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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 102 98 105
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 7 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.40% 0.81% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.84% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 21
Average salary £55,000 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £53,250 £55,000
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
1646 1422 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.20% 96.41% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1148 1503
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 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 24 December 2014.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
1 16 (76.19%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) HTML
3 14 (66.67%) MVC
3 14 (66.67%) jQuery
4 13 (61.90%) C#
4 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
4 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (57.14%) Finance
5 12 (57.14%) Software Engineering
6 11 (52.38%) CSS
6 11 (52.38%) TDD
7 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
7 10 (47.62%) WCF
8 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
9 8 (38.10%) MySQL
9 8 (38.10%) Algorithms
10 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
11 5 (23.81%) NUnit
11 5 (23.81%) MSTest
11 5 (23.81%) HTML5
11 5 (23.81%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
12 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
12 4 (19.05%) LINQ
12 4 (19.05%) User Experience
13 3 (14.29%) VB

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
1 3 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
1 3 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) MySQL
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (23.81%) MSTest
2 5 (23.81%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (23.81%) NUnit
3 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) HTML
3 14 (66.67%) jQuery
4 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
5 11 (52.38%) CSS
6 10 (47.62%) WCF
7 5 (23.81%) HTML5
7 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
8 4 (19.05%) LINQ
9 3 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (14.29%) LINQ to SQL
9 3 (14.29%) Backbone.js
9 3 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (14.29%) SOAP
9 3 (14.29%) Web Services
9 3 (14.29%) XML
9 3 (14.29%) XSLT
9 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Algorithms
2 4 (19.05%) User Experience
3 3 (14.29%) Internet of Things
3 3 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) MVC
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 11 (52.38%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (14.29%) Analytics
5 3 (14.29%) Web Development
5 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (14.29%) Workflow
5 3 (14.29%) OOP
6 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
6 2 (9.52%) ERD
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.76%) DevOps
7 1 (4.76%) OO
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
4 3 (14.29%) VB
4 3 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Google
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