The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £51,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 199 236
Rank change year-on-year +7 +37  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 63 55 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.02% 0.81% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.84% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 52 50 43
Median salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 6024 6552 8038
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.22% 96.28% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4914 5554 6629
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £64,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 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 June 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 -5 47 £51,750 -8.00% 14
Essex +5 7 £53,750 +16.21% 1
Norfolk -12 4 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire -8 3 £40,000 - 3
Suffolk +7 2 £45,000 -
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 June 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.

1 117 (99.15%) Software Engineering
2 62 (52.54%) C++
3 55 (46.61%) C#
4 46 (38.98%) Linux
5 45 (38.14%) C
5 45 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (33.05%) Degree
7 30 (25.42%) .NET
7 30 (25.42%) Windows
8 29 (24.58%) Scrum
9 26 (22.03%) TDD
10 25 (21.19%) Multithreading
10 25 (21.19%) Git (software)
11 24 (20.34%) OO
11 24 (20.34%) JavaScript
12 22 (18.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (18.64%) ASP.NET
12 22 (18.64%) MVC
13 21 (17.80%) Embedded C
14 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
14 20 (16.95%) CSS
14 20 (16.95%) Electronics
15 19 (16.10%) Multimedia
15 19 (16.10%) SQL
16 18 (15.25%) HTML
16 18 (15.25%) Assembly Language
17 17 (14.41%) Java
17 17 (14.41%) Microsoft Office
18 16 (13.56%) Video Processing
18 16 (13.56%) Python

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 10 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.39%) Apache
2 4 (3.39%) IIS
2 4 (3.39%) JBoss
3 3 (2.54%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.69%) Kentico
Applications
1 17 (14.41%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (7.63%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.54%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (8.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.54%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.47%) Office 365
2 9 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.86%) Wireless
2 7 (5.93%) Bluetooth
3 6 (5.08%) 802.11
4 3 (2.54%) Firewall
5 2 (1.69%) Internet
6 1 (0.85%) HTTP
6 1 (0.85%) SNMP
6 1 (0.85%) SSL
6 1 (0.85%) VSAT
6 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.39%) Geospatial Data
2 4 (3.39%) GIS
2 4 (3.39%) JasperReports
2 4 (3.39%) RDBMS
2 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.54%) MySQL
4 2 (1.69%) Big Data
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (21.19%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.78%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.24%) JIRA
4 4 (3.39%) Ant
4 4 (3.39%) ClearQuest
4 4 (3.39%) CruiseControl
4 4 (3.39%) FishEye
4 4 (3.39%) Hudson
4 4 (3.39%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.39%) JUnit
4 4 (3.39%) Maven
4 4 (3.39%) Subversion
4 4 (3.39%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.85%) Xcode
General
1 20 (16.95%) Electronics
2 19 (16.10%) Multimedia
3 13 (11.02%) Telecoms
4 12 (10.17%) Marketing
5 11 (9.32%) Manufacturing
6 10 (8.47%) Finance
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.42%) .NET
2 22 (18.64%) ASP.NET
2 22 (18.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 20 (16.95%) CSS
4 18 (15.25%) HTML
5 12 (10.17%) AngularJS
5 12 (10.17%) HTML5
6 11 (9.32%) Autofac
6 11 (9.32%) CSS3
7 10 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 10 (8.47%) LINQ
8 8 (6.78%) Web Services
9 7 (5.93%) Ajax
10 6 (5.08%) 802.1X
11 5 (4.24%) JSON
11 5 (4.24%) REST
12 4 (3.39%) .NET Framework
12 4 (3.39%) Apache Flex
12 4 (3.39%) GWT
12 4 (3.39%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.93%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.39%) CUDA
3 4 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (1.69%) Fintech
5 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.85%) Contactless
5 1 (0.85%) EMV
5 1 (0.85%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.85%) Smart Home
5 1 (0.85%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (38.98%) Linux
2 30 (25.42%) Windows
3 9 (7.63%) Android
3 9 (7.63%) Windows 7
4 8 (6.78%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.39%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (2.54%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.69%) Unix
7 2 (1.69%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (99.15%) Software Engineering
2 45 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (24.58%) Scrum
4 26 (22.03%) TDD
5 25 (21.19%) Multithreading
6 24 (20.34%) OO
7 22 (18.64%) MVC
8 16 (13.56%) Video Processing
9 15 (12.71%) Open Source
10 14 (11.86%) DevOps
11 13 (11.02%) SDLC
12 12 (10.17%) Digital Marketing
13 11 (9.32%) Inversion of Control
13 11 (9.32%) Issue Tracking
13 11 (9.32%) Mobile Development
13 11 (9.32%) SOLID
14 10 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (8.47%) Cryptography
14 10 (8.47%) Programme Management
15 8 (6.78%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (52.54%) C++
2 55 (46.61%) C#
3 45 (38.14%) C
4 24 (20.34%) JavaScript
5 21 (17.80%) Embedded C
6 19 (16.10%) SQL
7 18 (15.25%) Assembly Language
8 17 (14.41%) Java
9 16 (13.56%) Embedded C++
9 16 (13.56%) Python
10 13 (11.02%) T-SQL
11 7 (5.93%) Perl
12 5 (4.24%) VB.NET
13 3 (2.54%) VB
14 2 (1.69%) Ruby
15 1 (0.85%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (33.05%) Degree
2 5 (4.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.39%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (2.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.47%) SAP
3 5 (4.24%) Google
4 4 (3.39%) Adobe
4 4 (3.39%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.54%) Dell
5 3 (2.54%) Sage
5 3 (2.54%) SonicWALL
5 3 (2.54%) Symantec
6 2 (1.69%) Apple
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