Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 265 310 268
Rank change year-on-year +45 -42 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 93 50 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.77% 0.38% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.40% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 80 44 125
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £41,625 £42,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 11653 12573 14805
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 96.42% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9574 10441 12272
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -12 57 £47,500 -15.56% 8
Hertfordshire +11 22 £52,500 -
Essex +27 7 £57,500 -11.54% 3
Suffolk +14 4 £55,000 +15.79%
Bedfordshire +31 3 £60,000 +14.29%
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 20 November 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 61 (65.59%) C#
2 59 (63.44%) .NET
3 55 (59.14%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (48.39%) Software Engineering
5 42 (45.16%) MVC
6 41 (44.09%) HTML
7 37 (39.78%) CSS
7 37 (39.78%) OO
8 36 (38.71%) ASP.NET
8 36 (38.71%) JavaScript
8 36 (38.71%) Git (software)
9 34 (36.56%) SQL
10 33 (35.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 30 (32.26%) TDD
12 28 (30.11%) HTML5
13 27 (29.03%) Degree
14 26 (27.96%) AngularJS
15 25 (26.88%) Web Services
15 25 (26.88%) Microsoft
16 24 (25.81%) Scrum
16 24 (25.81%) Computer Science
17 23 (24.73%) WCF
17 23 (24.73%) JSON
17 23 (24.73%) NUnit
18 21 (22.58%) Finance
18 21 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
18 21 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web API
19 20 (21.51%) OOD
19 20 (21.51%) C++
20 19 (20.43%) SQL Server

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 6 (6.45%) Kentico
2 5 (5.38%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.15%) CMS
4 2 (2.15%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.08%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.30%) GitHub
3 2 (2.15%) SaaS
4 1 (1.08%) IaaS
4 1 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) Internet
2 2 (2.15%) HTTP
3 1 (1.08%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.08%) WAN
3 1 (1.08%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.43%) SQL Server
2 18 (19.35%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.30%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.15%) Redis
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.08%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.08%) MySQL
6 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (38.71%) Git (software)
2 23 (24.73%) NUnit
3 21 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (17.20%) Jenkins
5 14 (15.05%) Moq
5 14 (15.05%) MSBuild
5 14 (15.05%) Subversion
5 14 (15.05%) TeamCity
6 11 (11.83%) Visual Studio
7 6 (6.45%) LabVIEW
8 4 (4.30%) SpecFlow
9 3 (3.23%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.15%) IntelliJ
10 2 (2.15%) WebSharper
11 1 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.08%) Chocolatey
11 1 (1.08%) JIRA
11 1 (1.08%) JUnit
11 1 (1.08%) Mercurial
General
1 21 (22.58%) Finance
2 12 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 10 (10.75%) Marketing
4 6 (6.45%) Banking
4 6 (6.45%) Games
5 4 (4.30%) Advertising
5 4 (4.30%) Retail
6 2 (2.15%) Automotive
6 2 (2.15%) Electronics
6 2 (2.15%) Legal
6 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (63.44%) .NET
2 41 (44.09%) HTML
3 37 (39.78%) CSS
4 36 (38.71%) ASP.NET
5 33 (35.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (30.11%) HTML5
7 26 (27.96%) AngularJS
8 25 (26.88%) Web Services
9 23 (24.73%) JSON
9 23 (24.73%) WCF
10 21 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web API
11 19 (20.43%) REST
12 18 (19.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (16.13%) jQuery
13 15 (16.13%) RESTful
14 14 (15.05%) Ajax
14 14 (15.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 14 (15.05%) CSS3
15 13 (13.98%) XML
16 8 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.81%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.90%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.45%) Acoustics
4 6 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.38%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (5.38%) Algorithms
6 4 (4.30%) Fintech
7 3 (3.23%) BBC
7 3 (3.23%) LIMS
7 3 (3.23%) User Experience
8 2 (2.15%) NHS
8 2 (2.15%) Social Network
9 1 (1.08%) 3D Printing
9 1 (1.08%) CAN bus
9 1 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.08%) Handset
9 1 (1.08%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.60%) Linux
2 7 (7.53%) Windows
3 6 (6.45%) Android
4 5 (5.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.15%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (59.14%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (48.39%) Software Engineering
3 42 (45.16%) MVC
4 37 (39.78%) OO
5 30 (32.26%) TDD
6 24 (25.81%) Scrum
7 20 (21.51%) OOD
8 18 (19.35%) Unit Testing
9 17 (18.28%) Inversion of Control
10 16 (17.20%) Mathematics
10 16 (17.20%) SDLC
11 15 (16.13%) Mentoring
11 15 (16.13%) Release Management
12 14 (15.05%) Systems Analysis
12 14 (15.05%) Waterfall
13 13 (13.98%) Test Automation
14 10 (10.75%) SOA
15 9 (9.68%) BDD
16 8 (8.60%) Digital Marketing
16 8 (8.60%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 61 (65.59%) C#
2 36 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 34 (36.56%) SQL
4 20 (21.51%) C++
5 15 (16.13%) Python
6 14 (15.05%) Java
7 7 (7.53%) T-SQL
8 6 (6.45%) VB
9 5 (5.38%) PHP
9 5 (5.38%) VB.NET
9 5 (5.38%) VB6
10 4 (4.30%) Perl
10 4 (4.30%) TypeScript
11 3 (3.23%) C
12 2 (2.15%) F#
13 1 (1.08%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.08%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.08%) Ruby
13 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (29.03%) Degree
2 7 (7.53%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (26.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.23%) Virgin Media
3 2 (2.15%) SAP
3 2 (2.15%) Twitter
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle
4 1 (1.08%) Xamarin