The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 105 63 54
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 20 65 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.10% 3.24% 3.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 3.37% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 16 49 65
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1723 1929 2031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.88% 96.21% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1498 1688 1702
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Senior Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire

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 18 April 2014.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 42 (93.33%) Software Engineering
2 24 (53.33%) C
3 21 (46.67%) Multithreading
4 20 (44.44%) Linux
5 14 (31.11%) UNIX
6 12 (26.67%) C#
6 12 (26.67%) C++
6 12 (26.67%) .NET
6 12 (26.67%) Device Driver
7 8 (17.78%) Degree
8 7 (15.56%) Embedded Linux
8 7 (15.56%) Finance
8 7 (15.56%) Scrum
8 7 (15.56%) Windows
8 7 (15.56%) OO
8 7 (15.56%) Firmware
9 6 (13.33%) MPEG
9 6 (13.33%) HTTP
9 6 (13.33%) Streaming Video
9 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.33%) IGMP
9 6 (13.33%) RTSP
9 6 (13.33%) Mathematics
9 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
9 6 (13.33%) JTAG
10 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 5 (11.11%) .NET Framework
10 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
10 5 (11.11%) DTV

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (2.22%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) HTTP
1 6 (13.33%) IGMP
1 6 (13.33%) RTSP
2 2 (4.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) ZigBee
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) GPRS
3 1 (2.22%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.22%) Moq
2 1 (2.22%) Hudson
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) NUnit
2 1 (2.22%) Bugzilla
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.67%) Electronics
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Military
5 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.22%) Automotive
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 4 (8.89%) HTML
4 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.67%) CSS
4 3 (6.67%) Flash
5 2 (4.44%) XML
5 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.22%) Apache Flex
6 1 (2.22%) jQuery
6 1 (2.22%) .NET Remoting
6 1 (2.22%) HTML5
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (2.22%) STL
6 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Device Driver
2 7 (15.56%) Firmware
3 6 (13.33%) MPEG
3 6 (13.33%) Streaming Video
3 6 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (11.11%) DTV
5 3 (6.67%) STB
5 3 (6.67%) IPTV
5 3 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.22%) PKI
6 1 (2.22%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.22%) Derivative
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.22%) CESG
6 1 (2.22%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Linux
2 14 (31.11%) UNIX
3 7 (15.56%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (15.56%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (93.33%) Software Engineering
2 21 (46.67%) Multithreading
3 7 (15.56%) Scrum
3 7 (15.56%) OO
4 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
6 4 (8.89%) Usability Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Software Architecture
7 3 (6.67%) OOP
8 2 (4.44%) MVC
8 2 (4.44%) TDD
8 2 (4.44%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.44%) Manual Testing
9 1 (2.22%) Refactoring
9 1 (2.22%) Kanban
9 1 (2.22%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) C
2 12 (26.67%) C#
2 12 (26.67%) C++
3 5 (11.11%) Python
4 4 (8.89%) Perl
5 3 (6.67%) Assembly Language
5 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.67%) SQL
5 3 (6.67%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.22%) HND
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) JTAG
2 2 (4.44%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Perforce
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