The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 85 78 101
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 30 37 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.72% 2.40% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 2.52% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 25 32 24
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,300
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £54,750 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
Senior Software Engineer
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
1658 1466 1911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.12% 95.07% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1282 1283 1691
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Cambridge region.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 58 (95.08%) Software Engineering
2 32 (52.46%) C
3 31 (50.82%) C++
4 27 (44.26%) C#
5 26 (42.62%) Python
5 26 (42.62%) Degree
6 23 (37.70%) Linux
7 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (34.43%) Windows
9 19 (31.15%) UNIX
10 18 (29.51%) Internet
10 18 (29.51%) Computer Science
11 17 (27.87%) .NET
12 15 (24.59%) Mathematics
13 13 (21.31%) Firmware
13 13 (21.31%) Information Security
14 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
14 12 (19.67%) Electronics
14 12 (19.67%) Multithreading
15 11 (18.03%) HTML
15 11 (18.03%) Java
15 11 (18.03%) Embedded Linux
16 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
16 10 (16.39%) ISO 9000
16 10 (16.39%) TDD
16 10 (16.39%) Cryptography
16 10 (16.39%) PKI
16 10 (16.39%) Embedded Systems
17 9 (14.75%) Perl
17 9 (14.75%) MySQL

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.56%) OpenStack
1 4 (6.56%) CloudStack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.51%) Internet
2 5 (8.20%) Wireless
3 4 (6.56%) IGMP
3 4 (6.56%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 4 (6.56%) RTSP
3 4 (6.56%) Ethernet
3 4 (6.56%) HTTP
4 1 (1.64%) GPRS
4 1 (1.64%) GSM
4 1 (1.64%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Hudson
2 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (19.67%) Electronics
2 6 (9.84%) Military
3 4 (6.56%) Finance
4 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Automotive
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.87%) .NET
2 11 (18.03%) HTML
3 9 (14.75%) jQuery
3 9 (14.75%) CSS
4 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.92%) XML
5 3 (4.92%) Flash
5 3 (4.92%) HTML5
5 3 (4.92%) CSS3
6 2 (3.28%) GTK+
6 2 (3.28%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.64%) WCF
7 1 (1.64%) LINQ
7 1 (1.64%) STL
7 1 (1.64%) .NET Remoting
7 1 (1.64%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Computer Science
2 15 (24.59%) Mathematics
3 13 (21.31%) Firmware
4 10 (16.39%) Cryptography
4 10 (16.39%) PKI
4 10 (16.39%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (11.48%) Device Driver
5 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
7 5 (8.20%) DTV
8 4 (6.56%) MPEG
8 4 (6.56%) Streaming Video
9 3 (4.92%) STB
9 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
9 3 (4.92%) Over-the-Top Content
9 3 (4.92%) IPTV
10 1 (1.64%) Open Source
10 1 (1.64%) CAN bus
10 1 (1.64%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.70%) Linux
2 21 (34.43%) Windows
3 19 (31.15%) UNIX
4 11 (18.03%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (4.92%) Android
5 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (95.08%) Software Engineering
2 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (21.31%) Information Security
4 12 (19.67%) Multithreading
5 10 (16.39%) TDD
6 8 (13.11%) OO
6 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
7 6 (9.84%) Product Management
7 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
7 6 (9.84%) OOP
8 4 (6.56%) Requirements Engineering
8 4 (6.56%) Coaching
9 3 (4.92%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (4.92%) Integration Testing
9 3 (4.92%) Software Architecture
9 3 (4.92%) UML
9 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.92%) Data Protection
10 2 (3.28%) Test Automation
10 2 (3.28%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (52.46%) C
2 31 (50.82%) C++
3 27 (44.26%) C#
4 26 (42.62%) Python
5 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
6 11 (18.03%) Java
7 9 (14.75%) Perl
8 7 (11.48%) Embedded C
9 4 (6.56%) Assembly Language
10 3 (4.92%) Ruby
10 3 (4.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (42.62%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) ISO 9000
2 5 (8.20%) QA
3 4 (6.56%) JTAG
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.64%) Perforce
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