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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 92 116 89
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 15 9 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.09% 0.50% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.53% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 31
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £41,200 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
1307 1707 1541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.33% 94.47% 93.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1101 1370 1355
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 3 August 2015.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 26 (74.29%) Degree
2 21 (60.00%) Linux
2 21 (60.00%) OO
3 19 (54.29%) Python
3 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (54.29%) QA
4 18 (51.43%) Computer Science
5 16 (45.71%) SQL
6 14 (40.00%) HTML
6 14 (40.00%) Algorithms
7 13 (37.14%) .NET
7 13 (37.14%) Mathematics
7 13 (37.14%) Statistics
8 12 (34.29%) Perl
8 12 (34.29%) Java
8 12 (34.29%) C
8 12 (34.29%) C#
9 11 (31.43%) C++
9 11 (31.43%) OOD
9 11 (31.43%) SDLC
10 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
10 10 (28.57%) Unit Testing
11 9 (25.71%) Financial Modelling
11 9 (25.71%) Android
11 9 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (25.71%) Software Architecture
11 9 (25.71%) Apple iOS
11 9 (25.71%) NUnit
11 9 (25.71%) WPF
11 9 (25.71%) Microsoft

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 4 (11.43%) OpenStack
2 3 (8.57%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) Documentum
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (11.43%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.86%) MySQL
3 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
4 5 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (11.43%) CouchDB
5 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
5 4 (11.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (11.43%) Neo4j
5 4 (11.43%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) NUnit
1 9 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (5.71%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) Ant
4 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.86%) FishEye
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) HTML
2 13 (37.14%) .NET
3 9 (25.71%) WPF
4 7 (20.00%) XML
5 5 (14.29%) CSS
6 4 (11.43%) POSIX
6 4 (11.43%) HTML5
6 4 (11.43%) REST
7 2 (5.71%) Spring
7 2 (5.71%) Web Services
8 1 (2.86%) Java EE
8 1 (2.86%) Apache Flex
8 1 (2.86%) LESS
8 1 (2.86%) Catalyst
8 1 (2.86%) DBIx::Class
8 1 (2.86%) GWT
8 1 (2.86%) Ext JS
8 1 (2.86%) Qt
8 1 (2.86%) Smart GWT
8 1 (2.86%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 18 (51.43%) Computer Science
2 14 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 13 (37.14%) Mathematics
3 13 (37.14%) Statistics
4 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (14.29%) Physics
5 5 (14.29%) Informatics
5 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 4 (11.43%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (11.43%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.86%) LIMS
7 1 (2.86%) Wiki
7 1 (2.86%) CUDA
7 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.86%) Internet of Things
7 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Linux
2 9 (25.71%) Android
2 9 (25.71%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) UNIX
4 1 (2.86%) Windows CE
4 1 (2.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) OO
2 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (31.43%) OOD
3 11 (31.43%) SDLC
4 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 10 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 9 (25.71%) Risk Management
5 9 (25.71%) Software Architecture
5 9 (25.71%) Financial Modelling
5 9 (25.71%) User Stories
6 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
7 5 (14.29%) Bioinformatics
8 4 (11.43%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
8 4 (11.43%) Product Management
8 4 (11.43%) Open Source
8 4 (11.43%) Hidden Markov Model
8 4 (11.43%) Game Theory
8 4 (11.43%) Gibbs Sampling
8 4 (11.43%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) Python
2 16 (45.71%) SQL
3 12 (34.29%) Perl
3 12 (34.29%) C
3 12 (34.29%) C#
3 12 (34.29%) Java
4 11 (31.43%) C++
5 7 (20.00%) Ruby
6 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
7 4 (11.43%) PHP
7 4 (11.43%) Haskell
7 4 (11.43%) R
7 4 (11.43%) Go
8 3 (8.57%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.86%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 26 (74.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (54.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Xen
1 4 (11.43%) KVM
1 4 (11.43%) Docker
1 4 (11.43%) LXC
1 4 (11.43%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Mesos
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
1 9 (25.71%) TOWER Software
2 6 (17.14%) Perforce
3 4 (11.43%) Pegasus
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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