Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

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

Senior Software Engineer
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 127 128
Rank change year-on-year +30 +1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 8 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.59% 0.55% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.57% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 10
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £35,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £58,500 £57,250 £52,000
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -4.76%

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 1,306 1,761 1,948
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.28% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,108 1,444 1,574
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.88%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Essex

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Essex

Senior Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Essex region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
Colchester +11 4 - - 5
Harlow - 4 £50,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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 Essex region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Retail
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) IIS
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Refactoring
3 4 (50.00%) Physics
3 4 (50.00%) WCF
3 4 (50.00%) Release Management
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Kanban
3 4 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 4 (50.00%) RESTful
3 4 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework

Senior Software Engineer 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (50.00%) RESTful
1 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (50.00%) WCF
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) WinForms
2 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) CUDA
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (50.00%) Kanban
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Physics
2 4 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 4 (50.00%) Release Management
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Image Processing
3 3 (37.50%) Issue Tracking
3 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft