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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 74 105 113
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 36 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.69% 1.15% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 1.17% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 30 12 15
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1291 1458 1760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.49% 98.31% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1060 1231 1502
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 £27,000 £27,500
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 5 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 5 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 76 (98.70%) Software Engineering
2 39 (50.65%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (41.56%) C#
4 31 (40.26%) .NET
5 27 (35.06%) SQL
5 27 (35.06%) Java
6 26 (33.77%) C++
7 21 (27.27%) Linux
8 17 (22.08%) MVC
8 17 (22.08%) LINQ
9 16 (20.78%) XML
10 15 (19.48%) Computer Science
10 15 (19.48%) Degree
11 14 (18.18%) QA
11 14 (18.18%) Windows
11 14 (18.18%) HTML
11 14 (18.18%) CSS
12 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
13 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET
13 12 (15.58%) C
13 12 (15.58%) Python
13 12 (15.58%) WPF
14 11 (14.29%) Git (software)
14 11 (14.29%) Oracle
14 11 (14.29%) Algorithms
15 10 (12.99%) Data Structures
15 10 (12.99%) WCF
15 10 (12.99%) Multithreading
15 10 (12.99%) Software Architecture
15 10 (12.99%) Entity Framework

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 (6.49%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.60%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.49%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) HTTP
2 3 (3.90%) Wireless
3 2 (2.60%) AMQP
3 2 (2.60%) DNS
3 2 (2.60%) MQTT
3 2 (2.60%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (6.49%) HBase
1 5 (6.49%) MongoDB
1 5 (6.49%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.30%) Big Data
3 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.19%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.19%) JIRA
4 3 (3.90%) IntelliJ
5 2 (2.60%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.60%) Hudson
6 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (6.49%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (40.26%) .NET
2 17 (22.08%) LINQ
3 16 (20.78%) XML
4 14 (18.18%) CSS
4 14 (18.18%) HTML
5 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET
5 12 (15.58%) WPF
6 10 (12.99%) .NET Framework
6 10 (12.99%) Entity Framework
6 10 (12.99%) REST
6 10 (12.99%) WCF
7 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (11.69%) SOAP
7 9 (11.69%) XSD
8 8 (10.39%) ADO
9 6 (7.79%) STL
10 5 (6.49%) HTML5
10 5 (6.49%) JSON
10 5 (6.49%) MFC
10 5 (6.49%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Computer Science
2 11 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 10 (12.99%) Data Structures
4 5 (6.49%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.19%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.27%) Linux
2 14 (18.18%) Windows
3 3 (3.90%) Android
4 2 (2.60%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.30%) Solaris
5 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (98.70%) Software Engineering
2 39 (50.65%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.08%) MVC
4 10 (12.99%) Multithreading
4 10 (12.99%) Software Architecture
5 9 (11.69%) Unit Testing
6 8 (10.39%) Automated Testing
7 7 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 7 (9.09%) OOP
7 7 (9.09%) Scrum
7 7 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 6 (7.79%) API Design
8 6 (7.79%) SDLC
9 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.49%) Memory Management
9 5 (6.49%) OO
10 4 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.19%) Secure Coding
11 3 (3.90%) Coaching
11 3 (3.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.56%) C#
2 27 (35.06%) Java
2 27 (35.06%) SQL
3 26 (33.77%) C++
4 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
5 12 (15.58%) C
5 12 (15.58%) Python
6 8 (10.39%) T-SQL
6 8 (10.39%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.19%) XAML
8 3 (3.90%) Perl
9 1 (1.30%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 15 (19.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Oracle
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