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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 97 114 97
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 18 12 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.21% 0.66% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.70% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 29
Average salary £50,000 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% -1.11%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
1452 1726 1929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.38% 95.20% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1219 1502 1688
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £52,500
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
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 21 April 2015.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 18 (78.26%) Degree
2 16 (69.57%) Computer Science
3 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (56.52%) OO
5 12 (52.17%) SQL
5 12 (52.17%) Statistics
5 12 (52.17%) Mathematics
5 12 (52.17%) Algorithms
6 11 (47.83%) Python
7 10 (43.48%) QA
8 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
8 8 (34.78%) Linux
9 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
9 7 (30.43%) .NET
9 7 (30.43%) Perl
9 7 (30.43%) C#
9 7 (30.43%) HTML
9 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
9 7 (30.43%) NUnit
9 7 (30.43%) Risk Management
9 7 (30.43%) Finance
9 7 (30.43%) TOWER Software
9 7 (30.43%) Financial Modelling
9 7 (30.43%) WPF
9 7 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (30.43%) Software Architecture
9 7 (30.43%) User Stories
10 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (26.09%) Physics
10 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.35%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
1 3 (13.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (21.74%) CouchDB
2 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
2 5 (21.74%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (21.74%) Neo4j
2 5 (21.74%) MariaDB
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 5 (21.74%) MySQL
3 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) NUnit
1 7 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Games
3 3 (13.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) HTML
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
1 7 (30.43%) WPF
2 5 (21.74%) POSIX
2 5 (21.74%) HTML5
2 5 (21.74%) REST
3 3 (13.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (13.04%) STL
3 3 (13.04%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) XSL
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) XML Schema
4 1 (4.35%) GWT
4 1 (4.35%) Qt
4 1 (4.35%) Smart GWT
4 1 (4.35%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) Computer Science
2 12 (52.17%) Mathematics
2 12 (52.17%) Statistics
2 12 (52.17%) Algorithms
3 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (26.09%) Physics
4 5 (21.74%) Informatics
4 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
4 5 (21.74%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (21.74%) Open Source
5 3 (13.04%) Internet of Things
5 3 (13.04%) User Experience
5 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
6 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows CE
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) OO
3 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Risk Management
4 7 (30.43%) Financial Modelling
4 7 (30.43%) Software Architecture
4 7 (30.43%) User Stories
5 6 (26.09%) OOD
5 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
6 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
6 5 (21.74%) Bioinformatics
6 5 (21.74%) Hidden Markov Model
6 5 (21.74%) Game Theory
6 5 (21.74%) Gibbs Sampling
6 5 (21.74%) Memory Management
6 5 (21.74%) Extreme Programming
7 3 (13.04%) Analytics
7 3 (13.04%) Multithreading
7 3 (13.04%) Web Development
8 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) Python
3 7 (30.43%) Perl
3 7 (30.43%) C#
4 6 (26.09%) Java
4 6 (26.09%) C
5 5 (21.74%) C++
5 5 (21.74%) Ruby
5 5 (21.74%) Haskell
5 5 (21.74%) R
5 5 (21.74%) Golang
6 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Xen
1 5 (21.74%) KVM
1 5 (21.74%) Docker
1 5 (21.74%) LXC
1 5 (21.74%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
1 7 (30.43%) TOWER Software
2 5 (21.74%) Pegasus
3 3 (13.04%) Google
4 2 (8.70%) Perforce
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