The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had Senior Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 77 92 108
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 34 20 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.76% 1.38% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 1.41% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 30 17 19
Median salary £55,000 £46,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.27% -7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
1202 1416 1851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.41% 97.59% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 991 1198 1548
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

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 29 May 2016.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Senior Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 70 (98.59%) Software Engineering
2 35 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (39.44%) C#
4 27 (38.03%) .NET
5 26 (36.62%) Java
6 25 (35.21%) C++
7 24 (33.80%) SQL
8 18 (25.35%) Linux
9 15 (21.13%) LINQ
9 15 (21.13%) XML
10 14 (19.72%) Windows
10 14 (19.72%) MVC
10 14 (19.72%) Degree
10 14 (19.72%) QA
11 13 (18.31%) Multithreading
11 13 (18.31%) HTML
11 13 (18.31%) CSS
12 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
12 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
12 12 (16.90%) Algorithms
13 11 (15.49%) Data Structures
13 11 (15.49%) WPF
13 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET
13 11 (15.49%) C
14 10 (14.08%) WCF
14 10 (14.08%) REST
15 9 (12.68%) Entity Framework
15 9 (12.68%) .NET Framework
15 9 (12.68%) Git (software)
15 9 (12.68%) Oracle

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.04%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (7.04%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) HTTP
2 2 (2.82%) DNS
2 2 (2.82%) SMTP
2 2 (2.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (7.04%) HBase
1 5 (7.04%) MongoDB
1 5 (7.04%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.41%) Big Data
3 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.23%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.23%) JIRA
4 2 (2.82%) Hudson
4 2 (2.82%) IntelliJ
General
1 4 (5.63%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (38.03%) .NET
2 15 (21.13%) LINQ
2 15 (21.13%) XML
3 13 (18.31%) CSS
3 13 (18.31%) HTML
4 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET
4 11 (15.49%) WPF
5 10 (14.08%) REST
5 10 (14.08%) WCF
6 9 (12.68%) .NET Framework
6 9 (12.68%) Entity Framework
6 9 (12.68%) SOAP
6 9 (12.68%) XSD
7 8 (11.27%) ADO
7 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (9.86%) STL
9 6 (8.45%) MFC
9 6 (8.45%) OpenGL
10 5 (7.04%) JSON
11 3 (4.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Algorithms
1 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
2 11 (15.49%) Data Structures
3 6 (8.45%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.63%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.35%) Linux
2 14 (19.72%) Windows
3 2 (2.82%) Android
3 2 (2.82%) Unix
4 1 (1.41%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (98.59%) Software Engineering
2 35 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (19.72%) MVC
4 13 (18.31%) Multithreading
5 8 (11.27%) Software Architecture
6 7 (9.86%) API Design
6 7 (9.86%) Automated Testing
6 7 (9.86%) SDLC
6 7 (9.86%) Test Automation
6 7 (9.86%) Unit Testing
7 6 (8.45%) Memory Management
7 6 (8.45%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.04%) OOP
9 4 (5.63%) Secure Coding
10 3 (4.23%) Scrum
10 3 (4.23%) Web Development
11 2 (2.82%) Coaching
11 2 (2.82%) Configuration Management
11 2 (2.82%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.82%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (39.44%) C#
2 26 (36.62%) Java
3 25 (35.21%) C++
4 24 (33.80%) SQL
5 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
6 11 (15.49%) C
7 8 (11.27%) T-SQL
7 8 (11.27%) VB.NET
8 7 (9.86%) Python
9 4 (5.63%) XAML
10 2 (2.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (19.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.72%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (12.68%) Oracle
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