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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 94 109 95
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 23 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.51% 0.36% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 0.38% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21 1 13
Average salary £58,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.55%
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
1479 1593 1390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.05% 96.90% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1148 1265 1180
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 36 (87.80%) SQL
2 34 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (78.05%) HTML
3 32 (78.05%) SDLC
4 30 (73.17%) QA
4 30 (73.17%) XML
5 28 (68.29%) Software Engineering
6 27 (65.85%) C#
6 27 (65.85%) .NET
7 26 (63.41%) MVC
7 26 (63.41%) .NET Framework
7 26 (63.41%) LINQ
7 26 (63.41%) Entity Framework
7 26 (63.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 25 (60.98%) jQuery
8 25 (60.98%) WCF
8 25 (60.98%) JavaScript
9 22 (53.66%) JIRA
10 21 (51.22%) Front End Development
10 21 (51.22%) REST
10 21 (51.22%) Razor View Engine
10 21 (51.22%) Ajax
10 21 (51.22%) JSON
10 21 (51.22%) Selenium
10 21 (51.22%) Automated Testing
10 21 (51.22%) CSS
10 21 (51.22%) VB.NET
10 21 (51.22%) XSLT
11 15 (36.59%) Kanban
11 15 (36.59%) Degree

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (53.66%) JIRA
2 21 (51.22%) Selenium
3 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.44%) NUnit
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (78.05%) HTML
2 30 (73.17%) XML
3 27 (65.85%) .NET
4 26 (63.41%) .NET Framework
4 26 (63.41%) ASP.NET Web API
4 26 (63.41%) Entity Framework
4 26 (63.41%) LINQ
5 25 (60.98%) jQuery
5 25 (60.98%) WCF
6 21 (51.22%) Ajax
6 21 (51.22%) CSS
6 21 (51.22%) JSON
6 21 (51.22%) Razor View Engine
6 21 (51.22%) REST
6 21 (51.22%) XSLT
7 9 (21.95%) HTML5
7 9 (21.95%) Web Services
8 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (12.20%) CSS3
8 5 (12.20%) HTML5 Boilerplate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Algorithms
2 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (78.05%) SDLC
3 28 (68.29%) Software Engineering
4 26 (63.41%) MVC
5 21 (51.22%) Automated Testing
5 21 (51.22%) Front End Development
6 15 (36.59%) Kanban
7 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (24.39%) TDD
8 7 (17.07%) Test Automation
8 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
9 6 (14.63%) OO
9 6 (14.63%) User Stories
10 5 (12.20%) Code Coverage
10 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
10 5 (12.20%) Data Protection
10 5 (12.20%) DevOps
10 5 (12.20%) High Availability
10 5 (12.20%) Line Management
10 5 (12.20%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 36 (87.80%) SQL
2 27 (65.85%) C#
3 25 (60.98%) JavaScript
4 21 (51.22%) VB.NET
5 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
6 7 (17.07%) Perl
6 7 (17.07%) Python
7 5 (12.20%) Java
8 2 (4.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (73.17%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Perforce
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) TOWER Software
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