The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 105 93 99
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 6 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.37% 1.18% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 1.22% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 18
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Senior Software Developer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1541 1388 1661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.42% 96.59% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1228 1172 1432
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Senior Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Developer in their job title.

1 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) .NET
3 10 (58.82%) HTML
3 10 (58.82%) MVC
3 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
4 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (52.94%) TDD
4 9 (52.94%) jQuery
4 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (52.94%) Finance
4 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
4 9 (52.94%) C#
5 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
5 8 (47.06%) WCF
6 7 (41.18%) CSS
6 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
7 6 (35.29%) MySQL
7 6 (35.29%) Algorithms
8 5 (29.41%) MSTest
8 5 (29.41%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (29.41%) NUnit
9 4 (23.53%) User Experience
10 3 (17.65%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
10 3 (17.65%) Analytics
10 3 (17.65%) Internet of Things
10 3 (17.65%) LINQ
10 3 (17.65%) Degree
10 3 (17.65%) Computer Science

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Senior Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (17.65%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
1 3 (17.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) MySQL
3 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) NUnit
1 5 (29.41%) MSTest
1 5 (29.41%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) MSBuild
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) HTML
3 9 (52.94%) jQuery
3 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
3 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (47.06%) WCF
5 7 (41.18%) CSS
6 3 (17.65%) STL
6 3 (17.65%) LINQ
6 3 (17.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (11.76%) Web Services
7 2 (11.76%) XML
7 2 (11.76%) XSLT
7 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
7 2 (11.76%) SOAP
7 2 (11.76%) HTML5
7 2 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (11.76%) LINQ to SQL
7 2 (11.76%) Backbone.js
7 2 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Algorithms
2 4 (23.53%) User Experience
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
3 3 (17.65%) Internet of Things
4 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) MVC
1 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) Web Development
3 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
3 3 (17.65%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (11.76%) Workflow
4 2 (11.76%) OOP
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) ERD
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) C++
3 3 (17.65%) Python
3 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.76%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Google
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
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