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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 78 74 92
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 26 38 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.23% 2.52% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 2.59% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 14
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -18.13%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

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
1116 1469 1567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.71% 97.61% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 911 1132 1258
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 February 2017.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 59 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 43 (72.88%) C++
3 31 (52.54%) Linux
3 31 (52.54%) Python
4 28 (47.46%) Degree
5 22 (37.29%) Java
6 20 (33.90%) Git (software)
7 19 (32.20%) C
8 18 (30.51%) Electronics
9 17 (28.81%) Mathematics
10 16 (27.12%) Android Development
10 16 (27.12%) Android
10 16 (27.12%) Wireless
10 16 (27.12%) HP
10 16 (27.12%) Dell
10 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
11 15 (25.42%) Windows
11 15 (25.42%) Perl
12 14 (23.73%) Bluetooth
12 14 (23.73%) 802.11
12 14 (23.73%) 802.1X
12 14 (23.73%) Cross-Platform Development
13 13 (22.03%) Computer Science
13 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (18.64%) Linux Command Line
15 8 (13.56%) Embedded C
15 8 (13.56%) HTML
15 8 (13.56%) SDLC
16 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
16 7 (11.86%) CSS

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.12%) Wireless
2 14 (23.73%) 802.11
2 14 (23.73%) Bluetooth
3 3 (5.08%) HTTP
4 2 (3.39%) SSL
5 1 (1.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) MySQL
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (33.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.39%) JIRA
2 2 (3.39%) Subversion
3 1 (1.69%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (30.51%) Electronics
2 2 (3.39%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) 802.1X
2 8 (13.56%) HTML
3 7 (11.86%) CSS
4 6 (10.17%) .NET
4 6 (10.17%) Web Services
5 5 (8.47%) Hibernate
5 5 (8.47%) JSP
5 5 (8.47%) Spring
6 4 (6.78%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.39%) Node.js
7 2 (3.39%) OAuth
7 2 (3.39%) REST
7 2 (3.39%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (3.39%) WebSockets
7 2 (3.39%) XML
8 1 (1.69%) Ajax
8 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.69%) OpenGL
8 1 (1.69%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Mathematics
2 13 (22.03%) Computer Science
3 11 (18.64%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (6.78%) Augmented Reality
4 4 (6.78%) HTC Vive
4 4 (6.78%) Oculus Rift
4 4 (6.78%) PlayStation
5 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.39%) Smart Home
6 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (52.54%) Linux
2 16 (27.12%) Android
3 15 (25.42%) Windows
4 3 (5.08%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (27.12%) Android Development
3 14 (23.73%) Cross-Platform Development
4 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.56%) SDLC
6 5 (8.47%) Cryptography
7 4 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.78%) Refactoring
8 3 (5.08%) Product Management
8 3 (5.08%) Scrum
9 2 (3.39%) Analytics
9 2 (3.39%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.39%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (3.39%) Project Planning
9 2 (3.39%) Software Architecture
10 1 (1.69%) Complexity Analysis
10 1 (1.69%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 1 (1.69%) Machine Learning
10 1 (1.69%) Signal Processing
10 1 (1.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 43 (72.88%) C++
2 31 (52.54%) Python
3 22 (37.29%) Java
4 19 (32.20%) C
5 15 (25.42%) Perl
6 8 (13.56%) Embedded C
7 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
8 5 (8.47%) C#
8 5 (8.47%) Embedded C++
8 5 (8.47%) PHP
9 3 (5.08%) Ruby
10 1 (1.69%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.69%) SQL
10 1 (1.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (47.46%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.69%) XenServer
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Dell
1 16 (27.12%) HP
1 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) Samsung
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
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