The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 25 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 86 96
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 7 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.73% 0.20% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.21% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Median salary £53,750 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.21% +2.77%  
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 Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 915 942 1207
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.81% 95.34% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 769 766 952
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 Essex

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

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 3 months to 25 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
Colchester - 6 £55,000 - 1
Saffron Walden -18 1 £52,500 +13.51%
Senior Software Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Essex region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (78.57%) Issue Tracking
3 9 (64.29%) C++
4 8 (57.14%) Multithreading
4 8 (57.14%) Image Processing
5 7 (50.00%) Degree
5 7 (50.00%) C#
6 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
6 6 (42.86%) Windows
6 6 (42.86%) Physics
6 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
7 5 (35.71%) REST
7 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
7 5 (35.71%) JIRA
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 5 (35.71%) CSS
7 5 (35.71%) Web Services
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 5 (35.71%) Scrum
7 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (28.57%) TDD
8 4 (28.57%) CruiseControl
8 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
8 4 (28.57%) Spring
8 4 (28.57%) Maven
8 4 (28.57%) JasperReports
8 4 (28.57%) JSON
8 4 (28.57%) Ajax

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 (28.57%) Apache
1 4 (28.57%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Geospatial Data
1 4 (28.57%) GIS
1 4 (28.57%) JasperReports
1 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 5 (35.71%) JIRA
3 4 (28.57%) Ant
3 4 (28.57%) ClearQuest
3 4 (28.57%) CruiseControl
3 4 (28.57%) FishEye
3 4 (28.57%) Hudson
3 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 4 (28.57%) JUnit
3 4 (28.57%) Maven
3 4 (28.57%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) CSS
1 5 (35.71%) REST
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) Ajax
2 4 (28.57%) Apache Flex
2 4 (28.57%) AWT
2 4 (28.57%) GWT
2 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 4 (28.57%) JMS
2 4 (28.57%) JSON
2 4 (28.57%) Middleware
2 4 (28.57%) Spring
2 4 (28.57%) Swing
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) Node.js
3 1 (7.14%) OAuth
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (7.14%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) CUDA
1 4 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Smart Home
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (78.57%) Issue Tracking
3 8 (57.14%) Image Processing
3 8 (57.14%) Multithreading
4 6 (42.86%) Physics
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (28.57%) DevOps
6 4 (28.57%) Kanban
6 4 (28.57%) OO
6 4 (28.57%) Open Source
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) UML
6 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) Product Management
7 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
7 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C++
2 7 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) C
4 4 (28.57%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Adobe
2 4 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 4 (28.57%) Google
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