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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 100 91 93
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 15 27 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.85% 1.72% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.81% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 28
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
1684 1489 1946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.25% 95.08% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1298 1724
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014, 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 19 (86.36%) .NET
2 17 (77.27%) HTML
2 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (72.73%) C#
3 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 15 (68.18%) SQL
5 14 (63.64%) jQuery
6 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET
6 13 (59.09%) CSS
6 13 (59.09%) MVC
7 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (50.00%) Finance
8 11 (50.00%) WCF
8 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
9 10 (45.45%) TDD
10 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
10 9 (40.91%) MySQL
11 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
11 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
12 7 (31.82%) NUnit
12 7 (31.82%) MSTest
12 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (27.27%) HTML5
13 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
14 5 (22.73%) Rhino Mocks
14 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
14 5 (22.73%) LINQ
14 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
14 5 (22.73%) XML
15 4 (18.18%) Web Services

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) MySQL
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) DB2
5 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
5 1 (4.55%) Text Mining
5 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) NUnit
1 7 (31.82%) MSTest
1 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (22.73%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (9.09%) GoogleTest
3 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.55%) JUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
4 1 (4.55%) CppUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.55%) GCC
4 1 (4.55%) SCons
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) .NET
2 17 (77.27%) HTML
3 14 (63.64%) jQuery
4 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET
4 13 (59.09%) CSS
5 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (50.00%) WCF
7 6 (27.27%) HTML5
7 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
8 5 (22.73%) LINQ
8 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
8 5 (22.73%) XML
9 4 (18.18%) Web Services
10 3 (13.64%) XSLT
10 3 (13.64%) SOAP
10 3 (13.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (13.64%) LINQ to SQL
10 3 (13.64%) Backbone.js
10 3 (13.64%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) N-Tier
2 2 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (9.09%) Open Source
2 2 (9.09%) iPhone
2 2 (9.09%) IPTV
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Grid Computing
3 1 (4.55%) Semantic Web
3 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) MVC
3 10 (45.45%) TDD
4 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
5 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
6 4 (18.18%) OOP
7 3 (13.64%) OO
7 3 (13.64%) Workflow
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.64%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (13.64%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
8 2 (9.09%) ERD
8 2 (9.09%) Scrum
8 2 (9.09%) OOD
9 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
9 1 (4.55%) Software Architecture
9 1 (4.55%) Information Retrieval
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C#
1 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 15 (68.18%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) C++
4 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
4 3 (13.64%) VB
4 3 (13.64%) C
5 2 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Postgraduate
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Google
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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