The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 112 86 88
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 9 31 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.51% 1.88% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 2.02% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 32
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £41,200 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1680 1538 1745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.44% 93.10% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1351 1513
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Software Developer
Cambridgeshire

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 25 July 2014.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 15 (75.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) C#
3 12 (60.00%) SQL
4 10 (50.00%) HTML
5 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (45.00%) CSS
5 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle
7 6 (30.00%) VB
7 6 (30.00%) C++
7 6 (30.00%) jQuery
8 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (25.00%) C
8 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
8 5 (25.00%) Linux
8 5 (25.00%) OO
8 5 (25.00%) MVC
8 5 (25.00%) VB6
9 4 (20.00%) IPTV
9 4 (20.00%) Finance
9 4 (20.00%) OpenGL
9 4 (20.00%) OOD
9 4 (20.00%) HTML5
9 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
9 4 (20.00%) WCF

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (5.00%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) DB2
4 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.00%) Text Mining
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) NUnit
2 2 (10.00%) MSTest
2 2 (10.00%) GoogleTest
3 1 (5.00%) GCC
3 1 (5.00%) SCons
3 1 (5.00%) CppUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (5.00%) JUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) HTML
3 9 (45.00%) CSS
4 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (30.00%) jQuery
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (20.00%) HTML5
6 4 (20.00%) OpenGL
6 4 (20.00%) WCF
6 4 (20.00%) WebKit
6 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (15.00%) LINQ
7 3 (15.00%) XML
8 2 (10.00%) Web Services
9 1 (5.00%) XSLT
9 1 (5.00%) Flash
9 1 (5.00%) SOAP
9 1 (5.00%) STL
9 1 (5.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) IPTV
1 4 (20.00%) iPhone
1 4 (20.00%) Open Source
1 4 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) MPEG
3 2 (10.00%) Streaming Video
4 1 (5.00%) Grid Computing
4 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.00%) Semantic Web
4 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) OO
3 5 (25.00%) MVC
4 4 (20.00%) OOD
4 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) OOP
7 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.00%) Workflow
7 1 (5.00%) ERD
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) C++
4 6 (30.00%) VB
5 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 5 (25.00%) VB6
5 5 (25.00%) C
6 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (5.00%) Perl
7 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.00%) C++/CLI
7 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Postgraduate
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Google
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