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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 78 82 89
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 21 31 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.74% 2.22% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 2.30% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 25
Median salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,850 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1164 1346 1794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.68% 96.42% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 962 1161 1393
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 25 August 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 25 August 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 55 (98.21%) Software Engineering
2 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (44.64%) Java
4 23 (41.07%) C++
5 22 (39.29%) Degree
6 17 (30.36%) Computer Science
6 17 (30.36%) Multithreading
7 14 (25.00%) QA
7 14 (25.00%) C#
8 13 (23.21%) C
8 13 (23.21%) .NET
9 12 (21.43%) XML
9 12 (21.43%) Data Structures
10 11 (19.64%) Algorithms
10 11 (19.64%) SDLC
10 11 (19.64%) Linux
11 10 (17.86%) MVC
11 10 (17.86%) Web Services
11 10 (17.86%) SQL
12 9 (16.07%) Mathematics
12 9 (16.07%) LINQ
13 8 (14.29%) Test Automation
13 8 (14.29%) WCF
13 8 (14.29%) OpenGL
13 8 (14.29%) MFC
13 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
13 8 (14.29%) STL
13 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (12.50%) API Design
14 7 (12.50%) Windows

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 3 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.79%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) MySQL
2 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.36%) HBase
3 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.57%) Big Data
5 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.57%) Hudson
3 2 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.79%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) .NET
2 12 (21.43%) XML
3 10 (17.86%) Web Services
4 9 (16.07%) LINQ
5 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (14.29%) MFC
5 8 (14.29%) OpenGL
5 8 (14.29%) STL
5 8 (14.29%) WCF
6 7 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 7 (12.50%) Entity Framework
7 6 (10.71%) ADO
8 5 (8.93%) Spring
9 4 (7.14%) CSS
9 4 (7.14%) Hibernate
9 4 (7.14%) HTML
9 4 (7.14%) JSON
9 4 (7.14%) JSP
9 4 (7.14%) REST
10 3 (5.36%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Computer Science
2 12 (21.43%) Data Structures
3 11 (19.64%) Algorithms
4 9 (16.07%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.36%) Cryptography
6 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.57%) User Experience
7 1 (1.79%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.79%) Oculus Rift
7 1 (1.79%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Linux
2 7 (12.50%) Windows
3 3 (5.36%) Unix
4 1 (1.79%) CentOS
4 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (98.21%) Software Engineering
2 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (30.36%) Multithreading
4 11 (19.64%) SDLC
5 10 (17.86%) MVC
6 8 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 7 (12.50%) API Design
7 7 (12.50%) Scrum
8 6 (10.71%) Memory Management
8 6 (10.71%) Software Architecture
9 5 (8.93%) OO
9 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Machine Learning
11 3 (5.36%) Automated Testing
11 3 (5.36%) OOP
11 3 (5.36%) Secure Coding
12 2 (3.57%) Complexity Analysis
12 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
12 2 (3.57%) Programme Management
12 2 (3.57%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 25 (44.64%) Java
2 23 (41.07%) C++
3 14 (25.00%) C#
4 13 (23.21%) C
5 10 (17.86%) SQL
6 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.71%) Python
6 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
6 6 (10.71%) VB.NET
7 4 (7.14%) Objective-C
7 4 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (39.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Apple
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.79%) Samsung
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