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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 72 82 112
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 41 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.37% 2.25% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 2.34% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 31 25 17
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
1653 1408 2078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.44% 95.98% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1263 1184 1815
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 22 October 2014.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 69 (90.79%) Software Engineering
2 39 (51.32%) C++
3 36 (47.37%) C#
4 32 (42.11%) C
4 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (40.79%) Degree
6 29 (38.16%) Windows
6 29 (38.16%) Python
7 26 (34.21%) Linux
7 26 (34.21%) .NET
8 24 (31.58%) Internet
8 24 (31.58%) Mathematics
8 24 (31.58%) Computer Science
9 23 (30.26%) UNIX
10 19 (25.00%) Java
11 16 (21.05%) SQL Server
11 16 (21.05%) TDD
11 16 (21.05%) Information Security
11 16 (21.05%) Embedded Systems
12 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
12 14 (18.42%) HTML
13 13 (17.11%) ISO 9000
13 13 (17.11%) Cryptography
13 13 (17.11%) Electronics
13 13 (17.11%) Mentoring
14 12 (15.79%) PKI
14 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET
14 12 (15.79%) CSS
15 11 (14.47%) MySQL
15 11 (14.47%) OO

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (5.26%) OpenStack
1 4 (5.26%) CloudStack
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (31.58%) Internet
2 6 (7.89%) Wireless
3 4 (5.26%) NFC
3 4 (5.26%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 4 (5.26%) SMPP
3 4 (5.26%) SMS
3 4 (5.26%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.32%) HTTP
4 1 (1.32%) VPN
4 1 (1.32%) DNS
4 1 (1.32%) SSL
4 1 (1.32%) GPRS
4 1 (1.32%) GSM
4 1 (1.32%) VLAN
4 1 (1.32%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.47%) MySQL
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Hudson
2 4 (5.26%) WiX
2 4 (5.26%) MSBuild
2 4 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.26%) MSTest
2 4 (5.26%) NUnit
2 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (17.11%) Electronics
2 11 (14.47%) Finance
3 7 (9.21%) Military
4 5 (6.58%) Banking
5 3 (3.95%) Marketing
6 1 (1.32%) Automotive
6 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.21%) .NET
2 14 (18.42%) HTML
3 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 12 (15.79%) CSS
4 11 (14.47%) jQuery
5 9 (11.84%) .NET Framework
6 6 (7.89%) LINQ
6 6 (7.89%) WCF
6 6 (7.89%) XML
7 5 (6.58%) WPF
8 4 (5.26%) Java ME
8 4 (5.26%) CSS3
8 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.26%) HTML5
8 4 (5.26%) XSLT
9 2 (2.63%) GTK+
9 2 (2.63%) Qt
10 1 (1.32%) Silverlight
10 1 (1.32%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 24 (31.58%) Mathematics
1 24 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 16 (21.05%) Embedded Systems
3 13 (17.11%) Cryptography
4 12 (15.79%) PKI
5 9 (11.84%) Management Information System
6 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (6.58%) Device Driver
8 4 (5.26%) Blackberry
9 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
10 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
10 2 (2.63%) Algorithms
11 1 (1.32%) Smartcard
11 1 (1.32%) Open Source
11 1 (1.32%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.16%) Windows
2 26 (34.21%) Linux
3 23 (30.26%) UNIX
4 7 (9.21%) Apple iOS
4 7 (9.21%) Android
5 6 (7.89%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (90.79%) Software Engineering
2 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.05%) TDD
3 16 (21.05%) Information Security
4 13 (17.11%) Mentoring
5 11 (14.47%) OO
5 11 (14.47%) Multithreading
6 9 (11.84%) OOP
6 9 (11.84%) E-Commerce
7 6 (7.89%) Product Management
8 5 (6.58%) UML
8 5 (6.58%) Regression Testing
8 5 (6.58%) Scrum
8 5 (6.58%) Data Protection
8 5 (6.58%) Unit Testing
8 5 (6.58%) Automated Testing
9 4 (5.26%) Software Testing
9 4 (5.26%) Requirements Engineering
9 4 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 39 (51.32%) C++
2 36 (47.37%) C#
3 32 (42.11%) C
4 29 (38.16%) Python
5 19 (25.00%) Java
6 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
7 9 (11.84%) Perl
8 6 (7.89%) Embedded C
9 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.26%) XAML
9 4 (5.26%) SQL
10 3 (3.95%) Assembly Language
10 3 (3.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (40.79%) Degree
2 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.11%) ISO 9000
2 4 (5.26%) QA
2 4 (5.26%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.32%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.26%) Facebook
2 4 (5.26%) Telerik
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Health,25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 15 days ago