Period
to 23 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £73,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

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
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 98 129 160
Rank change year-on-year +31 +31 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 166 29 101
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.83% 1.20% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.12% 1.26% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 57
10th Percentile £58,800 £43,750 £45,000
25th Percentile £65,000 £52,813 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £73,500 £69,375 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.95% +15.63% +9.09%
75th Percentile £87,500 £84,375 £68,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 -
England median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +11.54% +8.33% -7.69%

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 5,326 2,306 5,864
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.76% 95.64% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,741 1,723 4,280
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,339 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - - +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £74,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire +22 105 £80,000 +8.47% 32
Hertfordshire -46 33 - - 5
Essex +10 19 - - 1
Suffolk - 6 - -
Bedfordshire -15 5 £70,000 +55.56% 1
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 23 January 2022, Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 166 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 111 (66.87%) Python
3 76 (45.78%) C++
4 69 (41.57%) Degree
5 62 (37.35%) C#
6 58 (34.94%) C
7 55 (33.13%) Social Skills
8 54 (32.53%) Full Stack Development
9 53 (31.93%) Linux
10 49 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (27.11%) Java
12 44 (26.51%) Computer Science
12 44 (26.51%) Git (software)
12 44 (26.51%) Open Source
13 42 (25.30%) Algorithms
14 40 (24.10%) React
15 39 (23.49%) .NET
16 35 (21.08%) Risk Management
16 35 (21.08%) Test Automation
17 34 (20.48%) Mobile App
18 33 (19.88%) Machine Learning
19 32 (19.28%) AWS
20 31 (18.67%) .NET Framework
21 29 (17.47%) OO
21 29 (17.47%) Azure
22 28 (16.87%) Android
22 28 (16.87%) Automotive
23 27 (16.27%) Mentoring
24 26 (15.66%) Docker
24 26 (15.66%) DevOps

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 8 (4.82%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.61%) Apache
3 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 32 (19.28%) AWS
2 29 (17.47%) Azure
3 20 (12.05%) Serverless
4 10 (6.02%) OpenShift
5 6 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (3.61%) GitHub
6 3 (1.81%) SaaS
7 2 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.20%) Dropbox
7 2 (1.20%) Slack
8 1 (0.60%) Datadog
8 1 (0.60%) GCP
8 1 (0.60%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.45%) TCP/IP
2 9 (5.42%) Kerberos
3 5 (3.01%) MQTT
4 3 (1.81%) HTTP
5 2 (1.20%) FTP
5 2 (1.20%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.20%) Modbus
5 2 (1.20%) Profibus
5 2 (1.20%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.01%) MySQL
1 5 (3.01%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.81%) Big Data
2 3 (1.81%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.20%) Metadata
3 2 (1.20%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.20%) SQLite
4 1 (0.60%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (0.60%) Redis
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 44 (26.51%) Git (software)
2 16 (9.64%) TeamCity
3 11 (6.63%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.42%) Maven
5 2 (1.20%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.20%) GitLab
5 2 (1.20%) JIRA
5 2 (1.20%) Subversion
5 2 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.60%) Mocha
6 1 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 55 (33.13%) Social Skills
2 28 (16.87%) Automotive
3 10 (6.02%) Electronics
4 9 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.42%) Games
5 7 (4.22%) Marketing
5 7 (4.22%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (1.20%) Finance
6 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.20%) Publishing
6 2 (1.20%) Retail
6 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (24.10%) React
2 39 (23.49%) .NET
3 31 (18.67%) .NET Framework
4 20 (12.05%) Velocity
5 17 (10.24%) AngularJS
5 17 (10.24%) HTML
6 15 (9.04%) Node.js
6 15 (9.04%) Vue.js
6 15 (9.04%) WPF
7 14 (8.43%) LLVM
8 12 (7.23%) Yocto
9 11 (6.63%) RESTful
9 11 (6.63%) Spring Boot
9 11 (6.63%) Swing
9 11 (6.63%) Web Services
10 9 (5.42%) JavaFX
11 8 (4.82%) REST
12 7 (4.22%) OpenGL
12 7 (4.22%) OpenGL ES
12 7 (4.22%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 42 (25.30%) Algorithms
2 34 (20.48%) Mobile App
3 23 (13.86%) Data Structures
3 23 (13.86%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (11.45%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (9.64%) Embedded Systems
5 16 (9.64%) User Experience
6 14 (8.43%) Renewable Energy
7 12 (7.23%) Device Driver
8 7 (4.22%) Mali
9 6 (3.61%) Home Automation
10 5 (3.01%) Cloud Native
10 5 (3.01%) Robotics
11 4 (2.41%) 3D Graphics
11 4 (2.41%) Smart City
12 3 (1.81%) Handset
12 3 (1.81%) Mobile Games
12 3 (1.81%) Public Cloud
12 3 (1.81%) SIMD
12 3 (1.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (31.93%) Linux
2 28 (16.87%) Android
3 19 (11.45%) Windows
4 6 (3.61%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.81%) Robot Operating System
6 2 (1.20%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.20%) ThreadX
6 2 (1.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.60%) CentOS
7 1 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 54 (32.53%) Full Stack Development
3 49 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (26.51%) Computer Science
4 44 (26.51%) Open Source
5 35 (21.08%) Risk Management
5 35 (21.08%) Test Automation
6 33 (19.88%) Machine Learning
7 29 (17.47%) OO
8 27 (16.27%) Mentoring
9 26 (15.66%) DevOps
10 23 (13.86%) Data Science
11 22 (13.25%) SDLC
12 21 (12.65%) Complexity Analysis
13 20 (12.05%) Multithreading
14 19 (11.45%) Functional Testing
14 19 (11.45%) Microservices
15 18 (10.84%) Problem-Solving
16 17 (10.24%) CI/CD
16 17 (10.24%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 111 (66.87%) Python
2 76 (45.78%) C++
3 62 (37.35%) C#
4 58 (34.94%) C
5 45 (27.11%) Java
6 26 (15.66%) JavaScript
7 23 (13.86%) Go
8 19 (11.45%) SQL
9 17 (10.24%) TypeScript
10 13 (7.83%) MATLAB
11 12 (7.23%) Julia
12 9 (5.42%) Java 8
13 6 (3.61%) R
14 3 (1.81%) Bash
15 2 (1.20%) Kotlin
16 1 (0.60%) Assembly Language
16 1 (0.60%) Perl
16 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 69 (41.57%) Degree
2 12 (7.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (4.22%) HND
3 7 (4.22%) PhD
4 2 (1.20%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.60%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.43%) ISO 26262
2 8 (4.82%) QA
3 2 (1.20%) MISRA
4 1 (0.60%) DICOM
System Software
1 26 (15.66%) Docker
2 12 (7.23%) Firmware
3 6 (3.61%) LXC
Systems Management
1 22 (13.25%) Kubernetes
2 12 (7.23%) Cisco IPCC
3 9 (5.42%) Ansible
4 4 (2.41%) Terraform
5 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.20%) Puppet
6 1 (0.60%) Kibana
6 1 (0.60%) Kustomize
Vendors
1 3 (1.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.20%) BEA
2 2 (1.20%) CrowdStrike
2 2 (1.20%) Klocwork
2 2 (1.20%) ServiceNow
2 2 (1.20%) Spotify
2 2 (1.20%) Twitter
3 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.60%) Sony