Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 21 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 137 137
Rank change year-on-year +34 0 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 7 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.50% 0.047% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.051% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 13
Essex median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% +18.18% +10.00%
10th Percentile £50,000 £65,000 £44,500
90th Percentile £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% -5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1334 1968 2491
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.95% 92.83% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1517 1845
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,291
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in Essex

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Essex.

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in Essex

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Essex over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in Essex

Senior Software Developer
Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 21 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
Harlow - 5 £57,500 - 1
Basildon +12 1 £47,500 -26.92%
Chelmsford - 1 £75,000 -
Senior Software Developer
East of England

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 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 Essex region featuring Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) MVC
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (42.86%) WinForms
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
4 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
4 3 (42.86%) Android
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) Android Development
4 3 (42.86%) iOS Development
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (28.57%) RESTful
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 2 (28.57%) Refactoring
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) WCF
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) Finance

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) WinForms
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) RESTful
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) JSP
4 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Android
1 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Android Development
3 3 (42.86%) iOS Development
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Refactoring
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (14.29%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft