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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 74 90 87
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 33 31 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.26% 1.76% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 1.87% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 32
Average salary £47,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
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
1389 1658 1572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.27% 94.04% 94.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1175 1364 1418
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 47 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (59.57%) Degree
3 26 (55.32%) Linux
4 23 (48.94%) C++
5 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (44.68%) Python
7 18 (38.30%) Computer Science
8 16 (34.04%) SDLC
9 13 (27.66%) C#
9 13 (27.66%) .NET
10 12 (25.53%) C
10 12 (25.53%) Perl
11 10 (21.28%) Java
11 10 (21.28%) Windows
12 9 (19.15%) HTML
13 8 (17.02%) SQL
13 8 (17.02%) Unit Testing
14 7 (14.89%) Scrum
14 7 (14.89%) Web Services
14 7 (14.89%) XML
15 6 (12.77%) MySQL
15 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
15 6 (12.77%) Internet
15 6 (12.77%) QA
16 5 (10.64%) JIRA
16 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
16 5 (10.64%) Perforce
16 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
16 5 (10.64%) Requirements Analysis
16 5 (10.64%) Microsoft

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (6.38%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) Wireless
2 1 (2.13%) ZigBee
2 1 (2.13%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) MySQL
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.51%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) JIRA
2 3 (6.38%) Selenium
2 3 (6.38%) Moq
2 3 (6.38%) SpecFlow
2 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.38%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.26%) ClearCase
3 2 (4.26%) Subversion
4 1 (2.13%) Hudson
General
1 4 (8.51%) Electronics
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) .NET
2 9 (19.15%) HTML
3 7 (14.89%) Web Services
3 7 (14.89%) XML
4 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
5 4 (8.51%) JSP
6 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.38%) WPF
6 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (6.38%) HTML5
6 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (4.26%) WF
7 2 (4.26%) Spring
8 1 (2.13%) NHibernate
8 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.13%) LINQ
8 1 (2.13%) jQuery
8 1 (2.13%) Qt
8 1 (2.13%) OpenVG
8 1 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (38.30%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.64%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (8.51%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.38%) Physics
4 3 (6.38%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.13%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.13%) PKI
5 1 (2.13%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.13%) DTV
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (55.32%) Linux
2 10 (21.28%) Windows
3 3 (6.38%) UNIX
4 2 (4.26%) Windows CE
4 2 (4.26%) Android
4 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.13%) Symbian OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (34.04%) SDLC
4 8 (17.02%) Unit Testing
5 7 (14.89%) Scrum
6 5 (10.64%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (10.64%) OO
6 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.51%) Multithreading
7 4 (8.51%) Software Architecture
7 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.38%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.38%) MVC
8 3 (6.38%) OOP
8 3 (6.38%) DSDM
9 2 (4.26%) Workflow
9 2 (4.26%) TDD
9 2 (4.26%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) C++
2 21 (44.68%) Python
3 13 (27.66%) C#
4 12 (25.53%) C
4 12 (25.53%) Perl
5 10 (21.28%) Java
6 8 (17.02%) SQL
7 4 (8.51%) PHP
8 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
8 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.26%) Fortran
10 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.13%) XAML
10 1 (2.13%) Erlang
10 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.13%) Rust
10 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (59.57%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) PhD
3 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
2 3 (6.38%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) KVM
1 1 (2.13%) Ceph
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
1 5 (10.64%) Perforce
2 3 (6.38%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.13%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.13%) QNX
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
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