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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 84 109 75
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 22 21 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.56% 1.14% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.20% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 35
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £42,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
1351 1752 1758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.88% 95.22% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 1474 1561
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 22 May 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 46 (97.87%) Software Engineering
2 27 (57.45%) C++
3 26 (55.32%) Linux
4 21 (44.68%) Degree
5 19 (40.43%) Python
6 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (34.04%) Windows
8 14 (29.79%) Computer Science
9 12 (25.53%) C
9 12 (25.53%) Perl
10 10 (21.28%) C#
10 10 (21.28%) .NET
11 9 (19.15%) HTML
12 8 (17.02%) Java
12 8 (17.02%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (14.89%) UNIX
13 7 (14.89%) Mathematics
13 7 (14.89%) Device Driver
14 6 (12.77%) Scrum
14 6 (12.77%) Multithreading
14 6 (12.77%) Internet
14 6 (12.77%) OO
14 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
15 5 (10.64%) XML
15 5 (10.64%) SQL
15 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
15 5 (10.64%) Wireless
15 5 (10.64%) Electronics
15 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
16 4 (8.51%) Mentoring

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2013
1 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.26%) Node.js
3 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Internet
2 5 (10.64%) Wireless
3 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
3 3 (6.38%) Bluetooth
4 2 (4.26%) ZigBee
5 1 (2.13%) LTE
5 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.13%) 2G
5 1 (2.13%) 3GPP
5 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.13%) VPN
5 1 (2.13%) 3G
5 1 (2.13%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) MySQL
2 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) JIRA
1 3 (6.38%) Selenium
1 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.38%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (6.38%) SpecFlow
1 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.38%) Moq
2 2 (4.26%) LabVIEW
2 2 (4.26%) Subversion
3 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.13%) Hudson
General
1 5 (10.64%) Electronics
2 3 (6.38%) Marketing
3 2 (4.26%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) Automotive
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) .NET
2 9 (19.15%) HTML
3 5 (10.64%) XML
4 4 (8.51%) Web Services
5 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.38%) WPF
5 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (6.38%) HTML5
6 2 (4.26%) JSP
6 2 (4.26%) WF
6 2 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.13%) Spring
7 1 (2.13%) NHibernate
7 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.13%) LINQ
7 1 (2.13%) jQuery
7 1 (2.13%) Qt
7 1 (2.13%) OpenVG
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Computer Science
2 8 (17.02%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (14.89%) Mathematics
3 7 (14.89%) Device Driver
4 3 (6.38%) Cryptography
4 3 (6.38%) Physics
4 3 (6.38%) User Experience
4 3 (6.38%) Open Source
5 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.13%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.13%) PKI
6 1 (2.13%) DTV
6 1 (2.13%) Smartcard
6 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.13%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 26 (55.32%) Linux
2 16 (34.04%) Windows
3 7 (14.89%) UNIX
4 2 (4.26%) Windows CE
4 2 (4.26%) Android
5 1 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Symbian OS
5 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (97.87%) Software Engineering
2 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.77%) Scrum
3 6 (12.77%) Multithreading
3 6 (12.77%) OO
4 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
5 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.51%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Automated Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.38%) DSDM
6 3 (6.38%) UML
6 3 (6.38%) OOP
6 3 (6.38%) MVC
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.26%) Software Architecture
7 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) C++
2 19 (40.43%) Python
3 12 (25.53%) C
3 12 (25.53%) Perl
4 10 (21.28%) C#
5 8 (17.02%) Java
6 5 (10.64%) SQL
7 4 (8.51%) PHP
8 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.26%) Ruby
10 1 (2.13%) Erlang
10 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.13%) XAML
10 1 (2.13%) Assembly Language
10 1 (2.13%) Tcl
10 1 (2.13%) Rust
Qualifications
1 21 (44.68%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) PhD
3 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Firmware
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) KVM
2 1 (2.13%) Ceph
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Perforce
2 3 (6.38%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.26%) Google
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) QNX
4 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.13%) MuleSoft
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