) TypeScript
11 2 (4.08%) C++
11 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
11 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) GDPR
1 2 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (30.61%) Firmware
2 11 (22.45%) Docker
3 4 (8.16%) GPFS
3 4 (8.16%) Lustre
3 4 (8.16%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Ansible
2 2 (4.08%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Google
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) TippingPoint