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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 92 106 63
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 15 13 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.03% 0.78% 3.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.81% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 45
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £41,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
1415 1602 1863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.18% 95.53% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1406 1612
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 27 March 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 52 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 36 (64.29%) C++
3 28 (50.00%) Linux
4 24 (42.86%) Python
5 21 (37.50%) Windows
6 19 (33.93%) Degree
7 18 (32.14%) Computer Science
8 17 (30.36%) C
9 16 (28.57%) Internet
9 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (25.00%) Mathematics
11 13 (23.21%) Java
11 13 (23.21%) UNIX
12 12 (21.43%) C#
13 11 (19.64%) Perl
13 11 (19.64%) .NET
13 11 (19.64%) Embedded Systems
14 10 (17.86%) Multithreading
14 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
15 9 (16.07%) HTML
15 9 (16.07%) SQL
15 9 (16.07%) OO
15 9 (16.07%) Wireless
15 9 (16.07%) Device Driver
16 8 (14.29%) Finance
17 7 (12.50%) Scrum
17 7 (12.50%) NoSQL
17 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
18 6 (10.71%) User Experience
18 6 (10.71%) Google Cloud Platform

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (5.36%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (10.71%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.57%) Internet
2 9 (16.07%) Wireless
3 4 (7.14%) Ethernet
4 3 (5.36%) Bluetooth
4 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.57%) VPN
5 2 (3.57%) SMS
5 2 (3.57%) HTTP
5 2 (3.57%) SMPP
5 2 (3.57%) ZigBee
5 2 (3.57%) NFC
6 1 (1.79%) LTE
6 1 (1.79%) 4G
6 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.79%) 3G
6 1 (1.79%) 3GPP
6 1 (1.79%) DNS
6 1 (1.79%) SSL
6 1 (1.79%) 2G
6 1 (1.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.14%) MySQL
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Hudson
2 2 (3.57%) WiX
2 2 (3.57%) MSBuild
2 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.57%) MSTest
2 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.57%) LabVIEW
2 2 (3.57%) NUnit
3 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Electronics
2 6 (10.71%) Marketing
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) .NET
2 9 (16.07%) HTML
3 5 (8.93%) .NET Framework
3 5 (8.93%) CSS
4 4 (7.14%) XML
4 4 (7.14%) jQuery
5 3 (5.36%) Qt
6 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.57%) XSLT
6 2 (3.57%) Flash
6 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.57%) Java ME
6 2 (3.57%) WCF
6 2 (3.57%) WPF
6 2 (3.57%) LINQ
6 2 (3.57%) Web Services
6 2 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.79%) NHibernate
7 1 (1.79%) STL
7 1 (1.79%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.14%) Computer Science
2 14 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 11 (19.64%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (16.07%) Device Driver
5 6 (10.71%) Cryptography
5 6 (10.71%) User Experience
6 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
6 5 (8.93%) Internet of Things
7 3 (5.36%) Visualisation
7 3 (5.36%) Open Source
7 3 (5.36%) PKI
8 2 (3.57%) Smartcard
8 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
8 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
8 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.79%) DTV
9 1 (1.79%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.79%) Streaming Media
9 1 (1.79%) IPTV
9 1 (1.79%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.00%) Linux
2 21 (37.50%) Windows
3 13 (23.21%) UNIX
4 4 (7.14%) Android
5 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Phone
5 2 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.79%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.86%) Multithreading
4 9 (16.07%) OO
5 7 (12.50%) Scrum
5 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.71%) TDD
6 6 (10.71%) Automated Testing
6 6 (10.71%) OOP
7 5 (8.93%) UML
7 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.93%) Information Security
8 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Web Development
8 4 (7.14%) Data Protection
9 3 (5.36%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (5.36%) Analytics
9 3 (5.36%) Software Testing
9 3 (5.36%) Regression Testing
10 2 (3.57%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 36 (64.29%) C++
2 24 (42.86%) Python
3 17 (30.36%) C
4 13 (23.21%) Java
5 12 (21.43%) C#
6 11 (19.64%) Perl
7 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
8 9 (16.07%) SQL
9 4 (7.14%) Ruby
9 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
10 3 (5.36%) PHP
11 2 (3.57%) XAML
11 2 (3.57%) Assembly Language
11 2 (3.57%) Tcl
11 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.79%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.79%) Rust
12 1 (1.79%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 19 (33.93%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) ISO 9000
2 2 (3.57%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.79%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Firmware
2 1 (1.79%) KVM
2 1 (1.79%) Ceph
2 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
1 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Google
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) Telerik
3 2 (3.57%) Facebook
4 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.79%) SAP
Cambridge
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Salary: circ £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: up to £60k
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