The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer
England / East of England
Rank 187 191 239
Rank change year-on-year +4 +48  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 55 85 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.91% 1.16% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.21% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 39 63 30
Median salary £47,500 £52,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.65% -0.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

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 5775 7042 7151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.07% 96.28% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4619 5689 5743
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 £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 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
Cambridgeshire -2 26 £45,000 -13.46% 4
Hertfordshire +5 16 £65,000 +13.04% 3
Essex +11 7 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Norfolk 0 6 £42,500 -14.14% 1
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 110 (96.49%) Software Engineering
2 64 (56.14%) C++
3 56 (49.12%) Linux
4 43 (37.72%) C#
5 39 (34.21%) C
5 39 (34.21%) Python
6 35 (30.70%) Degree
7 34 (29.82%) .NET
8 33 (28.95%) Java
9 31 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (26.32%) JavaScript
11 26 (22.81%) Git (software)
12 25 (21.93%) Windows
13 24 (21.05%) CSS
13 24 (21.05%) MVC
14 23 (20.18%) Electronics
14 23 (20.18%) Open Source
15 22 (19.30%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (19.30%) DevOps
15 22 (19.30%) ASP.NET
16 21 (18.42%) Dell
16 21 (18.42%) Microsoft
16 21 (18.42%) Wireless
17 20 (17.54%) Perl
18 19 (16.67%) HTML
19 18 (15.79%) Scrum
19 18 (15.79%) Mathematics
20 17 (14.91%) Android
20 17 (14.91%) Android Development
20 17 (14.91%) Mobile Development

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (14.04%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.26%) Apache
2 6 (5.26%) JBoss
3 5 (4.39%) IIS
3 5 (4.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (9.65%) MS Office
2 6 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.39%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.39%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.04%) Office 365
2 6 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.42%) Wireless
2 15 (13.16%) 802.11
2 15 (13.16%) Bluetooth
3 5 (4.39%) Firewall
3 5 (4.39%) HTTP
3 5 (4.39%) Internet
3 5 (4.39%) SSL
4 2 (1.75%) SNMP
5 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.40%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.02%) MySQL
3 6 (5.26%) Geospatial Data
3 6 (5.26%) GIS
3 6 (5.26%) JasperReports
3 6 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.75%) Big Data
5 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (22.81%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.65%) JIRA
3 6 (5.26%) Ant
3 6 (5.26%) ClearQuest
3 6 (5.26%) CruiseControl
3 6 (5.26%) FishEye
3 6 (5.26%) Hudson
3 6 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.26%) JUnit
3 6 (5.26%) Maven
3 6 (5.26%) Subversion
3 6 (5.26%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.88%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.88%) Xcode
General
1 23 (20.18%) Electronics
2 6 (5.26%) Multimedia
3 5 (4.39%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.75%) Finance
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.82%) .NET
2 24 (21.05%) CSS
3 22 (19.30%) ASP.NET
3 22 (19.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (16.67%) HTML
5 15 (13.16%) 802.1X
6 14 (12.28%) Web Services
7 11 (9.65%) AngularJS
7 11 (9.65%) REST
8 9 (7.89%) Hibernate
8 9 (7.89%) HTML5
8 9 (7.89%) Spring
9 8 (7.02%) CSS3
9 8 (7.02%) JSON
10 7 (6.14%) Ajax
10 7 (6.14%) Node.js
11 6 (5.26%) AWT
11 6 (5.26%) JMS
11 6 (5.26%) Middleware
11 6 (5.26%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.53%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (4.39%) Smart Home
5 4 (3.51%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.75%) Fintech
7 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (49.12%) Linux
2 25 (21.93%) Windows
3 17 (14.91%) Android
4 6 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 6 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.39%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.51%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (96.49%) Software Engineering
2 31 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (21.05%) MVC
4 23 (20.18%) Open Source
5 22 (19.30%) DevOps
6 18 (15.79%) Mathematics
6 18 (15.79%) Scrum
7 17 (14.91%) Android Development
7 17 (14.91%) Mobile Development
8 15 (13.16%) Cross-Platform Development
9 13 (11.40%) TDD
10 10 (8.77%) OO
10 10 (8.77%) SDLC
11 9 (7.89%) Issue Tracking
12 8 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (6.14%) Software Architecture
14 6 (5.26%) Kanban
14 6 (5.26%) UML
14 6 (5.26%) Unit Testing
15 5 (4.39%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 64 (56.14%) C++
2 43 (37.72%) C#
3 39 (34.21%) C
3 39 (34.21%) Python
4 33 (28.95%) Java
5 30 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 20 (17.54%) Perl
7 14 (12.28%) Embedded C
8 10 (8.77%) SQL
9 8 (7.02%) Embedded C++
10 6 (5.26%) Ruby
11 5 (4.39%) Assembly Language
11 5 (4.39%) VB
11 5 (4.39%) VB.NET
12 4 (3.51%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.63%) Objective-C
13 3 (2.63%) PHP
14 1 (0.88%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 35 (30.70%) Degree
2 6 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 5 (4.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 21 (18.42%) Dell
1 21 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.04%) HP
3 6 (5.26%) Adobe
3 6 (5.26%) Atlassian
3 6 (5.26%) Google
4 5 (4.39%) Sage
4 5 (4.39%) SonicWALL
4 5 (4.39%) Symantec
5 1 (0.88%) Apple
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle
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