Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 24 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 Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 275 253
Rank change year-on-year +117 -22 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 218 86 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.81% 0.65% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 0.68% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 189 72 124
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £52,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +10.00%
10th Percentile £45,750 £40,500 £42,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 11657 12674 14813
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.48% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9570 10516 12291
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 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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

Senior Software Engineer
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 Engineer in the East of England.

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in the East of England

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in the East of England

Senior Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 24 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 +58 187 £55,000 +4.76% 16
Hertfordshire +2 16 £47,500 -26.92% 1
Essex +38 13 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Suffolk +15 2 £57,500 +27.78%
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 216 (99.08%) Software Engineering
2 135 (61.93%) C++
3 98 (44.95%) Linux
4 90 (41.28%) Degree
4 90 (41.28%) Multithreading
5 88 (40.37%) C
6 71 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (23.39%) OO
8 48 (22.02%) Scrum
9 47 (21.56%) Wireless
9 47 (21.56%) Computer Science
10 46 (21.10%) C#
11 44 (20.18%) Windows
12 41 (18.81%) Multithreaded Programming
13 39 (17.89%) SQL
13 39 (17.89%) Java
13 39 (17.89%) Python
14 37 (16.97%) TDD
15 34 (15.60%) Finance
16 33 (15.14%) Embedded C++
17 30 (13.76%) Embedded C
17 30 (13.76%) .NET
18 26 (11.93%) Collaborative Working
19 25 (11.47%) JavaScript
20 24 (11.01%) Microsoft
20 24 (11.01%) Git (software)
20 24 (11.01%) Computer Science Degree
21 23 (10.55%) Video Processing
21 23 (10.55%) Marketing
21 23 (10.55%) Mathematics

Senior Software Engineer 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 7 (3.21%) Kentico
2 2 (0.92%) CMS
2 2 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (0.92%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.46%) IIS
3 1 (0.46%) JBoss
3 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.46%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.21%) SaaS
2 5 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (21.56%) Wireless
2 10 (4.59%) 3G
2 10 (4.59%) 4G
2 10 (4.59%) OpenVPN
3 3 (1.38%) HTTP
4 2 (0.92%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.92%) SNMP
4 2 (0.92%) VSAT
4 2 (0.92%) WAN
5 1 (0.46%) Broadband
5 1 (0.46%) Firewall
5 1 (0.46%) Internet
5 1 (0.46%) NAS
5 1 (0.46%) SCTP
5 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.46%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.26%) NoSQL
2 11 (5.05%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.75%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.83%) GIS
5 4 (1.83%) MySQL
6 3 (1.38%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.38%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.38%) Text Mining
7 2 (0.92%) Big Data
7 2 (0.92%) Couchbase
7 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.92%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.92%) Redis
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (11.01%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.88%) Visual Studio
3 10 (4.59%) JIRA
4 9 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (3.21%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.38%) Subversion
7 2 (0.92%) NUnit
7 2 (0.92%) Selenium
8 1 (0.46%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.46%) CppUnit
8 1 (0.46%) Gradle
8 1 (0.46%) JUnit
8 1 (0.46%) Maven
8 1 (0.46%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.46%) Redmine
8 1 (0.46%) Trac
General
1 34 (15.60%) Finance
2 23 (10.55%) Marketing
3 22 (10.09%) Multimedia
4 20 (9.17%) Electronics
5 14 (6.42%) Manufacturing
6 13 (5.96%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.29%) Automotive
8 3 (1.38%) Advertising
9 2 (0.92%) Legal
10 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.46%) Banking
10 1 (0.46%) Law
10 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.46%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.76%) .NET
2 13 (5.96%) ASP.NET
2 13 (5.96%) Autofac
2 13 (5.96%) Ehcache
3 12 (5.50%) RESTful
4 11 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (5.05%) Web Services
5 10 (4.59%) Node.js
5 10 (4.59%) Yocto
6 9 (4.13%) React
7 7 (3.21%) AngularJS
7 7 (3.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 6 (2.75%) HTML
8 6 (2.75%) Qt
9 5 (2.29%) CSS
9 5 (2.29%) DirectX
9 5 (2.29%) Express
9 5 (2.29%) OpenGL
9 5 (2.29%) POSIX
9 5 (2.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (21.56%) Computer Science
2 18 (8.26%) Algorithms
3 17 (7.80%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (5.96%) Data Structures
5 8 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.75%) User Experience
7 5 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.29%) Xbox
8 4 (1.83%) CUDA
8 4 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (1.38%) Life Science
9 3 (1.38%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.46%) CAN bus
10 1 (0.46%) Contactless
10 1 (0.46%) EMV
10 1 (0.46%) Fintech
10 1 (0.46%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.46%) Photography
10 1 (0.46%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 98 (44.95%) Linux
2 44 (20.18%) Windows
3 18 (8.26%) Embedded Linux
4 12 (5.50%) Android
5 6 (2.75%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.75%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.29%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.83%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 3 (1.38%) Unix
9 1 (0.46%) AIX
9 1 (0.46%) CentOS
9 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.46%) Solaris
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (99.08%) Software Engineering
2 90 (41.28%) Multithreading
3 71 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (23.39%) OO
5 48 (22.02%) Scrum
6 41 (18.81%) Multithreaded Programming
7 37 (16.97%) TDD
8 26 (11.93%) Collaborative Working
9 23 (10.55%) Mathematics
9 23 (10.55%) Video Processing
10 21 (9.63%) Cryptography
10 21 (9.63%) Test Automation
11 17 (7.80%) Digital Marketing
12 16 (7.34%) SOLID
13 15 (6.88%) MVC
13 15 (6.88%) Physics
13 15 (6.88%) Unit Testing
14 13 (5.96%) Data Modelling
14 13 (5.96%) Inversion of Control
14 13 (5.96%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 135 (61.93%) C++
2 88 (40.37%) C
3 46 (21.10%) C#
4 39 (17.89%) Java
4 39 (17.89%) Python
4 39 (17.89%) SQL
5 33 (15.14%) Embedded C++
6 30 (13.76%) Embedded C
7 25 (11.47%) JavaScript
8 21 (9.63%) Assembly Language
9 20 (9.17%) T-SQL
10 10 (4.59%) PHP
11 9 (4.13%) Perl
12 5 (2.29%) Ruby
13 4 (1.83%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.38%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.38%) GLSL
14 3 (1.38%) Scala
15 2 (0.92%) Ada
15 2 (0.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 90 (41.28%) Degree
2 24 (11.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.75%) PhD
4 1 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.96%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) ISO 26262
3 1 (0.46%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.46%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.46%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.46%) MISRA
3 1 (0.46%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (2.29%) Docker
2 2 (0.92%) Firmware
3 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.92%) Ansible
1 2 (0.92%) Puppet
2 1 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 24 (11.01%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.96%) Terracotta
3 12 (5.50%) SAP
4 7 (3.21%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.83%) Oracle
6 3 (1.38%) Dell
7 2 (0.92%) HP
8 1 (0.46%) Apple
8 1 (0.46%) Google
8 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.46%) Sage
8 1 (0.46%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.46%) Symantec
8 1 (0.46%) Xamarin